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# coybig - Saturday 22 January, 2022

James Collins scores, 4 Irish players feature in thrilling Severnside derby
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James Collins scores, 4 Irish players feature in thrilling Severnside derby

Sat 3:23 PM 5,884 Views 1 Comment

Bristol City got the better of Cardiff, while elsewhere, there was disappointment for Jason Knight.

# coybig - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

McLoughlin hoping impressive recent form puts him on Kenny's radar
# International Ambitions
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# International Ambitions

McLoughlin hoping impressive recent form puts him on Kenny's radar

Tue 3:25 PM 7,034 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old defender from Cork has been a stand-out performer for Hull City in recent weeks.

# coybig - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Aaron Connolly makes Championship debut as Irish internationals on target in EFL
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Aaron Connolly makes Championship debut as Irish internationals on target in EFL

Jan 15th 2022, 6:05 PM 14,640 Views 1 Comment

Scott Hogan and Will Keane were among the scorers today.

# coybig - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

St Mirren boss admits Jamie McGrath is 'highly unlikely' to stay
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

St Mirren boss admits Jamie McGrath is 'highly unlikely' to stay

Jan 12th 2022, 7:32 PM 9,407 Views 3 Comments

The club have made ‘a very good offer’ to the Ireland international, according to Jim Goodwin.

# coybig - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Aaron Connolly completes loan move to Chris Wilder's Boro
# Due North
From The42
# Due North

Aaron Connolly completes loan move to Chris Wilder's Boro

Jan 2nd 2022, 11:32 AM 7,650 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland forward joins until the end of the season.

# coybig - Saturday 1 January, 2022

A year of two halves: the inside story of Stephen Kenny's Ireland in 2021
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

A year of two halves: the inside story of Stephen Kenny's Ireland in 2021

Jan 1st 2022, 7:00 AM 11,137 Views 6 Comments

With Stephen Kenny in talks over a new contract, The42 spoke to some of those closest to the situation to see how the Ireland manager turned his year around.

# coybig - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Elbouzedi declining Libya call-ups as he keeps Ireland 'dream' alive
# Stockholm Syndrome
From The42
# Stockholm Syndrome

Elbouzedi declining Libya call-ups as he keeps Ireland 'dream' alive

Dec 28th 2021, 10:00 AM 47,414 Views 9 Comments

The decision to take his club career to Sweden has paid dividends for the former Ireland U21 winger.

# coybig - Sunday 26 December, 2021

A former Ireland U21 international's journey from Crystal Palace to a movie role at the Bernabeu
# Box Office
From The42
# Box Office

A former Ireland U21 international's journey from Crystal Palace to a movie role at the Bernabeu

Dec 26th 2021, 10:00 AM 28,554 Views 1 Comment

Danny Boxall looks back over a career that was tarnished by injuries.

# coybig - Friday 17 December, 2021

Ireland to begin with home game against Ukraine as Uefa Nations League schedule is confirmed
# Fixtures
From The42
# Fixtures

Ireland to begin with home game against Ukraine as Uefa Nations League schedule is confirmed

Dec 17th 2021, 8:56 AM 4,905 Views 2 Comments

It all kicks off for Stephen Kenny’s side on 4 June.

# coybig - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Portsmouth boss allays concerns over Manchester City recall for 'incredible' Gavin Bazunu
# Danny's Boy
From The42
# Danny's Boy

Portsmouth boss allays concerns over Manchester City recall for 'incredible' Gavin Bazunu

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 8:14 PM 49,416 Views 7 Comments

City loaned the 19-year-old goalkeeper to Pompey in July.

# coybig - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Jamie McGrath hits a stunner but St Mirren held
# Ooh Ahh
From The42
# Ooh Ahh

Jamie McGrath hits a stunner but St Mirren held

Nov 20th 2021, 5:59 PM 5,960 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland star showed quick-thinking to break the deadlock.

Ireland international trio among the goals in the Championship
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Ireland international trio among the goals in the Championship

Nov 20th 2021, 5:53 PM 7,218 Views 0 Comments

Ireland U21 defender Mark McGuinness also found the net as Cardiff City beat Preston North End.

West Brom boss issues positive injury update on 'warrior' Dara O'Shea
# Valerien Steel
From The42
# Valerien Steel

West Brom boss issues positive injury update on 'warrior' Dara O'Shea

Nov 20th 2021, 1:14 PM 4,631 Views 0 Comments

Things are looking ‘really good’ for the Irish defender as he recovers from a fractured ankle.

# coybig - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

'He’ll go right to the top' - St Mirren team-mate believes McGrath has Premier League calibre
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

'He’ll go right to the top' - St Mirren team-mate believes McGrath has Premier League calibre

Nov 17th 2021, 4:16 PM 6,916 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland international is highly regarded in Paisley.

# coybig - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Ireland beat Bulgaria to advance in U19 European Championship qualifiers
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From The42
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Ireland beat Bulgaria to advance in U19 European Championship qualifiers

Nov 16th 2021, 6:27 PM 9,336 Views 4 Comments

Tom Mohan paid tribute to his players after they progressed to the elite qualifying phase.

‘Loads more in locker’ – Jason Knight sees better times for Ireland and himself
# Oh What A Knight
From The42
# Oh What A Knight

‘Loads more in locker’ – Jason Knight sees better times for Ireland and himself

Nov 16th 2021, 9:55 AM 6,331 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old had a hand in all three goals in Luxembourg.

# coybig - Monday 15 November, 2021

'The whole squad can't quite believe how good this guy is'
# The Yellow Wall
From The42
# The Yellow Wall

'The whole squad can't quite believe how good this guy is'

Nov 15th 2021, 3:59 PM 21,442 Views 10 Comments

Effusive praise for Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu on today’s instalment of The Football Family podcast.

# coybig - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Tactics board: Ireland hunted Portugal cleverly - and then used the ball confidently
# Xs And Os
From The42
# Xs And Os

Tactics board: Ireland hunted Portugal cleverly - and then used the ball confidently

Updated Nov 13th 2021, 12:32 PM 13,692 Views 14 Comments

Shane Keegan breaks down more encouraging signs of progress in Ireland’s performances under Stephen Kenny.

# coybig - Friday 12 November, 2021

Stephen Kenny has made Ireland tough to beat – and a whole lot more
# Kenny At The Wheel
From The42
# Kenny At The Wheel

Stephen Kenny has made Ireland tough to beat – and a whole lot more

Nov 12th 2021, 6:48 PM 5,147 Views 6 Comments

Following Ireland’s draw with Portugal, a new episode of The Football Family podcast is now available.

FAI won't take action against young fan who was given Ronaldo's shirt
# Souvenir
From The42
# Souvenir

FAI won't take action against young fan who was given Ronaldo's shirt

Nov 12th 2021, 5:29 PM 70,207 Views 63 Comments

Addison Whelan, aged 11, made her way onto the pitch after last night’s game at the Aviva Stadium.

# coybig - Thursday 11 November, 2021

How the Boys in Green rated in tonight's draw with Portugal
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How the Boys in Green rated in tonight's draw with Portugal

Nov 11th 2021, 10:16 PM 15,127 Views 10 Comments

Honours even for Stephen Kenny’s Ireland and Portugal at the Aviva Stadium.

Omobamidele and Horgan not included in Ireland matchday 23 to face Portugal
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Omobamidele and Horgan not included in Ireland matchday 23 to face Portugal

Nov 11th 2021, 10:33 AM 6,509 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Kenny revealed yesterday that Omobamidele is struggling with an Achilles’ issue.

# coybig - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

'There seems to be a growing level of confidence that the contract extension will be granted'
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From The42
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'There seems to be a growing level of confidence that the contract extension will be granted'

Nov 10th 2021, 7:26 PM 3,810 Views 3 Comments

The latest episode of The Football Family podcast is a preview of Ireland’s clash with Portugal.

# coybig - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

First Irish call-up 'the icing on the cake' for French-born midfielder Hondermarck
# Allez Les Verts
From The42
# Allez Les Verts

First Irish call-up 'the icing on the cake' for French-born midfielder Hondermarck

Nov 9th 2021, 7:02 PM 8,719 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old has made a good impression recently while playing in the Championship for Barnsley.

Michael Obafemi omitted from Swansea City squad for disciplinary reasons
# Room To Improve
From The42
# Room To Improve

Michael Obafemi omitted from Swansea City squad for disciplinary reasons

Nov 9th 2021, 1:58 PM 18,048 Views 11 Comments

‘You have to behave every day like what you are – a professional footballer,’ says boss Russell Martin.

# coybig - Monday 8 November, 2021

O'Dowda returns to Ireland squad to replace injured Collins
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

O'Dowda returns to Ireland squad to replace injured Collins

Nov 8th 2021, 11:42 AM 4,132 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Bristol City winger is back in the fold following his recent injury setbacks.

# coybig - Thursday 4 November, 2021

'Until he's playing semi-regularly, you can't argue that he deserves a place in the Irish squad'
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

'Until he's playing semi-regularly, you can't argue that he deserves a place in the Irish squad'

Nov 4th 2021, 9:28 PM 30,759 Views 16 Comments

Aaron Connolly’s omission from the Ireland squad is the main talking point on The Football Family.

# coybig - Friday 29 October, 2021

Scott Parker reckons Gavin Kilkenny is 'on the right track' for an Ireland call-up
# Cherry Blossoming
From The42
# Cherry Blossoming

Scott Parker reckons Gavin Kilkenny is 'on the right track' for an Ireland call-up

Oct 29th 2021, 6:09 PM 8,694 Views 10 Comments

The midfielder will hope to make a fourth consecutive start for Championship leaders Bournemouth tomorrow.

# coybig - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Ronan Curtis 'surprised' by being left out of Ireland squad
# International Duty
From The42
# International Duty

Ronan Curtis 'surprised' by being left out of Ireland squad

Oct 28th 2021, 6:45 PM 11,417 Views 7 Comments

The 25-year-old winger wasn’t selected by Stephen Kenny for the Azerbaijan and Qatar games.

# coybig - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Injury update on Jamie McGrath brings encouraging news for Ireland
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Injury update on Jamie McGrath brings encouraging news for Ireland

Oct 26th 2021, 4:38 PM 4,533 Views 1 Comment

The St Mirren midfielder sustained a hip injury during his club’s defeat to Rangers on Sunday.

# coybig - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error
# Danny's Boy
From The42
# Danny's Boy

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error

Oct 17th 2021, 1:15 PM 31,874 Views 7 Comments

A mistake from the Ireland goalkeeper helped Rotherham regain the lead in yesterday’s game.

# coybig - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Tactics Board: is this really Ireland we're watching?
# Exes And Ohs
From The42
# Exes And Ohs

Tactics Board: is this really Ireland we're watching?

Oct 16th 2021, 12:17 PM 6,788 Views 1 Comment

Shane Keegan looks back at how Ireland’s two impressive victories this week were achieved in a very different manner and explains why that’s such a positive for Ireland going forward.

# coybig - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'Hendrick has always had it in him, that's why he's had so much criticism'
# Qatar Gently Weeps
From The42
# Qatar Gently Weeps

'Hendrick has always had it in him, that's why he's had so much criticism'

Oct 13th 2021, 8:17 PM 8,356 Views 8 Comments

Jeff Hendrick’s performance against Qatar was dissected on the latest episode of The Football Family.

The Football Family: Ireland v Qatar debrief
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

The Football Family: Ireland v Qatar debrief

Oct 13th 2021, 5:46 PM 714 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

# coybig - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Ireland U21s suffer big qualification blow following horror start in Montenegro
# Report
From The42
# Report

Ireland U21s suffer big qualification blow following horror start in Montenegro

Oct 12th 2021, 6:37 PM 22,826 Views 2 Comments

Jim Crawford’s side were unable to adequately recover after conceding twice in the opening nine minutes.

# coybig - Monday 11 October, 2021

'Getting a result against Luxembourg next month is going to be massive for him'
# The Kenny Era
From The42
# The Kenny Era

'Getting a result against Luxembourg next month is going to be massive for him'

Oct 11th 2021, 5:59 PM 7,217 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Kenny strengthened his claim for a new contract with Saturday’s win over Azerbaijan in Baku.

The Football Family: Azerbaijan v Ireland debrief
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

The Football Family: Azerbaijan v Ireland debrief

Oct 11th 2021, 3:00 PM 745 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

# coybig - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Like father, like son: Getting to the top of my game to skipper Ireland
# Family Affair
From The42
# Family Affair

Like father, like son: Getting to the top of my game to skipper Ireland

Updated Oct 9th 2021, 12:17 PM 38,043 Views 1 Comment

Read an exclusive extract from Meyler: A Family Memoir, the new book from David and John Meyler.

# coybig - Thursday 7 October, 2021

The Football Family: Azerbaijan v Ireland preview
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

The Football Family: Azerbaijan v Ireland preview

Oct 7th 2021, 3:40 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest instalment of our football podcast, which is available exclusively to members.

'Ireland haven't been good enough over the last five years to expect to beat anyone'
# Don't Look Baku In Anger
From The42
# Don't Look Baku In Anger

'Ireland haven't been good enough over the last five years to expect to beat anyone'

Oct 7th 2021, 12:01 PM 4,139 Views 4 Comments

We previewed Saturday’s clash with Azerbaijan on the latest episode of The Football Family podcast.

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