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Two Former Irish U-21’s To Make The Switch To Northern Ireland

A pair of former under-21 players for the Irish international team are reportedly close to tying themselves down to the Northern Irish senior squad. A report made by the Belfast Telegraph has claimed that Sean Scannell and Niall Keown are close to pledging their respective futures to the Northern Irish international setup. Scannell, who was once a hotly-tipped prospect, is best-known for his …

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“The FAI Only Ever Approach One Type Of Player: Catholic.” – Michael O’Neill

The IFA and FAI have often been involved in a tug-of-war over players in recent times. The unique situation between the two associations ensures players who come up through the Northern Ireland system can declare for the Republic of Ireland national team. James McClean is one of the highest profile players to make such a move in recent times, despite representing the Northern …

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