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Loris Karius Makes Another High-Profile Error In Europa League Loss

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius was guilty of another high-profile error for his side Besiktas in their Europa League defeat to Slovan Bratislava on Thursday night. Karius has been at the Turkish club since the summer of 2018 after he left Liverpool following two howlers in their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid in the same year. The German …

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Ireland Jump Up Four Places In Latest FIFA World Rankings

Ireland’s recent win over Bulgaria and draw against Switzerland during the last international break has seen them climb four places to 28th in the FIFA World Rankings. The Boys in Green continued their unbeaten start to life under Mick McCarthy with a strong 1-1 draw against group favourites Switzerland at the Aviva, before a 3-1 friendly victory over Bulgaria a …

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James McClean To Receive €71,000 Following Ex-Councillor’s Comments

A former Belfast councillor who falsely referred to James McClean as a “super Provo” will payout £63,000 (€71,000) to the footballer, the High Court heard today. According to McClean’s legal representative John Finucane, the Stoke City and Ireland winger is “delighted” at the conclusion of the defamation case against former Ulster Unionist Party councillor Chris McGimpsey. Finucane also outlined in …

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Gavin Kilkenny Scores Audacious Lob In Bournemouth U21s Hat-Trick

Irish underage international Gavin Kilkenny continued his impressive start to the season with Bournemouth scoring a brilliant hat-trick for their U21 side in an 8-0 win in the second round of the Hampshire Senior Cup. Kilkenny burst onto the scene in pre-season for the Cherries, scoring against French giants Lyon, and made his first team debut in their victory over …

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Gary Neville: Declan Rice Would Cost Man United 80 Or 90 Million

Declan Rice

Gary Neville reckons that Declan Rice would cost Manchester United between £80m and £90m, and Jamie Carragher has said that the player would improve the Red Devils’ midfield. The pair made the comments on Monday Night Football’s coverage of the goalless draw between Aston Villa and West Ham United. Rice impressed in the Premier League tie, helping the Hammers earn …

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Ireland’s Under-21 Stars Should Stay In Stephen Kenny’s Team

The clamour for Ireland’s promising players to be promoted to the senior team is understandable, but it might not be that simple. The conditions just aren’t right in Mick McCarthy’s team for them to flourish. It would be another short-term move for Irish football. Picture the scene. Darren Randolph has the ball at his feet. The Ireland team pushes up …

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Gary Neville: Man United’s Transfer Policy Was Reactive For Too Long

“In the last few years, signings have come in and you think, ‘they’re being so reactive.’” Gary Neville has said that Manchester United may have turned a corner with their transfer dealings after spending years being too “reactive” in the market. Neville’s former club have had a haphazard approach to transfer deals since Alex Ferguson retired in 2013. In that …

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European Giants Reportedly Interested In Tottenham’s Troy Parrott

Maurizio Sarri’s Juventus have reportedly entered the race to sign highly-touted Tottenham and Ireland striker Troy Parrott.  They will join Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in pursuit of the Irishman – something that speaks volumes about the 17-year-old’s clear talent and potential. Parrott has been attracting interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs on the back of his impressive pre-season with …

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Emile Heskey On What Life At Was Like Working Under Martin O’Neill

Former Premier League striker and England international Emile Heskey has explained what life was like working under Martin O’Neill during his time at both Leicester and Aston Villa. Heskey spent four and a half seasons under O’Neill at the start of his career with the Foxes before reuniting with him at Aston Villa a decade later. O’Neill was highly successful …

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Eamon Dunphy Launches Attack On RTE Over Joe Brolly Replay Omission

Dunphy Brolly

Former RTE soccer pundit Eamon Dunphy has strongly criticised the broadcaster for their decision to remove Joe Brolly from their All-Ireland final replay panel.  The Derry native will be replaced by former Mayo manager Stephen Rochford for Saturday’s clash between Kerry and Dublin following comments he made during their original encounter earlier this month. Brolly accused referee David Gough of …

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Stephen Kenny Taken To Hospital In Sweden After Feeling Unwell Following Ireland Under-21 Match

Stephen Kenny has behind stayed in Sweden after feeling unwell following the Republic of Ireland’s match on Tuesday evening. Kenny’s Under-21 team were in Kalmar for a European Championship qualifer, a game they won 3-1 – with Conor Masterson and Troy Parrot (2) getting goals. After the match, the 47-year-old felt unwell and was examined by the FAI’s medical staff. …

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Mauricio Pochettino: Troy Parrott “Needs Time” To Progress

Troy Parrott

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has urged fans to give Troy Parrott time to progress, maintaining that keeping him in the spotlight will not do him any favours.  The Republic of Ireland underage star was in sparkling form for Stephen Kenny’s U21 side in their 3-1 victory over Sweden earlier this week. The 17-year-old scored two goals, including one audacious effort, …

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