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Soccer - Monday 20 March, 2017

'He was the bravest player I've ever seen on a football pitch'

Ryan McBride’s former manager, Stephen Kenny, has paid an emotional tribute to the late Derry player.

Thursday night football - Novel fixture for rearranged Manchester derby next month

The game was postponed last month because of the EFL Cup final.

'You and me, making fun of the defenders, scoring for fun': Dimitar Berbatov pays brilliant tribute to Keane Hall Of Fame This post contains videos

'You and me, making fun of the defenders, scoring for fun': Dimitar Berbatov pays brilliant tribute to Keane

Robbie Keane was inducted into the FAI Hall of Fame last night.

Arsene Wenger wants to stay on at Arsenal - reports

Supporters renewed calls for him to step down during and after Saturday’s 3-1 loss at West Bromwich Albion.

Several League of Ireland fixtures postponed following Ryan McBride's death

The 27-year-old Derry native was team captain and had been at his hometown club since 2011.

President Higgins leads condolences after tragic death of Derry City's Ryan McBride RIP

President Higgins leads condolences after tragic death of Derry City's Ryan McBride

Derry’s next scheduled opponents, Limerick, have also extended their sympathy to the family of the Candystripes skipper.

'I have loads of different pictures of the goal, paintings and all sorts'

Irish Senior Player of the Year Robbie Brady insists he’ll never get sick of watching his famous header against Italy.

'The epitome of a street footballer': Robbie Keane celebrated and honoured at FAI awards

There were a string of contributions from the likes of Brian Kerr, Paul McGrath and Damien Duff.

Soccer - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Derry City skipper Ryan McBride dies suddenly aged 27 RIP

Derry City skipper Ryan McBride dies suddenly aged 27

The cause of death is unknown as of yet.

Hoolahan included but Arter and Clark out of Ireland squad to face Wales

Uncapped players Andy Boyle, Daryl Horgan, Conor Hourihane and John Egan make the cut.

Robbie Brady caps a remarkable year by walking away with hat-trick of FAI accolades

The 25-year-old was the star of the show while Robbie Keane was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

From Messi to McCann: Irish midfielder on being coached by Barca's ex-boss and a new MLS life

After a long stint in England with Burnley and Wigan, Chris McCann is building a new home in America’s south-east.

'Robbie Keane came along and that was the end of my chances' Interview This post contains videos

'Robbie Keane came along and that was the end of my chances'

Glen Crowe chats to The42 about recovering from the disappointment of failing to make the grade in England to become a League of Ireland legend.

Pulsating, thrilling battle in Manchester as Sergio Aguero's equaliser frustrates Liverpool

James Milner gave the Reds the lead only for the Argentine to reply with 20 minutes left.

Griezmann produces world class free-kick in Atleti's win over Sevilla Top Drawer This post contains videos

Griezmann produces world class free-kick in Atleti's win over Sevilla

Diego Simeone’s men were 3-1 winners, with the French forward bagging his 22nd goal of the season.

As it happened: Man City v Liverpool, Premier League

Man City faced Liverpool in what was a big game in the race for the top four.

Dele Alli scores for 4th game on the trot as Spurs consolidate second

Tottenham overcame the absence of leading scorer Harry Kane to beat Southampton.

17-year-old son of Patrick Kluivert scores first goal for Ajax Chip Off The Old Block This post contains videos

17-year-old son of Patrick Kluivert scores first goal for Ajax

It’s 10 years and one day since his father’s last strike in the Dutch top-flight.

Chris Coleman will have his 'ears closed' to Roy Keane comments

The Ireland assistant boss was recently highly critical of Man United manager Jose Mourinho.

Celtic just one win away from the Scottish Premiership title after Dundee win

Goals from Jozo Simunovic and Stuart Armstrong handed the Hoops a 2-1 victory at Dens Park.

Fellaini on target as Man United move up to fifth

Goals from the Belgian international and Jesse Lingard helped Manchester United to a 3-1 victory at Middlesbrough.

As it happened: Middlesbrough v Manchester United, Premier League Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Middlesbrough v Manchester United, Premier League

There was an early kick-off as Jose Mourinho’s side headed to the Riverside Stadium.

AP McCoy's statue, St Patrick's Day vibes and Ireland call-ups - it's sporting tweets of the week

Chris Shields, John Egan, Alan Shearer and Luke Fitzgerald also feature.

The troubled life of Pele's son, the driving force of Russell Westbrook and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, James McCarthy on the moment he’ll take to the grave.

Prandelli turned down Leicester over Ranieri sacking

The former Italy coach has confirmed that he turned down the chance to manage the Premier League champions.

Soccer - Saturday 18 March, 2017

On-loan Joe Hart gifts Inter a point with pair of blunders Bad Day This post contains videos

On-loan Joe Hart gifts Inter a point with pair of blunders

The Torino goalkeeper’s two mistakes allowed their opponents to escape from their visit to Stadio Olimpico with a draw.

Great few days for Irish underage football as Women's U17s qualify for Euro finals

The men’s team did likewise on Friday.

Stunning free-kick inspires Sligo to first win of the season

Dave Robertson’s men came into this fixture sitting bottom of the table on goal difference.

McEleney stars again as Dundalk outclass Pat's

Having assisted Ciaran Kilduff’s opener a minute before the break, he ended the game as a contest with two quick-fire goals over a six-minute spell.

Harry Arter absent as Bournemouth secure vital win

The midfielder is a doubt for the Ireland-Wales game with a calf problem.

Casemiro sends 'suffering' Madrid five points clear

Karim Benzema was also on target as Real earned an important win.

McNamee hits 8-minute hat-trick as Derry maintain 100% record

The result makes it four wins from four for Kenny Shiels’ side.

Watch: Aiden McGeady goal earns Preston a late point Take A Bow This post contains videos

Watch: Aiden McGeady goal earns Preston a late point

The winger continued his fine run of form in the Championship this afternoon.

Lukaku dominates headlines again with late double

Amid speculation over his future, Romelu Lukaku’s brace helped Everton move into the Premier League top six with a 4-0 win over Hull City.

Cahill goes from zero to hero as Chelsea down Stoke

Ireland international Jonathan Walters was on target for the Potters.

Late West Ham onslaught unable to burst Shakespeare's bubble as Foxes stay on a roll

Leicester City withstood significant late pressure to beat West Ham United 3-2.

Worrying news for Ireland as Wes Hoolahan suffers injury

Harry Arter is also a doubt for the Wales game with a calf problem.

Finn Harps hang on to earn a point against Limerick

The Harps did enough to secure a share of the spoils.

Wenger reveals he's decided on Arsenal future

Rival groups of Gunners supporters paid for planes trailing banners that were both critical and supportive of the manager.

Dawson double darkens Wenger's Arsenal gloom

It was the Gunners’ fourth defeat in five league games.