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Premier League Fixtures For The 2019/20 Season Have Been Released


The fixtures for the 2019/20 Premier League season have been released. The campaign gets underway on August 9 and concludes on May 17 next year. Liverpool open their title challenge, and kick-off the Premier League season, on Friday, August 9 against newly promoted Norwich City at Anfield. Manchester City are the defending champions and they get their defence under way …

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Five Irish Players Who Were Absent At The Peak Of Their Powers

Mick McCarthy vented his frustrations during the week at the continued calls to somehow accommodate both Seamus Coleman and Matt Doherty in the same team.   In his second stint as Irish boss, the 60-year-old has been hard pressed by the media on the issue, especially given Doherty’s rousing form for Wolves this season. Having experimented with the Dubliner as …

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Robbie Keane On What Troy Parrott Needs To Do To Become A Top Player

Ireland assistant manager and former Tottenham Hotspur striker Robbie Keane has called for caution over the hyperbole surrounding 17-year old Troy Parrott who many feel is the heir to the record goalscorer’s throne. Parrott is one of Ireland’s most promising prospects having impressed for Spurs’ underage sides, scoring 19 goals this season, including 14 in just nine games for the U18s. …

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Exclusive: “No Irish Roots” Confirms Huddersfield Frontman Karlan Grant

Huddersfield striker Karlan Grant has confirmed that he is not eligible to play for Ireland despite recent speculation surrounding a potential call-up to the Boys in Green. The 21-year old had impressed in his debut Premier League season after making a mid-season move to Huddersfield from Charlton Athletic, scoring four goals in 13 games despite the Terriers’ struggles. Grant is …

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Jim McGuinness Has Been Sacked By Charlotte Independence After Difficult Start To Season


Jim McGuinness has been sacked by Charlotte Independence. The American club have relieved the Donegal man of his duties after a poor start to their season in the USL Eastern Conference, the second tier of soccer in the United States. In his first position in senior football management, McGuinness oversaw just one win in 14 matches, experiencing a difficult start …

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“I Text Him Last Night And Said, ‘Look, You’ve Got A Big Part To Play In This Ireland Team”


“He needs a fresh start.” When James McCarthy suffered a double-leg break against West Bromwich Albion in January 2018, the television cameras panned away to a worried-looking Seamus Coleman sitting in the stands. The Republic of Ireland captain was still recovering from a similar injury, 11-days away from making his return to the first-team after nine months on the sidelines. …

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Robbie Keane Offered Assistant Manager Job By Middlesbrough


“If the FAI or Mick McCarthy had an issue with me considering this job, I’d just have said ‘thanks but no’ to Middlesbrough.” Robbie Keane has revealed that he has been offered the opportunity to become Middlesbrough’s assistant manager. Jonathan Woodgate has been named as the new manager of the Championship side, and he wants his former teammate to join …

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“We Weren’t Patient Enough In The Final Third” – Coleman Explains Ireland’s Slog Against Gibraltar

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“We were disappointed because we felt like we wanted to put on a show.” Seamus Coleman has said the Republic of Ireland players were unhappy with their performance against Gibraltar on Monday evening. Mick McCarthy’s side recorded a 2-0 win over the team ranked 195th in the world thanks to an own goal from Joseph Chipolina and a header in …

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“I Ain’t Going To Be Miserable About It” – McCarthy Happy After Narrow Win Over Gibraltar


“I’m off on me holidays with 10 points.” Mick McCarthy had no complaints following the Republic of Ireland’s 2-0 win over Gibraltar. At the Aviva Stadium on Monday night, Ireland laboured to a victory over the team ranked 195th in the world. It wasn’t pretty and Ireland’s play wasn’t effective either, but the win left McCarthy’s side with 10 points …

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