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It's been 4 months since we last published a League of Ireland social media table - a table where we rank clubs based on their social media following. We thought this time around we'd not only update the figures but also see which club has the fastest growth rate over the past 4 months online... June 2013 Table Growth over past 4 months for each club Biggest Gains Limerick FC recorded a 50.5%...

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Van Persie to Utd, Sir Alex retiring, Wigan winning the FA Cup, Barcelona getting hammered in the Champions League... we put together a list of 13 things nobody saw coming in the 2012/2013 season... 1. Van Persie would move to Man Utd for £24m Although Van Persie failed to sign a new contract at Arsenal towards the end of last season, nobody could have imagined he'd end up signing on the...

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Pundit Paul gives us his predictions as usual for this week's Premier League action... Let’s throw a little conspiracy into the mix to start with this weekend. It’s undeniable that Robin Van Persie has played an invaluable role in Man Utd running away with the Premier League this year. Indeed that stats on this 25/7 Sports infographic indicate that, without his goals (1 every 115 mins of football played), United...

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Pundit Paul gives us his view on this weekend's Premier League fixtures... At some stage I’m going to have to start gambling on Arsenal results. Thanks to a late comeback against Norwich, the 3-1 victory for the Gunners gave me great hope I might top one of the 257 leagues last week.  It was also the second high scoring Arsenal result I’d correctly predicted in the last month, the other...

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As usual, pundit Paul gives us his view on this weekend's Premier league fixtures... This week sees the introduction of Dundalk FC's fabulous competition to win two tickets plus flights and accommodation to watch the Champions League final at Wembley. Over the next 4 weeks I’ll continue to provide some statistical reasoning behind my predicted scorelines for the Premier League games which go towards the potential winning of this prize....

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The Official Airtricity league website is run by the FAI. Most league of Ireland fans / commentators will have come across it at some stage. To non LOI followers, it's the equivalent of England's PremierLeague.com.. it's the official website for our national league, something we can all take pride in and boast about on the world stage... We decided to run through some of AirtricityLeague.ie's unique features to highlight what...

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Week 32 this week and nobody will be crowned champions or get relegated just yet but we're getting to that stage in the season where every match is a cup match for those teams competing for European spots and to avoid the drop... our in house pundit Paul gives us a preview... Well that was an improvement last week. Thanks to Arsenal’s 4-1 demolition of Reading I managed to correctly...

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Our in-house pundit Paul gives us his take on this weekend's Premier League matches. As usual, he'll go head to head against Quick Pick Peter - our random scoreline generator... So far in my predictions it seems the pinata is getting smaller and smaller and more difficult to hit. Yet the promise of gloating satisfaction propels me forward. If you don't take a swing at the target you'll never win....

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Last week, Pundit Paul went head to head against Quick Pick Peter (our random scoreline computer). Paul got 1/4 outcomes correct, Peter got 0/4 correct. First week nerves perhaps got the better of them as they'd never made predictions before on the world stage that is the 25/7 Sports Blog. This week is International week so Paul takes a look at the home nations' chances... After last week's diabolical effort...

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There's a full round of premier league matches on this week and from now on, we'll bring you some expert analysis to help you make your 257sports.com predictions... We've selected 4 fixtures that we feel stand out for various reasons. All big matches and certainly sure to spring some surprises. Paul (our in house pundit) gives you his tips on these matches and just for fun we're gonna keep a...