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Sunderland Looking To Bring Liam Kelly Back To English Football

League One side Sunderland are reportedly looking to bring former Irish underage international Liam Kelly back to English football following his spell in Holland. According to a report from The Sun, Kelly is free to leave Eredivisie side Feyenoord in the January transfer window, despite only joining them in the summer from Reading. Kelly has struggled during his time in …

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Opinion: Ireland’s Neglect of Available Technical Ability Cannot Continue

Tbilisi , Georgia - 2 September 2017; Republic of Ireland players from left, Daryl Murphy, Shane Duffy, Darren Randolph and Stephen Ward at the end of the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Georgia and Republic of Ireland at Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi, Georgia. (Photo By David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Georgia proved yet again that Martin O’Neill must consider adding creativity to his side as they look to finish strongly in World Cup qualifying. Georgia played Ireland off the park on Saturday, with midfielders Nika Kvekveskiri and in particular Jano Ananidze controlling procedures. Although the Georgians dominated, they only had one shot on target (in which …

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Five Players Hoping To Be Named In Monday’s Ireland Squad

Maguire Kelly Ireland

Martin O’Neill will name his provisional squad for next months crunch internationals against Georgia and Serbia on Monday. The Derryman has become famous for initially naming surprisingly large panels before making a call on his preferred personnel. The larger squads have seen the inclusion of some surprising names, with some even managing to make the final cut – Callum O’Dowda …

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Watch: Ireland Hopeful Liam Kelly Scored Two Peaches Last Night

Liam Kelly scored two wonderful goals as Reading defeated Gilligham in the League Cup Tuesday night. The 21-year-old established himself in Reading’s first team and has become a firm favourite of Jaap Stam. Kelly was one of the more experienced heads in an experimental Reading side that dispatched their League 1 opponents 2-0 with Kelly grabbing both goals in stunning …

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What Huddersfield’s Championship Promotion Means For The Ireland Team

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Sean Scannell of Huddersfield Town during the Sky Bet Championship match between Huddersfield Town and Wigan Athletic at John Smith's Stadium on November 28, 2016 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

With Huddersfield crowned Championship playoff champions for 2017, the promotion race is complete. Like every year, the Irish interest was strong in the promotion campaign and we examine the players at Martin O’Neill’s disposal who can now call themselves Premier League players. It is great to see a Premier League newcomer in Huddersfield town but it bodes a little badly …

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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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It’s Clear What Martin O’Neill Should Do With Ireland’s Two Friendlies Next Month


With Martin O’Neill due to announce his Ireland squad for the upcoming summer ties against Mexico, Uruguay and most importantly Austria, picking form players should be on his agenda. O’Neill has a fondness to loyalty with his squads largely consistent and reliable. However, there could be an argument that this loyalty is inhibiting other players to make an impact despite …

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