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Yesterday’s News

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Yesterday’s News

Dundalk add former Rangers midfielder and ex-Sligo defender to their ranks

Stephen Kenny has bolstered his squad ahead of their assault on the Europa League group stages.

SBG's Gunnar Nelson looks set to headline the UFC's return to Ireland in November

The Icelandic welterweight is expected to face Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 99 in Belfast.

Arsenal in for €20m Spanish striker and today's transfer gossip

The Gunners may also have a move for Phil Jones blocked by Jose Mourinho.

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First for Irish football as FAI to broadcast league game live on YouTube this weekend

Former Ireland international Stephen Elliot will be part of the coverage.

Ex-Premier League midfielder suspended for homophobic abuse of LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers MLS

Ex-Premier League midfielder suspended for homophobic abuse of LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers

Richard Chaplow was suspended for offensive and abusive language but claims he is wrongfully being painted as homophobic.

'I have to do a job for the team. That's not saying I am happy to do it' LFC

'I have to do a job for the team. That's not saying I am happy to do it'

He may have scored twice during the week but Daniel Sturridge isn’t happy at being asked to play out wide.

Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington

Bernard Foley will start in the centre as the World Cup runners-up look to avenge their 42-8 home humbling.

Solo given six-month suspension for 'cowards' outburst after US Olympic exit

The 35-year-old wasn’t happy with how Sweden played in Rio.

Captain O'Mahony closes in on comeback for Erasmus' Munster Pom

Captain O'Mahony closes in on comeback for Erasmus' Munster

It’s been a long road back for the blindside flanker, who is positive about the new regime.

Here's the line-up and seedings for today's Champions League draw

The draw will take place in Monaco this evening at 5pm Irish time.

McIlroy: 'It hasn't been the year that I wanted but there's enough golf left to salvage it'

He also concedes that the Irish Open “wasn’t a big win”.

'I came here and some wee small fella basically handed my ass to me' Jiu-Jitsu This post contains videos

'I came here and some wee small fella basically handed my ass to me'

Kieran McGeeney discusses his involvement at Straight Blast Gym, Ireland’s top mixed martial arts facility.

Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Leicester City to host Chelsea in the third round as big guns enter the League Cup

Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal will both be on the road against lower-league opposition.

Premier League side Burnley suffer shock League Cup defeat to Accrington Stanley

Fulham also claimed a top-flight scalp by defeating Middlesbrough, while Marc Wilson scored on his Bournemouth debut.

Rostov thrash Ajax and Hazard's brother hits a hat-trick as Champions League line-up is set

FC Copenhagen and Man City also progress to the group stages.

Fans call for Hart to stay as Man City book place in Champions League group stages

Chants of “Don’t sell Joe Hart!” broke out within seconds of kick-off at the Etihad Stadium.

Rory McIlroy 'glad to be proven wrong' about golf at the Olympics

McIlroy rejected the chance to represent Ireland in Rio over health concerns related to the Zika virus.

All Blacks hand debut to 21-year-old centre for Wallabies clash in Wellington

Anton Lienert-Brown has been named to start by Steve Hansen in Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test.

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli in talks over a move to Switzerland

Swiss Super League side Sion are negotiating a deal to sign the Italian, the club’s president has said.

Treviso impressed with Irishman McKinley's impact ahead of Pro12

The 26-year-old out-half will hope to face Leinster in the RDS in two weekends’ time.

Beckham and Gerrard among those to pay tribute to Robbie Keane

The legendary Irish striker will retire from international football after Wednesday’s game against Oman.

This Dundalk team is capable of producing more great European nights

They may be out of the Champions League, but this season’s adventure is far from over.

Robbie Keane retires: 145 caps, 67 goals and 18 years in 32 glorious pictures Legend This post contains images
Robbie Keane's first post-match interview as an Ireland player is essential viewing Thank You Robbie This post contains videos

Robbie Keane's first post-match interview as an Ireland player is essential viewing

“To play up front with Niall Quinn, who’s been around a long time, it’s just brilliant to be up there with him.”

'Robbie is one of Ireland's finest ever players. It will take some time to get over his absence'

The Dubliner steps away after 18 years in a green jersey.

Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker

The veteran striker announced his international retirement today.

The end of an era! Robbie Keane announces retirement from international football

The striker will play his final game in green against Oman next week.

Millwall's Shaun Williams lobbed a fellow Irishman from the halfway line last night Nayim This post contains videos

Millwall's Shaun Williams lobbed a fellow Irishman from the halfway line last night

The Dubliner scored a stunning equaliser against Nottingham Forest in the EFL Cup.

Paul O'Donovan cruises into world championship semi-finals with another impressive win

The Olympic silver medallist recorded the quickest time from the four quarter-finals.

Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia

After breaking his ankle against New Zealand, Giteau could step aside to let the next generation come through.

Keane, O'Dowda and Pearce included as O'Neill names squad for Oman and Serbia games

Seamus Coleman and John O’Shea have also been named despite their injury concerns.

The best hat-trick of all time? It'd be hard to beat Pick Them Out This post contains videos

The best hat-trick of all time? It'd be hard to beat

Pollock FC’s Tom Hanlon had a game to remember over the weekend.

Mickey Harte set to stay on as Tyrone manager until 2018 - reports GAA

Mickey Harte set to stay on as Tyrone manager until 2018 - reports

The legendary manager is already looking to build on this summer’s run to the All-Ireland quarters.

Koeman targets competition for Coleman, Bilic chasing strikers and today's transfer gossip Rumour Mill This post contains videos

Koeman targets competition for Coleman, Bilic chasing strikers and today's transfer gossip

Elsewhere, Claudio Bravo has apparently landed in Manchester for a medical at the Etihad and Chelsea are chasing another Italy-based defender

Unreal boy! LMFM commentators enjoyed Robbie Benson's stunning strike last night

Adrian Taaffe and David Crawley could barely contain themselves, and who could blame them?

Schweinsteiger: I won't leave Man United for another European club

The German midfielder wants to fight for his place at Old Trafford.

Sold out! No tickets left for next Sunday's showdown between Dublin and Kerry

Bad news if you were hoping to get a seat last minute.