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The Premier League wagon rolled into town again after what seemed like a short break and on last weekend’s evidence it seems that little has changed . The World Cup quenched our thirst for football over the summer but it also seems to have distracted the agents too, as it’s hard to remember a summer [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Yesterday saw Shamrock Rovers and Manchester United meet in the first of the Platinum One Challenge meetings. This once more brings the FAI into the spotlight for the wrong reasons. Just a few months ago they refused to allow Limerick FC host Barcelona in what would have been a massive friendly for the club. John [...] Read the rest of this entry »
With a rumoured appearance fee of a million euro,  the FAI must have felt they got their money’s worth with 7 goals from Manchester United and a half each from Wayne Rooney and new star Javier Hernandez, the latter producing a terrific finish for the third. But in their desire to open their new stadium [...] Read the rest of this entry »
In a month’s time, on the 3rd of September, Ireland open their European Championship qualifying campaign with a trip to Armenia, hoping to be the first Irish side since 1988 to qualify for the finals. The draw has not been too unkind to the boys in green, with the Republic due to face Armenia, Andorra, [...] Read the rest of this entry »
There was something more awkward than usual in watching Mark Hughes get the sack by Manchester City last December. He too readily accepted the role of victim, his anger and self-pity too visible to be credible in the face of his record. He finished with 2 wins in 11 matches and outside the target of [...] Read the rest of this entry »
If Aston Villa succeed in squeezing a bigger fee out of Manchester City than the £18 million they have already turned down for James Milner, it will push the club’s spending past the £300 million mark in just 22 months. Of their big-money signings Robinho has been the most expensive and the most disappointing. Within [...] Read the rest of this entry »