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Hilarious Pope Story Sums Up The Amazing Character Of Jack Charlton

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Jack Charlton had a reputation as a fascinating character and one that will truly be missed following his tragic passing on Saturday.  Charlton came to manage the Republic of Ireland in 1986 and over the course of almost nine years, transformed the fortunes of Irish football. Before his arrival, Ireland had never qualified for a major tournament. By the time …

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Ten Of Jack Charlton’s Most Memorable Quotes


Former Republic of Ireland manager and England legend Jack Charlton sadly passed away on Saturday leaving behind a legacy that is felt on both sides of the Irish Sea. From his time with Leeds, to winning the World Cup in 1966, to leading Ireland to a European Championships and two World Cups, Jack Charlton was known worldwide for his impact …

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Top Five Memorable Moments Of Jack Charlton’s Ireland Career

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The nation mourns today with the sad news that Jack Charlton has passed away.  Simply put, Charlton will go down as the greatest manager in the Republic of Ireland national team’s history. Before he arrived, Ireland had experienced a litany of failures on the international stage. Under his guidance, the team transformed into a formidable side and one of the …

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Former Republic Of Ireland Manager Jack Charlton Has Passed Away

Jack Charlton

Former Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton has passed away at the age of 85.  Charlton passed away peacefully at his home in Northumberland surrounded by his family. Charlton was diagnosed with lymphoma last year while he was also battling dementia. His family said in a statement: “As well as a friend to many, he was a much-adored husband, father, …

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Sheffield United Inundated With Tweets About Cork Vs. Kerry After John Egan Winner

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When Sheffield United’s Twitter admin celebrated John Egan’s late winner on Wednesday night, they likely didn’t anticipate the debate it would stir up in the mentions. Egan towered above all others to head home the decisive goal against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Bramall Lane, immediately adding to his first Premier League goal last weekend. The Republic of Ireland defender saw his …

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Quiz: Name The Top Championship Irish Goalscorers Of All Time

Irish goalscorers quiz

In our latest football quiz, we want you to name the top Irish goalscorers in the Championship of all-time.  There have been no shortage of Irish strikers who have plied their trade in English football’s second-tier over the years and many have carved out very successful careers by being able to find the back of the net on a consistent …

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Matt Holland Explains Why He Sang ‘God Save The Queen’ At Wembley

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Matt Holland has addressed Roy Keane’s story about him singing the English national anthem at Wembley. In his second autobiography, Keane spoke about national identity and British-born of Irish descent players representing the Republic of Ireland. Holland played 49 times for Ireland and scored for the country at the 2002 World Cup. However, according to Keane, Holland was “as English …

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Quiz: Name The Last 10 Ireland Internationals To Play For Newcastle

Ireland Newcastle Quiz

In our latest football quiz, we want you to name the last 10 Republic of Ireland internationals who have donned the famous black and white stripes of Newcastle United.  There are currently two Ireland internationals involved with Steve Bruce’s side while over the years there have been some who enjoyed their time on Tyneside whereas others may want to forget …

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Mick McCarthy Explains Declan Rice Saga To Gary Neville

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Mick McCarthy has given his take on the Declan Rice saga to Gary Neville when speaking to the former Manchester United defender on Sky Sports’ Football Show.  Neville begins by asking the two-time Republic of Ireland boss his experience on the whole episode which saw Rice eventually declare for England despite making three senior appearances for the Boys In Green. …

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Brady, Dunphy & Giles Choose Their Best All-Ireland XI

All-Ireland XI

The sporting lockdown has all of us thinking about some of the best players and teams to play the beautiful game.  It’s a time for reminiscing and there’s a lot of comfort to be found in looking back at various legendary teams across all sports. On Eamon Dunphy’s Podcast, The Stand, the Irish broadcaster was joined by his fellow former …

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