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Soccer - Today’s News

Derry City bolster squad with addition of Jack Doyle from Blackburn Rovers

The 21-year-old will join the Candstripes on loan after making his Blackburn debut earlier this season.

'There were doubts' - Rio Ferdinand admits Man Utd team-mates' uncertainty over David de Gea

The Spanish international starred against Sevilla on Wednesday, but the retired defender had initial doubts regarding the goalkeeper.

Sligo Rovers complete deal for Chelsea goalkeeper before transfer window shuts

England U20 international Mitchell Beeney will remain at the Showgrounds until the end of June.

'Salah one of the best and will get better' - Totti expects even more from Liverpool star

The Egyptian left Roma for Anfield in 2017, with a man he played alongside in Italy tipping the 30-goal forward to remain among the best in the game.

Keane defends Pogba as former United captain demands more from Lukaku and Sanchez

Roy Keane backed Paul Pogba but urged the Manchester United midfielder to bring his off-field character onto the pitch.

'It’s been hard to stay positive but I have good people around me'

Ireland striker Stephanie Roche is dealing with a new injury worry as she attempts to return from a fracture to her tibia.

'They told me he was 100%' - Mourinho questions medical staff after Herrera injury

The Spain international was an early casualty against Sevilla, and his boss was annoyed having apparently been given guarantees over his fitness.

The best goalkeeper in the world and more Champions League talking points

Plus, why Jose Mourinho’s tactics were no surprise.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

It was another dramatic night in the race for a place in the Premier League

Cardiff now enjoy a three-point lead over Aston Villa, while leaders Wolves dropped points.

Mourinho hugs reporter for asking about McTominay instead of Pogba The Happy One This post contains videos

Mourinho hugs reporter for asking about McTominay instead of Pogba

“I think the questions should be about the kid. I think he was fantastic.”

Ex-Celtic youngster makes loan move to Sligo Rovers

21-year-old defender Calum Waters has joined the Bit O’Red from Kilmarnock.

RTÉ pundit brands Man United draw 'dreadful, anti-football, an embarrassing performance' Hard To Watch This post contains videos

RTÉ pundit brands Man United draw 'dreadful, anti-football, an embarrassing performance'

Former Liverpool midfielder Didi Hamann was not one bit impressed by what he witnessed this evening.

Porto complete win - five weeks after first half Novelty This post contains videos

Porto complete win - five weeks after first half

The original game then had to be abandoned with Estoril 1-0 ahead.

Stunning Fred free-kick sees Shakhtar stage second-half comeback against Roma Slender Advantage This post contains videos

Stunning Fred free-kick sees Shakhtar stage second-half comeback against Roma

The Ukrainian champions hold a 2-1 lead over their Serie A opponents after tonight’s first leg.

De Gea brilliance helps Man United escape Sevilla with a draw

The goalkeeper had to be at his best to keep out the La Liga side tonight.

Real Madrid fight back to win without Cristiano Ronaldo

Unai Bustinza had put Leganes in front at Butarque.

'I understand pundits and ex-players in the media have to make a name for themselves'

Ireland’s James McClean believes some analysts ‘have to be controversial to get noticed’.

As it happened: Sevilla v Manchester United, Champions League

Sevilla took on Manchester United in tonight’s last-16 first-leg.

Barcelona agree €40 million deal for Gremio youngster - reports Potential This post contains videos

Barcelona agree €40 million deal for Gremio youngster - reports

Arthur is expected to officially link up with the Catalan club in January 2019.

Firmino will not face disciplinary action following Holgate racism allegation

The incident took place during a Merseyside clash in January.

No Paul Pogba in Man United starting XI for crucial Champions League encounter

The France international missed the win over Huddersfield last weekend due to illness.

James McClean's brother Patrick signs for Sligo Rovers

Patrick McClean helped Waterford earn promotion to the top flight last season.

Experienced Nigerian striker is Dundalk's newest addition for 2018

Marco Tagbajumi heads to Oriel Park having won the Norwegian Cup last season with Lillestrøm.

Wembley-bound Delaney highlights possibilities on offer from League of Ireland

“Guys like that who come back at that age, the opportunity here is massive if they can hold their heads.”

Soccer - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Chelsea close to a perfect game against Barcelona - Conte

Lionel Messi’s equaliser gave his side a narrow advantage in a Champions League last-16 tie.

Aston Villa promotion hopes dented, Sunderland hit rock bottom

Steve Bruce’s side knew that victory would have taken them one point clear of second-placed Cardiff City.

After over 100 career goals, Irish striker returns from New Zealand to join Galway United

Danny Furlong has linked up with Shane Keegan’s side.

Bayern Munich effectively seal place in Champions League last 8

Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Müller each scored braces, while Kingsley Coman was also on target amid a one-sided contest.

Lionel Messi finally scores against Chelsea as Barcelona claim vital away goal

Willian’s powerful strike from the edge of the area gave the London club a second-half lead.

Mourinho plays down pressure on Pogba as midfielder makes United return

The French international was signed in August 2016 for a then-world record fee.

'Maybe we could kill him' – Stopping Alexis Sanchez calls for drastic measures

Manchester United’s chief threat has been identified by the Sevilla boss ahead of the first leg of Champions League last-16 encounter.

As it happened: Chelsea v Barcelona, Champions League, round of 16

Stamford Bridge hosted Lionel Messi and La Liga’s leaders in the first leg tonight.

West Ham hit with FA charge for breaching anti-doping rules

The Premier League club has put it down to ‘administrative oversights’.

Man City consider legal action against fan who allegedly spat at Aguero and said 'suck my d**k'

The two clubs involved have been charged for failing to control their players, but the Argentine striker will not face any action from the English football’s governing body

Cork City sign 'exciting' 18-year-old attacking talent on loan from Preston

Michael Howard will link up with John Caulfield’s League of Ireland champions until June.

Former Ireland U21 international joins Shamrock Rovers from Fulham

Sean Kavanagh has signed on the dotted line with Stephen Bradley’s side.

'If that's the scenario in every match you'd have five or six fellas sent off for jumping for headers' Seeing Red This post contains videos

'If that's the scenario in every match you'd have five or six fellas sent off for jumping for headers'

Footage shows Graham Cummins’ red card against St Pat’s was harsh, says Cork City boss John Caulfield.

Wigan to investigate pitch invasion after win over Manchester City

The troubling scenes following Manchester City’s FA Cup shock at Wigan Athletic are to be looked into by the League One club.

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