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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.

Roma Fan Jailed For Liverpool Violence

A Roma fan was jailed for two-and-a-half-years on Friday for his part in the violence ahead of a Champions League semi-final which left a Liverpool supporter in a coma. Daniele Sciusco, 29, from Rome, admitted violent disorder ahead of the Anfield match on April 24. A judge at Preston Crown Court, near Liverpool in northwest England, was told Friday that …

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Roy Hodgson Warns Harry The Hornet To Behave After Zaha Diving Row

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has issued an unusual warning for Watford mascot Harry the Hornet to behave himself during Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Vicarage Road. Following the final whistle of their 1-1 draw in 2016, the Watford mascot dived on the pitch, taunting Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, who had been booked for simulation. Ivory Coast star Zaha, who …

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Jose Mourinho Denies Rift With Manchester United’s Ed Woodward

Jose Mourinho on Friday denied a rift with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward despite growing speculation over the power structure at Manchester United. The manager turned up for his weekly pre-match press conference 30 minutes early, ensuring most reporters were not even in attendance, and was clearly in no mood to answer questions about United’s difficult start to the season. Entire …

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Liverpool ‘Not For Sale’ After £2 Billion Bid Surfaces

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group insisted Friday the Premier League club is not for sale after details emerged of a failed £2 billion ($2.6 billion) takeover bid from a cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour. The Daily Mail newspaper reported that Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nehayan approached the club over several months in late 2017 and into …

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Slow Start For Tiger Woods, Seamus Power At Northern Trust

Tiger Woods made a lacklustre start to the Northern Trust Open on Thursday, carding a level-par 71 to leave himself well off the early pace in the opening leg of the FedEx Cup Playoff series. Woods, making his first appearance in the postseason in five years, made two birdies and two bogeys as he struggled to get to grips with …

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Chris Ashton Given Seven-Week Ban For Kockott Tip-Tackle

England wing Chris Ashton has been given a seven-week ban for his tip-tackle on Rory Kockott during Sale’s pre-season friendly win away to French club Castres last Friday, the Rugby Football Union have announced. Ashton contested the charge of foul play but an independent disciplinary hearing found him guilty and issued a punishment that means he will miss an England …

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Tiger Woods Is Coming To Ireland

Businessman and golf enthusiast JP McManus has had one terrific week. Fresh from lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup in the victorious Limerick hurling dressing room after the All Ireland final, the 67-year-old has secured the appearance of Tiger Woods on these shores. Per the Instagram for his ‘JP McManus Pro Am’ tournament, Tiger Woods will compete in the sixth edition …

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Watch: Jason Smyth Completes The Double With 100m Gold At Para Euro Championships

The incredible achievements of Ireland’s Jason Smyth show no sign of stopping. The 31-year-old claimed first place in the 200m T13 final at the World Para Athletics European Championships just yesterday, and he has now romped home with gold in the 100m T13 final in Berlin. See Also: Unbeaten Smyth Storms To Gold At Para European Championships Starting in lane four, …

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Gloucester Boss Urges England To Stick With Cipriani

England coach Eddie Jones should stick with Danny Cipriani despite a conviction for assault and resisting arrest in a nightclub incident, according to Gloucester boss Johan Ackermann. After more than five hours, a disciplinary hearing convened by England’s Rugby Football Union decided on Wednesday to uphold a charge against Cipriani of conduct prejudicial to the game but, significantly, took no …

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UFC 228 Suffers Injury Blow As Yair Rodriguez Is Out

UFC 228 early next month is still a stacked pay-per-view, but one exciting component won’t be present. Yair Rodriguez is a hugely exciting fighter to watch, with his flashy kicking game a highlight of any card he competes on. Per MMA Brasil however, an injury has forced him off the September 8 showcase in Dallas, Texas. Yair Rodriguez is out of …

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Women’s Featherweight Super-Fight Set For UFC 232

The traditionally massive end-of-year UFC card has its first fight, and it’s arguably the biggest one that could be made among the female contingent. The clamouring for a Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Valentina Shevchenko fight has ramped up since the introduction of the flyweight division, but as the latter prepares to face 125lb champion Nicco Montano, Joanna is coming off her …

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Salah In The Crosshairs As Liverpool Win At Crystal Palace

Mohamed Salah was engulfed in a diving storm as the Liverpool star won the controversial penalty that inspired their 2-0 win over 10-man Crystal Palace on Monday. Salah was accused of diving by Palace when he tumbled in the penalty area late in the first half at Selhurst Park. Referee Michael Oliver awarded a spot-kick for Mamadou Sakho’s challenge on …

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Limerick Hurlers Celebrate All-Ireland Victory At Gaelic Grounds

An estimated 80k to 90,000 strong crowd meant that the Limerick hurling team took their time getting from Colbert Station to the Gaelic Grounds. The stadium steadily filled up for hours in anticipation of the arrival home for the stars that claimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Páirc na nGael @gaelicgrounds Sean Sabhat ringing out for #homecoming #luimneachabú pic.twitter.com/g8MTwjX6CO — Tomás O …

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