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  • Ireland 'legend' Given retires from international football

    Ireland 'legend' Given retires from international football

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    Ireland 'legend' Given retires from international football

    Shay Given earned the tribute "legend" from the Football Association of Ireland after the goalkeeper announced his retirement from international football on Thursday after a 20-year career. The 40-year-old -- capped 134 times -- made his first appearance for his country against Russia in 1996 and played at the 2002 World Cup finals, where they reached the last 16, and Euro 2012. "I've been blessed that I was able to do this, from kickabouts in the back yard at home in County Donegal with my …

  • Her turn now: Hillary Clinton makes her case for presidency

    Her turn now: Hillary Clinton makes her case for presidency

    Associated Press
    Her turn now: Hillary Clinton makes her case for presidency

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's Hillary Clinton's turn. …

  • Neville, Giggs unveil Manchester building plan

    Neville, Giggs unveil Manchester building plan

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    Neville, Giggs unveil Manchester building plan

    Former football stars Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs on Thursday unveiled their plan for a multimillion-pound development in Manchester city centre, including a 200-bed hotel, two skyscrapers and a synagogue. Neville, a former England full-back and Manchester United legend, said it would create 1,300 jobs and regenerate a historic part of the northwestern English city. "We will breathe new life into the area," Neville, 41, said at a presentation in Manchester Town Hall. …

  • Leicester sign Chilwell to new five-year deal

    Leicester sign Chilwell to new five-year deal

    Omnisport
    Leicester sign Chilwell to new five-year deal

    Despite reported links to Liverpool, Ben Chilwell will remain at Premier League champions Leicester City until 2021. …

  • Klopp pre-season 'most intense ever' for Sturridge

    Klopp pre-season 'most intense ever' for Sturridge

    Omnisport
    Klopp pre-season 'most intense ever' for Sturridge

    Daniel Sturridge has never experienced a pre-season as intense as Liverpool's first under Jurgen Klopp - but he has relished the work. …