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Soccer - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'I've trained 13 years for these moments' - Alexander-Arnold not overwhelmed facing Ronaldo

Liverpool’s young defender said he is not intimidated playing against Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League final on Saturday.

Ireland striker Sammon misses late play-off penalty as club relegated from Scottish top-flight

The former UCD and Derry City forward missed an 88th minute penalty as Partick Thistle were relegated.

Seven Ireland newcomers and a cameo from Celtic great Larsson as Scott Brown's testimonial ends in draw Friendly Affair This post contains videos

Seven Ireland newcomers and a cameo from Celtic great Larsson as Scott Brown's testimonial ends in draw

An Ireland XI played the Scottish treble-winners at Celtic Park today.

Southgate looking to feed off 'English core' at Man City, United, Liverpool & Spurs

He emphasised the importance of his England players’ mentality heading into this summer’s World Cup.

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A beautiful finish from Alan Browne put Ireland ahead against Celtic Testimonial This post contains videos

A beautiful finish from Alan Browne put Ireland ahead against Celtic

The Cork native struck after just six minutes in Glasgow, but Leigh Griffiths equalised right before half-time.

'We are Liverpool' - Klopp rejects underdog tag ahead of Champions League final

Jurgen Klopp says those doubting the Reds’ chances in the Champions League final should not forget the club’s proud history.

O'Neill hands out three debuts in Ireland XI team to face Celtic

The Boys in Green take on the Hoops in Scott Brown’s testimonial this afternoon.

'Alexis Sanchez can't get any worse' - misfiring Man United forward criticised by Scholes

The Chilean has struggled to make his mark with the Red Devils following a January arrival.

Ex-England star and Neville's assistant set to manage first-ever United women's side

If all goes to plan, Casey Stoney is set to be named manager.

'When I play I'm Luca, not Zidane' – Zinedine's son distances himself from legendary father

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane handed his son Luca his first start in the 2-2 La Liga draw at Villarreal.

How a former Manchester United and Ireland captain died penniless Fall From Grace This post contains videos

How a former Manchester United and Ireland captain died penniless

Patrick O’Connell also managed Barcelona and Real Betis, and is the only coach to guide the latter to a league title.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish-owned firm has bagged the contract to install and maintain the World Cup final pitch Green Green Grass

An Irish-owned firm has bagged the contract to install and maintain the World Cup final pitch

SIS Pitches has also fitted its patented synthetic and real grass hybrid at five other Russian venues.

Soccer - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Zidane's son makes costly mistake on debut as Real Madrid throw away two-goal lead

Debutant Luca Zidane’s late error allowed Villarreal to come from behind and secure a 2-2 draw in La Liga.

Hoops held in Sligo as Graham Burke plays a day before potential Ireland debut

Shamrock Rovers were frustrated at the Showgrounds and could only earn a point against Sligo on Saturday.

Eintracht Frankfurt stun champions Bayern Munich to claim first German cup since 1988

Frankfurt defeated the Bundeliga champions 3-1 to claim the DFB Pokal for the first time in three decades.

Diego Maradona wins first trophy as chairman of Belarusian club

Dynamo Brest lifted the Belarus Cup earlier today.

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'This saves our season' - Cahill relief as Chelsea win FA Cup to end campaign on a high

Chelsea defeated Man United in the FA Cup final on Saturday to end a disappointing season on a high.

Chelsea claim FA Cup at Wembley thanks to decisive Hazard penalty

Eden Hazard’s penalty in the first half handed Chelsea the FA Cup for an eighth time.

Celtic lift Scottish Cup to complete historic double treble

Brendan Rodgers’ side made history today.

Tears aplenty as Buffon says farewell in final Juventus appearance after 17 seasons

Juventus celebrated their seventh consecutive Serie A triumph with a 2-1 win over Verona on Saturday.

As it happened: Chelsea vs Man United, FA Cup final

We went minute-by-minute as Chelsea took on Man United in this year’s FA Cup final at Wembley.

'It would be appealing, but I don’t think it’ll happen': Benitez on potential Torres move

While the Spaniard admits that he would be open to a third reunion with the 34-year-old, he does not think that a move to Newcastle is likely.

Juventus hope to announce signing of Emre Can after Champions League final

The German’s future looks close to being resolved after failing to agree a new contract at Anfield this season.

O'Neill unveils 18-man Ireland squad to face Celtic in Scott Brown's testimonial

The game will take place tomorrow at Parkhead ahead of upcoming friendlies against France and USA.

'He's got all the attributes -- his leap, his athleticism, great right and left feet, going forward and defensively'

Dundalk defender Brian Gartland was singing the praises of Sean Hoare after last night’s man-of-the-match display against Bohemians.

Former Liverpool and Germany defender takes managerial career to the A-League

Western Sydney Wanderers have announced the appointment of Markus Babbel as their new head coach.

'I want to be here next season and unless the club sack me, I will be here'

Ander Herrera has been left out by Jose Mourinho at various points this season but he’s keen to stay put.

Withdrawal of Denis O'Brien's funding won't hurt the FAI - John Delaney

“We knew when we were renewing the contracts this time around that it wouldn’t be available.”

'Cantona had the presence, just the way he stood. There was a period in the 90s when he was king'

In 1994, Gavin Peacock was part of a Chelsea side that undeservedly suffered at Wembley against Manchester United.

Lampard: 'I don't know what Pogba is... He must wreck Jose's head'

The France international has flattered to deceive this season and the former Chelsea midfielder believes he must frustrate his manager.

O'Neill: 'Holland knocked England out and the Dutch goalkeeper was about 15 yards off the line'

Martin O’Neill was disappointed by the referee’s decision to dismiss Ireland U17 goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran.

David Silva to train with Spanish third-tier side ahead of World Cup

In a bid to regain match fitness ahead of the World Cup, David Silva is set to train with Spanish minnows Navalcarnero.

Zidane: I have 24 players available and I'm f*****

The prospect of players missing out on Real Madrid’s final two games of the season is giving their coach a major headache.

Soccer - Friday 18 May, 2018

3 years after going bust, Parma back in Serie A

It was their third successive promotion after being dumped into the fourth division.

Joy for ex-Ireland international as Coventry City book Wembley date

36-year-old Dubliner Michael Doyle completed 90 minutes as the Sky Blues prevailed.

Waterford's unbeaten home run emphatically ended as Limerick hit six

Stanley Aborah’s early red card for a two-footed lunge gave the hosts an uphill struggle.

Drogheda keep pace with UCD as Finn Harps suffer setback

It was a busy night of action in the SSE Airtricity League First Division.

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Impressive Pat's come from behind to stun Derry

Jake Keegan, Conan Byrne, Kevin Toner, Thomas Byrne and Darragh Markey were all on target for the Saints.

Four-goal Cork City keep perfect home record intact

The defending Premier Division champions strolled past Bray Wanderers this evening at Turner’s Cross.