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Leeds United pay tribute to Jack Charlton by renaming Elland Road's East Stand in his honour

Sat, Nov 28 2020

Charlton, whose passing in July was mourned on both sides of the Irish Sea, spent 23 years with the Yorkshire ...

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UEFA Euro 2022 Qualifier Report: Northern Ireland 3 -2 Belarus

Fri, Nov 27 2020

Northern Ireland are just one step away from securing a Euro 2022 playoff spot following a thrilling 3-2 victory over ...

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Dundalk promise 'strong action' after racist abuse is posted to players on social media

Fri, Nov 27 2020

The Lilywhites were made aware of what they described as ‘vile comments’ directed towards members of the squad by multiple ...

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Europa League Report: Dundalk 1 - 3 Rapid Wien

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Dundalk remain rooted to the bottom of the group, which must be frustrating given their performances in Europe thus far. ...

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So who are Rapid Wien, Dundalk's Europa League opponents?

Thu, Nov 26 2020

The sides have met already, Rapid edging out an entertaining game 4-3, but many Dundalk fans, and League of Ireland ...

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Europa League Preview: Dundalk -v- Rapid Vienna

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Dundalk come into the game off the back of a 4-1 win away to Bohemians in the FAI Cup – ...

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Champions League Round-Up: Atalanta stun Liverpool at Anfield while Eden Hazard strikes in win for Real Madrid

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Belgian superstar Eden Hazard scored from the spot in Real Madrid’s comfortable two-nil win over Inter Milan at the San ...

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Diego Maradona passes away at the age of 60

Wed, Nov 25 2020

The Buenos Aires native, who was recovering from surgery to remove blood from his brain earlier this month, passed away ...

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Champions League Round-Up: Giroud strikes late as Chelsea win away to Rennes

Tue, Nov 24 2020

The result sees the Blues reach the knockout stages of the Champions League for the second year running

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Frustration for luckless Robbie Brady as the Burnley winger suffers hamstring injury in Burnley's win over Crystal Palace

Tue, Nov 24 2020

The luckless Dubliner was forced off less than 20 minutes into his substitute appearance on Monday as the Clarets recorded ...

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Portsmouth winger Marcus Harness targets first Ireland cap after watching brief for Bulgaria stalemate

Tue, Nov 24 2020

The Portsmouth winger was a spectator in the Aviva Stadium as Ireland played out a scoreless draw with Bulgaria to ...

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FAI clear Stephen Kenny of wrongdoing following alleged 'anti-British' video controversy

Sun, Nov 22 2020

In a statement on Sunday evening, they have cleared Kenny of any wrongdoing

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Ireland goalkeeping coach Alan Kelly says 'enough is enough' as he denies responsibility for media leaks

Sun, Nov 22 2020

In a statement made through his personal social media, rather than his employer, Kelly angrily denied ‘the narrative and innuendo ...

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Jim Crawford pleased to finish campaign on a positive note

Sat, Nov 21 2020

Jim Crawford pleased to finish campaign on a positive note

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Ireland player ratings v Bulgaria: Cullen and Brady offer midfield solace

Thu, Nov 19 2020

The Boys in Green at least secured their League B status with the point they needed but just one goal ...

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Kenny applauds players' application during difficult period

Wed, Nov 18 2020

It was very important that we weren't relegated

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UEFA Nations League Report: Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Bulgaria

Wed, Nov 18 2020

Familiar failings in front of goal were on show as Ireland failed to record a single effort on target – ...

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UEFA Nations League Preview: Republic of Ireland -v- Bulgaria

Wed, Nov 18 2020

The Republic of Ireland wrap up their UEFA Nations League campaign with the visit of Bulgaria on Wednesday evening

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The statistics behind Ireland's recent form

Wed, Nov 18 2020

Of the 17 Irish players to play in the Premier League this year, 9 of them were unavailable to Stephen ...

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Watch: 27 years ago, Alan McLoughlin volleyed Ireland to the 1994 World Cup in America

Wed, Nov 18 2020

Jimmy Quinn had put Northern Ireland in front earlier in the night and the goal looked set to be enough ...

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UEFA Nations League Round-up: Glentoran's Coleing stars for promoted Gibraltar while Spain inflict record defeat on Germany

Wed, Nov 18 2020

Manchester City striker Ferrán Torres scored his first international hat-trick, while Álvaro Morata, Rodri and Mikel Oyarzabal also found the ...

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Ukraine's Nations League game with Switzerland called off as authorities quarantine Ukraine squad

Tue, Nov 17 2020

Eduard Sobol, Yevhen Makarenko and Dmytro Riznyk turned back positive tests on Monday and the Swiss health authorities immediately placed ...

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Captain Vasil Bozhikov among three new Covid-19 cases for Bulgaria ahead of UEFA Nations League relegation decider with Ireland

Tue, Nov 17 2020

Captain Vasil Bozhikov is the most significant casualty, with goalkeeper Hristian Vassilev and left-back Dimitar Velkovski also presenting positive tests.

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Shamrock Rovers duo Aaron McEneff and Graham Burke earn Ireland call-ups

Mon, Nov 16 2020

McEneff and Burke have both been called up to the squad alongside under-21 pair Troy Parrott and Jack Taylor

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Stephen Kenny: 'I have no doubts that I will be a success'

Sun, Nov 15 2020

With seven games without a win and six matches without a goal

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In Pictures: Republic of Ireland U21 1 - 2 Iceland U21

Sun, Nov 15 2020

Our photographer Martin Doherty was on hand to snap away at the best of the action from Tallaght Stadium and ...

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Brady admits pressure is building but positives are there for the Boys in Green

Sun, Nov 15 2020

The Burnley player is taking the positives from Stephen Kenny's fresh ideas

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Nations League Preview: Wales -v- Republic of Ireland

Sun, Nov 15 2020

Coming into Sunday's game Wales are top of the group and with two matches remaining are eyeing up promotion into ...

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Dara O'Shea confident in stepping up to senior Ireland ranks

Sun, Nov 15 2020

Dara O'Shea has been progressing through the professional game from the Conference, League Two, Championship and the Premier League.

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Kenny keen to move on from England match with the Nations League now the focus

Sun, Nov 15 2020

With his sixth game in charge of the Republic of Ireland coming up on Sunday, Stephen Kenny is still seeking ...

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Zack Elbouzedi eyes history as under-21s get set to host Iceland at Tallaght Stadium

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Former Waterford winger Zack Elbouzedi and his Ireland under-21 teammates are on the cusp of history

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Kenny calls up four players for Wales game

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has brought four players into his squad for the match against Wales

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'You learn in football that sometimes things can happen, and you need to remember nothing is forever' - Wales defender Chris Gunter

Fri, Nov 13 2020

Now, since making the change to Charlton this summer, Gunter has been a consistent presence in the League One club’s ...

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Friendly Report: England 3 - 0 Republic of Ireland

Thu, Nov 12 2020

England recorded their first win over Ireland in 35 years they beat a wasteful Republic of Ireland 3-0 at Wembley

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Euro 2020 Play-Offs Round-Up: Scotland qualify for first major tournament since 1998, while Northern Ireland crash out against Slovakia

Thu, Nov 12 2020

David Marshall’s save from Alexander Mitrovic’s spot-kick saw the Scots come through their tie, and they will now be playing ...

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So who are England, the Republic of Ireland's friendly opponents?

Thu, Nov 12 2020

Gareth Southgate’s side face Belgium and Iceland as they conclude their latest Nations League campaign in the coming days but ...

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Coleman on last month's COVID crisis in Ireland camp - It was a disaster for the players and the manager

Thu, Nov 12 2020

Coleman on the fallout from the coronavirus issues in Ireland camp

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International Friendly Preview: England -v- Republic of Ireland

Wed, Nov 11 2020

It's the first meeting between the sides since the passing of legendary World Cup winner and Republic of Ireland manager ...

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Kenny calling on players to take their opportunity

Wed, Nov 11 2020

Callum Robinson will also miss tomorrow night’s clash after testing positive for coronavirus.

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Keith Long confirms teenager Evan Ferguson will join Brighton & Hove Albion next summer

Wed, Nov 11 2020

Ferguson, who turned 16 last month, was handed his full senior debut by Long in Monday night’s 2-1 win over ...

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FAI confirm one positive Covid-19 case ahead of England friendly

Tue, Nov 10 2020

The player in question has no close contacts and the rest of the staff and squad have all returned negative ...

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FAI Cup Report: Wexford Youths 0 - 1 Peamount United

Sun, Nov 08 2020

In a game which could have gone either way, Peamount prevailed to set up a cup final with Cork City ...

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Three FAI Cup quarter-final ties rescheduled due to international call-ups

Sat, Nov 07 2020

The ties between Sligo Rovers and Derry City, Bohemians and Dundalk and between Finn Harps and Shamrock Rovers had been ...

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'To play against the top teams in Europe and compete is something that would excite the players' - Crawford confident as Troy Parrott returns for 21s

Fri, Nov 06 2020

A home game against Iceland followed by an away trip to Luxembourg will decide if Ireland can qualify as one ...

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Grant and Mandroiu among five League of Ireland players selected for Ireland under-21 showdown

Fri, Nov 06 2020

Sligo Rovers goalkeeper Ed McGinty, Shamrock Rovers defender Liam Scales and Dundalk full-back Darragh Leahy have also been selected by ...

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Europa League Preview: Rapid Vienna -v- Dundalk

Wed, Nov 04 2020

Rapid Vienna come into the game in second position in the Austrian top-flight, with five wins and a draw to ...

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Peamount captain Aine O'Gorman - We obviously have amateur status, but we have a very professional attitude

Tue, Nov 03 2020

She has 104 caps for her country, an FAI Cup final hat-trick and prior Champions League experience against last year’s ...

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Former Ireland manager Mick McCarthy takes over at Cypriot giants APOEL

Mon, Nov 02 2020

Terry Connor, who has been McCarthy’s assistant for many years with Ireland, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Ipswich Town, will join him ...

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Filippo Giovagnoli proud of 'polite' players amid disappointment of defeat to Arsenal

Thu, Oct 29 2020

Dundalk manager Filippo Giovagnoli was proud of his side's performance, as they fought valiantly throughout.

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