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Has Aiden McGeady’s Club Form Put Him In Line To Start Against Wales?

DUBLIN, IRELAND - JUNE 03: Aiden McGeady (2nd L) is tackled by Glenn Whelan (L) of the Republic of Ireland during a training session at Aviva Stadium on June 3, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. The Republic of Ireland play England in a friendly game this coming Sunday, the first meeting between the two sides in Dublin since the abandonment of a game in 1995 due to hooliganism. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Over the weekend Preston, a club with a substantial Irish contingent, recorded a 4-2 victory over Brentford. Daryl Horgan scored his first goal for the Lilywhites since joining from Dundalk, but it was Aiden McGeady who grabbed all the headlines. McGeady’s place was said to be under threat by the Galwegian following his Europa League heroics. Horgan is a tremendous talent …

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Roy Keane Encourages LOI Players To Push For Ireland Squad

Republic of Ireland assistant manager and former captain Roy Keane has called for current League of Ireland players to push for national team selection after former Dundalk duo Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle were both included in Ireland’s latest qualifying squad. Horgan and Boyle, who both secured winter moves to Championship side Preston, were called up to Martin O’Neill’s 28-man …

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Watch: Ireland’s Robbie Brady Curls Home Stunning Free-Kick Against Chelsea

Robbie Brady was one of several Irish players on the move in the January transfer window as he became Burnley’s record signing. He’s become crucial to Martin O’Neill’s side in recent years with his expertise in dead-ball situations adding another dimension to the national team’s attack. He’s showed off those famed capabilities in some style today as he curled a …

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Gareth Bale Expected To Be Fit For Ireland Clash Next Month

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 12: Gareth Bale of Wales warms up prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Serbia at Cardiff City Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Gareth Bale is expected to be fit for next month’s crunch World Cup qualifier between the Republic of Ireland and Wales. The Irish Times report that the Real Madrid star is on course to return from injury to line up at the Aviva Stadium in March. Bale was injured while playing for Real Madrid in the Champions League and has been …

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Why Ireland Captain Seamus Coleman Doesn’t Require A Big Move

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Seamus Coleman of Everton celebrates scoring his sides first goal with his Everton team mates during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Everton at Selhurst Park on January 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

As the transfer window reached its climax, Seamus Coleman’s name appeared in more and more transfer headlines. A move to Manchester United has been touted for years now with the full-back’s odds slashed over a move to Old Trafford in the dying embers of the transfer window on Tuesday night. The rumours never developed into reality with Coleman himself confirming that no …

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Everton Boss Ronald Koeman Outlines His Future Plans For James McCarthy

HALEWOOD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) James McCarthy during the Everton FC training session at USM Finch Farm on January 19, 2017 in Halewood, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Despite being tipped for a move in the January transfer window, James McCarthy remains an Everton player. The Irish international midfielder was a major target for Newcastle in January, with Sunderland also believed to have an interest, but manager Ronald Koeman and chairman Bill Kenwright resisted all attempts to prise him away from Goodison Park. Koeman was speaking to reporters ahead …

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Jack Byrne Leaves Manchester City On A Permanent Deal

Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's Courtney Duffus celebrates scoring the first goal of the game with Jack Byrne

Irish prospect Jack Byrne has completed one of the latest deals of this transfer window by leaving Manchester City on a permanent deal. The highly-rated 20-year-old has moved to Championship side Wigan Athletic on a three-and-a-half year deal, for a fee that is yet to be disclosed. Irish midfielder Jack Byrne has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal! More details here >>> …

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