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Monday 20 February, 2017

Retired Irish footballer Paul McCarthy dies suddenly aged 45 RIP

Retired Irish footballer Paul McCarthy dies suddenly aged 45

The Cork-born defender spent a large part of his career with Brighton & Hove Albion.

Edinburgh appoint former England hooker Richard Cockerill as new head coach

The 46-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Pro12 club.

Ian Madigan asks to leave Bordeaux - reports

The Irish fly-half is believed to be keen on a move to the Premiership.

Sunday 19 February, 2017

The game that changed the face of European football and this week's best sportswriting

Conor McGregor, Bob Bradley and a teenaged Tiger Woods are also topics of our latest picks.

Saturday 18 February, 2017

Japanese pool player gives utterly bonkers interview after World Masters win WTF? This post contains videos

Japanese pool player gives utterly bonkers interview after World Masters win

Either Naoyuki Oi is a bit of a character or his English needs work.

Cue Card in top form at Ascot with Cheltenham Gold Cup just around the corner

Colin Tizzard says “he’s as good as he’s ever been” after the 11-year-old won by 15 lengths this afternoon.

Joey Barton was up to his old tricks today but somehow managed to avoid a red card Embarrassing This post contains videos

Joey Barton was up to his old tricks today but somehow managed to avoid a red card

The controversial Burnley midfielder was in the thick of the action during their FA Cup defeat to Lincoln City.

Clinton Morrison picks several Irish greats in his Fantasy Football Club XI

The former Ireland and Crystal Palace striker joined Max Rushden, Paul Merson and Rachel Riley on the show last night.

Friday 17 February, 2017

Gary Neville stays true to his promise by appearing on Arsenal Fan TV Showdown This post contains videos

Gary Neville stays true to his promise by appearing on Arsenal Fan TV

The Sky Sports pundit was grilled by a group of frustrated Gunners supporters.

Former Shamrock Rovers striker returns from Canada to join Dundalk

Thomas Stewart was a league winner with the Hoops in 2010.

'Every league needs great rivalries like this' - Cork and Dundalk kick season off with President's Cup

There’s likely to be plenty of needle in tonight’s President’s Cup final.

Thursday 16 February, 2017

Ireland defender Masterson hoping to impress Klopp in Spain this week

The Dublin teenager has been called up to train with Liverpool’s first team in La Manga.

One of the Premier League's top referees is quitting to move to Saudi Arabia

Mark Clattenburg is leaving English football.

Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary Violent Scenes This post contains videos

Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary

Filmmaker Alex Stockley von Statzer travels to the tournament’s host nation to speak to members of notorious firms.

'When I see Gibbs with the armband, you're in huge trouble' - Keane slams 'average' Arsenal Straight Talking This post contains videos

'When I see Gibbs with the armband, you're in huge trouble' - Keane slams 'average' Arsenal

Ireland’s assistant boss didn’t mince his words on ITV last night.

McGeady's return to form puts him ahead of Horgan in Ireland pecking order - Kilbane

The Preston North End pair have both been performing well at club level over the past month.

Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Ex-Aston Villa man Burke bolsters Hoops' striking department

Shamrock Rovers have also announced the arrival of former Charlton Athletic youngster Sam Bone, who battled cancer in the past year.

'I didn’t have an Irish accent or the heritage the boys had, but I’ve got to say they were very welcoming'

Although he was forced to retire at an early age, former Ireland striker Jon Goodman has had a fascinating career in the game.

Tuesday 14 February, 2017

'If you're a LOI player and you see what's happened the two lads you'll ask 'why can't it be me?''

Ireland assistant boss Roy Keane believes international call-ups for Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle should be an incentive to others.

Gunni Nelson set for UFC London co-main event on St Patrick's weekend

The ninth-ranked welterweight meets veteran Alan Jouban at The O2 Arena next month.

Guardiola makes heartwarming gesture to Ireland's Arter over loss of his child A Touch Of Class This post contains videos

Guardiola makes heartwarming gesture to Ireland's Arter over loss of his child

“I’m so sorry for what happened, I wish you all the best,” the Man City boss said after the full-time whistle.

Sunday 12 February, 2017

Torres scores fabulous overhead kick then blasts peno off the crossbar in La Liga thriller El Nino This post contains videos

Torres scores fabulous overhead kick then blasts peno off the crossbar in La Liga thriller

The Atletico Madrid striker rolled back the years this evening with a top class finish.

Ireland U19s striker scores cracking individual goal in win over Portugal COYBIG This post contains videos

Ireland U19s striker scores cracking individual goal in win over Portugal

Birmingham City teenager Ronan Hale hit the winner in La Manga.

Boost for Wales ahead of Ireland showdown as Bale returns to training early

The Real Madrid superstar has been out of action since November with an ankle injury.

Robbie Brady bags his first goal for Burnley with beautiful free-kick against Chelsea

Pedro had opened the scoring for the champions-elect.

Friday 10 February, 2017

'We didn't bring binoculars but I'll know next time' - Dundalk on their visit to see Messi and Co

Lilywhites full-back Sean Gannon was encouraged by what he saw of the club’s new signings on their recent trip to Spain.

Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ireland down 2 places in Fifa rankings as Afcon finalists surge up the table

The latest world table has been released by football’s governing body this morning.

Shamrock Rovers boss Bradley turns to old managers O'Neill and Wenger for advice

The Hoops head coach has gone for players with the right character over natural ability as he looks to close the gap on Dundalk this season.

Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Women's Champions League winning-manager named as new Ireland boss

Colin Bell will begin his new role as Sue Ronan’s replacement from Monday, it has been announced this morning.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Ex-Premier League striker Cisse to focus on DJing after announcing retirement

The Frenchman also wants to spend his free time working as a pundit and developing his clothing range.

Tipping Point contestant gets Peter Schmeichel question horribly wrong Not Even Close This post contains videos
Man United's on-loan forward hits fabulous volley in La Liga Winning Strike This post contains videos

Man United's on-loan forward hits fabulous volley in La Liga

Brazilian Andreas Pereira earned Granada a 1-0 win over Las Palmas last night.

Monday 6 February, 2017

'A special lady' - Tributes paid after passing of Cork City club legend Noelle Feeney

She dedicated the past three decades of her life to the Leesiders.

Second Captains announce daily podcasts with introduction of new world service

The additional shows will cost a monthly subscription fee of €5.

From LA to Dubai? Robbie Keane pictured training with Al-Ahli

Ireland’s all-time record caps holder has yet to reveal his next destination.

Sunday 5 February, 2017

As it happened: Leicester City v Manchester United, Premier League

The struggling Foxes hosted Jose Mourinho and his team at the King Power Stadium.

Shane Lowry gave out cans of Guinness to fans at the Phoenix Open

The Offaly man is six shots off the lead in Arizona.

'The Korean Zombie' marks UFC return with first-round TKO after three-year absence He's Back This post contains videos

'The Korean Zombie' marks UFC return with first-round TKO after three-year absence

Chan Sung Jung enjoyed an impressive comeback in last night’s main event in Houston.

Super Bowl LI: Where are the best places to watch it in Ireland?

We’ve got a long list of options if you planning to head out for the game.

Saturday 4 February, 2017

Hendrick shown red card for two-footed challenge and Brady's debut ends in defeat

The Ireland midfielder was off for an early bath before Burnley were handed a 2-1 loss by Watford.