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The Ireland Team Who Should Start Vs Gibraltar As Chosen By You

On Saturday we asked you to select who you feel Mick McCarthy should choose in his starting XI for Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifying opener against Gibraltar next month.  We set the formation at 4-4-2 just to make things easier on everyone! There were no major shocks in the back five, aside maybe from Matt Doherty’s selection at left-back although with …

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Tomás Ó Sé: They Thought He Was Just This Wild Man From Kerry

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This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the Páidi Ó Sé Gaelic Football Tournament which is held in the West Kerry Gaeltacht in February of each year. The popularity of the tournament reflects that of Ó Sé who remains an icon of the GAA and Ireland whose legacy has continued to grow with each passing year. Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé …

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Corofin Will Face Dr Crokes In 2019 All-Ireland Senior Club Final

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The 2019 All-Ireland senior club football final will see defending champions, Corofin, put their title on the line against Dr Crokes next month. Both sides qualified for the St. Patrick’s Day decider with wins over Gaoth Dobhair and Mullinalaghta respectively, following two action-packed games that displayed everything fans love about Gaelic football. Saturday’s action got underway in Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada …

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Five Of The Most Shocking Upsets In FA Cup History

As League Two Newport County look to cause one of the biggest FA Cup shockers in history, Pundit Arena takes a look at five of the most surprising upsets the competition has ever seen. 5) Wigan 1-0 Manchester City – FA Cup Final 2013 The most recent of our five shockers, Newport’s opponents this evening, Manchester City, were odds on …

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John Morrison: A Devoted Club Man To The Very End

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John Morrison was laid to rest this weekend and as tributes continue to pour in from all over the country it’s clear that he left a mark wherever he went. However, the greatest mark he left in this world is arguably with his club. He coached Armagh, Derry, Mayo, Antrim, Donegal and Leitrim, but through it all, John Morrison was …

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Kieran Fitzgerald: “Talented” Galway Should Express Themselves More

Former Galway footballer and current Corofin star Kieran Fitzgerald feels that the defensive style of football is not the way to beat reigning All-Ireland champions Dublin. Fitzgerald was a part of Galway’s infamous All-Ireland winning side in 2001, capturing an All-Star in what was an immensely impressive season for the Corofin man. Despite still playing for his club at 38 …

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Barry McNamee On “Great Buzz” Ahead Of Derry City’s New Season

It’s a case of back where it all began for returning Derry City midfielder Barry McNamee, following a season away from the Brandywell. After a number of standout campaigns in midfield for the Candystripes, McNamee made the move down South in November 2017, joining double-winners Cork City. McNamee impressed at the Leesiders, featuring 33 times and scoring four goals as …

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Five Players To Watch Ahead Of The New League Of Ireland Season

After what felt like an endless offseason, the Airtricity League Premier Division finally returns on Friday night with a host of eye-catching fixtures to kick-off the new campaign. There are narratives aplenty to delve into, with a host of players, some new to the division and some much for familiar to it, keen to impress. As the season kicks into …

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Back To Business: The Major Talking Points Ahead Of New LOI Season

After what felt like an endless offseason, the Airtricity League Premier Division finally returns on Friday night with a host of eye-catching fixtures to kick-off the new campaign. Last season’s champions Dundalk will be looking to prove they can retain their crown in Stephen Kenny’s absence while a host of clubs look as though they may be geared up for …

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Collie O’Neill: “I Don’t Think Any Team Will Ever Fear Playing UCD”

UCD manager Collie O’Neill understands the challenge that faces his students when they begin their first season back in the Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night. O’Neill’s side were the winners of last season’s First Division and their eye-catching style of football gained them many admirers on their way to clinching the title by three points. UCD have always been …

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It’s Kylian Mbappé’s World And We’re All Just Living In It

Last night at Old Trafford, Olé Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United fell to French Champions PSG in a performance reminiscent of Mourinho-esque days of old. The home side were thoroughly outplayed in Solskjaer’s first European game at the helm of the Manchester club, with PSG showing the world that even in Neymar and Cavani’s absence they are still one of the elite teams …

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