Wes Hoolahan

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Ireland’s Richard Keogh celebrates the opener against Georgia. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Rep of Ireland 4 Georgia 0: The last time Georgia came to town they gave Giovanni Trapattoni a bit of scare with a first minute goal that took most of(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni with Shane Long today.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Giovanni Trapattoni will complete a circle of sorts when he sends his new-look team out against Georgia this evening. The Italian will use the friendl(...)

Wes Hoolahan: deserves the chance to show his talents on the international stage.

He has quite a few advocates amongst both the press and public but yesterday Wes Hoolahan made a decent case himself for starting in the Republic o(...)

Wes Hoolahan:  could be the ideal link man in the modern number 10 role, between the midfield four and lone striker, for the really competitive internationals. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tomorrow’s friendly with Georgia brings to mind my first competitive game as senior manager, against the same opposition in Tblisi 10 years ago. The a(...)

Giovanni Trapattoni: “We needn’t give up on our dream of qualifying for Brazil.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Football management being what it is, a late goal for England in Wembley on Wednesday night and Giovanni Trapattoni would have been sitting in Malahid(...)

 Robbie Keane (right) and John O’Shea talk during a training session at Wembley Stadium

As a manager I never did get the chance to take on England at senior level but memories of a few underage victories remain etched in the memory, like (...)

 Anthony Pilkington of Norwich celebrates his goal against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Giovanni Trapattoni might have to put his tactical rethink on hold after it was confirmed today that Norwich City winger Anthony Pilkington has(...)

 Anthony Pilkington is one of 28 players  named by Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni for the end of season fixtures. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Robbie Keane will be fit to lead the Republic of Ireland in their busy end of season campaign after being named in a provisional 28-man squad(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni watchese the match against Austria at a wintry Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Most of us need a good lie down after watching Ireland produce the sort of performance that resulted in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw with Austria but Giovann(...)

Team Ireland: can beat Austria at the Aviva

My first ever international as a supporter was a glorious 3-2 win over Austria in October, 1963. Well, at least that’s how I remember that magi(...)

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