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Watch: Upcoming BT Sport Documentary ‘No Hunger In Paradise’ Looks To Be A Great Watch

BT Sport will air a documentary on English football culture which, judging by the preview snippets released, will be nothing less than fascinating.  For years, players, managers, pundits and fans alike have discussed, argued and ran around in circles in attempts to put their finger on why the national team underachieves so often. In truth, there is a plethora of …

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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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One Of Europe’s Most Prolific Strikers Offered To Chelsea For £70 Million

BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 27: Sokratis of Dortmund and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Dortmund celebrates after winning the DFB Cup final match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund at Olympiastadion on May 27, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been offered to Premier League champions Chelsea for £70 million, according to Sky Sports. The Gabon international is reportedly a target for AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain. However, Chelsea could hijack any move if they meet Dortmund’s asking price. Antonio Conte is keen to bolster his attack ahead of the new season. He has already …

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Reports Suggest Christian Benteke Is A Target For Chelsea

HULL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Christian Benteke of Crystal Palace 917) celebrates with team mate as he scores their first and equalising goal from a penalty during the Premier League match between Hull City and Crystal Palace at KCOM Stadium on December 10, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Christian Benteke has emerged as a surprise transfer target for champions Chelsea, according to reports in The Telegraph. With number one target Romelu Lukaku set to sign for Manchester United this weekend, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is now looking at alternative options. Multiple stories broke in the past few days claiming the Italian is frustrated with the failure to secure …

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Nigel Owens Strongly In Favour Of The Proposed Football Sin Bin

Top rugby referee, Nigel Owens has given his opinion on the prospect of the sin-bin being introduced to football.  Owens, widely regarded as the leading referee in the world of rugby union, has backed the idea of introducing sin-bins into football, or “temporary dismissals” as the Football Association are dubbing them. The FA have announced that they will trial the …

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Neymar Linked With A Staggering £173m Move To Manchester United [Report]

Manchester United are intent on making a big name summer signing to continue their progress under Jose Mourinho with a host of star names continuing to be linked to the club. Spanish newspaper Sport report Barcelona star Neymar is the latest target, claiming the Brazilian’s agent has met with Manchester United officials who are willing to offer the player £415,000-a-week and trigger his …

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The League Of Ireland’s Greatest Graduates: Paul McGrath

In part one of a series celebrating Irish football’s most successful League of Ireland graduates, we take an in-depth look at the role the LOI had to play in the early years of Republic of Ireland legend Paul McGrath’s career. From George Best and Bobby Charlton to John Giles, from Dixie Dean and Jimmy Johnson to Damien Duff, many of …

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Adam Lallana Issues Rallying Cry Ahead Of Massive Arsenal Clash

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 27: Adam Lallana of Liverpool gives a thumbs up as he is substituted during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on December 27, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Adam Lallana has called on his struggling Liverpool teammates to ‘man up’ as Arsenal come to town on Saturday evening in what will be a crucial encounter and will go a long way in deciding if this season will be considered a success for Jurgen Klopp’s men. Champions League qualification is a must for Liverpool this season as Klopp continues his …

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Five Marquee Signings That Could Light Up The League Of Ireland

PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 12: David Forde of Portsmouth celebrates his teams third goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Portsmouth and Mansfield Town at Fratton Park on November 12, 2016 in Portsmouth, England. (Photo by Harry Murphy/Getty Images)

The League of Ireland close-season has seen some impressive signings recently. With players like Conor Clifford and Paddy McCourt entering the league this season, some other potential recruitments could light up the Premier Division.  One of the major stumbling blocks for League of Ireland clubs in the past have been down to wage demands but signings of Damien Duff’s ilk …

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Tributes Pour In After Irish Ex-Footballer Paul McCarthy Passes Away Aged Just 45

10 Mar 2001: Roy Essandoh and Paul McCarthy of Wycombe celebrate after beating Leicester City in the quarter final of the FA Cup after the Leicester City v Wycombe Wanderers match in the FA Cup Sixth Round at Filbert Street, Leicester. Digital Image. Mandatory Credit: Ross Kinnaird/ALLSPORT

Former Brighton, Wycombe Wanderers and Oxford United defender Paul McCarthy has died of a suspected heart attack, aged just 45 years old, according to Talksport. Cork-born McCarthy, who played at youth level with Roy Keane, was a former Republic of Ireland Under-21 international and played over 400 league games in the lower divisions of English football. He started his career …

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Tweets: The Extremely Mixed Reaction To Jamie Carragher’s Commentary

BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 18: (L-R) Sky Sports commentators Jamie Redknapp, Thierry Henry and Jamie Carragher talk prior to the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou on March 18, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Having moved on from playing football to analysing it for Sky Sports, among other outlets, Jamie Carragher made what has these days become a natural transition from the studio to the commentary box for Burnley versus Chelsea.  In an electrifying game, which saw Chelsea’s Pedro score inside seven minutes before Robbie Brady netted a delightful free-kick to ensure the game ended …

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