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James McClean To Celebrate His 50th Cap By Captaining Ireland Vs Mexico

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Ireland player James McClean in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

James McClean will captain Ireland in Friday’s friendly against Mexico, according to The Irish Independent. The 28-year-old is due to win his 50th cap for his country in what has been an emotional year for the Derryman. McClean is Ireland’s top goalscorer in World Cup qualifying so far, scoring two against Moldova and hitting the crucial winner against Austria in Vienna. …

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Roy Keane Turned Down Huge Offer To Take Charge At Limerick [Report]

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 21/3/2017 Assistant manager Roy Keane Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Irish Independent has reported that Roy Keane was top of Limerick’s list to replace Martin Russell as manager. The Ireland assistant boss has hinted in the past that a return to club management could be on the cards in the future with Sunderland and Ipswich Town his only two previous managerial posts. Having not been a first team manager since 2011, …

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Watch: Cillian Sheridan Proves Once Again Why He Deserves An Ireland Call-Up

NICOSIA, CYPRUS - AUGUST 26: Cillian Sheridan from Apoel Nicosia in action during the match between Aalborg BK and Apoel Nicosia in the Second Round of the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs on August 26, 2014 in Nicosia, Cyprus. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images)

Speaking to Pundit Arena’s Irish football podcast, The Mixer, a couple of weeks ago Jagiellonia Bialystok striker Cillian Sheridan put his brilliant form in Poland’s top flight down to the momentum he had carried through from playing in Cyprus.  Looking at his form in Poland in isolation, though, it is clear the Cavan native has adapted particularly well to the Ekstraklasa, having …

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Conor McCormack: ‘Level-Headed’ Cork City Not Chasing Records

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Markets Field, Limerick 31/3/2017 Limerick vs Cork City Conor McCormack of Cork City Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Speaking to Pundit Arena’s Irish football podcast The Mixer this week, Cork City’s midfield enforcer Conor McCormack spoke about moving to Manchester United at a young age, playing for a time in Italy as well as now being compared to N’Golo Kante in some quarters.  McCormack, who joined Cork City ahead of the 2017 season from Derry City, came to …

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Martin O’Neill Will Not Involve New Players In Summer Friendlies

Celtic DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 28: Martin O'Neill, coach of Republic of Ireland gives instructions during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Iceland at Aviva Stadium on March 28, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

The Irish Independent has reported that Martin O’Neill will not blood any new talent in the upcoming summer friendlies against Uruguay and Mexico. The matches will mainly be used to give his first choice options some game time with the World Cup qualifier against Austria the main priority. Ireland play Mexico in the United States and Uruguay in the Aviva Stadium. “We …

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