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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks dejected during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on April 30, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal Fans Infuriated By Derby Loss Which Leaves Champions League Ambitions Hanging By A Thread

North London derby games sell themselves, but Sunday’s clash was arguably one of the biggest in years with Arsenal’s vying for a Champions League spot while Spurs were looking to keep the pressure up on Chelsea. Sunday’s 2-0 win for Tottenham means there will be no St. Totteringham’s Day for Gunners to observe this term, the annual day of celebration when …

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Video: Klitschko Oozes Class In Post-Fight Interview

Despite losing one of the most high-profile fights of his career, Wladimir Klitschko oozed class having been through a mammoth eleven-round duel with Anthony Joshua on Saturday night.  Those who made it to Wembley Stadium will forever be part of history in what was a huge night for the sport as a whole. Both Klitschko and Joshua, who showed a huge …

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SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: John O'Shea of Sunderland leaves the pitch following the full time whistle in the Premier League match between Sunderland and AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on April 29, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Ireland’s John O’Shea ‘Distraught’ Over Sunderland’s Relegation From The Premier League

While the other clubs to be relegated from the Premier League, and all the permutations that could come out of that for Republic of Ireland internationals, have yet to be decided upon, Saturday afternoon saw Sunderland, captained by John O’Shea, demoted to the Championship. The 35-year-old could well be facing into his final four games as a top flight player now …

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Guinness PRO12, RDS, Dublin 31/12/2016 Leinster vs Ulster Leinster's Rory O’Loughlin scores his second try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Watch: Six Stunning Pro12 Try Of The Season Nominations

As the Pro12 regular season draws to a close, the nominations for Try of the Season have been released.  While there are two Welsh sides and one Scottish club included in the nominees, it is unsurprisingly the Irish provinces that dominate. Leinster and Munster made it to the semi-final stage of the Champions Cup this term while domestically the two …

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United is shown a red card following a clash with Sergio Aguero of Manchester Cityduring the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

United Fans’ Frustration Boils Over Following Fellaini Sending Off In Manchester Derby

Manchester United versus Manchester City, whether it’s at Old Trafford or the Etihad, is a fixture that usually gets the blood pumping, however Thursday night’s match-up is likely to be forgotten pretty quickly – apart from one significant incident that is.  While Jose Mourinho has done much to instil at least a small degree of positivity into the atmosphere around …

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SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Dalymount Park, Dublin 14/4/2017 Bohemians vs Cork City Sean Maguire of Cork City Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Preston Boss Simon Grayson Opens Up On Sean Maguire Interest

Having had a blistering start to the 2017 season following a breakout year in 2016, it is no wonder Cork City’s Sean Maguire has attracted admirers from England.  With eight goals to his name already this term, which included a five-game scoring streak at the start of the campaign, Maguire is now justifiably considered the League of Ireland’s hottest talent. …

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Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 23/4/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Tipperary's Darren Gleeson saves a shot from Jason Flynn of Galway Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Galway’s Comprehensive Win Over Tipperary Has Surprised Everyone

Tipperary are expected in some quarters to go on and win another All-Ireland this year, but the Premier County were certainly brought back down to earth by Galway on Sunday and will need to now reassess ahead of the Munster Championship.  Going in six points ahead at half-time Galway were expected to experience some form of pushback from Tipp but …

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BURNLEY, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United wear shirts displaying the names of team-mates Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the warm-up before the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on April 23, 2017 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Manchester United Slated For Wearing Zlatan & Rojo T-Shirts During Warm Up

In what has somehow become a much more regular occurrence in football these days, Manchester United took to the Turf Moor pitch for their warm up bearing the names of two of their injured colleagues on their training kit.  Following the satirical reaction to İlkay Gündoğan’s name being embroidered on the Manchester City players’ shirts earlier this season after he suffered …

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Video: Griezmann Walks Out Of Interview When Pressed On His Future

With his performances for Atletico Madrid getting better by the week it is no wonder talk of a move to a bigger club has surrounded the Frenchman.  His goal against Espanyol on Saturday brought his goal tally for the season to 25 in all competitions, he has helped Atleti to reach the Champions League semi-final stage and last summer he was …

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