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Walters The Star As Ireland Book Place At Euro 2016

Jonathan Walters booked the Republic of Ireland’s place at next summer’s European Championships in France with a fine display against a lacklustre Bosnian side in Dublin on Monday night. After a solid performance last week in Sarajevo, Martin O’Neill’s men knew that either a goalless draw or a win would seal their destiny. It was to be the Stoke man’s …

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Tweet: Conor McGregor Shows Support For Irish Team After Euro-Playoff Heroics

When Conor McGregor spoke to Gareth A. Davies recently, he informed the combat sports journalist that he found it hard to “engage” with many common conversational topics due to his all-consuming obsession with Mixed Martial Arts. Providing an example, McGregor said that while others are talking about football or rugby, his head is usually elsewhere. “People are talking to me and in …

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What Should The Republic of Ireland Boss Do With Brady On Monday Night?

The Bosnian fog may have clouded what was a rather poor Irish performance in Zenica, but amidst the blatant lack of visibility at the Bilino Polje Stadium, one thing was clear for Irish fans – the importance of Robbie Brady. Brady’s 82nd minute strike was enough to hand Martin O’Neill’s side a slender advantage heading into Monday’s return leg at the Aviva …

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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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