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# Trap

Last year
'We play with a physicality that Ireland haven’t seen before' - Eddie Jones
The England boss pointed out that Andy Farrell’s men haven’t faced South Africa since 2017.
Farrell weighs up selection for Italy as Ireland sidestep physicality 'trap'
Joey or Johnny for the Italy game?
All time
20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 5: 'Trap was like the Pope, I know because I worked with both'
We open the dressing room door to find out exactly what life was like for Ireland’s players under Giovanni Trapattoni.
Giovanni Trapattoni praises Roy Keane impact with Ireland
The former Boys in Green boss says that Martin O’Neill’s team can do well at Euro 2016 if they “fight a lot” against technically superior opposition.
Journalist who was held hostage by Isis says airstrikes "are a trap"
Nicolas Hénin says being with IS is “like leaving the Matrix”.
'Blatter said to me 'let’s find a way we could forget'. But I am not someone with two faces' - Trapattoni
The former Ireland manager has made the claim about Fifa’s outgoing president.
Giovanni Trapattoni in talks to become next Ivory Coast manager
The former Ireland boss claims he could also have taken the Morocco job.
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.
VIDEO: Topless protesters disrupt Trap's reunion with Strunz
The former Ireland boss took it all in his stride.
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.
Someone made a JobBridge ad for the new Ireland football manager
“On completion, the intern will have gained experience in the planning and acquisition of nil-all draws.”
Here's how Twitter reacted to the end of Trap
There’s been a lot of enthusiasmus to tweet about Trap.
Cats, sacks and handballs: The 8 games that defined Trap's Ireland reign
The Italian’s eventful reign in charge of the Boys in Green is over.
Giovanni Trapattoni and Marco Tardelli leave Ireland by ‘mutual consent’
Trap’s five-year reign as Ireland boss comes to an end following 1-0 defeat in Austria.
Ireland v Sweden, World Cup qualifier
We were perched high in the Aviva Stadium to bring you minute-by-minute updates of tonight’s crucial clash.
Trapattoni’s delight as young Irish stars answer London calling
The Ireland manager praised Coleman, McCarthy and Long after the draw at Wembley.
'Never say never': Trapattoni open to Serie A return -- reports
The Republic of Ireland boss, 74, says he could rekindle his love affair with Italian football.
‘I said, are you sure?’ – Trap throws doubt over Brady ‘psychological’ fitness
The Italian suggested placing ‘TBC’ on the team-sheet is an effort to motivate the midfielder.
Open Thread: Who would you pick for Sweden v Ireland?
With no Kevin Doyle in the squad to face either Sweden or Austria, we want to know what your starting XI would be on Friday…
Stephen Kelly returns to Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers, no Darron Gibson
Giovanni Trapatoni’s side face Sweden and Austria this month.
Hey Pep, here's how to give a Bayern Munich press conference in 7 easy Trapattoni steps
The Ireland boss has been here before.
Ireland's soccer year told through 10 Giovanni Trapattoni facial expressions
There was a range of emotions; from very frustrated to incredibly annoyed.
Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day
Fionnuala looks delighted to see the Sports Minister.
London 2012 Olympics, day nine
Join us as we bring you all the action from the Olympics today, including the highly anticipated 100m final in athletics.
Must do better: here's how the Trap's Ireland players rated
Ireland delivered what was widely perceived to be a below-par team performance, but how did each individual fare?
'Football is a cruel sport sometimes' says grateful McShane after call-up
The Hull City defender was conscious that his fortune meant disappointment for his friend, Kevin Foley.
Ten years on: Keane still has 'no regrets' over Saipan
The ex-Ireland international also advocated the selection of James McClean for Trap’s Euro 2012 squad.
Irish Eye: Bad day for Ireland's Aston Villa contingent
Ciarán Clark was not a happy man after Ashley Young’s theatrics, while Anthony Stokes missed out on a Scottish Cup final place. Andy Keogh, at least, is flying for Millwall…
Lampard had a go at me for playing for Ireland - Cascarino
The Ireland legend also says James McLean must go to the Euros.
Rafa Benitez: 'You need to trust Trapattoni on McClean decision'
The former Liverpool boss also believes that Ireland’s opening Euro 2012 clash with Croatia in Poland will be crucial to their hopes of progressing.
If it ain't broke... Trap says he'll stick with same squad for Euros
James McClean and Ireland’s other Euro 2012 hopefuls will find it hard to break into Giovanni Trapattoni’s plans for this summer.
The casting couch: here's who would play who in ‘2011 - The Sports Movie'
This year’s line-up features the good, the bad and the predictable.
The sporting year in review: October
The Rugby World Cup came to a close, Ireland qualified for the Euro 2012 playoffs and the GAA All Stars were announced. How was it for you?
Counting chickens: here's all you need to know about Ireland's 12 potential Euro 2012 opponents
Who can Ireland get in tomorrow’s draw? How will they fare if they do get them? Find out in our brief review of each team that we may or may not face.
Saving face: how the Estonian media reported Ireland's qualification
Ireland’s opponents’ journalists were impressed by their side’s performance and horrified by the price of Irish beer.
Euros here we come: here’s everything you need to know about Poland and Ukraine
Find out all you need to know regarding the tournament’s format, group seedings and interesting facts about our destination next summer.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In today’s Fix: the latest from the UK as the violence spreads, Apple is now the most valuable business in the world, graffiti and poop on the streets of the country, and Ireland’s favourite movies…
CIA criticised for using fake vaccinations to trap Bin Laden
Medecins Sans Frontieres has said setting up a fake vaccination programme threatened life-saving immunisation work around the world.
Keane's form worries Trap
Keane’s lack of match practice worries Trap after captain misses two key chances in Zilina.