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#Giovanni Trapattoni

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From The42 'This conversation is incorrect' and more unforgettable football quotes from 2013 Sport In 2013

'This conversation is incorrect' and more unforgettable football quotes from 2013

Noel King, Paddy Crerand and Joe Kinnear (obviously) lead this list of quotable gems from the past year.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Topless protesters disrupt Trap's reunion with Strunz Happy Out

VIDEO: Topless protesters disrupt Trap's reunion with Strunz

The former Ireland boss took it all in his stride.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 9 December, 2013

From The42 Trap reveals he could be managing at the 2014 World Cup In Demand

Trap reveals he could be managing at the 2014 World Cup

The former Ireland boss says his next job will definitely be with an international team.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 2 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.

From The42 Trapattoni again questions Irish squad quality as he looks to new adventure COYBIG

Trapattoni again questions Irish squad quality as he looks to new adventure

“Half of the players do not play in the English top flight and often the players were not first team regulars,” he said today.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The42 Opinion: Ireland’s obsession with misguided player loyalty needs to end Analysis

Opinion: Ireland’s obsession with misguided player loyalty needs to end

The over-reliance on individuals who have served Ireland well in the past at the expense of superior alternatives is lazy, indulgent and self-defeating, writes Paul Fennessy.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 18 November, 2013

From The42 Doyle: I knew Trap text wasn't the end of my Ireland career Lone Wolf

Doyle: I knew Trap text wasn't the end of my Ireland career

Kevin Doyle never gave up hope of an international return and now he’s hoping to make a good impression against Poland.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From The42 The Irish team can play good football – and last night was proof Opinion

The Irish team can play good football – and last night was proof

Martin O’Neill’s side recorded an encouraging 3-0 win over Latvia at the Aviva Stadium yesterday evening.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The42 'Ireland should be getting better results' - Keane Must Try Harder

'Ireland should be getting better results' - Keane

The new Ireland assistant believes the team has under-performed in recent years.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From The42 We're not scared of Keane, insists Alex Pearce Clean Slate

We're not scared of Keane, insists Alex Pearce

The Reading defender says Ireland’s players want to learn from the new assistant manager.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 4 November, 2013

'There'll be no more messing' - Dunphy on O'Neill and Keane management ticket

But ‘there is the potential there for a trainwreck’ admits the RTÉ pundit.

From The42 5 qualities that Martin O’Neill will bring to the Ireland job New Dawn

5 qualities that Martin O’Neill will bring to the Ireland job

The Derry native’s considerable familiarity with European football is likely to benefit the Irish side.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The42 ‘It’s the FAI’s choice’: Kinger in the dark about November friendly plans Manager Hunt

‘It’s the FAI’s choice’: Kinger in the dark about November friendly plans

Interim Ireland manager Noel King could be asked to stay on for more matches next month.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 14 October, 2013

From The42 Robbie Keane: Next Irish manager 'needs to have balls, take no sh*t' Manager Hunt

Robbie Keane: Next Irish manager 'needs to have balls, take no sh*t'

Captain lays down full and frank job description in the search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s successor.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 13 October, 2013

From The42 Trapattoni: 'In a nation that doesn’t have its own football League, I think I did a good job' Trap

Trapattoni: 'In a nation that doesn’t have its own football League, I think I did a good job'

‘I got to know an exceptional country, humble and also proud,’ said the Italian.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From The42 ‘There were times I thought it might not happen’: Reid determined to make up for lost time Reid Return

‘There were times I thought it might not happen’: Reid determined to make up for lost time

Dubliner eager to show he has still got something to offer Ireland following his international recall.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From The42 Finding new manager will take time, says Ireland headhunter Ruud Dokter Job Hunt

Finding new manager will take time, says Ireland headhunter Ruud Dokter

Dokter and Ray Houghton continue their search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s replacement.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From The42 Dynamic duo step up their search for new Ireland boss COYBIG

Dynamic duo step up their search for new Ireland boss

Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter are planning to interview candidates to find Trap’s replacement.

From The42 King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad Interim

King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad

With little to play for in the remaining two World Cup qualifiers, the new caretaker manager will attempt to make the most of his short time in charge.

From The42 Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection Analysis

Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection

The absence of Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney caught many by surprise yesterday.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The42 John Delaney: We don't know how long process to find Trap's successor will take Job Search

John Delaney: We don't know how long process to find Trap's successor will take

The FAI chief is confident Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter will draw up a good shortlist.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From The42 Opinion: Have the FAI gotten us into another fine mess? Analysis

Opinion: Have the FAI gotten us into another fine mess?

Why appointing Noel King seems tantamount to snubbing Martin O’Neill.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 23 September, 2013

From The42 Noel King appointed as Ireland caretaker manager All Hail

Noel King appointed as Ireland caretaker manager

The FAI look set to delay bringing in a full-time manager until qualification for Euro 2016 begins.

From The42 POLL: Would you be happy with Noel King as caretaker Ireland boss? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

POLL: Would you be happy with Noel King as caretaker Ireland boss?

The veteran coach has been widely tipped to temporarily take over the role.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 20 September, 2013

From The42 Ireland job? Give it to Keano, says Katie Taylor Ireland Job

Ireland job? Give it to Keano, says Katie Taylor

Strong Cork bias as Taylor names Keane and Sonia O’Sullivan as her childhood heroes.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 15 September, 2013

From The42 What could you possibly be talking about, Darron? It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

What could you possibly be talking about, Darron? It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Rio Ferdinand on Conor McGregor and Brian O’Driscoll on the Heineken Cup’s future.

From The42 The legend of ‘Canelo’ and 3 points for a win: some of the week’s best sportswriting The Sunday Papers

The legend of ‘Canelo’ and 3 points for a win: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Once the kettle’s boiled, these six pieces should keep you going for the next little while.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 14 September, 2013

From The42 41 mistakes Giovanni Trapattoni made as Ireland manager Criticism

41 mistakes Giovanni Trapattoni made as Ireland manager

Plus, 12 things he did well during his time as national coach.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 13 September, 2013

From The42 Mick McCarthy: Martin O'Neill 'nailed on' for Ireland job Party With Marty

Mick McCarthy: Martin O'Neill 'nailed on' for Ireland job

The Ipswich boss says the timing isn’t right for him this time.

From The42 4 minutes of Trap's funniest press conference sound bites Comedy Gold

4 minutes of Trap's funniest press conference sound bites

“Angry, hungry… the same!”

From The42 John Giles cares about the Boys in Green again COYBIG

John Giles cares about the Boys in Green again

A week on from the defeat to Sweden, John Giles has rediscovered reason to be hopeful for Irish football.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From The42 O'Neill wants managerial return, but no contact made by FAI Job Hunt

O'Neill wants managerial return, but no contact made by FAI

The Northern Irishman says John Delaney has yet to pick up the phone.

From The42 New low: Ireland plummet to 59th in FIFA rankings Bye Bye Brazil

New low: Ireland plummet to 59th in FIFA rankings

The Boys in Green have fallen to their lowest ever position due to defeats to Sweden and Austria.

From The42 O’Neill’s track record makes him the best man for Ireland gig — Giles Vacancy

O’Neill’s track record makes him the best man for Ireland gig — Giles

The pundit believes that Martin O’Neill’s time at Sunderland was a blip in an otherwise excellent career.

From The Daily Edge Someone made a JobBridge ad for the new Ireland football manager Trap

Someone made a JobBridge ad for the new Ireland football manager

“On completion, the intern will have gained experience in the planning and acquisition of nil-all draws.”

From The42 Opinion: Why Trap deserves admiration for what he achieved with Ireland Analysis

Opinion: Why Trap deserves admiration for what he achieved with Ireland

Has Ireland’s third most successful coach ever been treated too harshly?

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From The42 15 of the most memorable quotes from Trap’s Ireland career Cat Is In The Sack

15 of the most memorable quotes from Trap’s Ireland career

The Italian has come out with some great lines over the past five years.

From The42 Brian McDermott in the running for Ireland job, admits John Delaney Big Mc

Brian McDermott in the running for Ireland job, admits John Delaney

The Leeds boss is one of three names Delaney fancies, he says.

From The42 Trapattoni: what the players said Time To Say Goodbye

Trapattoni: what the players said

Robbie, Shane Long, Simon Cox and more pay tribute to Trap as his Ireland reign comes to an end.

From The42 Dunphy: Martin O'Neill is the man we are looking for Next Man In

Dunphy: Martin O'Neill is the man we are looking for

FAI begin the hunt for next Ireland manager after parting ways with Giovanni Trapattoni.