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# football - Today’s News


# football - Friday 25 September, 2015

Wayne Rooney has new boots and they are fairly awful

Rooney will wear them for the first time against Sunderland at Old Trafford this weekend.

Rodgers has 10 days to save job, says Mark Lawrenson LFC

Rodgers has 10 days to save job, says Mark Lawrenson

Liverpool have only won one of their past six matches in all competitions, which is upping the pressure on their manager.

# football - Thursday 24 September, 2015

David Beckham: I was never world-class

The former Man United winger insists he took no offence to Alex Ferguson’s recent remarks.

Iran women’s football captain isn’t at a major tournament – because her husband won’t let her go

Under Iranian law a man has the right to prevent his wife from leaving the country.

Squeaking past Carlisle can unite Liverpool says Gary McAllister

Liverpool’s first-team coach sought to put a positive spin on Liverpool narrowly avoiding an upset last night.

# football - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Who needs strikers? Flamini proves Arsenal’s unlikely hero in North London derby

The French midfielder scored twice as Arsenal edged past rivals Tottenham in the League Cup third round.

Chelsea accused of ‘alienating’ women with Carneiro treatment

The medical professional’s departure from Stamford Bridge has prompted a strong response from campaign group Women in Football

# football - Monday 21 September, 2015

‘Coutinho has the class to play for Barcelona’

The former Santos man believes his Brazil international team-mate has the quality to follow Luis Suarez to the Nou Camp.

Keown brands Costa a master of the ‘dark arts’ after Arsenal display

Chelsea’s Diego Costa has a “black belt in the dark arts” according to the MOTD 2 pundit.

Jose Mourinho says Arsenal should win the league and he would love to manage their players

The Blues boss has insisted that each Gunners player would be welcome at Stamford Bridge.

# football - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Leo Messi scored a peno and missed one but Barca’s win sees them top La Liga

Lionel Messi played a key role in Barcelona’s 4-1 win over Levante.

Brendan Rodgers disappointed despite positives in Liverpool draw LFC

Brendan Rodgers disappointed despite positives in Liverpool draw

The Reds boss was pleased by aspects of his team’s performance as they were held by Norwich City at Anfield.

Anthony Martial better than expected, admits Neville

The former England international believes the France striker has exceeded expectations but doubted his ability to become a prolific goalscorer.

Van Gaal accused of ignoring Giggs in favour of Dutch coaches

How are the two getting on?


Ronald Koeman plays some mind games ahead of Man United clash with criticism of Daley Blind

The Southampton boss has identified the Dutch utility player as a weak-spot his side are keen to exploit this afternoon.

6 talking points ahead of Dublin and Kerry’s All-Ireland senior football final

The scene is set for another titanic collision between the game’s age-old rivals.

# football - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Dublin’s three-goal blast gets them past Mayo in All-Ireland semi-final replay

The Dubs are getting set for a final date with Kerry.

# football - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From Irish footballer Darron Gibson pleads guilty to drink driving after hitting cyclist

Irish footballer Darron Gibson pleads guilty to drink driving after hitting cyclist

The international was banned from driving for 20 months.

# football - Monday 31 August, 2015

Lovren determined to make up for nightmare showing against West Ham

The Croatian’s error led to West Ham’s decisive second goal in Liverpool’s 3-0 loss on Saturday.

# football - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Brendan Rodgers showing good character after ‘self-inflicted’ defeat

The Reds boss also defended ‘not that type of player’ Coutinho after his red card.

‘You have to throw fish to the sharks’: Müller gives penalty to Robben instead of sealing hat-trick

A hat-trick in his 200th game would have been pretty sweet too.

# football - Friday 28 August, 2015

Spurs splash out £22m on a new striker — and it’s not Berahino

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino was known to be chasing West Brom forward Saido Berahino.

# football - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Rooney: ‘If I didn’t have a strong character it would have affected me’

The United striker’s goal drought finally ended last night.

# football - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

There are 5 clubs from 1 country in the Champions League group stages for the first time

Despite a 2-1 defeat to Monaco, Valencia ensured La Liga made history in the competition.

From Waterford husband dies just hours after his wife after 59 years of marriage Heartbreaking

Waterford husband dies just hours after his wife after 59 years of marriage

Waterford man Mattie Stafford died “of a broken heart” on Tuesday, just hours following his wife Bridie’s passing.

Deila accuses Celtic of being ‘scared’ after Champions League KO

The Celtic boss was left to lament a ‘terrible’ call that denied his side a crucial goal.

# football - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Arsene Wenger hits back at Gary Neville jibe

The former Man United defender suggested the Arsenal boss’ transfer policy is either “naive” or “arrogant”.

# football - Monday 24 August, 2015

Petr Cech redeems himself after debut howler in cracking goalless draw

Somehow Arsenal and Liverpool finished scoreless.

Premier League team have ‘too many’ players but will ‘probably’ sign even more

Watford manager says his squad is too big, but the club will still make more additions.

Karim Benzema had an emphatic response to those Arsenal rumours

Well that settles that.

Milan in loan negotiations for Liverpool misfit Balotelli

The Italian international seems all but certain to leave the Reds.

# football - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Has the Premier League season’s most boring game already been played?

There was nothing to separate Watford and Southampton at Vicarage Road.

Jose Mourinho prefers ‘not to think’ about John Terry red card

The sending off ended a miserable seven days for the former England international.

# football - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Stoke’s man-of-the-match played with a broken finger today

The visitors took the lead in Saturday’s Premier League clash at Carrow Road.

Gerrard ready for ‘war’ with Lampard when NYC arrive in LA

Pfft. Robbie Keane will end up overshadowing them anyway.

Paul Scholes had no words after LVG was ‘satisfied’ with Man United display

Scholesy is the voice of a people.

# football - Friday 21 August, 2015

From Police seek to speak with man in Ireland jersey after alleged sexual assault on bus Police

Police seek to speak with man in Ireland jersey after alleged sexual assault on bus

Police say a 17-year-old girl was assaulted on a bus earlier this year.

# football - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Villa reward Bacuna for mortifying Rose of Tralee appearance with new 5-year deal

The midfielder has committed his long-term future to the club.

# football - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Rafa’s response on De Gea to Real? – ‘I have very good goalkeepers’

The Manchester United goalkeeper has been heavily linked with a move to the Spanish giants but the former Liverpool boss has remained coy on any potential transfer