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# IN the ascendancy

This year
# IN the ascendancy
Joelinton the difference as Newcastle close in on cup final
The Magpies edged Southampton in this evening’s first leg.
All time
# IN the ascendancy
Ireland climb to 20th in FIFA world rankings
The nation are at their highest position in over six years according to the world football governing body.