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#Giovanni Trapattoni

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Dunphy ‘baffled’ by O’Neill’s Ireland team

The controversial pundit has suggested last night’s Oman friendly was a “completely meaningless exercise”.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Giovanni Trapattoni in talks to become next Ivory Coast manager

The former Ireland boss claims he could also have taken the Morocco job.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 9 May, 2014

Trapattoni claims Irish people more passionate about rugby than soccer

The former Ireland manager expressed his views in a column for Gazzetto dello Sport.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 25 April, 2014

Clockwork Orange: Barry Maguire still hopeful of representing Ireland

After seven years of tentative flirting by the FAI, it was actually Giovanni Trapattoni who arranged the first formal meeting with the then Utrecht midfielder in 2011.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Analysis: Why are Ireland so prone to fading out of games?

Martin O’Neill’s side produced an uneven display against a superior Serbian side last night.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Flashback: Kennedy stunner earns Ireland vital World Cup qualifying victory over Yugoslavia

Ireland have met Yugoslavia/Serbia six times over the course of their history.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

5 talking points ahead of Ireland v Serbia

What formation will the team play? Is Darren Randoph going to be given a chance?

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 21 February, 2014

Trapattoni in talks to take over as Ivory Coast manager after World Cup – reports

The Italian isn’t ready to retire just yet.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Trapattoni applied for Hannover job, says chairman

Former Turkey international Tayfun Korkut was eventually appointed.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 30 December, 2013

How Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill restored our faith in Irish football in 2013

The duo had a positive impact on supporter morale when they took over the national side earlier this year.

A sporting history of 2013 in 10 objects

From Davy’s Mi Wadi to Robert Heffernan’s gold.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Christmas report card: how Ireland’s football stars fared this year

We rate every member of the Irish team based on the past 12 months and determine how likely each individual is to become key to Martin O’Neill’s plans.

Trapattoni not interested in Lazio job as he eyes World Cup role

The former Ireland boss does not fancy punching in from 9 to 5 each day and working weekends to boot.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 26 December, 2013

‘This conversation is incorrect’ and more unforgettable football quotes from 2013

Noel King, Paddy Crerand and Joe Kinnear (obviously) lead this list of quotable gems from the past year.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 12 December, 2013

VIDEO: Topless protesters disrupt Trap’s reunion with Strunz

The former Ireland boss took it all in his stride.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 9 December, 2013

Trap reveals he could be managing at the 2014 World Cup

The former Ireland boss says his next job will definitely be with an international team.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 2 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.

Trapattoni again questions Irish squad quality as he looks to new adventure

“Half of the players do not play in the English top flight and often the players were not first team regulars,” he said today.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Opinion: Ireland’s obsession with misguided player loyalty needs to end

The over-reliance on individuals who have served Ireland well in the past at the expense of superior alternatives is lazy, indulgent and self-defeating, writes Paul Fennessy.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 18 November, 2013

Doyle: I knew Trap text wasn’t the end of my Ireland career

Kevin Doyle never gave up hope of an international return and now he’s hoping to make a good impression against Poland.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Saturday 16 November, 2013

The Irish team can play good football – and last night was proof

Martin O’Neill’s side recorded an encouraging 3-0 win over Latvia at the Aviva Stadium yesterday evening.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

‘Ireland should be getting better results’ – Keane

The new Ireland assistant believes the team has under-performed in recent years.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

We’re not scared of Keane, insists Alex Pearce

The Reading defender says Ireland’s players want to learn from the new assistant manager.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 4 November, 2013

‘There’ll be no more messing’ – Dunphy on O’Neill and Keane management ticket

But ‘there is the potential there for a trainwreck’ admits the RTÉ pundit.

5 qualities that Martin O’Neill will bring to the Ireland job

The Derry native’s considerable familiarity with European football is likely to benefit the Irish side.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

‘It’s the FAI’s choice’: Kinger in the dark about November friendly plans

Interim Ireland manager Noel King could be asked to stay on for more matches next month.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 14 October, 2013

Robbie Keane: Next Irish manager ‘needs to have balls, take no sh*t’

Captain lays down full and frank job description in the search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s successor.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Trapattoni: ‘In a nation that doesn’t have its own football League, I think I did a good job’

‘I got to know an exceptional country, humble and also proud,’ said the Italian.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Thursday 10 October, 2013

‘There were times I thought it might not happen’: Reid determined to make up for lost time

Dubliner eager to show he has still got something to offer Ireland following his international recall.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Finding new manager will take time, says Ireland headhunter Ruud Dokter

Dokter and Ray Houghton continue their search for Giovanni Trapattoni’s replacement.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Dynamic duo step up their search for new Ireland boss

Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter are planning to interview candidates to find Trap’s replacement.

King grasps opportunity to leave his mark on Ireland squad

With little to play for in the remaining two World Cup qualifiers, the new caretaker manager will attempt to make the most of his short time in charge.

Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection

The absence of Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney caught many by surprise yesterday.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

John Delaney: We don’t know how long process to find Trap’s successor will take

The FAI chief is confident Ray Houghton and Ruud Dokter will draw up a good shortlist.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Opinion: Have the FAI gotten us into another fine mess?

Why appointing Noel King seems tantamount to snubbing Martin O’Neill.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Monday 23 September, 2013

Noel King appointed as Ireland caretaker manager

The FAI look set to delay bringing in a full-time manager until qualification for Euro 2016 begins.

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POLL: Would you be happy with Noel King as caretaker Ireland boss?

The veteran coach has been widely tipped to temporarily take over the role.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Friday 20 September, 2013

Ireland job? Give it to Keano, says Katie Taylor

Strong Cork bias as Taylor names Keane and Sonia O’Sullivan as her childhood heroes.

# giovanni-trapattoni - Sunday 15 September, 2013

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What could you possibly be talking about, Darron? It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Rio Ferdinand on Conor McGregor and Brian O’Driscoll on the Heineken Cup’s future.

The legend of ‘Canelo’ and 3 points for a win: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Once the kettle’s boiled, these six pieces should keep you going for the next little while.

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