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Martin O’Neill Absolutely Slated Samir Nasri After Leicester City vs Sevilla

Martin O’Neill certainly doesn’t seem to rate Samir Nasri very highly… Samir Nasri’s red card was the hot topic of conversation after Leicester City’s incredible Champions League victory last night but, it seemed none of the Sky Sports panel had any sympathy for the former Arsenal man. Speaking about the incident involving Jamie Vardy that saw Nasri receiving his second …

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Michael O’Neill Hits Out At FAI’s Recruitment Of Northern Ireland Underage Stars

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - NOVEMBER 11: Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan at Windsor Park on November 11, 2016 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Michael O’Neill’s has expressed his disappointment with the FAI over their pursuit for young Northern Irish players. His comments come in the wake of Jordan McEneff’s debut for the Republic of Ireland Under-16s. The Arsenal youth and his brother, Aaron of Derry City, both recently switched their international allegiances from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland. “We know we will …

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Five Potential Appointments That Could Positively Impact The FAI

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Former Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard with Steve Heighway at The Academy on January 20, 2017 in Liverpool, England. Steven Gerrard has today been announced as a coach in the Liverpool Academy. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

The FAI pulled off a major coup by appointing Englishman Colin Bell to the Republic of Ireland Women’s team. A Champions League-winning coach, Bell represents a signal of intent.  However, some appointments by the organisation in the past have been questionable. Signing up Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane has been a masterstroke so far, but many Irish fans have divided opinions on …

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John Sheridan’s Touchline Tirade Shows The Extent Of Abuse Referees Are Subjected To

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: John Sheridan, manager of Notts County during the Checkatrade Trophy group match between Notts County and Hartlepool at Meadow Lane on August 31, 2016 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Former Ireland playmaker John Sheridan was sacked from his post as Notts County manager earlier this month after the 52-year-old’s side went nine games without picking up a single point. On the 10th of December County were halfway through this dismal run and hurtling towards a 2-0 loss to Wycombe Wanderers. The game saw Sheridan hit the headlines for being …

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FAI Announce New Structure For League Of Ireland

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The FAI today announced a new structure for the League of Ireland. As part of the announcement of next season’s fixture-list, the association declared that the number of teams in the Premier Division will decrease. The Premier Division and First Division have been split 12-8 in recent times, but as of 2018 this will be 10-10. Therefore, 2017 will see …

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