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Republic of Ireland under-19s and 17s learn qualifier fate

Wed, Dec 04 2019

The draw, hosted in Nyon, was also made for the 2021 UEFA Under-17 Qualifying Round with Ireland to host Slovakia, ...

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WATCH: Former Lilywhite Kurtis Byrne nets as TNS seal record-breaking away win over Airbus UK

Sat, Nov 30 2019

Byrne netted with just over ten minutes to play to round off the scoring for TNS, who sealed a record-breaking ...

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James Chambers departs Bethlehem Steel

Thu, Nov 28 2019

The 32-year-old departs the Philadelphia side having made 116 appearances for the club – after joining in 2016

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Northern Ireland international Ethan Galbraith debuts in Manchester United's Europa League defeat to Astana

Thu, Nov 28 2019

The Glengormley teenager, who made his senior international bow in a Euro 2020 qualifier with Luxembourg in September, was introduced ...

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Robert Prosinecki fired as Bosnia and Herzegovina manager ahead of Northern Ireland play-off

Wed, Nov 27 2019

A poor performance in their Euro 2020 qualifying group saw Bosnia finish fourth behind Italy, Finland and Greece, losing five ...

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Troy Parrott on target once more as he moves top in UEFA Youth goalscoring

Tue, Nov 26 2019

Parrott returned to the Spurs underage side having missed last month’s 2-0 defeat away to Crvena Zvezda due to his ...

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Hull City boss Grant McCann confirms club are unlikely to offer a deal to Shamrock Rovers' Lee Grace

Fri, Nov 22 2019

The Tipperary man has spent the past few days on trial at the Yorkshire club and impressed the management team ...

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UEFA European U21 Championships Qualifier Report: Republic of Ireland 4 - 1 Sweden

Tue, Nov 19 2019

It was an even start between the sides early on with Ireland shading it slightly in terms of possession and ...

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McCarthy rues lack of a clinical edge as the Boys in Green go down fighting against Denmark

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The result sees McCarthy’s side needing a playoff to progress to the European Championship’s – despite enjoying much of the ...

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Age Hareide: 'If Ireland play like that they will probably come through their playoff'

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Hareide also praised the Republic of Ireland during his post-match press conference

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UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier Report: Republic of Ireland 1 - 1 Denmark

Mon, Nov 18 2019

Matt Doherty’s header five minutes from time salvaged a draw by Martin Braithwaite’s goal 12 minutes earlier was enough for ...

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All I am asking is for a little respect when you get home - respectful view from the Danish camp

Sun, Nov 17 2019

While the Republic of Ireland need a victory, the Danes just need to avoid defeat to make it through to ...

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Eriksen praises Parrott ahead of Aviva showdown

Sun, Nov 17 2019

The Boys in Green know all about the threat of Christian Eriksen.

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EURO 2020 Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- Denmark

Sun, Nov 17 2019

The Boys in Green eased past New Zealand on Thursday evening, but they will be acutely aware that the threat ...

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Time for heroes as Danish showdown awaits

Sun, Nov 17 2019

However, if you were to offer a one game showdown to Mick McCarthy at the start of the year to ...

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Refwatch - Felix Brych to officiate crucial clash in Aviva

Sun, Nov 17 2019

UEFA have assigned experienced referee Felix Brych to lead the match officials in Dublin for Monday's crucial EURO 2020 qualifier ...

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Whelan cherishing his second chance

Sun, Nov 17 2019

It is a second chance that Glenn Whelan thought he would never get.

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Shane Duffy to captain the Boys in Green

Sun, Nov 17 2019

Mick McCarthy keeps his team selection close to his chest but on Sunday he announced that Shane Duffy will play ...

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Ronald Koeman: 'It would be fantastic for a team like Northern Ireland to qualify'

Sun, Nov 17 2019

The draw meant that Northern Ireland’s already slim chances of qualifying automatically were dashed as they needed to beat both ...

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McCarthy looking to get job done against Denmark on Monday

Sun, Nov 17 2019

If Ireland are to qualify automatically for EURO2020 then we need a happy ending to this particular Danish fairy tale.

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Lee O'Connor keeps interesting company - five players to make their senior international debut before their club bow

Sun, Nov 17 2019

The sight of not one but two teenage debutants lining up for the Republic of Ireland in Thursday’s friendly against ...

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Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Croatia book spots at Euro 2020

Sat, Nov 16 2019

Germany and the Netherlands will duke it out for top spot in Group C after the Dutch played out a ...

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EURO 2020 Qualifier Report: Northern Ireland 0 - 0 Netherlands

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The first half began with some controlled Dutch possession football. However, after only four minutes Jasper Cillessen took too much ...

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EURO 2020 Qualifier Preview: Northern Ireland -v- Netherlands

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The Michael O’Neill managerial era with Northern Ireland is coming to an end but he will continue to double job ...

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Pukki scores twice as Finland make history to book their place in first-ever major international tournament

Fri, Nov 15 2019

A 3-0 victory over Liechtenstein in Helsinki was enough for the Finns to become the second automatic qualifier from Group ...

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McCarthy remains grounded despite impressive friendly win

Fri, Nov 15 2019

McCarthy’s side will now head into Monday’s showdown against Denmark in a more positive mindset, but the former Ipswich Town ...

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Troy Parrott: 'I'm just going to keep doing what I'm doing - hopefully I can go far in the game'

Fri, Nov 15 2019

Parrott was withdrawn just after the hour mark in place of Callum Robinson, with many lauding his confident display on ...

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International Friendly Report: Republic of Ireland 3 - 1 New Zealand

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Sean Maguire and sub Callum Robinson then scored twice in the second period to earn the win for the Boys ...

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Senior debut for Lee O'Connor with Jack Byrne in line to make first start in New Zealand friendly

Wed, Nov 13 2019

The former Ipswich Town boss has awarded debuts to Lee O’Connor and Troy Parrott, after the duo impressed in recent ...

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International Friendly Preview: Republic of Ireland -v-New Zealand

Wed, Nov 13 2019

The Boys in Green were victorious in their previous friendly encounter at home to Bulgaria, with a comfortable 3-1 win

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Injury concern for Aaron Connolly ahead of Ireland games

Sun, Nov 10 2019

Aaron Connolly has emerged as an injury doubt for the Republic of Ireland ahead of next Thursday's friendly against New ...

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Dylan McGlade returns to Blyth Spartans after spell with Bray Wanderers and Longford Town

Sat, Nov 09 2019

McGlade makes the return to Blyth Spartans after stints with Longford and Bray Wanderers – where he had a short ...

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Blazing a trail - the Canadian Premier League shows the way forward

Fri, Nov 08 2019

On Saturday November 2nd, Forge FC of Hamilton, Ontario beat Calvary FC of Calgary, Alberta to become the first Canadian ...

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Gilmartin appointed Republic of Ireland under-21 goalkeeping coach

Thu, Nov 07 2019

The 32-year-old is currently the third choice keeper at Ashton Gate as well as having some coaching responsibilities with the ...

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Four Saints called up to Colin O'Brien's Irish under-17 squad ahead of next week's trio of qualifiers

Thu, Nov 07 2019

O’Brien has named 14 players from League of Ireland clubs in his squad with a first time call up for ...

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Former Saints striker Aidan Keena among three new faces in Ireland under-21 squad for Armenia trip

Wed, Nov 06 2019

Tottenham Hotspur striker Troy Parrott and Aaron Connolly of Brighton & Hove Albion are also unavailable as they will link ...

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Denmark coach Age Hareide names full strength squad for crucial November qualifiers

Mon, Nov 04 2019

The away section at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium is completely sold out for the November 18th encounter with Mick McCarthy’s men, ...

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From Turners Cross to Celtic Park - The Rise of Sean McLoughlin

Wed, Oct 30 2019

It’s been quite the rise for the young football from Cobh who, as recently as 2017, was playing in the ...

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Ryan Manning and Caoimhin Kelleher called up to 39-man provisional squad for November internationals

Tue, Oct 29 2019

The Boys in Green face New Zealand in a friendly on November 14th, before facing Denmark in a crunch Group ...

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Stephen Folan to depart Dundalk for Australia's South Melbourne

Sun, Oct 27 2019

Historically one of the biggest clubs in Australia, but now playing in the NPL Victoria which is the country’s second ...

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Book Review: One Night in Dudelange by Kevin Burke

Thu, Oct 24 2019

However, back in the summer of 2015, things were different, much different. University College Dublin, an educational institution based in ...

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Champions League Report: Ajax 0 - 1 Chelsea

Thu, Oct 24 2019

Chelsea started off the group with a home loss to Valencia. They have since manged to gain back-to-back away wins ...

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Bohemians bow out of UEFA Youth League after gallant display in Greece

Wed, Oct 23 2019

With the game locked at one goal apiece from the first-leg at Dalymount Park, Craig Sexton's side knew they had ...

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Former Republic of Ireland boss Colin Bell appointed as South Korean Women's National Team boss on a three-year deal

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Bell resigned from his position as manager of the Girls in Green in June, to take a role on Jan ...

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Unite the Union all-island tie set to have all-female officiating team

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Linfield and Dundalk will face each other next month in the two-legged play-off for the new Unite the Union Champions ...

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EURO 2020 Qualifier Preview: Switzerland -v- Republic of Ireland

Mon, Oct 14 2019

Switzerland fell to defeat last time out against Denmark in Copenhagen despite dominating much of the game in Scandinavia

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Bohemians Danny Grant and Aaron Drinan both called up to Stephen Kenny's under-21 squad

Sun, Oct 13 2019

Bohs winger Grant comes into the squad following the Gypsies 2-1 win over Dundalk on Friday evening

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Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup Report: Stenhousemuir 3 - 2 Waterford

Sat, Oct 12 2019

A stoppage time winner from Stenhousemuir's Mark McGuigan clinched a 3-2 win for the Scottish League Two side and ended ...

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Borussia Monchengladbach's Conor Noss called up to Ireland under-19s along with Phil Neville's son Harvey

Fri, Oct 11 2019

Mohan's side will use the Danish double-header in Sligo as preparation for the upcoming qualifying round games against Switzerland, Austria ...

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Pico Lopes picks up first international cap

Fri, Oct 11 2019

Shamrock Rovers defender Roberto Lopes earned his first international cap on Thursday lining out for Cape Verde in his country's ...

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