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Soccer - Friday 13 October, 2017

'Every game matters now, you can't rest on your laurels even for a minute'

Galway United captain Colm Horgan looks forward to his side’s crunch relegation six pointer against St Pat’s later tonight.

Oscar: 'When I came to China, I was thinking more of my family than of my career'

Oscar listed offers from several major European clubs while explaining why he opted for China.

Soccer - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'Fans are being priced out': UK shadow minister critical as Everton fixture moved to suit Indian TV

If Everton fans get the earliest possible train on Sunday, they still won’t make kick-off.

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'

The last five minutes in Lima saw Radamel Falcao hold veiled talks with Colombia’s rivals during their 1-1 draw.

FAI announce ticket details for Ireland's 2018 World Cup play-off

Martin O’Neill’s side will bid for a place at the tournament in Russia with a two-legged tie next month.

'We've nothing to fear from them' - Bohs stand in the way of Cork City and the Premier Division title Nearly There This post contains videos

'We've nothing to fear from them' - Bohs stand in the way of Cork City and the Premier Division title

Keith Long’s side will look to prevent the Leesiders from clinching the SSE Airtricity League’s top flight at Dalymount Park.

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'They failed the sport and they failed their country': US legend Lalas rues World Cup failure

Lalas called the Americans’ botched qualification campaign an “incredible failure.”

'We're hopeful it will settle down quickly. It already is' - Positive update on Walters injury

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has been discussing the Ireland forward’s fitness issues.

Ex-Concacaf chief Jack Warner revels in 'laughing stock' US failing to reach World Cup

‘As far as I am concerned this is the beginning of the end for U.S. football.’

Criminal proceedings opened against PSG president Al-Khelaifi in World Cup bribery case

Nasser Al-Khelaifi will be investigated as part of criminal proceedings brought by the Swiss attorney general’s office.

'It would be his dream to go to England and his favourite club would be United. That’s what he said'

Liverpool were not always Jurgen Klopp’s number-one choice, says his former manager.

Former United defender: 'Lukaku can beat Ronaldo’s scoring record in season one' 31

Former United defender: 'Lukaku can beat Ronaldo’s scoring record in season one'

The striker has enjoyed a productive opening to his time at Old Trafford, and Mikael Silvestre has tipped him for bigger things.

‘We have to fight’ against Manchester United, says Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah

The Egypt international expects a stern test against Jose Mourinho’s men but he wants his side to dig deep for the victory at Anfield.

Former Newcastle winger recognised for super September with Rovers

Brandon Miele has been rewarded for being the top performer in the SSE Airtricity League last month.

'The adrenaline is still pumping through my body just thinking about it'

Sean Maguire has returned to Preston North End on a high after making his senior debut for Ireland.

'He was waiting for me at the top of the tunnel': Shearer on that Keane punch

‘He’s another one who I had some great battles with. He punched me in the face once, didn’t he?’

'Those memories will live with me forever': Gordon Strachan leaves role as Scotland manager

After two failed qualification campaigns, Gordon Strachan’s contract has not been renewed by the SFA.

Pulis dismisses links with Wales job as Coleman ponders his future

Chris Coleman is considering his future as Wales coach after Monday’s costly defeat to Ireland.

Injury forces Irish midfielder Corry to retire at the age of 26

Persistent knee trouble has left the former underage international with no choice but to call it a day.

Wenger admits Arsenal may sell star men Sanchez and Ozil in January

The pair are out of contract at the end of this season.

Soccer - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'It's football and we play to win' - Peru player denies making World Cup pact with Colombia

With the scores at 1-1, Colombia were set to qualify automatically while Peru were heading for a play-off against New Zealand.

'It's sad, but it's a cycle that's finishing' - Brazil star is leaving his MLS club but no word on retiring

Kaka has revealed that he will depart MLS side Orlando City in December.

The 23 teams that have so far qualified for the 2018 World Cup and who can still get there

There are still nine berths up for grabs before the group draw in December.

Paul Scholes in the running for vacant managerial job at League One club

The Man United legend could be about to take his first steps into management.

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Here are the highlights from Dundalk's thrilling FAI Cup semi-final replay win Watch It Back This post contains videos

Home to roost: ex-Barca and 'Boro man Rochemback arrested on cockfight charges

Fighting cocks, marijuana and a rifle were found at the scene of an alleged cockfight.

Vidal so soon? Bayern star to quit international football after Chile's World Cup failure

The 30-year-old says his “soul is crushed” after Chile fell short.

Ex-Arsenal star Paul Merson to make comeback in the Welsh League at the age of 49

He’s been cleared to play for fourth-tier Welsh side Caerau.

Ex-Spurs chairman claims Alex Ferguson agreed to take over before move to Man United

Irving Scholar was upset that the Scot shook hands on the deal, but pulled out as his request for a five-year contract was not met.

Walters ruled out 'for weeks' as play-off hopes fade

The Irish striker could be absent for much longer than expected.

Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder Oh Dear This post contains videos

Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder

Colombia’s David Ospina parried an indirect set-piece into his own net, which earned a point for Peru.

Republic of Ireland in League B alongside Wales and the North as Nations League line-ups confirmed

There are 12 teams in total in League B, with the group stage draw taking place in January 2018.

Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup'

Jorge Sampaoli was full of praise and indebted to hat-trick hero Lionel Messi after their win last night.

More recognition for Meyler as he lands player of the month award

Ireland’s stand-in captain was Hull City’s top performer in September, according to the club’s supporters.

Poll: Which of the 4 teams would you like to see Ireland face in the play-offs? Road To Russia This post contains a poll

Poll: Which of the 4 teams would you like to see Ireland face in the play-offs?

Croatia, Denmark, Italy or Switzerland will stand between Ireland and the 2018 World Cup.

'Belgium played Bosnia on a cow pasture' - former player has no time for US excuses

The United States will not play at the 2018 World Cup.

Stunning scenes as USA sensationally fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1986 Upset This post contains videos

Stunning scenes as USA sensationally fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1986

Bruce Arena’s side suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago.

Watch: Lionel Messi hat-trick fires Argentina into World Cup Goat This post contains videos

Watch: Lionel Messi hat-trick fires Argentina into World Cup

Meanwhile, Chile were knocked out on a dramatic day in the South American qualifiers.

Soccer - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Ranking the 4 teams Ireland could face in the play-offs in order of difficulty

Portugal’s win over Switzerland tonight means Martin O’Neill’s side could face the latter.