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Watch: Aiden McGeady Scores Yet Another Screamer As Preston Beat QPR

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Aiden McGeady’s fine run of form continued today with a cracking goal against Queens Park Rangers. The winger has bagged some impressive goals in recent weeks during Preston’s post-Christmas purple patch. Irishmen Daryl Horgan and Greg Cunningham were also in action as Preston ran out 2-1 winners at Deepdale as Andy Boyle was left on the bench. Irish eligible Callum …

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Exciting Young Striker Deemed Eligible To Play For The Republic Of Ireland

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Callum Robinson (C) of Preston North End celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Preston have been hot on the lips of Ireland fans of late given their strong contingent of current and potential internationals. Between Daryl Horgan’s quick transition and Aiden McGeady’s resurrection at Deepdale, Preston North End has become a sanctuary for the Irish. The number of Irish internationals could be set to increase too, with Kilburn Times journalist Rob Brennan (via Balls.ie) …

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Cork City Won The Battle Against Dundalk; Now They Must Win The War

2017 President's Cup, Turner's Cross, Cork 17/2/2017 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Kevin O'Connor celebrates scoring their second goal from a free kick with Karl Sheppard and Sean Maguire

If last season’s President’s Cup taught us anything, it’s that what happens is not necessarily indicative of what will follow for the league season. In that particular match, Cork City defeated Dundalk 2-0 at Turners Cross – but while Stephen Kenny’s Lilywhites lost the sprint, they still won the marathon in the form of a third consecutive Premier Division title. In …

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The Ireland Form XI Going Into The World Cup Qualifier Against Wales

Martin O'Neill Roy Keane Ireland

With the countdown to the crunch tie with Wales well underway, we look at Ireland’s form team going into the Dublin clash. It has been a good few months for Irish football. Some Irishmen are enjoying their most productive seasons to date, and there has been a surge in the amount of young Irish players coming through in the Championship. This following …

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Stephen Kenny Hoping Daryl Horgan And Andy Boyle Can Both Earn Ireland Call-Ups

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny is hoping that former lilywhites Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle can both earn Ireland call ups following the duo’s selection to Martin O’Neill’s squad for the World Cup qualifier with Austria in November. Horgan and Boyle were both selected for O’Neill’s 28 man squad against Austria with Horgan named on the bench for the game in Vienna, …

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Ronan Finn In Awe Of Damien Duff And His ‘Phenomenal’ Work Ethic

A lot has changed for Ronan Finn since he was last at Shamrock Rovers. In his two year spell with Stephen Kenny’s wildly successful Dundalk side, Finn has won two League of Ireland titles, one FAI Cup and the only League of Ireland Player of the Month award of his 11 year career. The Dubliner has blossomed playing alongside the likes of Richie …

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Roy Keane Encourages LOI Players To Push For Ireland Squad

Republic of Ireland assistant manager and former captain Roy Keane has called for current League of Ireland players to push for national team selection after former Dundalk duo Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle were both included in Ireland’s latest qualifying squad. Horgan and Boyle, who both secured winter moves to Championship side Preston, were called up to Martin O’Neill’s 28-man …

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Poll: Which Goal By An Irish Player Was The Best Of The Weekend?

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The weekend just gone saw a surprisingly large amount of top-class finishes from members of Martin O’Neill’s Ireland squad. Wingers Robbie Brady and Daryl Horgan have made their mark on their new clubs, while Aiden McGeady gave fans a timely reminder of his capabilities with a star turn for Preston against Brentford. Wes Hoolahan, meanwhile, produced a 35-yard lob against …

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Colm Horgan Named New Captain Of Galway United

Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup Second Round, Dalymount Park, Dublin 20/5/2016 Bohemians vs Galway United Bohemians' Ayman Ben Mohamed with Colm Horgan of Galway United Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Galway United fans are eagerly awaiting the new campaign to kick-off next month, with the visit of neighbours Sligo Rovers to Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday evening for the first pre-season game of the year. United fans have reason to be optimistic this season under a new management team led by former Wexford Youths manager Shane Keegan. Keegan has made …

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Exclusive: Dundalk’s Fitness Coach On What Sets The Lilywhites Apart

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk 23/10/2016 Dundalk vs Bohemians Dundalk's Graham Byrne and manager Stephen Kenny celebrate winning the league after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The 8th of December 2016 signalled the end of a gruelling season for Dundalk. Ten months and 52 games later they again established themselves as the dominant side in Irish football after a phenomenal year. The Lilywhites successfully defended their league title, making it three in a row – only the third team to ever do so. There were question marks over …

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Robbie Keane Confirms He Is Nearing A Decision On His Next Club

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 31/8/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Oman Ireland's Robbie Keane celebrates scoring

Former Ireland captain Robbie Keane is likely to reach a decision regarding his next destination within the next few weeks, according to the man himself. The 36-year-old has been linked with a plethora of clubs since leaving LA Galaxy of the MLS at the end of last season, with recent reports linking him with the growing Irish contingent at Championship …

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Analysis: Daryl Horgan Stars In Preston’s Win Against Brighton

UEFA Europa League Group Stage, Netanya Stadium, Israel 8/12/2016 Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Dundalk Dundalk's Daryl Horgan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dov Halickman

Daryl Horgan made his first appearance last week for Preston North End in a ten minute cameo in the FA Cup defeat to Arsenal. Horgan showed flashes of what he is capable of even if the end product was missing. Fast forward a week and Horgan was given his first start by Simon Grayson as Championship high flyers and promotion-chasing …

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An XI Of League of Ireland Players That Could Break Into The Ireland Squad

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turners Cross, Cork 3/6/2016 Cork City vs Dundalk Sean Maguire of Cork with Brian Gartland of Dundalk Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Having looked at a number of ‘Granny Rule’ players that could make up an Irish XI, we now look at some League of Ireland options that could push themselves into Martin O’Neill’s plans. O’Neill has always had the openness to explore the eligibility rule that has served Ireland well over the years. However, many League of Ireland fans have vented their anger that …

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