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Dublin: 16 °C Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Jack Wilshere sent off for Arsenal U23s after lashing out at opponent Frustration This post contains videos

Jack Wilshere sent off for Arsenal U23s after lashing out at opponent

Working his way back to fitness after a broken leg in April, the midfielder got his marching orders during this evening’s game with Man City.

Two sent off as late Sterling goal rescues Man City

Kyle Walker was given his marching orders just before half time, while Morgan Schneiderlin also saw red.

Cork close in on Premier Division title after hard-fought win in Ballybofey

Garry Buckley’s 70th-minute goal helped earn John Caulfield’s side all three points.

Teenage dream! From Leaving Cert results to Champions League within a week

Shelbourne open their Champions League qualifying campaign tomorrow, and we spoke to Leanne Kiernan ahead of the action.

Wayne Rooney scores 200th Premier League goal as Kyle Walker controversially sent off

The 31-year-old has scored twice since rejoining Everton from Manchester United in July.

Kylian Mbappe sent home from Monaco training following row with team-mate

The incident has fueled further speculation of an exit from the Ligue 1 champions.

'Anybody out of the bottom seven or eight teams need to be looking over their shoulder'

St Pat’s are undefeated in their last five Premier Division games but remain just three points above the bottom three.

Pablo Zabaleta has declared his love for West Ham's 18-year-old Irishman

Declan Rice made his first Premier League start for the Hammers in Saturday’s defeat to Southampton.

Burnley confirm signing of striker Chris Wood from Leeds for club record fee

Wood scored 44 goals in his 88 appearances for Leeds.

Nasri leaves Manchester City to link up with Eto'o in Turkey

After six years, the France international is leaving City for Super Lig side Antalyaspor.

Barca turn to Di Maria as Coutinho alternative and today's transfer gossip

Elsewhere, Manchester United and Tottenham are considering bids for Fulham’s teenage sensation Ryan Sessegnon.

'I don't have anything to say to the Barca board. Well, actually I have. They shouldn't be in charge'

Neymar scored two goals and registered two assists before blasting Barca’s directors.

Celtic teenage prodigy Dembele shines in Dublin to claim Player of the Tournament Bright Future This post contains videos

Celtic teenage prodigy Dembele shines in Dublin to claim Player of the Tournament

The 14-year-old winger caught the attention at the Hibernia Trophy over the weekend.

Ex-England manager Steve McClaren returns to football to link up with Jordi Cruyff

The former Newcastle United and Middlesbrough boss has joined Maccabi Tel-Aviv’s coaching staff.

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Breitbart apologises for using picture of German footballer on story about migrant gang

“There is no evidence Mr Podolski is either a migrant gang member, nor being human trafficked.”

Gareth Bale on target as champions Real Madrid make confident start

Madrid began their La Liga title defence with a 3-0 away win over Deportivo.

Soccer - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Neymar sparkles for PSG on his Parc des Princes debut as Verratti sees red

Neymar scored twice, supplied two assists and won a penalty as PSG came from behind to beat Toulouse 6-2.

Barcelona honour terror attack victims in opening weekend win over Betis

An own goal and a Sergi Roberto strike earned Barcelona victory on the opening weekend of the new La Liga season.

'This is Cork... there's no way those f**kers are coming down and taking the league from us'

From the Cork minor football panel to the first team at Brighton and success in the League of Ireland.

Watch: Aleksandar Kolarov scored a cheeky winning free-kick on his Roma debut

The 31-year-old switched to Serie A following seven years at Man City, scoring a brilliant free-kick on his Roma debut today.

'The desire of last season stays still in our heart' - Antonio Conte

Chelsea came through a test of character to oust Tottenham at Wembley.

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.

A promising young Irish goalkeeper scored an absolute screamer on his debut Goalazo This post contains videos

Free-scoring Dundalk trounce Derry for the second time in a week

It’s now four clean sheets and 14 goals for the Lilywhites in their last four outings.

Sublime Marcos Alonso double heaps further Wembley woe on Tottenham

Tottenham’s poor form at Wembley continued as Spaniard Alonso grabbed a goal either side of half-time to earn Chelsea’s first win of the season.

MOTD called out Harry Arter last night for pulling one of the oldest tricks in the book

Did Arter tell Nathaniel Chalobah to ‘leave it’ rather than shoot?

Premier League newcomers Huddersfield continue winning start

A fine second-half strike from Aaron Mooy was enough for David Wagner’s men against Newcastle.

As it happened: Tottenham vs Chelsea, Premier League

Tottenham host Chelsea at Wembley Stadium as the first London derby of the season takes place in the capital.

Aston Villa boss Bruce hails 'terrific' hat-trick hero Hourihane

The Irish midfielder scored three times for his side in yesterday’s win against Norwich City.

Hamburg's Muller out for 7 months after tearing ACL during goal celebration Oops This post contains videos

Hamburg's Muller out for 7 months after tearing ACL during goal celebration

Nicolai Muller went from triumph to disaster in a matter of moments on Saturday.

'I knew it wouldn't take her long to break through and she proved me right'

Former Ireland manager Mick Cooke and Áine O’Gorman pay tribute to recently retired goalkeeper Emma Byrne.

Pochettino recalls when room-mate Maradona shot journalists with an air rifle

“Diego shoots journalists in Buenos Aires!”

Like for Ribery, RT for Ali G and more in our 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.

‘I’d drive 5km between my apartment and the academy - it was just littered with homeless kids’ Feature This post contains videos

‘I’d drive 5km between my apartment and the academy - it was just littered with homeless kids’

Irish football coach Ray Power tells The42 about working in Tanzania.

Soccer - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'I'm sure that at half-time Diego Simeone got his balls out': Atleti fight back after Griezmann red

La Liga new-boys Girona gave their opponents a huge fright and put up an impressive display.

Gigi Buffon even proved too good for Serie A's new video assistant referee tonight Relentless This post contains videos

Gigi Buffon even proved too good for Serie A's new video assistant referee tonight

Juventus had their season opener against Cagliari and the veteran goalkeeper made one crucial intervention.

Who needs the ball? Stoke beat Arsenal despite having lowest-ever 23% possession

In the second half, Arsene Wenger’s side had 83% of the ball.

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