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Cyprus Vs Greece Takes On Added Significance For Ireland After Bosnia Loss

Dublin , Ireland - 6 October 2017; Callum O'Dowda of Republic of Ireland in action against Alexandru Gacan of Moldova during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Moldova at Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The permutations for World Cup 2018 qualification are coming to a head as the campaign reaches its conclusion. While Ireland need to defeat Wales away on Monday to stand any chance of qualifying for next summer’s Moscow extravaganza, Chris Coleman’s side aren’t the only obstacle to progress. Matters elsewhere across Europe, particularly in Groups F and I where Scotland and Slovenia, …

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Watch: Robbie Brady Just Scored A 96th Minute Free Kick For Burnley

Robbie Brady just reminded everyone how dangerous he is over a dead ball… On Tuesday evening, Burnley took on Leeds United in the EFL Cup and all sorts of drama unfolded in the final minutes of ordinary time. Equalising in the 89th minute, Burnley somehow found themselves behind once again in injury time as Pablo Hernandez scored from the spot. …

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Manchester United Add Ireland U-21 Goalkeeper To Champions League Squad

After a disappointing few weeks on the qualifying front for the Republic of Ireland, some encouragement has arrived in the shape Ireland U-21 goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara being added to Manchester United’s Champions League squad.   The Manchester-born shot-stopper, who qualifies for the Boys in Green through his grandparents on his father’s side, will come in as fourth-choice keeper in the squad …

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Why Have Irish Fans So Quickly Turned On Martin O’Neill?

‘Now is not the time, but if you want a management change, at least get the rationale right as to why…’ The Opel Jersey addresses the rising tide of fury towards Martin O’Neill.  A lot has been made of the post-match interview between Martin O Neill and Tony O’Donoghue on Saturday night – a stung O’Neill, almost certainly embarrassed, proceeded to …

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Watch: Wonderful Scenes As Seamus Coleman Turns Up At Ireland Training Ahead Of Serbia Clash

Things are looking better and better for Seamus Coleman… Having suffered a horrific leg break during Ireland’s World Cup qualifier with Wales back in March, Seamus Coleman’s recovery couldn’t be going much better with reports now suggesting the Irish international could be back in action as early as December. Great news that Seamus Coleman could be fit and ready to …

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Watch: Things Got Very Tense Between Martin O’Neill & Tony O’Donoghue After Ireland Vs Georgia

After an absolutely dismal display against Georgia in Tbilisi, Ireland trundled off the pitch with a point to show for their rather appalling efforts. Having taken the lead in just the third minute after a suspect piece of goalkeeping from the Georgian keeper, Ireland seemed to fall apart as the minutes wore on with Martin O’Neill’s men lucky to go in …

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Watch: Ryan Manning Scores 25-Yard Screamer For QPR’s Under-23s

Ryan Manning continued to build a reputation for himself with a well-taken strike for QPR’s under-23s on Friday afternoon.   The Galwegian scored a left-footed effort from outside the box as his side defeated Barnsley 3-2. Manning was also recently named in Noel King’s Irish under-21 side to take on Azerbaijan and will hope to reproduce the same magic in …

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Ireland And Leinster Stalwart To Retire At The End Of The Season

This is the end of an era… Mike Ross has announced his intention to retire from rugby at the end of the current season. The Cork native made 61 appearances for Ireland and 151 appearances for Leinster over the course of a hugely impressive career. His importance to Ireland cannot be overstated when you consider the lack of other tighthead …

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