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Forgotten Friday – Royston Drenthe

The closing of the current transfer window was dominated by Radamel Falcao’s move to Manchester United and Danny Welbeck’s move to Arsenal. But one lesser move was the inspiration behind this week’s Forgotten Friday. This week’s Forgotten Friday is former Dutch prodigy Royston Drenthe. Less than ten years ago Drenthe was seen as one of European football’s most prestigious talents. …

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Forgotten Friday – Andrew O’Shaughnessy

This week’s Forgotten Friday looks at a hurler who looked destined to take the game by storm, but things did not work out this way for unfortunate reasons. This week’s forgotten man is former Limerick hurler Andrew O’Shaughnessy. O’Shaughnessy was a corner-forward who was one of the country’s brightest talents in the early 2000’s. In fact, he made his full …

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Forgotten Friday – Amir Zaki

This man took the Premier League by storm for the first half of the 2008-2009 Premier League season, but where is he now? Forgotten Friday this week is Amir Zaki. Wigan Athletic are no longer a Premier League club but the days of ‘Watch Wigan’ came to fruition back in 2005 when they got themselves all the way to the …

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Forgotten Friday – Middlesbrough F.C

Forgotten Friday looks at a team as opposed to an individual this week as we look back on the demise of Middlesbrough F.C. Middlesbrough are a football club that have gone from Premier League to Championship over the last number of years. For a number of years, they were a very good Premier League club, with some high profile players and …

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Forgotten Friday – Giles Barnes

Forgotten Friday returns after a break this week. This Friday looks back at another football player who was touted for a big future but fell by the wayside. That player is Giles Barnes. Barnes burst onto the scene with Derby County in the 2005-2006 season and the seventeen-year-old had many moments of quality. He caught the eye of the public …

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Forgotten Friday – Bayer Leverkusen 2001-2002

Sean Cremin has a slightly different take on ‘Forgotten Friday’ this week as he looks at a team full of forgotten stars. Bayer Leverkusen are a relatively big side in German terms but in the 2001-2002 season they made a lasting impression on the European scene. They reached the UEFA Champions League final and were very unlucky to lose out …

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Forgotten Friday – Junichi Inamoto

Seeing as it is World Cup season, this week’s Forgotten Friday will look at a player who made his name at the World Cup in 2002. It was a hugely successful tournament held in Japan and South Korea. For ourselves, the Irish have fond memories of the tournament for a variety of reasons. The country was split in two before the …

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Forgotten Friday – Neil Mellor

A man that Liverpool fans will remember more than most.,this week ‘Forgotten Friday’ looks back on the career of Neil Mellor. Mellor was thrown in at the deep end by Gerard Houllier in the 2002-2003 season as a relative unknown. He was a striker with a big presence and threw his weight around very effectively. He made an impression that …

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