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UFC Fight Island 6: Dominant Ortega Returns With A Win

Brian Ortega (15-1 1NC) put on a dominant display against ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung (16-6) in his return to the octagon. ‘T-City’ made all the right moves, including a dazzling spinning elbow in round two, in his first fight in 22 months, earning the unanimous decision (UD). The fight was scored 50-45 by all three judges. The main …


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Painting the Toon Red: United Late-Late Show Guarantees Three Points

Manchester United put four past Newcastle United in St. James’ Park on Saturday night. However,  the scoreboard might have flattered the Red Devils.  It looked like it was going to be another one of those nights for Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer and his underperforming troops when Luke Shaw diverted a Newcastle cross into his own net.  David De Gea looked on …


Why the Ighalo signing makes sense for United

By Martin Mongan On transfer deadline day Manchester United fans woke up to the news that a bid for Bournemouth’s Joshua King was rejected and a second bid was likely to be offered. Manchester United were in desperate need of a striker as cover until star man Marcus Rashford returns from injury. Joshua King, a former youth player of the …

The Hit and Misses of the Transfer Window

By Joseph Saunders As another January transfer window slammed shut, all but three Premier League clubs dented the bank balance by bringing in new personnel. Bournemouth, Chelsea and Manchester City decided to stick with what they have for the remainder of the season as the rest of the clubs spent £230m, collectively. The total spend was an increase on the …

Collingwood Cup Quarter Final Sees UL Victorious

By Jamie Dowling NUI Maynooth 1-3 University of Limerick Hat-trick hero Adam Foley was the difference as UL ran out winners against NUI Maynooth in the Collingwood cup quarter final. UL now look forward to a Collingwood Cup semi-final against DCU tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday) thanks to a 3-1 victory over NUI Maynooth. A late switch from grass to AstroTurf made …

Are Resurgent Southampton Ready for Liverpool?

By James Roulston Mooney Southampton face Liverpool tomorrow in their final game before the Premier League winter break begins. Sitting in ninth after 24 games and currently on a decent run of form, one could optimistically say the south-coast side are comfortably safe this season, even if only eight points separate them from the relegation zone. They are even closer …