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Soccer - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Torres: I was portrayed as a traitor by Liverpool

The Atletico Madrid striker left the Reds for Chelsea in 2011, sparking outrage among fans.

Guardiola's treatment of Hart 'disgusting', says Barton

The England goalkeeper has been dealt with unfairly, according former Manchester City midfielder.

Mahrez will only leave for 'two or three clubs'

Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez has not ruled out a departure, but says it would only be for “two or three clubs” in the world right now.

Why Bailly might be the new Nemanja Vidic for Man Utd

Jose Mourinho appears to have unearthed a gem in the fearless Cote d’Ivoire defender.

Stage set for the biggest night in Dundalk's history as Aviva Stadium hosts Champions League

Stephen Kenny’s will need a favourable result against Legia Warsaw this evening if they are to qualify for the group stages of the competition.

'When I was younger, all my friends wanted to come to Ireland to work'

Legia Warsaw defender Mikel Pazdan and manager Besnik Hasi have been speaking about the Champions League play-off first leg with Dundalk.

Soccer - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

There was a moving tribute to the late Dalian Atkinson at Villa Park tonight RIP

There was a moving tribute to the late Dalian Atkinson at Villa Park tonight

The supporters — now watching Championship football the second tier of British football — broke into a minute’s applause.

Despite missing two penalties, Man City won easily in the Champions League tonight Easy This post contains videos

Despite missing two penalties, Man City won easily in the Champions League tonight

Pep Guardiola’s side impressed against Steaua Bucharest this evening.

Heartbreak for Marta and Brazil as Swedish women win semi-final on penalties

The gold medal dream is over for the female footballers from the host nation.

We'll Leave it There So: Redemption for Annalise, Conlan outrage and all today's sport

Plus, Ireland’s Oliver Dingley makes history as he qualifies for the final of the men’s springboard.

Joe Hart remains on the Man City bench as Guardiola continues to freeze him out

Joe Hart remains on the Man City bench as Guardiola continues to freeze him out

The Premier League side are in Champions League play-off action this evening.

'There are buses coming from different villages in Ireland. We've players from throughout the country'

Lilywhites boss Stephen Kenny says they will be representing the whole nation in tomorrow’s Champions League play-off.

Former Fifa president Havelange dies at 100

The Brazilian, who was predecessor to Sepp Blatter at world football’s governing body, serving as president between 1974 and 1998, has died in his native Rio

Reus passes driving test two years after €540,000 fine for using fake licence

The Germany international is still recovering from the injury that ruled him out of Euro 2016.

Dundalk handed major boost ahead of Champions League showdown in Dublin

Brian Gartland has been declared fit while the Lilywhites are hopeful that Ronan Finn and Patrick McEleney will be available for tomorrow night’s meeting with Legia Warsaw.

Man City players reveal fascinating insight into new era under Pep Guardiola

The Catalan has implemented some dietary and logistical changes.

Swedish football match abandoned after masked pitch invader assaults goalkeeper Violence This post contains videos

Swedish football match abandoned after masked pitch invader assaults goalkeeper

Ostersunds stopper Aly Keita was chased and struck by the man before players and stewards intervened.

Joe Hart's very uncertain City future, Jose Fonte to Man United and today's transfer gossip

Elsewhere, Arsenal eye up Valencia defender and Everton chase another exciting attacker.

Premier League new boys Burnley seal club-record deal for Belgian international

Steven Defour becomes the club’s fourth summer signing.

Pirlo slams English paper for 'interview' in which he allegedly trolls Man United

The Italian was quoted as saying that Juventus were “still laughing” at Manchester United over losing Paul Pogba.

'Kolarov display one of the best I have seen at centre-back'

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola heaped praise on the Serbian for his performance in an unfamiliar position.

'9 times out of 10 Diego Costa would be sent off'

Slaven Bilic was not happy after seeing his side lose after a late goal by the Chelsea striker.

Soccer - Monday 15 August, 2016

A superb Mark Timlin free-kick helped Pat's earn a hard-fought win tonight LOI

A superb Mark Timlin free-kick helped Pat's earn a hard-fought win tonight

Meanwhile, in a battle between second and third, Cork and Derry drew 0-0.

Costa strikes late to get Conte's Chelsea tenure off to winning start

Eden Hazard put the Blues ahead with a penalty just after half-time before James Collins levelled matters.

Late drama sees Bohemians overcome 10-man Sligo

Goals from Kurtis Byrne and Stephen Best turned the game on its head in the dying minutes.

Rovers rally from a goal down to clinch win against Wexford

Gary McCabe, Brandon Miele and Sean Boyd were on target in Tallaght for the home side.

'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones Trolling This post contains videos

'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones

The €56 million defender made his competitive debut for Man City at the weekend.

We'll Leave It There So: Katie’s Olympic reign comes to an end and all of today's sport

Here’s what happened on Monday, sports fans.

Ireland international Marc Wilson joins Arter and O'Kane at Bournemouth

The defender leaves Stoke City after six years at the club.

Everton complete €28m signing of winger Yannick Bolasie

The 27-year-old DR Congo international arrives from Crystal Palace on a five-year deal.

Martin O'Neill sends Dundalk message of support ahead of biggest night in club's history

The League of Ireland champions face Legia Warsaw on Wednesday evening.

Ex-Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson, 48, dies after being tasered by police

West Mercia police were called because there were fears for the safety of an individual.

Chelsea set to splash €160m on trio and today's transfer gossip

Elsewhere, Yannick Bolasie is close to becoming Everton’s record signing.

Bayern beat Dortmund on Ancelotti's debut Success This post contains videos

Bayern beat Dortmund on Ancelotti's debut

The 57-year-old has succeeded Pep Guardiola, who won seven titles in three years as Bayern coach.

Soccer - Sunday 14 August, 2016

This classy Luis Suarez goal was the highlight of Barcelona's Super Cup win tonight Take A Bow This post contains videos

This classy Luis Suarez goal was the highlight of Barcelona's Super Cup win tonight

The Catalan side overcame Sevilla this evening.

'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!'

Scott Evans has joked that a victory against the world number four could prompt him to bare all.

Watch: John Egan's double and all the other Irish goals from the Football League

The Brentford defender has made an instant impact at Griffin Park.

'I knew I shouldn't celebrate but it was too late, I had Sadio on my back!'

Jurgen Klopp admits he was among those caught up in the moment as the Reds raced into a stunning lead.

Manchester United fans have to love Fellaini on current form - Mourinho

The Red Devils made a positive start to the season thanks to goals from Mata, Rooney and Ibrahimovic.

Marc Wilson on the verge of Premier League transfer following Twitter outburst - reports

The former Manchester United youth defender is set to join Bournemouth.