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Mick McCarthy Explains Declan Rice Saga To Gary Neville

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Mick McCarthy has given his take on the Declan Rice saga to Gary Neville when speaking to the former Manchester United defender on Sky Sports’ Football Show.  Neville begins by asking the two-time Republic of Ireland boss his experience on the whole episode which saw Rice eventually declare for England despite making three senior appearances for the Boys In Green. …

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Roy Keane Gives Blunt Assessment Of Declan Rice’s Shortcomings

Former Ireland and Manchester United captain Roy Keane did not hold back in his assessment of England midfielder Declan Rice, explaining that the West Ham man has many areas of his game he must improve in. Rice broke into the English starting XI earlier this year, almost immediately after his highly-documented international transfer from Ireland. The 20-year-old had spent the …

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Gary Neville: Declan Rice Would Cost Man United 80 Or 90 Million

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Gary Neville reckons that Declan Rice would cost Manchester United between £80m and £90m, and Jamie Carragher has said that the player would improve the Red Devils’ midfield. The pair made the comments on Monday Night Football’s coverage of the goalless draw between Aston Villa and West Ham United. Rice impressed in the Premier League tie, helping the Hammers earn …

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Gary Neville Reckons Declan Rice Should Not Be Playing For England

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Gary Neville believes that Declan Rice should not be allowed to play for England due to the fact that he won three senior caps with the Republic of Ireland.  Rice, who switched allegiances to England, has now made three senior appearances for the Three Lions and was recently called up by Gareth Southgate for the upcoming 2020 European Championship qualifiers …

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


“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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