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Soccer - Today’s News


Soccer - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Crunch time already for Premier League clubs – 5 Champions League talking points

After an action-packed first week, the Champions League returns tonight.

Wayne Rooney has managed to shock everyone with latest claim

In fairness, we always had him pegged as a thoughtful romantic type.

David Moyes’ reign in Spain is not going according to plan as Real Sociedad struggle

The former Manchester United boss is on thin ice less than a year into the job.

Bermudian and Estonian internationals included in our League of Ireland team of the week

Plus, former Celtic and Sunderland midfielders are in the engine room.

Everton’s late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night

This guy owes Romelu Lukaku a pint.

Brazilian referee takes the law into his own hands by pulling out a gun during red card dispute Ref Justice This post contains videos

Sepp Blatter’s ally Jack Warner banned from football for life following Fifa investigation

The governing body’s ethics committee have released their findings this morning.

Rooney denies handing in Man United transfer request – but admits rift with Ferguson

The Man United captain is the subject of a new BBC documentary.

Gary Neville believes one of Louis van Gaal’s summer signings has ‘transformed’ Man United

The former United defender was full of praise for Anthony Martial last night.

‘I’d rather have one cap for Ireland than 100 caps for England’ – Kilbane

The ex-Ireland utility man is disappointed with Jack Grealish’s latest decision.

Robbie Keane has been impressed with Steven Gerrard’s start to life at LA Galaxy

The Republic of Ireland forward has praised the former Liverpool captain after his performance against FC Dallas.

FAI consultation report recommends smaller LOI Premier Division

The proposed plan would also include greater league prize money and increased TV markets.

Soccer - Monday 28 September, 2015

‘Premier League is the best in the world’

After playing in Germany, Italy and England, Xherdan Shaqiri is clear which country has the best domestic league.

‘No more questions’ – Jose Mourinho reluctant to talk about Iker Casillas

Porto host Chelsea on Tuesday, and the coach has claimed there is “a campaign” against Diego Costa.

Grealish chose England over Ireland for ‘commercial’ reasons – reports

The fallout from the youngster’s decision has begun.

An Irishman topped the Premier League assist charts at the weekend

The Norwich midfielder laid on an assist for Nathan Redmond’s goal against West Ham.

Lukaku inspires thrilling Everton comeback as Darron Gibson makes first appearance of season

There was Monday night drama at the Hawthorns.

From start to finish – how the Jack Grealish tug of war developed

We look back on a protracted saga which played out over the course of the last four years.

Who do Neville and Carragher now think will win the Premier League?

The Sky pundits are as bemused as everyone else with the current situation.

Sligo’s international star a class act, former Ireland winger Treacy beginning to shine

The Bit O’Red midfielder Sander Puri has been excellent in his first season at the Showgrounds.

‘This is spin! This is bull***t!’ – Dunphy not impressed with the FAI’s report on Irish football

The RTÉ pundit also gave his thoughts on the Jack Grealish saga.

We’ll Leave It There So: Grealish chooses England, Kearney goes for a scan and all of today’s sport

Here’s what you might have missed today, sports fans.

Could Ireland have done more to get Jack Grealish on board?

The midfielder confirmed his decision to declare for England today.

We should focus on developing our own players – the reaction to Jack Grealish’s decision

The Aston Villa midfielder has declared for England.

‘It wasn’t an easy decision. Ireland has a special place with me’ – Grealish opts for England

The Aston Villa youngster has turned down the chance to play senior international football for the Boys in Green.

Former Ireland midfielder Lee Carsley takes over at Championship club

Brentford have parted company with manager Marinus Dijkhuizen after just nine matches.

Grealish could be set for England call-up this week – report

The long-running saga over the Aston Villa youngster’s international future may be finally coming to an end.

Keane and Gerrard send LA Galaxy back to the top of the MLS Westside This post contains videos

Keane and Gerrard send LA Galaxy back to the top of the MLS

Robbie and Stevie G both scored in LA Galaxy’s win over FC Dallas last night.

Soccer - Sunday 27 September, 2015

12 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport Through A Lens This post contains images

12 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport

All the action from a different angle.

Yohan Cabaye spot on as Palace crash Watford’s party to move up to 6th

Alan Pardew continues to work his magic.

Man United’s biggest ever flop? Bebe dispels some myths with this STUNNING strike

The 25-year-old is currently on loan with Rayo Vallecano.

A terrifying former Man United defender is chasing a Premier League coaching job

The imposing centre-back has his heart set on a return to the English top-flight.

This familiar face conjured another piece of MLS magic & broke a league record yesterday

The former Juventus attacker has been in dazzling form for Toronto FC this year.

Another game, another goalscoring record for Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski

It was a quiet weekend for the Polish striker – he only scored twice.

David Ginola hasn’t taken too kindly to ‘arrogant’ Alan Shearer’s view of French football

The pair played alongside each other at Newcastle in the mid-90s.

It’s all going horribly wrong for perennial Italian champions Juventus

Title winners for the past four years, the Turin side lost again last night.

Sam in Ballymun and Irish players in Alton Towers in the sporting tweets of the week

The best sporting offerings from Twitter over the past seven days.

‘In football, the judgements are immediate and abusive, but they don’t know us’

Award-winning journalist and author Michael Calvin chats to us about his acclaimed new book on football management.