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Today’s News

'Two in two, prolific now so!' - Ireland defender Egan basks in glory after late, great winner

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder claims he pulled his calf celebrating the Corkman’s all-important goal.

Liverpool close in on Premier League record points tally

The Reds were too good for an error-prone Brighton tonight.

'It's not a manager's role to talk a player in or out of anything' - Jim Gavin on McCaffrey's Dublin exit

The former Sky Blues boss expects the Clontarf flyer to thrive as he concentrates on club football.

Five-star Man City crush Newcastle while Burnley leave West Ham in relegation trouble

Jesus ends City goal drought and Rodriguez scores all-important winner for Burnley.


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Ireland's John Egan scores again as Sheffield United boost European hopes

The last-minute winner dealt a blow to Wolves’ Champions League ambitions.

Irish youngster on target as West Brom take a step closer to Premier League

Dara O’Shea helped the Baggies overcome Derby 2-0.

As it happened: Brighton v Liverpool, Premier League

Brighton faced Liverpool, as they sought to ensure their Premier League safety.

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Lazio defender given four-match ban for biting an opponent

Patric will sit out four games for biting a Lecce opponent and showing little regard for social distancing.

Ex-Irish international John Sheridan appointed Waterford manager LOI

Ex-Irish international John Sheridan appointed Waterford manager

Owner Lee Power has also scotched ‘silly rumours’ doubting his family’s commitment to the club.

Middlesbrough boost survival hopes with win at Millwall

Neil Warnock has made an instant impact, albeit this win was not without controversy.

'When I found rugby, I found my self-esteem, my sense of worth'

Former Connacht head coach Pat Lam is this week’s guest on the How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

Harrington says postponing Ryder Cup until 2021 was correct decision

The European captain vowed ‘that the European players and I will be ready’ next year.

Six Premiership rugby players test positive for Covid-19

A further four non-playing staff have also tested positive after 804 tests on Monday.

Two-time world champion Alonso confirmed for Formula 1 return with Renault in 2021

The 38-year-old will replace Daniel Ricciardo on the team.

Confirmed: 2020 Ryder Cup postponed for 12 months

It means the competition will now take place in 2021 and every two years thereafter.

Stephen Kenny distances himself from Director title at revamped FAI

Kenny also confirmed James McCarthy is available for international selection, although the prospect of a return for Stephen Ireland looks unlikely.

England trio Ben Youngs, George Ford and Ellis Genge agree new Leicester deals

The Tigers have announced 18 new player contracts since the weekend,

RB Leipzig sign South Korean striker for reported €9 million following loss of Werner to Chelsea

Hwang Hee-chan comes into the side from sister club Red Bull Salzburg.

'We need to get back to that momentum' - Leinster aim to pick up where they left off

Felipe Contepomi says the province’s players returned to pre-season in excellent condition.

Chelsea in pole position to sign €100m-rated Havertz, Rice also on their radar

Bayer Leverkusen’s 21-year-old star is set to leave this summer, with the Londoners leading the race for his signature.

'I'm president, coach and player' - Ibrahimovic declares after igniting Milan's comeback over Juve

The 38-year-old Swedish striker claims the Rossoneri would have won the Scudetto this season had he returned earlier.

Connacht confirm signings of Aussie 7s international and Kiwi number eight

Andy Friend has added Ben O’Donnell and Kiwi number eight Abraham Papali’i to his squad.

Spurs defender Dier handed four-match ban for jumping into stand to confront fan

The 26-year-old saw his brother being verbally abused and raced to his aid following the penalty shootout defeat to Norwich.

FAI begin eligibility process after Ogbene expresses desire to represent Ireland

The form of the 23-year-old winger helped Rotherham United to achieve promotion back to the Championship.

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World snowboarding champion Alex Pullin dies while spearfishing in Australia

“His enthusiasm was infectious and his impact on Olympic sport can’t be overstated.”

Inside the creation of the GAA's first bamboo hurley

‘We feel that we’re probably making some of the best hurleys that have ever been created.’

Ex-Man City and Liverpool keeper James seeking first manager's job in English football

The former England player lined out for five different Premier League clubs during his career.

Jamie Vardy should have been sent off, says Arsenal boss Arteta

The Leicester star caught Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi with a stray boot in the first period.

'Looking back at Italia '90 was all about those key stories and digging deeper into them'

Today is the 30th anniversary of the final at Italia ’90 and a podcast series this month has closely examined that tournament.

Yesterday’s News

Juventus implode against Milan on night of remarkable Serie A drama

Juventus’ wasn’t the only collapse of the night, as second-placed Lazio lost to lowly Lecce and saw their defender Patric sent off for biting an opponent.

Klopp says Adam Lallana will not play for Liverpool again

The 32-year-old will leave at the end of the season and boss Jurgen Klopp respects the player enough to not jeopardise his next move.

Vardy salvages crucial point for Leicester at 10-man Arsenal

Eddie Nketiah’s red card proved to be the turning point as the Foxes cling to their place in the top four.

Promotion-chasing Brentford win again to pile pressure on West Brom

At the bottom, Huddersfield earned an important point against Reading.

DeSean Jackson sorry for 'appalling' social media posts

Philadelphia Eagles may take action against the player for anti-Semitic posts.

Leinster confirm Barry Daly's retirement from pro rugby at the age of 27

The prolific UCD wing will move to the US to continue his education.

Six Nations play down expectation of imminent deal with CVC

Bernard Laporte has said a deal is almost done.

Katie Taylor set for surprise rematch versus rival Persoon in Eddie Hearn's garden

A sequel to their June 2019 classic at Madison Square Garden, during which Taylor emerged as a controversial winner, is in the works.

Not ready to return to your gym? Here are a few alternative options

Here are some other options if you’re not ready to return to the gym under the ‘new normal.’

Stunning Danny Welbeck overhead kick inspires Watford to vital win

The former Man United player capitalised on a deflected cross to hit an incredible goal.

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