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Jon Walters’ Hopes Of Playing For Ireland In The World Cup Playoffs Are Still Alive

Dublin , Ireland - 6 October 2016; Jonathan Walters of Republic of Ireland during the FIFA World Cup Group D Qualifier match between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road in Dublin. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Just when it looked as though Jonathan Walters’ playing role in Ireland’s World Cup 2018 qualification campaign looked to be over, Burnley manager Sean Dyche has offered hope. The Clarets’ forward was, as recently as Wednesday, reported to be sidelined until Christmas with a knee injury – a knock that ruled him out of Ireland’s recent wins against Moldova and …

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Ireland Name Three Uncapped Strikers In 32-Man Squad To Face Moldova And Wales

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Martin O’Neill has named his provisional 32-man squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers, and already the forward options are looking much stronger. A number of injuries and suspensions will see the Boys in Green down the bare bones (against Moldova at least), but the addition of Aston Villa’s Scott Hogan, as well as another call-up for Preston North End’s …

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Ireland 0-1 Serbia: Player Ratings From A Frustrating Night In Dublin

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup next year hang by a thread after a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Serbia at the Aviva Stadium. It was a much-improved performance from Saturday’s shambolic performance in Tbilisi as the Boys in Green, buoyed by the presence of Wes Hoolahan and David Meyler in midfield, looked a lot more comfortable in possession, …

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How Injury-Hit Ireland Should Line Up Against Serbia

Tbilisi , Georgia - 2 September 2017; Republic of Ireland team before the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Georgia and Republic of Ireland at Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi, Georgia. (Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Ireland enter into Tuesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Serbia knowing that, really, only a win will do in their quest to finish top of Group D. Saturday’s 1-1 draw in Georgia has increased the pressure on Martin O’Neill and the Boys in Green to deliver at the Aviva, knowing that defeat will put that top spot almost certainly beyond …

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