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Soccer - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

A disappointing Euro campaign comes to end for Ireland as Portuguese conjure crucial win

The 1-0 defeat meant Sue Ronan’s side finished fourth in Group 2 as the guests sneaked a play-off spot.

Valencia sack manager just six months after Gary Neville was shown the door

Argentina legend Mario Kempes is one of the early front-runners to take over from Pako Ayestaran.

We'll Leave It There So: Davy Fitzgerald to step down, Guardiola in Toure spat and today's sport

Elsewhere, the GAA will investigate the tunnel incident between Dublin and Mayo on Sunday, Maurice Deegan will referee the replay and we’ve got injury news from Munster, Ulster and Connacht.

Bergkamp, Bart-Williams and Big Ron: the last time Arsenal faced Nottingham Forest Flashback This post contains videos

Bergkamp, Bart-Williams and Big Ron: the last time Arsenal faced Nottingham Forest

It’s been a long time since the sides have met but they cross swords tonight in the League Cup.

Pep Guardiola delivers an ultimatum to Yaya Toure: 'Apologise or you're out'

After taking a zero-tolerance approach to Joe Hart, the Manchester City manager is doing likewise to a player he knows very well.

Former St Pats' midfielder enjoys eye-catching end to his debut season in North America Man Of Steel This post contains videos

Former St Pats' midfielder enjoys eye-catching end to his debut season in North America

James Chambers has excelled in his first campaign in the United Soccer League.

Sunderland defender was a late withdrawal from Tottenham clash due to results of cardiology test

The FA told David Moyes of Patrick van Aanholt’s test results just 30 minutes before kick-off.

Joey Barton under investigation after allegedly betting on Celtic match

The Scottish Football Association is looking into claims that the midfielder gambled on the Bhoys’ Champions League loss to Barcelona.

Harry Kane faces two-month spell on the sidelines as Tottenham await scan results

Kane suffered suspected ankle ligament damage against Sunderland at the weekend.

Soccer - Monday 19 September, 2016

Maguire penalty ensures 10-man Cork City reduce Dundalk's lead to four points

Defeat means Finn Harps have now lost eight on the bounce.

Byrne strike sees Bohs clinch three points against Wexford Youths

The win moves Keith Long’s side up to sixth in the table.

We'll Leave It There So: GAA cuts ticket prices, Sexton in line for return and today's sport

Elsewhere, Paddy Barnes has signed his first professional management deal, Chris Ashton charged over alleged biting incidents and Joey Barton has been suspended by Rangers for three weeks.

Everton's James McCarthy and Darron Gibson doubtful for Ireland's upcoming qualifiers

Martin O’Neill will be sweating over the fitness of the midfield duo, who have both undergone surgery on respective groin issues

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After another abysmal performance, it's about time Wayne Rooney was dropped

The Manchester United captain was particularly poor in their defeat to Watford.

Hackers include Nadal, Farah and Rose in latest leak of medical details

The Fancy Bears gained access to the World Anti-Doping Agency database.

Remember Bradley Wright-Phillips? He set a new goalscoring record in the MLS last night BWP

Remember Bradley Wright-Phillips? He set a new goalscoring record in the MLS last night

Something even Robbie Keane hasn’t managed yet.

Ex-England footballer Gascoigne fined after pleading guilty to racially-aggravated offence

The 49-year-old admitted using “threatening or abusive words or behaviour” during An Evening With Gazza in Wolverhampton.

Martial injury prompts call for concussion protocol review in football

“Serious questions now have to be asked,” say Headway. “Elite-level football has to set a better example.”

Things go from bad to worse for Barton as Rangers dish out 3-week suspension

The Glasgow club say they believe “time and space is required” for both parties in a statement released today.

Italian winger scores stunning 60-yard match-winner for Villarreal Halfway Line This post contains videos

Italian winger scores stunning 60-yard match-winner for Villarreal

Nicola Sansone bagged both goals in their 2-1 La Liga victory over Real Sociedad.

"What the f***?!" - Guardiola responds to question about Man City winning the quadruple Playing It Down This post contains videos

"What the f***?!" - Guardiola responds to question about Man City winning the quadruple

The City boss doesn’t believe they can do a clean sweep this season.

Conor Hourihane reveals advice Roy Keane gave to him before League One play-off final

The former Sunderland and Ipswich Town midfielder got some pre-match encouragement from the Republic of Ireland assistant manager.

'I knew I had a task on my hands with Man United's defence'

Jose Mourinho also warned he cannot fix things immediately.

Scholes says United 'need more' than Fellaini, questions Carrick's absence

However, the former Red Devils star reserved praise for Marcus Rashford.

Soccer - Sunday 18 September, 2016

An Ireland hopeful is on fire in the Championship right now Prolific This post contains videos

An Ireland hopeful is on fire in the Championship right now

With other Irish strikers not having the best of starts to the season, Scott Hogan is giving Martin O’Neill reason for optimism.

Real Madrid equal Barca's all-time La Liga winning streak record

Zinedine Zidane’s side went top of La Liga after beating Espanyol tonight.

'All I heard was Pogba screaming at United teammates'

The French midfielder made his frustration known during the Red Devils’ defeat to Feyenoord, according to Dirk Kuyt.

Mourinho's struggles, Given well past his best and more Premier League talking points

Plus, it has been a great start to the season for both Merseyside clubs.

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Mystery over Sunderland player's absence for 'medical reasons'

Patrick van Aanholt was left out after being named in the XI for the loss at Spurs.

It's Sunday so here are 15 of the best sports photos from the past week

Catch up with some of our favourite shots from the week that was.

Inter stun Juventus, Joe Hart keeps clean sheet on home debut Wrap This post contains videos

Inter stun Juventus, Joe Hart keeps clean sheet on home debut

Ivan Perisic’s second-half winner boosted Frank De Boer’s survival prospects.

Tottenham up to third in the table but win comes at a cost

Harry Kane scored the opening goal but was later stretchered off.

Charlie Austin inspires Southampton to first Premier League win

The English striker came off the bench to score a vital goal today.

Pressure grows on Mark Hughes as Palace heap misery on

Stoke were well beaten at Selhurst Park in the Premier League today.

Is it time for Jose Mourinho to drop Wayne Rooney? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Is it time for Jose Mourinho to drop Wayne Rooney?

The United captain has come under increasing criticism of late, following a few indifferent displays.

Mourinho blames referee and bad luck for Man United loss Reaction This post contains videos

Mourinho blames referee and bad luck for Man United loss

The Red Devils now sit six points behind early Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Séamus Coleman: League of Ireland doesn't get enough credit

The former Sligo Rovers defender has been impressed by the exploits of Dundalk in Europe and says that the Europa League is a good platform.

Third straight defeat for Man Utd as Watford secure deserved win

Watford claimed a first victory over Manchester United in 30 years with a 3-1 win.

As it happened: Watford v Man Utd, Premier League

Jose Mourinho’s men suffered a third defeat in just over a week, as Watford picked up all three points at Vicarage Road.