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#Damien Duff

# damien-duff - Monday 22 June, 2020

Son of ex-Celtic boss Strachan replaces Duff as first-team coach

Gavin Strachan joins the club after serving as assistant manager at Peterborough United.

# damien-duff - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'Devastated' Duff reveals family commitments were behind his Celtic exit

‘I’d love to be a brilliant coach… but I think it’s more important at the minute that I’m just a brilliant dad.’

# damien-duff - Friday 5 June, 2020

'He was a very slight lad, and appeared unfit at times. Then all of a sudden, he'd get the ball and do a bit of magic'

How Damien Duff reached the very top as a player, and what he has been doing to ensure his coaching career is just as successful.

# damien-duff - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Damien Duff leaves Celtic to focus on new role with Ireland

Celtic boss Neil Lennon says Duff made a ‘huge contribution’ during his time with the Scottish champions.

# damien-duff - Saturday 11 April, 2020

'He shot the lights out' - What to expect from Damien Duff as Ireland's latest assistant coach

He has criticised pushy parents and said he was probably ‘too tough’ on his U15s, but Duff is a lot more than just an old-school coach.

# damien-duff - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Why have we stopped producing top-level players? Ireland needs a new philosophy

Irish football requires a new plan if this decade is to be better than the last one.

# damien-duff - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Keane’s Ireland future looks bleak as FAI hold talks with Celtic over Duff

Stephen Kenny’s backroom team will not be announced until a sign-off is secured from Celtic while Keith Andrews prepares for life as Ireland assistant manager.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Two of Ireland's greatest footballers made their debuts on this day in 1998

Mick McCarthy took a young Irish squad to Olomouc for a futile friendly that proved to be quite significant.

# damien-duff - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'Did I think Damien Duff was going to make it? I always thought he had a real chance' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'Did I think Damien Duff was going to make it? I always thought he had a real chance'

Pat Devlin reflects on a distinguished career in Irish football.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'Damien Duff was very enthusiastic about him and he's been right so far' Going Well This post contains videos

'Damien Duff was very enthusiastic about him and he's been right so far'

Kevin Doyle has been impressed by Stephen Bradley and Shamrock Rovers of late.

# damien-duff - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'It's probably the quickest promotion known to man in any job' Duffer This post contains videos

'It's probably the quickest promotion known to man in any job'

Damien Duff says it’s a ‘real honour’ to be part of the Celtic first-team coaching staff for the rest of the season.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Neil Lennon appointed Celtic boss until end of season with Damien Duff part of backroom team

Brendan Rodgers departed the Glasgow giants on Tuesday to take over at Leicester City.

# damien-duff - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Keane and Duff among 19 coaches set for Uefa Pro Licence course

Keith Andrews, Andy Reid and Jim McGuinness will also begin the 18-month course tomorrow.

# damien-duff - Monday 14 January, 2019

Duff promises 'to promote positive, attacking football' and 'play the Celtic Way'

The legendary Ireland winger has taken up a role as reserve-team coach with the Glasgow giants.

# damien-duff - Monday 7 January, 2019

Ireland legend Damien Duff's move to Celtic confirmed

The former Blackburn and Chelsea star leaves his role with Shamrock Rovers to take up the new position.

# damien-duff - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Damien Duff set to take coaching role with Celtic reserves

The former Ireland international will take up the position on a full-time basis.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Duff: 'I get slaughtered in this country for training my lads five times a week'

The former Chelsea winger was speaking about the issues with Irish underage football.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

'I'd swim over to work there': Duff hopeful of Celtic coaching role In Talks This post contains videos

'I'd swim over to work there': Duff hopeful of Celtic coaching role

The former Ireland winger confirmed he is in talks with the Scottish giants.

Duff reportedly holds talks to take up coaching role at Celtic

One of Ireland’s greatest-ever wingers could be in line to join the Hoops’ U20s.

# damien-duff - Monday 26 November, 2018

'It's crazy stuff' - Duff questions decision to put time limit on McCarthy's second spell

The Ireland legend believes there are a lot of ‘what ifs’ after the FAI announced Stephen Kenny as Mick’s successor.

# damien-duff - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Duff on Robbie Keane in the Ireland set-up: 'He would bring a spark and a bond back with the fans'

The former Chelsea winger also suggested both Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny would be good choices for the vacant Boys in Green role.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Keane, Duffer and Mohan: 6 candidates to replace Noel King as Ireland U21 manager

The FAI are looking for a new U21 manager after Noel King departed his role after eight years in charge.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Duff: We can't afford to tell Declan Rice to 'go do one' - our players aren't good enough Swallowing Pride This post contains videos

Duff: We can't afford to tell Declan Rice to 'go do one' - our players aren't good enough

Damien Duff believes Ireland should swallow their pride and welcome Declan Rice back should he turn down England’s advances.

# damien-duff - Monday 13 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Demand for Liam Miller tribute match causes ticketing website to crash Miller Time

Demand for Liam Miller tribute match causes ticketing website to crash

The game will take place in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on September 25.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Damien Duff: 'It's the same old dinosaurs in the GAA making the same old decisions'

Damien Duff is disgusted by the GAA’s resolute stance over the movement of the Liam Miller charity match to Páirc Uí Chaoimh

# damien-duff - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'YouTube what Eamon has got away with over the years - that's why people love watching him'

Damien Duff and others on what differentiates the RTÉ panel from their competitors.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'People were in fear of Roy... When he left, it let lads breathe'

Damien Duff has suggested Ireland were not necessarily worse off without their inspirational captain at the 2002 World Cup.

# damien-duff - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Robbie Keane and Duffer star in five-a-side match with some of football's all-time greats Over-35s This post contains videos

Robbie Keane and Duffer star in five-a-side match with some of football's all-time greats

Diego Maradona and Jose Mourinho managed the sides, while Usain Bolt and Fifa boss Gianni Infantino blagged their way into the game.

# damien-duff - Monday 19 February, 2018

Duffer's brilliance, controversial refereeing calls and Rivaldo magic - 5 classic Chelsea-Barcelona ties Looking Back This post contains videos

Duffer's brilliance, controversial refereeing calls and Rivaldo magic - 5 classic Chelsea-Barcelona ties

The two sides have battled it out in some fiercely contested contests over the years.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Duffer features in brilliant street football initiative by Shamrock Rovers Back In My Day This post contains videos

Duffer features in brilliant street football initiative by Shamrock Rovers

The League of Ireland club have released a series of simple yet effective videos.

# damien-duff - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'It takes courage to get on the ball and play the way Hoolahan plays' Unimpressed This post contains videos

'It takes courage to get on the ball and play the way Hoolahan plays'

The RTÉ panel were critical of Ireland’s performance in Copenhagen on Saturday night.

# damien-duff - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Tracing the marginalisation of Irish players in the Premier League

We assess the fortunes of Ireland’s footballers in England’s top flight over the past 25 years.

# damien-duff - Friday 23 June, 2017

# damien-duff - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'The youth teams seemed a bit of a shambles - I wanted to give it the respect it deserved'

In the final part of our Boys of Summer series, Brian Kerr looks back on before, during and after Malaysia twenty years ago.

# damien-duff - Thursday 15 June, 2017

‘I’d been released by Blackburn... I was at a crossroads in my career’ Interview This post contains videos

‘I’d been released by Blackburn... I was at a crossroads in my career’

Thomas Morgan recalls emerging from a low point in his footballing life to captain his country to a historic achievement.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

16 players from the 1997 World Youth Championships who became stars

20 years ago this month, the world caught a glimpse of some prodigious talents.

# damien-duff - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Damien Duff picked a strong One To Eleven side... and there's plenty of Irish representation

There’s even room for a Melbourne team-mate.

# damien-duff - Monday 20 March, 2017

'The epitome of a street footballer': Robbie Keane celebrated and honoured at FAI awards

There were a string of contributions from the likes of Brian Kerr, Paul McGrath and Damien Duff.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'I cried when I left Chelsea' - Damien Duff airs Stamford Bridge regret

The ex- Ireland international admits he departed the Blues at the wrong time and says he had several opportunities to join Liverpool.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Damien Duff named head coach of Shamrock Rovers academy side

The former Ireland winger is cutting his teeth in coaching with the Hoops’ U15 , who will play in the new National League from August.

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