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Soccer - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Uefa have come down hard on Croatia for swastika incident during Euro 2016 qualifier

The incident occurred during the 1-1 draw with Italy in June.

We’ll Leave It There So: Douglas leaves Leinster, camogie commotion and today’s sport

Miss any of the action? We’ve got it all in one handy package.

UCD’s European adventure comes to an end with heavy defeat

The Students bow out of the Europa League but not without another valiant display.

Christian Benteke is a ‘gamble’ worth taking for Brendan Rodgers

While Rodgers will be undoubtedly pleased to get his number one target, there has been a mixed reaction from the Liverpool fans.

This wonderful free-kick shocked the US & sent Jamaica to Gold Cup final

No one was expecting Jurgen Klinsmann’s side to suffer defeat in Atlanta.

A case of Vidal so soon for Bayern, di Maria to Paris and all today’s transfer gossip

Also, are Manchester City going to fork out £60 million for Kevin de Bruyne?

One of the strangest transfers of the summer paid dividends last night

Andre-Pierre Gignac swapped Marseille for Mexican side Tigres.

Ireland’s Jon Walters scored a rather lovely goal for Stoke last night

The Potters thrashed Wrexham at The Racecourse with Marco van Ginkel also on the mark.

There were crazy scenes last night as Mexico controversially reached Gold Cup final

Panama were leading 1-0 with 90 minutes played before referee Mark Geiger awarded the first of two penalties to El Tri.

Further proof that Andrea Pirlo has the greatest beard in sport

The wonders of Pirlo’s beard were putt to the test.

Soccer - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Celtic power through in Champions League despite an early scare

Celtic conceded early, but ran out comfortable winners.

Goalless draw sees Dundalk’s European dream come to an end

The 0-0 draw saw them exit 2-1 on aggregate.

Christian Benteke is now officially a Liverpool player

See the first pictures of Benteke as a Liverpool player.

We’ll Leave it There So: Schmidt’s new deal, McGregor does Dallas and all today’s sport

We’ll also bring you the best Irish sporting advertisement of all time.

From Ex-RUC man banned from football games over ‘we’re racist and we like it’ chants Five Years

Ex-RUC man banned from football games over ‘we’re racist and we like it’ chants

50-year-old Richard Barklie remains a director with rights group the World Human Rights Forum.

Papers continue surprise party, Mourinho v Martinez and all today’s transfer gossip

There’s also talk of Arsenal prising another gem from Barcelona.

Suarez on target against Stevie G’s LA Galaxy in front of record attendance

There was a crowd of 93,226 at the Rose Bowl.

Memphis Depay opened his United account in last night’s win over San Jose

Juan Mata and Andreas Pereira were also on target.

Soccer - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Andy Keogh is leaving Australia for a new club in the far east

Keogh is on his way to the Thai Premier League.

We’ll Leave it There So: McClean warned, Sterling slips and the rest of Tuesday’s sport

Also a classy touch from Manchester United, and a defiant stance from team Sky.

Smalling welcomes potential Ramos competition

Rumours that United are in the hunt for a new centre-back are of no concern to Chris Smalling.

From Women are on the Fifa 16 cover – and some people are losing their minds Messi Situation

Women are on the Fifa 16 cover – and some people are losing their minds

What about the men?! Oh, there’s one right there.

Lahm: Manchester United target Muller not guaranteed to stay at Bayern Munich

Manchester United fans will like what Lahm had to say.

Sterling scores on Man City debut and Mario Balotelli is quick to troll Liverpool fans Blue Moon Rising This post contains videos

‘He has got to turn towards the flag like everyone else’ – McClean warned by Pulis

The Irish winger has been reminded of his responsibilities.

Man United will pay tribute to Berkeley victims before tonight’s friendly in California

Thousands of J-1 students are expected to attend the game.

Liverpool miss out on another big-money target and all of today’s transfer gossip

Plus, news of an Irish international on the move.

BATE captain apologises to Dane Massey for this headbutt but somehow escapes ban

The striker will be able to play in tomorrow’s second leg.

It will be 2016 before we have a new president of Fifa

The 70-year-old also channeled the spirit of his late mother in Zurich today.

Louis van Gaal refuses to rule out Ramos move

The United manager also refused to confirm why David De Gea and Antonio Valencia visited hospital on their North American tour.

Hulk says racism in Russian football will impact next World Cup

The Brazilian was reacting to the latest racist incident in the Russian league.

Soccer - Monday 20 July, 2015

Sad news as a Championship Manager hero hangs up his boots

You didn’t really play the game unless you signed Cherno Samba.

Reports: United line up €100 million Müller bid

Louis van Gaal is said to want to break the bank for the German.

We’ll Leave it There So: Open drama, money showers and all today’s sport

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