5:24 AM EDT, Mon June 27, 2016
7500 To Holte Jun 18, 2016
Ciaran Clark played out of his skin for precisely 89 minutes and 59 seconds during the Republic of Ireland’s first match of this summer’s European Championship against Sweden. But as we all know, one second can change a game. Showing off a bit of naivety in positioning, Clark aggressively attacked a Ibrahimovic cross and ended up spearing the ball into his own goal with his forehead. The ball was going in anyway, but Clark’s involvement makes it that much worse for the Aston Villa defender who is desperate to impress on the international stage. Ciaran even admitted it himself,...
7500 To Holte Jun 14, 2016
Villa center back Ciaran Clark had a strange Monday afternoon in Paris - he put one of the world's best strikers, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, in his pocket for much of the game, but helped Sweden escape with a 1-1 draw by heading into his own net in the 71st minute. Ciaran Clark's tenure at Aston Villa has been peculiar. His performance with the Republic of Ireland Monday evening was no different. In the opening game of the Republic of Ireland's European Championship campaign, the Irish central defense partnership of John O'Shea and Ciaran Clark were left with the monumental task of putting a...
Express & Star Jun 1, 2016
Albion have highlighted Steven Caulker as their main defensive target of the summer over Villa’s Ciaran Clark.