Sean Maguire makes his first start for Ireland

Sean Maguire has been named in the Ireland starting line up for the first time as Martin O'Neill's men take on Turkey at 5.30pm. He starts up top with Scott Hogan in a very attacking line up. BREAKING: Seamus Coleman returns to captain the side while Declan Rice and Scott Hogan

10 ex – League of Ireland players named in Martin O’Neill’s 30 man provisional squad for Turkey

The League of Ireland is now quite obviously blooding higher quality players as a third of Martin O'Neill's provisional squad for the Turkey friendly has come from the League of Ireland. Seamus Coleman (Sligo Rovers) Matt Doherty (Bohemians) Kevin Long (Cork City) Shane Long (Cork City) Enda Stevens (Shamrock Rovers,UCD, St Patrick's Athletic) David Meyler (Cork

Could we not do an O’Neill swap?

Opinion piece: Brian Quigley If only Michael and Martin O’Neill could just swap jobs. The football community down here would get an Irish man in charge who has managed successfully in the League of Ireland [with Shamrock Rovers], has a proven track record of getting the most out of limited resources

Ireland Boss Martin O’Neill Interested in Stoke Job?

One of the primary tenets of sports betting is understanding the importance of value. Understanding how the odds work is obviously key, but that’s where most amateur bettors wind up falling short. Most preseason odds would have told you that Stoke City would not be among the clubs at risk

Is Stephen Kenny a real contender for the Ireland job?

With all the speculation that Martin O’Neill is set to take up the role of manager at Premier League side Stoke City, it leaves many people asking the question, ‘who will be the next Ireland manager?’ Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny’s name is being mentioned continuously as a possible replacement, and the

Sean Maguire makes the final cut for Martin O’Neill’s squad

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill confirmed his squad ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Round clashes with Moldova and Wales. Injury rules out goalkeeper Keiren Westwood (ribs), while striker Kevin Doyle has retired due to concussion-related symptoms. A number of players are carrying knocks and will be assessed by