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Martin O’Neill Names 39-Man Ireland Squad To Face Wales And Iceland

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Ernst-Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria 11/11/2016 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland resume their quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup later this month. Ireland have taken ten points from a possible twelve in a strong start to their qualification campaign, but three points against Wales at the Aviva Stadium would put them in a commanding position at the halfway point of the group stage. However, the …

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Watch: Stoke Defensive Horror Show Gifts Daniel Sturridge His First League Goal Of The Season

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 27: Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City (R) looks dejected as Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool (L) celebrates with team mates Sadio Mane as he scores their fourth goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on December 27, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

With the rest of the Premier League top four winning on Monday, the pressure was on Liverpool to follow suit against Stoke 24 hours later. Things got off to a shaky start for Jurgen Klopp’s side, however, when Jonathan Walters put the visitors in front in the opening fifteen minutes, capitalising on some poor Liverpool defending. The home side did …

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How An Injury Plagued Ireland Side Should Line Up Against Austria

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 9/11/2016 Harry Arter

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland take on Austria on Saturday evening with a number of injury concerns already hitting the squad. Shane Long’s absence from the preliminary 35-man panel showed the absolute dearth of quality Ireland now have in the striker role, while the subsequent withdrawals of Stephen Ward, James McCarthy, Cyrus Christie and Stephen Quinn from the final squad …

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Opinion: Wes Hoolahan Has Proven His Worth To Ireland Yet Again – Now He Has To Stay In The Team

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Stadionul Zimbru, Chisinau, Moldova 9/10/2016 Moldova vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's of Moldova

The Republic of Ireland produced a performance against Moldova that was, at least, better than their display against Georgia on Thursday. Six points from the two games is, on paper at least, a satisfactory outcome from this weekend’s rounds of fixtures – they now sit in second in the group level on points with leaders Serbia. Tougher tests will come …

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Ireland 1-0 Georgia: Player Ratings From An Unconvincing Win

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 06: Seamus Coleman of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring his sides first goal with team mates during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group D Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium on October 6, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland were in action against Georgia at the Aviva, looking to get their first win of this World Cup qualification campaign. Ireland’s display in the first half was little short of horrid, they rarely looked like threatening the Georgian goal while at the other end were lucky when the away side struck the crossbar and post …

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