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EuroNews
Iceland set for new World Cup chapter in footballing saga By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Iceland will become the smallest cou
EuroNews / Posted 15 hours ago
By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Iceland will become the smallest country ever to take part in the World Cup finals when they travel to Russia next year as the saga of outsized... Read more
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EuroNews
Zlatan dethroned after a decade as Sweden's best player By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s unbroken ten-ye
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s unbroken ten-year run as Sweden’s best player came to an end on Monday when FC Krasnodar defender Andreas Granqvist won the... Read more
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9d
EuroNews
International return for Zlatan gets Sweden talkingBy Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The final whistle which signalled that
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The final whistle which signalled that Sweden had qualified for the World Cup was still echoing around the San Siro when the speculation began – will retired record goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic return for the... Read more
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EuroNews
Denmark will stand up to Ireland physicality, says Kjaer By Philip O’Connor COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark were well up for the physic
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
By Philip O’Connor COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark were well up for the physical challenge posed by World Cup playoff opponents Ireland in Saturday’s scoreless draw in Copenhagen, and they... Read more
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10d
EuroNews
'Humble' Sweden taking nothing for granted against Italy By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden are taking nothing for grante
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden are taking nothing for granted as they head to Milan for the second leg of their World Cup playoff against Italy on Monday after Jan Andersson’s... Read more
11d
EuroNews
Randolph frustrates Denmark as Ireland grab goalless draw By Philip O’Connor COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Goalkeeper Darren Randolph pulled o
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
By Philip O’Connor COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Goalkeeper Darren Randolph pulled off a string of fine first-half saves as Ireland held Denmark to a scoreless draw in the first leg of their World... Read more
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12d
EuroNews
Sweden beat toothless Italy 1-0 in playoff first legBy Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A second-half goal by Sweden substitut
EuroNews / Posted 12 days ago
By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A second-half goal by Sweden substitute Jakob Johansson was enough to beat Italy 1-0 and put his side in the driving seat after their World Cup playoff first leg on a chilly night. Italy’s Andrea Belotti sent... Read more
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12d
EuroNews
Playoff pressure can be positive for Ireland, says GivenBy Philip O’Connor (Reuters) – Ireland can transform the pressure of their Worl
EuroNews / Posted 12 days ago
By Philip O’Connor (Reuters) – Ireland can transform the pressure of their World Cup playoff against Denmark into a positive factor, former goalkeeper Shay Given has told Reuters. Having finished second in their qualifying groups, Ireland and Denmark... Read more
18d
EuroNews
Brighton hand Swansea third successive league defeattime. The loss dropped Swansea into the relegation zone, with eight points from
EuroNews / Posted 18 days ago
time. The loss dropped Swansea into the relegation zone, with eight points from 11 games. In 18th place, they are only ahead of Everton and Crystal Palace. Brighton climb to eighth on 15 points. (Reporting by Philip O’Connor, editing by Pritha Sark... Read more
19d
EuroNews
Fans on edge as St-Pierre returns for UFC title fightBy Philip O’Connor (Reuters) – Four years after he walked away from the octagon
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
By Philip O’Connor (Reuters) – Four years after he walked away from the octagon, fans of Canadian mixed martial artist Georges St-Pierre are eagerly anticipating his return on Saturday night in a middleweight title fight against Michael Bisping at... Read more
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21d
EuroNews
I'll eclipse Ronaldo as highest paid athlete - McGregorBy Philip O’Connor DUBLIN (Reuters) – Forget cage fighting, boxing and world ti
EuroNews / Posted 21 days ago
By Philip O’Connor DUBLIN (Reuters) – Forget cage fighting, boxing and world titles – Irishman Conor McGregor’s next goal is to build a financial empire and eclipse Real Madrid football icon Cristiano Ronaldo to become the highest-paid athlete in the... Read more
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22d
EuroNews
McGregor apologises for homophobic slurBy Philip O’Connor DUBLIN (Reuters) – UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor h
EuroNews / Posted 22 days ago
By Philip O’Connor DUBLIN (Reuters) – UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has apologised after being captured on video using a homophobic slur at a recent event after his friend lost a bout. McGregor, who lost a multi-million dollar boxing bout... Read more
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25d
EuroNews
Kurdish delight as Dalkurd promoted to Swedish top flight By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A goal by Rawez Lawan for Dalkurd in
EuroNews / Posted 25 days ago
By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A goal by Rawez Lawan for Dalkurd in the penultimate game of the season against GAIS sent Kurds around the world into ecstasy as the Swedish side won... Read more
26d
Irish Examiner
Dragon mural helps Kino roar back to lifethe wall, as it had been painted by FinDac previously. Hopefully, people will w
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
the wall, as it had been painted by FinDac previously. Hopefully, people will warm to it,” Dan said. The Kino’s new owner Philip O’Connor said he took a lot of flack following his decision to paint over the building’s original mural — one of the... Read more
29d
Irish Examiner
Look at what's replacing the iconic Cork mural at the old Kino cinemaa staple of the city and people were furious when photos of it being painted ov
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
a staple of the city and people were furious when photos of it being painted over appeared online. New owner of the site, Philip O’Connor told the Evening Echo at the time that a new mural from a local artist is soon to be installed on the site by... Read more
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EuroNews
Caretaker Appleton leads Leicester to 2-1 win over SwanseaVardy and Riyad Mahrez both could have scored. Leicester hung on for the win th
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
Vardy and Riyad Mahrez both could have scored. Leicester hung on for the win that sent them out of the relegation zone and up to 13th place in the table on nine points after nine games. (Reporting by Philip O’Connor; Editing by Christian Ra... Read more
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