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#Leon Best

# leon-best - Friday 27 January, 2017

Mick McCarthy says former Ireland international won't play for club again
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Mick McCarthy says former Ireland international won't play for club again

Jan 27th 2017, 10:53 AM 23,764 Views 11 Comments

Leon Best has endured a difficult spell in the Championship with Ipswich.

# leon-best - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Mick McCarthy's Ipswich replace one Irish striker with another
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Mick McCarthy's Ipswich replace one Irish striker with another

Aug 30th 2016, 12:11 PM 9,907 Views 2 Comments

Leon Best arrives to replace Daryl Murphy.

# leon-best - Sunday 28 August, 2016

5 Irish players who could be on the move before the transfer window closes
# Speculation
From The42
# Speculation

5 Irish players who could be on the move before the transfer window closes

Aug 28th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,935 Views 9 Comments

Jeff Hendrick and others who may make a switch in the coming days.

# leon-best - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today
# Cracker
From The42
# Cracker

Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today

Mar 19th 2016, 8:04 PM 5,857 Views 1 Comment

The Derry native was not the only Irishman on target in the Championship today.

# leon-best - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Championship strugglers sign second Irish international in the space of 24 hours
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Championship strugglers sign second Irish international in the space of 24 hours

Nov 19th 2015, 8:51 PM 16,822 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Kelly and Leon Best have been brought in to aid Rotherham’s survival bid.

# leon-best - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Ireland striker Leon Best makes Derby move
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Ireland striker Leon Best makes Derby move

Aug 5th 2014, 11:13 AM 2,788 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old joins Steve McClaren’s side on a season-long loan.

# leon-best - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Richard Dunne was sent off for a foul on Irish teammate Leon Best last night
# Marching Orders
From The42
# Marching Orders

Richard Dunne was sent off for a foul on Irish teammate Leon Best last night

Mar 19th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,892 Views 5 Comments

The central defender conceded a 33rd minute penalty for his challenge on the Sheffield Wednesday forward.

# leon-best - Friday 17 January, 2014

Departures Lounge: Is Liverpool target Ince set for Monaco move?
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Departures Lounge: Is Liverpool target Ince set for Monaco move?

Jan 17th 2014, 2:16 PM 5,586 Views 4 Comments

Plus, the Irish striker potentially on his way to Palace and West Ham are looking to sell Ravel Morrison for HOW MUCH?

# leon-best - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Leon Best scored a last minute equaliser for Blackburn today
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Leon Best scored a last minute equaliser for Blackburn today

Aug 4th 2013, 9:26 PM 2,125 Views 1 Comment

But do you think Trap was watching?

# leon-best - Monday 2 July, 2012

It's official: Leon Best completes move to Blackburn
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

It's official: Leon Best completes move to Blackburn

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:47 PM 570 Views 0 Comments

The striker leaves Newcastle United having made 42 appearances for the club.

Best on the verge of Blackburn switch - reports
# Transfer Gossip
From The42
# Transfer Gossip

Best on the verge of Blackburn switch - reports

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:14 PM 342 Views 0 Comments

The Irish striker is out of favour at Newcastle and is believed to have had a medical at the Lancashire club today ahead of a move.

# leon-best - Friday 20 January, 2012

Pardew: Trap should come to Newcastle if he thinks Leon Best is lazy
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Pardew: Trap should come to Newcastle if he thinks Leon Best is lazy

Jan 20th 2012, 10:19 AM 696 Views 2 Comments

“I still don’t know where he gets that from. Perhaps he should come up here and see him play. How many times has he been up here to see him. Never?”

# leon-best - Monday 16 January, 2012

Irish Eye: Duffer hits his half-century at Blackburn
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

Irish Eye: Duffer hits his half-century at Blackburn

Jan 16th 2012, 4:03 PM 434 Views 0 Comments

Damien Duff hit the 50-goal milestone on Saturday, but he wasn’t the only familiar face to get his name on the scoresheet. Here’s how the Boys in Green got on across the water this weekend.

WATCH: How to look like Leon Best
# WTF?
From The42
# WTF?

WATCH: How to look like Leon Best

Jan 16th 2012, 1:53 PM 456 Views 2 Comments

What? Like you haven’t tried it already.

# leon-best - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Newcastle put Best foot forward
# G'wan
From The42
# G'wan

Newcastle put Best foot forward

Jan 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 438 Views 0 Comments

A 37th-minute strike from Republic of Ireland striker Leon Best was enough to edge Newcastle United past Mark Hughes’s Queens Park Rangers.

# leon-best - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Doyle and O'Shea ready for second leg
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Doyle and O'Shea ready for second leg

Nov 12th 2011, 8:15 PM 292 Views 1 Comment

Giovanni Trapattoni says that Kevin Doyle and John O’Shea are likely to start against Estonia on Tuesday.

# leon-best - Monday 7 November, 2011

Trap optimistic on O'Shea's recovery
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Trap optimistic on O'Shea's recovery

Nov 7th 2011, 7:05 PM 216 Views 1 Comment

The Italian said that a final decision will be taken on Leon Best’s fitness tomorrow.

Lawrence ruled out of Estonia games
# Misfortune
From The42
# Misfortune

Lawrence ruled out of Estonia games

Nov 7th 2011, 10:57 AM 320 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland remain hopeful that Leon Best and John O’Shea will be fit for the play-off encounters.

# leon-best - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Fresh injury concern for Trap as Best limps off
# Firepower Worry
From The42
# Firepower Worry

Fresh injury concern for Trap as Best limps off

Nov 6th 2011, 11:23 AM 220 Views 0 Comments

Toe and groin injuries could force Leon Best out of Ireland’s play-off fixtures against Estonia.

# leon-best - Friday 4 November, 2011

Fantasyland: When the going gets tough... use your Wildcard
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Fantasyland: When the going gets tough... use your Wildcard

Nov 4th 2011, 3:01 PM 361 Views 0 Comments

David Silva and John Terry are among the players you should think twice about having in your fantasy team this week.

# leon-best - Friday 28 October, 2011

Trapattoni hopeful on Ireland's walking wounded
# Ready Or Not?
From The42
# Ready Or Not?

Trapattoni hopeful on Ireland's walking wounded

Oct 28th 2011, 12:07 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

The Republic of Ireland boss is optimistic that both Robbie Keane and Shane Long could play some part in next month’s Euro 2012 playoff.

Poll: did Trap get his squad decision right?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: did Trap get his squad decision right?

Oct 28th 2011, 11:10 AM 1,104 Views 16 Comments

It could be the last squad Giovanni Trapattoni ever names with Ireland. Do you think it’s the right one for the play-offs?

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Oct 28th 2011, 8:50 AM 53 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all we need to know to stay ahead of the game this weekend.

# leon-best - Monday 19 September, 2011

Irish Eye: Treacy on target, but Burnley fall short
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

Irish Eye: Treacy on target, but Burnley fall short

Sep 19th 2011, 4:00 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

Want to know how your favourite Irish footballers got on across the water this weekend? Well that’s handy, because we’ve got all the details right here. Andy Reid scored…

# leon-best - Monday 29 August, 2011

Irish Eye: Best on the double for Newcastle
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

Irish Eye: Best on the double for Newcastle

Aug 29th 2011, 3:42 PM 256 Views 0 Comments

Read about Leon’s goals and more in our weekly review of Ireland’s representatives in England and Scotland.

# leon-best - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Ireland vows to repay Newcastle fans after warm reception on debut
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Ireland vows to repay Newcastle fans after warm reception on debut

Apr 20th 2011, 3:57 PM 219 Views 0 Comments

Cobhman reflects on ‘touching’ ovation from St James’ Park faithful as he was introduced against Manchester United.

# leon-best - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Ireland and Best to be disciplined for nightclub visit, says Pardew
# Expensive Night Out
From The42
# Expensive Night Out

Ireland and Best to be disciplined for nightclub visit, says Pardew

Mar 23rd 2011, 12:16 PM 1,293 Views 0 Comments

The final bill for the Irish pair’s Friday night on the tiles has yet to be totted up it seems.

# leon-best - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Trap: McCarthy to face Macedonia
# Good Scot!
From The42
# Good Scot!

Trap: McCarthy to face Macedonia

Mar 22nd 2011, 4:14 PM 873 Views 1 Comment

Robbie Keane and Richard Dunne hopeful of featuring in crucial Euro 2012 qualifier.

Ireland and Best 'sorry' for nightclub pictures
# Caught Out
From The42
# Caught Out

Ireland and Best 'sorry' for nightclub pictures

Mar 22nd 2011, 11:11 AM 3,117 Views 0 Comments

Irish pair apologise for being pictured in Newcastle nightclub the evening before a big Premier League game.

# leon-best - Monday 7 February, 2011

Irish eye: the greening of the Premier League on a good weekend for our boys
# Greenscene
From The42
# Greenscene

Irish eye: the greening of the Premier League on a good weekend for our boys

Feb 7th 2011, 8:45 AM 215 Views 0 Comments

It’s was a promising round of Premier League games for Trap’s boys ahead of the Carling Nations Cup kick-off tomorrow night.

# leon-best - Friday 7 January, 2011

Irish Eye: Premier League review
# Greenscene
From The42
# Greenscene

Irish Eye: Premier League review

Jan 7th 2011, 11:12 AM 329 Views 0 Comments

It was a vert mixed mid-week schedule for the Irish with a hat-trick and a heart-breaking injury amongst the talking points.

# leon-best - Thursday 6 January, 2011

The weekly YouTube round up: because it's almost the weekend again
# Adrian Lewis
From The42
# Adrian Lewis

The weekly YouTube round up: because it's almost the weekend again

Jan 6th 2011, 1:40 PM 282 Views 0 Comments

Take some time out. Here’s the virals this week .

# leon-best - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Premier League mop-up: Farewell Woy, we hardly knew ye
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

Premier League mop-up: Farewell Woy, we hardly knew ye

Jan 5th 2011, 10:27 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool lose 3-1 at Blackburn, City and Arsenal play the best 0-0 draw you’ll ever see, and Newcastle thrash West Ham.

# leon-best - Monday 29 November, 2010

Irish eyes: Ciaran Clark takes the headlines after top-flight double
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

Irish eyes: Ciaran Clark takes the headlines after top-flight double

Nov 29th 2010, 9:36 AM 313 Views 0 Comments

It was a good weekend for the Boys in Green in England and Scotland’s top flights.