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FAI Reportedly Interested In Switch For Rangers Wonderkid

The Republic of Ireland are reportedly targeting 17-year old Rangers winger Josh McPake to play for the Boys in Green, despite him representing Scotland at U17 level. According to reports in the Scottish media, the FAI are looking to snatch McPake from under Scotland’s nose with the Ibrox standout qualifying to play for Ireland through his grandmother. McPake is extremely …

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Callum Robinson Eases Irish Fans’ Concerns Following Injury Scare

Sheffield United forward Callum Robinson has eased Irish fans concerns ahead of the upcoming games against Switzerland and Bulgaria after he limped off in the Blades’ 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at the weekend. Robinson started up front for Chris Wilder’s side along with fellow Irish international David McGoldrick and impressed but was forced off the field in the second …

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Mick McCarthy Seemingly Quick To Dismiss Unproven Michael Obafemi

Irish manager Mick McCarthy admitted that Southampton striker Michael Obafemi is unproven as he assesses his 40-man provisional squad ahead of the games against Switzerland and Bulgaria. McCarthy selected a large panel which will be cut down to 23 over the next couple of weeks and it includes ten forwards, including Obafemi. The 19-year-old has yet to feature in a …

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Irish U19s Star Jonathan Afolabi Set For Move To Celtic

Irish striker Jonathan Afolabi is reportedly set to join Scottish champions Celtic as the free agent decides on his next move in football. Afolabi has been without a club since the start of the summer after leaving Southampton but his standout performances at the U19 European Championships caught the eye of many, with several clubs previously interested in signing him. …

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The Final Cut: Predicting The 17 Men Who’ll Miss Out On Irish Squad

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy named a 40-man provisional squad ahead of the upcoming games against Switzerland and Bulgaria in Dublin. McCarthy included new trio Troy Parrott, Nathan Collins and Kieran Sadlier in the squad as well recalling Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy. The extended squad means that the Irish manager must cut 17 players before the clash with the Swiss …

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Troy Parrott Included As McCarthy Names Provisional Irish Squad

Mick McCarthy has named his 40-man provisional squad ahead of the upcoming games against Switzerland and Bulgaria at the Aviva Stadium. McCarthy has named 17-year old Tottenham striker Troy Parrott in his squad while also handing young Stoke defender Nathan Collins a first chance in the senior setup. Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy returns to the squad for the first …

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“I Look Forward To Seeing Him Back In The Irish Squad”

Mick McCarthy has outlined that he is looking forward to seeing James McCarthy back in the Irish squad after watching the midfielder’s Crystal Palace debut with the U23s. The Irish manager saw McCarthy play 90 minutes in the heart of the Palace midfield as they drew with Birmingham City in what was his first appearance for the club since his …

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Predicting Mick McCarthy’s Ireland Squad For September’s Games

On Friday, Ireland manager Mick McCarthy will name his provisional Irish squad for the upcoming games against Switzerland and Bulgaria. The Boys in Green haven’t been in action since June where they drew with Denmark in Copenhagen and defeated Gibraltar in Dublin to solidify themselves at the top of their Euro 2020 qualifying group. With the season only just underway …

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Exclusive: Lokomotiv Moscow Among Clubs To Offer Afolabi Contract

Irish striker Jonathan Afolabi has received offers from a host of English clubs as well as one from Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow, who will be playing Champions League football next season. Afolabi has been without a club since the start of the summer after leaving Southampton but his standout performances at the U19 European Championships caught the eye of many, …

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Scott Hogan Set For Aston Villa Exit As Stoke Move Looms

Ireland striker Scott Hogan is reportedly set for another loan move away from Aston Villa with Championship club Stoke City poised to sign the 27-year old. Hogan joined Sheffield United on loan from Aston Villa in January and he helped Chris Wilder’s side to Premier League promotion playing eight times, scoring twice and creating one goal. The frontman added some …

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