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European Leagues Break New Spending Records In Transfer Window

Europe’s big five leagues spent a record $4.21 billion (3.62 billion euros) in the summer transfer window, according to a study published on Wednesday by FIFA. The total amount of money spent by clubs in England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France was up 6.6 percent on the $3.95 billion spent in the same transfer window last year. The English Premier …

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Fleetwood Town Announce Signing Of Lotto-Winner Kevin O’Connor In Odd Fashion

Kevin O'Connor

Preston North End house a significant proportion of Irish players right now, with Greg Cunningham, Andy Boyle, Daryl Horgan, Alan Browne, Eoin Doyle, Sean Maguire and Kevin O’Connor all on the books. Former Cork City defender O’Connor shot to off-field fame earlier this month when he won the lotto. However, his opportunities with Preston have been limited. Today it has been …

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Sam Allardyce Confirms Everton Negotiations For Arsenal Star

Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce is eager to put his own stamp on the Everton team. Arsenal are facing into a tricky month as far as the transfer market is concerned. With the star duo of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil nearing the end of their respective contracts, the Gunners are faced with the decision whether to cash in this month or risk losing …

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Lost Talent of English Football’s Most Gifted Forgotten Pair

Two undoubtedly gifted players, both unwanted by their current clubs. Jack Wilshere and Ross Barkley are two players who were once touted as the next big things in English football. Now, both find themselves shunned by their club and country. Wilshere is about as close to a world class midfielder as England have got at the moment (except for Dele …

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Why Moving To PSG Would Be A Terrible Decision For Neymar

SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 27: Neymar of FC Barcelona reacts during the La Liga match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and FC Barcelona at Estadio Anoeta on November 27, 2016 in San Sebastian, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

The biggest transfer story of the summer has reached unprecedented fever pitch speculation and it surrounds Barcelona superstar Neymar who could make the move to moneybags Paris Saint-Germain. The sheer finances of a potential deal is mind boggling with the French side willing to trigger Neymar’s massive buyout clause of €220million and offer the Brazilian a stunning €500,000 per week. …

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Everton’s Bid For Gylfi Sigurdsson Is Another Landmark For Spiralling Premier League Transfer Fees

SWANSEA, WALES - MARCH 05: Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Norwich City at Liberty Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Surely Gylfi Sigurdsson isn’t worth this much? As the massive costs of Premier League transfer fees continue to spiral out of control, we may well have seen another landmark today. Everton, who are busy in the window so far this summer, have bid £45 million for Swansea attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson. BREAKING: @Everton make improved bid for @SwansOfficial midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson …

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Ireland Goalkeeper Darren Randolph Is Moving To The Championship

DUBLIN, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND - NOVEMBER 16: Goalkeeper of Ireland Darren Randolph in action during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier play-off second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2015 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Joe Hart’s loan move to West Ham United was part of a hectic week for the Hammers, as they also announced the permanent acquisition of Javier Hernandez. Indeed it is exciting times for fans, but not so much for Darren Randolph. The Republic of Ireland shot-stopper finally muscled his way past Adrian in the pecking order at the London Stadium, …

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Done Deal: Chelsea Confirm Signing Of Alvaro Morata From Real Madrid

Chelsea NAPLES, ITALY - MARCH 07: Alvaro Morata of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring goal 1-3 during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between SSC Napoli and Real Madrid CF at Stadio San Paolo on March 7, 2017 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Chelsea have seriously boosted their strike force ahead of next season, after announcing the acquisition of Alvaro Morata for a fee believed to be £70million. The Spanish international striker, who was believed to be a target of Manchester United until they signed Romelu Lukaku, comes to Stamford Bridge in a move which throws Diego Costa’s future with the Pensioners further …

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Javier Hernandez Is On The Way Back To The Premier League

Javier Hernandez LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 12: Chicharito of Leverkusen celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the Bundesliga match between Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Moenchengladbach at BayArena on December 12, 2015 in Leverkusen, Germany. (Photo by Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is on the way back to the Premier League, after West Ham United have agreed terms with Bayer Leverkusen to bring the player to London. The Mexico international has played with the Bundesliga outfit since 2015, and it has been a hugely successful spell seeing the forward scoring 28 goals in 54 appearances. Across …

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