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Cyrus Christie Details Extent Of Vile Racist Abuse Suffered During Career

Ireland and Fulham full-back Cyrus Christie has detailed the racism he frequently suffers on social media outlining that Twitter and Facebook are “useless” when it comes to dealing with complaints. Christie, whose sister was allegedly hit and abused by a fan during Fulham’s game with Barnsley earlier this season, appeared on the Counter Attack podcast earlier this week and opened …

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Irish Underage Duo Star As Derby Defeat Dortmund In UEFA Youth League

Derby County’s remarkable run in the UEFA Youth League will continue after they defeated Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in the competition’s playoff round. The young Rams qualified for the playoff by defeating Belarusian side FC Minsk and Icelandic side IA Akranes over two legs while Dortmund finished second in their group in the UEFA Champions League pathway. Irish U18 international Eiran …

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Mick McCarthy Gives Update On Potential Recall For James McCarthy

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Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy remained coy on a potential return to the Irish squad for James McCarthy, despite the midfielder impressing in the Premier League with Crystal Palace. McCarthy has worked his way into the first team at Selhurst Park since his arrival from Everton last summer and has started the last nine Premier League games for Roy …

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Mick McCarthy Not Concerned By Glenn Whelan’s Move To League One

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Glenn Whelan’s move to League One Fleetwood Town will not adversely impact his chances of starting against Slovakia, according to Ireland manager Mick McCarthy. The 36-year-old moved to Joey Barton’s side last month after his disappointing exit from Scottish club Hearts after falling out of favour with new manager Daniel Stendel. Whelan found himself without a club for a couple …

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“I Wish He’d Gone To Charlton On Loan, It’d Be Better For Us”

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has outlined that he wished Tottenham striker Troy Parrott had gone out on loan in January to gain vital first-team experience. Parrott was capped by McCarthy in November’s friendly against New Zealand. But the 18-year-old has rarely been involved in the Spurs squad over the past two months, only making the bench twice since his Premier …

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Lucas Torreira’s Improved Performances Highlight Major Contrast Between Arteta & Emery

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Lucas Torreira has exemplified the passion, hard work and tenacity that new Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has demanded from his players, since being handed the reigns in December. The Uruguayan’s vast improvements on the pitch show us why Arteta is the perfect man to revitalise Unai Emery’s withered squad. For far too long, Arsenal were missing a major cog in …

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Premier League Could Launch Netflix Style Streaming Service

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The new Premier League CEO, Richard Masters has revealed plans to introduce a new Netflix style digital streaming service. If the plans do go through, it could revolutionise the way football is consumed. Masters has detailed how the Premier League had considered launching this streaming service during the 2022-2025 TV bidding process. “During the last process we spent quite a …

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O’Shea On The Scoresheet While Molumby Impresses In Championship Clash

Two of Ireland’s most promising young talents impressed on Sunday, during West Brom’s 2-0 victory over Millwall in the Championship. Ireland U21 captain Jayson Molumby started in midfield for the home side Millwall while defender Dara O’Shea was at right-back for West Brom. Molumby was handed the difficult task of coping with West Brom’s talented midfielder Romaine Sawyers but the …

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Expectation, Dread & Pressure: A Day at Elland Road Supporting Leeds

Last Saturday’s defeat to relegation-threatened Wigan Athletic was a perfect microcosm of what life at Leeds United is like under Marcelo Bielsa. Elland Road was as good as full with over 35,000 in attendance. For the majority of the game, the home side dominated with their free-flowing and possession-based football that has become synonymous with the iconic Argentine coach. But …

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Man United Report The Sun Over Attack On Ed Woodward’s Home

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By Sean Walker. Manchester United have accused The Sun newspaper of having prior knowledge of the attack on the home of executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. The incident took place on January 28 outside Woodward’s house in Cheshire, when a group chanting ‘you’re going to die’ launched flares at his property and sprayed graffiti on the gate. Neither Woodward nor his …

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Shane Long Back In Ireland Contention Ahead Of Slovakia Playoff

Mick McCarthy has outlined that Southampton striker Shane Long is “pushing all the right buttons” ahead of Ireland’s crucial playoff against Slovakia in March. Long scored for the Saints in their FA Cup defeat to Tottenham in midweek and has found himself back in form under Ralph Hasenhuttl featuring in the club’s last seven games in all competitions. The 33-year-old …

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Ireland Under-21s Reportedly Won’t Take Part In Toulon Tournament This Summer

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The Republic of Ireland Under-21s will not take part in the Toulon Tournament this summer due to the FAI’s financial restrictions, according to reports. The prestigious youth tournament played a key role in the development of Stephen Kenny’s side in 2019. Toulon Tournament Ireland reached the semi-finals of the competition in France, where they lost to eventual winners Brazil. Kenny’s …

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