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# coybig - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Browne and McClean both hit the net in Championship wins as Idah sees red late on

Browne scored twice as Preston defeated Huddersfield.

# coybig - Monday 19 October, 2020

Ireland's newest senior international has enjoyed 'a crazy 18 months'

Nineteen-year-old Jason Knight won his first cap in last Wednesday’s defeat to Finland.

# coybig - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Self-critical Connolly frustrated by 'selfish' moments in Ireland's defeat to Finland

The Boys in Green are still searching for their first win under Stephen Kenny after losing in Helsinki.

# coybig - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Irish player returns second positive Covid-19 result on retest and will miss Finland game

The player is now out of the squad for the game in Finland.

# coybig - Friday 9 October, 2020

Ireland's best performance since Euro 2016 deserved more

Stephen Kenny’s men were a penalty shootout away from the play-off final.

Kenny: Slovakia performance proves quality of Irish players

The Irish boss heralded his players for showing ‘tremendous qualities as Irishmen.’

# coybig - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Slovakia

It was a heartbreaking night as the Irish side were beaten on penalties.

Connolly and Idah miss Slovakia game for sitting too close to Covid-positive FAI staff member on flight

The players were found to be sitting 10 and 30 centimetres too close to the member of staff, and an FAI appeal to the HSE was unsuccessful.

Ireland's Euros dream over in shoot-out defeat to Slovakia

Matt Doherty and Alan Browne missed their penalties at the end of a goalless draw in Bratislava.

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Slovakia v Ireland, Euros play-off

Ireland faced Slovakia, for a chance to play Bosnia or Northern Ireland in the final.

# coybig - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'We're definitely in a much better place than we were four weeks ago'

Stephen Kenny leads Ireland into tomorrow night’s European Championship play-off in Slovakia.

Lobotka and Skriniar join Slovakia's list of absentees for Ireland play-off

The Serie A pair have been ruled out of tomorrow night’s vital game in Bratislava.

# coybig - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'He’s the best I’ve worked with in terms of attention to detail and man-management'

Republic of Ireland winger Callum O’Dowda looks ahead to Thursday’s crucial clash with Slovakia.

# coybig - Monday 5 October, 2020

Parrott to be sidelined for 'five or six weeks' following injury in Millwall debut

The 18-year-old Dubliner is enduring another lay-off after damaging his ankle in a recent defeat to Burnley.

Ireland midfielder Josh Cullen signs for Vincent Kompany's Anderlecht

The 24-year-old has left West Ham United after 15 years.

# coybig - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Seani Maguire grabs a goal as Preston stun Brentford with second-half comeback

The visitors struck four times in the second half.

# coybig - Friday 2 October, 2020

Luton Town boss 'very surprised' by omission of Collins from Ireland squad

‘I think he’s good enough to at least get in the squad,’ Nathan Jones said of the 29-year-old striker.

# coybig - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

O'Leary handed new three-year contract by Championship high-fliers Bristol City

The 23-year-old goalkeeper was called up to an Ireland training camp by Mick McCarthy last year.

Southampton send Ireland U21 international on loan to League One side

Thomas O’Connor is set for a second spell at Gillingham, where he impressed while on loan last season.

Skrtel and Dubravka absent from Slovakia squad to take on Ireland

The European Championship play-off semi-final is due to be played in Bratislava on 8 October.

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off

Robbie Brady and Callum O’Dowda have also been included by Stephen Kenny despite carrying injuries.

Shortage of experienced goalkeepers could pose problems for Stephen Kenny

An extensive look at the goalkeeping options available to the Republic of Ireland manager.

# coybig - Monday 28 September, 2020

Ireland left-back Cunningham completes return from injury with first Championship outing in a year

The Galway native played 90 minutes for Cardiff City on Saturday.

# coybig - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Fresh injury blow for Parrott as Ireland youngster's Millwall debut is cut short

The on-loan Tottenham attacker was forced off at half-time in Millwall’s defeat to Burnley.

# coybig - Friday 18 September, 2020

Ireland U21 striker set for extended lay-off after being injured in league debut for Ipswich Town

Aaron Drinan had finally made a breakthrough at Portman Road.

# coybig - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Shane Duffy’s Celtic move gets Stephen Kenny seal of approval

The defender has joined the Hoops on loan from Brighton.

# coybig - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Wolves back Ireland U21 playmaker Connor Ronan with new four-year deal

The talented midfielder is spending the 2020-21 season on loan with Swiss club Grasshoppers.

# coybig - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Hendrick shines on Newcastle debut as West Ham hit unwanted record

They’re not Saudi-owned, but there is optimism in Newcastle as two debutants opened their account.

# coybig - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

'You always fear it might not happen': Duffy felt his Celtic chance had slipped by

Ireland defender arrives at Parkhead on a season-long loan from Brighton.

# coybig - Friday 4 September, 2020

Cruel blow for O'Kane as setback extends Ireland midfielder's two-year absence

The 30-year-old Luton Town man hasn’t played a competitive game since September 2018.

# coybig - Thursday 3 September, 2020

'Even when we were 1-0 down, we didn't retreat to just lumping it'

Shane Duffy’s stoppage-time header cancelled out Bozhidar Kraev’s opener in Sofia.

O'Shea misses out as Ireland's matchday squad for Bulgaria is confirmed

West Bromwich Albion defender Dara O’Shea misses out for this evening’s game in Sofia.

# coybig - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Ireland U21 star Connor Ronan determined to prove his worth to Wolves

The midfielder, who’s heading into the final year on his contract, recently joined Grasshoppers on loan.

Championship newcomers snap up Ireland international Daryl Horgan

The Galway native has ended a two-year spell at Hibernian to link up with Wycombe Wanderers.

# coybig - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Ireland players cleared for Sofia after returning negative test results

The Stephen Kenny era will officially begin with a game in the Bulgarian capital on Thursday night.

Club duties prevent several players from linking up with Ireland U21 squad

New manager Jim Crawford has assembled a squad for a training camp ahead of some crucial qualifiers.

Republic of Ireland U21 winger Mallon switches allegiance to Northern Ireland

The Sheffield United player, who’s on loan at Derry City, says the decision is ‘a good footballing move’.

# coybig - Monday 31 August, 2020

Jack Grealish wins England call-up for Nations League double-header

The former Ireland underage star replaces Marcus Rashford for the Three Lions.

Horgan in line for Championship move as Ireland winger prepares to leave Hibs

Hibernian manager Jack Ross has revealed that the Galway native is likely to leave Easter Road.

# coybig - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Finland include Daniel O'Shaughnessy for Nations League clash with Ireland

The 25-year-old defender has been named in a squad that also features Norwich City striker Teemu Pukki.

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