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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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Lucas Moura Heroics Send Spurs Into Champions Final

Lucas Moura bagged a hattrick to give his Tottenham Hotspur side an incredible win over Ajax to earn their spot in the Champions League final. After Mauricio Pochettino’s side were all-but-nullified in the opening matchup against Ajax in London, there was, of course, the sense that something major would need to change if Spurs were going to proceed into their …

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Irish International Paul McShane Confirms Reading Exit

Irish defender Paul McShane has confirmed his departure from Championship side Reading after four years at the Madjeski Stadium. McShane arrived at Reading from Hull City and was awarded the captaincy following a string of tremendous displays at the heart of the Royals’ defence. The 33-year old has struggled with injuries over the past couple of seasons and made just …

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Stephanie Roche “Disappointed” At FAI’s Potential Misuse Of Funds

Irish international Stephanie Roche has outlined her disappointment at the FAI’s potential misuse of funds during a time when women’s football and the domestic game required support. The association has come under intense scrutiny over the last number of weeks following the Sunday Times’ breaking of a story surrounding John Delaney’s €100,000 bridging loan which was given to the FAI …

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