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    WATCH: Troy Parrott scores Panenka

    Troy Parrott has scored an audacious Panenka for the Republic of Ireland u19s. The Spurs teenager scored from the penalty spot on his first competitive appearance at u19 level, as the Boys in Green beat Bosnia & Herzegovina 3-1 in Longford. Will Ferry gave Ireland the lead in the second half, and Parrott doubled the […] More

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    Talking points from Cardiff

    The Republic of Ireland’s UEFA Nations League campaign has started with a 4-1 defeat to Wales. Tom Lawrence, Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey, and Conor Roberts grabbed the goals for Ryan Giggs’s men, with Shaun Williams scoring a  consolation goal for the Boys in Green. We examine the main talking points from a dismal night in […] More

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    Ciaran Clark attacked in Spain

    Ciaran Clark has been attacked in Spain. The Republic of Ireland international suffered facial injuries and was taken to hospital after being attacked in Magaluf. According to the BBC, the 28 year old was knocked unconscious by a punch. A British man in his thirties has been arrested over the incident. The incident took place at Crystal’s […] More

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    The main talking points from Turkey

    The Republic of Ireland have been beaten 1-0 by Turkey in Antalya. Mehmet Topal scored the only goal of what was a poor game in the Turkish heat, with Martin O’Neill fielding an experimental lineup and formation. Here are the main talking points from the international friendly. Topal’s goal the difference Turkish midfielder Mehmet Topal’s […] More

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    What does the future hold for former boss Mick McCarthy

    There was a time when it looked like Mick McCarthy was destined to return to the Republic of Ireland managerial hot seat when Martin O’Neill’s long-term future was up in the air. He has been with Championship outfit Ipswich Town for the last five seasons and with his contract set to expire this summer, it’s […] More

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    Irish Abroad: Midweek Roundup

    @irish_abroad   Football League Trophy Bolton 1-0 Blackpool Eddie Nolan returned to the Blackpool starting XI for his first appearance since Tuesday, 30 August Cambridge United 2-1 Middlesbrough U23 Coincidentally, Sean Long also returned to the Cambridge starting XI for his first appearance since Tuesday, 30 August Carlisle United 2-0 Blackburn Rovers U23 Anthony Stokes […] More