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Troy Parrott To Travel With Tottenham First Team

Republic of Ireland underage star, Troy Parrott, has been called up to travel with the Tottenham first team to their clash with Leicester this evening, according to a report in the Irish Independent.   Although the Dubliner is not expected to make the bench for the Premier League meeting, the gesture from Mauricio Pochettino shows the esteem he is held …

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Brian O’Driscoll On Legal Painkillers In Rugby: “It Almost Became A Habit”

Former Ireland and Leinster captain Brian O’Driscoll has opened up on the use of legal painkillers in rugby during his playing career outlining that for him their use “almost became a habit.” O’Driscoll was one of Ireland and Leinster’s finest players winning countless individual and collective accolades during his nearly 20-year career. Speaking to Off The Ball’s Wednesday night rugby, …

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Robbie Keane: “I Can’t Wait To See What’s Next”

Robbie Keane

The Republic of Ireland’s top goalscorer, Robbie Keane, has revealed his ambition to be a manager at the highest level as he prepares to take on a role in Mick McCarthy’s backroom team.  Robbie Keane made an appearance on Eamon Dunphy’s ‘Paddy Power’s Head2 Head’, which will air tonight, during which he discussed his distinguished career and his plans for the …

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Five Players Who Could Benefit From Mick McCarthy As Irish Boss

With the Euro 2020 draw now made, Mick McCarthy will begin to plan his squad for March. A shrewd and blunt operator, McCarthy holds a much more no-nonsense approach to players not pulling their weight than Martin O’Neill. O’Neill was a manager of great loyalty and this was sometimes detrimental, selecting players who had drifted out of form despite shining …

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Mick McCarthy: We Might Laud O’Neill For Capping Obafemi In The Future

On Saturday, 18-year old Ireland striker Michael Obafemi made his first Premier League start for Southampton in their game against Manchester United. Obafemi was handed his first league start by now departed manager Mark Hughes and impressed many in the 65 minutes he featured in before coming off injured. The Dublin born attacker was lively up against United’s defence and …

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