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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 19 February, 2017


# preview - Friday 17 February, 2017

'Play well tonight fellas': Cullen's message is clear as he urges his side to grasp opportunity

Leinster welcome Edinburgh to the RDS tonight with much more than five points on the line for those in blue.

# preview - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Bailly flourishing at Manchester United after one-on-ones with Mourinho

The centre-back has thanked his manager for helping him to make a seamless transition to Premier League football.

# preview - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Can PSG's Spanish boss upset Barca? What to look out for in the Champions League last-16

The knockout stages are here and Borussia Dortmund play in Portugal tonight, while Arsenal take on Bayern Munich and Real Madrid host Napoli tomorrow.

# preview - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Ireland out to top last weekend's mediocre performance and finish Italian job

Despite a bonus-point win over Scotland, there are mistakes to rectify.

# preview - Saturday 11 February, 2017

No excuses for Ireland as they aim to get Six Nations title bid back on track

Joe Schmidt’s men are strong favourites at Stadio Olimpico this afternoon.

# preview - Friday 10 February, 2017

'I agree with Ed' - Mourinho not planning overhaul of Man United's squad

Man United’s transfer policy has the manager and Ed Woodward in full agreement.

Leicester boss Ranieri holds crisis talks with Mahrez and Vardy

The Foxes boss has sought to get two key figures firing again, with the reigning Premier League champions enduring a torrid defence of their crown.

# preview - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Super Bowl LI is the New England Patriots' to lose

The Falcons can win, of course, but here’s why they won’t.

Two powerhouses lock horns in the Africa Cup of Nations final this evening

Egypt and Cameroon, who have 11 titles between, meet in Libreville.

# preview - Monday 30 January, 2017

'I'll have to look into his eyes' - Klopp considers rushing Mane back for Chelsea clash

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.

# preview - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Can Liffey Celtics shock Glanmire to claim the womens' National Cup final?

Glanmire are looking to make it four titles in a row tonight.

# preview - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Can Swords make amends for 2016 or will Killester upset the odds in the men's National Cup final?

The two go toe-to-toe this evening in the National Basketball arena in Tallaght.

# preview - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Wenger admits Xhaka is 'not naturally a great tackler'

The Arsenal midfielder’s disciplinary issues continue to provide cause for concern.

# preview - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'Man United have a 35% chance to win EFL Cup'

Jose Mourinho fears a busy second half of the season could affect his side’s chances of silverware.

# preview - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Connacht close to quarter-final but huge evening awaits in Toulouse

Pat Lam’s men can still clinch a place in the knockout stages.

# preview - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Munster strong favourites to earn home QF in front of another sold out Thomond

Rassie Erasmus’ men are expected to win convincingly in Limerick today.

# preview - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Blow for Spurs' title hopes as Vertonghen ligament damage confirmed

The highly-rated Belgian international is expected to be out for around six weeks.

# preview - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Liverpool have nothing to fear at Old Trafford - Klopp

The Reds boss insists he is “100 per cent” positive ahead of Sunday’s clash, and urges his team to bounce back from the Southampton loss.

# preview - Friday 13 January, 2017

'I've stopped listening' - John Stones ignoring critics ahead of Everton return

The Manchester City defender has come under fire at times this season, but the England international is taking everything in his stride

'There's a lot of us with no medals. We're hungry and want to contribute to the success of the club'

Twelve months after making his first European start, Tadhg Furlong is determined to get Leinster back to the quarter-final stage.

# preview - Thursday 12 January, 2017

'I conquered England, it took three months' - Ibra

It’s the Swede’s unique way of saying he’s only focusing on team objectives.

# preview - Friday 6 January, 2017

Liverpool teenager Gomez set for return after 14 months out

Manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed that the 19-year-old is likely to play in Sunday’s third-round match at Anfield.

# preview - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Wayne Rooney has returned to Man United training

The United captain is back in first-team training ahead of the FA Cup tie with Reading after a thigh problem.

'I expect nothing, but warm receptions are nice' - Stam excited for Old Trafford return

The Dutchman brings his Reading side to the Theatre of Dreams on Saturday.

# preview - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Premier League rivals 'jealous' of high-flying Chelsea - Conte

The Chelsea boss has dismissed talk of easier Christmas fixtures than everyone else.

# preview - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Big Sam wants to hand Robbie Brady a Premier League return this month

The Crystal Palace manager is keen to sign one of Ireland’s most important players.

Carroll unsure where China speculation came from

The West Ham forward feels “happy and settled” at the club, with talk of a move to China not on his radar..

# preview - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From Open Thread: What will you be glad to see the back of in 2017? Preview 2017

Open Thread: What will you be glad to see the back of in 2017?

Brexit? Trump? Celebrity deaths? Tell us in the comments.

# preview - Friday 30 December, 2016

'It's both mental and physical' - Tony Pulis on Saido Berahino's fall from grace

Previously one of English football’s hottest properties, the star is currently “nowhere near” a first-team return.

There's much more to tonight's UFC 207 card than Ronda Rousey's return

The UFC signs off on 2016 with a stacked card from Las Vegas which features two title fights.

# preview - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Hughes warns Liverpool over title drought

Liverpool will only find it harder to end their title drought the longer it goes on, Stoke City manager Mark Hughes warned.

# preview - Monday 26 December, 2016

Guardiola defends Stones and claims City don't want Van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk is not on Pep Guardiola’s radar for January, with the Manchester City boss confident John Stones will turn his form around.

'I think a manager who is not sacked is not a manager, or at least not a good manager'

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho feels David Moyes was bound to struggle at Old Trafford due to the difficult circumstances.

Christmas cracker in store as Munster seek vengeance with Leinster in town

Record crowd expected at Thomond Park as provincial rivals go head-to-head on St Stephen’s Day.

# preview - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Moyes claims Man United's 'great traditions' have gone as he prepares for Old Trafford return

The former Manchester United manager also says the club wanted to sign Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Toni Kroos when he was in charge.

# preview - Monday 19 December, 2016

'I don't have any fears' - Klopp believes Liverpool can cope with Goodison Park atmosphere

Klopp is set for a Merseyside derby showdown tonight.

# preview - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Shane Long: Southampton want silverware this season

Long says silverware is the ultimate goal for Southampton this season.

# preview - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Leinster staying wary of understrength Saints

The embattled Jim Mallinder has left his big name forwards at home.

# preview - Thursday 15 December, 2016

The LA Rams start life without Jeff Fisher by entering the lion's den in Seattle NFL

# preview - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Erasmus' Munster can call on Thomond fervour as they welcome Leicester

The southern province are on a run of six consecutive wins since Anthony Foley passed away.

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