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Chris Kelleher

Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.

Watch: Hazard Obliterates Cardiff City With Hat-Trick

If Chelsea are to seriously challenge for the Premier League title, Eden Hazard will be central to their chances. While regarded as one of the League’s best players for years, Hazard hasn’t been consistent enough to be mentioned alongside the likes of Neymar and Messi. After a fine World Cup campaign, the Belgian has started this season in the right …

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Carl Frampton’s December Title Challenge Confirmed

A tough end-of-year contest awaits Carl Frampton if he is to claim the IBF featherweight title. The Belfast man currently holds the WBO interim belt, and will now challenge for the full IBF title on December 22, when he faces Josh Warrington. Since his sole defeat to Leo Santa Cruz in January of last year, Frampton has fought exclusively on …

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Watch: Wallaby Fan Confronts Players After Shock Loss To Argentina

The Wallabies’ shock four-point loss to Argentina has been marred by an ugly sideline confrontation between an angry supporter and Australian flanker Lukhan Tui. The Pumas scored their first win over the Wallabies on Australian soil since 1983 on Saturday, fighting off a spirited second-half comeback to finish 23-19. It was the Australians’ fifth loss in their past six tests, …

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Rashford Gets England Back To Winning Ways Over Switzerland

England bounced back from three consecutive defeats for the first time in 30 years as a much-changed side edged past Switzerland for a 1-0 friendly win in Leicester thanks to Marcus Rashford’s winner. The Three Lions failed to hit the heights from their World Cup campaign in a laboured performance against an impressive young Swiss outfit. However, Gareth Southgate did …

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Ireland U21s Fall To Third In Euro Championship Qualification

Ireland’s U21 side endured a torrid Tuesday evening in Tallaght. Ireland came into their 2019 UEFA U21 European Championship qualifier against Germany in second place in Group 5. They were level with the Germans heading into the international break, but a draw against Kosovo on Friday left them two points behind, and brought Norway back into play. Aaron Seydel put …

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Watch: Aiden O’Brien Scores On International Debut For Ireland

An encouraging bright spot amid a time of turmoil for Irish football has emerged in Wroclaw. Matters on the pitch (with a crushing defeat to Wales) and off it (headed by the Roy Keane debacle) have seen Ireland at their lowest ebb for years. Another on-pitch issue that has festered in the wake of Robbie Keane’s international retirement is the …

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Liam Lawrence Recalls How A Roy Keane Argument Led To His Transfer

Roy Keane’s conduct towards players in a management capacity has been a major talking point in what should have been a low-key early international break for Ireland. His heated row with Harry Arter led to the Cardiff loanee withdrawing from selection for this week’s internationals against Wales and Poland. The dispute also involved Jon Walters, who has previous with Keane …

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Premiership Chief Plays Down Takeover Talk

Premiership chairman Ian Ritchie says allowing a takeover of English rugby’s top tier is “not the preferred option”, but he admitted the cash-strapped league is looking for investment. Former Formula One owners CVC Capital Partners are believed to have expressed interest in buying a £275 million ($352 million, 309 million euros) controlling stake in the Premiership. England’s leading clubs are …

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Bendtner Apologises To Rosenborg Amid Allegations Of Taxi Assault

Rosenborg striker Nicklas Bendtner apologised to the Norwegian club and their fans Tuesday after reports alleging he broke a taxi driver’s jaw during a ruckus in the early hours of Sunday morning. Bendtner, a former Arsenal player who has courted controversy off the pitch on several occasions, has been questioned by police amid an ongoing investigation. The 30-year-old Dane appeared …

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Barcelona And La Liga Launch Bid For Miami Game

The plan to play a La Liga game in the United States has taken a big step forward. The much discussed 39th league game abroad has yet to come to fruition in England, but the start to the new season saw talk of at least one Spanish League game taking place in America. This proposed tie isn’t an extra league …

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