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Five Areas Martin O’Neill Must Address To Keep His Job

Martin O’Neill has reached arguably the lowest point in his five-year tenure as Irish boss with a 4-1 defeat to Wales coming after a week of fallout. The Derryman has come under fire in the last eighteen months after Ireland surrendered their lead in their World Cup qualifying group, eventually reaching the playoffs the hard way. The 5-1 thrashing by …

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Watch: Kilbane & Kerr’s Fantastically Insightful Take On The Keane/Arter Row

Two men with strong ties to Irish football provided some valuable insight into the ongoing controversy within the Ireland camp. It’s a rather unpleasant thing to hear but there appears to be some serious turmoil in the Irish camp. After a leaked WhatsApp message that detailed a fiery rift between assistant manager Roy Keane and players Harry Arter and Jonathan Walters …

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Coleman Added To Irish Absentee List For Game Vs Poland

Irish captain Seamus Coleman has been ruled out of the Republic’s upcoming international friendly against Poland on Tuesday due to a foot injury. The FAI announced Coleman’s injury on their Twitter page on Monday afternoon: Squad Update | Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has been ruled out of the game against Poland with a foot injury. #COYBIG pic.twitter.com/WkT9cgDbtv — FAIreland ⚽️🇮🇪 …

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Massive Blow For Leinster As McGrath Sidelined For Weeks

Leinster and Ireland prop, Jack McGrath has been ruled out for “the next few weeks” after picking up a knee injury during training last week. The Champions Cup holders are set to begin their defence on October 12 in the RDS against Wasps with McGrath now in a race against time to be fit for the game.     Leinster …

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“The System Is Failing Us” – Kerr Hits Out At Irish Setup

Former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr has hit out at the current Irish international setup saying that it “needs radical action” and that the “system is failing” the country. Kerr was speaking on Virgin Media’s coverage of the UEFA Nations League on Sunday and was quick to criticise the lack of leadership at the top of the current Irish system. …

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Five Irish Performances Worse Than The 4-1 Defeat To Wales

As a nation, we are notorious for wallowing in our own misery. When it comes to our national football team we are especially bad.  While the country continues to mourn the dreadful defeat to Wales in Cardiff on Thursday night, it’s difficult to fathom that there were times when it was worse than this. Much, much worse. Let’s take a …

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O’Neill Adds In-Form Portsmouth Striker To Irish Squad

Portsmouth striker Ronan Curtis has been called up to the senior Irish squad for their upcoming international friendly against Poland on Tuesday. Curtis had been a part of the U21 setup, and scored an excellent equaliser in Noel King’s side’s 1-1 draw with Kosovo on Friday but cannot feature against Germany due to a suspension. Instead, he will be a …

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Five Potential Managerial Replacements For O’Neill & Keane

After one of the most abysmal performances in recent Irish footballing history, questions are rightfully being asked of the management duo that is Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane. The Boys in Green looked disjointed and devoid of ideas as they fell to a disappointing 4-1 loss away to Wales in their UEFA Nations League opener. With 9 goals conceded in …

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