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World Cup 2018: All 32 Teams Previewed Group-By-Group

World Cup

The World Cup comes roaring into life on Thursday afternoon, as four years of hard work all boils down to a month-long tournament for the 32 teams involved. Defending champions Germany are among the favourites to retain their trophy, but look set to be pushed all the way by the likes of Brazil and France. Spain will also be there …

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Watch: Luis Suarez Somehow Avoids Red Card For Horror Tackle Vs. Argentina


Luis Suarez was very lucky to avoid punishment in Uruguay’s clash with Argentina on Thursday night. The Barcelona forward played 83 minutes with an injury in Montevideo against Jorge Sampaoli’s side, but was fortunate that his withdrawal was for a substitution rather than leaving his side down to ten men in the closing stages. With ten minutes of the game remaining, Suarez …

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Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Heaps Praise On Cyrus Christie

Leinster , Ireland - 4 May 2017; Cyrus Christie of Republic of Ireland scores his sides 2nd goal during the international friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Uruguay at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

It may have only been a friendly versus Uruguay on Sunday but Cyrus Christie would have been watched closely by fans and management alike as he aspires to step into the shoes of the injured Seamus Coleman.  He performed superbly against Óscar Tabárez’s side in what was a nice build-up game to next Sunday’s crucial qualifier at home to Austria. The 24-year-old still …

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The Ireland XI That Should Start Against Uruguay With One Eye On Austria

Mexico vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean dejected after the game

Martin O’Neill’s Ireland will be looking to bounce back immediately from a disappointing result against Mexico on Thursday night. The understrength Boys in Green went down 3-1 in New Jersey, as O’Neill’s 3-5-2 experiment failing to pay dividends. The manager will be looking for a much better performance against Uruguay on Sunday, and indeed he should get it as nine …

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Martin O’Neill Adds Nine Players To The Ireland Squad To Face Uruguay

International Friendly, MetLife Stadium, New Jersey, USA 1/6/2017 Mexico vs Republic of Ireland Ireland Manager Martin O'Neill

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has significantly strengthened the Ireland squad from Thursday night’s 3-1 defeat to Mexico in New Jersey. As expected, the 19-man collective that travelled to the US has been added to, with nine additions and one withdrawal taking the panel for Sunday’s match in Dublin to 28. The player in question to drop out is Birmingham’s Stephen …

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Martin O’Neill Names 37-Man Ireland Squad To Face Mexico, Uruguay And Austria

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 27/3/2017 Manager Martin O’Neill

Martin O’Neill has unveiled his 37-man Republic of Ireland squad for the upcoming friendlies against Mexico and Uruguay, as well as the World Cup qualifier against Austria. ? @FAIreland manager Martin O’Neill announces a 37-man squad for the June fixtures! ▶️ https://t.co/hxD3zvSwr8 #COYBIG?? pic.twitter.com/dcljL1iMr6 — FAIreland (@FAIreland) May 15, 2017 Burnley defender Kevin Long is included, with the former Cork …

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The Ultimate ‘Rest Of The World’ International Rugby XV

Forget about the tier one nations of the rugby world, let’s focus on the rest of the planet. Ignoring all the major nations of the globe we have put together a star-studded ‘Rest of the World’ XV. 1) Masataka Mikama, Japan The Japanese loosehead has played 33 tests and won 25 of them – an impressive record for a tier …

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Watch: Alexis Sanchez Scores Two Absolute Screamers For Chile Allaying Fitness Concerns

Chile v Australia: Group B - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Alexis Sanchez was believed to be carrying a hamstring injury. Late last week Arsenal fans were cursing both the international break and their so called “November curse”, as rumours circulated over the fitness of Alexis Sanchez. The attacker missed last week’s draw with Colombia, causing Arsene Wenger to demand his release from the Chilean squad and an immediate return to …

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The 12 Crucial Fixtures Alexis Sanchez Could Miss After Suffering A Hamstring Injury

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Middlesbrough at the Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez suffered a hamstring injury while on international duty with Chile. Despite suffering a hamstring injury while on international duty, Alexis Sanchez will not return to Arsenal until after Chile’s game with Uruguay next Tuesday. As a result, Arsene Wenger is fearful that the attacker might be included in the Chilean squad for the fixture, aggravating the injury further. …

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