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Charlton Beat Sunderland At The Death Despite Early Keeper Howler

Charlton Athletic grabbed a 95th-minute winner through defender Patrick Bauer to defeat Sunderland in the League One playoff final at Wembley on Sunday. The Addicks were the underdogs going into the game after failing to beat Sunderland in either league game this season but they scored the winner in the most dramatic of circumstances as Bauer bundled the ball over the line …

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Irish Interest Aplenty As Focus Turns To Football League Playoffs

Last weekend represented the final day of the season across the English Football League with the Championship, League One and League Two all wrapping up their 46 game campaigns. In the Championship, Daniel Farke’s N0rwich were confirmed as champions as they beat Aston Villa and will return to the Premier League alongside a Sheffield United side containing a host of …

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The Irish Team Of The Year From Across The English Leagues

Over the past week the Teams of the Year in the Premier League, Championship, League One and League Two were announced, with five Irish players included across four divisions. Middlesbrough’s Darren Randolph was included in goal in the Championship’s best XI, Luton’s James Collins and Sunderland’s Aiden McGeady were in the third tier equivalent while Bury pair Joe Murphy and …

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Joey Barton Investigated Over Alleged Assault On Barnsley Manager

Fleetwood Town manager Joey Barton is reportedly being investigated by police for an alleged assault on Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel. Barton’s side were defeated in their League One clash with the Tykes by 4-2 with the pair becoming involved in a heated discussion at the end of the game. Sky Sports are reporting that an incident occurred between the pair in …

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Irish Striker Pips McGeady To Win League One Player Of The Season

Luton Town striker, James Collins picked up the League One Player of the Season award last night at the English Football League Awards ceremony London’s Grosvenor Hotel.  The former Ireland u21 striker was nominated for the award alongside Irish international Aidan McGeady who’s been plying his trade at Sunderland and John Marquis of Doncaster Rovers. However, it was Collins who …

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Dundalk Export Patrick McEleney Off To A Flier In England

It’s no wonder that English clubs are becoming more and more interested in the League of Ireland, as exports continue to do the business across the channel. Today alone, former Cork City man Sean Maguire scored a brace upon his return from injury to give promotion-chasing Preston a win over Bolton in the Championship, while ex-Shelbourne, Shamrock Rovers and Sligo …

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Watch: Richie Towell Reminds Irish Fans Exactly What He Is Capable Of

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Richie Towell scored his first goal for new club Rotherham United in dramatic circumstances on Saturday afternoon. The former Dundalk midfielder, a deadline day loan signing from Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion, is looking to rebuild his career in League One and he made the best possible start to earning the love of his new side’s supporters with a …

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Chelsea Legend Frank Lampard Linked With Vacant Oxford Role

Chelsea and England former football player Frank Lampard gestures to the fans on the pitch at half-time during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Swansea at Stamford Bridge in London on February 25, 2017. / AFP / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard may be about to return to football as a coach.  The former England international, who announced his retirement in February, has rightly earned a reputation as one of the most talented midfielders of his generation and could now be ready to make the next step in his professional life. In recent years Zinedine Zidane and Luis …

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Watch: Two 95th Minute Winners Settled Each League 2 Playoff Semi-Final

LUTON, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Stuart Moore of Luton Town sits dejected after defeat at the end of the during the Sky Bet League Two Play off Semi Final: Second Leg match between Luton Town and XBlackpool at Kenilworth Road on May 18, 2017 in Luton, England. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

The League Two playoff semi-finals brought about two equally enthralling encounters as Exeter City and Blackpool both booked their places in the final with last-minute wins. Exeter welcomed Carlisle United following an exciting 3-3 draw in the first fixture. With the game up for grabs, Ollie Watkins set the tone early on following a lovely squared pass from David Wheeler. …

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