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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.

Spurs’ Alderweireld Likely To Stay Put Following Contract Extension

Tottenham Hotspur have triggered an extension clause in veteran Belgian international Toby Alderweireld’s contract which ties him to the Premier League high-flyers until the summer of 2020. The 29-year-old central defender – capped 88 times and an integral part of Belgium’s best ever performance at the World Cup last year where they finished third – has a £25-million release clause …

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Lukaku Saves Solskjaer’s Perfect Record As Chelsea Fire Blanks

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United made it four wins out of four in the Premier League on Wednesday, beating Newcastle to close the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea, who were held at home by Southampton. United have been transformed since their former striker replaced Jose Mourinho, scoring 12 goals in his first three games in temporary charge but were forced to …

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Shane Duffy Scores Fourth Goal Of Season With Tidy Finish

The race for the Irish defender golden boot in the Premier League continues in style. Wolves’ Matt Doherty has scored three goals so far in a breakout season, but compatriot Shane Duffy has moved ahead of that tally at the London Stadium. Brighton earned a crucial win over Everton at the weekend, putting them ten points above the relegation zone. …

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Gary Neville Explains ‘Do One’ Remark To Paul Pogba

The sacking of Jose Mourinho as Manchester United boss brought an end to a fraught era at the club, but the drama didn’t end there. The issues between Mourinho and club record signing Paul Pogba were unclear, but there was certainly tension between the two. The news was greeted by Pogba with an ill-timed social media post in which he …

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Steve Bruce Joins Ninth Club As A Manager

Steve Bruce has been named as the new manager of English Championship club Sheffield Wednesday, succeeding Jos Luhukay, who was sacked last month. The 58-year-old, whose first managerial job was with Wednesday’s city rivals Sheffield United in 1998, will take over on February 1. “Sheffield Wednesday are delighted to confirm the appointment of Steve Bruce as our new manager,” the …

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Record-Equalling Kane Keeps Spurs In Title Hunt With Cardiff Romp

Harry Kane got himself into the record books again as Tottenham Hotspur started 2019 in style outclassing Cardiff City to prevail 3-0 on Tuesday. Kane’s third-minute opening goal is the fifth successive New Year’s Day he has scored in the Premier League, equalling a record held by Andy Cole and Steven Gerrard. Christian Eriksen and Son Heung-Min added further goals …

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Warnock Tells His Players “Not To Breathe” On Spurs Players

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock has warned his players “not to breathe” on some of Tottenham’s stars in a New Year’s Day clash between the sides over fears of playacting. England captain Harry Kane was booked for diving in Spurs’ shock 3-1 home loss to Wolves on Saturday, while Dele Alli has been repeatedly accused of going down easily. “I say …

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Cillian Sheridan Is Now A Free Agent

Cillian Sheridan has been granted a release by Polish side Jagiellonia Białystok just in time for 2019. The Irishman joined the Ekstraklasa side in 2017, and made an immediate impact, scoring eight goals in 14 games. Having made just eight league appearances this season however, the nomadic striker, who has played in Scotland, Cyprus and Bulgaria, is on the move once again. …

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Samir Nasri Is Back In The Premier League

After an absence of two and a half years, Samir Nasri has returned to the Premier League. The Frenchman has been without a club for most of 2018 due to an 18 month doping ban dating back to mid-2017. But with that ban ending today, Nasri has joined West Ham on a six month deal, with an option to extend …

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Van Gerwen Obliterates Anderson To Setup Big Final Vs Michael Smith

After a lacklustre set of quarter finals that saw four shutouts take place, the 2019 World Darts Championship saw some remarkable performances. The main event was also a shutout, but like all occasions of watching a top sportsman in their pomp, it no less compelling. Two-time world champions Michael Van Gerwen and Gary Anderson were forced to follow a classic …

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Solskjaer Tells In-Form Pogba To Cut Out Showboating

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer encouraged Paul Pogba to cut showboating from his game to recreate the “efficient” display that saw the Frenchman score twice for the second straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of Bournemouth at Old Trafford. A third consecutive victory since Solskjaer took caretaker charge until the end of the season keeps United eight points adrift of Chelsea in …

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Three And Easy For Solskjaer As Pogba Stars Again In Man United Win

Paul Pogba scored twice for the second time in five days as Manchester United’s revival since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced the sacked Jose Mourinho continued unabated with a 4-1 thrashing of Bournemouth at Old Trafford. A third consecutive victory since Solskjaer took caretaker charge until the end of the season keeps United eight points adrift of Chelsea in the fight …

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Sale Sharks Director Is Embroiled In Fierce Row With Journalist

Sale Sharks’ superb win over Gloucester has been overshadowed by a post-match confrontation. The English Premiership side defeated Gloucester 30-15, moving seven points behind them into fifth. Sale Sharks Director of Rugby, Steve Diamond, spoke to the media in the post-match press conference. Journalist Sam Peters, working on behalf of The Sunday Times, was present in the press pool but …

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Barcelona Confirm Interest In Rabiot But Deny Breaking Transfer Rules

Spanish champions Barcelona confirmed their interest in signing Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot in a statement on Sunday but have denied any transfer irregularities. “In response to information published in France, FC Barcelona affirm that they have not broken any rule concerning the transfers of players from PSG,” said the statement published only on the French language section of their …

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‘I Wanted To Kill Him’: Ranieri Rages At Kamara In Penalty Row

Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri admitted he felt like “killing” Aboubakar Kamara after the French striker ignored instructions and took the missed penalty that almost cost the London side victory against Huddersfield on Saturday. Fulham secured a 1-0 win against their Premier League relegation rivals when Aleksandar Mitrovic scored in stoppage time. Minutes earlier, however, usual penalty taker Mitrovic had seen …

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Delighted Jurgen Klopp Tells Players To Stay Focused

Jurgen Klopp refused to get carried away with the growing expectation that Liverpool can lift the league title for the first time in 29 years saying his players must stay focussed after they thrashed Arsenal 5-1 on Saturday. Roberto Firmino’s hat-trick – the first by a Liverpool player against the Gunners since Peter Crouch in 2007 – as well as …

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Arsenal Defence Collapses As Liverpool Go Nine Points Clear

Liverpool will go into 2019 with at least a seven point lead in the Premier League. Ahead of their clash tonight with Arsenal, the Reds were handed a gift courtesy of Wolverhampton. Wolves’ 3-1 win at Wembley ensured that a win at Anfield would see Liverpool go nine points clear of Spurs. The momentum that saw them win their last …

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