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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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Mick McCarthy Names Ireland Team To Play Gibraltar In Dublin

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Mick McCarthy has named his starting XI. The Republic of Ireland team to play Gibraltar has been named, and Mick McCarthy has made two changes to the side that played out a 1-1 draw with Denmark on Friday evening. Robbie Brady and Glenn Whelan have dropped to the bench, with Scott Hogan and Callum Robinson coming into the side. The …

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Mick McCarthy: I Hated Every Minute Of That

Republic of Ireland manager, Mick McCarthy, has admitted that his side’s 1-0 victory over Gibraltar in the opening round of their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign was a “horrible game”. In his first game back in charge of the Boys in Green, it was home side who departed the artificial pitch the happier side at half-time, having kept Ireland scoreless while …

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After 22 Defeats, Gibraltar Finally Win A Competitive Game

Little Gibraltar finally won their first competitive match after 22 defeats on Saturday when they beat Armenia – who featured Arsenal star Henrikh Mkhitaryan – 1-0 in the UEFA Nations League. A penalty in the 50th minute by captain Roy Chipolina gave Gibraltar the three points in Yerevan. It was just the tiny territory’s third win since they joined UEFA …

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World Cup Round-Up: Portugal Lose, France Held To Surprise Draw

(R-L) Antoine Griezmann of France and Moussa Sissoko of France can't believe it as another chance goes begging during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Belarus and France at Borisov Arena on September 6, 2016 in Borisov, Belarus. (Photo by Dave Winter/Icon Sport) (Photo by Dave Winter/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

The final wave of opening European World Cup qualifiers took place tonight, as Euro 2016 finalists Portugal and France both got their respective campaigns underway. In Group A, France took on Belarus in Barysaw, looking to bounce back from the disappointment of losing the European Championship on home soil. However, it was to be a frustrating night for Didier Deschamps’ …

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VIDEO: Gibraltar vs Germany – A Nail-Filing Encounter

Germany were easy winners over Gibraltar in their European Championships qualifier last night, winning 7-0. One of the lighter moments during this demolition job was when a camera focused in on Germany boss Joachim Low. With his side 4-0 up and cruising just ten minutes into the second period, the 55-year-old thought it as good a time as any to file …

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