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“I Text Him Last Night And Said, ‘Look, You’ve Got A Big Part To Play In This Ireland Team”


“He needs a fresh start.” When James McCarthy suffered a double-leg break against West Bromwich Albion in January 2018, the television cameras panned away to a worried-looking Seamus Coleman sitting in the stands. The Republic of Ireland captain was still recovering from a similar injury, 11-days away from making his return to the first-team after nine months on the sidelines. …

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“We Weren’t Patient Enough In The Final Third” – Coleman Explains Ireland’s Slog Against Gibraltar

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“We were disappointed because we felt like we wanted to put on a show.” Seamus Coleman has said the Republic of Ireland players were unhappy with their performance against Gibraltar on Monday evening. Mick McCarthy’s side recorded a 2-0 win over the team ranked 195th in the world thanks to an own goal from Joseph Chipolina and a header in …

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“I Ain’t Going To Be Miserable About It” – McCarthy Happy After Narrow Win Over Gibraltar


“I’m off on me holidays with 10 points.” Mick McCarthy had no complaints following the Republic of Ireland’s 2-0 win over Gibraltar. At the Aviva Stadium on Monday night, Ireland laboured to a victory over the team ranked 195th in the world. It wasn’t pretty and Ireland’s play wasn’t effective either, but the win left McCarthy’s side with 10 points …

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Analysis: McCarthy Impact Debunks Danish Comment About Ireland

Ireland are a different side under McCarthy. The most annoying aspect about the comments made by Denmark players about the Republic of Ireland team over the last while, from an Irish perspective, was that they were largely true. In the previous four games between the sides, the Danes reckoned that Ireland had been aggressive, limited and one-dimensional. Which they were. …

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Ireland Have Named Their Team To Play Denmark

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The Ireland team has been confirmed. The Republic of Ireland XI to play Denmark has been named. Mick McCarthy has made no changes from the team that beat Georgia 1-0 in Dublin back in March. The national side are in Copenhagen to take on familiar foes. This will be the fifth meeting between the nations since November 2017 and it …

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18-Year-Old Luca Connell Included In Ireland Squad For Euro 2020 Qualifiers

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Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy has named his squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers which includes 18-year-old Luca Connell.  The Liverpool-born midfielder featured in last season’s UEFA European U-17 Championships and after breaking into Bolton Wanderers’ first team this season, he is deserving of his place in the squad according to McCarthy. “Luca deserves this opportunity,” said McCarthy …

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