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Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Limerick must find a ground to play at before the LOI season starts in 3 weeks

Markets Field won’t be ready for the opening month due to concerns over health and safety.

The Champions League returns tonight and here’s 4 things to look out for

Chelsea are away to PSG, Bayern Munich travel to Ukraine while the holders Real Madrid are in Germany.

What did Preston defender get for his FA Cup goal against Man United? £1 from his granny

Scott Laird has a goal bonus with a difference.

12 of the best bits from last night’s episode of the Conor McGregor documentary

It was Vegas-Dublin-London-Rio for the jet-setting UFC fighter in Episode 4.

Monday 16 February, 2015

As it happened: Preston North End v Manchester United, FA Cup fifth round

Louis van Gaal’s men were away to League One opposition in tonight’s tie.

Sunday 15 February, 2015

11 of the best images from the weekend’s GAA action

Austin Stacks forward Kieran Donaghy, Galway captain Davin Collins and a flock of pigeon all feature in our top picks.

Zlatan got 50 new tattoos to highlight ’850 million people suffering from hunger’

Ibrahimovic unveiled the new ink during Paris Saint-Germain’s league game yesterday.

‘There’s always some Irish guy to remind me of the goal. What can I say? It had to be done’

We spoke to Gaizka Mendieta about knocking Ireland out of the World Cup and all things Spanish football this week.

Saturday 14 February, 2015

Hadouken! MMA fighter summons inner Ryu from Street Fighter mid-fight You Win! This post contains videos

Hadouken! MMA fighter summons inner Ryu from Street Fighter mid-fight

It worked a treat as Shane Campbell got his win over Derek Boyle.

Anthony Elding is quickly becoming a LOI journeyman after his latest move to Derry City

The English striker was announced as the Candystripes’ latest signing today.

Ibrahimovic scores with trademark kung-fu kick inside 2 minutes Dare To Zlatan This post contains videos

Ibrahimovic scores with trademark kung-fu kick inside 2 minutes

Paris Saint-Germain were held to a 2-2 draw with Caen, however.

Magnificent muddied ballerinas and bruisers in RTÉ’s ballet-inspired Six Nations promo Build Up This post contains videos

Magnificent muddied ballerinas and bruisers in RTÉ’s ballet-inspired Six Nations promo

‘The bigger they come, the harder they fall,’ explains Tom McGurk.

Robbie Keane took the LA Galaxy lads to the home of the black stuff last night

The Ireland captain enjoyed a pint of Guinness with his team-mates at the Storehouse.

Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Relegation-threatened Aston Villa have parted company with Paul Lambert

The former Norwich boss has seen his team slump to 18th in the Premier League table this week.

Cesar Azpilicueta has an impossible task tonight if this team-sheet is to be believed

Chelsea TV have named the full-back in, not one, but two positions for tonight’s game at Stamford Bridge.

‘It has been strange at Old Trafford this year with no Champions League’ – Irwin

A winner in 1999, the former Man United and Ireland defender believes Louis van Gaal is the right man to lead them back into Europe.

Tuesday 10 February, 2015

As it happened: Liverpool v Tottenham, Premier League

We had midweek football from England’s top flight as the Reds hosted Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs.

‘Cut ticket prices & make it affordable for real fans’ – Twitter reacts to new Premier League TV deal

Sky and BT Sport have shelled out a combined €6.9billion to broadcast Premier League football games in 2016-2019.

Irwin: Coleman at the right age to join Man United, McNair will only get better.

The legendary Man United full-back gave his thoughts on two Irish defenders and how they could fit into Louis van Gaal’s plans.

Monday 9 February, 2015

10 of the best bits from tonight’s episode of the Conor McGregor documentary

The third instalment of the series follows The Notorious in the build-up to his fight against Dustin Poirier last September.

‘Cult hero’ Paul McShane may have saved his Hull career with Saturday’s display

Tigers boss Steve Bruce said the Ireland international put in a ‘wonderful performance’ in the draw with Manchester City.

Thiago Silva shows his class by coming to the rescue of freezing Lyon mascot C'est Froid This post contains videos

Thiago Silva shows his class by coming to the rescue of freezing Lyon mascot

PSG’s Brazilian defender gave the young lad his top to help him keep warm last night.

Carragher: Falcao & Van Persie partnership doesn’t work, Rooney wasted in midfield

The former Liverpool defender can’t see the Colombian international being signed permanently by Manchester United.

The best photoshops of Gervinho’s refusal to watch the AFCON final shootout

The Ivorian winger couldn’t bear to look as his team ended their African Cup of Nations drought last night.

Sunday 8 February, 2015

Tomás Ó Sé and his long johns have the last laugh! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Stephen Ferris longs for more cheese and Cavan are represented at the Super Bowl.

Saturday 7 February, 2015

‘It’s a piece of genius’ – Thompson lauds 3-4-2-1 formation ahead of the Merseyside derby

Liverpool face the Toffees at Goodison Park this evening and their former caretaker boss is backing an away win.

Friday 6 February, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Six Nations kicks off, Keane back on TV and today’s sport

There’s also news on Andy Lee’s first title defence and the anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster.

Johnny Sexton and Rachel Wyse are giving up crisps and chocolate for Crumlin Hospital Good Cause This post contains videos

Johnny Sexton and Rachel Wyse are giving up crisps and chocolate for Crumlin Hospital

And they’re looking for you to do the something similar over the next 40 days.

Rooney to end drought and 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We’re also predicting draws in Saturday’s derbies and Chelsea to keep a clean sheet against goal-shy Villa.

Tommy Walsh to make his first start for Kerry since the 2009 All-Ireland final

Cork, Monaghan and Derry have also named their teams for this weekend’s Allianz Football League games.

Thursday 5 February, 2015

Blast from the past: Ireland U21s drawn with Luigi Di Biagio’s Italy for Euro qualifiers

The Boys in Green begin the campaign against Andorra next month.

Chaotic scenes as African Cup of Nations semi-final interrupted by crowd trouble

Ghana have booked their place in the final but only after a lengthy stoppage in play in the Equatorial Guinean city of Malabo.

Shelbourne winger Dylan Connolly joins Mick McCarthy’s ever-growing Irish contingent

The Ireland U21 international has moved to Ipswich Town on an 18-month deal after impressing their manager during a trial.

Balotelli doesn’t look too impressed by Sturridge’s dressing room dance moves Scowl This post contains videos

Balotelli doesn’t look too impressed by Sturridge’s dressing room dance moves

The Liverpool lads enjoy a bop but Mario doesn’t appear to be that keen.

Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Great news, Dundalk fans! Richie Towell re-signs for the Lilywhites

The influential midfielder has committed his future to the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions.

Roma mascot blown away with emotion after shaking Totti’s hand Idol This post contains videos

Roma mascot blown away with emotion after shaking Totti’s hand

Whoever came up with that saying about meeting your heroes got it all wrong.

Pogba agrees move back to English football (not Paul, his brother)

Sorry Premier League clubs, the younger Pogba is staying at Juventus for now.

IRFU warns fans about buying from touts after 144 Six Nations tickets go missing

An Post is investigating the incident and supporters attempting to gain entry with the cancelled tickets will be turned away.

AC Milan want to leave the San Siro and they’ve unveiled plans for a new stadium

The 48,000-seater will have a retractable roof and is expected to cost around €300m.

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