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Richie Towell To Finally Be Given The Chance To Impress At Brighton

HULL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: Tom Huddlestone of Hull City (L) challenges of Richie Towell of Brighton & Hove Albion during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Hull City and Brighton & Hove Albion at KC Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton has confirmed that  Richie Towell will a chance to impress this weekend. The attacking midfielder joined the club midway through the 2015/16 season but has struggled to break into the side in his time there. Big things were expected of the 25-year-old following a tremendous 2015 season in the League of Ireland with …

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Assessing Each Of Robbie Brady’s Possible Transfer Destinations

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria 12/11/2016 Austria vs Republic of Ireland Austria's of Ireland Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Since the opening of the transfer window, Robbie Brady has become the subject of a speculated bidding war. Expected to leave last summer, the Norwich City man was one of Ireland’s star performers at Euro 2016. The Irish Independent have linked Brady with moves to Leicester City, West Ham United and Crystal Palace while Newcastle-based outlet Chronicle Live have linked the Baldoyle man with …

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Four More Clubs Join The Chase For Robbie Brady [Report]

Transfer Premier League 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Georgia Ireland's Robbie Brady

The race to sign Republic of Ireland and Norwich winger Robbie Brady has reportedly intensified. Further to the Mirror’s claims on Wednesday that Premier League sides Leicester City and Crystal Palace were in contention to sign the highly-rated 24-year-old, the same outlet has now furthered that by alleging that as many as four more clubs are in the hunt for …

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Irish Prospect Jack Byrne’s Disappointing Loan Spell At Blackburn Looks To Be Over

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 17: Blackburn Rovers' Jack Byrne under pressure from Cardiff City's Sean Morrison during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff and Blackburn at Cardiff City Stadium on August 16, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Kevin Barnes - CameraSport/CameraSport via Getty Images)

Ireland under-21 international Jack Byrne’s stay at Blackburn Rovers looks appears to be coming to a premature end. Big things were expected of the Manchester City midfielder when he made the season-long move to Owen Coyle’s side in the summer, especially having earned rave reviews in the Eredivisie with Cambuur last season, but it it hasn’t gone at all to …

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Watch: Irish Star Conor Hourihane Scores 30 Yard Screamer For Barnsley

FLEETWOOD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Conor Hourihane of Barnsley celebrates victory after a penalty shoot out with team mates during the Johnstone's Paint Trophy northern section semi final second leg match between Fleetwood Town and Barnsley at Highbury Stadium on February 4, 2016 in Fleetwood, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Looking ahead to 2017, the Republic of Ireland have a real chance of qualifying for their first World Cup since 2002. Martin O’Neill’s side sit atop of the qualification group, ahead of Serbia, Wales and Austria. There are many calls for certain players to be included in the side to add spice to the campaign, with Barnsley captain Conor Hourihane …

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That’s A Wrap: Irish Football’s All-Star XI For 2016

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Harry Arter of Bournemouth during the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

With 2016 drawing to a close, we take a look at the Irish players position-for-position that made a huge impact on 2016. This team is certainly up for discussion. _____ GK: Darren Randolph After establishing himself as Irish number one just in time for the Euros, the Bray man put in some key performances for Ireland. Having finally broken into …

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Top 10 Players Most Likely To Break Into The Ireland Squad In 2017

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: John Egan of Brentford applauds supporters during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Fulham at Griffin Park on November 4, 2016 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

With 2016 drawing to a close, a number of Irish players will be hoping to break into Martin O’Neill’s plans. This time last year very few would have anticipated Shane Duffy becoming an automatic starter or Callum O’Dowda making the grade at senior level. Here we take a look at some players hoping to establish themselves in the squad and …

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