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#Republic of Ireland

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 16 March, 2018

RTÉ to show Ireland international and LOI double-header next week

The broadcaster will have live coverage of both of Ireland’s upcoming friendlies.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'I haven't taken a senior player' - Martin O'Neill upset with Michael for bringing religion into allegiance debate

The Republic of Ireland manager was responding to an interview his counterpart did earlier this week.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 4 March, 2018

'I just didn't enjoy football anymore. I needed to take myself out of my comfort zone.'

Former Republic of Ireland underage international Conor Henderson has rediscovered his love of the game in Bulgaria.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Ireland draw Denmark and Wales in inaugural Uefa Nations League

The Boys in Green are paired with their World Cup foes again.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Ireland's women pay the penalty and suffer narrow loss in first of two games against Portugal

Missing a number of regulars, Colin Bell gave some youngsters their chance to impress.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 1 January, 2018

Here's what the Republic of Ireland's starting XI should be for their first game of 2018

With the squad in transition, some younger players should certainly get their chance to shine.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 28 December, 2017

We're the Gaffer: The42's best Irish XI of 2017

2017 proved particularly kind to this collection of players.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Highly-rated Irish youngster Adam Idah grabs blistering FA Youth Cup hat-trick

The Cork native only joined Norwich City in the summer but he’s showing superb form.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Ireland made it a little bit easier for us because they played a diamond and left a lot of space' Exploited This post contains videos

'Ireland made it a little bit easier for us because they played a diamond and left a lot of space'

Denmark boss Age Hareide was surprised by Martin O’Neill’s strategy.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Eriksen's elegance a joy to behold and conjured memories of another Dublin drubbing

The Tottenham playmaker is in his pomp and, as much as it hurts, you’ve got to appreciate the brilliance he displayed tonight.

Teenage prodigy Martin Odegaard crucial as Ireland lose unbeaten run in Norway Bitter This post contains videos

Teenage prodigy Martin Odegaard crucial as Ireland lose unbeaten run in Norway

It seemed Noel King’s side were set for a draw but conceded a late, late goal.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'In terms of quality, expectations have reached a new low during this campaign'

A team can still be pragmatic and expressive.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 6 November, 2017

McCarthy and Keogh ruled out as O'Neill cuts his World Cup play-off squad

Preparations for Denmark begin this afternoon out in Abbotstown.

Rangers and Scotland striker handed Ireland U18 call-up

Matthew Shiels is taking up the opportunity to represent the Boys in Green.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

'The feeling here is that Ireland will be tough to beat but, individually, we have the better players'

The Danes feel they have enough quality to get past the Republic of Ireland in the World Cup play-offs.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'If he was here today he'd be on cloud nine seeing me going into a championship final'

Later today, Cork’s Denise O’Sullivan faces into the biggest game of her career and her late father will be a source of motivation.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 13 October, 2017

'It's the first time they did a good thing': Everton boss Koeman has sly dig at Ireland over McCarthy

The tension between the the Dutchman and the Irish management team continues.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Character won't always be enough, but would Ireland fans swap it for any other attribute?

Sometimes, like last night, it just stares you in the face, writes Paul Dollery.

On the fringes for so long, David Meyler is now Ireland's crucial midfield warrior

The Corkman has been superb throughout the qualification campaign.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 9 October, 2017

Which teams could Ireland potentially face in the World Cup play-offs?

Martin O’Neill’s outfit will be one of the four unseeded teams in the draw.

A nation holds its breath: James McClean puts Ireland in front in Cardiff Oh Me Nerves This post contains videos

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 6 October, 2017

Here's why Serbia's loss to Austria tonight has added more intrigue to Monday's battle in Cardiff

The Republic of Ireland can still qualify automatically after what happened in Vienna tonight.

Daryl Murphy had the night of his life and scored after just 105 seconds against Moldova Great Start This post contains videos

Daryl Murphy had the night of his life and scored after just 105 seconds against Moldova

The Nottingham Forest striker was the star of the show.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 29 September, 2017

Another headache for Martin O'Neill as Harry Arter emerges as Ireland injury doubt

The Bournemouth midfielder hasn’t trained all week and will miss the clash with Leicester tomorrow.

Strong League of Ireland presence as latest U21 squad announced ahead of crucial games

A quartet of players currently plying their trade domestically are included.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble Downward Spiral This post contains videos

Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble

Another Republic of Ireland international – David McGoldrick – was on the mark as Ipswich thrashed the Black Cats.

If O'Neill is looking for a poacher, what about the Championship's top scorer?

The Nottingham Forest attacker is in terrific form.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'It's not the players who will cost us our place in the World Cup - it's O'Neill and Keane'

Eamon Dunphy took issue with the management team’s inconsistency and doesn’t believe the Irish will make it to Russia next summer.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

As it stands: Just how bad does it look for the Republic of Ireland?

Qualification is still possible but even two wins from the final two games may not be enough.

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.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 4 August, 2017

After 23 years as Ireland's number 1, Emma Byrne announces her retirement

She made a record 125 appearances for the country.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Monday 12 June, 2017

Mars bars, diarrhoea, Connect 4 and a once in a lifetime triumph: an oral history of Malaysia '97

Players, staff and journalists recount the finer details of the Republic of Ireland U20s’ historic journey 20 years ago.

Boys of Summer: We celebrate Ireland's golden generation and their golden moment

We launch a new series commemorating an historic Irish sports moment that occurred in Malaysia twenty years ago.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - 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.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Ireland slip two places in latest Fifa rankings as Brazil return to top spot

Martin O’Neill’s side are down to 26th in the latest rankings released this morning.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 31 March, 2017

Martin O'Neill labels Ronald Koeman a 'master tactician of the blame game' in stunning riposte

The Irish boss has issued an official statement to hit back at Everton coach’s latest criticism.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'We've 11 points on the board. I would have taken that at the start of the group'

Martin O’Neill was content with a draw in Dublin last night.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Friday 24 March, 2017

'I thought 'I've had enough of this'' - Brian Carey on volatile owners, Big Jack and a fresh start

The Corkman has spent his life immersed in the daily grind of football but it’s time for a change.

# republic-of-ireland-soccer-2 - Thursday 23 March, 2017

State of Play: Four down, six to go - Ireland in good shape in quest to reach Russia

A win on Friday could eliminate one direct rival in the race for automatic qualification.

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