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Antonio Conte insists Richarlison was not disrespecting Nottingham Forest
Forest boss Steve Cooper said that would not be accepted at his club.
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Man Utd ready to 'pounce' in transfer market amid Bruno Fernandes rumours
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also had his say on chants directed at United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at Old Trafford.
Rahm in running to emulate Spanish greats in Irish Open
Rahm birdied four holes in succession from his 11th hole today.
Deja vu or a major breakthrough? Opportunity knocks for Garcia
Sergio Garcia has suffered his share of heartbreaks, but victory at the Masters would be particularly significant at Augusta this weekend.
There's a Put 'Em Under Pressure dance remix and it's an absolute tune
We’re all part of Jackie’s army.
Birthday boy Neville plays down big Valencia win
Gary Neville’s Valencia take a six-goal lead heading into the return leg of their round-of-32 Europa League tie against Rapid Vienna.
These Irish rugby fans had an epic time on the streets of Cardiff last night
“Olé Olé Olé.”
Why huevos rancheros is the breakfast food of your dreams
Eggs. Eggs. Eggs.
Foo Fighters prove they are the soundest band ever to Chilean crowd
These guys. These bloody guys.
Three-quarters of Irish TV viewers have tuned in to watch a bit of the World Cup
The number of people watching the games on RTÉ Two peaked during England v Uruguay at 815,900.
Mexico have one foot in the quarter finals thanks to this Giovanni dos Santos screamer
The Dutch are on the brink of a tournament exit.
Neymar gives Barca hope against dogged Atletico
It’s delicately balanced ahead of the second leg in the Spanish capital.
Cardiff caretaker Kerslake expecting Solskjaer appointment
The Manchester United legend was at the Emirates today.
Sombreros look better on animals, and these photos prove it
They’re just really into celebrating Mexican culture.
The Dredge: Beyoncé leads Dublin crowd in a round of "olé, olé"
It was like Italia 90 all over again. Plus, all the rest of the day’s celeb dirt.
This cat can speak Spanish and English (video)
And it’s teaching a baby the basics…
La Liga preview: Real battling injuries ahead of Celta clash
The defending La Liga champions find themselves in an unfamiliar fifth on the La Liga table after seven matches, eight points adrift of the leaders.
El Clasico: Whatever happens, tomorrow's Clasico is not decisive, says Xavi
“Whatever happens Sunday, there will still be a long way to go,” says the Nou Camp playmaker.
Portugal v Spain: the key battles
It’s a mouth-watering Iberian derby in Donetsk tonight with a place in the European Championships decider up for grabs. Here’s where it’ll be won and lost.
Rheinisch paddles home with Olympic dream intact
Slalom canoeist Eoin Rheinisch booked his place at a third consecutive Olympic Games on Saturday. We caught up with the Kildare-based athlete as he drove – yes, drove – home from Augsburg, Germany.
It's Saturday morning so here's an episode of Football Italia
Get the kettle on and watch a young James Richardson lark about with Gianluca Vialli. Where have the years gone?
Roche misses out on GP Citta di Lugano
The cyclist’s preparation for the Classics Season gathered pace with a strong showing in Italy.
Derby day: 6 of the greatest El Clasico moments
Here we go again… whet your appetite ahead of tonight’s clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Vamos: Jose takes a piggyback; Messi is the man whatever the continent
It’s all about Barcelona and Real Madrid this week, as they begin to break away from their rivals.
Vamos: Barca slip in the rain while it’s seven up for Real
Paul Ring had to get up extra early yesterday morning so that he could bring you this La Liga round-up, but he’s not looking for sympathy. We hope.
Vamos: Levante rule, Barca shut out and Ronnie reigns supreme
Paul Ring returns with his weekly Spanish football round-up and tries to make sense of what’s going on in La Liga. It’s bonkers.
Argentina v Georgia
With their place in the quarter-finals at stake, the Pumas were all set to duke it out with Georgia. Could they come out on top? Review our live coverage to find out.
He's the Juan: Cobo wins La Vuelta
Daniel Martin and Nicolas Roche both finished in top 20 as the season’s final Grand Tour came to an end.
La Vuelta: Cobo storms to the summit to put Wiggins' dreams in doubt
Juan José Cobo put in a magnificent performance on stage fifteen’s ascent of the Alto de l’Angliru to leap-frog Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins in the General Classification.
La Vuelta: Taaramäe takes the win as Roche and Martin feel the pain
Estonia’s Rein Taaramäe climbed his way to his first Grand Tour victory on what proved a tough day in the mountains for the Irish pair of Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin.
La Vuelta: thirteen proves a lucky number for Albasini and Roche
Swiss rider Michael Albasini took the thirteenth stage of this year’s Vuelta a España, sprinting clear from a twenty-man breakaway that included GC contender Daniel Morena and Ireland’s Nicolas Roche.
La Vuelta: Moncoutie outclimbs Sanchez and Intxausti
36-year-old David Moncoutié put in a gutsy performance on today’s ascent of the Cabeza de Manzaneda to seal his first stage victory of this year’s race.
La Vuelta: Froome and Wiggins fly Sky high
Britain’s Chris Froome is the new leader of the Vuelta after today’s time trial stage.
La Vuelta: Martin claims his maiden Grand Tour win
There was Grand Tour joy for Irish rider Daniel Martin on day nine of the Vuelta a Espana.
La Vuelta: Rodriguez snatches stage victory, overall lead
Joaquin Rodriguez won today’s eighth stage by nine seconds, propelling him into the G.C. lead.
La Vuelta: Kittel takes stage seven amid chaos
Germany’s Marcel Kittel won the seventh stage of this year’s Vuelta a España, but the finish was marred by a massive pile-up involving the stage favourite, Tyler Farrar, among a great many others.
La Vuelta: Confusion on stage six as Sagan takes the win
21-year-old Peter Sagan took his first stage victory of the Vuelta a Espana today, much to the diapproval of teammate Vincenzo Nibali.
La Vuelta: Roche notches another top ten as Rodriguez takes the honours
Katusha notched their second successive stage victory of this year’s Vuelta on Wednesday, as team leader Joaquim Rodriguez sprinted away from the chasing pack on Stage Five.
A Bluffer's Guide to... the UEFA U19 Championship
Ireland are set for their UEFA U19 Championship bid in Romania. Here’s the low-down.
Juego Bonito: the best bits (and the worst) from last night’s Copa America action
Some guy called Radamel Falcao played last night – ever heard of him?