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Ireland Face Massive Four Days In Race For World Cup Qualification

Now that deadline day has come and gone attention switches to international football as Martin O’Neill’s men aim to leave Tbilisi tomorrow night with three massive points against Georgia as the race for World Cup qualification next summer hots up. The Republic of Ireland will be hoping to maintain their 100% record against Georgia ahead of a vital home clash …

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Quiz: Can You Name The 18-Man Squad From Ireland’s First Clash With Georgia In 2003?

European Championship Qualifier 11/6/2003 Republic of Ireland vs Georgia Manager Brian Kerr and assistant manager Chris Highton

Ireland and Georgia have something of an interesting record against each other, even though it only dates back around fourteen years. Since those Euro 2004 qualifiers, the two nations have met in the campaigns for the 2010 World Cup, Euro 2016 and now the 2018 World Cup in what is becoming a regular occurrence. Of the eight previous encounters between Ireland …

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SSE Airtricity League Premier Divison Predictions: Week 27

The involvement of both Bray Wanderers and Sligo Rovers in the IRN-BRU Cup means there are just four matches taking place in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this weekend. ________ Friday (all games have a 7:45pm kick-off) Bohemians vs Galway United Bohs haven’t really kicked on following those impressive back-to-back away wins over Shamrock Rovers and Cork City at the end of …

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Assessing Four Possible Ireland XIs That Could Tame Georgia in Tbilisi

Robbie Brady of Ireland and Valerian Gvilia of Georgia fight for the ball during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifying Round Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on October 6, 2016 (Photo by Andrew Surma/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

With Ireland’s crunch tie with Georgia fast approaching, we look at four possible lineups Martin O’Neill could deploy in Tbilisi. O’Neill seems to favour certain personnel but not a particular system. He has alternated between 4-4-2, 4-3-3, 4-2-3-1, a midfield diamond and, more recently, a 4-5-1 formation. Ireland beat Georgia 1-0 last October with a 4-3-3 formation deployed, Seamus Coleman …

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Irish Prospect Jack Byrne Leaves Wigan Athletic On Loan

UEFA Under 21 EURO 2017 Qualifier, RSC, Waterford 7/10/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's Jack Byrne

Republic of Ireland prospect Jack Byrne has joined Oldham Athletic on a six-month loan from Wigan Athletic. The 21-year-old has experienced an unfortunate fall from grace since returning to England from  a loan spell with Dutch side Cambuur. The Dubliner who is still arguably one of Ireland’s best young talents thrived in Holland after being sent out for experience by …

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Watch: Roy Keane Can’t Believe The ‘Mind-Boggling’ Transfer Fees In Today’s Market

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Dublin 29/8/2017 Assistant Manager Roy Keane

Roy Keane is a man never scared of sharing his thoughts when it comes to any topic of debate in football – and the Ireland assistant manager has just shared his thoughts on the rising prices in transfer markets. Speaking to the assembled press ahead of Ireland’s crucial 2018 World Cup Qualifiers against Georgia and Serbia – Keane was quizzed on his …

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The FAI Cup Quarter Final Draw Has Been Made

Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/11/2016 Cork City vs Dundalk Cork's Greg Bolger celebrates with The FAI Cup

With just eight teams remaining in this year’s FAI Cup, we’re fast approaching the business end of the competition. Shocks were in relatively short supply over the weekend as sixteen became eight, with the exception of Leinster Senior League side Bluebell United seeing off the challenge of First Division outfit Cabinteely at Stradbrook. Their reward for that impressive result is …

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