Posts Tagged ‘Panel 3’

Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has announced the squad for the friendly with Greece on November 14th in the Aviva Stadium. Robbie Keane will not be called on to make the trip back from LA Galaxy, while Shane Long will miss out due to a hamstring injury. Norwich striker Wes Hoolahan has been called up to [...] Read the rest of this entry »
“Happy memories,” Robbie Keane says with a smile when reminded of the first time he played against Germany as a senior Republic of Ireland international. Follow the match live with us, CLICK HERE “Forget women, golf, even hurling, this is the best moment of my life!” was Keane’s reaction at the time. The date was [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Brian Strahan takes an in depth look at the fortunes of the Irish players plying their trade across Europe and beyond over the past seven days. Monday, 24th of September The Championship Huddersfield Town jumped into second place in the Championship after a 3-1 victory over Blackpool whose hectic league start was halted. Whilst there [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Instead of trawling through the many faults with the performance, tactics, team selection and formation from the game in Astana on Friday night, here I would like to address those who still think that Trapattoni should stay as Ireland manager. These  ”Trap apologists”  tend to fall into three categories, who follow three broad mantras: (1) [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Three, Ireland’s largest high speed network and proud sponsors of the Irish national football team, today announces a new sponsorship deal with the Herald’s ‘Striker’ magazine, a dedicated Junior and Schoolboy soccer magazine. On top of their new sponsorship deal with the award-winning football supplement, Three will also be running a competition throughout the month [...] Read the rest of this entry »
With each new season comes the regeneration of hope. Sometimes misguided and blind, sometimes justified. Married to hope is expectation and with it a burden that ultimately, falls on individuals. The expectation in Ireland falls on those skirting the fringes of the squads of some of footballs big names, generally in Scotland and England. After [...] Read the rest of this entry »
The Germans don’t particularly care, you would imagine. But they must feel conspired against. Their most fluid yet compact team in quite some time was drawn in the toughest group of Euro 2012. They made Portugal look ordinary, found out the Netherlands and without a huge amount to prove against said Danes ultimately dismissed them [...] Read the rest of this entry »