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#Stephen Ireland

# stephen-ireland - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

'Steve Staunton is an icon of Irish football and will always be' - remembering Stan's remarkable reign
# The Gaffer
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# The Gaffer

'Steve Staunton is an icon of Irish football and will always be' - remembering Stan's remarkable reign

Nov 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 26,774 Views 20 Comments

The young Boys in Green boss dealt with controversies, landmark defeats and media battles.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Stephen Ireland's son Joshua included in Irish U19s training camp
# Next Generation
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# Next Generation

Stephen Ireland's son Joshua included in Irish U19s training camp

Updated May 18th 2021, 9:37 PM 55,025 Views 22 Comments

Jon Walters is also involved on the coaching staff.

# stephen-ireland - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Stephen Ireland's agent 'asked for too much money' but League One side still hope to reach a deal
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Stephen Ireland's agent 'asked for too much money' but League One side still hope to reach a deal

Aug 27th 2020, 3:51 PM 16,692 Views 5 Comments

Swindon Town remain keen on the 34-year-old midfielder.

# stephen-ireland - Monday 24 August, 2020

Stephen Ireland on trial with League One side in bid to return from two-year lay-off
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Stephen Ireland on trial with League One side in bid to return from two-year lay-off

Aug 24th 2020, 2:07 PM 17,230 Views 11 Comments

The midfielder hasn’t played competitively since May 2018.

# stephen-ireland - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

'There is so much more to come out of me' - Stephen Ireland wants to play international football again
# Peak 2020
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# Peak 2020

'There is so much more to come out of me' - Stephen Ireland wants to play international football again

Jun 24th 2020, 3:00 PM 43,227 Views 38 Comments

The 33-year-old is keeping fit in the hope of earning an unlikely recall to the Ireland squad.

# stephen-ireland - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'Someone from United came in with the police asking Alfie not to sue Keane. He refused'
# Alfe Inge Haaland
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# Alfe Inge Haaland

'Someone from United came in with the police asking Alfie not to sue Keane. He refused'

Mar 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 25,223 Views 6 Comments

The Manchester derby used to be very different as former City goalkeeper Nicky Weaver remembers that horror tackle by the United captain, and why Stephen Ireland should have made it to the very top.

# stephen-ireland - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'Stephen has some crazy friends from Cork, but he's a good lad. Very family-orientated'
# Stephen Ireland
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# Stephen Ireland

'Stephen has some crazy friends from Cork, but he's a good lad. Very family-orientated'

Sep 11th 2019, 4:48 PM 15,125 Views 18 Comments

Emile Heskey has spoken warmly about his former team-mate at Aston Villa Stephen Ireland.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

'My life was turned upside down by having two kids on my own at the age of 18' - Stephen Ireland
# Opening Up
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# Opening Up

'My life was turned upside down by having two kids on my own at the age of 18' - Stephen Ireland

Sep 10th 2019, 6:00 PM 149,788 Views 99 Comments

Now 33, the ex-Ireland and Manchester City midfielder has opened up about his fall-out from international football and the demise of his club career.

# stephen-ireland - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Stephen Ireland's spell at Bolton Wanderers is over after two months
# Wandering Free
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# Wandering Free

Stephen Ireland's spell at Bolton Wanderers is over after two months

Dec 20th 2018, 4:39 PM 13,968 Views 36 Comments

The former Ireland international didn’t play any games for the Championship club, who he joined in October.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Free agent Stephen Ireland earns short-term deal with Championship club
# Back In The Game
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# Back In The Game

Free agent Stephen Ireland earns short-term deal with Championship club

Oct 9th 2018, 10:48 PM 14,300 Views 7 Comments

The 32-year-old midfielder has joined Bolton Wanderers.

# stephen-ireland - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Stephen Ireland close to move to Scottish side Aberdeen - reports
# Lifeline
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# Lifeline

Stephen Ireland close to move to Scottish side Aberdeen - reports

Sep 27th 2018, 12:44 PM 7,541 Views 17 Comments

The 32-year-old left Stoke City at the end of last season.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Bundesliga clubs reportedly interested in free agent Ireland
# Nett
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# Nett

Bundesliga clubs reportedly interested in free agent Ireland

Aug 21st 2018, 5:59 PM 11,163 Views 16 Comments

The former international is the subject of interest from Borussia Mönchengladbach according to a German publication.

# stephen-ireland - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Stephen Ireland's trial with Championship club hampered by injury
# Free Agent
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# Free Agent

Stephen Ireland's trial with Championship club hampered by injury

Jul 25th 2018, 4:54 PM 13,910 Views 11 Comments

The 31-year-old Irish midfielder has been training with Bolton Wanderers as he searches for a new club.

# stephen-ireland - Friday 1 June, 2018

Stephen Ireland among seven players released by relegated Stoke
# Free Agent
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# Free Agent

Stephen Ireland among seven players released by relegated Stoke

Jun 1st 2018, 5:49 PM 20,280 Views 22 Comments

The 31-year-old spent five years with the Potters.

# stephen-ireland - Monday 15 January, 2018

Man-of-the-match Pogba shows his class and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
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# Analysis

Man-of-the-match Pogba shows his class and more Premier League talking points

Jan 15th 2018, 11:21 PM 9,356 Views 21 Comments

Plus, have Liverpool shown other teams the only way to beat Manchester City?

Stephen Ireland makes first Premier League start in almost 3 years at Old Trafford
# The Return
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# The Return

Stephen Ireland makes first Premier League start in almost 3 years at Old Trafford

Jan 15th 2018, 8:12 PM 13,360 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial both feature for Manchester United.

# stephen-ireland - Saturday 6 January, 2018

609 days since his last appearance, Stephen Ireland starts for Stoke City this afternoon
# FA CUP
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# FA CUP

609 days since his last appearance, Stephen Ireland starts for Stoke City this afternoon

Jan 6th 2018, 2:48 PM 8,359 Views 15 Comments

Mark Hughes has praised the midfielder’s attitude during his long-term layoff.

# stephen-ireland - Monday 1 January, 2018

Over 600 days since his last appearance, Stephen Ireland returns to Stoke's bench
# Recovery
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# Recovery

Over 600 days since his last appearance, Stephen Ireland returns to Stoke's bench

Jan 1st 2018, 3:06 PM 12,440 Views 12 Comments

The Irish midfielder has been out of action for a considerable period after suffering a broken leg in training.

# stephen-ireland - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Stoke hand Stephen Ireland six-month deal as he continues comeback from broken leg
# Lifeline
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# Lifeline

Stoke hand Stephen Ireland six-month deal as he continues comeback from broken leg

Jul 1st 2017, 12:09 PM 6,947 Views 20 Comments

The Cork native has been out of action since April 2016 but the Potters will continue to support his recovery.

# stephen-ireland - Friday 26 May, 2017

Stephen Ireland offered new deal by Stoke as he continues rehabilitation
# Chance
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# Chance

Stephen Ireland offered new deal by Stoke as he continues rehabilitation

May 26th 2017, 12:02 PM 11,574 Views 7 Comments

The midfielder has been out of action since suffering a double leg break last year.

# stephen-ireland - Thursday 23 March, 2017

What happened to Stephen Ireland?
# Enigma
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# Enigma

What happened to Stephen Ireland?

Mar 23rd 2017, 9:00 PM 61,232 Views 40 Comments

10 years on from his winning goal against Wales at Croke Park, the Stoke star has become one of Irish football’s most elusive figures.

'That's propaganda - that's like going to Russia 50 years ago': Staunton, Wales and Croke Park
# Ten Years On
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# Ten Years On

'That's propaganda - that's like going to Russia 50 years ago': Staunton, Wales and Croke Park

Mar 23rd 2017, 5:00 AM 7,938 Views 10 Comments

The 1-0 win papered over the cracks during a harrowing Euro 2008 qualifying campaign.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Bad news for Stephen Ireland as he suffers broken leg at training with Stoke
# Setback
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# Setback

Bad news for Stephen Ireland as he suffers broken leg at training with Stoke

May 10th 2016, 5:39 PM 10,299 Views 26 Comments

The injury was suffered at training this morning.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Here's what happened the other times Ireland played Slovakia
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

Here's what happened the other times Ireland played Slovakia

Mar 29th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,009 Views 3 Comments

The Boys in Green have played the Slovaks four times in total.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Analysis: Two of the Premier League's most creative players last weekend were Irish
# Playmakers
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# Playmakers

Analysis: Two of the Premier League's most creative players last weekend were Irish

Aug 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 12,483 Views 10 Comments

Both Stephen Ireland and Wes Hoolahan were instrumental for their clubs on Saturday.

# stephen-ireland - Sunday 1 March, 2015

'Horrendous tackle' leaves Stephen Ireland needing 10 stitches in his leg
# Gruesome
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# Gruesome

'Horrendous tackle' leaves Stephen Ireland needing 10 stitches in his leg

Mar 1st 2015, 11:20 AM 6,475 Views 7 Comments

The Cork native was the victim of a wild challenge from Hull’s Maynor Figueroa.

# stephen-ireland - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Stephen Ireland sprung from the bench to score twice and complete Potters comeback
# IMPACT SUB
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# IMPACT SUB

Stephen Ireland sprung from the bench to score twice and complete Potters comeback

Jan 4th 2015, 5:21 PM 6,002 Views 10 Comments

Stoke had been trailing 1-0 to Wrexham when the Cork native was introduced.

# stephen-ireland - Thursday 21 August, 2014

5 players we'd like to see named in the Ireland squad today
# Opinion
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# Opinion

5 players we'd like to see named in the Ireland squad today

Aug 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 10,683 Views 25 Comments

Jack Grealish and others who’ll be hoping to get a call from the management team.

# stephen-ireland - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Upcoming Ireland friendlies are 'more important than people think' - Quinn
# Interview
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# Interview

Upcoming Ireland friendlies are 'more important than people think' - Quinn

May 24th 2014, 7:15 AM 2,315 Views 0 Comments

The former Irish international also discusses Stephen Ireland’s future and James McCarthy’s recent links to Man United.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

'If he wants to play he can call me' - O'Neill phones Stephen Ireland, gets no answer
# Nobody Home
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# Nobody Home

'If he wants to play he can call me' - O'Neill phones Stephen Ireland, gets no answer

May 20th 2014, 8:01 PM 13,166 Views 36 Comments

The Ireland manager has said he only wants players who are interested in lining out for the international team.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Stephen Ireland signs new three-year deal with Stoke City
# Contract
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# Contract

Stephen Ireland signs new three-year deal with Stoke City

Apr 15th 2014, 9:33 AM 2,433 Views 8 Comments

The six-times capped Ireland international has paid tribute to manager Mark Hughes for reinvigorating him.

# stephen-ireland - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Roy Keane: I met Stephen Ireland's granny on flight to Cork today
# Ireland's Call
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# Ireland's Call

Roy Keane: I met Stephen Ireland's granny on flight to Cork today

Mar 27th 2014, 10:28 AM 26,411 Views 35 Comments

The Ireland assistant boss says Martin O’Neill isn’t closing the door on any player.

# stephen-ireland - Friday 21 February, 2014

Stephen Ireland 'warming' to idea of international return, says O'Neill
# Exiled
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# Exiled

Stephen Ireland 'warming' to idea of international return, says O'Neill

Feb 21st 2014, 6:30 AM 3,683 Views 17 Comments

Shay Given will be ‘monitored’ by the Ireland boss, meanwhile.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Stoke sign Stephen Ireland on a permanent deal
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Stoke sign Stephen Ireland on a permanent deal

Jan 14th 2014, 3:17 PM 3,204 Views 5 Comments

The Irish midfielder had been on loan at the Potters from Aston Villa.

Departures Lounge: Shane Long set for Hull move?
# Gossip
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# Gossip

Departures Lounge: Shane Long set for Hull move?

Jan 14th 2014, 2:53 PM 3,638 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, United are interested in re-signing Paul Pogba, while Stephen Ireland has signed permanently with Stoke.

# stephen-ireland - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Stephen Ireland on target as Potters down Chelsea
# Upset
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# Upset

Stephen Ireland on target as Potters down Chelsea

Dec 7th 2013, 5:15 PM 5,573 Views 9 Comments

On-loan winger Oussama Assaidi hit a late winner to help Mark Hughes get the better of Jose Mourinho.

# stephen-ireland - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Keane opens door for Stephen Ireland return but won't be camping outside his house
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Keane opens door for Stephen Ireland return but won't be camping outside his house

Nov 13th 2013, 6:10 PM 6,630 Views 4 Comments

One exiled Corkman’s returned… room for another?

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

'If Roy can come back, it's open for anyone' - O'Neill on Stephen Ireland return
# International Exile
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# International Exile

'If Roy can come back, it's open for anyone' - O'Neill on Stephen Ireland return

Nov 12th 2013, 3:40 PM 9,786 Views 60 Comments

The Ireland manager is keen to give the Stoke midfielder a fresh start.

# stephen-ireland - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Walters and Ireland on target as Swansea and Stoke share points
# Report
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# Report

Walters and Ireland on target as Swansea and Stoke share points

Nov 10th 2013, 8:19 PM 3,090 Views 0 Comments

A 96th minute penalty got Mark Hughes’ team out of jail at the Liberty Stadium this afternoon.

# stephen-ireland - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

‘Excited’ Stephen Ireland ponders international comeback
# Prodigal Son
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# Prodigal Son

‘Excited’ Stephen Ireland ponders international comeback

Nov 5th 2013, 5:30 PM 24,253 Views 88 Comments

We could be the next Belgium, says the exiled Stoke midfielder.

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