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“Michael Obafemi Still Has A Decision To Make” – O’Neill

Michael Obafemi

Richard Barrett reporting from Ireland training at FAI HQ It remains unclear whether Michael Obafemi will make his Republic of Ireland senior debut against Northern Ireland, manager Martin O’Neill confirmed on Monday. Speaking at Republic of Ireland training in Abbotstown, the Republic of Ireland boss said: “He could play with (Nigeria or England). He has decisions to make for his …

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Michael Obafemi Reports For Ireland Training Amid Allegiance Rumours

Richard Barrett reporting from Republic of Ireland training at FAI HQ, Abbotstown. Michael Obafemi has quelled speculation of a switch of international allegiance by reporting to Ireland camp ahead of Thursday’s clash with Northern Ireland. Southampton boss, Mark Hughes, added fuel to the international fire over the weekend, when he suggested that Michael Obafemi was weighing up his options, before …

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Manchester United Rising Star Called Into Republic Senior Squad

Southampton manager Mark Hughes has confirmed that striker Shane Long will miss Ireland’s upcoming internationals against Northern Ireland and Denmark through injury. The Irish striker looks to be facing a spell on the sidelines after pulling up in Southampton training on Friday with an ankle injury. Saints boss Mark Hughes addressed Long’s injury issues on Monday morning as The Daily …

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Five Irish Players Who Deserve A Chance In Northern Ireland Clash

With an Irish derby taking place on Thursday, Martin O’Neill will be considering his options ahead of the grudge match at the Aviva stadium. After a year of negativity and despair, the Derryman named one of his more refreshing squads in recent memory with a number of youngsters included among some more familiar faces. The former Celtic boss will be …

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Richie McCaw: All Blacks Have Been On Edge Since Chicago

It’s been two years since Ireland claimed that famous victory over the All Blacks at Soldier Field in Chicago.  When you back to the 60-0 thumping in Hamilton in 2012 or the agonising two-point loss in 2013, Chicago proved to be the remedy for all that hurt as the history of haunting results was finally put to bed. New Zealand …

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