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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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Ireland Name Experimental Starting XI For Turkey Clash

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, Antalya Stadyumu, Turkey 22/3/2018 Manager Martin O'Neill

Martin O’Neill has named a much-changed Ireland starting eleven for Friday evening’s friendly international against Turkey in Antalya. With a number of Ireland regulars such as Robbie Brady, Darren Randolph, Stephen Ward, Jonathan Walters, John O’Shea, Glenn Whelan and Aiden McGeady either out injured or just not called up, O’Neill had plenty of scope for experimentation with his starting lineup …

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