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    Quote Originally Posted by geysir View Post
    I doubt that Mick will change formation for this game and start with 2 forwards. Arter I think has to start and could hook up with James, i.e. if James plays tomorrow and impresses.
    I doubt Arter will be available the way he's talking, saving himself for more important Fulham games.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olé Olé View Post
    I don't think they mean Robinson down the middle.
    Yeah, I was visualising a front three, with Robinson and McClean either side of McGoldrick. Robinson and McGoldrick could even interchange at times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeLorean View Post
    I doubt Arter will be available the way he's talking, saving himself for more important Fulham games.
    I didn't know that.
    Mick was at a Fulham game recently, presumably I thought to watch him play.
    Last edited by geysir; 27/08/2019 at 11:01 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeLorean View Post
    I doubt Arter will be available the way he's talking, saving himself for more important Fulham games.

    What do you mean, what did he say?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diggs246 View Post
    What do you mean, what did he say?

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    Sorry, thought it was the shorter video. The Ireland stuff starts at around eight minutes.

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    This will be the 2nd time whee we have really needed him and he hasnt ansswered the call

    We were desperate for midfield players for Wales at home in the last campaign and he f**ked off to Dubai ( he then played for Bournemouth in the next game)

    We just cant have lads like this, he is certain to retire from Ireland after this campaign as well.

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    Hope to see Jack Byrne in the final squad, the lack of game time for many of our midfielders is a definite concern

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    Quote Originally Posted by ybig View Post
    Hope to see Jack Byrne in the final squad, the lack of game time for many of our midfielders is a definite concern
    Good point. Byrne has been match-fit for months while the others were on holidays
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fixer82 View Post
    Good point. Byrne has been match-fit for months while the others were on holidays

    Not only match fit, but in cracking form too in both league and Europe recently. He'll be hard to overlook, regardless of where he's playing at the minute.

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    25 man squad named:

    Republic of Ireland Squad

    Goalkeepers: Darren Randolph (Middlesbrough), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Mark Travers (Bournemouth)

    Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Richard Keogh (Derby County), John Egan (Sheffield United), Kevin Long (Burnley), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United)

    Midfielders: Alan Judge (Ipswich Town), Callum O’Dowda (Bristol City), Alan Browne (Preston North End), Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers), Jeff Hendrick (Burnley), Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), James McCarthy (Crystal Palace), Glenn Whelan (Hearts), Josh Cullen (Charlton Athletic), James McClean (Stoke City), Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth)

    Forwards: Callum Robinson (Sheffield United), Sean Maguire (Preston North End), Scott Hogan (Stoke City), David McGoldrick (Sheffield United)

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    Quote Originally Posted by zero View Post
    25 man squad named:

    Republic of Ireland Squad

    Goalkeepers: Darren Randolph (Middlesbrough), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Mark Travers (Bournemouth)

    Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Richard Keogh (Derby County), John Egan (Sheffield United), Kevin Long (Burnley), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United)

    Midfielders: Alan Judge (Ipswich Town), Callum O’Dowda (Bristol City), Alan Browne (Preston North End), Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers), Jeff Hendrick (Burnley), Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), James McCarthy (Crystal Palace), Glenn Whelan (Hearts), Josh Cullen (Charlton Athletic), James McClean (Stoke City), Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth)

    Forwards: Callum Robinson (Sheffield United), Sean Maguire (Preston North End), Scott Hogan (Stoke City), David McGoldrick (Sheffield United)
    no shane long? would've thought he would be a good option off the bench for the last 20 mins if we are chasing a goal

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    Delighted Byrne made it. It's a shame Browne hasn't been fit until now. It'll be a risk to test him in a game like this but he must be pushing hard for a place. Brady's absence ought to make McClean's starting certain, which it probably was anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jbyrne View Post
    no shane long? would've thought he would be a good option off the bench for the last 20 mins if we are chasing a goal

    Michael Obafami will more then likely be getting game time against Man Utd on Saturday, ( Redmond is injured, so he might even start) if he does the business surely he will be promoted to the Seniors

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diggs246 View Post
    Michael Obafami will more then likely be getting game time against Man Utd on Saturday, ( Redmond is injured, so he might even start) if he does the business surely he will be promoted to the Seniors
    With Mick, I doubt it. Pleasantly surprised that Byrne made the cut, but Maguire and Hogan have done nothing to suggest they will ever be good enough to play at this level.

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    Quote Originally Posted by third policeman View Post
    With Mick, I doubt it. Pleasantly surprised that Byrne made the cut, but Maguire and Hogan have done nothing to suggest they will ever be good enough to play at this level.
    agree, long had a good end to last season and scored a few goals. cant see what maguire and hogan have done since then, or at any stage, to justify selection ahead of him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diggs246 View Post
    Could mean Long gets a chance, so, you know, every cloud and all that
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    Apart from Long being a better option to spring from the bench if we’re chasing a goal, he would be a much better option up top if we need to defend a one-nil lead. Maguire and Hogan just aren’t good enough for this level.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fizzer View Post
    Apart from Long being a better option to spring from the bench if we’re chasing a goal, he would be a much better option up top if we need to defend a one-nil lead. Maguire and Hogan just aren’t good enough for this level.
    Yep, Hogan and Maguire were both given golden opportunities against the worlds worst team ( Gibraltar) they were both hopeless

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