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Robbie Keane bows out of international football

Former Coventry City striker Robbie Keane this evening bowed out of international football for the Republic of Ireland, in their 4-0 win over Oman. After making his international debut 19 years ago, Keane went on to make 146 appearances for The Republic of Ireland, scoring 68 goals –┬ámaking him the record goalscorer for his country … Continue reading

Four former Sky Blues in ROI Euro 2016 squad

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neil has named four former Coventry City stars in his final squad for The UEFA European Championships in France starting this month. Keiren Westwood, who missed out on promotion to The Premier League with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday in The Championship Play Off Final has been named as one of … Continue reading

Henderson & Sturridge in England Euro 2016 squad

Former Coventry City stars Jordan Henderson & Daniel Sturridge have been named by Roy Hodgson in England’s final 23 man squad for The UEFA European Championships in France. Henderson & Sturridge, now both at Liverpool have both been included by Hodgson despite injury concerns last season. Other notable former Sky Blues going to Euro 2016 … Continue reading

Coventry City sign ROI U17 international Darragh Leahy.

Coventry City have this afternoon completed the signing of Republic of Ireland Under 17 international Darragh Leahy. Leahy originally joined the club in October on trial, and the club had been trying to secure his services since. Joining from Dublin based club St. Kevin’s Boys Club, Leahy will join Jason Farndon’s Under 18s side as … Continue reading

Joe Murphy still hoping for Republic of Ireland chance.

Coventry City goalkeeper Joe Murphy has spoken of his desire to force his way back into The Republic of Ireland set-up for the Euro 2016 Qualifiers. Murphy, who has two previous caps for The Republic of Ireland, was speaking to the official club website following a string of impressive displays in League One this season. … Continue reading

Keiren Westwood: Last season ‘a disaster.’

Former Coventry City goalkeeper Keiren Westwood has described the 2012/2013 season as “a disaster.” The Republic of Ireland international, who has 15 caps to his name is considering his future at Premier League side Sunderland after failing to make a professional appearance since last October. As a result of the impressive form of Belgian Simon … Continue reading

Robbie Keane becomes Republic of Ireland’s most capped player.

Former Coventry City striker Robbie Keane has this evening become the Republic of Ireland’s most capped player. Keane, 32, earnt his 126th cap against the Faroe Islands this evening in a World Cup qualifier, where he passed the previous record holder, goalkeeper Shay Given. Currently the Republic’s captain, Keane is also the nation’s record goal … Continue reading

Richard Keogh opens Republic of Ireland goal account.

Former Coventry City captain Richard Keogh opened his goalscoring account for the Republic of Ireland this afternoon. Central defender Keogh, making his first start for his country, and only second appearance, nodded home the first goal of the game as The Republic ran out 4-0 winners over Georgia. The vistors were reduced to ten men … Continue reading