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FAI Confirm New Senior & Under 21 Coaching Staff

The FAI have confirmed that Jim Crawford will take over as the new Ireland U21 manager as Stephen Kenny takes charge of the senior international side. Crawford, who was Kenny’s assistant, will be joined by former Irish defender John O’Shea in the role, while Keith Andrews makes the jump up to the senior side. Kenny and Andrews will also be …

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Damien Duff Set To Join New Ireland Coaching Setup

Damien Duff is reportedly set to return to the Republic of Ireland international setup as a part of incoming manager Stephen Kenny’s new backroom staff. Kenny was confirmed as the new senior manager on Saturday as the FAI outlined that Mick McCarthy would be stepping aside from the role allowing the former Dundalk boss to take the reigns. The suspension …

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“The More People Clamour For Him To Start, The More Stubborn Mick Will Become And Won’t Play Him”

Kevin Doyle has predicted that Aaron Connolly will not start for the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday against Switzerland, despite the forward’s impressive cameo against Georgia. Connolly was the only positive to come from a truly terrible game of football on Saturday afternoon. Ireland played out a goalless draw against Georgia in Tbilisi and their chances of qualifying for Euro …

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Watch: Damien Duff – “I’d Swim Over” To Coach At Celtic

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Former Republic of Ireland player, Damien Duff, has revealed his desire to take up a coaching role with Scottish giants, Celtic as he confirmed he is in talks with the club. The Scottish Sun reported that Duff is in line to fill the vacant position of U20s coach at the club.  Former Scotland international, Shaun Moloney stepped down from the …

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Damien Duff: We Caught Ireland Player Singing The English Anthem

Former Republic of Ireland international, Damien Duff has weighed in on the Declan Rice controversy saying that Ireland cannot afford to turn the youngster away. Speaking on RTE’s panel for the Champions League qualifier between Dynamo Kiev and Ajax, the 39-year old also admitted that he and his international team mates once caught an Irish player singing the English national anthem. “I …

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Five Memorable Republic Of Ireland National Team Debuts

Republic of Ireland Soccer 9/2/1998 Damien Duff is challenged by Robbie Keane

Ireland take on Turkey on Friday afternoon with a number of new faces in tow looking to become the latest to pull on the green jersey (or white, probably, it being an away game and all). Aaron McCarey, Kieran O’Hara, Matt Doherty, Declan Rice, Enda Stevens, Derrick Williams, Darragh Lenihan and Scott Hogan are the uncapped players in the squad …

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The Most Expensive ‘Irish XI’ Of All Time Throws Up A Few Surprises

EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - DECEMBER 09: Robbie Keane of Liverpool looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between PSV Eindhoven and Liverpool at the Philips Stadium on December 9, 2008 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

A number of Irish internationals have changed clubs over the summer, though the fees involved have (for the most part) been relatively low compared to the extravagant nature of other deals. Unless James McCarthy leaves Everton, Middlesbrough’s £5m capture of Darren Randolph could well end up being the most expensive Irish player of the summer. Indeed, the now-former West Ham goalkeeper …

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