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Bournemouth Goalkeeper Mark Travers Ruled Out Of Euro Qualifiers

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy is assessing his goalkeeping options after Mark Travers left the squad following an injury sustained during the training camp in Portugal. Travers suffered a hand injury and, after undergoing medical treatment and having an x-ray, it was decided that the AFC Bournemouth player should be released in order to let it heal. “It is an …

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Mick McCarthy Has His Say On Recent James McClean Abuse

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has had his say on the recent abuse suffered by James McClean outlining that there is “nothing that can be done” about the incident. The Stoke City midfielder received a birthday card last week which contained a host of anti-Irish messages, calling McClean a “two-faced hypocritical bastard” and telling him “die.” An excerpt from the card read; “You …

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Mick McCarthy Names 30-Man Ireland Squad For Portugal Training Camp

Ireland manager, Mick McCarthy, has named a 30-man squad for their upcoming training camp in Portugal ahead of June’s Euro 2020 qualifying games with Denmark and Gibraltar. Following his stunning Premier League debut for Bournemouth this past weekend, Kildare native, Mark Travers, has been named alongside regular number one, Darren Randolph and Kieran O’Hara, the Manchester United shot-stopper currently on …

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McCarthy Admits He’s Keeping An Eye On Dundalk Hitman Pat Hoban

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has admitted that he will be keeping an eye on Dundalk striker Pat Hoban after he became the Lilywhites’ record goalscorer in their victory over Shamrock Rovers. Hoban scored his seventh goal of the season as Dundalk beat their title rivals at Oriel Park and the 27-year old became Dundalk’s record goalscorer in the process, surpassing …

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McCarthy Gives Update On Patrick Bamford As Switch Continues To Stall

Irish manager Mick McCarthy gave an update on potential granny rule recruit Patrick Bamford outlining that the Leeds United striker will definitely not be available for the summer qualifiers. McCarthy has been in discussions with Bamford, who has scored 10 goals in 14 starts for promotion-chasing Leeds United this season, but the 25-year old had previously outlined that his priorities …

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Brian Kerr Speaks Passionately About Future Of The FAI

Airtricity League Premier Division 29/6/2012 St Patrick's Athletic vs Shelbourne Former Republic of Ireland and St.Pats' Manager Brian Kerr at tonight's game

Brian Kerr gave a powerful speech about what needs to change within the next incarnation of the FAI if the country’s football is to continue to evolve. The former Irish manager Kerr has found his name in the headlines quite a bit recently, and deservedly so, after a number of passionate speeches about the current state of the governing body …

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“People Said ‘Jesus, Ireland Were Great,’ I Hadn’t Heard That In Years”

Former Ireland striker Kevin Doyle was one of the many onlookers impressed by Mick McCarthy’s side’s victory against Georgia in their opening home game of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. Ireland safely negotiated the tricky task of familiar foes Georgia, defeating them by 1-0 but looking much improved in McCarthy’s return to Landsdowne Road. The win was their second in the …

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Ireland Climb Five Spots In Latest FIFA Rankings Update

Ireland’s recent pair of wins in the Euro 2020 qualifiers has seen them rise five spots in the latest update to FIFA’s national team rankings. Mick McCarthy’s men, of course, have some creases to iron out following back-to-back 1-0 victories over Gibraltar and Georgia but all in all, maximum points is nothing to complain about and as a result, the …

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Under Mick McCarthy Conor Hourihane Can Be Ireland’s Newest Talisman

Over the last two international qualifying campaigns, a talisman in green has stepped up for Ireland when they have required one most. In 2014/2015 as Martin O’Neill’s side clamoured towards Euro 2016 it was striker Jon Walters whose goals, endeavour and work rate helped Ireland reach the tournament finals in France. In 2016/2017, although Ireland didn’t reach the World Cup …

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Ten Absent Players Capable Of Injecting Quality Into Ireland’s Setup

Ireland recorded six points out of six in their Euro 2020 Qualifying Campaign as Mick McCarthy returned to the helm as Irish boss. For the first time in many years, arguably since McCarthy’s last tenure, Ireland deployed a structured system that offered the perfect balance of a high pressed, energetic defence and a purposeful and more imaginative attack. Among those …

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