We'll Leave It There So: United sack van Gaal, Connacht mind games and all today's sport

Also, Marc Wilson has been ruled out of this summer’s European Championship due to injury.

3 year old Anna Crombie rides her bike as the An Post Rás passes through Rahugh 3 year old Anna Crombie rides her bike as the An Post Rás team passes through Rahugh during Stage 2 of the event. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO


Jose Mourinho Mourinho, hounded by photographers, outside his London home on Monday afternoon. Source: JONATHAN BRADY


Wilson Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Jamie Heaslip Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

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This is ‘The Irish Roar‘ – the country’s official Euro 2016 song. It’s performed by Seo Linn and features a lovely tribute to the late Bill O’Herlihy.

It’s well worth a listen and will certainly get you in the mood for the summer.

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They’re four-time champions and three time Heineken Cup winners. We must be 50/1, are we? They know how to win finals, they’ve got big-game players so definitely they have the advantage. It’d be remiss of me to say that Leinster aren’t going to be huge favourites. You saw Jamie Heaslip get man of the match (against Ulster), all of their big players came to the fore. If you were a betting man you’d be backing Leinster.”

Connacht captain John Muldoon is stirring the pot very nicely ahead of next Saturday’s hotly-anticipated Pro12 final against Leinster.

Showbiz, Baby!

Jose Mourinho‘s next game at Old Trafford?

You’ve guessed it – Soccer Aid 2016, when he’ll manage an England team comprised of ‘celebrities’ like Olly Murs, Jack Whitewall and Jonathan Wilkes – y’know, that guy who’s known for being Robbie Williams’ best friend.

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Anyway, ‘The Special One’ has been in attendance before – in 2014 – when he famously and delightfully put Murs on his arse.

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Everyone thinks Louis van Gaal was sacked this morning – but Man United have said nothing yet

‘They’re 4-time champions, 3-time Heineken Cup winners. We must be 50/1?’

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