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Today’s News

Shortlist for 2019 RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year unveiled - who should win? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Shortlist for 2019 RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year unveiled - who should win?

11 rising stars have been nominated for the award.

Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment

The arrival of four external members to the football body’s board has been made a priority by sports minister Shane Ross.

Jesus admits struggling with the weight of expectation at Man City

The Brazilian striker recently went eight games without scoring and has revealed he took the criticism personally.

Old dog, new tricks - how Gasperini went from 'sad and depressed' to Italian football's 'magician'

Atalanta’s Champions League fairytale simplifies the superb work their manager has accomplished in recent seasons.

Former Meath stars to be involved in county's U20 management side next year

Kevin Reilly and Joe Sheridan will work under manager Ger Robinson.

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'The amount of scanning he does before he gets to the breakdown is phenomenal'

Ulster’s John Cooney has been a class apart this season.

'This is just the start for him' - Irish midfielder Kilkenny rewarded with new deal at Bournemouth

The teenager has put pen to paper with the Premier League club.

Ferrari chief confirms informal talks with F1 champion Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has spoken with Ferrari’s chairman John Elkann, with the Italian team insistent talks took place at a ‘social event’.

Ireland U21 defender Leahy joins Dundalk from Bohemians

The former Coventry City full-back has signed a two-year deal with the Premier Division champions.

'It was basically a 30-on-30 brawl, so that was my first introduction to Brian Lohan!'

David Reidy is looking forward to working with the new Clare hurling boss.

Andy Ruiz Jr branded an 'elephant' and a 'disgrace'

Frank Warren has heavily criticised the fighter after he came in overweight for his title rematch against Anthony Joshua.

Europe's 'Big Five' take over Champions League

For the first time ever, the competition’s knockout stages comprises solely of clubs from the elite divisions.

Healy and Casey involved as Munster A name side to face Leinster tomorrow

Sean French will miss out on the inter-pro due to an exam.

NFL Commissioner promises 'thorough' probe of controversial Patriots video

Roger Goodell said on Wednesday that the league will take its time in the investigation.

McGeady told he can leave Sunderland amid reports of training ground incident

The Republic of Ireland international is set to move on in January, according to manager Phil Parkinson.

Cadogan's injury comeback plan, hectic fixture schedule and new roles for Cork hurling greats

Coach Ger Cunningham on Cork’s prospects as the new season is set to begin.

Red Bull Salzburg winger in talks with Liverpool

Japan international Takumi Minamino could join the European champions for £7.25m next month.

Kiwi flyer Faddes comes into Ulster team to visit Harlequins tomorrow

Kieran Treadwell starts in the second row in the only other change to Dan McFarland’s starting XV.

Persoon could face Kellie Harrington before Taylor rematch as she pursues Olympic dream

The Belgian former champion will bid to qualify for Tokyo 2020 next year, putting her sequel with Taylor on the back-burner.

'I don’t know does it make it more special, but it certainly makes it more worthwhile'

Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett is happy to put off-field incidents behind him after a difficult few years.

Haaland flies to Dortmund to discuss January move - reports

The Norwegian striker has caught the attention of Europe’s top clubs with his exploits for RB Salzburg this season.

Donn McClean: Many worthy contenders, but there could only be one Horse of the Year

Gordon Elliott’s double Grand National winner was recognised at the HRI Awards this week.

Ronnie O'Sullivan refuses to shake hands over germ fears

Instead, he tried to fist bump both James Cahill and the referee.

Neymar's penalty gesture for Cavani a 'symbol' of PSG's team spirit

Thomas Tuchel was delighted to see the unity in his Paris Saint-Germain team last night.

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Shane Ross says government will 'look at' proposal to split FAI

A plan has been created by FAI members to split the organisation into two sections, the Irish Independent has reported.

Xavi's Al-Sadd see off part-time minnows to close in on showdown with Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp’s side are awaiting the winners of Al-Sadd’s meeting with Monterrey this weekend.

England's World Cup attack guru Wisemantel joins Rennie's Wallabies

The Australian comes in as Scott Johnson plots out his four-year plan.

International team race into an early 4-1 lead against Tiger's USA in Presidents Cup

Els hails ‘unbelievable start’ on opening day at Royal Melbourne.

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Kawhi clips in 23 on Toronto return, Lakers going strong on the road

James Harden scored 55, pretty standard night.

Unfazed, in-form Doris ready for full run-out at the Aviva

The Leinster 8 is hoping to force his way into an Ireland jersey at the venue before the season is out.

'You meet them and you're like, 'I don't really hate you as much as I used to!''

Munster man Jean Kleyn is looking forward to another physical battle against Saracens.

Boyle keen to atone for errors that kept him out of Connacht's loss in Gloucester

The back row was dropped for the trip to England, but is ready to help his side mount an unlikely playoff push.

Yesterday’s News

Double trouble as Cristiano Ronaldo rages at selfie-hunting pitch invader Incident This post contains videos

Double trouble as Cristiano Ronaldo rages at selfie-hunting pitch invader

The Portuguese star was confronted by a supporter who wanted to embrace and congratulate him.

Sessegnon has a lot to improve but potential is there, says Mourinho

Ryan Sessegnon has a lot to learn, according to Jose Mourinho, despite scoring in his Champions League debut on Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola hails 21-year-old Dinamo Zagreb star

Dani Olmo has a bright future, according to the Manchester City boss.

Rugby fans mob Japan's Brave Blossoms at victory parade

The hosts reached the quarter finals for the first time at this year’s World Cup.

Two years after €23 million departure, Chelsea could re-sign Ake

The Netherlands defender made the switch from Stamford Bridge to Bournemouth in 2017 and has now been linked with a return to the Blues.

WATCH: 'Dele Alli, for the best part of two years, has stood still' - Graeme Souness

Speaking as a pundit on Virgin Media, the former Liverpool captain wasn’t holding back in his assessment of the England international.

Everton stick with Duncan Ferguson for Man United trip

The club’s former striker oversaw the Toffees’ 3-1 defeat of Chelsea last weekend.

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