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# coybig - Today’s News

From The Score Irish Defence Forces bidding for first European success in France COYBIG

Irish Defence Forces bidding for first European success in France

Comdt Declan Sheridan’s men take on the hosts later today before facing Germany and the Netherlands.

# coybig - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The Score FAI responds to criticism from fans by introducing new database for away tickets COYBIG

FAI responds to criticism from fans by introducing new database for away tickets

Fans Direct will allow supporters to apply through a new database.

# coybig - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The Score 3 things we learned from Ireland’s win over the USA I BELIEVE

3 things we learned from Ireland’s win over the USA

Brady, Christie and McGoldrick were the outstanding performers on a positive night in the Aviva Stadium.

From The Score American experiment a success as O’Neill finds more pieces of the puzzle Reaction

American experiment a success as O’Neill finds more pieces of the puzzle

“It was nice to regain momentum after Friday night,” Martin O’Neill says.

# coybig - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The Score Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against the USA Out Of 10

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against the USA

Ireland finished the year on a high with a 4-1 win against the US in Dublin.

From The Score As it happened: Ireland v USA, international friendly Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v USA, international friendly

Ireland were looking to end the year on a high against the Americans tonight.

From The Score Dunphy: Keane ‘circus’ is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results The Roy Keane Show

Dunphy: Keane ‘circus’ is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results

“Unless Martin O’Neill gets a grip of it then it’s going to get worse.”

# coybig - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Score Roy Keane in ‘tense’ showdown with print media after hotel row questions Keano

Roy Keane in ‘tense’ showdown with print media after hotel row questions

The Ireland assistant does not think he’s been a distraction.

# coybig - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From The Score Anatomy of a goal: Analysing Shaun Maloney’s winner Breakdown

Anatomy of a goal: Analysing Shaun Maloney’s winner

It was a terrific finish from the Scottish midfielder but Martin O’Neill will be livid with the Irish players’ role in it.

From The Score The Shane Long experiment didn’t work and 4 more talking points from last night Analysis

The Shane Long experiment didn’t work and 4 more talking points from last night

The Irish strategy ensured the striker was relatively anonymous while Scotland bossed things in central midfield.

From The Score Seamus Coleman ‘devastated’ by defeat in Glasgow but urges Ireland to move on COYBIG

Seamus Coleman ‘devastated’ by defeat in Glasgow but urges Ireland to move on

The Everton full-back believes that there is still a long way to go in Euro 2016 qualifying despite losing 1-0 to Scotland at Celtic Park on Friday evening.

From The Score Player ratings: Here’s how the Boys in Green fared against Scotland Out Of 10

Player ratings: Here’s how the Boys in Green fared against Scotland

We reflect on a disappointing night for the Boys in Green.

From The Score ‘If the manager wants to play one up-front, I’m not f**king Niall Quinn and I’m not Shane Long’ Substitute

‘If the manager wants to play one up-front, I’m not f**king Niall Quinn and I’m not Shane Long’

Robbie Keane says he has to respect Martin O’Neill’s decision to drop him for last night’s clash with Scotland.

From The Score ‘We’re still in this’ – Home form most important for qualification, insists O’Neill Road To France

‘We’re still in this’ – Home form most important for qualification, insists O’Neill

The Ireland boss believes there was very little between the sides at Cetic Park.

# coybig - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The Score This fine Shaun Maloney finish gave Scotland all three points against Ireland COYBIG

This fine Shaun Maloney finish gave Scotland all three points against Ireland

Maloney struck the game’s only goal 15 minutes from time.

From The Score Heavy queues outside Celtic Park meant lots of fans missed the kick-off tonight Delays

Heavy queues outside Celtic Park meant lots of fans missed the kick-off tonight

Supporters took to social media to vent their frustration.

From The Score RTÉ panel on Robbie Keane’s omission: ‘A big call but the right call’ Reaction

RTÉ panel on Robbie Keane’s omission: ‘A big call but the right call’

Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady have offered their thoughts on the Irish captain being dropped for tonight’s game.

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From The Score Robbie Keane does not start against Scotland – here’s the Ireland team Shock

Robbie Keane does not start against Scotland – here’s the Ireland team

Martin O’Neill has opted for the pace of Shane Long up front, dropping Ireland’s captain for the first time since 2001.

From The Score I hid behind the Cornflakes to avoid Roy Keane in a supermarket, says Steven Reid Take Cover

I hid behind the Cornflakes to avoid Roy Keane in a supermarket, says Steven Reid

Ex-international says Irish players won’t care about the recent incident in Portmarnock.

From The Score Jeff Hendrick: Why Ireland’s form midfielder should start against Scotland COYBIG

Jeff Hendrick: Why Ireland’s form midfielder should start against Scotland

The 22-year-old can play an important supporting role in an Irish 4-5-1.

From The Score 8 things that were true the last time that Ireland and Scotland played competitively Flashback
From The Score Poll: How confident are you ahead of tonight’s game against Scotland? Vote Early Vote Often This post contains a poll

Poll: How confident are you ahead of tonight’s game against Scotland?

Is it going to be a big night for the Boys in Green?

From The Score Analysis: How the Republic of Ireland can beat Scotland Chalkboard

Analysis: How the Republic of Ireland can beat Scotland

Gordon Strachan’s side have defensive issues that can be exploited while their shape leads to opportunities.

# coybig - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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 Keane’s all smiles at Ireland training as squad prepare for Scottish trip Celtic Clasico

Keane’s all smiles at Ireland training as squad prepare for Scottish trip

Pretty low-key build up to the foxy beard derby.

From The Score Scotland v Republic of Ireland: 3 key battles Analysis

Scotland v Republic of Ireland: 3 key battles

Martin O’Neill’s side will need to monitor Steven Naismith closely while James McClean has a great opportunity to impress.

From The Score James McCarthy and Glenn Whelan both OUT of Scotland game Blow

James McCarthy and Glenn Whelan both OUT of Scotland game

The FAI have confirmed that both players will return to their clubs.

# coybig - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From The Score Richie Sadlier is in for John Giles on the RTÉ panel on Friday night and here’s why Pundits

Richie Sadlier is in for John Giles on the RTÉ panel on Friday night and here’s why

There’s going to be a change in the studio for the Scotland game.

# coybig - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The Score ‘If Martin O’Neill calls on me to play, I’ll be ready’, says new boy Cyrus Christie Eager

‘If Martin O’Neill calls on me to play, I’ll be ready’, says new boy Cyrus Christie

Derby County defender says England Under-21s had contacted him but that the Republic of Ireland was the better option.

From The Score Ray Houghton warns McGeady and McCarthy: ‘Expect it to be hostile’ Been There

Ray Houghton warns McGeady and McCarthy: ‘Expect it to be hostile’

The Glasgow-born midfielder knows what it’s like to return to the Scottish city but in an Irish jersey.

From The Score Delaney’s ‘deeply unhelpful’ comments on ticket row are stoking tension – YBIG fan group Ticket Trouble

Delaney’s ‘deeply unhelpful’ comments on ticket row are stoking tension – YBIG fan group

FAI chief executive predicts “tension in the air” with Irish and Scottish fans sitting side-by-side on Friday night.

From The Score Call it a comeback! Glenn Whelan arrives in Ireland camp in late bid to prove his fitness Glenn's Close

Call it a comeback! Glenn Whelan arrives in Ireland camp in late bid to prove his fitness

Midfielder determined to show that he has recovered from a fractured leg.

# coybig - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The Score ‘They were magnificent for each other’: O’Neill calls for Keane and Fergie to bury the hatchet Ex-besties
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.

# coybig - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The Score Gordon Strachan: ‘Martin O’Neill is a happy eccentric – a little bit like Ronnie Corbett’ Mind Games

Gordon Strachan: ‘Martin O’Neill is a happy eccentric – a little bit like Ronnie Corbett’

Ahead of Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier, the Scotland manager also responded to claims made by Roy Keane in his latest book.

# coybig - Friday 7 November, 2014

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.

# coybig - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

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.

# coybig - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From The Score Roy Keane: ‘I’ve had the Celebrity Big Brother offers and the jungle stuff’ Box Office

Roy Keane: ‘I’ve had the Celebrity Big Brother offers and the jungle stuff’

The Republic of Ireland assistant coach also revealed he’s not a fan of Gone Girl.

# coybig - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From The Score O’Neill: We will go to Celtic Park full of confidence thanks to Germany equaliser Euro 2016

O’Neill: We will go to Celtic Park full of confidence thanks to Germany equaliser

The Ireland boss believes the world champions will still top Group D despite their under-par performances, however.

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