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# Encouraging signs

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# Encouraging signs
'I’m very, very proud of them in the guts that they showed against an opponent like this'
Vera Pauw’s Ireland suffered a 1-0 defeat to Denmark tonight, but there were lots of positives to take from the international friendly.
# Encouraging signs
'I've always scored goals' - Ireland U21 international bagged a brilliant brace for Reading last night
‘I know what I’m capable of doing,’ Royals midfielder Josh Barrett added after their EFL Cup win.
# Encouraging signs
'It’s nice when the young dogs get into the neighbourhood and they start lifting their legs'
Rassie Erasmus is pleased at the squad depth that is building at Munster after watching several of the province’s young players impress.
# Encouraging signs
No Lampard, no Gerrard, no Drogba: new season signals seismic change in MLS attitude
The 2017 campaign gets underway on Friday as Portland take on Minnesota.
# Looking Back
Huge lift for Irish football and more Euro 2016 lessons
Plus, why there is a lack of top-quality teams at international level.