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# football - Today’s News

Emotional Defoe back in the goals for England after leading team out with 'best mate' Lowery In Form This post contains videos

Emotional Defoe back in the goals for England after leading team out with 'best mate' Lowery

The veteran striker put Gareth Southgate’s side on the road to victory and was happy to be playing international football again

Henry: Replacing Wenger as Arsenal manager? I don't know

“Am I ready? I don’t know and nobody knows, but I also need to learn my job.”

# football - Yesterday’s News

‘I never enjoyed life outside of football... There’s not much you can do’

Keith Fahey on feeling homesick in England, thriving at St Pat’s and life with Giovanni Trapattoni’s Irish side.

What can you say? This is a nightmare - Robben blasts Netherlands defeat

The Dutch side were abject in their loss to Bulgaria their star man was scathing, though he refused to single out debutant Matthijs de Ligt.

# football - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Barca fined for celebrations after incredible comeback against PSG

Uefa have penalised the Spanish giants, along with a number of other clubs.

# football - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

WATCH: This Dublin GAA club operates completely through the Irish language Gaeilge This post contains videos

WATCH: This Dublin GAA club operates completely through the Irish language

We spoke with members of Na Gaeil Óga, who are finding new ways to use their cúpla focal.

Alex Ferguson tells Man Utd to focus on Europa League

The legendary Scottish manager has highlighted the importance of winning Europe’s secondary competition to gain entry to the Champions League.

# football - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Mourinho: Manchester United lack 'super personalities' like Keane

The manager has suggested he signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic to compensate for this problem.

# football - Sunday 19 March, 2017

17-year-old son of Patrick Kluivert scores first goal for Ajax Chip Off The Old Block This post contains videos

17-year-old son of Patrick Kluivert scores first goal for Ajax

It’s 10 years and one day since his father’s last strike in the Dutch top-flight.

Fellaini on target as Man United move up to fifth

Goals from the Belgian international and Jesse Lingard helped Manchester United to a 3-1 victory at Middlesbrough.

Prandelli turned down Leicester over Ranieri sacking

The former Italy coach has confirmed that he turned down the chance to manage the Premier League champions.

# football - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Casemiro sends 'suffering' Madrid five points clear

Karim Benzema was also on target as Real earned an important win.

Lukaku dominates headlines again with late double

Amid speculation over his future, Romelu Lukaku’s brace helped Everton move into the Premier League top six with a 4-0 win over Hull City.

Late West Ham onslaught unable to burst Shakespeare's bubble as Foxes stay on a roll

Leicester City withstood significant late pressure to beat West Ham United 3-2.

Klopp: Nobody better than me for Liverpool job

The German insists he is the right man for the job at Anfield and has stressed it takes time to reach the top.

No Messi, Iniesta or Xavi – Klopp says squad part of Guardiola's problems

A weaker squad has contributed to the former Barcelona boss having some struggles at City, according to the Liverpool manager.

# football - Friday 17 March, 2017

Manchester United punished after Herrera controversy in FA Cup defeat

The Football Association has opted to fine Manchester United after the club admitted failing to control their players against Chelsea.

# football - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Don't ask me for interviews again - Balotelli hits out at media

Coverage of a radio interview has left the Nice striker upset at how his quotes were recontextualised.

Prank by Saints boss left Redmond surprised by England call-up

The winger knows Gareth Southgate well from his time with the U21 international team.

# football - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Simeone's Atletico Madrid cruise into Champions League quarter-finals

Goalkeepers Jan Oblak and Bernd Leno were busy in a 0-0 draw at the Vicente Calderon.

'It is not Paul's fault that some pundits are in trouble and need every penny to survive'

Jose Mourinho says Pogba’s critics are “envious” of the Man United star.

# football - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Liverpool told me I'd replace Coutinho, says Marseille teenager

Maxime Lopez claims he was wanted as a long-term successor to the Brazilian schemer.

Bayer Leverkusen's 17-year-old wonderkid ruled out of CL tie because of school exams

Kai Havertz will miss Wednesday’s second leg against Atletico Madrid.

# football - Monday 13 March, 2017

Leicester can win the Champions League, says new boss Shakespeare with a straight face

The Foxes trail Sevilla heading into the second leg of their last 16 tie.

Alleged racist abuse of Spurs forward Son condemned by Millwall boss Harris

The manager said his side went to Tottenham “in the right spirit” as he criticised reported abusive chanting by supporters.

# football - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Ramos late show helps Real Madrid leapfrog Barcelona into top spot

Zinedine Zidane’s men took full advantage of Barcelona’s slip-up earlier in the day but left it late.

Neville: United could sacrifice FA Cup for Europa League glory

Jose Mourinho’s men continue to fight on three fronts.

'They have the perfect players and manager': Klopp hails Chelsea's Conte

The manager and the west London club have found the perfect formula, says the Reds boss.

Ozil: My Arsenal future does not depend on Wenger

Mesut Ozil has come in for sustained criticism at Arsenal recently but is still open to signing a new contract.

# football - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Huge win for Hull while Cherries win thriller against West Ham

Everton matched their Premier League points tally from last season meanwhile.

# football - Friday 10 March, 2017

PSG hit out at L'Equipe over story that Verratti and Matuidi were partying before Barca defeat

Allegations that the pair were in a nightclub two days before their Champions League exit have been shot down by the club.

Howe defends 'gentle giant' Mings over ban for Ibrahimovic stamp

The defender didn’t mean to stamp on Zlatan, according to the Bournemouth manager.

Chelsea and Man Utd target Dembele isn’t a €45 million player - Ally McCoist

The Frenchman has caught the eye in Scotland with 32 goals already this season.

# football - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Ivan Rakitic's new Barcelona contract has an eye-watering buyout clause of €125 million

The Croatian midfielder has ended speculation about his future.

'Unspeakable!': The best back pages after Barcelona's 'insane' comeback

‘Yizzer all legends,’ was the basic gist from the Catalunyan media last night.

# football - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'It's hard to believe we're going to play on that field' - Mourinho wants Europa League tie called off

The Manchester United boss is baffled by state of the Rostov pitch.

# football - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Real survive early scare to reach quarter-finals for seventh straight season Champions League This post contains videos

Real survive early scare to reach quarter-finals for seventh straight season

Dries Mertens opened the scoring for Napoli but Zinedine Zidane’s side responded well to secure another 3-1 win.

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