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The New Ireland Jersey Is Getting A Much Better Response After The Official Unveiling

On Tuesday morning, some pictures were leaked of the first New Balance Ireland kit and they didn’t get a very good response. Posted on Pundit Arena’s Facebook page, one of the best comments claimed that the jersey was ‘like something your granny would bring back from her holiday in Lanzarote.’ On Twitter, the jersey didn’t do much better with countless …

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Fans Are Absolutely Hating The Supposed New Irish Jersey

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Leaked images emerged this morning of what could be New Balance’s first effort as the Republic of Ireland’s official jersey manufacturer. There’s no confirmation as of yet that this will actually be new strip but it has already induced quite the reaction from fans. From the rounded collar to the orange trim to the somewhat unnerving shade of green they …

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PFAI Chief On Bray Situation: ‘We’ve Wandered From One Issue To Another’

Following the emergence of financial difficulties at Bray Wanderers in the last number of days, PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness spoke to RTÉ’s Tony O’Donoghue about the escalating situation at the club. Last Friday, at half-time in their clash with Dundalk, the Seagulls released a statement indicating all was not right at the club and that attendances would need to improve …

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The Pros And Cons To The Continued Selection Of Glenn Whelan

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Stadionul Zimbru, Chisinau, Moldova 9/10/2016 Moldova vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Glenn Whelan

Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Austria on Sunday brought with it many criticisms of Martin O’Neill’s team selection. One of the individuals in question yet again was Glenn Whelan. Whelan did not necessarily have a bad game on Sunday and did produce some good defensive play and anchored the midfield. However, he was anonymous at times and and offered Ireland very …

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Ireland Were Once Again Crippled By Fear Factor

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 11/6/2017 Ireland vs Austria The Ireland team Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

If you had offered Republic of Ireland supporters the chance to be placed joint top of their World Cup qualifying group with Serbia on twelve points after six games they would have bitten your hand off. But supporting the Irish football team is sort of like watching the film Groundhog Day and despite the promising group position, the same questions …

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Ethan Ampadu: Wales’ Gain Could Be The Republic Of Ireland’s Loss

EXETER, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 18: Ethan Ampadu of Exeter City celebrates at the final whistle during the Sky Bet League Two Play off Semi Final Second Leg match between Exeter City and Carlisle United at St James Park on May 18, 2017 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Ireland’s World Cup qualifying rivals Wales assemble for their crunch tie against Serbia in what could be a make or break game for last summer’s Euros semi-finalists. Like Ireland, Wales trimmed an extended squad with one of the men departing looking like a real prospect. Ethan Ampadu is a 16-year-old midfielder from Exeter who broke into the first XI of …

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