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#Giovanni Trapattoni

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Redknapp praises 'outstanding' Dunne as Ireland star continues revitalisation
# Gratitude
# Gratitude

Redknapp praises 'outstanding' Dunne as Ireland star continues revitalisation

Aug 31st 2013, 4:35 PM 3,976 Views 7 Comments

The defender looks in good form ahead of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Sweden and Austria name squads for Ireland's double-header
# World Cup 2014
# World Cup 2014

Sweden and Austria name squads for Ireland's double-header

Aug 27th 2013, 2:44 PM 1,361 Views 0 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni’s opposite numbers Erik Hamren and Marcel Koller announced their panels for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 26 August, 2013

Long can play for a big club, but he must be guaranteed games - Trapattoni
# Caution
# Caution

Long can play for a big club, but he must be guaranteed games - Trapattoni

Aug 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 2,046 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland manager also said he was hopeful both Anthony Pilkington and David Forde would be fit in time for the World Cup qualifiers.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Dunne included in 29-man Ireland squad to face Austria and Sweden
# Preparations
# Preparations

Dunne included in 29-man Ireland squad to face Austria and Sweden

Aug 25th 2013, 3:40 PM 6,370 Views 22 Comments

The defender had been a doubt for next month’s qualifiers.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 24 August, 2013

5 talking points from today's Premier League action
# Review
# Review

5 talking points from today's Premier League action

Aug 24th 2013, 10:08 PM 4,320 Views 14 Comments

Newcastle fans are unimpressed by Joe Kinnear, and other contentious topics.

Trap casts his eye on Long and Coleman ahead of Ireland squad announcement
# Player Watch
# Player Watch

Trap casts his eye on Long and Coleman ahead of Ireland squad announcement

Aug 24th 2013, 3:36 PM 1,772 Views 8 Comments

The veteran manager is at Goodison Park today.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Poll: Does Giovanni Trapattoni deserve more respect from Darron Gibson?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Does Giovanni Trapattoni deserve more respect from Darron Gibson?

Aug 18th 2013, 2:37 PM 3,590 Views 33 Comments

It has emerged that the Everton midfielder refuses to respond to the Ireland coach’s text messages.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Good news Ireland fans - it looks like Keiren Westwood is Sunderland's new number one
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Good news Ireland fans - it looks like Keiren Westwood is Sunderland's new number one

Aug 17th 2013, 2:49 PM 2,787 Views 6 Comments

The goalkeeper has been selected to start today.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 15 August, 2013

John O'Shea: 'On another night we could have a 3-0 win'
# Skipper
# Skipper

John O'Shea: 'On another night we could have a 3-0 win'

Aug 15th 2013, 12:27 PM 1,673 Views 6 Comments

O’Shea lauds Madden but rues missed chances in friendly stalemate.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, international friendly
Live Aug 14th 2013, 7:23 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, international friendly

Missing in action but Anthony Pilkington still cheering on Boys in Green
# Biggest Fans
# Biggest Fans

Missing in action but Anthony Pilkington still cheering on Boys in Green

Aug 14th 2013, 5:56 PM 3,984 Views 4 Comments

The Norwich midfielder is going on a charm offensive.

His confirmation name is 'Cantona'? John O'Shea agrees we need more players like Wes Hoolahan
# IRewal
# IRewal

His confirmation name is 'Cantona'? John O'Shea agrees we need more players like Wes Hoolahan

Aug 14th 2013, 8:01 AM 15,298 Views 14 Comments

The Norwich playmaker starts in Cardiff tonight.

Questions to be answered from Ireland's run-out in Cardiff
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Questions to be answered from Ireland's run-out in Cardiff

Aug 14th 2013, 12:17 AM 1,914 Views 2 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni will run the rule over his side ahead of next month’s crunch qualifiers.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Trap tries 4-4-1-1... and if it works, he wants to use it against Sweden
# Trap's Thoughts
# Trap's Thoughts

Trap tries 4-4-1-1... and if it works, he wants to use it against Sweden

Aug 13th 2013, 9:34 PM 7,686 Views 27 Comments

Wes Hoolahan has a chance to impress when he starts behind Shane Long in Cardiff tomorrow night.

Hoolahan handed starting chance against Wales
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Hoolahan handed starting chance against Wales

Aug 13th 2013, 5:05 PM 6,560 Views 28 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni has named 10 Premier League players in his Ireland side for tomorrow evening’s friendly.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 12 August, 2013

'The ship was rocking but we have steadied it' - John O'Shea
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'The ship was rocking but we have steadied it' - John O'Shea

Aug 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 8,398 Views 23 Comments

The experienced defender maintains that Ireland must take at least four points from their next two World Cup qualifiers if they are to have any hope of making the finals in Brazil.

Trapattoni has no doubts about Pilkington’s commitment to Ireland
# No Doubt
# No Doubt

Trapattoni has no doubts about Pilkington’s commitment to Ireland

Aug 12th 2013, 2:07 PM 1,487 Views 2 Comments

He does, however, have worries about the Norwich strikers long term health.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Suarez, Seattle and Trap's version of freedom: Some of the week's best sportswriting
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# Sunday Papers

Suarez, Seattle and Trap's version of freedom: Some of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 11th 2013, 8:30 AM 2,004 Views 2 Comments

Put the kettle on and flick through some of our favourite writing from around the web this week.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 8 August, 2013

McGeady the latest to withdraw from Ireland squad
# Injury Crisis
# Injury Crisis

McGeady the latest to withdraw from Ireland squad

Aug 8th 2013, 11:50 AM 6,194 Views 26 Comments

Rumours of Liam Brady’s impeding call up cannot be confirmed.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Gareth Bale named in Wales squad for friendly with Ireland
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Gareth Bale named in Wales squad for friendly with Ireland

Aug 7th 2013, 1:28 PM 967 Views 0 Comments

But he’s going to pick up an ‘injury’ before Wednesday, right?

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Westwood to get his chance as Forde undergoes surgery
# World Cup 2014
# World Cup 2014

Westwood to get his chance as Forde undergoes surgery

Aug 6th 2013, 12:00 PM 5,628 Views 7 Comments

The Sunderland goalkeeper will start against Wales next week with his rival almost certainly ruled out for the next month.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 5 August, 2013

Trap calls him the beautiful man, BO'D calls him a Gallagher brother
# Interview
# Interview

Trap calls him the beautiful man, BO'D calls him a Gallagher brother

Aug 5th 2013, 8:20 AM 4,616 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Doyle of 98fm tells us about his journey from odd jobs to interviewing the best country’s top sports stars.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Leon Best scored a last minute equaliser for Blackburn today
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Leon Best scored a last minute equaliser for Blackburn today

Aug 4th 2013, 9:26 PM 2,124 Views 1 Comment

But do you think Trap was watching?

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 19 July, 2013

No place for Keane or Dunne in squad for Wales friendly
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No place for Keane or Dunne in squad for Wales friendly

Jul 19th 2013, 1:14 PM 7,889 Views 25 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni named a 26-man panel for the trip to Cardiff next month.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Ireland down three more places to 44th in FIFA rankings
# On The Slide
# On The Slide

Ireland down three more places to 44th in FIFA rankings

Jul 4th 2013, 10:13 AM 2,305 Views 11 Comments

The Boys in Green have fallen while Brazil’s Confederations Cup win has seen them shoot back into the top 10.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 21 June, 2013

24 signs you're a sports fan from... Leitrim
# Hon Leitrim
# Hon Leitrim

24 signs you're a sports fan from... Leitrim

Jun 21st 2013, 9:30 PM 14,084 Views 16 Comments

You know one verse of Lovely Leitrim. And you’re not scared to use it.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

5 things learned from Ireland's defeat to Spain
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5 things learned from Ireland's defeat to Spain

Jun 12th 2013, 3:17 AM 5,148 Views 0 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni’s side were beaten 2-0 in the Bronx.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 10 June, 2013

3 ways that Ireland can benefit from the Spain game
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3 ways that Ireland can benefit from the Spain game

Jun 10th 2013, 5:00 PM 12,022 Views 25 Comments

It may only be a friendly but tomorrow’s meeting with the world champion is a good opportunity for the players to test themselves at the highest level.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Hoolahan reaps praise from Trap after 'fantastic' display
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Hoolahan reaps praise from Trap after 'fantastic' display

Jun 8th 2013, 11:22 AM 2,310 Views 5 Comments

The Norwich man looks to have finally won over his international manager.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 7 June, 2013

Trapattoni satisfied as points in the bag
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Trapattoni satisfied as points in the bag

Jun 7th 2013, 10:41 PM 2,526 Views 11 Comments

“In the first half we had the sun in the eyes,” said Trap afterwards.

As it happened: Ireland v Faroe Islands, World Cup qualifier
Live Jun 7th 2013, 6:35 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Faroe Islands, World Cup qualifier

Trap hands Hoolahan the key to unlock Faroes
# Ireland V Faroes
# Ireland V Faroes

Trap hands Hoolahan the key to unlock Faroes

Jun 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,343 Views 7 Comments

Wes Hoolahan makes his first competitive international start on a night when Robbie Keane makes history as Ireland’s most-capped player.

A leader, a legend, an icon: Robbie Keane’s impact on Irish football
# Robbie
# Robbie

A leader, a legend, an icon: Robbie Keane’s impact on Irish football

Jun 7th 2013, 7:05 AM 2,014 Views 9 Comments

Keane’s Ireland team-mates past and present pay tribute as the striker prepares to win his record 126th cap this evening.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 6 June, 2013

'I'll retire when I stop scoring goals': Keane ready to re-write record books
# History Boy
# History Boy

'I'll retire when I stop scoring goals': Keane ready to re-write record books

Jun 6th 2013, 5:41 PM 6,675 Views 36 Comments

Keane will become Ireland’s most-capped international when he leads out the team on his 126th appearance tomorrow.

Trap's Ireland drop 2 places, now below Albania and South Korea
# Going Down
# Going Down

Trap's Ireland drop 2 places, now below Albania and South Korea

Jun 6th 2013, 9:52 AM 2,263 Views 11 Comments

On the plus side, we’re still ahead of Panama.

Open thread: What should the Ireland starting XI to play the Faroes on Friday be?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Open thread: What should the Ireland starting XI to play the Faroes on Friday be?

Jun 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,388 Views 4 Comments

Trap has previously indicated that both Richard Dunne and Wes Hoolahan were 90% certain to start.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Hendrick ready to raise his voice and stake Ireland claim
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Hendrick ready to raise his voice and stake Ireland claim

Jun 5th 2013, 7:40 AM 1,438 Views 0 Comments

Jeff Hendrick on settling into the Ireland squad, being more vocal, and his Derby County team-mates.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

McGeady: I've never been sure about my Ireland place
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McGeady: I've never been sure about my Ireland place

Jun 4th 2013, 5:24 PM 1,898 Views 13 Comments

Aiden McGeady on Ireland’s evolving squad and the need for patience in Friday’s World Cup qualifier against the Faroes.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 3 June, 2013

'Dunne and Hoolahan 90% certain to start against Faroes' - Trapattoni
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'Dunne and Hoolahan 90% certain to start against Faroes' - Trapattoni

Jun 3rd 2013, 5:07 PM 7,304 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland manager was impressed with the pair yesterday and says he is likely to pick them for Friday’s qualifier.

Trapattoni hints Hoolahan could start against the Faroes
# U-turn
# U-turn

Trapattoni hints Hoolahan could start against the Faroes

Jun 3rd 2013, 10:08 AM 7,997 Views 21 Comments

The Norwich star made just his fourth international appearance in Ireland’s 4-0 thumping of Georgia.