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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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Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Accepts Suspended Prison Sentence & €18.8m Fine

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly accepted a two-year suspended sentence as well as a hefty €18.8 million fine after being accused of defrauding authorities. Following the news that Cristiano Ronaldo had been accused of defrauding tax authorities of a sum in the region of €14.8 million, questions have loomed over his innocence just hours out from Portugal’s crucial World Cup opener against …

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Five Potential World Cup Breakout Stars

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar are all aiming to leave an indelible mark on the World Cup but with billions watching, it is the perfect stage for a new generation to showcase their talents. Let’s take a look at five players who could emerge as breakout stars in Russia. _____ Hirving Lozano (Mexico) Temperamental but extremely gifted, Hirving Lozano …

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Breaking: Spain Sack Manager Julen Lopetegui

The Spanish FA have sacked manager Julen Lopetegui after he withheld the news that he was replacing Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid. The decision came after Lopetegui was announced as the new head coach of Real Madrid yesterday, with reports circulating in Spain this morning that the FA were furious with the manager and were set to sack him. A …

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Breaking: Real Madrid Announce Julen Lopetegui As Coach After World Cup

Real Madrid have officially announced that Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will succeed Zinedine Zidane as manager following the World Cup’s conclusion. Real Madrid were left in something of a state of shock following the departure of manager Zinedine Zidane after his third consecutive Champions League title victory. Managerless, many high-profile names were in the rumour mill for a spot at …

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Messi Reveals World Cup Could Be His Last

Argentina captain Lionel Messi said his international future will be determined by his country’s performance at the World Cup in Russia. “It will depend on how far we go, how we’re going to finish” at the finals, Messi said in an interview with Spanish daily Sport. “We’ve just lost three finals in a row, which has led to us going …

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Report: United Offered Chance To Sign Bayern Striker Lewandowski

Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, according to German publication, BILD. The Polish international is reportedly set to leave Munich, with a host of major European clubs vying for his signature. BILD are reporting that the German champions aren’t willing to listen to any bids under £175 million for their striker, which …

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