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Troy Parrott To Travel With Tottenham First Team

Republic of Ireland underage star, Troy Parrott, has been called up to travel with the Tottenham first team to their clash with Leicester this evening, according to a report in the Irish Independent.   Although the Dubliner is not expected to make the bench for the Premier League meeting, the gesture from Mauricio Pochettino shows the esteem he is held …

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PSG To Pip Man City To Signing Of Dutch Wonderkid Frenkie De Jong

Paris Saint-Germain could pip Manchester City to the signing of Ajax and Netherlands midfield star Frenkie de Jong in a record 75 million euro deal, a Dutch newspaper report said Friday. “It is almost certain that De Jong, 21, will exchange Ajax for Paris Saint-Germain,” popular tabloid De Telegraaf said. If the deal goes through, it will be “the most …

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Mendes: Jose Mourinho Is “Very Happy” At Man United

Jose Mourinho is “very happy” at Manchester United despite the club’s Premier League struggles, his agent Jorge Mendes said on Friday.  The statement followed reports that the club are considering bringing in Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino to succeed the Portuguese and other reports linking him with a return to Real Madrid. United have endured a torrid season — they are …

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Jurgen Klopp: Manchester City Don’t Feel Pressure

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Jurgen Klopp does not believe Premier League leaders Manchester City are feeling the pressure of Liverpool’s pursuit, even if his side go top of the table. An early start at Bournemouth on Saturday means Liverpool could overtake their rivals, who have an evening kick-off at fourth-placed Chelsea, but the German does not believe that will have much effect. City have …

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Shamrock Rovers Snap Up Former Manchester City Prospect Jack Byrne

Shamrock Rovers have completed the signing of former Manchester City and Blackburn midfielder Jack Byrne, after the 22-year old was released by Scottish side Klimarnock. Byrne who was once considered one of Manchester City’s brightest young talents, impressed during a loan spell in Holland but struggled to nail down a club in England before eventually finding his way to Kilmarnock. …

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Paul Ince Tears Into “Bang Average” Paul Pogba – “He’s An Idiot”

Former Manchester United captain Paul Ince has slammed current Red Devils midfielder Paul Pogba following the French international’s poor run of recent form at Old Trafford. Pogba put in a below-par performance in United’s 2-2 draw with Southampton at St Mary’s on Saturday and was subsequently dropped by Mourinho for their crunch tie against Arsenal in midweek. The Frenchman did …

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Mourinho: When The Defence Is Stronger, I Will Play Fred

Jose Mourinho has implied that Manchester United must get stronger defensively before he is ready to give Fred more games. United spent £52 million ($66 million) on buying the Brazil midfielder from Shakhtar Donetsk in June but he has made just six Premier League starts. Fred was left on the bench this week as United drew at Southampton and was …

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Mourinho Struggles To Make Case For Manchester United Defence


Jose Mourinho will be desperate for his struggling Manchester United side to put their defensive woes behind them against the Premier League’s bottom club Fulham but the form book suggests they may struggle to do so. An exciting, if error-strewn, 2-2 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford in midweek means United have conceded 25 goals in their 15 Premier League …

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Fantasy Football Fairy Outlines Key Picks For Gameweek 16

The Fantasy Premier League Fairy is back with his top picks ahead of the Gameweek 16 deadline. _____ Similar to midweek fixtures, FPL managers only have two days break between Gameweek 15 and 16, therefore selections have to be made with limited information and little injury news. No team in the Premier League managed to secure a clean sheet in …

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Jim McGuinness Appointed Manager Of United Soccer League Side

Former All Ireland winning manager, Jim McGuinness, has been appointed as the manager of Charlotte Independence in North Carolina. The 46-year-old has been making huge strides in the soccer world since he left the role of Donegal boss in 2014 and this move marks his first role as a professional manager. He was brought on board as a consultant with …

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