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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.

Tiger Woods Battles To Stay In Open Contention After Second 71

Although the top end of the leaderboard at The Open Championship sees the likes of Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy setting Carnoustie alight, all eyes were evidently on one man. VIEWERSHIP: Thursday’s RD1 coverage of @TheOpen on @GolfChannel pic.twitter.com/Omu4k9HNRo — Golf Channel PR (@GolfChannelPR) July 20, 2018 Golf coverage pecking order1. Tiger Woods 2. Tiger Woods 3. Tiger Woods 4. …

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2018 Open Championship Preview And Betting Tips

The 2018 Open Championship is upon us, and it provides untold intrigue for both observers and punters. As is often the case in modern Major golf, there’s no stand-out candidate for players and bettors to fear at Carnoustie this week. It’s as wide open as ever, and when you add a course that could play almost as tough as Shinnecock …

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Graeme Souness’ Pre-Match Criticism Of Paul Pogba Now Seems Redundant

You’ve probably seen this meme of former Scottish footballer Graeme Souness’ head spinning doing the rounds. The pundit has a penchant for criticising Paul Pogba, often singling out the Manchester United player for particular scrutiny. Despite Pogba’s fine showing for France throughout the World Cup, Souness decided to dismiss the midfielder’s ‘game management’ prior to today’s World Cup final against …

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Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Wimbledon Title And 13th Major

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). World number 21 Djokovic added the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015 as he became the lowest-ranked champion since Goran Ivanisevic in 2001. It also took his …

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Griezmann Accused Of Diving For Free Kick Leading To First French Goal

The biggest game in international football already has a controversial talking point. Favourites France are in action against a game Croatia side who have caused problems for Didier Deschamps men in the early going. The 18th minute saw French forward Antoine Greizmann seemingly brought down by Marcelo Brozovic around 30 yards away from the Croatian goal. But before Brozovic comes …

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Fernando Torres To Give ‘100%’ To New Club Sagan Tosu

Former Spain World Cup winner Fernando Torres, who has signed for Japanese side Sagan Tosu, said Sunday he will do his best to lead the team to victory in the J-League.  The former Liverpool, Chelsea and Spain striker, who left Atletico Madrid this summer after returning to his boyhood club in 2015, will wear the number nine shirt for Sagan. …

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Liverpool Fan Sean Cox Regains Consciousness Three Months After Assault

Some tremendous news emerged on Saturday as Sean Cox is said to have ‘regained consciousness’. The Irishman was attending the first leg of Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final tie against Roma when he was assaulted outside the ground at Anfield, an attack that led to two Italian nationals being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The 53-year-old remained in a come since …

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Will Fleury Suffers First MMA Defeat At Bellator Rome

The Irishman has endured his first loss in the pro ranks at the hands of Alen Amedovski. Despite his promising start of four straight wins in MMA, Will Fleury has had to cope with a lot thus far, given that multiple opponents have pulled out of fights on short notice in the past three years. Being on the receiving end …

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Irish Teenager Ryan Nolan Makes Inter Milan Debut

Ryan Nolan is all set to follow in the footsteps of Liam Brady and Robbie Keane in lining out for Inter Milan. The 19-year-old played for Torre Pacheco in Spain, but was snapped up by Inter Milan back in 2015. Nolan hasn’t yet represented Ireland in a competitive underage game, and the Spanish FA are said to be interested in bringing him …

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Everton Win 22-0 In Marco Silva’s First Game In Charge

Life under new manager Marco Silva is going swimmingly so far for the Toffees. The former Watford boss replaced Sam Allardyce in May, after the Englishman left just six months into the job. Though Everton finished eighth in the Premier League last season despite a poor start, their style of play has been criticised, and expensive signings such as Davy Klaasen have …

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Kerber Stuns Serena’s Bid For History In Wimbledon Final

Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years as the 11th seed shattered Serena Williams’ bid for Grand Slam history with a shock 6-3, 6-3 victory in Saturday’s final. Kerber avenged her defeat against Williams in the 2016 Wimbledon title match, overwhelming the seven-time champion with a stunning 65-minute upset on Centre Court. “I knew …

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Kevin Anderson And John Isner Demand Rule Change After Wimbledon Epic

Kevin Anderson and John Isner called for Grand Slam chiefs to introduce a cut-off point for final set marathons after their Wimbledon semi-final entered the record books as the second longest ever singles match at a major. Anderson survived Friday’s incredible endurance test, beating Isner 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 26-24 in six hours and 36 minutes. The …

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