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Why Have Irish Fans So Quickly Turned On Martin O’Neill?

‘Now is not the time, but if you want a management change, at least get the rationale right as to why…’ The Opel Jersey addresses the rising tide of fury towards Martin O’Neill.  A lot has been made of the post-match interview between Martin O Neill and Tony O’Donoghue on Saturday night – a stung O’Neill, almost certainly embarrassed, proceeded to …

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Carl Frampton Finally Confirms New Trainer After McGuigan Split

Carl Frampton

Following Frampton’s cancelled title-eliminator in August, it was announced that The Jackal would be splitting with his manager Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions.  After Frampton weighted in too heavy and Mexico’s Andres Gutierrez slipped in the shower, the entire show in Belfast was cancelled and uproar commenced in relation to refunding tickets to disappointed fans. McGuigan was Frampton’s manager and promoter, but Shane …

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Opinion: Galway Can Dominate Hurling Like The Great Kilkenny Teams Of The Last 15 Years

The dust has settled on the 2017 All-Ireland hurling championship and, despite the best efforts of Waterford, nobody can deny that Galway are deserving champions after a dominant season from Micheál Donoghue’s men. From winning the National League in the spring, the Tribesmen kept their momentum going as David Burke climbed the steps of the Hogan Stand not once, but …

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Conor McGregor Set To Confirm Future Plans At September Event

With the world waiting for some news with regard to Conor McGregor’s future intentions, an intriguing event at the end of the month featuring the MMA superstar has just been announced. When the rumours of a potential bout with Floyd Mayweather first began to circulate, the majority of pundits dismissed them as nonsense, claiming that the fight would simply be …

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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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Ireland 0-1 Serbia: Player Ratings From A Frustrating Night In Dublin

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup next year hang by a thread after a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Serbia at the Aviva Stadium. It was a much-improved performance from Saturday’s shambolic performance in Tbilisi as the Boys in Green, buoyed by the presence of Wes Hoolahan and David Meyler in midfield, looked a lot more comfortable in possession, …

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Watch: Kolarov’s Piledriver Puts Ireland On The Back Foot

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph fails to stop a shot by Aleksandar Kolarov of Serbia Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

Ireland’s first half performance versus Serbia was almost unrecognisable compared to what they offered against Georgia at the weekend, but all that hard work could now matter little if the Serbians can hold onto their lead following an early second half goal.  With Ireland creating some brilliant passages of play in the opening 45 minutes, the Irish management would have …

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