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Brady, Dunphy & Giles Choose Their Best All-Ireland XI

All-Ireland XI

The sporting lockdown has all of us thinking about some of the best players and teams to play the beautiful game.  It’s a time for reminiscing and there’s a lot of comfort to be found in looking back at various legendary teams across all sports. On Eamon Dunphy’s Podcast, The Stand, the Irish broadcaster was joined by his fellow former …

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“I Don’t See Anyone Clamouring For Him To Be In The Squad”

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Ireland’s crunch Euro 2020 qualifying clash with Switzerland has just gotten underway as the ‘Boys in Green’ look to extend their lead atop Group D. Despite picking up 10 points from a possible 12 so far Ireland have looked devoid of options up front at times and have lacked a serious goal threat. Mick McCarthy named four strikers in his …

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Liam Brady: The Absence Of Brian Kerr In Irish Football Is ‘Disgraceful’

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Irish football has found itself at a crossroads. As the current situation stands, Martin O’Neill’s gone, Mick McCarthy’s back and Stephen Kenny will take over in two years… Make of that what you will. The real problem though is not the managerial merry-go-round. The problem’s come from the grassroots right up through the entire system. On a domestic level, Irish …

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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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Five Memorable Republic Of Ireland National Team Debuts

Republic of Ireland Soccer 9/2/1998 Damien Duff is challenged by Robbie Keane

Ireland take on Turkey on Friday afternoon with a number of new faces in tow looking to become the latest to pull on the green jersey (or white, probably, it being an away game and all). Aaron McCarey, Kieran O’Hara, Matt Doherty, Declan Rice, Enda Stevens, Derrick Williams, Darragh Lenihan and Scott Hogan are the uncapped players in the squad …

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Watch: St Kevin’s Boys Offer Huge Hope for Irish Football With Genk Victory

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The famous St. Kevin’s football club sent out a gentle reminder of the talent that they nurture at schoolboy level after a fantastic 3-0 victory over their Genk counterparts in the under-13 Academy cup. The Shanowen Road side comfortably dispatched the Belgians 3-0 in the prestigious youth tournament that also contains youth sides from Barcelona, Depotivo La Coruna, West Bromwich Albion and …

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Assistant Managers: A Look At Roy Keane’s Irish Predecessors

It wasn’t even an international week but Roy Keane was in the headlines again after his departure from Aston Villa. Surely no other assistant manager in the international game generates the same column inches as Keano. Let’s take a look back at some of his memorable and not-so-memorable recent predecessors as Ireland’s assistant manager.   Manager: Giovanni Trapattoni Assistants: Marco Tardelli and …

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Breaking Free from Eamon Dunphy’s Spell?

Last night Ireland drew with World Cup Champions, Germany. Away from home. A team ranked 62nd in the world held the team ranked 1st. Take a deep breath, smile and let that sink in. This morning’s papers, forums and water cooler conversations (do those still happen?), should be brimming with joy at last night’s heroics. Instead, we’re left talking once …

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Pundit Arena’s Top 20 Post-Game Interviews

In light of Kieran Donaghy’s outburst on Sunday, we rank our twenty most entertaining post-game interviews. Did we leave any out? Let us know! 20. Rampage Jackson dry-humps reporter! He may be a beast in the Octagon, but it looks like Rampage Jackson also has a ‘softer’ side. Although it may not be too soft after this… _____ 19. Roy …

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RTÉ’s WC Coverage: At Best, Disappointing. At Worst, Shambolic

Conor Hayes lambastes the RTÉ panel for their apparent lack of preparation for this year’s World Cup. Eamon Dunphy stared down the lens of the camera and apologised. It was standard fare for when a bad word is uttered on television before the watershed, no one is actually offended but the apology is necessary lest people be upset by the …

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Football on TV: Liverpool defence “mentally weak” – Carragher

The Champions League semi-finals were resolved and a huge weekend in the Premier League took place with Liverpool and Chelsea dropping points, while Manchester City beat Everton and then Aston Villa in midweek, meaning it was a busy week for football pundits on the tube. TV3 welcomed Brian Kerr and Neil Lennon to their studio for Bayern Munich v Real …

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