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Soccer - Friday 17 November, 2017

Wenger advises Pochettino to fight the 'fear' of winning trophies

Arsenal meet Tottenham in the North London derby this weekend.

Soccer - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'The best right back in the league' signs new three-year deal with Dundalk

Sean Gannon is staying with the Lilywhites.

Jurgen Klopp returns to Liverpool training after hospital visit

Klopp had a precautionary hospital appointment which forced him to miss Wednesday’s session.

'Completely false': Chicharito denies reports he wants to switch West Ham for home soil

The Mexican striker has shot down reports suggesting he is ready to leave England for his childhood club Chivas.

Boost for Bohs as ex-Sunderland defender commits for 2018

Jamie Hamilton, John Ross Wilson and Paddy Kirk have also been promoted to Keith Long’s first team.

Spurs hit by news that their best defender will be out until after Christmas

This Saturday pits Tottenham against North London rivals Arsenal, but Toby Alderweireld won’t play any part.

Gary Neville is joining ITV on loan from Sky Sports for next summer's World Cup

The 42-year-old will join former team-mate Ryan Giggs on the panel.

Former Ipswich Town midfielder Cawley set for Rovers return

David Cawley previously enjoyed a successful four-year spell with Sligo after returning from England.

Dani Osvaldo: I quit football for beer and grub, and turned down Sevilla to attend a music festival

The 31-year-old enjoyed spells in Italy and England before pursuing a career in music, claiming he prefers alcohol to money.

Celebrations in Lima triggered earthquake warnings as Peru ended a 36-year World Cup wait

Several earthquake detection apps sent warnings of a tremor in the Peruvian capital after Jefferson Farfan’s opener.

'If it touches his heart to go, I would support him but I would love for him to stay in Barcelona' 10

'If it touches his heart to go, I would support him but I would love for him to stay in Barcelona'

Ronaldinho says that he’ll stand by Lionel Messi no matter where his future takes him.

Ibrahimovic set for early Man United return before 2017 is out

The Swedish striker is almost certain to be back playing in the Premier League this year, according to manager Jose Mourinho.

Randolph defiant after World Cup failure: 'People have very short memories!'

The Ireland goalkeeper insists the Boys in Green will bounce back from Tuesday night’s disappointment.

'It could be a fingernail, a little toe, and they withdraw' - 'Naive' Mourinho criticises England

The Manchester United manager is upset after Phil Jones picked up his latest injury on international duty.

All 32 teams have now qualified for the 2018 World Cup and here are the four pots

The group draw will take place in Moscow next month ahead of the finals.

Peru get the better of New Zealand to qualify for World Cup after 36-year wait Last In This post contains videos

Peru get the better of New Zealand to qualify for World Cup after 36-year wait

Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos scored as the South Americans reached the finals for the first time since 1982.

Soccer - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Is he still a good manager?' - Should Martin O'Neill stay on for two more years? Your Shout This post contains a poll

'Is he still a good manager?' - Should Martin O'Neill stay on for two more years?

Eamon Dunphy claims that the evidence is there to show that the Ireland boss is no longer a good manager, but what do you think?

La Liga will join Bundesliga and Serie A as VAR to be introduced in Spain next season

The Spanish top flight has confirmed plans to use video assistant referee technology during the 2018-19 campaign

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If you like sportswriting, you’ll love this.

The nominees for PFAI Manager of the Year have been announced Awards Season This post contains a poll

The nominees for PFAI Manager of the Year have been announced

John Caulfield, Stephen Kenny and Keith Long have made the shortlist.

After World Cup failure, what's next for Ireland?

It is more than a year until the Boys in Green’s next qualifier for a major tournament.

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Over 1.7 million of us watched that awful game with the score we don't want to remember last night

It was one of the most watched live events of the year.

5 young Irish players that deserve a chance now that the World Cup dream is over

Declan Rice and others who may be given an opportunity to impress in the coming months.

Ancelotti favourite to take over Italy as Ventura sacked after failure to qualify for World Cup

It is the first time in 60 years that the four-time champions have missed out on the tournament .

'It would be a relief for me to play 15 or 20 minutes less in a game'

Bayern Munich are getting by with Robert Lewandowski as their only genuine striker this season.

Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial

Jorge Delhon allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for TV rights to broadcast matches.

Taxing times loom for Carlos Tevez and China's wantaway foreign stars

The transfer levy greatly stymied the Chinese league’s spending in the summer.

Jurgen Klopp misses Liverpool training after attending hospital due to illness

A club statement reports that Klopp was brought to hospital ‘as a precautionary measure.’

The 31 teams that have qualified for the 2018 World Cup so far

The final spot will be decided in the early hours of Thursday morning, as New Zealand take travel to face Peru.

Man United may lose Fellaini on a free this summer after he turned down a new deal

Jose Mourinho is hopeful the Belgian midfielder will extend his stay and the club have no plans to sell him in January.

Ireland could be part of 2018 event with World Cup absentees - reports

The US Soccer Federation officials are looking into hosting matches next year.

Big Sam rules himself out of Everton job after delay in making him an offer

The former England boss says he needed to make a decision for himself.

Scotland make approach for Michael O'Neill, but he's also wanted by Sunderland and Rangers

The Northern Ireland manager’s stock is high thanks to the stellar work he has done in recent years.

'Absolutely clueless. It hurt me watching that:' Keith Andrews slams Ireland's performance

Ireland’s World Cup hopes came to a crashing halt on Tuesday night.

'I want to return' - Maradona seeks another crack at Argentina job

The iconic star believes that he should be given another chance to manage the national team.

'I saw a lot of bitching amongst the players that I've never seen before'

Former Republic of Ireland player Kenny Cunningham was speaking on Off The Ball.

'Bang out of order' - McClean blasts critics for 'sticking the boot in' when they're down

The Ireland winger is certain they can bounce back from last night’s drubbing by Denmark.

Last night's debacle is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Irish football's problems Opinion This post contains videos

Last night's debacle is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Irish football's problems

The Boys in Green suffered an embarrassing 5-1 World Cup play-off loss to Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.

'I'll speak to John Delaney in the next couple of weeks' - O'Neill to have 'a real think' about his future Gutted This post contains videos

'I'll speak to John Delaney in the next couple of weeks' - O'Neill to have 'a real think' about his future

The Ireland boss accepts that his side were well-beaten by Denmark in their World Cup play-off second leg.