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Pochettino Admits Parrott Needs Time Before Becoming Spurs Regular

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he sees 17-year-old Irish striker Troy Parrott as a “very important player” for the club in the future after his first team debut on Tuesday night. Parrott was handed his first competitive start for the Tottenham in their Carabao Cup clash with Colchester but the game ended in disappointment as Spurs were defeated …

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Michael Obafemi Sets Up Goal With Stunning Pass in EFL Cup Win Over Portsmouth

Michael Obafemi

Michael Obafemi showed his playmaking abilities with a wonderful assist for Southampton on Tuesday night. The Republic of Ireland forward started for the Saints in their EFL Cup tie against Portsmouth, the first south-coast derby since 2012. Southampton won the third-round tie 4-0 at Fratton Park. Danny Ings (2), Cedric Soares and Nathan Redmond got the goals and Obafemi set …

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Irish Striker Troy Parrott Handed Tottenham Debut In League Cup Clash

Troy Parrott

Irish U21 striker Troy Parrott has been named in the Tottenham starting XI for their Carabao Cup clash against Colchester this evening. Parrott has travelled with the first team previously but the third round clash in the Colchester Community Stadium will mark his first start for the senior squad. The 17-year-old is currently Spurs’ second choice striker and had impressed …

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Here’s Who McCarthy & Coleman Selected In The FIFA Football Awards

On Sunday night, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi became the recipient of the FIFA Men’s player of the year award for the record-breaking sixth time in his career. The Argentine scored 54 goals and grabbed 20 assists in 58 games for club and country throughout the year and pipped Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk and old-rival Cristiano Ronaldo to the prize, with …

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David McGoldrick Emerges As Injury Concern With Crucial Qualifiers Looming

A groin injury kept Irish striker David McGoldrick out of Sheffield United’s victory over Everton on Saturday, manager Chris Wilder revealed after the game. The Blades picked up a tremendous away win against Marco Silva’s side but they were without McGoldrick who tweaked his groin in training on Thursday. McGoldrick has started four games at the start of the season, …

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Henrik Larsson In The Running To Become New Southend Manager

Former Celtic and Manchester United striker Henrik Larsson is reportedly in the running to become the new manager of League One side Southend. Larsson has emerged as a shock candidate to take over at The Shrimpers, who currently sit 21st in League One as they look to replace Kevin Bond. The Swede was in attendance at Stadium:mk this afternoon as …

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Roy Keane Joins Sky Sports Punditry Team For Remainder Of Season

Sky Sports have confirmed that former Ireland and Manchester United captain Roy Keane will be joining them as a pundit for the remainder of the Premier League season. Keane will be on duty for tomorrow’s Super Sunday games which sees his former club United take on West Ham as well as league leaders Liverpool in action against Chelsea. The former …

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David Silva Reportedly Set To Join David Beckham’s Inter Miami

Manchester City midfielder David Silva is reportedly set to become the face of David Beckham’s new MLS franchise Inter Milan next season. According to a report from Tony Evans in The Independent, Silva is attracted by the idea of becoming Miami’s marquee signing in their inaugural season. Silva, who is going into his tenth season at Manchester City, agreed a …

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Three Essential Differential Fantasy Football Picks For Gameweek Six

Fantasy Football

By now, if you’re still playing the Premier League’s Fantasy Football, you’re undoubtedly looking for some differential picks to help you move up your mini-league table. We have selected three players – all with ownership of less than seven per cent – for you to consider ahead of Gameweek 6. Don’t forget, the deadline for transfers for this gameweek is …

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