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Ireland Name Starting Lineup For Wales Clash, Brady And McClean Return

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Moldova Ireland team

Returning duo James McClean and Robbie Brady, as expected, go straight back into Martin O’Neill’s starting lineup for Monday night’s all-or-nothing clash against Wales in Cardiff. With space needed to be created for the pair and Shane Long ruled out through injury, O’Neill was always going to shuffle the deck and make the starting eleven look that bit different from …

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Opinion: Ireland Have One Major Problem – Scoring Goals

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

The Republic of Ireland’s World Cup dreams hang by a thread after their 1-0 defeat to Serbia on Tuesday night. The reason their hopes have fleeted out in the last four days is relatively simple: they are just not clinical enough. Looking back to Saturday night’s meeting with Georgia in Tbilisi, Ireland had a multitude of chances to come away …

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Ireland 0-1 Serbia: Player Ratings From A Frustrating Night In Dublin

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup next year hang by a thread after a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Serbia at the Aviva Stadium. It was a much-improved performance from Saturday’s shambolic performance in Tbilisi as the Boys in Green, buoyed by the presence of Wes Hoolahan and David Meyler in midfield, looked a lot more comfortable in possession, …

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Opinion: Ireland Must Go Wide To Overcome Serbia

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia 2/9/2017 Georgia vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean and Shane Long with Referee Ivan Kruzliak

Martin O’Neill has come in for some sharp but generally constructive criticism following Ireland’s abject display against Georgia at the weekend. The first half was the worst 45 minutes from an Ireland side many will remember. There were many problems on the night, the bulk of them originating from a central midfield trio unable to effect the game with or …

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