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Six Men Who Could Replace Claudio Ranieri At Leicester

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Claudio Ranieri, Manager of Leicester City is dejected during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Millwall and Leicester City at The Den on February 18, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Yesterday evening, Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri was sacked by the club, just months after winning the most unlikely of Premier League titles. We now look at the potential replacements for the Italian. Roberto Mancini Mancini had a spell with the Foxes in 2001 and shares the honour with Ranieri of being a Premier League winner. The former Manchester City boss …

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There Is One Important Thing To Remember If Wayne Rooney Moves To China

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Speculation regarding Wayne Rooney’s future at Manchester United has reached fever pitch recently since he broke Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record and confirmed himself in the United history books. It is a record that is unlikely to be broken anytime soon. It is obvious that Jose Mourinho has been gradually phasing his captain out of the team throughout the season …

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Blow For Clare As Conor Ryan Set To Take A Year Out [Report]

Clare Conor Ryan

Clare management duo Donal Maloney and Gerry O’Connor have been dealt a blow, as Conor Ryan is set to take a year out due to medical reasons. The 2013 All-Star has had his health issues in recent years, but on his day is regarded as one of the most potent hurlers around. According to Club Clare, Ryan will not be …

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Connacht Appoint Kieran Keane As New Head Coach

Connacht CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 04: Tasman Makos coach Kieran Keane looks on prior to the ITM Cup match between Canterbury and Tasman at AMI Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

Connacht have confirmed that Kieran Keane will succeed Pat Lam as the province’s head coach next year. Lam is moving to Bristol at the end of the season, and as a result, the western province were searching for a suitable candidate to replace the Kiwi. Keane, a former All Black, joins last year’s PRO12 champions from the Cheifs, where he was …

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Liam Sheedy: Hard To See How Kilkenny Are Going To Mount A Challenge

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 19/2/2017 Clare vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

There is no point in beating around the bush this Monday afternoon. Kilkenny were hammered by Clare yesterday in Ennis. The Banner out-worked, out-fought and out-hurled the Cats all over the field, and were full value for their 13 point victory. Of course, clichés that “it’s only February” will fly around, but the fact of the matter is that last …

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Richard Cockerill Announced As New Edinburgh Head Coach

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Richard Cockerill of Leicester Tigers ahead of the Aviva Premiership match between Newcastle Falcons and Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park on March 8, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Richard Cockerill has not been out of work for long. Having parted ways with Leicester Tigers last month after a disappointing run of form, the Englishman has been confirmed as Edinburgh’s new head coach. The three-time Premiership winning coach has signed a two-year deal with the Scottish outfit, and will relocate to Scotland once his finishes his role with Toulon. …

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Ian Madigan Has Asked To Leave Bordeaux-Begles [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Ian Madigan of Ireland passes the ball during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Romania at Wembley Stadium on September 27, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Irish out-half Ian Madigan has been a controversial omission from Joe Schmidt’s Six Nations squad. Injuries to Jonathan Sexton and Joey Carbery meant that the Kiwi coach turned to Ian Keatley to act as deputy to Paddy Jackson in Rome last week. Madigan was perfectly fit, but due to the IRFU’s overseas policy, the former Leinster man was not considered. …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Is Ramping Up His Boxing Training

Conor McGregor Boxing

The back-and-forth between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather has gone relatively quiet in recent days, as the world awaits a confirmation of the fight taking place. Nonetheless, it appears that the two are set to throw down, and McGregor will be ready. In the latest video posted by The Mac Life, McGregor is seen going through his paces with boxing …

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James “Cha” Fitzpatrick Describes Ruthless Nature Of Brian Cody

Brian Cody Cha Fitzpatrick

Growing up in Kilkenny, James “Cha” Fitzpatrick was tipped as a GAA prodigy and although the Ballyhale man went on to win five Senior All-Irelands and three All-Stars, many feel he plenty left to offer at the time of his retirement. Fitzpatrick captained Kilkenny to an All-Ireland title in 2008. However, at the age of 26 he retired from inter-county hurling after …

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