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Ireland International Greg Cunningham Linked With Cardiff City Move

during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Preston North End at Craven Cottage on March 4, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.

Wales Online report that Cardiff City are weighing up a move for Preston and Ireland left-back Greg Cunningham. Cunningham, who is currently injured with a fractured leg, was one of Preston’s key performers this season which followed on from his Preston Player of the Year award in 2016. His form seems to have captured the eye of Neil Warnock whose side finished level …

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The Candidates To Replace Robbie Brady’s Creativity Against Wales

Transfer Premier League 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Georgia Ireland's Robbie Brady

With Robbie Brady suspended for Ireland’s showdown with Wales at the Aviva stadium, Martin O’Neill will be considering several options to step in for the Burnley man. Robbie Brady started at left back in Vienna and it is likely that Stephen Ward will replace the 25-year-old in a straight swap against Wales. However, some shuffling may be required to accommodate …

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Five Talking Points From Martin O’Neill’s Ireland Squad Announcement

Republic Of Ireland Press Conference, Three HQ, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 13/3/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill named a 39-man provisional Republic of Ireland squad on Monday for the upcoming international matches against Wales and Iceland, which has created a number of talking points. 1.A strong squad of in-form players Martin O’Neill has a tendency to pick large provisional squads leading up to games and this 39 man selection is no different. However, this might …

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Could Anthony Pilkington’s Form Put Him Back In The Frame For The Ireland-Wales Game?

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 17: Anthony Pilkington of Cardiff (l) is challenged by Craig Conway of Blackburn during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Blackburn Rovers at Cardiff City Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Cardiff, Wwales.. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

It has been an impressive season for Irish players in the Championship. Conor Hourihane, Ryan Manning and Daryl Horgan have made great strides but one man has slipped under the radar. Anthony Pilkington, remember him? Lancashire-born Pilkington burst onto the scene with Stockport County and made the steep climb from non-league to the Premier League. He benefited from ex-Norwich boss …

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Rated: Ireland’s Top Four Performers Against The USA

Ireland overcame the USA with a resounding 4-1 win last night at the Aviva Stadium so here we have picked out four of The Boys In Green’s best performers from last night’s victory. 1. Anthony Pilkington For the 64 minutes that Pilkington was on the pitch he caused the US constant headaches down the right flank, thanks in part to the …

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Top Five Bearded Footballers

With the news that Turkish club Genclerbirligi’s chairman Ilhan Cavcav has banned his players from sporting beards, we have decided to fight back against this outrageous policy by compiling a list of the top five bearded footballers playing today. 5. Gerard Pique First on our list is the bearded defender of Barcelona – Gerard Pique. Aerodynamically it may not help when Pique is tasked …

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Robbie Keane – Time to Say Goodbye

At 34, Robbie Keane has kicked off what is likely to be his final campaign in an Irish jersey. 135 caps and 62 goals; his record speaks for itself. But the Tallaght native is no longer the force he used to be, and judging by the Georgia game, his name does not inspire fear amongst the defences of Europe. Moving …

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Republic Of Ireland’s Expected Starting XI Against Georgia

With the Republic of Ireland having started a second string side against Oman, we look at the possible starting eleven that Martin O’ Neill will deploy for the important European Championship Qualifier away to Georgia on Sunday. GK: David Forde Shay Given’s pedigree is undisputed but, as he just back in the International set-up following retirement, it would be unfair to …

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