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Shane Duffy delighted with new long term Brighton deal

SHANE DUFFY has welcomed the ‘stability’ of a new four year contract with Premier League newcomers, Brighton & Hove Albion, insisting it was a ‘no brainer’ to commit his future to the club.

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Jonny Evans

West Brom boss Pulis keen to keep defender Jonny Evans

West Brom head coach Tony Pulis wants to keep Manchester City target Jonny Evans and insists the club do not need to sell the defender.

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NI defender Jonny Evans

POLL: Should NI defender Jonny Evans make the move to Man City?

Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans is being linked with a move from West Brom to Manchester City.
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Crues boss Stephen Baxter and Coleraine manager Oran Kearney

Crusaders v Coleraine: Baxter aiming for home boost against Bannsiders

Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter will put his admiration for Coleraine on hold for 90 minutes at Seaview in a bid to cement a position at the head of the Danske Bank Premiership standings.

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Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha

Rangers at full strength for Hearts clash after Ryan Jack red card rescinded

Ryan Jack will be free to face Hearts on Saturday after the Rangers midfielder had his controversial weekend red card overturned on appeal.

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Sanchez missing for Arsenal at Stoke

Arsenal will again be without Alexis Sanchez for their Premier League trip to Stoke on Saturday evening.

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Lionel Messi

Barcelona stars express shock after terror attack

Barcelona stars past and present have expressed their shock and sadness at the terror attack in the city.

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Glenavon defender Aaron Canning (right) has joined Ballinamallard United on a loan deal. Pic by PressEye Ltd.Glenavon defender Aaron Canning (right) has joined Ballinamallard United on a loan deal. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon send out Canning to Ballinamallard on loan deal

Glenavon have sanctioned a loan deal for defender Aaron Canning to Ballinamallard United following limited involvement with the Lurgan outfit across the summer due to work commitments.

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Striker Robbie Hume is expected to be in the Institute squad this weekend.

IRISH LEAGUE: Hume ready to make ’Stute debut

Institute manager Paddy McLaughlin is expected to have striker Robbie Hume in his squad for Saturday’s home clash with Lurgan Celtic (KO 3pm).

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Jonny Evans

Guardiola’s Man City have £18m Evans bid rejected

Manchester City have made an initial approach to Premier League rivals West Brom for defender Jonny Evans, it is understood.

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Jonny Evans

NI defender Jonny Evans linked with move to Man City - reports

Manchester City are keen on signing Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans from West Brom, according to reports.
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Neil Lennon

Neil Lennon jokes on TV with Graeme Souness over Ibrox celebration

Hibs boss Neil Lennon has joked on TV with ex-Rangers manager Graeme Souness, making light of the reaction to his goal celebration during his side's recent 3-2 win at Ibrox.
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Larne boss Tiernan Lynch

Larne FC: Boss Lynch keeping faith in the future

Larne manager Tiernan Lynch is backing the club’s ambitious move into a full-time project to get results over time.

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Coleraine's Darren McCauley in action with Cliftonville's Jay Donnelly. Photo: Press Eye

IN PICTURES: Danske Bank Premiership action

Crusaders went top of the Danske Bank Premiership on Tuesday night thanks to a comfortable 5-0 victory over Warrenpoint Town at Seaview.

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Crusaders' Paul Heatley celebrates finding the net against Warrenpoint Town. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Crusaders fire five past Warrenpoint Town

Stephen Baxter’s Crusaders last night nailed three easy Danske Premiership points at Seaview.

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Mark Haughey celebrates finding the net for Linfield against Ards. Pic by Pacemaker.

FOOTBALL: Reading scout Linfield’s Smyth in win over Ards

Linfield starlet Paul Smyth was out to impress - with a Reading scout watching the forward from the stands at the Bangor Fuels Arena - as the Blues recorded a comfortable 2-0 win over Ards.

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Celebration time following Josh Carson's goal against Cliftonville in victory for Coleraine. Pic by Pacemaker.

FOOTBALL: Second-half delight as Coleraine see off Cliftonville

Second-half goals from Josh Carson and Jamie McGonigle ensured Coleraine made it two wins from two across the opening four days of the Danske Bank Premiership season.

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Linfield's Kirk Millar (left) celebrates with team-mate Andrew Mitchell after he scores to make it 2-0 against Ards

IRISH LEAGUE: Tuesday night's Premiership action - how it happened

After an impressive opening weekend of games it was straight back into the thick of the action on Tuesday evening with six clashes in the Danske Bank Premiership.
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Oran Kearney

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine boss Oran Kearney is focused on Cliftonville test

Coleraine manager Oran Kearney was delighted with his players after the Bannsiders secured an opening day victory at Dungannon Swifts.

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Rodney McAree

IRISH LEAGUE: Dungannon Swifts boss Rodney McAree wants result against Glenavon

As Dungannon Swifts prepare to travel to Glentoran on Tuesday night Rodney McAree admitted his side passed up a glorious opportunity for three points on Saturday.

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