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Wayne Bridge Explains Why He “Didn’t Get” Martin O’Neill As A Manager

Former England left-back Wayne Bridge has spoken of his experience working under Martin O’Neill at Sunderland outlining that he “didn’t get” the ex-Ireland manager’s methods. Bridge spent half a season on loan at The Stadium of Light joining from Manchester City in January of 2012, and made ten appearances under O’Neill. The former full-back, who had worked under the likes …

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Matt Doherty Details Heated Phone Conversation With Martin O’Neill

Matt Doherty has detailed the telephone conversation he had with Martin O’Neill following the Derryman’s exit from the Republic of Ireland manager’s job last November. On the night of O’Neill’s departure, Doherty spoke to 2FM show Game On about his former manager, and he wasn’t complimentary. The Wolves wing-back said that the setup under O’Neill was “old-school” and players would …

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Eamon Dunphy Takes Aim At Roy Keane And Martin O’Neill After Nottingham Forest Exits

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“His old-fashioned approach had been exposed.” Eamon Dunphy has said that Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane are finished at the top level of football management and that they are “yesterday’s men.” Dunphy made the comments following the departure of both men from their positions at Nottingham Forest. On Friday, O’Neill was dismissed by the Championship club after just five months …

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Martin O’Neill Is No Longer The Nottingham Forest Manager

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O’Neill has left the City Ground. Martin O’Neill is no longer the Nottingham Forest manager. O’Neill took over at the club in January but failed to guide them to a playoff place in the Championship. According to Daniel Taylor, chief football writer for the Guardian and the Observer, O’Neill has “lost his job” after just five months in charge. The …

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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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