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Manchester United Add Ireland U-21 Goalkeeper To Champions League Squad

After a disappointing few weeks on the qualifying front for the Republic of Ireland, some encouragement has arrived in the shape Ireland U-21 goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara being added to Manchester United’s Champions League squad.   The Manchester-born shot-stopper, who qualifies for the Boys in Green through his grandparents on his father’s side, will come in as fourth-choice keeper in the squad …

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Guardiola Provides Update On Ederson Injury Caused By Mane Challenge

TOPSHOT - Liverpool's Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane (R) challenges Manchester City's Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson (L), a challenge for which he is sent off, during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on September 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Taking the odd knock is part and parcel of being a top level goalkeeper, but Manchester City’s newly-appointed shot-stopper on Saturday took a bigger hit than average against Liverpool.  Advancing from his area to clear a long ball with his head, Ederson showed huge bravery as Sadio Mane came in with his boot raised in an attempt to also win …

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Van Gaal Eviscerates Manchester United Board Over ‘Orchestrated’ Sacking

Manchester United have started off the current Premier League season in blistering form.  Jose Mourinho, it seems, is in the process of turning the club’s fortunes around and making this side genuine title contenders this season with big name signings like Nemanja Matic, Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku all adding to the allure now surrounding the north-west club. However, prior …

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One Stat Shows Just How Far Ahead Of The Rest Man Utd Are Defensively

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 26: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City in action with Antonio Valencia of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 26th, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Manchester United have started the season fantastically and are the only Premier League side with a 100 per cent record heading into the second month of the campaign.  Following Alex Ferguson’s departure, the perception of almost every United side up to the beginning of the Jose Mourinho era was that the style of play was far too conservative and in …

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Liverpool Ace Named Premier League Player Of The Month For August

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Sadio Mane of Liverpool celebrates the second during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on August 27, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

The Premier League Player of the Month award for August has been revealed.  With Manchester United topping the table with their 100 per cent record still intact following the first month of the campaign some would have expected one of Jose Mourinho’s men to claim the accolade, however it is second-placed Liverpool who will enjoy that honour in August. Having scored …

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Video: Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen Scores Stunning 35-Yard Free-Kick For Denmark

Christian Eriksen is a player in incredible form as of late.   The Spurs man grabbed the headlines for a goal and three assists for Denmark in a 4-0 win against Poland at the weekend. Facing Armenia in another crucial clash on Monday night, the Danish midfielder scored a stunning free-kick in a 4-1 win to secure three points for his country. The Tottenham …

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Watch: Shane Long Makes Young Fan’s Day With Some Surprise News

The Irish team’s focus at the moment will, of course, be solely directed on overcoming a tough Serbian outfit on Tuesday night, but there was one fantastic moment of distraction for Shane Long ahead of the game. As part of Three’s #TheCallUp campaign, the Southampton striker surprised Chloe, the young supporter featured in the video, with an Ireland jersey and …

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Video: Henry & Carragher Hilariously Recreate That Infamous Leg Touch

There have been a few classic football punditry moments down through the years but the infamous Thierry Henry leg touch on his fellow pundit Jamie Carragher back in 2015 is up there with the most renowned now.  Having just heard the news that Brendan Rodgers was to depart the Reds after a poor opening to that season, Henry instinctively turned …

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