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Brentford Manager Gushes With Praise For Ireland Defender John Egan

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 28/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Iceland Republic of Ireland's John Egan with Jon Dadi Bodvarsson of Iceland

Brentford manager Dean Smith has been speaking very highly of Ireland international defender John Egan. The 24-year-old has had a highly promising debut with the Bees in the Championship after joining from League One side Gillingham, and was rewarded for his fine form by being handed his first international cap by Martin O’Neill in a friendly against Iceland in March …

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Shane Long A Major Doubt For Ireland’s Crucial Qualifier Vs Austria [Report]

Martin O'Neill Ireland Shane Long

Shane Long has emerged as a major doubt for Ireland’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Austria next month. The Southampton frontman sustained a foot injury against Middlesbrough last week, and sat out the weekend’s clash with Manchester United. The Tipperary-native is now in a race to make it back for the Austria clash, according to the Irish Daily Star today. Long also …

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Who is Kevin Long? A Closer Look At Ireland’s Newest Call Up

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Kevin Long (L) of Burnley in action with James Hayter of Yeovil during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Yeovil Town at Turf Moor on August 17, 2013 in Burnley, England (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)

On Monday, Martin O’Neill named his provisional Ireland squad for the internationals against Mexico, Uruguay and Austria with one lesser known name making the cut. Many Ireland fans will already be familiar with Kevin Long and in recent weeks his name has been exposed even more after breaking into the Burnley starting eleven. This has come after a torrid time …

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‘Lack Of Experience’ Is Not A Good Enough Reason To Leave Maguire And Sheridan Out Of The Ireland Squad

May 31st, 2016 was a special night for Republic of Ireland under-21 international Callum O’Dowda. The then-Oxford United midfielder, not long turned 21, had surprisingly been drafted into the senior squad by manager Martin O’Neill on the same night he was due to finalise his squad for the upcoming European Championships, and while there was never any realistic prospect of …

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Five Talking Points From Another Unsurprising Martin O’Neill Squad Announcement

Three International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 28/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Iceland Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill unveiled his 37-man squad for the upcoming friendlies with Mexico, Uruguay and Austria on Monday morning. Nick Menezes dissects the main talking points from another unsurprising selection. 1. Unsurprising Selection Martin O’Neill tends to refrain from shocking the Irish footballing public with his squad announcements and today was no different. The two friendlies come before the lead up …

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