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Mick McCarthy: We Might Laud O’Neill For Capping Obafemi In The Future

On Saturday, 18-year old Ireland striker Michael Obafemi made his first Premier League start for Southampton in their game against Manchester United. Obafemi was handed his first league start by now departed manager Mark Hughes and impressed many in the 65 minutes he featured in before coming off injured. The Dublin born attacker was lively up against United’s defence and …

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Declan Rice Confirms Crunch Talks With Mick McCarthy Over Irish Future

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has confirmed that he will sit down and discuss his international future with new Irish manager Mick McCarthy this month. The 19-year old has been involved in an international tug-of-war between England and Ireland ever since he was left out of Martin O’Neill’s squad in August amidst speculation over which nation he would be selecting. …

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Robert Pires: “Even Now For Thierry Henry, People Still Call Him A Cheat”

Former Arsenal and France winger Robert Pires retired from international football in 2004 following a dispute with then manager Raymond Domenech. During his eleven-year stint with the French side, Pires had a number of tussles with Ireland in both friendlies and qualifiers but the ex-Arsenal man was perhaps lucky enough not to be involved in the most infamous clash between the two …

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Mick McCarthy Reacts To “Surprising” Euro 2020 Qualifying Group

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has been reacting to his side’s Euro 2020 qualification group which was drawn at the convention centre in Dublin on Sunday morning. The Boys in Green were handed an incredibly favourable group as they face Switzerland, Denmark, Georgia and Gibraltar in Group D of the competition. McCarthy’s side narrowly avoided the apparent group of death in …

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Luck Of The Draw Hands Ireland Favourable Euro 2020 Qualifying Group

The Republic of Ireland have been handed a favourable group in the Euro 2020 qualification draw which took place in Dublin on Sunday morning. Mick McCarthy’s men must face Denmark, Switzerland, Georgia and Gibraltar in Group D of the competition as they look for qualification as one of the host nations. Ireland will be incredibly familiar with their opponents Denmark whom they …

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Mendieta Opens Up On What Made Robbie Keane A Great Goalscorer

On Wednesday Ireland’s record goalscorer Robbie Keane announced his retirement from professional football after a glittering 23-year career in the game. Keane, who scored 68 goals in 146 games for the Boys in Green, announced his retirement following the news that he would be joining Mick McCarthy’s backroom staff at the helm of the Irish national team. The Tallaght native starred …

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Watch: Baby-Faced Robbie Keane Dazzles On Wolves Debut

On Wednesday, the Republic of Ireland’s all-time leading goalscorer Robbie Keane announced his retirement from the professional game following a 23-year career. Keane became one of the Premier League’s most potent finishers starred for the likes of Tottenham, Leeds United and Liverpool on his way to grabbing over 100 goals in the English top flight. The 38-year old hangs up …

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