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Three Irish-Americans Who Might Catch Martin O’Neill’s Eye As The MLS Gets Underway

BRIDGEVIEW, IL - MARCH 06: Thomas McNamara #15 of the New York City FC celebrates a first half goal against the Chicago Fire with Ronald Matarrita #22 and Tony Taylor #99 at Toyota Park on March 6, 2016 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The New York City FC defeated the Fire 4-3. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The MLS season kicked off over the weekend minus Ireland and LA Galaxy legend Robbie Keane. Kevin Doyle and Chris McCann were flying the flag for Ireland following Keane’s hugely prolific spell in America. Aside from Ireland-born players in the league, there are some Irish-Americans who may hope to force their way into Martin O’Neill’s plans. Although there are a …

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Celtic Contemplating Setting Up Franchise Clubs In USA & Asia

Celtic Football Club courts a massive worldwide following due to its rich history and present day domestic success.  To expand this global appeal, the BBC report that Celtic are looking at the possibility of setting up franchise clubs in both America and Asia. Contact has already apparently been made with authorities of the North American Soccer League, who oversee second tier football in America …

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Throwback Thursday: Brad Friedel’s Greatest Saves

We’re not often a sentimental bunch at Pundit Arena but on the day Brad Friedel announces he will retire at the end of this season, we thought it only fitting to reflect on the career of one of the Premier League’s all-time greats. Friedel, who will be 44 in four days’ time, has not had the most glittering career in …

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MLS Roundup – Week 4: Conferences Starting To Take Shape

Week Four of the 2015 MLS season saw both Conferences beginning to take shape, with the New York Red Bulls and FC Dallas now atop their respective leagues. DC United 1-0 LA Galaxy The Galaxy found life difficult without star striker Robbie Keane (who was on international duty), but it did take a moment of brilliance from Nick DeLeon to defeat the Galaxy, setting …

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