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Thursday 20 November, 2014

Birmingham City’s new midfielder is donating ALL his wages to charity

Guy Moussi is clearly one of the good guys.

Kilkenny’s Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling

The 31-year-old made the announcement this morning.

Snapshot: Do you even lift, Rory…?

Yes. Yes he does.

Taylor sets up re-match with Ochigava in World Championships quarter-final

The Olympic champion claimed a victory over Mira Potkonen in South Korea this morning.


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Arsenal stars’ fake family members star in strange but funny mockumentary

Meet Darren Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kenny Wilshere and Trudy Mertesacker.

Wednesday 19 November, 2014

‘I just hope people vote’ – Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory

We spoke to the Ireland striker hoping to follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.

Could Cyrus Christie be a decent option for Ireland at left-back?

The Derby County defender enjoyed a superb debut in the victory over the US last night.

Irish supporters’ group ‘shocked and angered’ by treatment during FAI protest

YBIG say fans were intimidated and manhandled at the international friendly at the Aviva Stadium last night.

Ireland debut a ‘great experience’ for McGoldrick after two assists against the US

The Ipswich Town striker impressed on his first appearance for the Boys in Green.

Tuesday 18 November, 2014

‘I try them in training but I haven’t hit many like that this week’ – Brady

Ireland’s full-back scored twice in the 4-1 win over the US — including a tremendous free-kick.

As it happened: Ireland v USA, international friendly

Ireland were looking to end the year on a high against the Americans tonight.

A guide to Irish football shouts for US fans you’ll meet in Dublin tonight

When the word ‘house’ has got nothing to do with a living space.

PFAI Player of the Year Christy Fagan commits to St Pat’s by re-signing

The 26-year-old has agreed to stick with the Saints for next season, while goalkeeper Conor O’Malley has also joined.

‘The US are going there to win’ – ESPN’s Tommy Smyth previews tonight’s game

We spoke to the American-based commentator about Jurgen Klinsmann, Robbie Keane and the Martin O’Neill era.

Monday 17 November, 2014

‘Robbie Keane is a role model for American players’ – Klinsmann

He may not be playing at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night but the Ireland captain is an example to aspiring footballers.

US keeper Guzan feels lucky to work under ‘passionate’ Keane

The Aston Villa number one says characters like Keane are needed in the game.

McGregor’s opponent Siver promises to ‘punish’ him in Boston

The German featherweight has admitted that he was surprised to get the headline fight.

‘I’m a big fan of Roy Keane but he says some stupid things’ – Everton chairman

Bill Kenwright has rubbished the claims made by the Ireland number two.


‘McGregor Incorporate does not reward p*****s who run for 5 rounds’

The out-spoken UFC fighter isn’t a big fan Ricardo Lamas despite his first round submission on Saturday night.

Saturday 15 November, 2014

Player ratings: Here’s how the Boys in Green fared against Scotland

We reflect on a disappointing night for the Boys in Green.

‘We’re still in this’ – Home form most important for qualification, insists O’Neill

The Ireland boss believes there was very little between the sides at Cetic Park.

Friday 14 November, 2014

Occasion may have got the better of McGeady and others as luck runs out for O’Neill

Ireland were second best throughout the 90 minutes in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

‘We were just happy to get tickets’ – Ireland fans soak up the atmosphere in Glasgow

We visited O’Neill’s pub to chat to supporters on their way to tonight’s game.

Letter from Glasgow: The calm before the storm on what’s sure to be a special night

You may not have noticed, but Ben Blake is getting excited about tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

What are the Scottish media saying about tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier?

Unsurprisingly, Martin O’Neill and Gordon Strachan feature in all the daily papers while there are interviews with Ray Houghton and advice from Charlie Nicholas.


Local derby feel as Ireland and Scotland know each other all too well

The day is finally here for the Tartan Army to host the Boys in Green at Celtic Park.

‘He’ll be the same Scott I know — going around kicking people!’

Ireland captain Robbie Keane praises his opposite number Scott Brown and talks booing and his Celtic career.

Thursday 13 November, 2014

O’Neill: Keane incident was a distraction, but it’s over

Ireland will be ready for Scotland on Friday despite what happened off-the-field yesterday, according to the man in charge.

Scottish quartet will cause Ireland real problems, says skipper Brown

Martin O’Neill will need to be wary of the movement of Ikechi Anya, Shaun Maloney, Steven Naismith and Steven Fletcher.

It’s not just Martin O’Neill who’s having problems with his assistant manager…

Scottish counterpart Gordon Strachan claims Mark McGhee is a ‘nightmare’ when he wins at Scrabble.

‘It’s not going to be Celtic Park. Tomorrow, it will be Scotland’s park’ – Strachan

The former Hoops manager isn’t worried that travelling Irish fans will dilute their home advantage during Friday’s qualifier.


Martin O’Neill knows all about earning historic victories at Celtic Park

Let’s hope he can take his form at the Scottish ground on Friday.

Wednesday 12 November, 2014

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Ireland’s Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa’s goal of the year prize

The Dubliner’s name is among the likes of Robin van Persie, Diego Costa and James Rodriguez on the shortlist for the Puskas Award.

Twitter has reacted angrily to Sky Sports’ latest Ireland graphic

It points out how many of the current squad are born outside the country.

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Ireland new boy McGoldrick recalls ‘great feeling’ after phone call from O’Neill

The Ipswich Town striker is closing in on his ambition to play international football for the Boys in Green.

Tuesday 11 November, 2014

O’Neill to wait on fitness of McCarthy and Whelan, Doyle ruled out

The Ireland squad trained at Gannon Park this afternoon with three days to go until the showdown with Scotland.

Given: Scotland wish McCarthy and McGeady were playing for them

Ireland’s former number one is adamant that any abuse from home fans won’t get to his Ireland team-mates.

Monday 10 November, 2014

How Scottish-born McGeady and McCarthy ended up playing for Ireland

The pair will have the strange experience of lining out for an away international in their hometown if they feature on Friday.

Wilson ruled out of Scotland qualifier, first call-ups for Christie and McGoldrick

Stoke City’s Glenn Whelan hasn’t made the 27-man squad but Everton midfielder James McCarthy will be assessed in Dublin tonight.

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‘Just f*****g welly it, will ya!’ – Trailer for new the Mike Bassett film is out

Ricky Tomlinson is back to lead England to World Cup glory.