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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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Why Have Irish Fans So Quickly Turned On Martin O’Neill?

‘Now is not the time, but if you want a management change, at least get the rationale right as to why…’ The Opel Jersey addresses the rising tide of fury towards Martin O’Neill.  A lot has been made of the post-match interview between Martin O Neill and Tony O’Donoghue on Saturday night – a stung O’Neill, almost certainly embarrassed, proceeded to …

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Opinion: Ireland Have One Major Problem – Scoring Goals

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

The Republic of Ireland’s World Cup dreams hang by a thread after their 1-0 defeat to Serbia on Tuesday night. The reason their hopes have fleeted out in the last four days is relatively simple: they are just not clinical enough. Looking back to Saturday night’s meeting with Georgia in Tbilisi, Ireland had a multitude of chances to come away …

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Opinion: Ireland Must Go Wide To Overcome Serbia

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia 2/9/2017 Georgia vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean and Shane Long with Referee Ivan Kruzliak

Martin O’Neill has come in for some sharp but generally constructive criticism following Ireland’s abject display against Georgia at the weekend. The first half was the worst 45 minutes from an Ireland side many will remember. There were many problems on the night, the bulk of them originating from a central midfield trio unable to effect the game with or …

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Opinion: Issues Martin O’Neill Needs To Address Before Serbia Match

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland picked up a point away to Georgia on Saturday night – a result some of the country’s more pessimistic fans may have settled for before kick-off. Having watched the match, even the most optimistic supporters of the Boys in Green will be delighted with the point. The performance has got the football community in Ireland …

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