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New Balance Unveil Ireland Home Kit For 2019/2020 Season

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New Balance have unveiled the new Ireland home kit ahead of the 2019/2020 season as both the girls and boys in green set their sights on qualification for the European Championships. This kit officially launches “Through It All”, New Balance’s campaign for the year, which aims to encapsulate the devoted and loyal spirit of Ireland’s legendary fans. The jersey is …

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Dunphy On Keane – “He’s a Pathetic, Grumpy Old Man”

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Eamon Dunphy has hit out at Roy Keane following the former Ireland captain’s controversial comments earlier this week. The former Manchester United captain was the main guest at an Off The Ball event earlier this week and proceeded to air his views on a varying range of topics ranging from Alex Ferguson to Jason McAteer. However, it was Keane’s comments …

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Dundalk Knocked Out Of Europa League Qualifier By AEK Larnaca

Last week’s first leg of the second round of Europa League qualifying at Oriel Park was scoreless, but the away leg on Thursday saw the deadlock broken. Unfortunately for the former League of Ireland champions, it was AEK Larnaca that got in on the goalscoring action. The the return leg in Cyprus saw Larnaca, who finished fourth in the Cypriot league last …

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Caoimhin Kelleher Talks ‘Crazy’ Pre Season With Liverpool

It’s been the summer of a lifetime thus far for Caoimhin Kelleher. Playing in the U.S. during the summer as part of the Liverpool squad is the dream for many young Irish people, but this 19-year-old is getting to live it. Kelleher got to appear against Manchester’s City and United during the course of Liverpool’s pre-season tour of the States, …

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Eamon Dunphy Slams Martin O’Neill, Labels Him No Longer A Good Manager

Martin O’Neill is getting a lot of heat from the direction of Eamon Dunphy in the aftermath of Tuesday night’s humiliation at the Aviva Stadium.  Ireland suffered a 5-1 annihilation at the hands of Denmark with thanks to a Christian Eriksen masterclass. The Spurs maestro bagged a stunning hat-trick amongst an unfortunate Cyrus Christie own goal and a late Nicklas …

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John Giles Absolutely Tears Into Robbie Savage Over Recent Comments About Irish Side

Robbie Savage’s recent criticism of RTÉ’s Eamon Dunphy, his claims that Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side can be labelled overachievers if they even finish third in their 2018 World Cup Qualification group, and his suggestion that only one current Irish player – the recovering Seamus Coleman – is good enough to fit into the Welsh team have obviously drawn the ire …

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Watch: Robbie Keane Bagged A Brace During Berbatov Vs Figo All Star Clash Last Night

Just in case there was any doubt, here is confirmation that Robbie Keane Will never lose that goal poacher’s instinct… Keane lined out for a Manchester United All Star selection in Bulgaria last night alongside former Tottenham Hotspur teammate Dimitar Berbatov. Of course, United were not one of the ten clubs that Keane played for throughout his seasoned career. However, …

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Watch: A-League Keeper Dribbles Into Midfield In 90th Minute, Inevitable Happens


Australia’s premier football division, the A-League, has garnered a bit of a reputation for being bizarrely entertaining and this morning’s action definitely didn’t disappoint.  Dubliner Andy Keogh’s Perth Glory took on Tim Cahill’s Melbourne City FC in the nib Stadium. The game got off to a dramatic start with the hosts opening from the penalty spot inside the first five …

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Watch: U19 UCD Keeper Recreates Bicycle Kick That Went Viral On Soccer AM


UCD’s under-19 goalkeeper Conor Kearns made headlines around the world recently after scoring a last-minute bicycle kick equaliser against Cork City. The two sides met in City’s training ground in Bishopstown recently and the Leesiders held the lead for much of the game but Stephen Birmingham’s side only left with a single point after the visitors grabbed the most unlikely …

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Neil Taylor’s Lengthy Potential Ban Has Been Revealed

Taylor 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Seamus Coleman is tackled by Neil Taylor of Wales

Neil Taylor’s horror challenge on Seamus Coleman during Friday night’s qualifier has left the Everton man facing a minimum of six months on the sidelines. The straight red card brandished by referee Nicola Rizzoli means an automatic one-game ban for Taylor but it could yet get worse for the Aston Villa man. As Colin Young reports in the Independent, the …

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Martin O’Neill Has Responded To Those Worrying Leicester Rumours

Martin O'Neill Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 2/11/2016

Following Claudio Ranieri’s controversial sacking on Thursday, Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill was one of the first names tipped to replace him. The Derry native enjoyed a very successful five-year period with the Foxes in the late 1990’s. With the side dropping into the relegation zone yesterday, fans were begging for the club to go after a proven coach …

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Watch: Spectacular Goal From Wonderkid Hale Seals Victory For Ireland U-19’s Against Portugal

Irish players have really been banging them in across England’s top divisions this weekend, with Aiden McGeady, Daryl Horgan, Shane Long, Wes Holohan and Robbie Brady all scoring for their respective clubs. And these weren’t just any goals either, they were an array of absolute stunners. If you missed any of these strikes, you can check them out in a …

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The Future’s Bright: Three Irish Teenagers To Be Excited About

While there’s been a worrying lack of homegrown talent making the breakthrough at club level in recent times, there’s certainly no shortage of potential within the Irish ranks. And to celebrate Jack Byrne’s 20th birthday this week, Pundit Arena takes a look at another three Irish wonderkids to keep a very close eye on over the next few years. Emmanuel Osadebe – Gillingham (Age: …

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