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Soccer - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Harry Kane hits hat-trick as four-star Tottenham go second

Spurs comfortably beat the Baggies at White Hart Lane this afternoon.

Mourinho features in Uefa's all-time top 10 coaches but no room for Pep

Sir Alex Ferguson and Brian Clough are also included but the Manchester City boss was unable to make his way onto the list.

Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny named SWAI Personality of the Year

Meanwhile, Cork City’s Mark McNulty won Goalkeeper of the Year.

Ibrahimovic to inspire Man United to victory over Liverpool and other PL bets to consider

Plus, Sam Allardyce to get his first Crystal Palace win at West Ham.

Mourinho's United fan comments and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why John Stones needs to start maturing fast as he prepares to return to his former club.

Liverpool have nothing to fear at Old Trafford - Klopp

The Reds boss insists he is “100 per cent” positive ahead of Sunday’s clash, and urges his team to bounce back from the Southampton loss.

Introducing Kickabout, the new app aiming to change the way 5-a-side football is organised

Gary O’Toole chats to The42 about his acclaimed initiative.

Who will win the Premier League? Can Ireland qualify? Our writers' 2017 football predictions

Plus, who will get PFA Player and Young Player of the Year?

Soccer - Friday 13 January, 2017

Leeds United's resurgence continues as Wood strikes to lift Monk's men to third

There’s along way to go but things are looking up for the Yorkshire club.

Irish striker Murray signs first professional contract after prolific season with Shels

The WNL Player of the Year is moving to Scotland.

Ranking the 10 best players set to compete at the Africa Cup of Nations

Premier League PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez is among the footballers to feature in our list.

We'll Leave It There So: PL bids for Brady, fears for Walters and the rest of today's sport

Plus, all the fixture details for tomorrow’s rugby and football action.

Chelsea axe Diego Costa after £30 million China link - reports

The striker, who already has 14 goals to his name this season, is understood to have fallen out with his manager.

Unbelievable Jeff! Crystal Palace sign Leicester winger for €14 million

Jeffrey Schlupp has agreed a four-and-a-half-year deal at Selhurst Park after completing a medical.

Barcelona sack director after Messi comments

Pere Gratacos has been removed from his post at the club.

Horgan debuted against Arsenal but Preston boss says Boyle may have to wait

The pair have joined Preston North End in the Championship after impressing for Dundalk.

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Premier League bids for Brady, tug-of-war for Hourihane and more of today's transfer gossip

Patrice Evra could also be on his way back to England.

Lyon chasing Memphis Depay but Man United unwilling to budge on price

The French club have already had a bid rejected for the forward.

Jon Walters emerges as a doubt for Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier

Mark Hughes revealed today that the attacker is set to undergo knee surgery and he could consequently miss the Wales game.

'I've stopped listening' - John Stones ignoring critics ahead of Everton return

The Manchester City defender has come under fire at times this season, but the England international is taking everything in his stride

Fletcher: 'I walked on the pitch next to Roy Keane and knew we would be fine'

Darren Fletcher has dismissed the myth that he and Roy Keane did not get along at Manchester United.

Irish goalkeeper Lawlor leaves Manchester City for League 2 leaders

The 22-year-old Dubliner has signed a deal that will keep him with Doncaster Rovers until the summer of 2019.

Pogba: Liverpool clash bigger than Manchester derby

The world-record signing is aware of the significance of the weekend’s clash, putting it ahead of his team’s traditional grudge match against City

Drogba agrees $150,000-per-month contract with Corinthians - reports

The Ivorian is prepared to follow in Ronaldo’s footsteps and join the Brazilian outfit.

Soccer - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Ex-Ireland international becomes Oldham manager for 5th time

John Sheridan has made a swift return to management after leaving Notts County recently.

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Galway youngster continues to impress in the Championship

Ryan Manning caught the eye again for QPR tonight.

Real Madrid set Spanish record 40-game unbeaten run after late drama

Holding a 3-0 first leg lead, a Cristiano Ronaldo-less side looked set for defeat.

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Graham Taylor, tabloid target and England statesman

His failure to steer the Three Lions to the 1994 World Cup meant his tenure ended amid acrimony.

Teenage dream as 'the next Zlatan' becomes Sweden's youngest scorer

Born in a Stockholm suburb to Eritrean parents, the player hit 10 goals in 24 matches in his debut season at AIK in 2016.

Is James McCarthy's time at Everton coming to an end? Interview This post contains videos

Is James McCarthy's time at Everton coming to an end?

Phil Kirkbride, the Liverpool Echo’s Everton FC correspondent, chats to The42 about the Ireland midfielder.

We'll Leave it There So: Tributes paid to Graham Taylor, McIlroy's birdie blitz and all today's sport

Plus, Jonathan Sexton and Jamie Heaslip have been included for Leinster’s Champions Cup clash with Montpellier.

The Six Nations beats NFL and World Cup as the best attended sporting event on the planet

Figures from Uefa show that European rugby is in rude health.

Shels pair cap memorable 12 months with Player of the Year double

The superb form of Noelle Murray and Leanne Kiernan has been recognised by the WNL.

Morgan Schneiderlin completes €23million move to Everton

Man United have sold the midfielder for a fee that could rise to €27 million.

Ex-Bolton and West Ham midfielder Kevin Nolan appointed manager of League Two club

The 34-year-old is taking over at Notts County.

Tottenham legend expecting Real Madrid and Barcelona to move for Alli

Ossie Ardiles is not surprised with reports linking the midfielder with a move to La Liga.

'I was at a point of crisis in my life' - How Graham Taylor saved Paul McGrath's career

Former Aston Villa boss, who died today aged 72, had a huge impact on McGrath’s life and career.

'He was like a brother to me. I love you Graham': Elton John leads the tributes to much-loved Taylor

The former England, Aston Villa and Watford manager has passed away at the age of 72.