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Can You Name The Eight Most Expensive Irish Transfers Of All Time?

The January transfer window has reached its half-way point with a host of Irish players already finding either temporary or permanent moves. Darren Randolph made his return to West Ham following a spell at Middlesbrough U21 internationals Conor Coventry and Zak Elbouzedi both secured moves to League One Lincoln City. No deal involving an Irish player has broken the bank, …

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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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This Potential Ireland Star Sixes Squad Would Put It Up To Anyone

Republic of Ireland's Damien Duff (C) and Richard Dunne (R) celebrate after defeating Cyprus on October 15, 2008 during their 2010 World Cup qualifying football match at Croke Park in Dublin. AFP PHOTO/Peter Muhly (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Last week, France were crowned Star Sixes champions in London. The six-a-side indoor competition saw legends of their national teams clash in a tournament full of nostalgia and entertainment. However, there was one surprising absentee from the teams on show. The Republic of Ireland were not included in the twelve-team tournament, which is surprising considering the strength of the team that …

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Ranking The Top Ten Ireland Kits In The 23 Years Of Umbro

DUBLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland during the UEFA EURO 2012 Group B Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Andorra at the Aviva Stadium on September 7, 2010 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

The FAI confirmed the end of an era on Friday by announcing that New Balance would be replacing Umbro as the Ireland football team’s kit manufacturer in a deal that will kick in from August. It seems almost certain then that Ireland’s clash with Austria at the Aviva next month will be the final time that the Boys in Green …

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