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Soccer - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Ballack slams retiring Lahm over Germany captaincy spat

Tributes have poured in for the retiring Bayern stalwart, but his former colleague has not forgiven him for a dispute.

Chelsea end memorable season on a high as Terry bows out in style

The champions had to come from behind on the last day of the league campaign after Javier Manquillo put relegated Sunderland ahead.

Harry Kane wraps up the Golden Boot with another hat-trick as Spurs bash Hull

Man City also had a 5-0 win over Watford to secure third place.

Josh Harrop scores on dream debut as Mourinho's youthful side ease past Palace

Paul Pogba was also on the mark as Man United finished in sixth.

No Champions League for Arsenal as they miss out on top 4 for first time in 21 years

The Gunners finished fifth despite a win over Everton today.

Liverpool clinch Champions League berth after first-half scare

Georginio Wijnaldum, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana got the goals.

Mandzukic, Dybala fire Juve to record scudetto

Goals by Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala, and a late header from Alex Sandro sealed a 3-0 win over Crotone.

Terrible tackle rules sent off Koscielny out of FA Cup final for Arsenal

A crazy lunge from the 31-year-old France international will see him miss the Wembley showpiece against Chelsea next weekend.

John Terry receives guard of honour as he leaves the pitch in the 26th minute

The veteran Chelsea defender is set to leave the club in the summer.

The Scottish Invincibles! Unstoppable Celtic go through season unbeaten

Second-half goals by Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong ensured they didn’t slip up on the last day.

Mourinho hits back at 'very poor managers' in football media Dig

Mourinho hits back at 'very poor managers' in football media

Meanwhile, Ireland U21 international Kieran O’Hara has been named on the bench for United today.

LIVE: Liverpool v Middlesbrough, Premier League

It’s the final day of the season and the Reds are aiming to secure a place in the top four ahead of Arsenal and Manchester City.

Real Madrid on brink of breaking Barca's grip on La Liga

Victory in the final game of the season would seal the title for Zidane’s men.

The glory days of the Cork-Tipp rivalry and more of the week's best sportswriting

A selection of our favourite reads from the past seven days to help you ease your way into Sunday.

Player ratings: how the Irish footballers in Britain fared this season

A review of how the Boys in Green have got on domestically since the start of the campaign.

Soccer - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Arjen Robben eyeing another Bundesliga title to outdo Dutch icon Johan Cruyff

Robben needs one more domestic title to move one ahead of the iconic Cruyff following Bayern Munich’s latest Bundesliga win.

'You’re new to a team and all you’ve been is injured. It's tough to take, both physically and emotionally' Long Road To Glory This post contains videos

'You’re new to a team and all you’ve been is injured. It's tough to take, both physically and emotionally'

Megan Campbell on playing a key role in FA Cup glory after a nightmare run of injuries, the Ireland WNT and her story so far.

Antonio Conte won't stay at Chelsea without family in London

The Chelsea boss has made it clear another year without his family is not an option as his wife and daughter prepare to move.

Irish U21 goalkeeper features in Man Utd's final Premier League squad of the season

Kieran O’Hara has been included by Jose Mourinho for tomorrow’s visit of Crystal Palace to Old Trafford.

Ancelotti pays tribute after Bayern's beery farewell to Alonso and Lahm

“I want to thank both players, they have played a fantastic season in fantastic careers.”

Wembley delight for Irish duo as Millwall return to the Championship

But disappointment for three other Irishmen in this afternoon’s League One play-off final.

Unbelievable scenes as Amiens seal first Ligue 1 promotion with 96th-minute winner Sacre Bleu This post contains videos

Unbelievable scenes as Amiens seal first Ligue 1 promotion with 96th-minute winner

They went from finishing sixth to second with one kick of a ball.

'It was a gut-wrencher that': Allardyce says Ferguson helped him get over pain of England debacle

The Palace boss also admits that he has not yet apologised to Roy Hodgson for mocking his speech impediment.

‘There’s been a lot of bad press about the club. And it is unfair, it’s very unfair’

Athlone’s captain Niall Scullion chats to The42 about a difficult few weeks for the club ahead of tonight’s game with Cabinteely.

Brighton show faith in Richie Towell as his contract is extended

The new deal runs to 2019.

‘I was going to training in a Rangers jumper and some people didn’t like that’

Alan Maybury speaks to The42 about turning down Rangers and his varied playing career, 20 years after winning the FA Youth Cup with Leeds’ golden generation.

Best player? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2016-17 Premier League season

Has Mourinho done a good job at United? The most enjoyable team to watch? Here’s what we think.

Soccer - Friday 19 May, 2017

Ex-Tottenham midfielder McEneff stars as Derry down Rovers

The Candystripes are now four points clear of the Hoops in fourth place in the table.

Waterford maintain First Division lead but Cobh keep the pressure on

Wexford also picked up their first win of the season tonight by getting the better of Shelbourne.

Fagan back among the goals but Pat's forced to settle for a draw in Inchicore

Sligo Rovers bounced back from last week’s defeat to Dundalk by picking up a valuable point.

Maguire on the double as City remain undefeated with Drogheda demolition

The Leesiders are 13 points clear at the top thanks to their 13th win from 14 Premier Division games.

Galway United continue good form with dramatic late winner

Shane Keegan’s side had to come from behind against Finn Harps at Eamonn Deacy Park.

Dundalk capitalise on early Limerick red card to move back into second

Two goals from David McMillan helped to secure a second successive victory for Stephen Kenny’s side.

Dinny's delight! Bohs come from behind to stun Bray courtesy of Corcoran brace

Keith Long’s side picked up a huge three points despite Tim Clancy’s opener at the Carlisle Grounds.

Has Wayne Rooney already played his last competitive game at Old Trafford?

Jose Mourinho has confirmed it’s unlikely the 31-year-old will feature against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Cillian Sheridan on Ireland chances: ‘Unless you’re an established player it’s going to be different’

The striker was speaking in a recent interview in Poland about his absence from the national squad.

Judgement day for Liverpool and more Premier League talking points

Meanwhile, ‘one of the world’s best’ Harry Kane is set to claim the Golden Boot.

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Bad news for Ireland as Southampton confirm Long injury blow

The striker sustained a broken metatarsal during the Saints’ win over Middlesbrough last weekend.

Defoe to score, United to draw and other Premier League bets to consider

Plus, Harry Kane to bag a brace and Liverpool to secure top four.