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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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England’s Wayne Rooney Confirms International Retirement After World Cup 2018

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Wayne Rooney of England talks during the England Press Conference at St George's Park on August 30, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has confirmed that he will retire from international football after the current tournamenet cycle ends in just under two years’ time. The 30-year-old maade the announcement today when speaking to the media for the first time since being confirmed as Sam Allardyce’s captain for the next two years, explaining why he feels that …

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Done Deal: Inter Complete €45m Deal For Portuguese International

MILAN, ITALY - AUGUST 28: Joao Mario of FC Internazionale poses during the official portrait session on August 28, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa - Inter/Inter via Getty Images)

Serie A side Inter have today confirmed that Portuguese international João Mário has joined the club. Sporting Lisbon last night announced that the midfielder had been sold, and Inter have finally followed suit this morning by confirming that they have signed him. OFFICIAL: @joaome17 is an #Inter player! He’ll be at the Meazza tonight https://t.co/TgBQA8lvrN #WelcomeJoaoMario pic.twitter.com/X4gtadyyk0 — F.C. Internazionale (@Inter_en) …

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Ireland Striker Robbie Keane Announces International Retirement

DUBLIN, IRELAND - JUNE 07: Robbie Keane of the Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and the Faroe Islands at the Aviva Stadium on June 7, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane has announced that he is to retire from international football. The move comes as the 36-year-old was named in Martin O’Neill’s squad for next week’s friendly international against Oman, but Keane has subsequently announced that it will be the last time he pulls on an Ireland shirt. Robbie Keane has announced he will retire from …

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