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#James McClean

# james-mcclean - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'The one thing I did was concentrate on becoming a professional footballer... I didn't like school at all'

Irish defender Pierce Sweeney chats to The42 about his football-mad upbringing and preparing to face West Brom in the FA Cup today.

# james-mcclean - Thursday 4 January, 2018

McClean reveals house robbed while he played in West Brom game

The Irish player took to his official Instagram page to break the news.

# james-mcclean - Monday 1 January, 2018

Six Irish players that might need a move during the January transfer window

These players may be looking for opportunities at a new club in 2018.

# james-mcclean - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'Sports can’t sink much lower than Mayweather-McGregor' and 25 more of the best articles from 2017

Featuring Wright Thompson, Marina Hyde, Paul Kimmage, Rory Smith and many more of the finest journalists out there.

# james-mcclean - Friday 29 December, 2017

Poll: What was Ireland's best international goal of 2017? You Decide This post contains a poll

Poll: What was Ireland's best international goal of 2017?

There were a few crackers scored this year.

# james-mcclean - Monday 25 December, 2017

# james-mcclean - Thursday 21 December, 2017

McGregor-Mayweather fight voted the most memorable Irish sporting moment of 2017

Katie Taylor produced the greatest Irish sporting achievement.

# james-mcclean - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'By no means is he a sports star of the year'

Paul Kimmage was not impressed with James McClean winning the RTÉ prize at the weekend.

# james-mcclean - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Republic of Ireland's James McClean named 2017 RTE Sportsperson of the Year

Elsewhere, Aidan O’Brien was voted Manager of the Year and there was a surprising result regarding Team of the Year.

# james-mcclean - Friday 8 December, 2017

Who should win the RTE Sportsperson of the Year award? And The Award Goes To This post contains a poll

Who should win the RTE Sportsperson of the Year award?

It’s been another big year of sport.

# james-mcclean - Sunday 19 November, 2017

NFL civil war, entering free Derry and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Get the kettle on reflect on a huge week of sport.

# james-mcclean - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Bang out of order' - McClean blasts critics for 'sticking the boot in' when they're down

The Ireland winger is certain they can bounce back from last night’s drubbing by Denmark.

Last night's debacle is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Irish football's problems Opinion This post contains videos

Last night's debacle is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Irish football's problems

The Boys in Green suffered an embarrassing 5-1 World Cup play-off loss to Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.

From The Daily Edge The whole country felt for James McClean after he gave this emotional interview to RTÉ last night DEVASTATING

7 Irish players facing uncertain futures after World Cup play-off exit

Tuesday night could spell the end for a number of veteran footballers’ international careers.

# james-mcclean - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

This emotional James McClean post-match interview is hard to watch Distraught This post contains videos

This emotional James McClean post-match interview is hard to watch

The West Brom winger suggested the occasion may have got to some players.

# james-mcclean - Monday 6 November, 2017

9 stats on Martin O'Neill's Ireland that might surprise you Fyi

9 stats on Martin O'Neill's Ireland that might surprise you

There are a couple of good potential pub quiz questions in here.

# james-mcclean - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'Launching bottles and other objects from up in the stands makes you cowards, not hard men' - McClean

BBC’s Match of the Day programme was also criticised by the Ireland star.

# james-mcclean - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Has the FAI’s faith in Martin O’Neill been vindicated?

The Irish side’s crucial victory against Wales in Cardiff has raised morale.

# james-mcclean - Friday 13 October, 2017

"He said 'morning' with the biggest grin I've ever seen in my life"

Tony Pulis jokingly threatened to drop James McClean after his winner against Wales on Monday.

# james-mcclean - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week

Who stood out and who didn’t amid a memorable few days for Martin O’Neill’s side.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How many times have you rewatched James McClean's goal? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: How many times have you rewatched James McClean's goal?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From The Daily Edge James McClean was offered the 'freedom of Coppers' and his namesake excellently tried to cash in Written Confirmation

# james-mcclean - Monday 9 October, 2017

A nation holds its breath: James McClean puts Ireland in front in Cardiff Oh Me Nerves This post contains videos

# james-mcclean - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'It was one of the most difficult games in my career as a coach'

Serbia manager Slavoljub Muslin was relieved to see his side escape with a 1-0 win against Ireland.

# james-mcclean - Saturday 2 September, 2017

James McClean gives searingly honest interview after a disappointing display from Ireland

The West Brom winger said the Boys in Green “didn’t deserve to win the game”.

James McClean makes £3,000 donation to young child battling eye cancer

17-month-old Caleb Williamson needs to travel to Switzerland for specialist treatment.

# james-mcclean - Monday 31 July, 2017

Ireland sweat on McClean scan after knee injury

The 28-year old limped out of West Brom’s friendly with Bristol Rovers at the weekend.

# james-mcclean - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Good news for O'Neill and McClean as Fifa decide against handing out bans

World football’s governing body will not punish the Ireland pair for their comments made about referee David Fernández Borbalán.

# james-mcclean - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I know what I’d give but I’d be slightly biased' - Delaney calls for leniency from Fifa

The FAI has made its submission to world football’s governing body over comments made by Martin O’Neill and James McClean.

# james-mcclean - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

James McClean and Martin O'Neill could be facing bans after ref comments

Official David Fernández Borbalán was criticised after the draw with Austria.

# james-mcclean - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'It would be a sea of green' - McClean on prospect of Ireland and Northern Ireland qualifying for World Cup

The 28-year-old maintains his number one priority remains Ireland’s qualification for next summer’s World Cup and no-one else’s.

# james-mcclean - Monday 12 June, 2017

Ireland change a winning formula - and almost pay for it

The Boys in Green escaped with a draw against Austria after a dire first-half performance.

# james-mcclean - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'The referee wasn't totally to blame for our first-half performance... But I thought he was very poor'

Martin O’Neill expressed his dismay with some of the decisions made by Spanish referee David Fernandez Borbalan.

'They had a 12th man today' - James McClean outraged with referee's performance Criticism This post contains videos

'They had a 12th man today' - James McClean outraged with referee's performance

Ireland had a goal disallowed and appeals for a late penalty were ignored.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Austria

On a day of mixed emotions, Ireland were ultimately forced to settle for a point.

# james-mcclean - Thursday 8 June, 2017

'James McClean is the kind of player I want to turn out to be like' Ambition This post contains videos

'James McClean is the kind of player I want to turn out to be like'

Bristol City and Ireland winger Callum O’Dowda admits he is still finding his feet at club and international level.

# james-mcclean - Friday 2 June, 2017

As it happened: Ireland v Mexico, International Friendly

Ireland took on Mexico in the US, as Martin O’Neill’s side prepared for the vital World Cup qualifier with Austria.

Daryl Horgan handed first international start in Ireland team to face Mexico

It’s been confirmed that James McClean will captain the Boys in Green this evening.

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