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Caoimhin Kelleher Named In Liverpool Squad To Face Red Star Belgrade

Irish goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher has been named in Liverpool’s squad to face Serbian side Red Star Belgrade in their Champions League group game on Tuesday evening. Lovren & Keita fit enough to travel but too soon for Henderson #LFC squad v Red Star: Fabinho, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum, Lovren, Milner, Keita, Firmino, Mane, Salah, Gomez, Alisson, Sturridge, Moreno, Lallana, Mignolet, Robertson, …

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Blow For City As De Bruyne Expected To Be Sidelined For Six Weeks

Kevin De Bruyne will be sidelined for up to six weeks after the Manchester City star suffered knee ligament damage in Thursday’s League Cup win against Fulham. De Bruyne limped off in the closing minutes of City’s 2-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium after falling awkwardly in a clash with Timothy Fosu-Mensah. The 27-year-old had scans on Friday that revealed …

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FAI & IFA Confirm Joint Bid For 2023 European U21 Championship

Ireland and Northern Ireland confirmed today that they would be launching a joint bid to host the 2023 European U21 Championship. The bid is expected to be submitted to UEFA in 2019 with a decision expected in early 2020. Venues are yet to be finalised but Aviva Stadium, the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, the redeveloped Dalymount Park, Ballymena Showgrounds, …

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Report: FAI & IFA Set To Host European U21 Championships

Ireland and Northern Ireland look set to co-host the Under 21s European Championship in either 2021 or 2023 according to reports. Daniel McDonnell of the Independent.ie is reporting that the meeting between the FAI chief executive John Delaney and his IFA counterpart Patrick Nelson will have the announcement of the tournament at the top of the agenda. The pair are in …

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All-Island XI: How A Combined Ireland Would Line-Up

Ireland face into yet another international derby in just over a fortnight’s time with Martin O’Neill’s men taking on Northern Ireland in Dublin. Having overtaken each other in both rankings and standards over the years, both sides now find themselves fairly even. Since last October 2017, Northern Ireland have lost seven out of 11 games only managing wins against South …

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Stoke City Defend James McClean’s Decision Not To Wear Poppy

Stoke City have released a statement surrounding the wearing of a remembrance day poppy, in which they defend midfielder James McClean’s decision not sport the flower on his shirt. The 29-year old will again not wear the poppy having done the same at previous clubs Sunderland, Wigan and West Brom and has been involved in a debate over the issue …

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