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Ireland Internationals Donate Generous Sum To Clubs In Need

A group of Republic of Ireland internationals have come together to help Irish clubs who are struggling financially due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19).  James McClean, Kevin Long and Enda Stevens, who are clients of Integrity Sports, are among those to have jointly donated €25,000 to an emergency fund to help League of Ireland players whose employment has been …

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Irish Influence Hangs Over Aberdeen & Burnley’s Europa League Clash

While Dundalk welcome AEK Larnaca to Oriel Park for their Europa League second round qualifier on Thursday night, another European match with a distinctly Irish feel is taking place up at Pittodrie. As a result of their fine performance in the Premier League last season, Burnley are competing in European competition for the first time in fifty years – though …

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Burnley Reward Irish Defender Kevin Long After A Whirlwind Few Months

Pre-Season Friendly, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 14/7/2017 Shamrock Rovers vs Burnley Burnley's Kevin Long

Burnley defender Kevin Long’s summer just keeps getting better. The 26-year-old has been handed a new three-year contract by manager Sean Dyche ahead of the new Premier League season, after establishing himself as an important member of the squad in a short amount of time. The former Cork City defender, who is the longest-serving player of the current squad having …

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Brentford Manager Gushes With Praise For Ireland Defender John Egan

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 28/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Iceland Republic of Ireland's John Egan with Jon Dadi Bodvarsson of Iceland

Brentford manager Dean Smith has been speaking very highly of Ireland international defender John Egan. The 24-year-old has had a highly promising debut with the Bees in the Championship after joining from League One side Gillingham, and was rewarded for his fine form by being handed his first international cap by Martin O’Neill in a friendly against Iceland in March …

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Who is Kevin Long? A Closer Look At Ireland’s Newest Call Up

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Kevin Long (L) of Burnley in action with James Hayter of Yeovil during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Yeovil Town at Turf Moor on August 17, 2013 in Burnley, England (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)

On Monday, Martin O’Neill named his provisional Ireland squad for the internationals against Mexico, Uruguay and Austria with one lesser known name making the cut. Many Ireland fans will already be familiar with Kevin Long and in recent weeks his name has been exposed even more after breaking into the Burnley starting eleven. This has come after a torrid time …

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Five Talking Points From Another Unsurprising Martin O’Neill Squad Announcement

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 28/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Iceland Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill unveiled his 37-man squad for the upcoming friendlies with Mexico, Uruguay and Austria on Monday morning. Nick Menezes dissects the main talking points from another unsurprising selection. 1. Unsurprising Selection Martin O’Neill tends to refrain from shocking the Irish footballing public with his squad announcements and today was no different. The two friendlies come before the lead up …

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