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The day that Keane walked out on Ireland

Roy Keane is arguably one of the best players that Ireland has ever produced. A brilliant intelligent footballer, he was one of the best midfielders that the Premier League has ever produced, with a fiercely competitive spirt, and an indominable will win. He also had notoriously high standards, expecting the best of himself and all round him, Even now, as ...

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Declan Rice named Irish young player of the year

West Ham’s Declan Rice has been named the Irish Young Player of the Year. The choice is a controversial one as Rice has recently switched his international allegiance to England, and is expected to be named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the forthcoming European Championship qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro. However, as the voting took place before he ...

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Football’s Biggest Controversies – Hand of Thierry Henry

Through the course of his long and distinguished career that saw Thierry Henry win almost all the major honours at both club and international level, he had a relatively spot-free record when it came to on-field infractions. Except for that one 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying play-off clash against Republic of Ireland. France had drawn the Irish in their playoff ...

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