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Brian Lenihan Completes Loan Move To Blackpool

Today it has been announced that Brian Lenihan will spend a month on loan with Blackpool. The young right-back moved from Cork City to Hull City in August, in which time he has earned enough recognition to be called into Martin O’Neill’s most recent Republic of Ireland squads. Blackpool manager Lee Clark had this to say, on Blackpool F.C.’s official website, about the loan deal. …

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Premier League Preview – Burnley Vs Hull City

Bottom of the table Burnley look to get their first win of the season up against a Hull City side coming off the back of a narrow defeat to Southampton, Gavin Bergin is here with a preview of the match. The Clarets’ early season habit of drawing games has faded away and they now find themselves coming into this one …

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Premier League Preview – Manchester United Vs Crystal Palace

Manchester United host the Eagles this weekend with rumours abound that Robin van Persie may be dropped in favour of youngster James Wilson. Can anyone put a finger on where Manchester United are currently at? Louis van Gaal asked to be judged after three months in the job, a milestone which has been and gone, yet we’re still no closer …

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Teams’ Playing Styles: Southampton

In the first of a series looking at Premier League teams’ playing styles, Gavin Nolan takes us through the style of play which Ronald Koeman has got his Southampton side playing this season. In 2007 Southampton were in fear of relegation to League Two. Last Saturday, they solidified their second place position in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over …

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Have We Met Before? – Premier League Managers’ Loyalties

Premier League managers often go for players they have relied on in the past. Here Tom O’Connor looks at the current list of players who Premier League managers have signed for more than just one club in the past. One of the key elements in a team becoming successful is trust. With managers coming under increasing pressure to produce results …

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Liverpool Vs Real Madrid – 4 Key Talking Points

Liverpool face European champions Real Madrid for the second time in two weeks tonight in the Champions League. Rob Lyons discusses four key talking points ahead of tonight’s tie at the Santiago Bernabeu. Kick-off is at 7:45pm.  1. Form  Real Madrid come into this game with the considerable advantage of being the in-form team of the two sides and by …

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Top 4 Premier League Long-Range Golazo’s

Following Victor Wanyama’s great long-range effort for in-form Southampton against Hull City in the Premier League at the weekend, Damien Morris selects his top four long-range efforts in the history of the Premier League. 4. Wayne Rooney – Manchester United vs West Ham 2013/14 season What an amazing goal this is from the Manchester United striker in which he lobbed a shot from just …

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Manchester United: Louis Van Gaal vs David Moyes

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With Manchester United in mid-table as the festive period edges ever closer, Cian Dalton compares the fortunes of David Moyes and current incumbent, Louis van Gaal. It has been another frustrating start to the season for Manchester United and especially their followers. Residing in tenth place after Tottneham’s late win over a beleaguered Aston Villa is not what the fans …

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Premier League Heroes: Tottenham’s Brad Friedel

Today’s Premier League hero is Tottenham’s Brad Friedel, one of the most consistent and longest serving goalkeepers in the English game. Friedel is one of the longest serving Premier League players since he joined Liverpool in 1997 and then went on to have stints at Blackburn Rovers, Aston Villa and is currently at Tottenham Hotspur. The American shot-stopper has made …

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Pelle & Sakho – Changing The Fortunes Of Southampton & West Ham

Back in August, West Ham and Southampton were considered two clubs who would be lucky to survive relegation. Fast forward three months and both sides enter November in the top four of the Premier League.  What, when, where and why are all the beginnings of questions which can be thrown down in an effort to fathom how these two surprise packages have …

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