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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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McCarthy Full Of Praise For “Outstanding” Jack Byrne Ahead Of Qualifiers

On Sunday, Mick McCarthy drafted Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne into his 23-man Irish squad for the upcoming European qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia. Byrne replaced injured Bristol City midfielder Callum O’Dowda who withdrew from the squad following a knee injury. The Rovers midfielder becomes the first Irish-based player Mick McCarthy has ever selected as part of an international squad …

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Five Systems McCarthy Could Deploy Ahead Of Euro Qualifiers

The Mick McCarthy era is in full swing after the Ireland boss named his first provisional squad for the upcoming games against Gibraltar and Georgia. We examine some systems McCarthy could deploy as his return game away to Gibraltar quickly approaches. We have selected squads based on the players picked in Thursday’s provisional squad, however, some of these players may …

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McCarthy: “If A Chance Falls To Them, They Might Just Put It In The Net”

Mick McCarthy has outlined his reasoning behind selecting uncapped strikers Padraig Amond and James Collins in his first provisional Irish squad, despite the pair playing in the third and fourth tier respectively. Neither Collins nor Amond has ever been included in an Irish squad before, but the duo has been in excellent goalscoring form for their clubs this season. Collins …

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