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“The Goal In Poland Gave Me A Spark, I Want To Show The New Manager What I’m About”

Aiden O’Brien still remembers that night in Wroclaw vividly.  The game itself, Ireland vs Poland, was far from a classic, largely forgettable friendly, some cynics might say. Under the guidance of Martin O’Neill, the Boys in Green played well but succumbed to a late equaliser from Mateusz Klich. 1-1. Job done. For O’Brien though, it’s an evening he knows he …

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Greenlight: For Aiden O’Brien ‘Irishness’ Was Never A Decision, It Was Natural

So often when it comes to ‘Granny Rule’ players and the Irish national team, many assume the situation is black and white. “We should be picking Irish born players who want to play for Ireland!” “He’s only picking Ireland because he’s not good enough for England!” Familiar cries of foul when talk of an English born footballer representing the country …

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Watch: Aiden O’Brien Scores On International Debut For Ireland

An encouraging bright spot amid a time of turmoil for Irish football has emerged in Wroclaw. Matters on the pitch (with a crushing defeat to Wales) and off it (headed by the Roy Keane debacle) have seen Ireland at their lowest ebb for years. Another on-pitch issue that has festered in the wake of Robbie Keane’s international retirement is the …

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Martin O’Neill Cuts Five Players From The Ireland Squad To Face Moldova

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Dublin 5/10/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill has trimmed his Republic of Ireland squad ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Moldova in Dublin. With an initial 30-man panel to choose from, cuts were always necessary and to that end, the manager has decided that James McCarthy, Daryl Horgan, David McGoldrick, Jonny Hayes and uncapped Aiden O’Brien will not be involved. James McCarthy won’t be …

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