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Ireland Issue Coleman Update And Cut More Players From The Squad For Iceland Friendly

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Seamus Coleman with Aaron Ramsey of Wales

Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman underwent surgery on Saturday morning, having broken his leg against Wales on Friday. The Everton defender fractured his right tibia and fibula having been on the wrong end of a horror tackle by Welsh counterpart Neil Taylor, a foul that the Aston Villa man was promptly sent off for. Regardless of how successful the …

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FAI Announces Three-Player Shortlist For Ireland International Player Of The Year

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Robbie Brady of Republic of Ireland applauds after his team's 1-0 win in the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Italy and Republic of Ireland at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 22, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

The FAI has released details of nominations for the Ireland International Football Awards – including nominations for International Player of the Year. The senior award, won by Jonathan Walters last year, is headed (to no great surprise) by Robbie Brady, Seamus Coleman and Jeff Hendrick, all of whom impressed at Euro 2016 and the months after. Brady made himself an Irish …

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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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