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Today’s News

Atletico put four past Lopetegui's Real Madrid to lift Super Cup after extra-time

Goals from Diego Costa (2), Saul Niguez and Koke helped Diego Simeone’s side to victory.

Gundogan ready to step up in absence of injured De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne is reportedly in danger of a three-month injury lay-off, but Ilkay Gundogan is hoping to kick on and step up in his absence.

Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona back on top of Europe

The Argentine is proud to pull on the armband and hopes he can fill the big shoes left by the departing Andres Iniesta.

All-Ireland winner Finnerty wary of Limerick's 'better bench' as Galway sit on brink of 'incredible feat'

Limerick are challenging Galway for the All-Ireland crown this weekend.

England out-half Cipriani arrested and charged after nightclub incident

The 30-year-old was in Jersey with his club side, Gloucester.

Back row Jarrad Butler succeeds Muldoon as Connacht captain

The former Brumbies man earned respect with a big first season for the province.

'Too heavy' - Pogba's brother turned down by German third-tier club

Uerdingen, a former Bundesliga club, earned promotion to the third division in May.

Chelsea star quits international football at 27

Victor Moses played 37 times and scored 12 goals for the Super Eagles.

'Galway were probably faltering in the last three games. I think Limerick will be very conscious of that'

All-Star hurler Ollie Moran believes that Limerick can hurt Galway in the final stages of the All-Ireland final.

'Most suspended player' in Australian rugby league handed 10-year ban until 2028

John Hopoate, 44, has previously served a total of 45 weeks of suspensions in his NRL career.

8 counties included as GAA to honour hurling stars of the 90s on All-Ireland final day

The players will be recognised on Sunday in Croke Park.

Kevin de Bruyne suffers knee injury in training Kdb

Kevin de Bruyne suffers knee injury in training

Take note, Fantasy managers.

Dr Hyde Park the venue for triple-header of intriguing All-Ireland semi-finals

Saturday 25 August is a big one in the ladies football calendar.

'You start to wonder, "Is this worth it?"' Te'o considered quitting rugby during injury nightmare

Former Leinster man has been out of action since last October.

GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals

The association released a statement regarding the resale of tickets this morning.

Irish provinces' emerging players to feature in new Celtic Cup

The seven-week competition essentially replaces the disbanded British & Irish Cup.

Sport Ireland confirm Dublin Marathon runner's anti-doping violation

Natasha Yaremczuk has received a 14-month ban as a result.

'I wasn't expecting it!' - PB at Europeans and Leaving Cert results on the same day Going Swimmingly This post contains videos

'I wasn't expecting it!' - PB at Europeans and Leaving Cert results on the same day

It was a busy morning for Cork’s Sean O’Riordan.

Weight on the button for Portlaoise's TJ Doheny ahead of tomorrow's date with destiny in Tokyo

‘The Power’ was ripped and ready at the 122-pound limit.

Tickets for McGregor's return go on sale this week and the cheapest will set you back €180

The Dubliner is set to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.

Galway forward set to miss All-Ireland senior final after U21 red card as Tipp player cleared for decider

Both Mark Kehoe and Brian Concannon were sent-off in last week’s game.

'I actually thought I might go, I might pass out near the end of the game. I'd be a poor spectator anyway.'

Injury has left the Limerick midfielder in a different role for their All-Ireland hurling run.

Man Utd striker hopes to put himself in shop window with loan move

James Wilson has admitted that he hasn’t spoken to Jose Mourinho about his future at Old Trafford.

Ex-Connacht hooker out of intensive care after suffering stroke

The 36-year-old remains under heavy sedation after doctors found a blood clot on his brain.

9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen set to undergo surgery as he continues cancer treatment

The Offaly-born rider was diagnosed with a tumour in March.

Irish defender endures rotten luck despite finding the net twice in Carabao Cup tie Mixed Fortunes This post contains videos

Irish defender endures rotten luck despite finding the net twice in Carabao Cup tie

Eoghan O’Connell was seconds away from being Bury’s match winner against Nottingham Forest.

Sligo Rovers players hand back portion of wages to club

The squad decided on the move with just five home games left at the Showgrounds this year.

Croatian World Cup hero Mandzukic announces international retirement at 32

The second-highest goalscorer in the country’s history played his last game in the World Cup final.

Wales defence coach Edwards takes role with Ospreys

The Wales assistant coach will juggle his international commitments with a role at the Ospreys in the Pro14 this season.

Rodgers unimpressed by absence of 'fit' Boyata

Celtic were knocked out of the Champions League by AEK last night.

Paul Pogba v Jose Mourinho: What ‘things’ was the Man United midfielder referring to?

The midfielder made it clear that all is not well at Old Trafford following a concerted campaign by his manager to cast doubt over his performances.

Relief at Rochford staying on and accepting Whatsapp invites 'you haven’t said yes to in eight or nine years'

Mayo forward Jason Doherty is enjoying the long break after a shock exit from the All-Ireland SFC.

'There's been no-one like him for the last number of years in Galway' - Burke lauded for full-back heroics

Former Galway hurler Cyril Donnellan discusses the importance of Daithí Burke to the Galway defence.

Leaving Galway in position to compete regularly for All-Irelands is Donoghue's long-term goal

“It was one of the big rocks for us when we took the job that we wanted to be competing at the highest level as much as we could,” Donoghue said.

Ireland return far from Jackson's mind as he attempts to restart career in Perpignan

The former Ulster out-half has played his first game since being acquitted of rape this year.

Contepomi: 'Sexton is one of those players that doesn't come around often, so we need to enjoy him'

‘When you talk to a friend or colleague of Messi, they say ‘he’s the first one to arrive, the last one to leave’… that’s Johnny.’

Yesterday’s News

Former Blackburn and Stoke star completes €30 million Roma move

Sevilla midfielder Steven Nzonzi secured a big-money switch to the Giallorossi following his World Cup heroics with France.

Big night for man-of-the-match Burke while Hourihane hits Villa's winner Irish Eye This post contains videos

Big night for man-of-the-match Burke while Hourihane hits Villa's winner

There was plenty of Irish involvement on a busy night of League Cup action.

Disappointment for Celtic as Rodgers' men dumped out of Champions League

Scott Sinclair headed in late on, but it was not enough to save Celtic in Athens.

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