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Watch: Shane Long Makes Young Fan’s Day With Some Surprise News

The Irish team’s focus at the moment will, of course, be solely directed on overcoming a tough Serbian outfit on Tuesday night, but there was one fantastic moment of distraction for Shane Long ahead of the game. As part of Three’s #TheCallUp campaign, the Southampton striker surprised Chloe, the young supporter featured in the video, with an Ireland jersey and …

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Would This Attacking Ireland XI Secure All Three Points In Georgia?

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland enter into a decisive week that will have massive ramifications on the nation’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup in Russia next year. The Boys in Green have been going well so far and sit joint-top of the table with Serbia heading into these two matches (with a bit of breathing space from Wales and …

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WATCH: Shane Long Is Back Hurling And He Still Has It

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Stadionul Zimbru, Chisinau, Moldova 9/10/2016 Moldova vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Shane Long celebrates scoring the first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling rivalry runs deep but current Kilkenny hurler Richie Hogan and former Tipperary minor hurler and current Irish international soccer player, Shane Long recently put their differences aside. As part of the GAA’s partnership with Sure, Richie Hogan travelled to Southampton Football Club where he faced fellow Irish man Shane Long along with other Southampton players …

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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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Shane Long A Major Doubt For Ireland’s Crucial Qualifier Vs Austria [Report]

Martin O'Neill Ireland Shane Long

Shane Long has emerged as a major doubt for Ireland’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Austria next month. The Southampton frontman sustained a foot injury against Middlesbrough last week, and sat out the weekend’s clash with Manchester United. The Tipperary-native is now in a race to make it back for the Austria clash, according to the Irish Daily Star today. Long also …

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The Inclusions Of Sean Maguire & Cillian Sheridan Are Essential For Ireland Long Term

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 17/3/2017 Shamrock Rovers vs Cork City Cork CityÕs Sean Maguire celebrates scoring a penalty and the winning goal

Martin O’Neill needs to blood the likes of Sean Maguire and Cillian Sheridan to ensure Ireland have a solution to the country’s long term attacking issues. Robbie Keane’s long anticipated retirement last summer brought with it the never-ending concerns that Ireland’s attacking department has entered a critical point. Strangely, Ireland’s current strikers have some of the best goal scoring records …

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Irish Fans Take Positives From New Faces As Iceland End Aviva Run

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 28: Hordur Magnusson (R) of Iceland celebrates scoring the opening goal with Aron Sigurdarson of Iceland during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Iceland at Aviva Stadium on March 28, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Following Ireland’s hard-fought draw with Wales on Friday night, Martin O’Neill rang the changes for this evening’s friendly encounter with the Iceland. The visit of the Euro 2016 quarter-finalists gave the management team the chance to give some minutes, for the first time in some cases, to the squad’s fringe players. Andy Boyle, Daryl Horgan, Stephen Gleeson, Johnny Hayes, John …

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How Ireland Should Line Out Against Iceland On Tuesday

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Martin O'Neill manager of the Republic of Ireland (R) looks on alongisde Roy Keane assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland (L) and Steve Walford coach of the Republic of Ireland (C) prior to 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)

After drawing with Wales on Friday night to leave them in second place on goal difference in World Cup qualification Group D, Ireland’s attentions now turn to Euro 2016’s surprise package, Iceland. Here we select the team Martin O’Neill should put out for the friendly on Tuesday night. _________ Goalkeeper: Kieran Westwood Ireland are lucky to have such a capable understudy …

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Ireland Finally Receive Some Good News On The Injury Front

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 22/3/2017 Seamus Coleman

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill’s injury problems eased somewhat at training on Wednesday. A number of withdrawals throughout the past few days had left Ireland facing some big problems ahead of this Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Wales on Friday, but O’Neill was able to watch his entire 26-man squad train for the first time, two days before the …

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Martin O’Neill Opens The Door For Cillian Sheridan Potential Ireland Return

International Friendly 28/5/2010 Republic of Ireland Cillian Sheridan

Martin O’Neill outdid himself on Monday morning by naming a hefty 39-man Republic of Ireland squad for the upcoming international matches against Wales and Iceland. While the squad itself will have satisfied just about everyone (particularly with the inclusions of John Egan and Liam Kelly), there has been slight disappointment in some circles regarding the omission of striker Cillian Sheridan. …

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