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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Linked With Return To European Football

AC Milan have reached agreement to sign rising Brazilian star Lucas Paqueta with Swedish veteran Zlatan Ibrahimovic a possibility to return to Italy, club sporting director Leonardo said on Thursday. The Serie A giants are reported to have agreed a 35 million euro ($40.4 million) deal with Flamengo – the club Paqueta joined as a ten-year-old – in what would …

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Fixtures Confirmed For 2019 Leinster & Munster Hurling Championships

Munster champions, Cork will begin their title defence at home to Tipperary while beaten finalists Clare face an away game against Waterford in the first round of the Munster championship. The only glaring issue from last year’s inaugural round-robin format was the fact that two teams, in both Leinster and Munster, had to play four games in four weeks, resulting in …

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Breaking: Hazard Confirms He Will Not Leave Chelsea In January

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has confirmed that he will not be leaving the club in January despite the Belgian hinting that he may depart for Real Madrid. BREAKING: @hazardeden10 tells @SkySportsNews he will not leave @ChelseaFC in January. #SSN pic.twitter.com/h3nhBHrwes — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 11, 2018 Speaking to the media on Thursday Hazard outlined that he did not want …

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Roy Keane Reveals Desire To Return To Club Management

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane has said that he hopes to return to management at a club that can “rock my boat”. The former Manchester United captain got Sunderland promoted in the 2006-07 season, had a spell at Ipswich and has been Martin O’Neill’s number two since November 2013. In 2014, he was close to leaving Ireland to take …

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Key Man Shane Duffy Refuses To Dwell On 5-1 Denmark Defeat

Brighton defender Shane Duffy has said the Ireland squad will not get too hung up on the 5-1 World Cup qualifier defeat to Denmark. Ireland’s hopes of playing at the 2018 World Cup in Russia were crushed by Christian Eriksen and Denmark in November 2017. Martin O’Neill’s men were outplayed and outclassed. However, the boys in green will have a chance …

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Hogan Frustrated At Lack Of Villa Playing Time Under Ex-Boss Bruce

Republic of Ireland international, Scott Hogan has accused former Aston Villa manager, Steve Bruce of making false promises in order to keep him at Villa Park for longer.  Bruce signed the 26-year-old from Brentford in January of last year for £12 million and while he featured heavily for Villa in the second half of last season, Hogan is yet to make …

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John Terry Begins Life As Assistant Coach At Aston Villa

Former England captain John Terry took his first steps into coaching on Wednesday when he was named as the right-hand man to new Aston Villa boss Dean Smith. The second-tier English club also appointed Jesus Garcia Pitarch as sporting director as the former European champions moved to replace Steve Bruce who was sacked last week. John Terry, 37, who spent …

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O’Neill Defends Christie In Response To Shearer Criticism

Martin O’Neill has hit out at Alan Shearer over the pundit’s criticism of Cyrus Christie’s performance against Arsenal last weekend. The Ireland right-back was slated by Shearer as he highlighted Fulham’s weakness down the right side of their defence in the 5-1 demolition at the hands of Unai Emery’s new-look Arsenal side. Arsenal were able to get in behind the Fulham …

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