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Roy Keane Questions Man United Players For Wearing “Silly Hats” Ahead Of Liverpool Game

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Roy Keane has questioned Manchester United’s players because some of them wore “silly hats” in the warm-up for a match against Liverpool on Sunday. On Sky Sports’ coverage of the Premier League game at Anfield, Keane was asked about United’s apparent plan to start with a back-three for the match against Liverpool. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s decision was seemingly made with …

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QPR Boss Heaps Praise On Conor Masterson After MOTM Display

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Ireland U21 international defender Conor Masterson made his full league debut in QPR’s 1-0 win over Leeds United in the Championship on Saturday afternoon. Masterson had featured in Rangers’ 5-1 win in the FA Cup against Swansea two weeks ago before coming off the bench against Brentford last week for his first league appearance. Up against Leeds, one of the …

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Connor Ronan Completes Loan Move To League One Blackpool

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League One side Blackpool have completed a loan move for Wolves and Ireland Under-21 midfielder, Connor Ronan, until the end of the season. Ronan spent the first half of this season and the second half of last season on loan at Slovakian side DAC Dunajska Streda where he made 33 appearances. Blackpool currently sit 13th in League One with the …

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Wayne Bridge Explains Why He “Didn’t Get” Martin O’Neill As A Manager

Former England left-back Wayne Bridge has spoken of his experience working under Martin O’Neill at Sunderland outlining that he “didn’t get” the ex-Ireland manager’s methods. Bridge spent half a season on loan at The Stadium of Light joining from Manchester City in January of 2012, and made ten appearances under O’Neill. The former full-back, who had worked under the likes …

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Daniel Stendel Explains Reason Behind Glenn Whelan’s Hearts Exit

Hearts manager Daniel Stendel outlined that he feels he hasn’t disrespected anyone in his recent January clear out at the club which included the departure of Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan. Whelan was dropped from the squad by Stendel before being told he could leave Hearts after just four months at Tynecastle and hit out at the manager in an interview …

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Former Irish International Andy Keogh Joins Indian Super League

Former Irish international striker Andy Keogh is headed to the Indian Super League to join NorthEast FC following a brief spell in Saudi Arabia. The 33-year-old had found the net eight times in 17 games for Saudi Arabian second division side Al-Qadsiah who he joined following his release from Australian side Perth Glory. Keogh had a memorable spell in Australia …

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Blackburn Reportedly Targeting Potential Move For Ireland’s Ronan Curtis

Championship outfit Blackburn Rovers are reportedly targeting a move for Portsmouth and Ireland winger Ronan Curtis with Tony Mowbray’s side said to be “admirers” of the 23-year-old. Curtis has been in excellent form during his second season at Pompey scoring ten goals for Kenny Jackett’s side and has understandably been drawing the attention of teams in higher divisions. According to …

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Kick It Out Release Statement On Latest James McClean Abuse

James McClean Statement

Kick It Out have released a statement addressing the latest alleged discriminatory abuse targeted at Republic of Ireland international and Stoke City’s James McClean.  McClean has been the subject of chants from the stands in matches away to Huddersfield and Barnsley this season. The FA have charged Barnsley with a breach of FA Rule E20 while the latest example of …

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“Treated Like A Minority Sport” – Stephen Kenny Hits Out At Government Funding

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Republic of Ireland U21 boss Stephen Kenny has hit out at the latest allocation of government funding to the FAI.  On Friday, the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport announced the first set of allocations under the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF). A range of projects throughout the country across different sports were allocated money with rugby and …

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Stoke Release Statement Condemning Abuse Of James McClean

Stoke City have released a statement condemning the abuse of winger James McClean who was the subjected to discriminatory chanting earlier this season. Barnsley were charged by the FA following sectarian chanting aimed at McClean in November, with Stoke’s game against Huddersfield having to be stopped momentarily while the winger reported the abuse to the referee. McClean’s club released a …

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League One Side Set To Swoop For Lee O’Connor Loan Deal

League One high-fliers Oxford United are reportedly interested in bringing Irish international right-back Lee O’Connor to the club this January on a loan deal from Scottish champions Celtic. O’Connor joined Celtic from Manchester United during the summer but has failed to make a first team appearance for the Hoops this season. The 19-year-old has found minutes hard to come by …

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Sportsground & RDS To Receive €10m Grant From Government

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The first wave of government funding under the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF) was announced today with Connacht Rugby and Leinster Rugby set to receive €10m for stadium redevelopments.  In total, 25 different projects are to receive funding of various amounts with the total expenditure amounting to €77.4m. While the project funding has been announced, all grants are …

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