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Everton Midfielder Explains How ‘Best Example’ Seamus Coleman Continues To Inspire While Out Injured

Currently teetering perilously just above the drop-zone, leaking goals at an alarming rate and without a permanent manager in place, Everton could really use a defender and leader like Seamus Coleman on the pitch. Unfortunately for the Merseyside outfit, Coleman remains sidelined by the leg injury he suffered thanks to a horrendous Neil Taylor tackle during the Republic of Ireland’s …

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John Giles Absolutely Tears Into Robbie Savage Over Recent Comments About Irish Side

Robbie Savage’s recent criticism of RTÉ’s Eamon Dunphy, his claims that Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side can be labelled overachievers if they even finish third in their 2018 World Cup Qualification group, and his suggestion that only one current Irish player – the recovering Seamus Coleman – is good enough to fit into the Welsh team have obviously drawn the ire …

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James McClean Details Two Shocking Encounters With Fans That Led To Sunderland Departure

Republic of Ireland and West Bromwich Albion winger James McClean’s continued refusal to wear the poppy on Remembrance Day is something that has turned him into a very controversial and, in some quarters, even hated figure in Britain. The Derry native, who played with Northern Ireland underage but later declared for the Republic of Ireland once he graduated to senior …

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

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Opinion: History On Ireland’s Side As They Face Into Tough Qualifying Group

While immensely proud of their nation’s performances at Euro 2016, many Irish fans were also overcome with jealousy while observing Wales’ extraordinary accomplishment. After all, this is a nation with a smaller population and a less lucrative football history than ours. How have they done so well? Is it all down to Gareth Bale? We have Jeff Hendrick, and we all know …

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Opinion: Robbie Keane Fully Deserves To Be Regarded As An Irish Footballing Legend

When you look back over the course of Irish sporting history and the legends we associate with certain sports, the usual names continuously pop up: Brian O’Driscoll in rugby, Henry Shefflin in hurling, Pádraig Harrington in golf… the list goes on. All those names are either recently retired or currently competing at their profession. Yet, if you ask an Irish soccer …

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Opinion: Oman Game Will Be A Farewell To Ireland’s Greatest Ever

Next Wednesday evening, in an otherwise nondescript friendly at home to Oman, Ireland will say goodbye to its greatest ever footballer. After 18 years in green, Robbie Keane will walk off into the sunset with goalscoring records in tow. It’s April 1998. A far more glamorous fixture at the old Lansdowne Road than the one that will bring the curtain down on such …

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