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How Northern Ireland 'won' international week while England were the damp squib again

For those from Ireland, Wales and Scotland – the international break was a triumph.

From Kyle Lafferty’s winner to John O’Shea’s late equaliser (via a fine draw in Warsaw) and a ten-man victory against Cyprus, the life of a Celt has been a joyous one over the last fortnight. 503 more words


John O'Shea Is A True Leader - Gus Poyet

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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


Hope for Home Nations?

When you ask people about the 1958 World Cup, most will mention the emergence of Pele or the first, and to date only, non-European team winning in Europe. 1,226 more words


Will Germany Be In the Euro 2016?

It has been a rough start to the Euros qualifiers for Germany. They have 4 points and are sitting fourth behind Poland, Republic Of Ireland and Scotland. 69 more words


O'shea stuns Germany in injury time

John O’Shea’s injury-time equaliser earned Republic of Ireland a
point with world champions Germany in a dramatic Euro 2016

Germany were aiming to bounce back from the shock defeat by… 47 more words


Home Nations continue success in Euro qualifiers

The Home Nations continued their excellent form as Scotland and Northern Ireland conjured up good results against more fancied opposition.

Having seen England and Wales claim positive results in their qualifying games Northern Ireland produced a fantastic performance to beat group favourites Greece away. 217 more words


Can Ireland hope for more than a moral victory in Gelsenkirchen tonight?

David Hurley gives a quick preview of Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany


Before Saturday night’s game in Warsaw, there were two key stats that would strongly suggest a German victory tonight. 582 more words