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Limerick FC Are On The Brink Of Liquidation

Limerick FC are on the brink of liquidation after a court hearing on Wednesday afternoon. The club are facing extinction after court protection was removed from the trading company which owns the club at a sitting of the Circuit Court in Ennis. Limerick entered examinership back in September and have debts of €490,000. They were deducted 26 points last season, finishing …

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Brian Kerr Says He Is “Very Impressed” By FAI Reform Proposal

Brian Kerr has said that he has seen a proposal to reform the Football Association of Ireland and he believes that it could prove successful. Kerr revealed on Tuesday evening that a group of FAI employees presented him with a proposal to reform the association. The former Ireland manager said he was “very impressed” by the plan and believes the …

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Preston Pull Out All The Stops As They Ramp Up Interest In Caoimhin Kelleher

Championship side Preston North End have reportedly ramped up their pursuit of signing Liverpool and Ireland Under-21 goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher on loan in January. According to a report from the Daily Star, Liverpool’s Loan Pathways & Football Partnerships Manager Julian Ward had the red carpet rolled out for him as he visited the club. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had previously …

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Rafa Benitez Discusses Half-Time Consternation During ‘Miracle In Istanbul’

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Rafa Benitez was the special guest on last night’s episode of Monday Night Football alongside Jamie Carragher and the pair did not disappoint when discussing their time together at Liverpool. The most famous moment from their spell together at Anfield was Liverpool’s miraculous recovery in the 2005 Champions League final when they trailed a star-studded AC Milan side 3-0 at …

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FAI “Unable To Accept” Invitation To Attend Oireachtas Committee

The Football Association of Ireland have confirmed that they will not be accepting the invitation to attend Wednesday’s Oireachtas Committee. Minister for Sport Shane Ross, the FAI and Sport Ireland had all been invited by The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport Tourism and Sport to attend Wednesday’s meeting to discuss the financial trouble that the Association finds itself in. Ross …

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England Reportedly Keen To Persuade Irish Prospect To Switch Allegiance

England are reportedly interested in persuading Celtic’s Irish U19 international Armstrong Okoflex to switch international allegiances. Okoflex was born in Dublin and is an Irish underage international most recently featuring in three games for Tom Mohan’s U19s but he has also represented England at U16 and U17 level. According to a report in The Telegraph, England are keen on persuading …

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Roy Keane Reportedly Gave Man United Players Secret Pep Talk

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane reportedly gave the club’s current players a “stirring” team talk recently, however one player was left unimpressed by the Irish man’s words of wisdom. According to a report from The Mirror, Keane was invited into United’s Carrington training facility by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to talk to the club’s young stars. Keane and Solskjaer …

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Jose Mourinho Explains Decision To Hand Match Ball To Troy Parrott

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Troy Parrott made his much-anticipated Premier League debut on Saturday, coming on as an 85th-minute substitute for Tottenham in their 5-0 win over Burnley. Following the end of the game, manager Jose Mourinho sought out Parrott and handed him the match ball as the 17-year-old became the youngest player to make a Premier League appearance this season. Mourinho also hinted, …

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Troy Parrott Set For Champions League Debut Against Bayern Munich

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Troy Parrott looks set to make his Champions League debut next week when Tottenham take on Bayern Munich. With both teams having already qualified for the knockout stages of the tournament, Jose Mourinho has confirmed that he intends to field a youthful team against the German giants. Mourinho has confirmed that Parrott will be part of a line-up that will …

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Mick McCarthy Praises Parrott But Details Dilemma Over Ryan Manning

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has been keeping tabs on a host of his players as the English divisions approach the extremely busy Christmas period. In the Premier League, Aaron Connolly has returned to full fitness and is impressing at Brighton, while Southampton’s Shane Long and Burnley’s Robbie Brady have been finding more regular game time as of late. In the …

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FAI Accounts Reveal John Delaney Received €462,000 Severance Package

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The Football Association of Ireland published their accounts for 2017 and 2018 with the latter report revealing the severance package paid out to former CEO John Delaney. Delaney resigned from the Association in September following controversy surrounding The Sunday Times’ investigation into a €100,000 bridging loan the former CEO paid to the FAI in 2017. The accounts revealed that Delaney …

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