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Messi at 30: From the Champions League to the World Cup - 10 of his best goals

As Lionel Messi celebrates his 30th birthday, we look back at the best goals of the Barcelona and Argentina superstar’s career.

Messi turns 30: Leo or Cristiano? Cherish them both as time waits for no one

‘You are alive in the time of Messi and Ronaldo and should cherish both of them while you still can.’

# football - Yesterday’s News

Premier League new boys Huddersfield sign Porto striker for club-record fee

After securing a remarkable promotion to the top flight, David Wagner has started to strengthen his squad.

Your essential guide to the weekend's GAA football championship action

Final places up for grabs in Ulster and Leinster, along with a round of 1B qualifiers.

Monaco midfielder 'tempted' by move to Man United

Brazilian Fabinho is believed to be a target for the Premier League club.

# football - Thursday 22 June, 2017

World Cup in Russia will be safe vows sports minister

The man in charge of sport for Russia’s Tatarstan region says there is no sign that the 2018 World Cup will be met with major problems.

China's U20s reportedly set to play in German football's fourth tier

The Regionalliga Sudwest could be about to include an international underage side for next season.

Kasper Schmeichel move to Man United would be 'a dream' for dad Peter

Should David de Gea go to Real Madrid, the great Dane would love his old club to sign the Leicester City goalkeeper.

'Do you think he should answer questions about issues outside the game?'

Ronaldo again refused to answer questions following his nation’s 1-0 defeat of Russia in the Confederations Cup

# football - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

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Prolific Ronaldo proves the difference as Portugal pour misery on hosts Russia

The European champions were 1-0 winners in the Confederations Cup this evening.

Fifa clear Man United of any wrongdoing in €100 million deal for Pogba

But disciplinary proceedings have now been opened against Juventus.

# football - Monday 19 June, 2017

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The FAI is making it easier for children with autism to go to football matches

The FAI have created a match day checklist that allows children with autism to enjoy their day out.

# football - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'Don't spread s***' - Dani Alves responds to transfer rumours

Manchester City have been tipped to sign the £5 million-rated Brazilian full-back.

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We say 'leg off, game on': Six children heading to Poland to represent Ireland in amputee soccer

The mother of one of the children said, “He never played football until he got his leg amputated, now he doesn’t go anywhere without a ball.”

# football - Friday 16 June, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo makes 'irreversible decision' to leave Real Madrid - reports

A Portuguese newspaper claims the superstar is seeking a shock exit from the Spanish club,

Mbappe not worth £120m price tag as Abidal talks up Barca move for Dembele

The Barcelona ambassador does not agree with the transfer figures being touted for 18-year-old sensation Kylian Mbappe.

# football - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Ronaldo remains 'silent' amid tax evasion accusations

The Portuguese attacker is accused of defrauding the Spanish authorities out of almost €15 million.

A £45m Chelsea bid is 'low' for Napoli star

Despite Lorenzo Insigne being linked with a move to the Londoners, the player’s agent has played down the speculation.

Southampton sack Claude Puel after just one season in charge

The Saints boss has been relieved of his duties just a year into a three-year deal with the Premier League club.

# football - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Confederations Cup games in Russia can be abandoned via anti-discrimination measures

The tournament kicks off this weekend Saint Petersburg.

'We are not a supermarket' - Roma warns clubs over bid for Liverpool target Salah

The Serie A club have confirmed that “an English club” has made an offer for the Egyptian attacker.

# football - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Athletic Bilbao defender leaves Spain U21 squad for chemotherapy treatment

Yeray, who was treated for cancer last year, needs surgery after an anomaly was detected during medical checks.

# football - Monday 12 June, 2017

Gabriel Jesus harbours no ill feeling after Man City team-mate 'fractured his eye socket'

The young attacker came up against Nicolas Otamendi during the recent Argentina-Brazil clash.

'Lindelof will star at Man Utd' – Larsson backs fellow Swede to be a shrewd investment

An international team-mate of the highly-rated defender has tipped him to be a success at Old Trafford.

# football - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Löw unhappy with German fans for jeering their own player over diving controversy

“There was a dive once, he made a mistake, and he admitted he was wrong.”

# football - Friday 9 June, 2017

Former Ajax and Barca great Kluivert ousted at PSG

The former striker has left his position at the Ligue 1 club by mutual consent after a single season.

Argentina overcome Brazil to get Sampaoli's reign off to winning start

The new boss fielded an attacking XI in his first game, including Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain

Russia's head coach at Euro 2016 has been handed the Hull City job

Leonid Slutsky will aim to bring the club back to the Premier League following their recent relegation.

Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims

“The players did not intend any disrespect to the memories of the victims or to cause upset…”

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Liverpool goalkeeper favours stay with Premier League newcomers over Anfield return

Danny Ward wants to be back at Huddersfield Town next season.

# football - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Liverpool's new striker fires England into the U20 World Cup final Promising Future This post contains videos

Liverpool's new striker fires England into the U20 World Cup final

Dominic Solanke struck twice as Paul Simpson’s side claimed a 3-1 win over Italy.

Pique blames the media after being subjected to whistles by Spain fans Boo Boys This post contains videos

Pique blames the media after being subjected to whistles by Spain fans

The Barcelona defender is angry with the press, while Radamel Falcao became Colombia’s all-time record goalscorer in last night’s game.

# football - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Former Spurs skipper Mabbutt 'stable' after heart surgery at age of 55

The operation was a success and he is recovering in hospital.

# football - Monday 5 June, 2017

Man Utd and Barcelona target Dolberg to reject 'every big European club' to stay at Ajax

The Denmark international striker is one of the most sought-after talents on the continent.

# football - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'I'm not a fortune teller' - Real Madrid president cools talk of De Gea swoop Coy

'I'm not a fortune teller' - Real Madrid president cools talk of De Gea swoop

The Manchester United goalkeeper is still being linked with a move back to Spain.

# football - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Mertesacker in talks with Arsenal about non-playing role for next season

‘I am motivated, but I cannot play every three days any more. I don’t want to stretch my luck.’

Wenger hints at move for Mahrez after revealing admiration for Leicester star

While Arsenal have not made a bid for Riyad Mahrez, one could be forthcoming.

Giggs not convinced Man Utd is done with Griezmann chase

The Old Trafford legend feels a deal for the striker can still be done as Jose Mourinho attempts to add goals to his side for next season.

# football - Friday 2 June, 2017

Ronaldo wants James to stay at Madrid but accepts it's unlikely

James Rodriguez is reportedly subject to interest from Manchester United and Inter.

# football - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Going nowhere: Yaya Toure extends Manchester City stay

The Ivorian will make it eight seasons at the Etihad after securing a one-year contract extension.

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