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Kick It Out Release Statement On Latest James McClean Abuse

James McClean Statement

Kick It Out have released a statement addressing the latest alleged discriminatory abuse targeted at Republic of Ireland international and Stoke City’s James McClean.  McClean has been the subject of chants from the stands in matches away to Huddersfield and Barnsley this season. The FA have charged Barnsley with a breach of FA Rule E20 while the latest example of …

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Stoke Release Statement Condemning Abuse Of James McClean

Stoke City have released a statement condemning the abuse of winger James McClean who was the subjected to discriminatory chanting earlier this season. Barnsley were charged by the FA following sectarian chanting aimed at McClean in November, with Stoke’s game against Huddersfield having to be stopped momentarily while the winger reported the abuse to the referee. McClean’s club released a …

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Stoke City Match Stopped Following Sectarian Abuse Aimed At McClean

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Stoke City’s Skybet Championship clash with Huddersfield Town was called to a stop this afternoon when James McClean was subjected to abusive chanting from the stands. Huddersfield Town have confirmed that they are to investigate claims of sectarian abuse aimed at the Irish international after the winger reported such to match referee James Linington. Linington stopped play in the 64th …

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Stoke City Make Approach For Northern Ireland Manager Michael O’Neill

Northern Ireland have given Michael O’Neill permission to speak to Stoke City about their vacant manager’s position. The Irish Football Association announced on Thursday that the Potters have made an official approach for O’Neill. Stoke are rooted to the bottom of the Championship, with eight points from 15 games and are looking for a new manager after sacking Nathan Jones. …

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Michael Obafemi Sets Up Goal With Stunning Pass in EFL Cup Win Over Portsmouth

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Michael Obafemi showed his playmaking abilities with a wonderful assist for Southampton on Tuesday night. The Republic of Ireland forward started for the Saints in their EFL Cup tie against Portsmouth, the first south-coast derby since 2012. Southampton won the third-round tie 4-0 at Fratton Park. Danny Ings (2), Cedric Soares and Nathan Redmond got the goals and Obafemi set …

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Sunderland Fan Fined Over James McClean Abuse

A Sunderland fan has pleaded guilty to leading a train of 20 others in a “f**k James McClean” chant as well as other sectarian, homophobic and racist slurs in April of this year. McClean is no stranger to abuse from fans and has come under fire over the years for his refusal to wear the poppy for Remembrance Day commemorations …

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Scott Hogan Set For Aston Villa Exit As Stoke Move Looms

Ireland striker Scott Hogan is reportedly set for another loan move away from Aston Villa with Championship club Stoke City poised to sign the 27-year old. Hogan joined Sheffield United on loan from Aston Villa in January and he helped Chris Wilder’s side to Premier League promotion playing eight times, scoring twice and creating one goal. The frontman added some …

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Irish Defender Nathan Collins Signs New Deal With Stoke Amid Man United Interest

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Irish defender Nathan Collins has signed a new long-term contract with Stoke City amid interest from Manchester United. Collins broke into Stoke’s first-team at the end of last season, playing the final three games of the Championship campaign, and has featured regularly for the team in pre-season. Man United were reportedly interested in signing the centre-half after he was recommended …

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“They’re Cowards, Hypocrites…If You’re A White Irish Man, No One Cares.”

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“They’re a bunch of cowards the footballing authorities. They’re a bunch of hypocrites.” James McClean has hit out at the English FA, for their lack of action over sectarian abuse the Derryman has received recently and throughout his career. Every year, around November, McClean is targeted by fans on social media and in football grounds over his refusal to wear the …

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Kick It Out Release Statement Condemning James McClean Abuse

Kick It Out, the organisation which supports equality in football has released a statement in support of James McClean, condemning the recent spate of sectarian abuse he has been subjected to. The Irish international received a birthday card at Stoke’s training ground this week which contained a slew of vile abuse directed at McClean and his nationality. Messages included telling …

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