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Barcelona’s Attacking Prowess Summed Up In One Stunning Statistic

LEGANES, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 17: Lionel Messi (L) celebrates scoring their opening goal with teammate Luis Suarez (2ndL) and Neymar JR. (R) during the La Liga match between Deportivo Leganes and FC Barcelona at Estadio Municipal de Butarque on September 17, 2016 in Leganes, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Barcelona and creative, attacking football we all know well by now go hand-in-hand, particularly in La Liga where the Blaugrana often blow their opposition out of the water.  Key to this threat in the final third is of course Barca’s world-class front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, who between them usually manage to find the breakthrough for the Camp …

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Republic Of Ireland Extremely Well Poised In The Race To Russia

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria 12/11/2016 Austria vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It was yet another eventful and successful weekend for Irish sport with victory for Conor McGregor over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 while the Irish rugby team followed up that historic win against the All Blacks by dispatching of Canada. However, Irish sport’s performance of the week has to go to the international football team, who delivered yet another golden …

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Manchester United Eyeing £8 Million Portuguese Winger

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Lukas Podolski of Arsenal battles with Bruma (11) and Semih Kaya (L) of Galatasaray during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Galatasaray AS and Arsenal FC at Ali Sami Yen Arena on December 9, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

With Manchester United currently in sixth place in the Premier League and enduring what has been a frustrating season thus far, recent reports suggest United boss Jose Mourinho will make a move for fellow Portuguese man Bruma. With Mourinho frustrated at his side’s lack of impetus in the final third the Sun have linked the club with a move for 22-year-old winger Bruma, who …

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Football’s British And Irish ‘Lions’ XI

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 12: Gareth Bale of Wales (r) in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Serbia at Cardiff City Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Ireland and Wales are in the same World Cup qualification group, as are England and Scotland. Therefore yet another hypothetical fantasy team is necessary. So, what would football’s equivalent of a British and Irish Lions team look like? Goalkeeper: Fraser Forster (Southampton) A few mistakes don’t make a bad goalkeeper but for Joe Hart the mistakes have kept coming. His …

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England V Scotland: Confirmed Lineups, Sturridge And Rooney Start

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 18: Wayne Rooney of England is pursued by James Morrison of Scotland during the International Friendly match between Scotland and England at Celtic Park Stadium on November 18, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The most intriguing tie of tonight’s World Cup qualifying action comes from Wembley, where England play host to old foes Scotland. The oldest match in international football takes place for the 112th time as Scotland are looking to end a run that has seen them lose four of there last five games against their southern neighbours. Gareth Southgate’s press conference …

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