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Eamon Dunphy Takes A Savage Swipe At ‘Cabaret Act’ Roy Keane

Dunphy Keane

Eamon Dunphy has, yet again, questioned the role of Roy Keane in the Ireland national team setup in a pretty brutal verbal attack. Keane is, of course, assistant manager to Martin O’Neill but his prominence is such that he regularly creates his own headlines and is a regular for pre-match press conferences. Writing in his Daily Star column on Friday, …

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Martin O’Neill Cuts Five Players From The Ireland Squad To Face Moldova

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Dublin 5/10/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill has trimmed his Republic of Ireland squad ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Moldova in Dublin. With an initial 30-man panel to choose from, cuts were always necessary and to that end, the manager has decided that James McCarthy, Daryl Horgan, David McGoldrick, Jonny Hayes and uncapped Aiden O’Brien will not be involved. James McCarthy won’t be …

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Brian Kerr Puzzled By The Timing Of O’Neill’s Ireland Contract Extension

Ireland Kerr O'Neill

Former Ireland manager Brian Kerr has expressed his surprise at the timing of current boss Martin O’Neill’s contract extension. It was announced on Thursday evening that O’Neill and his backroom staff had agreed in principle to remain in charge of the national side for the next European Championship qualifying campaign, with the announcement coming just 24 hours before the Boys …

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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month: September 2017

League of Ireland TOTM September

September in the League of Ireland Premier Divison saw leaders Cork City come within minutes of finally landing the league title, before a late Dundalk equaliser at Turner’s Cross kept the champagne on ice. ​John Caulfield’s side are now just two points away from securing the trophy, a task that will be taken out of their hands should the reigning …

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How A Much-Changed Ireland Should Line Up Against Moldova

Ireland Moldova

Ireland’s slim hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia will almost certainly crumble to dust if they don’t beat Moldova on Friday night. The good news, however, is that the runners-up spot (if not a playoff place) is still very much in Ireland’s hands. The task (but the execution) is simple: two wins from two guarantees second …

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Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Agrees Two-Year Contract Extension

Dublin , Ireland - 5 September 2017; Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill prior to the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Serbia at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The FAI have confirmed that Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has extended his contract. The news was confirmed on Thursday evening and comes just hours after O’Neill himself suggested that he would like to stay as the boss beyond this qualificaiton campaign, regardless of whether Ireland qualified for the World Cup or not. BREAKING: Martin O’Neill has agreed a contract extension …

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