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Stephen Kenny: Jack Grealish And Declan Rice Should Still Be Playing For Ireland

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“They would have been fast-tracked earlier and into the first team.” Stephen Kenny has said that the Republic of Ireland lost Declan Rice and Jack Grealish because there wasn’t a coherent pathway between the various underage teams and the senior Ireland side. During Martin O’Neill’s tenure as Ireland manager, both players rejected Ireland to declare for England. In 2015, Grealish …

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The Non Top-Six Alternative Premier League Team Of The Year

This season, the PFA Team of the Year was unsurprisingly dominated by the Premier League’s top two with ten of the eleven selected playing for either Manchester City or Liverpool. The two sides have been in scintillating form this season and it’s difficult to argue with the inclusion of any of the players involved given their quality. Manchester United’s Paul …

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Declan Rice Among Nominees For PFA Young Player Of the Year

Former Ireland international Declan Rice has been included in the six-man shortlist for the 2018/2019 PFA Young Player of the Year. The West Ham midfielder, who was embroiled in an international tug of war between Ireland and England for the majority of the year, has been rewarded for his tremendous displays this season. Rice has become a key component in …

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Michael Keane On Using Ireland As Stepping Stone: “I Felt Really English”

Everton defender Michael Keane has outlined that he “always dreamed of playing for England” despite first representing Ireland at underage level. The 26-year old had featured for Ireland’s U17s and U19s but switched his international allegiance and has featured frequently for England’s U21s as well as five appearances for their senior team. Keane was recently included in England’s squad for …

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Declan Rice “Bursting With Pride” At England Call-Up

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Declan Rice has spoken publicly about the decision to pledge his international career to England days out from making his debut for the Three Lions. The West Ham midfielder has been the topic of much discussion since the decision to leave the Irish set-up. However, Rice has now spoken publicly about the decision to declare for England. When asked what …

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Declan Rice Named In England Squad Following International Switch

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has been named in his first England squad following his international switch from Ireland to the Three Lions. Southgate has picked Rice after his international transfer to England was completed last week. Rice had been one of Ireland’s most promising prospects, featuring three times for the Boys in Green during the Summer, but he was …

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McCarthy Outlines Details Of Rice Phonecall: “I’ve Known For Months”

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has outlined that he felt Declan Rice’s drawn-out announcement over his international future was a good indication that he would not be re-joining the Boys in Green. Rice announced two weeks ago that he would be pursuing his international career with England despite playing three international friendlies with Ireland during the Summer. The saga over his …

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