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    Alan McLoughlin gone but not forgotten. RIP

    In any tribute to Alan McLoughlin, I guess there’s only one place you can start. I’d already had a couple of false starts when it came to following Ireland away. My application for a ticket to the Euro 92 qualifier against England at Wembley had been turned down with my home ticket block booking account […] More

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    Latest news Travers, Hand and Brady

    Hero status for Mark Travers When Niall Quinn was playing for with Man City one of the biggest highlight’s of his career was scoring a goal, and then having to play in goals. Quinn had to replace their normal keeper Tony Colon, who had been sent off, which gave Derby County a penalty. And, yes […] More

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    Anyone who can put their hand on heart and say they can stand over criticism of Stephen Kenny is, quite frankly, talking shite

    Let’s put our foot on the ball here. It’s October 7, 2006, and Steve Staunton’s head is bowed, almost like he is trying to avoid the flashing cameras and high-pitched vitriol. He is trying to avoid the flashing cameras and high-pitched vitriol. He wishes the Nicosia turf would suck him up and bury him where […] More

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    Losing a father, a friend, an idol in a pandemic: Shane Duffy needs our support now more than ever

    With just two words, you could sense a child-like giddiness from Brian Duffy. Whoop Whoop, he would write. And you could just imagine the scene. Surrounded by family and friends and wearing a beaming smile, proudness emanating from every bone in his body, he takes his seat. Even from watching social media feeds from the comfort of a sinking […] More

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    Seamus Coleman’s timely return to form

    The last time Seamus Coleman played for Ireland, he was sent off (2nd yellow card) after giving away a penalty for handball in a game Ireland lost 2-0 away to Switzerland. It was his worst performance in an Ireland shirt. The Euro 2020 campaign was a damp squib really, and Coleman’s performances were average at […] More

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    Barp, Barp!! – Watch the full 90 minutes of classic Ireland games

    Ireland football fans are in for a treat with Eir Sports (14 games) and TG4 (6 games) showing old classic Ireland games from our illustrious past. The Irish broadcasters have 20 games in total, including the historical World Cup Italia 90,  beating Romania on penalties to reach the quarter Finals at our first ever WC. […] More

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    Kenny replaces McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager

    Stephen Kenny has replaced Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager with immediate effect, the FAI has confirmed. Both managers have agreed to the change due to the ongoing delays to the European Championship play-offs caused by the coronavirus pandemic. McCarthy’s contract was due to expire on July 31st, with the Boys in Green originally […] More

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    Ireland draw Bulgaria, Finland and Wales in Nations League

    The Republic of Ireland have drawn Bulgaria, Finland and Wales in League B of the 2020/2021 UEFA Nations League. Stephen Kenny will be at the helm for the Boys in Green’s campaign in Group 4, which will see Ireland face Wales in the competition for the second year running. The matches against Bulgaria, Finland and […] More

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    Coleman to miss Euro 2020 play-off

    Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has confirmed that Seamus Coleman will miss the upcoming Euro 2020 play-off against Slovakia. The Ireland captain hobbled off with a thigh injury in the 28th minute of Everton’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United in the Premier League last weekend, and won’t be available for the trip to Bratislava […] More

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