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The flip side of crossing the water

by Ian Walsh

Ian Walsh brings us his weekly column Home Views, where he looks at Irish football and players. Today, he examines why Shane Supple decided to quit football with Ipswich Town for ventures elsewhere. A little over a month ago Shane Supple walked away from Ipswich Town just weeks after being awarded a lucrative new contract […]

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A week of highs and lows, as Irish football gets exciting.

by Ian Walsh

While the national side were off doing us proud in Nicosia, domestic action continued back at  home where there were more highs and lows than a game of Play Your Cards Right with Bruce Forsyth. First off is that high of Ireland gaining the revenge they were looking for over against Cyprus. The pain and […]

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What next for Irish football?

by Ian Walsh

It was back to the reality of the League of Ireland last night for St. Patrick’s Athletic as they aimed to put the disappointment of crashing out of the Europa League on Thursday night to Steaua Bucharest behind them, by defeating Drogheda United. While Bucharest progress to the lucrative group stages of the Europa League, the Saints […]

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Going, Going, Gun.

by Ian Walsh

Kolo Toure’s £15million departure from Arsenal to Manchester City marked the end of the ‘Invincibles’ era. Toure was the remaining member of that Arsenal squad that remained unbeaten for 49games in the 2003-04 season, and becoming the first team since Preston North End in 1888-89 to remain a whole league campaign unbeaten. That season also […]