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Clinton Morrison Fears Progress Made With Racism Starting To Slip

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Former Republic of Ireland striker, Clinton Morrison fears the progress made by English football in tackling racism is starting to slip after two incidents of racial abuse in a week.  Last week a Tottenham supporter was arrested after throwing a banana skin at Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Following on from this, Raheem Sterling was subjected to alleged racial abuse on Saturday …

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Shane Ross With Another Ridiculous Sporting Blunder On Live Radio

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Bid Announcement for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 15/11/2016 Pictured at the bid announcement for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in the Aviva Stadium was Shane Ross TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Another week, another story about a major sporting blunder from our Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross.  The Minister has been at the centre of some embarrassing errors over the past year. After Ireland’s heroics to win the Grand Slam back in February, Ross posted a picture of himself alongside Johnny Sexton and Rob Kearney with the caption, …

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Liam Brady: The Absence Of Brian Kerr In Irish Football Is ‘Disgraceful’

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Irish football has found itself at a crossroads. As the current situation stands, Martin O’Neill’s gone, Mick McCarthy’s back and Stephen Kenny will take over in two years… Make of that what you will. The real problem though is not the managerial merry-go-round. The problem’s come from the grassroots right up through the entire system. On a domestic level, Irish …

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Mick McCarthy On Potentially Consulting With Martin O’Neill

The newly-appointed Ireland manager Mick McCarthy spoke to the media today during his official unveiling in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. McCarthy touched a myriad of topics and in general seemed to be in good spirits – first explaining to why the opportunity to manage Ireland again was one that was too good to turn down. Taking the reins from the now-former …

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Pros & Cons Of FAI Surprising Appointment Of McCarthy And Kenny

FAI appointment of Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny

Well, who saw that coming from the FAI? After a quick turnaround between Martin O’Neill’s sacking and Mick McCarthy’s appointment, the plot took yet another twist in a scenario that nobody could have predicted. As anticipated, McCarthy will be installed as senior boss for his second spell, a process accelerated by the impending Euro 2020 draw in Dublin. Having seemingly turned …

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Mark Kinsella Backs Kenny Cunningham For Irish Coaching Role

Mark Kinsella has backed his former international teammate Kenny Cunningham for a position in the next Ireland manager’s backroom staff. Yesterday, we brought you reports claiming that Mick McCarthy was in the pole position to succeed Martin O’Neill as Irish manager along with further reports linking both Kenny Cunningham and Robbie Keane with positions on his coaching ticket. Speaking to 2FM’s Game On …

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Niall Quinn Wants FAI To Prioritise LOI In O’Neill Fallout

Former Ireland international Niall Quinn has had his say on the state of Irish football. The post-mortem continues after the departure of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane from the Irish managerial set-up. Attention has focused on the senior level, with some clamouring as always for either a change in playing style or the dropping of FAI chief executive John Delaney. …

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