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#Glenn Whelan

# glenn-whelan - Monday 27 July, 2020

Barton hails 'superb' Whelan as Ireland midfielder signs up for his 18th season
# Don't Stop Me Now
# Don't Stop Me Now

Barton hails 'superb' Whelan as Ireland midfielder signs up for his 18th season

Updated Jul 27th 2020, 5:00 PM 16,684 Views 8 Comments

The 36-year-old has signed a new deal at Fleetwood Town.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Dara O’Shea helps West Brom to a clean sheet as they take another step towards the Premier League

Dara O’Shea helps West Brom to a clean sheet as they take another step towards the Premier League

Feb 25th 2020, 10:43 PM 6,469 Views 1 Comment

The Republic of Ireland U21 defender helped the Baggies to a routine 2-0 win over Preston on a night when senior Ireland international Alan Browne captained the visitors and teammate Seani Maguire was kept quiet by the young Dubliner.

# glenn-whelan - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Madden dismisses 'ridiculous' doubts over Ireland prospects of 'top-notch' Whelan
# MIDDLE MAN
# MIDDLE MAN

Madden dismisses 'ridiculous' doubts over Ireland prospects of 'top-notch' Whelan

Feb 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,315 Views 2 Comments

Glenn Whelan’s team-mate at Fleetwood Town says the veteran midfielder will be up to the task in Bratislava.

# glenn-whelan - Monday 17 February, 2020

Plaudits for Whelan as Fleetwood revive Championship hopes with superb form
# The Joy Of Six
# The Joy Of Six

Plaudits for Whelan as Fleetwood revive Championship hopes with superb form

Feb 17th 2020, 6:17 PM 13,005 Views 14 Comments

Joey Barton’s side are undefeated in the six games they’ve played since the veteran midfielder’s arrival.

# glenn-whelan - Monday 27 January, 2020

Barton hails debutant Whelan for showing 'Premier League and international class'
# Reaction
# Reaction

Barton hails debutant Whelan for showing 'Premier League and international class'

Jan 27th 2020, 6:12 PM 14,740 Views 16 Comments

The veteran Ireland midfielder had his first outing for Fleetwood Town on Saturday.

# glenn-whelan - Friday 24 January, 2020

Joey Barton calls on Glenn Whelan to aid League One promotion bid
# Fleetwood Would
# Fleetwood Would

Joey Barton calls on Glenn Whelan to aid League One promotion bid

Jan 24th 2020, 3:12 PM 11,528 Views 18 Comments

The veteran Republic of Ireland midfielder has joined Fleetwood Town until the end of the season.

# glenn-whelan - Saturday 18 January, 2020

'I was sick of sitting about doing nothing for weeks on end, it was no good to me'
# On The Move
# On The Move

'I was sick of sitting about doing nothing for weeks on end, it was no good to me'

Jan 18th 2020, 7:30 AM 9,342 Views 3 Comments

Irish U21 stiker Aidan Keena tells The42 of why he swapped Scotland’s top division for England’s non-league, and why Glenn Whelan deserved more respect during his Hearts exit.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Hearts announce departure of Glenn Whelan
# Abrupt Exit
# Abrupt Exit

Hearts announce departure of Glenn Whelan

Jan 7th 2020, 9:44 AM 11,396 Views 8 Comments

The Irish midfielder’s stint at the club was made brief having fallen out of favour under new manager Daniel Stendel.

# glenn-whelan - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Out-of-favour Glenn Whelan could be set for Hearts exit
# Problems
# Problems

Out-of-favour Glenn Whelan could be set for Hearts exit

Dec 28th 2019, 3:15 PM 11,468 Views 25 Comments

The 35-year-old Dubliner has been a regular for Mick McCarthy’s Ireland side.

# glenn-whelan - Monday 18 November, 2019

'It could be the last big night for me, and I'm going to cherish and enjoy it as much as I can'
# Whelan In The Years
# Whelan In The Years

'It could be the last big night for me, and I'm going to cherish and enjoy it as much as I can'

Nov 18th 2019, 6:30 AM 3,966 Views 4 Comments

Glenn Whelan is aware tonight’s clash with Denmark is among the last of his big games in an Irish shirt.

# glenn-whelan - Monday 4 November, 2019

Worry for Ireland as Glenn Whelan goes off injured in Scottish League Cup semi
# Concern
# Concern

Worry for Ireland as Glenn Whelan goes off injured in Scottish League Cup semi

Nov 4th 2019, 12:34 AM 6,287 Views 14 Comments

The midfielder is a doubt for the crucial upcoming qualifier with Denmark.

# glenn-whelan - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Glenn Whelan stars as Hearts claim Edinburgh derby victory
# Standing Out
# Standing Out

Glenn Whelan stars as Hearts claim Edinburgh derby victory

Sep 22nd 2019, 7:30 PM 8,930 Views 12 Comments

Jake Mulraney also completed 90 minutes for the visitors, while Daryl Horgan featured for Hibs.

# glenn-whelan - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Glenn Whelan signs for Hearts as Ireland midfield prepares for new challenge in Scotland
# Clear Eyes Full Hearts
# Clear Eyes Full Hearts

Glenn Whelan signs for Hearts as Ireland midfield prepares for new challenge in Scotland

Aug 14th 2019, 4:24 PM 4,960 Views 7 Comments

The 35-year-old will continue his career in the Scottish Premiership after being released by Aston Villa in June.

# glenn-whelan - Friday 2 August, 2019

Reports: Glenn Whelan in talks with Scottish Premiership club Hearts
# Jambos
# Jambos

Reports: Glenn Whelan in talks with Scottish Premiership club Hearts

Aug 2nd 2019, 4:40 PM 5,942 Views 18 Comments

The Ireland midfielder has been a free agent since he was released by Aston Villa at the end of last season.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'I've just had Real Madrid on the phone' - Ireland's Whelan far from quitting after Aston Villa release
# Free Whelan
# Free Whelan

'I've just had Real Madrid on the phone' - Ireland's Whelan far from quitting after Aston Villa release

Jun 4th 2019, 3:11 PM 44,058 Views 23 Comments

The veteran midfielder is as fit and hungry as ever ahead of Ireland’s qualifier with Denmark.

# glenn-whelan - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Aston Villa following Premier League promotion
# Moving On
# Moving On

Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Aston Villa following Premier League promotion

Jun 1st 2019, 4:17 PM 12,606 Views 13 Comments

The Dubliner made 38 appearances for Aston Villa last season but has not had his contract renewed.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Andrews praises 'brilliant' Irish duo who helped secure Aston Villa's Premier League status
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Andrews praises 'brilliant' Irish duo who helped secure Aston Villa's Premier League status

May 28th 2019, 2:24 PM 10,644 Views 4 Comments

Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane have been an important part of the Villains’ squad over the course of the season.

# glenn-whelan - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Watch: Jack Grealish scores a stunner as Aston Villa stretch winning run to 7 matches
# Grealish
# Grealish

Watch: Jack Grealish scores a stunner as Aston Villa stretch winning run to 7 matches

Apr 11th 2019, 2:06 PM 6,655 Views 15 Comments

The Villa captain’s goal was his first since the Second City derby against Birmingham

# glenn-whelan - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'It's a privilege to come back and put the jersey on' - Whelan's Second Coming
# Whelan In The Years
# Whelan In The Years

'It's a privilege to come back and put the jersey on' - Whelan's Second Coming

Mar 27th 2019, 8:10 PM 5,827 Views 11 Comments

After being corralled into international retirement, Glenn Whelan proved his worth last night against Georgia.

Critics who say the tennis-ball protest was 'nonsense' epitomise the big problem with Irish football
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

Critics who say the tennis-ball protest was 'nonsense' epitomise the big problem with Irish football

Mar 27th 2019, 8:35 AM 47,199 Views 98 Comments

Plus, Glenn Whelan impresses and Ireland deliver their most entertaining display since the Euros.

# glenn-whelan - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'I rang him and asked if he had retired, and he said 'No I haven't''
# Don't Call It A Comeback
# Don't Call It A Comeback

'I rang him and asked if he had retired, and he said 'No I haven't''

Mar 7th 2019, 3:00 PM 37,145 Views 42 Comments

Glenn Whelan is back in the Irish squad, along with Aiden McGeady and James McCarthy.

# glenn-whelan - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Why Glenn Whelan should be a role model to footballers everywhere
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Why Glenn Whelan should be a role model to footballers everywhere

Nov 15th 2018, 12:00 PM 11,196 Views 16 Comments

The Irish midfielder is set to represent his country for the last time against Northern Ireland tonight.

'My background was brought up and there was a thing written about a car I was driving'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'My background was brought up and there was a thing written about a car I was driving'

Nov 15th 2018, 7:01 AM 10,208 Views 8 Comments

Glenn Whelan says ‘personal’ criticism was partially behind his decision to shun the media for years.

# glenn-whelan - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future
# Doubt
# Doubt

18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future

Nov 14th 2018, 5:00 PM 33,556 Views 71 Comments

Martin O’Neill says he spoke to the youngster about his eligibility during the week.

'The phone hasn't stopped. There are people coming from everywhere. My little lad is going to be mascot'
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

'The phone hasn't stopped. There are people coming from everywhere. My little lad is going to be mascot'

Nov 14th 2018, 3:28 PM 10,384 Views 5 Comments

Glenn Whelan is set to make his final Ireland appearance on Thursday.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Maybe he didn't get the appreciation he deserved at times'
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

'Maybe he didn't get the appreciation he deserved at times'

Nov 13th 2018, 4:13 PM 6,609 Views 9 Comments

Robbie Brady has paid tribute to Ireland team-mate Glenn Whelan, who is set to retire from international duty.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

After 84 caps, Glenn Whelan set to bow out of international football
# Good Servant
# Good Servant

After 84 caps, Glenn Whelan set to bow out of international football

Nov 6th 2018, 4:43 PM 6,879 Views 18 Comments

The 34-year-old midfielder has become a regular fixture in the Irish side since making his debut against Serbia in 2008.

# glenn-whelan - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Ireland international Hourihane starts as he means to go on with impressive hat-trick
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Ireland international Hourihane starts as he means to go on with impressive hat-trick

Jul 18th 2018, 2:00 PM 8,448 Views 6 Comments

Glenn Whelan was also on target for Aston Villa against Walsall.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

It's an absolutely huge couple of days for these 16 Irish footballers
# Playoffs
# Playoffs

It's an absolutely huge couple of days for these 16 Irish footballers

May 8th 2018, 7:57 PM 9,679 Views 0 Comments

Cork-born midfielder Conor Hourihane is among the players hoping to help Aston Villa gain promotion to the Premier League.

# glenn-whelan - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Hourihane and Whelan the heroes as Aston Villa come out on top in six goal thriller
# Heroes And Villains
# Heroes And Villains

Hourihane and Whelan the heroes as Aston Villa come out on top in six goal thriller

Feb 24th 2018, 6:52 PM 9,648 Views 7 Comments

Aston Villa’s march towards promotion continued on Saturday with a 4-2 win away to Sheffield Wednesday.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Stoke missing Glenn Whelan, Mourinho's lack of class and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
# Analysis

Stoke missing Glenn Whelan, Mourinho's lack of class and more Premier League talking points

Jan 2nd 2018, 12:00 PM 24,674 Views 34 Comments

Plus, why Liverpool are improving under Jurgen Klopp.

# glenn-whelan - Sunday 29 October, 2017

No joy for Irish trio as one of English football's biggest derbies ends goalless
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

No joy for Irish trio as one of English football's biggest derbies ends goalless

Oct 29th 2017, 2:53 PM 5,921 Views 8 Comments

Conor Hourihane and Glenn Whelan both started, while Scott Hogan was introduced off the bench.

# glenn-whelan - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week

Sep 6th 2017, 5:28 PM 10,147 Views 7 Comments

The Boys in Green’s qualification hopes hang by a thread after last night’s result.

# glenn-whelan - Monday 4 September, 2017

Analysis: Roy Keane watches on as Ireland's midfield struggles
# Problems
# Problems

Analysis: Roy Keane watches on as Ireland's midfield struggles

Sep 4th 2017, 8:30 AM 9,600 Views 11 Comments

Harry Arter and Glenn Whelan struggled to influence the game on a difficult night against Georgia.

# glenn-whelan - Monday 28 August, 2017

'Glenn doesn't get the credit he deserves. You don't play in the PL for 10 years without being very good'
# UNSUNG HERO
# UNSUNG HERO

'Glenn doesn't get the credit he deserves. You don't play in the PL for 10 years without being very good'

Aug 28th 2017, 10:52 PM 8,025 Views 6 Comments

Conor Hourihane feels his Aston Villa and Ireland team-mate is underappreciated.

# glenn-whelan - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Glenn Whelan bagged an own-goal and four more Irish players were on the scoresheet last night
# Football League
# Football League

Glenn Whelan bagged an own-goal and four more Irish players were on the scoresheet last night

Aug 16th 2017, 10:23 AM 7,838 Views 11 Comments

Daryl Murphy, Conor Hourihane, Aiden O’Brien and David Meyler were all on target in the Championship.

# glenn-whelan - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Glenn Whelan aiming for Premier League return as he signs two-year contract with Aston Villa
# Villain
# Villain

Glenn Whelan aiming for Premier League return as he signs two-year contract with Aston Villa

Jul 20th 2017, 11:38 AM 5,118 Views 10 Comments

The 81-cap Ireland midfielder ends a nine year stay with Stoke City.

# glenn-whelan - Monday 10 July, 2017

Swansea star valued at €56 million, Man United target Monaco midfielder and all today's transfer gossip
# Departures Lounge
# Departures Lounge

Swansea star valued at €56 million, Man United target Monaco midfielder and all today's transfer gossip

Jul 10th 2017, 4:05 PM 11,132 Views 15 Comments

The Welsh side are reluctant to part with Gylfi Sigurdsson, while the Red Devils want Tiemoué Bakayoko.

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Derby pull out of race to sign Glenn Whelan - reports
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

Derby pull out of race to sign Glenn Whelan - reports

Jun 27th 2017, 2:10 PM 4,059 Views 5 Comments

The 33-year-old Ireland international is expected to leave Stoke this summer

# glenn-whelan - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Glenn Whelan one of Stoke's 'best-ever signings'
# Bargain
# Bargain

Glenn Whelan one of Stoke's 'best-ever signings'

Jun 20th 2017, 3:26 PM 10,850 Views 14 Comments

The Ireland international has impressed since joining the club in 2008.

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