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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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Stoke City Defend James McClean’s Decision Not To Wear Poppy

Stoke City have released a statement surrounding the wearing of a remembrance day poppy, in which they defend midfielder James McClean’s decision not sport the flower on his shirt. The 29-year old will again not wear the poppy having done the same at previous clubs Sunderland, Wigan and West Brom and has been involved in a debate over the issue …

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James McClean Involved In Bust-Up With Teammates As Stoke Flounder

James McClean was involved in a tunnel bust-up with his teammates as his Stoke City side fell to another defeat in what has been a dismal Championship campaign thus far for the recently relegated outfit.  The Potters remain without a victory after four games; they have drawn two and lost two. Their two-point haul sees them sit in the relegation …

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Done Deal: James McClean Moves To Stoke City

After weeks of speculation, it has been confirmed that James McClean has left West Bromwich Albion. The Irishman has been linked with a move away from the Hawthorns since West Brom’s relegation from the Premier League last season. It was claimed a few weeks ago that McClean had failed to report for pre-season training without permission, prompting the news that Stoke …

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James McClean Closing In On £6m Championship Switch

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: A dejected James McClean of West Bromwich Albion after going from 0-1 to ending the match 2-1 during the Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at London Stadium on January 2, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Fradgley - AMA/WBA FC via Getty Images)

James McClean’s West Bromwich Albion career looks set to come to an end in the very near future. The Irish international arrived at Stoke City’s Clayton Wood training ground on Friday morning, with a view to completing a £5m (plus an additional £1m in add-ons) move to the fellow Championship side as per regional outlets Stoke Sentinel and Express and Star. Assuming the …

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