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# coybig - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

James McClean and Martin O'Neill could be facing bans after ref comments

Official David Fernández Borbalán was criticised after the draw with Austria.

# coybig - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'It would be a sea of green' - McClean on prospect of Ireland and Northern Ireland qualifying for World Cup

The 28-year-old maintains his number one priority remains Ireland’s qualification for next summer’s World Cup and no-one else’s.

# coybig - Monday 12 June, 2017

'It's what dreams are made of' - Long still pinching himself after making competitive debut for Ireland

The Burnley defender was a surprise choice at centre-half in last night’s 1-1 draw with Austria.

# coybig - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Man for the big stage Walters still vital for Ireland as he becomes top scorer of the O'Neill era

Tonight’s goal against Austria was his eight under the current management team and 14th in total for the Boys in Green.

Walters strikes late to earn Ireland a share of the spoils with Austria

The draw leaves Martin O’Neill’s side top of Group D with Serbia and Wales facing off this evening.

As it happened: Ireland v Austria, World Cup 2018 qualifier

It ended 1-1 at the Aviva.

Ireland presented with a golden opportunity to kill off one of their World Cup qualifying rivals

Martin O’Neill’s side can take Austria out of the running for a spot at next year’s finals by claiming victory this evening.

# coybig - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today' Inspiration This post contains videos

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today'

Journalist and author Colin Young chats to The42 about Jack Charlton’s place in Irish football’s history.

Last chance saloon for Austria and their under-pressure manager Koller

The Swiss coach says he has been in the business long enough to deal with situations like tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Ireland.

# coybig - Friday 9 June, 2017

How much of Richard Dunne's all-time Irish XI do you agree with? Honey Monster XI This post contains videos

How much of Richard Dunne's all-time Irish XI do you agree with?

The former centre-half’s top team have 959 caps between them.

'People have died for their country so we want our lads to put their bodies on the line' Rallying Cry This post contains videos

'People have died for their country so we want our lads to put their bodies on the line'

Ireland’s assistant boss has been glad to see injured captain Seamus Coleman link up with the group ahead of Sunday’s World Cup qualifier.

# coybig - Friday 2 June, 2017

Martin and Roy back from New York to see Maguire net hat-trick for leaders Cork City

The Ireland boss witnessed the league’s in-form striker in goalscoring form.

Daryl Horgan handed first international start in Ireland team to face Mexico

It’s been confirmed that James McClean will captain the Boys in Green this evening.

# coybig - Thursday 1 June, 2017

10 years on from his Ireland debut, Doyle returns to New Jersey in search of that elusive second cap

The Cork native is one of just two goalkeepers to travel with Martin O’Neill’s squad for the friendly against Mexico.

# coybig - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Ireland pair Duffy and O'Kane involved in minor car crash on the way to training camp

Thankfully, the players were unharmed and they have linked up with the rest of the squad.

# coybig - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

West Ham defender Rice gets first Ireland call-up days after making Premier League debut

Meanwhile, Cork City goalkeepers Mark McNulty and Alan Smith will also join up for this week’s training camp at Fota Island.

# coybig - Monday 22 May, 2017

Preston's Alan Browne gets first senior call-up as O'Neill adds to Ireland squad

Cork midfielder to join Ireland training camp ahead of busy period.

# coybig - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'He hasn't let us down' - Ex-Ireland keeper backs Randolph to keep hold of number one jersey

Packie Bonner believes Martin O’Neill will stick with the West Ham goalkeeper for next month’s qualifier against Austria.

# coybig - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

2 Irish players included in EFL Team of the Season

Graham Carey and Enda Stevens have been recognised for their superb form.

# coybig - Monday 15 May, 2017

'Roy saw him play last week' - Burnley defender brings fresh option to Ireland

Former Cork City man Kevin Long has been included in Martin O’Neill’s extended squad for the series of games in June.

Kevin Long gets Ireland call in squad for Austria qualifier and summer friendlies

The Boys in Green will spend a few days at Fota Island before playing three matches in June.

# coybig - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Ireland bow out of U17 Euros after quarter-final defeat to England

Colin O’Brien’s side were beaten 1-0 in Zagreb this afternoon.

# coybig - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ireland qualify for U17 Euros quarter-final despite heavy loss to Germany

Colin O’Brien’s side will face England in the last eight.

# coybig - Friday 5 May, 2017

Ireland boss open to Maguire and Sheridan call-ups but wants players 'to feel they've earned it'

Martin O’Neill was in Dublin today to speak about the upcoming international matches.

# coybig - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'I'm a fighter, there's part of me looking forward to this challenge'

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has given his first interview since his leg break against Wales.

# coybig - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Klopp name-checks young Irish goalkeeper as he rules out move for Hart

The Liverpool boss says 18-year-old Cork native Caoimhin Kelleher has been making “really big steps” at the club.

# coybig - Monday 17 April, 2017

‘I gave up my wedding to make my Irish debut - it may have been a once in a lifetime chance'

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming speaks to The42 about his time with the cult Middlesbrough side of 96/97 and his move into coaching.

# coybig - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'Hopefully Seamus looks at what people like me did and realises there's a way back from this'

Former Ireland striker Niall Quinn is upbeat that the current captain can return for next year’s World Cup finals — provided the team qualifies.

# coybig - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Hourihane hoping to 'kick on' after making international breakthrough

Remember the name. And pronounce it properly.

# coybig - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Ireland U19s beat Belgium, but narrowly miss out on Euro qualification

Swedish win denies Tom Mohan’s side their place in Georgia this summer.

As it happened: Ireland v Iceland, International friendly Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Iceland, International friendly

We were back at the Aviva Stadium as Martin O’Neill’s much-changed side faced Iceland.

# coybig - Monday 27 March, 2017

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.

# coybig - Saturday 25 March, 2017

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.

'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.

# coybig - Friday 24 March, 2017

Ireland's World Cup qualifier overshadowed by serious injury to captain Seamus Coleman

The full-back was stretchered off with a suspected broken leg in tonight’s 0-0 draw.

Last-minute change to Ireland team as Meyler replaces McCarthy for World Cup qualifier with Wales

The Boys in Green are in action at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

New heads maybe, but same trusty broom for Martin O'Neill against Wales

The Ship of Theseus is in port with Tommy Martin’s column this week.

Stage is set for an enthralling night and the Ireland-Wales pre-match talking points

Can the Boys in Green deal with the absentees? Will James McCarthy get the nod? Would Wales be happy with a draw…?

Poll: Who will win tonight's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win tonight's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales?

It’s a huge game for Martin O’Neill’s side.

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