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Mick McCarthy Suggests Troy Parrott Could Make Ireland Debut Next Month

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has outlined that Troy Parrott is in the frame to make his senior international in November’s friendly against New Zealand. Parrott has been in and around the Tottenham first-team this season and impressed earlier this week for their Under-19s side, scoring four goals in the UEFA Youth League against Red Star Belgrade. The 17-year-old …

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Dundalk & Shamrock Rovers Dominate PFAI Team Of The Year

Five Dundalk players have been named in the PFAI Team of the Year. The League of Ireland Premier Division champions make up the majority of the team, which is voted for by their fellow players. There are four Shamrock Rovers in the side. Sean Gannon, Chris Shields, Patrick Hoban, Sean Hoare and Michael Duffy are the Dundalk players in the …

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Mick McCarthy Was At Loftus Road To Scout In-Form Ryan Manning


Mick McCarthy has scouted Ryan Manning, the in-form Irish full-back who has, so far this season, been overlooked for the Republic of Ireland squad. McCarthy was at Loftus Road on Tuesday night to watch the player in action for Queens Park Rangers against Reading. The game finished 2-2 and Manning played 90 minutes. 🤔 Wonder who the @FAIreland manager is …

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Rio Ferdinand Calls On Liverpool FC To Apologise To Patrice Evra

Rio Ferdinand has called on Liverpool to apologise for their players wearing t-shirts in support of Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan was accused of racially abusing Patrick Evra in 2011. Ferdinand made the comments after Jamie Carragher apologised to Evra on Monday Night Football for wearing a t-shirt in support of Suarez back when the pair were teammates at Anfield. …

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Troy Parrott Grabs Four Goals For Spurs In UEFA Youth League

Irish Under-21 striker Troy Parrott scored four goals for Tottenham’s Under-19s in their UEFA Youth League clash against Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday afternoon. Parrott had previously found the net for Spurs in their draw over Olympiakos and grabbed an assist in their defeat to Bayern Munich in this season’s European competition. Ryan Mason’s side were looking for their first …

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Carragher Apologies To Evra After Massive Mistake In Racism Row

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Jamie Carragher has apologised to Patrice Evra for wearing T-shirts in support of Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan was found to have racially abused the French defender in 2011.  Evra, a former Manchester United captain, had a somewhat colourful history with the former Liverpool attacking sensation as the pair repeatedly clashed when the rival clubs met one another. However, it …

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Manchester United Keen On Surprise Move For Emre Can

Manchester United are reportedly lining up a bid for former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can who is keen on a move away from current club Juventus. Can moved to Italy in 2018 after an impressive four seasons at Anfield joining Juventus on a free transfer but Tuttosport are reporting that the German is looking to leave after just three substitute appearances …

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Paul McShane Not Giving Up Hope Of Return To Irish Squad

Irish defender Paul McShane may be coming towards the latter stages of his career but the 33-year-old isn’t letting hopes of a return to the international fold go. McShane has won 33 caps for the Boys in Green over the course of his career but hasn’t represented his country since playing in a 2-2 draw against Slovakia in March of …

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“He’s Had Quite A Couple Of Weeks, We Have To Look After Him”

Brighton manager Graham Potter has warned that the club must protect Aaron Connolly following a whirlwind couple of weeks for the 19-year-old striker. Connolly bagged a brace on his first Premier League start against Tottenham two weeks ago which earned him a call-up to the Irish senior squad. The Galway native came on as a substitute against Georgia before making …

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A Look At Why Football & Feature Films Have Historically Failed To Mix

This month, Disney will finally start principal photography on their first big budget football film. The project is a remake of, what we believe to be, the greatest ever football film, Next Goal Wins, a documentary released in 2014 that followed the American Samoa international team (harshly known as the worst team in the world after losing 0-31 to Australia) …

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Premier League Clubs Reportedly Interested In QPR’s Ryan Manning

Irish full-back Ryan Manning has reportedly been drawing the interest of a host of Premier League clubs following the 23-year-old’s promising start to the Championship season with QPR. Manning, who is a midfielder by trade, has moved into the left-back position at Loftus Road this season and has managed to make the spot his own with the club currently sitting …

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