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Jose Mourinho Confirmed As New Tottenham Head Coach

Tottenham have announced the appointment of former Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho as their new head coach. The club confirmed last night that Mauricio Pochettino had left Tottenham after a successful five years in charge which culminated in Spurs reaching last year’s Champions League final. This season however they have struggled, sitting 14th in the table …

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Ireland Set To Face Slovakia Away In Euro 2020 Playoff

Ireland look set for an away trip to Slovakia in their first Euro 2020 playoff after Wales defeated Hungry to qualify automatically for the tournament. UEFA may change Ireland into Path A from Path B if they wish to, however it is thought that they will keep the four teams in Path B as they currently are. That means that …

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Mauricio Pochettino Sacked By Spurs After Five Years In Charge

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Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked by Tottenham Hotspur after five years in charge of the North London club. Spurs have won just five games so far this season with club chairman Daniel levy saying that a change had to be made in the best interests of the club. Before then, however, Pochettino was viewed as quite a popular manager. In …

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Troy Parrott Starts As Ireland U21s Name Exciting XI For Swedish Clash

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has named his starting XI ahead of tonight’s crucial Euro 2021 qualifier against Sweden at Tallaght Stadium tonight. Captain Jayson Molumby returns to the starting XI in centre-midfield after missing the victory over Armenia through suspension while Lee O’Connor is also back after his successful stint with the Irish senior side. Troy Parrott starts after …

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Damien Delaney Calls For Kenny To Replace McCarthy Before Euro 2020 Playoffs

Damien Delaney has called for Stephen Kenny to immediately replace Mick McCarthy as the Republic of Ireland manager following the team’s failure to qualify automatically for Euro 2020. Kenny, the Ireland Under-21 coach, will succeed McCarthy as the senior team manager in August 2020. However, following the 1-1 draw with Denmark on Monday night, which confirmed Ireland’s place in a …

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Player Ratings As Spirited Ireland Draw With Denmark In Dublin

The Republic of Ireland 1 Denmark 1. Ireland have failed to qualify directly for Euro 2020 and will need to come through a Nations League play-off next March after failing to beat the old enemy Denmark in Dublin. Mick McCarthy’s side were aggressive, spirited and committed, and the Danes did not, by any means, set the world alight at the …

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Roy Keane Gives Blunt Assessment Of Declan Rice’s Shortcomings

Former Ireland and Manchester United captain Roy Keane did not hold back in his assessment of England midfielder Declan Rice, explaining that the West Ham man has many areas of his game he must improve in. Rice broke into the English starting XI earlier this year, almost immediately after his highly-documented international transfer from Ireland. The 20-year-old had spent the …

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Ireland Confirm Matchday Squad For Crucial Qualifier With Denmark

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The Republic of Ireland have confirmed their matchday squad for tonight’s crucial Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark.  The Boys In Green know that if they secure a win tonight they will secure a spot in next summer’s European Championships while a loss will see Mick McCarthy’s side go through to the Nations League playoffs as the final opportunity to clinch …

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MacKenna On Monday: Manchester City Continue To Smugly Act Above The Law

There are stories. And then there are STORIES. For The Athletic, a publication with wonderful disruptive qualities, this was big. It wasn’t solely because their exclusive last week about Manchester City likely avoiding being thrown out of European competition had so much upside, but because of huge potential downside. After all, it’s not that long since leaked emails showed the …

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