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Eight West Ham Players In Isolation After Showing Covid-19 Symptoms

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West Ham United have placed eight players in self-isolation after displaying symptoms of the coronavirus according to Karren Brady the club’s vice-chairperson.  The East-London side are the latest Premier League outfit to be affected by the ongoing pandemic after Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta and Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi contracted the virus as well as several unnamed Leicester City players. Speaking …

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James McClean Fined By Stoke For Controversial Instagram Post

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Republic of Ireland international James McClean has been fined two weeks’ wages for a controversial Instagram post.  The Stoke City winger posted an image on his Instagram account which included himself wearing a balaclava alongside his two children with the caption: “Today’s School lesson — History.” The post was widely criticised on social media and McClean has agreed to delete …

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Siobhan Killeen Details Fight Against Covid-19 After Contracting Virus

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Dublin ladies footballer Siobhan Killeen has revealed that she’s tested positive for Covid-19 – and has urged people to abide by expert advice in the fight against the coronavirus. Killeen, 27, who first experienced symptoms last Sunday evening, was tested on Monday and received her result on Tuesday. She is now self-isolating at home but reports that she’s doing well …

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Quiz: Name The 11 Ireland Players To Win The European Cup

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The Champions League is the most prestigious prize in the history of club football.  From the old European Cup to the modern-day Champions League, taking home the iconic trophy is the pinnacle of most players’ careers. For a country the size of Ireland, we have left our mark on the European football scene. We had two internationals on the first …

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An XI Of The Most Underrated Ireland Players

By Oisin McQueirns & Robert Redmond. With live football at a standstill and the Boys in Green’s quest for a spot in the European Championships put on hold, it’s time to look back rather than look forward.  And there’s no better place to start than with some of Ireland’s more underappreciated talents. Here, we select a starting XI of some …

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Leeds Players & Coaching Staff Volunteer To Take Wage Deferral

Leeds United’s players, coaching staff and senior management have volunteered to take a wage deferral for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus crisis. The outbreak of the virus has caused widespread disruption to the sporting world and has suspended the leagues across the globe meaning many clubs will potentially lose millions. United’s decision will allow all 272 full-time non-football employees …

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Quiz: Can You Name The 23-Man Ireland Squad From Euro 2012?

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 2012, Giovanni Trapattoni led Ireland to their first European Championships in 24 years, but ultimately a difficult group and three defeats meant that the tournament ended in disappointment. In qualifying, Ireland were …

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Handover In Ireland Managerial Succession Plan Likely To Delayed

It now seems like a lifetime ago when the Republic of Ireland’s peculiar managerial succession plan was conceived. In November 2018, under pressure after Mick McCarthy’s appointment as Ireland manager was met with a lukewarm reception from a section of Irish soccer supporters, the FAI opted to try to keep everyone happy. McCarthy would take charge of Ireland for the …

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Roy Keane On Why He Adapted His Game Mid-Way Through His Career

Roy Keane wasn’t the most prolific of goalscoring midfielders during his time at Manchester United, but putting the ball in the net was never the former captain’s focus. Keane appeared on a special edition of Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football where Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville analysed classic games from the 2000/2001 season, including United’s 6-1 win over Arsenal. The …

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“It’s Very Frightening For Us” – Mick McCarthy Confirms Self-Isolation

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has outlined that he and his wife are in self-isolation at their home after two of their neighbours tested positive for the coronavirus. McCarthy should be getting prepared for Ireland’s Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia which was originally scheduled for Thursday but the outbreak of the coronavirus has meant a widespread suspension of the sporting calendar. …

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UEFA Announce Postponement Of Champions League & Europa League Finals

UEFA have officially confirmed that this year’s Champions League and Europa League finals have been postponed indefinitely following the coronavirus crisis. Reports had suggested last week that June was initially selected for both games with June 24th the date set for the Europa League final and June 27th for the Champions League equivalent. That has now been changed with a …

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