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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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UEFA European U21 Championships Qualifier Report: Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Italy

Thu, Oct 10 2019

Both sides playted the final half-hour with ten men as Everton striker Moise Kean was shown a straight red card, ...

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Euro 2021 European Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland U21 -v- Italy U21

Thu, Oct 10 2019

Ireland are currently enjoying top spot in the group taking maximum points in their first three games with Iceland on ...

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Duffy to join up with McCarthy's squad ahead of Saturday's crucial qualifier away to Georgia

Wed, Oct 09 2019

Duffy was omitted from McCarthy’s initial squad, but he has since declared himself fit for Saturday afternoon’s showdown

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McCarthy hopeful of having Duffy and McGoldrick for crunch Euro Qualifiers

Mon, Oct 07 2019

Both Duffy and McGoldrick have not been included in McCarthy’s current squad – but the former Ipswich Town boss is ...

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Former UCD winger Simon Power called up to under-21 squad after Connolly receives first senior call up

Mon, Oct 07 2019

Power, the former UCD winger and Greystones native joined up with the under-21s yesterday evening having earned a late inclusion ...

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Aaron Connolly and Derrick Williams both called up to Irish senior squad ahead of crunch Euro qualifiers

Sat, Oct 05 2019

Curtis, the former Derry City star has been ruled out injured with a hamstring injury picked up before Portsmouth’s win ...

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Showgrounds to host two under-19 friendlies against Denmark later this month

Sat, Oct 05 2019

Tom Mohan’s under-19s, who qualified for the European Championships earlier this year – will play Denmark twice as they continue ...

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Aaron Connolly handed first Premier League start for Tottenham Hotspur clash

Sat, Oct 05 2019

The Galway native has made four substitute appearances in the Premier League to date and started twice in the EFL ...

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Ireland set for first-ever sell-out game as Vera Pauw reign begins against Ukraine

Sat, Oct 05 2019

The Girls in Green take on Ukraine on Tuesday evening having kicked off their Euro 2021 campaign with a 2-0 ...

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Dave Connell's women under-19s get off to perfect start with a two-nil win over Ukraine

Thu, Oct 03 2019

Goals in each half from Jessica Ziu and Aoife Slattery made sure of the three points for Connell’s side who ...

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Gareth McAuley hangs up his boots after a distinguished career for club and country

Thu, Oct 03 2019

McAuley, now 39 years old, made 80 appearances for his country – while also playing in the Premier League for ...

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Shamrock Rovers defender Roberto Lopes receives first call-up for Cape Verde

Thu, Oct 03 2019

Dublin-born Lopes qualifies for the African nation through his Cape Verde-born father and had been mooted for a call-up during ...

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Jack Byrne included once more in Ireland squad for crucial Georgia and Switzerland clashes

Thu, Oct 03 2019

The Shamrock Rovers playmaker will have the opportunity to push for a competitive debut after a star turn from the ...

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Ronan and Obafemi return as Stephen Kenny selects squad to face Italy and Iceland

Thu, Oct 03 2019

Bohemians full-back Darragh Leahy, who has started all three games to date, misses out with an ankle injury picked up ...

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Bohemians need to score in Greece as they're held to a home draw by PAOK in UEFA Youth League

Thu, Oct 03 2019

Winger Jack Moylan had put Craig Sexton’s side in front early on but PAOK equalised within minutes, Antonis Gaitanidis making ...

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Republic of Ireland defender Richard Keogh out for the season with serious knee injury

Thu, Sep 26 2019

The 33 year old was injured after an alcohol related incident on Tuesday evening, where emergency services were on hand ...

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Vera Pauw names first Irish senior squad ahead of crunch Euro qualifier against Ukraine

Thu, Sep 26 2019

Pauw has named a 23-player panel for the vital fixture which takes place at Tallaght Stadium – following the Girls ...

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Troy Parrott makes senior debut, Nathan Collins sees red and Michael Obafemi stars in Carabao Cup

Tue, Sep 24 2019

17-year-old Parrott led the line with Harry Kane rested for the weekend and performed well but couldn’t find the target ...

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Troy Parrott set to make senior bow after being named in Tottenham Hotspur side to face Colchester United

Tue, Sep 24 2019

The 17-year-old was heavily involved in the club’s pre-season calendar but had yet to be called up to the senior ...

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Mick McCarthy sees Kieran Sadlier score as he narrows down squad for crunch Euro 2020 qualifiers

Sun, Sep 22 2019

The former Cork City and Sligo Rovers playmaker was named in the extended squad for last month’s games with the ...

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Champions League Report: Olympiacos 2 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur

Fri, Sep 20 2019

It marked the first point won by English clubs in this seasons campaign but given their advantage, they expected more. ...

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Champions League Report: Napoli 2 - 0 Liverpool

Wed, Sep 18 2019

Two goals in the final ten minutes ensured that Napoli came out with an opening night victory in their Group ...

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Champions League Report: Chelsea 0 - 1 Valencia

Wed, Sep 18 2019

Chelsea’s Champions League campaign got off to a rough start Tuesday night after a real snatch and grab performance from ...

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Ireland under-21 boss Stephen Kenny recovering in Swedish hospital after falling ill

Thu, Sep 12 2019

The squad were due to travel back to Dublin on Wednesday following their 3-1 victory over the Swedes when Kenny ...

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John Egan: "I'm a proud Irishman - I know it's a friendly, but no one can ever take that away from me"

Wed, Sep 11 2019

Egan’s responses to journalists after the game last night were a strong indicator as to why he was awarded the ...

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Bulgarian boss Krasimir Balakov: "I was really impressed with the spirit of the Irish team"

Wed, Sep 11 2019

The Bulgarians were more than equal to the challenge posed by their Irish counterparts up until the eightieth minutes, before ...

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Mick McCarthy: "On a night where we haven't been clinical, we've still scored three goals"

Wed, Sep 11 2019

The Boys in Green struggled in the opening period but soon found a second wind in the closing stages of ...

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Dream debut for Jack Byrne with the Boys in Green

Tue, Sep 10 2019

While Shamrock Rovers playmaker Jack Byrne didn't make the starting XI for Ireland's game against Bulgaria, when he got on ...

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International Friendly Report: Republic of Ireland 3 - 1 Bulgaria

Tue, Sep 10 2019

The Rep. of Ireland have defeated Bulgaria 3-1 in an international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

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International Friendly Player Ratings: Republic of Ireland 3 - 1 Bulgaria

Tue, Sep 10 2019

The Republic of Ireland capped off a successful international break with a 3-1 friendly win over Bulgaria, with first Ireland ...

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Watch: Troy Parrott scores two crackers as Ireland under-21s come from behind to win in Sweden

Tue, Sep 10 2019

The Tottenham Hotspur built on his goalscoring debut against Armenia on Friday night with two spectacular finishes as Stephen Kenny’s ...

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Sheffield United defender John Egan to captain Ireland against Bulgaria

Tue, Sep 10 2019

The 26-year-old will make just his fourth appearance for his country, having debuted in the 1-0 friendly defeat to Iceland ...

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UEFA European U21 Championships Qualifier Preview: Sweden -v- Republic of Ireland

Tue, Sep 10 2019

Sweden kick off their Euro 2021 qualifying campaign at home to the Republic of Ireland as the race to Hungary ...

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O'Neill rues wasted opportunity against Germany

Tue, Sep 10 2019

Northern Ireland have left themselves with a tough task if they are to qualify for EURO 2020.

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Low points to progress after Windsor Park win

Tue, Sep 10 2019

It was a case of a job done for Germany on Monday as they got back to winning ways with ...

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"It would be a dream come true" - Jack Byrne on possible Ireland debut

Mon, Sep 09 2019

While he missed out on the qualifiers in June, the Shamrock Rovers playmaker seems to be very much part of ...

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Friendly Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- Bulgaria

Mon, Sep 09 2019

Ireland are unbeaten in their previous six games, but they have not scored over 2.5 goals in the last ten ...

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EURO 2020 Qualifier: Northern Ireland -v- Germany

Sun, Sep 08 2019

Michael O'Neill's men have done everything asked of them so far in this campaign - winning all four of their ...

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UEFA European U21 Championships Qualifier Report: Republic of Ireland 1 - 0 Armenia

Fri, Sep 06 2019

A first-half Troy Parrott goal was enough to see Ireland record a narrow but convincing 1-0 victory against Armenia at ...

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Sheffield United duo McGoldrick and Robinson to miss Bulgaria friendly with injury

Fri, Sep 06 2019

McGoldrick, who scored his first international goal to secure a point, had been having treatment on a shoulder injury ahead ...

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Mick McCarthy: "I've always trusted David McGoldrick, he's such a good player"

Fri, Sep 06 2019

It was a game that felt very familiar. 1-0 down, and a spirited comeback against a superior side, and McCarthy ...

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Conor Hourihane: 'People might start respecting us that little bit more now'

Fri, Sep 06 2019

The Aston Villa midfielder spoke after the game on Thursday evening

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