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Rob Lyons

Rob Lyons
Rob Lyons is Pundit Arena's manager of quality control and works closely with the website's remote writer base. He also regularly contributes to print and broadcast media, including PA's Irish football podcast, The Mixer, which he produces and presents. If you'd like to discuss writing for PA, you can contact Rob at [email protected]

Tottenham Hotspur Linked With Yacine Brahimi

Talented Rennes midfielder Yacine Brahimi is being linked with a move to North London according to the Mirror. Brahimi, who is part of the Algerian squad that acquired many admirers for their displays at this year’s World Cup could potentially make a move to the White Hart Lane club. Born in France, Brahimi switched allegiances to Algeria in 2013 and …

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League of Ireland – How the Bottom Six Have Done So Far

The bottom six in this year’s League of Ireland at the halfway point is still very tight,as the race to preserve Premier Division status and chase a possible European spot heats up for the second half of the season.    CLICK HERE TO SEE HOW THE LEAGUE OF IRELAND TOP SIX HAVE DONE     Derry City Derry are a football club that …

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Arsenal Interested In Angel Di Maria

Angel Di Maria has many admirers throughout Europe and he looks set to leave Real Madrid with the possibility of going to Chelsea or Manchester United as opposed to Arsenal also on the cards, according to the Daily Express. To some this might come as a shock move due to the Argentine’s heavy involvement in Real’s 2013/14 season. Di Maria has also …

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Liverpool News – Luis Suarez Edging Closer To Barcelona

Luis Suarez looks set to join the La Liga runners up with talks between Liverpool and Barcelona expected to be happening in ‘the next 24 hours’ according to the Mirror.  Speculation has been mounting over the last number of weeks and with Suarez now serving a four-month ban, Liverpool look set to let the player go. Another factor to this story is that …

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League of Ireland – How The Top Six Have Done So Far

With the League of Ireland taking a back seat to the world’s biggest footballing event for the past two weeks the league kickstarted again last Friday night, hotting up the battle for title honours and European spots. Here’s a look at how each side in the top six of the Premier Division is doing this year.  _____ Dundalk Dundalk have progressed …

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John O’Flynn Returns To Cork City

“When Johnny goes marching down the wing the shed is always going to sing” is a classic line from a Cork City chant that will need resurrecting once more with the recent announcement that John O’Flynn has returned to the Rebel Army.  For some fans he is considered one of the greatest strikers of ‘the golden generation’ of Cork City players. ‘Flynnie’ has …

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Sami Khedira Is An Arsenal Target

Sami Khedira, the Real Madrid and Germany midfielder could be on his way to Arsenal if the rumours of a £23 million bid are to come true according to The Mirror.  Khedira struggled with injury for Real Madrid last season, only scoring one goal, making his move away from the Bernabéu all the more plausible. He could be a welcome addition to Arsenal’s midfield …

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Van Gaal Could Bring Arjen Robben to Manchester United

Louis van Gaal could lure his Dutch midfield prodigy, Arjen Robben, to Manchester United once they’ve finished their World Cup campaign.  Ajax youth coach Bryan Roy, interviewed by The Daily Star thinks that Van Gaal “desperately” wants to sign the winger. Robben has been in scintillating form at this year’s World Cup bagging three goals in the opening two group games against …

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Alexis Sanchez – The Right Man For Arsenal?

Chile star Alexis Sanchez is being heavily linked with a move to Arsenal as he continues to excel in the World Cup. Arsene Wenger has reportedly received a substantial sum of money to spend in the summer transfer window, according to The Daily Express. Sanchez is currently on duty at the World Cup for Chile, a side that have earned plaudits …

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