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Premier League Team Of The Weekend

On a weekend which saw victories for Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle and Swansea, we pick our team of the weekend from the latest Premier League action. _______ GK: Tom Heaton (Burnley) The Burnley keeper was sensational in their draw with Tottenham – making four top-class saves to keep out the likes of Harry Kane. Were it not for the …

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The Most Expensive ‘Irish XI’ Of All Time Throws Up A Few Surprises

EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - DECEMBER 09: Robbie Keane of Liverpool looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between PSV Eindhoven and Liverpool at the Philips Stadium on December 9, 2008 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

A number of Irish internationals have changed clubs over the summer, though the fees involved have (for the most part) been relatively low compared to the extravagant nature of other deals. Unless James McCarthy leaves Everton, Middlesbrough’s £5m capture of Darren Randolph could well end up being the most expensive Irish player of the summer. Indeed, the now-former West Ham goalkeeper …

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Brentford Manager Gushes With Praise For Ireland Defender John Egan

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 28/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Iceland Republic of Ireland's John Egan with Jon Dadi Bodvarsson of Iceland

Brentford manager Dean Smith has been speaking very highly of Ireland international defender John Egan. The 24-year-old has had a highly promising debut with the Bees in the Championship after joining from League One side Gillingham, and was rewarded for his fine form by being handed his first international cap by Martin O’Neill in a friendly against Iceland in March …

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How Many Members Of Brighton And Newcastle’s Irish Contingent Will Survive Promotion?

Brighton Newcastle

Two of the three promotion spots to next season’s Premier League have now been filled, with Newcastle joining Brighton in sealing an automatic place on Monday night. Rafa Benitez and Chris Hughton’s respective sides have been the two standout performers in the Championship this season, and it always seemed a case of when, rather than if, they would be the …

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Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan Doubtful For Massive Wales Match

BELGRADE, SERBIA - SEPTEMBER 05: Head coach Martin O'Neill of Ireland reacts during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Serbia and Ireland at stadium Rajko Mitic on September 5, 2016 in Belgrade. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Martin O’Neill’s hopes of his Republic of Ireland internationals coming through this weekend’s club fixtures with a clean bill of health have been dealt a huge blow with Norwich midfielder, Wes Hoolahan leaving the clash with Barnsley with a reported thigh injury. The Irish Independent report the 35-year-old suffered the injury in the first half and was replaced by Scotland’s …

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How Will Martin O’Neill Line Ireland Up Against Wales?

Martin O'Neill Ireland

Martin O’Neills squad selection signalled the start of the build up to Ireland’s qualifier against Wales on March 24th. A 39 provisional squad was announced with that number to be trimmed to a match-day 23 with some of the players not involved possibly taking to the pitch against Iceland. The Ireland manager will be forced into change from the side …

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Martin O’Neill Names 39-Man Ireland Squad To Face Wales And Iceland

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Ernst-Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria 11/11/2016 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland resume their quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup later this month. Ireland have taken ten points from a possible twelve in a strong start to their qualification campaign, but three points against Wales at the Aviva Stadium would put them in a commanding position at the halfway point of the group stage. However, the …

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

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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