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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8085 on: November 18, 2019, 10:56:49 PM »
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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8086 on: November 19, 2019, 09:11:30 AM »
That was a pretty handy group to get out off, I blame O’Neil and Roy
it will be pretty embarrassing not to qualify when we are hosting and 24 teams from Europe qualify.

It will be even more embarrasing when Norn Iron qualify ahead of us and get to play the 2 group games in the Aviva and the place likely decked out in soldier F flags.
You actually wonder if the importance of qualification was drummed into the players especially with tournament games to be played in Dublin.

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« Reply #8087 on: November 19, 2019, 09:58:56 AM »
That was a pretty handy group to get out off, I blame O’Neil and Roy

Yeah, them two chancers stayed a campaign too long we were an embarrassing mess at the end of their tenure. Left Mick with a lot of psychological work to do!

They are still not good enough, the players that is. Mick’s  had a chance to put his own stamp on the team. He did just that

They are not good enough correct however the big problem is countries like Denmark and Switzerland aren't that much better but we always play against mediocre teams with so much fear. At least last night they gave it a go. I hope they do the same in the playoffs and not the usual shite we have seen now for tears

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8088 on: November 19, 2019, 10:09:53 AM »
I thought the performance has been over blown, Denmark were pathetic and still managed to get a draw whilst Ireland struggled to create goods chances which is hardly a surprise when he picked McClean, Browne & Hendrick as the 3 closed players to McGoldrick who I thought played his role very well.


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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8089 on: November 19, 2019, 10:28:10 AM »
I thought the performance has been over blown, Denmark were pathetic and still managed to get a draw whilst Ireland struggled to create goods chances which is hardly a surprise when he picked McClean, Browne & Hendrick as the 3 closed players to McGoldrick who I thought played his role very well.

Yeah although I have to say it was nice to see Ireland at least try to play the ball around a little, they are toothless up front.  McGoldrick did his role well last night.

Enda Stevens had a good game too but felt sorry for him having to attempt to link up with McClean on that wing. The lad still puts a shift in but his days are numbered in this squad I would say.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8090 on: November 19, 2019, 01:09:48 PM »
Brady was shite the other night and not plsying near standard of lads out there tinight. Byrne plays agsinst amateurs every other week. Cullen never played a competitive international. Robinson gets his game. I dunno what you see on the bench thst will make many improvements to how well Ireland played today. Best performance in years.

The style of play. You say Byrne 'plays against amateurs'. Whelan is in Scotland ffs.

A relatively small bit of tinkering and we can play possession football at more pace.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8091 on: November 19, 2019, 02:12:16 PM »
I thought the performance has been over blown, Denmark were pathetic and still managed to get a draw whilst Ireland struggled to create goods chances which is hardly a surprise when he picked McClean, Browne & Hendrick as the 3 closed players to McGoldrick who I thought played his role very well.


McClean tries but it looks like he has ne legs under him at all. Don't see anything in Browne at all and Hendrick hasn't developed into any type of player at all after threatening early in his career to be something. McGoldrick played well last night but a striker has to score goals and unfortuantely he's poor at that. Perhaps the performance has been overblown but relative to the last few games it was a huge improvement. Thought the two full backs were superb. Tough to see Coleman getting back into the team.

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« Reply #8092 on: November 19, 2019, 05:11:25 PM »
I thought the performance has been over blown, Denmark were pathetic and still managed to get a draw whilst Ireland struggled to create goods chances which is hardly a surprise when he picked McClean, Browne & Hendrick as the 3 closed players to McGoldrick who I thought played his role very well.


McClean tries but it looks like he has ne legs under him at all. Don't see anything in Browne at all and Hendrick hasn't developed into any type of player at all after threatening early in his career to be something. McGoldrick played well last night but a striker has to score goals and unfortuantely he's poor at that. Perhaps the performance has been overblown but relative to the last few games it was a huge improvement. Thought the two full backs were superb. Tough to see Coleman getting back into the team.
The right back was lauded for his overall performance despite basically giving away a goal.  Defenders need to keep a clean sheet first and foremost.  His and Duffy's combined c**k-up meant the game was basically over given your limitations going forward.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8093 on: November 19, 2019, 06:34:39 PM »
I thought the performance has been over blown, Denmark were pathetic and still managed to get a draw whilst Ireland struggled to create goods chances which is hardly a surprise when he picked McClean, Browne & Hendrick as the 3 closed players to McGoldrick who I thought played his role very well.


McClean tries but it looks like he has ne legs under him at all. Don't see anything in Browne at all and Hendrick hasn't developed into any type of player at all after threatening early in his career to be something. McGoldrick played well last night but a striker has to score goals and unfortuantely he's poor at that. Perhaps the performance has been overblown but relative to the last few games it was a huge improvement. Thought the two full backs were superb. Tough to see Coleman getting back into the team.
The right back was lauded for his overall performance despite basically giving away a goal.  Defenders need to keep a clean sheet first and foremost.  His and Duffy's combined c**k-up meant the game was basically over given your limitations going forward.

We'll still beat the north.

Bar the conceded goal, Doherty was brilliant.


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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8094 on: November 19, 2019, 07:41:18 PM »
I thought the performance has been over blown, Denmark were pathetic and still managed to get a draw whilst Ireland struggled to create goods chances which is hardly a surprise when he picked McClean, Browne & Hendrick as the 3 closed players to McGoldrick who I thought played his role very well.


McClean tries but it looks like he has ne legs under him at all. Don't see anything in Browne at all and Hendrick hasn't developed into any type of player at all after threatening early in his career to be something. McGoldrick played well last night but a striker has to score goals and unfortuantely he's poor at that. Perhaps the performance has been overblown but relative to the last few games it was a huge improvement. Thought the two full backs were superb. Tough to see Coleman getting back into the team.
The right back was lauded for his overall performance despite basically giving away a goal.  Defenders need to keep a clean sheet first and foremost.  His and Duffy's combined c**k-up meant the game was basically over given your limitations going forward.

We'll still beat the north.

Bar the conceded goal, Doherty was brilliant.
"The north" are going to get a doing tonight.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8095 on: November 19, 2019, 07:54:01 PM »
I thought the performance has been over blown, Denmark were pathetic and still managed to get a draw whilst Ireland struggled to create goods chances which is hardly a surprise when he picked McClean, Browne & Hendrick as the 3 closed players to McGoldrick who I thought played his role very well.


McClean tries but it looks like he has ne legs under him at all. Don't see anything in Browne at all and Hendrick hasn't developed into any type of player at all after threatening early in his career to be something. McGoldrick played well last night but a striker has to score goals and unfortuantely he's poor at that. Perhaps the performance has been overblown but relative to the last few games it was a huge improvement. Thought the two full backs were superb. Tough to see Coleman getting back into the team.
The right back was lauded for his overall performance despite basically giving away a goal.  Defenders need to keep a clean sheet first and foremost.  His and Duffy's combined c**k-up meant the game was basically over given your limitations going forward.

We'll still beat the north.

Bar the conceded goal, Doherty was brilliant.
"The north" are going to get a doing tonight.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8096 on: November 19, 2019, 07:58:54 PM »
I thought the performance has been over blown, Denmark were pathetic and still managed to get a draw whilst Ireland struggled to create goods chances which is hardly a surprise when he picked McClean, Browne & Hendrick as the 3 closed players to McGoldrick who I thought played his role very well.


McClean tries but it looks like he has ne legs under him at all. Don't see anything in Browne at all and Hendrick hasn't developed into any type of player at all after threatening early in his career to be something. McGoldrick played well last night but a striker has to score goals and unfortuantely he's poor at that. Perhaps the performance has been overblown but relative to the last few games it was a huge improvement. Thought the two full backs were superb. Tough to see Coleman getting back into the team.
The right back was lauded for his overall performance despite basically giving away a goal.  Defenders need to keep a clean sheet first and foremost.  His and Duffy's combined c**k-up meant the game was basically over given your limitations going forward.

We'll still beat the north.

Bar the conceded goal, Doherty was brilliant.

On paper you'd think. But in an away game in Windsor Park, would be 50/50 at best. Also questionable whether we would beat Slovakia away, to make it to the playoff match. They are capable of good result, even beat Denmark 3-0 a year ago.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8097 on: November 19, 2019, 08:47:09 PM »
Its easy and almost a sport for people in this country to mock the Irish soccer/rugby teams and players. One thing you can't do is question the Irish soccer team's commitment. They played well last night and despite what a few others are saying Denmark were clearly rattled and hanging on for full time.

Unfortunately though for all their effort and commitment there is an obvious lack of talent and cutting edge up front so scoring goals is major problem. 7 goals over 8 games (in a group with gibraltar) tells a story.

Hopefully players like Connolly and Parrot can come good, but its placing alot of pressure on a young lad like Parrot when media/fans are calling for him to be picked when he isn't even established in the Spurs side yet.


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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8098 on: November 19, 2019, 08:50:59 PM »
Its easy and almost a sport for people in this country to mock the Irish soccer/rugby teams and players. One thing you can't do is question the Irish soccer team's commitment. They played well last night and despite what a few others are saying Denmark were clearly rattled and hanging on for full time.

Unfortunately though for all their effort and commitment there is an obvious lack of talent and cutting edge up front so scoring goals is major problem. 7 goals over 8 games (in a group with gibraltar) tells a story.

Hopefully players like Connolly and Parrot can come good, but its placing alot of pressure on a young lad like Parrot when media/fans are calling for him to be picked when he isn't even established in the Spurs side yet.
Some cohorts are better/worse than others. The current crop work hard but their accuracy is poor. That is just a fact.
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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8099 on: November 19, 2019, 09:11:47 PM »
But in an away game in Windsor Park, would be 50/50 at best.

RoI are ranked above NI in any table I have seen, would that not mean a home game.