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Brian Strahan
Brian Strahan is a freelance writer and author. He can be found on Twitter @StrahanBrian.

Gareth Southgate Singles Out One Man For Praise After Easy Win In Malta

England stayed on course for qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but they were far from impressive in their comfortable win in Valletta. In the aftermath of the 4-0 victory over Malta, manager Gareth Southgate, has paid homage to Harry Kane. Recognising that while England have excellent options on the bench, Southgate has highlighted how important Kane’s role is. …

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Former South African International Back-Row Announces Retirement From Rugby

Pierre Spies announced his retirement from professional rugby in a statement after a 13-year career on Sunday. Earning 53 international caps, Spies made his international debut in 2006. However that game in Brisbane was one to forget. Jack White’s team were hammered 49-0 in Brisbane in a Tri-Nations game. Primarily a number 8, Spies showed his versatility, playing on the …

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Sad News Out Of New Zealand As All Blacks Player Of The Century Dies

Former New Zealand forward Colin Meads, named in 1999 as the All Blacks Player of the Century, has died. Meads, suffering from Pancreatic cancer, died in Te Kuiti Hospital. Meads played 133 times for New Zealand between 1957 and 1971 and is a true legend of the game. Nicknamed “Pinetree”, Meads was a robust, physical player, hardened by the elements and …

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Bohemians sign Ex-Celtic Goalkeeper Until The End Of The Season

Goalkeeper Colin McCabe has joined Bohemians for the remainder of the season. The former Celtic Academy stopper has joined Keith Long’s side on a short term contract until the end of the current campaign. Ex-Celtic goalkeeper Colin McCabe has joined #Bohs until the end of the season: https://t.co/HdBd8a7sSf pic.twitter.com/bb9E0PgRWG — Bohemian FC (@bfcdublin) August 17, 2017 McCabe joined the Celtic …

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Sligo And Bray Discover Scottish Challenge Cup Opposition

League of Ireland sides face novel opposition following the announcement in February that teams from the Airtricity League would be invited to take part in the Scottish Challenge Cup. Sligo Rovers and Bray Wanderers have discovered their fate in the IRN-BRU sponsored competition. While Bray will feel they have the potential to overcome League Two side Elgin City, Sligo will face …

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Major Boost For Ireland International Shane Duffy As He Signs New Contract With Brighton

Dublin , Ireland - 11 June 2017; Guido Burgstaller of Austria in action against Shane Duffy of Republic of Ireland during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Austria at Aviva Stadium, in Dublin. (Photo By Seb Daly/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland centre-back Shane Duffy has penned a new four-year deal which will keep him at the Amex Stadium until 2021. Shane Duffy has signed a new contract with Chris Hughton’s Brighton.  The 25-year-old Irish international joined the Seagulls from Blackburn Rover after a successful period at Ewood Park.  The Derry defender made the switch in a £4m deal …

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Nigerian Striker To Join Man City From Austria Vienna

Olarenwaju “Larry”  Kayode will become a Man City player but will be loaned out straight away Manchester City are close to having completed the signing of Larry Kayode from Austria Vienna. The 24-year-old, it is believed, will be loaned out immediately to La Liga outfit Girona. City played Girona in an early season friendly on Tuesday at Municipal de Montilivi. The newly-promoted …

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West Ham United Make Club Record Offer For William Carvalho

West Ham United have offered club a record fee for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho. The Telegraph have reported that officials from the Hammers are in Portugal having made a €30 million offer for the Portuguese international. However, it is thought though that Lisbon may be willing to play hard ball and hold the player to contract. A buy-out clause of …

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