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Soccer - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell charged with 8 offences of child sexual assault

Charges relate to investigations by Cheshire Police earlier this year.

FifPro survey finds half of Irish footballers earn less than €1,000 a month

Around 60% of players in the domestic league also rely on a second source of income.

FA chief labels abuse scandal as English football's greatest crisis in recent memory

The association has launched its own internal review.

Who are Chapecoense, the Brazilian team whose fairytale season turned into a tragedy?

The side were travelling to Colombia for the Copa Sudamericana final.


'I think it’s a major crisis for the club on two fronts' - Dunphy lays into Mourinho

The pundit feels United could struggle to meet this season’s objectives under their new manager.

Former Sunderland boss Poyet takes up managerial role in Chinese Super League

The ex-Spurs and Chelsea midfielder was sacked by Spanish side Real Betis earlier this month.

Eric Bristow sacked by Sky Sports for suggesting sex abuse victims not 'proper men'

The former world champion will no longer be used as a pundit by the British broadcaster.

Souness fears 'scary' Chelsea could end Liverpool title bid

The Merseysiders, who were last crowned champions of England in 1990, before the start of the Premier League, are second in the table.

Chapeco is 'in tears' as the football world wakes up to devastating news

The Brazilian club’s vice president says the city of 200,000 people is struggling to come to terms with the incomprehensible events.

Bohemians launch investigation over Roddy Collins' claims he reported paedophile at club

The alleged incident took place in 1998.

Soccer - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Support for an all-Ireland soccer team is growing'

Sinn Féin are hopeful that a move will happen in the near future.

Richie Towell makes it two goals in two games as he bags winner for Brighton U23s

The Dubliner was on target against Wolves tonight.

We'll Leave it There So: Sexton's rest period, Katie's next opponent and all today's sport Monday This post contains videos

We'll Leave it There So: Sexton's rest period, Katie's next opponent and all today's sport

Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho has been charged by the English FA for the third time this season.

Blow for Liverpool as ankle injury rules Coutinho out for six weeks

The Brazilian playmaker has been in devastating form this season.

Say it to my face - Boateng hits back at Bayern Munich chairman's criticism

“I can only laugh about these statements,” the defender told Sky.

Jose Mourinho charged by English FA for third time this season

The Manchester United manager’s behaviour has been a focal point during his time in charge at Old Trafford.

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham's €35 million man is falling short of expectations

The manager has warned French midfielder Moussa Sissoko he must raise his game.

Tony Pulis ordered to pay Crystal Palace £3.7 million after High Court judgement

The West Brom manager has lost his appeal.

Former referee urges FA to give Mourinho six-game stadium ban for 'lack of respect'

The Man United manager is in more hot water after being sent to the stands yesterday.

Football coach at the centre of abuse scandal hospitalised with 'fear for welfare'

Barry Bennell was taken to hospital for treatment on Friday night.

Six points behind Real and Enrique under pressure - what has gone wrong for Barca?

The Spanish champions have endured their worst start to the season in nine years.

Coutinho thanks Liverpool fans for support as he prepares for injury lay-off

The Brazil international will undergo a scan on his ankle later today.

Randolph likens 'memorable' Old Trafford performance to the battle of the Alamo

The Ireland goalkeeper put in one of the best performances of his career against Man United.

Zaha switches allegiance to Ivory Coast despite two England caps

Ivory Coast have secured the international future of Wilfried Zaha, who had previously played in two friendlies for England.

Liverpool ready for teams to 'park the bus'

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool have no fears over teams sitting deep against them.

Heartbreak for Ireland's Kevin Doyle, as Colorado Rapids miss out on MLS Cup final

For the first time, Seattle Sounders will feature in the season’s climactic match.

Soccer - Sunday 27 November, 2016

David Ginola: I was clinically dead for 8 minutes

The former Tottenham and Aston Villa winger collapsed after suffering a heart attack during a charity match.

Man-of-the-match Darren Randolph delighted with Old Trafford point

The Ireland international performed impressively as West Ham earned a precious point.

Does Mourinho know his best team and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why Sergio Aguero is the best Premier League player of the last five years.

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Barca's Sociedad hoodoo continues and Luis Enrique's side now trail Real by six points

Lionel Messi’s goal rescued a point for his side who face their fiercest rivals in El Clasico on Saturday.

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'If people know that you’re a footballer, they’re not going to want to employ you’

Ryan Coulter and James Chambers chat to The42 about the harsh realities many League of Ireland footballers face in the off-season.

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Diego Simeone's son on the double as Juventus fall to shock defeat

It was a day to forget for the reigning champions who will be without Dani Alves for a lengthy spell after the defender suffered a broken leg.

Maradona hails late Fidel Castro as 'second father'

The footballing great built a friendship with the former Cuban leader.

Sims stars on debut as Southampton inflict defeat on former boss Koeman

Charlie Austin got the all-important goal.

Darren Randolph in inspired form as Man United left frustrated

The Red Devils struggled to find a way past the Ireland goalkeeper this afternoon.

Arsenal 19 games unbeaten after overcoming Bournemouth

The Gunners kept pace with their top-four rivals as they secured an important win today.

In from the cold? Schweinsteiger makes United's bench for the first time this season

The German midfielder is included in the 18 for the first time this season, but Thursday’s Man of the Match fails to retain his starting place.

As it happened: Man United v West Ham, Premier League

Man United took on West Ham, as the Red Devils looked to build on their impressive midweek win over Feyenoord.

An own goal by 'The Octopus' earned Stoke a big win today

Mark Hughes’ side have moved up to 10th following today’s victory, with Heurelho Gomes diverting the ball into his own net.