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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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Losing To Poland Would Leave A ‘Big Dent’ – Martin O’Neill

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has admitted that defeat to Poland in tomorrow night’s crucial Euro 2016 qualifier at the Aviva Stadium would leave a ‘big dent’ in Ireland’s goal of automatic qualification for next summer’s tournament in France. Speaking to media today in Malahide, O’Neill said that defeat tomorrow night ‘will be a big dent in proceedings’ in group D …

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Ireland Continue To Waste Jonathan Walters’ Talents

Following on from our piece on Patrick Bamford yesterday, Brian Barry is of the belief that Jonathan Walters is the answer to Ireland’ s striking problems. Jonathan Walters now has 100 career goals to his name, as his form continues to rise with Stoke City. With four goals in the Premier League this season, many are beginning to take note …

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Tottenham Slump Continues At White Hart Lane

Tottenham’s woes at White Hart Lane took another turn for the worse as Mauricio Pochettino’s side slumped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Stoke in the Barclays Premier League. Bojan Krkic’s driving shot gave Stoke an early lead and Spurs fell two behind shortly after the half-hour mark when Jonathan Walters tapped home from close range. Tottenham scored twice …

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Irish Football: Where Have All the Strikers Gone?

Brian Barry questions the depth of the Republic of Ireland squad in attack, as they prepare for the games with Gibraltar and Germany. In light of the opening group game, and Martin O’Neill’s latest squad announcement, this Ireland supporter is fully optimistic that the Boys In Green will qualify for France in 2016. However, in a squad which features many the exciting …

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Ireland v Georgia – Five Talking Points

Ireland got their European Championships qualification campaign off to a perfect start with a 2-1 win in Tbilisi on Sunday. While the overall performance was heavily criticized by the RTE panel it is a positive start for the Boys In Green. Here are the main talking points from the game. 1.McGeady Magic Aiden McGeady has been criticized in the past …

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PA Rankings: Best Irish Strikers

Brian Barry is here to take us through the latest PA Rankings of Irish strikers, following a disappointing series of summer friendlies. After three friendlies, with a high of challenging Italy and a low of a trashing by Portugal, Ireland break for the summer, knowing that the Euro 2016 Qualifiers are just around the corner. Martin O’Neill seems keen to …

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