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Official unofficial Republic Of Ireland thread | Rice switches to England

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by Red Ryan, Aug 17, 2016.

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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    u19s have qualified for the Euros.

    Meanwhile, the senior side lineup just about looks good enough to handle Gibraltar.
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    Brophs The one and only

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    Gibraltar, unlike some of the Irish lads, are having trouble finding De Barr.
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    :lol:
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    Brophs The one and only

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    Some nice scenery behind the Gibraltar goal. Highlight so far.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    I'm not looking forward to Georgia. We're gonna get destroyed and Qazaishvilli is going to look like Messi again.
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    Shark @NotShark

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    Play the U19’s I say, instead of this lot. It can’t get any worse.
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    lsd Full Member

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    Horrible negative football . Every time we are on the ball we look backwards
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    Brophs The one and only

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    It was bad enough to see Rice take the Sasanach coin, but to see Tony playing up front for Gibraltar is a hammer blow.
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    Champ New Member

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    This is dirge
    Gibraltar are comfortable
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Funny hearing George Hamilton and Beglin be so condescending towards Gibraltar when we are so wank.
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    Brophs The one and only

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    [​IMG] James McClean when the full back is begging to be fouled to get him out of a tricky spot
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    lsd Full Member

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    Why was there ever hype about James McClean he is completely useless .
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    Valar Morghulis Full Member

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    This has been a great half for Gibraltar and therefore the World.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Was tempted to back Gibraltar +2 before the game at 5/1. Sorry I didn't now, feck it.
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    Homebase’s ad about making your garden fantasies a reality; not sure they can help with my garden fantasies.
    Oh yeah, 0-0 at HT.
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    conor New Member

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    At this stage, I'm not sure I'll ever see us play well again.
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    FireballXL5 New Member

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    Playing exactly like a Mick McCarthy team. Shite.
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    Mibabalou Full Member

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    Should put the rock up front, more movement than the attack currently.
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    Champagne Football Full Member

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    We've created chances. There's a few new faces and it shows with impatient passes and mistakes. Have a feeling we might settle a tad and nick that goal in the 2nd half. Way too early to make any judgments about Micks reign. Coleman and McClean look like they won't be in this team much longer.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Uhh, like feck we have. Our only decent chance was their defender trying to stick it in his own goal. Beyond that we're just pumping random balls into the box.
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    thegregster Harbinger of new information

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    Best chance of the game falls to the rocky outcrop.
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    Get in. We are awesome.
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    thegregster Harbinger of new information

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    1-0.
    Good finish.
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    Berbaclass Full Member

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    Total football.
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    Brophs The one and only

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    Gibraltar, the Rock of (Horse) your boys took one hell of a beating.
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    Domination here. McCarthy already has us back to the top level where we belong up against a tough Gibratlor side with a couple of talented youth players from former PL champions Blackburn Rovers.
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    Brophs The one and only

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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Officially the worse game of "football" I've ever had the displeasure of watching.
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    Champagne Football Full Member

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    Job done. Very tricky wind and plastic pitch. Some positives - Some half decent movment down the wings that was non existent under O'Neill, Brady back, Stevens and Keogh looked solid enough, Hourihane is lethal from set pieces, Maguire should get better with experience, McGoldrick was decent enough.
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    Ireland usually play down to their opponents level so though it was dire to watch it’s no surprise.
    It’ll be interesting to see them play a better team.
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    Wonder Pigeon 'Shelbourne FC Supporter'

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    You have to imagine the lads were overcome with sadness when they heard the Delaney news.
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    Champ New Member

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    :lol:
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    Should've just given the job to Kenny now.

    I like Mick but don't really see this working. He's a 4-4-2, solid pros and safety first type of manager. I presume looking at the team today ROI played a 3-5-2? Never struck me as the sort who'll bring lots of youth through at once which is what ROI need and obviously why they've appointed Kenny for the long term.

    Swiss are massive favourites to win the group and Denmark should get second so don't see ROI making it.
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    Were we as bad as the scoreline suggests?
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    Just seen the stats (possesio. Looks like it was a pretty even game? Did Gibraltar have any good scoring chances?
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    One header early in the second half at 0-0, great save from Randolph. Really should've been 1-0 down.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Yes it was diabolical stuff.
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    Expected as much when McCarthy got the job.

    At least Delaney might be gone.
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    unchanged_lineup Tarheel Tech Wizard

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    Delaney is gone.

    But, er, not gone.

    Moved to another position in the organisation.

    John Delaney steps down as FAI chief executive with immediate effect https://the42.ie/4557788