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Dublin: 2 °C Friday 27 November, 2015


# coybig - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Roy Keane approves of my messing, says Ireland’s super kitman Dick Redmond

David Meyler and Ireland’s newest celebrity were on Soccer AM today.

# coybig - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Dublin impressionist has gone super viral again with a tribute to the boys in green Nailed It

Isn’t it great to feel great again?

It’s not too long ago when the future seemed incredibly bleak.

Sound man James McClean got out of the way so this fan could see Walters’ penalty Oh Sit Down This post contains videos

Sound man James McClean got out of the way so this fan could see Walters’ penalty

“Send you a postcard they said, enjoy your holidays they said!”

There was an almighty session on Camden Street after Ireland’s win last night

Even the garda helicopter joined in the fun.

From The Daily Edge These were the scenes on Camden Street last night after Ireland’s victory COYBIG

These were the scenes on Camden Street last night after Ireland’s victory

Even the garda helicopter joined in the fun.

# coybig - Monday 16 November, 2015

The goal which has Ireland dreaming of Euro 2016

The Boys in Green currently lead Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 on aggregate at the Aviva Stadium.

Bosnian fans have arrived in Dublin and are rapidly taking over the city

It promises to be a superb atmosphere at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

‘It wasn’t working any more and we didn’t have anywhere to go after that’

The end of the Jack Charlton era came in a play-off twenty years ago, when it was a very odd time for Irish football.

Ciaran Clark’s coming of age an embodiment of Ireland’s never-say-die campaign

The defender has grown into a central figure for Martin O’Neill and is set to play a key role again tonight.

Will this be the Ireland team for tonight’s Euro 2016 decider against Bosnia?

O’Neill unlikely to tinker too much with the team that claimed a valuable draw in Zenica.

# coybig - Sunday 15 November, 2015

‘Camping outside our box for 90 minutes is a recipe for disaster – we have to be positive’

Martin O’Neill insists Ireland can’t afford to head into Monday’s Euro 2016 play-off second-leg in a defensive mindset.

Long and O’Shea back in training but Martin O’Neill wary of expecting too much

The pair haven’t played much football in recent weeks.

# coybig - Friday 13 November, 2015

As it happened: Bosnia-Herzegovina v Ireland, Euro 2016 play-off first-leg

Could Ireland keep the tie alive in Zenica? We followed all the action.

Where will Ireland’s goals come from against Bosnia?

We looked at the stats ahead of the Euro 2016 playoff games.

# coybig - Thursday 12 November, 2015

‘It’s unfortunate it didn’t go the distance – that’s the heartbreaking bit’

Mark Kelly made his Irish debut in April 1988 – when he faced current Bosnia coach Mehmed Bazdarevic.

Another injury blow for Ireland as David Meyler is latest to be ruled out of play-off games

The Hull midfielder could be out for eight weeks due to a knee injury.

# coybig - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Shane Long ruled out of Friday’s play-off with Bosnia but could still feature in second-leg

The striker will remain at Southampton to get more treatment in his attempts to shake off his ankle injury.

‘I scored 20 goals in 24 games this year – it’s not like I’m on my way out!’

Robbie Keane is ready to play his part against Bosnia – whatever that may be.

Keep Martin! Keane backs O’Neill to stay on for another term with Ireland

O’Neill “absolutely open” to another campaign but focus is on Bosnia for now.

O’Neill getting ‘almost hourly’ updates on Shane Long, as Meyler suffers training knock

Long ‘improving’ as Ireland prepare to fly out to Zenica.

Keane backs Meyler and Murphy to produce the goods

Ireland’s assistant manager heaps praise on duo he knows better than most.

# coybig - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

‘The first day, he told me he wanted me to be his main man’

Daryl Murphy brushes off Mick McCarthy ‘banter’ and hails his club manager’s influence.

Why are Ireland playing in little old Zenica?

Partisan atmosphere guaranteed in Bosnian fortress with UEFA regulations restricting Friday’s game to just 11,500 fans.

‘Players always seem to be ruled out for 10-14 days. It’s amazing’ – Roy’s take on club v country row

The Ireland assistant manager accepted that clubs have a right to protect their injured players but hit out at the politics that often influences the decision.

# coybig - Monday 9 November, 2015

‘We’re not babies any more!’ It’s time for next generation to step up, says Coleman

Everton defender ready to shoulder more responsibility against Bosnia-Herzegovina.

‘He is a great manager. I’ve seen that first hand’ – Seamus Coleman reacts to Moyes’ sacking

Moyes sacked by Real Sociedad after just 364 days in charge.

Glentoran appoint Alan Kernaghan as manager

Former Middlesbrough and Manchester City man Kernaghan has landed the top job at the Northern Irish club.

# coybig - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Martin O’Neill cuts Euro 2016 play-off squad but faces anxious wait over five players

Injury concerns for the Ireland manager at the start of a huge week.

More bad news for Ireland as Dzeko continues his rich vein of form in Rome derby

The Bosnian played a crucial role in his side’s 2-0 win.

# coybig - Saturday 7 November, 2015

An Irish striker ended his goalscoring drought in style this afternoon

Daryl Murphy is back among the goals.

# coybig - Friday 6 November, 2015

‘We called him the Mayor of Waterford’ – Ferdinand hopes O’Shea can guide Ireland to Euros

The pair spent a trophy-laden decade together in Man United’s defence and Ferdinand admits O’Shea will be sorely missed in Friday’s first-leg.

# coybig - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Beating Germany has given Ireland a huge boost in the latest Fifa rankings

42nd is Ireland’s highest ranking in more than two-and-a-half years.

# coybig - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Bad news for Ireland as Edin Dzeko conjured his best performance of the season tonight

Another Bosnian – Miralem Pjanic – grabbed the winner for Roma in a 3-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen.

# coybig - Sunday 1 November, 2015

A Lazarus-like recovery for Seamus Coleman as he’s fit enough to start for Everton today

Reassuring news for Martin O’Neill as Bosnia play-off looms large.

# coybig - Friday 30 October, 2015

An anxious wait for Ireland as Shane Long is ‘progressing well’ but still misses out for Saints

The striker picked up an ankle injury against Poland and is a big doubt for Bosnia play-off.

Hughes wants Stoke to re-open Walters contract talks

Jonathan Walters’ Stoke City future is in some doubt, but Mark Hughes still wants the club to tie him to a new deal.

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