Date: 27th February 2012 at 4:26pm
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Yesterday the FAI held their annual ‘Of The Year’ award ceremony and Richard Dunne took the International Player of the Year gong.

After his performances for Ireland this year, especially the Moscow performance, God said:

‘…the best I’ve ever seen from an Irish defender…’

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Dunne himself on receiving the award commented:

‘I want to play for Villa before the season ends, hopefully the finals are something we can all look forward to in the summer.’

Quotes from the Official Site.

In other news, former midfielder Ray Houghton has been inducted into the Republic’s Hall of Fame and youngster Jack Grealish didn’t quite manage to take the gong for U16 Player of the Year, but he did finish in the top 3 which he should still be extremely proud of.

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