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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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Ashley Cole Joins Former Teammate Lampard At Derby

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Defender Ashley Cole has joined former Chelsea teammate and current Derby boss Frank Lampard at the Championship club until the end of the season. Cole, who won 107 England caps, was a free agent after his recent departure from LA Galaxy, and Lampard is confident the 38-year-old will boost Derby’s promotion drive. “I’m delighted that we’ve been able to secure …

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Leeds Apologise To Derby For Bielsa ‘Spying’ Incident

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Leeds United have apologised to Derby County after manager Marcelo Bielsa admitted sending a spy to the Rams’ training ground ahead of Friday’s match. Leeds extended their lead at the top of the Championship with a 2-0 win over Derby on Friday. Derby released a statement before kick-off saying police had been called to their training complex on Thursday to …

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Pochettino Won’t Let Derby Affect Friendship With Emery

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is not going to let the north London derby clash on Sunday affect his friendship with Arsenal boss Unai Emery. The two old friends will meet for the first time in the Premier League with third-placed Spurs three points better off than the Gunners. Pochettino is especially touched by the memory of Emery, who at …

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Derby Boss Lampard Eyes ‘Special’ Return To Chelsea

Derby boss Frank Lampard is relishing his first return to Chelsea as a manager in the League Cup on Wednesday after dumping Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United out in the previous round. Lampard is considered to be one of Chelsea’s best-ever players after scoring a club-record 211 goals and winning 11 major trophies between 2001 and 2014, including the Champions League …

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Lampard Relishing Clash With Former Manager Mourinho

Frank Lampard is relishing the chance to pit his wits against former manager Jose Mourinho when Manchester United host Derby in the League Cup at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Lampard, who is in his first management job, watched his Derby side climb into the top six of the Championship with a stylish 3-1 home win against Brentford on Saturday. Mourinho’s …

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Lampard Targeting Promotion For Derby In First Season In Charge

Chelsea and England former football player Frank Lampard gestures to the fans on the pitch at half-time during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Swansea at Stamford Bridge in London on February 25, 2017. / AFP / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Frank Lampard is targeting promotion to the Premier League for Derby County in his first season as a manager. Lampard’s first competitive game in charge sees the Rams kick off the new Championship season against Reading at the Madejski Stadium on Friday. After a glittering playing career that included three Premier League titles and the 2011-12 Champions League with Chelsea, …

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Fee Agreed: Ireland’s Cyrus Christie To Leave Derby County For £2m

Dublin , Ireland - 28 March 2017; Cyrus Christie of the Republic of Ireland before the warm-up prior to the International Friendly match between the Republic of Ireland and Iceland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Irish international Cyrus Christie is on the verge of leaving Derby County. The Championship club have agreed a fee of around £2m with Middlesbrough for the right-back, with a medical set to completed in the next few days. Republic of Ireland international @cyruschristie is set to undergo a medical with #Boro. ?⚪️ ➡️ https://t.co/CaIIhhUkSb pic.twitter.com/LnvBHqMlDY — Middlesbrough FC (@Boro) July …

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Ireland’s Cyrus Christie Set To Swap Championship Clubs

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 11/6/2017 Ireland vs Austria Ireland's Cyrus Christie

Ireland international Cyrus Christie looks set to leave Derby County in the coming days. The right-back looks surplus to requirements at Pride Park following the £4.5m acquisition of Liverpool’s Andre Wisdom at the weekend, and as such has been attracting interest from Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday. Indeed, it looks as though the former have won the race for his signature. …

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Liverpool Fans Rejoice As Sadio Mané Strikes Late To Sink Everton

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool (C) and the team bench celebrate as Sadio Mane of Liverpool scores their first goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on December 19, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Everton and Liverpool played out a dire 94 minutes of football this evening in the Premier League at Goodison Park. However, the visitors pushed on in the second half, and Sadio Mané found the net during the eight minutes of additional time to give the the away side all three points. The sharing of the spoils would have done little for the title ambitions of …

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Irish Pundit Eamon Dunphy Does Not Hold Back With Criticism Of Paul Pogba

HULL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Paul Pogba of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Hull City and Manchester United at KCOM Stadium on August 27, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Eamon Dunphy is well known in Ireland for his sometimes controversial views. The former Milwall and Ireland midfielder was discussing the fall-out of the Manchester derby with RTÉ, and was particularly critical of Paul Pogba. The French midfielder joined the Red Devils for a world record fee over the summer, and there is huge pressure on his shoulders to perform. …

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Derby County Reject Third Bid For Ireland International Jeff Hendrick

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Jeff Hendrick of Derby County during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Northampton Town and Derby County at Sixfields Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Northampton, England.(Photo by Marc Atkins/Mark Leech/Getty Images)

Jeff Hendrick’s chances of playing in the Premier League nest season have taken a serious hit. News broke earlier that Burnley were back in for the midfielder, raising their offer to £7m. However, according to the Derby Telegraph, the Rams have flatly rejected the bid. Burnley, having already seen offers of £3m and £5,5m rejected by the Championship club, signalled …

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Burnley Clinch Promotion To The Premier League

PRESTON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 22: Andre Gray of Burnley celebrates with Matthew Lowton after the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Burnley at Deepdale on April 22, 2016 in Preston, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The first of three promotion places from the Championship to the Premier League has been decided as Burnley today became the 19th side to go straight back up having been relegated the previous season. The failure of rivals Middlesbrough and Brighton to win at the weekend meant that Sean Dyche’s side could achieve promotion with a win against Queens Park …

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Opinion: The RFU Need To Host More England Fixtures Outside Of Twickenham

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 10: Chris Robshaw of England walks down the tunnel after the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

So many fans find it a struggle to get to Twickenham to watch their national side play Test and international matches, particularly with the rise and rise in the cost of train tickets each year. Every season England international rugby fixtures are held at Twickenham in greater London at the RFU’s dedicated 82,000-seater stadium. However, for many fans from the rest …

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