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    Three young Irish stars on the up

    Ireland may be watching the World Cup 2022 in Qatar from the sidelines after failing to progress from a tricky Group A and missing out on a playoff place, but we have some highly talented youngsters coming through the ranks that stand us in good stead for Euro 2024 qualification. We started our World Cup […] More

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    Great Irish football documentaries

    So, you’ve scanned through the list of Netflix films and docs for the umpteenth time and still can’t find anything good to watch. Enough, no more binge-watching tv shows you don’t even like as your friend told you it was “amazing”. Sometimes you just need to think differently and select a topic and you’ll find […] More

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    About John Eustace Ireland’s next coach

    The FAI recently announced the appointment of John Eustace he will serve as part of head coach Stephen Kenny’s coaching staff. This will be the third coach under Kenny, after the departures of Damien Duff in January 2021 and Anthony Barry in February 2022. Eustace has been appointed just before Ireland played the two international […] More

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    Kelleher get’s his chance in the Irish keepers No. 1 race

    Gavin Bazunu has been exceptional for the Ireland team under Stephen Kenny, firmly cementing his place as the Ireland number 1. From thwarting Ronaldo’s penalty to the heroics of keeping Serbia down to scoring a single goal when they might have had three or four. Under any other circumstances there wouldn’t be an argument over […] More

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    Not so Keane to returning to management

    There is no doubt we all enjoy seeing Roy Keane appearing regularly on TV as a pundit, laying down his unique and unmistakable views on footballing matters, sharing his thoughts with passion and insight. As a player, he won everything there was to win at Manchester United, feared by rivals and loved by fans in […] More

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    From Dublin to Lviv and back. The YBIG fan team’s journey to the Ukraine 2011-2019

    buy fundraiser match tickets  It’s February 8th, Oleg sends John O’Neill a Facebook message asking when he’s coming back to Lviv. Lviv in the summer. Blue skies, beer and football. Ireland are playing Ukraine in the Nations League in June. Just a normal run of the mill message between friends from different countries looking forward […] More

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    A look at Armenia in the Nations League

    Armenia, another country in our Nations League group that are a former USSR country which now are worryingly watching on wondering what Vladimir Putin’s plans are next. The other country Ukraine, is currently under invasion and been bombed which is a tragic turn of events in such a short time. Ireland have only ever played […] More

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    A look at Ukraine in the Nations League

    The famous quote from the legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly is used a lot. “Some people think football is a matter of life and death, I assure you it’s more serious than that”. A fantastic quote from a brilliant manager. But when you have Russia on the edge of your borders with a possible invasion […] More

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    A look at what 2022 has in store for Ireland

    Sadly for Ireland fans, the Qatar World Cup in 2022 will be yet another international tournament without the Boys in Green. They haven’t made the World Cup since 2002, and failed to make Euro 2020, which was particularly disappointing given the expanded format. Despite the fact they won’t be at the World Cup, 2022 is […] More

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    Is Doherty Forcing His Way Into Conte’s Plans?

    There has been plenty of speculation regarding Matt Doherty and his future in the Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur. While the defender’s game-time has been limited in the league this season, the 30-year-old is starting to earn the trust of manager Antonio Conte in north London. Having taken over from Nuno Espirito Santo at Spurs […] More

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    A look at Scotland in the Nations League

    Ireland last played Scotland home and away in the Euro 2016 qualifiers– Ireland eventually finished third in the group and qualified via a play off win over Bosnia and Herzgovina. Scotland finished 4th despite beating Ireland 1-0 in Scotland in a poor game, with Shaun Maloney scoring the winner for Scotland. The game was most […] More

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    Spurs facing tough decision over Troy Parrott future

    For a striker who was considered to be one of the hottest strikers in Irish football, the last two seasons have been frustrating for Troy Parrott. Having made senior debuts at club and international level in 2019, the bright future that had been widely predicted seemed almost guaranteed. Two years on, the forward has been […] More

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