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Talented Irish U19 Defender Rewarded By Norwich With First Pro Contract

Irish U19 international defender Andrew Omobamidele has signed his first professional contract with Premier League club Norwich City. The 17-year-old, who was born in Dublin, has been with The Canaries since July 2018 featuring for both the U18 and U23s at the club this season. Omobamidele also featured for Ireland’s U17s in the European Championships in Dublin earlier this summer …

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FAI Name Paul Cooke New Interim Executive Lead Of Association

The FAI have confirmed that Vice-President Paul Cooke has been appointed the Executive Lead of the Association on a temporary basis following John Foley’s decision not to take the role of interim CEO on Monday. Foley, who had been the Chief Executive of Athletics Ireland, was due to replace the outgoing Noel Mooney in the role, but chose not to …

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Richard Keogh’s Appeal Against Derby Dismissal Reportedly Rejected

Richard Keogh

Republic of Ireland defender Richard Keogh has had his appeal against his dismissal rejected by Derby County according to The Telegraph. Keogh’s contract was terminated last month for gross misconduct after he was involved in a car crash which saw his teammates Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett convicted of drink driving. The 33-year-old’s appeal was reportedly heard at Pride Park …

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Ireland Midfielder Josh Cullen Facing Spell On The Sidelines

Josh Cullen has suffered an injury blow with Charlton manager Lee Bowyer outlining that the Irish international damaged ligaments in his ankle. Cullen was stretchered off the field during Charlton’s 2-2 draw against Cardiff City at The Valley over the weekend, suffering what appeared to be a serious injury. The 23-year-old, who has started every league game for The Addicks …

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“He Wasn’t Happy When I Left Him Out, But He’s Answered Me In The Best Way”

Irish midfielder Conor Hourihane delivered a man of the match display on Monday night as Aston Villa picked up a much-needed victory over Newcastle at Villa Park. Hourihane ran the game for his side, scoring a fantastic free-kick as well as setting up teammate Anwar El-Ghazi for Villa’s second while notching up a hugely impressive 98% passing accuracy. The win …

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Ireland Set To Face Slovakia Away In Euro 2020 Playoff

Ireland look set for an away trip to Slovakia in their first Euro 2020 playoff after Wales defeated Hungry to qualify automatically for the tournament. UEFA may change Ireland into Path A from Path B if they wish to, however it is thought that they will keep the four teams in Path B as they currently are. That means that …

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The Team Ireland Should Start In Crucial Qualifier Against Denmark

On Monday, Ireland take on Denmark in their final Euro 2020 qualifier knowing victory is required over their familiar foes in order to reach next summer’s finals. The Boys in Green impressed in their friendly win over New Zealand last night but it’s likely that the Irish boss will ring the changes for Monday’s all important clash. But what starting …

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Jason Smyth Breaks Own Record En Route To Eighth World Title

Smyth

Jason Smyth is the 100m World Champion for the eighth time in his illustrious career after a scintillating run at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.  Smyth broke his own record, set in 2013, with a time of 10.54 seconds as he completely blitzed his way through the competition in today’s final. The 32-year-old adds an eighth gold medal …

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