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Player Ratings As Ireland Play Out Dour Draw Against Georgia

Georgia 0-0 Republic of Ireland. Ireland played out a dour goalless draw with Georgia on Saturday, a result that could greatly harm their chances of qualifying for Euro 2020. Here is how we rated the Ireland players. Just to note, every player starts with a base score of five out of 10. Darren Randolph – 5 The Middlesbrough goalkeeper has …

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Ireland Name Their Team To Play Georgia In Tbilisi

The Republic of Ireland team to play Georgia has been named. Mick McCarthy has made three changes to the team that played out a 1-1 draw with Switzerland last month. Each change has been enforced by injury or suspension. Enda Stevens is suspended, so Matt Doherty starts at left-back. Richard Keogh won’t play again until 2021, so John Egan partners …

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Denmark Draw Hands Ireland Advantage In Euro 2020 Qualifying

The Republic of Ireland have been handed the advantage in Euro 2020 qualifying thanks to Denmark’s draw with Georgia. Georgia held Ireland’s Group D rivals to a goalless draw in Tiblisi in a game that could have big ramifications for the qualification campaign. The result means Mick McCarthy’s side remain two points clear of the Danes, with both teams having …

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Permutations: What Ireland Need To Do To Qualify For Euro 2020

The Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualification hopes were kept alive on Thursday night thanks to David McGoldrick’s late goal. The Sheffield United forward popped up with a stunning header to give Ireland a 1-1 draw against Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium. The Swiss had earlier taken the lead through Fabian Schär and looked set to deal a serious blow …

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The Ireland Team Who Should Start Against Switzerland As Chosen By You

The Republic of Ireland play Switzerland on Thursday night in a Euro 2020 qualifier, in a match could prove pivotal for their qualification campaign. Mick McCarthy’s side are currently top of Group D, with 10 points from four games. They are five points clear of second-place Denmark, who have a game in hand, and six points ahead of Switzerland. However, …

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Choose The Starting XI Ireland Should Play Against Switzerland

The Republic of Ireland play Switzerland on Thursday night in a Euro 2020 qualifier. The game could prove decisive for Ireland’s qualification campaign. Mick McCarthy’s side are currently top of Group D, with 10 points from four games. They are five points clear of second-place Denmark, who have a game in hand, and six points ahead of Switzerland. However, the Swiss, …

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Mick McCarthy On Why He Is “Loyal” And Values Experienced Players

“You’ve got a head start if you have been in the team, that’s for sure.” Mick McCarthy has said that he values loyalty and experience over promoting inexperienced, but promising, young players. McCarthy spoke to the assembled media on Monday afternoon at FAI HQ in Abbottstown ahead of Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Switzerland. He effectively ruled out the chances …

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

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“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

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“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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