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#Leon Best

# leon-best - Friday 27 January, 2017

Mick McCarthy says former Ireland international won't play for club again

Leon Best has endured a difficult spell in the Championship with Ipswich.

# leon-best - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Mick McCarthy's Ipswich replace one Irish striker with another

Leon Best arrives to replace Daryl Murphy.

# leon-best - Sunday 28 August, 2016

5 Irish players who could be on the move before the transfer window closes

Jeff Hendrick and others who may make a switch in the coming days.

# leon-best - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today Cracker This post contains videos

Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today

The Derry native was not the only Irishman on target in the Championship today.

# leon-best - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Championship strugglers sign second Irish international in the space of 24 hours

Stephen Kelly and Leon Best have been brought in to aid Rotherham’s survival bid.

# leon-best - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Ireland striker Leon Best makes Derby move

The 27-year-old joins Steve McClaren’s side on a season-long loan.

# leon-best - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Richard Dunne was sent off for a foul on Irish teammate Leon Best last night

The central defender conceded a 33rd minute penalty for his challenge on the Sheffield Wednesday forward.

# leon-best - Friday 17 January, 2014

Departures Lounge: Is Liverpool target Ince set for Monaco move?

Plus, the Irish striker potentially on his way to Palace and West Ham are looking to sell Ravel Morrison for HOW MUCH?

# leon-best - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Leon Best scored a last minute equaliser for Blackburn today COYBIG This post contains videos

Leon Best scored a last minute equaliser for Blackburn today

But do you think Trap was watching?

# leon-best - Monday 2 July, 2012

It's official: Leon Best completes move to Blackburn

The striker leaves Newcastle United having made 42 appearances for the club.

Best on the verge of Blackburn switch - reports

The Irish striker is out of favour at Newcastle and is believed to have had a medical at the Lancashire club today ahead of a move.

# leon-best - Friday 20 January, 2012

Pardew: Trap should come to Newcastle if he thinks Leon Best is lazy

“I still don’t know where he gets that from. Perhaps he should come up here and see him play. How many times has he been up here to see him. Never?”

# leon-best - Monday 16 January, 2012

Irish Eye: Duffer hits his half-century at Blackburn

Damien Duff hit the 50-goal milestone on Saturday, but he wasn’t the only familiar face to get his name on the scoresheet. Here’s how the Boys in Green got on across the water this weekend.

WATCH: How to look like Leon Best WTF? This post contains videos

WATCH: How to look like Leon Best

What? Like you haven’t tried it already.

# leon-best - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Newcastle put Best foot forward G'wan This post contains videos

Newcastle put Best foot forward

A 37th-minute strike from Republic of Ireland striker Leon Best was enough to edge Newcastle United past Mark Hughes’s Queens Park Rangers.

# leon-best - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Doyle and O'Shea ready for second leg

Giovanni Trapattoni says that Kevin Doyle and John O’Shea are likely to start against Estonia on Tuesday.

# leon-best - Monday 7 November, 2011

Trap optimistic on O'Shea's recovery

The Italian said that a final decision will be taken on Leon Best’s fitness tomorrow.

Lawrence ruled out of Estonia games

Meanwhile, Ireland remain hopeful that Leon Best and John O’Shea will be fit for the play-off encounters.

# leon-best - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Fresh injury concern for Trap as Best limps off

Toe and groin injuries could force Leon Best out of Ireland’s play-off fixtures against Estonia.

# leon-best - Friday 4 November, 2011

Fantasyland: When the going gets tough... use your Wildcard

David Silva and John Terry are among the players you should think twice about having in your fantasy team this week.

# leon-best - Friday 28 October, 2011

Trapattoni hopeful on Ireland's walking wounded

The Republic of Ireland boss is optimistic that both Robbie Keane and Shane Long could play some part in next month’s Euro 2012 playoff.

Poll: did Trap get his squad decision right? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: did Trap get his squad decision right?

It could be the last squad Giovanni Trapattoni ever names with Ireland. Do you think it’s the right one for the play-offs?

The Morning Score: Friday

Here’s all we need to know to stay ahead of the game this weekend.

# leon-best - Monday 19 September, 2011

Irish Eye: Treacy on target, but Burnley fall short

Want to know how your favourite Irish footballers got on across the water this weekend? Well that’s handy, because we’ve got all the details right here. Andy Reid scored…

# leon-best - Monday 29 August, 2011

Irish Eye: Best on the double for Newcastle

Read about Leon’s goals and more in our weekly review of Ireland’s representatives in England and Scotland.

# leon-best - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Ireland vows to repay Newcastle fans after warm reception on debut

Cobhman reflects on ‘touching’ ovation from St James’ Park faithful as he was introduced against Manchester United.

# leon-best - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Ireland and Best to be disciplined for nightclub visit, says Pardew

The final bill for the Irish pair’s Friday night on the tiles has yet to be totted up it seems.

# leon-best - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

From Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Trap: McCarthy to face Macedonia

Robbie Keane and Richard Dunne hopeful of featuring in crucial Euro 2012 qualifier.

Ireland and Best 'sorry' for nightclub pictures

Irish pair apologise for being pictured in Newcastle nightclub the evening before a big Premier League game.

# leon-best - Monday 7 February, 2011

Irish eye: the greening of the Premier League on a good weekend for our boys

It’s was a promising round of Premier League games for Trap’s boys ahead of the Carling Nations Cup kick-off tomorrow night.

# leon-best - Friday 7 January, 2011

Irish Eye: Premier League review

It was a vert mixed mid-week schedule for the Irish with a hat-trick and a heart-breaking injury amongst the talking points.

# leon-best - Thursday 6 January, 2011

The weekly YouTube round up: because it's almost the weekend again Adrian Lewis This post contains videos

The weekly YouTube round up: because it's almost the weekend again

Take some time out. Here’s the virals this week .

# leon-best - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Premier League mop-up: Farewell Woy, we hardly knew ye

Liverpool lose 3-1 at Blackburn, City and Arsenal play the best 0-0 draw you’ll ever see, and Newcastle thrash West Ham.

# leon-best - Monday 29 November, 2010

Irish eyes: Ciaran Clark takes the headlines after top-flight double

It was a good weekend for the Boys in Green in England and Scotland’s top flights.