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Julen Lopetegui – The Man Who Gambled Everything & Lost It All

Julen Lopetegui

Julen Lopetegui’s brief and inglorious reign as Real Madrid coach lasted just 139 days after the club confirmed he had been sacked on Monday.  Julen Lopetegui was dismissed following a meeting of the board of directors, who concluded there had been a “great disproportion between the quality of the staff of Real Madrid…and the results obtained to date”. Santiago Solari, …

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Claudio Ranieri Pays Emotional Tribute To Leicester City Owner

Claudio Ranieri revealed on Monday he had been “terribly shaken” by the death of Leicester City boss Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. Claudio Ranieri, 66, was hired by Vichai in 2015 and led Leicester to their historic Premier League title success the following year. Billionaire Vichai, 60, died along with four others when his helicopter plummeted into a car park outside the King …

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Klay Thompson Breaks 3-Point Record With Blistering Performance

Klay Thompson scored a record-breaking 14 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors maintained their blistering start to the season with a 149-124 demolition of the Chicago Bulls on Monday. Thompson broke teammate Stephen Curry’s NBA record for most three-point field goals in a single game of 13 when he nailed his 14th three of the night midway through the third …

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Five Things We Learned From The Weekend’s Premier League

Premier League talking points

The death of Leicester’s Thai billionaire boss in a helicopter crash on Saturday totally overshadowed events on the pitch as Manchester City held onto first place in the Premier League. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who oversaw the club’s astonishing title triumph in 2016, was among five people killed when his helicopter crashed and burst into flames moments after taking off from the …

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Ireland Squad Named For Clash With Italy in Chicago

Joe Schmidt and Ireland

Ireland have named their squad of 26 players who will travel to Chicago to face Conor O’Shea’s Italy on Saturday, November 3rd. The squad includes two uncapped players – Leinster’s Ross Byrne and Ulster’s Will Addison, with the 26 man squad being whittled down to a matchday 23 at the end of the week. _____ Forwards (15): Finlay Bealham (Buccaneers/Connacht) …

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MacKenna On Monday: Club Game The Soul Of The Sport

Last weekend, a tiny sliver of a story was predictably buried beneath so much quantity. It was from no more than the Limerick Junior A hurling final as tiny Tournafulla made the half-hour journey to Dromcollogher to win what they never had before. This was life rather than merely a game, and was captured superbly by Stephen Barr in the …

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Leicester City Confirm Death Of Club Chairman

Leicester City Football Club have confirmed that chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among those killed in yesterday’s tragedy outside the King Power Stadium. Roughly an hour after Saturday evening’s 1-1 draw between Leicester City and West Ham, a helicopter took off from the centre circle at the King Power – a traditional departure from the venue for club chairman, Srivaddhanaprabha. Soon after, …

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