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# backing - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'I have the insight to the story which is very different to what’s being reported'

England manager Gareth Southgate has voiced his support for Harry Maguire amid an ongoing court case.

# backing - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Wilder praises 'great human being' McGoldrick for publicising online racist abuse

The Republic of Ireland striker ‘has mine and the players’ and the football club’s full support’, said the Sheffield United boss.

# backing - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

De Gea 'is the best goalkeeper in the world', defends Solskjaer

Ahead of their meeting with Sheffield United, the Man United boss added that he believes Dean Henderson will be first choice at the club one day.

# backing - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Solskjaer praises 'fantastic' De Gea saves after 'unfortunate' error

The Spanish goalkeeper gifted a goal to Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the opening minutes of a draw with Everton.

# backing - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'His time has come' - Lancaster says Farrell's head coaching credentials were 'never in doubt'

Andy Farrell’s former coaching companion Stuart Lancaster assesses his opening two games in charge of Ireland.

# backing - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Bowyer aiming to get McGeady 'back to where we know he can be'

The Ireland international winger has joined Charlton Athletic until the end of the season.

# backing - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Kruis backs Ireland and Munster to bounce back

England and Saracens lock also reveals he is staying with Saracens despite interest from Japanese clubs.

# backing - Friday 10 January, 2020

Stoke City insist 'perpetrators should be held accountable' in show of support for McClean

The Championship club issued a statement this afternoon.

# backing - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Southgate explains selection of out-of-sorts Man United star Lingard

Without a goal or assist in 2019, the midfielder’s form has been heavily scrutinised in recent weeks.

# backing - Friday 16 August, 2019

'Sanchez isn't training with Man United reserves' - Solskjaer

The Red Devils boss insists the South American remains part of his plans for the 2019-20 campaign.

# backing - Monday 13 May, 2019

'He's been going through a lot and you have to accept the decision he has made'

Ryan McHugh on Odhran MacNiallais’s decision not to play with Donegal this season.

# backing - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Waterford FC owner latest to release statement in support of John Delaney

Lee Power also warned to ‘be careful for what you wish for’ in his defence of the FAI’s former CEO.

# backing - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'Lloris is my captain and one of the best keepers in the world' - Pochettino keeps faith after Liverpool error

The Frenchman remains Tottenham’s number one despite late slip-up at Anfield.

# backing - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Klopp offers '100%' support to fellow boss Pochettino

The Spurs manager declared winning trophies “only builds your ego”.

# backing - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Solskjaer saluted by Man United legend for cleaning up Mourinho's mess

Red Devils icon Norman Whiteside has seen a feel-good factor returned to players and supporters at Old Trafford.

# backing - Monday 24 December, 2018

Zidane's the best choice for Manchester United, says former Red Devils striker

Louis Saha would like to see the ex-Real Madrid coach in the Old Trafford hotseat.

# backing - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

French rugby to support Gareth Thomas after former Wales star suffers homophobic attack

Les Bleus will wear rainbow laces during their match against Fiji

# backing - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'He's trying to rebuild the team and sometimes that takes a little bit of time'

Stand-in captain Richard Keogh has backed Martin O’Neill to prevail despite Ireland’s recent form.

# backing - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'We will miss him in Wexford for sure': Lee Chin full of praise for new Waterford boss

Former Wexford selector Paraic Fanning has taken charge of Waterford.

# backing - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign

“It’s their choice,” she said. “I think that’s one great thing God gave us, is the freedom of choice.”

# backing - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Under-pressure Michael Cheika's job is safe despite poor run, say Rugby Australia

‘I don’t think it’s about changing what we’ve got. It’s about what else can we bring.’

# backing - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Arsenal boss Emery says Ozil has 'respect of every player' and will have 'a big season'

The German recently quit the national team claiming racism.

# backing - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

TG4 reaffirm commitment to ladies football with sponsorship extension

The broadcaster’s new deal will run until the conclusion of the 2022 championship campaign.

# backing - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'Man United were bad under Ferguson as well' - Mourinho defended by Neville

The Red Devils have faced criticism this season, but a former defender says memories of the past have become clouded.

# backing - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Shay Given backs Man City star to dominate for a decade

The Irishman has been impressed with Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson.

# backing - Friday 9 February, 2018

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy

The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.

# backing - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Montpellier stars Pienaar and Cruden fancy Leinster's Champions Cup chances

The Top 14 side were well beaten at Altrad Stadium yesterday.

# backing - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore Alabama

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

# backing - Monday 6 November, 2017

Patrice Evra thanks 'real fans' after karate kick attack

The 36-year-old was suspended by Marseille on Friday after he was red-carded for the assault.

# backing - Saturday 14 October, 2017

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Páraic Duffy's comments 'mealy-mouthed and small' - Galvin wades in on Gooch's testimonial debate

The former Footballer of the Year says he will fully support his old team-mate’s decision.

# backing - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Liverpool set to offer Jurgen Klopp new deal

The German boss has impressed the club’s American owners since taking over last October.

# backing - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Scholes hopes Mourinho keeps Giggs at Manchester United

The former winger’s vast knowledge of the Red Devils should be retained by the Portuguese coach, according to his former teammate.

# backing - Friday 29 April, 2016

From Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230 million expansion at DCU Big Build

Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230 million expansion at DCU

The money is being used for a massive development of the university’s campus.

# backing - Monday 25 April, 2016

Toure warns team-mate Sakho of 'difficult period' to come over alleged anti-doping violation

The 26-year-old Liverpool defender is being investigated by Uefa.

# backing - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'Tiger can bounce back from injury and continue to win' - Nicklaus

Tiger Woods will win more tournaments once he returns from injury, according to Jack Nicklaus.

# backing - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Real Madrid issue support for Rafa Nadal following doping accusation

The club have defended the tennis star after recent allegations about him.

# backing - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From Another big name has thrown his support behind Donald Trump

Another big name has thrown his support behind Donald Trump

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the French National Front party, has gotten behind the candidate.

# backing - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Floyd Mayweather Jr announces support of gay marriage

The American boxer has gone head-to-head with Manny Pacquiao again.

# backing - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Opinion: Martin O'Neill deserves a new contract regardless of the result on Monday

The Boys in Green earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw in the first leg of their play-off with Bosnia-Herzegovina last night.

# backing - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Dallas Cowboys declare their support for Greg Hardy despite release of disturbing pictures

The defensive end continues to be backed by the franchise.

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