Home Tag Archives: Republic of Ireland national team

Tag Archives: Republic of Ireland national team

Opinion: Is The Right O’Neill In Charge Of The Republic Of Ireland?

Northern Ireland guaranteed themselves a second placed finish in their 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying group after victory over the Czech Republic on Monday night. It was another memorable night at Windsor Park and another example of the outstanding job that manager Michael O’Neill has done with this Northern Irish side. He really has worked wonders since he took over as the national team manager. …

Read More »

Manchester United Renew Interest In Everton’s Republic Of Ireland Talisman [Reports]

Manchester United

Linked with the Republic of Ireland captain on a number of previous occasions already, Manchester United have taken a fresh liking to Everton’s Seamus Coleman according to a number of reports in Sunday’s newspapers. Coleman dribbled and bundled his way by several Georgian players to score and secure the Republic of Ireland’s first World Cup qualifying win for the 2018 World Cup …

Read More »

Analysis: To Improve Ireland’s Style Of Play, Stephen Kenny Should Be Their Next Manager

The Republic of Ireland’s win against Georgia was not easy on the eye, Seamus Coleman’s scrappy winning goal summed the contest up but it was a case of job done. The Irish performance, particularly in the first half, drew widespread criticism from both fans and pundits alike. However, some context is needed when analysing the game. Georgia are very familiar …

Read More »

The View From Georgia: Weiss Will Be Planning ‘Smash And Grab’ Victory Against Ireland

Ireland have relied on luck and last gasp heroics against Georgia in the past. Alastair Watt gives Póg Mo Goal the inside view from the visitors to Dublin. – What are the hopes for the current qualification series? The realistic aim is for Georgia to avoid bottom spot and anything higher than fifth would be a good outcome. Moldova are perceived as beatable …

Read More »

Analysis: The Shocking Stats That Show Just How Poor Ireland Were Against Serbia

A point away from home in any World Cup qualifier is usually considered a positive but Irish fans were left concerned and more than a little frustrating after their nation’s 2-2 draw against Serbia in Belgrade on Monday night. A deflected Jeff Hendrick goal put the visitors in front with three minutes gone before Serbia hit back through Filip Kostic and a dubious Dusan Tadic …

Read More »

Twitter Reaction: An Awful Performance, But The Toon Are Loving Daryl!

Anyone that wasn’t in Thurles on Monday evening was likely glued to Ireland’s opening World Cup qualifier against Serbia in Belgrade. Woeful defending allowed Jeff Hendrick put the Boys in Green ahead with just three minutes on the clock. Serbia hit back through Filip Kostic and a dubious penalty before Daryl Murphy equalised with 10 minutes remaining. There were a number …

Read More »