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Shane Duffy Moves To Blackburn Rovers

Sky Sports have reported that 22-year-old Irish international Shane Duffy has signed for Blackburn Rovers after leaving Everton. The deal will run for three years.  Duffy joined the Liverpool club in 2009 as a youth but is now looking to take a step down in level to get some proper game time. He played all of last season on loan at …

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Manchester United Midfielder Close To Leicester Loan Move

Manchester United youngster Nick Powell looks to be set for a loan move to Leicester City before the deadline at 11pm tonight, according to the Mirror. After impressing at Crewe Alexandra, Powell joined the Old Trafford club with a lot of promise back 2012  but it now looks as though he will have to prove himself elsewhere once again to …

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Arsenal Struggling To Land Striker

It looks bleak for Arsenal as manager Arsene Wenger repeatedly misses out on striker targets, and there appears to be little prospect of a deal being concluded by tonight’s deadline. It’s been a bad day for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, with the surprising news just breaking that Manchester United have prevailed in the battle to land Monaco striker Radamel Falcao …

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Liverpool – Red Cafu Close To New Deal

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is set to reward Jon Flanagan with a new deal at Anfield. Jon Flanagan, known affectionately as ‘Flani Alves’ by the Liverpool faithful, broke into the Liverpool starting line up last season and is set to be rewarded with a long term contract to keep him at Anfield, according to The Mirror. The right back, who …

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Tottenham Close To Deal For Jay Rodriguez

Tottenham are reportedly willing to spend up to £14 million on Jay Rodriguez with Andros Townsend going the other way as part of the deal, according to The Independent. The North London club look to be bolstering their attacking options for the rest of 2014/15 with Jay Rodriquez looking set to swap the south coast for the North of London. Although …

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Manchester United To Sign Falcao As Van Persie Faces Surgery

Manchester United were set to make a dramatic deadline day signing with a €65 million fee agreed to sign Radamael Falcao in a  4-year deal according to Spanish newspaper AS. However it is now believed that Falcao will join in a loan deal worth £20 million. The possible arrival of Falcao at Old Trafford is surprising due to United possessing …

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Falcao On His Way To Manchester United

According to Sky Sports, a season-long loan deal has been agreed by Manchester United for Radamel Falcao. The Colombian now looks set to make a move away from Ligue 1 side, Monaco to play in the Premier League. This signing is set to grab all the attention today in a stunning turnaround. United are coming in at the last moment to steal …

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Manchester United Back In For Midfielder

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Manchester United have not given up hope of signing Juventus man Arturo Vidal and have made a bid of £39.5m for the Chilean midfielder according to Italian newspaper Tuttosport. Vidal has been linked with a  move to Manchester all summer and would be an all-action type of midfielder that would complement the pace and running ability of new signing Angel …

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Liverpool in Talks To Sign Ex-Barcelona Man, Departures Imminent

According to the Daily Mail, Liverpool are in talks to sign former Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes on a free transfer as the former Barcelona keeper is now a free agent. The 32-year-old Catalan suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury in March and is not expected to be fit until December. The former Barcelona man would offer Liverpool a vast amount of experience having …

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Arsenal & Manchester City Battle For £55m Striker

According to the Guardian Arsenal & Manchester City have been offered Radamel Falcao for £55 million. Falcao was left out of Monaco’s side that drew 1-1 with Lille at the weekend. Arsenal are looking to sign a striker after French frontman Oliver Giroud suffered a broken tibia that is likely to keep him out of action until the New Year. Arsenal …

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Radamel Falcao – Why Real Madrid Need Another Striker

It’s a massive 24 hours for Radamel Falcao, with a number of Europe’s heavyweights, Real Madrid included, fighting for his signature. Liam Cairns argues that Real Madrid need the Colombian to complete their team of Galacticos. With Radamel Falcao prematurely announcing his arrival at the Bernabeú on Saturday, then removing his tweet and claiming his Twitter account was hacked, no …

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Sky Bet Championship – Matchday 5 Review

Matchday Five in the Sky Bet Championship is over and a few teams are standing out with some great early showings, while others are standing out for the wrong reasons with some second-rate performances. With this round of fixtures over the Championship is taking a two week break due to the International Break which is accommodating friendlies and European Championship …

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Another Lacklustre Arsenal Performance – What Went Wrong?

The start of this season has been a tough one for Arsenal fans. The excitement of signing Alexis Sanchez has quickly been replaced by the usual frustration in the direction of Arsene Wenger’s transfer dealings. After five below par performances, Jack Cairns takes a look at what went wrong at the King Power stadium. Yaya Sanogo.  Without being overly harsh, …

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League of Ireland – First Division Roundup

With only five games left in this season’s League of Ireland First Division, things are hotting up as Longford and Shelbourne battle it out to be crowned champions and avoid the playoffs, while Galway FC and Wexford Youths battle it out for the final playoff spot and  the chance of promotion to the Premier Division.  The tie of the weekend …

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PA Explains: Third Party Ownership In Football & Doyen Sports

Alex Kirwan discusses the controversial issue of third-party ownership in football, and in particular the actions of Doyen Sports. Marcos Rojo and Carlos Tevez – what do they have in common?  Both hail from Argentina and both are or were Manchester United players. However, they also have something in common that is seldom an issue in English football or, if …

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Signing Of Daley Blind Could See Manchester United Change System

Manchester United have been active in the transfer market, recently adding Daley Blind to their ranks. But will the investment be enough for United to secure Champions League football for next season and how will Louis Van Gaal set up his United side with the arrival of new high profile signings? Manchester United’s potential strongest XI in the 3-5-2 system that Louis Van …

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Brian Lenihan Signs For Hull City

Cork City have officially announced that Brian Lenihan has signed for Premier League side Hull City. Lenihan joins the likes of David Meyler, Paul McShane and Robbie Brady who make up a sizeable Irish contingent at Hull even with the recent loss of Shane Long to Southampton. Lenihan has been in exceptional form all season for the Rebel Army and …

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