Paul McGrath

Joleon Lescott of Aston Villa in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on September 19, 2015
Paul McGrath: Joleon Lescott is a "slime bag"
Ex-Aston Villa defender Paul McGrath calls Joleon Lescott a "slime bag" following the club's relegation to the Championship.
Apr 17, 15:37
A general view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Paul McGrath: 'Aston Villa heading for League One'
Aston Villa legend Paul McGrath warns that the club is heading for the third tier under the ownership of Randy Lerner.
Dec 15, 23:12
Mike Duxbury of Manchester United in action during a Canon League Division One match against Ipswich Town at Portman Road in Ipswich, England
Interview: Former Manchester United defender Mick Duxbury
Following the release of his autobiography, Sports Mole speaks to former Manchester United defender Mick Duxbury, who made almost 400 appearances for the club.
Oct 13, 10:00
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa celebrates after Rudy Gestede of Aston Villa scored during the Capital One Cup third round match between Aston Villa and Birmingham City at Villa Park on September 22, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Paul McGrath: 'Jack Grealish could have played more for Republic of Ireland'
Ex-Aston Villa and Republic of Ireland defender Paul McGrath claims that Jack Grealish will find it hard to establish himself in the England side.
Sep 29, 15:58
An amused Sir Alex Ferguson watches on from the stands as Manchester United host Liverpool on September 12, 2015
On this day: Manchester United hammer Hull City in League Cup
Twenty-eight years ago today, Manchester United scored five unanswered goals during their home League Cup tie against Hull City.
Sep 23, 08:00
John Barnes attends the Liverpool FC Legends Tour Pre-match press conference at Moses Mabhida Stadium on November 14, 2013
John Barnes, Gary Neville to be inducted into English Hall of Fame
John Barnes and Gary Neville are among 10 players to be inducted into the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame.
Apr 3, 17:55
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United is congratulated by teammates Juan Mata of Manchester United and Wayne Rooney of Manchester United after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotsp
Paul McGrath: 'Manchester United will beat Liverpool to fourth spot'
Paul McGrath believes that Manchester United will beat Liverpool to a place in the top four as they are beginning to 'click into gear'.
Mar 16, 08:59
Republic of Ireland's manager Martin O'Neill looks on with assistant manager Roy Keane before the start of the international friendly football match between the Republic of Ireland and Latvia at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on November 15, 2013
Paul McGrath praises Roy Keane over Aston Villa departure
Ex-Aston Villa defender Paul McGrath says that Roy Keane was right to walk away from his role at Villa Park to focus on his Republic of Ireland commitments.
Nov 29, 00:17
General view of the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on September 28, 2013
Paul McGrath: 'Manchester United need a quality centre-back'
Former Manchester United defender Paul McGrath says that the club must sign an experienced centre-back when the January transfer window opens.
Nov 24, 10:22
Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring their first goal as West Bromwich Albion's US-born Welsh goalkeeper Boaz Myhill reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester
Paul McGrath unsure over Marouane Fellaini future at Manchester United
Former Manchester United defender Paul McGrath believes that Marouane Fellaini will struggle to have a future at the club.
Oct 21, 09:55
Wayne Rooney and Ashley Cole battle for possession.
Paul McGrath: 'Ashley Cole would be good for Manchester United'
Former Manchester United defender Paul McGrath claims that the club should try to sign Ashley Cole this summer.
May 20, 13:21
Norman Whiteside in action for Manchester United against Everton on May 18, 1985.
On this day: Norman Whiteside scores FA Cup hat-trick
Twenty-nine years ago today, a hat-trick from Norman Whiteside helped Manchester United advance through to the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Mar 9, 10:02
Eusebio poses with his Golden Boot award on October 20, 1973.
Eusebio passes away: Twitter reacts
Former and present footballers take to Twitter to pay their respects to Eusebio, who died during the early hours this morning.
Jan 5, 10:32
Wes Brown (#5) of Sunderland celebrates scoring his teams third goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on December 21, 2011
Wes Brown key to Sunderland survival
Sports Mole assesses how important Wes Brown could be to Sunderland's chances of retaining their Premier League status.
Nov 11, 12:42
Manchester United's Ashley Young in action against Bayer Leverkusen during their Champions League group match on September 17, 2013
Ex-Manchester United defender Paul McGrath "disappointed" in Ashley Young's dive
Paul McGrath slams Ashley Young for appearing to dive for a penalty in Manchester United's goalless draw with Real Sociedad in the Champions League last night.
Nov 6, 09:26
Juan Sebastian Veron attempts to keep possession from  Dietmar Hamann and John Arne Riise during the 2003 League Cup final.
Manchester United vs. Liverpool: Top five Cup matches
Ahead of tomorrow's League Cup meeting, Sports Mole looks at five of the best Cup matches between rivals Manchester United and Liverpool.
Sep 24, 11:37
England coach Gary Neville before a training session on October 11, 2012
Gary Neville wants British quota in Premier League
Gary Neville wants a return to a minimum quota of players from home nations in each Premier League side.
Aug 13, 02:29
Generic image of a locker room
Former Aston Villa defender Paul McGrath arrested for 'being loud'
Former Aston Villa defender Paul McGrath is reportedly arrested for allegedly being loud and annoying others while near a hotel in Ireland.
Jul 2, 12:30
Ron Vlaar
Ron Vlaar wants to emulate Paul McGrath
New Aston Villa signing Ron Vlaar says that he is "looking forward to following in the footsteps of players such as Paul McGrath".
Aug 2, 04:41
Glen Johnson
Paul McGrath "saddened" by Glen Johnson's comments
Former Man United defender Paul McGrath responds to Glen Johnson's comments that McGrath singled him out in the Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra race row.
Mar 8, 10:58
Luis Suarez
Paul McGrath criticises Liverpool players
Ex-Manchester United man Paul McGrath feels the show of solidarity from Liverpool's players towards Luis Suarez gives off the wrong impression.
Dec 22, 12:15
Phil Jones
McCarthy: Jones is the new McGrath
Ahead of Wolves' trip to Old Trafford, Mick McCarthy likens new Manchester United star Phil Jones to Irish great Paul McGrath.
Dec 10, 10:25
Rio Ferdinand
McGrath urges "change" in Man Utd defence
Paul McGrath thinks that Manchester United's defence has been "unsettled".
Dec 1, 15:24

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