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Friday 17 September, 2021

Brazil football icon Pele 'stable' following readmission to intensive care
# Concern
# Concern

Brazil football icon Pele 'stable' following readmission to intensive care

Updated Fri 11:12 PM 29,728 Views 12 Comments

The 80-year-old left hospital in Sao Paulo earlier this week following an operation to remove a tumour from his colon.

Northern Ireland off to bright start in World Cup qualifiers, England win 8-0 but new boss expected more
# Wrap
# Wrap

Northern Ireland off to bright start in World Cup qualifiers, England win 8-0 but new boss expected more

Fri 10:42 PM 7,934 Views 1 Comment

Kenny Shiels side were 4-0 winners over Luxembourg.

St Pat's keep FAI Cup bid on course with comfortable win over Wexford
# Super Saints
# Super Saints

St Pat's keep FAI Cup bid on course with comfortable win over Wexford

Fri 10:31 PM 2,286 Views 0 Comments

Darragh Burns’ brace and Rónán Coughlan’s penalty give Pat’s a 3-0 win.

Late, late show from 10-man Finn Harps brings Dundalk to a replay
# Magic Of The Cup
# Magic Of The Cup

Late, late show from 10-man Finn Harps brings Dundalk to a replay

Fri 10:25 PM 4,953 Views 2 Comments

Sean Boyd struck twice in the closing minutes on a dramatic night in Ballybofey.

Waterford break UCD hearts with stoppage-time winner in Belfield
# Blues Run The Game
# Blues Run The Game

Waterford break UCD hearts with stoppage-time winner in Belfield

Fri 10:13 PM 3,321 Views 1 Comment

Colm Whelan’s penalty miss proves costly as Prince Mutswunguma sends Waterford into the FAI Cup semi-finals.

Saint-Maximin earns Newcastle a draw with Leeds as pressure mounts on Steve Bruce
# Friday Night Lights
# Friday Night Lights

Saint-Maximin earns Newcastle a draw with Leeds as pressure mounts on Steve Bruce

Fri 10:12 PM 4,500 Views 3 Comments

Raphinha had fired the visitors into the lead before the Frenchman struck to leave the final score 1-1.

Bohemians end Maynooth University Town's fairytale FAI Cup run
# Bohs Brilliance
# Bohs Brilliance

Bohemians end Maynooth University Town's fairytale FAI Cup run

Fri 9:57 PM 4,155 Views 1 Comment

The Gypsies were 4-0 winners over over their 10-man Leinster Senior League opposition.

'It's not straightforward. It's been worth the ups and downs, and mistakes'
# Journey
# Journey

'It's not straightforward. It's been worth the ups and downs, and mistakes'

Fri 9:46 PM 3,435 Views 0 Comments

Ruesha Littlejohn’s career to date has been a colourful one.

Derby County poised to go into administration
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Derby County poised to go into administration

Fri 9:18 PM 8,287 Views 6 Comments

The Rams have ongoing financial problems and issued a statement on Friday evening.

The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three
# Squad
# Squad

The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three

Updated Fri 8:00 PM 16,749 Views 16 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men are aiming to be in trophy contention this season.

Ireland U21 midfielder Luca Connell sent out on loan by Celtic
# Killer Queen's
# Killer Queen's

Ireland U21 midfielder Luca Connell sent out on loan by Celtic

Fri 7:32 PM 9,624 Views 9 Comments

The 20-year-old has returned to Queen’s Park, for whom he made 11 appearances last season.

Bayern Munich forward Coman undergoes surgery due to minor added heartbeat
# Recovery
# Recovery

Bayern Munich forward Coman undergoes surgery due to minor added heartbeat

Fri 7:13 PM 3,401 Views 0 Comments

Coman played on Tuesday night in the Champions League against Barcelona.

'Fantastic to be back' - Russell makes racing return after 11 months out
# Comeback
# Comeback

'Fantastic to be back' - Russell makes racing return after 11 months out

Fri 6:17 PM 2,956 Views 1 Comment

Top jockey returns with two runner-up spots after 11 months on sidelines.

Is this the strongest Premier League ever?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Is this the strongest Premier League ever?

Fri 5:29 PM 6,797 Views 7 Comments

The financial might of England’s top clubs is in stark contrast with the struggles of other European sides, writes Paul Fennessy.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:00 PM 28,575 Views 2 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

'It’s a short-term thing' - Klopp explains decision to rest Van Dijk
# Easing Him Back In
# Easing Him Back In

'It’s a short-term thing' - Klopp explains decision to rest Van Dijk

Fri 5:00 PM 5,362 Views 2 Comments

The Reds defender will start against Crystal Palace after he missed the midweek win over AC Milan.

Heat is on Koeman as Barcelona are accused of losing their identity
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Heat is on Koeman as Barcelona are accused of losing their identity

Fri 4:26 PM 5,133 Views 4 Comments

The cash-strapped Catalans are struggling to come to terms with their new reality, despite a decent start in La Liga.

Former Cork City defender McCarthy keen on St Mirren stay despite 'flattering' interest from England
# Blarney's Most Wanted
# Blarney's Most Wanted

Former Cork City defender McCarthy keen on St Mirren stay despite 'flattering' interest from England

Fri 3:51 PM 5,196 Views 0 Comments

‘The manager and staff have been really good to me since I have come here but I will leave that to my representatives to discuss.’

Doherty confident Espirito Santo will get Tottenham firing before long
# Familiarity
# Familiarity

Doherty confident Espirito Santo will get Tottenham firing before long

Fri 3:31 PM 3,862 Views 0 Comments

‘He has changed the formation but his principles are still the same,’ said Doherty, who worked with the Portuguese manager at Wolves.

Today, he's working as an accountant. Tonight, he'll be playing in an FAI Cup quarter-final
# Dreams
# Dreams

Today, he's working as an accountant. Tonight, he'll be playing in an FAI Cup quarter-final

Fri 3:00 PM 26,587 Views 8 Comments

Jake Corrigan is set to line out for Maynooth University Town in their game against Bohemians this evening.

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up
# Diversity
# Diversity

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up

Fri 2:36 PM 5,060 Views 14 Comments

The England boss admits the progress that the women’s game has made is not reflected in his staff.

Man United on ‘right track’ after signing likes of Cristiano Ronaldo – Ed Woodward
# Optimism
# Optimism

Man United on ‘right track’ after signing likes of Cristiano Ronaldo – Ed Woodward

Fri 2:27 PM 2,570 Views 1 Comment

The Old Trafford giants followed up the big-money acquisitions of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane by signing a club great.

Niall Kearney two off the lead at Dutch Open
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Niall Kearney two off the lead at Dutch Open

Fri 2:14 PM 1,818 Views 1 Comment

The 33-year-old led overnight, and is currently on 10 under overall.

Georgia chess icon sues Netflix over her portrayal in The Queen's Gambit
# Nona Gaprindashvili
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# Nona Gaprindashvili

Georgia chess icon sues Netflix over her portrayal in The Queen's Gambit

Fri 1:55 PM 38,498 Views 0 Comments

Nona Gaprindashvili has filed a $5 million defamation suit against Netflix.

Pep Guardiola not sorry after criticism over comments about Manchester City fans
# Doubling Down
# Doubling Down

Pep Guardiola not sorry after criticism over comments about Manchester City fans

Fri 1:43 PM 4,107 Views 11 Comments

The remarks have irritated some supporters who feel the manager has questioned their loyalty.

Pat Lam signs new five-year contract with Bristol Bears
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Pat Lam signs new five-year contract with Bristol Bears

Fri 12:06 PM 5,680 Views 6 Comments

The former Connacht coach has committed his future to the club with a new long-term deal.

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

Updated Fri 12:01 PM 21,562 Views 7 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

50-man Ireland squad gathers for one-day camp at High Performance Centre
# Squad Goals
# Squad Goals

50-man Ireland squad gathers for one-day camp at High Performance Centre

Fri 11:29 AM 11,841 Views 11 Comments

Ireland have a busy schedule of games over the next year.

'We need balance' - Pochettino calls for patience with all-star PSG
# MNM
# MNM

'We need balance' - Pochettino calls for patience with all-star PSG

Fri 11:14 AM 2,928 Views 1 Comment

Messi teamed up with and Neymar for the first time in a 1-1 draw with Club Brugge.

'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris
# Coup
# Coup

'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris

Fri 8:16 AM 5,675 Views 3 Comments

The arrival of the South African icon is a huge boost to the northern province.

Dustin Hopkins seals thrilling Washington victory with second-chance field goal
# NFL
# NFL

Dustin Hopkins seals thrilling Washington victory with second-chance field goal

Fri 7:42 AM 3,828 Views 2 Comments

The kicker converted a 43-yard attempt seconds after a 48-yard miss was negated by an offside penalty.

Ireland hockey star entering team in Karting World Cup to promote motorsport among females
# Motorsport
# Motorsport

Ireland hockey star entering team in Karting World Cup to promote motorsport among females

Fri 7:10 AM 5,293 Views 2 Comments

Seven drivers, including two newcomers to the sport, will compete at the event in Louth this weekend.

'There is a huge amount of belief in the squad' - Farrell confident Munster can kick on in URC
# Progress
# Progress

'There is a huge amount of belief in the squad' - Farrell confident Munster can kick on in URC

Fri 7:05 AM 4,144 Views 3 Comments

The province are hoping a number of young players can step up again this season.

'Nobody was willing to take a gamble on him' - The unlikely rise of an Irish teenage star
# Omo
# Omo

'Nobody was willing to take a gamble on him' - The unlikely rise of an Irish teenage star

Fri 7:00 AM 47,377 Views 11 Comments

One of the coaches who witnessed Andrew Omobamidele’s climb to the Premier League on the perseverance that eventually took the Ireland defender to the top level of the game.

Meath's Monaghan eager for another shot after Ireland debut
# IQ
# IQ

Meath's Monaghan eager for another shot after Ireland debut

Fri 6:00 AM 3,079 Views 0 Comments

The second row started playing rugby in Brighton.

Thursday 16 September, 2021

Celtic boss sees ‘good signs’ after narrow Real Betis loss
# Defeat
# Defeat

Celtic boss sees ‘good signs’ after narrow Real Betis loss

Thu 10:53 PM 4,173 Views 2 Comments

Celtic were beaten 4-3 by Real Betis in their Europa League opener.

Leicester give up two-goal lead against Napoli, Rangers beaten at home by Lyon
# Europa League
# Europa League

Leicester give up two-goal lead against Napoli, Rangers beaten at home by Lyon

Thu 10:20 PM 4,961 Views 1 Comment

Osimhen completed Napoli’s comeback as they recovered from 2-0 down.

America's Cup organisers announce extension to 2024 venue bidding process
# Sailing
# Sailing

America's Cup organisers announce extension to 2024 venue bidding process

Thu 9:55 PM 20,703 Views 21 Comments

Organisers want to allow shortlisted venues time ‘to work through final details and provide further information’.

'It means so much to me and my whole family' - Ireland's US-born Everton goalkeeper
# Feature
# Feature

'It means so much to me and my whole family' - Ireland's US-born Everton goalkeeper

Thu 9:00 PM 6,773 Views 1 Comment

Courtney Brosnan: ‘I’m just trying to invest everything I can into being the best for the Irish team and Everton at the minute.’

Dublin's Graham Carey rifles goal but CSKA Sofia suffer heavy defeat to Mourinho's Roma
# Roman General
# Roman General

Dublin's Graham Carey rifles goal but CSKA Sofia suffer heavy defeat to Mourinho's Roma

Thu 8:48 PM 10,007 Views 7 Comments

Carey, 32, scored the opening goal in Thursday’s Europa Conference League clash.