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Sky Sports Presenter Apologises For Shutting Down Racism Discussion

David Jones

Sky Sports presenter David Jones has issued an apology for comments he made during a post-match discussion on racism in football after Tottenham’s loss to Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday.  In that match, Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger was the subject of alleged racist abuse from a Spurs fan in the second half. The referee was made aware of …

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QPR Set To Loan Out Irish U21 International Conor Masterson

Championship club QPR are reportedly set to loan out Irish U21 international defender Conor Masterson in a bid to get the 21-year-old more first team experience. Masterson joined the London club in the summer following his release from Liverpool but has struggled for first team opportunities at Loftus Road since his arrival. According to a report from West London Sport, …

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Dublin Derby Opener Pick Of The Ties As LOI Fixtures Released

A Dublin derby between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers will kick-off this season’s SSE Airtricity Premier Division campaign on February 14th 2020. The full season schedule was released on Friday afternoon with Bohs vs Rovers at Dalymount Park a mouthwatering way to kick-off proceedings in 2020. Champions Dundalk begin the defence of their title against Derry City at Oriel Park, while …

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Slovakia Confirm Bratislava Will Host Ireland’s Euro 2020 Playoff

The Slovakian FA have confirmed that Bratislava will play host to Ireland’s first Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia in March. Ireland play Slovakia on March 26th in the first of two potential playoff ties after the Boys in Green failed to qualify for next summer’s tournament automatically. The game will take place in the Tehelné pole stadium in the Slovakian …

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IRFU Rule Out Acquiring FAI’s Share In The Aviva Stadium

The IRFU have ruled out any prospect of them acquiring the FAI’s share in the Aviva Stadium. The football association are going through a financial crisis, with liabilities totalling €62m, and have had a request for a bailout of €18m rejected by the government on Wednesday. The FAI also have a debt of €29m on the Aviva Stadium and there …

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“The FAI Were The Absentee Father Who Didn’t Care About LOI”

Sinn Fein councillor Jonathan O’Brien has hit out at the FAI calling the Association ‘the absentee father who didn’t give a bollox about the League of Ireland.’ O’Brien was speaking during Wednesday’s Oireachtas Committee on Transport Tourism and Sport where discussions were held about the drastic financial situation facing the FAI. The association were not present at the meeting which was …

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Shane Ross: My Guess Is If The FAI Goes, The League Of Ireland Goes The Same Way

Shane Ross has stated that if the FAI were to collapse, his “guess” would be that the League of Ireland would follow. The Minister for Sport made the extremely worrying comment on Wednesday morning at an Oireachtas committee meeting on transport, tourism and sport, where discussions were held about the drastic financial situation facing the FAI. At the hearing, Ross …

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Shane Lowry’s Open Win Voted Ireland’s Most Memorable Sporting Moment Of 2019

Shane Lowry’s incredible Open victory at Royal Portrush has been voted Ireland’s most memorable sporting moment of 2019.  The findings of the Teneo Sport and Sponsorship Index (TSSI) 2019, which were released today, show that Lowry pipped Katie Taylor to take Ireland’s most memorable sporting moment – his first Major win was backed by 30% of those who were surveyed. …

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Sunderland Looking To Bring Liam Kelly Back To English Football

League One side Sunderland are reportedly looking to bring former Irish underage international Liam Kelly back to English football following his spell in Holland. According to a report from The Sun, Kelly is free to leave Eredivisie side Feyenoord in the January transfer window, despite only joining them in the summer from Reading. Kelly has struggled during his time in …

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Jamie Carragher Defends Ferguson’s Bizarre Moise Kean Substitution

Jamie Carragher has defended Everton manager Duncan Ferguson’s decision to take off striker Moise Kean 19 minutes after coming on as a substitute, but admitted the 19-year-old was “unfortunate” to have been hooked. Kean came on in the 70th minute for midfielder Bernard during Everton’s 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday, but was replaced by Oumar …

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