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#Damien Duff

# damien-duff - Friday 25 March, 2016

18 years ago today, 2 of Ireland's greatest ever players made their international debuts

Robbie Keane and Damien Duff both earned their first senior caps away to the Czech Republic in March 1998.

# damien-duff - Friday 11 March, 2016

Damien Duff on life as a pundit, Jose Mourinho and Ireland's Euro 2016 hopes

The retired Irish footballer on why he feels his former boss would be perfect for Man United.

'I hadn't even kissed a girl when I was going to England at 16’

Damien Duff discusses the future of Irish football and his own development into a top player

# damien-duff - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

'The current Irish team is miles away from '94 and '02 sides'

Jason McAteer suggests the sides he played in were far superior to Martin O’Neill’s men.

# damien-duff - Friday 5 February, 2016

The case for Mick McCarthy as Ireland’s greatest ever manager

It’s 20 years today since the Barnsley native was appointed as coach of the Boys in Green.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Stan's teams were painful to watch, but relentless abuse of an Irish legend didn't sit right

It’s 10 years today since Steve Staunton’s ill-fated appointment as Ireland manager.

# damien-duff - Friday 25 December, 2015

12 great pics that sum up the League of Ireland season

2015 saw Dundalk do the double, Wexford Youths and Finn Harps replace Drogheda and Limerick, and Damien Duff move home.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Remember the day Duffer truly announced himself on the world stage?

The retiring legend delivered one of the great individual Irish performances at the 2002 World Cup.

So long Damien! Here are 7 ways to live your life like the Duffer

You’ll need to get 14 hours’ sleep per night.

# damien-duff - Monday 21 December, 2015

Why Damien Duff is Ireland’s most underappreciated sports person

The winger, who made his Shamrock Rovers debut last night, doesn’t always get the credit he deserves, writes Paul Fennessy.

Ireland legend Damien Duff announces retirement from football

The 36-year-old former Blackburn and Chelsea winger won 100 caps for his country.

# damien-duff - Sunday 16 August, 2015

'The charities are close to my heart' - Duff on donating Shamrock Rovers wages

Temple Street Children’s Hospital and Heart Children Ireland will receive the funds.

# damien-duff - Saturday 15 August, 2015

'I've been living like a monk and I just want to get back on the pitch' - Duff

The latest former Ireland international to join Shamrock Rovers says he’s raring to go.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

We’ll Leave it There So: Duffer is a Hoop, Sterling's big money move and today's sport

There’s also news on Davy Fitzgerald’s future, while the Irish rugby team unveil their new jersey.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Damien Duff nowhere to be seen as Shamrock Rovers march on in Europe

Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy was an interested onlooker in the stands, however.

# damien-duff - Monday 6 July, 2015

Duffer to Shamrock Rovers? 'I don’t know where it has come from,' says Fenlon

The Hoops boss is more focused on tomorrow night’s Europa League qualifier than speculation about a possible new signing.

Quiz: How well do you know your high-profile League of Ireland imports?

From George Best to Big Sam and everyone in between.

Shamrock Rovers won't comment on reports Damien Duff has signed for the club

The former Ireland international has expressed a desire to finish his career in the League of Ireland.

# damien-duff - Friday 3 July, 2015

John Maughan's son named in defence for Mayo's Connacht minor clash with Galway

Damien Duff and Paul Lambert are also playing in this weekend’s provincial semi-finals.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

'Me ma was upset... She thought I was signing for Pat's and I hadn't told her'

Damien Duff has played down recent rumours linking him with a move to the Dublin club.

# damien-duff - Friday 26 June, 2015

Has Damien Duff made a decision on his new Airtricity League club?

The former Ireland winger was spotted in Richmond Park this evening.

# damien-duff - Monday 1 June, 2015

'Who'll ever take me, I'm not in it for the money now': Damien Duff on his return to League of Ireland football

The veteran has been linked with moves to Bray Wanderers, St Patrick’s Athletic and Shamrock Rovers.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Duff could be set for League of Ireland stint after Melbourne adventure ends with release

The former Chelsea winger had a low-key injury-hit year in the A-League.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Damien Duff is likely to be a League of Ireland player as soon as May

The Duffer says he’s finally ready to come home.

# damien-duff - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Keane hopes old pals Duff and Dunne bounce back from season-ending injuries

The LA Galaxy captain’s old team-mates both suffered bad injuries in recent weeks.

# damien-duff - Monday 16 February, 2015

Damien Duff's A-League career in doubt as Ireland star suffers double injury

The former Ireland man’s season looks to be over.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Duffer scored his first goal in Australia's A-League today G'Day This post contains videos

Duffer scored his first goal in Australia's A-League today

He won a penalty and claimed an assist as well.

# damien-duff - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Remember Irish striker Andy Keogh? He's scoring goals for fun in Australia

Meanwhile, Spanish star David Villa rescued a 1-1 draw for Damien Duff’s Melbourne City.

# damien-duff - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Damien Duff set up David Villa for his first Melbourne goal earlier This post contains videos

# damien-duff - Friday 10 October, 2014

QUIZ: How big a Republic of Ireland fan are you?

Do you follow the Boys in Green through thick and thin or are you more the prawn-sandwich-eating type?

# damien-duff - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Duff predicts Chelsea success, 'worried' for Fulham

The Dubliner has signed on with Melbourne City.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Duff debuts for new Melbourne side Down Under

Just under 2,800 came out to see the Ballyboden man’s Aussie bow.

# damien-duff - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Vincent Browne hosting UFC Dublin? It's the sporting week in comments

Our dear, dear commenters were in rare auld’ form over the past seven days.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Duff excited by Australian challenge, still keen on League of Ireland stint

The former Ireland international says he’s looking forward to linking up with David Villa in particular.

Damien Duff has signed for Melbourne City FC and is moving to Australia

Ireland winger brought in to offer quality on the pitch and an example to younger players, City bosses say.

# damien-duff - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

# damien-duff - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Damien Duff signs up for Merryn Lacy football fundraiser at Carlisle Grounds

The former Ireland international will take part in the exhibition match on 15 June.

# damien-duff - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Padraig Harrington holds off Rory McIlroy charge to remain Ireland's richest sportsman

Golf seems to be the sport that offers the greatest financial return but Robbie Keane and Damien Duff are flying the football flag.

# damien-duff - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

'I like a little dive myself': Damien Duff is a gloriously honest football analyst

The international winger is calling it as he sees it on TV3.

# damien-duff - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Damien Duff: I'm not planning on hanging up my boots anytime soon

The ex-Ireland international says he “definitely” wants to play in the League of Ireland in the future.