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Today’s News

'It looks like they want to help Man United' - Jurgen Klopp criticises media

The Liverpool boss was not happy with material that he saw as providing Sunday’s opponents with further motivation.

Three cheers, two fingers for Ireland's only other RWC meeting with the All Blacks

Ireland’s Rugby World Cup story has only featured a cameo appearance from the All Blacks.

Yesterday’s News

Argentina icon Batistuta undergoes ankle surgery after 'begging' doctor to amputate legs

The legendary goalscorer has lived with years of pain since his retirement in 2005.

Guardiola to send Man City players 'to the fridge' in bid to stay fresh during busy December

The reigning champions have been dealt a tricky hand over the festive period.

Di Maria, Mbappe guide PSG past nine-man Nice

Patrick Vieira’s side’s chances evaporated with the dismissal of Wylan Cyprien and Christophe Herelle in a matter of minutes.

Finn Harps set for promotion-relegation play-off following first win since August

The Donegal-based side overcame Waterford in Ballybofey tonight.

Hyland's superb strike from 25 yards sees play-off end all square between Cabo and Drogheda

Kieran Marty Waters and Jake Hyland were on target as Friday’s play-off first-leg ended all square.

Cork City end on a high at home, as they upset Dundalk

Dáire O’Connor’s goal ensured the Rebel Army picked up the three points.

All Blacks stand in the way as Schmidt's Ireland target first-ever World Cup semi-final

‘There’s nothing we can do about the previous results,’ said Ireland out-half Johnny Sexton.

10-man Bohemians secure European football after grabbing point in Dublin derby

Keith Long’s men will play in the Europa League qualifiers next summer after securing a 0-0 draw in Inchicore.

UCD relegation confirmed after Shamrock Rovers loss

Joey O’Brien, Graham Cummins and Brandon Kavanagh all netted for the Hoops.

Dublin, Chicago and Hamilton - Ireland's last 5 meetings with New Zealand

Ireland’s recent record against New Zealand has produced a mix of crushing lows and historic highs over the years.

Solskjaer not the cause of Man United's problems but a symptom of them Talking Point This post contains videos

Solskjaer not the cause of Man United's problems but a symptom of them

The Norwegian has come under fire amid the club’s disastrous start to the season.

'There are people who don't want Neymar to return' - Messi

The Blaugrana superstar says the Brazilian international’s controversial departure has left a bad taste in the mouth of some at Camp Nou.

'It's personal' - Zidane won't divulge details of Pogba meeting

The Manchester United star has been in Dubai as part of his recovery from an ankle problem.

Friday night Dublin derby tops the bill in this weekend's All-Ireland League action

Your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.

'I had my first child when I was 14': Villa striker motivated by rejection and becoming a father

Wesley was turned down by Atletico and two French clubs, but the support of his mother got him through.

Moynihan comes within inches of winning €150,000 sports car at French Open So Close This post contains videos

Moynihan comes within inches of winning €150,000 sports car at French Open

The Irishman is in a good position heading into the weekend at Le Golf National.

Man United reward teenager Greenwood with new long-term deal

Having joined the club as a seven-year-old, Greenwood has made his first-team breakthrough this term.

Bulgaria head coach resigns after racism row at England match

Krasimir Balakov initially said he did not hear abuse directed at the England players.

Joel Matip has agreed a new long-term contract with Liverpool until 2024

The 28-year-old has been instrumental in defence for Jurgen Klopp’s side in recent seasons.

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Reece and Bridge can give All Blacks a 'fearless' edge against Ireland

Ian Foster says the defending champions are expecting a few tricks to be pulled from Joe Schmidt’s sleeve.

Solskjaer: Liverpool match can spark Man United's revival

Jurgen Klopp’s Premier League leaders visit Old Trafford on Sunday.

Stirling and Balbirnie fire Ireland to perfect World T20 qualifying start

Graham Ford’s side are bidding to qualify for next year’s tournament in Australia.

Sexton: 'We've been reared on knock-out rugby... we should use our experiences'

The Ireland out-half travelled to Tokyo Stadium without his team-mates today.

'My seven-year-old wears socks up to the knee because that's Andy Moran's trademark'

Ballaghaderreen’s Con Moynihan discusses Moran’s impact on the club and his own collection of over 1,200 GAA match programmes.

'The more often you play them, the more you realise they're just 15 blokes as well' All Blacks This post contains videos

'The more often you play them, the more you realise they're just 15 blokes as well'

Jamie Heaslip looks back at the highs and lows of playing the All Blacks.

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners

The first sod has been turned to begin work on a new facility in Castlerea.

New faces at the helm in Armagh, Laois and Leitrim ahead of 2020 season

The Orchard county become the latest to appoint new management, while former underage prodigy Donie Brennan takes over in Laois.

Record audience across the globe as 2019 Women's World Cup watched by over 1 billion people

Fifa have released some interesting data in the wake of this summer’s history-making tournament.

Lansdowne Road Dart Station to close for Ireland's crucial qualifier with Denmark

The temporary closure is part of a trial ahead of the Aviva Stadium hosting Euro 2020 matches next summer.

Highly-rated attack coach De Bruin takes up role with Southern Kings

The ex-Lions coach has stepped away from high profile roles to work as a consultant with the Pro14 side.

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.

Penaud and Dupont passed fit for France's quarter-final showdown with Wales

Jacques Brunel has made just one change to the side which began in such impressive fashion against Argentina.

Japan 'trying to forget' Brighton Miracle as they make enforced change for Springbok clash

‘We have some players from then, and it was an amazing achievement, but we’re working on our own things.’

It's do or die as Eddie Jones turns up heat ahead of England-Australia 'samurai' clash

The England chief is braced for the quarter-final meeting with rivals Australia in Oita.

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt

The Ireland head coach and Steve Hansen have had some great battles since 2013.

Wales' Biggar given all clear from second head knock to play France

Jonathan Davies was also named in Warren Gatland’s XV after shaking off a knee problem.

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