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#Giovanni Trapattoni

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 26 December, 2013

'This conversation is incorrect' and more unforgettable football quotes from 2013
# Sport In 2013
# Sport In 2013

'This conversation is incorrect' and more unforgettable football quotes from 2013

Dec 26th 2013, 1:00 PM 2,688 Views 1 Comment

Noel King, Paddy Crerand and Joe Kinnear (obviously) lead this list of quotable gems from the past year.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 12 December, 2013

VIDEO: Topless protesters disrupt Trap's reunion with Strunz
# Happy Out
# Happy Out

VIDEO: Topless protesters disrupt Trap's reunion with Strunz

Dec 12th 2013, 2:57 PM 28,233 Views 43 Comments

The former Ireland boss took it all in his stride.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 9 December, 2013

Trap reveals he could be managing at the 2014 World Cup
# In Demand
# In Demand

Trap reveals he could be managing at the 2014 World Cup

Dec 9th 2013, 12:12 PM 8,026 Views 16 Comments

The former Ireland boss says his next job will definitely be with an international team.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 2 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 2nd 2013, 11:34 PM 16,399 Views 8 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.

Trapattoni again questions Irish squad quality as he looks to new adventure
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# COYBIG

Trapattoni again questions Irish squad quality as he looks to new adventure

Dec 2nd 2013, 12:49 PM 26,355 Views 47 Comments

“Half of the players do not play in the English top flight and often the players were not first team regulars,” he said today.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Opinion: Ireland’s obsession with misguided player loyalty needs to end
# Analysis
# Analysis

Opinion: Ireland’s obsession with misguided player loyalty needs to end

Nov 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,937 Views 43 Comments

The over-reliance on individuals who have served Ireland well in the past at the expense of superior alternatives is lazy, indulgent and self-defeating, writes Paul Fennessy.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 18 November, 2013

Doyle: I knew Trap text wasn't the end of my Ireland career
# Lone Wolf
# Lone Wolf

Doyle: I knew Trap text wasn't the end of my Ireland career

Nov 18th 2013, 7:20 AM 5,221 Views 15 Comments

Kevin Doyle never gave up hope of an international return and now he’s hoping to make a good impression against Poland.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 16 November, 2013

The Irish team can play good football – and last night was proof
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Irish team can play good football – and last night was proof

Nov 16th 2013, 9:02 AM 5,122 Views 11 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s side recorded an encouraging 3-0 win over Latvia at the Aviva Stadium yesterday evening.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

'Ireland should be getting better results' - Keane
# Must Try Harder
# Must Try Harder

'Ireland should be getting better results' - Keane

Nov 13th 2013, 5:11 PM 2,647 Views 9 Comments

The new Ireland assistant believes the team has under-performed in recent years.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

We're not scared of Keane, insists Alex Pearce
# Clean Slate
# Clean Slate

We're not scared of Keane, insists Alex Pearce

Nov 12th 2013, 4:25 PM 3,555 Views 0 Comments

The Reading defender says Ireland’s players want to learn from the new assistant manager.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 4 November, 2013

'There'll be no more messing' - Dunphy on O'Neill and Keane management ticket
# RESPECT THE CHEMISTRY
# RESPECT THE CHEMISTRY

'There'll be no more messing' - Dunphy on O'Neill and Keane management ticket

Nov 4th 2013, 12:49 PM 6,558 Views 13 Comments

But ‘there is the potential there for a trainwreck’ admits the RTÉ pundit.

5 qualities that Martin O’Neill will bring to the Ireland job
# New Dawn
# New Dawn

5 qualities that Martin O’Neill will bring to the Ireland job

Nov 4th 2013, 10:03 AM 4,598 Views 7 Comments

The Derry native’s considerable familiarity with European football is likely to benefit the Irish side.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

‘It’s the FAI’s choice’: Kinger in the dark about November friendly plans
# Manager Hunt
# Manager Hunt

‘It’s the FAI’s choice’: Kinger in the dark about November friendly plans

Oct 16th 2013, 9:30 PM 8,063 Views 27 Comments

Interim Ireland manager Noel King could be asked to stay on for more matches next month.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 14 October, 2013

Robbie Keane: Next Irish manager 'needs to have balls, take no sh*t'
# Manager Hunt
# Manager Hunt

Robbie Keane: Next Irish manager 'needs to have balls, take no sh*t'

Oct 14th 2013, 7:16 PM 11,641 Views 77 Comments

Captain lays down full and frank job description in the search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s successor.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Trapattoni: 'In a nation that doesn’t have its own football League, I think I did a good job'
# Trap
# Trap

Trapattoni: 'In a nation that doesn’t have its own football League, I think I did a good job'

Oct 13th 2013, 11:35 AM 7,915 Views 50 Comments

‘I got to know an exceptional country, humble and also proud,’ said the Italian.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 10 October, 2013

‘There were times I thought it might not happen’: Reid determined to make up for lost time
# Reid Return
# Reid Return

‘There were times I thought it might not happen’: Reid determined to make up for lost time

Oct 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 7,588 Views 28 Comments

Dubliner eager to show he has still got something to offer Ireland following his international recall.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Finding new manager will take time, says Ireland headhunter Ruud Dokter
# Job Hunt
# Job Hunt

Finding new manager will take time, says Ireland headhunter Ruud Dokter

Oct 9th 2013, 5:47 PM 3,881 Views 25 Comments

Dokter and Ray Houghton continue their search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s replacement.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Dynamic duo step up their search for new Ireland boss
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# COYBIG

Dynamic duo step up their search for new Ireland boss

Oct 1st 2013, 12:03 PM 2,690 Views 6 Comments

Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter are planning to interview candidates to find Trap’s replacement.

King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad
# Interim
# Interim

King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad

Oct 1st 2013, 8:00 AM 6,261 Views 26 Comments

With little to play for in the remaining two World Cup qualifiers, the new caretaker manager will attempt to make the most of his short time in charge.

Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection
# Analysis
# Analysis

Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection

Oct 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 4,300 Views 19 Comments

The absence of Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney caught many by surprise yesterday.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

John Delaney: We don't know how long process to find Trap's successor will take
# Job Search
# Job Search

John Delaney: We don't know how long process to find Trap's successor will take

Sep 25th 2013, 11:53 AM 5,762 Views 57 Comments

The FAI chief is confident Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter will draw up a good shortlist.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Opinion: Have the FAI gotten us into another fine mess?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Opinion: Have the FAI gotten us into another fine mess?

Sep 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,163 Views 22 Comments

Why appointing Noel King seems tantamount to snubbing Martin O’Neill.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 23 September, 2013

Noel King appointed as Ireland caretaker manager
# All Hail
# All Hail

Noel King appointed as Ireland caretaker manager

Sep 23rd 2013, 10:03 PM 16,697 Views 84 Comments

The FAI look set to delay bringing in a full-time manager until qualification for Euro 2016 begins.

POLL: Would you be happy with Noel King as caretaker Ireland boss?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

POLL: Would you be happy with Noel King as caretaker Ireland boss?

Sep 23rd 2013, 6:16 PM 3,595 Views 20 Comments

The veteran coach has been widely tipped to temporarily take over the role.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 20 September, 2013

Ireland job? Give it to Keano, says Katie Taylor
# Ireland Job
# Ireland Job

Ireland job? Give it to Keano, says Katie Taylor

Sep 20th 2013, 6:45 AM 2,250 Views 18 Comments

Strong Cork bias as Taylor names Keane and Sonia O’Sullivan as her childhood heroes.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 15 September, 2013

What could you possibly be talking about, Darron? It’s the sporting tweets of the week
# Twitterati
# Twitterati

What could you possibly be talking about, Darron? It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Sep 15th 2013, 9:05 AM 5,994 Views 10 Comments

Also, Rio Ferdinand on Conor McGregor and Brian O’Driscoll on the Heineken Cup’s future.

The legend of ‘Canelo’ and 3 points for a win: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# The Sunday Papers
# The Sunday Papers

The legend of ‘Canelo’ and 3 points for a win: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Sep 15th 2013, 8:00 AM 2,202 Views 1 Comment

Once the kettle’s boiled, these six pieces should keep you going for the next little while.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 14 September, 2013

41 mistakes Giovanni Trapattoni made as Ireland manager
# Criticism
# Criticism

41 mistakes Giovanni Trapattoni made as Ireland manager

Sep 14th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,626 Views 20 Comments

Plus, 12 things he did well during his time as national coach.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 13 September, 2013

Mick McCarthy: Martin O'Neill 'nailed on' for Ireland job
# Party With Marty
# Party With Marty

Mick McCarthy: Martin O'Neill 'nailed on' for Ireland job

Sep 13th 2013, 3:11 PM 16,396 Views 111 Comments

The Ipswich boss says the timing isn’t right for him this time.

4 minutes of Trap's funniest press conference sound bites
# Comedy Gold
# Comedy Gold

4 minutes of Trap's funniest press conference sound bites

Sep 13th 2013, 2:09 PM 2,146 Views 0 Comments

“Angry, hungry… the same!”

John Giles cares about the Boys in Green again
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

John Giles cares about the Boys in Green again

Sep 13th 2013, 7:35 AM 4,652 Views 4 Comments

A week on from the defeat to Sweden, John Giles has rediscovered reason to be hopeful for Irish football.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 12 September, 2013

O'Neill wants managerial return, but no contact made by FAI
# Job Hunt
# Job Hunt

O'Neill wants managerial return, but no contact made by FAI

Sep 12th 2013, 9:59 PM 14,186 Views 62 Comments

The Northern Irishman says John Delaney has yet to pick up the phone.

New low: Ireland plummet to 59th in FIFA rankings
# Bye Bye Brazil
# Bye Bye Brazil

New low: Ireland plummet to 59th in FIFA rankings

Sep 12th 2013, 5:25 PM 11,387 Views 76 Comments

The Boys in Green have fallen to their lowest ever position due to defeats to Sweden and Austria.

O’Neill’s track record makes him the best man for Ireland gig — Giles
# Vacancy
# Vacancy

O’Neill’s track record makes him the best man for Ireland gig — Giles

Sep 12th 2013, 3:00 PM 8,553 Views 43 Comments

The pundit believes that Martin O’Neill’s time at Sunderland was a blip in an otherwise excellent career.

Someone made a JobBridge ad for the new Ireland football manager
# Trap
From The Daily Edge
# Trap

Someone made a JobBridge ad for the new Ireland football manager

Sep 12th 2013, 8:41 AM 7,303 Views 7 Comments

“On completion, the intern will have gained experience in the planning and acquisition of nil-all draws.”

Opinion: Why Trap deserves admiration for what he achieved with Ireland
# Analysis
# Analysis

Opinion: Why Trap deserves admiration for what he achieved with Ireland

Sep 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,171 Views 40 Comments

Has Ireland’s third most successful coach ever been treated too harshly?

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

15 of the most memorable quotes from Trap’s Ireland career
# Cat Is In The Sack
# Cat Is In The Sack

15 of the most memorable quotes from Trap’s Ireland career

Sep 11th 2013, 10:45 PM 29,352 Views 31 Comments

The Italian has come out with some great lines over the past five years.

Brian McDermott in the running for Ireland job, admits John Delaney
# Big Mc
# Big Mc

Brian McDermott in the running for Ireland job, admits John Delaney

Sep 11th 2013, 9:58 PM 4,861 Views 26 Comments

The Leeds boss is one of three names Delaney fancies, he says.

Trapattoni: what the players said
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Trapattoni: what the players said

Sep 11th 2013, 8:00 PM 5,435 Views 15 Comments

Robbie, Shane Long, Simon Cox and more pay tribute to Trap as his Ireland reign comes to an end.

Dunphy: Martin O'Neill is the man we are looking for
# Next Man In
# Next Man In

Dunphy: Martin O'Neill is the man we are looking for

Sep 11th 2013, 6:17 PM 4,404 Views 15 Comments

FAI begin the hunt for next Ireland manager after parting ways with Giovanni Trapattoni.