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Yesterday’s News

GAA putting together roadmap towards reopening pitches 'in a safe way', says director general

Tom Ryan also confirmed that the GAA still intend to stage Cúl Camps this summer, pending advice from relevant authorities.

Dundalk assistant among the new faces as Kenny makes three additions to Ireland backroom team

Dundalk assistant head coach Ruaidhri Higgins will leave the League of Ireland champions and is among three appointments confirmed by the FAI this evening.

'You realise that football needs to take the backseat' - The Ireland star whose pro dream came to a cruel halt

Rianna Jarrett enjoyed a dream debut at Brighton, but it proved to be her only outing for the Seagulls.

Four more people at three Premier League clubs test positive for coronavirus

Players or club staff who have tested positive will now self-isolate for a period of seven days.

'The Championship is struggling... I've seen people get really screwed over'

Mark Best spent two years on a development contract with Ulster but never got a senior debut.

Toulouse players become latest in Top 14 to agree to pay cuts for next season

The 20-time French champions’ current squad will take a hit of up to 15% on their salaries in 2020/21.

Serie A to learn season's fate in meeting with Italian government tomorrow

It is expected that the resumption of action will be greenlit, but Italy boss Roberto Mancini is among those who hopes otherwise.

Hagi seals permanent switch to Rangers from Genk

‘There was interest from other clubs, but my priority was always to return to Glasgow and play for Rangers,’ said the Romanian youngster.

‘It was wonderful being in that room because history was made’

Former GAA President Sean Kelly lifts the lid on the politics involved in opening up Croke Park to soccer and rugby.

'I wouldn't have been a name that leapt off the page for Irish fans'

Will Addison recently signed a new two-year deal to keep him with Ulster.

Rangers legend Walter Smith has a pop at Celtic after nine-in-a-row feat

‘They’ve managed to win nine championships in-a-row… well, eight championships in-a-row and now this one.’

‘Bang - one punch. Gone’ – the day Robbie Keane nailed Edgar Davids

Former Spurs ace Jamie O‘Hara reveals the time Robbie Keane tamed the ‘pitbull’.

Lifting Premier League trophy in empty stadium would be 'strange', says Henderson

‘Whenever fans are allowed back into the stadium, I am sure we will have some sort of celebration together.’

Big news for Pauw's Ireland as three remaining Euro qualifiers set for later this year

The Girls in Green will face Germany in September and December, and Ukraine in October.

Six-match ban for player charged with racial abuse of Irish midfielder Alan McCormack

Elliott Whitehouse admitted referring to McCormack as ‘a pikey’ during a game last November.

Premier League clubs unanimously back resuming contact training

The move represents another step towards the return of football action.

'Take what you feel is needed and go do your best' - preparing a team for a big day

Stephen Rochford shared his wisdom with Shane Keegan on this week’s coaching podcast.

Saracens bring in Wales scrum-half Aled Davies on a three-year deal

The club will play in the second tier of English rugby next season due to their salary cap infringements.

Dubliner Lisa Fallon named new head coach of English Championship side

The former assistant at Cork City takes up her role with the ambitious English club today.

Connacht GAA expect €3 million Air Dome to be completed in September

‘It will be a huge addition to the country, not alone to Connacht,’ said provincial secretary John Prenty.

Return of Western Force confirmed for Aussie-based Super Rugby tournament

It is still not clear if Japan’s Sunwolves will feature.

Irish firm in line for key role in safe return of Premier League

STATSports, which is based in Newry, was founded by Louth natives Sean O’Connor and Alan Clarke.

Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz

Let’s see how much you know about the Grand Slam tournament that was due to begin this week.

Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Bayer Leverkusen crash and burn to shock defeat as Borussia Moenchengladbach jump to third

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick said his side took ‘a big step’ towards an eight straight title.

‘I swapped a Volkswagen Golf for a BMW and thought I’d made it’

Named man of the match on his full Premier League debut, Tommy Butler was dubbed the new Damien Duff. But injuries ruined the career of one of the brightest prospects Irish football ever had.

Man United hopeful they can keep hold of Odion Ighalo despite nearing loan expiration date

‘It’s been a dream for him and hopefully he can finish off what he started, maybe with a trophy or two,’ says Solskjaer.

Fundraising underway for 22-month-old Monaghan girl as GAA community comes together once again All For One And One For All This post contains videos

Fundraising underway for 22-month-old Monaghan girl as GAA community comes together once again

Clubs across the country have undertaken remarkable fundraising efforts over the past few weeks.

Exquisite Kimmich goal hands Bayern vital win in top-of-the-table clash with Dortmund

Bayern are now seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.

'Light at the end of the tunnel' for Premier League as contact training must resume soon, says Sheffield United boss

Contact training proposals will be put to a vote of Premier League clubs on Wednesday.

As it happened: Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich, Bundesliga

Bayern look set for an eighth-straight title, after the top-of-the-table clash was settled by an exquisite Kimmich goal.

Finally there will be live sport to watch on Irish TV next month

RTE to show live coverage from next month.

Solskjaer says Pogba and Rashford will be fit for Premier League return

The Manchester United manager says everything is ready to move to the next phase of training.

Munster prop Brian Scott forced into premature retirement

The former Ireland U20 international has had a two-year battle with injury.

Antrim boss says it's 'logical' to resume county game before club

Lenny Harbinson believes the fewer numbers involved make the return of the inter-county game easier to manage.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of All-Ireland football final goalscorers

Let’s find out how much you know here.

Irish Open the only European Tour event I'd consider playing this year - Lowry

The Offaly man believes he will spending the rest of this year in America.

Sheringham tells Kane: 'You only get one career, make sure you make the most of it'

Teddy Sheringham won a glut of medals after swapping Tottenham for Manchester United in 1997.

Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

Sportswriting chat, GAA icons, a coaching masterclass and another journey through space and time.

McIlroy wants Ryder Cup postponed until 2021

‘The players are the ones that make the Ryder Cup and if they don’t want to play then there isn’t a Ryder Cup.’

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