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Dublin: 3 °C Sunday 14 February, 2016


# football - Yesterday’s News

Relief for Gary Neville as he finally gets first La Liga victory on 10th attempt

Valencia came from behind in the second half to beat Espanyol.

Ronaldo double leads 10-man Real Madrid to victory over gutsy Athletic Bilbao La Liga This post contains videos

Ronaldo double leads 10-man Real Madrid to victory over gutsy Athletic Bilbao

Zinedine Zidane’s side were 4-2 winners at the Santiago Bernabeu with James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos also on target.

One of Bulgaria’s heroes at USA 94 dies aged 50 RIP

One of Bulgaria’s heroes at USA 94 dies aged 50

Former Real Betis, CSKA Sofia and Rapid Vienna defender Trifon Ivanov has passed away.


# football - Friday 12 February, 2016

Van Gaal: The real fans are walking with Memphis

But do they really feel the way he says they feel?

Court hears former Sunderland player Adam Johnson ‘abused position in society’

More details of the case emerged in court today.

Premier League ticket price debate: Wenger, Klopp and others have their say

Steve McClaren has urged the powers that be: “Make prices available.”

Believe it or not, Lionel Messi has just won his first La Liga Player of the Month award

“22 other players had been deemed more worthy in past editions.”

Italian legend sacked by Saudi side

Fabio Cannavaro lasted just 12 matches at Al-Nassr.

Rooney a target for Chinese clubs, says Eriksson

Jackson Martinez, Alex Teixeira, Ramires and Gervinho have moved to China and Wayne Rooney could follow.

Klopp expects Liverpool’s Premier League drought to continue

The Reds boss said he is honoured to be working at Anfield but has warned that getting the club back to the top will take time.

Van Gaal: Woodward would tell me if he was speaking to Mourinho

The Dutchman is not losing sleep over his job security amid reports linking manager Jose Mourinho to Manchester United.

# football - Thursday 11 February, 2016

‘Premier League title is Leicester’s to lose’ – Martinez

The Foxes currently sit five points clear at the top of the league.

Carragher proud of Liverpool ticket-price U-turn

Liverpool’s decision to cancel their planned ticket price increase has earned praise from former defender Jamie Carragher.

Liverpool should be transparent with Sturridge injuries – Michael Owen

Michael Owen has urged Liverpool to be more transparent with Daniel Sturridge’s injury issues.

# football - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Take note Liverpool fans, this is how to stage a ticket-price protest New Balls Please This post contains videos

Take note Liverpool fans, this is how to stage a ticket-price protest

Borussia Dortmund supporters rocked up late and then fired hundreds of tennis balls onto the field.

Carragher: Liverpool got it wrong on ticket prices

After joining the Anfield ticket protests on Saturday, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher says the club have got it wrong.

Robson: Giggs can be Manchester United’s Guardiola

The former Manchester United midfielder has urged the club to appoint Louis van Gaal’s assistant when the Dutchman eventually departs.

The Premier League has a new logo for next season Roaring Success This post contains a poll

The Premier League has a new logo for next season

There won’t be a title sponsor, however.

Jamie Vardy can’t quite believe he’s the Premier League’s top goalscorer

The striker says he would “never in a million years” have thought he would be in this position.

# football - Monday 8 February, 2016

‘I want to be here for a couple more years and then we’ll see’

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to see out his contract with Real Madrid.

‘Valencia won’t sack Gary Neville’

The ex-Man United player is yet to taste a La Liga victory in nine matches as coach.

This stunning Luka Modric goal earned Real Madrid a late win last night

Zinedine Zidane wants to see more such efforts in future from the former Tottenham man.

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Our 11 favourite pictures from a brilliant weekend of GAA action

It was wet and windy this weekend.

# football - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Rodgers: ‘Liverpool have to choose between profits and success’

Former Reds manager has some advice for the Fenway Sports Group.

Neville: ‘The obituaries have already been written, I have been judged in six weeks’

The Valencia manager has failed to register a La Liga win from nine attempts.

Napoli fans wear masks to show solidarity with player after racism incident

Kalidou Koulibaly was the victim of monkey chants at Lazio last week.

Louis van Gaal hits out at media for Jose Mourinho ‘nonsense’

The Manchester United manager does not feel there is any substance to recent rumours.

Luis Suarez can’t stop scoring in Spain right now

The Uruguayan star has scored more goals than Cristiano Ronaldo this season.

# football - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Dortmund coach plays down rumours as Jose Mourinho spotted at game

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich had to settle for a scoreless draw with Bayer Leverkusen.

Yoshida maintains 10-man Southampton’s surge

The Saints went ahead early on through Maya Yoshida and held their lead thereafter.

A dark horse for Ireland’s Euro 2016 squad is on fire in Scotland at the moment

The Dubliner has now scored 12 goals in his last 13 games.

Appendicitis forces Klopp to miss Sunderland clash

The Liverpool manager won’t be on the touchline today.

‘There is absolutely nothing’ – Klopp laughs off Daniel Sturridge exit rumours

The Liverpool boss sees no reason to discuss the striker’s Liverpool future despite recent reports.

# football - Friday 5 February, 2016

Ranieri: I’d like to say ‘Yes we can!’, but I am not Obama!

The Foxes are set to have their title credentials truly tested with games against Manchester City and Arsenal to come and their manager is urging supporters to dream.

# football - Thursday 4 February, 2016

‘They call me Blackenbauer’ – new Monaco player’s nickname sparks race row

The club were accused of racism on social media earlier.

A Valencia legend says Gary Neville should apologise and resign

The ex-Man United player is under pressure after his side were thrashed 7-0 by Barcelona.

# football - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Troy Deeney unimpressed with teammate’s behaviour in Costa incident

Juan Carlos Paredes faces a conversation with the striker after being accused of overreacting in an incident.

Ex-Man City and Milan midfielder who kung-fu kicked Xabi Alonso joins LA Galaxy

The MLS club are building quite the team as the Dutchman links up with Robbie Keane, Steven Gerrard and Ashley Cole.

Despite 2-game ban for homophobic slurs, Napoli manager says he would welcome a gay footballer

Maurizio Sarri apologised again for his use of two homophobic terms when talking to Roberto Mancini.

Van Gaal delighted with upturn in Wayne Rooney’s form

The England international has now scored seven goals in his last seven games.

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