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#Republic Of Ireland

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 14 February, 2020

McCarthy hopeful on McClean injury ahead of Slovakia play-off

The Stoke attacker is a doubt for the make-or-break clash.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Too nice, too soft and too easy-going…. How Enda Stevens changed it all to change his life

From his closest friends to his Sheffield United manager, Chris Wilder, David Sneyd speaks to those who know the Dubliner best as they chart his rise from pizza delivery boy to dealing with tragedy and challenging for a Champions League place.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 7 February, 2020

Scott Hogan hits the net again as he continues to try and win over Birmingham City fans

Two goals in two games for the Republic of Ireland striker on a night of frustration for international teammate Callum O’Dowda.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 27 January, 2020

Brian Kerr could be set for FAI return after 15-year exile

The famous Dubliner has been frozen out since John Delaney issued him a P45 in 2005.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 13 January, 2020

'It’d be a dream' - Irish midfielder hopes extending Aberdeen loan puts him on McCarthy's radar

Jon Gallagher has committed to the Scottish outfit for the rest of the season.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 11 January, 2020

'Anyone who would have played against him would have said, 'Oh God, where did you get him from?'

As he breaks onto the biggest stage of all, The42 profiles the rise of Adam Idah.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Former Ireland U21 Kelly returns to English football on loan from Feyenoord

Oxford United head coach Karl Robinson confessed he was ‘shocked’ to be able to land the midfielder.

Old Trafford scouting mission gives Idah chance to force his way into Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off plans

Teenager looks set to start for Norwich City in front of Mick McCarthy’s assistant Terry Connor on Saturday.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Hearts announce departure of Glenn Whelan

The Irish midfielder’s stint at the club was made brief having fallen out of favour under new manager Daniel Stendel.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Rejected, demoralised and fueled by grief... the six young Irish footballers driven to succeed in 2020

From those battling to become regulars in the Premier League, to talents rebuilding careers at home in the League of Ireland, this year is crucial to their progress.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 28 December, 2019

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Do you agree with's Republic of Ireland team of the decade?

We’ve made our assessment of how the Boys in Green have fared under Trap, MON and Mick since 2010.

Do you agree with our Irish football XI of the year?

There are two criteria: impress us and fit into a coherent 4-3-3 formation.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 27 December, 2019

Do you agree with our Republic of Ireland team of the decade?

We’ve made our assessment of how the Boys in Green have fared under Trap, MON and Mick since 2010.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 16 December, 2019

Ireland U15s show their quality against England to end year with 100% record COYBIG This post contains videos

Ireland U15s show their quality against England to end year with 100% record

Shamrock Rovers forward Kevin Zefi scored twice in a 3-1 victory at St George’s Park.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 15 December, 2019

No social media, no fancy cars, no excuses and no bulls***! The gospel according to Daryl Horgan

The Hibernian and Republic of Ireland winger – and his four-year-old son Jack – meets The42 for a wide-ranging chat in Edinburgh.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Maguire on target for Preston as Leeds take a stride to promotion

James McClean was on target in a crucial win for Stoke against fellow strugglers Luton.

Germany forced to plan without key midfielder for Euro clash with Ireland

Sara Däbritz has sustained an anterior cruciate knee ligament injury while on club duty with PSG.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Obafemi has 'a long way to go' and is 'lacking professionalism' according to his Southampton boss

Saints manager Ralph Hasenhuttl responds to Ireland international’s claims that he should be a regular starter in the Premier League.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 29 November, 2019

The Euro 2020 draw takes place tomorrow and Ireland could face a Group of Death

With two games guaranteed to take place in Aviva Stadium, there is the tantalising prospect of European football royalty coming to Dublin.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Turkish side Demirspor announce early end to Anthony Stokes' contract

The Irish striker is now looking for a fifth club since January 2018.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 21 November, 2019

No late moving of goalposts as Uefa confirm Slovakia as Ireland's play-off opponents

It was thought that the governing body might change their own rules to make it easier for Ireland to qualify for Euro 2020 as co-hosts, but that hasn’t happened.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Kevin De Bruyne labels Euro 2020 format a 'scandal'

Dutch boss Ronald Koeman says he is so perplexed that he might not bother showing up for the draw.

Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden Fantastic Four This post contains videos

Here are the highlights of the Ireland U21 side's superb win against Sweden

Stephen Kenny’s youngsters came from behind in Tallaght to register another very impressive victory.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Nine-man Ireland see U19 Euro hopes dashed by Austria

Goals either side of half-time from Chelsea academy prospect Thierno Ballo and Chukwubuike Adamu were enough to down Tom Mohan’s side.

Recurring attacking problems expose Ireland's need to break from obsession with their past

The old ‘Put ‘Em Under Pressure’ couldn’t mask the fact that this is a side that can’t be relied upon to create goalscoring chances from open play against anyone.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 18 November, 2019

Age Hareide: 'We didn't play well and were lucky to get away with a draw'

The Danish boss was impressed by the Irish performance, but his side have moved onto Euro 2020 at their hosts’ expense.

McCarthy 'immensely proud' of Irish players on another nearly-night

The Irish manager stressed the positives as his side now head for the play-offs.

Another Danish draw not enough as Ireland consigned to Euro 2020 play-offs

Ireland didn’t want for effort, but they were ultimately not good enough to beat familiar opponents.

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As it happened: Ireland v Denmark, Euro 2020 qualifier

Relive all the drama as Mick McCarthy’s charges played out a dramatic draw against the Danes.

Few surprises as McCarthy names Irish side to face Denmark

Alan Browne and Conor Hourihane both start as the manager makes three changes from the side that lost in Geneva.

Ireland U17s win again to finish first qualifying phase with 100% record

Colin O’Brien’s side put four goals past Israel this afternoon to secure another convincing win in Cork.

Hope rather than logic sustaining Ireland ahead of qualification finale with the Danes

There is little evidence that Ireland can pull off the win they need against Denmark tonight – but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen.

'It could be the last big night for me, and I'm going to cherish and enjoy it as much as I can'

Glenn Whelan is aware tonight’s clash with Denmark is among the last of his big games in an Irish shirt.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Captain Duffy eager to give Richard Keogh something to celebrate after latest Danish clash

The Brighton defender will lead Ireland out for the first time in tomorrow’s effective play-off at the Aviva Stadium.

McCarthy: 'I guess the only surprise to everyone tomorrow will be if we win'

The Irish manager may believe his side are being written off ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark, but he isn’t lacking in confidence.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 16 November, 2019

'If it was up to some lads I wouldn't kick a ball again, but they've no education in the game'

James McClean is at odds with his critics ahead of Ireland’s must-win Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 15 November, 2019

The day Troy Parrott got his five-a-side team disqualified from a charity tournament…

The42 gets to the bottom of the eligibility fiasco which left Troy feeling sick as a Parrott in the summer of 2018.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'Walking out in the green jersey in my home town of Dublin is the best feeling I’ve ever felt'

Troy Parrott and Mick McCarthy reflect on the 17-year-old’s senior Irish debut.

Parrott getting closer to moment of glory for Ireland as Brady reminds McCarthy of his set-piece prowess

Tonight’s friendly against New Zealand was an important opportunity for the two Dubliners.

Bright prospects and lesser lights impress as Ireland see off New Zealand in Aviva friendly

Derrick Williams, Sean Maguire and Calllum Robinson all netted their first Irish goals in a comeback win.

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