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UEFA’s Noel Mooney Returns To The FAI In Temporary Role

Noel Mooney

The FAI have confirmed this evening that Noel Mooney will take up a role within the association as General Manager for Football Services and Partnerships.  Mooney is currently UEFA’s Head of National Association Business Development and he will commence his secondment on June 3. Initially, his role will be to assess the FAI’s requirements and to coordinate future support and …

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Irish Goal-Machine Aaron Connolly Wins Premier League 2 POTY

Brighton and Irish underage international striker Aaron Connolly has won this season’s Premier League 2 Player of the Year award after a tremendous campaign with the Seagulls. Connolly was on fire in front of goal during the season scoring 11 goals and creating two in 15 games for Brighton’s U23s in the PL2 – despite missing a chunk of the …

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Vincent Kompany Exits City To Take Up Player-Manager Role In Belgium

Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany has announced that he will leave the club this summer to take up a role as player-manager at Belgian side Anderlecht. Kompany explained that he would be leaving the Premier League champions on Sunday, a day after he successfully captained the side to FA Cup victory over Watford, before confirming his return to Anderlecht. The …

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Raheem Sterling Seals Domestic Treble With FA Cup Final Hat-Trick

Manchester City have secured a domestic treble following an emphatic 6-0 win over Watford at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. A Raheem Sterling hat-trick plus goals from David Silva, Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne eased Man City over the line for Pep Guardiola’s third trophy of the season. Watford had a golden opportunity to go ahead after 12 minutes when …

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Redmond Named In England Squad As Hope Of Irish Switch Fades

Nathan Redmond Michael Obafemi

Gareth Southgate has named his England squad for the upcoming UEFA Nations League finals with Southampton’s Nathan Redmond making the 27 man selection. Redmond has had an excellent season with the Saints and the 24-year old had been reportedly scouted by Irish manager Mick McCarthy thanks to the Irish connections on his mother’s side. He had been called up to …

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Limerick FC Players Threaten Strike Action Over Unpaid Wages

Limerick FC players have outlined that they have “no other option” but to threaten the club with strike action over unpaid wages and expenses. The First Division club also experienced financial issues last season and have been struggling to meet their commitments to the squad this season, with midfielder Sean Russell outlining in an interview with Off The Ball that …

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FAI Release Defiant Statement Following SIPTU Insolvency Claims

The FAI have released a statement outlining that they are shocked and disappointed by SIPTU’s claims that the organisation could be facing insolvency in a matter of weeks. The Trade Union say that the association’s finances are in an “extremely precarious financial situation” and that they face the threat of “becoming insolvent in only a matter of weeks.” They are …

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FAI In Danger Of “Becoming Insolvent In Only A Matter Of Weeks”

SIPTU claim they have received important information relating to the FAI’s current financial situation.  The Trade Union say that the association’s finances are in an “extremely precarious financial situation” and that they face the threat of “becoming insolvent in only a matter of weeks.” They are now calling for a meeting with Sports Minister Shane Ross in order to solve …

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Man City Deny Claims “Allez Allez” Chant Refers To Sean Cox

Manchester City have denied accusations that their players celebrated winning the Premier League with a chant relating to Liverpool fan Sean Cox or the Hillsborough tragedy. A video emerged on social media over the last number of days which appeared to show Manchester City players and staff singing an alternative version of the “Allez Allez Allez” song, which is typically sung …

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