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Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Lacazette on the double as Gunners down the Baggies

The Frenchman scored twice to give the Gunners a 2-0 win over West Brom at the Emirates Stadium.

Saints boost chances of beating the drop with vital win over Shamrock Rovers

Goals from Ian Bermingham and Paul O’Conor gave St Patrick’s Athletic a 2-0 victory at Richmond Park.

Cork City's title celebrations put on hold as Dundalk dig out late equaliser

The champions-elect will have to wait to lift the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division trophy after playing out a 1-1 draw.

'We just felt worthless... It's just disgraceful really'

Emily Cahill of UCD Waves speaks to The42 about yesterday’s Women’s National League game, which was abandoned after no referee showed up.

Klopp cuts a tetchy figure during peculiar pre-match press conference in Moscow LFC

Klopp cuts a tetchy figure during peculiar pre-match press conference in Moscow

The Liverpool manager wasn’t impressed by some of the questions.

As it happened: Cork City v Dundalk, SSE Airtricity League Premier Division

The Leesiders could finally get their hands on the league title with a win over the reigning champions at Turner’s Cross tonight.

'If John Delaney had said 'We want a young, vibrant side so don't worry about qualification' we could have done that' Make Or Break This post contains videos

'If John Delaney had said 'We want a young, vibrant side so don't worry about qualification' we could have done that'

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says his players must ‘rise to the occasion’ as he prepares to name his squad for the upcoming double-header.

'To have five this early in the season is good... But I feel I could probably have had a couple more' Fail Better This post contains videos

'To have five this early in the season is good... But I feel I could probably have had a couple more'

Ireland’s Conor Hourihane has enjoyed an encouraging start to the season with Aston Villa.

'I have seen the match against Juventus and everyone says that I was the problem'

Jeremy Mathieu had some harsh words before facing his former club Barcelona with Sporting CP this week.

Former Ireland international leaves Oldham job for the third time

John Sheridan is looking for a new position after parting company with the League One side.

Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts

Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts

The organisation’s initial stance was based on a strict interpretation of its laws.

I told Rafa that Barry couldn’t replace Alonso at Liverpool – Gerrard

The club icon has recalled how the England midfielder was initially earmarked as the replacement to the Spain great

Cristiano Ronaldo's slow start to the season sparks Ballon d'Or race

The Portuguese star remains the strong favourite to match Lionel Messi’s record of five wins.

'They are talking more about the song than about his football'

The “racist” song was heard again in the stands at the weekend and the 24-year-old has urged it to stop.

Guardiola laughs off suggestion Chelsea or Man United will fear in-form Manchester City

City’s goal-laden run should not make light of their Premier League title rivals’ considerable strengths, says Pep Guardiola.

Forever contenders, Cork City can finally seal the title against adversaries Dundalk tonight

Current holders Dundalk stand between Cork City and a first Premier Division title in 12 years tonight at Turners Cross.

‘Our training games are as good as our match games’ - Bradley laments Rovers' strength in-depth

Shamrock Rovers face St Patrick’s Athletic tonight looking to take another step towards securing European football for next season.

Soccer - Sunday 24 September, 2017

"You're thinking: 'We're 45 minutes away from the group stages of the Champions League'" LOI Legends This post contains videos

"You're thinking: 'We're 45 minutes away from the group stages of the Champions League'"

Ollie Cahill chats to The42 about a memorable career in the League of Ireland.

Frustrated Benitez claims Brighton's winning goal a 'clear foul'

Brighton ended Newcastle’s three-game winning run with a 1-0 victory.

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.

Chris Hughton exacts revenge on Newcastle as Brighton earn second Premier League win

Tomer Hemed was the hero as Brighton earned their second Premier League win of the season against Newcastle United.

Assist for Dubliner Enda Stevens as Blades claim bragging rights in Steel City derby Local Rivals This post contains videos

Assist for Dubliner Enda Stevens as Blades claim bragging rights in Steel City derby

Sheffield United fought off a Sheffield Wednesday comeback to claim three points with Leon Clarke scoring twice.

Chris Sutton chopped down by surprise tackle from fellow pundit live on BT Sport Two Footed This post contains videos

Chris Sutton chopped down by surprise tackle from fellow pundit live on BT Sport

The ex-Celtic striker was flattened by former Northern Ireland and Motherwell defender Stephen Craigan.

Success continues for Shelbourne Ladies as penalty drama sees Reds retain League Cup

Spot-kicks saw Mark Leavy’s side secure their fourth piece of silverware in the last two seasons.

Klopp: 'We're not the Harlem Globetrotters. We are here for results'

Liverpool have been involved in more than their fair share of entertaining games this season, but the Reds boss is focused on picking up points.

Soccer - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Same issues continue to plague Liverpool, candy Kane and more Premier League talking points

Also, Mourinho’s United grind out the win while Oumar Niasse’s contribution to Everton says a lot about their issues.

Aubameyang hits hat-trick in Dortmund rout as his battle with Robert Lewandowski continues Striking Gold This post contains videos

Aubameyang hits hat-trick in Dortmund rout as his battle with Robert Lewandowski continues

The striker was in superb form as his side reclaimed top spot in the Bundesliga and put in quite the display ahead of Real Madrid test.

Hourihane's stunning free-kick the difference after Murphy pegged Villa back Irish Abroad This post contains videos

Hourihane's stunning free-kick the difference after Murphy pegged Villa back

Two Ireland internationals were on target in today’s late Championship game.

Classy Coutinho helps Liverpool halt their slump after Vardy misses from the spot

The Reds emerged with the points after a thrilling clash with Leicester.

Watch: David McGoldrick scored a fine header as Ipswich fell to high-flying Leeds In Form This post contains videos

Watch: David McGoldrick scored a fine header as Ipswich fell to high-flying Leeds

McGoldrick scored his fifth goal in all competitions this season on Saturday afternoon at Elland Road.

Ceballos marks full debut with match-winning double as Real bounce back from shock defeat

Earlier, Diego Costa was an interested spectator as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second.

As it happened: Leicester v Liverpool, Premier League

We were at the King Power Stadium to see if Jurgen Klopp’s side could gain some revenge for their midweek League Cup defeat.

Super sub Niasse saves Everton and eases the pressure on Koeman

Elsewhere, there were wins for Man City and Watford.

Lukaku strike extends Man United's unbeaten streak with narrow win at St. Mary's

Lukaku scored his sixth Premier League goals in as many games as United earned their fifth Premier League win of the season.

Magic Morata continues stunning goalscoring form as Chelsea thump Stoke

Pedro was also on target for the champions.

Man United seek to identify Lukaku chant culprits

“We’re Man United, we’ll sing what we want”, was the message from St Mary’s after fans were urged to drop racist references to the striker.

Manuel Neuer's absence keenly felt as replacement goalkeeper's howler costs Bayern Clanger This post contains videos

Manuel Neuer's absence keenly felt as replacement goalkeeper's howler costs Bayern

Sven Ulreich had a tough night as Carlo Ancelotti’s side surrendered a two-goal lead against Wolfsburg.

'I am in love with him': Pochettino gushes over in-form Kane

Tottenham’s star striker netted a brace against West Ham, and his manager feels lucky to have the 24-year-old on his side.

Harry Kane at the double to play derby hero again as Tottenham down Hammers

Tottenham gained a measure of revenge for last season’s painful defeat at West Ham as Harry Kane scored twice in a 3-2 success.

Celtic maintain Old Firm bragging rights with comfortable win at Ibrox

Manager Brendan Rodgers extended his unbeaten record in Old Firm derbies as Celtic extend their lead at the head of the Scottish Premiership.

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