After their relegation to the Championship, Ciaran Kelly discusses the situation at West Ham under the control of Gold and Sullivan, and what could be done to regain Premier League status once again.
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In part two of our January transfer window lowdown, Ian Smales of Good Old Football goes from Bolton Wanderers through to Liverpool and speculates on who might go where this January.
It’s been a difficult few days for the Republic of Ireland with just one point to show from two games, and Neil Sherwin looks at some of Giovanni Trapattoni’s puzzling squad selections.
Robbie Keane has almost seen it all. Playing in hostile environments for the likes of Leeds, Spurs, Liverpool and indeed Ireland means he should be prepared for anything football can throw at him. Ibrox is not the most welcoming of places at the best of times. Come 12.30 today, Keane will experience his first old [...]
BackPageFootball contributor Ed Diggins is back with a new regular column. Off The Cuff will look at the burning issues of the game and invites readers to contribute their thoughts and views. Enjoy! Football’s Underworld. So, John Terry is public enemy number one for the past few weeks. I am not surprised, though in all [...]
Marouane Chamakh – Top of Arsene Wenger’s objectives this January has got to be improving his forward options, and his number one target must be Bordeaux and Morocco striker Marouane Chamakh. The two have been linked in the past, but with Arsenal’s shortage of striking options and height at the top of the field, Wenger [...]
A controversial William Gallas goal in Paris has sent France to the 2010 World Cup at the expense of Ireland, while a number of other countries also secured qualification on Wednesday. It took extra time to seperate Ireland and France in their World Cup playoff after a 1-1 aggregate score. The French went into the [...]
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni urged his team to learn from their painful lesson after Italy snatched World Cup victory from their grasp. Sean St Ledger’s 87th-minute header looked to have handed Trapattoni’s men a famous victory over the world champions which would have blown the race for the top spot in Group Eight [...]
We asked for your views – as well as scouring Irish forum Boards.ie – on the aftermath of tonight’s game against Cyprus on Ireland and their chances of making it to South Africa, the squad and Trapattoni’s tactics. Weakpoint in midfield? Our midfield is shocking, Whelan and Andrews can’t play together, they’re the exact same [...]
Robbie Keane was Ireland’s hero once again with his 40th international goal for the Republic of Ireland earning them three precious points tonight in Cyprus. The game looked to be heading for a draw after Marios Elia had cancelled out Kevin Doyle’s fifth-minute opener, but Keane worked his magic to keep up the pressure on [...]