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Irish Fans Get 500 Tickets For Opening Euro 2020 Game

The ticket details for Ireland’s first game in the Euro 2020 campaign have been confirmed. Mick McCarthy’s first competitive match in charge of Ireland in over 15 years will take place on Saturday, 23 March. The boys in green are away to Gibraltar, and considering the circumstances, the ticket allocation for the tie is generous to the away support. The …

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Ireland’s Alan Kelly Wins Third MLS Referee Of The Year Gong

Alan Kelly has won the Major League Soccer ‘Referee of the Year’ for the third time in four years. The former League of Ireland referee made the move to the States in 2014 and has flourished in the MLS thanks to his domestic experience. With the combined submissions of MLS clubs, players and media, the Corkonian claimed over 46% of …

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Watch: Michael Obafemi Provides Assist In First Premier League Start

Relegation-threatened Southampton are in the lead against Manchester United, thanks in no small part to an Irish debutant. Some early chances were available in what is a must-win game for both sides at St. Mary’s. Romelu Lukaku has yet to score in the league since mid-September, and he really should have punished an early error from Saints keeper Alex McCarthy. …

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Mick McCarthy On Potentially Consulting With Martin O’Neill

The newly-appointed Ireland manager Mick McCarthy spoke to the media today during his official unveiling in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. McCarthy touched a myriad of topics and in general seemed to be in good spirits – first explaining to why the opportunity to manage Ireland again was one that was too good to turn down. Taking the reins from the now-former …

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Paul McGrath Calls For Mick McCarthy To Be Named Irish Boss

Ireland legend Paul McGrath has given his take on the vacant managerial position for the country’s national football team. Yesterday came the news that the Irish management duo of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane had both resigned from their positions. And while there were tributes aplenty, the focus has slowly turned towards speculating over the identity of the manager who will …

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Niall Quinn Wants FAI To Prioritise LOI In O’Neill Fallout

Former Ireland international Niall Quinn has had his say on the state of Irish football. The post-mortem continues after the departure of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane from the Irish managerial set-up. Attention has focused on the senior level, with some clamouring as always for either a change in playing style or the dropping of FAI chief executive John Delaney. …

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