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Darron Gibson Released By League Two Club Salford City

Former Irish international Darron Gibson has been released by League Two club Salford City following the forced conclusion of the campaign. The COVID-19 crisis has caused disruption to football across Europe and League Two expected to be the first of the English Football League divisions to be called to a halt later this week. As a result, Gibson was one …

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Wes Hoolahan Rejects Cambridge United To Pursue Overseas Move


Wes Hoolahan has rejected Cambridge United to pursue a move overseas, according to the club’s manager. Hoolahan had been on trial with the League Two side for the last month. The former Republic of Ireland midfielder, who spent last season with West Bromwich Albion, looked set to sign a deal with Cambridge for the upcoming campaign after impressing in training …

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Wes Hoolahan To Train With Cambridge United Ahead Of New Season

Former Irish international Wes Hoolahan will be joining League Two Cambridge United to train with the first team squad during the opening weeks of pre-season. Hoolahan spent last season at Championship club West Brom but didn’t see much first-team action at the Hawthorns starting just four games throughout the year. The 37-year old however could see more regular football at …

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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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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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Five Of The Biggest Ever FA Cup Third Round Shocks

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 3: The Old Trafford scoreboard shows the final score during the FA Cup Sponsored by E.On Third Round match between Manchester United and Leeds United at Old Trafford on January 3 2010 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

The FA Cup third round rolls around again this weekend, as lower league teams begin to dream of giant-killings. This is the round where Premier League and Championship teams become involved, as the process of whittling it down to two to meet at Wembley begins in earnest. Over the years, this round has seen a large number of upsets as …

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Manchester United Eyeing Up One More Forward Addition

CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - OCTOBER 17: Dominic Calvert-Lewin of Northampton Town is fouled by Alie Sesay of Cambridge United to conced a penalty during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Northampton Town at Abbey Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

With just days now to go in this summer’s transfer window, Manchester United could be about to bolster their squad that bit more with the addition of one more frontman. While most would have presumed that the addition of Zlatan Ibrahimovic combined with Wayne Rooney, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial would provide the Old Trafford club with enough firepower, it appears …

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Ex-Sligo Boss Paul Cook Takes The Reigns At Portsmouth

Ex-Sligo Rovers boss Paul Cook has taken over at Portsmouth following a successful stint at Chesterfield.  According to The Guardian, Pompey ‘met a release clause in Cook’s contract,’ which meant he could leave the Spireites. The 48-year-old has been tasked with turning around the fortunes of a club which has fallen from the dizzying heights of the Premier League just five years …

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Why Manchester United Are Not Europe’s Most In-Form Team

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Manchester United are now the most in-form team in England, however despite their fantastic display yesterday against Manchester City, they are not Europe’s best performing side at present.  United’s season has taken a massive upturn in recent weeks, winning their last six games in a row, including victories over Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City. This has led to United becoming the most in-form …

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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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Liverpool Game More Than Just A 3rd Round Tie For Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon have come a long way in the past 12 years. The fans rescued and reinstated a London footballing mainstay and have subsequently stewarded the club to their current position in League Two. The fall and subsequent resurrection of Wimbledon is, in many ways a footballing fairytale. The next step in this club’s unique and inspiring journey comes as a third round …

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Cork City’s Gearóid Morrissey Signs For Cambridge United

Cork City’s Gearóid Morrissey’s future has finally – after much speculation – been confirmed. Morrissey will join the League Two side Cambridge United in January. Morrissey has come into his own in a Cork City jersey since the beginning of 2014 and played a pivotal role in Cork City’s successes in pushing Dundalk all the way for the Premier Division title. Manager …

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Groundhoppers: Are You One?

Here we take a look at the phenomenon of groundhopping which has swept across Europe in recent decades. This is the pastime of visiting as many stadia as possible, particularly football grounds. Are you a groundhopper? Or maybe there’s a groundhopper in all of us? For the hardcore groundhoppers of the world however, this is certainly a hobby that takes a …

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