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Soccer - Monday 20 July, 2015

Make it rain! Somebody just threw a big wad of cash over Sepp Blatter

Sepp wasn’t impressed. It was fake cash.

The sporting world has changed a lot in the time New Zealand have been rugby’s top test nation

Brian O’Driscoll’s arm was in a sling, while Roy Keane was still Manchester United captain.

Embarrassing error as Albanian team incorrectly applies for Irish visas for game in Belfast

Reports in local media suggested the Champions League qualifier between Crusaders and Skenderbeu would be postponed.

Pedro’s move to Man United edges closer and all of today’s transfer gossip

Plus, news on Christian Benteke’s medical at Liverpool.

Sean St Ledger pictured with a couple of unidentified fans after Orlando’s game last night

Just hanging out with a couple of World Cup winners, you know yourself.

One of our favorite Brazilian players ever is on the move again

Ronaldinho is 35 and heading back home after a stint in the Mexican league.

Soccer - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil makes us all jealous by mesmerically juggling some tape

Arsenal claimed the Asia Trophy this weekend after a win over Everton.

19 of the best pictures from another great week of sport Snap Happy This post contains images

19 of the best pictures from another great week of sport

What was the best thing you watched this week?

James McClean under fire for appearing to turn his back during English national anthem

The Irish international has become embroiled in more controversy.

€46 million for Christian Benteke? Liverpool agree fee for Aston Villa striker

Brendan Rodgers has wasted little time in spending the Raheem Sterling money.

‘The atmosphere changed between me and Louis’ – RVP slams van Gaal after United exit

The Dutchman says he wasn’t given a chance.

Kevin Doyle found the net Stateside last night and it was a sweet match winner

It was the Irish striker’s second MLS goal.

Forgotten man Casillas, UCD’s heroics and the week’s best sportswriting

Also, a look inside the cold, robotic heart of Novak Djokovic.

Cork edge closer to league leaders Dundalk as they make it four wins on the bounce

Karl Sheppard struck twice in Longford.

Here’s why Raheem Sterling and homegrown footballers cost so much money

The 20-year-old joined Man City for €70 million earlier this week.

Soccer - Saturday 18 July, 2015

‘I was disappointed with how it ended’ – Sterling regrets manner of Liverpool exit Don't Look Back In Anger This post contains videos

‘I was disappointed with how it ended’ – Sterling regrets manner of Liverpool exit

The England international was booed during Man City’s pre-season friendly in Australia this morning.

Sorry, United: Rafa Benitez says Sergio Ramos is staying at Real Madrid

The 55-year-old is adamant the defender will be at the club next season after hailing his character

Schneiderlin scores as Manchester United launch tour with win

Louis van Gaal was satisfied with the performance in Seattle.

Raheem Sterling fee not a concern for Manchester City – Pellegrini

The Chilean is confident the attacker will justify the £49 million expense.

Soccer - Friday 17 July, 2015

No signs of Europa League hangover as Pat’s overcome Drogheda

Killian Brennan and Jamie McGrath were on target for the Saints.

Despite playing 55 minutes with 10 men, Bohs managed to hold on for a win tonight

The hosts had Anto Murphy sent off in controversial circumstances

O’Neill on the Leicester job, James McCarthy and whether he’ll stick around after the Euros

The Ireland boss also commented on recent transfer news regarding James McCarthy.

Wasteful Derry City left to rue missed chances in bottom-of-the-table clash

Both teams have struggled to find the back of the net this season.

7 Irish players who could move between now and the end of the transfer window

Robbie Brady, James McCarthy and others who may be set to depart their respective clubs.

We’ll Leave it There So: O’Neill committed, Dunne on fire, and all of Friday’s sport

Meanwhile, Dundalk given TV boost, Leinster’s jersey is leaked, and Fabian Delph changes his mind.

Rafael Benitez has some bad news for Man United fans

The Real Madrid boss wants to keep the defender at the Bernabeu.

‘Choosing between Ronaldo & Bale is like choosing a favourite parent’

The coach declined the opportunity to select a favourite.

Dundalk have learned their potential Champions League fate

It’s The New Saints or Videton for Stephen Kenny’s men should they make it through.

Less than a week after pledging his loyalty to Villa, Fabian Delph has joined Man City

City confirmed on their website that the 25-year-old had agreed a five-year contract.

Former Ireland U21 international receives suspended drugs ban

The 23-year-old Monaghan-born goalkeeper denies any deliberate wrongdoing.

RTÉ to show Dundalk’s crunch Champions League qualifier next week

The reigning Premier Division champions take on BATE Borisov.

Robbie Keane trails behind list of top-earners as MLS salaries are released

The attacker captained the LA Galaxy to success last year but is earning much less than new team-mate Steven Gerrard.

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We look back at a week encompassing UFC 189, Dublin’s Leinster final win and many more memorable moments.

This James Milner goal was enough to earn Liverpool a win in Australia

Adam Lallana was also on target for Brendan Rodgers’ side.

Ireland’s Shay Given will NOT be first-choice for Stoke this season

Mark Hughes’ decision could have consequences for the Donegal native at international level.

Good news for United fans? Real set to sign goalkeeper Casilla to replace Casillas

Minimal difference in name but certain to be quite a gulf in quality between the departed veteran and the new arrival.