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# football - Friday 22 May, 2015

The Premier League’s Player of the Season has been announced

There was a double success for Chelsea on the back of their comfortable title win.

Olivier Giroud hits back at ‘dull’ Thierry Henry

“I didn’t enjoy hearing it. Coming from an ex-France and Arsenal striker, it’s a shame.”

# football - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Two of Liverpool’s most promising players have been tied to long-term deals

But neither of them is Raheem Sterling.

‘I’d love to have played alongside Steven Gerrard’

The French legend is a big admirer of the man who bids farewell to the Premier League this weekend.

A Man United legend has taken his first managerial job in League Two

Teddy Sheringham has left West Ham’s coaching staff to become the new boss of Steveange.

# football - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Tearful Advocaat to decide on Sunderland future ‘next week’

After completing his mission of securing the club’s Premier League status, the manager will decide on his future next week.

Sunderland are staying up after holding Arsenal at the Emirates

Dick Advocaat has completed the job of saving their season.

Football hipsters rejoice as ‘The Octopus’ secures a Premier League deal

After a fine season in which his 15 clean sheets helped to secure promotion, the former Spurs keeper commits to three more years.

Adebayor: I considered suicide over bitter row with family Row

Adebayor: I considered suicide over bitter row with family

The Spurs striker has taken to Facebook once again.

# football - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From Police investigate after soccer fan attacked by officer in front of children Portugal

Police investigate after soccer fan attacked by officer in front of children

A video of the incident was posted online, causing public outcry.

Mourinho slams referee over Fabregas red card

Jose Mourinho was enraged at the prospect of Cesc Fabregas serving a three-match following the Spaniard’s sending off against West Brom.

Jose Mourinho had a dig at Chelsea’s title rivals after their loss last night

Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool were to blame, apparently.

# football - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Could this man’s tumble off stage be even worse than The Edge’s? Bottoms Up

Adam Johnson bailed over underage sex charges

The Sunderland winger has been charged with three counts of sexual activity with a minor.

Neville urges United to get Bale in potential De Gea deal

David De Gea is reportedly a target for Real Madrid and Gary Neville believes Manchester United should exploit that to sign Gareth Bale.

# football - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Late own goal gives Arsenal a share of the spoils at Old Trafford

It looks like United will have to settle for fourth.

Bare chests, grappling and goals: The best images from the weekend’s championship

Bare chests, grappling and goals: The best images from the weekend’s championship

Here’s how the first big Championship weekend looked.

# football - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Gerrard: It’s not Liverpool’s fault that I’m leaving

The long-serving Reds captain is preparing to play his final home game for the club today.

Van Gaal: De Gea’s replacement is already lined up

The Spanish goalkeeper has only a year left on his contract with Manchester United, with Real Madrid understood to be keen.

# football - Friday 15 May, 2015

Boca Juniors versus River Plate suspended after apparent tear gas attack

The Copa Libertadores last-16 second leg between Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended after pepper spray was used on the visitors.

Young Argentinian footballer dies after colliding with concrete wall during match RIP

Young Argentinian footballer dies after colliding with concrete wall during match

The Argentina Football Association (AFA) has confirmed the tragic passing of Emanuel Ortega, who passed away after suffering a head injury.

# football - Thursday 14 May, 2015

‘I’ve been dreading it because I’m going to miss it so much’

Steven Gerrard is set to play his final game at Anfield on Saturday ahead of joining LA Galaxy in the summer.

Evra warns Suarez: I’ll shake your hand, but you’ll feel my presence!

The two players will meet again in the Champions League final on 6 June.

You might be surprised by who Arsenal’s fastest player is

“For the past two years I’ve been working a lot on the power in my legs — all of that has helped me.”


‘I feel I have played well’ – Gareth Bale insists he’ll learn from this season

The Welshman spurned a glut of chances for Real last night.

# football - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: World Cup success for Ireland, Brennan says ‘No’ and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news of doping in GAA and Ireland’s U-17s.

FC Barcelona are to stand trial over the controversial signing of Neymar

There could be custodial sentences and a heavy fine.

Duff could be set for League of Ireland stint after Melbourne adventure ends with release

The former Chelsea winger had a low-key injury-hit year in the A-League.

Bale can beat Juventus for Real Madrid… if he turns up, says Keane

The world’s most expensive player had a nightmare as his side lost the first leg 2-1.

# football - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

‘Grealish likes getting kicked… maybe it’s the British in him’ – Tim Sherwood

Jack Grealish won’t let Premier League physicality change how he plays, says the Villa boss.

# football - Monday 11 May, 2015

Rule 27: When a love for the ‘wrong’ kind of football would see you ostracised

A reflection on the GAA’s ban an players taking part in foreign games.

# football - Friday 8 May, 2015

Van Gaal: I was forced to sign Memphis Depay

The 21-year-old starlet has netted 21 times in 28 games for PSV this term

‘I tried to bring Gerrard to Chelsea, Inter and Real Madrid’

The Portuguese coach has paid homage to the Liverpool star as they prepare to meet for the last time.

# football - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Guardiola: Bayern didn’t lose because of Messi

The coach said the Barcelona star was not Munich’s sole destroyer on Wednesday.

# football - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle speaks out about his failed suicide attempt

The former defender would like to apologise for jumping in front of a truck last year but the driver will not speak to him.

Guardiola: ‘No defence can stop Messi, he’s too good’

Mind games from Pep ahead of his return to Camp Nou?