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Why Ireland Captain Seamus Coleman Doesn’t Require A Big Move

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Seamus Coleman of Everton celebrates scoring his sides first goal with his Everton team mates during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Everton at Selhurst Park on January 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

As the transfer window reached its climax, Seamus Coleman’s name appeared in more and more transfer headlines. A move to Manchester United has been touted for years now with the full-back’s odds slashed over a move to Old Trafford in the dying embers of the transfer window on Tuesday night. The rumours never developed into reality with Coleman himself confirming that no …

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Opinion: Sunday’s Trip To Leicester Is Manchester United’s Most Important Game In Almost Two Years

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 29: Jose Mourinho manager of Manchester United waves to fans after the Emirates FA Cup Fourth round match between Manchester United and Wigan Athletic at Old Trafford on January 29, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

March 15th, 2015. Tottenham Hotspur travelled to Old Trafford with the home side in what one could kindly describe as “patchy” form. Louis van Gaal’s charges had been gifted a win away at Newcastle in their previous outing and were unconvincing in a 2-0 victory over Sunderland the weekend before. The Dutchman was already under significant pressure with both the …

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On-Field Allies And Foes React To Chelsea Legend Lampard’s Retirement

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Frank Lampard of Chelsea acknowledges the crowd following the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on May 4, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Former England international Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from football, at the age of 38. Lampard, who made 913 club appearances and earned 106 caps for his country, announced his decision today (Thursday) on social media. After 21 incredible years, I have decided that now is the right time to finish my career as a professional footballer. Whilst I …

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Steven Gerrard Posts Classy Tribute Following Ex-England Teammate Lampard’s Retirement Announcement

Steven Gerrard has taken to his official Instagram account to send a message of respect in tribute to the recently retired Frank Lampard. Steven Gerrard is a man whose achievements as an English footballer can be matched by few men. It could be said, however, that one of those men is his long-term rival and former international teammate, Frank Lampard, …

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Five Players Manchester United Have Sold And Should Sell To Cover Antoine Griezmann’s Fee

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United (C) shares a smile with his Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United (L) and Memphis Depay of Manchester United (R) during the warm up prior to kick off during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford on October 29, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Mark Robinson/Getty Images)

After a flurry of compelling reports emerged last night, it now seems even more likely that Manchester United will sign Antoine Griezmann this summer. His reported release clause of £86 million pounds will have to be met if the Reds are to prise Atleti’s star man away from the Vincente Calderon. Significant as that fee does sound, United could quickly cover …

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Arsene Wenger Could Permanently Walk Away From Arsenal In The Summer, According To Ray Parlour

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 09: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal reacts on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium on August 9, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal ‘invincible’ Ray Parlour believes manager Arsene Wenger could walk away from the club for good. Arsenal’s title chances suffered another blow on Tuesday night, with defeat to Watford leaving them nine points adrift of leaders Chelsea. It is another black mark against Wenger, who last led his team to the title in 2004. There were no meaningful signings …

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Non-League Player Gets Seven-Month Ban For Offensive Tweets To Harry Arter

Republic of Ireland Squad Training, Ernst-Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria 11/11/2016 Harry Arter

A non-league footballer has been banned from all football activity until August as a result of several offensive tweets sent to Bournemouth and Ireland midfielder Harry Arter, reports BBC Sport. Former Hitchin Town player Alfie Barker received the seven-month suspension from the FA on Monday, though with one month technically already served, he would be free to resume his football career …

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Everton Boss Ronald Koeman Outlines His Future Plans For James McCarthy

HALEWOOD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) James McCarthy during the Everton FC training session at USM Finch Farm on January 19, 2017 in Halewood, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Despite being tipped for a move in the January transfer window, James McCarthy remains an Everton player. The Irish international midfielder was a major target for Newcastle in January, with Sunderland also believed to have an interest, but manager Ronald Koeman and chairman Bill Kenwright resisted all attempts to prise him away from Goodison Park. Koeman was speaking to reporters ahead …

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Arsenal’s Midfield Crisis Could Hand Chelsea The League Title On Saturday

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Santi Cazorla of Arsenal (L) takes it past N'Golo Kante of Chelsea (R) during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s surprise 2-1 defeat to Watford on Tuesday night has increased the pressure exponentially ahead of their trip to Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Now ten points behind Chelsea, the Gunners know that defeat against Antonio Conte’s league leaders will surely kill off any aspirations they had of ending that 13-year wait for a Premier League title. However, manager Arsene Wenger, …

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