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Had Boots Did Travel: The Irish Abroad (September 14-17, 2020)

Fri, Sep 18 2020

There was joy for Robbie Brady who scored Burnley’s winning spot-kick in their win over David McGoldrick’s Sheffield United in ...

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Had Boots Did Travel: The Irish Abroad (w/e September 13, 2020)

Mon, Sep 14 2020

There were debut goals for Irish senior internationals Jeff Hendrick and Shane Duffy, with Hendrick finding the back of the ...

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Defeat means debut ends in disappointment for Jason Molumby

Sun, Sep 06 2020

There was disappointed for Jason Molumby as he suffered defeat on his international debut

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UEFA Nations League Report: Republic of Ireland 0-1 Finland

Sun, Sep 06 2020

It certainly wasn’t the occasion or indeed the result that Stephen Kenny wanted for his first home game in charge ...

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

Sat, Sep 05 2020

The Boys in Green return to the Aviva Stadium for the first time since last November

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'I presented him an award when he was 13 and he was the same size as me!': Adam Idah a prospect for impressed Egan

Sat, Sep 05 2020

Corkmen John Egan and Adam Idah walked out on the pitch together for the Republic of Ireland for the first ...

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Stephen Kenny mindful of player's workload ahead of his first home game

Sat, Sep 05 2020

On Sunday Stephen Kenny will take charge of his first home game as Republic of Ireland manager.

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Surreal experience for Stephen Kenny on debut game in empty stadium

Fri, Sep 04 2020

Stephen Kenny described his first competitive match in charge of the Republic of Ireland as a 'surreal' experience with no ...

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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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Watch: Shane Duffy scores late header as Stephen Kenny era begins with a draw in Sofia

Thu, Sep 03 2020

The goal ensures that the Stephen Kenny era as Ireland boss begins with a draw rather than defeat at the ...

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

Wed, Sep 02 2020

Bulgaria welcome the Republic of Ireland to Sofia

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Liverpool goalkeeper Caomhin Kelleher added to Ireland squad for Bulgaria and Finland Nations League tests

Tue, Sep 01 2020

Kelleher had been due to link with Jim Crawford’s under-21s for a training camp this week but will instead join ...

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Republic of Ireland defender Diane Caldwell named captain of Bundesliga side SC Sand

Mon, Aug 31 2020

The Balbriggan native takes over the armband from long-time captain Anne Van Bonn, who left the Willstatt club in the ...

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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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Sean Maguire and Dara O'Shea called into Republic of Ireland squad

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Sean Maguire has been called into Stephen Kenny’s squad after the Ireland manager was forced into a change to his ...

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Vera Pauw: 'Going abroad, whatever it takes, is not my philosophy - you have to play to develop'

Sat, Aug 29 2020

The Dutch coach repeatedly emphasised was the importance of each player getting regular game-time with their clubs.

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'Winning the group is unrealistic' - Vera Pauw dampens expectations ahead of Germany trip

Fri, Aug 28 2020

With three matches left to play in Group I on route to qualifying for Euro 2021 (which will take place ...

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FAI agree renewed terms with women's senior boss Vera Pauw

Thu, Aug 27 2020

The renewed terms mean that Pauw will take charge of the women’s senior side should they qualify for the 2021 ...

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Jim Crawford names 25-man under-21 training camp squad as both Luke McNally and Ryan Cassidy are drafted in

Wed, Aug 26 2020

The squad will report to the four-day training camp on Monday August 31st – and it will last until Thursday ...

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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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Shaun Williams appointed to player/coach role with Millwall

Sat, Aug 15 2020

Republic of Ireland international Shaun Williams has been appointed to Millwall’s backroom staff ahead of the 2020/21 Championship season.

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Sean Maguire signs contract extension with Preston North End

Sat, Aug 15 2020

Republic of Ireland international Sean Maguire has signed a two year extension to his contract with English Championship side Preston ...

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Former Irish international Mark Kennedy leaves Macclesfield following relegation

Wed, Aug 12 2020

Head Coach Mark Kennedy and Assistant Danny Butterfield have both rejected contract extensions with the club the recently relegated side ...

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Kilmarnock loan Republic of Ireland international Colin Doyle

Wed, Aug 12 2020

Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock have signed Republic of Ireland international Colin Doyle on loan from Heart of Midlothian.

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Richard Keogh joins MK Dons

Fri, Aug 07 2020

Republic of Ireland international Richard Keogh has signed for League One side MK Dons ahead of the 2020/2021 season.

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James McClean named Stoke City Player of the Year

Wed, Aug 05 2020

Republic of Ireland international James McClean has been crowned Stoke City's Player of the Year for the 2019/20 season.

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Jack Byrne named SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year

Tue, Aug 04 2020

The Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne has been announced as the SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year for 2019.

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Aaron Connolly signs four-year deal with Brighton

Thu, Jul 30 2020

Irish international Aaron Connolly has signed a new four year contract extension with Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion. ...

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Wes Hoolahan continues football career by signing with Cambridge

Wed, Jul 29 2020

Cambridge United have signed Republic of Ireland international Wes Hoolahan ahead of the 2020/21 League 2 season.

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Stephen Ward leaves Stoke City

Mon, Jul 20 2020

Championship outfit Stoke City have announced that Republic of Ireland international Stephen Ward has left the Potters after spending the ...

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FAI call on Irish supporters to salute Jack Charlton next Tuesday

Fri, Jul 17 2020

The FAI are calling on Irish fans to give Jack Charlton a fitting send off next Tuesday by wearing green ...

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Republic of Ireland U21 international Danny McNamara signs on loan with St Johnstone

Wed, Jul 15 2020

Scottish side St Johnstone have announced the signing of Isaac Olaofe and Republic of Ireland U21 international Danny McNamara on ...

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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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Irish under-17 international Calum Kavanagh signs first pro deal with Middlesbrough

Tue, Jul 14 2020

The son of former Ireland international Graham Kavanagh was a regular feature in the club’s under-18 side last season

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Stephen Ward signs short term extension with Stoke City until end of season

Tue, Jul 14 2020

Stoke City have announced that Stephen Ward has penned a new contract at the Bet 365 stadium until the end ...

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Goodbye to a Legend: Thanks for everything Jack

Sat, Jul 11 2020

Jack Charlton outlived his greatest achievement, but only just. For Irish football fans, Italia '90 was a moment in time ...

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He enriched so many lives through football - Tributes pour in as Jack Charlton passes away

Sat, Jul 11 2020

Tributes are pouring in across the internet today to mark the death of former Ireland manager and English World Cup ...

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Former Ireland manager Jack Charlton passes away aged 85

Sat, Jul 11 2020

Former Ireland manager Jack Charlton has passed away at the age of 85, his family have announced.

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Alan Reynolds appointed as Irish U21 Assistant Manager

Thu, Jul 09 2020

Alan Reynolds has been appointed as Assistant Manager to the Republic of Ireland U21 team.

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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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Watch: John Egan scores AGAIN as Sheffield United secure late victory

Wed, Jul 08 2020

John Egan scored in his second consecutive game for Sheffield United as he headed home from a late, late corner ...

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'They've a very settled team' - Ireland boss Stephen Kenny on Slovakia as Bratislava trip looms on the horizon

Wed, Jul 08 2020

Kenny made reference to how settled the Slovakian’s are, and also casted doubts on his Ireland team lining up with ...

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Stephen Kenny: 'We have a lot of players with potential and we have to work with them to realise that potential'

Wed, Jul 08 2020

Kenny spoke of this when asked about his new role within the organisation this morning in Abbotstown: “My job hasn’t ...

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Stephen Kenny: 'We have to try and qualify for the European Championships - We can't be too experimental'

Wed, Jul 08 2020

The 48-year-old Tallaght native revealed that he will not call-up players such as Will Smallbone initially despite recent Premier League ...

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Chiedozie Ogbene declares for the Republic of Ireland

Wed, Jul 08 2020

Rotherham United winger Chiedozie Ogbene has committed his international future to the Republic of Ireland.

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