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Watch: Commentator John Motson Berates Sunderland Owners Following Relegation

John Motson is one of English football’s most well known voices and well respected broadcasters. When the 71-year-old speaks he captivates his audience.  On Saturday he transferred his unique commentating ability to the punditry game as he appeared, momentarily, live on BBC. While there he did not hold back one bit when questioned over the problems plaguing the north east …

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Ireland’s John O’Shea ‘Distraught’ Over Sunderland’s Relegation From The Premier League

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: John O'Shea of Sunderland leaves the pitch following the full time whistle in the Premier League match between Sunderland and AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on April 29, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

While the other clubs to be relegated from the Premier League, and all the permutations that could come out of that for Republic of Ireland internationals, have yet to be decided upon, Saturday afternoon saw Sunderland, captained by John O’Shea, demoted to the Championship. The 35-year-old could well be facing into his final four games as a top flight player now …

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United Fans’ Frustration Boils Over Following Fellaini Sending Off In Manchester Derby

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United is shown a red card following a clash with Sergio Aguero of Manchester Cityduring the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United versus Manchester City, whether it’s at Old Trafford or the Etihad, is a fixture that usually gets the blood pumping, however Thursday night’s match-up is likely to be forgotten pretty quickly – apart from one significant incident that is.  While Jose Mourinho has done much to instil at least a small degree of positivity into the atmosphere around …

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Preston Boss Simon Grayson Opens Up On Sean Maguire Interest

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Dalymount Park, Dublin 14/4/2017 Bohemians vs Cork City Sean Maguire of Cork City Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Having had a blistering start to the 2017 season following a breakout year in 2016, it is no wonder Cork City’s Sean Maguire has attracted admirers from England.  With eight goals to his name already this term, which included a five-game scoring streak at the start of the campaign, Maguire is now justifiably considered the League of Ireland’s hottest talent. …

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Brighton Could Move For Liverpool Midfielder But Risk Loosing Key Man

TENERIFE, SPAIN - MARCH 22: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Kevin Stewart and Connor Randall of Liverpool during a training session at Tenerife Top Training on March 22, 2017 in Tenerife, Spain. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Brighton manager Chris Hughton will set his sights on bringing in Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart, according to The Telegraph. Stewart would become Brighton’s first summer signing as they look to build towards their first season in the Premier League. The former Tottenham trainee joined Liverpool in 2014 and enjoyed a run of games towards the end of last season as Jurgen …

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Koeman Lambastes Manchester United While Discussing Lukaku’s Future

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Kevin Mirallas of Everton (C) celebrates scoring his sides first goal with Romelu Lukaku of Everton (L) and Ronald Koeman, Manager of Everton (R) during the Premier League match between Everton and West Bromwich Albion at Goodison Park on March 11, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Mark Robinson/Getty Images)

Ronald Koeman’s recent war of words with Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill appears to have only increased the Dutchman’s desire to speak his mind to the media.  The basis of these latest controversial comments is to do with the constant speculation around his top marksman this season, Romelu Lukaku. The striker, who has already scored 24 goals in the …

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A Combined XI Selected From The Four FA Cup Semi-Finalists

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal (R) is chased by N'Golo Kante of Chelsea (L) during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The FA Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend as four of the top Premier League teams compete at Wembley in two mouthwatering games. Firstly, the top two teams in the league, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, face each other on Saturday while on Sunday at 3pm BT Sport will show the second semi-final, as under pressure Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal take on …

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