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Ireland V Serbia: Confirmed Lineups, And A New Irish Number 10

LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: The Republic Of Ireland team pose before the UEFA Euro 2016 round of 16 match between France and the Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/UEFA via Getty Images)

The Republic of Ireland begin their World Cup 2018 qualification campaign tonight with a tricky tie against Serbia in Belgrade. Martin O’Neill’s side are still on a high from an impressive Euro 2016 campaign, but know that they will face a battle tonight against a Serbian side looking to make up for their dismal European Championship qualifying attempt. For tonight’s …

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Opinion: History On Ireland’s Side As They Face Into Tough Qualifying Group

While immensely proud of their nation’s performances at Euro 2016, many Irish fans were also overcome with jealousy while observing Wales’ extraordinary accomplishment. After all, this is a nation with a smaller population and a less lucrative football history than ours. How have they done so well? Is it all down to Gareth Bale? We have Jeff Hendrick, and we all know …

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The Top Ten Hipster Republic Of Ireland Football Shirts

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland take on Serbia tonight in the first match of their World Cup 2018 qualification campaign. The fact that it is an away match means that we are likely to see another airing of the “Brady Special” – the white shirt immortalised as the one in which Robbie Brady scored against Italy at Euro 2016. Brady’s …

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Watch: Buffon Intervenes After Italian Fans Begin Booing French National Anthem

Juventus star Gianluigi Buffon talks Champions League and more

International friendlies rarely offer up any memorable moments, however, last night before a ball had even been kicked Italian keeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon showcased just why he is one of the most widely respected players of his generation. This fan video captures the moment Italian fans began booing ‘La Marseillaise’, as well as Buffon’s classy efforts to dissuade the home …

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Roy Keane Warns Ireland To Forget About Euro 2016 Campaign

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Roy Keane, assistant manager of Republic of Ireland looks on prior to 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)

After an impressive European Championship finals in France this summer, Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side begin another qualification campaign on Monday night. The road to the World Cup in Russia begins in Belgrade next week, as Ireland take on a Serbia side still reeling from their disastrous attempt to join the Euro 2016 party. Irish assistant manager Roy Keane …

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Why Tonight’s Game Against Oman Should Not Be About Robbie Keane

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - JUNE 18: Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland applauds supporters during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Belgium and Republic of Ireland at Stade Matmut Atlantique on June 18, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Tonight in the Aviva Stadium, our country bids farewell to the greatest goalscorer we have ever produced. Robbie Keane, with 67 goals (and counting!) to his name on the international stage will take to the hallowed Lansdowne Road turf for the final time. He will probably rattle the net a few more times for good measure and old times’ sake. …

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Robbie Keane: The Retirement Of A Legend Should Be Celebrated

Robbie Keane

Robbie Keane, as expected, announced his retirement from international football today. In a lengthy and emotional statement, Keane said “Today, I am announcing my decision to retire from International football following the upcoming game with Oman on 31st August in the Aviva Stadium”. The end of an unforgettable period in Irish history. I, like the vast majority of Irish football fans, …

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Derby County Reject Third Bid For Ireland International Jeff Hendrick

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Jeff Hendrick of Derby County during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Northampton Town and Derby County at Sixfields Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Northampton, England.(Photo by Marc Atkins/Mark Leech/Getty Images)

Jeff Hendrick’s chances of playing in the Premier League nest season have taken a serious hit. News broke earlier that Burnley were back in for the midfielder, raising their offer to £7m. However, according to the Derby Telegraph, the Rams have flatly rejected the bid. Burnley, having already seen offers of £3m and £5,5m rejected by the Championship club, signalled …

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Done Deal: Irish International Callum O’Dowda Completes Championship Move

OXFORD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Callum O'Dowda of Oxford United celebrates after he scores to make it 1-1 during the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Notts County at Kassam Stadium on August 18, 2015 in Oxford, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Having made his senior international debut for Ireland less than two months ago, Callum O’Dowda has landed a transfer to the Championship. Britsol City have today confirmed that the 21-year-old winger has moved to signed for the club on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Welcome to #BristolCity, @CallumODowda! https://t.co/fcjVr5hYNW pic.twitter.com/RhqSayr6by — Bristol City FC (@bcfctweets) July 14, 2016 O’Dowda …

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