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Darren Randolph Full Of Praise For “Ridiculous” Caoimhin Kelleher

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph has spoken of his admiration for Liverpool’s young stopper Caoimhin Kelleher as the 19-year old looks to begin his international career under new manager Mick McCarthy. Kelleher was called up to the Irish squad by then manager Martin O’Neill for Ireland’s games against Northern Ireland and Wales in November although didn’t feature in either …

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An Insight Into Norway’s Reaction To Solskjaer’s United Appointment

Pundit Arena spoke with Norwegian football writer Thore Haugstad to get an insight into how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s appointment as Manchester United manager has been viewed back in his home country of Norway. ___ Pundit Arena: Thore, firstly great to speak with you, what has been the Norwegian general public’s reaction to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s appointment as Manchester United manager? …

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Win A Personal Training Scholarship Worth €3,300

Brought to you by Setanta College Ever wanted to be a Personal Trainer? Well, now you can be thanks to Setanta College Ireland’s leading sports college are offering one lucky person a chance to win a full scholarship to their Personal Training course worth €3,300. Whether it is a new career you are looking for, a chance to upskill or just …

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Exclusive: Ed Ruth Focused On 170lb Grand-Prix But Wants Mousasi’s Belt

Bellator blue-chip prospect Ed Ruth spoke exclusively to Pundit Arena as he gets ready to take on Neiman Gracie in the opening round of the welterweight grand-prix tonight. You’d be forgiven for questioning the inclusion of a 6-0 fighter within a tournament featuring guys as experienced as Rory MacDonald, Douglas Lima, and Paul Daley. Bellator’s 170lb division is a shark-tank and the promotion’s …

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Exclusive: Michael Chandler Breaks Down His Champion Mindset Ahead Of Bellator 212

The legendary former two-time Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler spoke exclusively to Pundit Arena about his ability to deal with pressure and adversity after a career that is amongst the finest the sport has ever seen. It’s hard to describe Michael Chandler as one of the game’s most underrated fighters because anyone who is even slightly aware of his talent …

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Sanita Puspure: Rower, Athlete, World Champion, Mom

In partnership with Setanta College   Rower, Athlete, World Champion, Mom…  Sanita Pušpure was born in Latvia whom she represented at junior level before moving to Ireland in 2006 after her husband Kaspar secured a job in Dublin and by 2010 she was competing for Ireland’s rowing team on the world stage, going on to become the country’s sole rowing competitor …

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Peter Ryan’s Story Is One Of Tragedy & Triumph

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‘Don’t worry, you can’t offend me’ laughs Peter Ryan when I stumble over my words at the beginning of our interview, trying to decide where to take the conversation first.  Ryan’s story is a tragic one, yet underneath it all is an inspiring tale of how one man overcame the worst ordeal possible and not only uses it to help …

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MacKenna On Monday: Football Cares About Customers, Not Fans

“By the way if anyone here is in advertising or marketing, kill yourself. It’s just a little thought; I’m just trying to plant seeds. Maybe one day they’ll take root, I don’t know. You try, you do what you can. Seriously though, if you are, do. There’s no rationalisation for what you do and you are Satan’s little helpers. Seriously. …

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