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How A Much-Changed Ireland Should Line Up Against Moldova

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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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Watch: Kolarov’s Piledriver Puts Ireland On The Back Foot

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph fails to stop a shot by Aleksandar Kolarov of Serbia Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

Ireland’s first half performance versus Serbia was almost unrecognisable compared to what they offered against Georgia at the weekend, but all that hard work could now matter little if the Serbians can hold onto their lead following an early second half goal.  With Ireland creating some brilliant passages of play in the opening 45 minutes, the Irish management would have …

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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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Would This Attacking Ireland XI Secure All Three Points In Georgia?

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland enter into a decisive week that will have massive ramifications on the nation’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup in Russia next year. The Boys in Green have been going well so far and sit joint-top of the table with Serbia heading into these two matches (with a bit of breathing space from Wales and …

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Ireland Face Massive Four Days In Race For World Cup Qualification

Now that deadline day has come and gone attention switches to international football as Martin O’Neill’s men aim to leave Tbilisi tomorrow night with three massive points against Georgia as the race for World Cup qualification next summer hots up. The Republic of Ireland will be hoping to maintain their 100% record against Georgia ahead of a vital home clash …

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Ireland Goalkeeper Darren Randolph Is Moving To The Championship

DUBLIN, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND - NOVEMBER 16: Goalkeeper of Ireland Darren Randolph in action during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier play-off second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2015 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Joe Hart’s loan move to West Ham United was part of a hectic week for the Hammers, as they also announced the permanent acquisition of Javier Hernandez. Indeed it is exciting times for fans, but not so much for Darren Randolph. The Republic of Ireland shot-stopper finally muscled his way past Adrian in the pecking order at the London Stadium, …

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Darren Randolph Linked With Premier League Move

With Joe Hart looking likely to sign for West Ham on loan in the coming days, the Irish Examiner have linked Ireland number one Darren Randolph with a move to Newcastle United. Rafa Benitez has reportedly been given the chance to sign the 30-year-old who has been at the London club since 2015. The former Charlton, Motherwell and Birmingham City man was …

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Martin O’Neill Names Ireland Starting XI To Face Austria

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Dublin 10/6/2017 Ireland manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill has named the Republic of Ireland starting eleven to face Austria on Sunday afternoon – and, as expected, there are some changes from last week. The big news from the starting lineup is that Burnley’s Kevin Long keeps his place in defence. The Burnley man only made his first start in an Irish shirt against Uruguay last week, …

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Watch: Richie Sadlier And Kenny Cunningham Pick Their Ireland Team To Face Austria

Sadlier Cunningham Ireland

With the friendlies against Mexico and Uruguay down, attention for Ireland now turns to next week’s World Cup qualifier against Austria. Martin O’Neill’s side successfully put Thursday night’s poor showing in New Jersey behind them on Sunday, defeating the Uruguayans 3-1 in a fine performance by the Boys in Green. With so many players putting in good shifts (and some …

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