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Today’s News

Former Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe reveals he is 'in a dark place' suffering from depression
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

Former Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe reveals he is 'in a dark place' suffering from depression

1 hour ago 16,167 Views 10 Comments

The player has started rehabilitation to improve his mental health after crashing his car into a coffee shop.

GAA move to explain loan application, clarify no redevelopment plan for Cusack Stand
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

GAA move to explain loan application, clarify no redevelopment plan for Cusack Stand

2 hours ago 3,959 Views 5 Comments

‘Reports failed to indicate that the GAA had in fact already suspended any such plans,’ said a statement from Croke Park.

Chelsea defender completes loan move to AC Milan
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Chelsea defender completes loan move to AC Milan

2 hours ago 3,271 Views 4 Comments

Fikayo Tomori has joined the Rossoneri until the end of the season.

Covid-infected tennis star 'sorry' for quarantine gripe
# Apology
# Apology

Covid-infected tennis star 'sorry' for quarantine gripe

2 hours ago 5,069 Views 0 Comments

World number 67 Paula Badosa said she understood ‘the sad situation’.

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NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl
# Classy Gesture
# Classy Gesture

NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl

2 hours ago 2,404 Views 0 Comments

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the workers — mostly from hospitals and health care centres in Tampa and Florida — were being recognised for their service during the pandemic.

Former Ireland international accuses Neil Lennon and Derek McInnes of public shaming
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

Former Ireland international accuses Neil Lennon and Derek McInnes of public shaming

2 hours ago 5,537 Views 0 Comments

Jim Goodwin is upset his Celtic and Aberdeen counterparts have chosen to air the game’s dirty laundry.

Lampard criticises his critics, says he is ignoring talk about his future
# I'll Tell Ya Who Wrote It
# I'll Tell Ya Who Wrote It

Lampard criticises his critics, says he is ignoring talk about his future

3 hours ago 1,492 Views 3 Comments

Lampard says his players’ confidence would be ‘shot’ if they read critical analysis from some quarters.

Jurgen Klopp: I don’t have authority to sign players at Liverpool
# Claim
# Claim

Jurgen Klopp: I don’t have authority to sign players at Liverpool

3 hours ago 4,909 Views 6 Comments

The transfer model created at Anfield has had many notable successes but it is not built on always spending large sums.

Kompany lauds 'tough as iron' Cullen as Ireland midfielder makes his mark at Anderlecht
# Kompany Man
# Kompany Man

Kompany lauds 'tough as iron' Cullen as Ireland midfielder makes his mark at Anderlecht

3 hours ago 5,629 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old is beginning to excel in Belgium.

Two fresh faces and notable absentees as Jones assembles 28-man England squad

Two fresh faces and notable absentees as Jones assembles 28-man England squad

4 hours ago 5,031 Views 0 Comments

Paolo Odogwu and Harry Randall were both included in the reigning champions’ squad, while Kyle Sinckler is an absentee.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Quizzical Attraction
# Quizzical Attraction

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

4 hours ago 15,574 Views 7 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

McIlroy fails to build on brilliant start as play is suspended in Abu Dhabi
# Second Round
# Second Round

McIlroy fails to build on brilliant start as play is suspended in Abu Dhabi

5 hours ago 2,809 Views 0 Comments

Tyrrell Hatton holds a five-shot lead over McIlroy, Jason Scrivener, Jazz Janewattananond and Romain Langasque.

Leicester striker Vardy to undergo hernia operation
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Leicester striker Vardy to undergo hernia operation

6 hours ago 3,847 Views 0 Comments

Brendan Rodgers says the Foxes’ star forward will be out for ‘a few weeks’.

Man City talisman De Bruyne ruled out of key games against Liverpool and Spurs
# Big Loss
# Big Loss

Man City talisman De Bruyne ruled out of key games against Liverpool and Spurs

6 hours ago 3,904 Views 11 Comments

The Belgian midfielder will be sidelined for four to six weeks, Pep Guardiola revealed today.

Dublin confirm departure of three-time All-Star forward Paul Mannion
# Mann Down
# Mann Down

Dublin confirm departure of three-time All-Star forward Paul Mannion

6 hours ago 25,014 Views 21 Comments

The 27-year-old won’t be involved with the All-Ireland champions this year and possibly beyond.

'It felt like he pressed three players himself at times' - Preston boss hails Molumby's impact
# Waterford Crystal
# Waterford Crystal

'It felt like he pressed three players himself at times' - Preston boss hails Molumby's impact

7 hours ago 4,141 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland midfielder set up the decisive goal for Preston in Wednesday’s victory at Birmingham City.

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane tests positive for Covid-19
# Statement
# Statement

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane tests positive for Covid-19

8 hours ago 1,746 Views 1 Comment

The news comes on the eve of his side’s La Liga clash with Alaves.

14 Irish players to feature as TG4 announce weekly matches and highlights of 2021 AFLW season
# On The Box
# On The Box

14 Irish players to feature as TG4 announce weekly matches and highlights of 2021 AFLW season

8 hours ago 4,116 Views 1 Comment

The Irish language station will show deferred coverage of the games.

Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash
# Team News
# Team News

Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash

9 hours ago 18,153 Views 105 Comments

Both provinces have impressive matchday 23s for the Guinness Pro14 meeting.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

9 hours ago 22,884 Views 12 Comments

Rugby, soccer and American football are all in the spotlight.

Arsenal sign Australian international Ryan on loan from Brighton
# Boyhood Club
# Boyhood Club

Arsenal sign Australian international Ryan on loan from Brighton

9 hours ago 5,683 Views 3 Comments

The goalkeeper has joined the Gunners on a short-term deal until the end of the season.

Cavanagh has 'no doubt' Tyrone have the second best forward line in the country
# Red Hand
# Red Hand

Cavanagh has 'no doubt' Tyrone have the second best forward line in the country

9 hours ago 3,858 Views 12 Comments

The prospect of a partnership between Cathal McShane and Conor McKenna has excited Tyrone supporters.

Mick McCarthy set for swift return to management weeks after Apoel sacking
# In Demand
# In Demand

Mick McCarthy set for swift return to management weeks after Apoel sacking

9 hours ago 8,609 Views 6 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland boss is in line to take over at Cardiff City.

LeBron James drops season-high tally as Lakers improve to 8-0 on the road
# Winning
# Winning

LeBron James drops season-high tally as Lakers improve to 8-0 on the road

11 hours ago 2,153 Views 3 Comments

LeBron and the Lakers defeated Giannis and the Bucks.

Two-time All-Ireland winning Tipperary captain retires from inter-county football
# Leader
# Leader

Two-time All-Ireland winning Tipperary captain retires from inter-county football

12 hours ago 4,970 Views 0 Comments

A real leader on and off the pitch, Samantha Lambert bows out with three Celtic Crosses.

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool lack confidence after unbeaten home run is ended
# Issue
# Issue

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool lack confidence after unbeaten home run is ended

12 hours ago 4,194 Views 12 Comments

The Reds’ 68-match unbeaten run at home was brought to an end.

'What stood out was how Kiernan’s public persona matched up exactly with who he was in private'
# Appreciation
# Appreciation

'What stood out was how Kiernan’s public persona matched up exactly with who he was in private'

Updated 12 hours ago 29,418 Views 11 Comments

Cathal Dennehy pays tribute to the Irish athletics legend.

Kilkenny native and Mount Leinster Rangers mastermind named Carlow hurling manager
# New Man In Charge
# New Man In Charge

Kilkenny native and Mount Leinster Rangers mastermind named Carlow hurling manager

13 hours ago 6,123 Views 0 Comments

Tom Mullally takes the reins from Colm Bonnar.

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled

13 hours ago 8,350 Views 10 Comments

Organisers have said they are “fully focused on hosting the Games this summer”.

De Allende enjoying Larkham's decision-making influence on Munster
# DDA
# DDA

De Allende enjoying Larkham's decision-making influence on Munster

15 hours ago 5,251 Views 13 Comments

The 29-year-old Springbok has been in excellent form this season.

Yesterday’s News

'We lost a game which I think it's actually impossible to lose. But we did it' - Jurgen Klopp
# Blow
# Blow

'We lost a game which I think it's actually impossible to lose. But we did it' - Jurgen Klopp

22 hours ago 9,258 Views 29 Comments

Ashley Barnes clinched the Clarets’ first win at Liverpool since 1974.

Suarez hits late winner as Atletico go seven points clear in Spain and Barcelona need extra-time for cup success

Suarez hits late winner as Atletico go seven points clear in Spain and Barcelona need extra-time for cup success

22 hours ago 13,188 Views 7 Comments

The Uruguayan striker scored twice as Atletico came from behind to beat Eibar 2-1.

Former Leicester and Swansea boss named new Poland coach
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

Former Leicester and Swansea boss named new Poland coach

22 hours ago 8,064 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Juventus midfielder Paulo Sousa spent two years in Britain managing.

Burnley stun Liverpool as 68-game unbeaten run at Anfield comes to an end
# Upset
# Upset

Burnley stun Liverpool as 68-game unbeaten run at Anfield comes to an end

23 hours ago 46,577 Views 144 Comments

It’s the first time the Reds have lost at home since April 2017.

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'

23 hours ago 32,960 Views 8 Comments

Ex-Munster fullback Sean Scanlon has retired from professional rugby after seven seasons in the Championship.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s 760th goal ignites questions over all-time scoring record
# Doubt
# Doubt

Cristiano Ronaldo’s 760th goal ignites questions over all-time scoring record

Thu 9:21 PM 8,862 Views 8 Comments

The Juventus forward was credited in some quarters with the highest ever total but confusion surrounds some of the past leaders.

Change hits Dublin with MacAuley and Mannion moving on but no county can cope better with departures
# Dominant Dubs
# Dominant Dubs

Change hits Dublin with MacAuley and Mannion moving on but no county can cope better with departures

Thu 9:19 PM 8,429 Views 6 Comments

MacAuley and Mannion the latest to move on but Dublin’s strength means they can cope.

Solskjaer urges Man Utd strikers to follow Cavani's example
# Like A Fine Wine
# Like A Fine Wine

Solskjaer urges Man Utd strikers to follow Cavani's example

Thu 8:58 PM 6,404 Views 8 Comments

The Uruguayan caught the eye as he became the first Red Devils player to score their first four league goals for the club away from Old Trafford.

AC Milan eager to complete loan deal for out-of-sorts Chelsea defender
# Plan
# Plan

AC Milan eager to complete loan deal for out-of-sorts Chelsea defender

Thu 8:31 PM 6,058 Views 5 Comments

Fikayo Tomori has been unable to find a regular first-team role this season.

Ciara Mageean pays tribute to 'friend, mentor and father figure' Jerry Kiernan
# RIP
# RIP

Ciara Mageean pays tribute to 'friend, mentor and father figure' Jerry Kiernan

Thu 8:20 PM 7,791 Views 2 Comments

The former Olympic long-distance runner from Listowel in Kerry has passed away at the age of 67.

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