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Irish Defender Nathan Collins Signs New Deal With Stoke Amid Man United Interest

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Irish defender Nathan Collins has signed a new long-term contract with Stoke City amid interest from Manchester United. Collins broke into Stoke’s first-team at the end of last season, playing the final three games of the Championship campaign, and has featured regularly for the team in pre-season. Man United were reportedly interested in signing the centre-half after he was recommended …

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Mick McCarthy Explains How Jack Byrne Can Get Into Irish Team

Jack Byrne

For the second week in a row, Jack Byrne has played an instrumental role in Shamrock Rovers’ European journey.  The 23-year-old Dubliner was excellent from set-pieces as his deliveries caused Apollon Limassol all sorts of problems in Thursday night’s 2-1 victory in the Europa League second round first leg at Tallaght Stadium. This followed on from last week’s European performance …

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Mick McCarthy Will Only Pick Troy Parrott For Ireland If He Plays Regularly For Spurs

Mick McCarthy has said that Troy Parrott must be playing in Premier League games to come into contention for the Republic of Ireland squad. Parrott started for Spurs in their pre-season friendlies against Juventus and Manchester United, playing 45-minutes in both games. The highly-rated Irish forward, who only turned 17 earlier this year, impressed in his first appearances for the …

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Pochettino: Room For Troy Parrott In Spurs’ Future Plans

Troy Parrott

Tottenham Hotspurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has said that Republic of Ireland underage striker Troy Parrott could be part of the first-team plans at the club in the future.  The 17-year-old made his first-team debut for Spurs during their International Champions Cup game against Juventus in Shanghai and had an involvement in his side’s first goal. The Premier League side are …

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Stephen Kenny: Jack Grealish And Declan Rice Should Still Be Playing For Ireland


“They would have been fast-tracked earlier and into the first team.” Stephen Kenny has said that the Republic of Ireland lost Declan Rice and Jack Grealish because there wasn’t a coherent pathway between the various underage teams and the senior Ireland side. During Martin O’Neill’s tenure as Ireland manager, both players rejected Ireland to declare for England. In 2015, Grealish …

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Ireland International Callum Robinson Set For Premier League Switch

Callum Robinson

Republic of Ireland international Callum Robinson looks set for a move to the Premier League.  Preston North End have confirmed this afternoon that they have accepted a bid from a Premier League club for the 24-year-old’s services. “Preston North End can confirm they have accepted a bid from a Premier League club for forward Callum Robinson,” a statement read. “The …

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Jack Charlton Feature Length Documentary To Be Released Next Year

Jack Charlton

A feature-length film about former Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton is set to be released next year, marking 30 years since Italia ’90.  The film is being produced by the Noah Media Group, who are responsible for the documentaries, Bobby Robson: More Than A Manager and Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans, and it is reported that former Ireland captain  Andy …

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Adam Idah Secures New Norwich Contract And First-Team Call-Up

Adam Idah

Republic of Ireland U21 striker Adam Idah has secured a new contract with newly promoted Premier League club Norwich City.  The Cork man has signed a new four year deal with the Canaries while he has also linked up with the club’s first team where he will wear the number 35 shirt for the coming season. Idah has impressed at …

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Eamon Dunphy Takes Aim At Roy Keane And Martin O’Neill After Nottingham Forest Exits


“His old-fashioned approach had been exposed.” Eamon Dunphy has said that Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane are finished at the top level of football management and that they are “yesterday’s men.” Dunphy made the comments following the departure of both men from their positions at Nottingham Forest. On Friday, O’Neill was dismissed by the Championship club after just five months …

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Celtic Announce Signing Of Ireland Midfielder Luca Connell

Luca Connell

Celtic have announced the signing of Luca Connell The Liverpool-born Republic of Ireland midfielder has joined the club from Bolton Wanderers. Connell has agreed on a four-year deal with the Scottish champions. The 18-year-old was unveiled at Celtic Park on Saturday morning before flying off to meet up with his new teammates on pre-season training in Austria. Welcome to the …

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Mick McCarthy Congratulates Robbie Keane On Middlesbrough Job

Robbie Keane

Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy has congratulated Robbie Keane for his recent appointment as assistant-manager of Middlesbrough.  It was confirmed today that Keane will become a part of Jonathan Woodgate’s backroom staff at the north-east club with Woodgate signing a three-year contract as head coach. Keane will continue his assistant manager role with the Republic of Ireland as the …

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Northern Ireland Overtake The Republic In FIFA World Rankings


The Republic of Ireland have fallen three places in the latest FIFA world rankings.  Despite a promising start to the Euro 2020 qualifiers which sees Ireland top Group D with 10 points after three wins and a draw from four fixtures, Mick McCarthy’s side have dropped three places to 32nd in the world. Northern Ireland, on the other hand, have …

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