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Wales Move Above Spain And Italy In Latest FIFA World Rankings

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 05: Gareth Bale of Wales celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Moldova at the Cardiff City Stadium on September 5, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Wales’ Euro 2016 heroics have seen them break into the FIFA World Ranking top ten for the first time in over a year. Chris Coleman’s side gave a great account of themselves in France earlier this summer, beating former number one rank Belgium along the way to a semi-final finish. In the latest FIFA World Rankings released today, Wales have moved …

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Opinion: History On Ireland’s Side As They Face Into Tough Qualifying Group

While immensely proud of their nation’s performances at Euro 2016, many Irish fans were also overcome with jealousy while observing Wales’ extraordinary accomplishment. After all, this is a nation with a smaller population and a less lucrative football history than ours. How have they done so well? Is it all down to Gareth Bale? We have Jeff Hendrick, and we all know …

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The Top Ten Hipster Republic Of Ireland Football Shirts

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland take on Serbia tonight in the first match of their World Cup 2018 qualification campaign. The fact that it is an away match means that we are likely to see another airing of the “Brady Special” – the white shirt immortalised as the one in which Robbie Brady scored against Italy at Euro 2016. Brady’s …

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Watch: Buffon Intervenes After Italian Fans Begin Booing French National Anthem

Juventus star Gianluigi Buffon talks Champions League and more

International friendlies rarely offer up any memorable moments, however, last night before a ball had even been kicked Italian keeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon showcased just why he is one of the most widely respected players of his generation. This fan video captures the moment Italian fans began booing ‘La Marseillaise’, as well as Buffon’s classy efforts to dissuade the home …

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Roy Keane Warns Ireland To Forget About Euro 2016 Campaign

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Roy Keane, assistant manager of Republic of Ireland looks on prior to 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 Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

After an impressive European Championship finals in France this summer, Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side begin another qualification campaign on Monday night. The road to the World Cup in Russia begins in Belgrade next week, as Ireland take on a Serbia side still reeling from their disastrous attempt to join the Euro 2016 party. Irish assistant manager Roy Keane …

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Why Tonight’s Game Against Oman Should Not Be About Robbie Keane

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - JUNE 18: Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland applauds supporters during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Belgium and Republic of Ireland at Stade Matmut Atlantique on June 18, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Tonight in the Aviva Stadium, our country bids farewell to the greatest goalscorer we have ever produced. Robbie Keane, with 67 goals (and counting!) to his name on the international stage will take to the hallowed Lansdowne Road turf for the final time. He will probably rattle the net a few more times for good measure and old times’ sake. …

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Republic Of Ireland Midfielder Undergoing Medical At Burnley

Burnley LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: Paul Pogba (1st L) of France competes for the ball against Wes Hoolahan (2nd L), Jeff Hendrick (2nd R) and Jon Walters (1st R) of Republic of Ireland during the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between France and Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Jeff Hendrick was one of Ireland’s stand-out performers throughout the Euro 2016 odyssey, as he drove forward from midfield. Martin O’Neill’s side scored an unlikely victory over Italy to qualify for the last 16, thanks in no small part to an industrious performance by Hendrick. It became clear in June that the Derby County man is too good to be …

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