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Niall Quinn Gives Update On Kenny/McCarthy Situation Following Euro Postponement

The FAI’s Interim Deputy CEO Niall Quinn has outlined that the Association would not be worrying about the managerial situation surrounding Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny until after the rescheduled Euro 2021 playoff in June. Kenny, the current Ireland Under-21s manager had been scheduled to take over from McCarthy as senior Ireland manager in August 2020 following the culmination of …

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European Leagues To Be Completed By June 30th If “Situation Improves”

UEFA have confirmed that they are committed to finishing out domestic and European competitions by June 30th at the latest following the coronavirus outbreak. The sport’s governing body made the decision after conference calls with its 55 member associations, the board of the European Club Association and the board of the European Leagues. UEFA have confirmed that all #Euro2020 qualifiers will …

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Champions League & Europa League Finals Postponed Until End Of June

The Champions League and Europa League finals have been postponed until the end of June following the coronavirus outbreak across Europe. Spanish publication Marca are reporting that UEFA have made the decision after conference calls with its 55 member associations, the board of the European Club Association and the board of the European Leagues. Having explored the details and various scenarios, …

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European Championships Postponed Until Summer 2021

The European Championships that were scheduled for the summer of 2020 will be postponed until 2021 amid the coronavirus outbreak. UEFA made the decision after conference calls with its 55 member associations, the board of the European Club Association and the board of the European Leagues. The Norwegian FA confirmed the news in a tweet on their official account outlining that …

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Jake Mulraney On Hearts Exit And “Mad” Glenn Whelan Criticism

In January, former Republic of Ireland Under-21 international Jake Mulraney was one of a host of players, including Glenn Whelan, to exit Scottish Premiership club Hearts after the appointment of new manager Daniel Stendel. With his side bottom of the league, Stendel decided that he must overhaul the squad as some of their senior players left the club in addition …

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Life In Cyprus Under Lockdown; “It’s Scary Not Knowing When It Will End”

For footballers across the world, these are trying times indeed, as sport and society do their best to cope with the ramifications of the coronavirus outbreak. The virus has swept across Europe and suspended virtually all major sporting leagues, with life in many cities coming to a standstill as phrases like ‘social distancing’ and ‘self-isolation’ become commonplace in our vocabulary. …

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Former Ireland Team Doctor Has Reportedly Rejected Liverpool To Remain With Arsenal

With all football-related activity suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, the most unusual of transfer stories has come to light involving Arsenal doctor Dr Gary O’Driscoll.  O’Driscoll has strong links to Ireland and Irish sport – both his father, Barry and cousin, Brian, represented the Irish rugby team. As well as this, O’Driscoll spent six years as the Irish rugby …

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Football Reportedly Braced For Complete Shutdown Until September

Football authorities across Europe are reportedly bracing themselves for a complete shutdown of the game until September following the outbreak and effects of the coronavirus. All of Europe’s football’s major leagues, as well as the Champions League and the Europa League, have been suspended with the English leagues postponed until April 3rd at the earliest. According to Miguel Delaney and …

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“The Majority Of Clubs Would Be In Trouble After A Couple of Weeks”

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“Financially, it’ll be a huge pressure on the clubs and then obviously there’ll be pressure on fixtures down the road.” League of Ireland clubs could face a massive financial strain and an uncertain future should the Coronavirus [Covid-19] shutdown last beyond the next couple of weeks. The FAI have announced that all football activity that comes under their jurisdiction will …

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