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Nick Menezes

Nick Menezes
Nick is a soccer, GAA and rugby fanatic who has a worrying obsession with the Irish football team. His articles focus on Irish football and he also writes some light-hearted pieces, particularly quirky starting XIs.

Anglo-Irish Tug Of War: Ten Players With Divided Loyalties

England’s World Cup run could have a knock-on effect on Ireland’s tradition of recruiting granny rule players. The last decade has seen a greater resistance by the FA to the advances of other countries towards their promising stars. Ireland have possibly suffered the most from this and could be left frustrated for years to come. We have compiled a list …

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How Ireland’s World Cup Would Have Fared According To FIFA 18

With the group stages of the World Cup now concluded, Irish fans will still feel raw given the fact that Denmark managed to progress to the round of 16. Although the time has passed to move on, many will wonder how Ireland would have fared had they reached the finals in Russia. Thankfully, with the help of FIFA, we have simulated …

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Two Irish XIs MON Could Deploy Using Just Premier League Players

Greg Cunningham’s move to Cardiff City saw a welcome Irish addition to the Premier League following several seasons of an increasingly weakened Irish contingent in the league. In recent years, Irish numbers have dwindled in England’s top flight mainly owing to less talented individuals emerging and the wider net of scouting systems within Britain. Another major blow to the number …

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