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Galway United Owners Vote In Favour Of Saudi Takeover

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Eamonn Deacy Park, Galway 27/10/2017 Galway United vs Dundalk A view of Eamonn Deacy Park

In a move that could have massive consequences for Irish football, Galway United have voted to accept an off ser from Saudi Arabian investors for a majority stake in the club. The First Division side have responded favourably to the investment proposal, on that is set to see the potential buyers invest €500,000 into the club in the next few days. A …

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Five Things We Learned As England Strike Late To Get Out Of Jail

VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 18: Harry Kane of England celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)

England began their 2018 World Cup campaign with a Group G clash against Tunisia in Volgograd on Monday evening. Although the expectation surrounding the Three Lions has been somewhat dimmer than in recent tournaments, it was nonetheless hoped that they would begin the finals with a win against the African side. Indeed, they made the perfect start to proceedings as …

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Gareth Southgate Names England Starting XI To Face Tunisia

VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 17, 2018: England's football player Harry Kane (L) and head coach Gareth Southgate at a press conference ahead of their First Stage Group G football match against Tunisia at FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. Sergei Savostyanov/TASS (Photo by Sergei SavostyanovTASS via Getty Images)

England manager Gareth Southgate has named his starting eleven for the side’s World Cup opener against Tunisia. Having watched Belgium dispose of Panama with relative ease, the manager will no that England can ill-afford to slip up here if they are to maintain a strong case to emerge from Group G on top of the group. In terms of his …

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Two Irish XIs MON Could Deploy Using Just Premier League Players

Greg Cunningham’s move to Cardiff City saw a welcome Irish addition to the Premier League following several seasons of an increasingly weakened Irish contingent in the league. In recent years, Irish numbers have dwindled in England’s top flight mainly owing to less talented individuals emerging and the wider net of scouting systems within Britain. Another major blow to the number …

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Report: 99% Of Icelandic TV Viewers Watched World Cup Game

Icelandic website Ruv.is reported the preliminary figures which came from American research firm Gallup, and they found that 99.6% of all people in Iceland watching TV during Iceland vs Argentina were tuned into the game. This percentage was found at 14:54 which was during the last minute of injury time in the country’s historic 1-1 draw with Argentina on Saturday. …

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Cork City Discover Their Five Potential Champions League Opponents

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Showgrounds 9/6/2018 Sligo Rovers vs Cork City Cork City manager John Caulfield Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Evan Logan

Cork City’s list of potential Champions League first qualifying round opponents has been reduced to five. Ahead of Tuesday’s draw, UEFA have divided the list of teams into smaller groups, making it less of a free-for-all and giving John Caulfield’s double-winners more of an idea of who they might be coming up against next month. While the grouping means that …

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Russian Coach Claims His Side “Know How To Stop Salah”

Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says the World Cup hosts have figured out a way to reign in Egypt’s striker Mohamed Salah on Tuesday in Saint Petersburg. The 26-year-old has scored 44 goals in a sensational first season for Liverpool and is keen to make his World Cup debut after missing the Pharaohs’ 1-0 opening game loss to Uruguay with a …

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