Ireland face another arduous World Cup qualifying campaign, but with shifted expectations, they should start playing and winning like favourites, writes Feargal Brennan.
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As the warm summer days of Paris and Bordeaux begin to slowly fade into memories, focus turns to September and Ireland’s chances of World Cup qualification.
“Tell mammy send money” read a banner in the crowd as Robbie Brady prolonged stay at EURO 2016 for another week with a late goal against Italy.
Ahead of the Republic of Ireland’s huge game with Belgium on Saturday, there a few talking points around Martin O’Neill’s team selection.
Martin O’Neill will be the Republic of Ireland’s manager for the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign after agreeing terms on a new two-year deal.
We now know the 23 players that will represent the Republic of Ireland after Martin O’Neill confirmed the final squad late last night in Cork.
James Fenton was at the Aviva Stadium on Friday night to take in the Ireland game with the Netherlands, and to hear from Martin O’Neill.
James Fenton took in the latest Irish press conference as Martin O’Neill and John O’Shea spoke to the media ahead of Friday’s game against the Netherlands.
Ahead of this Friday’s friendly with the Dutch, James Fenton spoke to Republic of Ireland striker Daryl Murphy who is aiming to net his first goal in green.
The Republic of Ireland are firm underdogs to progress to the knockout stages of the European Championships but Feargal Brennan believes it can be done.