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Friday 14 November, 2014

From The Score Local derby feel as Ireland and Scotland know each other all too well SCOIRL

Local derby feel as Ireland and Scotland know each other all too well

The day is finally here for the Tartan Army to host the Boys in Green at Celtic Park.

From The Score ‘He’ll be the same Scott I know — going around kicking people!’ Skipper

‘He’ll be the same Scott I know — going around kicking people!’

Ireland captain Robbie Keane praises his opposite number Scott Brown and talks booing and his Celtic career.

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Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The Score O’Neill: Keane incident was a distraction, but it’s over SCOIRL

O’Neill: Keane incident was a distraction, but it’s over

Ireland will be ready for Scotland on Friday despite what happened off-the-field yesterday, according to the man in charge.

From The Score Scottish quartet will cause Ireland real problems, says skipper Brown Celtic Clasico

Scottish quartet will cause Ireland real problems, says skipper Brown

Martin O’Neill will need to be wary of the movement of Ikechi Anya, Shaun Maloney, Steven Naismith and Steven Fletcher.

From The Score It’s not just Martin O’Neill who’s having problems with his assistant manager… Having Words

It’s not just Martin O’Neill who’s having problems with his assistant manager…

Scottish counterpart Gordon Strachan claims Mark McGhee is a ‘nightmare’ when he wins at Scrabble.

From The Score ‘It’s not going to be Celtic Park. Tomorrow, it will be Scotland’s park’ – Strachan Home Comforts

‘It’s not going to be Celtic Park. Tomorrow, it will be Scotland’s park’ – Strachan

The former Hoops manager isn’t worried that travelling Irish fans will dilute their home advantage during Friday’s qualifier.

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From The Score Martin O’Neill knows all about earning historic victories at Celtic Park Experience

Martin O’Neill knows all about earning historic victories at Celtic Park

Let’s hope he can take his form at the Scottish ground on Friday.

Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From The Score Ireland’s Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa’s goal of the year prize Flying The Flag This post contains videos

Ireland’s Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa’s goal of the year prize

The Dubliner’s name is among the likes of Robin van Persie, Diego Costa and James Rodriguez on the shortlist for the Puskas Award.

From The Score Twitter has reacted angrily to Sky Sports’ latest Ireland graphic Backlash

Twitter has reacted angrily to Sky Sports’ latest Ireland graphic

It points out how many of the current squad are born outside the country.

From The Score Ireland new boy McGoldrick recalls ‘great feeling’ after phone call from O’Neill Latest Addition This post contains videos

Ireland new boy McGoldrick recalls ‘great feeling’ after phone call from O’Neill

The Ipswich Town striker is closing in on his ambition to play international football for the Boys in Green.

Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The Score O’Neill to wait on fitness of McCarthy and Whelan, Doyle ruled out SCOIRL

O’Neill to wait on fitness of McCarthy and Whelan, Doyle ruled out

The Ireland squad trained at Gannon Park this afternoon with three days to go until the showdown with Scotland.

From The Score Given: Scotland wish McCarthy and McGeady were playing for them Outspoken

Given: Scotland wish McCarthy and McGeady were playing for them

Ireland’s former number one is adamant that any abuse from home fans won’t get to his Ireland team-mates.

Monday 10 November, 2014

From The Score How Scottish-born McGeady and McCarthy ended up playing for Ireland Identity

How Scottish-born McGeady and McCarthy ended up playing for Ireland

The pair will have the strange experience of lining out for an away international in their hometown if they feature on Friday.

From The Score Wilson ruled out of Scotland qualifier, first call-ups for Christie and McGoldrick Finalised

Wilson ruled out of Scotland qualifier, first call-ups for Christie and McGoldrick

Stoke City’s Glenn Whelan hasn’t made the 27-man squad but Everton midfielder James McCarthy will be assessed in Dublin tonight.

From The Score ‘Just f*****g welly it, will ya!’ – Trailer for new the Mike Bassett film is out Teaser This post contains videos

‘Just f*****g welly it, will ya!’ – Trailer for new the Mike Bassett film is out

Ricky Tomlinson is back to lead England to World Cup glory.

From The Score ‘McGeady and McCarthy deserve to get a horrible reception’ – Gordon McQueen SCOIRL

‘McGeady and McCarthy deserve to get a horrible reception’ – Gordon McQueen

The former Scottish defender wants home fans to give the two Ireland stars a hard time on Friday night.

Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The Score When Willie John met Victor: It’s the sporting tweets of the week Social Media

When Willie John met Victor: It’s the sporting tweets of the week

We’ve also got a truly remarkable achievement by Clare Conlan and a dream come true for UFC fighter Cathal Pendred.

From The Score It’s Sunday, so here are 12 of the best images from the past week in sport Through The Lens

It’s Sunday, so here are 12 of the best images from the past week in sport

Dublin footballers serving Nando’s, the Ireland players meet Joost van der Westhuizen and the other events of the past seven days.

Saturday 8 November, 2014

From The Score Sexton: It wasn’t perfect but we’re building towards the World Cup Man Of The Match

Sexton: It wasn’t perfect but we’re building towards the World Cup

The Ireland fly-half insists that improvements can be made on this evening’s display against the Sprinboks.

From The Score Linfield player loses both boots but still manages to set up goal Footloose
From The Score Third time lucky for Charlie Austin after two disallowed goals in a minute Latest

Third time lucky for Charlie Austin after two disallowed goals in a minute

QPR took the lead at home to Manchester City before Sergio Aguero’s equaliser.

From The Score Christy Fagan scoops PFAI Player of the Year Gong

Christy Fagan scoops PFAI Player of the Year

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan and Stephen Kenny were also winners at last night’s ceremony at the Gibson Hotel.

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From The Score ‘Let’s begin Ireland’s journey to the 2015 World Cup’ Teaser This post contains videos

‘Let’s begin Ireland’s journey to the 2015 World Cup’

Tom McGurk sets the scene ahead of this evening’s November international against the Springboks.

Friday 7 November, 2014

From The Score What shape is the Ireland squad in a week out from the Scotland qualifier? SCOIRL

What shape is the Ireland squad in a week out from the Scotland qualifier?

Martin O’Neill will be keeping a close eye on this weekend’s matches ahead of another huge fixture.

From The Score Sevilla’s Jose Antonio Reyes with a wonderfully-worked team goal One-touch

Sevilla’s Jose Antonio Reyes with a wonderfully-worked team goal

This is how the beautiful game should always be played.

From The Score Dual star Cadogan opts to concentrate on football for 2015 Rebels

Dual star Cadogan opts to concentrate on football for 2015

The Cork defender won’t play hurling next year.

From The Score Lenihan follows in Coleman’s footsteps by going on loan to Blackpool Short-term

Lenihan follows in Coleman’s footsteps by going on loan to Blackpool

The former Cork City full-back will spend a month with the Championship club.

From The Score Roy Hodgson unhappy with NFL games being played at Wembley Keep Off The Grass

Roy Hodgson unhappy with NFL games being played at Wembley

It’s safe to say the England boss won’t enjoy watching the Dallas Cowboys and the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The Score Love/Hate’s Nidge gives no-nonsense team talk to the Irish rugby team in Gift Grub Brilliant

Love/Hate’s Nidge gives no-nonsense team talk to the Irish rugby team in Gift Grub

Fran, Paul O’Connell and Joe Schmidt also feature in this morning’s skit.

From The Score Owen Hargreaves scores a tasty rabona at BT Sport studios Still Got It

Owen Hargreaves scores a tasty rabona at BT Sport studios

And not a calf strain in sight.

From The Score Irishman leaving UEFA post to become Colorado Rapids sporting director Top Role

Irishman leaving UEFA post to become Colorado Rapids sporting director

Pádraig Smith is a former FAI financial director.

From The Score Dundalk’s 20-goal Patrick Hoban could be set to train with Kilmarnock Hobanator

Dundalk’s 20-goal Patrick Hoban could be set to train with Kilmarnock

The Scottish Premiership club have revealed that claims the striker is currently on trial are untrue, however.

Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: James O’Donoghue out for six months and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: James O’Donoghue out for six months and all today’s sport

We’ve also got news from the Sprinboks camp, the Champions League and the Melbourne Cup.

From The Score Texan golfer breaks Guinness World Record using 20ft driver Club Life This post contains videos

Texan golfer breaks Guinness World Record using 20ft driver

He’s going to need a bigger bag.

From The Score Scotland announce 27-man squad for showdown with Ireland SCOIRL

Scotland announce 27-man squad for showdown with Ireland

The main talking point is that Rangers’ Lewis MacLeod has been called up to the senior set-up for the first time.

From The Score Man United’s Paddy McNair receives first Northern Ireland call-up Norn Iron

Man United’s Paddy McNair receives first Northern Ireland call-up

The 19-year-old defender has been rewarded by Michael O’Neill after breaking into the team at club level.

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From The Score ‘Jimmy has always been a wild boy in the the mold of Alex Higgins’ – Ken Doherty Snooker

‘Jimmy has always been a wild boy in the the mold of Alex Higgins’ – Ken Doherty

Stories about White’s drug abuse were revealed on Monday.

From The Score 5 winners and losers of the 2014 League of Ireland season Review

5 winners and losers of the 2014 League of Ireland season

It was a great year for Stephen Kenny and Longford Town while UCD and Roddy Collins will not look back on it fondly.

Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Score Watch Gary Neville’s analysis of the Manchester derby MNF

Watch Gary Neville’s analysis of the Manchester derby

The Sky Sports pundit compares the performances of Robin van Persie and Sergio Aguero.

From The Score Wes Brown has scored the EIGHTH own goal of his career Latest

Wes Brown has scored the EIGHTH own goal of his career

The Black Cats defender is catching up on Richard Dunne at this rate.