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Five Defining Moments In Jon Walters’ Illustrious Irish Career

On Friday, Irish international Jon Walters announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 35 following an Achilles injury. Walters, who had an excellent club career with the likes of Ipswich Town and Stoke City, became one of Ireland’s most important players during his eight years as a part of the senior setup. As the striker calls time …

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Sean Maguire: I Haven’t Done Myself Justice In An Ireland Jersey

Preston striker Seani Maguire gave an honest assessment of his international career so far ahead of Irish training at FAI HQ on Wednesday morning. One of Ireland’s most promising attacking options, Maguire has been wrought with injury ever since bursting onto the international scene following his move from Cork City to Preston in 2017. Maguire has only started once for …

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Michael Keane On Using Ireland As Stepping Stone: “I Felt Really English”

Everton defender Michael Keane has outlined that he “always dreamed of playing for England” despite first representing Ireland at underage level. The 26-year old had featured for Ireland’s U17s and U19s but switched his international allegiance and has featured frequently for England’s U21s as well as five appearances for their senior team. Keane was recently included in England’s squad for …

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Corry’s Corner: Corofin Making The Hand Pass Great Again

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“Kick the bloody thing in!“ A common phrase heard in grounds up and down the country as teams look to build from the back and play patience football. People love to hate the hand pass, but why? The days of just catch and kick are long gone. Long gone because they no longer work. Tactically, teams are much more organised, …

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