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Watch: Cork Native Irwin Turns Back Time With Cool Miller Match Peno

Manchester United legend and Cork native Denis Irwin opened the scoring in the Liam Miller tribute match at Pairc Ui Chaoimh, thanks to a well-taken penalty early in the first half. Irwin turned back the clock as he confidently slotted home the spot-kick following Johan Mjallby’s rather dubious foul on Manchester United’s Nicky Butt. Denis Irwin ouvre le score sur …

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St Pat’s Announce Manager Liam Buckley’s Resignation

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Richmond Park, Dublin 13/3/2017 St. Patrick's Athletic vs Finn Harps St. Patrick's Athletic manager Liam Buckle

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley has resigned from his position at the League of Ireland club with immediate effect. The defeat to a less than full-strength Bohemians side on Saturday appears to have been the final straw for Buckley who has been in charge of St Pats for seven years. The 3-1 loss effectively ended any hope that the …

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Report: Declan Rice Leaning Towards Declaring For England

Declan Rice is reportedly leaning towards declaring for England as he continues to dwell upon his international future in the green of Ireland. The Daily Mail are reporting that he appears to prefer England as he continues to impress in the Premier League for West Ham putting in tremendous displays against Everton and Chelsea. Matt Lowton and Matt Barlow of the …

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Leeds’ Conor Shaughnessy On Ireland, Injuries & Life Under Bielsa

There’s something in the air at Elland Road this season. In September of last year, Leeds United were also top of the Championship. They had more points at the same stage of the season. But this year, everything has changed. _____ After returning from a serious ankle injury, which kept him out for eight months, Irish U21 international Conor Shaughnessy is …

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Twitter Awash With Praise For Rice As He Shines Again For Hammers

West Ham put in an excellent performance to earn a hard-fought 0-0 draw against table-topping Chelsea at the London Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Hot off the heels of their first victory of the season over Everton last week, The Hammers looked solid against The Blues in a game that they arguably would’ve won had it not been for Andriy Yarmolenko’s …

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Ireland Drop In FIFA World Rankings As European Duo Share Top Spot

Ireland have fallen one place to 30th in the FIFA World rankings following their 4-1 Nations League defeat to Wales and their 1-1 international friendly draw with Poland last week. O’Neill’s men had been sitting in 29th but after a difficult international break, they fall one place down to 30th, two places below Northern Ireland who also dropped a place …

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FAI Announce Ireland Edging Closer To World Cup 2030 Bid

The FAI have announced that they will be joining a feasibility study for a 2030 joint World Cup bid. In a statement on their website, the FAI outlined that “positive recent discussions” between themselves, the English, Scottish and Welsh FA’s mean that they have agreed to be involved in the conducting a feasibility review into a potential joint bid to host …

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