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McCarthy May Give Matt Doherty A Chance At LB Against Georgia

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has outlined that Wolves defender Matt Doherty may get his chance at left-back should he be fit, for the next qualifier against Georgia. The Boys in Green will be without their first choice in that position after Sheffield United’s Enda Stevens received a yellow card putting him out of October’s trip to Tbilisi. This leaves McCarthy …

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Five Irish Players Who Were Absent At The Peak Of Their Powers

Mick McCarthy vented his frustrations during the week at the continued calls to somehow accommodate both Seamus Coleman and Matt Doherty in the same team.   In his second stint as Irish boss, the 60-year-old has been hard pressed by the media on the issue, especially given Doherty’s rousing form for Wolves this season. Having experimented with the Dubliner as …

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“I don’t see why we couldn’t make it work” – Matt Doherty On Playing Alongside Seamus Coleman For Ireland

“We know each other’s games, we’re both confident players, I don’t see why we couldn’t make it work.” Matt Doherty has said that he still believes that he and Seamus Coleman can start in the same Republic of Ireland team. The pair started alongside each other in the 1-0 win over Gibraltar in March. Doherty played on the right side …

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Watch: Ireland’s Matt Doherty Puts Wolves Ahead In FA Cup Semi-Final

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At halftime, Wolves lead Watford 1-0 in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley thanks to a goal from Republic of Ireland international Matt Doherty.  The Dubliner got on the end of a lovely cross from Diego Jota as he got away from his marker Abdoulaye Doucouré to glance a neat header home. 💥 | @MattDoherty20 heads @Wolves in front!#EmiratesFACup pic.twitter.com/503fWWCANJ …

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Five Irish Players With A Point To Prove Under Mick McCarthy

Last week Mick McCarthy decided on his final 23-man squad for Ireland’s European qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia. The new Irish boss will have a difficult decision over his starting XI as the Boys in Green look to qualify for their third European Championships in a row. Among McCarthy’s squad are a handful of players with a point to prove, …

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Three Systems McCarthy Could Deploy To Facilitate Doherty & Coleman

Mick McCarthy’s second tenure as Ireland manager is edging closer with the former Wolves and Sunderland manager working hard behind the scenes to assess his player pool and potential tactics. The 59-year-old has been busy trying to recruit players like Patrick Bamford and Nathan Redmond and contacting others who may have been disgruntled under the last regime. One of those …

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McCarthy Has “Total Faith” In Coleman Despite Everton Struggles

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Republic of Ireland manager, Mick McCarthy insists he has total faith in captain Seamus Coleman despite his recent struggle for form at Everton.  Coleman has come in for some criticism this season after he battled back to full fitness following a horrific leg-break in 2017. However, McCarthy claims to have no worries about the Irish captain’s form and knows that …

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Wolves To Offer Matt Doherty Bumper New Deal Amidst Spurs Interest

Republic of Ireland international Matt Doherty is set to sign a new deal with Wolves as the Molineux club look to ward off interest in the right-back from Premier League high-fliers Tottenham. Doherty is currently under contract with Wolves until 2021 and has been one of the standout performers in the league this season, picking up September’s PFA Player of …

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Wolves Puncture Spurs’ Momentum In Title Race

Premier League leaders Liverpool have been handed a gift in the form of a Wolverhampton win at Wembley. It’s great news for Manchester City also, having been demoted from likely runaway leaders to third place in recent weeks. Tottenham had won their last five league games to go second and six points behind Liverpool, but were upset by Wolves in …

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Matt Doherty Scores Injury-Time Winner Against Newcastle

Matt Doherty snatched victory deep into stoppage time as 10-man Newcastle succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Wolves at James’ Park on Sunday. The Magpies looked to have claimed a hard-earned point despite having DeAndre Yedlin sent off in the 57th minute but wing-back Doherty headed the visitors to a second straight victory in the fourth minute of added time. …

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Matt Doherty Dicusses ‘Old School’ Martin O’Neill Ireland Training

The resignation of Martin O’Neill as Ireland manager has reignited the long-running debate over the style of play under the Derry man. Ireland have never been renowned for their expansive, attacking football, particularly under the likes of Giovanni Trappattoni. But Martin O’Neill’s tenure was particularly partial to dull football in which possession was a dirty word. While a forward-looking O’Neill …

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Matt Doherty Ruled Out Of Upcoming Fixtures Through Injury

The FAI have confirmed that Republic Of Ireland defender, Matt Doherty, has been ruled out of the upcoming clashes against Northern Ireland and Denmark after picking up a facial injury on club duty.  Doherty featured for Wolves at the weekend in their Premier League draw with Arsenal. However, in the closing stages of the game, Doherty fell to the floor …

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Matt Doherty Starts As O’Neill Names Starting XI

Martin O’Neill has named his starting XI for the Republic of Ireland’s Nations League clash with Denmark at the Aviva Stadium tonight.  Despite reports to the contrary, O’Neill has named Matt Doherty to start in tonight’s lineup which will be a huge boost to Irish supporters. Here is the starting XI. BREAKING: Matt Doherty makes his first start for Ireland …

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Matt Doherty: “Maybe My Face Just Doesn’t Fit”

Matt Doherty has revealed his frustration at playing a bit-part in the Republic of Ireland’s recent fixtures.  Doherty, who is one of the few players the Republic of Ireland have who consistently get minutes under their belt in the Premier League, believes that his “face doesn’t fit” at the moment in the Irish set-up despite putting in some excellent performances …

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