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Wayne Rooney vows to stick with Derby despite looming administration
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Wayne Rooney vows to stick with Derby despite looming administration

Sep 18th 2021, 8:53 PM 7,437 Views 3 Comments

The former Manchester United star found out about the club’s plan to go into administration from TV.

Guardiola may not give Aguero game time 'for minutes' sake' as contract runs down
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Guardiola may not give Aguero game time 'for minutes' sake' as contract runs down

Mar 9th 2021, 11:00 PM 8,314 Views 2 Comments

Uncertainty surrounds the Argentinian’s future at Man City.

IRFU suffers €35.7 million deficit as Irish rugby tries to 'buy time' financially
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IRFU suffers €35.7 million deficit as Irish rugby tries to 'buy time' financially

Oct 23rd 2020, 2:49 PM 20,045 Views 5 Comments

CEO Philip Browne says the union must make drastic budget cuts if crowds cannot return to games next year.

Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland
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Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland

Oct 13th 2020, 10:35 PM 5,703 Views 7 Comments

The 60-year-old has been at the helm for 14 years.

Paschal Donohoe says ministers won't take pay cut during Covid-19 pandemic
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Paschal Donohoe says ministers won't take pay cut during Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 30th 2020, 7:56 PM 44,981 Views 120 Comments

The finance minister had previously said he would consider actions taken by other governments in terms of pay cuts for politicians.

Bournemouth boss becomes first Premier League manager to take pay cut
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Bournemouth boss becomes first Premier League manager to take pay cut

Apr 1st 2020, 6:36 PM 5,767 Views 4 Comments

Eddie Howe has been impacted as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc worldwide.

Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce
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Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce

Mar 31st 2020, 8:56 AM 4,822 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Scottish Rugby has accounted pay deferrals for some of its biggest earners.

England's RFU expects losses up to £50 million over next 18 months due to Covid-19 crisis
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England's RFU expects losses up to £50 million over next 18 months due to Covid-19 crisis

Mar 25th 2020, 10:23 PM 3,222 Views 0 Comments

The spread of coronavirus means no major sporting action can currently take place in the UK.

Sligo Rovers announce temporary layoffs for all management, players and administration staff
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Sligo Rovers announce temporary layoffs for all management, players and administration staff

Mar 19th 2020, 1:31 PM 3,278 Views 2 Comments

The Premier Division club made the decision following ‘intensive talks involving the National League Executive Committee, the PFAI and FAI.’

Munster confirm Joey Carbery's season is over as he looks to recover fully
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Munster confirm Joey Carbery's season is over as he looks to recover fully

Mar 2nd 2020, 7:53 PM 28,550 Views 55 Comments

The 24-year-old’s campaign has been ruined by injuries.

'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster
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'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster

Dec 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,315 Views 10 Comments

The Highfield RFC man struggled with injury last season but is relishing being back in the red jersey.

Patriots fans 'have the right' to boo after second straight defeat - Brady
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Patriots fans 'have the right' to boo after second straight defeat - Brady

Dec 9th 2019, 7:20 PM 5,881 Views 4 Comments

The quarterback also said how one handles things ‘gracefully’ is what is important to him.

Ljungberg: 'Scared' Arsenal just need to 'dig out a win' for confidence boost
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Ljungberg: 'Scared' Arsenal just need to 'dig out a win' for confidence boost

Dec 6th 2019, 9:13 AM 1,973 Views 2 Comments

Arsenal’s interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg believes his team just need a win to regain some confidence.

'Maybe I should’ve started others, who knows?' - Solskjaer bewildered after latest United setback
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'Maybe I should’ve started others, who knows?' - Solskjaer bewildered after latest United setback

Nov 2nd 2019, 3:52 PM 12,523 Views 9 Comments

The Red Devils have recorded only three wins in 11 top-tier matches.

Transfer business won't be easy for United 'in the pit with the rest of the sharks,' warns Neville
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Transfer business won't be easy for United 'in the pit with the rest of the sharks,' warns Neville

Jun 25th 2019, 9:26 AM 4,762 Views 29 Comments

The former Red Devils defender believes fierce competition and inflated asking prices will make life difficult.

'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy'
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'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy'

Jun 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 9,924 Views 1 Comment

Ken McGrath says the Déise are ‘under a bit of pressure’ after shipping another defeat in the Munster SHC.

Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind
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Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind

Mar 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,775 Views 0 Comments

The women’s national team have lost seven of their last eight games and are facing into their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years.

'Ignorance is bliss' - Playing on a torn cruciate for 10 months but missing All-Ireland glory
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'Ignorance is bliss' - Playing on a torn cruciate for 10 months but missing All-Ireland glory

Feb 24th 2019, 7:15 AM 9,131 Views 1 Comment

Kildare captain Grace Clifford casts her mind back to a whirlwind time.

Under-fire Sarri admits Chelsea 'played confusing football' after limping out of FA Cup
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Under-fire Sarri admits Chelsea 'played confusing football' after limping out of FA Cup

Feb 18th 2019, 10:52 PM 6,905 Views 7 Comments

The Blues crashed out of the competition after losing out to Manchester United at home.

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband
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England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband

Nov 12th 2018, 9:30 PM 47,090 Views 5 Comments

‘This one’s for my family, my husband, who are there with you when there’s a lot of lows.’

Thierry Henry's Monaco thrashed 4-0 at home in Champions League as wait for first win continues
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Thierry Henry's Monaco thrashed 4-0 at home in Champions League as wait for first win continues

Updated Nov 6th 2018, 7:50 PM 9,145 Views 10 Comments

A convincing defeat for the French side against Club Brugge.

'Not going to lie, I'm gutted...This is hard to take' - Joe Hart on World Cup rejection
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'Not going to lie, I'm gutted...This is hard to take' - Joe Hart on World Cup rejection

May 18th 2018, 10:37 AM 8,194 Views 17 Comments

The goalkeeper has played in nine of England’s World Cup qualifiers.

'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle
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'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle

Feb 19th 2018, 10:02 PM 6,368 Views 6 Comments

“I remember sitting on my own, thinking: ‘No one loves me. What have I done to myself? What have I done to the people that do love me?’”

McCall's Saracens put six-week deadline in place to revive their season
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McCall's Saracens put six-week deadline in place to revive their season

Dec 12th 2017, 1:45 PM 7,058 Views 12 Comments

The reigning European champions fell to their sixth defeat in a row when they lost to Clermont yesterday.

'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing'
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'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing'

May 22nd 2017, 11:59 AM 10,916 Views 26 Comments

Leinster captain Isa Nacewa believes the province aren’t going to have to wait long for a trophy.

John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight"
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John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight"

Oct 15th 2016, 6:00 PM 26,666 Views 34 Comments

John Connors talks about mental health, bare-knuckle boxing and Love/Hate.

How will Dublin recover from huge Leinster hurling setback?
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How will Dublin recover from huge Leinster hurling setback?

Jun 10th 2015, 8:44 AM 5,258 Views 17 Comments

Ger Cunningham and Mikey Carton admit the display against Galway wasn’t good enough.

Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide
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Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide

Jan 27th 2015, 6:49 PM 19,988 Views 22 Comments

For one, its biggest source of revenue will likely take a hit later this year when Windows 10 is released.

A day after his 30th birthday, Sean St Ledger is left without a club yet again
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A day after his 30th birthday, Sean St Ledger is left without a club yet again

Dec 29th 2014, 5:26 PM 27,271 Views 26 Comments

The defender was released by Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy.

'There are no friends in football' - Sean St Ledger on his difficulties with finding a club
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'There are no friends in football' - Sean St Ledger on his difficulties with finding a club

Nov 15th 2014, 9:12 PM 19,038 Views 25 Comments

St Ledger spoke to RTÉ about how he has struggled with unemployment.

LOI double winner has to sell medals to pay daughters' university fees
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LOI double winner has to sell medals to pay daughters' university fees

Aug 28th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,096 Views 11 Comments

Former keeper Wayne Russell is “heartbroken” to have to part with his medals.

Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation
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Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation

Aug 21st 2014, 4:34 PM 22,086 Views 92 Comments

The Herald saw the biggest drop, while the Sunday Independent remains the best-selling newspaper in the country.

Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future
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Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future

Jul 26th 2014, 9:57 AM 6,623 Views 5 Comments

For some, the loan system can feel like being trapped in a revolving door.

11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self
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11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self

Sep 3rd 2013, 1:00 PM 29,404 Views 59 Comments

What would YOU tell yourself as a teenager?

'There's a lot of head maggots going on' - Donnacha Ryan on Ireland's fall
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'There's a lot of head maggots going on' - Donnacha Ryan on Ireland's fall

Mar 1st 2013, 7:25 AM 11,354 Views 10 Comments

“You can feel sorry for yourself or go outside that door and test your mettle,” the Munster lock told us.

Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'
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Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'

Feb 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,070 Views 2 Comments

The GAA’s Director-General has admitted it is a huge concern the financial pressures that are being put on the grassroots of the association.

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet
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Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:36 AM 4,791 Views 43 Comments

New figures from the Central Bank illustrate the deepening mortgage crisis in Ireland with almost 130,000 in arrears.

Sinead O'Connor announces end of her marriage... for a second time
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Sinead O'Connor announces end of her marriage... for a second time

Jan 13th 2012, 9:07 AM 7,749 Views 39 Comments

The singer blamed media scrutiny for the disintegration of her relationship with Barry Herridge, who she married in Vegas.