After a hard-earned point over Germany last month, Ireland have put themselves in a good position for this qualifying campaign but with injuries taking its toll on the Ireland squad, Scotland will very much be a tricky tie for the Boys in Green. 369 more words
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As we leave the latest week of domestic football and head into the international arena, I thought it might be appropriate to collate all of the Premier League’s Irish players and chart them according to their performance as judged by the fantasy football database. 702 more words
Ruthless Southampton put Gus Poyet’s men to the sword last weekend with an astonishing club record victory in the top flight.
Poyet described the rout as the most embarrassing moment of his career and the players offered to reimburse the cost of the tickets for supporters who made the long trip to the south coast. 533 more words
Sunderland have announced their players will be offering a refund to all travelling supporters who had the misfortune to witness their 8-0 thrashing at Southampton on Saturday. 434 more words
From the elation of scoring an injury-time equalizer for your country against the World Champions and signing a two-year contract extension with your club to experiencing emptiness of leaking eight goals in eighty minutes, it is fair to say John O’Shea has lived through four unforgettable days. 567 more words
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet praised his side’s captain John O’Shea ahead of Saturday’s English Premier League trip to in-form Southampton, and was full of glowing words for the Republic of Ireland hero in midweek, as he scored an injury-time equaliser to earn 1-1 UEFA Euro 2016 Group D Qualifier draw with Germany, and Poyet is pleased with the example set by the 33-year-old who signed a new two-year contract extension on Thursday. 205 more words
Sunderland skipper John O’Shea has signed a new two-year contract extension at the Stadium of Light.
The 33-year-old has made more than 100 appearances for the Black Cats since arriving at the club in 2011 and the new deal caps an excellent week for the defender, in where he won his 100th international cap for the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday against Germany in a EURO 2016 qualifier, and scored an injury-time equaliser for his national side in that match as well. 50 more words