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Derry City Football Club; still shattered by the loss of their beloved captain

It has been just over a month since the tragic passing of Derry City’s leader Ryan McBride, yet the club and city are still yet to come to terms with what has transpired. The inspirational Derry man sadly lost his life at the young age of 27, and his beloved side are seemingly yet to fully recover from this heart-breaking …

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Ronaldo Enjoyed Possibly His Best Year Yet

The 5th of February may not be of much significance to many, but in the confines of world football the date carries a certain level of importance.  This is the birthday of one of the greatest players on the planet, Cristiano Ronaldo, who had more reason to celebrate than most in a year. The Real Madrid star turned 32 on his …

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Euro Football Round Up

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With the FA Cup in full flow this weekend, the other top European Leagues were in full swing after their winter break. In Spain, Barcelona were at the centre of a highly controversial match at Real Betis, which ended 1-1. Luis Suarez grabbed a well-deserved equalizer, shortly after the Catalan club were denied a clear goal, which was wrongly disallowed …

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French Winter Break Nearing An End

Nice have undoubtedly been the surprise package of French football this season as they sit top of the table at the halfway stage. Monaco are finally back among the big clubs in France and sit in second place, closely followed by PSG in third, who evidently are missing front man Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Lyon are in fourth place, while Marseille are …

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Exciting Second Half Of Season To Come In Germany

As the winter break draws to an end, Bayern Munich have regained their status as the best team in Germany after an early scare from shock over performers RB Leipzig. The latter surprised the nation by flying to the top of the table, but were overtaken when the champions overcame them 3-0 just before the break. Dortmund and Leverkusen occupy …

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Serie A Halfway Stage

There are no obvious shocks as the Serie A approaches the halfway mark, with Juventus heading towards their sixth title in as many years. Roma are doing their best to keep up, while Napoli and Lazio complete the top four. The promising news for football globally however is that AC Milan are finally looking like a force to be reckoned …

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Will Scottish Clubs Move Down South?

The age-old debate is once again the centre of attention for many Celtic fans as their team marches on towards another league title; should they be playing in England? Football League Chief Executive Shaun Harvey explained the ‘five division’ proposal at the start of the season, with a final decision expected to be made in June of next year. This …

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Spanish Football Looking To Dominate For Years To Come

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After the recent contract extension of Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid, the Spanish giants are looking to assert their dominance in world football for years to come. This deal, which sees the Portugal star earn a reported £365,000 a week, comes just days after his Welsh team mate agree a similarly impressive deal. Gareth Bale pledged his long term future …

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European football – Match day Four

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In the Champions League, Man City recorded a fantastic 3-1 win at home to Barcelona, while Celtic failed to capitalise on the ten men of Borussia Monchengladbach and could only manage a 1-1 draw. Arsenal left it late to defeat Ludogorets Razgrad and relied on a Mesut Ozil master class, and a wonder goal from Gareth Bale’s wicked left foot …

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Are Rangers closing the gap on Celtic?

If the recent Glasgow derby is anything to go by, then Rangers still have a lot of catching up to do with fierce rivals Celtic. A 1-0 loss at Hampden on Sunday was a very acceptable result for Rangers in comparison to the 5-1 thrashing they received last month, although the score line really doesn’t do the match stats justice. …

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