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Quiz: Can You Name The Top Scorer From Every Premier League Season?

Since the Premier League began in the 1992/1993 season it has seen a wide array of brilliant goalscorers grace the English top flight. Players from far and wide have impressed in front of goal with their exploits helping sides stave off relegation, win league titles and qualify for European competitions. Some have topped the goalscoring charts consistently while others have …

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The Winners & Losers From Ireland’s Managerial Change

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Stephen Kenny is the new Republic of Ireland manager, having replaced Mick McCarthy with immediate effect. Kenny has stepped-up from the Under-21s and McCarthy has stepped away with the Euros postponed until the next year and the playoffs postponed indefinitely. The FAI, ultimately, saw no logic in delaying the scheduled handover between managers. It certainly represents a new era for …

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FAI Reveal They Are Targeting November For Slovakia Playoff Game

The FAI’s Interim CEO Gary Owens has outlined that he is hopeful Ireland’s European Championship playoff can take place in November to give new manager Stephen Kenny time with his new squad. The game in Bratislava against Slovakia had been set for the end of March but was postponed until June before being suspended indefinitely by UEFA due to the …

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FAI Confirm New Senior & Under 21 Coaching Staff

The FAI have confirmed that Jim Crawford will take over as the new Ireland U21 manager as Stephen Kenny takes charge of the senior international side. Crawford, who was Kenny’s assistant, will be joined by former Irish defender John O’Shea in the role, while Keith Andrews makes the jump up to the senior side. Kenny and Andrews will also be …

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Damien Duff Set To Join New Ireland Coaching Setup

Damien Duff is reportedly set to return to the Republic of Ireland international setup as a part of incoming manager Stephen Kenny’s new backroom staff. Kenny was confirmed as the new senior manager on Saturday as the FAI outlined that Mick McCarthy would be stepping aside from the role allowing the former Dundalk boss to take the reigns. The suspension …

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“It’s Bittersweet But I Fully Support It”- Mick McCarthy On FAI Decision

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Mick McCarthy has said that he will “fully support” new Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny who succeeds the 61-year-old in the role.  McCarthy was contracted by the FAI until July 31st with U21 boss Kenny set to take over following the completion of Ireland’s Euro 2020 campaign. However, that plan was thrown into confusion following the worldwide outbreak of …

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FAI Confirm Mick McCarthy Departure As Kenny Steps Into The Hotseat

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The FAI have confirmed that Stephen Kenny will take up the role as manager of the Republic of Ireland senior side with immediate effect. It was originally planned that Kenny would take charge after Ireland’s Euro 2020 campaign but the global Covid-19 pandemic has seen the competition rescheduled for next year while Ireland’s qualifier with Slovakia has also been postponed. …

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Roy Keane On The Reasons Why He Rejected The Chance To Join Real Madrid

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In November 2005, Roy Keane’s career at Manchester United came to an abrupt end. After 12-and-a-half years, 480 games, 51 goals, seven league titles, four FA Cups, the Champions League and an unprecedented treble, Keane departed Old Trafford in acrimonious circumstances. All these years later, and the wounds still don’t appear to have healed. Alex Ferguson and Keane, the driving …

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Quiz: Name The Top 30 Irish Goalscorers In Premier League History

Irish players have always had a massive part to play in the Premier League ever since it’s inaugural season in 1992/1993. They have captained their side to league titles, helped their clubs stave off relegation, fired their teams into European competitions. Many have had a huge impact. But what Irish players have made the biggest impact in front of goal? …

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Poll: How Should The FAI Resolve The McCarthy/Kenny Succession Issue?

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Back in November 2018, the FAI opted for appeasement. The previous regime in the association appointed Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager. However, a large section of Irish football supporters were underwhelmed. They wanted change after the dour final year of Martin O’Neill’s reign and Stephen Kenny was, arguably, the popular choice for the role. In an attempt to …

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UEFA Confirm Postponement Of Ireland’s Rescheduled Playoff Against Slovakia

UEFA have confirmed that all the European Championship playoffs that had been rescheduled from March to June have now been postponed until further notice. This, of course, includes Ireland’s game against Slovakia which had initially been set for March 26th before being rescheduled for June due to the recent coronavirus outbreak. All national team games for both men and women …

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Quiz: Name The 22-Man Ireland Squad From The 1994 World Cup

The European Championships may be postponed for another year, but now is the ideal time to take a trip down memory lane with the Boys in Green. In 1994, Ireland qualified for the World Cup for the second time in as many tournaments, finishing second behind Spain in their tricky group and only ahead of Denmark on goals scored. Ireland …

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FAI Ask Staff To Defer Wages For April Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The FAI have announced that they have asked their staff to defer wages for April in a bid to ease the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis. The Association intend to implement a tiered pay deferral scheme for all employees to come into effect in April, with the staff being informed of the decision on Tuesday morning. The deferrals will …

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