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Jim McGuinness Is Reportedly Set To Take Over At Galway United

The former Donegal manager recently completed his Uefa A Licence. A report in The Irish Sun this morning has linked Jim McGuinness with the vacant role at Galway United following the departure of Shane Keegan. The 45-year-old left his role with Chinese club Beijing Sinobo Guoan citing, “personal, family reasons”. McGuinness indicated at the time that he would like to return to Europe to take …

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“The FAI Only Ever Approach One Type Of Player: Catholic.” – Michael O’Neill

The IFA and FAI have often been involved in a tug-of-war over players in recent times. The unique situation between the two associations ensures players who come up through the Northern Ireland system can declare for the Republic of Ireland national team. James McClean is one of the highest profile players to make such a move in recent times, despite representing the Northern …

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Watford Announce New Manager After Sacking Marco Silva

Osasuna's coach Javi Gracia Carlos (R) shouts next to Real Madrid's Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti (L) during the Spanish league football match Osasuna vs Real Madrid at the Reyno de Navarra in Pamplona on December 14, 2013. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Watford today announced that they had parted ways with manager Marco Silva. The Premier League club added that a replacement, with no prior experience in the English top flight, was ready to be announced. This evening, they have unveiled Javi Gracia as the new gaffer, on an 18-month deal. As manager, he achieved back-to-back top-10 La Liga finishes with Málaga, famously …

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Fears Grow That José Mourinho Could Resign At End Of Season [Report]

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Manager Jose Mourinho of Manchester United walks off after the UEFA Champions League group A match between Manchester United and SL Benfica at Old Trafford on October 31, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Most are in agreement that Manchester United are progressing under José Mourinho. After considerable investment, the Red Devils have moved up a level since the departure of Louis Van Gaal, winning the League Cup and Europa League last season. While most of the Old Trafford faithful would have been happy had they been told last summer that, come January, United would occupy …

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The RTÉ Sportsperson, Team And Manager Of The Year Have Been Announced

Republic of Ireland's midfielder James McClean celebrates scoring the team's first goal during the group D World Cup qualifying football match between Wales and Republic of Ireland at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff on October 10, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Geoff CADDICK (Photo credit should read GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

Tonight, the RTÉ Sports Awards took place. Ireland’s greatest athletes, teams and managers were honoured with gongs. There was fierce competition in each category, and although there is always going to be debate after such decisions, there is no doubting the credentials of these winners. 1997 Snooker World Championships winner Ken Doherty was the latest inductee to the RTÉ Sports …

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Brian Cody Gives New Kilkenny U21 Manager DJ Carey His Full Backing

Independent.ie Fitzgibbon Cup Quarter-Final, Limerick IT, Limerick 24/2/2015 Limerick IT v IT Carlow IT Carlow manager DJ Carey Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

With Kilkenny starved of All-Ireland success at U21 grade since 2008, the Cats have turned to one of the county’s most famous sons to manage next year’s outfit. DJ Carey is one of the most gifted players to ever grace a hurling field. Having been manager of Carlow IT in recent years, he now moves on to guide Kilkenny’s U21 side. ‘The …

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Dublin’s New Senior Hurling Manager Has Been Confirmed

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Dublin have confirmed their new senior hurling manager with a statement this morning. The Boys in Blue have been on the hunt for a new man at the helm since the departure of Ger Cunningham in July. The Cork native oversaw an ultimately disappointing three-year period, failing to hit the heights of the Anthony Daly era. Last week, the Dublin …

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Cork Hurling Selector Leaves Rebel Camp Due To Work Commitments


Cork hurling had a remarkable year in 2017. The Rebels bounced back to win the most unlikely of Munster titles at senior, before ultimately losing to Waterford in the All-Ireland semi-final. Meanwhile, their minors also claimed provincial honours, as the U-17 side won the inaugural All-Ireland title at the grade. All in all, things are looking up for the small …

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Sligo Senior Football Manager Niall Carew Steps Down From Role

Sligo Niall Carew

Sligo are hunting for a new football manager after Niall Carew has resigned from the role. Carew has overseen the Yeats County for three years, but will not return in 2018. This summer brought with it a mixed bag, with two wins and two losses. While many were predicting an upset, Sligo travelled to Gaelic Park in New York for …

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Anthony Daly States He Has Not Been Contacted About Dublin Job

Anthony Daly

Since Ger Cunningham has resigned as Dublin hurling manager, there has been great speculation as to a potential successor. The Corkonian left after an underwhelming three seasons in the capital, as the Boys in Blue look to make their way back to the sport’s top table. Several names have been thrown about for the job, including Cuala’s All-Ireland winning manager …

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Derry Set To Appoint New Senior Football Manager Tonight


Derry footballers have been on the lookout for a new manager since the departure of Damian Barton after a two-year spell. The Oak-Leafers endured a disappointing 2017 season, losing heavily to Tyrone in the first round of Ulster. While they recovered to beat Waterford, they ran into a tough challenge in the form of Mayo, taking the Connacht outfit to …

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