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Dublin: 5°C Wednesday 25 November 2020

Today’s News

Sligo book FAI Cup semi-final date with Shamrock Rovers after shoot-out win

The Bit O’Red beat Derry City on penalties at The Showgrounds.

Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield

The Reds were beaten at home by an Atalanta side they defeated 5-0 in Italy three weeks ago.

Tyrone appoint Feargal Logan and Brian Dooher to take charge of senior side

The pair will succeed Mickey Harte for a three-year term.

Champagne Football claims Sports Book of the Year award

The books tells the story of the Football Association of Ireland’s demise under John Delaney’s stewardship.

Business done early as Bohemians re-sign 12 players for next season

The club announced the news this evening.

Manchester City maintain 100% record to advance to Champions League last 16

A one-goal margin of victory was scant reward for the visitors’ dominance, even with a heavily-rotated side.

The legacy of Diego Maradona

Maradona embodied so much of his people and his country that he elevated football to beyond just a game and the World Cup to a level it will perhaps never again reach.

Neil Lennon defends managerial record as Celtic fans call for him to go

A banner held up outside Celtic Park by the Green Brigade today read: ‘Save the ten – time to go, Neil.’

'Thank you for everything' - football figures around the world pay tribute to Maradona

The football icon has passed away at the age of 60.

McCloskey impatient to get Ireland career going again with cap number four

The Ulster centre hasn’t played Test rugby since November 2018.

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Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60

  • A spokesman confirmed the news this evening.
  • He played for the likes of Napoli and Barcelona before hanging up his boots in 1997.

'He was in the warm-up throwing sliotars to me' - injured captain still at the heart of Déise cause

Stephen Bennett says Pauric Mahony has been a huge help to him with free-taking duties.

Cavan happy to play in Croke Park for All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin

There had been suggestions the game should be played at a neutral venue.

'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan

The 24-year-old will captain Ireland again this weekend versus Georgia.

Ibrahimovic drops Sweden return hint ahead of Euros

The 39-year-old striker retired from international duty after Euro 2016.

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Stuart Bingham makes UK Championships' second 147 in 24 hours

It comes a day after Kyren Wilson’s maximum break in Milton Keynes.

Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month

The middleweight bout will take place in Florida a day before Canelo Alvarez makes his return against Britain’s Callum Smith.

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Dundalk's Jordan Flores shortlisted for prestigious Fifa Puskas Award

League of Ireland wonderstrike is one of 11 contenders for the global goal of the year prize.

Bielsa and Klopp shortlisted for Fifa's men’s coach of the year award

The winners will be announced at The Best Fifa Football Awards on 17 December.

'It was because I was absolutely gutted' - Fennelly explains reaction to substitution

The Kilkenny captain says he doesn’t dwell on what others read about his response to being taken off against Galway.

Horan: 'Outrageous' not to allow full panel into games and players 'are being taken for granted'

The Mayo manager also admitted his surprise at Mickey Harte’s decision to take over Louth.

Lancaster backs Ryan and Ireland to learn from tough day in Twickenham

‘He’ll be very reflective but he’ll move on very quickly. He’s very level-headed’

'I'd love to see her stay, as a player myself' - backing for Ireland boss Pauw with future in the air

Denise O’Sullivan on hopes for the Dutch manager’s future as well as her own, and facing Germany next week.

Easterby and Ireland set about fixing their lineout and maul problems

Missed lineouts and missed maul chances were the story of the day at Twickenham last weekend.

'A betting man wouldn’t put their house on us, but stranger things have happened. Just look at the GAA'

Ireland and FC Köln’s Donegal-born striker Amber Barrett takes inspiration from elsewhere ahead of her German reunion.

Connacht's 21-year-old scrum-half Colm Reilly impresses in Italy

Head coach Andy Friend is pleased to see some young players coming through.

Yesterday’s News

Nervy PSG hold on for crucial win to ignite Champions League campaign

A Neymar penalty was enough for the French capital club to steal a march on Leipzig ahead of next week’s trip to Old Trafford.

Ten-man Norwich fend off Stoke fightback to stay top, while Bournemouth keep pace in second

The top two pulled further clear in the promotion chase following their respective relegations from the Premier League last season.

Haaland breaks another Champions League record as Dortmund close in on last-16 spot

Lazio were also in action this evening as they defeated Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Barcelona clinch 4-0 victory to power through to Champions League last-16

Juventus also progressed to the knockout stages after defeating Ferencváros.

Fernandes bags brace as Man United do more than enough against dangerous Basaksehir

Marcus Rashford scored a penalty and Daniel James ended his goal drought late on, but United faced some nervy moments – particularly in the second half.

Tipperary will revert to blue and gold jerseys for All-Ireland semi-final

The Premier County will take on Mayo in their final-four clash.

Giroud takes his chance as Chelsea strike in stoppage time to book spot in last 16

Chelsea missed a series of chances after Rennes levelled but their out-of-favour Frenchman came to the Blues’ rescue.

Message from Ireland camp clear: prove your point in European games first

Many supporters were hoping to see 21-year-old halfbacks Craig Casey and Harry Byrne called up.

Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time

The hard-hitting Irishman will face Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly on 4 December and will aim to put the big dogs at 135 on notice.

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds

Tom Lynagh, 17, has signed a two-and-a-half year deal until 2023.

England star Grealish smelt of ‘intoxicating liquor’ after crash, court told

The footballer, who admitted careless driving, was also said to be ‘unsteady on his feet’ after the incident during the March lockdown.

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry

The 28-year-old Dubliner is preparing to make his debut on the biggest stage in MMA in 2021.

'Were we thinking we had a good chance? Probably not' - Inside Louth's shock move for Harte

Mickey Harte was announced as the new Louth manager last night.

Jurgen Klopp feels Roberto Firmino is key component in Liverpool’s ‘orchestra’

The Brazil international has been well short of his best form this year.

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