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Richie Towell Signs For Class Of 92-Owned Salford FC

Richie Towell has signed for Salford City, the club owned by several members of Manchester United’s legendary Class of 92.  The club, which is owned by David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Phil Neville, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Peter Lym, announced that the 27-year-old Irish midfielder will join up with Graham Alexander’s side ahead of next season. On loan from …

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Lucas Moura Heroics Send Spurs Into Champions Final

Lucas Moura bagged a hattrick to give his Tottenham Hotspur side an incredible win over Ajax to earn their spot in the Champions League final. After Mauricio Pochettino’s side were all-but-nullified in the opening matchup against Ajax in London, there was, of course, the sense that something major would need to change if Spurs were going to proceed into their …

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Messi Brace Helps Barca Ease Past Liverpool In Semi-Final Clash

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona were just too much for Liverpool in today’s Champions League semi-final as they left with a dominant 3-0 victory. You could really get a sense of the stakes on offer here as Barcelona met Liverpool in today’s Champions League semi-final and it showed in the exhilarating early exchanges. An electric opening half hour was highlighted by moments …

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Watch: Lionel Messi Stuns Liverpool With Glorious Free-Kick

Lionel Messi proved himself to be from another planet once again with an astonishingly accurate free-kick to put the final nail in Liverpool’s coffin in the Camp Nou tonight. As the game went on, the difference in offensive quality became more and more apparent and once Luis Suarez opening the scoring half an hour in, the Catalan giants began their …

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Iker Casillas Hospitalised After Suspected Heart Attack

Iker Casillas, the legendary Porto and former Real Madrid goalkeeper has been rushed to a Portugal hospital after suffering a suspected heart-attack. According to reports, Casillas has been transported to Hospital CUF in Porto and is in a stable condition. The famed shot-stopper suffered the supposed heart-attack on at Porto’s training ground and was taken urgently to hospital where he …

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Van Dijk & Sterling Take Home Top Honours At PFA Awards

Virgil Van Dijk and Raheem Sterling were the two players to come away with the top individual honours at today’s PFA Awards. Today marked the celebration of The PFA Awards, a ceremony designed to honour the finest players to have taken part in the ongoing season. Ahead of the show, there was a lot of discussion over the identities of …

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FAI Fined €10,000 By UEFA For Tennis Ball Protest

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The FAI have been slapped with a €10,000 fine by UEFA following a protest by fans during their Euro 2020 Qualifier against Georgia last month. Ireland fans threw tennis balls onto the pitch during the first half of the game in a protest against John Delaney’s appointment as Executive Vice-President of the association. The game was briefly halted before the …

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Barcelona Edge Out United In Old Trafford Ahead Of Nou Camp Decider

Old Trafford played host to the Champions League quarter-final clash between Manchester United and Barcelona this evening. At first, it was all Barcelona as the Catalan giants controlled close to 90% of the possession in the opening sections. Disaster struck early on for Solskjaer’s men as a Luke Shaw own-goal saw them fall behind in the first twelve minutes. Manchester …

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Sean Cox To Attend Charity Legends Game In His Honour

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Liverpool supporter, Sean Cox, will leave his hospital surroundings for the first time since his attack, to attend a charity football match arranged in his honour.  This Friday, April 12, a team of Republic of Ireland legends will face a team of Liverpool legends in the Aviva Stadium to raise money for the Sean Cox Rehabilitation Fund. Mr Cox was …

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Ten Absent Players Capable Of Injecting Quality Into Ireland’s Setup

Ireland recorded six points out of six in their Euro 2020 Qualifying Campaign as Mick McCarthy returned to the helm as Irish boss. For the first time in many years, arguably since McCarthy’s last tenure, Ireland deployed a structured system that offered the perfect balance of a high pressed, energetic defence and a purposeful and more imaginative attack. Among those …

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Breaking: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Confirmed As Permanent United Boss

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has officially been confirmed as the new Manchester United manager following a statement released by the club this morning. The official Twitter account of Manchester United confirmed the news this morning with a statement from executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. Ole’s at the wheel! We can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as #MUFC manager. — …

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The Winners & Losers Following Ireland’s International Break

Mick McCarthy’s return as Ireland boss has heralded two wins and two clean sheets as Ireland top their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign. In what has been an eventful week on and off the pitch, spirits have been raised with the collection of maximum points and a clear change in approach. As the international break draws to a close, we examine …

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