Sunday 16 December 2018

James McClean shares image of Wales strike to send message to West Brom boss Tony Pulis

James McClean shoots to score against Wales
James McClean shoots to score against Wales

Aidan Fitzmaurice

James McClean has vented his frustration at being left out in the cold by his club.

Ireland’s match-winning hero in Cardiff two weeks ago, McClean has started just two Premier League games for West Brom this season and was an unused sub last weekend.

........ funny old game

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Baggies boss Tony Pulis joked after Ireland’s win over his native Wales that "he won’t be playing for me for what he’s done” but added, pointedly, that “James has most probably done better for Ireland than he has for us".

McClean posted on social media a photo of his goal in Cardiff along with the phrase "funny old game".

And when a fan asked if his passion levels in the Ireland shirt were matched at club level, McClean responded: "Cant [sic] play with passion if you don’t play at all."

McClean may captain his country in the away leg of the World Cup play-off as David Meyler is banned.

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