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Soccer - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Alexis Sanchez won't be spending 16 months in prison despite committing tax fraud

The Manchester United forward was accused of defrauding the treasury of €1 million between 2012 and 2013.

Controversy as huge flag blocks VAR camera, allowing offside goal to stand Chaotic Scenes This post contains videos

Controversy as huge flag blocks VAR camera, allowing offside goal to stand

There was mass confusion in Portugal last night.

Ryan Giggs highlights Paul Pogba's 'best' position

The ex-Man Utd star is confident Jose Mourinho’s men can compete for the league title next season.

Riyad Mahrez reportedly absent from training since failing to force through Man City move last month

This weekend’s match is likely to be the third consecutive league game the Algeria winger has missed.

Leipzig boss says Keita's form 'not as consistent' since sealing Liverpool move

The 22-year-old remains a crucial player for the Bundesliga outfit but his coach has noticed a drop in quality this term.

Liverpool warned 'Messi of goalkeepers' will cost 'far more than €50 million'

Roma have seen their Brazilian custodian spark plenty of interest.

Jesse Lingard apologises over 'totally unacceptable' tweet during Munich memorial service

“A member of my media team inadvertently replied to a tweet this afternoon.”

'20 years ago, 30 years ago, it was like all congratulate the player when he tricks the referee'

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino fears over-analysis of decisions and a fixation with diving could kill the sport.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte won't be sacked for now - reports

Last year’s Premier League champions are languishing 19 points behind leaders Manchester City.

Soccer - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Cork City squad in Rochdale to watch former team-mate in FA Cup action tonight

Ryan Delaney enjoyed a successful spell on Leeside in 2017.

'My heart is in Madrid' — Chelsea keeper Courtois

After spending three years on loan at Atletico Madrid, Chelsea’s Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois suggested he could return to Spain.

'To be named captain of the best club in the country is a proud moment for me'

Childhood Dundalk supporter Conor McCormack is set to skipper rivals Cork City for the 2018 season.

'They can remain in Ireland, complete their education and still play football at an elite level'

The Bohemians-St Kevin’s Boys link-up was made official at a launch today.

Collingwood Cup kingpins to meet in tomorrow's final as holders UCC crash out

UCD and hosts Queen’s University were both victorious in this afternoon’s semi-finals in Belfast.

Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report

Atletico de Kolkata are looking to replace Teddy Sheringham, who was sacked last month.

Liverpool sign young Colombian defender and send him on loan to Spain

Anderson Arroyo will remain with Segunda B leaders Real Mallorca for the next 18 months.

The Dutch employ Ronald Koeman to rescue their struggling national team

The once-mighty Netherlands have endured a torrid time in recent years.

'I think West Brom wanted £15 million but Derby weren’t prepared to pay that'

James McClean was the subject of a failed bid from Derby County during the January transfer window.

Leeds United turn to Barnsley's boss as they appoint a seventh manager in four years

Paul Heckingbottom moves into the hotseat at Elland Road.

Wayne Rooney gives his account of an infamous argument with Roy Keane over X Factor Where's The Remote? This post contains videos

Wayne Rooney gives his account of an infamous argument with Roy Keane over X Factor

The Everton striker was a guest on Monday Night Football last night.

Adam Lallana completely lost it in a Liverpool U23 game last night Red Mist This post contains videos

Adam Lallana completely lost it in a Liverpool U23 game last night

The 29-year-old was sent off after grabbing Spurs player George Marsh by the neck.

'I'm feeling good and ready to go' - Ireland's Ward back in contention for club

The Burnley defender has been out of action with a knee injury.

Patriots star Tom Brady inspired Spurs talisman Harry Kane

Reflecting on his path to Tottenham’s first team, Harry Kane said Tom Brady was his source of motivation after a difficult period.

The lost genius of Irish football: Remembering Liam Whelan, Dublin's Busby Babe

Tuesday marks the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, in which Irish football lost one of its sons, and through the words of his family, this is Liam Whelan’s story.

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Manchester United fans to pay respects for victims of Munich air disaster 60 years on

An airplane carrying a Manchester United team crashed on 6 February 1958, killing eight.

'I am not worried about my job' - 'Winner' Conte unconcerned about Chelsea future

The Italian has rejected suggestions that player power could hold the key to his future at Stamford Bridge.

Soccer - Monday 5 February, 2018

Pressure piled on Conte as late Watford show sinks 10-man Chelsea

The Blues paid for Bakayoko’s first-half dismissal as Janmaat, Deulofeu and Pereyra fired Watford to a late win.

'If you can't enjoy Man City's style of play you won't enjoy football' – Rooney

Manchester United’s all-time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney also urged Jose Mourinho to employ in box-to-box midfield role.

'There was free drink for everyone in the bar' - The Carlow footballer who stunned Premier League giants A True Underdog Story This post contains videos

'There was free drink for everyone in the bar' - The Carlow footballer who stunned Premier League giants

Irish striker Padraig Amond chats to The42 about the goal that almost knocked Tottenham out of the FA Cup.

AC Milan legend Seedorf appointed new manager of La Liga strugglers Deportivo

Seedorf has a fight on his hands to keep Deportivo La Coruna in the top flight.

Cotter's 10-minute hat-trick helps holders UCC ease into Collingwood Cup semis

They’re joined by Queen’s University, DCU and UCD in the last four.

Republic of Ireland to face Northern Ireland in a friendly later this year

The game is scheduled for 15 November at the Aviva Stadium.

'They'll fail miserably' - Dortmund players warned not to try Aubameyang transfer antics

After losing star players in in recent transfer windows, CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke will not tolerate a repeat of such antics.

Harry Kane hits back at Virgil Van Dijk over dive accusation

The Tottenham striker went down in the late stages of the clash with Liverpool to earn a spot-kick and dismissed criticism from the defender.

'You feel great for 10 games, then you feel okay for 10 games, and then the rest you feel like s**t'

Manchester City’s quest for silverware on four fronts is taking its toll.

New Dundalk owners have no immediate plans for Oriel Park revamp

Members of the American consortium fielded questions from Dundalk supporters last night.

'You could just see him making that dive'

Harry Kane and Erik Lamela should not have been awarded penalties, according to Virgil Van Dijk.

Sometimes Manchester City play s*** and get praise - Guardiola

The Catalan coach described the club’s performance at Turf Moor as “almost perfect”.

Soccer - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Man United fans respond to Mourinho criticism

The club’s Supporters’ Trust have issued a statement in response to the Portuguese coach’s remarks.

Leeds sack coach and seek their 10th new manager in six years

Sunday’s announcement came a day after a 4-1 home thrashing at the hands of Cardiff City.