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#Republic Of Ireland

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 23 January, 2021

'It’s only a matter of time' - The latest Irish teenager on the verge of a Premier League breakthrough
# One To Watch
# One To Watch

'It’s only a matter of time' - The latest Irish teenager on the verge of a Premier League breakthrough

Sat 7:30 AM 16,383 Views 12 Comments

Mipo Odubeko turned down a pro contract at Manchester United to join West Ham, and the decision is already paying off.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly latest to leave Stephen Kenny's backroom staff
# Another Exit
# Another Exit

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly latest to leave Stephen Kenny's backroom staff

Jan 12th 2021, 10:53 PM 43,422 Views 35 Comments

Kelly says he has stepped away over concerns about Covid-19.

Irish U21 internationals on the scoresheet in EFL Trophy wins for Lincoln and Peterborough
# Wrap
# Wrap

Irish U21 internationals on the scoresheet in EFL Trophy wins for Lincoln and Peterborough

Jan 12th 2021, 9:15 PM 4,683 Views 1 Comment

Zach Elbouzedi and Jack Taylor were on target for their sides, with Aiden McGeady also making an impact for Sunderland.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 9 January, 2021

FAI's handling of 'Videogate' led to Damien Duff's exit from Irish backroom staff
# Shock Departure
# Shock Departure

FAI's handling of 'Videogate' led to Damien Duff's exit from Irish backroom staff

Jan 9th 2021, 4:48 PM 94,846 Views 59 Comments

Duff has made an abrupt exit from the Irish camp, though it’s not thought he has any issue with Stephen Kenny.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 8 January, 2021

Damien Duff leaves Stephen Kenny's backroom team
# Shock Exit
# Shock Exit

Damien Duff leaves Stephen Kenny's backroom team

Jan 8th 2021, 9:49 PM 69,341 Views 53 Comments

No reason has been given for Duff’s exit, but it’s yet another blow for Stephen Kenny.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Irish midfielder Jayson Molumby completes loan move to Championship
# On The Move
# On The Move

Irish midfielder Jayson Molumby completes loan move to Championship

Jan 5th 2021, 9:13 PM 12,102 Views 5 Comments

The Waterford native has joined Preston until the end of the season.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 31 December, 2020

An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020
# The Year That Was
# The Year That Was

An A-Z of the Irish football year in 2020

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 7,626 Views 0 Comments

We run through what has been a fairly desperate 12 months for Irish football, on and off the pitch.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Irish international Alan Browne strikes late to end Rooney's unbeaten start with Derby
# Matchwinner
# Matchwinner

Irish international Alan Browne strikes late to end Rooney's unbeaten start with Derby

Dec 26th 2020, 5:43 PM 5,179 Views 7 Comments

The Preston skipper was central to all the action in a dramatic 1-0 win.

Brighton boss Potter believes Aaron Connolly will be better for current goal struggles
# Learning
# Learning

Brighton boss Potter believes Aaron Connolly will be better for current goal struggles

Dec 26th 2020, 9:31 AM 5,230 Views 5 Comments

The Irish international has scored one league goal all season.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

'I think we are in a bit of trouble' - Fears for the futures of top Irish talent if Brexit ruling is introduced
# Not Ready
# Not Ready

'I think we are in a bit of trouble' - Fears for the futures of top Irish talent if Brexit ruling is introduced

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 AM 28,854 Views 19 Comments

A spin-off of Brexit is the possibility that Irish players must wait another two years before they leave for the UK. Academy Directors warn The42 that Irish football isn’t ready to step up and take over the job.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Irish international Collins has penalty disallowed in bizarre circumstances in Luton defeat
# Out Of Luck
# Out Of Luck

Irish international Collins has penalty disallowed in bizarre circumstances in Luton defeat

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 10:33 PM 7,242 Views 3 Comments

Collins had a spot kick goal ruled out for a double movement.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 11 December, 2020

Duffy's loan deal with Celtic won't be cut short - Brighton boss Potter
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Duffy's loan deal with Celtic won't be cut short - Brighton boss Potter

Dec 11th 2020, 6:17 PM 8,045 Views 1 Comment

The Irish defender has lost his place in recent weeks amid Celtic’s wretched run of form.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Qatar join Ireland's World Cup qualifying group as fixtures are announced
# Gulf In Class
# Gulf In Class

Qatar join Ireland's World Cup qualifying group as fixtures are announced

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 6:41 PM 54,049 Views 29 Comments

Ireland will play the World Cup hosts in two friendly games, and open the campaign away to Serbia.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 7 December, 2020

'There may be people behind the scenes or elsewhere who want to cause problems for the team'
# Leaks
# Leaks

'There may be people behind the scenes or elsewhere who want to cause problems for the team'

Dec 7th 2020, 8:45 PM 25,965 Views 13 Comments

Stephen Kenny has addressed his motivational video and pre-game speech ahead of the England game, which he describes as a ‘non-story.’

All you need to know about today's World Cup qualifier draw
# Pot Luck
# Pot Luck

All you need to know about today's World Cup qualifier draw

Dec 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,885 Views 5 Comments

Here are the key dates and paths to qualification along with a look at Ireland’s potential opponents.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Confusion over whether new post-Brexit transfer rules will apply to young Irish players

Confusion over whether new post-Brexit transfer rules will apply to young Irish players

Dec 1st 2020, 10:51 PM 4,510 Views 2 Comments

Some English clubs have been carrying on as normal, but a senior English football source insists potentially transformative rules will apply to Ireland.

As it happened: Republic of Ireland vs Germany, Euro 2022 qualifier
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Republic of Ireland vs Germany, Euro 2022 qualifier

Dec 1st 2020, 4:38 PM 35,811 Views 11 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side were beaten 3-1 at Tallaght Stadium and have missed out on a spot in the play-offs.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 23 November, 2020

The English video is a non-issue - Stephen Kenny's real problem is that the story went public
# Opinion
# Opinion

The English video is a non-issue - Stephen Kenny's real problem is that the story went public

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:21 PM 9,935 Views 16 Comments

The FAI consider the matter dealt with, but the leaking of dressing room details undermines Kenny’s work as manager.

Twice-capped ex-Ireland international Alex Bruce retires from football
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Twice-capped ex-Ireland international Alex Bruce retires from football

Nov 23rd 2020, 4:40 PM 9,536 Views 4 Comments

The 36-year-old defender played in two friendlies before switching allegiance to Northern Ireland.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Stephen Kenny's job safe as senior players and staff back Ireland boss in video investigation
# Latest
# Latest

Stephen Kenny's job safe as senior players and staff back Ireland boss in video investigation

Updated Nov 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 46,430 Views 45 Comments

An FAI statement confirmed that the Republic of Ireland manager has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

A breakthrough at Liverpool and senior caps for Ireland in a career to be proud of
# Interview
# Interview

A breakthrough at Liverpool and senior caps for Ireland in a career to be proud of

Nov 22nd 2020, 10:00 AM 59,563 Views 9 Comments

‘It’s phenomenal to look back at the kind of world superstars you were in a dressing room with.’

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'Disgusted' Alan Kelly denies leaking information from Irish dressing room
# Response
# Response

'Disgusted' Alan Kelly denies leaking information from Irish dressing room

Updated Nov 21st 2020, 6:16 PM 66,709 Views 49 Comments

The goalkeeper coach has broken his silence as the fallout to a leak from the Irish dressing room intensifies.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 20 November, 2020

Kenny holds 'positive' meeting with FAI chief Owens amid video fallout
# Talks
# Talks

Kenny holds 'positive' meeting with FAI chief Owens amid video fallout

Nov 20th 2020, 4:55 PM 34,294 Views 72 Comments

There is no suggestion Kenny’s job is under threat.

Opinion: 'Thatcher dismissed FitzGerald's proposals but later said she could do business'
# Northern Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Northern Ireland

Opinion: 'Thatcher dismissed FitzGerald's proposals but later said she could do business'

Nov 20th 2020, 7:00 AM 17,503 Views 16 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Agreement is 35 years old this month. Mike Chinoy charts how the work of two professors shaped that agreement and laid the ground for the peace process.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'The team that wasn't available tonight would be stronger than the team that was' - Kenny laments luck
# Reaction
# Reaction

'The team that wasn't available tonight would be stronger than the team that was' - Kenny laments luck

Nov 18th 2020, 11:56 PM 8,060 Views 8 Comments

The Irish boss was without 14 players as his side underwhelmed in a 0-0 draw with Bulgaria.

Here are Ireland's potential opponents in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers
# Drawing Names
# Drawing Names

Here are Ireland's potential opponents in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Nov 18th 2020, 10:08 PM 78,472 Views 38 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side are third seeds and in line for a difficult group.

Ireland's miserable run continues with goalless draw against Bulgaria
# Another Bad Night
# Another Bad Night

Ireland's miserable run continues with goalless draw against Bulgaria

Nov 18th 2020, 9:49 PM 45,880 Views 98 Comments

Ireland avoided relegation with a point in Dublin, but will be third seeds in the World Cup qualifiers and now haven’t scored in 11 hours of football.

Full debuts for Manning and Knight as Irish team to face Bulgaria is named
# Team News
# Team News

Full debuts for Manning and Knight as Irish team to face Bulgaria is named

Nov 18th 2020, 6:27 PM 9,485 Views 15 Comments

Troy Parrott and the Shamrock Rovers trio of Jack Byrne, Graham Burke and Aaron McEneff are on the bench.

'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria
# Preview
# Preview

'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria

Nov 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,680 Views 23 Comments

The new manager’s Nations League campaign has been hopelessly undermined by injury and Covid-19.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

'I’ve had a family issue with Covid' - Hourihane gives frank insight into players' mindset amid pandemic
# Honest
# Honest

'I’ve had a family issue with Covid' - Hourihane gives frank insight into players' mindset amid pandemic

Nov 17th 2020, 11:00 PM 8,455 Views 1 Comment

The Aston Villa midfielder gave a honest assessment of the challenges and dilemmas of playing international football ahead of tomorrow’s game with Bulgaria.

Former Ireland and Liverpool midfielder Darren Potter retires at 35
# Signing Off
# Signing Off

Former Ireland and Liverpool midfielder Darren Potter retires at 35

Nov 17th 2020, 3:00 PM 9,334 Views 3 Comments

Potter featured for the Reds during their Champions League-winning season of 2004-05.

Kenny defends FAI protocols and explains cause of Ireland's Covid-19 issues
# Disrupted Preparation
# Disrupted Preparation

Kenny defends FAI protocols and explains cause of Ireland's Covid-19 issues

Nov 17th 2020, 12:55 PM 6,495 Views 0 Comments

Ireland have seen four positive cases of the virus among the players during this camp.

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly opts out of Irish camp over Covid concerns
# Withdrawal
# Withdrawal

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly opts out of Irish camp over Covid concerns

Nov 17th 2020, 9:57 AM 7,102 Views 2 Comments

Kelly has chosen to leave camp as he is asthmatic.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 16 November, 2020

More disruption as McClean and Doherty test positive for Covid-19
# Withdrawals
# Withdrawals

More disruption as McClean and Doherty test positive for Covid-19

Nov 16th 2020, 2:01 PM 9,785 Views 14 Comments

Stephen Kenny is without another two players for Wednesday’s meeting with Bulgaria.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Robbie Brady 'sure there will be good times ahead' despite winless run
# Patience
# Patience

Robbie Brady 'sure there will be good times ahead' despite winless run

Nov 15th 2020, 10:11 PM 4,639 Views 2 Comments

The Irish midfielder is sticking by his manager after a difficult start.

'I have no doubts I will be a success' - Defiant Kenny looks to future after Wales defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I have no doubts I will be a success' - Defiant Kenny looks to future after Wales defeat

Nov 15th 2020, 8:49 PM 10,953 Views 35 Comments

The Irish boss spoke of what will be added to his squad next year by all of those who have missed recent games.

Second-half Brooks header means toothless Ireland lose again
# Familiar Feeling
# Familiar Feeling

Second-half Brooks header means toothless Ireland lose again

Nov 15th 2020, 7:04 PM 60,995 Views 149 Comments

Wales were 1-0 winners in Cardiff, as Stephen Kenny’s bad start to international management went on.

McClean and Molumby start as Kenny rings changes for Wales clash
# Team News
# Team News

McClean and Molumby start as Kenny rings changes for Wales clash

Nov 15th 2020, 3:48 PM 6,767 Views 9 Comments

Gareth Bale starts for Wales.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Kenny calls up Knight from U21s with defensive cover en route as Egan and Arter are ruled out
# Comings And Goings
# Comings And Goings

Kenny calls up Knight from U21s with defensive cover en route as Egan and Arter are ruled out

Nov 14th 2020, 11:23 AM 7,266 Views 9 Comments

Jack Byrne, Josh Cullen and Ryan Manning have already joined up with Kenny’s squad while Ciaran Clark and Darragh Lenihan are expected to follow.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 13 November, 2020

Keane: Ireland 'lacked fight' in England defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

Keane: Ireland 'lacked fight' in England defeat

Nov 13th 2020, 12:35 PM 10,531 Views 32 Comments

Speaking on ITV, Keane praised Jack Grealish and admitted England might have had a more difficult training session.

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