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Liverpool in Talks To Sign Ex-Barcelona Man, Departures Imminent

According to the Daily Mail, Liverpool are in talks to sign former Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes on a free transfer as the former Barcelona keeper is now a free agent. The 32-year-old Catalan suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury in March and is not expected to be fit until December. The former Barcelona man would offer Liverpool a vast amount of experience having …

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Arsenal & Manchester City Battle For £55m Striker

According to the Guardian Arsenal & Manchester City have been offered Radamel Falcao for £55 million. Falcao was left out of Monaco’s side that drew 1-1 with Lille at the weekend. Arsenal are looking to sign a striker after French frontman Oliver Giroud suffered a broken tibia that is likely to keep him out of action until the New Year. Arsenal …

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Radamel Falcao – Why Real Madrid Need Another Striker

It’s a massive 24 hours for Radamel Falcao, with a number of Europe’s heavyweights, Real Madrid included, fighting for his signature. Liam Cairns argues that Real Madrid need the Colombian to complete their team of Galacticos. With Radamel Falcao prematurely announcing his arrival at the Bernabeú on Saturday, then removing his tweet and claiming his Twitter account was hacked, no …

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Sky Bet Championship – Matchday 5 Review

Matchday Five in the Sky Bet Championship is over and a few teams are standing out with some great early showings, while others are standing out for the wrong reasons with some second-rate performances. With this round of fixtures over the Championship is taking a two week break due to the International Break which is accommodating friendlies and European Championship …

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Another Lacklustre Arsenal Performance – What Went Wrong?

The start of this season has been a tough one for Arsenal fans. The excitement of signing Alexis Sanchez has quickly been replaced by the usual frustration in the direction of Arsene Wenger’s transfer dealings. After five below par performances, Jack Cairns takes a look at what went wrong at the King Power stadium. Yaya Sanogo.  Without being overly harsh, …

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League of Ireland – First Division Roundup

With only five games left in this season’s League of Ireland First Division, things are hotting up as Longford and Shelbourne battle it out to be crowned champions and avoid the playoffs, while Galway FC and Wexford Youths battle it out for the final playoff spot and  the chance of promotion to the Premier Division.  The tie of the weekend …

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PA Explains: Third Party Ownership In Football & Doyen Sports

Alex Kirwan discusses the controversial issue of third-party ownership in football, and in particular the actions of Doyen Sports. Marcos Rojo and Carlos Tevez – what do they have in common?  Both hail from Argentina and both are or were Manchester United players. However, they also have something in common that is seldom an issue in English football or, if …

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Signing Of Daley Blind Could See Manchester United Change System

Manchester United have been active in the transfer market, recently adding Daley Blind to their ranks. But will the investment be enough for United to secure Champions League football for next season and how will Louis Van Gaal set up his United side with the arrival of new high profile signings? Manchester United’s potential strongest XI in the 3-5-2 system that Louis Van …

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Brian Lenihan Signs For Hull City

Cork City have officially announced that Brian Lenihan has signed for Premier League side Hull City. Lenihan joins the likes of David Meyler, Paul McShane and Robbie Brady who make up a sizeable Irish contingent at Hull even with the recent loss of Shane Long to Southampton. Lenihan has been in exceptional form all season for the Rebel Army and …

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