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Yesterday’s News

Mark Bergin anointed Kilkenny hurling captain for the year ahead

The 27-year-old was O’Loughlin Gaels’ nomination.

Sale Sharks suspend player over alleged tactics leak to brother

Tom and Luke Arscott met in the days before their respective clubs played and Sale Sharks are not happy about the outcome.

Michael Conlan's first pro opponent named ahead of St Patrick's Day debut

American Tim Ibarra will go toe to toe with the Belfast native on 17 March.

NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids

Jarrod Mullen has played 211 matches for Newcastle since making his debut 12 years ago.

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'I spent six months with my head in a noose' - LVG criticises media for treatment at Man Utd

The Dutch manager said he suffered from “inhumane” pressure at Old Trafford.

Juventus unveil dramatic change to club logo

Change is good, unless it’s bad.

Monday 16 January, 2017

Nemanja Vidic: Man Utd are out of the Premier League title race

The ex-Red Devils defender believes the points difference between Jose Mourinho’s side and leaders Chelsea is too much to overturn.

Robbie Keane linked with a move to join Irish contingent in Preston

The former Liverpool and Tottenham striker is currently without a club after leaving MLS outfit LA Galaxy.

'I'm a pioneer!' - Oscar says China's money is good for football

The Brazil international says he headed to Asia to help the game grow.

Like a fine wine! Juan Sebastian Veron returned to football at the age of 41 last night

The former Man United midfielder made his comeback for his boyhood club after almost three years out of the game.

A messy divorce! West Ham captain Noble 'angry and disappointed' at striking Payet

Payet has refused to play for the club as he seeks an exit.

Steelers boot Chiefs from playoffs to book AFC championship game with the Patriots NFL

Steelers boot Chiefs from playoffs to book AFC championship game with the Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game next week.

Like father, like son! Justin Kluivert followed in his dad's footsteps at the weekend

The teenager came off the bench to make his debut for Ajax in a 3-1 win over PEC Zwolle.

Unstoppable Thomas sets record as he claims third win of season at Sony Open

Thomas became the first golfer to win both the Tournament of Champions and the Sony Open since Ernie Els in 2003.

Sunday 15 January, 2017

Jovetic ends Real Madrid's 40-match unbeaten run in thriller

Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to have given the visitors three points, but it was not to be.

'We attacked, Liverpool defended': Mourinho insists a point flattered Klopp's men

Man United were held to a 1-1 draw by Liverpool on Sunday.

Koeman hails 'perfect' Everton after Manchester City mauling

Everton’s display in a 4-0 thrashing of Pep Guardiola’s title hopefuls at Goodison Park left their boss purring.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic strikes late to save a point for Man Utd

The Swede’s header rescued a 1-1 draw for United against rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford.

Chinese FA changes limit on Super League foreign players - reports

The likes of Oscar and Carlos Tevez are set to be among only three foreign players in their CSL starting XIs under reported new CFA rules.

Saturday 14 January, 2017

Joe Sheridan makes his debut in goal as Meath book O'Byrne Cup semi-final place

A controversial late penalty did the job for the Royals.

Attack, attack, attack - Mourinho's transformed Man Utd must not repeat Anfield Alamo act

The Red Devils boss was criticised for being defensive against Jurgen Klopp’s men last time, only to see the attack change their season since then.

Liverpool have nothing to fear at Old Trafford - Klopp

The Reds boss insists he is “100 per cent” positive ahead of Sunday’s clash, and urges his team to bounce back from the Southampton loss.

Dana White offers Floyd Mayweather $25m to fight Conor McGregor

“I’ll tell you what Floyd, here’s a real offer and I’m the guy, I’m the guy that can actually make the offer and I’m actually making a real offer,” he said.

Friday 13 January, 2017

Fletcher: 'I walked on the pitch next to Roy Keane and knew we would be fine'

Darren Fletcher has dismissed the myth that he and Roy Keane did not get along at Manchester United.

Pogba: Liverpool clash bigger than Manchester derby

The world-record signing is aware of the significance of the weekend’s clash, putting it ahead of his team’s traditional grudge match against City

Thursday 12 January, 2017

The Six Nations beats NFL and World Cup as the best attended sporting event on the planet

Figures from Uefa show that European rugby is in rude health.

'I conquered England, it took three months' - Ibra

It’s the Swede’s unique way of saying he’s only focusing on team objectives.

Ireland remain unchanged in the first Fifa rankings of 2017

The Boys in Green begin the year in 23rd.

Chelsea given green light for €570 million Stamford Bridge redevelopment

The Premier League club have received planning permission from the local council.

Klopp admits tactical note passed to Sturridge came too late

The German was happy to divulge the contents of the striker’s note after last night’s loss to Southampton.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Messi magic clinches tie for Barca after Suarez opens scoring with stunning volley MSN This post contains videos

Messi magic clinches tie for Barca after Suarez opens scoring with stunning volley

The mercurial Argentine’s late free-kick sealed the deal on a memorable night for Barcelona’s remarkable attackers.

Manchester City charged with anti-doping violation by English FA

The club have eight days to respond.

Makelele returns to Premier League as part of Swansea's revamped coaching team

The former Chelsea midfielder will be Paul Clement’s assistant coach at the Liberty Stadium.

'A player who can excite the fans' - Preston boss hails Horgan's debut

The Irish winger came off the bench in last Saturday’s FA Cup third-round tie against Arsenal.

Another Six Nations blow for England as Harlequins confirm Marler leg fracture

The 46-times capped prop joins Mako Vunipola, Billy Vunipola and Chris Robshaw on the sidelines.

Mark Hunt is suing the UFC for millions over Lesnar's failed drugs test

“I want the UFC to understand it’s not OK to keep doing what they’re doing.”

The 2017 GAA pre-season heats up with 44 games taking place across the country

Munster rivals Cork and Kerry clash in one of the week’s standout ties.

Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Morgan Schneiderlin set for Goodison Park switch as Everton agree terms with Man Utd

The move will mean even more competition in Everton’s midfield for James McCarthy.

Maria Sharapova set to return in April following drug ban

She has not played since the 2016 Australian Open.

Monday 9 January, 2017

Alex Mowatt heads Leeds to victory after mild scare against Cambridge

Two goals in eight minutes from Stuart Dallas and Mowatt secured their place in the FA Cup fourth round.

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