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# football - Saturday 3 January, 2015

‘You Beauty!’ Here are 7 of Steven Gerrard’s greatest Liverpool moments

After Steven Gerrard announced he will leave the club at the end of the season, we take a look at his finest matches.

# football - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Lampard extends Manchester City stay

The 36-year-old is delaying his move to New York a bit more.

# football - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Retrospective bans the only way to stop diving, says Wenger

How would you stamp diving out of the game?

# football - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Happy picture, sad picture – A year of highs and lows in the GAA

For every victor, there must be a vanquished foe.

West Brom take to Twitter to rubbish €29m Berahino to Liverpool reports

The England U21 striker had been linked with a move to Anfield in January.

Carlisle charged with drink-driving offence days before lorry incident

The former Professional Footballers’ Association chairman was seriously injured in an incident on the A64 near Bishopthorpe.

John O’Shea: Strikers should not be blamed for Sunderland’s attacking woes

The Black Cats have only scored 16 goals this season — the third lowest tally in the English top flight.

West Brom sack Alan Irvine after just 6 months in the job

Assistant Rob Kelly will take the reins for the club’s trip to West Ham on Thursday.

# football - Monday 29 December, 2014

Aidan O’Brien remains the best and Leinster club champions – Wexford’s 2014 sporting highlights

There was also U21 hurling success for the Slaneysiders.

Torres set for return to Atletico Madrid on loan

An 18-month loan deal has been agreed.

‘I’d been on the streets since I was 13… Football helped me to believe in myself’

Thomas O’Dwyer and James Traynor of the Irish Homeless World Cup team chat to about overcoming obstacles.

# football - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Van Gaal frustrated with wasteful finishing, says it will hinder title challenge

Despite chances United couldn’t make the breakthrough at Whie Hart Lane.

Mourinho’s men falter against resilient Southampton

Chelsea will finish 2014 as league leaders despite the draw.

# football - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Rodgers dismisses Balotelli exit rumours

The Italian has struggled to adapt to life at Anfield — scoring only two goals in all competitions since his close-season arrival from Milan.

# football - Friday 26 December, 2014

United still doing ‘very bad things’ – Van Gaal

The Red Devils remain 10 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea following today’s 3-1 win.

Manchester United will ‘definitely’ finish top three

Rio Ferdinand added: “If they continue on the run they’re on, then who knows?”

Kevin Walker on the Swedish top-flight, a part-time pop career and memories of Carlow

The 25 year-old midfielder won the Swedish version of American Idol last December.

# football - Thursday 25 December, 2014

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Christmas truce: How football on the front was used by soldiers on all sides

New photos published by the Open University show how soldiers played football throughout the war.

# football - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Sam Allardyce ‘knows how to beat managers’

The coach is always “a move ahead”, according to West Ham striker Andy Carroll.

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Van Gaal refuses to dismiss Bale speculation

The United boss was quizzed on talk of another massive transfer deal yesterday.

# football - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

American speed demon DeAndre Yedlin is moving to Spurs in January

The 21-year-old attacking full-back has been granted a work permit and arrives next month from Seattle Sounders.

Cech’s agent urges Liverpool and Arsenal to make bid

Viktor Kolar wants the clubs to show their interest in signing the goalkeeper once this season ends.

Paul McShane might be staying at Hull after all despite Twitter controversy

Steve Bruce has indicated that the Ireland international still could have a future at the club.

Mourinho: Victory at Stoke means more than just three points

But they also mean three points, which is nice.

Clarke Carlisle rushed to hospital after being hit by a lorry

The ex-Burnley defender was reportedly in a serious condition after the accident in Yorkshire.

# football - Monday 22 December, 2014

‘People don’t have a clue what they are talking about’ – Long dismisses Saints critics

The Premier League club bounced back from a five-game losing streak on Saturday with a 3-0 home triumph over Everton.

# football - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Dundee United deny Celtic ninth win on the trot with surprise win

It’s a first defeat since October.

Hartlepool rule out signing convicted rapist Ched Evans

New boss Ronnie Moore had seemingly opened the door to an deal yesterday.

‘Falcao can get on a streak now’ – Michael Carrick

If the Colombian can stay injury free that is.

# football - Friday 19 December, 2014

Glenn Whelan wants to extend Stoke stay

The 30-year-old Republic of Ireland international is entering the final months of his current deal.

Fellaini: Belief growing of title tilt at United

They’re getting pretty confident around Old Trafford again.

Jurgen Klopp denies Dortmund departure plans

The German is the hipster’s choice to be Arsene Wenger’s replacement ultimately.

# football - Thursday 18 December, 2014

‘Respect for Rodgers’ sees Frank De Boer refuse to be drawn on Ajax exit rumours

‘I don’t want to talk about Liverpool. Also out of respect to Rodgers, who’s had a fantastic season and is struggling now.’

Lambert plays down curious incident between Keane and Cleverley

The Villa boss jokes that he’s spoken with Keane more since he left than when he was actually his assistant.

# football - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

He already has a statue, but Thierry Henry wants to manage Arsenal (one day)

There goes our last hope of him laying into the Gunners as a Sky pundit.

# football - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Ronaldo gets the Ancelotti death stare after failed rabona half-volley

It mattered little as Real Madrid cruised into the final of the Club World Cup with a 4-0 victory over Mexicans Cruz Azul.

Herrera denies involvement in match-fixing

“I love football and I believe in fair play, both on and off the pitch.”

# football - Monday 15 December, 2014

Corofin book All-Ireland SFC semi-final spot after London escape

It was a low-scoring affair in Ruislip this afternoon.