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Five Players Who Were Unlucky To Miss Out On Irish U21s Squad

On Wednesday, Stephen Kenny named his first 23-man Irish U21s squad ahead of their European Qualifier against Luxembourg on March 23rd. The former Dundalk boss included 23 players in his squad with a mix of domestic standouts and young prospects impressing in both England and central Europe. With the plethora of young talent available to Stephen Kenny and the U21s, …

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Greenlight: Bayern’s Ryan Johansson: “My Heart Was Drawn To Ireland”

“It’s an unusual position to be in,” says 18-year-old Bayern Munich prospect Ryan Johansson of his multi-national eligibility. “The biggest thing in all of this is that it’s not really that relatable.” _____ To suggest that 2018 was a sombre year for Irish football would be putting it mildly. One win, four goals, Nations League relegation, a managerial sacking, and …

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Ryan Johansson: All You Need To Know About The Bayern Wonderkid

On Saturday evening, news broke that Bayern Munich’s 17-year old wonderkid Ryan Johansson would be committing his international future to Ireland. Johansson is highly rated at the Bundesliga giants and has featured for Bayern in their pre-season games against the likes of PSG, Manchester City and Juventus. After featuring for Ireland, Luxembourg and Sweden at underage level Johansson has finally decided …

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Bayern Wonderkid Ryan Johansson Pledges Future To Ireland

Ireland have received a huge boost with the news that Bayern Munich wonderkid Ryan Johansson has pledged his international future to the Boys in Green. The 17-year old is eligible to play for both Sweden and Luxembourg but according to the Irish Independent, Johansson informed Irish U19s manager Tom Mohan of his decision on Saturday evening. Johansson had previously featured in …

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Eight Irish-Eligible Wonderkids Based Outside Of Ireland And The UK

Liam Bossin goalkeeper of Rsc Anderlecht pictured during the training session of RSC Anderlecht at the Irene Sportcomplex in Tegelen on juli 10 , 2015 in Tegelen , Netherlands. (Photo by William Van Hecke/Corbis via Getty Images)

Traditionally, Ireland have recruited UK-born players to buffer a small playing pool. The likes of John Aldridge and Andy Townsend are prime examples of Englishmen who proudly became Irish heroes –  but there could be a more exotic twist to Irish teams in years to come. John-Joe Patrick Finn and Zak Gilsenan come to mind when there is any talk of overseas …

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Exciting Bayern Munich Teen Deemed Eligible for Ireland

The Independent have reported that exciting young Bayern Munich prospect Ryan Johansson is eligible for Ireland. The 16-year-old is on the FAI’s radar and the hope would be that he lines out for the Boys in Green. There is a catch, though. Although born to an Irish mother, the attacking midfielder also qualifies for his father’s nation Sweden and Luxembourg, the …

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