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FIFA Officially Open Case Against Neil Taylor For Breaking Seamus Coleman’s Leg

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Wales' Neil Taylor gets a red card for his tackle on Seamus Coleman

The prospect of Wales defender Neil Taylor serving a multiple-game suspension has just increased substantially. FIFA have confirmed that they have opened proceedings against the Aston Villa left-back for the reckless challenge that left Ireland captain Seamus Coleman with a broken leg, putting an end to his season and possibly even ruling him out of action until 2018. FIFA opens …

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Watch: Bastian Schweinsteiger’s First Chicago Fire Press Conference Became Really Awkward

CHICAGO, UNITED STATES - MARCH 29 : German football player Bastian Schweinsteiger speaks as he is introduced at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 29 March 2017. Schweinsteiger comes to the Fire from Manchester United. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Bastian Schweinsteiger completed his move from Manchester United to Chicago Fire earlier this week. The former German international moved to the MLS side after an unproductive 18 months at Old Trafford, and although he has been quite vocal about looking forward to the new challenge in the USA, his first dealings with the American media didn’t exactly go to plan. …

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Ronald Koeman Has Another Massive Dig At Ireland And Martin O’Neill Over James McCarthy Injury

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The frosty relationship between Everton manager Ronald Koeman and Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill shows no sign of thawing. The feud between the two started initially because of James McCarthy, and indeed the midfielder is once again at the centre of this latest war of words. McCarthy, still recovering from a hamstring injury, was initially selected to start in …

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Ashley Williams Reveals ‘Gutted’ Neil Taylor’s Efforts To Apologise To Seamus Coleman

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Seamus Coleman leaves on a stretcher Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ashley Williams and Seamus Coleman put Everton club duties aside last Friday as both went to battle for their country as Wales traveled to Dublin in a World Cup Qualifier. Both should be back at Everton today eagerly anticipating the Merseyside derby with Liverpool this Saturday lunchtime, but while Coleman faces up to the reality of his lengthy layoff, Williams has …

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Seven Points Of Reflection From Ireland’s International Week

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland's James McClean reacts to missing a chance late in the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

With another week of internationals over, attention now turns to Ireland’s tie with Austria in June. There may be some disappointment given the fact that Ireland failed to secure a victory during the week but there will be some positives to take. Here we examine seven of the talking points from the two games as the international scene breaks for …

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Fans Hilariously Roast The Newly Unveiled Cristiano Ronaldo Statue

Real Madrid and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was on the island of Madeira today for the unveiling of a statue in his honour at the island’s airport. The airport is being renamed ‘Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo’ in the footballer’s honour and with the star in attendance today a bust of the 32-year-old was unveiled in the airport terminal to mark the event. …

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Cyrus Christie Reveals What Seamus Coleman Said To Him Before Iceland Friendly

Coleman Christie

Cyrus Christie began his deputy duties for Ireland against Iceland on Tuesday night. With first-choice right-back Seamus Coleman set to miss the remainder of Ireland’s World Cup qualification campaign having suffered a broken leg against Wales last weekend, Christie has been promoted for the foreseeable future. Speaking after the 1-0 loss at the Aviva on Tuesday night, the Derby County …

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