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Could Anthony Pilkington’s Form Put Him Back In The Frame For The Ireland-Wales Game?

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 17: Anthony Pilkington of Cardiff (l) is challenged by Craig Conway of Blackburn during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Blackburn Rovers at Cardiff City Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Cardiff, Wwales.. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

It has been an impressive season for Irish players in the Championship. Conor Hourihane, Ryan Manning and Daryl Horgan have made great strides but one man has slipped under the radar. Anthony Pilkington, remember him? Lancashire-born Pilkington burst onto the scene with Stockport County and made the steep climb from non-league to the Premier League. He benefited from ex-Norwich boss …

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England Hoping To Secure The Services Of Irish Underage Star Conor Ronan

Conor Ronan

Ireland youth international Conor Ronan has reportedly drawn interest from the English FA fuelling speculation about his international future. The Irish Independent claim that the 18-year-old Wolves player is on the radar of the England underage set up with representatives hoping that he will change his allegiances. The youngster has broken into Wolves first team under manager Paul Lambert and has …

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Did Aston Villa Act Too Quickly In Sacking Tim Sherwood?

Aston Villa fell to yet another defeat at home to Arsenal on Sunday and remain rooted to the foot of the Premier League table, favourites (in the opinion of many) to go down. The chances are an established Premier League side that finds itself in or around the drop zone will change manager at some point during the season. Villa, …

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Is There Any Hope For Aston Villa?

Brian Barry ponders if there is any hope of Aston Villa avoiding relegation.   Aston Villa is for sale, but nobody is willing to buy. Having come so close to breaking into England’s elite a few years back, Randy Lerner is no longer happy to continue injecting the requisite cash to compete at such a level. On the pitch, things are …

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Fabian Delph Shows Loyalty Isn’t Dead In English Football

Fabian Delph’s decision to renew his contract with Aston Villa shows that perhaps loyalty isn’t dead in English football after all, writes Sarah Fitzpatrick   Aston Villa signed Spanish attacking midfielder Carles Gil this month from Valencia but made their biggest coup this month by tying down talented midfielder Fabian Delph on a new contract. The midfielder seemed destined to …

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Aston Villa Deserve better than Paul Lambert

Aston Villa were a once proud club. Paul Lambert is doing nothing for that once-upon-a-time reputation. Fact.   The Guardian reported this week that Paul Lambert is under huge pressure at Villa Park as his job is very much on the line because of Villa’s poor form this season. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise as Villa fans …

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Match Preview: Aston Villa vs Sunderland

The Black Cats must travel to Aston Villa today following two disappointing results for both sides.  Sunderland were brought back down not earth following their derby day win over Newcastle by Hull City on Boxing day as Aston Villa lost out 1-0 to Swansea City. Both sides find themselves perched just above safety. Consistency has been the downfall for both …

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Is Paul Lambert’s Time At Aston Villa Up?

Paul Lambert aims to find a win for the first time in nine games as the Aston Villa travel to London tonight to face Crystal Palace. A loss tonight and the Villa manager will come under even more pressure. Or worse, become the first Premier League manager this season to be relieved of his position. Looking at the results it’s hard …

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Roy Keane: ‘It Isn’t Fair To Either Villa Or Ireland’

Breaking news has been filtering through of Roy Keane’s departure from Aston Villa as assistant manager and quoted on Irishtimes.com Keane explains how the two roles were becoming too much of a strain. “Ultimately, my roles with Villa and Ireland and combining my commitment to these have become too much,” “I’d like to thank Paul for giving me a great opportunity to …

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