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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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Mick McCarthy Releases Statement Following Rice’s International Switch

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Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has released a statement following midfielder Declan Rice’s decision to continue his international career with England rather than Ireland. The West Ham man announced on his social media that he would be selecting England following months of discussions and deliberations. Rice has been embroiled in an international tug-of-war between England and Ireland since August when then …

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FAI Release Statement Following Declan Rice England Switch

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The FAI have released a statement confirming that Declan Rice will switch his international allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England.  Rice confirmed the news this afternoon via his social media accounts and the FAI have been quick to release a statement. It reads: The Football Association of Ireland can confirm that Declan Rice (West Ham United) has opted …

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Report: England & Southgate To Make Big Play To Secure Rice This Week

England manager Gareth Southgate is reportedly set to personally check in on Declan Rice as the decision over the 20-year old’s international future edges over closer.  According to ESPN FC, Southgate will be attending West Ham’s clash with Wolves in the Premier League on Thursday night and will make a big play to secure his international services amidst competition from …

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Declan Rice: I’ve Spoken To McCarthy & Southgate, I Will Decide Soon

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has revealed that he has spoken to both England manager Gareth Southgate and Ireland manager Mick McCarthy about his international future and outlined that he will decide who to represent “soon.” Rice has been embroiled in an international tug-of-war between Ireland and England after he was left out of Martin O’Neill’s squad in August, following …

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