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Report: Troy Parrott To Be Involved With Tottenham First Team Next Season

Ireland underage international Troy Parrott is reportedly set to be involved in Tottenham’s first team plans next season after impressing manager Mauricio Pochettino in training. According to a report from Football.London, the 17-year old caught Pochettino’s eye training with the first-team during the second half of last season and is expected to be more involved in the senior setup ahead …

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Luca Connell Included In Irish U19 Training Squad Ahead Of Euros

Irish U19s manager Tom Mohan included Bolton midfielder Luca Connell in a 30-man preliminary training squad this week as he looks to finalise his group for the upcoming European Championships in July. In a bid to assess his options fully ahead of the tournament which takes place in mid-July, Mohan organised a three-day training camp in Abbottstown with 30 players …

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Roy Keane Leaves Nottingham Forest After Just Five Months

Nottingham Forest have announced the departure of assistant manager Roy Keane after just five months at the Championship club. Keane joined Forest in January as the assistant to Martin O’Neill following the pair’s departure from the Irish national team after a string of disappointing results. Forest, who finished ninth last season, announced Keane’s departure on their website with the former …

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Report: Mike Catt To Join Irish Backroom Staff

Former England and Lions star Mike Catt is reportedly set to join the Irish backroom staff as their attack coach following the World Cup in Autumn. According to Brendan Fanning of Independent.ie, the IRFU are expected to announce the appointment in the coming days as Ireland complete their coaching roster, with Simon Easterby, John Fogarty, Richie Murphy and head-coach Andy Farrell. …

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Ireland Ring The Changes For Final U20 Game Against New Zealand

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Noel McNamara has made a number of changes to his side for their final U20 World Championship game against New Zealand in Rosario on Saturday (kick-off 5pm Irish time). Ireland are competing in the 7th-8th place play-off following their last-gasp seven-point loss to England earlier this week.  Leinster duo Max O’Reilly and Brian Deeny will make their first starts in …

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Liverpool Legends Game Raises €748,000 For Sean Cox Rehab Trust

A charity game featuring Liverpool Legends which took place at the Aviva Stadium earlier this year has raised €748,000 for the Sean Cox Rehabilitation Trust. The Liverpool fan suffered life-changing injuries when he was attacked before the Champions League game with Roma in April 2018, with the game being organised to raise money for his ongoing treatment. Over 26,000 fans …

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Five Irish U21 Stars Who Could Step Up To McCarthy’s Senior Squad

On Saturday, Ireland’s U21s suffered a heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat to Mexico in the third/fourth-placed playoff at the Toulon Tournament. Stephen Kenny’s men impressed throughout the prestigious competition with a fourth-place finish their best performance ever in Toulon. Victories over China and Bahrain and two draws with a strong Mexican side earned the 21s deserved plaudits with the future looking …

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“Why Should We Go And Chase People? We Are F***ing Ireland”

Ireland assistant manager Robbie Keane has hit out at the recruitment of English born-players for the senior squad outlining that they shouldn’t be chasing anyone to come and play. Mick McCarthy had recently been pursuing Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford, who qualifies to play for the Boys in Green, but despite promising initial discussions, the Irish boss outlined that the …

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The Future Is Now: An Exciting Irish XI Of Players 25 & Under

With another international break in the books, Ireland sit top of their Euro 2020 qualifying group thanks to a strong draw against Denmark and a 2-0 win over Gibraltar. There may be tougher challenges to come, with home and away ties with Switzerland in September and October, but manager Mick McCarthy is on the right track in achieving his sole …

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Report: Celtic Open Talks With Bolton Over Irish Prospect Luca Connell

Scottish champions Celtic have reportedly opened up talks with Bolton over the potential signing of talented Irish midfielder Luca Connell. According to the Scottish Sun, the two clubs are currently in discussions over the 18-year-old’s future with Celtic in pole position to acquire his services. Connell can leave the club, who will start the League One campaign with a fifteen …

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Five Irish Players Who Were Absent At The Peak Of Their Powers

Mick McCarthy vented his frustrations during the week at the continued calls to somehow accommodate both Seamus Coleman and Matt Doherty in the same team.   In his second stint as Irish boss, the 60-year-old has been hard pressed by the media on the issue, especially given Doherty’s rousing form for Wolves this season. Having experimented with the Dubliner as …

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Robbie Keane On What Troy Parrott Needs To Do To Become A Top Player

Ireland assistant manager and former Tottenham Hotspur striker Robbie Keane has called for caution over the hyperbole surrounding 17-year old Troy Parrott who many feel is the heir to the record goalscorer’s throne. Parrott is one of Ireland’s most promising prospects having impressed for Spurs’ underage sides, scoring 19 goals this season, including 14 in just nine games for the U18s. …

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