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Roy Keane Launches Most ‘Roy Keane’ Defence Of Glenn Whelan Possible

Roy Keane Glenn Whelan

A former no-nonsense midfielder can certainly appreciate a no-nonsense midfielder… Ireland face into a gargantuan week that could well decide their fate in World Cup qualification. Currently second in Group D, the Boys in Green head to Tbilisi to take on the perpetual potential banana skin that is Georgia, before hosting leaders Serbia in the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday. Martin O’Neill’s …

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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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Former Manchester United Academy Sensation Reveals He’s Hoping To Make Ireland’s Squad For The 2018 World Cup

As we enter into the final furlongs of the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifying campaign, the Boys in Green are in very good shape. Having gone unbeaten thus far, Martin O’Neill’s side are second in Group D, behind Serbia – who they face next week – only on goal difference. This weekend, they will travel to Tbilisi to take on …

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Ireland Squad Named For Crucial Qualifiers & Fans Aren’t Happy With One Omission

Having named a provisional squad earlier this month Martin O’Neill has now trimmed that panel down to 25 players as the build-up to Ireland’s two crucial World Cup qualifiers intensifies.  Notable changes to the squad are the absence of Jeff Hendrick and James McCarthy, who are both injured, while recent call-up Sean Maguire has not been selected in O’Neill’s revised …

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Conor McGregor Loses Out But Can Hold His Head High After Proud Display

(L-R) Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a punch at Conor McGregor during their super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  Brian Barry reports from the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, as Conor McGregor fell to Floyd Mayweather despite putting in a performance that many believed to be unlikely. “It will never happen. A preposterous idea driven by money.” Whatever your thoughts were, here we are… After months of trash-talking, insults being fired each direction, and unprecedented hype, Conor McGregor and …

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Letter From Las Vegas: The Irish Have Invaded And Sin City Is Green

Nevada , United States - 24 August 2017; The T-Mobile Arena prior to the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA, on Saturday August 26. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Brian Barry reports from Las Vegas after a hectic Friday in the desert city… “The Irish are being outpriced.” “The tickets are too expensive.” “Sales have been poor.” But nothing had been remarked about the quantity travelling. Make no mistake about it, the Irish have arrived in their thousands. It was clear to this scribbler from the second he stepped …

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Noel King Names Exciting Ireland Under-21 Side To Face Azerbaijan

5 March 2014; Republic of Ireland manager Noel King. UEFA Under 21 Championship Qualifier, Republic of Ireland v Montenegro, Tallaght Stadium, Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)

Noel King has announced his Ireland under-21 side for the clash against their Azerbaijan counterparts in Baku next month’s U21 European Championship qualifier. There are some familiar faces in the squad with regulars Josh Cullen, Harry Charsley and Reece Grego-Cox again called upon along with exciting prospects Declan Rice of West Ham and Connor Ronan of Wolves – both of …

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Rugby Players Ireland Have Appointed A New CEO

Rugby Players Ireland have announced former Leinster and Harlequins player Simon Keogh as their new chief executive officer.   A panel consisting of current and former internationals chose the 2009 European Cup winner to lead the players’ union forward. Speaking straight after the announcement, current Ireland and Leinster full-back and chairman of Rugby Players Ireland Rob Kearney spoke of what Keogh …

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