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Duncan Ferguson Explains Why He Took Moise Kean Off Against Man United

Duncan Ferguson has recorded another positive result as Everton’s caretaker manager. The Toffees legend followed up last week’s 3-1 win over Chelsea at Goodison Park with a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Sunday afternoon. Victor Lindelof’s own-goal opened the scoring at Old Trafford – with an assist from VAR after Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s clear elbow on David de Gea …

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Wayne Rooney: “I Could Still Play In The Premier League”

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Wayne Rooney claims he still has what it takes to cut it in the Premier League as he prepares to take up a role as player-coach with Derby County.  The former England captain had two spells with hometown club Everton either side of a decade spent at Manchester United where he went on to break Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record finishing …

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Jose Mourinho: Troy Parrott Needs More Time To Develop

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has said Republic of Ireland international Troy Parrott needs more time to develop as he insisted Harry Kane is still “fundamental” to his plans. Parrott was an unused sub in Spurs’ 3-1 loss to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League during the week while Kane was rested for the dead-rubber game in Germany following a …

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McClenaghan & Connolly Among Nominees For Young Sportsperson 2019

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World bronze medallist Rhys McClenaghan has once again been shortlisted for the RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year award. McClenaghan collected the gong in 2018 having won gold on the pommel horse at the European Championships and 2019 brought more success for the Down man as he became the first Irish gymnast to medal at the World Championships, claiming a …

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Jose Mourinho To Block Loan Move For Troy Parrott

Jose Mourinho will block a loan move for Troy Parrott in January as he wants to keep him at Tottenham Hotspur and include him in his first-team plans, according to reports. Parrott was part of the Spurs squad for their Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night. Both sides had already qualified for the …

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Liverpool Learn Potential Opponents For Champions League Last 16

Holders Liverpool have learned their potential opponents for the last 16 of the Champions League following the conclusion of the competition’s group stages on Wednesday night. Jurgen Klopp’s men finished top of their group after defeating RB Salzburg on Tuesday night and will likely face a tricky tie in the next stage of the tournament. If they are to reach …

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Pundit Arena’s Irish National Team Of The Decade

With the decade coming to a close, Pundit Arena decided to take a look at the best Irish international XI from the last 10 years gone by. _____ 4-3-3 – Manager: Martin O’Neill _____ Goalkeeper Darren Randolph A consistently excellent performer in green, Darren Randolph only broke into the Irish starting XI in 2015, with his first taste of competitive …

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Troy Parrott Named On Spurs Bench For Clash With Bayern Munich

17-year-old Irish striker Troy Parrott has been named on the Tottenham bench ahead of their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. Should Parrott come on in Munich it will represent only the fourth appearance of his senior career and comes off the back of Spurs boss Jose Mourinho bringing him off the bench for his Premier League debut against West …

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Irish U21 Midfielder Gavin Kilkenny Set To Agree New Deal At Bournemouth

Ireland Under-21 midfielder Gavin Kilkenny is set to sign a new long-term deal at Premier League club Bournemouth after impressing in his first campaign with The Cherries first team. Kilkenny burst onto the scene during Bournemouth’s pre-season and made his first-team debut in the League Cup against Forest Green in August, before featuring in the defeat to Burton Albion in …

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Limerick FC Are On The Brink Of Liquidation

Limerick FC are on the brink of liquidation after a court hearing on Wednesday afternoon. The club are facing extinction after court protection was removed from the trading company which owns the club at a sitting of the Circuit Court in Ennis. Limerick entered examinership back in September and have debts of €490,000. They were deducted 26 points last season, finishing …

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Brian Kerr Says He Is “Very Impressed” By FAI Reform Proposal

Brian Kerr has said that he has seen a proposal to reform the Football Association of Ireland and he believes that it could prove successful. Kerr revealed on Tuesday evening that a group of FAI employees presented him with a proposal to reform the association. The former Ireland manager said he was “very impressed” by the plan and believes the …

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Preston Pull Out All The Stops As They Ramp Up Interest In Caoimhin Kelleher

Championship side Preston North End have reportedly ramped up their pursuit of signing Liverpool and Ireland Under-21 goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher on loan in January. According to a report from the Daily Star, Liverpool’s Loan Pathways & Football Partnerships Manager Julian Ward had the red carpet rolled out for him as he visited the club. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had previously …

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