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Watch: Hourihane Free Helps Villa To Best Win Of Their Season

Aston Villa’s start to the season was a dreadful one. After three straight wins, just one more would follow in the next eleven games, as they were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Burton Albion and fell dramatically off the pace in the Championship table. Steve Bruce was sacked as manager of the side, and was replaced last month …

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Ireland U21s Fall To Third In Euro Championship Qualification

Ireland’s U21 side endured a torrid Tuesday evening in Tallaght. Ireland came into their 2019 UEFA U21 European Championship qualifier against Germany in second place in Group 5. They were level with the Germans heading into the international break, but a draw against Kosovo on Friday left them two points behind, and brought Norway back into play. Aaron Seydel put …

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Watch: Aiden O’Brien Scores On International Debut For Ireland

An encouraging bright spot amid a time of turmoil for Irish football has emerged in Wroclaw. Matters on the pitch (with a crushing defeat to Wales) and off it (headed by the Roy Keane debacle) have seen Ireland at their lowest ebb for years. Another on-pitch issue that has festered in the wake of Robbie Keane’s international retirement is the …

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Liam Lawrence Recalls How A Roy Keane Argument Led To His Transfer

Roy Keane’s conduct towards players in a management capacity has been a major talking point in what should have been a low-key early international break for Ireland. His heated row with Harry Arter led to the Cardiff loanee withdrawing from selection for this week’s internationals against Wales and Poland. The dispute also involved Jon Walters, who has previous with Keane …

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Giles And Brady Demand Keane Be Sacked Over Alleged Rant

Roy Keane faces calls for him to be sacked as assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland by arguably the country’s two most respected former players, Johnny Giles and Liam Brady. The fiery Keane – who infamously was sent home from Ireland’s pre-2002 World Cup training camp following a tirade of abuse aimed at then-manager Mick McCarthy in front of …

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Watch: Kilbane & Kerr’s Fantastically Insightful Take On The Keane/Arter Row

Two men with strong ties to Irish football provided some valuable insight into the ongoing controversy within the Ireland camp. It’s a rather unpleasant thing to hear but there appears to be some serious turmoil in the Irish camp. After a leaked WhatsApp message that detailed a fiery rift between assistant manager Roy Keane and players Harry Arter and Jonathan Walters …

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Report Claims To Have Details Of Huge Harry Arter & Roy Keane Row

The dispute between Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane and midfielder Harry Arter led to the latter stepping away from the international set-up. Arter made himself unavailable for Ireland’s games against Wales and Poland following an alleged row between himself and Keane in June – something which manager Martin O’Neill didn’t deny. While that argument taking place has become accepted, the …

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Watch: Bale Breaks Irish Hearts With World-Class Finish

Welsh star-man Gareth Bale managed to produce a sublime finish to put his side 2-0 up against an admittedly poor Irish outfit. Things managed to go from bad to worse for Martin O’Neill’s men as Real Madrid’s Bale scored his first and Wales’ second to usher in the Ryan Giggs era. Overall, the Welsh seemed to be control – putting …

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Alan Browne Out Of Wales Game Due To Injury

International Friendly, Antalya Stadyumu, Turkey 23/3/2018 Turkey vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Alan Browne

Alan Browne came into the international break off an early goal of the season contender. His strike against Bolton Wanderers at the weekend was the culmination of some fine form with Preston North End, and he looked set for his first competitive cap with the Republic of Ireland. Some goal by @Alan__Browne #pnefc pic.twitter.com/VhP0Pvjnw9 — Anthony Ⓜ️ (@mcainey88) September 1, …

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Wes Hoolahan Reportedly Close To Signing With New Club

Irish cult hero Wes Hoolahan has been a free agent since his decade-long stint at Norwich City came to an end in April. Now 36-years-old, Hoolahan is unlikely to play most games for his new destination, but he remains a potent attacking option for many clubs in the Championship. He has been linked with a move to Steven Gerrard’s Rangers, …

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