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Owen Grant

A Donegal man studying in Nui Galway, who is an expert of English and European Soccer as well as the GAA. Raising questions and giving you his thoughts to ponder over and raise debate. Follow Owen @ThatManGrant.

Important month ahead for Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool

With Liverpool currently sitting fourth in the Premier League table, just six points off table-toppers Arsenal, this month’s activity in the transfer window may well define the Merseyside club’s season, writes Owen Grant. Without doubt the Reds have been one of the standout teams this term and were unlucky to have left both Eastlands and Stamford Bridge with nothing over …

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Kevin Downes interview ahead of MHC clash with Tipperary

Limerick Hurler Kevin Downes talks to SIE’s Owen Grant ahead of tomorrow’s Munster Championship opener with Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds. Ahead of Sunday’s big game in The Munster hurling Championship Kevin Downes of Limerick took some time to talk to Sport is Everything about his team’s league form and their prospects of this year’s Championship. Limerick had a good …

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First Blows in Football Championship as the Big Guns set down their markers.

Owen Grant reviews the performances of the main contenders in this year’s Football Championship. The Football Championship may by only in the early stages but already it looks like we could be in for a tremendously hard-fought Championship after Dublin took their turn to show their potential against Westmeath. After impressive displays from Kerry, Cork, Mayo and Donegal over the …

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GAA: The Orchard is no longer blooming in Armagh

Owen Grant looks at the contrasting fortunes for Armagh and Donegal in recent times. Click here for the latest All-Ireland Final betting from Paddy Power. In the summer of 2010 Armagh and Donegal met in the Qualifiers. In that game Armagh beat Donegal in every sense of the word sending the men from the hills out of Crossmaglen with their …

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German Football: The Beginning of the German Cycle?

Owen Grant questions whether the recent results for German football in the Champions League point to a changing-of-the-guard in Europe. Could the performances of the German sides in their first leg encounters against both of the Spanish giants spark the beginning of Germany’s turn to dominate European football? Much has been made of this week’s two Champions League semi-finals with …

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