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Soccer - Today’s News

Liverpool are already selling ‘The Normal One’ t-shirts, and they’re class

The Normal One has already become a t-shirt slogan.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Spain and Switzerland book their place at Euro 2016 while England win again

There were also wins for Austria, Russia and Sweden.

Bohs still battling for European spot after derby defeat of 10-man Pat’s

Jason McGuinness was given his marching orders for the Saints.

Vital result for Drogheda as Cork City slip up and end their title hopes

The title race is over for the Leesiders.

Derry City have taken a huge step towards securing their Premier Division status

A setback for Bray Wanderers at the Brandywell.

Limerick win again to keep survival hopes alive and kicking

Limerick’s fight continues as they win again

Late drama secures title and a piece of history for all-conquering Dundalk

Richie Towell’s penalty secured the Premier Division title for the Lilywhites in Tallaght.

‘I’m worried about it!’ – Fergie on Klopp’s arrival at Anfield

The ex-Red Devils boss rates Liverpool’s new manager highly.

Ireland U21s continue perfect start to qualifiers for the European Championships

A convincing win for Noel King’s men this evening in Waterford.

Big Sam Allardyce is back in Premier League management

“I’ve enjoyed my break from football… now I’m raring to get back.”

‘It’s 30 grown men running around a field chasing a ball, you can’t take it too seriously’

Jack McCaffrey has learned to realise there’s more to life than football.

Letter from Warsaw (nearly): Marty’s Army dares to dream after a night for the ages

Niall Kelly will be in Poland soon… but he’s not there yet.

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The destination of the League of Ireland title could be decided tonight

Dundalk are on the brink of back-to-back titles and can seal the deal in Tallaght tonight.

Good news on the injury front for Martin O’Neill ahead Poland clash

Seamus Coleman and Marc Wilson will be available for selection in Warsaw on Sunday.

Strachan coy over future after Scots’ Euro flop

Strachan blamed bad luck for his country’s latest setback.

Irish defender in line to join Kaka at Orlando City MLS

Irish defender in line to join Kaka at Orlando City

The former Norwich City man looks set to be the next Irish player to feature in the MLS.

‘New funding will help produce future stars capable of performances like last night for decades’

Our League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan discusses the financial impact Thursday’s defeat of Germany will make to the domestic game.

Here’s what Ireland now need to do to gain automatic qualification to the Euros

The Boys in Green are set for a crunch encounter in Poland on Sunday.

‘The stupid thing of Dublin’ – How the German media reacted to last night’s humbling defeat

A record German television audience of 11 million watched last night’s game and they were far from impressed.

After a last-second collapse last night, spare a thought for the Scots today

Gordon Strachan’s side conjured a brilliant comeback only to suffer elimination after conceding with last kick.

‘I am the Normal One’ – New Liverpool manager Klopp turns on the charm for Anfield unveiling

“I believe in a playing philosophy that is very emotional, very fast and very strong.”

Who could the Republic of Ireland face in the play-offs?

There’s still plenty of football to play but a picture is emerging of how the qualifiers will play out.

#ThanksShaneLong is trending in Ireland this morning

Take the rest of the day, Longy.

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From Even Justin Bieber is talking about Ireland’s win over world champions Germany My Brother Keano

Even Justin Bieber is talking about Ireland’s win over world champions Germany

The Irish team celebrated by listening to Justin Bieber – and he was loving it.

It’s time for Irish football fans to embrace positivity after last night’s stunning result

The Boys in Green earned a historic 1-0 Euro 2016 qualification victory over Germany on Thursday.

‘People don’t give young Irish players enough credit but we’ve got some talent coming through’

Ireland’s U21s will be aiming to keep up their 100% record in their European Championship qualifying campaign tonight.

Eamon Dunphy slams ‘arrogant’ and ‘unprofessional’ Germany

Meanwhile, Liam Brady said it was Ireland’s greatest result since the famous 2001 win over Holland.

‘It definitely is up there!’ Shane Long savours one of the best moments of his career

The Tipperary native had a night to remember as Ireland beat Germany.

‘We avoided 99 of those long balls but the 100th was one too many’ – Löw

The Germany head coach wasn’t happy with his team’s finishing or Ireland’s tactics.

‘I just have a blur of Shane Long’s goal. It was an amazing finish’

Gelsenkirchen hero John O’Shea salutes Aviva hero Shane Long.

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