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    The business end of qualifying begins

    We last qualified for the World Cup Finals in 2002 when we reached the round of 16 in South Korea (losing on penos to Spain, who we should have knocked out!, how things change quickly in world football) and Japan despite being devoid of our best player Roy Keane. Martin O’Neill’s men picked up where […] 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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    Seamus Coleman signs new five year deal at Everton

    Seamus Coleman has signed a new five year deal at Everton. The Irish captain is recovering from a double-leg break, but the Toffees have honoured their agreement to extend the full back’s time at the club until 2022. Coleman has made 247 appearances for the Merseyside club since his £60,000 transfer from Sligo Rovers. The 28 […] More

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    Seamus Coleman thanks fans for support

    Seamus Coleman has given his first interview since his double leg break, on the same day that Neil Taylor received a two game ban for the challenge which caused the injury. The Irish captain spoke to everton.tv about his recovery, and says he’s “looking forward to the challenge” of making a full comeback from his […] More

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    FIFA open proceedings against Neil Taylor

    FIFA have opened proceedings against Neil Taylor over his horror challenge on Seamus Coleman, which left the Irish captain with a double leg fracture. Taylor received a straight red card for the tackle, and Coleman is now facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after being stretchered off the pitch at the Aviva. According to […] More

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    Martin O’Neill slams Taylor and Bale tackles

    Martin O’Neill has slammed Neil Taylor and Gareth Bale’s respective tackles during Ireland’s fiery 0-0 draw with Wales on Friday night. Taylor was shown a straight red in the 68th minute for a reckless challenge on Seamus Coleman, which resulted in the Irish captain suffering a double leg break. A minute earlier, John O’Shea was […] More

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    FIFA to pay Seamus Coleman’s wages during injury

    FIFA will cover Seamus Coleman’s weekly wages while the Irish captain recovers from injury. Everton will receive financial support from FIFA’s Club Protection Programme, which covers the salaries of players injured on international duty. Coleman broke both his right tibia and fibula in Ireland’s 0-0 draw with Wales on Friday after a shocking tackle from Neil […] More

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    Ireland 0-0 Wales: Coleman stretchered off in Dublin stalemate

    Ireland and Wales produced a 0-0 draw in the Aviva tonight, with the main talking point being Neil Taylor’s dismissal for a shocking tackle on Seamus Coleman, who left the pitch on a stretcher. The battling boys in green dominated after Taylor’s 68th minute red card, but couldn’t find the breakthrough in a game of […] More

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    WATCH: Everton’s brilliant tribute to Seamus Coleman

    It’s been a great week for Seamus Coleman. The Irish captain scored on his 200th appearance for Everton last night, and was also granted the freedom of Donegal earlier this week for his contributions to Irish soccer. Coleman scored his third goal of the season through a deflected strike off Ryan Shawcross earned the Toffees […] More

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    Irish Abroad: “Seamus Coleman is like Luis Suarez”

    Phil Neville has praised Seamus Coleman’s ‘street football’ mentality, and compared the Irish defender to Luis Suarez. Neville made the comparison in an interview with Graham Hunter on the latter’s ‘Big Interview’ podcast., and he has plenty of admiration for the Everton right back. Hunter asked Neville what qualities were needed to make it at the top, and […] More

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    Irish Abroad: Twitter reacts to Seamus Coleman’s brilliant Everton goal

    Everton beat Middlesborough 3-1 at Goodison Park this evening, and Seamus Coleman scored his side’s second in style. A Martin Skeletenburg own goal gave the visitors the lead, but Gareth Barry grabbed an equaliser on his 600th Premier League appearance. Then, after 42 minutes, Coleman cut in from the flank and found the bottom corner with […] More