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James McClean Fined By Stoke For Controversial Instagram Post

James McClean

Republic of Ireland international James McClean has been fined two weeks’ wages for a controversial Instagram post.  The Stoke City winger posted an image on his Instagram account which included himself wearing a balaclava alongside his two children with the caption: “Today’s School lesson — History.” The post was widely criticised on social media and McClean has agreed to delete …

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James McClean Emerges As Injury Doubt Ahead Of Euro 2020 Playoff

Stoke City winger James McClean faces a race to be fit for Ireland’s crucial Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia next month after suffering a medial knee ligament injury. The Championship club confirmed that McClean would face “several weeks on the sidelines” after he went off injured during their 2-0 defeat to Preston earlier this week. McClean has been a crucial …

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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


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

Michael Obafemi

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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