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Connor Ronan Completes Loan Move To League One Blackpool

Connor Ronan

League One side Blackpool have completed a loan move for Wolves and Ireland Under-21 midfielder, Connor Ronan, until the end of the season. Ronan spent the first half of this season and the second half of last season on loan at Slovakian side DAC Dunajska Streda where he made 33 appearances. Blackpool currently sit 13th in League One with the …

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Wayne Bridge Explains Why He “Didn’t Get” Martin O’Neill As A Manager

Former England left-back Wayne Bridge has spoken of his experience working under Martin O’Neill at Sunderland outlining that he “didn’t get” the ex-Ireland manager’s methods. Bridge spent half a season on loan at The Stadium of Light joining from Manchester City in January of 2012, and made ten appearances under O’Neill. The former full-back, who had worked under the likes …

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Daniel Stendel Explains Reason Behind Glenn Whelan’s Hearts Exit

Hearts manager Daniel Stendel outlined that he feels he hasn’t disrespected anyone in his recent January clear out at the club which included the departure of Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan. Whelan was dropped from the squad by Stendel before being told he could leave Hearts after just four months at Tynecastle and hit out at the manager in an interview …

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Can You Name The Eight Most Expensive Irish Transfers Of All Time?

The January transfer window has reached its half-way point with a host of Irish players already finding either temporary or permanent moves. Darren Randolph made his return to West Ham following a spell at Middlesbrough U21 internationals Conor Coventry and Zak Elbouzedi both secured moves to League One Lincoln City. No deal involving an Irish player has broken the bank, …

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Former Irish International Andy Keogh Joins Indian Super League

Former Irish international striker Andy Keogh is headed to the Indian Super League to join NorthEast FC following a brief spell in Saudi Arabia. The 33-year-old had found the net eight times in 17 games for Saudi Arabian second division side Al-Qadsiah who he joined following his release from Australian side Perth Glory. Keogh had a memorable spell in Australia …

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Blackburn Reportedly Targeting Potential Move For Ireland’s Ronan Curtis

Championship outfit Blackburn Rovers are reportedly targeting a move for Portsmouth and Ireland winger Ronan Curtis with Tony Mowbray’s side said to be “admirers” of the 23-year-old. Curtis has been in excellent form during his second season at Pompey scoring ten goals for Kenny Jackett’s side and has understandably been drawing the attention of teams in higher divisions. According to …

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Keane Barry Secures Another World Title With BDO Championship Win

Irish youngster Keane Barry added another title to his growing collection as he was victorious in the BDO World Youths Championship in London on Saturday. Barry became Junior Darts Corporation’s world champion last month at Alexandra Palace and impressed in the BDO equivalent defeating Leighton Bennett 3-0. The Duleek native averaged 90.54 and hit three 180s in the win over …

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Stoke Release Statement Condemning Abuse Of James McClean

Stoke City have released a statement condemning the abuse of winger James McClean who was the subjected to discriminatory chanting earlier this season. Barnsley were charged by the FA following sectarian chanting aimed at McClean in November, with Stoke’s game against Huddersfield having to be stopped momentarily while the winger reported the abuse to the referee. McClean’s club released a …

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League One Side Set To Swoop For Lee O’Connor Loan Deal

League One high-fliers Oxford United are reportedly interested in bringing Irish international right-back Lee O’Connor to the club this January on a loan deal from Scottish champions Celtic. O’Connor joined Celtic from Manchester United during the summer but has failed to make a first team appearance for the Hoops this season. The 19-year-old has found minutes hard to come by …

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“I Feel Let Down” – Glenn Whelan Opens Up On Bizarre Hearts Exit

Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan has spoken following his surprise release from Scottish club Hearts outlining that he feels he was thrown under the bus by manager Daniel Stendel. Whelan departed Hearts earlier this week despite only joining the club in the summer after being told he had no future at Tynecastle by Stendel. The former Barnsley boss publicly questioned Whelan’s …

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