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Enda Coll

Enda is a 20-year-old journalism student in DCU. He's an avid GAA and soccer fan. Enda also takes part in the Action Replay radio show and the weekly Action Replay - Extra time podcast.
CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 12: Supporters holds up placards to form a giant poppy ahead of Remembrance Sunday prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Serbia at Cardiff City Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Fifa Open Disciplinary Action Against Northern Ireland And Wales Over Poppy Display

Fifa have opened disciplinary proceedings against Northern Ireland and Wales in relation to the display of poppy symbols during their recent internationals. Despite the two associations agreeing not to wear poppies during their games to mark Armistice Day, the governing body has decided to take action because of several displays of ‘political messages’. England and Scotland defied FIFA’s regulations by …

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Reviewing The Stats: Who Is The Best Defender In The Premier League?

When Brendan Rodgers was at the helm of Liverpool they were conceding almost as many goals as Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suárez were scoring – almost, but not quite as many. The statistic allowed Rodgers a little leisure to excuse Liverpool’s defensive frailties. However, looking back at that time now, given that Liverpool still do not possess a Premier League title (in recent times), …

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GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/8/2016 Dublin vs Donegal Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly is sent off by Referee Ciaran Branagan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Donegal Showed Dublin’s Ugly Side Despite Coming Up Short

As the Donegal squad made their way to the team bus after defeat to All-Ireland champions Dublin, pure disappointment was painted on the Tir Chonnaill men’s faces. Another year done and dusted with nothing to show for it and it is back to the reality of club football next week. Going into the game, both teams were being questioned for different …

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All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4B, Croke Park, Dublin 30/7/2016 Donegal vs Cork Donegal's Leo McLoone and Neil McGee with Ian Maguire of Cork Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Were Donegal Saving Themselves For Dublin?

On Saturday last, Donegal brushed off the pain of their recent Ulster Final defeat to Tyrone, beating Cork in the fourth round of the qualifiers. Despite the game being played in front of a mediocre crowd in Croke Park, the victory sets up what is sure to be a sell-out quarter-final against Leinster Champions, Dublin. Since 2011, Donegal and Dublin seems …

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Donegal’s Karl Lacey Wants To Face Dublin This Year

Donegal star Karl Lacey has said that winning the league this year was not a priority and that retaining Division 1 status was the main goal. The All- Star winner said that whilst they were happy to have made it to the semi-final of the competition this year, championship is the ultimate goal. Speaking to Highland Radio at the launch …

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Dublin Can And Will Be Stopped This Year

Another league has passed, another trophy in the Dublin cabinet and another year we look forward to provincial and All-Ireland Championships thinking ‘how is anyone going to stop Dublin?’ It’s four League titles in a row now for Jim Gavin’s men, this will be most likely followed by another Leinster and by time we get to the All-Ireland they will …

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Aston Villa fans display a club flag during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on May 3, 2014 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Hope Fading Fast For The Sinking Ship That Is Aston Villa

The sacking of Remi Garde spelled a new era for Aston Villa as one of England’s oldest clubs prepare for life in the Championship. The Frenchman was brought on board to help steer Villa out of their nose dive – but instead, they ended up spiraling even faster. It’s been without a doubt one of the worst club/ managerial campaigns in Premier …

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MASTERTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 02: A punter makes a bet at the tote during the Castlepoint Beach Races at Castlepoint Beach on March 2, 2013 in Masterton, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Offaly Star Niall McNamee Talks Gambling Within The GAA

Five years ago, Offaly star Niall McNamee was at the height of his inter-county career. He had been playing for Offaly since the mid-2000s and had solidified himself as one of the top forwards in the county. But at the back of all this lay a dark addiction that took hold of his life – something that he hadn’t spoke out …

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MADRID, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 03: PSG line up prior to the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Madrid CF and Paris Saint-Germain at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 3, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain Open School To Give Back To The Community

Paris Saint-Germain have opened their first school as part of their ‘Red and Blue’ campaign run by the club’s foundation. The school acts as a way of giving students additional schooling time after hours should they be falling behind, or not receiving regular attention during regular school hours. For the 64 students the school provides 120 extra hours onto the …

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Tottenham Have Escaped Their Past – Man City Remain Stuck

Many people believe the announcement of Pep Guardiola on his way to Man City sparked a new era for British football; one that would see new clubs come into the forefront and see an end to the tradition ‘top four’ clubs. In some ways this is true – the Manchester United’s and Liverpool’s who dominated the Premier League for so …

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Donegal Captain Murphy Explains Why GAA Should Not Go Professional

Two years ago, the GAA celebrated its 130-year anniversary. Since then, it has evolved in many ways; from the first official rules, building Europe’s third largest stadium and attracting almost a quarter of Ireland’s entire population to watch the All-Ireland final. However, one thing that has not changed in this time is its status as an amateur sport. This status could …

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