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Soccer - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Klopp: Liverpool could have won every game

The Reds’ boss says his team is showing “good shape” despite winning only two of their first five Premier League matches.

There were a number of Irish players on target in the Championship today

Former Ireland U21 international Aiden O’Brien hit the winner, as Millwall beat table toppers Leeds.

'He was tougher than I thought... The players didn't all like him that much'

Author and journalist Ian Herbert chats to The42 about legendary Liverpool manager Bob Paisley.

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Stuttgart captain swallows tongue, saved by doctor

Christian Gentner was left bloodied after Wolfsburg goalkeeper Koen Casteels’ knee caught the midfielder.

Harry Redknapp sacked by Birmingham 8 games into the season

The 70-year-old lost his job after seeing his side suffer a sixth successive defeat.

More Wembley woe for Tottenham as Swansea hold firm

Spurs have still yet to register a home league win since moving to their new stadium.

Celtic back on track after Champions League woe

French forward Moussa Dembele marked his return from a two-month injury lay-off with a superb curling strike.

Watch: Paulinho rescues Barca, €105 million summer signing lasts just 29 minutes on full league debut Mixed Fortunes This post contains videos

Watch: Paulinho rescues Barca, €105 million summer signing lasts just 29 minutes on full league debut

Ousmane Dembele has endured a frustrating start to life in La Liga, after picking up a hamstring injury.

Jamie Vardy maintains remarkable form, Lascelles the hero for Newcastle

Meanwhile, West Brom had to settle for a draw against struggling West Ham.

Aguero and Jesus star as Man City hit Watford for 6

Pep Guardiola’s side secured an impressive win at Vicarage Road.

Dundalk claim eighth trophy in four seasons as Lilywhites down sorry Hoops in Tallaght

David McMillan set the Lilywhites on their way before late goals from Patrick McEleney and Tommy Stewart sealed the win in Dublin.

More frustration for Liverpool as they drop points at home to Burnley

Jurgen Klopp’s side were left to rue a series of missed chances against Sean Dyche’s men.

Gareth Barry equals Premier League appearance record set by Ryan Giggs

Barry has also set a record of his own as he becomes the first player to start 600 Premier League games.

Zinedine Zidane tells under-fire Gareth Bale to 'do more'

The Wales international has been under-par so far this season but his coach believes he will soon be back to his best

Crystal Palace make unwanted history as Davis ruins Hodgson's debut Woe

Crystal Palace make unwanted history as Davis ruins Hodgson's debut

Virgil van Dijk made his first appearance of the season from the bench, while Shane Long was given a rare start for Southampton.

As it happened: Liverpool v Burnley, Premier League

Liverpool took on Burnley, as the Reds attempted to bounce back from their loss at Man City last week.

Coutinho's first start of the season one of 7 changes for Liverpool

James Milner captains the side with Jordan Henderson on the bench and there are four defensive alterations.

Klopp watched Van Dijk alternatives '500 million times' but none could improve Liverpool

The Reds did not strengthen their centre-back position despite links with the Southampton star in the summer.

Mourinho explains why allowing 'legend' Rooney to leave was an easy decision

“When they’re a legend they deserve that freedom of choice,” said the Manchester United manager.

'This has been one of the great teams in the history of football in Ireland'

Tallaght Stadium hosts the EA Sports Cup final between Shamrock Rover and Dundalk this afternoon.

Soccer - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Kane doesn't need titles to show he's one of the best'

Mauricio Pochettino says his star striker does not need to leave Spurs to achieve greatness.

Waterford on the brink of promotion to Premier Division after comfortable win

Meanwhile, Shelbourne overcame Athlone 4-1 at Tolka Park.

Ex-Liverpool youngster's glittering cameo inspires Bournemouth's first Premier League points of season

Jordon Ibe thrived, as the Cherries eventually unlocked their defensively stubborn opponents.

Bray secure hard-earned point after difficult week as pressure increases on Limerick

The Wicklow side have been at the centre of match-fixing allegations in recent days.

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Galway give their survival hopes a shot in the arm with late winner LOI

Galway give their survival hopes a shot in the arm with late winner

Shane Keegan’s side edged past Derry out west tonight.

Two sent off as 4-star Bohs push Drogheda closer to the drop

A Keith Ward hat-trick helped Bohemians earn a convincing victory tonight.

'Different Tevez' in extra training to shed weight

The 33-year-old forward earns among the highest wages in football, an estimated $850,000 a week.

Worried Ronald Koeman seeks meeting with key Everton players

The Toffees have failed to win any of their last five games in all competitions.

Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle found 'safe and well'

There was widespread concern after the ex-Leeds player went missing.

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Cologne issue statement criticising Arsenal security after both clubs charged by Uefa

“In our view, the security concept and communication seemed inadequate and the police force too small.”

Reunions aplenty as Man United take on Everton and more Premier League talking points

Wayne Rooney and Romelu Lukaku both come up against their respective former employers this weekend.

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Roy Keane makes one young Ireland fan's day at the Aviva Stadium

The senior team’s assistant manager met Tomás and his parents at Lansdowne Road.

Klopp set to unleash Coutinho against Burnley after positive Anfield reaction

The Liverpool manager says the Brazilian has been “outstanding” in training and hints that he is ready to hand him a start on Saturday.

Kolo Toure announces his retirement and immediately joins Celtic's coaching staff

The former Hoops, Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool defender has been named technical assistant of the Scottish champions.

Shamrock Rovers receive €180,000 support from FAI for new academy

The Football Association of Ireland has approved funding for the initiative.

Fifteen years since his debut, a reminder of just how good Robbie Keane was for Tottenham Top Spur This post contains videos

Fifteen years since his debut, a reminder of just how good Robbie Keane was for Tottenham

When a 22-year-old Irishman left Leeds for London in 2002…

'I think it’s the biggest game of my career because I didn’t get to any finals over in England'

Ex-Sheffield United midfielder David McAllister would love nothing more than to get his hands on some silverware in tomorrow’s EA Sports Cup final.

Soccer - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'That feeling and desire had left me through injuries and the different setbacks I had in England'

After feeling disillusioned abroad, Ronan Murray is enjoying his football again with Galway.

Sanchez on target as Arsenal beat Cologne 3 hours after original scheduled kick-off time

Jhon Córdoba gave the visitors an early lead, with a sublime finish from distance..