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Sowe fear they're starting to scrape the barrel a little.
The Irish manager is following Jack Charlton's policy of searching for talented second or third generation Irish players, but he will not scrape the barrel like his predecessor.
We have never had a dull episode and we don't want to get to the stage where we have to scrape the barrel for stories.