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#Simon Cox

# simon-cox - Saturday 16 February, 2019

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

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

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

# simon-cox - Monday 18 July, 2016

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

Ireland international agrees two-year deal with Southend United.

# simon-cox - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Simon Cox scored his first goal since 2014 last night

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

# simon-cox - Monday 18 January, 2016

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

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

# simon-cox - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

McClean and Forde must move clubs to secure their Ireland futures

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

# simon-cox - Thursday 21 August, 2014

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

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

# simon-cox - Monday 30 December, 2013

Paddy Kenny had no chance with this Matt Derbyshire thunderbolt

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

# simon-cox - Saturday 26 October, 2013

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

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

# simon-cox - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

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

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

# simon-cox - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Richard Keogh scores on his first start for Ireland COYBIG This post contains videos

Richard Keogh scores on his first start for Ireland

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

# simon-cox - Monday 25 March, 2013

VIDEO: Simon Cox wins Football League Goal of the Year Awards Season This post contains videos

VIDEO: Simon Cox wins Football League Goal of the Year

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

# simon-cox - Monday 24 December, 2012

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

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

# simon-cox - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Cox set for two-month spell on the sidelines

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

# simon-cox - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

POLL: Does Stephen Hunt have a future with the Ireland team? Opinion This post contains a poll

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

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

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

# simon-cox - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

As it happened: Ireland v Greece, international friendly

Please leave all your ‘group of debt’ jokes at the door.

# simon-cox - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Ireland anxious to make amends, says Cox

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.”

# simon-cox - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

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

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

# simon-cox - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Pulis hopeful Marc Wilson can get back quicker than expected

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

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

# simon-cox - Sunday 21 October, 2012

15 reasons to be cheerful about Trap staying on as Ireland manager Optimism This post contains videos

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

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

# simon-cox - Saturday 20 October, 2012

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

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

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

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

# simon-cox - Friday 19 October, 2012

The Morning Score: Friday

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

# simon-cox - Thursday 18 October, 2012

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

The manager’s going nowhere for now.

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

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

The Morning Score: Thursday

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

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

# simon-cox - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Here's how Twitter reacted to Giovanni Trapattoni staying on as Ireland boss Twittersphere This post contains images

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Letting slip a four-goal lead, Jogi? What’s the German for schadenfreude?

Open thread: After last night's win, should Giovanni Trapattoni be given more time?

Two out of three ain’t bad but is the Trap era over for Ireland?

# simon-cox - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Robbie Keane: I can't see Trapattoni going anywhere

“I think he was the manager after Friday’s game and after getting a great result tonight I can’t see him not being the manager to be honest with you.”

Faroes v Ireland: That one's for Trap, says James McCarthy

The Wigan midfielder was the stand-out performer as Ireland got the job done in Torshavn.

As it happened: Faroe Islands v Ireland, World Cup qualifier

Ireland expected three points in Torshavn… could Trap deliver and save his job?

Infographic: here's how Trap's record compares with past Ireland managers'

The Boys in Green face the Faroe Islands with some reports suggesting the Italian will be sacked whatever the result in Torshavn.

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