# football - Thursday 2 February, 2017
Their 2-0 win sets up a clash with Egypt in a repeat of the 2008 final.
The Sky Sports pundit thinks Chelsea’s main title rivals are close to giving up the chase.
# football - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
The Arsenal boss was adamant his attacker’s fitness situation did not allow him to start against Watford.
# football - Tuesday 31 January, 2017
The Saints have moved to reinforce their attack with the capture of Manolo Gabbiadini from Napoli.
It was the Hornets’ first league win in eight games.
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo has become the latest player to move to the Chinese Super League, joining Changchun Yatai.
# football - Monday 30 January, 2017
Some of the claims go as far back as the 1960s.
James McClean has backed his brother, Patrick, who left Maguire on a stretcher in a friendly on Saturday.
Liverpool’s drop in form has coincided with the absence of the winger, who could return after Senegal’s exit from the African Cup of Nations.
The club say nobody was hurt.
David Beckham left the Red Devils for Spanish giants Real Madrid in 2003.
The France international has re-signed with former club Marseille.
# football - Sunday 29 January, 2017
Blaugrana were denied a clear goal but the Uruguayan star was nonetheless unhappy with their overall display
Real Madrid could move four points ahead of the Catalan side after the latter slipped up at Real Betis.
The Spanish player has joined Mainz after failing to impress Mark Hughes this season.
# football - Friday 27 January, 2017
Only players with desire will succeed, says Manchester United’s record scorer.
The FA have punished Wenger for his actions during Arsenal’s win against Burnley.
And when the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think that sardines will be thrown into the sea.
In his latest column, Tommy Martin says there might not be much sport on this weekend, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Brentford midfielder Josh McEachran had the opportunity to join the Santiago Bernabeu outfit as a teenager but opted to remain with his boyhood club.
# football - Thursday 26 January, 2017
The Arsenal midfielder’s disciplinary issues continue to provide cause for concern.
The former Anfield defender did not mince his words after seeing the Reds go out of the competition, and focused his ire on the forward
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was quick to point his finger at the referee after his side crashed out of the EFL Cup in the semi-finals.
# football - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
Jose Mourinho fears a busy second half of the season could affect his side’s chances of silverware.
It’s safe to assume that Irish fans contributed their fair share.
# football - Tuesday 24 January, 2017
Sunderland have bolstered their depleted defensive ranks by signing the former England international.
Having impressed for Togo this month despite being without a club, Adebayor hopes he has won some suitors in England.
# football - Monday 23 January, 2017
The Arsenal boss was sent to the stands during his side’s meeting with Burnley yesterday.
The USA international has ignored interest from the Reds to to sign a contract at Signal Iduna Park until 2020.
# football - Sunday 22 January, 2017
An ice-cool Alexis Sanchez penalty secured three vital points for 10-man Arsenal after an extraordinary climax against Burnley.
Goals from James Ward-Prowse, Jay Rodriguez and Dusan Tadic earned Southampton an important win.
Los Blancos won their La Liga tie on Saturday but they were still booed by their own fans, much to the annoyance of the Spaniard
# football - Saturday 21 January, 2017
The friendly against Palmeiras is being played in the 20,000-seater Arena Conda stadium.
Opta’s stats make for interesting reading.
Zinedine Zidane’s side snapped a two-game losing streak against Malaga.
Liverpool’s slack defending in the surprise 3-2 defeat to Swansea City left manager Jurgen Klopp frustrated.
The Reds were stunned as Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente grabbed a 3-2 Premier League victory for Swansea City.
After Nice’s disappointing draw at Bastia on Friday, a furious Mario Balotelli condemned the home fans for allegedly racially abusing him.
Despite struggling for goals, Liverpool duo Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi received the backing of manager Jurgen Klopp.
# football - Friday 20 January, 2017
The ex-Saint says Slaven Bilic and his London-based family helped sway his decision.