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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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Jack Grealish Releases Video After Villa Punish Him For Incident

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has released a video apologising for his actions after pictures surfaced online appearing to show him following an incident in which a Range Rover crashed into parked cars. The two cars suffered minor damage in the incident with West Midlands Police saying, according to a report from The Guardian, that the driver left his details …

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Five Of The Best Irish Players Never To Play At A Major Tournament

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By Robert Redmond & Oisin McQueirns _____ Over the years, Ireland has developed some incredibly talented footballers that have had the chance to shine on the biggest international stages. The likes of Ronnie Whelan at Euro 88, Paul McGrath at the World Cup in 1994, Damien Duff and Robbie Keane in Korea and Japan in 2002 – there’s been plenty. …

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Can You Get 100% In This Irish Football Stadium Quiz?

Can you get top marks in this quiz about football stadiums in Ireland? The premise for this quiz is very simple. We give you the Google Maps image of a football stadium in Ireland, and you just tell us the name of the team that plays there. There are 15 questions in total, and the questions are multiple-choice. Good luck, …

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Harry Kane Refusing To Rule Out Possible Tottenham Exit

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has refused to rule out a transfer away from the club. The England captain outlined that he wouldn’t stay at the club “for the sake of it” if he feels as though the team aren’t progressing in the right direction. Kane has been at Spurs since the start of his career progressing to become the …

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Graeme Souness Hasn’t Let A Sporting Shutdown Stop Him From Criticising Pogba

Former Liverpool midfielder Graeme Souness has once again criticised Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. According to the Sky Sports pundit, Pogba would be a “doddle” to play against. Souness has long been critical of the Frenchman’s commitment and desire to play for Man United, frequently hitting out at the midfielder in his role as a pundit. Earlier this month he questioned …

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