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Soccer - Friday 15 May, 2015

Young Argentinian footballer dies after colliding with concrete wall during match RIP

Young Argentinian footballer dies after colliding with concrete wall during match

The Argentina Football Association (AFA) has confirmed the tragic passing of Emanuel Ortega, who passed away after suffering a head injury.

Soccer - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Misery for former Ireland international as Wycombe secure play-off final berth

The Chairboys will be joined by Southend at Wembley on 23 May.

Dnipro best Rafa’s Napoli to meet Sevilla in Europa League final

The Ukrainian side have reached their first ever European final.

Screamers to speeches: Steven Gerrard’s 7 best Anfield moments Reminiscing This post contains videos

Screamers to speeches: Steven Gerrard’s 7 best Anfield moments

The Liverpool captain will play his last game in Anfield on Saturday.

‘I’ve been racially abused twice in Sligo and once so far in Cork’

Footballer Kieran Djilali opens up about his experiences since moving to the League of Ireland in 2013.

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Where are they now? The Blackburn team that stunned United to take the ’95 league title

Kenny Dalglish’s side pipped Fergie’s men by a single point.

We’ll Leave It There So: BOD the ambassador, Chelsea get a Brazilian and all today’s sport

Here’s what Thursday had for us, sports fans.

No prizes for guessing the Airtricity League Player of the Month for April

Shamrock Rovers striker Mikey Drennan and Bohemians goalkeeper Dean Delany finished second and third respectively.

Clarke Carlisle guilty of drink driving days before suicide attempt

The former ITV pundit drove “erratically” through north London two days before his failed suicide bid.

The Premier League champions have followed United’s lead in starting their recruitment early

Chelsea have snapped up a young Brazilian talent.

Pellegrini expected to remain Manchester City manager next season

The Chilean is set to survive the club hierarchy’s end-of-season review.

How well do you remember Irish football’s most infamous event?

This week marks the anniversary of the time when Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy fell out ahead of the 2002 World Cup.

‘I’ve been dreading it because I’m going to miss it so much’

Steven Gerrard is set to play his final game at Anfield on Saturday ahead of joining LA Galaxy in the summer.

Nani’s return could cost Manchester United £17m in wages

Louis Van Gaal could be forced to find a place for Nani after he returns from his season-long loan at Sporting Lisbon.

Remember Ronaldo’s €7m charity donation? He mightn’t actually be as generous as we thought…

It had been reported that the Real Madrid star gave a massive donation to aid victims of the Nepal earthquake.

The Premier League’s oldest player is set to retire at the end of the season

The record-breaking keeper may still break one more record before he retires.

Video: Gareth Bale abused by fans as he leaves Real Madrid stadium

Furious fans of the La Liga giants waited outside the stadium for Bale following Real’s Champions League exit.

It’s 20 years today since one of the most dramatic conclusions ever to a Premier League campaign

Blackburn Rovers claimed their first and only title win so far.

Evra warns Suarez: I’ll shake your hand, but you’ll feel my presence!

The two players will meet again in the Champions League final on 6 June.

You might be surprised by who Arsenal’s fastest player is

“For the past two years I’ve been working a lot on the power in my legs — all of that has helped me.”

‘GAA wouldn’t be top of my list for doping… rugby and soccer are the big ones’

Mark English also believes fellow Irish athlete Martin Fagan should not compete again owing to his doping past.

‘I feel I have played well’ – Gareth Bale insists he’ll learn from this season

The Welshman spurned a glut of chances for Real last night.

Race storm Man Utd scout: I deserved sacking but stand by Facebook posts

Danish scout Torben Aakjaer was dismissed after making derogatory remarks against Muslims and immigrants.

Soccer - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

‘O’Neill and Keane comments were unhelpful’ – The RTÉ panel had their say on Jack Grealish tonight

Eamon Dunphy has not been impressed by Martin O’Neill’s handling of the situation.

Cabinteely FC have made an audacious approach for Yaya Toure

More PR perfection from the League of Ireland’s newest club.

As it happened: Real Madrid v Juventus, Champions League semi-final second leg Old Lady This post contains videos

As it happened: Real Madrid v Juventus, Champions League semi-final second leg

The pressure was on at the Bernabeu tonight.

Juve are back in the Champions League final after dumping out the holders

It’ll be Juventus versus Barcelona in next month’s decider.

This year’s Setanta Sports Cup has officially been cancelled

The committee has confirmed that it won’t be going ahead.

We’ll Leave It There So: World Cup success for Ireland, Brennan says ‘No’ and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news of doping in GAA and Ireland’s U-17s.

Fire brigade called to Chris Smalling’s house after his jacuzzi catches fire

The Manchester United defender was reportedly out on a poker night when the incident occurred.

‘Whatever you do, think about John Giles’ – Eamo backs Sheriff for FAI Junior Cup final Disgrace This post contains videos

‘Whatever you do, think about John Giles’ – Eamo backs Sheriff for FAI Junior Cup final

Après Match’s Billo and Frank are giving Liffey Wanderes no chance this weekend.

All you need to know about the two newest members of Ireland’s squad

Manager Martin O’Neill announced his provisional 33-man list earlier.

Ireland bow out of U17s European Championships after Spurs youngster’s spectacular strike

Tom Mohan’s men lost 1-0 to holders England in Bulgaria.

FC Barcelona are to stand trial over the controversial signing of Neymar

There could be custodial sentences and a heavy fine.

Kenny Cunningham is wrong — Jack Grealish deserves time to make up his mind

The Aston Villa youngster turned down Martin O’Neill’s offer of a place in the Ireland squad yesterday.

Two men arrested over death threats sent to Oldham Athletic’s new Irish manager

Darren Kelly had tweeted about “legend” Martin McGuinness earlier this year.

Manchester United could regret not signing Falcao, says Andy Cole

The Colombian has failed to impress on loan from Monaco but the former Red Devils star insists the best goal-scorers never lose their natural ability.