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Irish Influence Hangs Over Aberdeen & Burnley’s Europa League Clash

While Dundalk welcome AEK Larnaca to Oriel Park for their Europa League second round qualifier on Thursday night, another European match with a distinctly Irish feel is taking place up at Pittodrie. As a result of their fine performance in the Premier League last season, Burnley are competing in European competition for the first time in fifty years – though …

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Seven Uncapped Wildcards Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Could Call On For Wales Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 08: Chris Forrester of Peterborough United (L) and Willian of Chelsea (R) battle for possession during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Peterborough United at Stamford Bridge on January 8, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

It has been an impressive season for some of Ireland’s young guns this season. Irishmen in the Championship have enjoyed a fruitful term and will be pushing for international honours. Daryl Horgan and Conor Hourihane are two uncapped players who look very likely to make Martin O’Neill’s squad in a couple of weeks time. However, some other uncapped stars have put …

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Top 10 Players Most Likely To Break Into The Ireland Squad In 2017

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: John Egan of Brentford applauds supporters during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Fulham at Griffin Park on November 4, 2016 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

With 2016 drawing to a close, a number of Irish players will be hoping to break into Martin O’Neill’s plans. This time last year very few would have anticipated Shane Duffy becoming an automatic starter or Callum O’Dowda making the grade at senior level. Here we take a look at some players hoping to establish themselves in the squad and …

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Forrester’s Call-Up Shows League Of Ireland Is Still Viable Pathway

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Chris Forrester of Peterborough United during the Emirates FA Cup match between West Bromwich Albion and Peterborough United at The Hawthorns on January 30, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Adam Fradgley - AMA/WBA FC via Getty Images)

There are many pathways into the Irish senior football team but not all of them are rewarding to late bloomers like Peterborough’s Chris Forrester. An attacking threat for St. Patrick’s Athletic last year and a holding midfielder for Graham Westley’s Peterborough this season, Forrester is the latest former League of Ireland player to be drafted into Martin O’Neill’s Irish squad …

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St. Pat’s Look To Extend Unbeaten Run Against Drogheda

Liam Buckley’s St. Patrick’s Athletic host Drogheda United on Monday night as they look to go six games unbeaten in the league, while the visitors are looking for their first win since March 13th against Sligo Rovers. Pat’s are currently sitting in fifth place in the league, with three wins and two draws from their last five games. The latest …

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Chris Forrester Re-Signs For St. Pat’s

Saint Patrick’s Athletic have today confirmed the re-signing of one of the Premier Division’s hottest young prospects, Chris Forrester. Only 21, he’s already won a league title & an FAI Cup. Back for more next year – @ChrisForrester1 has signed back! pic.twitter.com/9nbY01Solw — St Patrick’s Ath (@stpatsfc) November 24, 2014   The 21-year-old joined the Saints from Bohemians in 2011 …

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Ten Reasons Chris Forrester Is The Irish Zidane

The closest thing we’ve had to Zinedine Zidane in Ireland may have been Zinedine Kilbane, but Chris Forrester is ready to take the crown. Here are ten reasons why Chris Forrester is the Irish Zidane. 1. He shoots when he wants. 2.  He nonchalantly celebrates good goals. 3. He oozes composure. 4. He can do it against the big teams. …

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Three Things We Learned From Cork City vs St. Patrick’s Athletic

Stephen Walsh reports from turners Cross after Cork City recorded a late, late victory over St Patrick’s Athletic thanks to an overhead kick by veteran Colin Healy. Cork City defeated St. Patrick’s Athletic 1-0 in Turners Cross on Friday night thanks to a spectacular overhead strike from Colin Healy on 88 minutes to move the Rebel Army to within four …

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Airtricity League Roundup: Dundalk Rescue Point At Derry

The World Cup took a day off on Friday much to the disappointment of fans but the Airtricity Premier Division stepped in to pick up the slack, returning after a two-week break. Leaders Dundalk came within seconds of suffering their first defeat in eight games but a 95th minute equaliser from Richie Towell saved a point for the Lilywhites at …

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