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Ireland’s Alan Judge Linked With Move Back To Championship

Ireland international midfielder Alan Judge has reportedly been linked with a move to Championship side QPR, despite recently signing a two-year contract at Ipswich Town. Judge joined the Tractor Boys on loan from Brentford in January before making the move permanent in April despite Ipswich’s impending relegation to League One. The 30-year old was seen as one of their best …

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Report: Leeds United Linked With Shock Move For Gianluigi Buffon

Championship side Leeds United have reportedly emerged as shock contenders to sign legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon after his departure from PSG this summer. The 41-year old confirmed his exit from the French champions last month opting not to extend his one-year deal by another 12 months. According to a report by Italian publication Corriere della Sera, Buffon is weighing up …

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Roy Keane Leaves Nottingham Forest After Just Five Months

Nottingham Forest have announced the departure of assistant manager Roy Keane after just five months at the Championship club. Keane joined Forest in January as the assistant to Martin O’Neill following the pair’s departure from the Irish national team after a string of disappointing results. Forest, who finished ninth last season, announced Keane’s departure on their website with the former …

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“They’re Cowards, Hypocrites…If You’re A White Irish Man, No One Cares.”

James McClean

“They’re a bunch of cowards the footballing authorities. They’re a bunch of hypocrites.” James McClean has hit out at the English FA, for their lack of action over sectarian abuse the Derryman has received recently and throughout his career. Every year, around November, McClean is targeted by fans on social media and in football grounds over his refusal to wear the …

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Charlton Beat Sunderland At The Death Despite Early Keeper Howler

Charlton Athletic grabbed a 95th-minute winner through defender Patrick Bauer to defeat Sunderland in the League One playoff final at Wembley on Sunday. The Addicks were the underdogs going into the game after failing to beat Sunderland in either league game this season but they scored the winner in the most dramatic of circumstances as Bauer bundled the ball over the line …

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Five Championship Wonderkids Man United Could Sign This Summer

Manchester United’s first piece of business during what’s sure to be a busy summer appears to be the signing of winger Daniel James from Swansea. Numerous reports suggest that United are closing in on a £15 million deal for the Welsh wonderkid who impressed in the Championship this season. The imminent signing of James, as well as United’s links to …

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Irish International Paul McShane Confirms Reading Exit

Irish defender Paul McShane has confirmed his departure from Championship side Reading after four years at the Madjeski Stadium. McShane arrived at Reading from Hull City and was awarded the captaincy following a string of tremendous displays at the heart of the Royals’ defence. The 33-year old has struggled with injuries over the past couple of seasons and made just …

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Norwich City’s Bus Breaks Down Midway Through Promotion Parade

Championship winners Norwich City’s promotion parade hit a snag on Monday as they celebrated their return to the Premier League. Daniel Farke’s side surprised many as they stormed to the Championship title finishing the season on 94 points, five ahead of second-placed Sheffield United and 11 clear of Leeds United in third. Norwich celebrated their fantastic season with an open-top bus …

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Irish Interest Aplenty As Focus Turns To Football League Playoffs

Last weekend represented the final day of the season across the English Football League with the Championship, League One and League Two all wrapping up their 46 game campaigns. In the Championship, Daniel Farke’s N0rwich were confirmed as champions as they beat Aston Villa and will return to the Premier League alongside a Sheffield United side containing a host of …

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The Irish Team Of The Year From Across The English Leagues

Over the past week the Teams of the Year in the Premier League, Championship, League One and League Two were announced, with five Irish players included across four divisions. Middlesbrough’s Darren Randolph was included in goal in the Championship’s best XI, Luton’s James Collins and Sunderland’s Aiden McGeady were in the third tier equivalent while Bury pair Joe Murphy and …

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