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Sunday 4 January, 2015

Sunderland’s former blonde bombshell has joined Drogheda United

The 31-year-old midfielder was announced as one of two new signings alongside Sean Brennan today.

Doyle scores first club goal in 11 months as Pardew gets off to winning start

The Irish striker helped the Eagles record a 4-0 win over Dover in the FA Cup this afternoon.

Ched Evans in talks to sign for League One club, says PFA chief

Gordon Taylor told BBC Radio 5 Live that the convicted rapist is in discussions to make a return to football.

Kansas State’s kicker attempts a rabona at the Alamo Bowl Audacious This post contains videos

Kansas State’s kicker attempts a rabona at the Alamo Bowl

Less of your fancy stuff, just give it some welly.

Thursday 1 January, 2015

The best new jerseys released for the 2015 LOI season

Several clubs have revealed the strips they will wear in the upcoming campaign.

Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Premier League clubs set to lose up to 30 players for African and Asian cups

Big players such as Yaya Toure, Papiss Cisse and Mame Biram Diouf will miss most of next month.

Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From the Aviva to Zurich — It’s our A to Z of the sporting year

Katie Taylor, Odell Beckham Jr and Joe Brolly all make our list too.

Adrian Lewis delivers first nine-darter of this year’s World Championship

Jackpot stayed true to his name by claiming the first set in spectacular fashion but went on to lose 4-3 tonight.

A flawless night at UFC Dublin – My 2014 sporting moment

Ben Blake recalls attending the franchise’s second Irish event.

Ben Kay nailed a hurling shot in front of Tomás O’Leary on BT Sport last night

The former England international can play a bit, it seems.

Scottish teenager runs from his own half to score sensational individual goal One To Watch This post contains videos

Scottish teenager runs from his own half to score sensational individual goal

Remarkably, it’s Stephen Mallan’s first in senior football.

Monday 29 December, 2014

13 best Irish football moments in 2014

John O’Shea, Stephanie Roche and Dundalk all enjoyed great years.

Sunday 28 December, 2014

The story behind that pic after John O’Shea’s last-minute equaliser in Gelsenkirchen

We speak to Inpho’s photographer Donall Farmer about Ireland’s draw with Germany in October.

Friday 26 December, 2014

Colin Healy’s overhead kick and the best LOI goals in 2014

There were some absolute stonkers scored over the past year.

Tubbercurry, the Bit O’Red in Europe and huge waves – Sligo’s 2014 sporting highlights

Calry/St Joseph’s, Cathal Sheridan and the Sligo Athletic Club also feature.

Wimbledon’s Crazy Gang remembered in controversial documentary

The programme, which has been criticised by the club’s former owner, airs on BT Sport tonight.

Thursday 25 December, 2014

UFC Dublin revisited: The night the Irish took over

We look back on a memorable night of MMA.

No place for Keane or Scholes in Sky Sports ultimate Premier League XI

Soccer Saturday’s panel picked their all-time line-ups. What do you think?

5 Premier League bets to consider on St Stephen’s Day

We’re backing wins for Man City, Chelsea, Southampton and Sunderland while Wilfried Bony is our man for a first goalscorer.

Stoke defender Robert Huth is the Ebenezer Scrooge of Premier League footballers

Did Santa skip the Huth residence last night?

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The Rock is surprisingly good at singing Christmas songs in a onesie Karaoke King This post contains videos

The Rock is surprisingly good at singing Christmas songs in a onesie

Do you smell what The Rock is cooking? Turkey and ham, presumably.

David Meyler and Steph Roche fluff their lines in the FAI’s best bloopers of 2014 Outtakes This post contains videos

David Meyler and Steph Roche fluff their lines in the FAI’s best bloopers of 2014

Aiden McGeady and Cyrus Christie are also here to wish fans a happy Christmas.

Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Richie Hogan brings smiles to patients’ faces with visit to Crumlin Hospital Thank GAA Its 2014 This post contains videos

Richie Hogan brings smiles to patients’ faces with visit to Crumlin Hospital

The 2014 Hurler of the Year even donned a Dublin jersey at the request of one GAA fan.

Martin O’Neill’s end-of-year Ireland report card

How did the Derryman perform in his role during 2014?

Leinster and Munster mix it up for sold-out Pro12 meeting

The provinces face off at Thomond Park on St Stephen’s Day.

UFC champion Ronda Rousey stars as herself in the new Entourage movie Trailer This post contains videos

UFC champion Ronda Rousey stars as herself in the new Entourage movie

The most-feared woman in MMA appears in the first trailer for the upcoming film.

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Stephen O’Neill retires and Darren Clarke is ripped – Tyrone’s sporting moments of 2014

Rock won the Ulster JFC while Omagh St Enda’s reached the senior final.

Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Van Gaal gets into the festive spirit and raises a glass to his ‘friends of the media’

He may resemble the Grinch, but the Man United boss showed his softer side at Carrington this afternoon.

New ESPN documentary about Snoop Dogg’s college football prospect son Fo Shizzle This post contains videos

New ESPN documentary about Snoop Dogg’s college football prospect son

The five-part series will follow Cordell Broadus and his dad through the final year in high school.

Neymar takes the mickey out of an opponent with outrageous rainbow flick

There’s showboating and then there’s this.

Alex Ferguson compares ‘good-looking’ Mourinho to George Clooney

Fergie is full of praise for his old nemesis in an upcoming interview with Clare Balding.

You won’t believe it… Luton Town boss John Still has actually taken a LOI player on trial

Maybe he does believe some are good enough for League Two after all…

Monday 22 December, 2014

A 6-step guide to throwing your own Premier League Christmas party

It’s that time of the year again.

Sunday 21 December, 2014

5 sports documentaries worth watching on telly over Christmas

The stories of Crazy Gang, Mark Pollock, Kauto Star and and young London GAA club are all explored in films being shown during December.

UFC champion Jose Aldo keen on ‘huge fight’ with McGregor

The Brazilian sees Chad Mendes as his nearest rival but reveals that he would be keen on a bout with ‘The Notorious’.

Saturday 20 December, 2014

‘He’s served his time and wants to play football’ – Hartlepool boss interested in Ched Evans

Ronnie Moore says bringing the convicted rapist to the League Two club is ‘a possibility’.

Falcao celebrated wildly after powering home a header for Man United

Christian Benteke had opened the scoring for Villa before the visitors hit back.

Jamie Carragher takes on Irish comedian Jason Byrne in marathon staring contest

Incredible concentration levels shown by both men.

Friday 19 December, 2014

BOD retires, Keane’s goals and the UFC – Dublin’s 2014 sporting highlights

It was also a good year for James McGee, St Vincent’s and Stephanie Roche.

Thursday 18 December, 2014

Major coup for Dundalk as Finn signs from Shamrock Rovers

The 26-year-old joins on a two-year deal.