Official unofficial Republic Of Ireland thread

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

  1. Mar 19, 2017

    golden_blunder Dreaming of a return to 4-4-2

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    :lol:. Oops. No just the one!
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    Still ill Full Member

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    Rory obviously locked on flight home. Typical.
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    Rory 7 Full Member

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    Fairly typical! My finest (worst) moments on here have involved flights and drinking!
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    Still ill Full Member

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    That's allowed. Rory. Once you weren't forcing drink on the 2 Brady boys and their fellow squad members.
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    Rory 7 Full Member

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    Nah, I left them too it. Both Brady's didn't seem that approachable.
  7. Mar 20, 2017

    TheCorkman Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I'd take a draw from Wales very happily at this stage. I like Duffy and Clark a lot - they've both improved massively this season. Even though Keogh had a good game vs Serbia (?), he still scares me. Alex Pearce has always looked dodgy too. John Egan has apparently had a good season but it would be surprising if Martin threw him in versus Wales - likewise with Andy Boyle.

    Meyler should definitely start for me the next day too. When Whelan went off injured vs Austria. he played brilliant. When McCarthy is playing rubbish for Ireland, Meyler gives us the physique and mileage in midfield. With Wes, Brady and Arter looking unlikely - I suppose we have to pray for a route one special the next day...

    Just a last note - why the feck is Doyle still being called up?! I think it would be far more beneficial to call up Sean Maguire or some young lad from League 1 / League 2. For a guy that's doing brilliantly in LoI, it would give the player and the league a nice boost. It's absolutely pointless bringing Doyle.
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    Red Ryan Starter of Rubbish Threads

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    More importantly any news of when we're free from the contract with Umbro and get someone decent to make our kits?
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    golden_blunder Dreaming of a return to 4-4-2

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    Going to be a tribute to Ryan McBride before the Wales game
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    Rory 7 Full Member

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    Rightly so. Very sad.

    Wes is ruled out, O'Neill just confirmed.
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    Zebs Clare Baldings Daughter

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    Flying home for this one. Can't wait, atmosphere will be superb. Come away with a point and we're looking good I think. McGeady has to play on current form. With Wes out it's either going to be Hendrick or McClean in behind Long. McClean just nips it for me, could be good to see some fluidity between the McWalters trio.

    Randolph

    Coleman
    Keogh
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    Ward

    Whelan
    McCarthy/Meyler

    McGeady
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    Walters

    Long
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Feck off, Umbro kits are lovely. Miles better than any template shit Nike or Adidas would give us.
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    Red Ryan Starter of Rubbish Threads

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    You reckon? Not a fan myself but each to their own, still hankering back to the glory of days of us under Big Jack in quality Adidas gear.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Yes there have been some absolute beauties in recent years imo. Current one maybe aren't the greatest but the 2014, 2012, 2010 for example have all been nice. The last two black kits we've had have been great. All unique kits as well. I'd much rather have them then showing up to tournaments with the exact same shirts as every other team. Like England, France, USA etc. all have the exact same kits, do you really want to just have the same one as well but with some green sleeves. No thanks from me.
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    Red Ryan Starter of Rubbish Threads

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    Nobody had the same kit in Euro 88 or Italia 90 as us did they in different colours? I think it's only Nike who have done the template for their main teams recently. Adidas tend to give their teams a unique enough jersey from what I can tell. Maybe we should be patriotic and let O'Neill's have a craic at it...
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    Focus lads.
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    May he rest in peace. Horrible news.
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    Wow. Tough week for McClean. You'd worry for him on Friday. He'll either stick one in the top corner from 30 yards or actually kill somebody.
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    My money would be on both. Hopefully James puts in a performance to make the men who have sadly passed away this week proud.
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    Red Ryan Starter of Rubbish Threads

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    Yes it's been a difficult week for the city of Derry.
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    Emmet Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    McClean will bust his balls tonight for Ryan McBride. In the back of my head im thinking it could mean he hits someone with a bad tackle but I don't think he would let himself down like that! Hopefully everyone is fired up for this, we will need to be with the players we have available. Feck the draw, hit them for an early goal and defend for our lives :lol: