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Kick It Out Release Statement Condemning Abuse Of Christie & McClean

Kick It Out have released a statement condemning a handful of instances of abuse towards players including Irish internationals James McClean and Cyrus Christie on the opening weekend of the Football League. The organisation, which supports equality in football, identified a number of claims of abuse and violence against four players on Saturday. Ireland and Fulham defender Cyrus Christie alleged …

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Cyrus Christie Secures 11th Hour Switch To Championship Rivals

Cyrus Christie’s brief stay at Middlesbrough has come to an end with confirmation late last night that he has signed a three and a half year deal with another Championship club.  Christie, since leaving Derby County for the Teesiders last summer, made 26 appearances for the north-east outfit but has now secured a move to Craven Cottage where he will …

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Cyrus Christie To Lodge Official Complaint To Gardaí Over Racist Tweets

Cyrus Christie

In the aftermath of Ireland’s defeat to Denmark last week, ugly news emerged that Cyrus Christie received racist abuse online. The Irish fullback has been a key player throughout the campaign, when called upon to deputise for the injured Seamus Coleman. However, he received abuse online following the Denmark loss, and released a statement online blasting the individuals in question. “There …

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PFAI And Anti-Racism Group Release Statement Condemning Cyrus Christie Abuse

2018 FIFA World Cup Playoff Second Leg, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 14/11/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Denmark Ireland’s Cyrus Christie

The Professional Footballers Association of Ireland and Show Racism the Red Card have released a joint statement on the racial abuse suffered by Irish international Cyrus Christie. Christie’s teammate James McClean opened up on some of the racially aggressive comments directed towards his teammate in the wake of Ireland’s World Cup play-off defeat to Denmark last week, leaving the Middlesbrough …

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How Ireland Should Now Line Up Against Wales After Moldova Win

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Moldova Ireland team

Ireland did the necessary against Moldova on Friday night to set up a winner-takes-all clash with Wales on Monday. Two first half goals from Daryl Murphy were enough to seal the win, though the performance at times wasn’t particularly strong and some players should be pretty nervous about their role in the starting lineup. Still, Ireland got the win they …

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How A Much-Changed Ireland Should Line Up Against Moldova

Ireland Moldova

Ireland’s slim hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia will almost certainly crumble to dust if they don’t beat Moldova on Friday night. The good news, however, is that the runners-up spot (if not a playoff place) is still very much in Ireland’s hands. The task (but the execution) is simple: two wins from two guarantees second …

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Ireland 0-1 Serbia: Player Ratings From A Frustrating Night In Dublin

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup next year hang by a thread after a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Serbia at the Aviva Stadium. It was a much-improved performance from Saturday’s shambolic performance in Tbilisi as the Boys in Green, buoyed by the presence of Wes Hoolahan and David Meyler in midfield, looked a lot more comfortable in possession, …

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How Injury-Hit Ireland Should Line Up Against Serbia

Tbilisi , Georgia - 2 September 2017; Republic of Ireland team before the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Georgia and Republic of Ireland at Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi, Georgia. (Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Ireland enter into Tuesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Serbia knowing that, really, only a win will do in their quest to finish top of Group D. Saturday’s 1-1 draw in Georgia has increased the pressure on Martin O’Neill and the Boys in Green to deliver at the Aviva, knowing that defeat will put that top spot almost certainly beyond …

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