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Seven Uncapped Wildcards Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Could Call On For Wales Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 08: Chris Forrester of Peterborough United (L) and Willian of Chelsea (R) battle for possession during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Peterborough United at Stamford Bridge on January 8, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

It has been an impressive season for some of Ireland’s young guns this season. Irishmen in the Championship have enjoyed a fruitful term and will be pushing for international honours. Daryl Horgan and Conor Hourihane are two uncapped players who look very likely to make Martin O’Neill’s squad in a couple of weeks time. However, some other uncapped stars have put …

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Five Quick Conclusions As Zlatan Wins The EFL Cup Cup For Manchester United

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United scores their third goal during the EFL Cup Final between Manchester United and Southampton at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Manchester United claimed the first piece of silverware of the season in Wembley on Sunday afternoon, beating Southampton to lift the EFL Cup. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jesse Lingard netted for Jose Mourinho’s side in the first half only for Manolo Gabbiadini to bring his side level with two goals either side of the break. The “Swedish Hero” popped up four minutes …

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Manchester United Vs Southampton: Confirmed Lineups From Wembley

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: The League Cup trophy is carried prior to the Capital One Cup third round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on September 23, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Manchester United face Southampton this afternoon with the season’s first piece of silverware up for grabs. Jose Mourinho has constantly reiterated to win as many trophies as possible in his first season, regardless of perceived importance. While for the Saints, today represents an opportunity for Claude Puel to write his name into the history books and secure the side’s first …

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Five Unique Options For Ireland At Problem Position Of Left-Back

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

With Robbie Brady suspended for Ireland’s showdown with Wales next month, we look at the Boys in Green’s options in the problem position of left-back. Although deployed as a midfielder at Euro 2016, Brady took the left-back slot against Austria in Vienna, where he picked up the booking which led to his suspension. Although Stephen Ward is the likely candidate …

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Could Anthony Pilkington’s Form Put Him Back In The Frame For The Ireland-Wales Game?

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 17: Anthony Pilkington of Cardiff (l) is challenged by Craig Conway of Blackburn during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Blackburn Rovers at Cardiff City Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Cardiff, Wwales.. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

It has been an impressive season for Irish players in the Championship. Conor Hourihane, Ryan Manning and Daryl Horgan have made great strides but one man has slipped under the radar. Anthony Pilkington, remember him? Lancashire-born Pilkington burst onto the scene with Stockport County and made the steep climb from non-league to the Premier League. He benefited from ex-Norwich boss …

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Watch: The Best And Most Controversial Moments From Jose Mourinho’s Unforgettable First League Cup Final


Manchester United take on Southampton in Wembley this Sunday as Jose Mourinho aims to win a trophy that’s always been close to his heart. In his first season in England, The Special One lifted the League Cup trophy with Chelsea, beating Liverpool in one of the most entertaining finals in recent memory. John Arne Riise rocketed home the opener less …

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