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Quiz: Name Every English Team To Compete In The European Cup

How well do you know your English clubs in Europe? The English top division first entered a team into the European Cup in the 1956-57 season and since then they’ve been one of the most successful nations winning the competition on 13 occasions. We’re looking for you to name every English club who have competed in both the European Cup …

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Linfield V Celtic: A Match 50 Years In The Making

Someone at UEFA appeared to be having a laugh when they pulled the club set up for Catholic immigrants out of the hat to be the opponents of a historically Protestant club at Windsor Park. In Belfast. On July 12. The PSNI intervened to prevent that potential catastrophe from happening, so instead Linfield will host Celtic Friday in the Northern …

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EXCLUSIVE – International Referee Romain Poite: ‘I Don’t Read Social Media Comments’

World-renowned referee Romain Poite has officiated in every major tournament in the world and been involved in of the sport’s biggest games.  In an exclusive interview, Pundit Arena’s Paul Wassell caught up with him to talk about the changing nature of the job, what he loves about refereeing and how relationships between referees and fans, players and coaches are all …

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Opinion: Why Stuart Lancaster and Toulon Might Just Work

Since Stuart Lancaster’s resignation from his England post back in October, the former head coach has taken an awful lot of flak amongst the media and particularly amongst supporters, some of it just but a lot of it not. With news of his potential linking up with former European Champions Cup winners Toulon, we look at why Lancaster might just …

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European Champions Cup: Saracens Are The New Munster

READING, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: Billy Vunipola (C) of Saracens, celebrates after his team are award a penalty try during the European Rugby Champions Cup semi final match between Saracens and Wasps at Madejski Stadium on April 23, 2016 in Reading, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

In Saturday’s European Champions Cup semi-final, Wasps played with reckless abandon at times and lit up the Madejski Stadium with some wonderful running rugby. However, it was Saracens’ ruthless efficiency and tactical awareness that won the game for them, not unlike the famous cup-winning Munster teams of old. Wasps’ potency is found within their back division: the sharp delivery of …

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Why Warren Gatland Is Wales’ Greatest Coach Ever

during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland.

While Wales will always be remembered for the gloriously talented teams of the 1960s and ’70s, Gatland has brought a consistency and a confidence to his team that was missing for so long. As an Englishman, I can pay no greater compliment to Gatland’s men than England’s fixture next Saturday fills me with both dread and trepidation, despite the fact …

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European Cup Pool Preview – Leinster

The European Cup returns to our screens this weekend, and here is a preview of the Irish’s provinces chances. First up it’s Leinster. Overview: Boasting a squad containing 16 of Ireland’s 31 man Rugby World Cup squad, you’d be forgiven for thinking Leinster would be a cut above the rest at club level in the Northern Hemisphere. Yet, it’s been …

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What The European Rugby Champions Cup Draw Means For Irish Provinces

Following today’s draw we examine the Irish teams chances in next season’s European Rugby Champions Cup Last weekends Top 14 final between Stade Francais and Clermont signalled the end of Europe’s domestic rugby season. However we only had to wait three days before we could start looking forward to the 2015/16 season. With the Tbilisi Cup ongoing, and the World Cup warm up …

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Roberto Carlos’ Greatest Champions League XI Is Incredible

Here we give you Roberto Carlos’ Champions League dream team. And what a team it is. Carlos’ marauding runs, incredible defensive ability and devastating free-kick technique made him one of the world’s most renowned left-backs during his playing career. He also won quite an array of trophies. Aside from four La Liga triumphs with Real Madrid, he also won three Champions League titles in 1998, …

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Video: Rooney Signing & 9 Other Moments That Made Man Utd

Manchester United is a club which has not only come to forefront of the footballing world during its lengthy history but it’s now so globally recognisable that it is probably the most well-known sports club the world over.  With such a rich and illustrious history to reflect on, the good folks at Football Daily have put together this great collection of the the ‘Top …

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