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# coybig - Today’s News

'If there’s a natural goalscorer in Hogan and Maguire, it'd be nice for the future of the Republic of Ireland'

Martin O’Neill has opted to include the uncapped strikers in his latest provisional squad.

Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan receives first call-up after obtaining Irish passport

The 25-year-old could make his international bow against Moldova or Wales next month.

# coybig - Yesterday’s News

'If John Delaney had said 'We want a young, vibrant side so don't worry about qualification' we could have done that' Make Or Break This post contains videos

'If John Delaney had said 'We want a young, vibrant side so don't worry about qualification' we could have done that'

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says his players must ‘rise to the occasion’ as he prepares to name his squad for the upcoming double-header.

# coybig - Saturday 16 September, 2017

There were a number of Irish players on target in the Championship today

Former Ireland U21 international Aiden O’Brien hit the winner, as Millwall beat table toppers Leeds.

# coybig - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Ireland's fall: Boys in Green continue their slide down Fifa World Rankings

Martin O’Neill’s side are now ranked 34th.

# coybig - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'Where's the new Keane, Duffer or Dunney?' - Given fears for lack of young players coming through

The ex-Ireland goalkeeper would also like to see the current management team stay on beyond this campaign.

# coybig - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Conversation should be about state of Irish football, not O'Neill and Keane'

Richie Sadlier says there’s bigger issues than Weso’s selection.

# coybig - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Improvements made but Ireland's World Cup hopes take a major hit as 10-man Serbia claim narrow win

Martin O’Neill’s side were handed their first defeat of the current qualifying campaign in Dublin.

QPR's Ryan Manning grabs a brace as Ireland's U21s maintain 100% record in Euro qualifying

Reece Grego-Cox was also on target in Baku.

'I'd never seen anybody do that before': When Zidane and Serbia boss Muslin came to Dublin

In the summer of 1995, the current Serbia manager brought a star-studded Bordeaux team to face Bohemians in an Intertoto Cup clash.

Critics pointed towards Ireland's results ahead of massive night on the Road to Russia

“Criticism is not going to win or lose you a game. It’s what you do on the field.”

# coybig - Monday 4 September, 2017

Defiant O'Neill reminds critics Ireland are fourth seeds, looks to past victories as inspiration for Serbia

The Ireland boss says they are still ‘in there fighting’ with three World Cup qualifiers remaining.

# coybig - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Harry Arter admits finding it difficult to get to grips with international football

The Bournemouth midfielder didn’t play anywhere near his best in Saturday’s draw with Georgia.

# coybig - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Disjointed Ireland have to settle for a point in Georgia

Tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Tbilisi ended in a 1-1 draw.

Watch: Shane Duffy scores first international goal for Ireland against Georgia

It was the defender’s first goal for Ireland on his 12th appearance.

Walters starts for 50th cap as Ireland team to face Georgia is named

The road to Russia takes Ireland to Tbilisi for a World Cup Group D qualifier.

# coybig - Friday 1 September, 2017

All you need to know about Georgia ahead of tomorrow's World Cup qualifier

Here is the lowdown ahead of Ireland’s important Group D World Cup qualifier in Tbilisi.

Ireland set to endure soaring Tbilisi temperatures as Walters gets the green light

The Boys in Green meet Georgia in a tricky World Cup qualifier tomorrow.

# coybig - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Keane says Maguire 'unlucky' to miss out on Ireland squad, hints that he could be involved next week

Martin O’Neill’s number two also spoke about Will Keane and Scott Hogan, before brushing off links with the Israel job.

# coybig - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'It’s mind-boggling. When average players are going for £30-40m, it makes you scratch your head' Two Cents' Worth This post contains videos

'It’s mind-boggling. When average players are going for £30-40m, it makes you scratch your head'

Ireland’s assistant manager Roy Keane has given his take on the eye-watering transfer fees being paid by clubs this summer.

# coybig - Friday 25 August, 2017

Walters an injury worry ahead of Ireland's World Cup qualifying double-header

The Burnley striker has been ruled out of this weekend’s Premier League meeting with Tottenham, while team-mate Jeff Hendrick is also a doubt.

# coybig - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

RTÉ secure broadcast rights for Ireland qualifiers for Euro 2020 and World Cup 2022

RTÉ will also have exclusive rights for the Euro 2020 finals.

# coybig - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Brentford's John Egan is turning into quite the goalscoring centre-back

The Irish centre-back has found the net again for the Championship club tonight.

These Irish players need moves before the transfer window shuts

Jack Byrne is among the list of footballers we feel would benefit from a transfer this month.

# coybig - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Ireland's Shane Duffy rewarded for his performances in a Brighton shirt

The Premier League newcomers have tied the big defender down until 2021.

# coybig - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Ireland's striker options boosted as Scott Hogan finally declares his allegiance

The Aston Villa hitman has informed Martin O’Neill that he is interested in lining out for the Boys in Green.

# coybig - Monday 14 August, 2017

'It’s not an easy step up' - Ireland boss suggests Maguire has work to do after first call-up

The 23-year-old striker was named in Martin O’Neill’s provisional squad this afternoon.

'You're harping back to the memories we have of those iconic moments': Making the new Irish jersey Fashion Forward This post contains videos

'You're harping back to the memories we have of those iconic moments': Making the new Irish jersey

Jonathan Courtenay of New Balance Football Ireland talks us through the design process for Ireland’s new home and away strips.

A bad day for West Ham at Old Trafford but a huge moment for their teenage Irish international

18-year-old Declan Rice made his debut at the end of last season but was given 30 minutes on Sunday.

# coybig - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Ireland's white New Balance away kit has just been launched

The Boys in Green will wear the strip on their travels as they chase a spot at next year’s World Cup finals.

Timing perfect for Sean Maguire as O'Neill prepares to name squad for World Cup qualifiers

Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle made their international debuts after joining Preston — Sean Maguire will be hoping for a similar fate ahead of Monday’s squad announcement.

# coybig - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Ireland's Stephen Ward scores absolute stunner as Burnley conjure big shock at the Bridge

Reigning champions Chelsea were embarrassed on home soil.

A complete guide to Irish footballers playing in the Premier League this season

There will be a record low of Irish players in the Premier League in 2017/18.

# coybig - Friday 11 August, 2017

Almost five months after his horrific leg break Seamus Coleman is back in training for Everton

The defender suffered a double fracture during a World Cup qualifier with Wales in late March.

# coybig - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

4 Irish players we've got high hopes for at Premier League clubs

Sean Scannell of newly-promoted Huddersfield Town and Burnley defender Kevin Long both feature.

# coybig - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

# coybig - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Ireland striker Anthony Stokes has linked back up with Neil Lennon at Hibernian

29-year-old Stokes will join the club for a third spell, following stays in both 2009/10 and 2016.

# coybig - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Ireland's first New Balance home kit has been officially unveiled

The Boys in Green are set to debut the strip next month, but it will be available to buy from 10 August.

# coybig - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Ireland's number one goalkeeper Darren Randolph has found a new club

West Ham have agreed to sell the 30-year-old to Middlesbrough, subject to a medical and personal terms.

# coybig - Friday 21 July, 2017

Court case may have affected Hendrick's Ireland performances, says O'Neill

The Burnley midfielder was cleared of violent disorder earlier this month.

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