Ireland news

Best must work for his chance

October 4, 2011
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni has told Newcastle striker Leon Best he needs to work harder on the pitch if he is to win a return to the international stage.

Best, 25, has been in good form for Newcastle this season, scoring three times and forming a new partnership with Demba Ba which has helped the club to a nine-game unbeaten start to the campaign and taken them to fourth place in the Premier League.

However, despite his expressed intention to force his way ...

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