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Premier League Team Of The Weekend

On a weekend which saw victories for Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle and Swansea, we pick our team of the weekend from the latest Premier League action. _______ GK: Tom Heaton (Burnley) The Burnley keeper was sensational in their draw with Tottenham – making four top-class saves to keep out the likes of Harry Kane. Were it not for the …

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The Youthful Republic Of Ireland XI

Irish football has had a number of promising stories recently with both Sean Maguire and Kevin O’Connor getting big moves to Preston North End and exciting young Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan declaring for Ireland.   Perhaps finally fans are now beginning to see a bright future for Irish football with some younger players at last making a push for …

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Watch: Robbie Brady And David Luiz Butt Heads During Chelsea’s Opening Day Capitulation

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Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea were stunned by Sean Dyche’s Burnley in the very first half of their title defence. Following an early red card for Gary Cahill, the Clarets began to tear Antonio Conte’s side apart at will. Sam Vokes bagged two either side of an absolutely outrageous volley from Stephen Ward. Soon later, another Irishman was involved in …

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Watch: Ireland Stars Brady & Hendrick Link Up For Burnley Goal Vs Celta Vigo

Dublin , Ireland - 14 July 2017; Robbie Brady of Burnley after the Friendly match between Shamrock Rovers XI and Burnley at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland internationals Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick combined twice on Tuesday night as Burnley earned a draw against Spanish side Celta Vigo. Club-record signing Brady opened the scoring at Turf Moor with a sublime finish after some excellent build-up play. Following a layoff from Hendrick, his Ireland teammate struck a superb first-time shot beyond the helpless Celta Vigo …

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The Most Expensive ‘Irish XI’ Of All Time Throws Up A Few Surprises

EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - DECEMBER 09: Robbie Keane of Liverpool looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between PSV Eindhoven and Liverpool at the Philips Stadium on December 9, 2008 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

A number of Irish internationals have changed clubs over the summer, though the fees involved have (for the most part) been relatively low compared to the extravagant nature of other deals. Unless James McCarthy leaves Everton, Middlesbrough’s £5m capture of Darren Randolph could well end up being the most expensive Irish player of the summer. Indeed, the now-former West Ham goalkeeper …

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Deal Agreed: Jon Walters Is Joining The Irish Contingent At Burnley

2016 UEFA European Championship Group E, Stade de France, France 13/6/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Sweden Ireland's Jonathan Walters

Ireland international Jonathan Walters is to join Burnley after a £3m deal was agreed between the Clarets and Stoke City. The 33-year-old has been the subject of interest from Premier League and Championship clubs for some time, and now it seems that Burnley will finally get their man within the next 48 hours. Burnley have agreed a deal worth up to …

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Six Talking Points Ahead Of Crucial Ireland v Austria Qualifier

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria 12/11/2016 Austria vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Following Ireland’s 3-1 defeat to Mexico, the more experienced head racked up an impressive reverse score against South American heavyweights Uruguay.  This will have Ireland is fantastic spirits as they approach another critical game. Austria come to Dublin following a crushing 1-0 defeat at the hand’s of Martin O’Neill’s men and expectations are high for the home side. Ireland look …

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The Ireland XI That Should Start Against Uruguay With One Eye On Austria

Mexico vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean dejected after the game

Martin O’Neill’s Ireland will be looking to bounce back immediately from a disappointing result against Mexico on Thursday night. The understrength Boys in Green went down 3-1 in New Jersey, as O’Neill’s 3-5-2 experiment failing to pay dividends. The manager will be looking for a much better performance against Uruguay on Sunday, and indeed he should get it as nine …

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Martin O’Neill Adds Nine Players To The Ireland Squad To Face Uruguay

International Friendly, MetLife Stadium, New Jersey, USA 1/6/2017 Mexico vs Republic of Ireland Ireland Manager Martin O'Neill

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has significantly strengthened the Ireland squad from Thursday night’s 3-1 defeat to Mexico in New Jersey. As expected, the 19-man collective that travelled to the US has been added to, with nine additions and one withdrawal taking the panel for Sunday’s match in Dublin to 28. The player in question to drop out is Birmingham’s Stephen …

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Martin O’Neill Hints At Playing Three Centre-Backs Against Mexico

Republic Of Ireland Press Conference, Three HQ, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 13/3/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill has confirmed that Ireland could deploy three centre-backs for the upcoming friendly against Mexico. O’Neill explained to RTE Sport that with no natural left-back in the squad, Ireland could revert to the defensive three system that has grown in popularity. On Monday we explored the idea of James McClean being an alternative left-back or wing back option for Ireland and O’Neill has …

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James McClean To Celebrate His 50th Cap By Captaining Ireland Vs Mexico

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Ireland player James McClean in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

James McClean will captain Ireland in Friday’s friendly against Mexico, according to The Irish Independent. The 28-year-old is due to win his 50th cap for his country in what has been an emotional year for the Derryman. McClean is Ireland’s top goalscorer in World Cup qualifying so far, scoring two against Moldova and hitting the crucial winner against Austria in Vienna. …

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Food For Thought: Could James McClean Make The Ideal Left-Back?

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria 12/11/2016 Austria vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

James McClean has been the talisman of this World Cup qualifying campaign. Three goals and some heroic performances have inspired his teammates and put his country into a favourable position at the mid-point at the qualifiers.  Top scorer for Ireland in this campaign, his defensive qualities have often been forgotten with a number of crunching tackles an ever improving feature …

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