DONEGAL GAA PLAYERS BACKING UFC STAR PADDY HOLOHAN IN HEADLINE FIGHT

first_imgA group of Donegal GAA players are delighted Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan has been given the opportunity to headline UFC Dublin. The talented Dubliner faces Louis Smolka at the 3Arena tomorrow night. Paul Boyle, Declan Boyle and Brian Gillespie are all huge UFC fans – and while they’re disappointed Donegal man Joseph Duffy was forced out due to injury – they’re delighted to see Holohan get the headline fight.The three Naomh Muire stars are unable to attend the event due to club commitments.The trio will be in Gary Boyle’s side to face Glenfin in a league clash on Saturday evening.However, the trio are massive fans of the Dubliner ever since they got the opportunity to meet him at a UFC event. The trio are pictured above with the affable Holohan, and have predicted he will produce the goods tomorrow night.Paul Boyle posted this picture of himself and his friends with Holohan earlier this week – when details emerged he would be the headline act.Boyle posted, “Disappointed for Joseph Duffy, he’ll be gutted he has to pull out of the main event.“However, I’m delighted to see Paddy Holohan has been chosen as the headline act on Saturday night.“I had the pleasure of meeting him earlier this year, and he was an absolute gentlemen, and great company.“Would love to see him win on Saturday, and by getting the headline fight he has a real opportunity to make a name for himself by being the main event. “I’m sure the Donegal fans who were hoping to see Duffy in action, will get behind Paddy and roar him to victory.Teak tough full-back Brian Gillespie is known for terrorising defences with his no-nonsense approach.He’s also hoping for a Holohan victory on Saturday night.Gillespie said, “He’s a great fighter, and I’d be delighted to see him do the business on Saturday. “He’s a great lad, who has a stunning personality and I hope he can get a stunning KO against Louis Smolka.UFC Dublin will be screened LIVE on 3e on Saturday night with coverage beginning at 9pm.DONEGAL GAA PLAYERS BACKING UFC STAR PADDY HOLOHAN IN HEADLINE FIGHT was last modified: October 23rd, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:SportUFClast_img read more

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Tottenham star could join Inter Milan for as little as £12m

first_imgInter Milan are preparing a cheeky £12 million bid for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele this summer.The 30-year-old is into the final 12 months of his contract at Spurs – with the north London outfit expecting him to leave the club. IN DEMAND Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Tottenham, however, have previously been holding out for around £30 million for Dembele.The Belgium international, who is preparing to face England in the World Cup third-place Play-off, joined Spurs from Fulham in 2012 for £15 million. Latest transfer stories from talkSPORT.com Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade targets 1 Dembele is currently on international duty with Belgium at the World Cup Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ LATEST center_img The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer LIVING THE DREAM targets The Belgian is attracting interest from China and he has several lucrative offers on the table from there.Inter Milan are also keen on Dembele though and, according to TMW, they hope they can land him for just £12 million.In an intriguing turn of events however, city rivals AC are also keen on securing his signature.The Italian club believe that should be enough to land the midfielder, given he has just a year to run on his current contract. REVEALED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January RANKED moving on Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti last_img read more

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Ozil on the bench: Bournemouth vs Arsenal preview and confirmed teams

first_img no dice 2 REVEALED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade What the managers are sayingEddie Howe (Bournemouth): “Arsenal have outstanding attacking players and a good look about their team, it will be a tough game. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won RANKED Latest Football News Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 2 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury MONEY However, despite both sides’ good starts to their respective 2018/19 campaigns, they are not in the best form with the Cherries losing their last two matches.Meanwhile, the Gunners have drawn three of their last five Premier League games, scraping a 1-1 draw at home to Wolves last time out.Unai Emery’s men will be looking for the victory in order to stay in touch with fourth-placed Tottenham. huge blow ADVICE Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card BEST OF Unai Emery expects Bournemouth to be a tough proposition The Premier League is well and truly back after the November international break.And on Sunday, we see Arsenal who are on an impressive 16-game unbeaten run, travel to sixth-placed Bournemouth –  a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT, kick-off 1:30pm. A victory would leave Bournemouth just a point behind their opponents “If one to 11 we are very good, then we can do well. It will be an interesting game to see which attack comes out on top and it will be a great battle for our defenders as well.”Unai Emery (Arsenal): “I know that we are going to have to play at a very high level in order to get the three points because Bournemouth are doing some great work, they have some fantastic players.”“I think that most of all, they have that confidence at the moment which is making them a truly tough proposition.”Confirmed line-upsBournemouth: Begovic, Francis, S.Cook, Ake, Daniels, Gosling, Lerma, Brooks, Fraser, King, WilsonSubs: Boruc, Surman, Mousset, L.Cook, Defoe, Stanislas, MingsArsenal: Leno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Holding, Kolasinac, Torreira, Xhaka, Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, AubameyangSubs: Cech, Elneny, Ramsey, Ozil, Maitland-Niles, Guendouzi, Nketiahlast_img read more

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