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Cathal O’Hanlon On The Dark Side Of The Football Dream

In association with  As part of our search for the Vodafone X Irish University Sports Journalist Of The Year, Thomas Stafford interviewed UCC goalkeeper Cathal O’Hanlon about the negative side of professional football in England. Thomas Stafford, along with three other finalists, is vying to be crowned ‘Vodafone X Irish University Sports Journalist Of The Year’. The final stage of the competition …

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Arsenal Set To Do Battle With Premier League Rivals For English Wonderkid [Report]

Arsenal, Liverpool, Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur are all reportedly set to do battle for the signature of Charlton Athletic wonder kid Ademola Lookman. According to the Mirror, the 18-year-old has become one of the most sought after young English talents this summer following a standout season with the Addicks last term. Contributing five goals in 24 appearances in the Championship, the …

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Two Pivotal Football Games Interrupted by Fan Protests

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Aston Villa supporters are seen in protests on the stand prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Newcastle United at Villa Park on May 7, 2016 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

It has been a season marked by the incredible. If Leicester’s title win wasn’t enough, the appearance of Andrea Bocelli prior to their final home game should satisfy those with a passion for the peculiar. Another theme that has marked this season is fan protest. The reasons for the protest have been varied. In October, Bayern Munich fans boycotted the …

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So, Who The Hell Is Liverpool New Boy, Joe Gomez?

The Ex-Charlton man will now be wearing the ref of Liverpool after his £3.5m move to Anfield. But don’t pretend you knew who he was. So, is he any good?  What position does he play?  Gomez has been used as a right-back for Charlton at times though it’s widely agreed his future probably lies at centre-back.In this way, he’s akin to …

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Video: Birmingham Skipper Takes An Almighty Tumble

Despite Paul Caddis’ hilarious tumble, which can be viewed below, Birmingham City managed to keep a clean sheet and beat Charlton Athletic 1-0 on Saturday.  The incident happened as Caddis back-pedalled in order to take up position for a pass across the back. Luckily his defensive partner had already decided better of playing the ball to the Blues skipper, before …

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Video: Charlton U-18 Keeper Scores From Inside His Own Box

A wonder goal was scored this weekend in a Charlton youth match, when the east London club’s goalkeeper Dimitar Mitov pulled off a Paul Robinson-like strike from inside his own half. We think Mitov may not have meant it, but you can decide for yourself… Charlton went on to win the game against Coventry City 2-1, proving that it’s always worth …

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Malcolm Allison And The Revolution Of English Football

Malcolm Allison revolutionised football in the way he approached new training methods, not only in his playing days but also as a manager, Conor Heffernan takes a look back at the changes Allison made to the game. Playboy, character or revolutionary? Rarely are such terms used to describe the same person but that is what made Malcolm Alexander Allison such an …

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Premier League Heroes: Paolo Di Canio

This week Sarah Fitzpatrick looks back on the career of controversial Italian forward Paolo di Canio. Paolo Di Canio was one of those players who seemed to always be mentioned in the headlines after football games and it could either be for his crazy antics or for moments of complete genius. From pushing over a referee to stopping play due …

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English Football League: The Championship New Boys

As the Championship season enters the back end of September, Stuart Connolly gives his insight into how some of the new players in the league are faring so far.  The Sky Bet Championship season may only be six games old but it’s fair to say that some new players have taken life in this division in their stride, while others …

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Sky Bet Championship: Full Of Surprises

The 2014 Sky Bet Championship may be just three fixtures old, but already it has thrown up countless surprises. Stuart Connolly is here to tell us why we love this competitive division. The Sky Bet Championship, to many, is thought of as one of the most competitive divisions in the football world. That could be down to how much promotion …

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