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Chris Kelleher

Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.

Rain-Hit BMW Championship Eyes Tuesday Finish If Needed

PGA officials intend to finish 72 holes at the rain-hit BMW Championship even if bad weather takes the US tour’s penultimate playoff event into Tuesday, organizers said Sunday. Three inches of rain have fallen since Thursday night to soften Aronimik Golf Club in suburban Philadelphia, according to PGA tournament director Carlton “Slugger” White. “Clearly we have kind of a mess …

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Manchester United Women Win Their First League Game 12-0

It’s been a bright start to life for the Manchester United women’s team after 13 years in the wilderness. Their revival was announced in the summer to much excitement, with the new team led by 130-cap Englishwoman Casey Stoney featuring internationals and promising youngsters. While this side managed to beat Liverpool 1-0 in their debut game in the League Cup, …

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Paul Pogba Addresses Barcelona Rumours

The early international break has allowed some reflection from the party central to what is now a debacle. A triumphant summer with France winning the World Cup appeared to have transitioned to club level for Paul Pogba when he was handed the Manchester United captain’s armband. The tail end of the transfer window saw rampant speculation linking him with Barcelona …

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Harry Maguire Signs New Five-Year Leicester Deal

England defender Harry Maguire has signed a new five-year contract with Leicester, the club announced on Sunday. The 25-year-old joined Leicester from Hull in 2017 and played every minute of their Premier League campaign last season before helping England reach the World Cup semi-finals. Maguire, who was the subject of interest from Manchester United during the recent transfer window, said on …

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Luke Shaw Provides Great Assist, Goes Off After Nasty Head Injury

Luke Shaw has had rotten luck with injuries. The Englishman’s undoubted talent made Manchester United see fit to part with £30m for him as a youngster, but a leg break among other maladies has curtailed much of his Old Trafford career. He has arguably been United’s brightest star since his return to regular game-time amid a difficult start to the Red …

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Geordan Murphy Makes Winning Start As Leicester’s Interim Boss

Geordan Murphy enjoyed a winning start as Leicester’s interim head coach with a dramatic 49-33 victory over Newcastle on Saturday. Murphy was thrust into the manager’s role after Matt O’Connor was sensationally sacked on Monday following Leicester’s 40-6 humiliation against Exeter in their English Premiership opener. Former Ireland full-back Murphy has already made a positive impression on his squad judging …

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World Amateur Team Championships: Ireland Rebound But Denmark Win

Denmark have emerged as winners of the hotly-contested Eisenhower Trophy at Carton House in Kildare. Host team Ireland were in with a great chance of winning gold in the World Amateur Team Championship event, having been tied on 19 under for second place after the first two rounds of the four day event. But difficult Friday consisting of rounds of 74 (+1), …

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Sergio Ramos’ Conscience Is ‘Clear’ After Salah Controversy

England host Spain tonight in the UEFA Nations League, and Wembley Stadium will welcome Spanish captain Sergio Ramos to London. It will be the defender’s first game in England since the Champions League final that saw him become public enemy number one in the eyes of many Liverpool fans. His challenge on Mohamed Salah left the Egyptian with an injured …

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Neymar And Firmino On Target As Brazil Cruise Past USA

Roberto Firmino and Neymar scored the goals as Brazil cruised to a 2-0 friendly victory over an inexperienced United States here Friday. Brazil, playing their first international since a disappointing World Cup quarter-final exit, were in complete control throughout a low-key encounter at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The South American giants had won their previous 10 …

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Watch: Robbie Keane Scores In A Celtic Shirt Once Again

Among the eleven clubs Robbie Keane has played for in his career so far, one of the briefest periods was spent at his boyhood heroes, Celtic. That short-lived loan spell in 2010 was nonetheless successful, winning the fans’ ‘Player of the Year’ award having scored 16 goals in just 19 appearances. Now in 2018, the Irishman is back banging them …

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VAR Set For Premier League Trial Run Right After International Break

The controversial video assistant referee system will make its debut in domestic football’s biggest competition. Goal-line technology is now a feature across football, with the decisive nature of it leaving little room for argument. Though VAR has long been demanded, it, by its nature, has a lot more scope for debate. It provides replays after the fact in order to determine …

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Ozil Return ‘Out Of The Question’, Says Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew has confirmed there is no chance of Mesut Ozil returning to the squad in the wake of the player’s bombshell retirement from international duty in July. “I think everything has been said about this. When a player announces his resignation like that, you don’t pick him for the squad eight or nine weeks later,” Loew said …

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David Beckham’s Team To Be Known As ‘Inter Miami’

David Beckham’s new Major League Soccer franchise will be known as Inter Miami, it was confirmed Wednesday. A statement said Beckham’s team, which is due to join the league in 2020, would be officially named Club Internacional de Futbol Miami. The name, which mirrors Serie A giants Inter Milan, was chosen to reflect Miami’s status as a “truly global location …

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New Zealand Team Named To Play Argentina

The All Blacks have made two big call-ups to their starting XV for the match against Argentina. After dominant wins over Australia, Steve Hansen’s side can afford to rest some of their key players as they host Argentina this Saturday in the third fixture of the Rugby Championship. This has afforded two players an opportunity to impress and break their way …

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Anthony Joshua Focused On Povetkin As Mega-Bouts Loom

Anthony Joshua insists he won’t be distracted by thoughts of potential mega-bouts against Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury as the world heavyweight champion prepares to defend his titles. Joshua will put his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO belts up for grabs against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin on September 22. It will be the British fighter’s first bout at Wembley since …

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