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Brazil Return To Top Of FIFA World Rankings; Ireland Unchanged

The Republic of Ireland remain in 29th position in the latest world rankings released by FIFA. And despite not having played a game since the last update, Brazil have returned to the summit. They overtake reigning World Cup champions Germany, who drop back to second. The Germans had topped the rankings following their victory in last month’s Confederations Cup. Argentina remain …

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Watch: Ireland Hopeful Liam Kelly Scored Two Peaches Last Night

Liam Kelly scored two wonderful goals as Reading defeated Gilligham in the League Cup Tuesday night. The 21-year-old established himself in Reading’s first team and has become a firm favourite of Jaap Stam. Kelly was one of the more experienced heads in an experimental Reading side that dispatched their League 1 opponents 2-0 with Kelly grabbing both goals in stunning …

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Watch: Ireland Stars Brady & Hendrick Link Up For Burnley Goal Vs Celta Vigo

Dublin , Ireland - 14 July 2017; Robbie Brady of Burnley after the Friendly match between Shamrock Rovers XI and Burnley at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland internationals Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick combined twice on Tuesday night as Burnley earned a draw against Spanish side Celta Vigo. Club-record signing Brady opened the scoring at Turf Moor with a sublime finish after some excellent build-up play. Following a layoff from Hendrick, his Ireland teammate struck a superb first-time shot beyond the helpless Celta Vigo …

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Fans Are Absolutely Hating The Supposed New Irish Jersey


Leaked images emerged this morning of what could be New Balance’s first effort as the Republic of Ireland’s official jersey manufacturer. There’s no confirmation as of yet that this will actually be new strip but it has already induced quite the reaction from fans. From the rounded collar to the orange trim to the somewhat unnerving shade of green they …

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Martin O’Neill Hints At New Ireland Role For Jeff Hendrick

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has backed Jeff Hendrick to put his recent troubles behind him and return to form. The Burnley midfielder emerged as one of the national side’s better performers in the run-up to Euro 2016, but his form since has been far below the standard he had set for himself. O’Neill believes that the recent assault case against …

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Sean Maguire Has A Message For Martin O’Neill Following European Heroics

INPHO/Cathal Noonan UEFA Europa League First Qualifying Round Second Leg, Turner's Cross, Cork 6/7/2017 Cork City vs Levadia Tallinn Cork City's Sean Maguire celebrates after the game. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

With 18 goals to his name domestically, and having just broken Cork City’s European goalscoring record, Sean Maguire has unsurprisingly been singled out as the League of Ireland’s brightest shining star at present.  These performances have not gone unnoticed by the Republic of Ireland coaching staff with some complimentary comments being directed his way, but up until now Maguire has …

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Rep. Of Ireland Leapfrogged By Northern Ireland In Latest FIFA World Rankings

The latest FIFA World Rankings make positive reading for Northern Ireland, but less so for Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side. Michael O’Neill’s men enjoyed wins in a friendly against New Zealand and a World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan to climb six places from 28th to 22nd in the latest world rankings announced on Thursday, their highest-ever placing in the list. …

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