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Daryl Horgan And Andy Boyle Set For Dream FA Cup Debuts

DUNDALK, IRELAND - JULY 22: Daryl Horgan of Dundalk (R) applauds the supporters during the Champions League 2nd round qualifying game at Oriel Park on July 22, 2015 in Dundalk, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle could be set for debuts against high profile opposition. Preston North End welcome Arsenal to Deepdale in their third round FA Cup tie and Simon Grayson has hinted that the duo could be in contention to feature. Newstalk reported that the Preston boss will run the rule over the former Dundalk duo in the coming weeks. …

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Opinion: Could Three At The Back Be The Perfect Fit For Ireland?

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 06: Seamus Coleman of Ireland in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group D Qualifier between Republic of Ireland Georgia at the Aviva Stadium on October 6, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

With another year drawing to a close, Martin O’Neill oversaw eighteen international games and deployed several different formations in 2016. However one personal favourite of the Derryman has yet to feature in his three years in charge. With three months until Ireland’s next game, he has plenty of time to mull over a potentially exciting system. The ‘three at the back’ …

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Daryl Horgan Fails To Shine As Dundalk Fall Just Short

UEFA Europa League Group Stage, Tallaght Stadium Dublin 24/11/2016 Dundalk vs AZ Alkmaar Az Alkmaar’s Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Daryl Horgan of Dundalk Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Dundalk went into Thursday’s Europa League game against Dutch side AZ Alkmaar with qualification to the later stages of the tournament still an achievable goal. Zenit St. Petersburg were the group’s runaway leaders leaving second place a possibility for the other three teams. Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and his assistant, Roy Keane, were both in attendance and rumours had been …

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How Martin O’Neill Has Turned Around Ireland’s Fortunes

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Robbie Brady (C) of Republic of Ireland is congratulated by Martin O'Neill (R) manager of Republic of Ireland after their team's 1-0 win in the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Italy and Republic of Ireland at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 22, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Sitting at their lowest ranking since the system was incorporated in 1993, Ireland football seemed dull, depressing and doomed. Five years under Giovanni Trapattoni had its highs such as qualifying for Euro 2012 and his side possibly deserving of a place at he 2010 World Cup but it was a downward spiral thereafter. Trapattoni was a national hero of sorts …

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Ireland Could Be Set For Huge Jump Up The Fifa World Rankings

Seamus Coleman Ireland

A good year for Ireland is turning into a great year for Ireland. Irish football is in dreamland at present. After going over 14 years between 2001 and 2015 without defeating a higher-ranked opponent in a competitive fixture, the Boys in Green have now vanquished Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy and now Austria in little over a year. A thoroughly …

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Austria V Rep. Of Ireland: Everything You Need To Know

Ireland

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland take on Austria on Saturday, looking to stay unbeaten in the race for World Cup qualification. Ireland have picked up seven points from a possible nine in their opening three games and while the performances have sometimes been a worry, the results so far have been as good as they could have expected. Austria, on …

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How An Injury Plagued Ireland Side Should Line Up Against Austria

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 9/11/2016 Harry Arter

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland take on Austria on Saturday evening with a number of injury concerns already hitting the squad. Shane Long’s absence from the preliminary 35-man panel showed the absolute dearth of quality Ireland now have in the striker role, while the subsequent withdrawals of Stephen Ward, James McCarthy, Cyrus Christie and Stephen Quinn from the final squad …

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