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Could Anthony Pilkington’s Form Put Him Back In The Frame For The Ireland-Wales Game?

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 17: Anthony Pilkington of Cardiff (l) is challenged by Craig Conway of Blackburn during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Blackburn Rovers at Cardiff City Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Cardiff, Wwales.. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

It has been an impressive season for Irish players in the Championship. Conor Hourihane, Ryan Manning and Daryl Horgan have made great strides but one man has slipped under the radar. Anthony Pilkington, remember him? Lancashire-born Pilkington burst onto the scene with Stockport County and made the steep climb from non-league to the Premier League. He benefited from ex-Norwich boss …

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Watch: Sky Sports’ Tear-Jerking Tribute To Claudio Ranieri

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It’s been one of the most shocking and divisive stories in recent sporting memories. Claudio Ranieri was sacked this week just months after achieving the impossible. Leicester were crowned Premier League in May but this season, they’ve struggled massively domestically despite progressing comfortably to the knockout rounds of the Champions League. The Foxes lie just a point above the relegation …

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Watch: The Best And Most Controversial Moments From Jose Mourinho’s Unforgettable First League Cup Final

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Manchester United take on Southampton in Wembley this Sunday as Jose Mourinho aims to win a trophy that’s always been close to his heart. In his first season in England, The Special One lifted the League Cup trophy with Chelsea, beating Liverpool in one of the most entertaining finals in recent memory. John Arne Riise rocketed home the opener less …

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All The Quotes From Jose Mourinho’s Revealing Press Conference

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Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United take on Southampton on Sunday in Wembley with the first trophy of the season up for grabs. It represents what could be an important moment come the end of the season for the Reds with some early silverware likely to give a boost to the side in the hunt for a Champions League qualification spot. The …

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How Could Manchester United’s Midfield Look If Marco Verratti Arrives

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The entire footballing world was talking about Marco Verratti last week after his imperious showing against Barcelona led PSG to their famous 4-0 win. Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona were all linked with a move for the Italian in recent days as attentions begin to turn to the summer transfer window. It’s still little more than a rumour but how …

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A Hypothetical Rugby XV Made Up Of Premier League Footballers

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Peter Crouch of Stoke City (R) wins a header during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Bet365 Stadium on January 21, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

With the Six Nations well underway, here we take a look at some Premier League stars that would make admirable rugby players if they switched to the oval ball.  _________ 1. Loosehead Prop: Jonathan Walters A powerful, physical and terrifying opponent, Walters would be perfect for the front row. _________ 2. Hooker: Wayne Rooney The perfect build for hooker, Rooney’s vision …

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