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Player Ratings As Experimental Ireland Team Beat Bulgaria In Friendly

Ireland 3 Bulgaria 1. Mick McCarthy’s side recorded a relatively comfortable victory over modest opposition in a friendly on Tuesday night. Alan Browne, Kevin Long and James Collins got the goals, as Jack Byrne and Josh Cullen impressed in midfield. Here is how we rated the Ireland players: Mark Travers – 5 The Bournemouth goalkeeper made his international debut against …

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McCarthy Names Experimental Ireland Team For Bulgaria Match

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The Republic of Ireland have named an experimental team to take on Bulgaria on Tuesday night. Mick McCarthy’s side are at the Aviva Stadium in the first friendly of the manager’s second stint in the job, five days after drawing 1-1 with Switzerland ina Euro 2020 qualifier. John Egan captains Ireland on his fifth appearance for the country. The Sheffield …

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FAI Confirm Two Home Friendlies For Later This Year


The FAI have today confirmed that Ireland will host two international friendlies against Bulgaria and New Zealand in the Aviva Stadium later this year. Mick McCarthy’s side will play Bulgaria on Tuesday, September 10, five days after the Republic of Ireland will have faced Switzerland at home in their UEFA EURO 2020 Qualifier. The game against New Zealand will be …

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World Cup Round-Up: Portugal Lose, France Held To Surprise Draw

(R-L) Antoine Griezmann of France and Moussa Sissoko of France can't believe it as another chance goes begging during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Belarus and France at Borisov Arena on September 6, 2016 in Borisov, Belarus. (Photo by Dave Winter/Icon Sport) (Photo by Dave Winter/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

The final wave of opening European World Cup qualifiers took place tonight, as Euro 2016 finalists Portugal and France both got their respective campaigns underway. In Group A, France took on Belarus in Barysaw, looking to bounce back from the disappointment of losing the European Championship on home soil. However, it was to be a frustrating night for Didier Deschamps’ …

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