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# Potential

This month
January 2023
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'He can become a great striker' - Brighton boss praises Irish teenager Ferguson
Roberto De Zerbi has backed the Irishman to build on an impressive start to his Seagulls career.
Last year
2022
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Praise for 18-year-old Man United starlet after exciting cameo
Erik ten Hag has also told Alejandro Garnacho he must keep working.
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Dortmund's stellar teenage trio aiming to eclipse Haaland
Jude Bellingham, Gio Reyna and Youssoufa Moukoko have lit up the Bundesliga this season.
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What happened next for one of the stars of Stephen Kenny's Ireland U21 team?
Conor Masterson on life at Championship leaders QPR and his hopes for the future.
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'I like him a lot' - Praise for Sunderland's highly rated Dublin-born matchwinner
Dennis Cirkin marked his return to action with an assist and a goal.
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Irish youngster makes Premier League debut away to Chelsea
Joe Hodge came off the bench for Wolves.
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Arteta plays down comparisons between Van Dijk and Arsenal youngster
William Saliba has impressed since coming into the Gunners’ team.
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5 Ireland U21 players who could soon graduate to the senior team
Will Smallbone and others that Stephen Kenny might be tempted to call upon.
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Jude Bellingham's highly rated brother signs first professional contract
17-year-old Jobe has committed his future to Birmingham City.
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The 17-year-old Irish striker with the world at his feet
Ireland U21 player Evan Ferguson is set for two of the biggest games of his career against Israel.
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'I didn’t expect to be in the squad or the team, so it was a shock'
19-year-old Aoife Dalton enjoyed a promising Ireland debut last weekend.
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Ireland U21 star Coventry makes full West Ham debut
The midfielder has been handed a first senior start in the Europa Conference League qualifier against Viborg.
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Liverpool youngster joins Aberdeen on season-long loan
Leighton Clarkson has agreed to link up with Jim Goodwin’s side.
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Inter Milan exploring options on possible Lukaku loan deal - report
Inter chiefs are understood to have met with lawyers in a bid to formulate a proposal for the Chelsea striker.
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'I’ve faith in Max and I think he will learn'
Keith Long has backed the Bohemians youngster after he came back from a difficult moment in their recent Dublin Derby to produce a solid display against Sligo.
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19-year-old sensation Arundell called up to England squad by Jones
The London Irish fullback recently scored a wonder try against Toulon.
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Dortmund sign 20-year-old Germany international as Haaland's replacement
Karim Adeyemi completed a medical on Tuesday.
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Ireland underage international makes Premier League debut in Norwich loss
Tony Springett came off the bench amid a 4-0 defeat by West Ham.
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Antonio Conte confident former Juventus youngster will explode into top Tottenham player
Sweden international Dejan Kulusevski has enjoyed an impressive start since signing on deadline day.
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'He had a really good game' - Van Graan's praise for Ben Healy after star turn against Wasps
Munster boss Johann van Graan also confirmed Keith Earls should recover from injury in time for Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.
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Jurgen Klopp hails Tyrone teenager
Conor Bradley made his fifth senior appearance for Liverpool against Shrewsbury.
All time
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Mikel Arteta won't rush highly rated 18-year-old
Charlie Patino scored on his Arsenal debut against Sunderland in midweek.
# fresh faces
Who are the 12 new young guns in Munster's matchday squad for Wasps?
Five players will make their debuts in the starting XV, with a further seven uncapped players on the bench.
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'He’ll go right to the top' - St Mirren team-mate believes McGrath has Premier League calibre
The Ireland international is highly regarded in Paisley.
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Advice from Patrick Vieira, Ireland ambitions and the GAA career that might have been
Jake O’Brien has swiftly established himself as a key member of Jim Crawford’s squad.
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Promising Sligo teen has 'loads' of clauses in new contract
Johnny Kenny has been attracting interest after a series of eye-catching displays.
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Promising Irish teen Kenny signs 3-year Sligo deal
The young forward has impressed since signing his first pro contract last January.
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Highly rated ex-Arsenal youngster aiming to learn from two Ireland legends
Mark McGuinness is hoping John O’Shea and Mick McCarthy can have the desired impact on his career.
# ballplayer
Leinster believe Frawley can 'start knocking on the door' with Ireland
The 23-year-old is an intelligent presence at inside centre.
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Munster's Phillips shines as Ireland 7s finish fourth in Vancouver
Ireland came up short against Kenya and Great Britain after impressing en route to the semi-finals.
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4 days after full Ireland debut, promising teen Omobamidele handed first Premier League chance
Elsewhere, two other Irish centre-backs, Shane Duffy and Ciaran Clark, start for Brighton and Newcastle respectively.
# teenage dreams
The 19-year-old who lit up the Aviva
Andrew Omobamidele made his full debut in Ireland’s draw with Serbia.
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Aston Villa teenager delighted with first Ireland U21 goal
Tyreik Wright was on target in the impressive win over Bosnia.
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Bohs sign Irish underage international Idowu following release by Cardiff
The 19-year-old attacking midfielder is back in Dublin, having played for both St Kevin’s Boys and St Joseph’s earlier in his youth.
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Lions call up 22-year-old Marcus Smith as out-half cover for injured Russell
Warren Gatland has added the Harlequins star to his squad.
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Highly rated 18-year-old winger becomes Leeds' first summer signing
Amari Miller has signed from Birmingham for an undisclosed fee.
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Leverkusen sign 16-year-old Danish wunderkind
Zidan Sertdemir, who was also linked with Arsenal and Ajax among others, has joined from Nordsjaelland until 2024.
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Ireland's Dorothy Wall planning to juggle 7s and 15s commitments
The Tipperary woman has become a starter for Adam Griggs’ 15s team.
# Prospects
Munster back row Kendellen captains Ireland U20 squad for Six Nations
Richie Murphy has included several players with senior provincial experience.
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'I am hoping that will really remind him of his talent and remind him he is a quality player'
Stephen Kenny has backed Troy Parrott to build on his brace against Andorra.