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Video: Mayweather Gives First Extended Interview Since McGregor Showdown

After cementing his place as arguably the greatest boxer of all time following his tenth-round victory over Conor McGregor last month, Floyd Mayweather has given his first interview since the historic showdown when appearing on the Steve Harvey Show. In what was a short but sweet conversation, the undefeated boxer touched upon a number of different issues, ranging from his …

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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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Robbie Savage Takes Aim At Eamon Dunphy’s ‘Nonsense’ Overpraising Of Wes Hoolahan

Robbie Savage has doubled down on his dismissal of Eamon Dunphy’s view of Ireland midfielder Wes Hoolahan. The BT Sport pundit was introduced to Dunphy on Tuesday night while watching analysis of Ireland’s 1-0 defeat to Serbia on RTE television, and immediately tweeted out what he thought of his fellow analyst’s opinion. In Ireland… great result for Wales! Just listening …

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Shay Given Warns Of The Dangers Of Pinning Ireland’s Hopes On Wes Hoolahan

Former Ireland international Shay Given has outlined his fears regarding the next generation of Ireland internationals. Speaking at the eir Sport season launch in Dublin on Wednesday, the goalkeeper reflected on a disappointing night for the Boys in Green against Serbia which leaves their hope of qualifying for the World Cup next year hanging by a thread. While the immediate …

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The Big Teams Who Could Miss Out On The 2018 World Cup

As the qualification groups for the 2018 World Cup begin to take shape, we take a look at some of the big sides who could very well miss out on a place in Russia next summer. Argentina A World Cup without Lionel Messi is fast becoming a genuine possibility. Jorge Sampaoli’s side are currently fifth in qualifying after a dismal 1-1 …

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What Happens Now: How Ireland Can Still Qualify For The World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's Daryl Murphy dejected

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia hang by a thread after collecting just one point from their last two matches. Saturday’s draw against Georgia in Tbilisi and Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat at home to Serbia have left Martin O’Neill’s side in third place in Group D, with Moldova and Wales left to play against in this …

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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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