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Opinion: Is The Right O’Neill In Charge Of The Republic Of Ireland?

Northern Ireland guaranteed themselves a second placed finish in their 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying group after victory over the Czech Republic on Monday night. It was another memorable night at Windsor Park and another example of the outstanding job that manager Michael O’Neill has done with this Northern Irish side. He really has worked wonders since he took over as the national team manager. …

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What Happens Now: How Ireland Can Still Qualify For The World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's Daryl Murphy dejected

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia hang by a thread after collecting just one point from their last two matches. Saturday’s draw against Georgia in Tbilisi and Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat at home to Serbia have left Martin O’Neill’s side in third place in Group D, with Moldova and Wales left to play against in this …

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Brazil Return To Top Of FIFA World Rankings; Ireland Unchanged

The Republic of Ireland remain in 29th position in the latest world rankings released by FIFA. And despite not having played a game since the last update, Brazil have returned to the summit. They overtake reigning World Cup champions Germany, who drop back to second. The Germans had topped the rankings following their victory in last month’s Confederations Cup. Argentina remain …

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Linfield V Celtic: A Match 50 Years In The Making

Someone at UEFA appeared to be having a laugh when they pulled the club set up for Catholic immigrants out of the hat to be the opponents of a historically Protestant club at Windsor Park. In Belfast. On July 12. The PSNI intervened to prevent that potential catastrophe from happening, so instead Linfield will host Celtic Friday in the Northern …

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Rep. Of Ireland Leapfrogged By Northern Ireland In Latest FIFA World Rankings

The latest FIFA World Rankings make positive reading for Northern Ireland, but less so for Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland side. Michael O’Neill’s men enjoyed wins in a friendly against New Zealand and a World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan to climb six places from 28th to 22nd in the latest world rankings announced on Thursday, their highest-ever placing in the list. …

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20-Year-Old Irish Amateur Boxer Has Face Slashed On Night Out In Belfast

National Elite Men's Championship, National Stadium, Dublin 5/12/2015 Caoimhin Hynes (red) with Martin Stokes (blue) Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Irish amateur boxer Caoimhín Hynes says he is a ‘very lucky guy to still be alive’ following an attack in Belfast at the weekend which left him with a stab wound on the side of his face.  According to RTÉ, Hynes was attacked following an altercation centring around someone throwing a drink at his girlfriend. A PSNI statement described the attackers as …

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