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Looking Down On ‘Barstoolers’ Doesn’t Help Irish Football

A packed Aviva was a rare sight for a club game…  Wednesday night’s friendly encounter between Manchester United and Sampdoria drew plenty of online coverage. This was unsurprising given the sell-out crowd seated at the Aviva Stadium. A large portion of the social media comments were directed at so-called ‘barstooler’ fans attending the clash. This is an amusing title given …

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Watch: Ireland Stars Brady & Hendrick Link Up For Burnley Goal Vs Celta Vigo

Dublin , Ireland - 14 July 2017; Robbie Brady of Burnley after the Friendly match between Shamrock Rovers XI and Burnley at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland internationals Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick combined twice on Tuesday night as Burnley earned a draw against Spanish side Celta Vigo. Club-record signing Brady opened the scoring at Turf Moor with a sublime finish after some excellent build-up play. Following a layoff from Hendrick, his Ireland teammate struck a superb first-time shot beyond the helpless Celta Vigo …

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Fans Are Absolutely Hating The Supposed New Irish Jersey

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Leaked images emerged this morning of what could be New Balance’s first effort as the Republic of Ireland’s official jersey manufacturer. There’s no confirmation as of yet that this will actually be new strip but it has already induced quite the reaction from fans. From the rounded collar to the orange trim to the somewhat unnerving shade of green they …

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Watch: Sunderland’s Darron Gibson Filmed Slamming Teammates Who ‘Don’t Give A F***’

Republic of Ireland international Darron Gibson could be set for an uncomfortable next training session with his Sunderland teammates following the emergence of footage which shows him slamming his club and colleagues, claiming they don’t care about the club. Following the 5-0 thrashing Sunderland received at the hands of Celtic on Saturday at the Stadium of Light, Gibson seemingly went out …

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Dundalk Europa League Hero Ciarán Kilduff Departs For USA

Alkmaar , Netherlands - 15 September 2016; Ciaran Kilduff of Dundalk celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the UEFA Europa League Group D match between AZ Alkmaar and Dundalk at AZ Stadion in Alkmaar, Netherlands. (Photo By David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Dundalk have confirmed that Ciarán Kilduff is to depart the Louth club and join up with NASL side Jacksonville Armada. Moving to Dundalk midway through the 2015 season from St. Patrick’s Athletic, the 28-year-old slowly became a crucial attacking threat for Stephen Kenny, particularly from the bench. However, it was the 2016 season he will be most fondly remembered for by …

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Watch: Aiden McGeady On Why He Chose Ireland Over Scotland

14 November 2014; Aidan McGeady, Republic of Ireland, in action against Andrew Robertson, Scotland, watched on by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill and Scotland manager Gordon Strachan. UEFA EURO 2016 Championship Qualifer, Group D, Scotland v Republic of Ireland, Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)

Aiden McGeady’s career is undergoing something of a renaissance having not made the impact which was perhaps expected of him following his arrival at Everton from Spartak Moscow in 2014.  A loan move to Sheffield Wednesday signalled that he was only going to regress further until finally retiring. But a successful loan spell at Preston North End has turned things …

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Cork City Boss John Caulfield Bemoans Title Assumption ‘Rubbish’

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 28/7/2017 Cork City vs Galway United Cork City manager John Caufield Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Cork City extended their winning streak in the league to nine games following a 2-1 victory over Galway United on Friday night.  This come-from-behind win means that City are now within touching distance of lifting only the club’s third Premier Division title in their history, with a commanding 18-point lead over Dundalk at present who face Sligo Rovers at the …

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