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A McClean eye for goal

Wheeling away in delight in the aftermath of his crucial goal against Wales in the Cardiff City Stadium, an argument could be made that James McClean needs this Ireland team more than the team needs him. 382 more words


Republic of Ireland cruise into play-offs!

The Wales woke up from a bad nightmare after the Republic of Ireland score 0-1 away victory to secure their place in the World Cup play-offs. 215 more words


McClean Sends Ireland To The Play-Offs

James McClean does it again, McClean has done so much for the Republic of Ireland during this qualifying campaign and has now scored the goal that sends Ireland one step closer to the World Cup in Russia. 204 more words


Analysis: Coleman's narrow midfield fails to cut the mustard

Alan O’Brien  Follow @alanob2112

Even a general as lucky as Martin O’Neill could not have anticipated the phoney war that the Welsh waged in Cardiff. Chris Coleman best-laid plans made life terribly easy for his opposite number, who still had to rely on Ashley Williams’ latest error to secure victory. 632 more words


Long Story Short - Shane Needs To Find His Scoring Boots

The three points are in the bag and the scene is all set for the showdown with Wales in Cardiff on Monday night. However, one of the talking points of Friday’s 2-0 win over Moldova will be who should lead the attack for the crunch tie in just a few days time. 516 more words


Ireland need to focus on winning mentality

Writing in his pre-match notes, Republic of Ireland manager, Martin O’Neill was clear that despite the numerous absentees from the Austrian squad that this match was going to be tough. 1,339 more words