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Soccer - Today’s News

Ronaldinho’s search for a new club appears to be over

The Brazil legend rescinded his contract with Mexican side Queretaro recently.

Koeman: No serious Man United bid for Schneiderlin

The 25-year-old midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent weeks.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

All you need to know about the young Irish talent who’s just signed a new deal at Man City Fyi

All you need to know about the young Irish talent who’s just signed a new deal at Man City

The U21 international has been compared to Man United legend Paul Scholes.

Power ranking the top 10 greatest sporting comebacks

From the ‘Miracle at Medinah’ to that famous night in Istanbul.

One of Ireland’s most promising young footballers has signed a new contract with Man City

It’s been confirmed that the midfielder has signed a three-year deal.

‘I never fell out with Pirlo, but Seedorf drove me mad at Milan’

The Juve coach said the Netherlands international almost drove him to despair at the San Siro.

‘I thought I would never leave Chelsea’ – Petr Cech has completed his move to Arsenal

The goalkeeper moves across London after 11 years at Stamford Bridge.

Milan legend says Zlatan Ibrahimovic may ‘even be superior to Messi’

The Milan legend has mixed feelings over the potential return of Ibrahimovic to the San Siro.

Tottenham cut their losses as Brazilian flop offloaded to China

Paulinho spent two unproductive seasons at White Hart Lane.

Does the Brazil manager have a point when he says the Copa America is ‘worthless’?

Sure they didn’t really want to win it anyway.

Former Ireland international fronts our League of Ireland team of the week

This XI is brimming with quality from top to bottom.

Seamus Coleman’s move to United is blocked and today’s other transfer news

Arsenal and Chelsea are also keen on a prolific French striker while United are prepared to lose David De Gea for nothing.

Is this the best post-match interview ever?

John Guidetti’s interview after Sweden’s victory over Denmark was absolutely bonkers.

Dundalk fans warned about fake Champions League tickets scam

The League of Ireland club has learned of counterfeit tickets in circulation for the second leg against BATE Borisov.

‘We can hold our heads up high’ – Ireland U17s bow out of European Championship

Dave Connell’s side lost out to Norway in their final group game this afternoon.

Ex-Newcastle midfielder spurred on to rebuild his career by the birth of daughter

Having been knocked back by the Premier League club, Brandon Miele is adjusting to life at Shamrock Rovers.

Soccer - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Pat’s peaking, Sligo plummeting and more of this week’s SSE Airtricity League talking points

Domestic action returned after the mid-season break and our reporters look back on an eventful weekend.

Here’s 20 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport Through A Lens This post contains images

Here’s 20 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport

All the action from a different angle.

Seamus Coleman would be an ideal signing for Manchester United

The Ireland international is being linked with a big-money move to Old Trafford

This outstanding free-kick routine must have taken hours to perfect

Four Real Salt Lake were involved as they pulled off a classy one-touch set piece last night.

Mo’s missed drug tests, Kimbo v Shamrock and all the week’s best sportswriting

This week also features a 1980s arcade game and a look at basketball’s mysterious triangle offence.

A year has passed since James Rodriguez smashed in this gift to football

Because in-off-the-bar goals are the best goals.

‘Raheem Sterling’s Anfield exit must be a done deal’

A former Liverpool boss thinks the youngster’s days at Liverpool are numbered.

Phil Neville follows his mentor David Moyes to Spain to take up La Liga coaching role

We won’t be seeing him on Match of the Day next season.

Ryan Giggs reveals Man United summer transfer plans

The likes of Sergio Ramos, Bastian Schweinsteiger & Morgan Schneiderlin have all been linked with moves to Old Trafford.

Uncle of Paraguay’s goalscoring hero dies after watching winning penalty RIP

Uncle of Paraguay’s goalscoring hero dies after watching winning penalty

The FC Basel striker scored from the spot to level the scores against Brazil and also netted the decisive kick in the shoot-out.

Man United launch €20 million bid to bring Seamus Coleman to Old Trafford – reports

Louis van Gaal is a big admirer of the Ireland international.

Power ranking the Copa America’s 7 best performers so far

Teams have set out with a defensive mindset in this year’s tournament, meaning no strikers feature.

It may be a bit of fun but the fantasy sports industry is booming and worth a lot of money

Two leading companies are worth an estimated $1 billion.

Sligo’s nightmare season has plunged to a new low as Bray defeat leaves them in red zone

Without a manager and without a win in four outings now.

Brian O’Driscoll weighs in on McGregor-Aldo — it’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, featuring Barry Geraghty, Stephanie Roche and Caroline Wozniacki.

Brazil exit Copa America after dramatic penalty shootout

It was a disappointing night for Liverpool new boy Roberto Firmino, as Dunga’s men bowed out of the competition.

Pepe reveals Juventus’ post-Champions League final Whatsapp conversation

The striker, who is leaving the club this summer, said the club’s players shared their European disappointment in a group texting session

Soccer - Saturday 27 June, 2015

‘I flinched when I heard Liverpool’s brutal fee for Firmino’

The club’s former defender Markus Babbel feels the Brazilian must help Brendan Rodgers and co win trophies.

‘Fifa takes women footballers for idiots’

France’s Camille Abily has slammed world football’s governing body.

Ronaldo hits back at ‘false news’ amid reports of Real rift

The rumours have been met with a strong rebuttal by the Portugal superstar.

One of Liverpool’s summer targets has reportedly agreed terms with Milan

The Colombian has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in recent weeks.

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to produce Fifa movie you might actually want to see

Another film about the organisation, United Passions, reportedly made just $607 in its US opening weekend.

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