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Today’s News

Man United's hapless €57 million man becoming a symbol of their wastefulness

A poor performance from Fred against City last night summed up a disappointing season for the Brazilian.

Wayne Rooney free-kick fires DC United three clear at the top of the table Stateside Eastside This post contains videos

Wayne Rooney free-kick fires DC United three clear at the top of the table Stateside

It was his fifth goal of the season in the Eastern Conference.

Clippers upset Warriors to keep champions waiting while Harden-led Rockets power on NBA Playoffs This post contains videos

Clippers upset Warriors to keep champions waiting while Harden-led Rockets power on

Lou Williams inspired from the bench for the Los Angeles Clippers to keep the series alive.

Tiger Woods to return to Japan after long absence for historic PGA Tour event

It’ll be the Masters champion’s first time to compete there since 2006.

Solskjaer agrees with Keane that United need 'right characters' as Rashford criticises side

‘These are the same players who threw Mourinho under the bus and they will do exactly the same to Ole,’ Keane said last night.

'The ones that hounded me out...I hope they enjoy watching the sexy football in League One'

Mick McCarthy had a message for his critics after Ipswich were relegated a year after his exit.

O'Mahony hopes Munster can use semi-final heartache to launch Pro14 title bid

The Munster captain was crowned the club’s player of the year this week.

'Not making a big deal out of it but I think when you go back you would prefer to have a bit of protection'

Leitrim defender Micheal McWeeney on the role of referees in club games and a two-tier championship proposal.

McKeon and Connacht looking to repeat 2015 heroics at Thomond Park

Andy Friend’s men have already booked their place in the Pro14 play-offs but have a chance to build winning momentum this weekend.

'Both teams deserve the title' - Pep Guardiola

The Man City boss hailed his own side and Liverpool as the season approaches its climax.

Lazio attack media after supporters display pro-Mussolini banner

The side’s 1-0 win was then overshadowed by the racist abuse of Milan players.

Solskjaer: United not good enough to match City

The gulf between the two Manchester clubs was there for all to see at Old Trafford and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had no complaints.

Yesterday’s News

Late flurry of goals sees Castleknock edge out St Vincent's while St Judes overcome Raheny

There were also wins for Balinteer St John’s and Thomas Davis in the Dublin SFC.

Joaquin Correa fires Lazio into Cup final after fascist flash mob

The Argentine player’s second-half goal was the difference between the sides.

Lewandowski brace wins thrilling German Cup semi-final for Bayern

Werder Bremen were beaten 3-2 as Bayern retained hopes of a domestic double.

Tipperary set-up Munster MFC phase 1 final date with Clare after thrilling draw against Limerick

Meanwhile, Waterford rallied to edge out the Banner with a dramatic one-point victory.

Player ratings: Here's how Manchester United and Manchester City fared

How did you mark the performances at Old Trafford this evening?

More woe for Man United, as City reclaim Premier League top spot

Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane got the goals for Pep Guardiola’s side.

Matt Doherty scores again as Wolves deal huge blow to Arsenal's top four hopes

Unai Emery’s side appalling away record struck again in a damaging defeat at Molineux.

As it happened: Man United v Man City, Premier League

Man United faced Man City in a crucial game for both sides.

Late Correa stunner seals Atleti win and delays Barca's title party

A win for Diego Simeone’s side against Valencia means the champions haven’t regained their title just yet.

Antrim's Allen finds Crucible fightback fall short while Trump recovers to seal thrilling win

There was further first round drama at the World Snooker Championships today.

BT Sport 'regret' that stance on Billy Vunipola was misinterpreted by 'some viewers' during broadcast

The broadcaster has released a statement to The42, in which it defends its coverage of the controversial Saracens player.

Roy Keane slams 'bluffers' in Manchester United squad

Speaking on Sky, the United legend tore strips off Paul Pogba, adding that the United players ‘threw their hair gel’ at each other after the Everton defeat.

Irish Grand National triumph has Ruby dreaming of conquering Aintree with Burrows Saint

He may be only six, but the sky is the limit after Easter Monday’s success for Willie Mullins, writes Donn McClean.

'It's nice to be able to focus on one position': Jordi Murphy revelling in run at 7

The former Leinster man is hoping to make his presence felt ‘in the thick of things’ against his former club this weekend.

McCarthy impressed by Bohs' starlet while Bamford chase stalls

The Irish boss called last night’s Dublin Derby atmosphere the ‘best I’ve seen at a game here.’

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row

Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.

'It can snowball a small bit' - Mayo boss confident that New York trip will run smoothly after 2014 experience

James Horan hopeful that they can utilise what they learned from the tie five years ago in Gaelic Park.

Ireland U20 winger drops out of Munster academy to return to Wales

James McCarthy had joined the southern province in 2017.

NBA head coach accused of sexual assault

Kelli Tennant claims the alleged incident involving Luke Walton took place back in 2016, when she was working as a sports reporter.

'Definitely a conversation to be had' about a second-tier championship, says Leinster club winner

Mullinalaghta star Shane Mulligan says that there is scope to have a debate about bringing in such a competition.

'I don’t get RTÉ back in Bromley' - McCarthy not worried by Delaney/FAI saga

The Irish manager is adamant that the weeks-long controversy in Irish football has no effect on him and his squad.

Kearney's contract discussions with IRFU and Leinster progress 'slowly'

The 33-year-old fullback says ‘the fire is burning to do it here in Leinster and Ireland.’

Another boost to Irish Open field as Poulter set for Lahinch appearance The Postman This post contains videos

Another boost to Irish Open field as Poulter set for Lahinch appearance

The Englishman will join the likes of Shane Lowry, Louis Oosthuizen and Pádraig Harrington on the County Clare links this July.

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto, warns against unilateral action

The governing body also recommended that if players are racially abused and want to walk off the pitch in protest, that they leave it to the referee.

Cronin, Furlong and Ringrose shortlisted for EPCR Player of the Year award

Champions Cup finalists Leinster and Saracens dominate the five-man shortlist.

Fellow professionals select Randolph as Championship's top goalkeeper

The Ireland international has been named in the PFA Team of the Year in England’s second tier.

'I was fortunate to win here last year' - Hamilton desperate to improve on Baku struggles F1

'I was fortunate to win here last year' - Hamilton desperate to improve on Baku struggles

The Briton knows there is a small slice of history on the line for he and team-mate Valtteri Bottas this weekend.

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