Wesley "Wes" Hoolahan is an Irish footballer who plays as a midfielder for English Premier League club Norwich City and the Republic of Ireland. Hoolahan started his career playing for Shelbourne where he won three League of Ireland championship and was awarded PFAI Young Player of the Year in the 2002–03 season. He played for Blackpool on a season-long loan. On 26 June 2008, Hoolahan was traded in for their own Mathew Gilks on a three-year player-plus-cash deal by Norwich city. Hoolahan led the Norwich team out as captain for their first Premier League win of the season, where they beat Bolton Wanderers 2–1 away on 17 September 2011. In honour of his achievements, Hoolahan was inducted into Norwich City's Hall of Fame on 20 March 2012.
Another Irish disappointment: Is it time for Trap to step down?
Like every other eager, excited Irish man I watched the last two crucial qualifiers against Sweden and Austria with hope. These games were the pinnacle of Ireland’s qualifications chances, 6 points were needed, 4 was the minimum… but what followed will leave long in my mind. After a 0-0 draw … Continue reading →