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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 25 November, 2015


# football - Friday 6 November, 2015

Barcelona star Neymar says he doesn’t watch football matches

Unless Barcelona are playing.

# football - Thursday 5 November, 2015

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Man who stabbed Jonny Cooper in crystal meth frenzy jailed for 5 years

Two years of the 7-year sentence were suspended by the judge.

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema charged in team-mate sex tape case

The 27-year old was charged with with “complicity in an attempt to blackmail.

# football - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

‘I’m not deaf’ – Van Gaal vindicated despite Old Trafford boos

LVG says Manchester United fans should be happy with their win.

# football - Monday 2 November, 2015

Deja vu for David Moyes as Sociedad star denies he’s lost the dressing room

Pressure is mounting on the former Man United manager.

# football - Sunday 1 November, 2015

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Police force in Twitter storm after engaging in ‘rape banter’ about a football match

Merseyside Police have apologised and promised a ‘full investigation’.

# football - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Van Gaal: United were not the better team

The Red Devils had one shot on target in their 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace.

# football - Friday 30 October, 2015

A flare for the dramatic – can football balance safety with spectacle?

John O’Sullivan says we can’t stand over use of marine flares but other options are available.

With Bosnia on the horizon for Ireland, Seamus Coleman is ill and has lost weight

Roberto Martinez says the defender will not play this weekend.

Hughes wants Stoke to re-open Walters contract talks

Jonathan Walters’ Stoke City future is in some doubt, but Mark Hughes still wants the club to tie him to a new deal.


Turkey’s president forced to intervene after referee is held captive by team angry with penalty decision

# football - Thursday 29 October, 2015

‘I wouldn’t fancy playing in that team’ – Paul Scholes is not impressed with LVG’s United

Wayne Rooney’s form is under scrutiny, but former team-mate Paul Scholes has laid the blame with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.

Thierry Henry on the Premier League’s ‘greatest ever’ player

The Arsenal legend feels a certain midfielder does not get the credit he deserves.

Van Gaal: United must solve attacking problems

The Red Devils’ boss has admitted that he is growing frustrated with his side’s poor finishing.

# football - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Xavi: Wayne Rooney should move into midfield

It is time for Manchester United captain to start playing in a deeper role, according to the Barcelona legend.

Klopp’s arrival good and bad for young Premier League managers says Howe

The Bournemouth boss will face go head-to-head with the Liverpool manager tonight.

# football - Monday 26 October, 2015

Van Gaal bristles at Rooney questions after Manchester derby

Questions over the striker’s performance frustrated the Dutch manager.

# football - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Luis Enrique demands investigation into Clasico corruption claims

The Barca feels action must be taken if claims that a match official was influenced to make favourable calls for Real Madrid are true.

Celtic’s Kris Commons apologises for outburst after Delia reprimand

The Celtic midfielder was not happy with being substituted in Celtic’s Europa League defeat.

‘F***! We don’t win 8-0!’ – Klopp calls for realism

The German manager wants Liverpool fans to be realistic in their hopes for the team’s fortunes following his arrival at Anfield.

# football - Friday 23 October, 2015

Van Gaal backs Smalling to become Man United captain

The English defender has been endorsed by his manager after a superb start to the season.

‘He’s a good lad but he needs to be careful’ – Pulis warns McClean

The Baggies boss has urged the Ireland winger to keep cool during matches after last weekend’s controversy.

Klopp reaction ‘over the top’ as Lallana asks for new manager to given breathing room

Klopp’s first two games in charge have ended in draws.

# football - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Liverpool somehow couldn’t find a winner on Jürgen Klopp’s Anfield debut

Emre Can scored the equaliser after the visitors went down to 10 men.

Brazil coach explains Philippe Coutinho snub

The Liverpool player was not included in his country’s squad to face Argentina.

Claudio Ranieri says it’s premature to compare Jamie Vardy to Neymar

He kept a straight face while doing it, too.

Former England striker Cole signs 2-year deal with Celtic

The ex-Chelsea forward has secured a contract with the Scottish champions until 2017.

‘There’s no quality’ – Scholes blasts Man United

The former England international said the Red Devils played it too safe in Moscow.

Johan Cruyff diagnosed with lung cancer – reports

The Dutch legend won three successive European Cups with Ajax.

# football - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Former Italy international sacked as TV pundit after racism storm

The decision was made after comments made about black defenders in football.

Klopp hits out at FA for treating Liverpool player ‘like a horse’

The Reds manager has been angered by the mistreatment of youngster Jordan Rossiter while on England U19 duty.

Mourinho: One mistake cost Chelsea, like Scotland in rugby

The coach likened referee Damir Skomina to rugby official Craig Joubert.

# football - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

A former Liverpool club record signing has announced his retirement

He has been without a full-time club since the end of last season.

# football - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Newcastle bounced back from a 6-1 defeat with a 6-2 win today

Georginio Wijnaldum scored four as Newcastle thrashed Norwich 6-2 to move off the foot of the Premier League table.

‘James McClean not the sharpest tool in the box’

The Irish international was the subject of jeers from sections of the away support during West Brom’s 1-0 win yesterday.

# football - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Neymar gave his best Robert Lewandowski impression for Barca this evening

Barcelona had a four-goal haul from Neymar to thank as they got back to winning ways against Rayo Vallecano in La Liga.

Cristiano Ronaldo secured another impressive landmark for Real Madrid today

Marcelo and Jese also helped Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Levante.

Below-par champions get back on track as Costa comes good

Chelsea got back to winning ways but needed a horrendous defensive error and an own goal to see off Villa.

Germany FA slams ‘baseless’ World Cup bribery allegations

After a report of alleged bribery in the voting process for the 2006 World Cup, the German Football Federation has threatened legal action.