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# saga - Friday 4 September, 2020

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court

The Argentine superstar believed he could leave the Catalan giants on a free transfer, but they want €700 million.

# saga - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

# saga - Saturday 4 April, 2020

A very public transfer saga: How Roy Keane's Man United move played out over three months in 1993

Amid a backdrop of brinkmanship and extraordinary candidness in the newspapers, Alex Ferguson eventually signed the 21-year-old for a record £3.75 million. But it was far from straightforward.

# saga - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Board of the FAI issues public apology 'for the mistakes of the past'

The apology was made after a request had been made to FAI President Donal Conway at today’s AGM.

# saga - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Arsenal agree deal for Tierney, closing in on Luiz - reports

A double swoop could see the Gunners’ defence considerably strengthened ahead of the new season.

# saga - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Zidane dodges Bale questions as 'ill' Real Madrid star 'photographed on golf course'

The wantaway winger was originally given doctor’s orders to stay in Spain, according to his boss.

# saga - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Semenya declines invitation to run 800m in Rabat, says race organiser

‘She received an invitation but is unable to organise her schedule to come to Rabat.’

# saga - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Tonga open the door for Israel Folau to represent them at the 2023 World Cup

The former Wallabies fullback was fired by Rugby Australia for posting homophobic comments on social media.

# saga - Sunday 2 June, 2019

From Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced? A Costly Lesson

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?

The history of e-voting in Ireland is a long, winding, costly saga.

# saga - Monday 4 February, 2019

Diarmuid O'Sullivan says Páirc Uí Chaoimh saga heaps more unwanted attention on Cork GAA

The hurling great admitted the latest headlines regarding the state of the pitch have not been good for the county.

# saga - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Limerick All-Ireland winning manager reinstated after turbulent few days

John Ryan will take charge once again in 2019.

# saga - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'Devastated' Carnacon club preparing appeal to Connacht LGFA over Mayo expulsion

The reigning All-Ireland champions were removed from this year’s club championship at a county board meeting on Tuesday night.

# saga - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Mayo clubs voted 26-2 in favour of throwing Carnacon out of county championship

The reigning All-Ireland ladies senior club champions are meeting tonight to begin preparing an appeal.

# saga - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From The re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station has been thrown into serious doubt Saga

The re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station has been thrown into serious doubt

That’s despite an announcement before Christmas that the station was one of six to be re-opened.

# saga - Monday 29 May, 2017

Wenger 'committed' to Arsenal as he forgives fans for 'disgraceful' criticism

After their FA Cup triumph, the Gunners boss admits that the issue of his future should have been resolved sooner.

# saga - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'

However, the club insist the manager’s job is not at risk.

# saga - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Costa told to apologise by Chelsea team-mates - reports

The Spain international will miss the Blues’s visit to Leicester City following a training ground bust-up.

# saga - Friday 13 January, 2017

Lyon chasing Memphis Depay but Man United unwilling to budge on price

The French club have already had a bid rejected for the forward.

# saga - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Matip avoids club v country row after Liverpool defender left out of Cameroon's AFCON squad

The Reds will breathe a sigh of relief after Cameroon threatened to get Fifa involved.

# saga - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Mayo players threatened to strike in 2015 if Holmes and Connelly were not removed

Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly have spilled the beans on their year in charge of Mayo.

# saga - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Sky News reporter who started the Saoirse Ronan controversy is sticking to his guns Saga

# saga - Thursday 31 December, 2015

After another hearing Cian Healy has been handed a two-week ban

The prop will miss the Pro12 meetings at home to Connacht and away to Ospreys.

Ongoing disciplinary wranglings 'compromising' Leinster preparations

The saga surrounding the prop’s yellow card in mid-December should reach a conclusion today.

# saga - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Cian Healy free to play after appeal, but case against the prop will be heard again

The loosehead was sin-binned for an incident with Toulon’s Guilhem Guirado, but was cited and banned under completely different laws.

# saga - Friday 23 October, 2015

Down are set to appoint a new manager soon but won't say who

The wait goes on for Jim McCorry’s replacement.

# saga - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Irish Sports Council threaten to review IABA funding after Walsh controversy

“What was so unacceptable about the agreement of 22 August was that it was never put to the board.”

# saga - Thursday 23 July, 2015

The ARU respond to Toulon owner's threat to sue them for 'millions'

Quade Cooper’s expected u-turn on his contract with the Top 14 side is causing controversy.

# saga - Friday 12 June, 2015

Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles

The veteran pundit said he was “very disappointed” not to be analysing the Ireland-Scotland game this weekend.

# saga - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Sue Perkins has taken a break from Twitter after Top Gear death threats Top Gear Saga

Sue Perkins has taken a break from Twitter after Top Gear death threats

The next stage in the never ending Top Gear saga.

# saga - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal 'not comfortably satisfied' they cheated

Past and present Essendon players were found not guilty of taking a banned substance.

# saga - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Qatar 2022 saga 'damaging to Fifa' - John Delaney

The head of the FAI says Fifa should have been clear it was always going to be a winter tournament.

# saga - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Connelly and Holmes ratified in Mayo as chairman survives controversy

The managerial partnership will succeed James Horan after his four-year term ended.

# saga - Monday 13 January, 2014

English chairman blames Heineken Cup fiasco on the French

Exeter Chiefs supremo Tony Rowe believes every European club wants to reach an agreement and feels the unions are at fault.

# saga - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics Sad Silvio

Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics

The 77-year-old former prime minister wasn’t in court today when the ban was announced.

# saga - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Real Madrid chief hopeful on Gareth Bale deal despite 'problems'

While the Welsh attacker is holding out for move to Spain, Brazilian star Kaka is eager to move on.

# saga - Friday 9 August, 2013

Hard bargain: Bale price tag too much for Perez

The Madrid president is minding the pennies.

# saga - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Luis Suarez is staying at Anfield, insists Liverpool's owner John W Henry

A move to Arsenal would be ‘ludicrous’, the owner says.

# saga - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

We won't lose Wayne Rooney, says David Moyes

The unsettled forward is on the way back to full fitness, says the United boss .

# saga - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

From Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse USA

Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse

Study of American media finds it fifth in the top stories for public since 9/11.

# saga - Thursday 21 February, 2013

6 Nations: Ireland appeal length of Healy suspension

“He’s effectively been ruled out of rugby for four weeks and that is an area we’d like clarity on,” said Ireland team manager Mick Kearney.

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