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Soccer - Today’s News

France coach Deschamps says Pogba 'can't be happy' at Man United

“I have not spoken to Paul yet, I’m sure I’ll hear more about it. But of course it’s a situation he won’t be enjoying.”

‘We learnt it step by step’ - Klopp on unlocking the new Salah

The Liverpool boss says there’s still a lot more to come from Salah.

Ronaldo: I don't just say I'm the best, I prove it too

The Real Madrid star dismissed his critics after being named the best Portuguese Player of 2017 yesterday.

Declan Rice says he is fully committed to Ireland after England speculation

Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate recently indicated he had been monitoring the progress of the London-born West Ham youngster.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

'Playing against Barca and Real - I thank my lucky stars': the Irishman who took La Liga by storm

Just a few months after facing Athlone Town and Finn Harps, Alan Campbell was leading the line at the Camp Nou and the Bernabeu.

'I wanted to step out of my comfort zone and who knows what can happen over here?'

Lee J Lynch has swapped Shannonside for the US and is hoping to put himself in the shop window.

Athlone forced to start 18-year-old midfielder in goal against Cabinteely

Luke Kelly couldn’t prevent Athlone falling to a 2-1 defeat.

Champions Cork keep pressure on chasing pack with comfortable win against Bohs

Graham Cummins, Kieran Sadlier, and Karl Sheppard scored the City goals.

Manchester United trigger one-year contract extension for Ashley Young

The 32-year-old’s deal was due to expire this summer.

Rugby Europe officials to meet this week to review controversial RWC2019 qualifier

Romanian referee under fire after Belgium’s 18-10 win against Spain.

Four games postponed in SSE Airtricity League and EA Sports Cup following bad weather

The Premier Division clash between Bray Wanderers and Waterford is one of the ties affected by the postponements.

'If young players have too much time on their hands, they'll turn to other things like drink and gambling'

Top schoolboy coach John Bolger has seen his former players go on to have varying degrees of success in the game.

After racist abuse and World Cup heartache, Ireland’s Young Player of the Year eager to move on

Cyrus Christie is hoping for a better year ahead following a bad end to 2017.

Soccer - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Four-goal Ronaldo claims 50th career hat-trick as Real Madrid win nine-goal thriller

Gareth Bale and Lucas Vazquez were also on target as Real Madrid defeated Girona.

Shane Duffy named Ireland's Player of the Year and all the winners from tonight's FAI Awards

The Brighton defender put in some strong defensive displays in 2017.

'Ireland was gone as a country. Michael Jackson played Páirc Uí Chaoimh... Next day, I was on a plane' His Father's Son This post contains videos

'Ireland was gone as a country. Michael Jackson played Páirc Uí Chaoimh... Next day, I was on a plane'

One of the League of Ireland’s greatest strikers, Pat Morley, on his road to becoming a Cork City legend.

25 years on, the first ever Uefa Champions League makes you pine for a by-gone era

The tournament has grown from a small, exclusive club to a modern behemoth but sometimes bigger isn’t necessarily better.


It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

'The Heysel ban wasn't really about football, it was an attack on working-class culture'

Journalist Tony Evans discusses the 1985-86 season, and the long-lasting consequences that the events surrounding it had on English football.

Lads, it's Wembley: 'Home advantage' as Spurs draw United in FA Cup semis

Chelsea will take on Southampton in the other semi-final.

Morata scores first goal since Stephen's Day as Chelsea book place in FA Cup semis

Pedro headed Chelsea’s extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory at Leicester.

Michy Batshuayi can't stop scoring for Dortmund - and his latest was an absolute dinger Batsman This post contains videos

Michy Batshuayi can't stop scoring for Dortmund - and his latest was an absolute dinger

Batshuayi’s eighth goal hands Dortmund 1-0 win against Hanover.

Messi produces masterclass as Barca go 11 points clear at top of La Liga

Messi scored for the sixth game in-a-row in Barcelona’s 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao.

Donegal's Carl McHugh captains 10-man Motherwell to stalemate against Celtic

Celtic dropped two points as they inch closer towards a seventh consecutive Scottish Premiership title.

Southampton book Wembley semi-final date in Mark Hughes' first game as manager

Paul Cook and Wigan’s giantkilling fairytale has come to an end.

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Four goals in 21 minutes - Inter captain Icardi shows why he is one of Europe's elite strikers

Mauro Icardi scored four goals against former club Sampdoria on Sunday afternoon to bring Inter back into a Champions League spot.

Ireland international Darron Gibson suspended by Sunderland after drink-driving charge

Darron Gibson has been suspended by Sunderland after his charge for drink-driving, with the Championship club launching an investigation.

'The moment my soul left my body' and Inzaghi's flamboyant slip - it's sporting tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Soccer - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Man United end turbulent week on a high by booking FA Cup semi-final berth

Lukaku and Matic were on the mark in an otherwise nondescript win over Brighton at Old Trafford.

Klopp: Salah does not want to be compared with Messi

The Liverpool forward scored four against Watford this evening.

Super Salah scores 33rd, 34th, 35th and 36th of the season as Liverpool blast past Watford

Salah stole the show as Liverpool responded to their Manchester United loss with an easy win over Watford.

As it happened: Manchester United v Brighton, FA Cup quarter-final

Jose Mourinho’s side looked to end a difficult week by booking their place in the last four.


Joy for Palace, despair for West Brom on crucial day in the relegation battle

Palace’s first win in eight league games leaves them two points above the bottom three.

As it happened: Liverpool v Watford, Premier League

Magnificent Mo Salah scored four as Liverpool moved back into third place. Catch up with all of the action in our minute-by-minute report.

Irish charm on St Patrick's Day as Sean Maguire scores seventh goal in as many games

The 23-year-old has nine goals and three assists in his last 14 games for Preston North End.

I've not peaked yet, claims FA Cup hero Eriksen after double books Spurs' semi-final spot

The Dane scored twice for his side as they dumped Swansea out of the competition and he believes there is more to come

'I probably appreciate it now more than ever because I'm closer to the end than the beginning'

Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers made his 500th League of Ireland appearance during Friday night’s late win against Waterford.


No Kane, no problem: Eriksen fires impressive Spurs into FA Cup semi-finals

Mauricio Pochettino’s side made light work of Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.

Mourinho bemoans spending of Man United rivals as his job becomes more 'difficult'

Mourinho yesterday launched a 12-minute defence of his record at Old Trafford.

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