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A Potential Ireland B Team That Would Give Martin O’Neill Some Food For Thought

February 25th 2017, Preston, Lancashire, England; Skybet Championship football, Preston North End versus Queens Park Rangers; Preston North End's Daryl Horgan crosses the ball (Photo by Tim Williams/Action Plus via Getty Images)

With Ireland’s crunch tie against Wales fast approaching, Martin O’Neill will name his provisional squad this week. Provisional tends to be the key word when the Derryman reveals the consistently long list of players selected for international duty. It is usually a 40-man panel, reduced to 27 and then 23 for the match day. O’Neill is a loyal manager, meaning …

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Ciaran Clark Adds To Ireland Boss Martin O’Neill’s Injury Concerns

Shane Duffy with Ciaran Clark 9/10/2016

Ciaran Clark, as well as James McCarthy, have emerged as injury concerns for Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Wales in just under two weeks’ time. Clark was taken off just after the hour mark as his side, Newcastle, went down to Fulham at home this weekend. The 27-year-old has been ever present at the back for Ireland during this qualifying campaign and would be …

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James McCarthy Looks Set To Miss Crucial Ireland-Wales Clash

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: James McCarthy of Everton (R) scores his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Everton and AFC Bournemouth at Goodison Park on February 4, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

James McCarthy has emerged as a real doubt for the Republic of Ireland’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Wales later this month in Dublin. As reported in the Daily Mirror, the midfielder missed Everton’s 3-0 win over West Brom and is said to be “one or two weeks” away from fitness, according to his club manager Ronald Koeman. Martin O’Neill names …

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Twitter’s Brilliant Reaction As Celtic Are Pegged Back By Rangers In The Dying Minutes Of A Tense Old Firm

Old Firm Celtic GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MARCH 12: Stuart Armstrong of Celtic celebrates after he scores during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Scotland’s two giants renewed their famous rivalry in an edgy Old Firm derby this afternoon, the fourth of five this season. Clint Hill found an 88th minute equaliser to put an end to Brendan Rodger’s winning run in the Parkhead hotseat. It was to be the final game of Rangers’ interim manager Graeme Murty with Portuguese boss Pedro Caixinha taking …

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Michael O’Neill Hits Out At FAI’s Recruitment Of Northern Ireland Underage Stars

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - NOVEMBER 11: Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan at Windsor Park on November 11, 2016 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Michael O’Neill’s has expressed his disappointment with the FAI over their pursuit for young Northern Irish players. His comments come in the wake of Jordan McEneff’s debut for the Republic of Ireland Under-16s. The Arsenal youth and his brother, Aaron of Derry City, both recently switched their international allegiances from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland. “We know we will …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Wednesday Night Review #5

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: Close up of the boots and ball during the round five W-League match between the Newcastle Jets and Sydney FC at McDonald Jones Stadium on December 4, 2016 in Newcastle, Au (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)

Welcome back to Celtic E-Sports action. On Wednesday night we had Wolves (Kevin Connolly) versus Dundalk (Graham Leydon) and Crusaders (Nathan Dodds) versus The New Saints (Ben Burnell). The first match of the night was Wolves versus Dundalk. Graham Leydon was looking for his first points in the league whilst Wolves were looking to continue their quest in mid-table. Wolves had …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Monday Night Review #5

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The match ball is placed for a corner kick during the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester City FC and Celtic FC at Etihad Stadium on December 6, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Monday night’s games included clashes between Linfield (Jordan Geary) and Hibernian (Graham McIntyre) and Hamilton (Jack Beasley) versus Shamrock Rovers (Jake Roberts). With both games being top of the table clashes it was bound to be an exciting night of e-sports action. The first game saw Linfield face Hibernian, with both players looking to battle for a top place finish. The …

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