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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.

Irish Eligible Youngster Makes Bayern Bow

Bayern Munich came from behind to defeat PSG in their International Champions Cup tie earlier this week. Timothy Weah gave the French side the lead before Javi Martinez, Renato Sanches and Joshua Zikzee responded for the German’s in an entertaining game. However, many Irish fans may be interested to learn that an Irish eligible midfielder came off the bench for …

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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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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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