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Robbie Keane Reveals He’s Taken Advice From World Cup Winning Coach

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Robbie Keane has revealed that he still harbours hopes of moving into management but admitted he is no rush to jump straight in.  The Republic of Ireland’s record goalscorer is currently at Championship side, Middlesborough, where he is the assistant to Jonathon Woodgate, However, Keane won’t be part of the Ireland coaching team going forward following the appointment of Stephen …

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Robbie Keane Explains Origins Of Famous Cartwheel Celebration

Former Ireland striker Robbie Keane has outlined the origins of his famous cartwheel celebration but said that he cringes every time he sees himself doing it. Keane scored a copious amount of goals during his career for both club and country, finding the net for the likes of Tottenham, Celtic and LA Galaxy. The striker became synonymous with the cartwheel …

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Newcastle United Reportedly Target Mauricio Pochettino To Be Club’s New Manager

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Newcastle United’s prospective new owners have reportedly targetted Mauricio Pochettino to take over as the club’s new manager. The Magpies on the verge of being sold by Mike Ashley to a Saudi-back consortium. Should the deal go through, Newcastle’s owners will be the wealthiest in world football. The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia is worth an estimated €294 billion …

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November Double-Header Reportedly Possible For Ireland’s Euro Playoff

Ireland’s rescheduled European Championship playoff against Slovakia could take place as part of a double header in November. According to a report from the Irish Independent, the sport’s governing body will decide on the format for the playoffs next month however in a conference call on Tuesday UEFA outlined that November is a possibility. The call took place between UEFA …

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English Footballer Receives Lengthy Ban For Abusing Paul McShane

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Accrington Stanley midfielder Sam Finley has been banned for eight matches after admitting that he verbally abused Paul McShane in a game.  The incident took place between Accrington and McShane’s club Rochdale on New Year’s Day. Finley denied using a racist and derogatory term for an Irish traveller during the League One fixture but he did admit that the verbal …

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Arsenal Squad And Staff Agree On 12.5% Pay Cut

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Arsenal have reached an agreement with their core coaching staff, head coach and players to voluntarily take a 12.5 per cent pay cut over the next year as the club looks to cut costs due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Gunners are the first Premier League team to accept a pay cut, with Southampton, West Ham and Sheffield United all …

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“The Goal In Poland Gave Me A Spark, I Want To Show The New Manager What I’m About”

Aiden O’Brien still remembers that night in Wroclaw vividly.  The game itself, Ireland vs Poland, was far from a classic, largely forgettable friendly, some cynics might say. Under the guidance of Martin O’Neill, the Boys in Green played well but succumbed to a late equaliser from Mateusz Klich. 1-1. Job done. For O’Brien though, it’s an evening he knows he …

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Ian Wright Tells Brilliant Story About Being Snubbed By Roy Keane

BBC’s Match of the Day named Irish midfielder Roy Keane as the Premier League’s greatest European export on their latest podcast. Ian Wright, Alan Shearer and host Gary Lineker named their top ten of best European players to play in the Premier League with Keane topping the list in the end, despite Lineker’s objections. Both Wright and Shearer were full …

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Wayne Rooney Explains Why He Would Choose Lionel Messi Over Cristiano Ronaldo

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Wayne Rooney has opened up on his favourite players to watch while also discussing why he’d choose Lionel Messi over former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.  Rooney and Ronaldo spearheaded Man United’s attack for six seasons before the Portuguese star moved to Real Madrid for a then-world record fee of £80m. Writing in his Sunday Times column, the United and England legend …

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