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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.

Eden Hazard Targets Title To Hint At Chelsea Stay

Eden Hazard dropped a hint he is willing to stay at Chelsea next season as the FA Cup winner set his sights on more silverware. Hazard scored the first-half penalty that fired Chelsea to a 1-0 win over Manchester United in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley. The 27-year-old has two years remaining on his current contract with the Blues, …

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Radja Nainggolan Retires From International Football After Martinez Snub

Radja Nainggolan has been omitted from Roberto Martinez’s Belgium squad for the World Cup. While the midfielder, who scored twice against Liverpool during the course of Roma’s Champions League semi-final tie against the Reds, would usually be included on the basis of his form and class, has had a long-running feud with Belgium boss Martinez. Nainggolan had already retired from …

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Watch: Fernando Torres Bids Farewell To Atletico With Two Goals

After eleven seasons at Atletico Madrid across the 21st century, Fernando Torres has finally left for good. The World Cup winner made his name at the Wanda Metropolitano, joining Atleti in 2000 and scoring 91 goals before a big-money move to Liverpool in 2007. After eight seasons in England, during which he won the Champions League with Chelsea, the Spaniard returned …

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Jurgen Klopp Talks His ‘Close Relationship’ With Champions League-Hungry Liverpool Team

The eccentric Liverpool boss is unlike a lot of his counterparts. The likes of Jose Mourinho, Antonio Conte and Ronald Koeman have had frayed relationships with some of their players in recent years, but Jurgen Klopp has favoured a more personal rapport with his squad at Anfield. Despite defensive worries and some injury issues, Liverpool have secured a top four …

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Jamie Vardy Linked With Sensational Move To La Liga [Report]

From Fleetwood Town to Madrid in a matter of years? Jamie Vardy’s rags-to-riches story is a famous one. A non-league player for both Halifax Town and Fleetwood Town, the 31-year-old moved to Championship side Leicester in 2012. The Foxes earned promotion to the Premier League two years later, and of course, astonishingly won England’s top league in 2016, with Vardy …

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Scholes On Sanchez: ‘His Performances Can’t Get Any Worse’

Manchester United great Paul Scholes has warned Alexis Sanchez he must improve following his lacklustre display in Saturday’s FA Cup final defeat by Chelsea, saying his performances “can’t get any worse”. Former United midfielder Scholes singled out Chile international Sanchez for criticism after a match United lost 1-0 at Wembley, with Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard scoring the only goal of …

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Simon Zebo Signs Off From Munster With Heartfelt Statement

Today’s PRO14 semi-final marked Simon Zebo’s final game for Munster after eight years in the red shirt. Zebo bid farewell to Thomond Park earlier this month after a win over Edinburgh, but today’s game at the RDS didn’t go to plan. Munster were just edged out by old rivals Leinster, with the newly crowned Champions Cup winners prevailing 16-15, helped by …

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‘Chelsea Didn’t Deserve It’ Fumes Jose Mourinho After United’s Cup Final Flop

Jose Mourinho claimed Chelsea didn’t deserve to win the FA Cup after adopting a cautious approach in the second half of their 1-0 victory against Manchester United on Saturday. Mourinho was frustrated that Chelsea opted to sit back and defend the lead secured by Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty at Wembley. United were poor in the opening period, but they controlled …

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Jose Mourinho Accused Of Ruining Two Of His Young Stars

The fallout from Manchester United’s FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea has centred more on the nature of the loss rather than the result itself. The Red Devils didn’t get going until the second half, and even then they couldn’t cancel out Eden Hazard’s early penalty. Still not at 100%, Romelu Lukaku was benched, with Jose Mourinho giving Marcus Rashford …

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Watch: Gianluigi Buffon Bids Tearful Farewell To Juventus

Italy great Gianluigi Buffon played his final game for Juventus on Saturday before tearfully exiting after a trophy-laden 17-year career in a 2-1 win over already relegated Verona. Buffon — who had captained Juventus to a seventh straight Serie A title and fourth consecutive Italian Cup triumph this season — took his final bow midway through the second half. It …

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