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Irish Fans Get 500 Tickets For Opening Euro 2020 Game

The ticket details for Ireland’s first game in the Euro 2020 campaign have been confirmed. Mick McCarthy’s first competitive match in charge of Ireland in over 15 years will take place on Saturday, 23 March. The boys in green are away to Gibraltar, and considering the circumstances, the ticket allocation for the tie is generous to the away support. The …

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Koscielny Nears Arsenal Return From Achilles Injury

Arsenal v Newcastle United - Premier League

Arsenal could be bolstered by the return of club captain Laurent Koscielny for the busy festive period after seven months out due to a ruptured Achilles tendon. Koscielny missed out on France’s World Cup victory in Russia and is yet to feature for new Arsenal boss Unai Emery. The 33-year-old defender limped out of the Checkatrade Trophy clash at Portsmouth …

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No Talks To Share World Cup With Other Countries, Says Qatar

Qatar has not held talks with any other countries to share football matches at the 2022 World Cup, a senior tournament organiser in Doha said on Wednesday. Despite coming under pressure from FIFA president Gianni Infantino to expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams – which could mean some matches being played elsewhere in the Middle East — …

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Breaking: Southampton Appoint Ralph Hasenhuttl As Manager

Southampton have announced that Austrian manager Ralph Hasenhuttl will succeed Mark Hughes at the helm of the club. Hughes was sacked by the Southampton brass on Monday after some very poor form of late – form that has seen them settle in 18th place in the Premier League, picking up just nine points from fourteen games. The former Austrian international …

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Sarri: Eden Hazard Must Make His Mind Up On Chelsea Future

Belgian playmaker Eden Hazard must make up his mind whether he wishes to commit to Chelsea and extend his contract worth a rumoured £350,000 ($450,000) a week, the club’s manager Maurizio Sarri said. The 27-year-old — whose present deal runs till June 2020 — was linked with a move to Real Madrid after a stunning World Cup in which he …

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Robbie Keane: “I Can’t Wait To See What’s Next”

Robbie Keane

The Republic of Ireland’s top goalscorer, Robbie Keane, has revealed his ambition to be a manager at the highest level as he prepares to take on a role in Mick McCarthy’s backroom team.  Robbie Keane made an appearance on Eamon Dunphy’s ‘Paddy Power’s Head2 Head’, which will air tonight, during which he discussed his distinguished career and his plans for the …

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Guardiola Would Welcome UEFA Fair Play Probe To Silence Rumours

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hopes a swift conclusion to UEFA’s investigation over alleged Financial Fair Play (FFP) irregularities committed by the Premier League champions will silence the speculation surrounding the case. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said after an Executive Committee meeting of European football’s governing body on Monday that an independent body looking into the allegations made by German …

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Former Boca Juniors Great Riquelme Lashes Out At Copa Libertadores Final

Former Boca Juniors idol Juan Roman Riquelme lashed out on Tuesday at the decision to hold the Copa Libertadores final in Madrid, saying it would make it “the most expensive friendly in history”. Riquelme, 40, said holding the final between Argentina’s two great rivals “won’t be the same” at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium, adding the essence of a River …

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