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# striker - Friday 13 March, 2020

Irish striker Rooney departs Salford City

The 31-year-old has agreed to join Solihull Moors for an undisclosed fee, having fallen out of favour in recent weeks.

# striker - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Ex-Man United and Real Madrid striker Hernandez makes €9m MLS move to LA Galaxy

Mexico’s all-time top goalscorer leaves Sevilla to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

# striker - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Irish duo score a brace each as Preston and Millwall progress in FA Cup

There were goals aplenty for Irish internationals in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.

# striker - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Back in the good books? Costa trains with full squad after reported Conte bust-up

The striker is preparing with his team-mates for Sunday’s clash with Hull.

# striker - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker

The veteran striker announced his international retirement today.

# striker - Monday 23 May, 2016

Hodgson drops Jamie Vardy so he can focus on his wedding

The striker had already moved his big day forward from a date in June that would have caused havoc with his preparation for the Euros.

# striker - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Zlatan could've been an MMA star if the whole football thing hadn't worked out

“My father wanted me to be a lawyer…”

# striker - Sunday 14 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The most ridiculous Twitter exchange ever has taken place Fact Fans This post contains a poll

The most ridiculous Twitter exchange ever has taken place

Stop the world, we want to get off.

# striker - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Robbie isn't coming home any time soon - he's signed a new contract with LA Galaxy

That’s another year in tandem with Steven Gerrard.

# striker - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Liverpool sign Belgian striker Origi and then send him back out on loan for the season

The striker was in action for the Belgian side that reached the quarter-final stage of the recent World Cup in Brazil.

# striker - Friday 18 July, 2014

Ireland U19 striker signs professional contract with Everton Goal Machine This post contains videos

Ireland U19 striker signs professional contract with Everton

Sam Byrne spent three years with Manchester United but was released in May.

# striker - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Fernando Torres fighting hard for spot on Spain's plane to World Cup

The Chelsea striker will feature in a friendly against Bolivia on Friday, but knows his place in Brazil is not yet secure.

# striker - Monday 24 March, 2014

Snapshot - Leeds GAA club Hugh O'Neill's snap up new signing Dean Windass

He’d be a good lad to put in at the edge of the square.

# striker - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Manchester City cruise through as Jovetić and Nasri leave Chelsea sprawling Cool Finish This post contains videos

Manchester City cruise through as Jovetić and Nasri leave Chelsea sprawling

The Montenegrin striker is making good use of a rare start up front.

# striker - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Put down that tea: Toronto press say Jermain Defoe is the next big MLS signing

The Toronto Sun say Defoe will earn over €110k per week in Canada, but they’re not sure when he’ll make the move.

Zlatan scored a hat-trick for Paris Saint-Germain tonight to start 2014 in style

The Swedish striker is in action for his club in the French Cup.

# striker - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Snapshot: Robbie Keane helped out his old club Crumlin United yesterday

The LA Galaxy striker opened the club’s new astro-turf pitch at Pearse Park.

# striker - Monday 16 December, 2013

Calf injury to keep Aguero sidelined for a month

First Van Persie, now this. What is a Fantasy Gaffer to do?

# striker - Sunday 22 September, 2013

KO’ed Romelu Lukaku did not know he had scored debut Everton winner

The Belgian asked the team physio who had scored his side’s last goal. Mate, you did.

# striker - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Steve Bruce rules out Hull City move for Kevin Doyle

The Tigers’ boss insists he is happy with his striking options but still weighing up ‘three or four’ more transfers.

# striker - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Liverpool in complete control of wantaway striker Luiz Suarez' future

The Reds’ manager also stressed that Pepe Reina was still wanted at the club despite Simon Mignolet’s impending arrival.

# striker - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

'Jack Charlton asked me to play for Ireland, turned his back and finished his pint'

Former Ireland striker David Kelly recalls his days in the green jersey and the meeting with Jack Charlton that changed his life.

Van Persie shows off his skills to youngsters at football tournament in Rotterdam RVP This post contains videos

Van Persie shows off his skills to youngsters at football tournament in Rotterdam

The Dutch international shows off his skills.

# striker - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Former Ireland striker David Kelly predicts bright international future for Cox ENGIRE This post contains videos

Former Ireland striker David Kelly predicts bright international future for Cox

Kelly, now assistant coach at Nottingham Forest, believes the 26-year-old’s best position is up front in a striking duo.

# striker - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Ba: Torres still the man at Chelsea

Yet the Senegalese striker added that playing with the creative players at Chelsea makes the game look easy.

# striker - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients

We wonder what Rio Ferdinand makes of this?

# striker - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Ba, Humbug: Pardew willing to cash in on unsettled striker

The Newcastle boss is ready to settle Demba Ba’s future in January rather than let a saga play out.

# striker - Friday 21 December, 2012

Disciplinary committee awaits for Zlatan after head stamp

The Swedish striker caused Dejan Lovren some distress when he failed to scale his noggin.

# striker - Friday 7 December, 2012

'We want to show the fans we are worth the jersey' - Quigley on the new Hoops

The Shamrock Rovers forward made the move from Sligo less than a month after winning the Airtricity League.

# striker - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Setback: Liverpool's Borini out for three months

The player has to undergo an operation on a fractured bone in his foot.

# striker - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Trapattoni to make Sunday call on Robbie Keane's fitness ahead of Faroes clash

The Italian also revealed that he would make two or three changes following the 6-1 defeat to Germany.

# striker - Friday 7 September, 2012

It may have doubled his income, but Rooney regrets transfer request‎

Meanwhile, the injured striker expects to miss just four games before putting himself in contention to partner Robin van Persie.

# striker - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Trapattoni labels Shane Long's claims he was fit to play Serbia as "idiotic"

The Republic of Ireland boss reacted angrily to suggestions that the West Brom striker was not injured in the lead-up to the Belgrade friendly.

Shane Long's weekend wishlist: A goal against Liverpool and Tipperary to beat Kilkenny

The West Brom and Ireland striker, who insisted he was fit to play Serbia, will face off against his old coach, Brendan Rodgers on Saturday.

'Fatman and Robin (van Persie)' - Dutch media reacts to RVP transfer

De Telegraaf laid the blame/credit for this headline at the door of Arsenal supporters

# striker - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Dropping like flies: Doyle and Wilson drop out of Ireland squad

The FAI were hoping to call up Anthony Pilkington to replace the injured Wes Hoolahan. Problem is, he is injured too.

# striker - Friday 20 July, 2012

The Depatures Lounge: Llorente on Arsenal's radar as Spurs haggle over Lloris

A Llot of Ll’s going on in today’s transfer round-up.

# striker - Sunday 15 July, 2012

The Departures Lounge: Van Persie 'house-hunting' in Chesire but Ba still in Toon

“Sold, to the man in the Arsenal jersey”

# striker - Friday 13 July, 2012

The Departures Lounge: Liverpool and Spurs stock up on strikers

Emmanuel Adebayor’s services have been secured by Tottenham while Brendan Rodgers has made his first signing of the year.

Lennon leaves door open for Anthony Stokes transfer

The Celtic boss raved about the form of the 23-year-old striker before adding ‘every player has his price’.

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