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    Matt Doherty scores his first Premier League goal

    Matt Doherty has scored his first Premier League goal. The Republic of Ireland defender scored the only goal of the game in the 56th minute as Wolves beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhurst Park. Doherty played a neat one-two with Raul Jimenez before firing the ball past Wayne Hennessy to seal a fifth win in six […] More

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    WATCH: The best Irish moments in the Premier League

    The Premier League have released a video to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The video features special moments from Irish players, and includes goals from the likes of Robbie Keane, Stephen Ward, Shane Long, and Seamus Coleman. Irish goalkeepers are also recognized, with Shay Given and Darren Randolph both featuring. You can watch the full video below. […] More

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    Irish Abroad: Hoolahan, Brady and Hourihane hit milestones

    Saturday, 21st October 2017 This is the first time since April 2008 where more than 75 Irish players started, but less than five goals were scored. Premier League Manchester City 3-0 Burnley Robbie Brady made his 25th appearance for Burnley Stoke City 1-2 Bournemouth Harry Arter made his first appearance for Bournemouth since Friday, 15 […] More

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    Is the EPL good or bad for Irish football?

    Among the myriad of other excuses that are constantly trotted out to explain the English national sides capitulation at another tournament, the one about the Premier League, or more specifically the one about the number of non-English players who ply their trade in it, is probably the most common one. Since the Premier League started […] More

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    Shane Long substituted 22 minutes after coming on

    Southampton were beaten 3-0 at home by Manchester City this evening. Goals from Vincent Kompany, Leroy Sané and Sergio Aguero handed Pep Guardiola’s side an important win, and ensured a bad day at the office for the Saints. Shane Long, however, had a worse day than most. The Ireland international has been a peripheral figure […] More

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    WATCH: Harry Arter’s awful penalty for Bournemouth

    Harry Arter has taken the blame for his awful penalty miss yesterday, but has suggested that Southampton “have a little look” at the penalty spot at St. Mary’s. The Bournemouth midfielder – who missed both of Ireland’s recent international fixtures through injury – returned to the Cherries’ side for their 0-0 draw against the Saints […] More

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    Damien Duff reveals that he nearly signed for Liverpool twice

    Damien Duff had an illustrious playing career. The former Ireland international was a player in demand in 2003, when he left Blackburn for newly rich Chelsea, who were then managed by a certain Claudio Ranieri. Chelsea splashed £17 million on the Dubliner, who went on to win two Premier League titles and the League Cup […] More

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    Irish players ‘painting the town green’ ahead of Wales clash

    No sooner had Ireland’s Euro 2016 revelry faded to black than Martin O’Neill’s men found themselves on the ‘Road to Russia’. Putin’s eastern bloc will play host to next year’s World Cup, and given the boys in green’s seamless ascent through qualification thus far, credit unions across the country could be in line for some […] More

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    Weekend Roundup: Long, Brady, McGeady and Horgan score

    Joe McCarthy casts his eye over the Irish players across the water., follow him on twitter @irish_abroad Friday, 10 February 2017 Championship Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Birmingham City Stephen Gleeson’s 25th appearance of the season was also his 350th career start League 2 Newport Co. 0-0 Doncaster Rovers Ian Lawlor made his 25th career appearance […] More

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    Harry Arter responds to touching gesture from Pep Guardiola

    Pep Guardiola’s touching moment with Harry Arter was the main talking point after Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Bournemouth last night. A Raheem Sterling goal and a Tyrone Mings own goal handed Guardiola’s side an important win, which sends them second in the Premier League table. Cameras caught Guardiola offering condolences to Arter over the […] More

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    Robbie Brady scores stunning free-kick on his full debut

    Robbie Brady scored a stunning 25 yard free-kick on his full Burnley debut today. Sean Dyche handed the Dubliner his first start on the left wing for Chelsea’s visit to Turf Moor this afternoon, after his impressive cameo off the bench last week. Brady may feel disappointed that he missed a tackle on Victor Moses […] More

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    Midweek Roundup: Landmarks for Meyler and Coleman

    Joe McCarthy casts his eye over the Irish players across the water., follow him on twitter @irish_abroad Tuesday, 31 January 2017 Premier League Bournemouth 0-2 Crystal Palace After five bookings in the first half of the season, Damien Delaney was booked for the first time since December 26th Burnley 1-0 Leicester City Jeff Hendrick […] More

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