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Dundalk draw Levadia Tallinn but difficult tasks face Shamrock Rovers and Derry City in Europa League qualifying

Wed, Jun 20 2018

The Hoops have been drawn alongside Swedish league runners-up AIK while Derry face the daunting task of Belarus' second side ...

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Cork City to face Legia Warsaw in 'toughest possible' Champions League draw

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The winners of the tie will face either Spartak Trnava of Slovakia or HRK Zrinjski of Bosnia and Herzegovina following ...

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Arsenal and Chelsea to head for Dublin for International Champions Cup fixture

Wed, Jun 13 2018

Arsenal will take on Chelsea at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday, August 1st as part of the International Champions Cup.

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FIFA World Cup 2019 Qualifier Preview: Norway -v- Republic of Ireland

Tue, Jun 12 2018

Norway welcome the Republic of Ireland to the Viking Stadium in Stavanger knowing a win will guarantee a top two ...

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Irish Colleges and Universities star Conor Keeley: 'To represent my country against one of the best university teams in the world is fantastic'

Tue, Jun 12 2018

It has been a memorable week for Meath men on the soccer front and it is set to continue this ...

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Player of the Year Harriet Scott out of Norway game but Louise Quinn passed fit

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Scott, who is without a club having left Reading in the off-season, has failed to recover from the minor knee ...

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John O'Shea: 'I can't believe Declan got man of the match - I thought I was a shoo-in!'

Sun, Jun 03 2018

35-year-old O'Shea was replaced by Darragh Lenihan of Blackburn Rovers in the 33rd minute and left the field to a ...

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Three League of Ireland players were in senior international action on Saturday

Sun, Jun 03 2018

Graham Burke wasn't the only current League of Ireland player in action, however, with both Waterford's Sander Puri and Limerick's ...

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International Friendly: Republic of Ireland 2 - 1 USA

Sat, Jun 02 2018

The final chapter in John O’Shea’s International career came to a close with a victory as the Republic of Ireland ...

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Ireland and United States to wear special shirts in support of LGBT Pride

Sat, Jun 02 2018

Both teams will show their commitment to equal rights in the same fashion after US Soccer indicated their men's and ...

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International Friendly Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- USA

Sat, Jun 02 2018

The Boys in Green host the USA in an international friendly at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off is at 20:08), in ...

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James McClean named Ireland POTY at CRISC Awards

Sat, Jun 02 2018

James McClean has been named Ireland Senior men’s Player of the Year at the inaugural CRISC Awards and dinner in ...

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Newcastle United to face Saints in pre-season encounter

Sat, Jun 02 2018

St. Patrick’s Athletic will host English Premier League side Newcastle United in Richmond Park on Tuesday July 17th (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Zidane bids shock farewell to Madrid

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Zinedine Zidane has resigned as manager of Real Madrid just days after securing a third straight Champions League trophy.

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Christian Pulisic omitted as United States name squad for Ireland and France tests

Wed, May 30 2018

Former Ireland under-18 international Lynden Gooch, of Stoke City, also misses out on the opportunity to face the land of ...

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Ian Baraclough: 'When Northern Ireland offered me the job, Oldham didn't want to release me - normally, clubs can't wait to get rid of me!'

Tue, May 29 2018

Ian Baraclough didn’t experience sustained achievement as a player until a stint with his final club Scunthorpe United, but he ...

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International Friendly Preview: Panama -v- Northern Ireland

Tue, May 29 2018

The unknown quantity heading into the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Central American side continue their preparations with a European ...

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A dream night for Graham Burke in Paris

Tue, May 29 2018

The talented 24-year-old became the first League of Ireland player to get a cap for Ireland since Cork City’s Joe ...

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Derrick Williams to make Ireland debut after being named in starting line-up to face France

Mon, May 28 2018

The Blackburn Rovers defender – who helped his side to promotion from League One earlier this month – will cap ...

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Jeff Hendrick ruled out of France game but could return for John O'Shea's last hurrah

Mon, May 28 2018

The Burnley man will be a notable absentee at the scene of his coming-of-age in a green shirt, the Stade ...

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International Friendly Preview: France -v- Republic of Ireland

Mon, May 28 2018

World Cup-bound France welcome the Republic of Ireland to the Stade de Fance on Monday night (kick-off 8pm Irish time).

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Deschamps: direct Ireland can cause difficulty for French

Mon, May 28 2018

We didn’t quite get a reference from Didier Deschamps about the Boys in Green playing a British style of football, ...

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O'Neill and his boys in green not fazed by French Test

Sun, May 27 2018

Martin O’Neill’s men won’t be taking things easy on World Cup bound France in Monday night’s friendly. O’Neill is focussed ...

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Seamus Sharkey to miss Isle of Man duty due to Sligo injury crisis

Sun, May 27 2018

Sharkey had been due to join up with his Ellan Vannin colleagues next week to compete at the competition, which ...

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Glentoran appoint Ronnie McFall as permanent manager for the second time

Fri, May 25 2018

Portadown native McFall took temporary charge of the Belfast side for the final three months of last season following the ...

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Dublin derby rivals confirmed for Ireland duty - Supple and Burke become boys in green

Thu, May 24 2018

Both SSE Airtricity League players have received their first senior call up – along with former St. Patrick’s Athletic keeper ...

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Everton striker Lavery called up to Northern Ireland squad for Central American tour

Tue, May 22 2018

Shayne Lavery and Jordan Thompson replace Cameron McGeehan, who misses the trip with an ankle injury, and Oliver Norwood who ...

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Ireland under-21 winger Jake Mulraney joins Hearts

Tue, May 22 2018

The Dubliner has signed a two-year deal after the clubs agreed a swap deal, with Hearts midfielder Angus Beith going ...

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Serie A top scorer Icardi left out as Argentina name World Cup squad

Tue, May 22 2018

Coach Jorge Sampaoli has opted for Juventus' Pablo Dybala but found no space for the striker who bagged 29 goals ...

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France, Denmark and Australia captains appeal to FIFA to allow Paolo Guerrero play at World Cup

Tue, May 22 2018

34-year-old Guerrero was last week banned for 14 months following a positive test for cocaine and the metabolite benzoylecgonine following ...

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Spain unveil final 23 man squad ahead of World Cup

Mon, May 21 2018

Spanish boss Julen Lopetegui played his final hand by revealing all his aces in the 23 man squad he hopes ...

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Bohemians goalkeeper Shane Supple called up to the Ireland squad for France and USA friendlies

Mon, May 21 2018

Supple joins Shamrock Rovers striker Graham Burke on the panel for the two capped games at the end of the ...

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Scott Brown Testimonial - Celtic 2 - 2 Republic of Ireland

Sun, May 20 2018

Celtic and a Republic of Ireland XI played out an entertaining 2-2 draw for Scott Brown’s testimonial in front of ...

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Belgium manager Roberto Martinez signs two-year contract extension

Fri, May 18 2018

The Red Devils had an extremely impressive qualifying campaign for the World Cup in Russia, winning all but one of ...

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Joe Hart left out as England reveal 23-man World Cup squad

Thu, May 17 2018

Hart played in nine of England's ten qualifying games as they easily topped a Group F containing Scotland, Slovakia and ...

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Former Sligo Rovers boss John Coleman named LMA League Two Manager of the Year

Wed, May 16 2018

The Liverpudlian guided Accrington Stanley to the third tier for the first time as champions with former Sligo midfielder Seamus ...

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Italy begin new era with appointment of former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini

Wed, May 16 2018

The Azzurri parted company with Gian Piero Ventura following their surprise 1-0 play-off defeat to Sweden in November.

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Stephen Bradley on Graham Burke: 'He is maturing every week and he'll only get better'

Sat, May 12 2018

The Hoops boss confirmed they'll overcome the fixture clash with Rovers' trip to Sligo.

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John O'Shea to retire from international football following June friendly against the United States

Wed, May 09 2018

The 117-capped defender will play his final game against the United States at the Aviva Stadium on June 2nd.

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Newry City reach the Premiership for the first time since reforming as Carrick Rangers crash out

Wed, May 09 2018

City sealed a fourth promotion in five years thanks to a 6-3 aggregate win over Carrick Rangers in the promotion/relegation ...

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Ireland under-18 defender Ciaran Brennan signs first professional deal with Sheffield Wednesday

Wed, May 09 2018

The 18-year-old has been on the books at Hillsborough for the past five years and is equally adept at centre-half, ...

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Ireland international David Meyler confirms Hull City exit

Wed, May 09 2018

The Corkman has spent five-and-a-half years with the Yorkshire club.

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Cliftonville boss Gray hoping his side can bounce back from Cup Final defeat to secure European spot

Tue, May 08 2018

Cliftonville manager Barry Gray is confident his team can bounce back from their Irish Cup final defeat to earn European ...

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Hearts sign Northern Ireland under-21 star Bobby Burns from Glenavon

Mon, May 07 2018

Burns has already been invited to train with Michael O'Neill's senior international squad on the back of his prodigious domestic ...

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Former Saints midfielder Chris Forrester transfer-listed by Peterborough United

Mon, May 07 2018

The Dubliner is likely to depart the Posh during the summer after manager Steve Evans told him he's surplus to ...

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Referee Rob Harvey set to take charge at U17 European Championships Final

Fri, May 04 2018

Airtricity League and Fifa International Referee Rob Harvey is to set to take charge of his first game in the ...

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Colin Bell: 'We want to get to France and to do that, we have to knock one of these world class teams out'

Thu, May 03 2018

Bell stressed that, even though there is still a lot of work to do he is confident his team and ...

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Martin O'Neill: 'We are trying to improve our retention of the ball, which is very important'

Thu, May 03 2018

The Republic of Ireland manager spoke at the launch of the 2018 SportsDirect FAI Summer soccer schools at the Aviva ...

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Crusaders reach the promised land on nailbiting final day as Ballinamallard relegated by just four goals

Sun, Apr 29 2018

Crusaders were crowned NIFL Premiership champions after they came from behind to beat Ballymena United 2-1 at the Showgrounds on ...

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