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Aaron Connolly Joins League One Leaders Luton On Loan Deal

Highly-rated Irish striker Aaron Connolly has signed a new three-year contract at Premier League club Brighton and has joined League One leaders Luton on loan. Connolly has been in excellent form for Brighton’s U23s this season scoring 16 goals and winning the Premier League 2 Player of the Month for November. His form at underage level had led to speculation …

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Premier League Round-Up: Chelsea Thrashed 4-0 On Higuain’s Debut

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Liverpool wasted a chance to take complete control of the Premier League title race as Leicester earned a 1-1 draw against the leaders, while Chelsea’s bid for a top-four finish was rocked by a humiliating 4-0 thrashing at Bournemouth on Wednesday. After second-placed Manchester City lost at Newcastle on Tuesday, Jurgen Klopp’s side would have moved seven points clear at …

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Brighton Ban Three Fans For Life After West Brom Trouble

Brighton have banned three fans for life after they were involved in serious crowd trouble at the FA Cup tie against West Bromwich Albion. The three individuals have had their season tickets cancelled with immediate effect following the incidents before and during the 0-0 fourth round draw at the Amex Stadium on Saturday. West Brom fans, a female crowd doctor …

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Hibs Confirm Neil Lennon’s Departure By “Mutual Consent”

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Hibernian confirmed the departure of manager Neil Lennon by “mutual consent” on Wednesday after the former Celtic and Bolton boss was suspended from his role over the weekend. Lennon and assistant Garry Parker missed Sunday’s 3-1 Scottish Premiership win at St. Mirren as an internal investigation was carried out. Hibs said both men have been cleared of any misconduct or …

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Seat Cushions Found “Likely” From Missing Sala Plane

British investigators said on Wednesday it was “likely” that two seat cushions that washed up on the French shore this week were from the missing plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala. Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), which is probing the disappearance of the light aircraft over the Channel on January 21, said the cushions were discovered on the Normandy coastline …

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GAA Felt “Bullied” Into Hosting Liam Miller Tribute Match

GAA Director General Tom Ryan on Liam Miller Tribute match

The GAA director general, Tom Ryan, has confessed that the organisation felt bullied into hosting the Liam Miller match in Pairc Ui Chaoimh last year.  The match, which featured Manchester United against Celtic/Republic of Ireland, was originally fixed for Turners Cross, the home of Cork City FC, the boyhood club of Miller. However, given the level of response to the …

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