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Everton Boss: ‘You Need To Be Perfect’

Everton were beaten 3-2 at the weekend by Crystal Palace in a game they would have expected to win if they have real ambitions of chasing their top four dream yet again this term. Quoted by RTÉ Sport following the Palace game, Everton boss Roberto Martinez was frank in his conclusions. “I think today just shows this league is ruthless – it …

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Former Liverpool Stalwart Hits Out At Rodgers

Former Liverpool player Daniel Agger has said he felt under appreciated by Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool while West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has some advice for the Reds Boss. Former Liverpool player Daniel Agger has hit out at Brendan Rodgers claiming the Northern Irishman didn’t appreciate his contribution. The defender who was a Liverpool stalwart, spending eight seasons at Anfield, signed …

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Rooney Has Say On Manchester United’s Disatrous Defeat

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney and Sky Sports pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Redknapp all aired their views following the club’s disastrous 5-3 defeat to Leicester City. Louis Van Gaal’s side had led 3-1 midway through the second half but their limitations in defence were exposed by Niger Pearson’s side in the final quarter of the game. Wayne Rooney spoke to Sky …

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Future In The Balance For Manchester City Star

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Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has revealed that he has not yet been contacted about a contract extension with players such as Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Vincent Kompany all signing recent new deals with the club. Hart commented on his future ahead of City’s clash with Chelsea, and was quoted in the Daily Mail as saying: ‘Anything about a …

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Arsenal Star: I Have Nothing To Prove

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has hit back at his critics claiming that he has nothing to prove and believes he is being singled out for poor performances. The Germany international did manage to get back to somewhere near his best form against Aston Villa, scoring one and providing an assist for new signing Danny Welbeck. The 25 year-old is quoted …

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Arsenal Close To Deal For Madrid Midfielder

Sami Khedira could become an Arsenal player come January according to reports online. Reports state that a deal has been agreed between the two parties ‘in principal’ and is subject to Khedira recovering well from knee surgery. The media outlet, CaughtOffside.com, also report that Arsenal have met the price-tag of £11 million to buy the German international. Khedira’s current deal will expire …

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Deadly Drogheda Sink Sorry Sligo

Sligo Rovers fans heading to the Showgrounds this Saturday night would have been forgiven for thinking that the club’s fortunes would change with ex player and Sligto native Gavin Dykes in charge but sadly it wasn’t to be the case as they were put to the sword by a Drogheda team who were thumped five nil last Monday night by …

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Manchester United Boss Hints He May Make Move For Superstar

There have been new developments on a possible Cristiano Ronaldo move back to Manchester United with boss Louis van Gaal claiming to be interested, meanwhile it appears Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has ruled himself out of the running. The story of a possible Cristiano Ronaldo return back to Old Trafford shows no signs of abating with the British press starting to write …

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Kelly Hopes For First Three Points Against Longford Town

Sligo Rovers’ U-19s manager Ciaran Kelly is hoping his youngsters can register their first win in this season’s U-19 league as they take on Longford Town. Last time out Sligo were outclassed and well beaten by a strong Dundalk side at Oriel Park. Speaking exclusively to Pundit Arena this week Sligo’s U-19s manager Ciaran Kelly said, “This week has being …

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Mallards Hope To Get Back To Winning Ways Against Portadown

Ballinamallard head into this Saturday’s game against Portadown looking for three points after a disappointing defeat to Institute last time out. Mallards’ manager Whitey Anderson has decisions to make ahead of the game when it comes to what formation to use and whether or not to stick to the midfield diamond he’s being using the last couple of weeks. Ballinamallard …

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EA Sports Cup Final Preview – Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers

It’s finally here, the eagerley anticipaticed EA Sports Cup Final between two League of Ireland heavyweights is just around the corner. Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will take on each other in Oriel park at 5:45pm this Saturday evening and the town is buzzing for it. Dundalk are looking for the first major trophy since the 2001/02 FAI Cup. Dundalk have …

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Sligo Rovers Vs Drogheda: Dykes Hoping For Winning Start

Sligo Rovers start a new chapter in their history this Saturday night when Drogheda United visit the Showgrounds as local hero Gavin Dykes takes charge of the Bit O’ Red for the rest of the season. Sligo come into the game after beating Bohemians 3-2 almost two weeks ago. Dykes has a depleted squad to pick from with Alan Keane, John …

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Chelsea News: Bright Blue Future For Costa

Paul Brennan argues that if Chelsea star Diego Costa can continue the scintillating form he has already shown this season he has a bright future ahead of him at Stamford Bridge. After failing to aid Spain in making it past the group stages and in turn fail to retain their status as World Cup holders this summer, many football fans began …

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Has He Blown The Final Whistle Yet? Jackie’s Army – Euro ‘88

This week, as Conor Heffernan continues his series on the history of football in Ireland it’s time to take a look back at Euro ’88 and the Republic of Ireland’s first ever taste of tournament football, under manager Jack Charlton.  Republic of Ireland fans have had to content themselves over the last few weeks with reading of Northern Ireland’s great achievements …

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Dublin Selected As Host City For Euro 2020

The Aviva Stadium, Dublin has today been accepted as one of the hosts for Euro 2020. It is a historic day for Irish football and Irish sport in general as Ireland is set to host its first ever major football tournament, alongside twelve other European cities.  Dublin will host four matches altogether, including three group games as well as a last 16 …

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West Ham Boss Sam Allardyce Hits Out At Liverpool

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce has raised the temperature in advance of Liverpool’s visit to Upton Park on Saturday, taking aim at Steven Gerrard and  the FA in a pre-match rant.  To add a bit of spice to his side’s Premier League clash with Liverpool on Saturday West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has hit out at Stephen Gerrard who had …

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Jack Harper – Fighting The Galactico Trend At Real Madrid

Liam Cairns discusses Jack Harper, the young Real Madrid player that could be set to reignite Scottish football. When looking at the current Real Madrid squad, it instantly strikes fear into opponents. Forever possessing the ‘Galactico’ tag, Madrid strive to entertain both on and off the pitch and will always replenish the squad with the next best commodity on the world’s footballing stage; …

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