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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.

Thursday 5 February, 2015

Moyes: I banned chips as Man Utd players got fat

Ending a team ritual from the Alex Ferguson era was unpopular, but the ex-Red Devils manager says that some of his side were out of shape.

Is one of the world’s most famous stadiums about to get a new name?

Qatar Airways’ CEO Akbar Al Baker has hinted at securing the naming rights.

Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Man Utd boss Van Gaal charged by FA LVG

Man Utd boss Van Gaal charged by FA

The manager has been punished for comments made about referee Chris Foy in the aftermath of his side’s 0-0 draw with Cambridge United in January.

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool going all out for FA Cup win

After missing out on a League Cup final berth, the Reds have another chance of reaching Wembley but they must overcome Bolton Wanderers in their fourth-round replay.

Cambridge United manager expects big things from Gearoid Morrissey after Old Trafford debut

Gearoid Morrissey was close to starting against Manchester United, revealed Richard Money.

Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Carl Froch vacates IBF title meaning James DeGale handed title shot

Injury has forced Froch to give up his super middleweight belt.

Rajon Rondo suffers nasty double fracture when team-mate knees him in the face NBA

Rajon Rondo suffers nasty double fracture when team-mate knees him in the face

NBA veteran comes off the worst in accidental clash with Richard Jefferson

Spurs win race to sign 18-year-old dubbed the ‘next Steven Gerrard’

Wonderkid Dele Alli has opted to join Tottenham on a long-term deal, but will stay with MK Dons for the rest of the season.

Monday 2 February, 2015

Joey Barton rages at QPR team-mates: ‘It’s the Premier League, not the ‘f**king about league”

The London side suffered their 14th defeat of the season against Stoke on Saturday.

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Inter Milan players lose it after fans throw their jerseys back at them

Argentine striker Mauro Icardi and team-mate Fredy Guarin clashed with travelling supporters during their latest defeat.

Sturridge not ready to start, says Brendan Rodgers LFC

Sturridge not ready to start, says Brendan Rodgers

Daniel Sturridge may be the key to Liverpool’s top-four chances, but manager Brendan Rodgers will play it safe with the striker.

Arsenal back in the title race? Let’s wait and see, says Arsene Wenger

The Frenchman has not ruled his side out of the running for the Premier League crown, though was keen to stress that it would take a monumental effort to overhaul leaders Chelsea.


Rory McIlroy: I am at the peak of my powers

McIlroy will now head to the United States to continue his build up to the first major of the season, The Masters.

Sunday 1 February, 2015

Forest sack Stuart Pearce and install Dougie Freedman as new boss

We didn’t even get a couple of Roy Keane speculation days.

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