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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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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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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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