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LONDON (SE) - Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce is hoping Brett Emerton's first goal in two years will help revive the Australian's career as they prepare to face Stoke at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday.Emerton came off the substitutes' bench to sc

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Sheffield United have completed the loan signing of Argentine defender Elian Parrino.The 22-year-old joins from Estudiantes after playing for them against the Blades in a pre-season friendly at Bramall Lane.He told the club website: I was really ha

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Ireland earned a consolation 20-run win over Zimbabwe in the last game of the one-day series between the sides in Harare on Thursday.John Mooney's unbeaten 55, William Porterfield's 46 and Andrew White's 41 helped the Irish post 244 all out - two ba

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