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Maurice Gleeson

Maurice Gleeson
Irish exile currently residing in Barcelona but stay up to the date with the latest in League of Ireland and the Premier League.

Top Four Most Talented Women At The Card Tables

Generally speaking, when you look around a casino or a gambling room, the chances are that nearly everyone participating is male. However, females have increasingly been making a name for themselves in the world of gambling and poker, including Vanessa Selbst, who was the first-ever female to reach the number one ranking on the Global Poker Index. We have taken …

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How Your Diet Can Make You More Like a Professional Athlete

When it comes to sporting heroes, most are inimitable in their actions. From scoring impressive goals to helping bring home trophies and make their mark on sporting history. Most people aren’t capable of even a small percentage of what most sporting legends are able to do. But there is one way we can emulate our heroes and enrich our own …

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UEFA Provide €60k To Cork City Following Storm Ophelia Damage

UEFA, along with assistance from the Football Association of Ireland, has been able to assist two domestic clubs in facility repairs with Natural Disaster Grants following Storm Ophelia. After Storm Ophelia wreaked havoc on the country in October 2017, the FAI worked quickly to help Cork City repair the Derrynane Stand at Turner’s Cross ahead of the final game of the …

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How Is The Group Of Death Shaping Up?

There are those who argued that this year’s FIFA World Cup draw did not really contain a Group of Death as such. But there is no disputing that some groups are tougher than others – there were one or two raised eyebrows when the host nation’s Group A companions were unveiled, for example. At the other end of the scale, …

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Is Eddie Jones Losing His Touch As England Coach?

Even New Zealand suffer defeat now again, but losing five matches in a row is a worrying sign for a team with ambitions of dethroning the champion All Blacks at next year’s World Cup in Japan. Yet that is the position an England side coached by Eddie Jones are in after Saturday’s 42-39 defeat by South Africa in Johannesburg. It …

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World Cup Debate: Should Top Athletes Fast During Ramadan?

The question of Ramadan and elite athletes has provoked an often heated debate in Muslim countries, particularly as national teams prepare for the 2018 World Cup. For Egypt, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, and Morocco — four Muslim-majority countries competing in this year’s World Cup in Russia — the end of the Muslim holy month on Thursday coincides with the tournament’s kick-off. …

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Interview: Fiery Roger Milla Blames Racism For Lack Of Legacy

Cameroon great Roger Milla has said that he never received the credit he deserved for his World Cup goalscoring exploits. Milla, lured out of retirement at the ripe old age of 38, left an indelible mark on the 1990 finals in Italy. Considered an intriguing addition to a Cameroon team expected to head home after the group stages, Milla turned …

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