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Martin O’Neill’s Forest Spell Bares Eerie Resemblance To Irish Struggles

The definition of insanity, they say, is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  A horribly cliched phrase certainly, but one that is constantly applicable to the way certain managers view the game. Jose Mourinho’s stubbornness arguably got him the sack at Manchester United. Mauricio Sarri’s inability to change his system has led to criticism …

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Andrews Gives Insight Into English Media’s Perception Of O’Neill’s Ireland

Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Keith Andrews has given his insight into how English football perceived Martin O’Neill’s Ireland as the 66-year-old prepares to take over at former club Nottingham Forest. Reports emerged in the media on Monday that O’Neill would be returning to club management with Championship play-off contenders Nottingham Forest who recently parted company with Aitor Karanka. The expected …

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Martin O’Neill: “I’m Ready To Return” To Club Management

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Former Republic of Ireland manager, Martin O’Neill, has revealed that he is “ready to return” to management as he still has a point to prove.  O’Neill stepped down as the manager of the national side last month but believes he still has much to offer teams, despite the poor performances and results his side faced during the latter end of …

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Mick McCarthy: We Might Laud O’Neill For Capping Obafemi In The Future

On Saturday, 18-year old Ireland striker Michael Obafemi made his first Premier League start for Southampton in their game against Manchester United. Obafemi was handed his first league start by now departed manager Mark Hughes and impressed many in the 65 minutes he featured in before coming off injured. The Dublin born attacker was lively up against United’s defence and …

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Mick McCarthy On Potentially Consulting With Martin O’Neill

The newly-appointed Ireland manager Mick McCarthy spoke to the media today during his official unveiling in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. McCarthy touched a myriad of topics and in general seemed to be in good spirits – first explaining to why the opportunity to manage Ireland again was one that was too good to turn down. Taking the reins from the now-former …

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Five Things Mick McCarthy Will Bring To The Ireland Job

It seems as though Mick McCarthy will be confirmed to return as Ireland manager any day now, 16 years after originally leaving the role. The appointment has already divided opinions with many hoping for the alternative appointment of Stephen Kenny. The Dundalk manager has been on the League of Ireland managerial circuit from a young age but former Millwall, Sunderland, …

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St Pats Release Statement Endorsing Stephen Kenny For Ireland Job

St Patrick’s Athletic FC have released a public statement endorsing Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny in his bid to take the reins over the Irish national team. It does seem to be something of a two-horse race as speculation over the identity of the next Ireland manager continues to dominate the headlines. Managerial duo Martin O’Neil and Roy Keane stepped down …

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Mark Kinsella Backs Kenny Cunningham For Irish Coaching Role

Mark Kinsella has backed his former international teammate Kenny Cunningham for a position in the next Ireland manager’s backroom staff. Yesterday, we brought you reports claiming that Mick McCarthy was in the pole position to succeed Martin O’Neill as Irish manager along with further reports linking both Kenny Cunningham and Robbie Keane with positions on his coaching ticket. Speaking to 2FM’s Game On …

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Paul McGrath Calls For Mick McCarthy To Be Named Irish Boss

Ireland legend Paul McGrath has given his take on the vacant managerial position for the country’s national football team. Yesterday came the news that the Irish management duo of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane had both resigned from their positions. And while there were tributes aplenty, the focus has slowly turned towards speculating over the identity of the manager who will …

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Matt Doherty Dicusses ‘Old School’ Martin O’Neill Ireland Training

The resignation of Martin O’Neill as Ireland manager has reignited the long-running debate over the style of play under the Derry man. Ireland have never been renowned for their expansive, attacking football, particularly under the likes of Giovanni Trappattoni. But Martin O’Neill’s tenure was particularly partial to dull football in which possession was a dirty word. While a forward-looking O’Neill …

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Martin O’Neill Releases Statement After Ireland Departure

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Martin O’Neill has broken his silence in the aftermath of his departure from the Republic of Ireland set-up. The Derry man finally left the managerial post this morning after five years at the helm, along with assistant boss Roy Keane. His much-criticised tenure did have a number of highlights, with a home win over World Cup champions Germany and a …

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