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Shay Given Details How Potential Move To Liverpool Collapsed

Former Ireland international goalkeeper Shay Given had a brilliant career which spanned over 20 years for both club and country. Given won 134 caps for the Boys in Green, and made over 350 appearances for Newcastle while also having spells at Manchester City, Stoke City and Aston Villa towards the end of his career. There was a time though, when …

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Scott Hogan Has Joined Birmingham City On Loan From Aston Villa

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Republic of Ireland international Scott Hogan has joined Championship side Birmingham City on a loan deal from Aston Villa until the end of the season. Hogan had spent the first half of the campaign on loan at Stoke City and scored twice in 13 league games. But the 27-year-old fell out of favour with new manager Michael O’Neill following his …

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Jack Grealish’s Father Details Influence Of GAA on Villa Captain’s Game

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Jack Grealish’s father Kevin has outlined that he feels the Aston Villa captain’s experience playing Gaelic football helped with his development at a younger age. Grealish has been excellent this season since returning to the Premier League with Villa scoring six times and notching up five assists as Dean Smith’s side look to avoid the drop. The 24-year-old’s form has …

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“He Wasn’t Happy When I Left Him Out, But He’s Answered Me In The Best Way”

Irish midfielder Conor Hourihane delivered a man of the match display on Monday night as Aston Villa picked up a much-needed victory over Newcastle at Villa Park. Hourihane ran the game for his side, scoring a fantastic free-kick as well as setting up teammate Anwar El-Ghazi for Villa’s second while notching up a hugely impressive 98% passing accuracy. The win …

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Liverpool Will Play Two Games In Two Days In December

Liverpool will play two games in the space of 24 hours in December after the EFL confirmed that the date of Carabao Cup quarter-final will not change. Jurgen Klopp’s team will play Aston Villa on Tuesday, December 17 at Villa Park in the EFL Cup. The following day, they will play in the Club World Cup semi-final in Qatar. Klopp …

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Conor Hourihane Full Of Praise For “Nuisance” Aaron Connolly

Ireland midfielder Conor Hourihane was full of praise for Brighton striker Aaron Connolly after his recent promotion to the senior side following his impressive start to life in the Premier League. Connolly was handed his first Premier League start against Tottenham last weekend and became the first Irish teenager to score a brace in the top flight since Robbie Keane …

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“He Was One Of The Best In Training, I’m Thinking ‘Why Are You Here?'”

Former England striker Emile Heskey has opened up about his time working with Stephen Ireland at Aston Villa outlining that the ex-Irish international was one of the most talented players he trained with. Ireland spent three seasons at Villa following his departure from Manchester City in 2010 and despite impressing in spells, only made 57 appearances at the club, thanks …

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Stephen Ireland On The Two Managers He Didn’t Get On With

Stephen Ireland is viewed by many as one of Ireland’s most gifted yet unfulfilled footballers. Despite playing alongside players such as Carlos Tevez, Patrick Viera and Vincent Kompany, Ireland only ever made six international appearances for the Boys in Green. Various off-field issues have created the narrative that the midfielder is somewhat difficult to work with. However, in a wide-ranging …

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Conor Hourihane Reminds Critic Of Old Tweet After Premier League Debut

Conor Hourihane fulfilled a lifelong ambition on Saturday afternoon. After working his way up from the bottom of the English football pyramid, Hourihane finally got his chance in the Premier League. The Corkman started in midfield for Aston Villa in their defeat away to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. However, Hourihane still remembers the Villa fan who said he …

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