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#First blood

# first-blood - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

VAR denies Atletico a goal but late brace enough to get the better of Juventus

The Spanish side hold the advantage going into the second leg of their Champions League tie.

# first-blood - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Tony Kelly stars as four-star Clare too strong for Premier in league decider

Returning boss Liam Sheedy saw his side beaten by the Banner.

# first-blood - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Superb second-half comeback sees Cork City claim the President's Cup

Having fallen two goals behind in the first half, the double winners got the better of rivals Dundalk at a snowy Oriel Park today.

# first-blood - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Suarez header gives Barcelona the edge in Copa del Rey semi-finals

Barcelona lead Valencia 1-0 as they look towards the second leg.

# first-blood - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Courtois, Morata miss from the spot to gift Arsenal Community Shield victory

After a 1-1 draw at Wembley, Arsene Wenger’s men clinched the traditional season curtain-raiser on penalties.

# first-blood - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Limp Liverpool's cup final hopes in doubt after Southampton defeat

Nathan Redmond’s first-half strike proved the difference at St Mary’s.

# first-blood - Monday 31 October, 2016

Lee Chin on target as Wexford edge towards Premier Division survival

Danny Furlong also found the net for the home side.

# first-blood - Saturday 10 September, 2016

De Bruyne excels as City get the better of United in electrifying Manchester derby

The Belgian was on target with Kelechi Iheanacho as Pep Guardiola won out over Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.

# first-blood - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Fabregas sees red as Chelsea beat Liverpool

This wasn’t your typical pre-season friendly.

# first-blood - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Kerry, Laois and Westmeath stars inspire Ireland to shinty victory over Scotland

The series is effectively tied overall.

# first-blood - Monday 2 November, 2015

Limerick's great escape still on after play-off first leg at a jam-packed Markets Field

The Blues sealed a narrow victory tonight as they look to hang onto their Premier Division status.

# first-blood - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The Ox clinches the Community Shield for Arsenal with an absolute bullet Match Winner This post contains videos

The Ox clinches the Community Shield for Arsenal with an absolute bullet

The Gunners took a 24th-minute lead against Chelsea and held out to claim victory at Wembley.

# first-blood - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Luis Suarez scores twice on his return to England... but Messi proves he's human Penalty Miss This post contains videos

Luis Suarez scores twice on his return to England... but Messi proves he's human

Barcelona hold a 2-1 advantage over Man City after tonight’s Champions League last-16 first leg.

# first-blood - Monday 25 August, 2014

Jovetic double sees Man City get the better of Liverpool

The Montenegrin attacker scored twice as the champions earned a well-deserved victory tonight.

# first-blood - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Armagh through to Ulster minor final after beating 14 man Monaghan

Michael Murnaghan was dismissed in the second-half for Monaghan.

# first-blood - Friday 15 November, 2013

Ronaldo puts Ibrahimovic in shade with late diving header

Over to you Zlatan.

# first-blood - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Dublin prevail over Cork to storm into semi-finals

Jim Gavin’s men were too strong for the Rebels and could have won by more than five points but for some wasteful finishing.