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Cork City Looking At Leeds Striker As Potential Sean Maguire Replacement [Report]

With Sean Maguire’s Cork City career beginning to wind down, attention will soon be turning to the striker’s replacement at Turner’s Cross. It was confirmed on Saturday morning that the 23-year-old would be leaving for Preston North End in July, just over 12 hours after scoring a hat-trick for his current side against defending champions Dundalk at Oriel Park. With …

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Watch: Richie Sadlier And Kenny Cunningham Pick Their Ireland Team To Face Austria

Sadlier Cunningham Ireland

With the friendlies against Mexico and Uruguay down, attention for Ireland now turns to next week’s World Cup qualifier against Austria. Martin O’Neill’s side successfully put Thursday night’s poor showing in New Jersey behind them on Sunday, defeating the Uruguayans 3-1 in a fine performance by the Boys in Green. With so many players putting in good shifts (and some …

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Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Heaps Praise On Cyrus Christie

Leinster , Ireland - 4 May 2017; Cyrus Christie of Republic of Ireland scores his sides 2nd goal during the international friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Uruguay at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

It may have only been a friendly versus Uruguay on Sunday but Cyrus Christie would have been watched closely by fans and management alike as he aspires to step into the shoes of the injured Seamus Coleman.  He performed superbly against Óscar Tabárez’s side in what was a nice build-up game to next Sunday’s crucial qualifier at home to Austria. The 24-year-old still …

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The Ireland XI That Should Start Against Uruguay With One Eye On Austria

Mexico vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean dejected after the game

Martin O’Neill’s Ireland will be looking to bounce back immediately from a disappointing result against Mexico on Thursday night. The understrength Boys in Green went down 3-1 in New Jersey, as O’Neill’s 3-5-2 experiment failing to pay dividends. The manager will be looking for a much better performance against Uruguay on Sunday, and indeed he should get it as nine …

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