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James McClean To Receive €71,000 Following Ex-Councillor’s Comments

A former Belfast councillor who falsely referred to James McClean as a “super Provo” will payout £63,000 (€71,000) to the footballer, the High Court heard today. According to McClean’s legal representative John Finucane, the Stoke City and Ireland winger is “delighted” at the conclusion of the defamation case against former Ulster Unionist Party councillor Chris McGimpsey. Finucane also outlined in …

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Sunderland Fan Fined Over James McClean Abuse

A Sunderland fan has pleaded guilty to leading a train of 20 others in a “f**k James McClean” chant as well as other sectarian, homophobic and racist slurs in April of this year. McClean is no stranger to abuse from fans and has come under fire over the years for his refusal to wear the poppy for Remembrance Day commemorations …

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Kick It Out Release Statement Condemning Abuse Of Christie & McClean

Kick It Out have released a statement condemning a handful of instances of abuse towards players including Irish internationals James McClean and Cyrus Christie on the opening weekend of the Football League. The organisation, which supports equality in football, identified a number of claims of abuse and violence against four players on Saturday. Ireland and Fulham defender Cyrus Christie alleged …

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“We Wanted To Go Out And Prove A Point” – James McClean Hits Back After Danish Criticism

“We wanted to go out and prove a point.” Ireland earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Denmark on Friday night in Copenhagen. Mick McCarthy’s side came from behind to record a valuable result in the Euro 2020 qualifier. Shane Duffy capped a brilliant individual performance by powering a header beyond Kasper Schmeichel late in the second half. Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg opened …

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“They’re Cowards, Hypocrites…If You’re A White Irish Man, No One Cares.”

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“They’re a bunch of cowards the footballing authorities. They’re a bunch of hypocrites.” James McClean has hit out at the English FA, for their lack of action over sectarian abuse the Derryman has received recently and throughout his career. Every year, around November, McClean is targeted by fans on social media and in football grounds over his refusal to wear the …

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Mick McCarthy Has His Say On Recent James McClean Abuse

Irish manager Mick McCarthy has had his say on the recent abuse suffered by James McClean outlining that there is “nothing that can be done” about the incident. The Stoke City midfielder received a birthday card last week which contained a host of anti-Irish messages, calling McClean a “two-faced hypocritical bastard” and telling him “die.” An excerpt from the card read; “You …

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Kick It Out Release Statement Condemning James McClean Abuse

Kick It Out, the organisation which supports equality in football has released a statement in support of James McClean, condemning the recent spate of sectarian abuse he has been subjected to. The Irish international received a birthday card at Stoke’s training ground this week which contained a slew of vile abuse directed at McClean and his nationality. Messages included telling …

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James McClean Subject Of Vile Abuse As He Receives Hate-Filled Card

Stoke City and Ireland midfielder James McClean was the subject of vile abuse as he revealed on Twitter a hate-filled birthday card he had received. The card was reportedly delivered to Stoke’s training ground just over a week after McClean’s 30th birthday and contained a stream of vitriolic and abusive comments about the Irishman’s nationality. Messages include telling McClean to “die” …

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James McClean Blasts ‘Hypocritical’ & ‘Stupid’ English FA

James McClean has fired shots at the English FA after once again coming under abuse from QPR fans as they played Stoke City over the weekend.  It wasn’t the first time the Derry-native has been forced to make himself heard following attacks from rival fans and all things considered, it likely won’t be the last. His Stoke side were involved …

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FA Issue Warning To James McClean Over “Offensive” Language

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The Football Association (FA) have issued a warning to James McClean due to the “offensive” language he used in the now-famous social media post which he put out on Instagram in the aftermath of Stoke City’s clash with Middlesbrough. In the post, McClean quoted Bobby Sands and also referred to the fans who abused him as “uneducated cavemen”. As reported …

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Nemanja Matic Explains Decision Not To Wear A Poppy

The Manchester United midfielder explained his decision to abstain from a wearing the poppy which stands as a symbol of Remembrance Day. After James McClean released a defiant statement via Instagram in response to the abuse he received while playing for Stoke against Middlesborough, he was greeted by both support and criticism and now, he is under an FA and an internal investigation. …

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James McClean Issues Defiant Statement Following Abuse

James McClean has taken to his official Instagram to respond to the ugly scenes at his Stoke side’s draw with Middlesborough. The Irish international frequently finds himself under attack because of his decision to abstain from wearing a poppy on Remembrance Day in honour of the British military personnel to have been killed in the line of duty. McClean refuses …

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