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Today’s News

Is Roy Keane a good pundit? Analysis This post contains videos

Is Roy Keane a good pundit?

The former Ireland assistant boss made a rare Sky Sports appearance for Sunday’s Liverpool-Man United fixture.

Ireland's Alison Miller makes rugby return 10 months after horrific ankle injury

Defending champions UL Bohemians and Railway Union are still neck and neck at the top of the Women’s AIL.

Former Ireland coach Craig Fulton celebrates Hockey World Cup win with Belgium

Fulton is Shane McLeod’s assistant coach with the Red Lions.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite pictures from the sporting week

Here’s how the last week looked through a lens.

'Liverpool are streets ahead': Man United legends turn on Mourinho Unimpressed This post contains videos

'Liverpool are streets ahead': Man United legends turn on Mourinho

The former Chelsea boss has overseen the club’s worst Premier League start after 17 games.

'I just screamed. I couldn't cope. It was a build-up of four years': Megan Connolly on a remarkable American triumph

The Republic of Ireland international on an incredible finale to her time in Florida and starting the next chapter.

Mourinho: All Manchester United can achieve is fourth

The Red Devils slumped to a 3-1 defeat against Premier League leaders Liverpool at Anfield today.

Shaqiri inspires Liverpool to first Anfield win over Man United since 2013

Two goals from the Swiss international helped the Reds regain their place at the Premier League’s summit.

Rangers bounce back from Europa League exit to go top of the Scottish Premiership

Steven Gerrard’s side beat Hamilton 1-0, after champions Celtic crashed to a surprise 2-0 defeat.

Former Man United defender scores hat-trick in Ajax win

Daley Blind was one of two men to find the net three times as the Dutch team registered their biggest home league win for over 17 years.

NBA star Curry apologises for suggesting moon landings were faked

The star told ESPN he was not being serious when he made those comments.

Dublin hurlers end the year on a high with victory over Offaly in Walsh Cup

Meanwhile, in the Dr McKenna Cup Section B Round 1, Armagh thrashed St Mary’s University College.

Rivals unite as Sean Cox fundraiser sees Meath overcome All-Ireland champions Dublin

The rival counties united to raise funds for Sean Cox, who was attacked before a Liverpool game in April.

Sensational Eden Hazard inspires Chelsea to hard-fought win

Chelsea closed the gap on third-place Tottenham as the Belgian international starred against Brighton.

Paul Pogba left on bench for Liverpool-Man United clash

The World Cup winner has been criticised for some of his performances this season.

Brilliant late assist from Shane Long helps Southampton end Arsenal's 22-match unbeaten run

The Ireland striker made an impact off the bench, as Ralph Hasenhüttl enjoyed a managerial home debut to remember.

Celtic upset by Neil Lennon's Hibs as they miss out on top spot

It was a good day for Ireland international Daryl Horgan, as he completed 90 minutes for the hosts.

As it happened: Liverpool v Manchester United, Premier League

Xherdan Shaqiri was Liverpool’s super sub as they returned to the top of the Premier League. Catch up on all of the action in our minute-by-minute report.

Former Liverpool midfielder Alex O'Hanlon agrees deal to join Shelbourne

The promising 22-year-old has spent time with St Patrick’s Athletic and Glentoran since returning to Ireland.

Ruud Gullit: 'Almost impossible' for a black person to speak out

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling allegedly received racist abuse from a Blues fan, sparking widespread debate over racism in football and society.

'I am right' - Chelsea boss unmoved on controversial Kante experiment

Maurizio Sarri has continued to dismiss criticism of the policy regarding the France World Cup winner.

Patrick Vieira tears into Mario Balotelli as goal drought continues

The Italy international has failed to score in Ligue 1 this season but the Nice coach is ready to stick by his man.

Neil Warnock brands Premier League refereeing situation 'a disgrace'

The Bluebirds boss questioned the decision to choose an inexperienced oufficial for his side’s meeting with Watford.

'It was just a privilege to fight here in Madison Square Garden in front of so many Irish people' Unbeaten This post contains videos

'It was just a privilege to fight here in Madison Square Garden in front of so many Irish people'

Katie Taylor successfully defended her WBA and IBF lightweight titles against Eva Wahlstrom last night.

'Never an option' - Rashford says joining Liverpool was never a possibility

The Red Devils forward has denied rumours he turned down a move to Anfield as a schoolboy.

'If the people want it, we can make it': Canelo fails to rule out GGG trilogy after Fielding victory

Alvarez did not close the door on facing Gennady Golovkin again following Saturday’s TKO of Rocky Fielding.

Stuttgart captain's father dies suddenly after Bundesliga win against Hertha Berlin RIP

Stuttgart captain's father dies suddenly after Bundesliga win against Hertha Berlin

The club has issued a statement stating that they were mourning the loss of Herbert Gentner.

Final round meltdown sees Rose capitulate in Indonesia to squander chance to top rankings

A chance to top the world rankings went begging as Justin Rose had a day to forget at the Indonesian Masters.

Jack Carty's lost boots, Mullinalaghta homecoming, the Mourneabbey nine and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Team Sky's legacy, alcohol sponsorship in sport and the week's best sportswriting

Team Sky's legacy, alcohol sponsorship in sport and the week's best sportswriting

Sit back and enjoy some of the best of the week’s long-form writing.

'If Conor wants a rematch against Khabib, he’s gotta go through me first', says Iaquinta UFC On FOX 31 This post contains videos

'If Conor wants a rematch against Khabib, he’s gotta go through me first', says Iaquinta

Lightweight Al Iaquinta secured a unanimous decision victory over Kevin Lee in Milwaukee last night.

Hopkins delivers 14-yard touchdown as Texans move closer to NFL play-off berth

Texans held off the New York Jet and edged closer to an NFL play-off, while Cleveland overcame the Broncos.

Van Gerwen 'emotional' after drink was thrown over him at PDC World Darts Championship The Darts This post contains videos

Van Gerwen 'emotional' after drink was thrown over him at PDC World Darts Championship

A pre-match soaking was not enough to prevent the Dutchman from opening his campaign with a victory.

Walnut-less Whips, terrible tanking, and your NFL week 15 preview

We could learn a lot about the number one overall pick this week, writes Steve O’Rourke.

Christmas Day session, Olympic dreams and becoming female role models

Irish hockey star Nicci Daly wants to help inspire the next generation of female athletes.

No fairytale of New York for Fielding as Canelo destroys him in three rounds

Saul Alvarez dropped Rocky Fielding in every round en route to victory.

Imperious Taylor lights up Wahlstrom and Madison Square Garden with career-best display

Taylor dazzled under the MSG lights as she earned a shutout victory over her former rival.

Yesterday’s News

'They have this feeling of 'the lucky ones'': Mourinho assesses Liverpool's title charge

Unbeaten Liverpool’s quest to unseat Manchester City as Premier League champions has not been without luck, says Jose Mourinho.

Irish women's hockey team voted RTÉ Sport's Team of the Year by the public

Graham Shaw’s side reached a World Cup final in the summer, and were voted the nation’s best team by the public.

Johnny Sexton named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

He was integral to a record-breaking year for Leinster, as well as Ireland’s unprecedented success – including a Grand Slam and home victory over the All Blacks.

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