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It’s Clear What Martin O’Neill Should Do With Ireland’s Two Friendlies Next Month


With Martin O’Neill due to announce his Ireland squad for the upcoming summer ties against Mexico, Uruguay and most importantly Austria, picking form players should be on his agenda. O’Neill has a fondness to loyalty with his squads largely consistent and reliable. However, there could be an argument that this loyalty is inhibiting other players to make an impact despite …

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Watch: Cillian Sheridan Proves Once Again Why He Deserves An Ireland Call-Up

NICOSIA, CYPRUS - AUGUST 26: Cillian Sheridan from Apoel Nicosia in action during the match between Aalborg BK and Apoel Nicosia in the Second Round of the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs on August 26, 2014 in Nicosia, Cyprus. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images)

Speaking to Pundit Arena’s Irish football podcast, The Mixer, a couple of weeks ago Jagiellonia Bialystok striker Cillian Sheridan put his brilliant form in Poland’s top flight down to the momentum he had carried through from playing in Cyprus.  Looking at his form in Poland in isolation, though, it is clear the Cavan native has adapted particularly well to the Ekstraklasa, having …

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Martin O’Neill Insists Sean Maguire Doesn’t Have To Leave The League Of Ireland To Get International Caps

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 28/4/2017 Cork City vs Bray Wanderers Cork's Sean Maguire celebrates scoring the first goal of the game with a penalty

Sean Maguire’s stellar form for Cork City this season has heightened calls for the striker to be included in the Irish national setup. The 23-year-old has scored nine goals in eleven Premier Divison games this season as John Caulfield’s side sit well ahead of the chasing pack at the top of the table, and Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has certainly …

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Martin O’Neill Will Not Involve New Players In Summer Friendlies

Celtic DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 28: Martin O'Neill, coach of Republic of Ireland gives instructions during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Iceland at Aviva Stadium on March 28, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

The Irish Independent has reported that Martin O’Neill will not blood any new talent in the upcoming summer friendlies against Uruguay and Mexico. The matches will mainly be used to give his first choice options some game time with the World Cup qualifier against Austria the main priority. Ireland play Mexico in the United States and Uruguay in the Aviva Stadium. “We …

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Premier League Duo Pursuing Future Ireland Prospect Ryan Manning

Premier League Duo Pursuing Future Ireland Prospect Ryan Manning

Ryan Manning’s impressive first season for Queens Park Rangers has attracted Premier League interest, according to The Mirror. The 20-year-old midfielder made the breakthrough at Loftus Road this season, with Ian Holloway promoting him to the first team in December. Manning has shown tremendous promise since given the opportunity and this has reportedly led to interest from fellow London side Crystal Palace …

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Relegation For Ireland’s Sunderland Duo May Bring About Contrasting Fortunes

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: John O'Shea of Sunderland arrives for the Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at Stadium of Light on January 2, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Sunderland’s 1-0 defeat to Middlesborough all but condemned them to a long expected relegation. Unfortunately, from an Irish perspective, this means two of Ireland’s most high-profile players in recent years will drop out of the top flight. Six years ago, John O’Shea and Darron Gibson were both crowned Premier League winners with Manchester United. Both had played Champions League football and …

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Watch: Cillian Sheridan’s Fine Form Continues For Title Chasers Jagiellonia

Cillian Sheridan

Cillian Sheridan continued his fine form for Jagiellonia in the Ekstraklasa as his side defeated Piast Gliwiche 1-0. Sheridan joined the Polish side in February following two seasons with Cypriot side Omonia. The well travelled Cavan man has also enjoyed exotic spells at CSKA Sofia and APOEL where he appeared in the Champions League. Sheridan could find himself playing Champions League …

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