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Chelsea To Play Pre-Season Games Against Bohemians And St Pats In Dublin


The Europa League holders will begin their pre-season in Dublin. Chelsea will start their pre-season campaign in Dublin. The Premier League club announced on Thursday afternoon that they will play a double-header in the city against Bohemians and St Patrick’s Athletic. Bohemians will host Chelsea at Dalymount Park on Wednesday, July 10, (with kick-off due to take place at 7:45 …

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Steven Gerrard On Newcastle United Managerial Shortlist And He Should Consider The Offer

Newcastle have identified three targets. Steven Gerrard is on the shortlist to replace Rafa Benitez as the manager of Newcastle United, according to reports. Benitez will leave St James’ Park on June 30 when his contract expires after failing to agree on a new deal with the Magpies. Rangers manager Gerrard, who played under Benitez for five years at Liverpool, is …

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Report: Troy Parrott To Be Involved With Tottenham First Team Next Season

Ireland underage international Troy Parrott is reportedly set to be involved in Tottenham’s first team plans next season after impressing manager Mauricio Pochettino in training. According to a report from Football.London, the 17-year old caught Pochettino’s eye training with the first-team during the second half of last season and is expected to be more involved in the senior setup ahead …

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Airtricity League To Pilot New Overseas Streaming Service

The Airtricity League are set to pilot a new streaming service for fans based outside of Ireland, in a project involving the FAI, American broadcasters ChyronHego and clubs around the league. Dundalk and Cork City will be the two clubs involved in the pilot with their upcoming home games being broadcast and if it is deemed a success then it …

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Luca Connell Included In Irish U19 Training Squad Ahead Of Euros

Irish U19s manager Tom Mohan included Bolton midfielder Luca Connell in a 30-man preliminary training squad this week as he looks to finalise his group for the upcoming European Championships in July. In a bid to assess his options fully ahead of the tournament which takes place in mid-July, Mohan organised a three-day training camp in Abbottstown with 30 players …

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Gary Neville Defends Jesse Lingard Following Controversial Insta Video

Gary Neville has defended Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard’s recent social media activity but admitted that the 26-year old should know better when it comes to his behaviour. Lingard has frequently recieved criticism for his activity on social media but came under scrutiny recently following a video of him and Manchester United teammates in Miami went viral. Although many believe …

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Five Potential Next Moves For Roy Keane Following Forest Exit

On Sunday morning, Nottingham Forest confirmed the news that Roy Keane would be leaving his role as the club’s assistant manager to Martin O’Neill. Keane only joined Forest in January, after five years as the Irish assistant manager, but has left the club which finished the season in ninth under the duo. With Keane now gone from Nottingham Forest and …

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Report: Leeds United Linked With Shock Move For Gianluigi Buffon

Championship side Leeds United have reportedly emerged as shock contenders to sign legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon after his departure from PSG this summer. The 41-year old confirmed his exit from the French champions last month opting not to extend his one-year deal by another 12 months. According to a report by Italian publication Corriere della Sera, Buffon is weighing up …

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Roy Keane Leaves Nottingham Forest After Just Five Months

Nottingham Forest have announced the departure of assistant manager Roy Keane after just five months at the Championship club. Keane joined Forest in January as the assistant to Martin O’Neill following the pair’s departure from the Irish national team after a string of disappointing results. Forest, who finished ninth last season, announced Keane’s departure on their website with the former …

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Celtic Reject Arsenal Bid For Kieran Tierney

Kieran Tierney

Arsenal have bid £15m for Kieran Tierney. Tierney is highly-rated and has been linked with a host of clubs – from Manchester United to Napoli to Leicester City – while Olympique Lyonnais are also said to be interested in signing him. However, Arsenal appear to have jumped to the top of the queue. According to the BBC’s David Ornstein, a …

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Mats Hummels Rejected Man United Because They Are In The Europa League


Mats Hummels re-joined Borussia Dortmund earlier this week. The German defender left Bayern Munich after three seasons with the Bundesliga champions in a transfer worth €38m. Hummels played for Dortmund between 2008 and 2016, making 309 appearances and scoring 25 goals, and was a key part of the club’s title-winning seasons in 2011 and 2012. “We are very happy that …

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Liverpool Legends Game Raises €748,000 For Sean Cox Rehab Trust

A charity game featuring Liverpool Legends which took place at the Aviva Stadium earlier this year has raised €748,000 for the Sean Cox Rehabilitation Trust. The Liverpool fan suffered life-changing injuries when he was attacked before the Champions League game with Roma in April 2018, with the game being organised to raise money for his ongoing treatment. Over 26,000 fans …

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