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Soccer - Today’s News

Mata: Unity the key for title marathon

Mata: Unity the key for title marathon

The Spain international was hooked off at half time this weekend.

6 possible contenders to replace Ronald Koeman at Everton

Could David Moyes be set for a shock return to Goodison Park?

Former AC Milan defender elected mayor of Tbilisi

Ex-Georgian captain Kakha Kaladze turned to politics after a career that saw him win the Champions League twice.

Everton have sacked manager Ronald Koeman

The news comes following the Toffees’ 5-2 defeat by Arsenal on Sunday.

French prodigy Mbappe beats Rashford and Dembele to coveted Golden Boy award

The PSG striker joins the likes of Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba and Renato Sanches among the list of winners.

'I ruined myself' - Former Real Madrid and Italy star admits his own attitude was his limiting factor

Antonio Cassano, now 35, feels he did not fulfill his potential due to his approach to football.

Uefa fine Celtic after fan's attempted assault on PSG striker Mbappe

The Scottish champions will have to pay €10,000 after the incident during last month’s Champions League group game.

Giovinco takes a swig of beer launched from the crowd at Toronto FC team-mate Altidore Drink Up This post contains videos

Giovinco takes a swig of beer launched from the crowd at Toronto FC team-mate Altidore

The ex-Juventus man also scored a delicious free-kick as his club set an MLS points-tally record.

Who should be crowned the world's best footballer at the Fifa Awards ceremony tonight? Poll This post contains a poll

Who should be crowned the world's best footballer at the Fifa Awards ceremony tonight?

Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to beat Lionel Messi and Neymar to the prize.

Man Utd preparing five-year Mourinho deal despite PSG interest

The Red Devils are still ready to hand a new contract to their manager despite his insistence that he’s not ready to end his career with them.

'Van Dijk could have prevented Liverpool's Spurs thrashing'

The Reds were thumped 4-1 at Wembley on Sunday.

Zidane backs 'player of a generation' Ronaldo to rediscover goalscoring touch

Another blank for the striker against Eibar last night means he remains on just one La Liga goal so far this season.

Red-carded Neymar deserves protection, says PSG boss Unai Emery

Neymar was sent off in Sunday night’s 2-2 draw with Marseille.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Cavani rescues PSG after Neymar sees red in Le Classique

Neymar was sent off in Le Classique, but Edinson Cavani’s late equaliser rescued a point for Paris Saint-Germain at Marseille.

Super Asensio spares Ronaldo's blushes as Madrid beat struggling Eibar

Marco Asensio was in fine form for Real Madrid as they overcame Eibar 3-0.

Ireland beware: Kasper Dolberg rediscovers form to put champions Feyenoord to the sword Back Amongst Them This post contains videos

Ireland beware: Kasper Dolberg rediscovers form to put champions Feyenoord to the sword

The Danish wonderkid has found his scoring touch just in time for the World Cup play-offs.

'John Giles came to the house... He wanted to get a group of young lads together, the best in the country' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'John Giles came to the house... He wanted to get a group of young lads together, the best in the country'

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player and current Bray boss Harry Kenny chats to The42 about his distinguished career in the League of Ireland.

Memphis Depay caps stunning 21-minute hat-trick with cheeky penalty M3MPHIS This post contains videos

Memphis Depay caps stunning 21-minute hat-trick with cheeky penalty

The former United attacker wrestled the ball from a team-mate and converted from the spot with a ‘Panenka’.

Klopp turns on Lovren after 'really bad defending' in Liverpool’s Wembley humiliation

Jurgen Klopp substituted Dejan Lovren after half an hour against Tottenham.

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.

New Premier League attendance record set as brilliant Kane sinks Liverpool at Wembley

Harry Kane scored a brace and assisted as Spurs went level on points with Manchester United with a dominant three goal win.

Ipswich Town 0 Norwich City 1: Maddison gives Canaries more derby glory

It’s another East Anglian derby defeat for Mick McCarthy’s side.

As it happened: Tottenham vs Liverpool, Premier League

Tottenham welcomed Liverpool to Wembley aiming to extend their grip on third spot in the Premier League.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has 'minimum' five or six years left as a player, claims agent

The 36-year-old may be out of action with a serious knee injury, but his agent expects him to play for a few more years yet.

Gary Neville thinks he is done as a football manager

The Manchester United icon is not planing to repeat his brief stint as Valencia head coach anywhere else.

Maybe the Premier League title race is already over - Klopp

Manchester City are in stunning form and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp thinks they are on track for the Premier League title.

'Gary Speed was a huge friend of mine. I never thought he had any issues' Interview This post contains videos

'Gary Speed was a huge friend of mine. I never thought he had any issues'

Shay Given speaks to The42 about his late former teammate and his career in football.

Lindelof is losing Mourinho's trust with mistakes, says Hargreaves

The Sweden international was at hand for both Huddersfield goals on Saturday as United fell to a shock first defeat of the season.

Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Five of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from the week that was.

Soccer - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'Really, really sad day for democracy' - Guardiola gives take on Catalan crisis

The Manchester City manager once again reflected on the political crisis in Catalonia after his team’s latest victory.

Napoli's 100% Serie A record has finally come to an end

Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic denied the Serie A leaders a ninth straight league win.

Former Everton star on target as Barca roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos Too Good This post contains videos

Former Everton star on target as Barca roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos

Gerard Deulofeu’s first-half strike helped his side grind out a victory this evening.

Sligo beat Derry to boost survival hopes and relegate Finn Harps LOI

Sligo beat Derry to boost survival hopes and relegate Finn Harps

Rhys McCabe, Vinny Faherty and Craig Roddan were on target, as their side grabbed a vital win.

Ander Herrera questions Man United players' 'passion' in defeat

The midfielder feels the Red Devils showed a lack of aggression as they went down 2-1 in Saturday’s clash with David Wagner’s side

'If I kicked my kid in the garden he wouldn’t fall like that'

Sean Dyche has expressed his disappointment about diving in football once more.

Watch: Irish midfielder Alan Browne recalled from dressing room so he can be sent off Bizarre Scenes This post contains videos

Watch: Irish midfielder Alan Browne recalled from dressing room so he can be sent off

The Preston star left the field prematurely at Molineux.

One of the goals of the season lights up drab Southampton-West Brom clash

A brilliant solo effort from substitute Sofiane Boufal ended the Saints’ winless run.

Ireland's 'in-form' player impresses as Wolves remain on promotion trail

Former star Stephen Hunt was full of praise for Matt Doherty.

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