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Sean Curtin
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The Decimation of Borussia Dortmund: CL Final XI vs Current XI

In just over 18 months, Broussia Dortmund have gone from Champions league finalists to dead last in the Bundesliga. The team from May 2013 and that which played yesterday are very different indeed. Sean Curtin investigates.   Borussia Dortmund Champions League Final 2013 Starting XI   _____ Borussia Dortmund XI That Lost 2-0 Eintracht & Sit Bottom of The Bundesliga …

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5 Financial Figures That Define A Decade of Delaney

As we reach the ten year anniversary of one of Ireland’s most controversial figures, we examine the numbers that have defined the John Delaney Decade.   1. €360,000 It’s funny really. Ireland is still paying back for the ineptitude, corruption and mistakes of its bankers six years on from the 2008 crash. For a subject that boils the blood of the …

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6 Current Sports Stories Bigger Than Roy Keane’s Resignation

As the Press flock en masse to the news that an Assistant Manager who happens to be Roy Keane has resigned from a club playing terribly, we round up ten stories from sport that are far more important.   1. The World of Sport Mourns Philip Hughes Tributes continue to poor in for Australian Cricketer Philip Highes who passed away …

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Roy Keane Quits Aston Villa But Why Do We Care?

Roy Keane has released a statement announcing his resignation from Aston Villa with immediate effect . Keane said he found balancing his two roles too hard. Why do we care so much? A couple of days shy of his four month anniversary Roy Keane has called time on his stint with Aston Villa. Working under Paul Lambert, the management duo have racked …

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8 Things To Take Away From The Philip Lee Sport Report

We break down the key points to take away from the freshly released Philip Lee Report into the state of Irish sport.    1. What is the Philip Lee Report?  The report was compiled through Amárach research who were commissioned by Philip Lee, a Law firm from Dublin. The report covers four main topics: – Levels of interest and participation in sport. …

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The Premier League’s 3PM Blackout Explained

Ofcom are set to investigate the Premier League’s allocation of live matches to UK Broadcasters. We examine the past, present and future of the infamous blackout.    So what’s happening?   Currently the Premier League allows TV rights holders to broadcast just under half of it’s games live, in the UK so that’s 154 games out of grand total of …

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Manchester United’s Injury Crisis Examined

Since Sir Alex Ferguson left Manchester United, the rate of injuries at the club has nearly doubled under both David Moyes and Louis van Gaal. What the hell is going on with United?  Love him or loathe him, Ferguson was a great tactician and motivator. It now seems he may have been somewhat of the physio too. Louis van Gaal’s …

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Are Daniel Levy & Tottenham About To Change Their Spots?

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Southampton’s Head Of Recruitment Paul Mitchell is on his way to Tottenham after handing in his notice at St. Mary’s. Does this mean Daniel Levy is in it for the long haul with Pochettino? Or is this just as much about Levy keeping himself in a job? Who is Paul Mitchell? Well, he’s a former midfielder who most notably played …

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Conor McGregor, We Love You But Don’t Be An Idiot

We love Conor McGregor because he is cocky, because he inspires and because he is crushing everything the UFC puts before him. But Conor, don’t make us hate you. Trash-talking is what Conor does, he excels at it. Anyone who followed the build-up to the Dustin Poirier fight witnessed a masterclass in winning the fight before even stepping into the …

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How Does Martin O’Neill Compare To Staunton & Trapattoni So Far?

Ireland’s away defeat to Scotland marks the twelfth game of Martin O’Neill’s tenure. How are the current management team stacking up in comparison to the first twelve games of O’Neill’s last two predecessors; Steve Staunton and Giovanni Trappatoni? The abiding memories of Staunton and Trapattoni’s tenures at Ireland are sour. For Staunton, he was simply a man out of his depth …

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