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Soccer - Saturday 17 February, 2018

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.

McLeish back in Scotland hot-seat for a second spell

The former Rangers boss has agreed a two-year deal taking him through to 2020.

'Their success is fed off a failure. How can that be a fan?': Bellerin blasts Arsenal Fan TV

The Gunners defender believes those supporters quick to criticise on social media should focus more on getting behind the club and players.

'He's a boy who needs love': Memphis Depay continues to frustrate despite frequent brilliance

In the space of two minutes Memphis Depay displayed his worst and best attributes, but Lyon chief Jean-Michel Aulas says he just needs love.

Pigs' heads, pitch invaders and a century of hatred - the Dublin Derby takes centre stage again tonight Derby Day This post contains videos

Pigs' heads, pitch invaders and a century of hatred - the Dublin Derby takes centre stage again tonight

Bohemians take on Shamrock Rovers at a sold-out Dalymount Park tonight in another instalment of an iconic rivalry.

'You do think about England, but I’m only 19. There's no better club to be at than Rovers'

Ahead of tonight’s Dublin derby with Bohemians, last season’s PFAI Young Player of the Year, Trevor Clarke, says he’s happy to continue to learn his trade at the Hoops.

Soccer - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Former Birmingham and Villa manager set to return for second spell as Scotland boss

Alex McLeish won seven of 10 games in charge during his previous spell in 2007.

Late McGregor goal sees Celtic earn first-leg Europa League advantage

The Scottish champions overcame Zenit this evening.

'A lot of people don't like me on the pitch but I'm probably not a bad fella off it'

Double winner Steven Beattie has defied his Dublin roots to become a cult hero to fans in Cork.

Gary Speed not among Bennell victims, family says

The family of former Wales coach Gary Speed have said he was not a victim of Barry Bennell.

Chelsea loan star inspires Dortmund to dramatic Europa League win Going Well This post contains videos

Chelsea loan star inspires Dortmund to dramatic Europa League win

Michy Batshuayi has got his stint in Germany off to a good start.

Arsenal cruise to Europa League victory in Sweden

There was further misery for Östersunds late on, as David Ospina saved Tom Pettersson’s penalty.

Bohs beat Shamrock Rovers to Leeds United youngster

The two clubs play each other tomorrow night and both were chasing Eoghan Stokes.

Conte given Man Utd shirt signed by Mourinho in bizarre stunt

The Chelsea coach’s media briefing took an unusual turn when he was presented with a special jersey signed by his rival.

Dundalk win race to sign ex-Liverpool defender Daniel Cleary Adding Options This post contains videos

Dundalk win race to sign ex-Liverpool defender Daniel Cleary

A loan deal for Everton striker Sam Byrne is also set to be announced.