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Watch: Dier Celebration Ignites Melee At North London Derby

This is the derby atmosphere that we all know and love. Spurs and Arsenal are currently in action at the Emirates, and it’s 2-2 between the North London rivals. Arsenal took the early lead through a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang penalty after Jan Vertonghen handled the ball in the box. After a half hour, a Christian Eriksen free kick found Eric Dier …

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Robert Pires: “Even Now For Thierry Henry, People Still Call Him A Cheat”

Former Arsenal and France winger Robert Pires retired from international football in 2004 following a dispute with then manager Raymond Domenech. During his eleven-year stint with the French side, Pires had a number of tussles with Ireland in both friendlies and qualifiers but the ex-Arsenal man was perhaps lucky enough not to be involved in the most infamous clash between the two …

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Mick McCarthy Reacts To “Surprising” Euro 2020 Qualifying Group

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has been reacting to his side’s Euro 2020 qualification group which was drawn at the convention centre in Dublin on Sunday morning. The Boys in Green were handed an incredibly favourable group as they face Switzerland, Denmark, Georgia and Gibraltar in Group D of the competition. McCarthy’s side narrowly avoided the apparent group of death in …

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Luck Of The Draw Hands Ireland Favourable Euro 2020 Qualifying Group

The Republic of Ireland have been handed a favourable group in the Euro 2020 qualification draw which took place in Dublin on Sunday morning. Mick McCarthy’s men must face Denmark, Switzerland, Georgia and Gibraltar in Group D of the competition as they look for qualification as one of the host nations. Ireland will be incredibly familiar with their opponents Denmark whom they …

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Mourinho Regrets Lack Of ‘Mad Dogs’ After United Draw

Jose Mourinho suggested after a third Premier League match without victory that his team had not had enough “mad dogs” on the field in their 2-2 draw with Southampton. To a neutral, it seemed that it was not rabid canines that were missing but intensity and desire at key times in the stalemate with a side who have yet to …

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Damning Stats Sum Up Man United’s Season Thus Far

It’s now December and Manchester United are outside the top six. After a solid October and early November that saw their only dropped points come against Chelsea in a draw, United have been dominated by derby rivals City and drew in depressing fashion at home against Crystal Palace. Even with that bright period, it’s been poor overall. Manchester United's last …

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Watch: Glenn Whelan Scores From 20 Yards Due To Darren Randolph Blunder

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Aston Villa recorded a comfortable 3-0 victory against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium with the third goal coming from Republic of Ireland international, Glenn Whelan.  A first-half goal from James Chester had Villa up and running before Tammy Abraham made it 2-0 to the visitors with less than 30 minutes remaining. Whelan then put the result beyond doubt in the 83rd minute …

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Vitor Baía Recalls Own Goal Against Ireland As Another Campaign Dawns

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A host of native and international superstars in the world of soccer have descended on Dublin ahead of the Euro 2020 qualifying draw tomorrow, some with fond memories of the city, others less so.  One such man is legendary Portuguese goalkeeper, Vitor Baía. When he reminisces on past European competitions with a Dublin connection, one game comes to mind, for both …

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Watch: Michael Obafemi Provides Assist In First Premier League Start

Relegation-threatened Southampton are in the lead against Manchester United, thanks in no small part to an Irish debutant. Some early chances were available in what is a must-win game for both sides at St. Mary’s. Romelu Lukaku has yet to score in the league since mid-September, and he really should have punished an early error from Saints keeper Alex McCarthy. …

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Sterling Sparkles As City Move Five Points Clear, Palace End Winless Run

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Manchester City moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League as Raheem Sterling inspired a 3-1 win over Bournemouth, while Crystal Palace clinched a crucial 2-0 victory over relegation rivals Burnley on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side racked up their sixth successive league win thanks to a second half surge after Bournemouth shocked the Etihad Stadium. City hold …

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