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Soccer - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

'Pogba isn't Kante' - Thierry Henry on Man United's problems

The debate as to where best to use the Frenchman continues to rage, with a fellow countryman eager to point out that he is not a holding midfielder.

'I left the training ground crying... It's only when you leave Juventus that you realise what you had'

Fernando Llorente is preparing for a reunion with his former employers, as Spurs face Juve in the Champions League tonight.

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Footage of all six goals from Sunday's President's Cup game has finally surfaced

Dundalk and Cork City launched the new League of Ireland season by renewing their rivalry at Oriel Park.

'It was a blow to lose Daniel on his first run... we need to get him back'

Daniel Sturridge lasted just three minutes at Stamford Bridge last night as West Brom were beaten by Chelsea.

Chiellini believes Kane is now on the same level as Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar

The Juve defender has been talking up the Tottenham striker ahead of tonight’s Champions League meeting.

Our ranking of the top 18 transfers between League of Ireland clubs for 2018

Here are the best bits of business conducted in domestic football during the off-season, in our humble opinion.

Soccer - Monday 12 February, 2018

Hazard on the double as pressure on Conte eases with Chelsea back to winning ways

Victor Moses was on the scoresheet too as they beat West Brom 3-0.

'People think it's negative coming back to Ireland - I think of it as another bounce forward'

Promising Irish youngster Darragh Leahy chats to The42 about moving from Coventry to Bohemians.

'He's probably the most talented player in the league because his skill levels are incredible'

Cork City manager John Caulfield wants to see Kieran Sadlier produce his top form week in, week out.

Kick It Out slams 'unacceptable' booking of Balotelli for reporting racist abuse

Nice allege that the striker was booked for complaining to the referee over racist abuse from Dijon fans.

Liam Brady: Arsenal let Harry Kane go because he was chubby

The former director of the Gunners’ youth academy says they made the wrong decision by releasing the Tottenham and England star.

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Ireland and Celtic football families attend funeral of Liam Miller in Cork

The former international was laid to rest after his death from cancer.

'Mourinho has to win the title next season' - Gary Neville warns Man United boss

The former defender is looking for the Portuguese to make his side “killers in the final third”.

Key defender's Spurs future unsure after Juventus axe - reports

Toby Alderweireld’s time at Tottenham Hotspur could be coming to an end.

Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history

The latest figures from the CIES Football Observatory highlight the record-breaking transfer spending of Pep Guardiola’s side.

‘You’re the only one of the midfield three without pneumonia'

Stephen Kenny lamented Dundalk’s problems after seeing them lose to Cork City on Sunday.

Ex-Reading and Huddersfield striker joins Shamrock Rovers ahead of new season

Daniel Carr impressed during Rovers’ recent trip to Portugal and comes straight into the squad for Friday’s Dublin derby.

Uefa orders Anderlecht to partially refund Munich fans despite fine for ticket protests

UEFA has taken action after deciding Anderlecht charged Bayern Munich fans too much for last November’s Champions League game.

'When Van Gaal arrived, everything changed, my progression stopped'

Belgium international Adnan Januzaj struggled to establish himself at Old Trafford under the Dutch coach.

'I think Neymar will play for Real Madrid,' says Brazil team-mate

Marcelo has tipped the PSG forward to eventually return to Spain.

Alexis recalls Messi crying after Chelsea defeat

The Manchester United forward says he saw his former Barcelona team-mate in tears after missing a penalty in a Champions League tie.

Mario Balotelli booked for complaining about racist abuse to referee, his club claim

The Italy international raised the issue after he became the target of jeers from home fans but was shown a yellow card for his trouble.

Smalling and Jones branded 'a disaster' by Neville

The Red Devils defensive duo endured another forgettable outing against Newcastle, according to one ex-United player.

'Ask Paul Souness' - Mourinho snipes at Sky Sports pundit over 'schoolboy' Pogba comments

The Liverpool legend was critical of the Manchester United midfielder in a newspaper column.

Caulfield asks people of Cork to 'come out in force' for Miller as best friend McNulty recalls his final hours

The funeral of the former Ireland, Manchester United, Celtic and Cork City midfielder will take place later today.

Soccer - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Liverpool goal hero Salah 'not surprised' he can't stop scoring

The Egypt international now has 22 goals this season.

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

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

Suarez goal disallowed as frustrated Barcelona drop points for second week running

The La Liga leaders played out a goalless fixture against Getafe.

Firmino and Salah on target as Liverpool heap more misery on Southampton

The result sees Southampton drop down to the relegation zone.

Ritchie strike hands Man United defeat as Magpies record first home win since October

Jose Mourinho’s winless run at St James’ Park continued on Sunday at the hands of Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle.

Superb second-half comeback sees Cork City claim the President's Cup

Having fallen two goals behind in the first half, the double winners got the better of rivals Dundalk at a snowy Oriel Park today.

As It Happened: Southampton v Liverpool, Premier League

All eyes are on St Mary’s stadium as Southampton welcome Jurgen Klopp’s charges.

Ireland's Conor Hourihane scores a screamer as Villa edge closer to promotion

Steve Bruce’s side scored a 2-0 win over Birmingham to move up to second place in the Championship table.

Mounie on the double as Huddersfield climb out of relegation danger against Bournemouth

It finished Huddersfield 4-1 Bournemouth at the John Smith’s Stadium.

As it happened: Newcastle vs Man United, Premier League

Newcastle took on Man United as Jose Mourinho attempted to secure his first ever win at St James’ Park.

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Joe Schmidt's Alan Partridge moment and more sporting tweets of the week

Plus, the day when a “two foot two” Wes Hoolahan made quite the impression on Alan Cawley.

Irish football loved and shunned Wes Hoolahan for what he represented

The Norwich star announced his international retirement at the age of 35 during the week.

'To be honest, I never thought my career would go the way it has gone'

Midfielder Chris Shields has become a Dundalk stalwart during one of the most successful periods in the club’s history.

As one of Irish football's most valued off-field assets, 'Foods' didn't die wondering

Like the dawn of any new year, the beginning of a season offers the opportunity for resolutions to be made.