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    Where Will Ireland Finish In The Nations League?

    It’s fair to say that Ireland’s Nation’s League campaign didn’t get off to the best of starts. The defeat to Ukraine was about right, but the fixture against Armenia — a limp 1-0 defeat — highlighted how much work the team still has to do to reach their potential. Since then, things have picked up, […] More

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    Latest News: Bazunu moves, Eustace leaves, good Knight and so Long

    Southampton have completed a deal to sign Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu from Man City. Southampton have paid around €15 million, with add ons it could rise to €18 million. City wanted to remain with them but Bazunu wanted first team games, so City have included a buy back clause in the deal. Southampton sold previous […] More

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    Lucky 13 For Kenny in the Nations League

    Never let it be said that superstitions count for anything, particularly where the beautiful game is concerned, although there was no sorcery or as Ireland convincingly defeated Scotland in the UEFA Nations League. This time, the team coached by Stephen Kenny made their own fortune, working hard for a thoroughly deserved victory. The fabled “luck […] More

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    Kenny’s luck needs to start with a win in Yerevan

    Stephen Kenny didn’t have much luck at the start of his reign where covid affected squads hampered his plans and we had a very poor Nations League in 2020. This time it would appear luck is on his side. With Ukraine and Scotland preoccupied with their World Cup play off games, both teams will not […] More

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    Ireland to take advantage of a tired Ukraine

    Before Ukraine’s play off match against Scotland the expectation was the lack of match sharpness by so many of their squad (the Ukraine league is suspended) would take its toll and they would come unstuck and Scotland would win. Afterall the last competitive game Scotland played was a 2-0 win over Denmark, Scotland were a […] More

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    Should Roy Keane return to management?

    Roy Keane has been out of club management since he was sacked by Ipswich Town in 2011 with the Tractor Boys languishing in the lower realms of the Championship. Keane failed to conjure the magic he had produced during his two years at Sunderland in East Anglia, resulting in an unceremonious exit from Portman Road. […] More

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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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    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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