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Soccer - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Double from clinical Griezmann hands Atletico Madrid the Europa League

Gabi put the icing on the cake in a 3-0 victory over Marseille in Lyon.

Ex-Kilmacud Crokes and UCD coach replaces key member of Dundalk's backroom staff

With Graham Byrne leaving earlier this month, Eoin Clarkin will look after strength and conditioning at the SSE Airtricity League club.

Everton sack the man credited with recruiting Leicester's title-winning signings after £150m splurge

Steve Walsh is out the door with Marcel Brands arriving from PSV Eindhoven to take up the director of football role.

'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart'

Pep Guardiola found it difficult to call time on the goalkeeper’s Man City career.

'Man United were bad under Ferguson as well' - Mourinho defended by Neville

The Red Devils have faced criticism this season, but a former defender says memories of the past have become clouded.

As it happened: Atletico Madrid vs Marseille, Europa League final

We went minute-by-minute as Atletico Madrid took on Marseille in the Europa League final at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais.

Hazard warns Chelsea to improve squad before he decides future

The Belgium playmaker is frustrated by the club’s failure to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

The story of Marseille’s tainted Champions League win Remember When This post contains videos

The story of Marseille’s tainted Champions League win

Victory on Wednesday would represent the most glorious night in OM’s European history – with their UCL success of 25 years ago going down in infamy.

'There is light at the end of the tunnel' - Ruby Walsh reaches out to injured Dundalk captain

‘It’s always nice to talk to someone who’s been in a similar position.’

50 masked men attack Portuguese club's players and officials at training ground Violent Scenes This post contains videos

50 masked men attack Portuguese club's players and officials at training ground

Sporting’s top scorer Bas Dost received head injuries during the incident, which comes days before the Portuguese Cup final.

'He likes the badge and I've no doubt the fans will love him - he plays right from the heart'

Ireland U19 internatonal Thomas Byrne scored his first goal for St Pat’s against Sligo yesterday.

Three goals and three assists sees Dundalk winger Duffy named Player of the Month

The 23-year-old has been in flying form for the Lilywhites recently.

England World Cup-winning defender passes away RIP

England World Cup-winning defender passes away

Former left-back Ray Wilson, who also lifted the FA Cup with Everton in 1966, has died at the age of 83.

Liverpool youngster included as Hart and Wilshere miss out on England's World Cup squad Ready To Go This post contains videos

Liverpool youngster included as Hart and Wilshere miss out on England's World Cup squad

19-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold has been rewarded after a breakthrough season.

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus

He’s joining Dynamo Brest as chairman.

The managerial merry-go-round is in full swing as David Moyes leaves West Ham

Big Sam and now Moyes – it has been a bad day for British managers.

Gary Lineker says England should 'write off' World Cup

England head to Russia next month hoping to improve on a dismal 2014 campaign.

'Nobody is more anxious than me to go back and nobody is more afraid than me'

Carrying Brazil’s hopes on the back of a three-month injury rehabilitation appears to be weighing heavily on Neymar.

Liverpool and Manchester United to play in new Club World Cup - reports

The planned tournament will see each team earn £100 million just for participating.

Allardyce sacked as Everton boss after just 6 months in charge with Silva tipped to take over

The former England boss took over last November at Goodison Park.

Sign him up! Marcelo's 8-year-old son dazzles Madrid dressing room in header challenge Not Bad This post contains videos

Fifa urged to remove referee from World Cup after match-fixing ban

Fahad Al Mirdasi is due to officiate at this summer’s tournament in Russia.

Record-breaking Guardiola lands Premier League and LMA Manager of the Year double

The Manchester City boss has seen his dominance of the English game in 2017-18 extend into the collection of individual awards.

Soccer - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'I'm a victim of injustice': Peru captain to miss World Cup after doping sentence is increased

Despite previously being ruled eligible by Fifa, Paolo Guerrero will miss this summer’s World Cup.

Randolph heroics not enough as Villa reach play-off final

Aston Villa have qualified for the play-off final after a 0-0 semi-final second-leg draw with ‘Boro.

'The decision was correct': Ireland U17 'keeper grateful for support after cruel Euros exit

Jimmy Corcoran has suggested referee Zbynek Proske was within his rights to make the controversial call which saw Ireland exit the Euro U17s.

Saints looking towards a European spot as Clarke and Byrne deliver all three points

Goals from Dean Clarke and Thomas Byrne earned St Pat’s all three points against Sligo on Tuesday night.

Were Ireland unfairly treated last night or was the referee just adhering to the rules?

Colin O’Brien’s side suffered a controversial penalty kick loss to tournament favourites Holland.

Atletico Madrid out to claim third Europa League in nine years without banned Simeone

The 2012 and 2010 winners take on French outfit Marseille in Lyon tomorrow night.

Graeme Souness apologises after Sky Sports walkout

The Liverpool legend was not happy with the way he was treated at the weekend.

'I want to be Ireland's number one - and I know they're watching me'

Sean McDermott is playing consistent top-flight football but there’s been no call from Martin O’Neill yet.

Former Barca defender in line to become third man to play in five World Cups

Rafael Marquez has been beset by legal problems off the field this year but he has been named in Mexico’s preliminary World Cup squad.

Russia to question reporter if he comes for World Cup

Hajo Seppelt’s documentaries on doping among Russian athletes sparked controversy.

Turkey hits out at 'slanderous' German criticism of footballers' controversial photo

Germany internationals Mesut Ozil of Arsenal and Ilkay Gundogan of Manchester City met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on Sunday.

Mancini ready to call on Balotelli after Italy appointment

The new Azzurri boss pledged to restore pride to the ailing national team and will consider recalling his protege.

Former Aston Villa player Jlloyd Samuel dies in car crash RIP

Former Aston Villa player Jlloyd Samuel dies in car crash

The ex-Trinidad and Tobago international was 37.

BBC announce World Cup pundits in 'WhatsApp group' video, Keane and O'Neill part of ITV's team Line-ups This post contains videos

BBC announce World Cup pundits in 'WhatsApp group' video, Keane and O'Neill part of ITV's team

Former Ireland international Kevin Kilbane will also be working for the Beeb in Russia.

England goalkeeper Joe Hart told he's not in World Cup squad - reports

Gareth Southgate is believed to have opted against taking the 75-times-capped stopper to Russia.

The man who scored winning goal in 2014 final left out of Germany's World Cup squad

There’s no place for Mario Gotze, while the injured Manuel Neuer has been included on the provisional panel.

'It changes overnight': Carrick hops on Mourinho's coaching staff ahead of FA Cup final

The 36-year-old won’t take part in training as a Manchester United player this week, immediately taking up a coach’s whistle.