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This year
McIlroy and Lowry in the mix, Woods eyes up the weekend at Riviera
It was a disappointing day for the 15-time major champion.
Thiago Alcantara admits Liverpool's 63-game season has taken its toll
Brentford’s point at Leeds on Sunday dropped the Reds back down to ninth.
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Atletico fail to bounce back from Liverpool defeat as they capitulate in stoppage time
Meanwhile, Real Sociedad reclaimed top spot with a 2-0 win away at Osasuna.
Rory McIlroy encouraged to take a break as early Masters exit beckons
The 31-year-old carded an opening 76 at Augusta National and played the first 10 holes of round two in four over par to fall well outside the projected cut.
Ireland fall 6 places in latest Fifa rankings, as World Cup seeding blow confirmed
As expected, Stephen Kenny’s side have been placed in Pot 3.
Gareth Southgate explains star duo's omission
Jesse Lingard and Dele Alli have both been left out of the latest England squad.
'I like Jeff, I really do. I want him to grab the game by the scruff of the neck'
The Burnley midfielder excelled for Ireland at Euro 2016, but has struggled to replicate that form at international level since then.
'No wonder Mourinho has left him out' - Neville rips Pogba's first-half showing against Palace
The former Manchester United defender took aim at the club’s star midfielder for a lacklustre showing in the first half on Monday
Smalling and Jones branded 'a disaster' by Neville
The Red Devils defensive duo endured another forgettable outing against Newcastle, according to one ex-United player.
Karim Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder
The French attacker has just two goals in nearly 1,000 minutes on the field this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo's slow start to the season sparks Ballon d'Or race
The Portuguese star remains the strong favourite to match Lionel Messi’s record of five wins.
Mourinho issues warning to £30million man Mkhitaryan
The Armenian international has so far struggled to make an impact at Old Trafford.
Leo Messi mired in worst Barca drought since 2010
The Barcelona talisman has not scored at club level for five matches, his worst run in six years.
Villa taken to FA Cup replay by lowly Wycombe
The Premier League side have now gone 16 games without a win.
Chelsea beaten on Jose Mourinho's return to Porto
It was always going to be an emotional occasion for the Portuguese coach.
'There is a worry that Thomond Park isn't a hard place to go to and win now'
We sat down with Stuart Barnes, Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace to discuss today’s big game.
The Open: Rory McIlroy reveals confidence crisis
“I’m frustrated but that’s the way it is,” McIlroy said after another disappointing day at the office for the Holywood man.