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Chelsea Legend Damien Duff Fires Up Shelbourne Fans with Stunning Comeback Win

Former Chelsea Ace Leads Irish Team to Victory

Chelsea legend Damien Duff had Shelbourne fans in a frenzy after guiding the Irish team to an impressive comeback win over their rivals. Duff, who took over as the Shels' manager in 2021, has quickly endeared himself to the faithful supporters. Last year, he led the team to the FAI Cup Final, and now he's created more excitement with an amazing performance in the League of Ireland Premier Division clash against St Patrick's Athletic.

Emulating Jurgen Klopp's Celebration

After a thrilling game that saw the visitors take an early lead, Duff's side turned the game around with late goals to secure a 2-1 victory. The former Chelsea midfielder couldn't contain his excitement and celebrated with a signature post-match celebration, inspired by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. Duff punched the air four times, drawing cheers from the passionate home crowd.

Fans Go Wild on Social Media

The incredible win and Duff's enthusiastic celebration sent Shelbourne supporters into a frenzy, both at the stadium and at home. Fans took to social media to express their joy and admiration for their beloved manager.

One fan tweeted: "Damien Duff, Shelbourne boss, absolutely giving it some."

Another commented: "Ahh, I see he went to the Klopp school of crowd hyping."

A third fan wrote: "Damien Duff! Doesn't matter what you've done in the game… Titles, multimillion-pound moves… we are all just fans. Wholesome stuff from the tricky winger. Haha."

Others simply expressed their love and support for Duff's passionate celebration, with comments like "Love that" and "Go on Duffers!!"

A Respected Career and Championship Success

Prior to his managerial role at Shelbourne, Damien Duff enjoyed a highly respected playing career. After a successful seven-year spell at Blackburn, he joined Chelsea in 2003, where he made a total of 125 appearances, scoring 19 goals and providing 29 assists. Duff won two Premier League titles and the 2005 League Cup during his time at Stamford Bridge. He also had spells at Newcastle and Fulham before retiring.

Under the guidance of renowned manager Jose Mourinho, Duff developed into a top-class player, learning valuable skills and tactics that he now brings to his role as Shelbourne manager.