Daniel James loves flying forwards as part of Manchester United’s increasingly exciting attacks and vowed to keep getting the better of defenders, even if that means more of the clattering challenges he has become accustomed to.
Shane Duffy is confident the Republic of Ireland have put their World Cup nightmare at the hands of Denmark firmly behind them as they prepare to meet again with Euro 2020 qualification at stake.
The Republic of Ireland will go head-to-head with familiar foes Denmark in Dublin next month with a trip to the Euro 2020 finals awaiting the victors.
A Haris Seferovic strike and Shane Duffy’s own goal left the Republic of Ireland needing to beat Denmark to secure automatic qualification for the Euro 2020 finals as Switzerland got right back into the race.
The Republic of Ireland’s bid for Euro 2020 qualification will be tested by this month’s pivotal trips to Georgia and Switzerland.
Shane Duffy will fly to Georgia with the rest of the Republic of Ireland squad on Thursday after being declared fit for Saturday evening’s Euro 2020 qualifier.
Mick McCarthy has told teenager Aaron Connolly he would not have called him into the Republic of Ireland squad if he was not confident he could play a part in the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.
Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has added Blackburn defenders Darragh Lenihan and Greg Cunningham to his squad as he deals with something of a defensive crisis for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Switzerland.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard expects to have defender Andreas Christensen available for the Premier League game with Brighton at Stamford Bridge.
Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy could be without first-choice central defensive pairing Shane Duffy and Richard Keogh for next month’s Euro 2020 double-header against Georgia and Switzerland.
Brighton boss Graham Potter expects defender Shane Duffy to be out for a number of weeks with a calf problem.