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Manchester United Likely To Be Without Captain Wayne Rooney For EFL Cup Final

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United applauds supporters during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on February 1, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Whilst Wayne Rooney’s inclusion in the EFL Cup final versus Southampton this weekend may have been limited anyway, it now looks as though he is set to miss the match entirely.  According to The Times, a persistent muscle injury is set to keep the club captain sidelined for the final having already missed three clashes with the same complaint. Speaking on Rooney’s …

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Poll: Which Goal By An Irish Player Was The Best Of The Weekend?

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The weekend just gone saw a surprisingly large amount of top-class finishes from members of Martin O’Neill’s Ireland squad. Wingers Robbie Brady and Daryl Horgan have made their mark on their new clubs, while Aiden McGeady gave fans a timely reminder of his capabilities with a star turn for Preston against Brentford. Wes Hoolahan, meanwhile, produced a 35-yard lob against …

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Ranking Top Five Premier League January Transfer Window Signings

Transfer Premier League 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 6/10/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Georgia Ireland's Robbie Brady

Another transfer window has slammed shut and the players who moved are preparing for life with a new club. Some of these will be a roaring success, whilst others may just flop. Here, we give our opinion on the top five signings made by Premier League clubs this January. 5) Manolo Gabbiadini (Southampton) The 25-year-old Italian striker joined Southampton from …

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Watch: Shane Long Continues Run Of Form With Goal Against Swansea

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Shane Long of Southampton celebrates after scoring to make it 3-0 during the UEFA Europa League Third Qualifying Round 1st Leg match between Southampton and Vitesse at St Mary's Stadium on July 30, 2015 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Whisper it, just whisper it, but Shane Long may, in fact, be on fire. The Tipperary native was adored and serenaded by Ireland fans all summer, despite his goal drought. However, he is back amongst the scoring for Southampton, after a strike against Liverpool last week. This evening, Southampton are taking on Swansea City, and time of writing the Welsh …

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Arsenal Boss Wenger Makes Bizarre Claim About His Critics

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal reacts as Simon Grayson manager of Preston North End looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has blasted certain members of the football community in the wake of his side’s FA Cup win over Southampton, saying that many of them would like to see him “in jail somewhere without any heating”. As reported in The Guardian, Wenger believes he is vilified by his critics to an unfair extent. The manager has been under …

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Watch: Theo Walcott Scores A Hat-Trick As Arsenal Brutally Demolish Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

In their comeback starts from injury, Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott gave Arsenal a timely reminder of what they have been missing. The England internationals were in devastating form on Saturday evening, scoring all the goals between them as the Gunners ran out comfortable 5-0 winners against Southampton in an FA Cup fourth-round tie at St. Mary’s. Both sides made …

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Opinion: Klopp’s Lack Of Plan B Cost Liverpool Cup Final Place

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 25: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool reacts during the EFL Cup Semi-Final Second Leg match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield on January 25, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Irish international Shane Long put the final nail in Liverpool’s EFL Cup coffin in the dying stages of Wednesday night’s semi-final second leg. Long finished off a sweeping counter-attacking move to see his Southampton side through to the final where they will most likely face Manchester United who go into Thursday night’s game against Hull City with a two-goal cushion. Southampton …

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Jürgen Klopp Holds Crisis Meeting Ahead of Massive Week For Liverpool

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the EFL Cup semi-final first leg match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on January 11, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Liverpool fans’ dreams of final ending their 27-year wait for a domestic league title took a massive hit on Saturday when relegation candidates Swansea City left Anfield with all three points as Chelsea ran further away with the lead, beating Hull City the following day. Defending has been Liverpool’s downfall over recent seasons and Reds fans were not completely shocked at …

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