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Limerick Name Interim Manager To Replace Martin Russell

LONDON - OCTOBER 1: Milenko Acimovic of Spurs tussles with Willie Boland of Cardiff during the Worthington Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and Cardiff City at White Hart Lane, London, England on October 1, 2002. (Photo by Craig Prentice/Getty Images)

Limerick have announced an interim replacement for Martin Russell following his dismissal on Monday. The Munster outfit were without a manager following Russell’s departure by mutual consent this week having struggled so far this term with only seven points from their opening six SSE Airtricity League matches. His departure was most likely decided after a 3-0 hammering at the hands …

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Watch: Patrick Vieira Says Roy Keane Couldn’t Compete With Him

22 Aug 1999: Roy Keane of Manchester United clashes with Patrick Vieira of Arsenal during the FA Carling Premiership match against Arsenal played at Highbury in London, England. The match finished in a 2-1 win to Manchester United. Mandatory Credit:Clive Brunskill /Allsport

Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira were the protagonists of what turned out to be football’s last real player rivalry as Manchester United battled Arsenal around the turn of the millennium. With both teams simply a level above the rest for a couple of years, their meetings each season went a long way to deciding whether the Premier League trophy would …

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Seven Points Of Reflection From Ireland’s International Week

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland's James McClean reacts to missing a chance late in the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

With another week of internationals over, attention now turns to Ireland’s tie with Austria in June. There may be some disappointment given the fact that Ireland failed to secure a victory during the week but there will be some positives to take. Here we examine seven of the talking points from the two games as the international scene breaks for …

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Watch: Richard Dunne And Kevin Kilbane Heap Praise On Daryl Horgan

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 28/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Iceland Ireland’s Daryl Horgan with Rúrik Gíslason of Iceland Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Coming on for the final 25 minutes or so 1-0 down to Iceland may not have been the ideal way for Daryl Horgan to begin his Ireland career but he certainly made an impact once he did come on.  His industrious playing style combined with his unpredictability when running at defences makes Horgan an exciting player to watch and it is …

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Twitter Reacts To Ireland’s 1-0 Defeat To Iceland

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 28/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Iceland Iceland’s Hordur Bjorgvin Magnusson scores their first goal from a free kick Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

On a night dominated by debuts, Ireland’s new recruits could unfortunately just could not gel quickly enough to get past their Icelandic opponents.  Cork natives John Egan and Conor Hourihane dominated the pre-match discussion, being the only two to start the game who were earning their first senior caps. Whether Martin O’Neill saw any immediate roles for the duo looking …

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Irish Fans Take Positives From New Faces As Iceland End Aviva Run

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 28: Hordur Magnusson (R) of Iceland celebrates scoring the opening goal with Aron Sigurdarson of Iceland 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)

Following Ireland’s hard-fought draw with Wales on Friday night, Martin O’Neill rang the changes for this evening’s friendly encounter with the Iceland. The visit of the Euro 2016 quarter-finalists gave the management team the chance to give some minutes, for the first time in some cases, to the squad’s fringe players. Andy Boyle, Daryl Horgan, Stephen Gleeson, Johnny Hayes, John …

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