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Had Boots Did Travel: The Irish Abroad (September 18-21, 2020)

Tue, Sep 22 2020

But perhaps most incredibly, Dundalk native Jimmy Dunne scored on his Premier League debut for Burnley in their 4-2 defeat ...

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Five talking points from Ireland's 1-1 draw away to Bulgaria

Fri, Sep 04 2020

With pre-season only weeks old, just two full training sessions and a host of new players, new staff and new ...

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UEFA Nations League Report: Bulgaria 1 - 1 Republic of Ireland

Fri, Sep 04 2020

Shane Duffy’s header deep into injury time salvaged a point for the Republic of Ireland as the Stephen Kenny era ...

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Who will Stephen Kenny select as his first-ever Ireland XI to face Bulgaria?

Thu, Sep 03 2020

The Bulgaria game, and the meeting with Finland in Dublin on Sunday, will serve as dress rehearsals ahead of next ...

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'He is already instilling a real belief in each of us' - Darren Randolph reacts following Stephen Kenny's first training session

Mon, Aug 31 2020

As Monday mornings go, today will have been a very exciting and special one for Stephen Kenny as he took ...

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'I think if your full back is scoring goals it's a really big asset - it's great value for Tottenham' - Stephen Kenny on Matt Doherty's move to Tottenham

Mon, Aug 31 2020

Minutes before Stephen Kenny arrived for his first match week press conference on Sunday morning, Tottenham Hotspur officially confirmed their ...

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Stephen Kenny names Ireland squad as both Idah and Molumby earn call-ups

Mon, Aug 24 2020

Meanwhile, midfielders Glenn Whelan and Jack Byrne have both been omitted from the squad ahead of the Nations League games ...

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Five substitute option rule to continue until end of summer 2021

Wed, Jul 15 2020

Fifa have given permission for the continuation of the temporary five substitutes rule to continue for another 12 months.

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Postcard from Phase 3 - Masks On in Abbotstown

Wed, Jul 08 2020

For this reporter who was there to witness the first Stephen Kenny post-lockdown press conference – it was strange.

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Former Shamrock Rovers and Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill tests positive for Covid-19

Wed, Jun 10 2020

Former Northern Ireland and Shamrock Rovers boss Michael O’Neill has tested positive for Covid-19, his current club Stoke City have ...

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Stephen Kenny says Slovakia play-off unlikely to fall before UEFA Nations League kicks off in September

Thu, Apr 09 2020

The Dubliner has taken charge from Mick McCarthy with immediate effect but won’t face the baptism of fire that would ...

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Stephen Kenny holds door open for League of Ireland players: 'I don't discriminate against anyone'

Thu, Apr 09 2020

The four-times league winner with Dundalk takes control of the senior team ahead of what promises to be a hectic ...

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Stephen Kenny: 'I want every schoolboy team looking at the senior international team and thinking 'that's how we want to play''

Thu, Apr 09 2020

Irish teams historically haven’t been used to dominating possession and taking the initiative in games and, while Kenny acknowledges it ...

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Stephen Kenny draws a line under Robbie Keane omission: 'As a manager you must have the right to pick your own backroom team'

Thu, Apr 09 2020

The Republic of Ireland’s record goalscorer has been part of Mick McCarthy’s management set-up for the past 18 months but ...

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Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia to take place behind closed doors amid Coronavirus fears

Tue, Mar 10 2020

The Slovakian FA suspended all football matches for two weeks on Monday and, less than 24 hours later, confirmed the ...

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Will Smallbone makes Saints Premier League debut as Shane Long discovers goalscoring touch ahead of Euro play-off

Sun, Feb 23 2020

Basingstoke-born Smallbone, who has represented Ireland at under-18 and under-19 level, struck the post early on in an impressive debut.

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IRFU confirm they have 'no interest' in buying the FAI's Aviva Stadium shares

Thu, Dec 19 2019

There have been calls in recent weeks for the football association to sell its interest in the historic stadium in ...

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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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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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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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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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Aaron Connolly ruled out of New Zealand and Denmark games with injury

Mon, Nov 11 2019

The Brighton and Hove Albion youngster was officially withdrawn from Mick McCarthy’s squad on Monday evening after picking up a ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Euro 2020 Qualifier Report: Northern Ireland 0 - 2 Germany

Mon, Sep 09 2019

RB Leipzig’s right-back Lukas Klostermann got the opener early in the second half with Serge Gnabry grabbing a second deep ...

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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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Enda Stevens: "We're always confident going into games"

Fri, Sep 06 2019

David McGoldrick’s priceless 85th minute equaliser was enough to seal a point for Mick McCarthy’s side – after the Swiss ...

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

Wed, Sep 04 2019

Mick McCarthy’s side head into the Thursday evening showdown having picked up an encouraging ten points out of a possible ...

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O'Neill updates his squad ahead of Germany qualifier

Tue, Sep 03 2019

Michael O’Neill has made a couple of changes on Tuesday to his squad for the upcoming Northern Ireland fixtures

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