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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.

  1. Mar 23, 2019

    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    The level of ineptitude within the FAI is astounding.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    .Rossi ever get that feeling of déjà vu?

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    MIIIIIIIIIIIIIIICK IS AT THE WHEEL
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    Brophs The one and only

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    Nick7 Full Member

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    feck me. He's still at the FAI? What a joke.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Robertd0803 Full Member

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    This makes sense.
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    Uche Idah and Farrugia (Typical irish surnames) have scored against Luxembourg in their first qualification game for the Euros 2021.....2-0 at half-time.

    Lee O'Connor is in the Starting XI too.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Coincidentally, Luxembourg's probably best player has declared for us. But he doesn't seem to be in any of the squads this break.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Johansson wasn’t eligible for the Under 19’s as he had already represented Luxembourg Under 19’s in the competition.

    I imagine him and Ryan Nolan will make the cut for the under 21’s next time around.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Ahh right yea that makes sense with Johansson.

    Hard to really tell with Nolan, he hasn't played for us in years and has said himself he feels pretty much ignored by the Irish set-up so hard to guess any call-ups for him.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Kenny said Nolan was on the ‘standby’ list for this squad. So I guess we’ll know more when the next squad is announced.

    Been a good, positive week for the U19’s and U21’s, lots of good talent coming through. Not so good for the seniors who were deplorable against Gibraltar and pretty much zero positives to take from that.
  14. Mar 26, 2019

    thegregster Harbinger of new information

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    Glen Whelan starts.
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    lsd Full Member

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    Glen Whelen starting . Could have sworn I watched him retire last year. Thanks Mick :rolleyes:
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    :lol: We're gonna get spanked. I wonder why Qazaishvili isn't starting, he destroyed us last time.
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    For fits & giggles (yeah I know) I looked into tickets for tonight's game.
    Cheapest single adult ticket 45 E. All upper stands.
    Lower stands look to be sold out.
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    lsd Full Member

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    Great start will win this easy
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    Good start alright. Need to test their keeper more though.
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    lsd Full Member

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    Playing attractive football again to be fair . Been a decent watch so far . Mick is at the wheel
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    Hourihane's set pieces were one of the few positives on Saturday, lovely strike although the wall didn't really do its job. Nice that the fans got the protest in as well, overall it's been a very positive first 40 minutes.
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    AaronRedDevil New Member

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    So weird seeing Ireland play decent attacking football.
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    Champ New Member

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    Can't complain too much with that so far.
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Not long in, we seem to be doing well so far, could have had another couple, how has game been going up to now?
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    .Rossi ever get that feeling of déjà vu?

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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Played 2, won 2 conceded none, can’t complain about that.
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    Draw between the Swiss and Denmark too
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    Top of the league
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Top of the fecking table holy mother of jaysus Mick for Pope:lol::lol::lol::lol:
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Can someone update thread title please to top of the group? This achievement deserves recognition!!!:D:D:D:D
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    It's coming home! ;)
    Good performance overall tonight. A huge difference even compared to the GIB game.
    And as mentioned, 6 pts from 2 games, with two clean sheets too.


    I think the supporters need bigger & sustained protests to get Delaney out though.

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    Still ill Fantasy Football Champ 2018

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    Just back from that. Really enjoyed it. That's the stall set out, so. We are at least going to try to pass the ball to each other. Created an absolute plethora of great attacking situations, usually lacked the quality right at the death to capitalise but massive improvement. McGoldrick brilliant, linked all night. Whelan not a million miles behind, whatever ye say about him. Delighted for my 9 year old. The games he's had to watch at the Aviva in his short life have aged him beyond his years. Finally got to enjoy a game of ball with his oul lad. Keep it up, Mick.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Yep, who would have thought that Whelan was actually capable of playing some simple balls around the midfield? Obviously not Trap and MON anyway, because apparently only Spain are allowed to do that.

    Some very good play today but feck do we miss some proper forwards. Fair fecks to McGoldrick that is the only game I've ever actually seen him play well but still, at the end of the day when any of them got within 25 yards of goal they produced feck all. Shit crosses galore and some nice linkup play through the middle that just constantly broke down in the final stage.

    From the overall play we should have had the game comfortably in the bag but instead it was a nervy ending. Still have little expectation of actually being able to score a goal.

    An actual enjoyable game though, which shit I can't really ask for more considering what we've been served up for years.

    We have such a shit group too. It's such a shame the squad has just been getting weaker and weaker. You add back in Robbie Keane and John O'Shea and suddenly everything would be different. As it is though, we couldn't buy a goal so we won't stand much chance. Style wise today was a step in the right direction though and I hope we continue on it. We had the same under MON though, few nice proper games playing football and then just back to Glenn Whelan hoofing balls from our 18 yard box.
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    Didn’t see the game but by all accounts we tried to pass which is progress in my book.

    Don’t think mick is the right man.

    We lack any consistent threat in final third IMO to get out of the group.
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    dbs235 Full Member

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    If you can beat Denmark at home then its possible I reckon.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    This. Whelan >>>>> Rice.
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    It's safe to say we are the best team in the World right now.
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    First Irish game I have enjoyed in years and years. Not even the result or the opposition, it's the fact we were retaining possession and moving the ball forward quickly and on the ground. Nice touches from McGoldrick to bring his team into play. We've been playing like a pound land Stoke for so fecking long it's a joy to see a few passes strung together on the ground :lol:.

    Nice high press and closing down lanes up front too!
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    Glad to hear we were better last night.
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    Zebs Clare Bald'ings Daughter

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