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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Yesterday’s News

Falcao has just equalled Colombia’s all-time record with 3 goals from his last 2 games

The Manchester United striker was all smiles again as he scored in Colombia’s 3-1 win over Kuwait.

Thursday 26 March, 2015

Neymar lashes one past France in repeat of the ’98 World Cup final

Brazil were 3-1 winners over Le Bleus in Paris tonight.

Sunday 22 March, 2015

‘The competition in this country is far greater’ – The Brodge on LVG’s influence at United so far

Louis van Gaal has grasped the problems of Premier League management ahead of Manchester United’s trip to Liverpool, says Brendan Rodgers.

No mental block for Rooney at Anfield – Van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal does not believe captain Wayne Rooney has any problems playing at Anfield.

Friday 20 March, 2015

Van Gaal: Man United will be my last job in football

The Dutchman plans to win the Premier League before calling time on his career.

Thursday 19 March, 2015

Everton concede 5 as last remaining English club crashes out of Europe

Dynamo Kiev overturned a first-leg deficit to beat the Toffees 6-4 on aggregate in the Europa League’s last 16.

Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Messi provides masterclass but finds Hart at his best as Barca send Man City out

Ivan Rakitic scored to hand the Catalan giants a 1-0 win with Sergio Aguero missing a penalty for the visitors.

Tuesday 17 March, 2015

United have taken ‘big step’ – Carrick

Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United are full of confidence heading to Liverpool, according to Michael Carrick.

Sunday 15 March, 2015

Louis van Gaal: ‘If the chemistry between me and the players is not good anymore, I’ll leave’

The Manchester United manager is still confident of qualifying for the Champions League.

Jose Mourinho: ‘You think I care about some bullshit I read? I’m above all of this’

The Chelsea manager has been rattled by the criticism of his team in the last few days.

Saturday 14 March, 2015

David de Gea’s girlfriend agrees Manchester is ‘uglier than the back of a fridge’

Edurne Garcia is not a fan of the city, it seems.

Sunday 8 March, 2015

David Luiz on Jose Mourinho: ‘He is special for you, not for me’

The former Chelsea defender swapped London for Paris St-Germain last summer and the teams meet again at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Saturday 7 March, 2015

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal

‘You’ve take his word for it,’ said Brendan Taylor after Ireland’s Cricket World Cup win.

Sunday 1 March, 2015

Borussia Dortmund’s dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration

Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dressed up as the caped crusaders in yesterday’s win over Schalke.

Saturday 28 February, 2015

Steve Bruce full of praise for Ireland’s Robbie Brady after difficult period

The Republic of Ireland international has been back in Dublin recently caring for his ill daughter.

Van Gaal: ‘We don’t have a striker who scores 20 goals a season’

Despite the presence of Wayne Rooney, Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie, LVG still isn’t happy.

Thursday 26 February, 2015

They’re going to make a special belt for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

The winner of the high-profile bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao will hold aloft a specially made belt.

Rodgers has solved Liverpool’s problems, says Lovren

The Croatian feels that the Reds have put their poor start to the 2014-15 campaign firmly behind them and says that their Irish coach deserves all the credit for the turnaround.

Crisis-club Parma to auction changing room equipment

The Serie A side are in dire financial trouble and have taken to selling off lockers and benches to raise some cash.

Could Russell Crowe be the man to save Leeds?

The crisis club could receive backing from a Hollywood A-lister after Russell Crowe confirmed his interest in investing.

Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Chelsea ‘appalled’ despite FA’s decision to reduce Matic ban to two games

The Blues appealed the Serbia international’s sending off against Burnley but the midfielder will still miss two games.

Monday 23 February, 2015

George Ford: Our plan for Dublin is much more than ‘stop Sexton’

England fly-half George Ford warned there is more to Ireland than Jonathan Sexton leading into Sunday’s Six Nations showdown.

Sunday 22 February, 2015

Coutinho grabs wonder-goal as Liverpool march past the Saints

The Brazilian scored after just three minutes while Raheem Sterling added a second late in the second half.

‘Silva is the best player in the Premier League’ – Dzeko

The Spaniard has been lauded by his team-mate after Man City recorded a 5-0 win over Newcastle yesterday.

Saturday 21 February, 2015

Adam Rooney’s 22nd & 23rd goals of the season send Aberdeen joint-top with Celtic

The former Ireland U21 international leads the goalscoring charts in Scotland after his double against St Mirren.

Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

Monday 16 February, 2015

Van Gaal needs to play the United way or he’ll lose the fans, says former Old Trafford boss

Tommy Docherty has urged the Dutchman to give the supporters what they want; attacking football.

Saturday 14 February, 2015

Liverpool come from behind to push past Palace and into the last eight

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana scored in the second half after Fraizer Campbell had put the hosts in front.

Colorado Rapids boss calls Keane for advice on Doyle ahead of proposed MLS move

The Wolves striker’s international skipper says he would be ‘perfect’ for a switch to the US.

Friday 13 February, 2015

Scholes: Manchester United don’t attack – their football is miserable

“United fans don’t care if the team only has 40 per cent possession as long as they are watching an attacking team.”

Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Real Madrid’s iconic Bernabeu stadium will not be changing its name anytime soon

The proposals for revamping the venue were revealed in January of last year but the €400 million project is now in jeopardy.

Van Hooijdonk: ‘Even the biggest clowns are laughing at Louis Van Gaal’

The former Celtic and Nottingham Forest striker says the Dutch coach is ‘unrecognisable’ since arriving at Old Trafford.

Monday 9 February, 2015

‘Your laughter, our shame’ – Real Madrid fans angered by Ronaldo after-party

A provocative banner was held up by a group of supporters outside the training complex in Valdebebas.

Sunday 8 February, 2015

Burnley 2-2 West Brom: Baggies fight back to earn important point

All four goals were headers in this entertaining basement battle.

James McArthur plays down weird touchline incident with Leicester boss Pearson

The pair clashed on the edge of the technical area.

Cristiano Ronaldo not happy with ‘unintelligent’ reporter

The Portuguese attacker had little patience for one journalist’s line of questioning.

Paddy McNair can be Man United’s right-back for next 10 years – Van Gaal

The Northern Irishman has broken into the first-team in recent months and has been praised by his Dutch boss.

Saturday 7 February, 2015

Ruthless Atletico trash Real in fiery Madrid Derby

A stunning 4-0 win over bitter rivals and La Liga pacesetters Real Madrid reignited Atletico Madrid’s title defence in glorious fashion.

You might be surprised by who Manchester United’s quickest player is

James Wilson has revealed some of the quickest players in the side.

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