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Soccer - Today’s News

Vecino snatches point for Inter on possible Edin Dzeko farewell Late Drama This post contains videos

Vecino snatches point for Inter on possible Edin Dzeko farewell

Ex-AC Milan forward Stephan El Shaarawy put Roma ahead on his return to San Siro.

Title race over? Messi, Suarez rampant as Barcelona go 11 points clear Dominant This post contains videos

Title race over? Messi, Suarez rampant as Barcelona go 11 points clear

The Catalan side took advantage of Atletico Madrid and Valencia’s slip-ups earlier this weekend.

'I’m in the best place to recover at Man City so it’s definitely not something that will end my career'

After rupturing ligaments in her knee, Ireland and Manchester City full-back Megan Campbell is on the long road back to full fitness.

Schalke fans tell their player to 'f*** off' after imminent Bayern switch confirmed

News that the young Germany midfielder will join a Bundesliga rival was not well received by supporters.

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.

'I've dreamed of it since I was a kid!' 17-year-old Irish striker makes Premier League debut Potential This post contains videos

'I've dreamed of it since I was a kid!' 17-year-old Irish striker makes Premier League debut

Southampton’s Michael Obafemi was given a chance to impress against Tottenham today.

Former Malaga boss Javi Gracia confirmed as Silva's replacement at Watford

The 47-year-old Spaniard takes over from Marco Silva, who was sacked on Sunday following a run of poor form.

Here are all three of their goals as Ireland's women earn a convincing victory over Portugal Coygig This post contains videos

Here are all three of their goals as Ireland's women earn a convincing victory over Portugal

Shelbourne Ladies’ teenage starlet Leanne Kiernan, Louise Quinn and captain Katie McCabe were all on target for Colin Bell’s side.

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Watch: Real defy crisis talk with 7-1 Deportivo hammering

Villarreal had temporarily taken fourth with a 2-1 win over Levante on Saturday.

Kane strike earns Tottenham a point as forward closes in on 100 Premier League goals

Southampton remain in the Premier League’s bottom three after a 1-1 draw with Tottenham at St Mary’s.

Fan suspected of urinating in goalie's bottle is arrested

A video shared on social media shows a man reseal a water bottle and throw it onto the pitch.

Sanchez and Mkhitaryan set for medicals ahead of swap deal

Manchester United’s pursuit of Alexis Sanchez should soon come to a close after the Arsenal man appeared to be bound for the city.

Silva sacked as Watford blame Everton approach for Premier League slump

The Portuguese coach had been a target for the Toffees.

Akinfenwa responds to Chelsea rumours and NFL star savages Twitter critic - sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Conor McGregor dons Kieran Tierney’s Celtic jersey at training.

Klopp explains why Liverpool won't be spending Coutinho cash in January window

The Reds brought in €160m by moving the Brazilian star to Barcelona, but are in no rush to reinvest those funds and may wait until the summer.

The galling case of New York versus the Collins family and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on, ladies and gents. It’s that time again.

Luckless James McCarthy, Man City 10 wins from glory and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Anthony Martial reminds Jose Mourinho of what he already has.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Man United and Arsenal agree Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal - reports

Both players were left out of their respective clubs’ squads this weekend.

'He's paid a heavy price for his bravery and commitment. It's a big blow'

Ireland midfielder James McCarthy suffered a double leg-break in Everton’s draw with West Brom.

Man City recover from Liverpool setback to go 12 points clear

Sergio Aguero hit a hat-trick for Pep Guardiola’s side this evening.

Gus Poyet back in management after landing Ligue 1 role

The former Tottenham and Chelsea midfielder departed Shanghai Shenhua midway through 2017.

Celtic secure cup passage with five star display against second-tier minnows

Five different scorers were on show as Celtic eased into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup on Saturday.

'This team, with many problems, are unbeaten in 11 games'

Chelsea ended a tricky period with a 4-0 win at Brighton and Antonio Conte believes any suggestions of a crisis were wide of the mark.

Jose Mourinho confident Alexis Sanchez will sign

United will reportedly pay £35 million (€39.6 million) for the Chile international.

In-form Scott Hogan nets a brace as Villa's winning run continues

The Republic of Ireland squad member has now scored four times in his last three outings.

Sad scenes as Ireland's James McCarthy stretchered off with double leg fracture

The midfielder was playing in the Premier League clash between Everton and West Brom today.

Sanchez-less Arsenal run riot, McCarthy injury overshadows Everton draw

Elsewhere, there were wins for Stoke and Leicester City.

Second-half Martial goal gets Man United over the line at Burnley

The win leaves the Red Devils second, still nine points behind Man City, who can extend their lead by beating Newcastle this evening.

Arsenal offer €50 million for Dortmund star - report

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was dropped for the club’s draws with Wolfsburg last Sunday and at Hertha Berlin on Friday.

Hazard dazzles with brace as Conte's men get back on track with four-goal win

Willian and Victor Moses scored as Eden Hazard shone with a brace as Chelsea beat Brighton 4-0 in the Premier League.

As it happened: Burnley vs Man United, Premier League

Burnley welcomed Man United to Turf Moor aiming to end the Red Devils’ seven game unbeaten run.

Barcelona issue statement to deny secret pact with Griezmann

The Catalan side reacted to a report that they’ve secured the signing of the France international without his club’s permission.

'I'm never going to throw in the towel' - under-fire Zidane confident of Madrid turnaround

Real Madrid are languishing 19 points behind Barcelona in LaLiga but Zinedine Zidane will not walk away or seek a transfer quick fix.

Captain Jack? Wenger talks up Wilshere leadership qualities

Arsene Wenger believe the midfielder can take the armband in the future.

Man Utd midfielder Carrick set to retire at the end of the season

Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho believes the England international will take up a coaching role at Old Trafford come the end of his playing career.

Leaving Galway to join Man City as a 16-year-old, multiple leg breaks and chasing Premier League promotion

Ireland international and Preston full-back Greg Cunningham chats to The42 about his career in football.

'The main reason I joined Villa was because there were a load of Irish boys there'

Having featured in the Premier League, 21-year-old Kevin Toner is back home and looking forward to lining out for St Patrick’s Athletic.

Soccer - Friday 19 January, 2018

Galway United complete signing of double-winning defender from Cork City

Robbie Williams joins the First Division side after one season on Leeside.

Liverpool set sights on Man United, Chelsea look out-of-sorts and the Premier League talking points

Elsewhere, Paul Lambert begins his crusade to keep Stoke City up, while Man City aim to bounce back.

Former Arsenal and Man Utd striker Van Persie seals return home to Feyenoord RVP

Former Arsenal and Man Utd striker Van Persie seals return home to Feyenoord

The 34-year-old will complete his return to the Eredivisie champions next week.

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