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Welsh Players Have Made An Interesting Request For Tonight’s Monumental Clash With Ireland

We’re about 12 hours away from one of the biggest football matches in recent memory for the Republic of Ireland when Martin O’Neill’s side take on Wales in a winner-takes-all clash at the Cardiff City Stadium.  Scotland’s draw with Slovenia yesterday means that if either team wins tonight, they will be guaranteed a playoff position for qualification for the 2018 World …

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Ethan Ampadu: Wales’ Gain Could Be The Republic Of Ireland’s Loss

EXETER, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 18: Ethan Ampadu of Exeter City celebrates at the final whistle during the Sky Bet League Two Play off Semi Final Second Leg match between Exeter City and Carlisle United at St James Park on May 18, 2017 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Ireland’s World Cup qualifying rivals Wales assemble for their crunch tie against Serbia in what could be a make or break game for last summer’s Euros semi-finalists. Like Ireland, Wales trimmed an extended squad with one of the men departing looking like a real prospect. Ethan Ampadu is a 16-year-old midfielder from Exeter who broke into the first XI of …

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Martin O’Neill On Seamus Coleman’s Surgery And Timescale For Return

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland’s Seamus Coleman is comforted by Assistant manger Roy Keane Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Ireland’s hard-fought point against Wales paled into insignificance on Friday night once the news of a double leg break to captain Seamus Coleman was confirmed in the aftermath of the World Cup qualifier.  Neil Taylor’s collision with the Donegal man immediately had the watching Ireland and Everton fans hugely concerned, but there is now at least some semblance of positivity coming …

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Wales’ Joe Ledley Blasts Accusations He Was Laughing At Seamus Coleman Injury

Wales midfielder Joe Ledley has hit back at suggestions he was seen laughing following the horrific leg break suffered by Ireland captain Seamus Coleman in their World Cup qualifier on Friday. Coleman was recklessly tackled by Neil Taylor during the second half and images of the incident and immediate aftermath show Coleman with a clear lower leg deformity. As Taylor …

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Five Alternative Ireland Lineups Martin O’Neill Could Select For Wales Clash

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 22/3/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The build-up to Ireland versus Wales has been dominated by talk of injuries and a reshuffling of Martin O’Neill’s pack. With five players missing from the starting eleven that defeated Austria, enforced changes are guaranteed with a change of system a strong possibility. Considering the large number of pull outs, O’Neill has still assembled a relatively strong squad. Shane Long …

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Exclusive: We Speak With Gareth Bale’s High School PE Teacher

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 09: Gareth Bale of Wales is tracked by Giorgi Navalovski (L), Jano Ananidze (2L) and Murtaz Daushvili (R) of Georgia during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Georgia at Cardiff City Stadium on October 9, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

At a time when Gareth Bale’s name is being splashed across headlines regarding his new contract negotiations with Real Madrid, we caught up with the Wales international’s former PE teacher, Gwyn Morris, who taught Bale at Whitchurch High School in Cardiff, from 2002-2005. In an exclusive interview with Pundit Arena, Morris discusses subjects such as Bale’s innate talent, unique personality and the other …

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Aaron Ramsey Suffers Yet Another Disheartening Injury Set-Back

Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal - Premier League

Aaron Ramsey had been close to making a return for Arsenal. Although Aaron Ramsey was expected to make his return to the Arsenal team in the coming days after limping off against Liverpool on the opening day of the season, Arsene Wenger has today confirmed that the midfielder will not be available until after the forthcoming international break. In turn, this …

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Opinion: History On Ireland’s Side As They Face Into Tough Qualifying Group

While immensely proud of their nation’s performances at Euro 2016, many Irish fans were also overcome with jealousy while observing Wales’ extraordinary accomplishment. After all, this is a nation with a smaller population and a less lucrative football history than ours. How have they done so well? Is it all down to Gareth Bale? We have Jeff Hendrick, and we all know …

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Ryan Giggs Being Lined Up For High Profile International Job

Ryan Giggs could be about to take on his first job in management. After being earmarked as a potential Manchester United manager, Ryan Giggs was quickly swept aside when Ed Woodward rolled out the red carpet for Jose Mourinho and his coaching team. Although the legendary winger had been linked with a number of vacant positions over the course of the …

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