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Thread: Republic of Ireland V Gibraltar - 10th June 2019 - Euro 2020 Qualifier

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    Republic of Ireland V Gibraltar - 10th June 2019 - Euro 2020 Qualifier

    New thread for tonight's game, original thread renamed for discussion on the Denmark game only.
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    Would be expecting a more comfortable win than the away game. Like many I blamed the wind for our less than stellar showing then, so it will be good if they can confirm that opinion by scoring a few tonight.
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    I hope he goes with this team
    Randy
    Coleman Duffy Egan Stevens
    Jeff Cullen Hourihane
    Robinson McGoldrick McClean

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    Agree with the above, Hope O'Dowda sees some game time as well, Now is the time to check out our options in midfield, hopefully McCarthy and Arter are back in contention come September.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diggs246 View Post
    I hope he goes with this team
    Randy
    Coleman Duffy Egan Stevens
    Jeff Cullen Hourihane
    Robinson McGoldrick McClean
    I'd like that team also but I want O'Dowda instead of McClean.
    "We lost because we didn't win"- Ronaldo

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrapAPony View Post
    I'd like that team also but I want O'Dowda instead of McClean.
    Would second that. I think McClean is at best a mascot for the Irish team. Massive commitment and passion, but no footballing justification for his continuing presence on the pitch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrapAPony View Post
    I'd like that team also but I want O'Dowda instead of McClean.
    With everyone fit I think a front 3 of Robinson McGoldrick and Long would be a handful.

    Harsh on Keogh actually who at this point in time I'd trust more than Egan. He may have been the guy nearest the scorer on Friday but he was blameless in my opinion for what was actually a very good goal. Maybe the runner might have been tracked but I think Coleman got sucked inside and made it to easy for the guy who crossed the ball to switch onto his right foot. But let's be fair, it was a great cross, great run and great header.
    Last edited by Stuttgart88; 10/06/2019 at 1:06 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuttgart88 View Post
    With everyone fit I think a front 3 of Robinson McGoldrick and Long would be a handful.

    Harsh on Keogh actually who at this poiunt in time I'd trust more than Egan., He may have been the guy nearest the scorer on Friday but he was blameless in my opinion for wghat was actually a very good goal. Maybe the runner might have been tracked but I think Coleman got sucked inside and made it to easy for the guy who crossed the ball to switch onto his right foot. But let's be fair, it was a great cross, great run and great header.
    I don't blame Keogh at all for the goal.it was the midfield fault.
    My thoughts are that egan is a player who can develop into the role and he has youth on His side. If we were playing the swiss today I would defo stick with keogh

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    Stop calling Darren Randolph - Randy. For F**k sake. This isn't a rodeo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Real ale Madrid View Post
    Stop calling Darren Randolph - Randy. For F**k sake. This isn't a rodeo.
    Hard day at the office?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Real ale Madrid View Post
    Stop calling Darren Randolph - Randy. For F**k sake. This isn't a rodeo.
    Reminds me of South Park

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    Ye can blame Slaven Bilic for that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Real ale Madrid View Post
    Stop calling Darren Randolph - Randy. For F**k sake. This isn't a rodeo.
    The Danes think we are a bit Wild West !

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    i think Mick will go with

    Randolph;
    Coleman Duffy, Keogh, Stevens
    Hourihane, Hendrick, Robinson, McClean;
    McGoldrick, Hogan

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    20 mins gone and playing rubbish so far against Gibraltar.
    "We lost because we didn't win"- Ronaldo

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    I don’t think it’s that bad. At least look like creating something, if maybe trying to force it too much at times. Duffy missed a sitter early on too. Hoping there’s at least 3 or 4 goals there if the first one goes in.

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    There's decent moments, but my overall impression is of s technically poor side with little movement, no real eye for a pass and an unwillingness to try beat the first man.

    We should still win, but overall I'm worried

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    And as I type that, we score a jammy deflected goal. Yay!

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    Poor performance for sure. But the goal will settle us. We will have better players available to us in the autumn.

    The tone was set from the kick off when we packed the left side in a clear pre-planned move (rugby-style) with McClean, McG and Stevens all charging forward before receiving the thump forward from the center half (think it was Keogh). Bizarre stuff against Gibraltar. Downright embarrassing to be honest. At least our 21s are playing some nice football

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    We really are missing a Wes type player to pull the strings in a game like this

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