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Inclusion Of Jimmy Dunne A Much-Needed Feel Good Story

Jimmy Dunne has been called into Ireland’s senior squad for the trip to Denmark on Monday, following a spate of injuries and exclusions. Ireland will play Denmark on Monday night, with Martin O’Neill forced into a number of changes for varying reasons. Defender John Egan (calf), midfielder Alan Browne (shoulder), and forward Sean Maguire (hamstring) all miss out, while both …

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Jimmy Dunne Called Up As Ireland Issue Squad Update

Former U21 international, Jimmy Dunne, has received his first call-up to the Republic of Ireland squad senior ahead of their UEFA Nations League clash with Denmark on Monday night.  The defender, who is on loan at Hearts from Burnley, will link up with the Ireland players on Saturday ahead of their departure to Aarhus, as will Manchester United back, Lee …

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Watch: Brian Kerr Slams “Abysmal” Record Under Martin O’Neill

Brian Kerr has heavily criticised the Republic of Ireland’s performances under Martin O’Neill over the past two years, calling the record “abysmal”. Ireland produced another forgettable performance against Northern Ireland at the Aviva Stadium last night as a number of saves from man-of-the-match, Darren Randolph helped them cling on to a goalless draw. It is the latest in a string of …

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Michael Obafemi Will Travel With Ireland Squad To Denmark

Michael Obafemi will travel to Denmark with the Ireland squad now that he has publicly confirmed his commitment to Ireland. Republic of Ireland manager, Martin O’Neill, had indicated earlier in the week that a trip to Aarhus to face Christian Eriksen & co. was highly unlikely, but it would now appear the Southampton youngster has a seat on the plane. …

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Ireland Player Ratings As Glenn Whelan Bows Out In Drab NI Draw

Ireland and Northern Ireland played out a drab scoreless draw at the Aviva Stadium as Glenn Whelan said farewell to the Boys in Green. O’Neill’s side looked poor and void of ideas and had goalkeeper Darren Randolph to thank for saving them on a couple of occasions as the away side created a number of opportunities. Here are Pundit Arena’s …

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13 Quickfire Conclusions As Ireland Limp To Tense NI Stalemate

Ireland limped to a 0-0 draw against Northern Ireland in what was a truly forgettable draw at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday evening. The away side just edged the first half and dominated the second creating most of the clear-cut chances as Ireland again struggled in front of goal. O’Neill’s men also had Darren Randolph to thank on a number of …

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Watch: God Save The Queen Widely Booed At The Aviva

Ireland Northern Ireland Anthem

Tonight’s international football friendly between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland has got off to a rather unsavoury start as the anthem, God Save The Queen, was widely booed by the crowd in the Aviva Stadium.  Of course, fixtures between these sides are always going to carry that extra bit of edge and potential for animosity between both sets …

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Breaking: No Obafemi As Martin O’Neill Names Starting XI For NI Clash

Michael Obafemi

Martin O’Neill has named his starting XI for Ireland’s international friendly against Northern Ireland at the Aviva Stadium this evening. O’Neill keeps Michael Obafemi on the bench after the 18-year-old confirmed Pundit Arena’s report that he would be fully committing to the Irish cause. There had been suggestions that Obafemi would feature in the game, and he has been given …

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Michael Obafemi Confirms Irish Decision – “He is 100% Committed”

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has ended speculation surrounding his international future by committing to Ireland ahead of their game against Northern Ireland this evening. Irish manager Martin O’Neill had outlined during the week that Obafemi was still deliberating over his international future however a source close to the 18-year old had informed Pundit Arena that his intentions were always to …

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