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Man City Announce Death Of Guardiola’s Mother From COVID-19

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Manchester City have announced the sad passing of Dolors Sala Carrió, the mother of manager Pep Guardiola, as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The 82-year-old was residing in Barcelona where the family are from. In a short statement, the club expressed their deepest sympathies for Guardiola and her family. “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death …

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Mourinho: Stop Thinking Troy Parrott Is The Second Harry Kane

Troy Parrott

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has urged his side’s fans to stop thinking Troy Parrott is “the second Harry Kane” following their FA Cup exit at the hands of Norwich City on Wednesday.  The 18-year-old Republic of Ireland star got 30 minutes under his belt during the 1-1 draw but missed a penalty attempt in the subsequent shootout as a score …

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TV Details Ahead Of Jam-Packed Weekend In The Allianz Leagues

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With Storm Dennis behind us, the Allianz Leagues are expected to run smoothly this weekend with plenty of mouth-watering action to look forward to.  As usual, five Allianz League games will be broadcast on TV beginning with the meeting of Dublin and Wexford in Group B of the Hurling League in Croke Park. The teams currently sit on level points …

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Barcelona Hijack Move For Man United Target Bruno Fernandes

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Barcelona are reportedly in talks over a deal to sign Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon.  United are currently in the midst of a high profile battle to sign the 25-year-old midfielder but despite reports claiming that Fernandes is open to the move to Manchester, talks have stalled due to a disagreement over a fee. The Premier League …

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Month-By-Month Guide To The 2020 Irish Sporting Calendar

2020 calendar

With the Summer Olympics, Euro Championships and the Ryder Cup, 2020 will be an incredible year for sport. To ensure you don’t miss a second of the action, we’ve compiled all the key dates into one essential guide. _____ January 2020 4th: All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship semi-finals 5th: All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship semi-finals 19th: All-Ireland Senior Club Football …

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A Look At Why Football & Feature Films Have Historically Failed To Mix

This month, Disney will finally start principal photography on their first big budget football film. The project is a remake of, what we believe to be, the greatest ever football film, Next Goal Wins, a documentary released in 2014 that followed the American Samoa international team (harshly known as the worst team in the world after losing 0-31 to Australia) …

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Mauricio Pochettino: Troy Parrott “Needs Time” To Progress

Troy Parrott

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has urged fans to give Troy Parrott time to progress, maintaining that keeping him in the spotlight will not do him any favours.  The Republic of Ireland underage star was in sparkling form for Stephen Kenny’s U21 side in their 3-1 victory over Sweden earlier this week. The 17-year-old scored two goals, including one audacious effort, …

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Mike Quirke To Take Over As Laois Senior Football Manager

The former Kerry footballer Mike Quirke is reportedly being lined up to take the reins as Laois senior football manager.  Quirke, who will leave his current role as the manager of Kerins O’Rahillys as a result, has tasted All-Ireland glory on four different occasions during his playing career – which lasted between the years 2003 and 2011. According to reports …

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Gardai Search Limerick Sports Ground Amid Match Fixing Allegations

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Gardai have confirmed that a search was carried out on Tuesday at a sports ground in Limerick as part of an investigation into match-fixing. In a tweet posted to the Garda Info account, it was confirmed that members of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) conducted the search at the unnamed venue in the county with local Gardaí also assisting. …

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Rising Irish Star Lee O’Connor Completes Move To Celtic

Manchester United academy standout Lee O’Connor has completed his move to Scottish Premiership champions Celtic. O’Connor has signed a four year deal at the Hoops, leaving United after failing to make a first team appearance for the club but impressing at numerous underage levels at Old Trafford. Called up by the former Ireland manager Martin O’Neill during his side’s Nations …

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Wes Hoolahan Agrees Deal With Austalia’s Newcastle Jets

Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan has reportedly agreed terms on a one-year deal that will see him join A-League outfit, Newcastle Jets.  According to reports, the 37-year-old has flown to Australia to finalise a deal that will see him turn down a move to League Two’s Cambridge United – who he has been training with during the pre-season since his release from …

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Diarmuid Connolly Returns To Training With Dublin Senior Footballers

Diarmuid Connolly has returned to train with the other members of the Dublin Senior Footballing panel – according to manager, Jim Gavin. Dublin’s push for five All Ireland titles in a row could well have just received a massive boost after Gavin revealed that Connolly has joined up with the squad ahead of their Super 8s showdown against Roscommon on …

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Bohs Host Shelbourne In Pick Of Ties In FAI Cup First Round Draw

FAI Cup draw

The FAI Cup first round draw took place this evening with Bohemians set to host Shelbourne at Dalymount Park.  Meanwhile, Dundalk will begin their title defence with a trip to St Colman’s Park to take on Cobh Ramblers while last year’s finalists, Cork City, have been drawn to face Cabinteely. Finn Harps must travel to face Shamrock Rovers while St …

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