Author name: James Agnew

Top Five Ireland Shirts

Ireland shirts evoke special memories. They are synonymous with success and failure, with memorable home victories and adventurous away days, with majestic performances and legendary goals. We have had some iconic shirts over the years. Here are five of the best: 5. 2010-2011 Umbro Home ShirtA clean and timeless design. This “Tailored by Umbro” effort …

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Mikey Johnston: Ireland’s ace up the sleeve?

By James Agnew Against Latvia, on 64 minutes, the Lansdowne Road crowd were becoming restless with the game locked at 2-2. Manager Stephen Kenny took some action and introduced a trio of substitutes (John Egan, Chiedozie Ogbene and Mikey Johnston). There then followed an immediate impact with Johnston adding some much-needed spark and directness to …

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Latvia Profile

Latvia is a Baltic state bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, and Belarus. Its capital city is Riga. Football is the third most popular sport in Latvia after ice hockey and basketball. The Latvian national team (nicknamed the 11 Wolves) are currently ranked 133rd in the world (between the Central African Republic and the Philippines). With …

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