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August 29, 2017 (No Comments) by Evan Coughlan
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The Republic of Ireland team have passed the halfway point in their World Cup qualifying campaign and as things currently stand in Group D, Martin and Roy’s Boys are level on points with Serbia at the top, and are only two goals behind them on goal difference. Ireland have a four point cushion over Wales and Austria who lie in third and fourth respectively and maybe, just maybe we, as a nation, can start getting excited about a trip to Moscow next summer. However, before we start loading up the van with Joxer and the lads, there are still four games left to play, two at home and two away. […]

August 18, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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After 4 years, 186 appearances, 105 goals, and 80 assists, Brazilian winger Neymar has left Barcelona to join PSG in Ligue 1 for a world-record transfer fee worth £200 million (€222 million). The 25 year-old joins Les Parisiens on a five year contract, securing his place in the world’s most expensive signing in football history. Just to put this extravagant deal into perspective, here’s a list of things that PSG could have bought for the same amount that they spent on Neymar; 137 properties in London’s most expensive borough (Kensington). 1,004 four-year degrees for students at MIT. One Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Six Greek Islands. 6.5 metric tonnes of pure gold. […]

August 12, 2017 (No Comments) by Evan Coughlan
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Before the championship even began this year, the Cork hurlers were written off as a team who were going nowhere fast. After a poor 2016 season, where they were knocked out in the second round of the qualifiers to Wexford, everyone seemingly forgot that this is Cork hurling we are talking about and it would only be a matter of time before the Cork hurlers were back firing on all cylinders once again. Waterford on the other hand were expected to at least get to the semi-final stage again this year after the heartbreak of losing to Kilkenny in a replay at this stage last year. Derek McGrath’s side haven’t […]

August 9, 2017 (No Comments) by Adam Kenny
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Well, that was a long summer! With no World Cup or Euros to help pass the time, it feels like an eternity since Chelsea lifted the Premier League title, with John Terry bidding us an emotional farewell. Every cloud though, and all the free time has given me the chance to find a few bets for next season. Some bankers, some flyers and some somewhere in between. For what it’s worth, I’m a Man United fan. That shouldn’t be a factor when you’re having a bet though – you should bet with your head and not with your heart. Just ask any Liverpool fan who’s been backing them to win […]

August 8, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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Finishing 3rd in the Premier League, with a semi-final knockout in the FA Cup and a Round of 16 exit in the UEFA Champions League, Pep Guardiola’s first season at Manchester City was steady, but lacking in silverware. Despite only losing 6 league games, Guardiola’s men racked up an unfortunate 9 draws, leaving them 15 points behind current champions Chelsea. Their European venture was inconsistent and ultimately unsuccessful in a gripping 6-6 thriller against Monaco, with the French giants progressing on away goals. While only conceding 1 goal in the 5 games leading up to the FA Cup semi-final, it was The Gunners who would ultimately go on to take […]

July 23, 2017 (No Comments) by Evan Coughlan
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Firstly what a great name for a Pay Per View, Battleground, sounds important and impactful, however, there is one problem with Battleground and it has nothing to do with the name of the event. The problem is Smackdown is a bit shit right now and has been for a few months. It just seems like all the good momentum that Smackdown had going into Wrestlemania has been destroyed in the months since. This is really disappointing and unfortunately I don’t see it being a trend that WWE will be able to fix anytime soon. The fact that they have given the WWE Championship to a glorified jobber in Jinder Mahal […]

July 20, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Corry
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There are great arguments in life and sport that make for some great debate. From the simple yet effective ‘my da would beat your da in a fight’ all the way to ‘Celtic would challenge for the Premier League title’. There are just some things that we are never going to know the answer to so I’ve decided to apply my thought process on one question that I can’t help but wonder about… How would an all Irish selection get on in the Premier League? Now I know it would be easier to say the Republic of Ireland team but I’m not Martin O’Neill so I’ll be making my own […]

July 14, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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Demba Ba, James Milner, Sol Campbell, and Zlatan Ibrahimović – what have they all got in common? Apart from being exceptional football players, they have all joined the Premier League as a free agent at one stage in their careers. The 1st of July marked the end of the road for dozens of Premier League players, who have now become available on a free transfer. With the Pep Guardiola revolution in full swing, and Mourinho and Koeman looking to shake things up, it’s no surprise that some potentially quality signings are up for grabs. As transfer fees continue to skyrocket, we have looked at 10 free agents from the Premier […]

July 8, 2017 (No Comments) by Evan Coughlan
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The hype for this Raw exclusive pay per view has been dominated by the build up for the WWE Universal Championship match featuring Brock Lesnar, in his first defence of the title he won from Goldberg at Wrestlemania back in April. Lesnar is up against Samoa Joe who has looked like an absolute monster since winning the No. 1 contendership at Extreme Rules. Of course, this is just one of several matches taking place this Sunday at the American Airlines Centre in Dallas, Texas, so let’s see if Great Balls of Fire is an event not to be missed. Neville vs. Akira Tozawa (with Titus O’Neil) for the WWE Cruiserweight […]

July 2, 2017 (No Comments) by Felipe Wasserstein
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The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup final will be held on Sunday, July 2nd, at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The winners of 2015 Copa America, Chile, will be facing current world champions, Germany. Both finalists are taking part in their first Confederations Cup final. For Chile, this is their first participation in a Confederations Cup, while Germany is making its third, and best, appearance. Chile… How They Got Here For the 2015-2016 period, Chile were probably the best football team in South America. Their squad won the 2015 Copa America and then the Copa America Centenario (a special tournament held in celebration of 100 years of the tournaments […]

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