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Pundit Arena League Of Ireland Team Of The Month: February 2018

The SSE Airtricity League came roaring back into life last month, with three Premier Division (and one First Division) fixtures taking place. Last season’s champions Cork City have already set the pace with three wins from three, while rivals Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers have taken a bit more time to get going. Newly-promoted Waterford, meanwhile, have taken six points from …

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Graham Cummins Previews Tonight’s Premier League Games

With a full list of mid-week Premier League games taking place this week, Pundit Arena columnist and Exeter City striker Graham Cummins previews the first night of action. Aston Villa vs West Brom (Tuesday, 7.45pm) Villa would have hoped that the appointment of Tim Sherwood would have changed the club’s fortunes but after suffering two straight defeats the former Tottenham manager is facing the …

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Graham Cummins: Mourinho Doesn’t Know How to Handle Referees

After yet another weekend where refereeing decisions have made the headlines in the Barclays Premier League, our man Graham Cummins of Exeter City has his say.     Referees are in the spotlight after games far too much. Is it because the standard of refereeing is poor or are managers trying to deflect a negative result for their team by …

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Pros Interviewing Pros: Graham Cummins Speaks To Gearóid Morrissey

Graham Cummins of Exeter City FC interviews newly-signed Cambridge United midfielder Gearóid Morrissey, a player who is looking to grab his second chance in England with both hands.  In January Morrissey completed his move to Cambridge from Cork City and the player believes that he is a more mature footballer than the one who left Blackburn Rovers five years ago. “In hindsight …

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Graham Cummins Column: The Reality Of Xmas As A Footballer

In this week’s column, Exeter City’s Graham Cummins gives us an insight into the reality of life at Christmas for a lower league player. Ninety percent of footballers would be lying if they said they would rather be playing football than having a break in the league over Christmas. Many foreign leagues take a break over Christmas, something this writer would …

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Graham Cummins Column: Diving Is An Art Form

In this week’s column Exeter City striker Graham Cummins defends diving in football, referring to it as a necessary evil. Diving is an art in football. Players risk receiving a booking from the referee and a fine by their club if caught. The art of diving is when a player does it to win a match. Turning slight contact into a …

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Airtricity League Round-up: Rovers end Sligo’s title hopes

The Airtricity Premier Division is approaching the half way point and there are still four sides in the running for the title with Dundalk, Cork, Shamrock Rovers and St. Pats separated by just six points. Shamrock Rovers earned a 1-0 win in Sligo on Sunday afternoon to put an end to any lingering title aspirations the hosts had. Alan Keane’s …

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