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HITC Sport
Confirmed Aston Villa v Sunderland line-ups: Bruce unchanged as Coleman names first line-upwith Chris Samba continuing in defence in John Terry's absence, alongside Alan
HITC Sport / Posted 6 hours ago
with Chris Samba continuing in defence in John Terry's absence, alongside Alan Hutton, James Chester and Neil Taylor. Glenn Whelan partners Conor Hourihane in midfield, with Robert Snodgrass and Albert Adomah out wide, whilst Josh Onomah will... Read more
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HITC Sport
Should McLeish form a reunion at Rangers with out-of-favour Championship 27-year-old?four Championship appearances throughout the 2017-18 campaign. He sits behind
HITC Sport / Posted 6 hours ago
four Championship appearances throughout the 2017-18 campaign. He sits behind the likes of Mile Jedinak, Conor Hourihane, Glenn Whelan and Josh Onomah, and could be looking for an escape route with the January transfer window less than six weeks... Read more
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birminghammail
Essential reading ahead of Aston Villa vs Sunderlandcould make just his second start of the season against Sunderland, whether that
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
could make just his second start of the season against Sunderland, whether that’s in midfield or at centre-back. Glenn Whelan is walking the disciplinary tightrope with four yellow cards and two games to negotiate before the amnesty comes... Read more
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HITC Sport
Predicted Aston Villa side to face Sunderland: Two changes, 28-year-old axedhere is how we expect Aston Villa to line up against Sunderland, with 28-year-o
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
here is how we expect Aston Villa to line up against Sunderland, with 28-year-old Neil Taylor and Ireland international Glenn Whelan replaced by experienced duo Elmohamady and Jedinak: Show Comments Register for ASTON VILLA team... Read more
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birminghammail
Bruce's Sunderland selection dilemma - predicted Aston Villa XIcould make just his second start of the season against Sunderland, whether that
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
could make just his second start of the season against Sunderland, whether that’s in midfield or at centre-back. Glenn Whelan is walking the disciplinary tightrope with four yellow cards and two games to negotiate before the amnesty comes... Read more
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birminghammail
The shrewd decision that proved Steve Bruce is still learninglater he made the same mistake.Read More Prior to the 2-0 defeat at Wolves, Br
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
later he made the same mistake.Read More Prior to the 2-0 defeat at Wolves, Bruce played Jonathan Kodjia, Conor Hourihane, Glenn Whelan and Elmohamady - players who had all been away on international duty. And although they were well beaten by... Read more
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avillafan
Jedinak should startknows, Jedinak could just find his future playing at centre back which may help
avillafan / Posted 2 days ago
knows, Jedinak could just find his future playing at centre back which may help to prolong his career. WHELAN REPLACEMENT Glenn Whelan hasn’t exactly won fans over since his move from Stoke City although he seems to be improving slowly with time.... Read more
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birminghammail
‘Thankfully I got it right’ Steve Bruce - The full transcripton their toes I think the recruitment in the summer has helped the hunger. We
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
on their toes I think the recruitment in the summer has helped the hunger. We got some really, really good pros. Glenn Whelan, Robert Snodgrass and John Terry. (Image: Getty Images Europe) The loan signings have helped. Then of course... Read more
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birminghammail
More proof of Aston Villa's injury jinx - will it ever end?for the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield o
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
for the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield options at the moment, however; Bruce has Glenn Whelan, Mile Jedinak, Conor Hourihane, Henri Lansbury and Josh Onomah as his central candidates. And the manager knows... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa digest: A new hero; Life as a Villa physio; QPR previewthe people not to upset. In Villa's case, Mr Agbonlahor sits at the centre of
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
the people not to upset. In Villa's case, Mr Agbonlahor sits at the centre of the pyramid of power, flanked by Glenn Whelan and John Terry. As the club's longest serving player it makes sense that Gabby would hold the ears of the... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Sutcliffe set for first Dublin appearance in two yearsSmyth, Shane Barrett, Stephen O'Connor, James Madden, Kevin Hetherton, Cian Mac
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
Smyth, Shane Barrett, Stephen O'Connor, James Madden, Kevin Hetherton, Cian MacGabhann, Stephen Chester, Dónal Gormley, Glenn Whelan, Ronan Hayes, Danny Sutcliffe, John Hetherton, Fergal Whitely, Cillian Costello, Tom Connolly, Darren Kelly,... Read more
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birminghammail
The players that 'virtually' control the Aston Villa dressing room on FM 2018the people not to upset. In Villa's case, Mr Agbonlahor sits at the centre of
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
the people not to upset. In Villa's case, Mr Agbonlahor sits at the centre of the pyramid of power, flanked by Glenn Whelan and John Terry. As the club's longest serving player it makes sense that Gabby would hold the ears of the... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Star stuns Man Utd with contract snub; Newcastle eye Anderlecht skipperto rejoin his former club Feyenoord (The Sun) West Brom are close to sacking m
TEAMTalk / Posted 5 days ago
to rejoin his former club Feyenoord (The Sun) West Brom are close to sacking manager Tony Pulis (Daily Star) John O’Shea, Glenn Whelan, Jon Walters, Wes Hoolahan and Daryl Murphy are set to announce their Republic of Ireland retirement after... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Gilroy finalises backroom teamSmyth, Shane Barrett, Stephen O'Connor, James Madden, Kevin Hetherton, Cian Mac
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
Smyth, Shane Barrett, Stephen O'Connor, James Madden, Kevin Hetherton, Cian MacGabhann, Stephen Chester, Dónal Gormley, Glenn Whelan, Ronan Hayes, Danny Sutcliffe, John Hetherton, Fergal Whitely, Cillian Costello, Tom Connolly, Darren Kelly,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Is there simple explanation for manager's strange decision regarding Aston Villa pair?Aston Villa's resurgence owes much to the form of midfield pair Conor Hourihane
HITC Sport / Posted 6 days ago
Aston Villa's resurgence owes much to the form of midfield pair Conor Hourihane and Glenn Whelan - even if the latter still has his critics - so it was surprising to see them overlooked for the Republic of Ireland's World Cup play-off against Denmark... Read more
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birminghammail
Ireland boss Martin O'Neill storms out of interview after defeathis side not winning games after taking the lead. Ireland, who started with Al
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
his side not winning games after taking the lead. Ireland, who started with Albion ace James McLean and had Villa trio Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane and Scott Hogan on the bench, took an early lead but quickly surrendered their advantage and... Read more
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birminghammail
Aaron Tshibola: What next for Aston Villa's big money midfielder?be welcomed back into the first team group by Bruce and his staff, he will not
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
be welcomed back into the first team group by Bruce and his staff, he will not be considered for Championship action with Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane, Mile Jedinak, Henri Lansbury, Josh Onomah and a whole host of other more experienced players... Read more
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birminghammail
The three changes Villa should make for QPR clash - predicted XIthat left side. There was a balance to Villa’s midfield during those four succ
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
that left side. There was a balance to Villa’s midfield during those four successive wins in September with Snodgrass, Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane and Albert Adomah. If Kodjia isn’t fit, a place in Villa’s attack alongside Keinan Davis... Read more
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Football365
Nigeria and Germany ladders, Ireland woethe first team, even at a gradual basis. The result of this is that when Wes H
Football365 / Posted 6 days ago
the first team, even at a gradual basis. The result of this is that when Wes Hoolahan, Jonathan Walters, John O’Shea and Glenn Whelan more than likely retire in the coming weeks, that there is no-one ready to make the immediate step-up to... Read more
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birminghammail
The things you might not have know about Aston Villa's Robert Snodgrasslast. Josh Onomah, Robert Snodgrass and Sam Johnstone were loaned, John Terry
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
last. Josh Onomah, Robert Snodgrass and Sam Johnstone were loaned, John Terry and Chris Samba snapped up on frees and Glenn Whelan and Ahmed Elmohamady signed for small fees. More players will be added to aid Villa’s increasingly motoring... Read more
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birminghammail
Paul Lambert's 20 Villa signings - here's what became of themas a bit of a shock to the Villa faithful given his lofty standing in Bruce’s t
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
as a bit of a shock to the Villa faithful given his lofty standing in Bruce’s thinking last season. But with the likes of Glenn Whelan and Josh Onomah on board, Bruce opted to offload the Curacao international. Groningen-born Bacuna was handed a... Read more
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birminghammail
From Wast Hills warrior to World Cup hopeful: Cheikhing out Ndoyecover ground, particularly in the derby match when he hared over the Main Stand
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
cover ground, particularly in the derby match when he hared over the Main Stand touchline to clatter into Albert Adomah. Glenn Whelan also felt one of his ‘edges’ when he was left bloodied in the same match. However, the distribution has been an... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa's injury problems continue - is any other team as unfortunate?for the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield o
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
for the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield options at the moment, however; Bruce has Glenn Whelan, Mile Jedinak, Conor Hourihane, Henri Lansbury and Josh Onomah as his central candidates. And the manager knows... Read more
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birminghammail
10 burning questions tackled as Wolves continue to set the paceto upset that, it needs sheer blood sweat and tears. Villa were absent, the ce
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
to upset that, it needs sheer blood sweat and tears. Villa were absent, the central midfielders in Conor Hourihane and Glenn Whelan simply didn’t have any answers to their slick, organised and sharp Wolves counterparts. Elsewhere, Hull and... Read more
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birminghammail
How Bruce's rejects have been getting on since leaving Villaas a bit of a shock to the Villa faithful given his lofty standing in Bruce’s t
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
as a bit of a shock to the Villa faithful given his lofty standing in Bruce’s thinking last season. But with the likes of Glenn Whelan and Josh Onomah on board, Bruce opted to offload the Curacao international. Groningen-born Bacuna was handed a... Read more
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birminghammail
Fans have their say on Mohamed Diamefor the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield o
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
for the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield options at the moment, however; Bruce has Glenn Whelan, Mile Jedinak, Conor Hourihane, Henri Lansbury and Josh Onomah as his central candidates. And the manager knows... Read more
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birminghammail
'Thankfully his X did not mark the right spot' Blues' midfield assessedto choose from. Kieftenbeld’s return - and subsequent interview was something o
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
to choose from. Kieftenbeld’s return - and subsequent interview was something of a highlight. Also seeing him steamroller Glenn Whelan in the derby match caused a titter, as Cheikh Ndoye left one on him too. Craig Gardner’s equaliser against... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Here's how Ireland have fared in past play-offsdraw thanks to Robbie Brady’s opener. There was always the threat of midfielde
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
draw thanks to Robbie Brady’s opener. There was always the threat of midfielder Miralem Pjanic dominating possession but Glenn Whelan shackled the Juventus playmaker, while Edin Dzeko hardly got a sniff of goal up front. Jonathan Walters scores... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa and Hull to battle for Leicester man in Januaryfor the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield o
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
for the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield options at the moment, however; Bruce has Glenn Whelan, Mile Jedinak, Conor Hourihane, Henri Lansbury and Josh Onomah as his central candidates. And the manager knows... Read more
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birminghammail
Newcastle midfielder wants Steve Bruce reunionfor the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield o
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
for the Tigers in the play-off final in 2016. Villa aren’t short of midfield options at the moment, however; Bruce has Glenn Whelan, Mile Jedinak, Conor Hourihane, Henri Lansbury and Josh Onomah as his central candidates. And the manager knows... Read more
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HITC Sport
Bizarre decision regarding key Aston Villa duo could help Bruce's promotion pushinto domestic matters. That was not to be, but Republic of Ireland manager Mar
HITC Sport / Posted 9 days ago
into domestic matters. That was not to be, but Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill's decision to exclude Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane from their starting XI this weekend could benefit Villa long-term. The Villa duo (along... Read more
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Football365
Loftus-Cheek on the right track with ChelseaBring on a defensive midfielder between 80 and 85 minutes, again regardless of
Football365 / Posted 9 days ago
Bring on a defensive midfielder between 80 and 85 minutes, again regardless of how the game is actually going. If Glenn Whelan is on the bench, bring him on. If he started, leave him on. Always trust in The Glenn. 4. In injury time bring... Read more
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HITC Sport
Fans cannot believe international manager's decision regarding Aston Villa playertheir players needed to do to get on the field. After all, Hourihane had no ti
HITC Sport / Posted 9 days ago
their players needed to do to get on the field. After all, Hourihane had no time to make his mark and fellow midfielder Glenn Whelan did not do much better, getting a run-out with just two minutes of normal-time remaining. There is still... Read more
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Daily Mail
Denmark 0-0 Ireland: Darren Randolph keeps World Cup dream aliveshow more creativity and I think we are capable of doing that.’ The consensus
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
show more creativity and I think we are capable of doing that.’ The consensus before the game was that O’Neill would ask Glenn Whelan to man-mark Christian Eriksen and try to replicate Ireland’s happy habit of outwitting and frustrating teams... Read more
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Gazette
Republic of Ireland hold Denmark in first leg of World Cup qualifying play-off6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs:
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs: Shane Long (for Murphy, 74 mins): 6, Glenn Whelan (for Arter, 88 mins): 5, Conor Hourihane (for Hendrick, 90 mins): 6. Who’s up next? Republic of Ireland v... Read more
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Harrow Times
Republic of Ireland hold Denmark in first leg of World Cup qualifying play-off6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs:
Harrow Times / Posted 10 days ago
6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs: Shane Long (for Murphy, 74 mins): 6, Glenn Whelan (for Arter, 88 mins): 5, Conor Hourihane (for Hendrick, 90 mins): 6. Who’s up next? Republic of Ireland v... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Republic of Ireland hold Denmark in first leg of World Cup qualifying play-off6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs:
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs: Shane Long (for Murphy, 74 mins): 6, Glenn Whelan (for Arter, 88 mins): 5, Conor Hourihane (for Hendrick, 90 mins): 6. Who’s up next? Republic of Ireland v... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Republic of Ireland hold Denmark in first leg of World Cup qualifying play-off6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs:
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs: Shane Long (for Murphy, 74 mins): 6, Glenn Whelan (for Arter, 88 mins): 5, Conor Hourihane (for Hendrick, 90 mins): 6. Who’s up next? Republic of Ireland v... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ireland V Denmark: It's all to play for in Dublinto O’Neill’s opting for the youth and attacking instincts of Callum O’Dowda ove
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
to O’Neill’s opting for the youth and attacking instincts of Callum O’Dowda over the experience and defensive emphasis of Glenn Whelan, in the one change from the side which won in Wales. If David Meyler had not been suspended, perhaps we would... Read more
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guardian-series
Republic of Ireland hold Denmark in first leg of World Cup qualifying play-off6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs:
guardian-series / Posted 10 days ago
6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs: Shane Long (for Murphy, 74 mins): 6, Glenn Whelan (for Arter, 88 mins): 5, Conor Hourihane (for Hendrick, 90 mins): 6. Who’s up next? Republic of Ireland v... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Republic of Ireland hold Denmark in first leg of World Cup qualifying play-off6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs:
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
6, Callum O’Dowda: 6, Robbie Brady: 7, James McClean: 6, Daryl Murphy: 5. Subs: Shane Long (for Murphy, 74 mins): 6, Glenn Whelan (for Arter, 88 mins): 5, Conor Hourihane (for Hendrick, 90 mins): 6. Who’s up next? Republic of Ireland v... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Team news from Denmark v Republic of Ireland: Bris...Bris... Team news from Denmark v Republic of Ireland: Bristol City midfielder
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 10 days ago
Bris... Team news from Denmark v Republic of Ireland: Bristol City midfielder Callum O'Dowda chosen ahead of Aston Villa's Glenn Whelan by Ireland manager Martin O'Neill. ABOUT COOKIES We use cookies to help make this website better, to improve... Read more
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HITC Sport
Republic of Ireland out to change Denmark’s mood in World Cup play-offlikely Ireland’s attempt to pilfer an away goal will take the familiar format a
HITC Sport / Posted 10 days ago
likely Ireland’s attempt to pilfer an away goal will take the familiar format and they will play with one striker while Glenn Whelan returns to central midfield in place of the suspended David Meyler. That would suggest an aspiration to parry... Read more
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Daily Mirror
"We’re going to go for it — don't die wondering" say O'Neill of Denmark play-offeffects after their respective setbacks this week and trained on Friday. With
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
effects after their respective setbacks this week and trained on Friday. With David Meyler suspended for this first leg, Glenn Whelan is expected to come back into the side to partner Harry Arter as the deep-lying midfielders.PROBABLE... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Robbie Brady urges teammates to ignore 'yellow peril' against Denmarkevening's game in Copenhagen with nine men - Darren Randolph, Cyrus Christie, S
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
evening's game in Copenhagen with nine men - Darren Randolph, Cyrus Christie, Shane Duffy, Ciaran Clark, Stephen Ward, Glenn Whelan, Harry Arter, Aiden McGeady, James McClean and Daryl Murphy - one card away from a ban which would rule them out... Read more
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EuroNews
World Cup qualifiers: Republic of Ireland head to Copenhagen for first leg show down with Denmarkand his fellow midfielder James McCarthy, who withdrew from the match due to a
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
and his fellow midfielder James McCarthy, who withdrew from the match due to a hamstring injury. This will likely leave Glenn Whelan with the daunting task of containing Denmark’s world class playmaker Christian Eriksen. Eriksen is a potent... Read more
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avillafan
Villa players on International dutyRepublic of Ireland also meet, among which Aston Villa supporters are bound to
avillafan / Posted 11 days ago
Republic of Ireland also meet, among which Aston Villa supporters are bound to recognize midfielders Conor Hourihane and Glenn Whelan, as well as the former Brentford forward Scott Hogan. Sports experts and commentators have loudly proclaimed... Read more
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Football365
Big Weekend: England, Ireland, Mane, Zaha, Martial, O'Neillthe second leg at the Aviva Stadium next Tuesday. Darren Randolph, Cyrus Christ
Football365 / Posted 11 days ago
the second leg at the Aviva Stadium next Tuesday. Darren Randolph, Cyrus Christie, Shane Duffy, Ciaran Clark, Stephen Ward, Glenn Whelan, Harry Arter, Aiden, James McClean and Daryl Murphy are all one booking away from a suspension, and so must... Read more
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birminghammail
Jedinak on injury; loanee returns; ex-players lands first joband Preston. The defensive midfielder, who has fresh competition for his place
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
and Preston. The defensive midfielder, who has fresh competition for his place in the Villa squad in the form of Glenn Whelan, has had to wait patiently while on the mend from his groin complaint.Read More Ex-Aston Villa ace Brad Friedel... Read more
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birminghammail
The aspect of Mile Jedinak's injury that frustrated him mostand Preston. The defensive midfielder, who has fresh competition for his place
birminghammail / Posted 12 days ago
and Preston. The defensive midfielder, who has fresh competition for his place in the Villa squad in the form of Glenn Whelan, has had to wait patiently while on the mend from his groin complaint.Read More Now back on track, Jedinak says... Read more
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