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# preview - Yesterday’s News

A winner (nearly) takes all AFC West battle highlights week 14

The Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs go toe-to-toe this evening.

# preview - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Ramos: Zidane 'more sympathetic' than previous Madrid managers

As Zidane’s Real Madrid continue their fine form, Ramos has hailed the Frenchman’s approach.

# preview - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Mourinho: Maybe no Premier League title for United this season

Last week’s 1-1 draw at home to West Ham left Manchester United 11 points adrift of Premier League leaders Chelsea in sixth position.

# preview - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics

Claims of Real Madrid becoming more like Barcelona or vice-versa are inevitable in a rivalry that sustains two footballing superpowers.

# preview - Sunday 27 November, 2016

The men from the valley eyeing Dr Crokes scalp as they attempt to scale new heights

For the fifth time since 2004 a Waterford club will contest the Munster club football final, can The Nire end the drought?

# preview - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'We don’t want to be a side that comes close to the world’s best'

Ireland are motivated to make another statement against the Wallabies in Dublin today.

# preview - Friday 25 November, 2016

'It's a huge week for us': Back to business for Leinster as they travel to face in-form Scarlets

Leo Cullen’s men are on a six-game winning streak.

# preview - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Klopp opens door for Gerrard coaching role at Anfield

Steven Gerrard announced the end of his playing career this morning after recently departing LA Galaxy.

Dundalk well-placed to pull off greatest European achievement yet

The Premier Division champions welcome Dutch opposition to a sold-out Tallaght Stadium for their penultimate group game tonight.

# preview - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Berahino in 'turmoil' as he returns to France fitness camp

West Brom have confirmed Saido Berahino will return to a fitness camp in France, with the player thanking the club for their support.

# preview - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Lobov and Ward fly the Irish flag tonight at UFC Belfast

Conor McGregor’s expected to be in attendance as his team-mates aim to make it another good night for SBG.

# preview - Friday 18 November, 2016

Pep Guardiola says he's 'lucky' no one saw him drunk on international duty

The Manchester City manager is grateful he was never caught in a similar drinking controversy to the one engulfing Rooney.

Andre Ward unconcerned about the knockout power of undefeated champion Sergey Kovalev

Kovalev has won by KO in 26 of his 31 fights, but his strength is not a concern for Ward ahead of their title fight tomorrow night.

Mike Phelan not looking for revenge as he locks horns with David Moyes

Phelan was sacked by Moyes at Manchester United.

# preview - Saturday 12 November, 2016

McGregor's precision and power can plant seeds of history in the Garden

Conor McGregor aims to achieve the unprecedented at the expense of Eddie Alvarez tonight in New York.

# preview - Friday 11 November, 2016

Trump win gives 'added layer' to USA against Mexico, says Bradley

Donald Trump’s election as president could cast the World Cup qualifier between USA and Mexico in a harsher light, says Michael Bradley.

# preview - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Tonight Brazil head to the site of their 7-1 World Cup loss as Messi and Argentina await

More than two years after their 7-1 demolition by Germany, Brazil are back to the Mineirao.

# preview - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Dundalk can solidify their legacy as one of Ireland's greatest ever teams with a win today

The Lilywhites are bidding to beat Cork City in the FAI Cup final for the second consecutive season this afternoon.

# preview - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Dos Anjos and Ferguson bid to stake lightweight title claim as UFC returns from hiatus Preview This post contains a poll

Dos Anjos and Ferguson bid to stake lightweight title claim as UFC returns from hiatus

The pair will collide in tonight’s main event in Mexico.

Ireland aim to upset all the odds against All Blacks in the land of opportunity

The numbers are stacked against Joe Schmidt’s men today.

# preview - Friday 4 November, 2016

Mauricio Pochettino talks up Arsenal ahead of North London derby

Pochettino feels the stability of a 20-year spell under Arsene Wenger means the Gunners should not be compared with Tottenham.

Pep Guardiola: Yaya Toure apology 'good news for Man City'

The Manchester City boss is happy Toure has apologised for his agent Dimitri Seluk.

Jurgen Klopp still has 'final say' on Liverpool transfers

The Reds have appointed Michael Edwards as sporting director, but the German boss retains “responsibility” for club signings.

# preview - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Bradley reveals Swansea's Berbatov interest

Dimitar Berbatov could be set for a return to the Premier League with struggling Swansea City.

# preview - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Henrikh Mkhitaryan included in Man United party for Fenerbahce

Phil Jones is also recalled to the United squad by Jose Mourinho.

# preview - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'In the final we sat off and watched Connacht play': New cast for renewal of Leinster-Connacht rivalry

Connacht have won the last two meetings between the sides, but it’s whole new ball game in the RDS.

# preview - Friday 28 October, 2016

Meeting of last season's title rivals the pick of the bunch and the Premier League talking points

Tottenham are only remaining unbeaten team in the top flight, and they welcome champions Leicester City.

# preview - Thursday 27 October, 2016

'They're focusing on me, I'm focused on... history' - UFC 205 preview drops

Conor McGregor has his sights on Eddie Alvarez’s lightweight title.

# preview - Sunday 23 October, 2016

'I think we're up to the challenge': Leinster ready for toughest test of the season

The eastern province go head-to-head with a powerful Montpellier outfit later.

# preview - Friday 21 October, 2016

Wenger talks up Arsenal's title credentials

Arsenal have lost only once in the past seven months and Arsene Wenger has challenged them to prove their mettle as potential champions.

# preview - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Dundalk physios 'working over-time' as Russian giants arrive for sold-out European clash

Zenit St Petersburg visit Tallaght Stadium tonight in another David v Goliath match-up for the Lilywhites.

All you need to know about Dundalk's opponents tonight

Zenit finished third in the 2015-16 campaign, gaining an automatic spot in the Europa League group stage as a result.

# preview - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Savea, Cruden and Fekitoa return for history-chasing All Blacks

Steve Hansen makes three changes for Saturday’s game in Auckland.

Mourinho issues warning to £30million man Mkhitaryan

The Armenian international has so far struggled to make an impact at Old Trafford.

# preview - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'It’s hard to know if the Pro12 has been preparing us' - Leinster turn to Europe

The province go into today’s clash full of confidence but also fully aware that there needs to be a big improvement this season.

Are Liverpool and United serious title contenders plus more Premier League talking points

In addition, can Everton heap more misery on Claudio Bravo?

Lam confident in Connacht's attack as Toulouse thunder into Galway

The French heavyweights are in town for this evening’s Champions Cup clash.

# preview - Friday 14 October, 2016

Rooney still world class, says Klopp

The Liverpool manager is in no doubt over the quality of Wayne Rooney as Liverpool prepare to host Manchester United.

# preview - Thursday 13 October, 2016

'Ferguson used to say that this is not just a game, it's a challenge'

Nani has recalled the passion and intensity of clashes between Liverpool and Manchester United.

# preview - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Cork out to end Dundalk's dominance as Premier Division title rivals clash tonight

The country’s top two clubs are separated by a single point heading into tonight’s showdown at Oriel Park.

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