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# coybig - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Ireland remain unchanged in the first Fifa rankings of 2017

The Boys in Green begin the year in 23rd.

# coybig - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

O’Neill and Coleman had different views on Ronaldo in their Fifa award votes

The Portuguese star walked away with another award in Zurich last night.

# coybig - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Reading starlet set for Old Trafford bow and 70 other Irish players who could feature this weekend

It’s also a big occasion for the Irish contingent at Preston, who take on Arsenal in the FA Cup.

# coybig - Monday 2 January, 2017

5 Irish footballers we'd like to see make their international debuts in 2017

The likes of Conor Hourihane, John Egan and Daryl Horgan are knocking have been pushing to be capped for Ireland.

# coybig - Monday 26 December, 2016

'I'm covering the Ireland team 10 years and that has to be the top moment'

Inpho photographer Donall Farmer was working on that magical night in Lille.

# coybig - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 'We all had a drink in our hand': The story of the Irish fans that changed the flat tyre at the Euros One Good Deed

'We all had a drink in our hand': The story of the Irish fans that changed the flat tyre at the Euros

Instant fame and a meeting with the French ambassador.

From The Daily Edge 14 times Irish fans truly outdid themselves this year COYBIG

14 times Irish fans truly outdid themselves this year

Representin’ all over the world.

# coybig - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Who scored Ireland's best goal in 2016? Poll This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Who scored Ireland's best goal in 2016?

There have been some pretty significant finishes over the past 12 months.

# coybig - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Irish full-back Matt Doherty scored with a super long-range effort last night COYBIG This post contains videos

Irish full-back Matt Doherty scored with a super long-range effort last night

The Wolves defender hit a wonderful opener but Anthony Pilkington produced the winner for Cardiff four minutes from the end.

# coybig - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Irish names to the fore on a drama-filled goal-fest of a Premier League afternoon

Jeff Hendrick conjured a superb strike for Burnley while Stephen Ward was also on the mark.

Regular Ireland call-ups surely beckon for Conor Hourihane as he continues superb form The Hour Mark This post contains videos

Regular Ireland call-ups surely beckon for Conor Hourihane as he continues superb form

The Barnsley skipper and Cork native has heeded Roy Keane’s advice.

# coybig - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Ireland's ticket allocation for World Cup qualifier in Cardiff revealed

The number would rise in the unlikely event that Wales change venue for the final Group D game, however.

# coybig - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Bleedin' Rapid! Kevin Doyle scored a crucial away goal for Colorado last night An Irishman Abroad This post contains videos

Bleedin' Rapid! Kevin Doyle scored a crucial away goal for Colorado last night

Rapids trail 2-1 after the first leg of the MLS Western Conference final.

# coybig - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Irish influence proving crucial in remarkable Major League Soccer turnaround for Colorado

Kevin Doyle is the headline act but Meath man Padraig Smith is the Rapids’ Sporting Director.

# coybig - Friday 18 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus got into an excellent Twitter war with Air New Zealand ahead of the rugby COYBIG

# coybig - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'He has a big future ahead of him': Walters on Arter and last night's famous win in Vienna

The striker praised his teammate on his competitive debut for Ireland.

'There's still a long way to go': Ireland not getting carried away by great start

Shane Duffy says it’s important the team carries the momentum through to the next game.

# coybig - Saturday 12 November, 2016

'When I come out with this group of lads it's a privilege': Coleman praises Ireland's team spirit

Martin O’Neill’s men sit pretty at the top of Group D.

Arter's long-awaited competitive debut, the chance of snow and Austria-Ireland talking points

Martin O’Neill has some selection issues, but the Boys in Green can end 2016 on a positive note in Vienna — a city that hasn’t been kind to them in the past.

# coybig - Friday 11 November, 2016

O'Neill: I'd call Trump to congratulate him before ringing Koeman

The Ireland boss wants to put the issue with the Toffees boss to bed.

# coybig - Thursday 10 November, 2016

'If I get to put on the jersey, I’ll play any position' - McGoldrick desperate for chance after Euro 2016 heartbreak

The 28-year-old forward wants to fill the void left by the retired Robbie Keane and the latest injuries to Shane Long and Daryl Murphy.

# coybig - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

After a 7-year absence, the man sold for £1 is back in the Ireland fold

Cork-born goalkeeper Colin Doyle admits being slightly surprised by his first call-up since 2009.

# coybig - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Leicester teen Watts included in Ireland U21 squad for Czech and Slovakia friendlies

The 22-man squad are off to Spain to prepare for the U21 European Championship qualifiers.

# coybig - Monday 7 November, 2016

Dundalk duo Horgan and Boyle make the cut as Ireland squad meets up in Dublin

The two Lilywhites stars will link up with the rest of the group ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier in Vienna, but James McCarthy is out.

Ireland defender Christie 'gutted' as injury rules him out for at least three months

The Derby County full-back was forced off in their Championship fixture with Wolves over the weekend.

# coybig - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Watch Harry Arter's wonderful Football Focus interview with Kevin Kilbane Great News This post contains videos

Watch Harry Arter's wonderful Football Focus interview with Kevin Kilbane

The Ireland and Bournemouth midfielder spoke to the BBC and Off The Ball pundit on this morning’s show.

# coybig - Monday 24 October, 2016

Republic of Telly examines how Ireland fans have struggled to deal with life post-Euro 2016 Comedy Sketch This post contains videos

Republic of Telly examines how Ireland fans have struggled to deal with life post-Euro 2016

Charlie Bird reports on the issues facing the Green Army as they come down from the highs of France.

# coybig - Friday 21 October, 2016

Ireland set to play Euro 2016 surprise package Iceland in Dublin

The friendly will take place four days after a massive World Cup qualifier against Wales.

# coybig - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Don't panic - Robbie Brady was back in action for Norwich last night

Newcastle move top of the Championship table as Norwich held at Craven Cottage.

# coybig - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Matchwinner McClean admits he was having a 'stinker' before quickfire double

The West Brom winger popped up to send Ireland joint-top of Group D.

# coybig - Saturday 8 October, 2016

What team should Ireland start against Moldova?

Martin O’Neill has to cope with a number of absentees for tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier.

# coybig - Friday 7 October, 2016

Robbie Brady released from Ireland squad - but there's good news on Shane Long

Long expected to train on Saturday as Ireland set off for Moldova.

A win is a win - but the stats from last night show Ireland were lucky to get all three points

A Séamus Coleman goal was the difference between the two sides.

# coybig - Thursday 6 October, 2016

'We were poor and the manager gave us a rollicking at half-time' - Coleman

Ireland’s skipper was chuffed to score his first goal in a green shirt but admitted their performance left a lot to be desired.

# coybig - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Duffy relied on 'family and good people' to get him through 'difficult' period

The Ireland defender says his move to Brighton has give him ‘a new lease of life’.

# coybig - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Harry Arter set to miss Georgia game but Ireland fans needn't worry about his commitment

Fellow midfielder James McCarthy is hoping to be fit in time for Thursday’s qualifier according to Roy Keane, however.

Keane: Money will bring greed but football is still the greatest game on the planet

Ireland’s assistant boss says there is a lot of great work being done behind the scenes at clubs.

'If they've got 10 minutes spare I’d probably pick the whole lot of them!' - O'Neill praises Dundalk

The Ireland boss described the Lilywhites’ Europa League win over Maccabi Tel Aviv as the ‘best ever.”

# coybig - Monday 3 October, 2016

Uncapped pair called up as Ireland hit with a string of injuries ahead of World Cup qualifier

With several players unavailable, Manchester City goalkeeper Ian Lawlor and Aberdeen striker Adam Rooney have been added for Thursday’s clash with Georgia.

# coybig - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Everton boss unhappy with McCarthy's Ireland call-up, asks for player to be 'protected'

The Toffees midfielder has been included in Martin O’Neill’s squad despite the fact that he hasn’t recovered from groin surgery.

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