Posts Tagged ‘Panel’

1. Will Wenger give Walcott the opportunity he craves? While the narrative of this weekend’s game between Manchester United and Arsenal is sure to centre around Robin Van Persie’s first outing against the cub he used to captain, it will be interesting to see who Wenger selects to fill the void left by the prolific [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Good Weekend For… So much can change at international level, a variant of players drift in and out of the apparent wilderness. The definition of a fringe player has lost some of its resonance, as the fringe has become a wider plain. But if you were to think of an old style fringe player in [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Mark Callanan looks at Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers performance so far this season. There’s been lots of talk so far this season about the potential for a Merseyside club to reach the hallowed land of the Champions League. While Liverpool remain the traditional European standard bearers for the city, it is Everton, riding high in [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Republic of Ireland manager, Giovanni Trapattoni’s post match press conference, scheduled to take place in Dublin tomorrow has been cancelled and the Italian will now fly directly home to Milan following the 2014 World Cup qualifier with the Faroe Islands. With FAI board members having scheduled an Extraordinary General Meeting for the end of this [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Irish manager Giovanni Trapattoni named his starting XI and hailed the clash with Germany as “a match I would love to play myself. I’ve been looking forward to this game” at Thursday’s pre match press conference. Trapattoni named his side in a 4-3-3 formation, which will for all intents and purposes be 4-5-1 come (or [...] Read the rest of this entry »
Georgios Samaras headed home a last minute winner to give Celtic their first ever win in the Champions League after a pulsating encounter with Spartak Moscow at the Luzhniki Stadium that ended 3-2. Neil Lennon must have thought his side were in for a long night when the home side broke down the Glasgow men [...] 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 »