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Patrick Bamford Still Open To Playing For Ireland


“I have not said yes, I have not said no.” Patrick Bamford has left the door open on potentially playing for the Republic of Ireland. The Leeds United forward has said that he has not made a decision yet on which country he wants to represent – England, the country of his birth, or Ireland, who he qualifies for through …

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“Why Should We Go And Chase People? We Are Ireland”

Ireland assistant manager Robbie Keane has hit out at the recruitment of English born-players for the senior squad outlining that they shouldn’t be chasing anyone to come and play. Mick McCarthy had recently been pursuing Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford, who qualifies to play for the Boys in Green, but despite promising initial discussions, the Irish boss outlined that the …

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Bamford Charged As El-Ghazi Red Rescinded After Leeds & Villa Melee

Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford has been charged with ‘successful deception of a match official’ following his involvement in an altercation during their game with Aston Villa. The incident occurred between the striker and Aston Villa’s Anwar El-Ghazi with the midfielder receiving a straight red card from referee Stuart Attwell despite video footage showing the Villa man barely touching his …

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McCarthy Gives Update On Patrick Bamford As Switch Continues To Stall

Irish manager Mick McCarthy gave an update on potential granny rule recruit Patrick Bamford outlining that the Leeds United striker will definitely not be available for the summer qualifiers. McCarthy has been in discussions with Bamford, who has scored 10 goals in 14 starts for promotion-chasing Leeds United this season, but the 25-year old had previously outlined that his priorities …

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Mick McCarthy: I Contacted Patrick On Saturday, He Still Wants To Join Us

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has stressed that Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford is still keen to join up with the Boys in Green during his first squad announcement on Thursday. Bamford has been linked with an international transfer to Ireland having represented England at U21 level but was not included in McCarthy’s squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Gibraltar …

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O’Shea On Potential Irish Call-Ups: “There Shouldn’t Be Any Chasing”

Former Ireland captain John O’Shea has had his say on potential Irish call-ups under the “granny rule” outlining that he feels Mick McCarthy shouldn’t be “chasing players.” The new boss will name his first Irish squad ahead of their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia on Thursday, although they will not include the likes of Patrick Bamford and Nathan …

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McCarthy Has “Total Faith” In Coleman Despite Everton Struggles

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Republic of Ireland manager, Mick McCarthy insists he has total faith in captain Seamus Coleman despite his recent struggle for form at Everton.  Coleman has come in for some criticism this season after he battled back to full fitness following a horrific leg-break in 2017. However, McCarthy claims to have no worries about the Irish captain’s form and knows that …

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Ireland Prospect Patrick Bamford Close To Completing £10m Leeds Move

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Patrick Bamford of Middlesbrough during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at Riverside Stadium on March 2, 2018 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford looks set to complete a move to Leeds United in the very near future. Multiple reports have suggested that the former Chelsea forward is on the verge of completing a move to Boro’s Championship rivals, for a deal that could be worth as much as £10m. Leeds United have agreed a fee with Middlesbrough for striker Patrick Bamford. …

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How Do Patrick Bamford And Callum Robinson Compare To Ireland’s Current Strikers?

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Championship strikers Patrick Bamford and Callum Robinson have been in the news recently having registered their interest in switching their international allegiance to Ireland. Both forwards have played with England at youth level, but don’t seem likely to be making Gareth Southgate’s senior Three Lions squad any time soon. Bamford has been in good form for Middlesbrough lately, while Robinson …

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The Inclusions Of Sean Maguire & Cillian Sheridan Are Essential For Ireland Long Term

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 17/3/2017 Shamrock Rovers vs Cork City Cork CityÕs Sean Maguire celebrates scoring a penalty and the winning goal

Martin O’Neill needs to blood the likes of Sean Maguire and Cillian Sheridan to ensure Ireland have a solution to the country’s long term attacking issues. Robbie Keane’s long anticipated retirement last summer brought with it the never-ending concerns that Ireland’s attacking department has entered a critical point. Strangely, Ireland’s current strikers have some of the best goal scoring records …

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Seven Uncapped Wildcards Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Could Call On For Wales Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 08: Chris Forrester of Peterborough United (L) and Willian of Chelsea (R) battle for possession during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Peterborough United at Stamford Bridge on January 8, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

It has been an impressive season for some of Ireland’s young guns this season. Irishmen in the Championship have enjoyed a fruitful term and will be pushing for international honours. Daryl Horgan and Conor Hourihane are two uncapped players who look very likely to make Martin O’Neill’s squad in a couple of weeks time. However, some other uncapped stars have put …

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Exciting Young Striker Deemed Eligible To Play For The Republic Of Ireland

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Callum Robinson (C) of Preston North End celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Preston have been hot on the lips of Ireland fans of late given their strong contingent of current and potential internationals. Between Daryl Horgan’s quick transition and Aiden McGeady’s resurrection at Deepdale, Preston North End has become a sanctuary for the Irish. The number of Irish internationals could be set to increase too, with Kilburn Times journalist Rob Brennan (via Balls.ie) …

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