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# simon-cox - This year 2022

The perfect recipe for Ireland’s attack - ‘Carnage, compromise and quality’
# Formula
# Formula

The perfect recipe for Ireland’s attack - ‘Carnage, compromise and quality’

Sep 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 3,828 Views 0 Comments

“The manager has to pick on form. Chiedozie Ogbene causes fear in opponents and is one of our bright sparks.”

# simon-cox - Last year 2021

'I felt like a fan, not a player. I almost recorded You'll Never Walk Alone from the bench'
# BIG TIME
# BIG TIME

'I felt like a fan, not a player. I almost recorded You'll Never Walk Alone from the bench'

Aug 13th 2021, 7:06 AM 34,382 Views 1 Comment

As a new Premier League season begins, three former Republic of Ireland internationals give their first-hand accounts of how they coped with their first taste of the big time.

Irish international Simon Cox cuts his A-League spell short
# Wandering Free
# Wandering Free

Irish international Simon Cox cuts his A-League spell short

May 16th 2021, 3:54 PM 7,544 Views 3 Comments

The 34-year-old striker is returning to his home in the UK following the recent birth of his child.

# simon-cox - All time

Football returns for ex-Ireland striker with 88th-minute equaliser in the A-League
# Simon Says
# Simon Says

Football returns for ex-Ireland striker with 88th-minute equaliser in the A-League

Jul 27th 2020, 4:55 PM 7,170 Views 0 Comments

Simon Cox earned a point for Western Sydney Wanderers in their first game since the season was halted.

'If I had one regret, it would be that I didn’t make as much of my Irish career as I should have done'
# Simon Cox
# Simon Cox

'If I had one regret, it would be that I didn’t make as much of my Irish career as I should have done'

Jul 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 35,972 Views 12 Comments

Simon Cox talks to The42 about his time with Ireland, life in Australia, and Martin O’Neill’s 40-man squads.

Former Ireland striker Cox joins A-League side managed by ex-Liverpool defender
# Down Under
# Down Under

Former Ireland striker Cox joins A-League side managed by ex-Liverpool defender

Jan 16th 2020, 10:35 AM 8,716 Views 2 Comments

Simon Cox has moved to Western Sydney Wanderers, where Markus Babbel is the man at the helm.

James McClean capitalises on comical Ipswich defending, Maguire and co held by O'Neill's Forest
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

James McClean capitalises on comical Ipswich defending, Maguire and co held by O'Neill's Forest

Feb 16th 2019, 5:36 PM 8,084 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish striker Simon Cox scored a hat-trick in League One today.

Simon Cox will be playing his football in League One next season
# Simon Says
# Simon Says

Simon Cox will be playing his football in League One next season

Jul 18th 2016, 11:24 AM 6,915 Views 2 Comments

Ireland international agrees two-year deal with Southend United.

Simon Cox scored his first goal since 2014 last night
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Simon Cox scored his first goal since 2014 last night

Apr 13th 2016, 11:22 AM 3,627 Views 3 Comments

It has been 35 games since the Ireland striker found the back of the net.

29 Irish players that could feature in the FA Cup this week
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

29 Irish players that could feature in the FA Cup this week

Jan 18th 2016, 6:57 PM 5,610 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Quinn, Derrick Williams and Gary Dicker are among those in line to play.

McClean and Forde must move clubs to secure their Ireland futures
# Opinion
# Opinion

McClean and Forde must move clubs to secure their Ireland futures

Apr 29th 2015, 4:07 PM 5,865 Views 8 Comments

The duo’s teams were both relegated to League One following Rotherham’s win last night.

Martin O'Neill names 36-man squad for Oman friendly and Euro 2016 opener
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# COYBIG

Martin O'Neill names 36-man squad for Oman friendly and Euro 2016 opener

Aug 21st 2014, 11:08 AM 7,341 Views 25 Comments

Ireland face Oman on 3 September before travelling to Tbilisi four days later.

Paddy Kenny had no chance with this Matt Derbyshire thunderbolt
# Rocket Launcher
# Rocket Launcher

Paddy Kenny had no chance with this Matt Derbyshire thunderbolt

Dec 30th 2013, 9:11 PM 4,074 Views 8 Comments

The Nottingham Forest striker couldn’t get that football away from him quick enough.

Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments
# Piggyback
# Piggyback

Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments

Oct 26th 2013, 11:00 AM 2,445 Views 0 Comments

Featuring a heart-warming Brian O’Driscoll tale, Emile Heskey and Mick Wallace’s love for Torino.

Cox ready to kick-start season after 'freak' injury
# Ireland V Sweden
# Ireland V Sweden

Cox ready to kick-start season after 'freak' injury

Sep 4th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,512 Views 6 Comments

Simon Cox hopes to get the nod when Giovanni Trapattoni names his team to face Sweden on Friday.

Richard Keogh scores on his first start for Ireland
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# COYBIG

Richard Keogh scores on his first start for Ireland

Jun 2nd 2013, 6:44 PM 4,130 Views 0 Comments

Ireland lead Georgia 2-0 early in the second half at the Aviva Stadium.

VIDEO: Simon Cox wins Football League Goal of the Year
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

VIDEO: Simon Cox wins Football League Goal of the Year

Mar 25th 2013, 9:19 AM 4,038 Views 4 Comments

More of this tomorrow evening and we’ll be laughing…

I was there… for Ireland’s brutal tour of New Zealand
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

I was there… for Ireland’s brutal tour of New Zealand

Dec 24th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,072 Views 0 Comments

Patrick McCarry was our man embedded with Declan Kidney’s squad as they came so close yet so far away last summer.

Cox set for two-month spell on the sidelines
# Out Of Action
# Out Of Action

Cox set for two-month spell on the sidelines

Nov 29th 2012, 4:42 PM 675 Views 1 Comment

Forest manager Sean O’Driscoll confirmed that the Ireland striker won’t require surgery.

POLL: Does Stephen Hunt have a future with the Ireland team?
# Opinion
# Opinion

POLL: Does Stephen Hunt have a future with the Ireland team?

Nov 27th 2012, 3:05 PM 1,263 Views 1 Comment

The winger recently expressed the belief that he has a chance of starting against Sweden. Do you agree?

'I don’t want James McClean getting all the attention' - Stephen Hunt
# Revealing
# Revealing

'I don’t want James McClean getting all the attention' - Stephen Hunt

Nov 27th 2012, 9:26 AM 7,555 Views 10 Comments

The midfielder believes Giovanni Trapattoni wants the best for Ireland but will not be expecting a warm ‘hello’ any time soon.

As it happened: Ireland v Greece, international friendly
Live Nov 14th 2012, 7:12 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Greece, international friendly

Ireland anxious to make amends, says Cox
# Ireland V Greece
# Ireland V Greece

Ireland anxious to make amends, says Cox

Nov 13th 2012, 11:37 AM 3,770 Views 4 Comments

Nottingham Forest striker Simon Cox also backed Giovanni Trapattoni, saying: “If he’s going to get the sack, it’s going to be by doing things his way.”

Fit-again Shane Long called up by Trapattoni for Greece game
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# COYBIG

Fit-again Shane Long called up by Trapattoni for Greece game

Nov 6th 2012, 5:16 PM 3,692 Views 23 Comments

The West Brom striker was initially left out of the provisional squad for the Aviva Stadium friendly.

Pulis hopeful Marc Wilson can get back quicker than expected
# On The Mend
# On The Mend

Pulis hopeful Marc Wilson can get back quicker than expected

Nov 1st 2012, 5:44 PM 734 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland defender is facing up to three months on the sidelines. A little less if the Stoke boss gets his way.

Robbie Keane labelled 'unidentified fan' next to Beckham and Russell Brand at Lakers Game
# Hollywood Story
# Hollywood Story

Robbie Keane labelled 'unidentified fan' next to Beckham and Russell Brand at Lakers Game

Nov 1st 2012, 12:48 PM 10,675 Views 11 Comments

Oh dear. That’s our record goalscorer, America.

15 reasons to be cheerful about Trap staying on as Ireland manager
# Optimism
# Optimism

15 reasons to be cheerful about Trap staying on as Ireland manager

Oct 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 1,657 Views 5 Comments

The Italian coach is here to stay, whether Irish fans like it or not.

Brazil 2014: German defenders are over-rated, says Matthaeus
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# COYBIG

Brazil 2014: German defenders are over-rated, says Matthaeus

Oct 20th 2012, 3:06 PM 1,008 Views 1 Comment

Today, Germany coach Joachim Loew cancelled an appointment to appear on German television this evening, because of a fever.

John Delaney backs Trap again and insists he wasn't FAI newspaper source
# FAI
# FAI

John Delaney backs Trap again and insists he wasn't FAI newspaper source

Oct 20th 2012, 9:58 AM 4,532 Views 21 Comments

The Italian will be in East Anglia today to run the rule over the Irish in action for Norwich against Arsenal.

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Oct 19th 2012, 9:02 AM 391 Views 0 Comments

Hang on in there… it’s almost the weekend.

Trapattoni decision: A look at John Delaney's text messages today* (*may not be real)
# Awkward
# Awkward

Trapattoni decision: A look at John Delaney's text messages today* (*may not be real)

Oct 18th 2012, 4:08 PM 4,131 Views 1 Comment

The manager’s going nowhere for now.

Eamon Dunphy: Irish football bosses made a mistake on Trap decision
# Italian Job
# Italian Job

Eamon Dunphy: Irish football bosses made a mistake on Trap decision

Oct 18th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,643 Views 32 Comments

The FAI announced last night that the Italian manager had their backing.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Oct 18th 2012, 9:03 AM 500 Views 0 Comments

Trap avoids the sack, Punchestown to go ahead and the day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong.

5 changes Giovanni Trapattoni must now make as Ireland manager
# Conjecture
# Conjecture

5 changes Giovanni Trapattoni must now make as Ireland manager

Oct 18th 2012, 7:30 AM 10,396 Views 33 Comments

Trapattoni must interpret last night’s events a warning that he must deviate from his stubborn ways, writes Paul Fennessy.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Giovanni Trapattoni staying on as Ireland boss
# Twittersphere
# Twittersphere

Here's how Twitter reacted to Giovanni Trapattoni staying on as Ireland boss

Oct 17th 2012, 10:00 PM 23,822 Views 33 Comments

Trapattoni survives for now, and many of the Twitterati were far from impressed.

Poll: Have the FAI made the right decision in keeping Trap as manager?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Have the FAI made the right decision in keeping Trap as manager?

Oct 17th 2012, 9:13 PM 10,186 Views 48 Comments

It has been confirmed that Trapattoni will stay on as Ireland manager. What do you think of this development?

Update: FAI give Trapattoni vote of confidence
# Development
# Development

Update: FAI give Trapattoni vote of confidence

Oct 17th 2012, 8:34 PM 10,351 Views 70 Comments

The Ireland manager has come under pressure since the team’s 6-1 loss to Germany at the weekend.

World Cup qualifiers: Robbie Keane still confident of booking ticket to Brazil
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World Cup qualifiers: Robbie Keane still confident of booking ticket to Brazil

Oct 17th 2012, 1:03 PM 4,002 Views 24 Comments

“Our aim now is to kick on and to beat the teams around us, Sweden and Austria. Our main objective is to finish second,” the skipper said.

AUDIO: Commentator loses his mind when Sweden score fourth goal against Germany
# Stockholm Syndrome
# Stockholm Syndrome

AUDIO: Commentator loses his mind when Sweden score fourth goal against Germany

Oct 17th 2012, 11:50 AM 1,626 Views 0 Comments

It was bad news for Ireland’s World Cup hopes though.

It's strange the FAI haven't publicly backed Trapattoni, says Brian Kerr
# Reaction
# Reaction

It's strange the FAI haven't publicly backed Trapattoni, says Brian Kerr

Oct 17th 2012, 11:15 AM 1,069 Views 0 Comments

The former Ireland boss reckons the German game was the ‘end of the line’ for Trap.

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