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Yesterday’s News


Friday 25 October, 2019

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27

The Belfast native confirmed his retirement in a statement on Friday evening.

West Ham win race to sign Ireland U17 striker who scored 35 goals for Man United last season

The Hammers have completed a move for highly-rated forward Ademipo Odubeko.

Kelleher handed first Leinster start since returning as Cullen's men travel to face Zebre

Leo Cullen’s side face Zebre tomorrow afternoon aiming to make in four wins on the bounce.

Thursday 24 October, 2019

Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa

The 28-year-old suffered an ankle injury during training on Wednesday.


Sunday 20 October, 2019

'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down'

Gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan has risen to become one of Ireland’s most exciting Olympic prospects.

Saturday 19 October, 2019

'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'

James Ryan said the Irish dressing room was bitterly disappointed with their 32-point defeat to New Zealand.

Friday 18 October, 2019

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Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood becomes board member at non-league side Cheadle Town

The 34-year-old Sheffield Wednesday shot-stopper has joined the Manchester club’s executive board.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Mick McCarthy’s side faced Switzerland on Tuesday night in Euro 2020 qualification.

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

Monday 14 October, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Switzerland?

Mick McCarthy has some big calls to make after Saturday’s frustrating stalemate against Georgia.

Friday 11 October, 2019

Bohemians just one point from Europa League football thanks to Wade-Slater and Wright

Keith Long’s side secured an impressive 2-1 win against Dundalk on Friday.

Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'I still can't believe it, to be honest. It's something I've dreamed of since I was a little kid' Goal Machine This post contains videos

'I still can't believe it, to be honest. It's something I've dreamed of since I was a little kid'

Prolific Wexford Youths attacker Rianna Jarrett scored her first senior international goal last night.

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Galway GAA sponsors Supermacs say complaints from 'parents and mentors' prompted statement

The fast food chain wants to know how sponsorship money has been spent by the Galway county board.

Clare hurling panel frustrated by 'lack of clarity' surrounding managerial selection

The Banner County’s senior hurling panel has released a statement raising a number of concerns.

The League of Ireland's future will be decided at a convention in Dublin next month

FAI General Manager Noel Mooney today chaired a ‘positive’ seminar where all 20 clubs were represented.

World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement aged 35

The legendary German midfielder helped Bayern secure a historic treble in 2013.

Monday 7 October, 2019

Swiss captain Xhaka in line to feature against Ireland after wife gives birth to baby daughter

The 27-year-old will join up with the Swiss squad on Wednesday after becoming a father for the first time.

'He’s only 19, but from day one he showed his quality': Brighton boss impressed by Connolly

Galway teenager Aaron Connolly scored twice on his first Premier League start for Brighton.

Saturday 5 October, 2019

Ciara Mageean sets new personal best at World Championships as Hassan clinches double gold

The 27-year-old Portaferry native finished in 10th place at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.

As it happened: Liverpool v Leicester City, Premier League

Liverpool welcomed Leicester City and old boss Brendan Rodgers back to Anfield in the Premier League.

19-year-old Galway striker Aaron Connolly scores twice on first Premier League start

The Ireland U21 striker was named man-of-the-match at the AMEX on Saturday.

Friday 4 October, 2019

Waterford cruise to victory as O'Connor brace inflicts big blow on Saints' Europa League hopes

Two goals from the 21-year-old striker sealed all three points for Alan Reynold’s side at Richmond Park.

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight' Over The Moon This post contains videos

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'

Ciara Mageean booked her place in the 1,500m final at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday night.

Thursday 3 October, 2019

Ciara Mageean powers through to 1,500m final at World Championships in Doha IAFF World Championships This post contains videos

Ciara Mageean powers through to 1,500m final at World Championships in Doha

The 27-year-old Portaferry native finished with a time of 4:15.49 on Thursday night.

As it happened: AZ Alkmaar v Man United, Europa League

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men traveled to Holland to take on AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League.

'We could've sold the game out twice. I've everyone looking for tickets at the moment'

Ireland’s U21 qualifier against Italy at Tallaght Stadium next Thursday is a sell-out.

19-year-old Brighton star expected to stay with U21s but senior Ireland call-up 'a possibility'

Aaron Connolly has recently played against Man City, Burnley, Newcastle, Aston Villa and Chelsea.

Wednesday 2 October, 2019

As it happened: Liverpool v RB Salzburg, Champions League

Jurgen Klopp’s side welcomed RB Salzburg to Anfield in the group stages of the Champions League.

'Caoimhín was behind Alisson and Mignolet but the U21 games have given him extra confidence'

Stephen Kenny praised Caoimhín Kelleher after making his senior Liverpool debut against MK Dons.

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty

The 47-year-old suffered a health scare after Ireland’s Euro qualifier win against Sweden.

Obafemi and Ronan return as Kenny names U21 squad for Italy and Iceland qualifiers

Ireland are currently top of their group with three wins from three.

Saturday 28 September, 2019

Conor Corbett and Seán McDonagh named Minor Footballer and Hurler of the Year

The talented young forwards were integral as Cork and Galway were crowed Minor All-Ireland champions.

Dublin SFC quarter-finals confirmed as champions Kilmacud Crokes welcome Clontarf

The last five games in the group stages of the Dublin Senior Football Championship took place today.

Hat-trick hero Dave Kearney inspires Leinster to dramatic Pro14 victory in Treviso

Leo Cullen’s side secured a five-point win against Benetton on Saturday evening.

'We can choose to feel sorry for ourselves or we can go again. I believe in the dressing room'

Keith Long’s Bohemians exited the FAI Cup with a semi-final defeat to Shamrock Rovers last night.

‘It’s a proud moment to bring this special club back to the Aviva. This club belongs in cup finals’

Stephen Bradley believes Shamrock Rovers belong in cup finals after beating rivals Bohemians last night.

Friday 27 September, 2019

Burke and Greene on target as Shamrock Rovers beat Bohemians to book FAI Cup final spot

Bohemians had Danny Mandroiu sent off as Rovers booked their place in the FAI Cup final.

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'Listen, my heart is torn': Davy Fitzgerald will decide future this week amid Galway rumours

The 48-year-old has been heavily linked with the vacant Galway job.

'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal

Ireland U21 defender Nathan Collins was sent off during Stoke’s League Cup defeat to Crawley last night.

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