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Roy Keane Launches Most ‘Roy Keane’ Defence Of Glenn Whelan Possible

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A former no-nonsense midfielder can certainly appreciate a no-nonsense midfielder… Ireland face into a gargantuan week that could well decide their fate in World Cup qualification. Currently second in Group D, the Boys in Green head to Tbilisi to take on the perpetual potential banana skin that is Georgia, before hosting leaders Serbia in the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday. Martin O’Neill’s …

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Ireland’s Glenn Whelan Has Completed A Move Away From Stoke City

GLENN WHELAN 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Republic of Ireland's Glenn Whelan

Glenn Whelan enjoyed a very successful nine-year stint at Stoke City after leaving Sheffield Wednesday in 2008. The Irishman racked up almost 300 appearances for the Potters and played a part in both the side’s promotion to the Premier League and their gradual improvement in England’s top division. His time at the Bet365 Stadium has now come to an end …

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Stoke City Name Their Price For Ireland Midfielder Glenn Whelan

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Stadionul Zimbru, Chisinau, Moldova 9/10/2016 Moldova vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Glenn Whelan

Stoke City and Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan is a man in demand this summer, with a number of Championships clubs interested in securing his services. Despite the 33-year-old starting in 26 Premier League games last season, Stoke do prepared to be at least open to listening offers for Whelan, who cost just £500,000 when he joined from Sheffield Wednesday in …

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The Pros And Cons To The Continued Selection Of Glenn Whelan

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Stadionul Zimbru, Chisinau, Moldova 9/10/2016 Moldova vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Glenn Whelan

Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Austria on Sunday brought with it many criticisms of Martin O’Neill’s team selection. One of the individuals in question yet again was Glenn Whelan. Whelan did not necessarily have a bad game on Sunday and did produce some good defensive play and anchored the midfield. However, he was anonymous at times and and offered Ireland very …

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Five Things We Learned From Ireland’s Draw With Austria

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 11/6/2017 Ireland vs Austria Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane speaks to Cyrus Christie, Shane Du

As Ireland rescued a pint at home against Austria, we examine five key talking points as Ireland’s World Cup dream stays firmly on track. A negative selection for what should have been a positive approach Martin O’Neill hinted during the week that Ireland would approach this game looking for a win. Before a ball had been kicked, the team screamed …

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Watch: Eamon Dunphy Loses The Rag With Wes Hoolahan’s Ireland Omission

When Martin O’Neill decided to leave Wes Hoolahan out of his Ireland starting eleven to face Austria, he was always running the risk of annoying Eamon Dunphy. The outspoken RTE pundit has been Hoolahan’s biggest fan for some time now, and is generally aghast when the Norwich playmaker isn’t selected. So when the teamsheet for Sunday’s match was released just over …

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Reports: Jon Walters and Glenn Whelan Could Leave Stoke This Summer

STOKE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25: Glenn Whelan of Stoke City celebrates with Jonathan Walters after scoring the third goal during the UEFA Europa League play-off second leg match between Stoke City and FC Thun at the Britannia Stadium on August 25, 2011 in Stoke, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The Independent are reporting that Irish duo Jonathan Walters and Glenn Whelan could exit Stoke City in the summer. The pair are long serving players at the Bet365 stadium but with both now into their 30s, Mark Hughes could look for some fresh options in the summer as he attempts to further progress the Potters. Stoke are currently 11th in the Premier …

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Five Alternative Ireland Lineups Martin O’Neill Could Select For Wales Clash

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 22/3/2017 Manager Martin O'Neill Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The build-up to Ireland versus Wales has been dominated by talk of injuries and a reshuffling of Martin O’Neill’s pack. With five players missing from the starting eleven that defeated Austria, enforced changes are guaranteed with a change of system a strong possibility. Considering the large number of pull outs, O’Neill has still assembled a relatively strong squad. Shane Long …

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