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An XI Of League of Ireland Players That Could Break Into The Ireland Squad

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turners Cross, Cork 3/6/2016 Cork City vs Dundalk Sean Maguire of Cork with Brian Gartland of Dundalk Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Having looked at a number of ‘Granny Rule’ players that could make up an Irish XI, we now look at some League of Ireland options that could push themselves into Martin O’Neill’s plans. O’Neill has always had the openness to explore the eligibility rule that has served Ireland well over the years. However, many League of Ireland fans have vented their anger that …

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Burnley Join Lengthy List Of Clubs Linked With Ireland Star Robbie Brady

Derby, ENGLAND- November 26: Robbie Brady of Norwich City and Alex Pearce (l) and Bradley Johnson (r) of Derby County in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Norwich City at iPro Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Derby, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

The Irish Mirror are reporting that Burnley have joined the list of clubs looking to sign Robbie Brady. Since the opening of the transfer window, Brady has been heavily tipped for a move away from Norwich City who have struggled in their promotion push this season. Brady was expected to leave the Canaries following their relegation last season, colliding with Brady’s …

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Robbie Brady And Scott Hogan Subjects Of Premier League Bids

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: Robbie Brady of Norwich City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City at The Hawthorns on March 19, 2016 in West Bromwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace have reportedly failed in a bid to secure the services of Ireland international Robbie Brady. The Eastern Daily Press claim that the Eagles had a £10 million bid rejected by Norwich for the 24 year-old. Recently appointed Palace boss Sam Alardyce has admitted in recent weeks that Brady is a player on his radar this month. Brady has …

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Championship Striker Jutkiewicz Indicates Willingness To Play For Ireland

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND-JANUARY 2: Lukas Jutkiewicz of Birmingham City scores the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Brentford at St Andrews Stadium on January 2, 2017 in Birmingham, England (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images).

Lukas Jutkiewicz could be in line for an Ireland call-up ahead of a crucial World Cup qualifier against Wales in March after registering his interest in representing the Boys in Green. The England-born striker has said that he would ’embrace’ the opportunity of pulling on the green jersey. Jutkiewicz, who plays with current international Stephen Gleeson at Birmingham City, joined the …

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Watch: The Moment Of Brilliance From McGeady Which Set Up Preston’s Opener Vs Arsenal

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal challenges Aiden McGeady of Preston during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Aiden McGeady on Saturday afternoon displayed some absolute brilliance to set up Callum Robinson for Preston North End’s lead goal against Arsenal. The Irish international winger showed some quick feet and an outrageous turn before feeding striker Jordan Hugill, whose collision with an Arsenal defender meant the ball fell neatly to Robinson who finished sublimely. With the Scottish-born player a much criticised …

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How The Irish Have Fared So Far In The Third Round Of The FA Cup

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Newcastle player Daryl Murphy scores the opening goal past Birmingham defender Che Adams on the goalline as striker Aleksandar Mitrovic (floor, right) is injured during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Birmingham City and Newcastle United at St Andrews (stadium) on January 7, 2017 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Daryl Murphy, Tom Field, Matt Doherty and Lukas Jutkievicz were all on target in today’s third round FA Cup ties with a number of other Irishmen also in action. Murphy earned a rare start for the Magpies having struggled for game time this season since joining from Ipswich Town. The Waterford man opened the scoring from close range after just five …

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