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Jon Walters’ Hopes Of Playing For Ireland In The World Cup Playoffs Are Still Alive

Dublin , Ireland - 6 October 2016; Jonathan Walters of Republic of Ireland during the FIFA World Cup Group D Qualifier match between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road in Dublin. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Just when it looked as though Jonathan Walters’ playing role in Ireland’s World Cup 2018 qualification campaign looked to be over, Burnley manager Sean Dyche has offered hope. The Clarets’ forward was, as recently as Wednesday, reported to be sidelined until Christmas with a knee injury – a knock that ruled him out of Ireland’s recent wins against Moldova and …

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Watch: Wonderful Scenes As Seamus Coleman Turns Up At Ireland Training Ahead Of Serbia Clash

Things are looking better and better for Seamus Coleman… Having suffered a horrific leg break during Ireland’s World Cup qualifier with Wales back in March, Seamus Coleman’s recovery couldn’t be going much better with reports now suggesting the Irish international could be back in action as early as December. Great news that Seamus Coleman could be fit and ready to …

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Assessing Four Possible Ireland XIs That Could Tame Georgia in Tbilisi

Robbie Brady of Ireland and Valerian Gvilia of Georgia fight for the ball during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifying Round Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on October 6, 2016 (Photo by Andrew Surma/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

With Ireland’s crunch tie with Georgia fast approaching, we look at four possible lineups Martin O’Neill could deploy in Tbilisi. O’Neill seems to favour certain personnel but not a particular system. He has alternated between 4-4-2, 4-3-3, 4-2-3-1, a midfield diamond and, more recently, a 4-5-1 formation. Ireland beat Georgia 1-0 last October with a 4-3-3 formation deployed, Seamus Coleman …

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Everton Closing In On Defensive Competition For Seamus Coleman

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Seamus Coleman of Everton celebrates scoring his sides first goal with his Everton team mates during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Everton at Selhurst Park on January 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Everton right-back Seamus Coleman may have to work that bit harder to regain his place in the starting lineup when he returns from injury. The Ireland captain has been out of action since the end of March with a broken leg sustained in a World Cup qualifier against Wales, and with the date of his return to competitive action up …

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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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