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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

As it happened: Ajax v Manchester United, Europa League final

It was over to the Friends Arena in Stockholm, where United were aiming to claim a trophy and Champions League qualification.

Fresh sense of optimism at Limerick as new regime gets first three points on the board

Manager Neil McDonald and forward Chiedozie Ogbene were delighted with last night’s win at Dalymount Park.

Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Former Blackpool boss picks up his first win in Irish football at the expense of Bohs

Limerick were 2-1 winners over the Gypsies at Dalymount Park.

Austria boss baffled as defender skips Ireland clash for his wedding day

Under-pressure Marcel Koller is not happy that Andreas Ulmer has planned his big day to clash with the upcoming World Cup qualifier.

West Ham defender Rice gets first Ireland call-up days after making Premier League debut

Meanwhile, Cork City goalkeepers Mark McNulty and Alan Smith will also join up for this week’s training camp at Fota Island.

Sunday 21 May, 2017

Blow for the Lions as England star Vunipola forced to withdraw

The Saracens number eight requires treatment on a recurring shoulder injury.

LIVE: Liverpool v Middlesbrough, Premier League

It’s the final day of the season and the Reds are aiming to secure a place in the top four ahead of Arsenal and Manchester City.

Thursday 18 May, 2017

After rejection in England, Limerick star is shining thanks to Glenn Hoddle's Spanish lifeline

Lee-J Lynch is hopeful that his hometown club can fulfil their potential after today’s managerial appointment.

Premier League brings in two-match bans for players who con referee by diving

The FA has confirmed a rule change that will see a three-man panel review video footage of simulation that hasn’t been spotted by match officials.

Ulster's move for Springbok Botha is off after failed medical

The South African back-row had been due to sign a two-year deal with the province.

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Cork and Dundalk kept apart in EA Sports Cup semi-final draw

The Leesiders are away to Shamrock Rovers, while Stephen Kenny’s men meet Galway United.

'All my dreams have come true' - Fairytale ending for Dirk Kuyt as he announces retirement

The 36-year-old Dutchman lifted the Eredivisie title as Feyenoord captain last weekend.

'He hasn't let us down' - Ex-Ireland keeper backs Randolph to keep hold of number one jersey

Packie Bonner believes Martin O’Neill will stick with the West Ham goalkeeper for next month’s qualifier against Austria.

Tuesday 16 May, 2017

The Lisbon Lions set the benchmark for Celtic. It was a bit like Ireland after Italia '90 - Packie Bonner

The former Ireland goalkeeper talks about being spotted by Jock Stein’s assistant and his career with the Hoops.

Monday 15 May, 2017

'Roy saw him play last week' - Burnley defender brings fresh option to Ireland

Former Cork City man Kevin Long has been included in Martin O’Neill’s extended squad for the series of games in June.

Kevin Long gets Ireland call in squad for Austria qualifier and summer friendlies

The Boys in Green will spend a few days at Fota Island before playing three matches in June.

Sunday 14 May, 2017

As it happened: Tottenham v Manchester United, Premier League

Spurs said farewell to White Hart Lane with the visit of Jose Mourinho’s side.

Dana White hints at introducing instant replays to UFC after Poirier-Alvarez stoppage

The promotion’s president was unhappy with the decision to stop last night’s lightweight bout in Dallas.

Irish striker Sheridan continues fine goalscoring form for Polish table-toppers On The Scoresheet This post contains videos

Irish striker Sheridan continues fine goalscoring form for Polish table-toppers

Cillian Sheridan now has six goals and four assists in his first 10 games for Jagiellonia Bialystok.

'One of the young lads passed to Edgar Davids and he goes ‘f*** sake, I played for Barcelona. Play it in harder!'

Dubliner Mark Byrne has experienced highs and lows during a 10-year spell in English football, but the Gillingham midfielder wouldn’t swap it for anything.

Saturday 13 May, 2017

Liffey Wanderers lift first-ever FAI Intermediate Cup after penalty shootout with Cobh

The Dublin club eventually won out against their Cork opponents at the Aviva Stadium.

Shane Long can't buy a goal right now, while Swansea take a major step towards safety

Elsewhere, Josh King once again showed why he is such a vital player for Bournemouth.

European Player of the Year to receive newly-commissioned Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy

The EPCR is honouring the Munster and Ireland legend with a special tribute.

Ireland bow out of U17 Euros after quarter-final defeat to England

Colin O’Brien’s side were beaten 1-0 in Zagreb this afternoon.

Cillian Sheridan on his blistering start to life in Poland and aspirations to earn an Ireland recall

The Cavan-born striker is fronting Jagiellonia Bialystok’s challenge for a first league title in their history.

Friday 12 May, 2017

Finish line is in sight for Chelsea and this weekend's Premier League talking points

The race for the top-four is hotting up while Tottenham play their final game at White Hart Lane.

Thursday 11 May, 2017

The League of Ireland's very own 'N'Golo Kanté' thriving in Cork City's midfield

Conor McCormack has been a vital component in John Caulfield’s team this season.

Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Sky Sports presenter asks if Katie Taylor will 'add her name to Britain's list of world champions' Ah Stop This post contains videos

Sky Sports presenter asks if Katie Taylor will 'add her name to Britain's list of world champions'

Jim White made the blunder on air this afternoon.

Ireland qualify for U17 Euros quarter-final despite heavy loss to Germany

Colin O’Brien’s side will face England in the last eight.

Cork City unsung hero scoops Player of the Month for April after their stunning start

Louth native Conor McCormack has been immense in defensive midfield for the Premier Division leaders.

Man United take inspiration from classic '90s jersey for new away kit

The Premier League club have just released their change strip for next season.

Saturday 6 May, 2017

Everton have shown their class with how they've treated Coleman, says Richard Dunne

The ex-Ireland stalwart believes the Toffees’ support will help enormously as the full-back recovers from a double leg-break.

Friday 5 May, 2017

Problems worsen for Athlone Town as two more matches now under investigation

The FAI has released a statement containing an update on the situation this evening.

Ireland boss open to Maguire and Sheridan call-ups but wants players 'to feel they've earned it'

Martin O’Neill was in Dublin today to speak about the upcoming international matches.

Thursday 4 May, 2017

'Not getting a chance at West Ham made me want to prove myself. It was the same with Sean Maguire'

Sligo Rovers winger Kieran Sadlier on settling into life in the League of Ireland and aspirations for club and country.

As it happened: Celta Vigo v Manchester United, Europa League semi-final Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Celta Vigo v Manchester United, Europa League semi-final

Jose Mourinho’s men were in the north-west of Spain for this evening’s first leg.

Celtic release new retro kit to mark 50th anniversary of the Lisbon Lions' European triumph

In a nod to Jock Stein’s famous team, the strip also features a commemorative gold crest.

Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'Monaco are the most exciting, young team to watch in Europe with the most underrated manager'

French football expert Philippe Auclair gives us his thoughts on the Champions League semi-finalists ahead of tonight’s first leg.

Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Ireland's Jonny Hayes nominated for Scottish Premiership Player of the Year with Celtic trio

The Dubliner has been named on the shortlist alongside Scott Sinclair, Moussa Dembele and Stuart Armstrong.

The story of Robbie Keane and the Italian legend who inspired him to wear number 10 Idol This post contains videos

The story of Robbie Keane and the Italian legend who inspired him to wear number 10

“He was one of the greatest of all-time, apart from when Paul McGrath had him in his pocket in 1994.”

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