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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 7 December, 2019

Today’s News

'I'm just looking to get home and lie down' – Duncan Ferguson

The former Toffees striker pulled off a stunning victory in his first game in temporary charge, but he will not pursue the role on a full-time basis.

Bayern Munich lose again in thrilling top-of-the-table clash

Ramy Bensebaini scored an injury-time penalty as Borussia Monchengladbach beat Bundesliga champions

LIVE: Manchester City v Manchester United, Premier League

Follow all of the action from a crucial clash at the Etihad.

Ireland's Troy Parrott makes Premier League debut, as Tottenham outclass Burnley

After their mid-week loss to Man United, Jose Mourinho’s side delivered an improved display to return to winning ways.

Liverpool ease past Bournemouth to maintain commanding Premier League lead

Jurgen Klopp made seven changes to his starting XI, but his side still earned an easy win.

LIVE: Munster v Saracens, Champions Cup

The hosts have arranged extra seating for this mouthwatering clash with the reigning holders.

Defi Du Seuil comes good to see off Un De Sceaux at Sandown

Meanwhile in Aintree, Walk In The Mill claimed back-to-back victories in the Randox Health Becher Chase.

Wexford champions clinch Leinster title after extra-time as Louth's Mattock Rangers also prevail Wrap This post contains videos

Wexford champions clinch Leinster title after extra-time as Louth's Mattock Rangers also prevail

There was plenty of action in the junior and intermediate provincial football finals on Saturday.

Jonathan Sexton to undergo scan on knee injury

The out-half looks set to miss at least the return fixture against Northampton.

Former minor star bags 2-4 as Galway begin O'Neill era with victory over Brian Lohan's Clare

The Tribesmen got the better of the Banner in Ballinderreen.

LIVE: Bournemouth v Liverpool, Premier League

Bournemouth face Liverpool, as the Reds bid to maintain their unbeaten start.

Sexton injured, Larmour lights it up as Leinster thrash Saints

Seven different try-scorers crossed for Leinster as they brought their winning streak to 10 this season.

Real Madrid wear all-green kit in support of Climate Summit, as Benzema delivers again

The French striker scored one and set up another in a 2-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Instant impact for Duncan Ferguson as Everton stun Chelsea

The Toffees beat Frank Lampard’s men 3-1.

Mourinho hands 17-year-old Ireland striker Parrott a spot on Spurs bench

The Dubliner is considered one of Irish football’s brightest prospects.

Solskjaer insists Man United still a bigger club than City

Despite not winning a championship since 2013, the Old Trafford boss insists his side are the biggest.

Klopp hints teen striker set to leave on loan

The Reds could could let Rhian Brewster move away from the club on a temporary basis, potentially opening the door to a new arrival.

'I wasn't living the way I should,' admits Sterling

The forward feels he was not always 100% dedicated to football as he is now.

Mourinho sleeps at training ground to conquer anger after United loss

The manager refused to wallow in pity and instead started planning for Saturday’s home game against Burnley.

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Leinster, Champions Cup

Relive all the action as Leo Cullen’s team struck for seven tries at Franklin’s Gardens.

Slow start sees Ireland slip to defeat against Spain at Dubai 7s

Jordan Conroy scored his seventh try of the tournament but will rue failing to take a late opportunity.

Extra-time defeat to England sees Ireland Women finish 10th at Dubai 7s

Two tries from Hannah Tyrrell and a late Louise Galvin try wasn’t enough for Stan McDowell’s side.

Liverpool Club World Cup game moved to new venue

The opening of the Education City Stadium in Doha has been postponed to early 2020.

'In 12 months' time kids will walk straight past you, and their Dad will be saying 'Do you know who that is there?''

Rory Best on learning to be himself as Ireland captain, legacy, and talking Brexit with Joe Schmidt.

Vieira '300%' focused on Nice amid Arsenal links

Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira played down speculation of a return to the Gunners after Unai Emery’s exit.

Scannell's remarkable European record continues as Munster clash with Saracens

The 25-year-old still has big Ireland ambitions as he makes his 30th consecutive start in Europe for Munster.

Years of greed and mismanagement exposed and leaves Irish football looking at a lost generation

Yesterday’s FAI accounts were forecast to cause shock…the reality was worse than imagined.

Stockdale determined to 'work his arse off' through try-scoring drought

The brilliant wing has not crossed the try-line for Ulster since January.

'We've lost our home and they've lost their homes... but it's a terror what 12 months does'

A little over a year on from sinkhole devastation and relegation, Magheracloone were crowned Ulster champions last weekend.

Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs

The Leinster second row had to brush off the calls for him to captain Ireland. He is aware he still has plenty to learn.

Yesterday’s News

Irish duo on target as Millwall clinch dramatic draw in stoppage time

Shaun Williams and Aiden O’Brien both found the back of the net for the Lions.

Inter held to scoreless draw, paving way for Juventus to reclaim Serie A top spot

Antonio Conte’s side failed to score against Roma at the San Siro.

Clermont overtake Ulster to top Champions Cup pool after bonus-point victory

The Irish province can still regain pole position when they host Harlequins on Saturday.

Frustrations continue for misfiring Atletico Madrid as thriller ends in scoreless draw

Diego Simeone was looking for a response to the 1-0 defeat to Barcelona.


Woods just two off the lead heading into final round in Bahamas

The US Open champion Gary Woodland surged to the top of the leaderboard after posting a birdie-birdie finish.

Dallas Cowboys owner cut off from radio interview after swearing live on air

Jerry Jones said ‘bull****’ in frustration while speaking on 105.3 The Fan.

Goalkeeper hero up for world hockey award after helping Ireland seal Olympic qualification

Ayeisha McFerran has been nominated for the second year in-a-row.

Watford turn to Nigel Pearson to try and keep club in Premier League

Watford turn to Nigel Pearson to try and keep club in Premier League

The 56-year-old succeeds the sacked Quique Sanchez Flores with Watford bottom of the table with just one league win all season.

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Mona McSharry sets new Irish record to clinch place in European final

After taking bronze in the 50m Breastroke on Wednesday, the 19-year-old further announced her arrival in senior international swimming with a time of 1:04.36.

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