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Watch: Aiden McGeady Scores Yet Another Screamer For Preston

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 14: A defeated Aiden McGeady of the Republic of Ireland applauds the crowd after the EURO 2016 Group D Qualifier match between Scotland and Republic of Ireland at Celtic Park on November 14, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Aiden McGeady continued his fine domestic form for Preston by scoring another cracking goal in the Championship. McGeady netted his eight Championship goal of the season as North End went down 3-2 to Huddersfield Town. McGeady has enjoyed a renaissance under Simon Grayson since joining on loan from Everton last summer. McGeady’s form has been particularly impressive since Christmas where …

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Shamrock Rovers Leave Door Open For Robbie Keane To Join

Shamrock Rovers Announce Friendly Against LA Galaxy, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 22/12/2014 Robbie Keane and Stephen McPhail, who has resigned with the club, today announced a friendly between their two clubs on February 21st 2015 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

If Robbie Keane wants to finish his career in the League of Ireland, Shamrock Rovers would welcome him with open arms. Since leaving LA Galaxy last year, former Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has been linked with many clubs, yet the 36-year-old is still unattached and continues to train with Shamrock Rovers to keep himself in shape. According to …

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Eight Irish-Eligible Wonderkids Based Outside Of Ireland And The UK

Liam Bossin goalkeeper of Rsc Anderlecht pictured during the training session of RSC Anderlecht at the Irene Sportcomplex in Tegelen on juli 10 , 2015 in Tegelen , Netherlands. (Photo by William Van Hecke/Corbis via Getty Images)

Traditionally, Ireland have recruited UK-born players to buffer a small playing pool. The likes of John Aldridge and Andy Townsend are prime examples of Englishmen who proudly became Irish heroes –  but there could be a more exotic twist to Irish teams in years to come. John-Joe Patrick Finn and Zak Gilsenan come to mind when there is any talk of overseas …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Wednesday Night Review #10

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 14: Jacob Burns of the Glory scores the winning penalty during the A-League Grand Final Qualifier match at Bluetongue Stadium on April 14, 2012 in Gosford, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s games featured Hibernian (Graham Mcintyre) versus The New Saints, also known as TNS (Elis Chapman), and Hamilton (Jack Beasley) versus Wolves (Nathan Riches). It was a superb start for TNS as they picked up a rare win, which was badly needed. TNS are currently bottom of the league but they could climb the table with a fixture win. The momentum was …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Monday Night Review #10

NORWICH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: A view of the goal netting before the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Norwich City and West Bromwich Albion at Carrow Road on September 23, 2015 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Monday’s games included Linfield (Jordan Geary) versus Dundalk (Graham Leydon) and Shamrock Rovers (Jake Roberts) against Crusaders (Nathan Moore).  In a hugely entertaining and dominating performance from Jordan Geary, he performed when he came under the cosh in the league standings. With first place being six points off he needed the maximum points from this tie to keep himself and …

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The Inclusions Of Sean Maguire & Cillian Sheridan Are Essential For Ireland Long Term

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 17/3/2017 Shamrock Rovers vs Cork City Cork CityÕs Sean Maguire celebrates scoring a penalty and the winning goal

Martin O’Neill needs to blood the likes of Sean Maguire and Cillian Sheridan to ensure Ireland have a solution to the country’s long term attacking issues. Robbie Keane’s long anticipated retirement last summer brought with it the never-ending concerns that Ireland’s attacking department has entered a critical point. Strangely, Ireland’s current strikers have some of the best goal scoring records …

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Exclusive: Tom Saintfiet On Why, Having Managed Eight National Sides, He Wants Limerick Or Sligo Next

Yemen's Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet reacts during his team's 21st Gulf Cup football match against Saudi Arabia in the Bahraini capital Manama on January 9, 2013. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

In terms of managers with varied backstories, the League of Ireland has seen some interesting candidates down the years. West Ham hardman Julian Dicks’ took an interest in the Finn Harps position in 2014, to former Manchester United midfielder Andrei Kanchelskis throwing his name into the hat for both Derry and Shamrock Rovers – but Belgian national Tom Saintfiet has perhaps …

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Ronald Koeman Provides Heartening Positivity As Séamus Coleman Begins Recovery

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Ireland player Seamus Coleman in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Ronald Koeman’s visit to Ireland will no doubt boost the recovery of Ireland defender Séamus Coleman following a horrific broken leg in a clash with Welsh defender Neil Taylor during last month’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin. Coleman is currently recuperating at home in Donegal and was visited by Koeman and Everton captain Phil Jagielka yesterday as well as fitness …

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