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Damien McEvoy
I am sports mad with a love of all sports. I love writing and reading all things sport and attending live games when I can. Find me on Twitter at @McEvoyDamien

15 Years On From Saipan Mick McCarthy Says He Wouldn’t Change A Thing

World Cup 2002 Republic of Ireland 21/5/2002 Manager Mick McCarthy and Roy Keane pass each other during training Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Andrew Paton

Fifteen years on from that famous incident in Saipan, which threatened to derail the Republic of Ireland’s 2002 World Cup preparations, former Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has reflected on the events involving Roy Keane’s departure from the Irish training camp and the summer of debate that followed. Speaking to Second Captains’ Richie Sadlier, the Ipswich Town boss said he had no …

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The Top Five Moments From 25 Years Of Premier League Drama

As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Premier League many will have fond memories of some glorious football played over the past quarter of a century. from Gianfranco Zola to Thierry Henry, Eric Cantona to Dennis Bergkamp and David Ginola to Tony Yeboah, the league has seen many outstanding individuals in exciting teams which have gone on to achieve success …

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Gary Neville On What Nemanja Matic Can Bring To Manchester United

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Nemanja Matic of Manchester United in action during a first team training session at Aon Training Complex on August 1, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Manchester United fans might get the chance to see their latest recruit in action at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Wednesday night as Nemanja Matic trained for the first time with his new teammates on Tuesday.  The prolonged transfer of the title-winning Chelsea midfielder is finally over and supporters are now eager to see how his addition to the …

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Why Jose Mourinho Should Have Brought Old Favourite Back To Manchester United

West Ham United this week pulled off one of the coups of the summer, signing former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Javier Hernandez for a steal at £16m.  ‘Chicharito’ spent four seasons with Manchester United between 2010 and 2015 after being signed by former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson from Guadalajara. The Mexican international scored 59 goals in …

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Despite Van Dijk Fiasco, Liverpool Want Another Southampton Player

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Valon Behrami of Watford battle for possession with Dusan Tadic of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Watford at St Mary's Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

After the events of the past week you would have thought Liverpool would let the waters calm between themselves and Southampton following the Virgil Van Dijk tapping up fiasco which followed with a grovelling apology from the Merseysiders. However The Sunday Times report Jurgen Klopp is set to return to the the south coast club and risk further damage to their …

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