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Soccer - Monday 19 February, 2018

'This is every kid's dream' - Rochdale's FA Cup hero pinching himself after injury-time goal

Striker Steven Davis hit a memorable equaliser in the final seconds to force a fifth-round replay with Spurs at Wembley.

Soccer - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Ronaldo on target as Real Madrid win eight-goal thriller

Madrid came back from 2-1 down at half-time to beat Real Betis.

'The doorbell rings at 4am. It's a taxi with Joe Royle... We ended up having rasher sandwiches in the kitchen' Karl Marx Of The Left Wing This post contains videos

'The doorbell rings at 4am. It's a taxi with Joe Royle... We ended up having rasher sandwiches in the kitchen'

As The42′s League of Ireland legends series is renewed for a second season, we chat to former Dundalk, Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers star Terry Eviston.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the sporting week looked through the lens.

Ex-Shamrock Rovers keeper on form as below-par Celtic drop points against dogged St Johnstone

The treble winners were held to a 0-0 draw at Parkhead.

Rochdale force FA Cup replay at Wembley with dramatic stoppage-time equaliser

Steve Davies scored in injury time to force an FA Cup replay against Tottenham on Sunday.

Mick McCarthy denies telling Ipswich supporters to 'f**k off' during dramatic derby

Ipswich drew 1-1 with Norwich on Sunday afternoon, however McCarthy’s celebration took much of the spotlight.

Juventus earn narrow win in Turin derby as Higuain limps off Serie A This post contains videos

Juventus earn narrow win in Turin derby as Higuain limps off

The Old Lady put more pressure on Napoli with a 1-0 victory but there are worries around their main goalscorer.

'I think there's still a sense of ignorance in the UK towards the League of Ireland' BBM

'I think there's still a sense of ignorance in the UK towards the League of Ireland'

Having eased from the pitch to the dugout, Brian Barry-Murphy is preparing for the biggest day in Rochdale’s recent history.

Rooney completes his five-a-side team, Mr T's love of curling and more tweets of the week

Plus, John Heslin’s recovery work on the farm.

Valverde defends decision to drop Coutinho as Barca equal club record

Andres Iniesta started ahead of the Brazil international for the Catalan side’s 2-0 victory over Eibar.

'I don't want to be 40 and not know what to do'

Niclas Vemmelund speaks to The42 about his decision to leave Dundalk for the Danish third tier.

Soccer - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Dennehy header hands Limerick the perfect start in Sligo LOI

Dennehy header hands Limerick the perfect start in Sligo

The defender was the match-winner at the Showgrounds.

VAR must be reliable, insists Mourinho despite United's FA Cup progress

There was controversy in this evening’s fifth round tie at Huddersfield.

The big guns kept apart in FA Cup quarter-final draw

There are two fifth round ties still to be played.

Lukaku powers United into FA Cup quarters after VAR controversy

Juan Mata had a goal controversially ruled out for offside by VAR but it did not stop Manchester United beating Huddersfield in the FA Cup.

Valverde equals Guardiola as Barcelona match best-ever Liga run

Barca have now gone 31 games without tasting defeat in the league.

Chris Hughton's Brighton reach quarter-finals as they see off Coventry at home

Brighton and Hove Albion are into the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 following a routine win over Coventry City.

As it happened: Huddersfield v Manchester United, FA Cup 5th round

Follow all the action as Manchester United travel to the Kirklees Stadium in a bid to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Swansea boss Carvalhal settles for FA Cup replay on Hillsborough return

Swansea City and Sheffield Wednesday will do it all over again at the Liberty Stadium after they drew 0-0 in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Management 'tiring' but Zidane not ready to leave Madrid just yet

Despite coming under pressure during a difficult season, Zinedine Zidane insists he has the energy required to manage Real Madrid.

'I told him: "you’re going to miss"' - Willian says he psyched out Ireland's David Meyler last night

The Ireland midfielder missed a penalty during Hull’s FA Cup defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Friday night.

'It would be a lie to say you'd not like to play for Man United or Man City'

Timo Werner has emerged as one of Europe’s most sought-after talents and admits that he would welcome a future move to an elite side

'We wanted to send our supporters home happy after getting the bragging rights in the derby'

Bohemians manager Keith Long was glad to get one over on Shamrock Rovers last night, but he is under no illusions that they have a difficult season ahead.

'Liam was extraordinary - one of the greatest talents that played for us in the last 20 years'

As a youngster at Celtic, the late Liam Miller was sent to Danish club FC Aarhus for a brief but memorable loan spell. They’ve never forgotten him.

Caulfield says Cummins aggrieved by red card that rules him out of Munster derby

The striker will now miss Friday’s clash with his former club Waterford after a dramatic night in Inchicore.

Soccer - Friday 16 February, 2018

'I cry often and I cry alone' - Gianluigi Buffon

The legendary goalkeeper admits he finds it helpful to shed tears – but football is not the reason behind him showing his emotions.

Out-of-favour star returns as Leicester book place in FA Cup last 8

Riyad Mahrez marked his first start since 20 January with an assist.

Ireland international Meyler misses penalty as Chelsea reach FA Cup quarter-finals

The Blues warmed up for their Champions League date with Barcelona by thrashing Hull City 4-0.

Dundalk left frustrated, as Bray get new era off to positive start

Stephen Kenny’s side were held by their opponents at Oriel Park this evening.

Night to remember for Waterford as they mark top flight return with comeback win

Gavan Holohan and Dean O’Halloran hit the net to give the hosts all three points against Derry City.

Sadlier's late goal direct from a corner gives 10-man champions a winning start

City had been pegged back by St Pat’s at Richmond Park after taking an early two-goal lead.

Bohemians stage second-half comeback to see off Rovers in Dublin derby

A Dan Casey double helped Keith Long’s side to a 3-1 win at a sold-out Dalymount Park tonight.

Four West Brom players apologise after allegedly stealing a taxi in Barcelona and driving it to McDonald's

The Baggies are investigating the incident, which took place this week during a training camp in Spain.

Dundalk take Everton's promising Irish striker on loan

Sam Byrne is the brother of Ireland and Leinster rugby player Adam.

Can a former League of Ireland favourite inspire an upset of Man City and more FA Cup talking points

Paul Cook’s Wigan take on Pep Guardiola’s men in the competition’s fifth round.

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'Big lies' - Mourinho dismisses reports of Pogba row and talk he wants to leave

The Frenchman isn’t enjoying the best of times at Manchester United, but his manager insists there is no rift.

'Some victories feel sweeter': Waterford's return, and the banner that sparked a rivalry LOI

'Some victories feel sweeter': Waterford's return, and the banner that sparked a rivalry

The SSE Airtricity League is back – and so is John O’Sullivan’s column.