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Exclusive: Lokomotiv Moscow Among Clubs To Offer Afolabi Contract

Irish striker Jonathan Afolabi has received offers from a host of English clubs as well as one from Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow, who will be playing Champions League football next season. Afolabi has been without a club since the start of the summer after leaving Southampton but his standout performances at the U19 European Championships caught the eye of many, …

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Scott Hogan Set For Aston Villa Exit As Stoke Move Looms

Ireland striker Scott Hogan is reportedly set for another loan move away from Aston Villa with Championship club Stoke City poised to sign the 27-year old. Hogan joined Sheffield United on loan from Aston Villa in January and he helped Chris Wilder’s side to Premier League promotion playing eight times, scoring twice and creating one goal. The frontman added some …

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Gary Breen Adamant Troy Parrott Will Be “In Next Ireland Squad”

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott has been impressing many in pre-season, after being given his chance in the first-team by manager Mauricio Pochettino. 17-year old Parrott made his senior debut against Juventus in the International Champions Cup last month and put in a confident and assured display, setting up Spurs’ opener and looking lively throughout. Pochettino also started the Irish striker …

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Wes Hoolahan Agrees Deal With Austalia’s Newcastle Jets

Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan has reportedly agreed terms on a one-year deal that will see him join A-League outfit, Newcastle Jets.  According to reports, the 37-year-old has flown to Australia to finalise a deal that will see him turn down a move to League Two’s Cambridge United – who he has been training with during the pre-season since his release from …

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Kick It Out Release Statement Condemning Abuse Of Christie & McClean

Kick It Out have released a statement condemning a handful of instances of abuse towards players including Irish internationals James McClean and Cyrus Christie on the opening weekend of the Football League. The organisation, which supports equality in football, identified a number of claims of abuse and violence against four players on Saturday. Ireland and Fulham defender Cyrus Christie alleged …

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Harry Maguire Signs For Man United For Record-Breaking Fee

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Manchester United have officially signed Harry Maguire from Leicester for a fee of £80 million, making him the most expensive defender in the world. The club announced this afternoon that the England international has signed a six-year contract with an option of a further year. The previous record-breaking signing of a defender was back in 2018 when Virgil Van Dyk …

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Leeds United Keen On Sealing Deal For Irish Defender Ryan Nolan

Leeds United are keen on completing a deal for Irish underage international Ryan Nolan ahead of the end of the transfer window next week. The central defender has spent the last four years at Italian giants Inter Milan which included captaining their U19s, however, as Pundit Arena reported last month, the Nerazzurri have been listening to offers for Nolan with …

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Harry Maguire Fee Shows Man United Don’t Know What They Are Doing

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*** Originally published on August 4. Manchester United are about to break the world transfer record for a defender, signing Harry Maguire for £85m from Leicester City. The transfer is further proof that the club do not know what they doing. Imagine you spent months haggling over the price of something, only to eventually pay the price you were originally …

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