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Glenn Whelan Has Been Released By Aston Villa

Glenn Whelan

He is one of eight players released by the club. Glenn Whelan has been released by Aston Villa. The Republic of Ireland midfielder joined the Midlands club from Stoke City on a two-year deal in 2017 and went on to make 73 appearances for them, scoring two goals. Whelan helped Villa earn promotion to the Premier League through the playoffs, …

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Irish Interest Aplenty As Focus Turns To Football League Playoffs

Last weekend represented the final day of the season across the English Football League with the Championship, League One and League Two all wrapping up their 46 game campaigns. In the Championship, Daniel Farke’s N0rwich were confirmed as champions as they beat Aston Villa and will return to the Premier League alongside a Sheffield United side containing a host of …

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Bamford Charged As El-Ghazi Red Rescinded After Leeds & Villa Melee

Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford has been charged with ‘successful deception of a match official’ following his involvement in an altercation during their game with Aston Villa. The incident occurred between the striker and Aston Villa’s Anwar El-Ghazi with the midfielder receiving a straight red card from referee Stuart Attwell despite video footage showing the Villa man barely touching his …

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Under Mick McCarthy Conor Hourihane Can Be Ireland’s Newest Talisman

Over the last two international qualifying campaigns, a talisman in green has stepped up for Ireland when they have required one most. In 2014/2015 as Martin O’Neill’s side clamoured towards Euro 2016 it was striker Jon Walters whose goals, endeavour and work rate helped Ireland reach the tournament finals in France. In 2016/2017, although Ireland didn’t reach the World Cup …

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Scott Hogan To End Villa Nightmare As Sheffield United Move Looms

Ireland striker Scott Hogan looks set to leave Aston Villa on loan after passing a medical with fellow Championship side Sheffield United. Hogan moved to Villa Park in January of 2017 from Brentford for a fee of £9m – potentially rising to £12m, but the striker has failed to live up to expectations in recent seasons. The Irish frontman has scored …

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Conor Hourihane Continues Good Form With Christmas Cracker Vs Leeds

Republic of Ireland international midfielder Conor Hourihane has been in excellent form for Aston Villa this season and scored a tremendous goal to put his side 2-0 up against Leeds United at Villa Park. Hourihane received the ball after some excellent work from striker Johnathan Kodjia and 20 yards from goal the midfielder unleashed a curling effort which evaded the reach …

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