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Yesterday’s News

Yan Bingtao beats defending champ Bingham to book Masters final spot
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

Yan Bingtao beats defending champ Bingham to book Masters final spot

3 hours ago 874 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old faces John Higgins in tomorrow’s final.

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC
# Comeback
# Comeback

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC

3 hours ago 2,117 Views 14 Comments

The 32-year-old Russian had announced his retirement during October 2020.

Steve Bruce will not throw the towel in on Newcastle job
# On The Ropes
# On The Ropes

Steve Bruce will not throw the towel in on Newcastle job

4 hours ago 1,445 Views 2 Comments

The 60-year-old enjoyed success as a player at Manchester United.

Klopp will put friendship with Alex Ferguson to one side on Sunday
# Best Of Enemies
# Best Of Enemies

Klopp will put friendship with Alex Ferguson to one side on Sunday

4 hours ago 2,108 Views 4 Comments

The current Reds boss and the former Manchester United manager regularly exchange messages.

Goals from Maddison and Barnes help Leicester climb up to second
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

Goals from Maddison and Barnes help Leicester climb up to second

4 hours ago 2,094 Views 0 Comments

The Foxes are now just one point behind Premier League leaders Man United.

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier
# Humbled
# Humbled

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier

Updated 5 hours ago 30,723 Views 10 Comments

The former European champions encountered a highly-motivated Ealing on their first outing since relegation.

A passing train helps Glasgow Warriors to Pro14 victory over Edinburgh
# Train In Vain
# Train In Vain

A passing train helps Glasgow Warriors to Pro14 victory over Edinburgh

6 hours ago 8,782 Views 9 Comments

Edinburgh scrum-half Nic Groom mistook the horn from a nearby locomotive for the half-time buzzer.

Rooney hails 'fantastic' Knight after awarding Derby County captaincy to Irish youngster
# Reaction
# Reaction

Rooney hails 'fantastic' Knight after awarding Derby County captaincy to Irish youngster

6 hours ago 9,058 Views 5 Comments

The 19-year-old midfielder from Dublin wore the armband in his side’s defeat to Rotherham United.

AVB's Marseille beaten at home by Nimes and remain 8 points off Ligue 1 pace
# Mis-step
# Mis-step

AVB's Marseille beaten at home by Nimes and remain 8 points off Ligue 1 pace

6 hours ago 1,730 Views 0 Comments

PSG can move top this evening.

Leipzig blow chance to knock Bayern off top of Bundesliga
# Regrets
# Regrets

Leipzig blow chance to knock Bayern off top of Bundesliga

7 hours ago 1,817 Views 2 Comments

For the second consecutive Saturday, Leipzig missed out on first place.

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet
# Resilience
# Resilience

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet

Updated 7 hours ago 32,069 Views 4 Comments

Anthony Scully has enjoyed a new lease of life since joining Lincoln from West Ham.

Mount's late strike sees off Fulham to ease pressure on Lampard
# Relief
# Relief

Mount's late strike sees off Fulham to ease pressure on Lampard

7 hours ago 2,391 Views 2 Comments

Chelsea are now seventh while Fulham remain in the relegation zone.

Ireland international joins Birmingham City after Leicester departure
# On The Move
# On The Move

Ireland international joins Birmingham City after Leicester departure

8 hours ago 3,797 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old’s deal with the Blues will run until the end of the season.

Omobamidele makes first-team debut as Norwich City extend Championship lead
# One For The Future
# One For The Future

Omobamidele makes first-team debut as Norwich City extend Championship lead

9 hours ago 6,670 Views 4 Comments

The 18-year-old centre-back was introduced as a substitute for the Canaries in their win over Cardiff City.

Neal Maupay goal sinks out-of-form Leeds and ends Brighton’s wait for a win
# Brighton Rock
# Brighton Rock

Neal Maupay goal sinks out-of-form Leeds and ends Brighton’s wait for a win

9 hours ago 1,874 Views 3 Comments

The Seagulls halted a 10-game winless run in all competitions.

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''
# Tribute
# Tribute

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''

Updated 9 hours ago 19,113 Views 5 Comments

Shane Ronayne recalls working alongside Eamonn Ryan.

Ireland U21 defender the hero for Ipswich Town with first career goal
# Mark Of Quality
# Mark Of Quality

Ireland U21 defender the hero for Ipswich Town with first career goal

9 hours ago 5,114 Views 1 Comment

Mark McGuinness, who’s on loan from Arsenal, headed in a 72nd-minute winner for Paul Lambert’s side.

Early Michail Antonio goal lifts West Ham to victory over Burnley
# Hammers
# Hammers

Early Michail Antonio goal lifts West Ham to victory over Burnley

10 hours ago 1,439 Views 2 Comments

The upwardly-mobile Hammers made it back-to-back Premier League wins after this 1-0 victory over the Clarets.

Celtic limp to goalless draw with Livingston
# Losing Ground
# Losing Ground

Celtic limp to goalless draw with Livingston

10 hours ago 4,244 Views 4 Comments

The Hoops were without 13 first-team players after their ill-advised trip to Dubai and are 20 points behind Rangers.

'Excited' Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ready for Anfield test against Klopp
# At The Wheel
# At The Wheel

'Excited' Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ready for Anfield test against Klopp

10 hours ago 2,708 Views 2 Comments

Solskjaer has failed to mastermind a win over Liverpool since taking over as manager in December 2018.

Tipp star McCarthy kicks three goals in impressive debut with new AFLW club
# Off The Mark
# Off The Mark

Tipp star McCarthy kicks three goals in impressive debut with new AFLW club

11 hours ago 5,191 Views 0 Comments

Aisling McCarthy kicked all of her goals in the first quarter of a practice match against the Fremantle Dockers.

Two wins from two for Nicholls' Next Destination
# Unbeaten
# Unbeaten

Two wins from two for Nicholls' Next Destination

11 hours ago 1,454 Views 0 Comments

In a later race at Warwick, Notachance defied its name to win for Alan King.

Ireland striker Scott Hogan the match-winner at Middlesbrough
# The Boy In Green
# The Boy In Green

Ireland striker Scott Hogan the match-winner at Middlesbrough

11 hours ago 3,249 Views 1 Comment

Hogan scored the only goal of the game to seal all three points for Birmingham City on the road.

'It was an honour'- two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

'It was an honour'- two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career

11 hours ago 10,050 Views 0 Comments

Ger Aylward follows on from Paul Murphy in stepping away from the Cats team.

Robinson leads the line as West Brom seal Black Country derby victory
# Boing Boing
# Boing Boing

Robinson leads the line as West Brom seal Black Country derby victory

12 hours ago 3,504 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland international won two penalties against Wolves.

Meade's Daly Tiger proves a 20/1 success at Fairyhouse
# Long Shot
# Long Shot

Meade's Daly Tiger proves a 20/1 success at Fairyhouse

12 hours ago 1,331 Views 0 Comments

Starting favourite Chatham Street Lad was seven lengths off the pace.

Irish teen Knight named captain for Rooney's first game as permanent Derby County boss
# On The Knight Train
# On The Knight Train

Irish teen Knight named captain for Rooney's first game as permanent Derby County boss

12 hours ago 28,457 Views 17 Comments

Jason Knight leads the Rams out against Rotherham United.

Bolton Wanderers complete loan deal for Ireland U21 winger Zack Elbouzedi
# Zack Attack
# Zack Attack

Bolton Wanderers complete loan deal for Ireland U21 winger Zack Elbouzedi

13 hours ago 3,833 Views 0 Comments

The Lincoln City man has been described as a ‘match-winner’ by Bolton boss Ian Evatt.

Bohemians pull off significant coup with signing of Bastien Hery
# Gypsy King
# Gypsy King

Bohemians pull off significant coup with signing of Bastien Hery

14 hours ago 7,663 Views 2 Comments

The former Limerick and Waterford midfielder is a ‘high-quality’ player, according to Keith Long.

England to pick from 28-man squads for Six Nations under new Covid-19 protocol
# Bubble Ball
# Bubble Ball

England to pick from 28-man squads for Six Nations under new Covid-19 protocol

14 hours ago 4,891 Views 5 Comments

Eddie Jones had previously selected an initial squad of around 32 players.

Giannis Antetokounmpo shakes off free-throw struggles to lead Bucks over Mavs
# Freak
# Freak

Giannis Antetokounmpo shakes off free-throw struggles to lead Bucks over Mavs

16 hours ago 1,628 Views 0 Comments

Antetokounmpo finished with 31 points despite going just 1-10 from the line.

Jurgen Klopp says Manchester United can never be thought of as underdogs
# Old Rivals
# Old Rivals

Jurgen Klopp says Manchester United can never be thought of as underdogs

16 hours ago 3,966 Views 14 Comments

The Liverpool boss is thinking more about United’s tactics than who is favourite to win tomorrow’s clash at Anfield.

Sponsor Ralph Lauren drops Justin Thomas following homophobic slur in Hawaii
# Deal Breaker
# Deal Breaker

Sponsor Ralph Lauren drops Justin Thomas following homophobic slur in Hawaii

17 hours ago 9,647 Views 20 Comments

The world number three uttered the derogatory word towards himself after missing a putt at Kapalua last weekend.

'It's very sad, just so grateful to have those memories and appreciate everything he did for us'
# Eamonn Ryan
# Eamonn Ryan

'It's very sad, just so grateful to have those memories and appreciate everything he did for us'

17 hours ago 16,274 Views 2 Comments

The late Eamonn Ryan leaves behind a great legacy with the impact he made on players he coached.

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
# Flight Risk
# Flight Risk

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane

17 hours ago 5,584 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.

Taylor grabs PGA Hawaii lead with sizzling 62
# Taylor Made
# Taylor Made

Taylor grabs PGA Hawaii lead with sizzling 62

17 hours ago 2,076 Views 0 Comments

The Canadian reeled off a string of impressive birdie putts.

'I felt I'd play forever, win 10 more medals but it was all over for me at 27'
# Cult Hero
# Cult Hero

'I felt I'd play forever, win 10 more medals but it was all over for me at 27'

19 hours ago 45,311 Views 7 Comments

Barry Daly was Leinster’s top try scorer when they won the Champions Cup/Pro14 double. But injury brought his career to a premature end.

Limerick, Waterford and Clare stars in the running to land Hurler of the Year honours
# And The Nominees Are...
# And The Nominees Are...

Limerick, Waterford and Clare stars in the running to land Hurler of the Year honours

20 hours ago 6,672 Views 8 Comments

Gearoid Hegarty, Stephen Bennett and Tony Kelly have been nominated for the top prize.

14 players from Limerick as 8 counties feature in 2020 All-Star hurling nominations
# Shortlist
# Shortlist

14 players from Limerick as 8 counties feature in 2020 All-Star hurling nominations

20 hours ago 24,822 Views 20 Comments

Waterford, Galway, Kilkenny, Clare, Cork, Tipperary and Dublin also have players nominated.

Friday 15 January, 2021

'We were absolutely fr****** hopeless the other night. Absolute s****' - Steve Bruce
# Angry
# Angry

'We were absolutely fr****** hopeless the other night. Absolute s****' - Steve Bruce

Fri 11:58 PM 7,753 Views 5 Comments

The 60-year-old has been engulfed by a tide of criticism since the Magpies became the first side to lose a Premier League game to Sheffield United.

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