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Rep. Of Ireland V Georgia: Confirmed Lineups, McCarthy Starts

BELGRADE, SERBIA - SEPTEMBER 05: National football team of Ireland pose to the photographers prior the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Serbia and Ireland at stadium Rajko Mitic on September 5, 2016 in Belgrade. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland have named their starting eleven for tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Georgia. A number of players departed the squad at the beginning of the week through injury, but few (if any) of those would have been in line to start anyway. O’Neill had kept everyone guessing right up to the last minute, but he does make some …

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Serbia 2-2 Ireland: Player Ratings From A Frustrating Night In Belgrade

Ireland's national football team players pose prior to the World Cup 2018 qualifier football match Serbia vs Ireland in Belgrade on September 5, 2016. / AFP / Pedja MILOSAVLJEVIC (Photo credit should read PEDJA MILOSAVLJEVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland took on Serbia tonight as their qualification campaign for the 2018 World Cup got underway. Martin O’Neill’s side got the best possible start after just  four minutes, as Jeff Hendrick’s volley deflected off Serbia defender Branislav Ivanovic and past goalkeeper Pedrag Rajkovic. Serbia grew in attacking threat from there on out, and but for some poor finishing could …

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O’Neill Has A Plan To Neutralise Zlatan But Ireland Won’t Man-Mark Him

Republic Of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill is adamant that Ireland will not man-mark Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic when Ireland take on Sweden in their Group E opener at Euro 2016 next week. Ireland face Erik Hamrén’s Swedish squad at the Stade De France on Monday, June 13, and O’Neill has confirmed that has no intentions of asking his players to man-marking the former PSG …

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Ireland Given Massive Injury Boost Ahead Of Opening Euro 2016 Match

DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 16: Martin O'Neill the manager of the Republic of Ireland celebrates with James McCarthy of the Republic of Ireland following their team's 2-0 victory and qualification during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier play off, second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side have been given some positive injury news ahead of their opening European Championship game against Sweden on June 13th. Everton midfielder James McCarthy has said that he expects to be fit and ready for the entirety of Ireland’s European Championship campaign. Speaking from the side’s training base in Cork, the 25 year old admitted he …

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Jonathan Walters: The player Of The People

Watching Jonathan Walters lately in an Irish shirt is a reminder of the previous first generation to represent Ireland. He strikes us as an honest man and someone who is proud to represent the country of which his mother hails from. There are shades of great men of the past about him, which have been missing from the Irish team …

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From The Jaws Of Despair, Ireland Snatch Salvation In What Was A Memorable Campaign

Even by Ireland’s standards, this qualification campaign has been heavy on the drama, writes Simon O’Keeffe. The extremes of elation and desolation have been reached with such regularity over the past fourteen months that it is hard to escape the notion that the overall feeling now is simply relief, that in the end it has all been worth it. In truth, the …

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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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McCarthy & Whelan Must Not Hide In Hoolahan’s Shadow

Wes Hoolahan’s performance last night was at times majestic and he constructed most of what was positive about Ireland’s play in the second half, however James McCarthy and Glenn Whelan mustn’t be allowed to hide in his shadow.  Hoolahan, this morning, will be waking up to a plethora of column inches surrounding his outstanding display last night and how he helped Ireland valiantly came back …

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