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Moldova V Republic Of Ireland: Everything You Need To Know

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 06: Seamus Coleman of Ireland in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group D Qualifier between Republic of Ireland Georgia at the Aviva Stadium on October 6, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland are yet to fully convince in their World Cup qualifying group, but four points from two games keeps them firmly in contention. The match against Georgia was, largely, a horror show, interrupted only by a great run by Seamus Coleman that somehow ended up being bundled over the line by the Ireland captain. The Boys …

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Ireland 1-0 Georgia: Player Ratings From An Unconvincing Win

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 06: Seamus Coleman of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring his sides first goal with team mates during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group D Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium on October 6, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland were in action against Georgia at the Aviva, looking to get their first win of this World Cup qualification campaign. Ireland’s display in the first half was little short of horrid, they rarely looked like threatening the Georgian goal while at the other end were lucky when the away side struck the crossbar and post …

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Twitter Reacts As Rep. Of Ireland Awkwardly Stumble Past Georgia

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 06: Seamus Coleman of Republic of Ireland scores his sides first goal during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group D Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium on October 6, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland got the win they needed against Georgia at the Aviva Stadium, but by God it wasn’t pretty. Martin O’Neill’s side rode their luck in the fist half as the visitors hit the crossbar and post in the same mover, while at the same time looking wholly unconvincing themselves. A serious rethink and change of attitude was needed …

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Serbia 2-2 Ireland: Player Ratings From A Frustrating Night In Belgrade

Ireland's national football team players pose prior to the World Cup 2018 qualifier football match Serbia vs Ireland in Belgrade on September 5, 2016. / AFP / Pedja MILOSAVLJEVIC (Photo credit should read PEDJA MILOSAVLJEVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland took on Serbia tonight as their qualification campaign for the 2018 World Cup got underway. Martin O’Neill’s side got the best possible start after just  four minutes, as Jeff Hendrick’s volley deflected off Serbia defender Branislav Ivanovic and past goalkeeper Pedrag Rajkovic. Serbia grew in attacking threat from there on out, and but for some poor finishing could …

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Ireland V Serbia: Confirmed Lineups, And A New Irish Number 10

LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: The Republic Of Ireland team pose before the UEFA Euro 2016 round of 16 match between France and the Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/UEFA via Getty Images)

The Republic of Ireland begin their World Cup 2018 qualification campaign tonight with a tricky tie against Serbia in Belgrade. Martin O’Neill’s side are still on a high from an impressive Euro 2016 campaign, but know that they will face a battle tonight against a Serbian side looking to make up for their dismal European Championship qualifying attempt. For tonight’s …

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Roy Keane Warns Ireland To Forget About Euro 2016 Campaign

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Roy Keane, assistant manager of Republic of Ireland looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Italy and Republic of Ireland at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 22, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

After an impressive European Championship finals in France this summer, Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side begin another qualification campaign on Monday night. The road to the World Cup in Russia begins in Belgrade next week, as Ireland take on a Serbia side still reeling from their disastrous attempt to join the Euro 2016 party. Irish assistant manager Roy Keane …

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28-Man Ireland Squad Named For Oman And Serbia Fixtures

2016.06.26 Football UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16 game between France and Republic of Ireland team photo Shane Duffy Richard Keogh Daryl Murphy Stephen Ward Darren Randolph James McCarthy James McClean Robbie Brady Seamus Coleman Shane Long Jeff Hendrick Credit: Lukasz Laskowski / PressFocus/MB Media

Martin O’Neill has named the Republic of Ireland squad for next week’s friendly against Oman. It is the first time the squad has come together for an international since their impressive showing at the European Championships earlier this year. A number of players, including Harry Arter and Callum O’Dowda, return to the squad having missed out on the 23-man squad …

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Seven Of The Main Problems With Modern Football

MARSEILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 15: Antoine Griezmann of France celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group A match between France and Albania at Stade Velodrome on June 15, 2016 in Marseille, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

I don’t think that anyone can deny that the face of football has changed irrevocably in the past 25 years. The advent of Sky Sports, the increased commercialisation of the game and the now ludicrous amounts of money spent in the industry was always going to have some effect on the sport. But, below are some of the things that …

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Koeman The Only Choice To Awaken The Sleeping Giant That Is Everton

Towards the end of a distinguished playing career he was pictured trying the shirt on for size – now, 20 years later, it seems Everton are the perfect fit for Ronald Koeman. Even before his first official press conference as Everton manager, Dutchman Koeman had already spoken in glowing terms about the history and potential of his new club. But …

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The Options For Replacing Jon Walters In The Ireland Team

Paris , France - 13 June 2016; Jon Walters of Republic of Ireland reacts after a tackle in the UEFA Euro 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at Stade de France in Saint Denis, Paris, France. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

With confirmation coming yesterday that forward and all-round national treasure Jonathan Walters will miss Ireland’s Euro 2016 game against Belgium today, Martin O’Neill has some big decisions to make. While the absence of the 32 year old is a big loss to Ireland, particularly given the way he has been performing over the past year to 18 months, it allows …

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Christie Working Hard To Learn His Trade And Become A ‘Natural’ Defender

Republic Of Ireland right-back Cyrus Christie has defended his credibility as a defender after coming under fire for a sub-par performance against Belarus in Turner’s Cross last week. The Derby County right-back was repeatedly beaten down Ireland’s right-hand side during the 2-1 defeat in Cork and was at fault during Alyaksandr Valadzko’s stunning second goal for the Belarusians. The 23-year-old has deputised …

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Opinion: Why I Don’t Have High Hopes For Ireland At Euro 2016

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 25: The Republic of Ireland team go into a huddle before the international friendly match between the Republic of Ireland and Switzerland at Aviva Stadium on March 25, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

This summer, like millions of football supporters all over Europe, I will sit down to watch my country compete at the European Championships. In the past I would have done so with reasonable expectations and hopes that Ireland can do well and maybe progress far, just as they did when I was old enough to really appreciate the first major tournament …

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Forrester’s Call-Up Shows League Of Ireland Is Still Viable Pathway

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Chris Forrester of Peterborough United during the Emirates FA Cup match between West Bromwich Albion and Peterborough United at The Hawthorns on January 30, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Adam Fradgley - AMA/WBA FC via Getty Images)

There are many pathways into the Irish senior football team but not all of them are rewarding to late bloomers like Peterborough’s Chris Forrester. An attacking threat for St. Patrick’s Athletic last year and a holding midfielder for Graham Westley’s Peterborough this season, Forrester is the latest former League of Ireland player to be drafted into Martin O’Neill’s Irish squad …

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