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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8250 on: April 12, 2020, 02:07:41 AM »
We absolutely stank under Kerr. The man worked wonders with the youth teams but with the first team which had much better players than we have now we didnt beat anyone competitively above about 80 in the rankings. As noted earlier we needed gary doherty to save us against the likes of albania. We had one good game in Paris where we should have won but didnt and that was about it.
This. I really wanted Kerr to succeed. But then I heard about his attitude about kids from here playing for failed statelet, especially from fact his people were from Ardoyne, that just fucked me off. I was physically at 90 per cent of Kerr games, and he just sent out a shower of bottlers, it was depressing.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8251 on: April 29, 2020, 07:14:16 PM »
RIP Michael Robinson



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« Reply #8252 on: May 19, 2020, 08:26:54 AM »
https://punditarena.com/football/smcmahon/irish-players-quiz-relegation-2/

Name the 44 Irish(fai)players to be relegated from the premier league. Tough one!

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8253 on: June 04, 2020, 03:36:12 PM »


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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #8254 on: June 04, 2020, 09:46:43 PM »




Was expecting a team of Gary Breens to be fair

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« Reply #8255 on: June 04, 2020, 09:54:07 PM »
No Giles or Staunton instead of Coleman? And what about Cascarino?!

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« Reply #8256 on: June 04, 2020, 09:56:41 PM »
All-Time Ireland XI?

I would have Jennings, Blanchflower and Best on that team.

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« Reply #8257 on: June 04, 2020, 09:59:40 PM »
No Giles or Staunton instead of Coleman? And what about Cascarino?!
Staunton should definitely be in there. Steve Finnan could have been in with a shout also.  Ronnie Whelan instead of Duff also. Frank Stapleton instead of Quinn.
Champions 2020

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« Reply #8258 on: June 04, 2020, 10:08:25 PM »
Duff has to be there. Agree on Staunton and  Stapleton. Finnan maybe but I think Coleman better.

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« Reply #8259 on: June 04, 2020, 10:13:12 PM »
I'd have Stapleton for Quinn, Whelan in but likely for Houghton not Duff, Staunton for Coleman and Lawrenson for Dunne.

Obviously Giles is a shoo-in for any older people and generally regarded as one of our top 3 of all time but all I remember is an aging player manager for WBA and Ireland

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« Reply #8260 on: June 04, 2020, 10:42:19 PM »
Maybe a 5 man midfield with Giles or Whelan in instead of the big giraffe Quinn.

It looks like an internet poll to me with all the players being pretty much from the modern era. The older generation were overlooked.

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« Reply #8261 on: June 04, 2020, 11:16:32 PM »
The 2001 game vs Holland was on RTE tonight. Keane stood out a mile with his composure on the ball. Would love if we could get back to that standard again.

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« Reply #8262 on: June 05, 2020, 01:00:49 AM »
Staunton's absence totally correct, very limited footballer at international level. Quinn? Surely not..., why not Aldridge? Had to have been better centre-halves than Dunne - Lawro? Would have Giles for Houghton also. Lord, haven't we been very limited in our talent pool?

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« Reply #8263 on: June 05, 2020, 08:57:04 AM »
Staunton's absence totally correct, very limited footballer at international level. Quinn? Surely not..., why not Aldridge? Had to have been better centre-halves than Dunne - Lawro? Would have Giles for Houghton also. Lord, haven't we been very limited in our talent pool?
The team wasn't voted by **real football people*** I'd say. Just chancers
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« Reply #8264 on: June 05, 2020, 10:22:07 AM »
Staunton was a great servant for Ireland as was quinn. Don't think either would make this team though. Five man midfield looks the ticket