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Ashley Williams: If we play our best game then we can get a result

Thu, Mar 23 2017

Wales captain Ashley Williams cut a relaxed and unfazed character on the eve of his side’s crucial Group D clash ...

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Confident Coleman clear Wales are more than just Bale

Thu, Mar 23 2017

With Wales coming into Friday’s game four points behind the Republic of Ireland, there has been much discussion as to ...

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O'Neill calls on Euros spirit for Aviva Stadium showdown

Thu, Mar 23 2017

The Republic of Ireland trained at the FAI NTC at Abbotstown this morning ahead of tomorrow night’s sold out World ...

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Sean Dillon: 'Everybody that signed was told, this is a shop window to go on to bigger and better things'

Wed, Mar 22 2017

The former Longford Town and Shelbourne defender reflects on ten years in Scotland.

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Ireland v Wales: Ireland's second-oldest fixture

Tue, Mar 21 2017

On February 25th, 1882, seven days after being thumped 13-0 by England in our earliest soccer international, Ireland faced the ...

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Daryl Murphy ruled out as James McCarthy likely to miss Wales clash

Tue, Mar 21 2017

Newcastle United striker Daryl Murphy has become the latest player to withdraw from the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of ...

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Conor Kane, Michael O'Connor, Trevor Clarke all named in Irish U19 squad for Euro Qualifiers

Tue, Mar 21 2017

Republic of Ireland Under 19s Head Coach Tom Mohan has named an 18-man squad for the forthcoming matches in Belgium.

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Wes Hoolahan one of seven withdrawals from Ireland squad

Mon, Mar 20 2017

O'Neill has 26 players available for Friday's game.

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Brady scoops trio of prizes at FAI International Awards

Mon, Mar 20 2017

Robbie Brady was the star attraction at the 2016 Three FAI International Football Awards picking up a triple of prizes.

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WIN: Premium Level tickets to Ireland -v- Wales & Ireland -v- Iceland (Competition ends Tuesday 1pm)

Mon, Mar 20 2017

The EA SPORTS FIFA Ultimate Team St Patrick’s Day ‘Green Team’ is now live and to celebrate we’re giving you ...

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Waterford FC

Thu, Mar 16 2017

Shelbourne will be hoping to pick up their first league win of the 2017 campaign as they welcome Waterford to ...

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Coleman names Welsh squad for crucial World Cup Qualifier with Ireland

Thu, Mar 16 2017

Wales manager Chris Coleman has named his 23-man squad for next week’s crunch World Cup qualifier with Ireland.

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Boyle and Curtis named in under-21 squad for Kosovo qualifier

Wed, Mar 15 2017

The pair are the only two called up to last month's home-based squad to keep their places.

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McEvoy scores as in opening win over Serbia

Mon, Mar 13 2017

Republic of Ireland Women's Under 17s move top of Group 4

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O'Neill names 39 man provisional squad

Mon, Mar 13 2017

Martin O'Neill has unveiled his Republic of Ireland 39 man provisional squad to take on Wales and Iceland at the ...

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O'Neill names North squad for Norway game

Sun, Mar 12 2017

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill named his squad last Friday for their upcoming game against Norway in Windsor Park on ...

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Ireland under-21 cap Declan Rice signs long-term deal at West Ham

Wed, Mar 08 2017

The London-born defender made his under-21 debut as a 17-year-old last year.

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O'Brien names Ireland U17 squad for UEFA Elite Phase

Tue, Mar 07 2017

Republic of Ireland Under 17 Head Coach Colin O'Brien has named his squad for next week's UEFA U17 Championships Elite ...

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Paudie O'Connor leaves Limerick for Leeds United

Mon, Mar 06 2017

The 19-year-old centre-half has signed a two-and-a-half year deal at Elland Road.

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Foot injury rules Shane Duffy out of Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier

Mon, Mar 06 2017

The defender broke his fifth metatarsal playing for Brighton & Hove Albion over the weekend.

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Ireland drawn in tough group for Regions' Cup defence

Fri, Mar 03 2017

Ireland's Eastern Region won the

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Republic of Ireland to face Mexico in New Jersey in June

Tue, Feb 28 2017

Subject to any future executive orders.

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Ireland international Cillian Sheridan joins Polish high-flyers Jagiellonia Bialystok

Tue, Feb 28 2017

The well-travelled Sheridan has spent the past four years in Cyprus having joined APOEL Nicosia in 2013 before joining crosstown ...

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Cork's conquerors Genk progress to Europa League last 16

Thu, Feb 23 2017

Dundalk's group stage opponents Zenit and AZ both crash out.

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Osam names Ireland U16 squad for Hungary friendlies

Fri, Feb 17 2017

THE Republic of Ireland U16 Head Coach Paul Osam has named his squad for two friendly internationals against Hungary in ...

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Former Shamrock Rovers defender Max Blanchard joins and leaves Newport County

Fri, Feb 17 2017

The 30-year-old Frenchman had been a free agent since cancelling his contract with the Hoops in July of 2016, after ...

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Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Stephen Henderson to miss several months after rupturing achilles

Wed, Feb 15 2017

Henderson suffered the injury during Forest's 5-1 defeat at the hands of Norwich City on Saturday and was stretchered off ...

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Irish under-21 midfielder Jack Byrne leaves Manchester City for Wigan

Wed, Feb 01 2017

20-year-old Byrne previously spent the 2015/16 season on loan with Manchester City's feeder club SC Cambuur in the Netherlands' top ...

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Ireland under-21 winger Olamide Shodipo joins Port Vale on loan from QPR

Mon, Jan 30 2017

The Dublin-born, London-raised winger, who has made 14 appearances including seven starts for the Rs, is highly-rated at the club ...

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Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson joins Sunderland from Everton

Mon, Jan 30 2017

The former Manchester United midfielder has made just one appearance this season under new manager Ronald Koeman.

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Had Boots Did Travel - Irish Abroad (30 Jan 2017)

Mon, Jan 30 2017

While goals were few and far between, a first Brighton goal for Richie Towell obviously caught our attention the most, ...

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Corkman Conor Hourihane joins Aston Villa from Barnsley

Thu, Jan 26 2017

The outgoing Barnsley captain has agreed a three-and-a-half year deal with the Villains after the clubs agreed terms that also ...

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Ireland draw Germany in tough under-21 championship qualifying group

Thu, Jan 26 2017

Noel King’s side were drawn in a difficult-looking group consisting of Germany, Israel, Norway and Azerbaijan along with newcomers Kosovo.

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Former Galway United winger Jay O'Shea joins promotion-chasing Sheffield United

Wed, Jan 25 2017

The Dubliner, whose contract at Chesterfield also expires at the end of the season, joins fellow underage inernational Samir Carruthers ...

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Alan Dunne leaves Leyton Orient by mutual agreement

Thu, Jan 19 2017

The Dublin-born defender made the short trip across London at the beginning of the 2015-16 season following his release from ...

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Had Boots Did Travel - Irish Abroad FA Cup Replays (18 Jan 17)

Wed, Jan 18 2017

Shane Long struck deep into injury-time as Southampton booked a fourth round meeting with Arsenal thanks to a 1-0 victory ...

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Former Ireland underage winger O'Sullivan departs Blackburn Rovers

Tue, Jan 17 2017

The 23-year-old has spent eight years with the Lancashire club but leaves having made just five first team appearances for ...

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Had Boots Did Travel - Irish Abroad (15 Jan 2017)

Mon, Jan 16 2017

There were encouraging signs as a total of 76 Irish players made an appearance of some variety across England's top ...

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Ireland under-21 keeper Ian Lawlor swaps Manchester City for League Two Doncaster

Sat, Jan 14 2017

The Dubliner, who was called into Martin O'Neill's senior squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Moldova in ...

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Ex-Saint Jake Carroll signs for Cambridge United

Thu, Jan 12 2017

The versatile Dubliner, who can play in both full back positions and in midfield, has signed on a two-and-a-half year ...

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Ex-Cork City defender O'Connell signs for Walsall on loan from Celtic

Thu, Jan 12 2017

The defender, who spent the first half of the 2016 League of Ireland season on loan at Cork City, has ...

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O'Neill votes Bale as Ronaldo scoops FIFA World Player of the Year award

Mon, Jan 09 2017

O'Neill plumped for Real Madrid's Bale ahead of teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, who scooped the gong for the fourth time in ...

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Had Boots Did Travel - Irish Abroad FA Cup Special (9 Jan 2017)

Sun, Jan 08 2017

League action mostly took a back seat in England over the weekend with the third round of the FA Cup ...

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Jason Donohue names Irish under 15 squad for Dutch friendlies

Fri, Jan 06 2017

The Republic of Ireland under 15 team will be in the Netherlands in a few weeks to face the Dutch ...

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Former Ireland under-21 international Samir Carruthers signs for Sheffield United

Wed, Jan 04 2017

The former Arsenal and Aston Villa trainee has spent the past three-and-a-half years in Milton Keynes, having initially joined on ...

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Former Rovers boss Michael O'Neill awarded MBE

Sat, Dec 31 2016

47-year-old O'Neill made history this summer by leading Northern Ireland to their first-ever European Championships before qualifying them for the ...

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Ireland under-21 midfielder Liam Kelly signs long-term Reading deal

Fri, Dec 30 2016

The 21-year-old made his senior debut for the Royals in a August in a 2-2 EFL Cup draw with MK ...

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Former Bohemians midfielder named in EFL Team of 2016

Fri, Dec 30 2016

The Plymouth Argyle man joins Brentford defender John Egan and Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper and Republic of Ireland international Kieren Westwood ...

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Pulis hails 'first class' McClean as Ireland winger signs new West Brom deal

Fri, Dec 30 2016

The Republic of Ireland international has established himself as a key component of the Welshman's side since signing from Wigan ...

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Had Boots Did Travel - Irish Abroad (28 Dec 2016)

Thu, Dec 29 2016

There were 74 Irish players in action across the top four divisions in England over the St Stephen's Day round ...

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