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Harry Arter Says Sorry For Horror Tackle On Stoke’s Joe Allen

Stoke City's Welsh midfielder Joe Allen (R) reacts after a foul by Bournemouth's English-born Irish midfielder Harry Arter (L) during the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Stoke City at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, southern England on May 6, 2017.

Harry Arter has apologised for a reckless foul Stoke City’s Joe Allen – but insists that it looked worse than it was. The Bournemouth midfielder received a yellow card midway through the first half, though Soccer Saturday pundit Paul Merson the Score Saturday panel on BT Sport, and Danny Murphy and Kevin Kilbane on Match of the Day were all …

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What Would A British And Irish Lions Football Squad Look Like?

LENS, FRANCE - JUNE 16: Adam Lallana of England and Aaron Ramsey of Wales compete for the ball during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B match between England and Wales at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on June 16, 2016 in Lens, France. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

With the Lions squad recently announced, we take a look at a potential British and Irish football Lions squad.  It is impossible to please every fan with these kinds of selections and is always open to opinion and discussion. The following squad consists of 25 players and tries to involve players from each of the five countries. International form is …

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Eamon Dunphy Takes Aim At Liverpool’s “Bargain Basement” Transfer Policy Under Jürgen Klopp

John Giles fired a broadside at Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp last week, and now his longtime partner in crime Eamon Dunphy has followed suit. However, while Giles was critical of the German manager’s tactics, insofar as their attacking mentality led to a number of defensive mistakes, Dunphy has instead focused on Liverpool’s transfer policy as the target of his disapproval. Writing …

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Ranked: Top Ten Premier League Transfers Of Summer 2016


The summer of 2016 saw unprecedented levels of spending in England, with Premier League clubs forking out more than £1billion in players for the first time. The two Manchester clubs led the way, contributing roughly £300million of that total alone, and over half of the 20 Premier League clubs broke their own transfer records over the pre-season. However, spending doesn’t …

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Opinion: Liverpool’s Transfer Window Was Not As Good As It Seems

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Jugen Klopp manager of Liverpoollooks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on August 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Many have felt that Jurgen Klopp has had a successful transfer window, with signings like Sadio Mane and Loris Karius bringing in some much needed creativity in their positions – but this writer personally feels that his first summer transfer window will be far from his best. The loss of many utility players, such as Kolo Toure and Adam Bogdan …

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Watch: Stoke City’s Allen Nets Brilliant Edge-Of-The-Box Goal For Wales

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 05: Joe Allen of Wales scores his sides second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Moldova at the Cardiff City Stadium on September 5, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

While Ireland were clawing their way to an unimpressive draw in Belgrade last night, Wales easily dispatched Moldova. Granted, Moldova are likely to be the whipping boys of the group but Wales looked very impressive and seemed to have transferred their stellar performances from the Euros to this opening qualifier match far more than Ireland have done. Gareth Bale got his obligatory goal …

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Liverpool Poised To Make Second Bid For Portuguese Midfielder After Having Massive £33.5 Million Offer Rejected [Report]

Jurgen Klopp could be about to make a significant move in the transfer market. Following the sale of Joe Allen, Liverpool have been looking to fill the void left by the Welsh midfielder. Indeed, with Lucas Leiva linked with a number of moves away from Anfield, Jurgen Klopp will have to bolster his options in the middle of the field …

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Opinion: The Top Five Premier League Signings Of The Summer So Far

This summer’s transfer window has blown hot and cold so far with a number of clubs in the world having already purchased players who can spearhead their team to glory next season. Paul Pogba’s ongoing saga aside, Brazilian striker Hulk has been one of the most eye-catching transfers to date – leaving Zenit St Petersburg for Shanghai SIPG for the not-so-insignificant fee of £45 million. …

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Everton Closing In On £12.5m Stoke City Forward [Report]

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Marko Arnautovic of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on December 5, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Everton are set to finally come alive in this summer’s transfer window with the £12.5m signing of Stoke forward Marko Arnautović. Despite being linked with big-money moves for the likes of Axel Witsel and Kalidou Koulibaly, the Toffees have thus far only completed the £750,000 signing of Fulham goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg. However, with new majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri promising investment and new …

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Done Deal: Joe Allen Completes £13m Liverpool Departure

Joe Allen Stoke Liverpool

Stoke City have this evening completed the signing of Joe Allen from Liverpool. The 26-year-old has signed a five-year deal at the club, and moves for a fee believed to be in the region of £13m. BREAKING | Stoke City are delighted to announce the signing of Joe Allen from @LFC on a 5-year deal #SCFC pic.twitter.com/3XqQ8EFyyk — Stoke City FC …

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Liverpool And Newcastle Agree Deal For Georginio Wijnaldum

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Georginio Wijnaldum of Newcastle United celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park on January 12, 2016 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

After days of negotiations, Liverpool and Newcastle have this morning agreed a fee of £25m for Georginio Wijnaldum. Sky Sports confirmed the deal earlier today. The Dutch international emerged as a prime transfer target for Liverpool recently, and having been in talks with the Championship side since the beginning of the week, a deal has now been struck. Newcastle had …

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Report: Manchester United And West Ham Battling For Signature Of Liverpool Midfielder

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Chelsea at Britannia Stadium on December 22, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images) Manchester United

There are reports emerging today that Manchester United and West Ham United are battling it out for the signature of Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen. The Wales international was immense throughout Euro 2016, and his reputation has grown over the past number of seasons. Earlier today it was reported that Swansea were chasing the midfielder’s signature, but it now appears that …

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