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Soccer - Today’s News

‘A lot of players have said it makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up’

The story behind the Champions League anthem, in the words of composer Tony Britten.

‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’

33 years on from representing Liverpool in the European Cup final, Jim Beglin reflects on a career full of highs and lows.

Hughes signs three-year deal to remain Southampton manager

The former Manchester City boss will remain with the Saints having helped guide them to Premier League safety in 2017-18.

Jurgen Klopp calls for 'big balls' from Liverpool

Against a more experienced Real Madrid in Saturday’s Champions League final, the Reds manager is after bravery most of all.

How a 1985 Italian disco tune became a Liverpool anthem: the best of the week's European Cup final writing

We’ll have our regular ‘best sportswriting’ entry in its usual slot tomorrow morning, but here’s a bonus inclusion ahead of the big one in Kiev.

Who do you think will win tonight's Champions League final? Poll This post contains a poll

Who do you think will win tonight's Champions League final?

Liverpool are bidding to win the prestigious trophy for the sixth time this evening.

Juventus set to sign €11m out-of-favour United defender Darmian - reports

The Bianconeri will look to complete a deal for the Italy international in the next seven days while also offering the Brazilian a new contract

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

Real Madrid rejected Premier League offers of 'up to €150m' for midfield star

Marco Asensio is a target for some of England’s biggest clubs after a season when he was not an automatic starter in the Spanish capital.

Leaders UCD suffer surprise defeat while Paddy McCourt gets on the scoresheet for Harps

UCD’s lead at the top of the table was reduced on a busy night of action in the First Division.

Table-toppers Dundalk put five past sorry Seagulls to maintain top spot

Stephen Kenny’s side made it five wins in a row to maintain first place in the Premier Division against Bray.

Sadlier scores from his own half as Cork claim victory over Pat's LOI

Sadlier scores from his own half as Cork claim victory over Pat's

The defending SSE Airtricity League champions secured their second win at Richmond Park this season.

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Waterford back on track after convincing win over Derry

First-half goals from Rory Feely, Izzy Akinade and Sander Puri had the Blues in control.

10-man Sligo hold out for an important point to remain above relegation zone

John Mahon was sent off for a second yellow card but the Bit O’Red held on to secure a share of the spoils.

Bohs deny Rovers derby win with last-gasp Cornwall header

Skipper Ronan Finn had put the Hoops in front, but they were unable to secure three points at Dalymount Park.

'Does he only think about his haircuts?' Denmark coach trolls Paul Pogba

The 64-year-old singled out Manchester United’s star for criticism — over his flashy haircuts.

Liverpool mayor admits bid to get stranded fans to Kiev has failed

Hundreds of Liverpool supporters are now expected to miss the Champions League final after three flights to Kiev were cancelled.

'Messi and Ronaldo are in a different orbit!' - Ramos not buying Salah comparisons

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos said Liverpool’s star forward could not be compared with the La Liga duo.

Ireland's latest call-up O'Malley skips exams to link up with senior squad Academic This post contains videos

Ireland's latest call-up O'Malley skips exams to link up with senior squad

The former St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper is studying to be a financial analyst, having earned a degree at Maynooth University.

Can Madrid cope with Liverpool's pressing and more Champions League talking points

Plus, there’s the Ballon d’Or subplot involving Mo Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo.

'I knew the manager didn't just wake up one morning and think, 'I don't like Harry anymore''

Harry Arter has had a frustrating season at Bournemouth and has big decisions to make over his future this summer.

'Please beat Liverpool!': There's no doubt who David Beckham wants to win in Kiev

The Reds and Real Madrid go head-to-head in tomorrow’s Champions League final.

Cork's Alan Browne in the form of his life and ready to supply Ireland with goals Browney Points This post contains videos

Cork's Alan Browne in the form of his life and ready to supply Ireland with goals

After finding the back of the net against Celtic, the Preston North End midfielder is keen to prove his worth in Paris on Monday.

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Luiz: Salah can win Ballon d'Or with Champions League triumph and strong World Cup

The Liverpool star has been tipped to challenge for football’s top individual award.

Liverpool mayor 'working hard' to get stranded fans to Kiev after flights fiasco

Three flights to Kiev from Liverpool have been cancelled.

Sunderland name St Mirren manager as new boss after relegation to League One

Jack Ross won the Scottish Championship title with St Mirren last season.

Shakhtar want more than €50 million from Man United for Fred

The Ukrainian club rejected a bid for Fred from Man City in January, and are demanding more for the Brazilian this transfer window.

Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to his home village for Champions League final

The Reds will have plenty of support in Senegal this weekend.

Ronaldinho set to marry two women at the same time

The trio’s relationship will be considered a three-person civil union, which is legal in Brazil.

Buffon would be happy to make PSG move - agent

The prospect of the veteran goalkeeper making a move to the Ligue 1 side is one that appears to be increasing.

'I was quite shocked. To be named captain of such a big club at 22 was an honour'

Sligo Rovers skipper Kyle Callan-McFadden has settled well at the Showgrounds after spells with Norwich City and Orlando City.

Keane: 'Younger players need to be given a bit of breathing space'

Martin O’Neill’s assistant is disappointed Sean Maguire won’t be involved next week, and says it took him 20-25 international games to find his feet.

Soccer - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Barcelona great Xavi signs up for two more years in Qatar and could play beyond the age of 40

Former Barcelona and Spain star Xavi is set to extend his playing career beyond the age of 40.

'After being a Manchester United fan as a kid I couldn't say I regretted joining them'

Tangling with World Cup winners, interrupting Roy Keane’s post-match pizza, and captaining Cork City.

Emre Can and James Milner have been cleared to play in Saturday's Champions League final

The pair had been fitness doubts for Saturday’s Kiev showpiece, but Jurgen Klopp revealed they will both be fit.

Lyon hit four goals in extra-time thriller to win record fifth Women's Champions league title

Lyon rallied from a goal down to defeat Wolfsburg, who finished the game with 10 players.

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'He's Irish. He plays for Ireland' - Keane responds to West Ham owner's comments on Rice Committed This post contains videos

'He's Irish. He plays for Ireland' - Keane responds to West Ham owner's comments on Rice

Declan Rice’s decision to represent the Boys in Green is ‘pretty straightforward’, according to the assistant boss.

'Shane wanted to step back from professional football and it was sad. I remember it like it was yesterday'

Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane recalls when the young goalkeeper decided to leave Ipswich Town and return home in 2009.

Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides?

You’ll need to be a hardcore Reds fan to get 10/10 in this.

Real Madrid fans return 1,000 Champions League final tickets as price hikes spell misery

Spiralling accommodation and travel costs have deterred supporters from travelling to Kiev.

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