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# coybig - Today’s News

‘It’s not ideal but what do you do?’ – Hoolahan joins Ireland’s growing injury list

The number of possible absentees is mounting as the Boys in Green prepare for Thursday’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.

# coybig - Yesterday’s News

Given: ‘It’s going to be a big day of sport in the bars around the country’

Ireland’s senior football and rugby teams both play crucial games this Sunday, but the number one goalkeeper must first focus on the small matter of Germany’s visit to Dublin.

Kevin Doyle and Robbie Keane scored for their sides in the MLS last night

But neither Irishman could inspire their sides to a win.

# coybig - Saturday 3 October, 2015

# coybig - Thursday 1 October, 2015

‘He’s going to have a very good career’ – Rodgers heaps praise on Ireland teenager

Dubliner Daniel Cleary could make his competitive debut for the Reds in the Europa League tonight.

Scotland are not scared of red-hot Lewandowski, insists Gordon Strachan

The Poland international has scored 10 goals in his last three games and could do Ireland a big favour in Glasgow.

# coybig - Sunday 27 September, 2015

# coybig - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Irish pair Brady and Walters on target, Hoolahan tops Premier League assist charts

Stoke overcame Bournemouth, Southampton got the better of Swansea and Norwich held West Ham.

# coybig - Friday 25 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Daniel O’Donnell danced on Strictly Come Dancing tonight — here’s what you missed COYBIG

Daniel O’Donnell danced on Strictly Come Dancing tonight — here’s what you missed

He danced to When Irish Eyes Are Smiling. Obvz.

Republic of Ireland link was crucial as Drogheda earned comeback point against Bohs

Keith Treacy conjured a superb strike for Mark Kinsella’s side in an entertaining 2-2 draw.

# coybig - Thursday 24 September, 2015

A potential Republic of Ireland prospect scored twice for Seattle last night

Lamar Neagle has been on the Irish radar since earlier this year.

# coybig - Friday 18 September, 2015

Martin O’Neill moves to get Arsenal starlet Crowley to declare for Ireland

Crowley, 18, has represented both Ireland and England at underage level.

# coybig - Thursday 17 September, 2015

‘I hope both teams kill each other,’ jokes Martin O’Neill on Dublin v Kerry

O’Neill to miss Croker clash and take in a game at the Rugby World Cup.

Martin O’Neill: Rushing Grealish into a decision could backfire on Ireland

Villa youngster absent again as O’Neill names extended squad for Germany and Poland.

Martin O’Neill names 40-man Ireland squad for decisive Euro 2016 qualifiers

The Boys in Green face a make-or-break double-header against Germany (8 Oct) and Poland (11 Oct).

# coybig - Monday 14 September, 2015

Ireland U21 striker does his best Zidane impression, leaves 3 opponents for dead Skillz This post contains videos

Ireland U21 striker does his best Zidane impression, leaves 3 opponents for dead

Notts County’s Graham Burke dazzled with some fancy footwork over the weekend.

Bolton close to naming one of Martin O’Neill’s coaches as their assistant manager

In case you’re wondering, it’s not Roy Keane.

# coybig - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Worrying times as Seamus Coleman limps out of Everton win holding his hamstring

Will Coleman be fit for Ireland’s final Euro 2016 qualifiers?

# coybig - Thursday 10 September, 2015

‘Lots of people have said that to me’ – Chris Hughton rules out Ireland return

The former Newcastle United and Norwich City boss is not interested in returning to the Boys in Green set-up, insisting that his focus is on Brighton.

# coybig - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Goal and assist for West Ham’s Josh Cullen on his competitive debut for Ireland U21s

Captain Tommie Hoban opened the scoring for Noel King’s men in the 2-0 win over Andorra.

‘I hear the phrase ‘best fans in the world’ and cringe every time’ – Sadlier

The RTÉ pundit was commenting on the low attendance for Ireland’s win over Georgia at the Aviva Stadium last night.

# coybig - Monday 7 September, 2015

Eamon Dunphy was a fountain of positive vibes after Ireland beat Georgia

Germany are poor, Poland are no big deal and Ireland are cruising to Euro 2016, Dunphy reckons.

Absolutely brilliant skill from Hendrick finally unlocks Georgian defence

It was almost worth waiting 69 minutes.

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Euro 2016 qualifier

After Friday’s win in Faro, Martin O’Neill’s men hosted Group D opponents Georgia at Lansdowne Road.

# coybig - Saturday 5 September, 2015

‘I was very concerned about Gibraltar game’

The Ireland manager was speaking after seeing his side earn a comprehensive win last night.

# coybig - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

After impressing in the Premier League, O’Kane has his sights on Ireland debut

The Bournemouth midfielder is settling in with Martin O’Neill’s squad this week.

# coybig - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

‘Sorry LvG, it’s not happening’ – Jon Walters hilariously confirms he’s staying put

The Ireland and Potters forward seems to have taken the news well.

# coybig - Monday 31 August, 2015

‘It’s the start of a new era’ – Big day for Irish football as senior squad moves home

Martin O’Neill and his players had their first training ground in Abbottstown ahead of this week’s Euro 2016 qualifier.

Ireland’s new striker Rooney intent on taking his chance after first day with senior set-up

The Dubliner hopes to catch the eye during this week’s training camp.

# coybig - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Injury blow for Ireland as O’Neill trims squad for next week’s crunch qualifiers

Ipswich striker Daryl Murphy is left out as he continues to nurse a calf complaint.

# coybig - Thursday 27 August, 2015

‘The Louth Lizarazu’, Ian Harte, has retired from football

“The time has come to hang the boots up,” the 37-year-old said.

# coybig - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Damien Delaney insists he has no issue with Roy Keane, appears to call time on Ireland career

A strongly worded and heartfelt response from the Crystal Palace defender.

# coybig - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Bournemouth’s Eunan O’Kane in Ireland squad for next month’s Euro 2016 qualifiers

The Boys in Green face Gibraltar in Faro before the visit of Georgia to Dublin in September.

# coybig - Monday 17 August, 2015

3 talking points ahead of the Ireland squad announcement

Martin O’Neill will name his provisional squad for Gibraltar and Georgia on Tuesday.

# coybig - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Hertha Berlin, Yerevan and the best moments from Keith Fahey’s career Fats This post contains videos

Hertha Berlin, Yerevan and the best moments from Keith Fahey’s career

The former Ireland midfielder announced his retirement from the game this afternoon.

# coybig - Friday 7 August, 2015

Who are the Irish players coming up with the Premier League new boys?

Bournemouth, Watford and Norwich bring a total of eight players for Martin O’Neill to monitor in the top flight this season.

# coybig - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Ciaran Clark has signed a new long-term deal to stay at Aston Villa

Ireland defender agrees five-year deal at Villa Park.

# coybig - Saturday 1 August, 2015

St Ledger released by Orlando City for ‘a serious breach of club policy’

The defender had done well since his move to the MLS.

# coybig - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Ireland’s Robbie Brady will be back in the Premier League this season

The 23-year-old wideman has agreed a three-year deal with new boys Norwich City.

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