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Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Agrees Two-Year Contract Extension

Dublin , Ireland - 5 September 2017; Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill prior to the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Serbia at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The FAI have confirmed that Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has extended his contract. The news was confirmed on Thursday evening and comes just hours after O’Neill himself suggested that he would like to stay as the boss beyond this qualificaiton campaign, regardless of whether Ireland qualified for the World Cup or not. BREAKING: Martin O’Neill has agreed a contract extension …

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The Euro 2020 Qualifying Draw Is Coming To Dublin

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JANUARY 19: Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko (L) and UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin speak on stage during the official EURO 2020 logo presentation for the Manege of the First Cadet Corps on January 19, 2017 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Dublin has won the race to host the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifying draw, the FAI have confirmed. Irish football’s governing body confirmed that the draw, which takes place on December 2nd 2018, will take place in Ireland’s capital after it beat off competition from the other 12 Euro 2020 host cities. FAI CEO John Delaney welcomed the news, stating that …

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Who Is Wales’ Greatest Ever Player – Ryan Giggs Or Gareth Bale?

CARDIFF, WALES - MARCH 25: Gareth Bale looks on as he sits out with an injury with Ryan Giggs during the Wales training session ahead of their UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier against England on March 25, 2011 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

One year on from Wales’ miraculous run to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, we take a comparative look at the careers of Gareth Bale and Ryan Giggs. Wales might be considered traditionally one of the weaker football nations, especially with rugby seen to be their number one sport but they have produced plenty of memorable footballers throughout the years. Billy …

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Ranking The Top Ten Ireland Kits In The 23 Years Of Umbro

DUBLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland during the UEFA EURO 2012 Group B Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Andorra at the Aviva Stadium on September 7, 2010 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

The FAI confirmed the end of an era on Friday by announcing that New Balance would be replacing Umbro as the Ireland football team’s kit manufacturer in a deal that will kick in from August. It seems almost certain then that Ireland’s clash with Austria at the Aviva next month will be the final time that the Boys in Green …

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FAI Announces Three-Player Shortlist For Ireland International Player Of The Year

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Robbie Brady of Republic of Ireland applauds after his team's 1-0 win in the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Italy and Republic of Ireland at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 22, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

The FAI has released details of nominations for the Ireland International Football Awards – including nominations for International Player of the Year. The senior award, won by Jonathan Walters last year, is headed (to no great surprise) by Robbie Brady, Seamus Coleman and Jeff Hendrick, all of whom impressed at Euro 2016 and the months after. Brady made himself an Irish …

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