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# coybig - Yesterday’s News

'I'm a fighter, there's part of me looking forward to this challenge'

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has given his first interview since his leg break against Wales.

# coybig - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Klopp name-checks young Irish goalkeeper as he rules out move for Hart

The Liverpool boss says 18-year-old Cork native Caoimhin Kelleher has been making “really big steps” at the club.

# coybig - Monday 17 April, 2017

‘I gave up my wedding to make my Irish debut - it may have been a once in a lifetime chance'

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming speaks to The42 about his time with the cult Middlesbrough side of 96/97 and his move into coaching.

# coybig - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'Hopefully Seamus looks at what people like me did and realises there's a way back from this'

Former Ireland striker Niall Quinn is upbeat that the current captain can return for next year’s World Cup finals — provided the team qualifies.

# coybig - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Hourihane hoping to 'kick on' after making international breakthrough

Remember the name. And pronounce it properly.

# coybig - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Ireland U19s beat Belgium, but narrowly miss out on Euro qualification

Swedish win denies Tom Mohan’s side their place in Georgia this summer.

As it happened: Ireland v Iceland, International friendly Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Iceland, International friendly

We were back at the Aviva Stadium as Martin O’Neill’s much-changed side faced Iceland.

# coybig - Monday 27 March, 2017

O'Neill hints at handing debuts to uncapped quartet as Brady named stand-in captain for Iceland friendly

Daryl Horgan, Conor Hourihane, John Egan and Andy Boyle could all make their international bows at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.

# coybig - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Ireland U19s suffer qualifier setback but Euro 2017 dream still alive

They were beaten 3-0 by Sweden earlier today, but have a huge fixture on Tuesday.

'I think Taylor was in tears afterwards. He knows the pain Seamus was in because he's been there before'

Ireland striker Shane Long doesn’t believe there was any malice in the Welsh defender’s tackle.

# coybig - Friday 24 March, 2017

Ireland's World Cup qualifier overshadowed by serious injury to captain Seamus Coleman

The full-back was stretchered off with a suspected broken leg in tonight’s 0-0 draw.

Last-minute change to Ireland team as Meyler replaces McCarthy for World Cup qualifier with Wales

The Boys in Green are in action at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

New heads maybe, but same trusty broom for Martin O'Neill against Wales

The Ship of Theseus is in port with Tommy Martin’s column this week.

Stage is set for an enthralling night and the Ireland-Wales pre-match talking points

Can the Boys in Green deal with the absentees? Will James McCarthy get the nod? Would Wales be happy with a draw…?

Poll: Who will win tonight's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win tonight's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales?

It’s a huge game for Martin O’Neill’s side.

# coybig - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Brilliant scalp for Ireland's U19s in their first Euro qualifier against Italy

Levingston and Hale help Ireland to a huge win.

'Whatever Ireland have planned for Bale, it won't be anything new'

Wales boss Chris Coleman insists they aren’t under pressure to win at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.

In-form McGeady may have to settle for a place on Ireland's bench

Martin O’Neill was remaining characteristically tight-lipped during today’s pre-match press conference.

'James plays with emotion anyway' - McClean set to start after paying respects to friend McBride Tragic Loss This post contains videos

'James plays with emotion anyway' - McClean set to start after paying respects to friend McBride

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says the Derry-born winger is “fully-focused” on tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifer with Wales.

# coybig - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'He doesn't plan ahead! - Wales midfielder Ledley may miss Ireland game for the birth of his child

The Crystal Palace man’s wife is due days after the World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

Quiz: Before they face Ireland, how well do you remember these Welsh footballers?

Chris Coleman’s side are in action in the Aviva Stadium on Friday night.

Good news for Ireland as quartet return to training ahead of World Cup qualifier

The Boys in Green were put through their paces in Dublin with two days to go until the meeting with Wales.

‘I was always opting for Ireland and it turned out to be the best decision I’ve ever made.’

Welsh-born Kevin Sheedy speaks to The42 about coaching, his golden period with Everton and becoming an Ireland legend, as well as overcoming bowel cancer.

# coybig - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'You grew up going to Croke Park watching Wexford play, or Waterford... or Kilkenny' Anniversary This post contains videos

'You grew up going to Croke Park watching Wexford play, or Waterford... or Kilkenny'

Ireland and Wales met at the GAA’s headquarters 10 years ago this week.

'If you think our mindset is a draw, then you are sadly mistaken. We’re here to win' - Keane No Excuses This post contains videos

'If you think our mindset is a draw, then you are sadly mistaken. We’re here to win' - Keane

Ireland’s assistant boss insists they will be ready for Wales despite several missing players.

Injury crisis worsens for Ireland as ninth player ruled out of Wales showdown

Daryl Murphy has returned to Newcastle after a scan on his calf.

# coybig - Monday 20 March, 2017

'It’s times like this you wish he was around' - Ireland's latest call-up Egan on his GAA legend father

The Cork native says he’s settling in well after his first day training with the squad.

Hoolahan the latest to drop out as Ireland hit with injury crisis for Wales clash

The Norwich City schemer is one of several first-team regulars missing for Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

# coybig - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'What Irish roots?’ - Coleman focused on Welsh challenge ahead of next week's clash with Ireland

The Welsh boss also explained why he’s called up Ben Woodburn.

'They're enjoying it too much, get ready for the next battle!' - Keane hits out at selfies in football

The former Red Devils skipper is critical of the tendency of modern players to take snaps in the dressing room after games.

Liverpool teenager included in Wales squad for World Cup qualifier against Ireland

17-year-old Ben Woodburn has been called up by Chris Coleman.

# coybig - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Jaap Stam sings youngster's praises after first Ireland senior call-up Royals This post contains videos

Jaap Stam sings youngster's praises after first Ireland senior call-up

The Reading boss says his attacking midfielder has earned the international recognition.

# coybig - Monday 13 March, 2017

Who are Ireland's new boys John Egan and Liam Kelly?

The pair, both plying their trade in the Championship, were included in Martin O’Neill’s squad for the first time today.

McGeady looking fitter, Brady and Duffy will be big losses and O'Neill open to paying Sheridan a visit

The Ireland boss is confident they can manage without a couple of key players against Wales next week.

Egan and Kelly the new faces as Ireland name 39-man squad for Wales and Iceland games

Martin O’Neill will cut his squad after this weekend.

# coybig - Sunday 12 March, 2017

McCarthy's hamstring problems strike again ahead of crucial World Cup qualifier

Martin O’Neill names his squad for the Group D clash against Wales tomorrow.

# coybig - Monday 6 March, 2017

Shane Duffy out of Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier with Wales

The Brighton defender fractured his metatarsal over the weekend.

# coybig - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

7 Irish players who could have a big say as the Championship promotion race heats up

With the top two facing each other tonight, the fight for a Premier League place is set to intensify.

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