There’s an Irishman ripping up the Premier League with his stellar, hard-working performances. Get the lowdown on Sunderland’s new wing wizard James McClean, who joined the club from Derry City last August.
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Ciaran Kelly picks his all time Republic of Ireland team.
Hold the BackPage returns for another edition with Willie Gannon back on board to join Neil Sherwin and Ger McCarthy in assessing the game’s recent talking points including the tragic passing of Gary Speed, the antics of Mario Balotelli and Luis Suarez, and Sunderland manager’s job.
In another fantastically researched and put together article, Ciaran Kelly looks at the career of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni.
There’s an international feel to this week’s Hold the BackPage as Neil Sherwin is joined by Ger McCarthy and Willie Gannon to discuss Ireland’s qualification for the European Championships, as well all the latest on the ongoing racism sagas and the weekend’s Premier League fixtures.
Ciaran Kelly looks at the weird and wonderful career of former Lazio and England boss Sven-Göran Eriksson.
Ciaran Kelly takes a detailed look at the career of Holland and Ajax legend Johan Cruyff.
Ciaran Kelly takes an in depth look at an important decade ahead for Irish international football.
Back Page Football contributor Ger McCarthy worries about the dwindling attendances for recent Republic of Ireland internationals, reviews the Irish 2-1 win over Macedonia and looks ahead to Tuesday night’s friendly international with Uruguay.
The Irish squad for the upcoming European Championship qualifier with Macedonia has been announced but one name continues to be left out, much to the frustration of Neil Sherwin.