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Martin O’Neill Opens The Door For Cillian Sheridan Potential Ireland Return

International Friendly 28/5/2010 Republic of Ireland Cillian Sheridan

Martin O’Neill outdid himself on Monday morning by naming a hefty 39-man Republic of Ireland squad for the upcoming international matches against Wales and Iceland. While the squad itself will have satisfied just about everyone (particularly with the inclusions of John Egan and Liam Kelly), there has been slight disappointment in some circles regarding the omission of striker Cillian Sheridan. …

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Martin O’Neill Names 39-Man Ireland Squad To Face Wales And Iceland

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Ernst-Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria 11/11/2016 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland resume their quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup later this month. Ireland have taken ten points from a possible twelve in a strong start to their qualification campaign, but three points against Wales at the Aviva Stadium would put them in a commanding position at the halfway point of the group stage. However, the …

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Ireland Handed Injury Blow For Massive World Cup Qualifier Against Wales

2016 UEFA European Championship Group E, Grand Stade Lille Métropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq, Lille, France 22/6/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Italy Ireland's Shane Duffy celebrates after the game

Ireland’s preparation for their crucial World Cup qualifier against Wales has been hit with the loss of defender Shane Duffy. The centre-back limped out of Brighton’s surprise 3-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest on Saturday, and while manager Chris Hughton seemed relatively hopeful at the time that the injury wouldn’t be a bad one, the club have since confirmed that Duffy …

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Could Have Video Assistant Referees

WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Referee Mark Clattenburg during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

According to former Premier League referee and current technical director of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) David Elleray, video assistant referees (VAR) are very likely to be a part of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. Elleray has stated that live trials have now managed to identify and solve the problems associated with using video referees. The upcoming Annual …

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How Martin O’Neill Has Turned Around Ireland’s Fortunes

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Robbie Brady (C) of Republic of Ireland is congratulated by Martin O'Neill (R) manager of Republic of Ireland after their team's 1-0 win in the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Italy and Republic of Ireland at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 22, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Sitting at their lowest ranking since the system was incorporated in 1993, Ireland football seemed dull, depressing and doomed. Five years under Giovanni Trapattoni had its highs such as qualifying for Euro 2012 and his side possibly deserving of a place at he 2010 World Cup but it was a downward spiral thereafter. Trapattoni was a national hero of sorts …

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