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Dublin: 1 °C Friday 24 November, 2017

Today’s News

RTE apologises following Eamon Dunphy and Joe Brolly's criticism of Barry McGuigan

Des Cahill acknowledged a lot of people were unhappy with an episode of Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment that aired two weeks ago.

'I don't know who is more ambitious than us. I don't know what you want': Jose defends approach

The Manchester United boss is still dealing with criticism for what’s perceived by some as a defensive football style.

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Yesterday’s News

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders

The governing body first committed to exploring the topic in 2002.

Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Ireland made it a little bit easier for us because they played a diamond and left a lot of space' Exploited This post contains videos

'Ireland made it a little bit easier for us because they played a diamond and left a lot of space'

Denmark boss Age Hareide was surprised by Martin O’Neill’s strategy.

Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Eriksen's elegance a joy to behold and conjured memories of another Dublin drubbing

The Tottenham playmaker is in his pomp and, as much as it hurts, you’ve got to appreciate the brilliance he displayed tonight.

Teenage prodigy Martin Odegaard crucial as Ireland lose unbeaten run in Norway Bitter This post contains videos

Teenage prodigy Martin Odegaard crucial as Ireland lose unbeaten run in Norway

It seemed Noel King’s side were set for a draw but conceded a late, late goal.

The ex-Irish underage international who is building quite a coaching reputation in the US

James O’Connor has brought a USL championship to Louisville City in just his third season in charge.

Sunday 12 November, 2017

'We're bringing on Jordan Jones - at Kilmarnock. They're bringing on a £20 million player'

Michael O’Neill admitted the manner of the play-off defeat to Switzerland was tough to take but he was quick to praise his side’s campaign.

'In terms of quality, expectations have reached a new low during this campaign'

A team can still be pragmatic and expressive.

'It was like a freight train came and hit us and we really didn't see it coming'

Jimmy Conway, former Republic of Ireland international and best-known for his time with Fulham, has been battling dementia for a decade.

Friday 10 November, 2017

More controversy as Conor McGregor jumps cage and shoves referee at Dublin MMA event Confrontation This post contains videos

More controversy as Conor McGregor jumps cage and shoves referee at Dublin MMA event

It was supposed to be Charlie Ward’s moment but the headlines will be dominated by ‘Notorious’ instead.

Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Pathetic, a sideshow': Four years after humiliation, Northern Ireland are rampant

It’s been an astonishing turnaround for Michael O’Neill’s side, who take on Switzerland in their World Cup play-off on Thursday.

Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'There was a lot of rubbish said and certain things were totally lies': Caulfield slams Dundalk

The Cork City boss had little time for Stephen Kenny’s comments ahead of the FAI Cup final.

Spain's World Cup 2018 jersey is creating controversy and here's why

The Adidas plan to draw inspiration from the shirt worn at the 1994 tournament has backfired.

Tuesday 7 November, 2017

In an effort to reduce spiralling wages, Manchester United could sell some stars in January

But Luke Shaw and Marouane Fellaini are not the only ones whose contracts are up next summer.

Saturday 4 November, 2017

Wonderful scenes in Ferrycarrig Park as Wexford claim third Women's National League title

Laura Heffernan’s side had to beat leaders Peamount United to be crowned champions.

It's only early November but the French league already appears to be a one-horse race From Paris With Love This post contains videos

It's only early November but the French league already appears to be a one-horse race

Monaco are doing their best to keep in touch but Paris Saint-Germain seem very comfortable at the summit.

Irish international Callum O'Dowda crucial as Bristol City's Championship resurgence continues

The winger’s side moved into the top-four after an eye-catching win over Cardiff.

The Irish continue to wield their influence Down Under as familiar faces impress Do The Oz This post contains videos

The Irish continue to wield their influence Down Under as familiar faces impress

Former Cork City attacker Roy O’Donovan scored a brace while Andy Keogh was a game-winner for Perth Glory.

'I think I'd be working in some factory or on a building site if I was still back home'

Dubliner Niall McCabe always wanted to be a professional footballer. It took him a while but he got there in the end, just in a different way.

Friday 3 November, 2017

Aidan O'Brien takes $1m prize as Mendelssohn shines at Breeders' Cup Breeders' Cup This post contains videos

Aidan O'Brien takes $1m prize as Mendelssohn shines at Breeders' Cup

It’s been a good start for the trainer in California.

Marseille suspend Patrice Evra after Thursday's bizarre kung-fu attack on fan This post contains videos

Marseille suspend Patrice Evra after Thursday's bizarre kung-fu attack on fan

The veteran defender was involved in the altercation ahead of a Europa League game in Portugal.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

'In that moment, I protect him': Jose Mourinho explains Lukaku penalty snub Drought This post contains videos

'In that moment, I protect him': Jose Mourinho explains Lukaku penalty snub

The Belgian striker went to take a spot-check but his manager instructed Daley Blind to step up instead.

Tuesday 31 October, 2017

As it happened: Manchester United v Benfica, Uefa Champions League

Jose Mourinho’s side were looking to make it four wins in a row.

Manchester United hand Champions League debut to 20-year-old midfielder

Scott McTominay has featured a few times this season but tonight represented another significant moment in his burgeoning career.

History-makers and title favourites, the move to Miami proving fruitful for Tipp's Richie Ryan

The former Sligo Rovers midfielder is closing in on another Championship final appearance in the US.

Saturday 21 October, 2017

George Best's chaos, his Cork boss and a club in crisis: when United last faced Huddersfield

The sides meet this weekend for the first time since March 1972.

Friday 20 October, 2017

Remember George Weah? His son is burning up the U-17 World Cup for the US

Tim Weah scored a hat-trick in the Round of 16 clash with Paraguay and will be crucial in tomorrow’s quarter-final.

Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Cork City's Alan Bennett pays lovely tribute to Derry after a traumatic season Remembering Ryan This post contains videos

Cork City's Alan Bennett pays lovely tribute to Derry after a traumatic season

The Candystripes suffered through the pain of losing captain Ryan McBride in March.

Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Fans put on an incredibly intense show as APOEL held Dortmund in Cyprus Colourful This post contains images

Fans put on an incredibly intense show as APOEL held Dortmund in Cyprus

Despite the support, the German side are rooted to the bottom of Group H.

Kevin de Bruyne pulled the strings and brilliant Man City got the job done against Napoli Irresistible This post contains videos

Kevin de Bruyne pulled the strings and brilliant Man City got the job done against Napoli

The home side were magnificent in the first-half

'The feeling here is that Ireland will be tough to beat but, individually, we have the better players'

The Danes feel they have enough quality to get past the Republic of Ireland in the World Cup play-offs.

After their embarrassing World Cup failure, is Big Sam ready to resurrect the United States?

The former England boss is reportedly keen on taking over from Bruce Arena.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

'If he was here today he'd be on cloud nine seeing me going into a championship final'

Later today, Cork’s Denise O’Sullivan faces into the biggest game of her career and her late father will be a source of motivation.

Another consistent round from Paul Dunne in Italy but still a long way from the leaders

Graeme McDowell also made it to the weekend…just about.

Friday 13 October, 2017

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch Dark Demons This post contains videos

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch

The son of Irish immigrants, the Glaswegian was world champion at 22 and dead at 33.

'It's the first time they did a good thing': Everton boss Koeman has sly dig at Ireland over McCarthy

The tension between the the Dutchman and the Irish management team continues.

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