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Prospect of win in Georgia puts Ireland tantalisingly close to Euro 2020 qualification
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Prospect of win in Georgia puts Ireland tantalisingly close to Euro 2020 qualification

Oct 12th 2019, 8:00 AM 5,828 Views 3 Comments

It won’t be straightforward, but should Ireland win tonight, they will dance out of Tbilisi…Flatley-style.

Ireland out to clinch World Cup quarter-final with bonus-point win over Samoans
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Ireland out to clinch World Cup quarter-final with bonus-point win over Samoans

Oct 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 24,324 Views 16 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side can save themselves a nervous Sunday by winning with four tries in Fukuoka today.

Mancini warns Kean after red card against Ireland
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# Temperamental

Mancini warns Kean after red card against Ireland

Oct 11th 2019, 9:08 PM 8,369 Views 3 Comments

The Italy U21 star was dismissed for pushing Republic of Ireland striker Troy Parrott in the chest.

Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues
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Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues

Oct 10th 2019, 9:38 PM 1,961 Views 0 Comments

The Bulgarian FA chief was upset with remarks made by the England camp but Southgate has tried to defuse to the situation.

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat
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# Dutch Courage

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat

Oct 10th 2019, 8:10 AM 2,971 Views 4 Comments

The Oranje host Michael O’Neill’s men in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

'If Liverpool put out a video of me like that, I'd leave' - Klopp slams Salzburg for releasing team-talk clip
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# Not Having It

'If Liverpool put out a video of me like that, I'd leave' - Klopp slams Salzburg for releasing team-talk clip

Oct 4th 2019, 7:20 PM 22,647 Views 13 Comments

A clip of manager Jesse Marsch’s half-time talk was published on social media.

'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse'
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'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse'

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:38 AM 6,255 Views 6 Comments

Ireland must bounce back from their shock defeat to Japan against Russia in Kobe today.

'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi
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# Friendship

'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi

Oct 1st 2019, 5:44 PM 9,484 Views 1 Comment

The Argentinian’s injury problems have also made it difficult for the pair to build a connection.

Solskjaer: Improving Manchester United is no 'quick-fix job'
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# Long-term Plan

Solskjaer: Improving Manchester United is no 'quick-fix job'

Sep 29th 2019, 1:27 PM 6,156 Views 11 Comments

United host Arsenal in a crucial Premier League clash on Monday night.

Ireland's top-level Test experience should prove too much for hosts Japan
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Ireland's top-level Test experience should prove too much for hosts Japan

Sep 28th 2019, 3:50 AM 11,808 Views 26 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men are looking to ramp up their performance in Shizuoka today.

Valverde reveals that Barcelona will appeal €300 fine over Griezmann transfer
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# Griez Lightning

Valverde reveals that Barcelona will appeal €300 fine over Griezmann transfer

Sep 27th 2019, 5:53 PM 6,396 Views 4 Comments

Barca signed Griezmann in July for €120million but Atletico Madrid claimed they were owed a further €80m.

Alisson to return to training on Sunday, Klopp confirms
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# Beck In Action

Alisson to return to training on Sunday, Klopp confirms

Sep 27th 2019, 12:08 PM 2,736 Views 1 Comment

The Brazilian has been out for the last seven weeks with a calf injury.

'Neymar did what he had to do' - No grief from PSG team-mate over attempted exit
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# No Grudge

'Neymar did what he had to do' - No grief from PSG team-mate over attempted exit

Sep 24th 2019, 9:34 PM 4,518 Views 1 Comment

The Brazilian seemed to want to rejoin his former club Barcelona during the summer.

After Super Saturday lives up to billing, Ireland get set to launch their World Cup
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After Super Saturday lives up to billing, Ireland get set to launch their World Cup

Sep 22nd 2019, 1:00 AM 22,667 Views 18 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men have the forward power to start their campaign with a win.

Inter boss Conte despairs of Italian football's worsening 'hate' culture
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# Toxic

Inter boss Conte despairs of Italian football's worsening 'hate' culture

Sep 20th 2019, 9:16 PM 4,947 Views 4 Comments

‘I came back after three years and found everything worse,’ the former Chelsea manager said.

Culture Night: Here's what's on in the North and West
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Culture Night: Here's what's on in the North and West

Sep 20th 2019, 6:20 AM 8,985 Views 5 Comments

We’re previewing the best events for Culture Night.

Neuer wants to end tension with Germany team-mate Ter Stegen after war of words
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# Tension

Neuer wants to end tension with Germany team-mate Ter Stegen after war of words

Sep 17th 2019, 4:17 PM 10,888 Views 1 Comment

Manuel Neuer says he is done speaking about his Germany rivalry with Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Liverpool not favourites against 'cheeky b*******' Napoli, says Klopp
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# Challenge

Liverpool not favourites against 'cheeky b*******' Napoli, says Klopp

Sep 17th 2019, 1:59 PM 6,892 Views 6 Comments

The Premier League giants begin the defence of their European title at the Stadio San Paolo tonight.

Mbappe and Cavani set to miss PSG's Champions League clash with Real Madrid
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# Firepower

Mbappe and Cavani set to miss PSG's Champions League clash with Real Madrid

Sep 16th 2019, 8:43 PM 3,596 Views 3 Comments

The French powerhouse will have a whole lot of talent sitting in the stands.

PSG ultras issue Neymar warning
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# Unhappy

PSG ultras issue Neymar warning

Sep 14th 2019, 11:25 AM 13,351 Views 5 Comments

The Brazil international joined PSG from Barcelona in a world-record €222million move two years ago.

'People get into scrapes' - Sean Dyche on Danny Drinkwater nightclub incident
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'People get into scrapes' - Sean Dyche on Danny Drinkwater nightclub incident

Sep 12th 2019, 4:40 PM 9,159 Views 4 Comments

The on-loan Chelsea midfielder was reportedly attacked outside a venue in Manchester.

'I would not be wasting my time': Bale confident Wales can qualify for Euro 2020
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# Man On A Mission

'I would not be wasting my time': Bale confident Wales can qualify for Euro 2020

Sep 8th 2019, 3:59 PM 6,370 Views 5 Comments

The Real Madrid forward rescued his country against Azerbaijan in Cardiff.

'I couldn’t begin to describe how it has been for me. I’m loving every minute'
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'I couldn’t begin to describe how it has been for me. I’m loving every minute'

Sep 2nd 2019, 1:19 PM 9,877 Views 0 Comments

‘I’ve only changed little things, the handshake in the morning has been replaced by a group hug,’ IWNT caretaker boss, Tom O’Connor joked.

Schmidt's Ireland need to show encouraging signs in Twickenham
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Schmidt's Ireland need to show encouraging signs in Twickenham

Aug 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 24,526 Views 51 Comments

After a disappointing Six Nations, this feels like a chance to gain some momentum.

Guardiola: I doubted milestone man David Silva
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Guardiola: I doubted milestone man David Silva

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:59 PM 8,020 Views 4 Comments

The Spanish star is set for his 400th Premier League game this weekend.

Alisson improving but 'not that close' to Liverpool comeback
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Alisson improving but 'not that close' to Liverpool comeback

Aug 23rd 2019, 4:04 PM 4,511 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool are yet to put a time frame on the goalkeeper’s return from a calf issue suffered against Norwich City.

Messi ruled out of Barcelona's La Liga opener tonight
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Messi ruled out of Barcelona's La Liga opener tonight

Aug 16th 2019, 8:14 AM 4,368 Views 2 Comments

Ernesto Valverde indicated the Barcelona captain will miss Friday’s game against Athletic Bilbao.

Kante a doubt for Chelsea's final showdown with Liverpool
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# Doubt

Kante a doubt for Chelsea's final showdown with Liverpool

Aug 13th 2019, 5:18 PM 4,796 Views 2 Comments

Frank Lampard will field a strong team in the Uefa Super Cup but could be without his star midfielder.

Now or never for Ireland's World Cup hopefuls in Aviva audition
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Now or never for Ireland's World Cup hopefuls in Aviva audition

Aug 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,243 Views 11 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side begin their warm-up schedule against Italy this afternoon.

Can anyone stop Manchester City and Pep Guardiola making history this season?
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Can anyone stop Manchester City and Pep Guardiola making history this season?

Aug 9th 2019, 4:00 PM 4,482 Views 10 Comments

Liverpool may fall just short again, while Chelsea and Manchester United could be in for long, tough seasons.

Dundalk licking their wounds after Champions League exit but ready for Bratislava challenge
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Dundalk licking their wounds after Champions League exit but ready for Bratislava challenge

Aug 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 4,373 Views 1 Comment

Vinny Perth’s men face Slovan Bratislava in the first leg of their Europa League third qualifying round tie.

'Physically, he's a freak. He's in ridiculous condition — a stone lighter than he was'
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# Looking Well

'Physically, he's a freak. He's in ridiculous condition — a stone lighter than he was'

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:15 AM 13,907 Views 2 Comments

Cork City manager John Cotter paid tribute to Mark O’Sullivan, who has recently returned to the club.

Ireland U19s set for Euros opener against Norway side managed by Premier League veteran
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Ireland U19s set for Euros opener against Norway side managed by Premier League veteran

Jul 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,036 Views 3 Comments

Tom Mohan’s side kick off their campaign in Armenia today.

'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America
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# Spygate

'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America

Jun 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 2,895 Views 0 Comments

Amid accusations of spying, Tite has denied that he used a drone to watch his opponent’s training.

McIlroy hopes regained 'freedom' leads to fast start at US Open as he chases first major since 2014
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McIlroy hopes regained 'freedom' leads to fast start at US Open as he chases first major since 2014

Jun 13th 2019, 9:54 AM 2,650 Views 2 Comments

After an impressive win at the Canadian Open, the 30-year-old is eyeing more glory at Pebble Beach.

Defending US Open champion Koepka still trying to prove the doubters wrong
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Defending US Open champion Koepka still trying to prove the doubters wrong

Jun 12th 2019, 7:45 AM 2,635 Views 4 Comments

With four majors in two years, the American is still trying to show he’s a force to be reckoned with.

McIlroy's major success a 'driving factor' for Spieth ahead of US Open
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# Keep Up

McIlroy's major success a 'driving factor' for Spieth ahead of US Open

Jun 11th 2019, 8:17 PM 6,540 Views 1 Comment

Brooks Koepka and McIlroy have both won one major more than the Texan.

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism
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# Out Of Sorts

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism

Jun 11th 2019, 12:11 AM 6,970 Views 0 Comments

The PSG man was below his usual standard on Saturday, but he was no worse than his French team-mates, insists the World Cup-winning coach.

Old issues of style of play raised again ahead of must-win clash with Gibraltar
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Old issues of style of play raised again ahead of must-win clash with Gibraltar

Jun 10th 2019, 8:00 AM 21,051 Views 20 Comments

Mick McCarthy bristled slightly on Ireland’s need to play open, expansive football ahead of tonight’s game in Dublin.

'They’ve shown this year already that they’re more than a match for anybody in the league'
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'They’ve shown this year already that they’re more than a match for anybody in the league'

Jun 8th 2019, 9:00 AM 5,327 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s on the menu tonight in the SSE Airtricity League.