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Premier League Preview Part Four: Can Rafa Benitez Work His Magic On Newcastle?

In the latest part of our series previewing the 2017/18 Premier League season, we assess the chances of Newcastle United, Southampton, Stoke City and Swansea. Can Rafa Benitez keep Newcastle in the Premier League this season? Can Stoke cope with the loss of Marko Arnautovic? Will Southampton stop selling all their best players to Liverpool? We try to answer these and more. …

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The Ultimate Cork Vs Waterford Hurling Championship Quiz

Cork Waterford

Cork and Waterford face off in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final this Sunday, as the neighbouring counties continue their fierce rivalry. As we look ahead to Croker, so many memories of recent years spring to mind, in epic clashes between the two sides. But how much do you remember? Test your knowledge here… _____ Make sure to check out the …

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Two Manchester United Defenders To Leave On Season-Long Loan Deals

CARSON, CA - JULY 14: Timothy Fosu-Mensah of Manchester United looks on during a Manchester United Open Training Session at UCLA on July 14, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho is to trim his Manchester United squad slightly ahead of the new Premier League season. Departures have been kept to a relative minimum this summer as Mourinho looks to build his squad for the domestic and Champions League campaigns, but defenders Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Timothy Fosu-Mensah have been allowed to leave Old Trafford on loan for the season. …

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Assessing The Promotion Contenders In This Year’s Championship

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 17: Jordan Amavi of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Aston Villa at Craven Cottage on April 17, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Neville Williams/Aston Villa FC via Getty Images)

The Championship returned to our screens this weekend, with proceedings getting underway as Sunderland played out a 1-1 draw with Derby County and Nottingham Forest edged out Millwall 1-0. As most sides return to action today, we take a look at the teams we believe will be competing for a place in the Premier League next season. Aston Villa Buoyed by the recent …

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Jack Grealish Set For Extended Period On Sidelines

Jack Grealish

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been ruled out for at least three months after suffering a nasty injury in pre-season. The 21 year-old had to be admitted to hospital following a collision with Watford’s Tom Cleverly, where he damaged his kidney, in a goalless draw on Saturday. Grealish had been impressive in Villa’s final pre-season encounter against the Hornets, before he …

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Preston Fans Have Already Found A New Hero In Sean Maguire

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It took roughly twenty minutes for new signing Sean Maguire to announce himself to fans of Preston North End. The former Cork City striker, along with left-back Kevin O’Connor, were introduced as half-time substitutes in Preston’s pre-season friendly against Burnley at Deepdale, and he was soon doing what League of Ireland fans hve come to expect of him… Collecting the ball …

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Ireland’s Glenn Whelan Has Completed A Move Away From Stoke City

GLENN WHELAN 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Republic of Ireland's Glenn Whelan

Glenn Whelan enjoyed a very successful nine-year stint at Stoke City after leaving Sheffield Wednesday in 2008. The Irishman racked up almost 300 appearances for the Potters and played a part in both the side’s promotion to the Premier League and their gradual improvement in England’s top division. His time at the Bet365 Stadium has now come to an end …

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