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Five Overlooked Players For Ireland’s World Cup Play-Off Squad

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Martin O’Neill named a 34-man Ireland squad on Thursday that was, for the most part, light on surprises. As expected, James McCarthy has been included after completing an hour in Everton’s League Cup defeat to Chelsea on Wednesday night, while the ties have come too soon for captain James McClean to be considered for selection. Jon Walters’ is another name …

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Noel King Names Exciting Ireland Under-21 Side To Face Azerbaijan

5 March 2014; Republic of Ireland manager Noel King. UEFA Under 21 Championship Qualifier, Republic of Ireland v Montenegro, Tallaght Stadium, Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)

Noel King has announced his Ireland under-21 side for the clash against their Azerbaijan counterparts in Baku next month’s U21 European Championship qualifier. There are some familiar faces in the squad with regulars Josh Cullen, Harry Charsley and Reece Grego-Cox again called upon along with exciting prospects Declan Rice of West Ham and Connor Ronan of Wolves – both of …

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Soccer Saturday Panel Wax Lyrical About Declan Rice’s Season Debut

Declan Rice of West Ham United

Irish teenager Declan Rice has caught the eye of the famed Sky Sports ‘Soccer Saturday’ panel. The ominous attack of Romelu Lukaku, Henrik Mkhitaryan, Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba stole the show during the Premier League opening weekend mauling by Manchester United of West Ham. A half hour cameo for the losing side, however, caught the eye of many. I like …

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Five Players Hoping To Be Named In Monday’s Ireland Squad

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Martin O’Neill will name his provisional squad for next months crunch internationals against Georgia and Serbia on Monday. The Derryman has become famous for initially naming surprisingly large panels before making a call on his preferred personnel. The larger squads have seen the inclusion of some surprising names, with some even managing to make the final cut – Callum O’Dowda …

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Examining Ireland’s Potential Golden Generation At Under-19 Level

MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Caoimhin Kelleher of Liverpool U21 in action during the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Liverpool U21 at Stadium mk on August 1, 2016 in Milton Keynes, England. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

On Tuesday, the Ireland under-19 team narrowly missed out on qualification for the European Championships on goal difference. However, their elite campaign heralded impressive victories against Italy and Belgium, two sides with a traditionally strong record of producing players at youth level. Despite the 3-0 loss to Sweden, this Irish side exuded signs that a golden generation is coming through. …

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