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FAI Announces Three-Player Shortlist For Ireland International Player Of The Year

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Robbie Brady of Republic of Ireland applauds after his 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 Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

The FAI has released details of nominations for the Ireland International Football Awards – including nominations for International Player of the Year. The senior award, won by Jonathan Walters last year, is headed (to no great surprise) by Robbie Brady, Seamus Coleman and Jeff Hendrick, all of whom impressed at Euro 2016 and the months after. Brady made himself an Irish …

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Martin O’Neill Names 39-Man Ireland Squad To Face Wales And Iceland

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Ernst-Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria 11/11/2016 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland resume their quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup later this month. Ireland have taken ten points from a possible twelve in a strong start to their qualification campaign, but three points against Wales at the Aviva Stadium would put them in a commanding position at the halfway point of the group stage. However, the …

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Ciaran Clark Adds To Ireland Boss Martin O’Neill’s Injury Concerns

Ciaran Clark, as well as James McCarthy, have emerged as injury concerns for Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Wales in just under two weeks’ time. Clark was taken off just after the hour mark as his side, Newcastle, went down to Fulham at home this weekend. The 27-year-old has been ever present at the back for Ireland during this qualifying campaign and would be …

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Michael O’Neill Hits Out At FAI’s Recruitment Of Northern Ireland Underage Stars

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - NOVEMBER 11: Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan at Windsor Park on November 11, 2016 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Michael O’Neill’s has expressed his disappointment with the FAI over their pursuit for young Northern Irish players. His comments come in the wake of Jordan McEneff’s debut for the Republic of Ireland Under-16s. The Arsenal youth and his brother, Aaron of Derry City, both recently switched their international allegiances from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland. “We know we will …

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Ireland Handed Injury Blow For Massive World Cup Qualifier Against Wales

2016 UEFA European Championship Group E, Grand Stade Lille Métropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq, Lille, France 22/6/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Italy Ireland's Shane Duffy celebrates after the game

Ireland’s preparation for their crucial World Cup qualifier against Wales has been hit with the loss of defender Shane Duffy. The centre-back limped out of Brighton’s surprise 3-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest on Saturday, and while manager Chris Hughton seemed relatively hopeful at the time that the injury wouldn’t be a bad one, the club have since confirmed that Duffy …

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The Ireland Form XI Going Into The World Cup Qualifier Against Wales

Martin O'Neill Roy Keane Ireland

With the countdown to the crunch tie with Wales well underway, we look at Ireland’s form team going into the Dublin clash. It has been a good few months for Irish football. Some Irishmen are enjoying their most productive seasons to date, and there has been a surge in the amount of young Irish players coming through in the Championship. This following …

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That’s A Wrap: Irish Football’s All-Star XI For 2016

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Harry Arter of Bournemouth during the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

With 2016 drawing to a close, we take a look at the Irish players position-for-position that made a huge impact on 2016. This team is certainly up for discussion. _____ GK: Darren Randolph After establishing himself as Irish number one just in time for the Euros, the Bray man put in some key performances for Ireland. Having finally broken into …

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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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