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Brazil Return To Top Of FIFA World Rankings; Ireland Unchanged

The Republic of Ireland remain in 29th position in the latest world rankings released by FIFA. And despite not having played a game since the last update, Brazil have returned to the summit. They overtake reigning World Cup champions Germany, who drop back to second. The Germans had topped the rankings following their victory in last month’s Confederations Cup. Argentina remain …

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“Tank”: Walcott And Wenger Gush Over Arsenal’s New Signing

Arsenal's German-born Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac celebrates scoring the team's first goal during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ian KINGTON / NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)

New Arsenal signing Sead Kolasinac got his Gunners career off to a dream start at the weekend. The Bosnian scored the equaliser against Chelsea in the Community Shield, with Arsene Wenger’s team going on to lift the trophy after a penalty shootout win. Kolasinac, whose nicknames include ‘The Bosnian Hulk’, arrived from Schalke on a free transfer this summer. The no-nonsense defender …

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Five Other Former Premier League Stars Who Moved To India

Robbie Keane

Robbie Keane has confirmed that he will join Teddy Sheringham-managed Atletico de Kolkata for the upcoming season.  In doing so, Keane becomes the latest high profile former Premier League star to join the growing Super League in India. Here are some of the other well-known names who spent the twilight of their careers in the league: David James  James – …

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Watch: Cleveland Baseball Star Makes Best Catch You Will See This Year

Cleveland Indian’s Austin Jackson pulled off one of the plays of the season on Tuesday night against the Boston Red Sox. The outfielder made a spectacular catch in the bottom of the fifth inning. Red Sox designated hitter Hamley Ramirez thought he had smashed a home run, but Jackson somehow managed to get his glove to the ball, flipping over the Fenway …

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Watch: Ireland Stars Brady & Hendrick Link Up For Burnley Goal Vs Celta Vigo

Dublin , Ireland - 14 July 2017; Robbie Brady of Burnley after the Friendly match between Shamrock Rovers XI and Burnley at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland internationals Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick combined twice on Tuesday night as Burnley earned a draw against Spanish side Celta Vigo. Club-record signing Brady opened the scoring at Turf Moor with a sublime finish after some excellent build-up play. Following a layoff from Hendrick, his Ireland teammate struck a superb first-time shot beyond the helpless Celta Vigo …

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Jack Grealish Set For Extended Period On Sidelines

Jack Grealish

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been ruled out for at least three months after suffering a nasty injury in pre-season. The 21 year-old had to be admitted to hospital following a collision with Watford’s Tom Cleverly, where he damaged his kidney, in a goalless draw on Saturday. Grealish had been impressive in Villa’s final pre-season encounter against the Hornets, before he …

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Newcastle Sign Spain Youth International From Dortmund

Newcastle have secured the signature of Spanish U-21 international Mikel Merino on a season-long loan deal from Borussia Dortmund. The midfielder becomes the Magpies fifth signing of the summer transfer window. Before moving to Germany in 2015, Merino made over 60 appearances for his hometown club Osasuna. However, he only made nine appearances last season and new manager Peter Bosz has deemed him surplus …

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Laois Footballers Looking For New Manager

Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles 31/5/2015 Tipperary vs Waterford Tipperary manager Peter Creedon Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Laois senior footballers are on the lookout for a new manager. Peter Creedon has confirmed that he and his backroom team have stepped away from the job after just one season in charge. It comes on the back of a disastrous season for the O’Moore county. They were relegated to the bottom division of the National Football League, winning just two of …

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Arsenal Defender Announces He Will Retire At End Of Season

Arsenal

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2017/2018 Premier League season. The German international will take over as academy manager once he hangs up his playing boots. The centre-half joined the Gunners from Werder Bremen in 2011. He has gone on to make 150 Premier League appearances for the club, scoring five …

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