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Man City Deny Claims “Allez Allez” Chant Refers To Sean Cox

Manchester City have denied accusations that their players celebrated winning the Premier League with a chant relating to Liverpool fan Sean Cox or the Hillsborough tragedy. A video emerged on social media over the last number of days which appeared to show Manchester City players and staff singing an alternative version of the “Allez Allez Allez” song, which is typically sung …

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Rafa Benitez Emerges As Favourite For Celtic Job

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as manager of Scottish Premiership side Celtic ahead of the new season.  Benitez’ contract with Newcastle expires in the summer and despite supporters of the Toon Army demanding that the Spaniard continues as boss of the north-east club, the chances of a new contract seem to hinge …

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Report: UEFA To Seek Champions League Ban For Manchester City

UEFA are set to recommend that Premier League champions Manchester City receive a Champions League ban following the conclusion of a lengthy investigation into their financial conduct later this week. The governing body have been investigating City over the past few of months following a number of damaging leaks which revealed alleged rule-breaking from the club, with members of the …

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Premier League Prize Money Revealed Following Final Day Of Season

The prize money for all 20 teams in this season’s Premier League has been revealed following the conclusion of the dramatic 2018/2019 campaign. Manchester City clinched their second title in a row and their fourth in eight years after they defeated Brighton 4-1 on the final day of the season, despite Liverpool breathing down their necks throughout the season. Klopp’s …

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Breaking: Chris Hughton Sacked By Brighton Following Poor Run

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Former Republic of Ireland international, Chris Hughton, has been sacked as the manager of Brighton following the club’s poor form in the Premier League. Hughton’s assistant Paul Trollope and first-team coach Paul Nevin have also left the club. Brighton’s chairman Tony Bloom released a statement on the club’s website and admitted it was a very tough decision. “Chris has done …

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Sean Dyche Confirms Irish Defender Stephen Ward’s Burnley Exit

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has confirmed that Irish defender Stephen Ward will be leaving the club this summer after his contract expires. Ward spent five years at Turf Moor and made over 100 appearances for the Clarets after joining from Wolves in 2014 but only featured 11 times for Burnley this season. The former Irish international had fallen behind Charlie …

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Manchester City Edge Out Liverpool In Title Race To Retain PL Crown

Manchester City’s victory over Brighton at the Amex Stadium handed Pep Guardiola’s side their second Premier League title in a row despite Liverpool’s valiant challenge. The two sides were separated by just a point going into the final day, and it was Liverpool, the challengers, who had the early upper hand after Sadio Mané’s 21st goal of the season gave …

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FAI & IFA Confirm Launch Of New Cross-Border Champions Cup

The Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association have announced the creation of a new cross-border tournament – the Unite the Union Champions Cup.  The competition will be sponsored by the trade union Unite, and will see the SSE Airtricity League Champions play the winners of the Danske Bank Premiership in a two-legged final Its first edition will …

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