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Henry handball creates French goal to end Irish World Cup hopes

November 19, 2009 • Soccer, SportComments (2)

The global Irish football family is inconsolable after a blatant hand ball by French superstar Thierry Henry created a goal for Arsenal’s William Gallus that put Ireland out of the World Cup. The French goal came in the second period of extra time after Robbie Keane had fired Ireland back into contention with a fine …

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Trapattoni signs new deal

October 22, 2009 • SoccerComments (576)

GIOVANNI Trapattoni will attempt to book a trip to next summer’s World Cup finals having secured his own future with a new two-year contract as Republic of Ireland boss. The 70-year-old has agreed a deal with the Football Association of Ireland to remain at

O’Neill praises Dunne’s Villa’s impact

October 22, 2009 • SoccerComments (47)

MARTIN O’Neill has praised the impact made at Aston Villa by defender Richard Dunne ahead of the clash with his former club Manchester City in the Barclays Premier League at Villa Park. Dunne spent nine years with City after moving from Everton in 2000 but