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Yesterday’s News

Scotland have ‘grown as a team’ since last Ireland clash

Zander Fagerson is confident the team have improved.

Shiels' Northern Ireland make history and reach Euro 2022 play-offs

On a night where the Republic’s dream of reaching a first-ever major championships ended, the North’s lives on.

Irish winger grabs two assists as Bristol City go third in the Championship

Callum O’Dowda produced an influential performance in the win over QPR.

Late Bayern penalty leaves Atletico with work to do, Lukaku double keeps Inter hopes alive

It was a dramatic night across the Champions League group stages.

U20 and minor competitions set to return before Christmas as Leinster confirm some fixtures

Galway and Dublin are waiting to play in the All-Ireland U20 football final.

'My phone has been hopping' - Kelleher hails Champions League debut for Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp also explained the Irish goalkeeper’s selection ahead of Adrian for a key meeting with Ajax.

Confusion over whether new post-Brexit transfer rules will apply to young Irish players

Some English clubs have been carrying on as normal, but a senior English football source insists potentially transformative rules will apply to Ireland.

Manchester City claim top spot in Champions League group despite stalemate

Gabriel Jesus had a goal disallowed by VAR and Raheem Sterling had a shot cleared off the line against Porto

Clean sheet for Ireland's Kelleher, as Liverpool advance to Champions League knockout stages

The Cork-born goalkeeper impressed on his debut in the competition.

Former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker cuts short spell in Scotland

Michael O’Connor made only one appearance for Ross County.

'To say that we didn't give it our everything would be a lie' - Ireland's Quinn looks to future

The centre-half believes Vera Pauw is ‘the right one for the job’ going forward.

Jordan Henderson and Ronnie O'Sullivan among 6 nominees for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Lewis Hamilton is one of three British world champions on the shortlist.

'My heart is fully with this team,' but Ireland boss Pauw undecided on future after Euro dream dies

It remains to be seen whether the Dutchwoman’s contract will be extended.

Celtic chief Lawwell backs under-fire manager Neil Lennon

Lennon has earned another vote of confidence from his bosses at Parkhead.

Real Madrid lose again to Shakhtar, leaving Champions League hopes on the brink

Zidane’s side were beaten 2-0 in Kiev.

Ireland's Euro qualification dream comes to an end as wait to reach first major tournament goes on

Ever-impressive Germany were 3-1 winners at Tallaght Stadium – though Vera Pauw’s side went down fighting.

Ireland U21 and Liverpool goalkeeper handed Champions League debut

Regular number one Alisson misses out as a precaution due to a tight leg muscle, paving the way for Caoimhín Kelleher to make a surprise start.

Newcastle’s Premier League clash with Villa postponed over coronavirus outbreak

The match was due to be played on Friday.

As it happened: Republic of Ireland vs Germany, Euro 2022 qualifier

Vera Pauw’s side were beaten 3-1 at Tallaght Stadium and have missed out on a spot in the play-offs.

Ireland opt to start Reading goalkeeper as Pauw names XI for Germany showdown

Kick-off at Tallaght Stadium is 5pm, with the game live on RTÉ 2.

Details remain for Farrell's Ireland, but intense focus has shifted elsewhere

‘Sometimes we’re seeing it and not executing and sometimes we’re not seeing it and running into brick walls.’

'There was no malicious intent at all' - Solskjaer says Man United will support Cavani over use of racist term

The FA has been in contact following the incident and the Uruguayan forward is facing a potential three-game ban.

'It was just utter joy' - The former Tipperary captain supporting an All-Ireland bid from Qatar

Peter Acheson captained Tipperary for their previous All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo, he’ll watch on next Sunday from afar.

Gordon Kelly: one of the longest-serving defenders in inter-county football hangs up his boots

Veteran defender announces inter-county retirement at the age of 37.

Sexton: 'Have we gone backwards? Not compared to 2019'

The Ireland captain insists the current Ireland side has made progress that they have just been unable to reproduce in competitive action.

'Whatever happens, we want to make the country proud' - Ireland dare to dream on defining night

It all comes down to this for Vera Pauw’s Ireland as they face formidable Germany in their last-ditch Euro 2022 qualifier.

Lowe, Burns and Connors ruled out of Scotland clash but Sexton and Henshaw fit

Keith Earls, Rob Herring, and Conor Murray are all set to be available too.

Hamilton will miss this weekend's Grand Prix after positive Covid test

The reigning champion will miss the second of back-to-back races in Bahrain.

Wilson shines as Seahawks down Eagles

The Seahawks lead the NFC West as they move to 8-3 for the season.

Horan feels Mayo are benefiting without 'anxiety' of crowds

‘It’s a more consistent performance area…when there isn’t crowds.’

IRFU will judge Sexton on form rather than age ahead of contract talks

The 35-year-old Ireland captain is one of those out of contract in June 2021.

Matera 'deeply ashamed' after Argentina strip captaincy for past racist posts

Matera called his nine-year-old tweets ‘barbarisms’.

Puck-out battle highlights Galway's struggles in defeat to Limerick

Five Limerick scores came directly off Galway keeper Eanna Murphy’s restarts.

'There have been dark days over the years' - similarities between Tipp and Ballymun success stories

Paddy Christie has witnessed the rise in fortunes of his home club and adopted county.

'One of the weapons Cavan did have is their captain and manager would bawl and cry as it would mean that much to them'

Cavan writer Paul Fitzpatrick is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Ireland's first LGBT+ inclusive club celebrates turning 15

The Dublin Devils have enjoyed good growth since starting out as a casual kickabout.

Nucifora backs 'experienced' Ireland coaches to make big impact in 2021

The union’s performance director says Ireland will be going out to win next year’s championship.

Monday 30 November, 2020

Eighth-tier Marine to host Premier League leaders Spurs in FA Cup third round

Liverpool will travel to Villa Park for an all-PL tie, while Manchester United will host Watford.

Glasgow make approach for promising Munster out-half Ben Healy

The 21-year-old, who is understood to be Scottish-qualified, has shown his quality recently.

Waterford man Thomas Ahern among the tries as Munster hammer Zebre

Johann van Graan’s men were far too good for the Italians at Thomond Park.

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