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FAI Confirm Aaron Connolly Will Miss Doubleheader Through Injury

Brighton striker Aaron Connolly has been ruled out of Ireland’s upcoming Aviva doubleheader against New Zealand and Denmark with a groin injury. Connolly came off injured during half-time of his side’s 3-1 defeat to Manchester United at the weekend with manager Graham Potter outlining that he was “feeling his thigh a little.” The FAI confirmed the news on Monday after …

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Upcoming Ireland Friendly Ideal Chance For Promising Duo, But Again Mick Missed A Trick

Contradictions are currency when it comes to Mick McCarthy of late. On Thursday, the Republic of Ireland boss cut his 39-man squad down to 28, ahead of the upcoming friendly against New Zealand and crucial Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark. McCarthy included 17-year-old Tottenham prospect Troy Parrott, who has been all but guaranteed his chance against the All Whites, as …

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Glenn Whelan Emerges As Injury Concern Ahead Of Danish Showdown

Hearts midfielder Glenn Whelan has emerged as an injury doubt ahead of Ireland’s upcoming double header against New Zealand and Denmark at the Aviva Stadium. Whelan was forced off after 25 minutes with a hamstring injury while playing for Hearts in their 3-0 Betfred Cup loss to Rangers over the weekend. The 35-year-old has been an integral part of the …

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The Final 23-Man Irish Squad McCarthy Should Select For Doubleheader

On Tuesday, Ireland manager Mick McCarthy named his provisional 39-man squad ahead of the upcoming Aviva double header against New Zealand and Denmark. McCarthy selected an extended squad as looks to get back to winning ways firstly in a friendly against New Zealand, before the crucial Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark just four days later. With such a large squad …

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Five Talking Points After Two Disappointing Results For Ireland

The Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualification comes down to one game against familiar opponents. On November 18, Ireland host Denmark in Dublin. If they win, they will qualify for the tournament next summer. If not, the play-off route through the Nations League may still be open. However, after a goalless draw with Georgia, and a 2-0 defeat to Switzerland, …

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The Experimental Starting XI McCarthy Could Choose For Danish Decider

Following Tuesday night’s defeat to Switzerland, the task for Ireland is clear. Beat Denmark in Dublin next month and qualify for next summer’s European Championships. That may be easier said than done however given Ireland’s disappointing recent displays against Georgia and Switzerland which saw them miss the opportunity of gaining a real foothold in the group. It’s evident after the …

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Ireland Team & McCarthy Raging Against The Dying Of The Light

The Irish national team has been held back by conservatism. But time has caught up. On Thursday night at Tallaght Stadium, before Stephen Kenny spoke to reporters in his post-match press conference, there was a sense that he would be pleased with the result. The Republic of Ireland Under-21s had played out a hard-fought goalless draw with Italy Under-21s. The …

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Peter Schmeichel Offers Damning Assessment Of Ireland Team

Peter Schmeichel has predicted that Switzerland will beat Ireland on Tuesday night because Mick McCarthy’s team are “so bad. Ireland play the Swiss in Geneva on Tuesday night knowing that, if they win the game, they will qualify for Euro 2020. However, considering they failed to beat Georgia, who are ranked 91st in the world, on Saturday, McCarthy’s side may …

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

The Republic of Ireland must beat either Switzerland away or Denmark at home to qualify for Euro 2020. If they beat Switzerland on Tuesday, they will qualify for the tournament. McCarthy’s side were held to a disappointing scoreless draw against Georgia in Tbilisi on Saturday afternoon, before Denmark defeated Switzerland at home to pick up a massive three points in …

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