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Richard Barrett is a Co-Founder and Head of Content at Pundit Arena. You can follow him on Twitter via @TheBoyBarrett .

Pacquiao & Mayweather Meet In Person For The FIRST Time

Stop teasing us please…. The ‘will-they won’t-they’ between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao continued in Miami on Tuesday night as the pair met for , according to Pacman, the first time. The uncertainty has been ongoing for what feels like a century now, with fight fans growing increasingly frustrated at the verbal tennis between two of boxing’s biggest names. Fight …

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Wexford Youths WFC Enjoy Impressive Win

Cork City fell to a heavy defeat to league leaders Wexford Youths on Sunday in Ferrcarrig Park in the Women’s National League Champions as a Claire O’Riordan and Carol Breen inspired Wexford hit ten goals past the hapless Leesiders.   The Leesiders faced disaster early in the game when Ciara McNamara was shown a straight red in the first minute …

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Former Celtic Player Craig Burley Gets Worst Tattoo In History

Craig Burley, what have you done? Former professional footballer Craig Burley is no stranger to our screens, often providing his analysis and insight on the finer points of the game. However, his judgement has come under a mountain of scrutiny following his decision to get the following tattoo. After betting his friend that Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres would not …

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Brandywell Redevelopment To Start In May

Derry City club chairman Philip O’Doherty has confirmed that redevelopment work on the Brandywell will start on May 28th of this year. This will come as good news for fans of the Candystripes with a new pitch to be constructed later in the year. The Glentoran Stand will also be demolished, in what should be an emotional moment for all …

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Derry City Duo On Trial With Brentford

Bittersweet news for fans of Derry City this morning, with the Londonderry Sentinel reporting that Michael Duffy and Patrick McEleney have travelled to Brentford for a trial. Duffy was recently on trial with Celtic, scoring two gals in a friendly with Newcastle United. However, he now finds himself travelling to Championship outfit Brentford ahead of a potential friendly outing against …

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Driver In 150km/h Crash That Killed Footballer Had No License

The tragic death of Wolfsburg’s Junior Malanda earlier in the week shook the footballing world. Days on from the crash, reports have emerged stating that the driver of the car had no license and was travelling at sppeds of 150 km/h. The news was reported by Belgian newspaper DH who covered the aftermath of the crash in a two-page spread. …

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IMAGE: Falcao Left Old Trafford During Southampton Clash

Images have emerged of Radamel Falcao leaving Old Trafford during Sunday’s defeat to Southampton, sending the rumour mill into overdrive. Louis van Gaal left the striker out of the matchday eighteen due to ‘tactical reasons’ fueling speculation that the Colombian could be on his way out of the club. Van Gaal says Falcao not on bench because he knew he’d …

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Evans: Owen Farrell Should Be Ahead Of George Ford

Harlequins fly-half Nick Evans has commended England’s George Ford for his recent ascension to the international game, but believes the Bath player is still behind Owen Farrell. Ford’s performances for Bath last year saw the 22-year old overtake Owen Farrell as England’s first choice fly-half, but Nick Evans thinks the youngster has a long way to go before cementing a …

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Ex-Child Prodigy Freddy Adu Is 25 Years Old & Unemployed

The Macaulay Culkin of world football, Freddy Adu, finds himself without a club this morning following the news that his contract was terminated with Serbian club FK Jagodina. Adu shot to fame when he became a professional footballer at the age of fourteen. At the time he was America’s youngest ever professional athlete and seemed destined for the biggest stage of world …

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Mike Ross Commits To Leinster Until 2016

Leinster prop Mike Ross has signed a new contract with the IRFU to keep the Ireland international in Ballsbridge until June 2016. Ross has been an important part of Leinster’s success in recent years and Matt O’Connor will be delighted that he has committed his future to the Boys In Blue for another year. Ross’ impressive list of honours includes …

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Kobe Bryant Overtakes Michael Jordan In Scoring List

It was a historic night for in Minnesota for Kobe Bryant, as he overtook the great Michael Jordan to move into third in the NBA’s all-time scoring list. Kobe needed just nine points to achieve the feat (32,292)but finished the game with 26, leading the Lakers to a six-point win over the Timberwolves. It is a much welcomed positive in a negative …

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Manchester United Fans, Meet Michael Carrick 2.0

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Brazilian Lucas Silva. But be prepared, it appears he’s just Michael Carrick with a Brazilian accent. The 21-year-old central midfielder is earning plaudits for his performances in the Brazilian league and was strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford in the summer. However, a deal failed to materialise and the …

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Manchester United Target Will Cost €15m Minimum

Cruzeiro have slapped a €15 million price tag on Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva amid interest from Manchester United and the Premier League’s other big guns. Real Madrid are also in the market for the highly talented 21-year-old, who was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford during the summer transfer window. It has been reported in the press that …

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Graph Shows Frightening Gulf In NBA Ticket Prices

The difference in ticket prices between storied franchises such as the New York Knicks and presumed lottery teams such as the Charlotte Hornets and New Orleans Pelicans is frightening. Despite Derek Fisher’s New York Knicks riding a six-game losing streak and sitting at 4-16 for the season, the average ticket price at Madison Square Garden sits at a steep $130. Bearing in …

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