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Ireland 1-0 Georgia: Player Ratings From An Unconvincing Win

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 06: Seamus Coleman of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring his sides first goal with team mates during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group D Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium on October 6, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland were in action against Georgia at the Aviva, looking to get their first win of this World Cup qualification campaign. Ireland’s display in the first half was little short of horrid, they rarely looked like threatening the Georgian goal while at the other end were lucky when the away side struck the crossbar and post …

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Rep. Of Ireland V Georgia: Confirmed Lineups, McCarthy Starts

BELGRADE, SERBIA - SEPTEMBER 05: National football team of Ireland pose to the photographers prior the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Serbia and Ireland at stadium Rajko Mitic on September 5, 2016 in Belgrade. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland have named their starting eleven for tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Georgia. A number of players departed the squad at the beginning of the week through injury, but few (if any) of those would have been in line to start anyway. O’Neill had kept everyone guessing right up to the last minute, but he does make some …

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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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28-Man Ireland Squad Named For Oman And Serbia Fixtures

2016.06.26 Football UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16 game between France and Republic of Ireland team photo Shane Duffy Richard Keogh Daryl Murphy Stephen Ward Darren Randolph James McCarthy James McClean Robbie Brady Seamus Coleman Shane Long Jeff Hendrick Credit: Lukasz Laskowski / PressFocus/MB Media

Martin O’Neill has named the Republic of Ireland squad for next week’s friendly against Oman. It is the first time the squad has come together for an international since their impressive showing at the European Championships earlier this year. A number of players, including Harry Arter and Callum O’Dowda, return to the squad having missed out on the 23-man squad …

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Seven Of The Main Problems With Modern Football

MARSEILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 15: Antoine Griezmann of France celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group A match between France and Albania at Stade Velodrome on June 15, 2016 in Marseille, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

I don’t think that anyone can deny that the face of football has changed irrevocably in the past 25 years. The advent of Sky Sports, the increased commercialisation of the game and the now ludicrous amounts of money spent in the industry was always going to have some effect on the sport. But, below are some of the things that …

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Brendan Rodgers Targets Republic Of Ireland Defender As His Next Celtic Signing

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MAY 23: Celtic unveil their new Manager, Brendan Rodgers at Celtic Park Glasgow on May 23, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

As the Brendan Rodgers era gets underway at Celtic, the former Liverpool manager is expected to be highly active in the transfer window this summer. Rodgers made his first foray into the transfer market yesterday, and completed the signing of highly talented youngster Moussa Dembele. According to the Daily Mail Blackburn Rovers 24-year-old defender Shane Duffy, who has just returned …

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Manchester City And Ireland Starlet Jack Byrne Completes Championship Loan Move

Jack Byrne of SC Cambuur during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Cambuur Leeuwarden and Roda JC Kerkrade at the Cambuur Stadium on March 19, 2016 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Manchester City youth player and Irish under-21 international Jack Byrne has joined Blackburn Rovers on loan for the coming season. Byrne and both clubs all confirmed via social media earlier this afternoon that the 20 year old will join Owen Coyle’s side for the next twelve months. A very warm welcome to Owen Coyle’s fifth signing of the summer, Manchester City starlet …

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Ireland’s Soldiers Fall To France With Their Heads Held High

“All changed, changed utterly. A terrible beauty is born.” – W.B Yeats, Easter, 1916. Same country, different heroes. 100 years on from our most historic battle, and O’Neill’s men had written themselves into the history books. The COYBIG-natories read aloud the proclamation on the steps of the Stade Pierre-Mauroy, cast aside the Italians and established a new footballing republic. “Having organised and …

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