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    McClean hints he will leave West Brom

    James McClean has hinted that he will leave West Brom if the Baggies get relegated. The Republic of Ireland winger said relegation “is inevitable” and said players need to look after their careers and families. West Brom picked up another win under caretaker manager Darren Moore in Newcastle on Saturday, but their recent resurgence has come […] More

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    McClean hopes to finish his career with Derry City

    James McClean has reiterated his desire to finish his career at Derry City. The Republic of Ireland international’s brother Patrick swapped Waterford United for Sligo Rovers yesterday, and James says “it would be nice to kick” his brother in Ireland’s top flight. “That’s the plan, that’s not going to go away, that’s always the plan,” […] More

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    McClean named PFAI Overseas Player of the Year

    James McClean has won the PFAI Overseas Player of the Year award. The Derry native beat international teammates Robbie Brady and Shane Duffy to the award, less than a week after being crowned the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2017. McClean attended the awards ceremony at the Marker Hotel in Dublin to collect his award, […] More

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    WATCH: James McClean’s acceptance speech

    James McClean was crowned the 2017 RTÉ Sport Sportsperson of the Year last night. The Republic of Ireland international enjoyed a superb year for the boys in green, finishing the ultimately unsuccessful World Cup qualification campaign as top scorer for Martin O’Neill’s side. The 28 year old beat of stiff competition from the likes of […] More

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    McClean blasts “out of order” comments

    James McClean has released a passionate statement defending his teammates and the Irish management team. The boys in green have come in for some heavy criticism from both the media and the public following last night’s 5-1 drubbing at the hands of Denmark in the Aviva, a result which emphatically ended Ireland’s hopes of reaching […] More

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    A False First XI: James of Thrones

    If Cersei Lannister is looking to enlist some help for her final battle with the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen as HBO’s Game of Thrones reaches its climax next year, then she could do worse than look to Ireland’s Dragonslayer, James McClean. That said, it’s probably unlikely he’d sign up considering that, as the now […] More

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    O’Neill and McClean could face FIFA bans

    FIFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Martin O’Neill and James McClean for comments they made about the referee in Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Austria. Ireland felt they should have had a penalty for a foul on Jon Walters, and Shane Duffy controversially had a late winner ruled out at the Aviva, causing O’Neill and McClean […] More

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    WATCH: All of James McClean’s international goals

    James McClean is set to captain Ireland tonight, and win his 50th international cap in the process. The Derry native has become a key player for Ireland in recent years, and is the top scorer for Martin O’Neill’s men in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, including the winner against Austria in Vienna. The West Brom […] More

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    “You are taking a chance from someone else” – McClean blasts half committed players

    James McClean has criticized players who pull out of international games through injury but “then always seem to be fit for their club side on the Saturday”. The Irish international is one of only two Premier League players in New Jersey with Martin O’Neill’s squad to take on Mexico tomorrow. McClean’s own commitment has never been […] More

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    James McClean signs new West Brom contract

    James McClean has signed a new deal at West Brom which will keep him at the club until 2019. Despite being benched in recent weeks, the Derry winger has been a key performer for Tony Pulis’ side this season. The 27 year old has scored twice and provided one assist so far this season, and […] More

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    Martin O’Neill: James McClean is ‘a lunatic’

    Martin O’Neill has joked that ‘James McClean is a lunatic’. The Irish manager made the comment at the launch of SPAR FAI Primary School 5s, in response to a question asking whether McClean would eventually captain the boys in green. O’Neill also said that the 28 year old from Derry has matured, and has a […] More

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    McClean: I’m ‘adding more strings to my bow’

    James McClean says his understanding of football “is a lot better now”. The West Brom winger has been in excellent form for Ireland, bagging three goals in his last two appearances from midfield. The 28 year old discussed the back injury which nearly kept him out of Ireland’s 1-0 win in Vienna on Saturday, a […] More

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