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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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How Ireland Should Now Line Up Against Wales After Moldova Win

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

Ireland did the necessary against Moldova on Friday night to set up a winner-takes-all clash with Wales on Monday. Two first half goals from Daryl Murphy were enough to seal the win, though the performance at times wasn’t particularly strong and some players should be pretty nervous about their role in the starting lineup. Still, Ireland got the win they …

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Brian Kerr Puzzled By The Timing Of O’Neill’s Ireland Contract Extension

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Former Ireland manager Brian Kerr has expressed his surprise at the timing of current boss Martin O’Neill’s contract extension. It was announced on Thursday evening that O’Neill and his backroom staff had agreed in principle to remain in charge of the national side for the next European Championship qualifying campaign, with the announcement coming just 24 hours before the Boys …

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How A Much-Changed Ireland Should Line Up Against Moldova

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Ireland’s slim hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia will almost certainly crumble to dust if they don’t beat Moldova on Friday night. The good news, however, is that the runners-up spot (if not a playoff place) is still very much in Ireland’s hands. The task (but the execution) is simple: two wins from two guarantees second …

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Chris Coleman Doesn’t Think Gareth Bale Loss Will Affect Wales

Wales' forward Gareth Bale is congratulated byWales' coach Chris Coleman following the team's 3-0 win in the Euro 2016 group B football match between Russia and Wales at the Stadium Municipal in Toulouse on June 20, 2016. / AFP / Pascal PAVANI (Photo credit should read PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ireland head to Cardiff on Monday for a crunch showdown with Wales, knowing that anything less than three points likely won’t be enough to see them into the play-offs. Yesterday, the Boys in Green received a significant boost with the news that Gareth Bale will miss the week’s international clashes. The Euro 2016 semi-finalists head to Tbilisi to face Georgia …

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Gareth Bale Emerges As Doubt For Ireland Showdown In Cardiff

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Ireland face into the final two games of Group D in World Cup qualification knowing that anything less than six points will see them saying goodbye to any dreams of qualifying for Russia next summer. The Boys in Green enjoyed a remarkable start to the campaign, but picking up just one point from the games against Georgia and Serbia last …

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