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Tales from the Cross: Five Reasons Cork City FC Is Buzzing

There’s already an electric atmosphere around Turner’s Cross each time Cork City step on to the pitch. Rob Flinter takes a look at the already apparent positives which Cork City can build upon this year. 5. Experience could be crucial Colin Healy has quite simply been immense for Cork City thus far this season. The former Irish international has looked …

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Cork City: View From The Shed

After Cork City’s 3-1 win over Bray Wanderers, Rob Flinter spoke to Ballincollig native James Duggan, 21, about his thoughts on the game and the season so far. – Well James what did you make of tonight’s game? Not the best football game but the sign of a good team is that they win even when they are not at …

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Irish Player Rankings – Gameweek Ending 8th March

Despite the rugby dominating the headlines, there were a number of high-profile performances from Irish footballers over the weekend. Here’s this week’s edition of the Irish Player Rankings, with a new king sitting on the throne. 10. Aiden McGeady, Everton McGeady’s best cameo for Everton yet. The winger looked very dangerous in the last thirty minutes against Cardiff City showing …

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View From The Shed: Cork City fan Derry Gregg.

Cork City opened their league season last Friday night, drawing 1-1 with league champions Saint Patricks Athletic in front of a packed Turners Cross. Over the coming months, Rob Flinter will be speaking to a number of Cork City fans to get their thoughts and opinions on how the team are progressing.  After the game on Friday, he caught up with lifelong City fan Derry …

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Irish Player Rankings: Week ending 2nd March

The Irish Player Rankings are upon us once more. Some controversial decisions, these are the top Irish performers from the last week of football. 10. Sean Scannell, Huddersfield A lot was expected from Scannell when he first broke on the scene at Crystal Palace and at the age of eighteen was named in Giovanni Trapattoni’s first extended squad of forty. …

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Irish Player Rankings: Week Ending Tuesday 26th February

10. Leon Best, Sheffield Wednesday The last couple of seasons haven’t been good to Best. After leaving Newcastle for Blackburn the striker suffered an injury less than one month into his spell with his new club ruling him out for six months. His overall record at Blackburn of two goals in thirteen games is a massive let down for a …

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Irish Player Rankings: FA Cup Weekend

Until the end of the season Rob Flinter will be monitoring Irish players in both the Premier League and the Championship and doing a ranking list each week. The list will be based on the previous weekend’s news stories and most important of all, performances.  This list will normally be a top ten of players from the previous week’s action …

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