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Ireland’s Glenn Whelan Has Completed A Move Away From Stoke City

GLENN WHELAN 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Republic of Ireland's Glenn Whelan

Glenn Whelan enjoyed a very successful nine-year stint at Stoke City after leaving Sheffield Wednesday in 2008. The Irishman racked up almost 300 appearances for the Potters and played a part in both the side’s promotion to the Premier League and their gradual improvement in England’s top division. His time at the Bet365 Stadium has now come to an end …

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Aston Villa Midfielder Jack Grealish Dropped By England Under 21s

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Jack Grealish of England U-21 looks on during a training session at St Georges Park on October 4, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been dropped from the England under 21 side after missing a team meeting according to The Mirror. The 21-year-old was due to start in the Young Lions’ friendly match against Denmark on Monday but failed to attend Aidy Boothroyd’s requested discussion. Grealish has six international caps for England at under 21 level and was beginning …

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Scott Hogan Completes Move To Aston Villa

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Scott Hogan of Brentford celebrates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Fulham at Griffin Park on April 30, 2016 in Brentford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Harry Murphy/Getty Images)

Aston Villa have signed Brentford’s prolific striker Scott Hogan Hogan had been tipped for a Premier League move during the transfer window following his impressive 14 goals in 25 league games for the Bees. The Irish-qualified man has been left out of Brentford’s team for their last several games amid rumours of his imminent departure. Premier League interest seemed to have …

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Aston Villa Man Jack Grealish Set For Premier League Switch [Report]

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND- DECEMBER 10: Jack Grealish of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Wigan Athletic at Villa Park on December 10, 2016 in Birmingham, England (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Jack Grealish could be in line for a move to Middlesbrough. The Premier League side could move for the attacker should Gaston Ramirez depart for Leicester City. The Daily Mail claim that should key Uruguayan midfielder Ramirez depart for the champions, the Villa man could be tasked with filling the void. The England under-21 international has had an impressive season for …

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Done Deal: Conor Hourihane Completes Move To Aston Villa

Conor Hourihane

Irish midfielder Conor Hourihane has completed his move from Barnsley to Aston Villa. The 25-year-old had been the subject of strong interest from a number of Championship sides following a strong half-season with the Tykes’ playoff push, and Villa have won the race for his signature. Breaking transfer news: We are delighted to confirm the arrival of @ConorHourihane. #WelcomeConor #AVFC …

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Irish Midfielder Conor Hourihane Closing In On £3m Aston Villa Move

21st January 2017, Oakwell stadium, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England; Skybet Championship football, Barsley versus Leeds; Barnsley's Conor Hourihane celebrates scoring 3-1 (Photo by Kurt Fairhurst/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Barnsley’s Conor Hourihane looks to be on his way to Aston Villa in a £3m deal. The 25-year-old Irish midfielder has been enjoying a fantastic season at Oakwell, scoring six goals and creating eleven more as Paul Heckingbottom’s side challenge for a playoff spot. With his contract expiring at the end of the season and Hourihane not particularly minded to …

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Irish Midfielder Conor Hourihane Set For Aston Villa Medical

FLEETWOOD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Conor Hourihane of Barnsley celebrates victory after a penalty shoot out with team mates during the Johnstone's Paint Trophy northern section semi final second leg match between Fleetwood Town and Barnsley at Highbury Stadium on February 4, 2016 in Fleetwood, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Barnsley captain and Ireland international looks set to join Aston Villa and is reported to be due for a medical. The Birmingham Mail claim that the 25-year-old is set to undergo a medical before joining up with Steve Bruce’s side for a reported £1m. The Cork man is one of the highest rated players in the Championship and has been chased …

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Four More Clubs Join The Chase For Robbie Brady [Report]

Transfer Premier League 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Georgia Ireland's Robbie Brady

The race to sign Republic of Ireland and Norwich winger Robbie Brady has reportedly intensified. Further to the Mirror’s claims on Wednesday that Premier League sides Leicester City and Crystal Palace were in contention to sign the highly-rated 24-year-old, the same outlet has now furthered that by alleging that as many as four more clubs are in the hunt for …

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Aston Villa Confirm The Identity Of Their New Manager

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12 : Steve Bruce the new manager of Aston Villa poses for a picture at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on October 12, 2016 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Neville Williams/Aston Villa FC via Getty Images)

Aston Villa have this morning confirmed that they have appointed a successor to Roberto Di Matteo. In a move that was practically confirmed by a multitude of media outlets on Tuesday night, Steve Bruce has been given the responsibility of getting the club’s season back on track. Breaking news: We are delighted to announce Steve Bruce as our new manager. …

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Tim Sherwood Has Already Made A Move To Get The Aston Villa Job

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Tim Sherwood Manager of Aston Villa looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on August 29, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

The manager’s seat at Aston Villa is barely cold, but one former boss has already made a play to get his job back. Tim Sherwood, who lasted eight months at Villa Park before being sacked in October 2015, has expressed his interest in the vacancy following the firing of Roberto Di Matteo this morning. The 47-year-old led the club to …

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The List Of Candidates To Be The Next England Manager Has Been Reduced To Three [Report]

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 05: Gareth Southgate the manager of England U21's looks on during a training session at St Georges Park on September 5, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

For the second time in less than three months, England find themselves without a national team manager. Sam Allardyce’s ignominious resignation earlier this week has left the FA scrambling around to find a new man to lead the side into the next World Cup in 2018. In the meantime, under-21 manager Gareth Southgate has been entrusted with the responsibility of …

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Stoke City Lining Up Replacement For Under-Pressure Mark Hughes [Report]

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Mark Hughes, Manager of Stoke City looks on during the Premier League match between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion at the Britannia Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Stoke City’s start to the new Premier League season has been something of a disaster. Mark Hughes’ side have taken just two points from their opening six games, including Saturday’s 1-1 draw against West Brom, and only Sunderland’s worse form is sparing them from being bottom of the table. Despite leading Stoke to three successive ninth-place finishes, their highest top …

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Opinion: Can An Underdog Win The Premier League, Again?

SWANSEA, WALES - AUGUST 20: Hull team huddle during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Hull City at Liberty Stadium on August 20, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

After Leicester’s jubilant Premier League victory, many football fans were quick to place their bets on this season’s newcomers. If Leicester could defy 5000-1 odds, surely Burnley, Hull City or Middlesbrough can do the same and earn someone a small fortune? At odds of  750/1 to win the league, Hull have won their first two games of the season. Putting an end …

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