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Match Of The Day Pundits Full Of Praise For Aaron Connolly’s Performance Against Spurs

Aaron Connolly

Aaron Connolly received praise from the Match of the Day pundits for his performance on Saturday afternoon. The 19-year-old forward from Galway scored twice in Brighton and Hove Albion’s 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. Connolly, on his first start in the Premier League, became the first Irish teenager since Robbie Keane in 1999 to score a brace in the English …

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Gary Lineker Trolls Kevin Kilbane Over Declan Rice Controversy

Kevin Kilbane’s reaction to the news that Declan Rice wants time to consider his international allegiance was filled with pride and passion for the Republic of Ireland.  “I’d rather be ranked 150th in the world and never qualify again than have someone who has played, but needs time to THINK whether they should play for us again,” Kilbane tweeted. Well done …

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Exclusive: Gary Lineker On England’s European Resurgence, And His Pick For Champions League Winner

We recently caught up with BT Sport presenter Gary Lineker to run the rule over this year’s Champions League contenders. With Premier League sides enjoying something of a renaissance in the competition this year, it felt only right to begin there and ask Gary, who has presented BT Sport’s Champions League coverage since 2015, firstly if he believed all five …

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The World Of Football Reacts To Brexit

Britain has, in case you’ve been living under a rock for the last day, voted to leave the European Union. The result comes as a massive shock, not least given bookmakers were offering odds of 1/10 that Britain would vote Remain early yesterday, and Nigel Farage, the outspoken supporter of a Leave vote, even conceded defeat when polls closed on …

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Leicester’s Jamie Vardy Charged With Improper Conduct By FA

*** during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and West Ham United at The King Power Stadium on April 17, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

The fallout from Jamie Vardy’s red card controversy continues today as the FA has confirmed that the England striker has been charged with improper conduct. The move to charge Vardy comes in relation to angry comments directed by Vardy towards referee Jon Moss just before the hour mark in Leicester’s 2-2 draw at home to West Ham on Sunday. The incident …

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Liverpool’s Gerrard & The Top 5 Ruthless Career Endings

Inspired by Steven Gerrard’s recent poor form for Liverpool, David Sheehan focuses on some of the ruthless football career endings which have occurred over the years.  “Everything ends badly, otherwise, it would never end”  – Tom Cruise as Brian Flanagan in the film Cocktail. Rubbernecking. We’ve all done it. Straining your neck muscles to view the aftermath of a fender bender. Filled …

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Lineker: Manchester United Captain Is Not An All Time Great

With Wayne Rooney’s best years supposedly behind him former Three Lions legend Gary Lineker has cast judgement on the Manchester United man’s career. Former England striker and BBC TV personality Gary Lineker has been speaking to Talk Sport on Wayne Rooney’s footballing career. Rooney broke into the Everton team at just 16 years of age back in 2002 and announced his …

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Gary Lineker Highlights FIFA Corruption

It’s widely believed that a culture of corruption permeates the entire FIFA organisation starting at the top with president Sepp Blatter. Gary Lineker recently gave his views on the issue and Michael Laverty looks into the matter further here. FIFA, the world governing body of football, is a deeply compromised organisation that does not act in the interests of the …

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