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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 27 March, 2017

Soccer - Today’s News

O'Neill hints at handing debuts to uncapped quartet as Brady named stand-in captain for Iceland friendly

Daryl Horgan, Conor Hourihane, John Egan and Andy Boyle could all make their international bows at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.

Mats Hummels unhappy with 'arrogant' Germany

The Germans leaked their first goal since July, but they still extended their perfect record in Russia 2018 qualifiers.

'I'm proud of you' - Daley Blind's touching tribute to father after Netherlands sacking

Danny Blind was dismissed from his role after overseeing a morale-sapping 2-0 loss to Bulgaria on Saturday.

Emotional Defoe back in the goals for England after leading team out with 'best mate' Lowery In Form This post contains videos

Emotional Defoe back in the goals for England after leading team out with 'best mate' Lowery

The veteran striker put Gareth Southgate’s side on the road to victory and was happy to be playing international football again

Henry: Replacing Wenger as Arsenal manager? I don't know

“Am I ready? I don’t know and nobody knows, but I also need to learn my job.”

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Northern Ireland keep qualification dream on track with big win against Norway

Jamie Ward and Conor Washington got the goals in Windsor Park this evening.

No time for Blind faith: Dutch sack Danny less than 24 hours after Bulgaria disaster

Fred Grim will take charge of the team for Tuesday’s friendly against Italy.

‘I never enjoyed life outside of football... There’s not much you can do’

Keith Fahey on feeling homesick in England, thriving at St Pat’s and life with Giovanni Trapattoni’s Irish side.

England beat Lithuania 2-0 in a game that you've probably already forgotten

Defoe and Vardy get the goals in Wembley snoozefest.

Conor emerges as Cork favourite 48 hours after attending funeral of 'good mate' Ryan McBride

The Louth native was superb in City’s 2-1 win over Dundalk.

O'Neill confirms successful surgery for Coleman following double leg break

“It will obviously take some time but Seamus has got great determination,” the Ireland boss said.

What can you say? This is a nightmare - Robben blasts Netherlands defeat

The Dutch side were abject in their loss to Bulgaria their star man was scathing, though he refused to single out debutant Matthijs de Ligt.

'Glenn Whelan should have been sent off:' The British media reaction to Ireland-Wales

The tackle on Seamus Coleman was naturally the main talking point.

When sport is finished with you first: The story of Seán Prunty

The former Longford Town player was forced to retire at 27 due to a heart problem.

'We didn't deserve to lose' - Dundalk boss bemoans refereeing decisions

Stephen Kenny felt that his side were worthy of at least a point against Cork City yesterday at Turner’s Cross.

How many more points do Ireland now need to secure World Cup qualification?

At the halfway point the Boys in Green find themselves joint-top of Group D.

'I normally don't take notice of fans' faces but he was constantly calling me a c**t'

Nottingham Forest’s Irish goalkeeper Stephen Henderson on setbacks, social media and settling down.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Bale could have broken my leg, says O'Shea

Manager Chris Coleman defended the Real Madrid star’s challenge.

Figo reveals Real regrets over Gerrard IF ONLY This post contains videos

Figo reveals Real regrets over Gerrard

‘Liverpool Legends’ team beat their Real Madrid counterparts 4-3 in a charity match today.

What happened? Holland's World Cup qualifying woe continues

Spas Delev pounced on a mistake by 17-year-old Matthijs De Ligt, Holland’s youngest debutant since 1931.

On-loan Dundalk striker nets 94th-minute winner for Finn Harps

Ollie Horgan’s side won for the second time this season thanks to a late goal from Ciaran O’Connor.

Limerick back to winning ways as Bray stumble again

An early goal from Paul O’Conor was enough to secure all three points for the visitors.

Former Cork City favourite on the double in Waterford win

Mark O’Sullivan scored twice as Waterford got the better of Wexford in the south-east derby.

Byrne strikes late to extend Bohs' unbeaten run

After a difficult start to the season, it’s now four games without defeat for the Gypsies.

St Pat's stun 10-man Rovers to earn first win of season

An early Gary Shaw strike was cancelled out by a thunderous Kurtis Byrne volley before Josh O’Hanlon’s glancing header

Wales's Taylor 'in bits' over Coleman injury

The Aston Villa defender was himself sidelined for eight months after breaking his ankle in 2012.

Cork City go 6 points clear at the top with another win over Dundalk LOI

Cork City go 6 points clear at the top with another win over Dundalk

The champions took on the pace-setters this afternoon in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.

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Ryan McBride remembered at Turner's Cross as Sheppard Cork City's hero

It was a fantastic afternoon of football in the sun.

Ireland U19s suffer qualifier setback but Euro 2017 dream still alive

They were beaten 3-0 by Sweden earlier today, but have a huge fixture on Tuesday.

Seamus Coleman unlikely to return until 2018 after undergoing surgery

The Ireland captain is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

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QPR starlet on target as Ireland U21s get campaign off to winning start

The only goal of the game in Tallaght Stadium was a scrappy finish by Olamide Shodipo.

'We've 11 points on the board. I would have taken that at the start of the group'

Martin O’Neill was content with a draw in Dublin last night.

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Watch: Eamon Dunphy and Richie Sadlier's heated debate on Ireland's 'indiscipline'

The suggestion was made that some bad challenges by Irish players in the first half provoked worse tackles from Wales.

From a surreal debut in England against Luis Suarez to a title tilt with Cork City

Former Ireland U19 midfielder Jimmy Keohane is keen on League of Ireland success after five years in the UK.

A night in which football felt secondary

5 talking points from Friday’s controversy-filled World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales.

‘Every country in the world is doing it’ – King defends lack of homegrown players in Ireland U21 squad

The manager has played down criticism after just five Republic of Ireland-born players featured in his latest selection.

Chris Coleman: 'Your boys are not coming off with halos on their heads'

The Wales manager insisted red carded Neil Taylor is “not that type of player”.

'I think Taylor was in tears afterwards. He knows the pain Seamus was in because he's been there before'

Ireland striker Shane Long doesn’t believe there was any malice in the Welsh defender’s tackle.

Soccer - Friday 24 March, 2017

Austria made hard work of their Group D win against Moldova tonight

Marcel Koller’s side come to Dublin in June.

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