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Mick McCarthy Congratulates Robbie Keane On Middlesbrough Job

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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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“I Text Him Last Night And Said, ‘Look, You’ve Got A Big Part To Play In This Ireland Team”


“He needs a fresh start.” When James McCarthy suffered a double-leg break against West Bromwich Albion in January 2018, the television cameras panned away to a worried-looking Seamus Coleman sitting in the stands. The Republic of Ireland captain was still recovering from a similar injury, 11-days away from making his return to the first-team after nine months on the sidelines. …

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Robbie Keane Offered Assistant Manager Job By Middlesbrough


“If the FAI or Mick McCarthy had an issue with me considering this job, I’d just have said ‘thanks but no’ to Middlesbrough.” Robbie Keane has revealed that he has been offered the opportunity to become Middlesbrough’s assistant manager. Jonathan Woodgate has been named as the new manager of the Championship side, and he wants his former teammate to join …

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“We Weren’t Patient Enough In The Final Third” – Coleman Explains Ireland’s Slog Against Gibraltar

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“We were disappointed because we felt like we wanted to put on a show.” Seamus Coleman has said the Republic of Ireland players were unhappy with their performance against Gibraltar on Monday evening. Mick McCarthy’s side recorded a 2-0 win over the team ranked 195th in the world thanks to an own goal from Joseph Chipolina and a header in …

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“I Ain’t Going To Be Miserable About It” – McCarthy Happy After Narrow Win Over Gibraltar


“I’m off on me holidays with 10 points.” Mick McCarthy had no complaints following the Republic of Ireland’s 2-0 win over Gibraltar. At the Aviva Stadium on Monday night, Ireland laboured to a victory over the team ranked 195th in the world. It wasn’t pretty and Ireland’s play wasn’t effective either, but the win left McCarthy’s side with 10 points …

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Mick McCarthy Names Ireland Team To Play Gibraltar In Dublin

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Mick McCarthy has named his starting XI. The Republic of Ireland team to play Gibraltar has been named, and Mick McCarthy has made two changes to the side that played out a 1-1 draw with Denmark on Friday evening. Robbie Brady and Glenn Whelan have dropped to the bench, with Scott Hogan and Callum Robinson coming into the side. The …

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Analysis: McCarthy Impact Debunks Danish Comment About Ireland

Ireland are a different side under McCarthy. The most annoying aspect about the comments made by Denmark players about the Republic of Ireland team over the last while, from an Irish perspective, was that they were largely true. In the previous four games between the sides, the Danes reckoned that Ireland had been aggressive, limited and one-dimensional. Which they were. …

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“We Wanted To Go Out And Prove A Point” – James McClean Hits Back After Danish Criticism

“We wanted to go out and prove a point.” Ireland earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Denmark on Friday night in Copenhagen. Mick McCarthy’s side came from behind to record a valuable result in the Euro 2020 qualifier. Shane Duffy capped a brilliant individual performance by powering a header beyond Kasper Schmeichel late in the second half. Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg opened …

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Mick McCarthy Confirms Alan Judge Wrist Injury After Denmark Draw


“If he didn’t have bad luck, he wouldn’t have any luck at all.” Mick McCarthy has confirmed that Alan Judge broke his wrist during the Republic of Ireland’s draw with Denmark. McCarthy’s side claimed a valuable 1-1 draw against the Scandinavian side in Copenhagen, and Judge played a big part in the result. The Ipswich Town midfielder came off the …

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Ireland Have Named Their Team To Play Denmark

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The Ireland team has been confirmed. The Republic of Ireland XI to play Denmark has been named. Mick McCarthy has made no changes from the team that beat Georgia 1-0 in Dublin back in March. The national side are in Copenhagen to take on familiar foes. This will be the fifth meeting between the nations since November 2017 and it …

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