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# coybig - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

RTÉ: George Hamilton to return to commentary duty despite absence for Portugal game
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# Behind The Mic

RTÉ: George Hamilton to return to commentary duty despite absence for Portugal game

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 12:42 PM 20,351 Views 27 Comments

Darragh Maloney will commentate on the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier in Faro this evening.

Ireland international Michael Obafemi signs three-year deal at Swansea
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# Swans

Ireland international Michael Obafemi signs three-year deal at Swansea

Sep 1st 2021, 9:06 AM 9,456 Views 10 Comments

Obafemi leaves Southampton for Championship Swansea for an undisclosed fee.

The Football Family: Portugal v Ireland preview
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The Football Family: Portugal v Ireland preview

Sep 1st 2021, 9:02 AM 1,371 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Cooney and David Sneyd chat, from the Algarve, to Paul Dollery ahead of Ireland’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Portugal.

# coybig - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

League One move for Harry Arter as he returns to Charlton Athletic
# Game Time
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# Game Time

League One move for Harry Arter as he returns to Charlton Athletic

Aug 31st 2021, 4:54 PM 3,927 Views 0 Comments

The Republic of Ireland midfielder has left Nottingham Forest on a season-long loan.

# coybig - Monday 30 August, 2021

Conor Hourihane has joined the Irish contingent at Sheffield United
# Done Deal
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# Done Deal

Conor Hourihane has joined the Irish contingent at Sheffield United

Aug 30th 2021, 5:51 PM 5,738 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old moves to the Championship side on a season-long loan from Aston Villa.

FAI announces equal pay for Ireland's senior men's and women's teams
# Level Playing Field
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# Level Playing Field

FAI announces equal pay for Ireland's senior men's and women's teams

Aug 30th 2021, 3:59 PM 27,424 Views 87 Comments

It has been described as ‘a ground-breaking deal for Irish sport’ by the football governing body.

James Talbot drafted into Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers
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James Talbot drafted into Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers

Aug 30th 2021, 3:06 PM 11,138 Views 18 Comments

The Bohemians goalkeeper is to replace Mark Travers for the games against Portugal, Azerbaijan and Serbia.

# coybig - Friday 27 August, 2021

Brighton duo earn call-up as Jim Crawford names Irish U21 squad for Euro qualifiers
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Brighton duo earn call-up as Jim Crawford names Irish U21 squad for Euro qualifiers

Aug 27th 2021, 2:08 PM 4,778 Views 3 Comments

Evan Ferguson and Andrew Moran have been included in the U21 squad for the upcoming away games.

# coybig - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Teenage Irish duo make Brighton first-team debuts and O'Brien scores Sunderland hat-trick
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Teenage Irish duo make Brighton first-team debuts and O'Brien scores Sunderland hat-trick

Aug 24th 2021, 10:01 PM 40,991 Views 5 Comments

It was a huge night in the careers of Evan Ferguson and Andrew Moran.

# coybig - Monday 23 August, 2021

League Two side weighing up an offer to veteran Ireland midfielder Whelan
# Glenn's Close
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# Glenn's Close

League Two side weighing up an offer to veteran Ireland midfielder Whelan

Aug 23rd 2021, 4:40 PM 8,021 Views 2 Comments

The 37-year-old Dubliner has been training with Bristol Rovers, who are currently managed by Joey Barton.

# coybig - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

'Troy's adamant he meant the touch' - praise for Parrott after second goal in two games and audacious assist
# Good Start
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# Good Start

'Troy's adamant he meant the touch' - praise for Parrott after second goal in two games and audacious assist

Aug 18th 2021, 3:05 PM 39,660 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland international has started the season brightly.

# coybig - Monday 16 August, 2021

James McCarthy close to full fitness after Celtic cup cameo
# Green Shoots
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# Green Shoots

James McCarthy close to full fitness after Celtic cup cameo

Aug 16th 2021, 3:41 PM 4,129 Views 1 Comment

The ireland midfielder came on in the 75th minute of Celtic’s Premier Sports Cup win over Heart.

# coybig - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Praise for 'top goalkeeper' Bazunu after promising Portsmouth debut
# So Solid Against Crewe
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# So Solid Against Crewe

Praise for 'top goalkeeper' Bazunu after promising Portsmouth debut

Aug 15th 2021, 2:34 PM 13,166 Views 2 Comments

A clean sheet from the 19-year-old Irish international helped his loan club see off Crewe Alexandra.

Brighton boss hails 'immense' Duffy after man-of-the-match display in Premier League opener
# Back To His Best
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# Back To His Best

Brighton boss hails 'immense' Duffy after man-of-the-match display in Premier League opener

Aug 15th 2021, 11:55 AM 52,340 Views 18 Comments

The Irish defender excelled as his side made a winning start.

# coybig - Friday 13 August, 2021

Stevens to miss World Cup qualifiers as Sheffield United consider surgery
# Triple Header
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# Triple Header

Stevens to miss World Cup qualifiers as Sheffield United consider surgery

Aug 13th 2021, 8:54 AM 2,267 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s Ireland have important games against Portugal, Azerbaijan and Serbia on the horizon.

# coybig - Friday 30 July, 2021

40,000 fans to attend All-Ireland finals and 25,000 for Ireland World Cup qualifiers
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# Ticket Hunt

40,000 fans to attend All-Ireland finals and 25,000 for Ireland World Cup qualifiers

Updated Jul 30th 2021, 7:15 PM 32,464 Views 43 Comments

The Covid-19 crowd restrictions are set to be significantly relaxed.

# coybig - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Ireland U21 international earns new three-year deal at Borussia Mönchengladbach
# Progress
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# Progress

Ireland U21 international earns new three-year deal at Borussia Mönchengladbach

Jul 7th 2021, 2:00 PM 8,121 Views 8 Comments

‘We back him to make the step-up to first-team football,’ said sporting director Max Eberl.

# coybig - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Ireland U21 winger Tyreik Wright rewarded with new Aston Villa contract
# On The Wright Path
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# On The Wright Path

Ireland U21 winger Tyreik Wright rewarded with new Aston Villa contract

Jul 6th 2021, 11:34 PM 5,212 Views 11 Comments

The 19-year-old from Cork has been on the books of the Premier League club since 2018.

# coybig - Monday 21 June, 2021

Ireland U21 defender Mark McGuinness leaves Arsenal for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff City
# Cardiff Afterlife
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# Cardiff Afterlife

Ireland U21 defender Mark McGuinness leaves Arsenal for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff City

Jun 21st 2021, 2:09 PM 6,804 Views 8 Comments

McGuinness has signed a three-year deal in the Welsh capital.

# coybig - Monday 14 June, 2021

Ex-Ireland international signs permanently for League Two club Mansfield Town
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# Stephen Quinn

Ex-Ireland international signs permanently for League Two club Mansfield Town

Jun 14th 2021, 8:36 PM 9,221 Views 0 Comments

Quinn spent last season on loan at the club.

# coybig - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Quiz: Ireland at the Euros
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# Glory Days

Quiz: Ireland at the Euros

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 5:07 PM 35,014 Views 14 Comments

Memories from European Championships when we didn’t have to settle for being onlookers.

# coybig - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Remembering Ireland's long pursuit of one of the Premier League's leading strikers
# Forward Thinking
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# Forward Thinking

Remembering Ireland's long pursuit of one of the Premier League's leading strikers

Jun 8th 2021, 7:30 AM 32,971 Views 5 Comments

25 years ago, considerable efforts were being made to get Chris Armstrong into a green shirt.

# coybig - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman withdrawn from squad to face Hungary
# Ruled Out
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# Ruled Out

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman withdrawn from squad to face Hungary

Jun 6th 2021, 10:41 AM 8,340 Views 7 Comments

The Everton full-back, who has been carrying a hamstring injury, is to return home from Girona.

# coybig - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

New Cambridge United contract to take 'exceptional' Hoolahan into his 40s
# Old Wesley
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# Old Wesley

New Cambridge United contract to take 'exceptional' Hoolahan into his 40s

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 5:02 PM 31,712 Views 17 Comments

The veteran Irish playmaker has signed up for another season with the League One-bound club.

Ireland U21 international offered new contract at Newcastle United
# Cavan's Finest
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# Cavan's Finest

Ireland U21 international offered new contract at Newcastle United

Jun 2nd 2021, 11:28 AM 9,461 Views 1 Comment

A show of faith in Oisin McEntee, who had his first international outing at U21 level last weekend.

# coybig - Monday 31 May, 2021

Tough love from Kenny in Dundalk days helped shape me, says Jamie McGrath
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Tough love from Kenny in Dundalk days helped shape me, says Jamie McGrath

May 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 3,397 Views 0 Comments

Dundalk days under Kenny ‘changed my mentality’, says McGrath as he bids to carry club form into Ireland camp.

# coybig - Friday 28 May, 2021

First Ireland call-up for Szmodics but Randolph, Robinson and Connolly out
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# Posh Boy

First Ireland call-up for Szmodics but Randolph, Robinson and Connolly out

May 28th 2021, 4:35 PM 11,394 Views 22 Comments

The Peterborough United attacking midfielder and Mark Travers have been drafted in by Stephen Kenny.

# coybig - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Leeds United confirm departure of Irish international Eunan O'Kane
# Released
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# Released

Leeds United confirm departure of Irish international Eunan O'Kane

May 27th 2021, 7:47 PM 14,998 Views 3 Comments

Injury has prevented the 30-year-old midfielder from playing competitively since September 2018.

Robbie Brady on the move as Burnley bid farewell to Irish international
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# Parting Ways

Robbie Brady on the move as Burnley bid farewell to Irish international

Updated May 27th 2021, 6:06 PM 36,011 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old Dubliner was the club’s record signing when he joined from Norwich City in 2017.

# coybig - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

'Being selected for Ireland really does feel like a reward for all the hard work'
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# Wing Man

'Being selected for Ireland really does feel like a reward for all the hard work'

May 26th 2021, 7:26 PM 12,200 Views 2 Comments

A tough season for Chiedozie Ogbene has ended with a first senior international call-up.

Ireland senior call-up 'a really proud moment' for Leixlip teenager Omobamidele
# Andy You're A Star
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# Andy You're A Star

Ireland senior call-up 'a really proud moment' for Leixlip teenager Omobamidele

May 26th 2021, 4:18 PM 8,430 Views 12 Comments

The 18-year-old centre-back has been reacting to his inclusion in Stephen Kenny’s squad.

# coybig - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Championship side reward Ireland U21 striker with long-term deal
# Forward Planning
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# Forward Planning

Championship side reward Ireland U21 striker with long-term deal

Apr 15th 2021, 5:45 PM 8,506 Views 0 Comments

Joshua Kayode has extended his contract with Rotherham United until the summer of 2024.

# coybig - Friday 9 April, 2021

O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over

Apr 9th 2021, 9:00 PM 46,532 Views 8 Comments

‘Clearly we didn’t want him to go away on international duty and firmly believe that has hindered his recovery.

# coybig - Monday 5 April, 2021

Irish teenager 'over the moon' with man-of-the-match display in full Championship debut
# Prospect
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# Prospect

Irish teenager 'over the moon' with man-of-the-match display in full Championship debut

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 2:44 PM 61,102 Views 16 Comments

Andrew Omobamidele made his first start for Norwich City in their 1-1 draw with Preston North End.

# coybig - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Jamie McGrath tipped as the man to provide 'goals and creativity' for misfiring Ireland
# The Saint Is Coming?
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# The Saint Is Coming?

Jamie McGrath tipped as the man to provide 'goals and creativity' for misfiring Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 3:50 PM 44,886 Views 26 Comments

‘He is easily the best player I’ve ever worked with as a manager.’

# coybig - Monday 29 March, 2021

'Rock bottom' - Roy Keane laments lack of top players at Stephen Kenny's disposal
# Lads Its Luxembourg
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# Lads Its Luxembourg

'Rock bottom' - Roy Keane laments lack of top players at Stephen Kenny's disposal

Mar 29th 2021, 3:00 PM 58,014 Views 64 Comments

The former Ireland captain says ‘it’s a long way back.’

‘We will fight harder to do better’ – Stephen Kenny promises recovery
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# Kenny Live

‘We will fight harder to do better’ – Stephen Kenny promises recovery

Mar 29th 2021, 8:23 AM 2,749 Views 6 Comments

Kenny is yet to taste victory after 10 games at the helm of Ireland.

# coybig - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Luxembourg defeat 'completely unacceptable' – Stephen Kenny
# Not Good Enough
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# Not Good Enough

Luxembourg defeat 'completely unacceptable' – Stephen Kenny

Mar 27th 2021, 10:49 PM 10,204 Views 21 Comments

Kenny’s Ireland side suffered a dismal 1-0 loss in tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

Ireland debut for 19-year-old goalkeeper Bazunu in World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg
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# Team News

Ireland debut for 19-year-old goalkeeper Bazunu in World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg

Mar 27th 2021, 6:20 PM 15,134 Views 15 Comments

Stephen Kenny has made three changes for tonight’s game.

Irish striker nets 16th league goal of season, Wes Hoolahan continues to impress
# Eoin Doyle
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# Eoin Doyle

Irish striker nets 16th league goal of season, Wes Hoolahan continues to impress

Mar 27th 2021, 6:06 PM 9,450 Views 4 Comments

Eoin Doyle scored the only goal of the game as Bolton jumped to third in the table today.