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Dublin: 8°C Sunday 29 November 2020

Today’s News

Former Fulham, Portsmouth and Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

Diop has passed away following a long illness.

'It would be an unforgivable mistake if they don't leave the players come to the final'

The Limerick manager has again called for all members of his squad to be able to attend matches after they booked a spot in the All-Ireland final.

Canning concussed but no serious neck damage after worrying collision - report

The Galway star came off injured in the second half of their defeat to Limerick.

'I think I should get more time at it': Under-fire Lennon believes he can turn Celtic around

The Hoops have now only won two of their last 10 games.

Long-serving Kildare pair announce inter-county retirement

Keith Cribbin and Tommy Moolick hang up their boots.

Tottenham take over at the top as Spurs share stalemate with rivals Chelsea

It finished goalless at Stamford Bridge.

Ryan laments Ireland easing 'off the pedal' against Georgia

The young skipper was in no mood to accentuate positives of an unconvincing win..

Milan make light of Zlatan absence to pull five points clear at top of Serie A

Lazio slumped to a 3-1 home defeat to Udinese on a day Serie A paid tribute to Diego Maradona.

Hamilton's victory at Bahrain Grand Prix overshadowed by terrifying Grosjean crash

Grosjean escaped from his burning cockpit in one the biggest accidents in Formula One’s recent memory.

Maradona's doctor investigated for involuntary manslaughter

Police raided Leopoldo Luque’s surgery and home in search of possible evidence pointing to negligence, according to television images.

'Not good enough. We didn’t have any courage of our own conviction' - Farrell

The Ireland head coach was frustrated his team couldn’t kick on after a ‘decent’ first half.

As it happened: Limerick v Galway, All-Ireland SHC semi-final

The big game at Croke Park threw-in at 4pm.

Cavani scores stoppage-time winner as Man United come from 2-0 down to beat Southampton

Bednarek and Ward-Prowse had Saints dreaming of a first home league win against United since 2003.

McEneff double sends holders Shamrock Rovers through to FAI Cup final

Stephen Bradley’s side remain on course for a first league-and-cup double in 33 years.

Ross County shock Celtic to pile pressure on Neil Lennon

The Hoops have won just two of their last 10 games and have now been knocked out of the Betfred Cup.

'I think into the future of being at the Euros' - Ireland's Mighty Quinn remains full of belief

Why show up if you don’t believe, asks the ever-reliable centre-half ahead of the Germany showdown. Crazy things can happen in football.

Farrell's lifeless Ireland worryingly poor in Autumn Nations Cup win over Georgia

The home side only managed to score three points in a dire second-half showing.

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Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona

In celebration, Messi revealed he was wearing a Newell’s Old Boys jersey, the other club for whom both he and Maradona played.

Honeysuckle digs deep to retain Hatton’s Grace crown

Unbeaten mare holds off late surge from Ronald Pump at Fairyhouse.

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Romain Grosjean leaps away from burning car after first lap crash in Bahrain

The Frenchman miraculously walked away from a horror crash in which his car was sliced in two.

Envoi Allen's perfect 10 leads sensational day for Elliott and Kennedy at Fairyhouse

Envoi Allen, Ballyadam and Zanahiyr bring up quick treble for trainer Gordon Elliott and jockey Jack Kennedy.

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Autumn Nations Cup

It’s the third of four matches in the stop-gap series and we’re going minute-by-minute.

Ulster speedster Sexton in line for debut in Edinburgh

John Cooney and Ian Madigan fill the half-back roles in Murrayfield.

Debuts, returnees, and brothers start together as Munster name team to face Zebre at Thomond

Johann van Graan has shown his hand for tomorrow’s Pro14 clash.

Waterford's amazing comeback, Bennett stands tall and another super TJ Reid show

A look at three key areas in yesterday’s game.

‘My first contract was for £32,000 – I’d have made more in McDonald’s’

Becoming a professional rugby player was meant to be David Corkery’s dream job. Instead it left his body ‘a car crash’ at 27.

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Wilder vows to look after Sheffield United after 'selfish' accusation in war of words with Klopp

The Blades boss reluctantly responded to the ‘world class politician’ after his side’s 1-0 loss at West Brom.

Tyson comeback fight at 54 ends with draw against Jones, Joyce stops Dubois in heavyweight showdown

Underdog Joyce landed the British, Commonwealth and European titles, while the exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions ended all square.

Celebrating Diego Maradona and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

El Diego dominated this week’s collection.

The ex-Limerick hurler, the Man City physio and their club-mates in charge of Galway

Shane O’Neill has been an influential figure in Limerick hurling but is in the opposing camp today.

Which of these 5 sports books will win the prestigious William Hill prize?

‘Born Fighter’ and ‘The Rodchenkov Affair’ are among the contenders.

'I appeal to the Minister for Health, Minister for Sport, the LGFA and the GAA to really push the buttons'

Dublin ladies boss Mick Bohan has issued a plea for all players, staff and family members to be allowed to the All-Ireland final.

'We went 21 minutes without scoring in second half. We won't be winning All-Irelands doing that'

Kilkenny boss Brian Dowling knows his side have improvements to make before the decider.

Ireland beware? No, only shock involving Georgia was when Biden beat Trump

Ireland are light years ahead of Georgia but today’s game gives an opportunity for the support-cast to stake a claim for permanent inclusion in Andy Farrell’s side.

'Everything he does is an inspiration to step forward and try to get to where he's gone'

Ronan Manning on admiration for his brother Ryan and preparing for today’s FAI Cup semi-final.

Yesterday’s News

Hazard injury adds to Real Madrid misery in shock defeat, while Atletico join Real Sociedad atop La Liga

A Thibaut Courtois error contributed to Real Madrid’s home defeat to Alaves, which also came at the cost of an injury to his Belgian international team-mate.

Neymar reaches milestone but PSG held ahead of Man United clash

The Ligue 1 leaders drew 2-2 with Bordeaux tonight.

Liam Cahill: 'If ever a performance epitomised Austin Gleeson, on my watch, I think today was that'

The Waterford boss hailed his team after their second-half fightback.

Ronaldo-less Juve stumble to fifth draw from nine under Pirlo, while Inter move second with big win

Juve now sit fifth, three points behind leaders AC Milan who have a game in hand over the long-reigning champions.

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