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Countdown To Bosnia – Ireland’s Playoff History

The playoff has always been an important point to consider before a major championship from an Irish perspective. Here, we take a look back at Ireland’s play-off history ahead of tonight’s massive clash with Bosnia…. Ireland V Spain World Cup 66′ Playoff Ireland first played Spain at home in Dalymount where they ran out 1-0 winners before travelling to Spain …

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John Caulfield Wants Cork City To Use Aviva Atmosphere To Their Advantage

With Cork City languishing in mid-table, the memories of the glory days still an aftertaste in people’s mouths and attendances dwindling; things looked dyer for the Leesiders just a couple of seasons ago. In stepped John Caulfield, a club legend and record goalscorer. With blood and vinegar City captured the city and county’s imagination through their never-say-die attitude and constant impassioned …

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Drogheda Look To Secure Play-Off Spot As They Face Shamrock Rovers

Drogheda United travel to Tallaght Stadium to take on Shamrock Rovers in the final game of the season, with the Boynesiders knowing they must match or better Limerick’s result against Sligo if they are to secure a promotion/relegation play-off spot. Pat Fenlon’s Shamrock Rovers go into the last game of the season sitting third in the league, knowing there is …

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The Company Helping Turn Irish Youth Players Into Professionals: Part 2

In part two of our interview with David Knowles (part one can be found here) of Accelerate Performance Coaching – a company trying to increase the amount of Irish youth players making it as professional footballers – we discuss what type of players the business takes in and coaches, the educational and psychological side to football and how APC are also helping to coach …

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The Company Helping Turn Irish Youth Players Into Professionals: Part 1

In part one of our interview with David Knowles of Accelerate Performance Coaching – a company that’s helping young Irish players further their football-related careers – we speak about how David became involved in coaching kids, how a career in England is not the only career path available to Irish players and the impact the under-17 and under-19 leagues could have on …

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Opinion: Highlighting The Republic Of Ireland Away Tickets Row

Seán Ó Murchú delivers his opinion on ticketing issues for Republic of Ireland away games, ahead of a huge play-off game next month.  It was well publicised last year that in the lead up to Ireland’s crucial away tie in Celtic Park against Scotland that there was major unrest caused by the ticket allocation methods employed by the FAI. Some long-time away travellers were …

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Watch: Schmidt’s Roy Keane-Esque Stare After Phone Goes Off In Press Conference

Was it not for Paul O’Connell’s typical lightheartedness on Sunday evening, another Roy Keane-esque stare down may have begun at Ireland’s post-match press conference following victory over Italy.  As Joe Schmidt was just about to launch into discussion about Peter O’Mahony’s superb tackle on Josh Furno, a Rugby World Cup press officer’s mobile phone went off, resulting in a chilling look from the Ireland …

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