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Bankers and Bonkers: Betting Preview For Slovenia v England

Can the Three Lions keep their 100% record in Group E? England head to Ljubljana this evening to face Slovenia, and the visitors are currently six points clear of both Slovenia and Switzerland in their Euro 2016 qualifying group. Top Goalscorers: Slovenia: Milivoje Novakovič – 4 goals Dejan Lazarević, Kevin Kampl and others – 1 goal _ England: Danny Welbeck – 6 …

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VIDEO: Gibraltar vs Germany – A Nail-Filing Encounter

Germany were easy winners over Gibraltar in their European Championships qualifier last night, winning 7-0. One of the lighter moments during this demolition job was when a camera focused in on Germany boss Joachim Low. With his side 4-0 up and cruising just ten minutes into the second period, the 55-year-old thought it as good a time as any to file …

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Swiss Media Claim that Sepp Blatter could do a Farage and Unresign

The report comes less than two weeks after Blatter announced his plan to step down. The support Sepp Blatter has apparently received from African and Asian football federations has made him rethink his decision to resign, according to the Schweiz am Sonntag newspaper. The Swiss paper claimed that the embattled Blatter was honoured by the support given by African and Asian contingents, and had not …

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Reports: Manchester City Will Need To Fork Out £155M For Juventus Prodigy

The words money, ludicrous and football go hand-in-hand in the build-up to most transfer windows these days. Today’s rumours are no different. Paul Pogba will cost Manchester City £155 million over five years, should he leave the Turin club.  The Daily Star are reporting that the combined signing-on fee, transfer fee as well as weekly wages would rise to £155 million, if Pogba transfer to the …

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Rabona and a Thunderous Volley in Last Night’s MLS Action

The action Stateside is trying it’s best to fill the void that European football has left behind. Former Fulham and Tottenham star Clint Dempsey now plies his trade with the Seattle Sounders in America’s MLS, and from the looks of this audacious Rabona, he’s still got it! Dempsey’s skills contributed to a 3-0 romp over FC Dallas, keeping the Sounders top …

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Epic Goals Scored and Pitch Invader in Armenia vs Portugal Encounter

Both sides had their share of spectacular moments in this Euro 2016 qualifier. Marcos Pizzelli of Armenia opened proceedings with a superb free kick in the 14th minute. Portugal equalised through a Ronaldo penalty after Moutinho was brought down, with the end of the first half being heralded by a pitch invader who hilariously left a trail of stewards in his wake. …

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FAI Go Behind Delaney’s Back, Reprint 18,000 Match programmes

Extraordinary news coming out of the Aviva this afternoon.  The FAI have taken the unprecedented step of shredding 18,000 copies of tonight’s match programmes. The decision to shred and reprint the programmes, with the words of John Delaney omitted, was taken after the FAI felt that they simply could not print the embattled CEO’s comments on the ongoing FIFA corruption …

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Video: Real Madrid Teenager Martin Ødegaard in action vs Azerbaijan

The 16 year old wonderkid starred in Norway’s 0-0 draw with Azerbaijan in their Euro 2016 qualifier. Signed by Real Madrid in January, the Norwegian youngster made his sixth appearance for his national side last night. He was signed from Norwegian side Stromsgodset, and Odegaard became Real Madrid’s youngest ever player after making his debut during Madrid’s final day win over Getafe, at just 16 years …

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Falcao Could be Staying in the Premier League After All

Chelsea have declared their intent of signing Falcao, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.com, whom specialise in the transfer market. The Premier League champions are interested in a loan deal for the struggling Colombian striker. DiMarzio.com claims that Falcao is close to joining Chelsea on a straight loan from Monaco, while Chelsea youth prospect Mario Pašalić, a Croatian central midfielder who is currently at Elche on loan from …

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Whelan Header Salvages Point for Drogheda

A superb second half header by Adam Whelan gave Drogheda a share of the points after a stunning Mark Timlin free kick had put the Candystripes ahead just before the break in what was a game of two halves. It was Derry who were by far the better side in the first half, and they could have been two or …

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No Man is an Island, But is Brendan Rodgers Becoming One

The sacking of Brendan Rodgers’ assistant, Colin Pascoe, and first team coach, Mike Marsh, leaves the Liverpool boss looking isolated The term Splendid Isolationism, is used to describe Britain’s foreign policy in the 19th century. Unwilling to enter into alliances and only becoming entangled in European affairs if it was deemed necessary to do so, Britain and its empire remained …

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Seamus Coleman & Robbie Henshaw Sit Down For A Superb Chat

Two great rising stars in Irish sports, Seamus Coleman of Everton and Republic of Ireland national team and Robbie Henshaw of Connacht and Ireland explain why GAA is so bloody great.  Sure of course GAA helped them, it’s great! We’d highly recommend watching the whole video but  for those interested just in some GAA skipped to 3:04 in to the video. …

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Why Does Keiren Westwood Not Start For Ireland?

Ireland take on Scotland tonight in a crucial Euro 2016 qualifier. It is simply a must-win tie for the Irish, and even the smallest mistake could prove costly. Martin O’Neill is likely to select veteran Shay Given between the sticks, despite Keiren Westwood’s impressive form throughout the season. But why is the Sheffield Wednesday shot-stopper not automatically regarded as first choice …

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In-Form Drogheda Host Struggling Candystripes

Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United side look to make it four wins in a row in all competitions as they play host to Peter Hutton’s Derry City on Friday night. Back to back wins in the league against Galway and Limerick and a cup win at home to Cabinteely means that the Boynesiders’ come into this game off the back of …

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Alexis Sanchez With Insane Dribble & Assist For Chile Last Night

There’s no rest for the wickedly good it seems with Alexis Sanchez in action during Chile’s first game of the Copa America.  The Arsenal star didn’t get on the score sheet, but easily could have had a penalty after some insane dribbling and bagged a silky smooth assist too. Here’s that tricky dribble. Was it a penalty? To be fair, it’s …

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