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Horror Start For The Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers’ injury woes continued last night when top prospect Julius Randle broke his leg in the season opener with Houston. The blow was another dark moment in a pitch black few years that have seen the Lakers’ key men struck down by horrific injuries. With Kobe Bryant having just returned from a stop-start horror two seasons, there …

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The Love/Hate Dream XI

Ireland’s most famous television show is at the height of discussion right now. As a result Brian Barry has put together a Love Hate XI. Would Nidge be as erratic on the touchline as he is on the streets of Dublin? Would Fran’s combative style make him an effective target man? Would this team break a record for the highest number of …

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League Of Ireland: 2014 PFAI Awards Predictions

The SSE Airtricity League Of Ireland Player of the Year nominations have been made, and there are a few interesting choices in the mix. The Team of the Year for both divisions has been decided as well as the Goalkeeper of the Year award. Here’s Shane McDonnell’s view of the nominations for 2014. SSE Airtricity Premier Division Player of the Year …

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QPR Boss Has High Hopes For Charlie Austin

Harry Redknapp has backed Charlie Austin to score the goals that will keep QPR in the Premier League after his match-winning brace against Aston Villa. The 25-year-old scored in either half to secure a valuable three points which moves Rangers off the foot of the table and leaves Villa winless and goalless in their last five games. Austin hit a …

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It’s Been A Good/Bad Week For…

Sport can be a rollercoaster of highs and lows from week to week. Here’s a quick look back at who had a good/bad week in sport this week. Good Week Dundalk After stuttering to two draws the week before last, Dundalk needed to win at home to Cork City on Friday to win the league. They did just that finishing …

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Winter Will Test West Ham Heroes

Manager Sam Allardyce knows the biggest test of whether West Ham’s new boys Diafra Sakho and Enner Valencia can last the distance in the Barclays Premier League is fast approaching. Senegal forward Sakho netted for the sixth Barclays Premier League match in a row as the Hammers beat champions Manchester City 2-1 at Upton Park on Saturday. Ecuador frontman Valencia …

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The Future of Merseyside: Liverpool & Everton Compared

It has not been a great start to the season for either of Liverpool’s two clubs. But do the blue or red half of the city have the upper-hand in the long-run? Sean Curtin investigates.  For two teams who promised so much in the run up to the end of last season, the current season has been a bit of a …

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Where Are They Now: Juan Pablo Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya was one of F1’s biggest stars of the early 2000s, and one of the few Colombians ever to make it to the ultimate stage of motorsport. While his career ended earlier than expected after just five and a half years, the headstrong, bullish racer refuses to live life anywhere else but the fast lane. His potential was …

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Manchester United Boss Blasts ‘Stupid’ RVP

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie was labelled “stupid” by his manager Louis van Gaal after removing his shirt as he celebrated his last-gasp equaliser against Chelsea. Van Persie, whose form had been questioned ahead of Sunday’s Barclays Premier League clash at Old Trafford, secured a 1-1 draw for his side by slamming home in the 94th minute. Lost in …

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The Ultimate XI of FIFA Personalities

FIFA is proof that a video-game can take over lives. Garbh Madigan categorises the various types of FIFA Football players and how they hilariously react when their world crumbles down. Here is ‘The Ultimate XI of FIFA Personalities’.   1. Guys Who Play With One Star Teams These guys are the hipsters of the FIFA World. Characteristically they spend all their time …

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