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James Horan: “What They Are Asking Amateurs To Do Is Crazy”

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Mayo will be waking up this morning licking their wounds after having their two-point half time lead swatted aside by Dublin who scored 2-6 without reply in 15 second-half minutes in Croke Park on Saturday.  For Dublin, it’s on to a fifth straight All-Ireland decider where either Kerry or Tyrone await but for Mayo, a long winter lies ahead as …

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James Horan: “They Pinned Their Ears Back And Ran At Us”

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James Horan cut a dejected figure following his side’s ten-point defeat to Dublin in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final. To many of the near 80,000 strong crowd in the stadium, it looked as though Mayo had Jim Gavin’s side on the ropes come half-time when they deservedly led by two points following a pulsating half of football, particularly defensively. However, Dublin …

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Aidan O’Mahony: This Mayo Game Is A Game Kerry Cannot Lose

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Former Kerry footballer Aidan O’Mahony believes his county’s young stars must fuel their hurt from the Allianz League final when Mayo visit Killarney next weekend.  Following on from their win over Galway, Mayo travel to the Kingdom for their first fixture in Group 1 of the Super 8s and it is one they will relish, according to the Paddy Power …

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Mayo Make Four Changes For Crunch Clash With Armagh

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James Horan has made four changes to his Mayo side for their Round 3 qualifier clash with Armagh in Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday.  Mayo secured their place in the next round of the qualifiers with a  five-point win over Down in Newry last weekend, however, they were dealt a major blow during the week with the news that …

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Spotlight: Four Minutes Of Utter Dominance From Aidan O’Shea

Mayo ground out an important win on Saturday night against a Kerry side who, up until then, had taken on all comers and won. People will say ‘sure it’s only the league’ and to an extent that is true, the real questions will be asked come the ‘white heat’ of Championship. However, we can’t underestimate the importance that this game …

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James Horan: “They Were Physical, They Bullied Us A Little Bit”

Mayo boss, James Horan, cut a dejected figure last night following his sides eight-point defeat to Dublin at Croke Park. The Westerners were second best from start to finish on a night where their goalkeeper, Rob Hennelly, was easily their stand-out player scoring two points and making six point-blank saves. Following the performance, Horan lamented the number of turnovers Mayo conceded …

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Four New Managers To Watch In The Allianz Football League

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With a new manager comes a fresh start, an opportunity for change, a chance for someone on the peripheral to come front and centre. A new manager can inspire… Take Joe Kernan for example, he took over an Armagh side in 2002 that was on the cusp of an All-Ireland final but just couldn’t get over the line in big …

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O’Connor: “It Is Exciting Now To See What Will Happen.”

As managers put the final preparations into their teams ahead of the Allianz Football League opening weekend in ten days time, a lot of talk surrounds James Horan’s return to the inter-county fold and whether he can reignite the spark that saw Mayo reach four All-Ireland finals in six years.</ Throughout his four-year hiatus, Horan was also part of a star-studded …

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Andy Moran Confirms Mayo Availability For 2019

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Some good news coming out of Mayo this morning as it has been confirmed that Andy Moran is to continue playing with the senior footballers in 2019. Moran’s decision to continue his inter-county career comes after James Horan extended an invitation to the former ‘Footballer of the Year’ who admits he ‘had no hesitation’ accepting Horan’s request. James Horan, who …

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James Horan Ratified For Four-Year Term As Mayo Manager

James Horan has been ratified by the Mayo county board after a meeting this evening. Horan managed the Mayo senior footballers between 2011 and 2014 and will take control once again, following in the footsteps of Stephen Rochford, who left the camp this year. The Ballintubber man managed to get Mayo into both the 2012 and 2013 All-Ireland finals where …

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Door Opens For James Horan To Be Named New Mayo Manager

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It looks like James Horan will become the Mayo senior football manager for the second time after candidate Mike Solan withdrew from the race for the vacant post.  The western county have been on the lookout for a new manager after Stephen Rochford announced his departure recently. Mayo suffered a disappointing campaign where they failed to win the Connacht Championship …

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Vote: Who Are The Top Contenders To Succeed Stephen Rochford?

Stephen Rochford stepped down from his post as Mayo manager yesterday evening, citing a lack of support from the county board as the reason for his decision.  Rochford took over in 2015, leading his side to the All Ireland final in 2016 and 2017 before exiting the competition at the hands of Kildare this summer. The search will now begin for his replacement …

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Former Mayo Boss James Horan Is Back In Management

While he has been best known as a pundit over the last few years, there is little doubt that on the sideline is where James Horan belongs. The Mayo man led his county to the All-Ireland final in both 2012 and 2013 but, like is so often the case with the Connacht men, they fell just short on both occasions. …

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James Horan ‘Not Interested’ in Roscommon and Cork Jobs

James Horan has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant posts at Roscommon and Cork Former Mayo manager, James Horan, has denied any interest in returning to inter county management. When asked if he was attracted to the Cork job on Newstalk’s Off The Ball, Horan said, ‘I’m not interested in any job at the moment.’ However when asked about the newly opened …

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3 Things The GAA Must Consider When Planning The Championship Calendar

The decision to stage the All Ireland Semi Final replay between Kerry and Mayo in the Gaelic Grounds has led to huge debate in GAA circles. Ashling Dalton discusses three things those in charge must consider before releasing next year’s championship calendar. In the immediate aftermath of Sunday’s draw between Kerry and Mayo, eyebrows were raised at the decision to move …

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