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Soccer - Friday 27 May, 2016

An officer and the gentlemen: Real Madrid had a celebrity guest on their flight to Milan Top Gere This post contains videos

An officer and the gentlemen: Real Madrid had a celebrity guest on their flight to Milan

Movie star Richard Gere, rather inexplicably, was on-board.

Simply the best! Jose Mourinho has (finally) been confirmed as Man United manager

Mou agrees three-year Old Trafford deal – with an option to stay until 2020.

Court date will force Messi to clock up a lot of air miles before Copa America kick-off

Messi and his father face three counts of tax fraud.

'Jose, Rafa and Rodgers face the same challenge: to make slightly lost clubs feel good again'

Which is the better way to hire a manager, asks Tommy Martin.

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12 of the most memorable Ireland-Netherlands encounters

The two teams are set to meet for the 22nd time at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

'I made my Dutch youth squad debut against Ireland, I'm looking forward to tonight'

Instead of preparing for Euro 2016, Netherlands are in town trying to bounce back from a disappointing year.

Soccer - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Big changes for Irish schoolboy football as DDSL clubs vote in favour of summer season

The motion was passed at the league’s AGM tonight.

Martin Skrtel set for Liverpool exit after falling out of favour under Klopp

The Slovakia centre-back is being linked with Turkish club Besiktas.

Expert view: 'Jose Mourinho walking into a situation like this is perfect...for him'

Mike Forde, who was Director of Football Operations at Chelsea for six years, gives his take on the signing of the season.

We'll Leave It There So: Numbers crunch Taylor, Harrington goes for gold and all today's sport

Here’s all the sport you need to get your teeth around before you hit Friday like a train.

'Fitness has never been a problem for me' - O'Shea plays down Sunderland struggles

The Sunderland defender is hoping his issues at club level won’t impact on his international chances.

Are we there yet? It looks like Mourinho will be announced as United manager tomorrow

Reports that Mourinho and United have dotted the is and crossed the ts on their deal.

'The number of times he's played over the last few seasons would be a concern'

Martin O’Neill has acknowledged that it’s been a difficult season for Everton’s Darron Gibson.

'People say you forget everything when you're on the pitch playing football but I didn't'

Mikey Drennan opens up about his battle with depression.

Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers 'a possibility' to feature for Ireland tomorrow night

Martin O’Neill also indicated he does not expect Shay Given to continue playing for Ireland after Euro 2016.

James McCarthy set to travel to the Euros despite injury issues

The manager also confirmed Ciaran Clark was okay despite being unavailable tomorrow

Zlatan expects Mourinho to bring United 'back to the top'

“I have made my choice. It’s not important for me to have a deal done before the Euros.”

Ronaldo: I hope Mourinho brings back United's identity

The former United attacker believes the former Real Madrid manager is the right man for the job.

Unwanted by Milan, Mario Balotelli is set for Liverpool return

The maverick striker failed to make an impact while on loan at AC Milan this season.

Soccer - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

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Watch: Roy takes on Robbie in the Keano Crossbar Challenge

But Republic of Ireland coach Steve Guppy stepped up to show them both how it’s done.

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland's squad for South Africa, Rafa signs while Mourinho waits and all today's sport

Here’s all you need to catch up before hitting the downhill run to the weekend.

'There will be disappointment' - O'Neill admits cutting players is the worst part of the job

Ireland’s manager must decide who makes the final 23-man panel over the next few days.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and 7 other players linked with Jose Mourinho's Man United

The Swedish superstar is one of the many high-profile players who could move to Old Trafford.

Rafa Benitez signs three-year deal to remain at relegated Newcastle

The Spaniard could not prevent the Magpies dropping out of the Premier League this month.

'I’m proud to say she was my daughter and I want to do her proud if she’s watching' - Arter

A tragic event in his personal life back in December has given the Ireland midfielder a sense of perspective.

'Balotelli would have been useful to this team but there's no time for us to be prima donnas'

Leonardo Bonucci is not surprised the striker won’t feature in France.

Former Man Utd goalkeeper Roy Carroll will join Linfield when he returns from Euro 2016

Carroll has been released by Notts County and will return to Northern Ireland after 21 years playing abroad.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I am going to retire at Real Madrid

The 31-year-old’s current contract expires in 2018 and he’s been linked with PSG and Manchester United.

Scholes hopes Mourinho keeps Giggs at Manchester United

The former winger’s vast knowledge of the Red Devils should be retained by the Portuguese coach, according to his former teammate.

Man United on the verge of sealing £30 million-plus Mourinho deal

Confirmation of the move is being held up by image rights, according to reports.

One of the most promising midfielders in Europe has agreed to join Arsenal

The 23-year-old has been included in Switzerland’s preliminary squad for Euro 2016.

With the Euros around the corner, Spain's Andres Iniesta is in scintillating form World Class This post contains videos

With the Euros around the corner, Spain's Andres Iniesta is in scintillating form

The Barcelona player recently inspired his player to a Copa del Rey final victory.

Fernando Alonso - good at F1, also good at curling free-kicks into the top corner Pick It Out This post contains videos

Fernando Alonso - good at F1, also good at curling free-kicks into the top corner

The two-time world champion was showing off in Monaco yesterday.

'Premier League survival is Leicester's priority next season'

The manager is determined to keep the Foxes’ feet on the ground for the next campaign

Landon Donovan believes the USA will win a World Cup in his lifetime

Former US star was part of squad that made it to the 2002 quarter-finals.

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Travelling to Euro 2016? You might see some uniformed gardaí on the beat

A total of eight gardaí will be based in Lille and Bordeaux.

Soccer - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Jose Mourinho agrees personal terms with Man United - reports

It’s also being suggested that free agent Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be the manager’s first signing.

Duffy's dream about to come true 4 years on from making Euros pledge

The Blackburn Rovers defender is now within touching distance of a seat on Ireland’s plane to France.

Blow for France as Real Madrid defender ruled out of Euros

The player will be replaced by Adil Rami, the French Football Federation announced on Tuesday.