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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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Watch: Roy Keane Can’t Believe The ‘Mind-Boggling’ Transfer Fees In Today’s Market

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Dublin 29/8/2017 Assistant Manager Roy Keane

Roy Keane is a man never scared of sharing his thoughts when it comes to any topic of debate in football – and the Ireland assistant manager has just shared his thoughts on the rising prices in transfer markets. Speaking to the assembled press ahead of Ireland’s crucial 2018 World Cup Qualifiers against Georgia and Serbia – Keane was quizzed on his …

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RTÉ Retains Rights To Future Ireland Qualifiers And Tournaments

TOPSHOT - Ireland's midfielder Wesley Hoolahan (R) celebrates with Ireland's midfielder Robert Brady after scoring during the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on June 13, 2016. / AFP / PHILIPPE LOPEZ (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

RTÉ have won the rights to broadcast Republic of Ireland football qualifiers up as far as the World Cup 2022, as well as the rights to the following tournaments. The Irish public broadcaster made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon, staving off any potential interest in the rights from rivals such as TV3 and Sky Sports. In a statement, RTÉ Head of Sport Ryle …

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