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The Ireland Form XI Going Into The World Cup Qualifier Against Wales

Martin O'Neill Roy Keane Ireland

With the countdown to the crunch tie with Wales well underway, we look at Ireland’s form team going into the Dublin clash. It has been a good few months for Irish football. Some Irishmen are enjoying their most productive seasons to date, and there has been a surge in the amount of young Irish players coming through in the Championship. This following …

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Has Aiden McGeady’s Club Form Put Him In Line To Start Against Wales?

DUBLIN, IRELAND - JUNE 03: Aiden McGeady (2nd L) is tackled by Glenn Whelan (L) of the Republic of Ireland during a training session at Aviva Stadium on June 3, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. The Republic of Ireland play England in a friendly game this coming Sunday, the first meeting between the two sides in Dublin since the abandonment of a game in 1995 due to hooliganism. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Over the weekend Preston, a club with a substantial Irish contingent, recorded a 4-2 victory over Brentford. Daryl Horgan scored his first goal for the Lilywhites since joining from Dundalk, but it was Aiden McGeady who grabbed all the headlines. McGeady’s place was said to be under threat by the Galwegian following his Europa League heroics. Horgan is a tremendous talent …

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Poll: Which Goal By An Irish Player Was The Best Of The Weekend?

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The weekend just gone saw a surprisingly large amount of top-class finishes from members of Martin O’Neill’s Ireland squad. Wingers Robbie Brady and Daryl Horgan have made their mark on their new clubs, while Aiden McGeady gave fans a timely reminder of his capabilities with a star turn for Preston against Brentford. Wes Hoolahan, meanwhile, produced a 35-yard lob against …

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Robbie Keane Linked With Move To Irish Packed Preston

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Robbie Keane #7 of Los Angeles Galaxy attempts a shot in front of Brad Evans #3 of Seattle Sounders FC during the Western Conference Final at StubHub Center on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Former Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has been linked with a shock move to Preston North End. Keane has been a free agent since leaving LA Galaxy at the end of the MLS season. The Birmingham Mail have suggested that Simon Grayson’s side could move for the 36-year-old who has indicated a desire to prolong his playing career. The Dubliner called …

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Opinion: Why Daryl Horgan Should Start for Ireland Against Wales

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk 23/10/2016 Dundalk vs Bohemians Dundalk's Daryl Horgan

Daryl Horgan is in the process of becoming a fan favourite at Preston North End following the perfect start. It might not be long before he becomes a fan favourite with Ireland The Galweigen was thrust straight into the action against promotion chasers Brighton and Hove Albion. He failed to disappoint by providing an unbelievable assist and fearfully parading up his flank …

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Watch: The Moment Of Brilliance From McGeady Which Set Up Preston’s Opener Vs Arsenal

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal challenges Aiden McGeady of Preston during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Aiden McGeady on Saturday afternoon displayed some absolute brilliance to set up Callum Robinson for Preston North End’s lead goal against Arsenal. The Irish international winger showed some quick feet and an outrageous turn before feeding striker Jordan Hugill, whose collision with an Arsenal defender meant the ball fell neatly to Robinson who finished sublimely. With the Scottish-born player a much criticised …

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How An Injury Plagued Ireland Side Should Line Up Against Austria

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 9/11/2016 Harry Arter

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland take on Austria on Saturday evening with a number of injury concerns already hitting the squad. Shane Long’s absence from the preliminary 35-man panel showed the absolute dearth of quality Ireland now have in the striker role, while the subsequent withdrawals of Stephen Ward, James McCarthy, Cyrus Christie and Stephen Quinn from the final squad …

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Watch: Republic Of Ireland’s Top Five Dramatic Late Goals

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Robbie Brady (R) of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Italy and Republic of Ireland at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 22, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

The Republic of Ireland national side has become synonymous with late goals over the years, as a determined attitude from the Boys in Green has paid dividends time and time again. In fact, even on the road to France in the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign, the winner against Georgia and equalisers against Germany and Poland were all scored in injury …

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28-Man Ireland Squad Named For Oman And Serbia Fixtures

2016.06.26 Football UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16 game between France and Republic of Ireland team photo Shane Duffy Richard Keogh Daryl Murphy Stephen Ward Darren Randolph James McCarthy James McClean Robbie Brady Seamus Coleman Shane Long Jeff Hendrick Credit: Lukasz Laskowski / PressFocus/MB Media

Martin O’Neill has named the Republic of Ireland squad for next week’s friendly against Oman. It is the first time the squad has come together for an international since their impressive showing at the European Championships earlier this year. A number of players, including Harry Arter and Callum O’Dowda, return to the squad having missed out on the 23-man squad …

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The Options For Replacing Jon Walters In The Ireland Team

Paris , France - 13 June 2016; Jon Walters of Republic of Ireland reacts after a tackle in the UEFA Euro 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at Stade de France in Saint Denis, Paris, France. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

With confirmation coming yesterday that forward and all-round national treasure Jonathan Walters will miss Ireland’s Euro 2016 game against Belgium today, Martin O’Neill has some big decisions to make. While the absence of the 32 year old is a big loss to Ireland, particularly given the way he has been performing over the past year to 18 months, it allows …

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Listen: Rep. Of Ireland Winger On Why He Had To Leave Everton

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 14: A defeated Aiden McGeady of the Republic of Ireland applauds the crowd after the EURO 2016 Group D Qualifier match between Scotland and Republic of Ireland at Celtic Park on November 14, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Aiden McGeady has spoken out about his decision to leave Everton on loan to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday during the January transfer window. McGeady has been limited to a solitary appearance for Roberto Martínez’s side this season – 45 minutes of a 5-3 victory at Barnsley way back in August – but will now be hoping to get his season back on …

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Three Ireland Players Who Need To Shake Things Up Before Euro 2016

After Ireland’s aggregate victory over Bosnia on Monday, Joe Gleeson profiles three players who need to improve this winter to be in with a chance of starting at Euro 2016. “Obviously narrowing it down to 23 players will be hard but you always say to the players that are not playing – Aiden McGeady, Gibbo ( Darron Gibson), Pearcey (Alex …

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