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Sunday 5 July, 2015

Keane celebrates 4 July with a hat-trick as Gerrard is introduced to LA Galaxy fans Stateside This post contains videos

Keane celebrates 4 July with a hat-trick as Gerrard is introduced to LA Galaxy fans

The MLS Cup holders earned a comfortable victory over Toronto FC thanks to three goals from the Ireland skipper.

Rodgers bidding for Southampton chairs now? It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Brian O’Driscoll, Padraic Maher and the London Fire Brigade also make our list.

Saturday 4 July, 2015

McGregor’s opponent unhappy after his phone number is posted to social media Practical Joke This post contains videos

McGregor’s opponent unhappy after his phone number is posted to social media

In the latest episode of UFC 189 Embedded, Chad Mendes gets cryotherapy therapy, while The Notorious meets Conan O’Brien.

Ireland crowned European Regions Cup champions for the first time

Gerry Smith’s men earned a 1-0 win over Zagreb in today’s final thanks to David Lacey’s first half header at Tallaght Stadium.

Gary Neville joins legendary Madchester band on stage to show off his guitar skills Dont Give Up The Day Job This post contains videos

Gary Neville joins legendary Madchester band on stage to show off his guitar skills

Neville linked up with Tim Burgess and The Charlatans at Hotel Football last night.

Ireland’s Jack Byrne endured a miserable debut for his new club in Holland

The Ireland midfielder last just minutes before being forced off with an ankle injury.

BOD shows up at Wimbledon and brings his gear along to take on Tim Henman Keeping Active This post contains videos

BOD shows up at Wimbledon and brings his gear along to take on Tim Henman

O’Driscoll’s back-hand needs a bit of work.

Wimbledon’s great entertainer Dustin Brown pulls off outrageous drop shot Flamboyant This post contains videos

Wimbledon’s great entertainer Dustin Brown pulls off outrageous drop shot

The dreadlocked German came up with an amazing ‘boomerang’ shot off the serve, but has been beaten in the third round.

O’Connor makes slight adjustments to Kerry team for Munster minor football final

The Kingdom take on Tipperary on Sunday.

‘Things change. Predator is old and we’ve got new technologies now’

We spoke to Adidas about their revolutionary new range of boots – the X and Ace – which were released this week.

Friday 3 July, 2015

Great news for Bohemians as they agree to sell Dalymount Park for €3.8 million

The SSE Airtricity League club will continue to play their home matches at the ground.

Fennelly makes Cats return for Leinster final showdown with Galway

The Ballyhale Shamrocks man gets the nod at full forward for Sunday’s match at Croke Park.

Friday night football for Man United and Villa due to ‘unique circumstances’

Villa Park will host the clubs on 14 August because of an English Defence League march the following day.

Thursday 2 July, 2015

Aaron Greene produces a super finish but Pat’s suffer defeat in Europe

The Saints must overturn a 2-1 loss when they meet Skonto Riga at Richmond Park next week.

Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best Believe It When We See It This post contains videos

Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best

Something tells us this won’t be happening anytime soon.

Sinead O’Connor is teaming up with Conor McGregor for UFC 189

The singer will perform live in the MGM Grand minutes before the headline fight on 11 July.

Robbie Keane nominated for prestigious American sports award

The Ireland captain is up for an ESPY after winning MLS Player of the Year last season.

‘United did not pay so much money for nothing’ – Guardiola denies interest in Di Maria

The Bayern Munich boss is a huge admirer of the Argentine attacker, though.

‘I feel love’ – Paul McShane has found himself a new club

The Ireland defender is off to Championship side Reading with international team-mate Stephen Quinn.

Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Liverpool show they mean business with capture of 6th summer signing

The Reds have agreed to pay around €17.5m for Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne.

We knew Samuel Eto’o's open letter to Sampdoria fans looked familiar

The former Champions League winner has just gone and recycled the very same message he sent to Everton supporters.

Monday 29 June, 2015

Dundalk fans warned about fake Champions League tickets scam

The League of Ireland club has learned of counterfeit tickets in circulation for the second leg against BATE Borisov.

‘We can hold our heads up high’ – Ireland U17s bow out of European Championship

Dave Connell’s side lost out to Norway in their final group game this afternoon.

Ex-Newcastle midfielder spurred on to rebuild his career by the birth of daughter

Having been knocked back by the Premier League club, Brandon Miele is adjusting to life at Shamrock Rovers.

Sunday 28 June, 2015

Westmeath fan completely loses it after Leinster win over Meath The Wait Is Over This post contains videos

This outstanding free-kick routine must have taken hours to perfect

Four Real Salt Lake were involved as they pulled off a classy one-touch set piece last night.

Friday 26 June, 2015

Towell: Champions League upset would make people stand up and take notice

The midfielder is looking forward to testing himself when Dundalk play in Europe’s premier club competition for the first time since 1991.

‘It was all doom and gloom. But we got the kick up the arse we needed’

Saints attacker Chris Forrester says confidence is high after going into the first league game after the mid-season break.

‘Football is full of bluffers who will tell you lies and talk crap’ – Keane

Ireland’s number two has backed Martin O’Neill to turn the team’s fortunes around.

Thursday 25 June, 2015

Keane: I’d be in prison if there had been social media during my playing days

The ex-Ireland and Manchester United midfielder was speaking in Dublin at a charity fundraiser tonight.

Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Jimmy Bullard re-enacting that scene from American Beauty will creep you out

You really will wish there was a way to unsee it.

‘It makes me feel a little bit uneasy’ – Kilbane rejects claims of Messi payment

The ex-Ireland international has responded to reports in an Argentine newspaper today.

FAI consider legal action after claims Ireland players were paid $10k each to go easy on Messi

Newspaper La Nacion alleges that the former president of the Argentine Football Association sanctioned the payments for the 2010 friendly in Dublin.

Man bottle-feeding his 7-month-old son in one hand makes incredible catch with the other Multi-tasking This post contains videos

Man bottle-feeding his 7-month-old son in one hand makes incredible catch with the other

Both outstanding and irresponsible at the same time.

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

‘There was always an urge to come back to Ireland’ – Nacewa’s return a ‘no-brainer’

The popular utility back can’t wait to get started at his old club Leinster.

Persistence pays off as Ireland’s Cathal Pendred added to UFC 189 card

SBG team-mate Gunnar Nelson will now face Brandon Thatch in Las Vegas, meanwhile.

Tuesday 23 June, 2015

‘It’s not as if they’re drinking a bottle of brandy in the dressing room’

Shane Curran says managers need to remember that GAA players are human beings too before imposing drinking bans.

McGregor’s UFC title fight could be off after reports of injury to Aldo

Reports from Brazil suggest the featherweight champion has broken a rib while sparring.