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Elaine Byrne

9th April, 2017

Emma Byrne is Ireland’s most decorated football player ever.

Her 17-year stint as a professional footballer with Arsenal Ladies netted her 11 Premier League titles, ten FA Cups, five League cups and a Uefa Women’s Cup. In comparison to Byrne’s 27-trophy haul, Roy Keane, Ronnie Whelan and Denis Irwin have each won 19 major titles, making them jointly Ireland’s most successful male footballers.

The Kildare native has represented Ireland...

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