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Irish International Denise O’Sullivan Named MVP For North Carolina

Cork native, Denise O’Sullivan has been voted North Carolina’s Most Valued Player following an impressive season in the US Women’s Soccer League. The Republic of Ireland international made the move to the U.S. in July 2016 and joined Houston Dash where she remained for a year before joining North Carolina. The 24-year-old was highly praised by the club. Finally, MVP. …

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Jurgen Klopp Unconcerned About Salah Lack Of Goals

Mohamed Salah’s slow start to the season is not causing Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to lose any sleep. The 26-year-old Egyptian star — who had a disappointing World Cup after entering it with a shoulder injury he suffered in the Champions League final — has scored just twice this term. Klopp’s lack of concern over his form is supported by …

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Mourinho In No Rush To Hand Dalot Premier League Debut

Jose Mourinho has indicated that he will ration Diogo Dalot’s Manchester United appearances despite an impressive midweek debut in the Champions League. Mourinho declared that Dalot, 19, was the best young full-back in Europe after signing him from Porto for £19 million ($25 million) in June. The right-back’s debut was delayed while he recovered from knee surgery but he looked …

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Sergio Aguero To Remain With Manchester City Until 2021

Sergio Aguero has signed a one-year contract with Manchester City that will see him remain with the club until June 2021.  If the 30-year-old sees out the rest of his three-year contract, it will mean he has been with the club for a decade, a goal he has always wanted to achieve. Aguero has made no secret of his desire …

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“We’re Not Women” – Juve’s Can Slams Referee Following Ronaldo Red

Juventus midfielder Emre Can has hit out at the sending off of team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo during his side’s Champions League game against Valencia last night. Ronaldo, who was making his Champions League debut for the Italian champions, was sent off in the first half following an off-the-ball incident where he appeared to grab the hair of Valencia’s Jeison Murillo. Referee …

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Man City Struggling To Find Champions League Magic

Manchester City’s fourth consecutive Champions League defeat is a stark reminder of the size of the challenge facing the Premier League champions as they seek to replicate their domestic dominance on the European stage. Pep Guardiola’s richly talented team are among the favourites to be crowned kings of Europe after racking up 100 points in the Premier League last season. …

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Souness Continues Pogba Tirade: “He Treats Football Like A Joke”

Paul Pogba inspired Manchester United to a 3-0 away win against Young Boys in the Champions League, but it wasn’t enough to impress pundit Graham Souness. United’s performance was not as dominant as the 3-0 scoreline suggests, however, two goals and an assist from captain on the night Paul Pogba was enough to secure all three points. Pogba’s first was a …

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Ireland Drop In FIFA World Rankings As European Duo Share Top Spot

Ireland have fallen one place to 30th in the FIFA World rankings following their 4-1 Nations League defeat to Wales and their 1-1 international friendly draw with Poland last week. O’Neill’s men had been sitting in 29th but after a difficult international break, they fall one place down to 30th, two places below Northern Ireland who also dropped a place …

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Fantasy Football Fairy Outlines The Key Picks For Gameweek 6

The Fantasy Football Fairy is back with his premium, intermediate and budget recommendations for Gameweek 6 in the Premier League. Chelsea’s Eden Hazard and Bournemouth’s Ryan Fraser stole the show in Gameweek 5 as both midfielders racked up huge FPL scores of 20 and 18 points respectively. Unsurprisingly, both players are currently the most transferred in ahead of the Gameweek …

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Middlesbrough Keep Pressure On Leeds At The Top

Middlesbrough stepped up their impressive bid to win promotion to the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Bolton on Wednesday. Tony Pulis’s side produced a confident display at the Riverside Stadium to move within one point of Championship leaders Leeds, who had beaten Preston on Tuesday. Middlesbrough took the lead through George Saville’s 34th minute goal and Britt Assombalonga …

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