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Opinion: Ireland Shouldn’t View France Tie As Revenge Mission

French forward Thierry Henry (L) and Irish defender Richard Dunne are pictured at the end of the World Cup 2010 qualifying football match France vs. Republic of Ireland on November 18, 2009 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, northern Paris. Former champions France secured their World Cup spot after a 1-1 draw with the Republic of Ireland at the Stade de France. France won the two-legged tie 2-1. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

The events of 18th November 2009 are well known to those who consider themselves fans of the French or, more pertinently, the Republic of Ireland national team. Sunday’s rematch between these two sides in the second round of the European Championships has been billed in most quarters as a chance for the Irish to finally exact their revenge upon their …

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Coshcast: Euro 2016 Leaving It Late And It’s The Business End Of The Copa America

FOXBORO, MA - JUNE 18: Gonzalo Higuain #9 of Argentina celebrates his goal with Lionel Messi #10 and Ever Banega #19 in the first half during the 2016 Copa America Centenario quarterfinal match against Venezuela at Gillette Stadium on June 18, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Welcome to Episode 45! On the Coshcast this week, we hope to keep you thoroughly entertained throughout, unlike the Euros, with plenty of games leaving us desperately waiting on a goal.  Euro 2016 is now entering its final few group stage match days. At the top the fight for the first and second spots, and guaranteed qualification, continues while everyone else …

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Euro 2016: What To Expect From Group E


Ireland have again found themselves drawn against tough opposition in Group E, alongside Belgium, Italy and Sweden. The boys in green had a dismal display at Euro 2012, finishing as the worst side in the tournament. This time out though, Ireland will be hopeful of a better performance.  Belgium and Italy, who both have intentions of bringing the trophy home, …

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League Of Ireland: Not The Greatest League In The World But It’s Ours

DUBLIN, IRELAND - DECEMBER 15: A general view of the Tallaght Stadium on December 15, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

If Carlsberg did football stadiums, they wouldn’t be basing their design on Dalymount Park or other League Of Ireland strongholds around the country, they’d probably look to some of the more glamorous football cathedrals around Europe to draw inspiration for their perfect idea of where football should be played. The Santiago Bernabeu, the Camp Nou, the Olympiastadion and the Allianz Arena are just some …

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Opinion: Why I Don’t Have High Hopes For Ireland At Euro 2016

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 25: The Republic of Ireland team go into a huddle before the international friendly match between the Republic of Ireland and Switzerland at Aviva Stadium on March 25, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

This summer, like millions of football supporters all over Europe, I will sit down to watch my country compete at the European Championships. In the past I would have done so with reasonable expectations and hopes that Ireland can do well and maybe progress far, just as they did when I was old enough to really appreciate the first major tournament …

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Pacesetters Limerick Take On Second-Placed Drogheda United

Limerick make the trip to Louth on Friday evening as they look to make it six wins from six and go ten points clear of second-placed Drogheda United. United find themselves sitting on eight points from five games, winning two, drawing two and losing one. The Boynesiders bounced back from their 3-0 defeat away to Shelbourne with an impressive and …

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