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#Gavin Bazunu

# gavin-bazunu - Saturday 18 June, 2022

From working in the Shamrock Rovers gym to Southampton's €18.5 million man - Bazunu's big week
# New Era
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# New Era

From working in the Shamrock Rovers gym to Southampton's €18.5 million man - Bazunu's big week

Jun 18th 2022, 11:00 PM 10,671 Views 3 Comments

Technical director Stephen McPhail explains why Ireland’s newest Premier League star has all the tools to reach the top.

# gavin-bazunu - Friday 17 June, 2022

Gavin Bazunu completes move to Southampton
# Summer Signing
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# Summer Signing

Gavin Bazunu completes move to Southampton

Jun 17th 2022, 4:23 PM 24,838 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland goalkeeper has penned a five-year deal with the Saints.

# gavin-bazunu - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Bazunu on brink of Southampton move after Manchester City accept bid worth up to €18.5 million
# Deal Done
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# Deal Done

Bazunu on brink of Southampton move after Manchester City accept bid worth up to €18.5 million

Updated Jun 15th 2022, 2:58 PM 34,774 Views 18 Comments

The Republic of Ireland international will now undergo a medical today before finalising the move to St Mary’s.

# gavin-bazunu - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Bazunu and Keane recognised by peers in League One but McClean and Ogbene miss out
# Hit And Miss
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# Hit And Miss

Bazunu and Keane recognised by peers in League One but McClean and Ogbene miss out

Jun 9th 2022, 8:56 PM 6,222 Views 0 Comments

The Wigan forward scored 26 goals to help push the Latics to the title, finishing two points ahead of Rotherham, but there was no place for teammate James McClean.

# gavin-bazunu - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu close to £10 million move to Southampton
# Transfer
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# Transfer

Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu close to £10 million move to Southampton

Jun 8th 2022, 8:57 PM 41,600 Views 35 Comments

Bazunu is set to make the switch from Man City.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 6 June, 2022

Ireland set to stick with Caoimhín Kelleher for rest of Nations League campaign
# Selection
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# Selection

Ireland set to stick with Caoimhín Kelleher for rest of Nations League campaign

Jun 6th 2022, 11:40 AM 10,940 Views 15 Comments

Gavin Bazunu has been ruled out with injury.

# gavin-bazunu - Thursday 5 May, 2022

'My aim is just to go out and play again' says Bazunu as he returns to Man City
# Number 1
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# Number 1

'My aim is just to go out and play again' says Bazunu as he returns to Man City

May 5th 2022, 8:11 PM 32,654 Views 17 Comments

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper will hold talks with the club over his future.

# gavin-bazunu - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Bazunu's omission from Team of the Season labelled 'one of the most ridiculous decisions ever'
# Hard Done By
From The42
# Hard Done By

Bazunu's omission from Team of the Season labelled 'one of the most ridiculous decisions ever'

Apr 26th 2022, 3:19 PM 15,125 Views 2 Comments

Bazunu didn’t make the League One Team of the Season, much to the surprise of his manager Danny Cowley.

# gavin-bazunu - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Bazunu and Parrott in positions of power ahead of summer decisions
# Crossroads
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# Crossroads

Bazunu and Parrott in positions of power ahead of summer decisions

Apr 19th 2022, 10:33 AM 10,936 Views 1 Comment

The two Republic of Ireland internationals will return to their respective clubs from loan spells in League One with their stock at its highest.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 11 April, 2022

Gavin Bazunu's Man City future unclear as leading European clubs show interest
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

Gavin Bazunu's Man City future unclear as leading European clubs show interest

Apr 11th 2022, 6:15 PM 31,902 Views 7 Comments

A number of Premier League sides have made enquiries about his availability – on a permanent deal as well as another loan spell – and he’s now a target for sides in Serie A and the German Bundesliga.

# gavin-bazunu - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Clean sheets for Travers and Bazunu, Will Keane hits 20th goal of the season
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Clean sheets for Travers and Bazunu, Will Keane hits 20th goal of the season

Mar 19th 2022, 7:39 PM 5,821 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s Ireland squad will begin to convene ahead of friendlies against Belgium and Lithuania.

# gavin-bazunu - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Should Kelleher follow Bazunu's lead or stick with Reds number-two role for now?
# Looking After No 1
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# Looking After No 1

Should Kelleher follow Bazunu's lead or stick with Reds number-two role for now?

Mar 1st 2022, 10:01 PM 7,862 Views 13 Comments

The Cork netminder’s future was top of the agenda on this week’s episode of The Football Family.

Listen to a sample of our members-only soccer podcast The Football Family
# Podcast
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# Podcast

Listen to a sample of our members-only soccer podcast The Football Family

Mar 1st 2022, 4:10 PM 641 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Cooney, David Sneyd and Shane Keegan reflect on Caoimhin Kelleher’s Wembley glory and much more.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 31 January, 2022

Best in their leagues: the numbers behind Ireland's in-form goalkeepers
# Closer Look
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# Closer Look

Best in their leagues: the numbers behind Ireland's in-form goalkeepers

Jan 31st 2022, 6:18 PM 10,317 Views 4 Comments

Nobody has kept more clean sheets in their respective leagues than Irish ‘stoppers Mark Travers and Gavin Bazunu.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 3 January, 2022

Gavin Bazunu picks up 11th clean sheet of the season as promotion-chasing Portsmouth held
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Gavin Bazunu picks up 11th clean sheet of the season as promotion-chasing Portsmouth held

Jan 3rd 2022, 6:38 PM 10,960 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner impressed once again in today’s match against Cambridge.

# gavin-bazunu - Saturday 18 December, 2021

‘Pep gets monthly reports on how he’s doing’ - The breakout Irish star of 2021
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

‘Pep gets monthly reports on how he’s doing’ - The breakout Irish star of 2021

Dec 18th 2021, 9:00 AM 28,810 Views 9 Comments

It’s been a phenomenal 12 months for Gavin Bazunu.

# gavin-bazunu - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Gavin Bazunu 'can be whatever he wants to be' – Portsmouth manager
# Keeper Of The Faith
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# Keeper Of The Faith

Gavin Bazunu 'can be whatever he wants to be' – Portsmouth manager

Dec 15th 2021, 6:56 PM 8,303 Views 5 Comments

Danny Cowley has hailed the ‘outstanding’ Ireland youngster, who’s currently on loan at Fratton Park.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 13 December, 2021

The six nominees revealed for RTÉ Young Sportperson of the Year
# Rising Stars
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# Rising Stars

The six nominees revealed for RTÉ Young Sportperson of the Year

Updated Dec 13th 2021, 8:04 PM 38,641 Views 19 Comments

The awards take place next Saturday night on RTÉ One.

Gavin Bazunu praised for 'unbelievable' save that capped his fourth consecutive clean sheet
# Safe Hands
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# Safe Hands

Gavin Bazunu praised for 'unbelievable' save that capped his fourth consecutive clean sheet

Dec 13th 2021, 12:15 PM 16,477 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland goalkeeper continues to star for Portsmouth.

# gavin-bazunu - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Portsmouth boss allays concerns over Manchester City recall for 'incredible' Gavin Bazunu
# Danny's Boy
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# Danny's Boy

Portsmouth boss allays concerns over Manchester City recall for 'incredible' Gavin Bazunu

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 8:14 PM 49,453 Views 7 Comments

City loaned the 19-year-old goalkeeper to Pompey in July.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 15 November, 2021

'The whole squad can't quite believe how good this guy is'
# The Yellow Wall
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# The Yellow Wall

'The whole squad can't quite believe how good this guy is'

Nov 15th 2021, 3:59 PM 21,474 Views 10 Comments

Effusive praise for Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu on today’s instalment of The Football Family podcast.

# gavin-bazunu - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error
# Danny's Boy
From The42
# Danny's Boy

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error

Oct 17th 2021, 1:15 PM 31,899 Views 7 Comments

A mistake from the Ireland goalkeeper helped Rotherham regain the lead in yesterday’s game.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 4 October, 2021

'We're not even thinking about that' - Bazunu not bothered by speculation around Kenny's future
# Unflappable
From The42
# Unflappable

'We're not even thinking about that' - Bazunu not bothered by speculation around Kenny's future

Oct 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 5,530 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s teenage goalkeeper says all focus is on Saturday’s qualifier with Azerbaijan.

# gavin-bazunu - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Bazunu labelled 'different class' by Portsmouth skipper after another impressive display
# In His Pomp
From The42
# In His Pomp

Bazunu labelled 'different class' by Portsmouth skipper after another impressive display

Sep 12th 2021, 11:56 AM 22,544 Views 9 Comments

The 19-year-old Ireland goalkeeper is in fine form.

# gavin-bazunu - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Bazunu's brilliance earns a draw as Irish fans show they haven't stopped believing
# Super Gav
From The42
# Super Gav

Bazunu's brilliance earns a draw as Irish fans show they haven't stopped believing

Sep 7th 2021, 10:10 PM 11,993 Views 20 Comments

Teenage keeper kept Ireland in the game long enough to nick a dramatic equaliser.

# gavin-bazunu - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Gavin Bazunu determined to get over 'gut-wrenching' Portugal defeat
# Penalty Hero
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# Penalty Hero

Gavin Bazunu determined to get over 'gut-wrenching' Portugal defeat

Sep 2nd 2021, 11:00 PM 3,076 Views 1 Comment

The teenage goalkeeper also talked through how he saved Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty in Faro.

# gavin-bazunu - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Egan's goal and Bazunu's penalty save give Ireland a brilliant start against Portugal
# Spot On
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# Spot On

Egan's goal and Bazunu's penalty save give Ireland a brilliant start against Portugal

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 8:25 PM 11,138 Views 3 Comments

Bazunu denied the Portuguese star in the 15th minute.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 30 August, 2021

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Portugal?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Portugal?

Aug 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 59,512 Views 52 Comments

Stephen Kenny faces several tough calls ahead of Wednesday’s qualifier.

# gavin-bazunu - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

'What top goalkeepers do' - Ireland's Bazunu impressing at new club
# Standing Out
From The42
# Standing Out

'What top goalkeepers do' - Ireland's Bazunu impressing at new club

Aug 18th 2021, 5:13 PM 9,745 Views 2 Comments

Marcus Harness also caught the eye for Portsmouth before going off injured.

# gavin-bazunu - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Praise for 'top goalkeeper' Bazunu after promising Portsmouth debut
# So Solid Against Crewe
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# So Solid Against Crewe

Praise for 'top goalkeeper' Bazunu after promising Portsmouth debut

Aug 15th 2021, 2:34 PM 13,160 Views 2 Comments

A clean sheet from the 19-year-old Irish international helped his loan club see off Crewe Alexandra.

# gavin-bazunu - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu completes season-long loan move to Portsmouth
# In His Pomp
From The42
# In His Pomp

Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu completes season-long loan move to Portsmouth

Jul 1st 2021, 7:05 PM 5,243 Views 1 Comment

Pompey manager Danny Cowley described Bazunu as ‘one of the best young goalkeepers in Europe.’

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 7 June, 2021

Manchester City likely to send Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu out on loan again
# City Slicker
From The42
# City Slicker

Manchester City likely to send Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu out on loan again

Jun 7th 2021, 12:13 PM 25,514 Views 6 Comments

The teenager spent last season with Rochdale, and is set for another move ahead of next season.

# gavin-bazunu - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Rochdale boss explains decision to omit Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu
# Day Off
From The42
# Day Off

Rochdale boss explains decision to omit Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu

Apr 6th 2021, 8:04 PM 47,391 Views 3 Comments

Brian Barry-Murphy was keen to give the 19-year-old ‘a breather’ after a hectic period of fixtures.

# gavin-bazunu - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

8 changes as Stephen Kenny recalls experienced players for Qatar test
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

8 changes as Stephen Kenny recalls experienced players for Qatar test

Mar 30th 2021, 6:30 PM 7,007 Views 6 Comments

Shane Duffy, Shane Long, Robbie Brady and James McClean are among those recalled to the starting XI.

# gavin-bazunu - Friday 19 March, 2021

'He's such a talented goalkeeper... I'm delighted for him'
# Promotion
From The42
# Promotion

'He's such a talented goalkeeper... I'm delighted for him'

Mar 19th 2021, 2:01 PM 8,434 Views 3 Comments

Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford has backed Gavin Bazunu to shine after his call-up to the senior side.

# gavin-bazunu - Sunday 17 January, 2021

18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist
# Rising Star
From The42
# Rising Star

18-year-old Irish 'keeper Bazunu channels his inner Packie Bonner with glorious assist

Jan 17th 2021, 10:47 PM 15,108 Views 16 Comments

Have a watch…

# gavin-bazunu - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Alisson injury scuppered Kelleher's loan move from Liverpool to Dutch Eredivisie
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Alisson injury scuppered Kelleher's loan move from Liverpool to Dutch Eredivisie

Nov 8th 2020, 11:00 PM 13,306 Views 5 Comments

‘”We really need him to get matches under his belt as we feel he is ready to play for us’, said Stephen Kenny.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 28 September, 2020

3 players who could break into Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad
# In The Frame
From The42
# In The Frame

3 players who could break into Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad

Sep 28th 2020, 7:00 PM 15,036 Views 22 Comments

The Irish boss names his squad for the crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia tomorrow.

# gavin-bazunu - Monday 21 September, 2020

'Absolute heroics' - Ireland teenage keeper Bazunu's star continues to rise at Rochdale
# Safe Pair Of Hands
From The42
# Safe Pair Of Hands

'Absolute heroics' - Ireland teenage keeper Bazunu's star continues to rise at Rochdale

Sep 21st 2020, 3:23 PM 12,881 Views 2 Comments

The 18-year-old Dubliner was named in the League One Team of the Week after an impressive performance.

# gavin-bazunu - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

New Manchester City deal and League One loan move for Irish youngster Bazunu
# Safe Hands
From The42
# Safe Hands

New Manchester City deal and League One loan move for Irish youngster Bazunu

Aug 25th 2020, 5:44 PM 11,513 Views 4 Comments

The 18-year-old Dubliner will continue his development with a season at Brian Barry-Murphy’s Rochdale.

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