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Six Allianz National League Games Will Be Televised This Weekend


After Storm Emma caused chaos to last weekend’s league games, there is a full line-up of hurling and football action coming our way on Saturday and Sunday. The final round of hurling games is taking place, with promotion, relegation and quarter-final spots to be decided. There are some crackers in store, not least Galway vs Limerick. The Tribesmen host the Treaty …

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Donegal Exodus Continues As Another Star Departs The Squad


Declan Bonner has enjoyed a somewhat promising start to his second stint as Donegal manager, after claiming the Dr McKenna Cup, and performing throughout the Allianz National Football League. After narrow losses to Kerry, Galway and Dublin, they got their first win on the board against Kildare and there are certainly several positives for Bonner to take away. Michael Murphy has returned …

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“The FAI Only Ever Approach One Type Of Player: Catholic.” – Michael O’Neill

The IFA and FAI have often been involved in a tug-of-war over players in recent times. The unique situation between the two associations ensures players who come up through the Northern Ireland system can declare for the Republic of Ireland national team. James McClean is one of the highest profile players to make such a move in recent times, despite representing the Northern …

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Thierry Henry Admits He Would Say Yes To Arsenal If Approached

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JULY 22: Former Barcelona star Thierry Henry on the field prior to the first half of the International Champions Cup soccer game between Barcelona and Juventus on July 22, 2017, at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger’s time as Arsenal manager appears to be coming to a close. That’s if form is anything to go by. The Gunners have endured a desperately poor start to 2018, and after back-to-back 3-0 defeats to Manchester City, their problems were compounded by today’s 2-1 loss to Brighton. The Gunners are now 13 points behind Spurs in fourth place, …

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Dimitar Berbatov Rips Into “Worst Wannabe Coach Ever” David James

Dimitar Berbatov has blasted David James! Today saw the final round of games in the Indian Super League. That in itself would rarely be wholly significant to sports fans in Ireland. However, a certain Robbie Keane marked his managerial debut by starting himself and scoring the winner forAtletico de Kolkata. That’s not the only interesting piece of news coming from the …

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Oisín McConville Opens Up On “Moral Dilemma” Playing With Gambling Sponsorship On Jersey

AIB GAA Football All Ireland Senior Club Championship 17/3/2011 Crossmaglen Rangers Oisin McConville celebrates Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Last weekend, the GAA Congress voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning sponsorship from gambling companies. This was well received, after several high profile players in recent years opened up about their gambling addictions, including Oisín McConville. The former Armagh star has candidly talked about his struggles on numerous occasions, and today was giving his thoughts to Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 about the news from …

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Chelsea Fall To Man City But Today Did Have One Positive For The Pensioners

Chelsea find themselves five points behind fourth-placed Spurs in the Premier League after a tame performance in their visit to Manchester City today, losing 1-0. The Pensioners were second best against the league leaders, and they are now facing an uphill struggle to qualify for the Champions League next season. However, they also have this term’s European competition to focus on, …

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