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Soccer - Yesterday’s News

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Soccer - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Klopp in ref rage as Liverpool's derby dominance fails to pay off

“I only want to speak to people with a little bit of understanding about football,” said the Liverpool boss.

Late Rooney penalty snatches unlikely derby draw for Everton at Anfield

Liverpool dominated against their rivals but Dejan Lovren’s foul on Dominic Calvert-Lewin was the turning point.

Wenger bemoans Saints' time-wasting: 'Referees haven't found an answer'

The Gunners drew 1-1 at St Mary’s after Olivier Giroud cancelled out Charlie Austin’s opener.

Sinclair hits double but Celtic held after late Hibs comeback at Easter Road

Hibernian hit two goals in the final 15 minutes to take a point against Brendan Rodger’s side.

As it happened: Manchester United vs Manchester City, Premier League

Jose Mourinho welcomed Pep Guardiola’s table-toppers to Old Trafford for the first Manchester derby of the season.

Super-sub Giroud strikes late to rescue Arsenal at Southampton

The Frenchman cancelled out Charlie Austin’s opener at St Mary’s.

Klopp springs major surprise by resting Coutinho and Firmino for Merseyside derby

Dominic Solanke, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Andrew Robertson all start against Everton.

As it happened: Liverpool v Everton, Premier League

We’re following all the action as Liverpool and Everton renew their rivalry in the Merseyside derby.

Pep insists he only had eyes for City despite Fergie's advances

“But it was nice because he chose an amazing restaurant and of course he paid.”

Bosz let go by Dortmund and replaced by sacked Cologne manager

New boss Peter Stoger was sacked by the Bundesliga’s bottom side Cologne just seven days ago.

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Ex-Premier League flop scores to help Toronto to their first MLS crown

Jozy Altidore scored just three times in 52 appearances during his time at Sunderland.

The crazy world of Man City during Sven's time in charge and the week's best sportswriting

Also, looking back on Hatton v Mayweather 10 years on and the rise of native-born African players in the NFL.

Analysis: Is Paul Pogba overrated or underrated?

The midfielder is suspended for today’s Manchester derby. Will his absence be felt?

Soccer - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Unbeaten Inter remain top in Serie A following stalemate with holders Juve

Luciano Spalletti’s Inter leave Turin two points ahead of second-placed Napoli.

Newcastle's woes continue as Perez own goal hands Leicester win in thriller

Ayoze Perez’s own goal left Newcastle with one point from their past seven matches as Leicester snatched a gripping 3-2 victory.

Captain Marcel Schmelzer slams 'really sh*t' showing from 'joke' Dortmund

After his side suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Werder Bremen, captain of the out-of-sorts Bundesliga side did not hold back in his assessment

'We, the management, decide who the penalty takers are' - Hodgson vents his rage

Christian Benteke was not supposed to take the penalty that he missed in Crystal Palace’s draw with Bournemouth.

Five's the number of the week as Ronaldo leads Madrid to blistering rout of Sevilla

The 2017 Ballon d’Or-winner hit two goals in a breathtaking first half at the Bernabeu.

Benteke demands last-minute peno (and misses), Swansea pick up three big points

Swansea move off the foot of the table with a 1-0 win over West Brom.

Daryl Horgan came off the bench to score a decisive goal for Preston this afternoon

The former Dundalk star made an immediate impact in the second half, his cool finish proving decisive to earn three points.

Harry Kane scores his 49th (and 50th) goals of the year as Spurs wallop Stoke again

It finished 5-1 this time, rather than the usual 4-0.

Irish youngster Jack Byrne's star continues to rise as he hits a stunner for Oldham

Two goals, an assist, Man of the Match award and a 4-1 win. Not bad.

LOI goalscoring record chase looks over as Jason Byrne drops to amateur ranks

The legendary striker is set to line out for Bluebell United.

Jermain Defoe has just scored a beautiful looping volley against Palace

Worth a look on Match of the Day, for sure.

The Moyesy Neighbours! West Ham dent Chelsea's title chase with London derby win

Marko Arnautovic’s early strike hands Moyes his first win – and Chelsea a costly defeat.

Come and get me! Ryan Giggs voices his interest in Wales top job

‘I’ve not spoken to anyone at the moment, but I’d definitely be interested,’ he said.

United still Manchester's top side, insists Ryan Giggs

‘City are obviously very good, but…’

Soccer - Friday 8 December, 2017

Pochettino accepts Tottenham's title bid 'realistically' over

Spurs are 18 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City and boss Mauricio Pochettino does not think they can claw that back.

Cork City lose one of their key players to Coleraine

Winger Stephen Dooley has left the double-winners, it has been announced this evening.

Moyes set to drop England goalkeeper Hart

Adrian is in contention to feature after impressing against Manchester City last weekend.

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Will Man United spring Zlatan surprise and more Premier League talking points

Plus, can Everton stop Liverpool’s ‘Fab Four’?

The Derry Pele: Major boost for Finn Harps as Paddy McCourt agrees new deal for 2018

The winger has signed a new deal for next season as the Ballybofey club attempt to gain promotion back to the Premier Division.

Peru captain to miss their first World Cup in 36 years due to ban for failed drug test

Former Bayern Munich striker Paolo Guerrero won’t be leading his country to Russia next summer.

Klopp: 'Fab Four' tag is disrespectful to other Liverpool stars

The Reds face their city rivals Everton on Sunday.

'Ireland's best young goalkeeper' has signed a contract with St Pat's

It’s a first professional deal for 17-year-old fifth-year student Brian Maher.

Cork, Waterford, Sligo and Derry unveil new shirts for the 2018 season

The Premier Division and FAI Cup winners are back in Adidas gear for the first time since 1999.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I’m the best player in history

After drawing level with Lionel Messi in terms of Ballon d’Ors won, the Portuguese says that he’s “never seen anyone better” than himself.

Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal

Football will go head-to-head with popular entertainment programmes on Saturday evenings, according to reports.