Official unofficial Republic Of Ireland thread

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

  1. Sep 10, 2019

    kidbob Full Member

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    Super goal there. Byrne has been excellent since coming on and Cullen has been impressive throughout. We're still not that great but nice to see the good results continue.
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    How did we look? Still shite?
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    kidbob Full Member

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    Terrible first half, pretty decent second half. Bulgaria sat back and gave us the ball so we were faced with a very strange situation :lol:. Cullen was excellent and based on that should be in the squad for the next games. Byrne looked excellent in a sub appearance and Collins scored on his debut (was actually an excellent worked goal). Very much a second string team from us.
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    kidbob Full Member

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    Obviously Doherty comes back into the squad when fit but do people think McCarthy and Long come back in if they get games under their belt? Personally I think they have to, we haven't got the selection to ignore them really.
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    kidbob Full Member

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    Just seen the u21 goals, all 3 were excellent.
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Kenny working his magic again. Best coach in the country
  7. Sep 11, 2019

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    I was at the game last night and it was dire, in the first half. The second half was good. Jack Byrne was brilliant. It was weird amazing seeing a player in an Ireland shirt actually demanding the ball. It was only a friendly against Bulgaria but he looked capable.

    I don't see why Hogan plays at all. He's shocking. Collins showed far more when he came on.

    A fit Shane Long has to be in the squad. I don't understand why he isn't.

    Cullen looks a good prospect.
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    Parrott was amazing when he came on from the clips that I saw.
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    Hopefully he gets more than one campaign to implement his plan. He is a manager for the long term but I fear the FAI will give him the boot as soon as we don't qualify for the World Cup. He has to be given the time and patience that he needs. Otherwise it'll be Brian Kerr mark 2.
    There seems to be a few players coming through that will be playing in the next campaign. Things don't look as bad as when Martin and Roy were in charge anyway.
  10. Sep 14, 2019

    JustABall New Member

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    I don't doubt that Kenny is a good coach. But he has taken over a very gifted group of players. So he has a big advantage over previous U21 managers.

    Exciting times though:

    Parrott Robinson

    Stevens-----Brady---Hendrick-----Doherty

    Cullen

    Egan------Duffy-----Collins

    Randolph

    That could be our XI in the not too distant future. And some other good options like Maguire, Obafemi and Hourihane. Hopefully McCarthy can find some fitness and form at Palace. Travers might be able to push Randolph in a year or two if he can find regular football somewhere. Good times ahead.
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    unchanged_lineup Tarheel Tech Wizard

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    Any update on Kenny's health? That was very unwelcome news, hope he's ok.
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Right coach at the right time. He knows how to develop young players
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    Champagne Football Full Member

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    Molumby in ahead of Hendrick. Aaron Connolly will hopefully make the grade too