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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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Irish Fans Won’t be Happy With BBC’s Premier League All-Time XI

Like many broadcasters in recent weeks, the BBC have selected their Premier League XI of the last 25 years. Gareth Brooks has come under criticism in the past for his ‘Team of the Week’ selections in the past for various reasons. However, the ex-Spurs man was not tasked with this celebratory team. Instead, former England quartet Gary Lineker, Ian Wright, Danny …

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VINE: It’s 20 Years Today Since Alan Hansen’s Bold & Very Wrong Prediction About Man Utd

It’s 20 years to the day since Alan Hansen made one of football punditry’s most infamous statements – for all the wrong reasons. At the beginning of the 1995/96 season, with Manchester United boasting young players like David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Roy Keane, the Old Trafford club started the Premier League season off disastrously with a 3-1 defeat at …

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VINE: Alan Shearer Taunts Chelsea & Mourinho During MOTD Analysis

On BBC’s Match of the Day 2 last night, Alan Shearer made light of Mourinho’s post-match interview following Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to Man City.  Following the Blues manager’s comments about the scoreline being ‘fake’, presenter Mark Chapman asked the ex-Newcastle United legend what he thought of the result. His reply was nothing short of exceptional, if not border-line derisory, before he …

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Football on TV: Arsenal win sweet FA Cup

Another year, another season of domestic football around Europe over as Atletico Madrid won the Spanish League title at the Nou Camp and Arsenal ended their nine-year trophy drought after an extra-time winner in the FA Cup against Hull at Wembley. Aaron Ramsey was the hero for the Gunners with his late goal but they were made work for their …

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