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#Giovanni Trapattoni

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 2 June, 2013

3 things we hope to see in today's Ireland-Georgia game
# Conjecture
# Conjecture

3 things we hope to see in today's Ireland-Georgia game

Jun 2nd 2013, 1:00 PM 2,206 Views 8 Comments

Our thoughts on Wes Hoolahan, Andy Keogh and more ahead of this evening’s match.

Dunne will play some part in Georgia game - Trapattoni
# Return
# Return

Dunne will play some part in Georgia game - Trapattoni

Jun 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 3,985 Views 11 Comments

However, the veteran coach indicated the defender was not in contention to play against the Faroes.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Normally I'm quiet on the pitch, but tomorrow will be different - Long
# Pride
# Pride

Normally I'm quiet on the pitch, but tomorrow will be different - Long

Jun 1st 2013, 5:08 PM 2,291 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Giovanni Trapattoni suggested Wes Hoolahan could play himself into contention to start against the Faroes with a good display.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 31 May, 2013

Wilson eyes comeback before having steel plate removed
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# COYBIG

Wilson eyes comeback before having steel plate removed

May 31st 2013, 3:04 PM 1,592 Views 0 Comments

The Stoke defender won’t travel to the US with the squad as he is scheduled for a trip to the doctor.

Trap: We don't need to gamble to get goals against the Faroes
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# COYBIG

Trap: We don't need to gamble to get goals against the Faroes

May 31st 2013, 7:25 AM 5,647 Views 46 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni wants his younger players to match their confident performance against England in the next two games.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Trap weighing up Hoolahan start as attention turns to Georgia
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Trap weighing up Hoolahan start as attention turns to Georgia

May 30th 2013, 8:18 PM 2,145 Views 6 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni says he will speak to Richard Dunne before deciding what part he will play against Georgia.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Trapattoni’s delight as young Irish stars answer London calling
# ENGIRE
# ENGIRE

Trapattoni’s delight as young Irish stars answer London calling

May 29th 2013, 10:07 PM 14,724 Views 63 Comments

The Ireland manager praised Coleman, McCarthy and Long after the draw at Wembley.

Open thread: What are you expecting from tonight’s England-Ireland game?
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Open thread: What are you expecting from tonight’s England-Ireland game?

May 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 975 Views 17 Comments

England are clear favourites for the match, but Robbie Keane has insisted an Irish victory is possible.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Irish players must stay calm tomorrow night - Trapattoni
# Preparations
# Preparations

Irish players must stay calm tomorrow night - Trapattoni

May 28th 2013, 8:00 PM 1,163 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are set to play England for the first time in 18 years on Wednesday.

Robbie: England rematch should have happened 'years and years ago'
# ENGIRE
# ENGIRE

Robbie: England rematch should have happened 'years and years ago'

May 28th 2013, 6:47 PM 1,457 Views 2 Comments

Ireland skipper Robbie Keane hopes tomorrow’s friendly can breathe new life into the footballing rivalry between the neighbours.

Former Ireland striker David Kelly predicts bright international future for Cox
# ENGIRE
# ENGIRE

Former Ireland striker David Kelly predicts bright international future for Cox

May 28th 2013, 10:13 AM 2,285 Views 4 Comments

Kelly, now assistant coach at Nottingham Forest, believes the 26-year-old’s best position is up front in a striking duo.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Trapattoni is one of the world's outstanding coaches - Hodgson
# Defence
# Defence

Trapattoni is one of the world's outstanding coaches - Hodgson

May 26th 2013, 11:09 AM 1,791 Views 2 Comments

The England manager has also warned supporters at Wembley against singing anti-IRA chants.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Alex Ferguson appreciated the lateness of Bayern's victory
# Fergie Time?
# Fergie Time?

Alex Ferguson appreciated the lateness of Bayern's victory

May 25th 2013, 10:33 PM 3,692 Views 2 Comments

Trap and Tardelli were ogling silverware tonight too.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 13 May, 2013

Trapattoni plays down Napoli rumours, insists priorities lie with Ireland
# Dismissal
# Dismissal

Trapattoni plays down Napoli rumours, insists priorities lie with Ireland

May 13th 2013, 8:33 PM 7,742 Views 20 Comments

The Italian manager also paid tribute to Alex Ferguson during his press conference today.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 11 May, 2013

'Never say never': Trapattoni open to Serie A return -- reports
# Call Me Maybe
# Call Me Maybe

'Never say never': Trapattoni open to Serie A return -- reports

May 11th 2013, 10:31 AM 7,624 Views 55 Comments

The Republic of Ireland boss, 74, says he could rekindle his love affair with Italian football.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 28 April, 2013

POLL: Would you like Roy Keane as the next Ireland manager?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

POLL: Would you like Roy Keane as the next Ireland manager?

Apr 28th 2013, 8:13 PM 32,694 Views 146 Comments

According to The Sunday World, the former United man has told the FAI to add his name to the shortlist once Trap leaves.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 18 April, 2013

As Italian MPs fail to agree on president some cast prank ballot for Trapattoni
# Italy
From TheJournal.ie
# Italy

As Italian MPs fail to agree on president some cast prank ballot for Trapattoni

Apr 18th 2013, 8:34 PM 10,149 Views 16 Comments

Others voted for the actress Sophia Loren and a famous Italian porn star as lawmakers failed to reach a required two-thirds majority on a candidate for president.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Opinion: History is a nightmare from which Trapattoni's Irish side are trying to awake
# Review
# Review

Opinion: History is a nightmare from which Trapattoni's Irish side are trying to awake

Mar 31st 2013, 8:15 AM 4,357 Views 12 Comments

Will the Austria draw be remembered as Trap’s ‘Israel moment’?

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Mid-term report: a game-by-game look at Trap's performance so far on the road to Brazil
# World Cup 2014
# World Cup 2014

Mid-term report: a game-by-game look at Trap's performance so far on the road to Brazil

Mar 30th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,707 Views 48 Comments

It hasn’t *all* been bad, you know.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

We must believe: Trapattoni sends out rallying call to deflated Ireland
# Ireland V Austria
# Ireland V Austria

We must believe: Trapattoni sends out rallying call to deflated Ireland

Mar 27th 2013, 2:30 PM 6,141 Views 33 Comments

“We can’t think that we’re finished in qualification,” Giovanni Trapattoni said as Ireland recover from last night’s disappointing draw against Austria.

Eamon Dunphy: Trapattoni doesn't respect our football culture
# IreAus
# IreAus

Eamon Dunphy: Trapattoni doesn't respect our football culture

Mar 27th 2013, 1:14 PM 14,545 Views 107 Comments

The Italian reckons we’re minnows, according to the RTÉ pundit.

‘We are not England’ – Trap showed he doesn’t speak our language and doesn’t get us
# Opinion
# Opinion

‘We are not England’ – Trap showed he doesn’t speak our language and doesn’t get us

Mar 27th 2013, 11:09 AM 20,782 Views 101 Comments

The manager’s post-match comments spoke volumes.

Explainer: What last night's result means for Ireland's qualifying chances
# Permutations
# Permutations

Explainer: What last night's result means for Ireland's qualifying chances

Mar 27th 2013, 8:00 AM 13,085 Views 37 Comments

Trap’s men have been left with a mountain to climb after only managing a draw at home to Austria.

Trap rues lack of experience on another night of hard-luck stories
# Ireland V Austria
# Ireland V Austria

Trap rues lack of experience on another night of hard-luck stories

Mar 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,061 Views 39 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni was left to ponder what might have been after Ireland’s 2-2 draw against Austria in Dublin last night.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

5 thoughts from tonight's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Austria
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 thoughts from tonight's World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Austria

Mar 26th 2013, 11:24 PM 15,792 Views 48 Comments

The Lansdowne Road faithful were left frustrated after the away side’s late equaliser.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Ireland v Austria
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Here's how Twitter reacted to Ireland v Austria

Mar 26th 2013, 10:50 PM 5,019 Views 5 Comments

The site was largely unimpressed with the Irish team’s 2-2 draw against Austria.

Trapattoni vows to fight on as Ireland boss, despite Austria setback
# Interview
# Interview

Trapattoni vows to fight on as Ireland boss, despite Austria setback

Mar 26th 2013, 10:32 PM 6,178 Views 64 Comments

The Italian dismissed suggestions he should consider his future in the wake of tonight’s disappointing result.

Trap gambles on make-or-break night for Ireland's World Cup hopes
# Ireland V Austria
# Ireland V Austria

Trap gambles on make-or-break night for Ireland's World Cup hopes

Mar 26th 2013, 7:20 AM 5,686 Views 35 Comments

Austria are the visitors tonight for a game which Ireland need to win and which Giovanni Trapattoni simply cannot afford to lose.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 25 March, 2013

Austrian goal machine Philipp Hosiner our greatest threat, warns Trapattoni
# Ireland V Austria
# Ireland V Austria

Austrian goal machine Philipp Hosiner our greatest threat, warns Trapattoni

Mar 25th 2013, 8:24 PM 7,419 Views 13 Comments

The young striker has scored 27 goals in 26 games for his club this season. Nothing to worry about, right?

Ireland v Austria: Trapattoni bets the house on Sammon
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# COYBIG

Ireland v Austria: Trapattoni bets the house on Sammon

Mar 25th 2013, 5:53 PM 9,892 Views 48 Comments

Conor Sammon makes his first competitive start against Austria tomorrow night, joining Shane Long in the Irish attack.

Coleman targets home improvement to keep Ireland's challenge on track
# Ireland V Austria
# Ireland V Austria

Coleman targets home improvement to keep Ireland's challenge on track

Mar 25th 2013, 7:20 AM 4,769 Views 9 Comments

As he prepares to win his 11th Irish cap against Austria tomorrow, Seamus Coleman says he’s taking nothing for granted.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 24 March, 2013

O'Shea: The job is only half done -- we must win on Tuesday night
# Ireland V Austria
# Ireland V Austria

O'Shea: The job is only half done -- we must win on Tuesday night

Mar 24th 2013, 7:15 PM 1,165 Views 1 Comment

Friday’s point in Sweden won’t be worth much unless Ireland can follow up by beating Austria, John O’Shea says.

Update: Calf injury to Keane prompts Kevin Doyle recall
# Ireland V Austria
# Ireland V Austria

Update: Calf injury to Keane prompts Kevin Doyle recall

Mar 24th 2013, 4:20 PM 8,897 Views 32 Comments

Glenn Whelan, who missed Friday’s draw against Sweden, has been passed fit for the World Cup qualifier against Austria.

Lost in translation! My Brady comments were misunderstood by media, says Trap
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Lost in translation! My Brady comments were misunderstood by media, says Trap

Mar 24th 2013, 2:50 PM 3,460 Views 2 Comments

Trapattoni’s decision to leave out Robbie Brady against Sweden was purely a consequence of Whelan injury.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 22 March, 2013

'Green Gattuso' justified his selection, insists satisfied Giovanni Trapattoni
# Road To Rio
# Road To Rio

'Green Gattuso' justified his selection, insists satisfied Giovanni Trapattoni

Mar 22nd 2013, 10:37 PM 7,511 Views 27 Comments

The Ireland boss had praise for the likes of Paul Green and James McCarthy after the draw in Stockholm.

As it happened: Sweden v Ireland, World Cup qualifier
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Sweden v Ireland, World Cup qualifier

Mar 22nd 2013, 9:52 PM 34,748 Views 105 Comments

Sweden took on Ireland in a potentially crucial game for both sides.

VIDEO: Eamon Dunphy has already accused Liam Brady of being 'Trapattoni's PR man'
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

VIDEO: Eamon Dunphy has already accused Liam Brady of being 'Trapattoni's PR man'

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:38 PM 18,709 Views 57 Comments

It’s already kicked off at Montrose.

10 ways Ireland must try to stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic
# I AM ZLATAN
# I AM ZLATAN

10 ways Ireland must try to stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Mar 22nd 2013, 8:30 AM 8,866 Views 34 Comments

If we are to have any hope of beating Sweden we suggest you follow these guidelines, Trap.

Poll: How many points will Ireland get out of their next two games?
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# COYBIG

Poll: How many points will Ireland get out of their next two games?

Mar 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 1,597 Views 13 Comments

First up is Sweden tonight before Austria make the trip to Dublin.

Ireland on guard as Ibrahimovic threatens to have another big say in Trap's career
# Sweden V Ireland
# Sweden V Ireland

Ireland on guard as Ibrahimovic threatens to have another big say in Trap's career

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,864 Views 14 Comments

“It’s difficult to think of a single individual that has completely dominated the context of an Irish fixture since Roy Keane.”