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Friday 18 April 2014

Giovanni Trapattoni v The Players

JAMES MCCARTHY: McCarthy’s international career looked like it would never take off under Trap with the player's unavailability for certain internationals made worse by public lashings from the boss, especially when the Glaswegian did not reply to a text message from an FAI staff member in the summer of 2011. After the debacle of Euro 2012, McCarthy has lined out repeatedly at central midfield and is a guaranteed starter now.