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A win over Wales will send Ireland to Japan as the world's number 1 team
# Higher And Higher
# Higher And Higher

A win over Wales will send Ireland to Japan as the world's number 1 team

Sep 6th 2019, 11:27 AM 32,475 Views 61 Comments

That’d be nice, wouldn’t it?

Galvin, Ricey, Fennelly - fascinating managerial moves as 2020 season takes shape already
# Merry-go-round
# Merry-go-round

Galvin, Ricey, Fennelly - fascinating managerial moves as 2020 season takes shape already

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:42 PM 8,659 Views 0 Comments

Three serial All-Ireland winning players from the noughties are taking their first steps in management.

Highly-rated Brown returning to Highlanders next season after Sunwolves stint
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Highly-rated Brown returning to Highlanders next season after Sunwolves stint

May 30th 2019, 8:59 AM 6,345 Views 8 Comments

The Kiwi side will wave goodbye to their defence coach this year, but may prefer to focus Brown’s talents on the attack.

Juventus contact Sarri over vacant manager's job as Chelsea consider Lampard
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# Merry-go-round

Juventus contact Sarri over vacant manager's job as Chelsea consider Lampard

May 21st 2019, 12:11 PM 7,466 Views 1 Comment

It could be all change at Stamford Bridge this summer.

Derry City announce three new signings as veteran goalkeeper Doherty departs
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# Merry-go-round

Derry City announce three new signings as veteran goalkeeper Doherty departs

Dec 5th 2018, 4:08 PM 3,680 Views 0 Comments

New manager Declan Devine has begun the process of building his squad for the 2019 season.

Borussia Dortmund sack Tuchel three days after winning German Cup
# Merry-go-round
# Merry-go-round

Borussia Dortmund sack Tuchel three days after winning German Cup

May 30th 2017, 12:34 PM 10,450 Views 9 Comments

The 43-year-old led the club to major silverware on Saturday.

Should mid-season sackings be banned? Gary Neville would support the idea
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# Merry-go-round

Should mid-season sackings be banned? Gary Neville would support the idea

Mar 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 4,631 Views 7 Comments

A system banning clubs from removing bosses until the end of the season would have the full support of the Sky Sports pundit.

Former England boss Hodgson emerges as front-runner for Leicester job
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# Merry-go-round

Former England boss Hodgson emerges as front-runner for Leicester job

Feb 28th 2017, 7:24 PM 5,693 Views 14 Comments

Caretaker manager Craig Shakespeare seems to be his main rival for the job after last night’s victory against Liverpool.

Ex-US boss Bob Bradley takes over Swansea City
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# Merry-go-round

Ex-US boss Bob Bradley takes over Swansea City

Oct 3rd 2016, 12:27 PM 6,143 Views 8 Comments

The Welsh club wielded the axe on Franceso Guidolin today after much speculation.

Valencia sack manager just six months after Gary Neville was shown the door
# Sent Packing
# Sent Packing

Valencia sack manager just six months after Gary Neville was shown the door

Sep 20th 2016, 8:15 PM 8,099 Views 8 Comments

Argentina legend Mario Kempes is one of the early front-runners to take over from Pako Ayestaran.

'Jose, Rafa and Rodgers face the same challenge: to make slightly lost clubs feel good again'
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# Merry-go-round

'Jose, Rafa and Rodgers face the same challenge: to make slightly lost clubs feel good again'

May 27th 2016, 8:12 AM 3,718 Views 7 Comments

Which is the better way to hire a manager, asks Tommy Martin.

Here's every SSE Airtricity League Premier Division transfer that's been announced so far
# Merry-go-round
# Merry-go-round

Here's every SSE Airtricity League Premier Division transfer that's been announced so far

Jan 15th 2016, 6:00 PM 8,760 Views 14 Comments

Yesterday marked 50 days until the League of Ireland starts back up on 4 March.

Ancelotti a safe option as Bayern wait for Klopp
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# Merry-go-round

Ancelotti a safe option as Bayern wait for Klopp

Dec 20th 2015, 2:22 PM 11,194 Views 3 Comments

Considering the German champions are losing the best manager in the world, they have done well to replace him with a proven winner at the top level.

If Man Utd have one chance for Guardiola, they MUST take it - Ferdinand
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# Merry-go-round

If Man Utd have one chance for Guardiola, they MUST take it - Ferdinand

Dec 19th 2015, 10:05 AM 7,929 Views 17 Comments

The ex-Red Devils’ defender believes the only chance they will have to appoint the Catalan is if they act decisively.

Paul Lambert's statement after he was sacked by Villa is very, very classy
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# Merry-go-round

Paul Lambert's statement after he was sacked by Villa is very, very classy

Feb 12th 2015, 4:22 PM 13,451 Views 11 Comments

“There are many people throughout my time at Aston Villa to whom I owe a great debt of gratitude.”

'I’m happy doing what I’m doing now' - Glenn Hoddle plays it cool on Newcastle link
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# Merry-go-round

'I’m happy doing what I’m doing now' - Glenn Hoddle plays it cool on Newcastle link

Jan 8th 2015, 2:50 PM 4,071 Views 1 Comment

Former England boss happy to concentrate on his coaching role at QPR.

Eight months after he was fired by Norwich, Chris Hughton is back in management
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# Merry-go-round

Eight months after he was fired by Norwich, Chris Hughton is back in management

Dec 31st 2014, 11:09 AM 7,108 Views 5 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland international replaces Sami Hyypia at Brighton.

Bohs boss Heary set to take Sligo job
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# Merry-go-round

Bohs boss Heary set to take Sligo job

Oct 21st 2014, 1:42 PM 2,950 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner is expected to be named as the new Bit o’Red manager in the coming days.

Liverpool ready to reject Real's fresh Luis Suarez bid
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# Merry-go-round

Liverpool ready to reject Real's fresh Luis Suarez bid

Aug 23rd 2013, 9:23 AM 2,968 Views 13 Comments

The La Liga giants are expecting a bid for Karim Benzema from Arsenal.

Hiddink favourite for Barcelona job as Meulensteen steps in at Anzhi
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# Merry-go-round

Hiddink favourite for Barcelona job as Meulensteen steps in at Anzhi

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:04 PM 2,376 Views 3 Comments

The vastly-experienced Dutchman has resigned as manager of the Russian club and could be set for a move to Spain.

Someone's only gone and created a fake Alan Curbishley LinkedIn profile
# Jobfairy
# Jobfairy

Someone's only gone and created a fake Alan Curbishley LinkedIn profile

May 22nd 2013, 10:02 PM 4,197 Views 2 Comments

At least we hope it’s fake, Curbs.

Tony Pulis' future in doubt amid Stoke exit rumours
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# Merry-go-round

Tony Pulis' future in doubt amid Stoke exit rumours

May 21st 2013, 7:42 PM 1,226 Views 6 Comments

The Potters’ boss may be hanging up his baseball cap.

Whelan won't force Martinez to stay at Wigan
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# Merry-go-round

Whelan won't force Martinez to stay at Wigan

May 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 1,027 Views 0 Comments

‘We didn’t burn him!’

Manuel Pellegrini insists no deal signed with City... yet
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# Merry-go-round

Manuel Pellegrini insists no deal signed with City... yet

May 13th 2013, 10:18 AM 1,118 Views 1 Comment

It looks like the end of the road for Roberto Mancini at Eastlands.

O'Connor can freshen things up at Leinster - Easterby
# Moving On
# Moving On

O'Connor can freshen things up at Leinster - Easterby

May 6th 2013, 3:35 PM 1,590 Views 0 Comments

The province’s team manager is delighted to have signed up a coach in the Joe Schmidt mould.

Am I bothered? Hughes unfazed by Redknapp speculation
# Premier League
# Premier League

Am I bothered? Hughes unfazed by Redknapp speculation

Oct 20th 2012, 1:26 PM 688 Views 0 Comments

His name was linked with the Irish job this week… but now the talk is off Harry Redknapp and QPR.

The Departures Lounge: Swansea’s Allen not such a regular Joe
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# Merry-go-round

The Departures Lounge: Swansea’s Allen not such a regular Joe

Jul 25th 2012, 1:03 PM 1,452 Views 1 Comment

Haven’t we been here before? Today’s rumour round-up has a distinctly retro 2011 feel about it.

Young bucks: The Premier League's fresh-faced bosses
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# Merry-go-round

Young bucks: The Premier League's fresh-faced bosses

Jun 30th 2012, 9:47 AM 739 Views 0 Comments

There is an ever-increasing trend towards youthful managers in England’s top flight – and many of them are now landing the best jobs.

Free agent: Redknapp leaves Spurs, Martinez or Moyes could fill the void
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# Merry-go-round

Free agent: Redknapp leaves Spurs, Martinez or Moyes could fill the void

Jun 14th 2012, 9:55 AM 291 Views 1 Comment

Expect plenty of interviews with Dave Whelan over the coming weeks.

Villa close to appointing Lambert - reports
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# Merry-go-round

Villa close to appointing Lambert - reports

May 31st 2012, 9:47 AM 191 Views 0 Comments

There are rumours this morning that the Scot has resigned as manager of Norwich City.

Wigan chief Whelan sets Martinez deadline
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# Merry-go-round

Wigan chief Whelan sets Martinez deadline

May 24th 2012, 2:05 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard remains a leading contender for the Liverpool job and has held talks with the Anfield club.

Sorry to see you go, Fergie tells sacked AVB
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# Merry-go-round

Sorry to see you go, Fergie tells sacked AVB

Mar 5th 2012, 9:10 AM 422 Views 1 Comment

Manchester United boss says decision at Stamford Bridge is typical of the modern era in football

St Johnstone confirm talks with Sligo boss Paul Cook
# On The Move?
# On The Move?

St Johnstone confirm talks with Sligo boss Paul Cook

Oct 25th 2011, 1:35 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

Paul Cook is the favourite to fill the Scottish side’s vacant managerial post.

Trading places: Munster counties scramble for managers
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# Merry-go-round

Trading places: Munster counties scramble for managers

Sep 27th 2011, 4:22 PM 378 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at the front-runners for the province’s three vacant hurling posts.

Is blue the colour for Villas-Boas? Chelsea close to appointment
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# Merry-go-round

Is blue the colour for Villas-Boas? Chelsea close to appointment

Jun 21st 2011, 9:38 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea are ready to press the button on the young manager’s €15million release clause this week. This should be fun.

Wigan confident that Martinez will rebuff Villa's advances
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# Merry-go-round

Wigan confident that Martinez will rebuff Villa's advances

Jun 9th 2011, 11:22 AM 109 Views 0 Comments

Latics chairman Dave Whelan has granted the Midlands club permission to approach Martinez.

Grant working on borrowed time
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# Merry-go-round

Grant working on borrowed time

Jan 11th 2011, 1:20 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

Rumours of Avram Grant’s imminent departure from Upton Park began to gather pace this morning.