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Yesterday’s News

Football back with a bang in Portugal as leaders Porto are stunned by top-flight newcomers

Aided by Famalicao’s 2-1 win, Benfica can take top spot tomorrow.

Another home defeat deepens the relegation worries of fallen German giants

Four-time champions Werder Bremen have now failed to win in their last 12 home Bundesliga games.

Quiz: How much do you remember about Euro 88?

The tournament, which was won by the Netherlands, featured the Republic of Ireland for the first time.

All Blacks legend Dan Carter in line for Super Rugby return

According to several media outlets, the 38-year-old has agreed a short-term deal to play for the Blues.

The man who didn't give a f**k Maverick This post contains videos

The man who didn't give a f**k

As part of Genius Week, we chat to Paolo Hewitt about his biography of Robin Friday, one of the great footballing cult heroes.

Italy international receives prestigious award for voluntary work in fight against Covid-19

‘This recognition fills me with pride,’ said Maxime Mbanda.

'The main element is fun' - the key to coaching kids successfully

Tipp selector Darragh Egan is Shane Keegan’s guest on this week’s coaching podcast.

Dundalk record losses of more than €1.2m for 2019

The SSE Airtricity Premier Division club released their accounts today.

From TheJournal.ie Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Irish Athletic Boxing Association and Wicklow County Council Personal Injuries

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Irish Athletic Boxing Association and Wicklow County Council

Solicitors for the boxing trainer filed court papers yesterday.

Tottenham confirm positive test for Covid-19 during latest Premier League round

The latest results are an encouraging sign as English football nears its restart date.

Former Man City defender feels unsafe in United States

Nedum Onuoha says he has a ‘fear and distrust’ of police.

‘One of the greatest privileges of my life was training with Matt Connor’

40 years ago this summer the Offaly legend gave one of the greatest individual displays ever witnessed in Croke Park.

FAI agree to undergo restructuring and 'required constitutional reform'

A new set-up has seen an increase in the number of independent directors from four to six.

German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest

In a statement, the Bundesliga confirmed it would take ‘no proceedings’ against the player.

'What Munster are getting is two World Cup-winning, world-class players'

Bryan Habana is a huge fan of Munster boss Johann van Graan.

'Conor McGregor vs Anderson Silva is bigger than Ngannou vs Jones'

Former world champion Daniel Cormier reckons clash between Irishman and superstar Silva could make millions on pay-per-view.

SPFL clubs to offer fans virtual season tickets when new season starts in August

It will enable fans to watch broadcasts of their club’s home games.

Former Bohs defender Warren O'Hora offered new Brighton deal

The Dubliner is one of six U23 players being retained.

Connacht promote six exciting academy prospects into their senior squad

Niall Murray, Sean Masterson, Conor Dean, Colm Reilly, Peter Sullivan and Jordan Duggan have earned pro contracts.

Second half of Rayo Vallecano v Albacete to be played out next week

Widespread abuse of Roman Zozulya saw the game abandoned in December.

Whyte-Povetkin bout still on track for this summer claims Matchroom

The heavyweight showdown was originally slated for 4 July.

'It's an insight into what life will be like after football' - Dublin All-Star firefighter focusing on the frontline

Lyndsey Davey was planning to retire from inter-county duty after this season, her 17th campaign in the Sky Blue jersey.

Premier League clubs given green light to organise friendlies before resumption

The league sent guidelines to the 20 teams on Tuesday outlining restrictions.

Jack Grealish ‘deeply embarrassed’ by lockdown incident

The Aston Villa captain accepts he set a poor example by agreeing to visit a friend.

Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'We were up 10 points and she just scored three or four goals' - battles with a 12-time All-Ireland winner

Former Cork camogie star Sandie Fitzgibbon reflects on the days when she came up against Angela Downey.

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November CAS

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November

Should WADA’s ruling be confirmed, Russia will miss out on the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 winter Games and the World Cup in Qatar.

Italian FA chief hopeful small number of fans can attend games as stricken French clubs cry for help

Serie A returns in mid-June, while the Ligue 1 season was declared over in early April.

FA unlikely to take action over peaceful anti-racism protests when Premier League returns

The FA will adopt a ‘common sense’ approach to political gestures, slogans and statements if players or staff publicly back the movement.

Jubilant Dettori back in business at Kempton

No crowds, but still celebration time on winning return.

Explainer: The latest controversy threatening to cause a rift within the FAI

Nixon Morton — an FAI Council member — has written to both Uefa and Fifa to express concerns over perceived issues with the new set-up.

Ex-Ireland player Humphreys to leave role with Gloucester after six seasons

The Ulster European Cup winner will leave his position as Director of Rugby at the end of June.

Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso mourning the death of his sister aged 37 RIP

Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso mourning the death of his sister aged 37

Francesca Gattuso, who worked as a secretary at AC Milan, passed away after four months in hospital.

Fifa urges leagues to use 'common sense' on disciplining players over George Floyd protests

The German Football Association is investigating players displaying political messages during matches.

College football clash will not take place at Aviva Stadium this summer

Navy and Notre Dame hope to open their season in the US instead.

English Premiership rugby clubs given green light to return to training

Clubs will have to satisfy a number of criteria to make the step.

Hasenhuttl signs new 4-year Southampton deal

The 52-year-old was appointed in December 2018 and has turned things around since a 9-0 hammering last October.

Formula One unveils 8-race schedule in Europe from 5 July

The season is now scheduled to finish in December.

'He was almost poetic' - Gary Lineker tells us about Hugh McIlvanney's genius

The Match of the Day presenter celebrates one of sportswriting’s masters in a special edition of the Behind the Lines podcast.

Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy

The 65-year-old won 27 caps for Ireland during his playing days.

Red-carded players to be replaced after 20 minutes in Kiwi Super Rugby

The new competition will feature a golden point system and a renewed focus on the breakdown.

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