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# soccer - Saturday 29 January, 2011

Torres looks for his only way out
# Window Pane
# Window Pane

Torres looks for his only way out

Jan 29th 2011, 11:36 AM 13,481 Views 12 Comments

It’s trophies not cash that motivate El Nino, writes Paul Ring.

# soccer - Friday 28 January, 2011

On his way: Liverpool agree €26.5million Suarez transfer
# Transfer Window
# Transfer Window

On his way: Liverpool agree €26.5million Suarez transfer

Jan 28th 2011, 5:09 PM 13,117 Views 6 Comments

Reds get their man at last as Ajax accept latest offer.

Richard Keys open to RTÉ switch as Al Jazeera line up sacked Sky Sports duo
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Richard Keys open to RTÉ switch as Al Jazeera line up sacked Sky Sports duo

Jan 28th 2011, 10:44 AM 9,320 Views 3 Comments

Wife of former Sky Sports presenter says that sexist remarks were just ‘banter’.

# soccer - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Kevin Doyle happy with the distraction
# Boy In Green
# Boy In Green

Kevin Doyle happy with the distraction

Jan 27th 2011, 7:25 PM 2,556 Views 0 Comments

Wolves and Ireland striker glad to nip back to Dublin today, he says.

Guardian create Twitter frenzy and then backlash with Bale to Inter story
# Window Pane
# Window Pane

Guardian create Twitter frenzy and then backlash with Bale to Inter story

Jan 27th 2011, 5:54 PM 2,019 Views 0 Comments

Fans expecting bigger story than Bale transfer article vent frustration.

Poll: Should Andy Gray have been sacked?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Andy Gray have been sacked?

Jan 27th 2011, 1:11 PM 3,497 Views 3 Comments

The sacked Sky Sports football pundit is reportedly planning to sue for ‘unfair dismissal’. Should he have been fired in the first place?

Top, top punditry: here's our bets for those vacant Sky Sports jobs
# Take A Bow Son
# Take A Bow Son

Top, top punditry: here's our bets for those vacant Sky Sports jobs

Jan 27th 2011, 12:41 PM 1,641 Views 0 Comments

There’s a couple of empty seats in the studio at the moment. Here’s a couple of double-acts that could easily get the magic chalkboard going again.

Hammered: Robbie goes east as Spurs lose patience
# Happy Hammers
# Happy Hammers

Hammered: Robbie goes east as Spurs lose patience

Jan 27th 2011, 10:31 AM 1,361 Views 0 Comments

West Ham to land Ireland skipper on loan until end of the season in bid to avoid relegation.

Sacked Andy Gray to sue Sky Sports
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Sacked Andy Gray to sue Sky Sports

Jan 27th 2011, 9:59 AM 1,947 Views 5 Comments

Former television pundit likely to take a case of unfair dismissal against the station.

# soccer - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Richard Keys takes to airwaves to defend sexism leaks
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Richard Keys takes to airwaves to defend sexism leaks

Jan 26th 2011, 2:14 PM 2,320 Views 1 Comment

Sky Sports presenter says he’s sorry for leaked sexist remarks while ‘devastated’ Andy Gray issues apology too.

Richard Keys on the brink as new footage emerges
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Richard Keys on the brink as new footage emerges

Jan 26th 2011, 11:19 AM 2,168 Views 1 Comment

The plot thickens as another video emerged last night. Who’s next?

# soccer - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Another leaked tape sees pressure mount on Richard Keys
# Vendetta?
# Vendetta?

Another leaked tape sees pressure mount on Richard Keys

Jan 25th 2011, 10:29 PM 2,652 Views 0 Comments

I know it’s exhausting but here’s the latest leaked tape from Sky Sports. Richard Keys doesn’t do himself any favours at all.

The ugly side of the beautiful game
# Comeback
# Comeback

The ugly side of the beautiful game

Jan 25th 2011, 3:26 PM 815 Views 1 Comment

Lauren Murphy knows more about football than most men. And she says under-fire Sky duo Gray and Keys should be shown the door.

Terrace talk: best chants from football fans
# Sing When You're...
# Sing When You're...

Terrace talk: best chants from football fans

Jan 25th 2011, 1:04 PM 1,591 Views 2 Comments

Andy Gray was not forgotten by those at the Reebok last night. Though Bolton’s vocal support weren’t too optimistic about his job opportunities.

Take a bow son: Andy Gray sacked by Sky Sports
# You Beauty!
# You Beauty!

Take a bow son: Andy Gray sacked by Sky Sports

Jan 25th 2011, 12:08 PM 2,815 Views 7 Comments

Keys hangs on after apology to female official while sideline reporter suspended.

# soccer - Monday 24 January, 2011

Trap names provisional squad for Carling Nations Cup opener with Wales
# Boys In Green
# Boys In Green

Trap names provisional squad for Carling Nations Cup opener with Wales

Jan 24th 2011, 3:30 PM 704 Views 0 Comments

Trapattoni looks to tried and tested Irish players for tournament opener.

Irish Eye: David Norris worth a look for Trap
# Greenscene
# Greenscene

Irish Eye: David Norris worth a look for Trap

Jan 24th 2011, 1:33 PM 667 Views 0 Comments

The Ipswich skipper is in impressive form. And his mother is from Kildare, writes Ronan Hunt-Murphy.

Sky Sports 'dump' Richard Keys and Andy Gray for Chelsea game as pressure mounts
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Sky Sports 'dump' Richard Keys and Andy Gray for Chelsea game as pressure mounts

Jan 24th 2011, 11:18 AM 1,624 Views 0 Comments

Heat is turned up on long-standing TV pair after sexist comments as criticism pours in from across the game.

The watercooler: talking points from the weekend's football
# Mammy's Boy
# Mammy's Boy

The watercooler: talking points from the weekend's football

Jan 24th 2011, 9:49 AM 658 Views 1 Comment

Paul Ring has plenty to reflect on after a busy weekend throughout Europe.

# soccer - Friday 21 January, 2011

Fantasy Football: United are on a double-game week but who gets the arm-band?
# Unfair Advantage
# Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: United are on a double-game week but who gets the arm-band?

Jan 21st 2011, 2:01 PM 883 Views 0 Comments

There’s an awful lot of game-changing points on offer this week. Here’s how to have them in the back pocket, this time next week.

# soccer - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Leeds out-gunned by classy Arsenal
# Old Friends
# Old Friends

Leeds out-gunned by classy Arsenal

Jan 20th 2011, 10:58 AM 605 Views 0 Comments

Watch all the goals from the replay at Elland Road last night.

Limerick take FAI to court over Barcelona friendly row
# Tika-taka
# Tika-taka

Limerick take FAI to court over Barcelona friendly row

Jan 20th 2011, 9:59 AM 811 Views 0 Comments

FAI refused to leave First Division club face the Catalan giants.

# soccer - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

New York, baby: Cantona reaches for the stars in return to football with Cosmos
# Return Of The King
# Return Of The King

New York, baby: Cantona reaches for the stars in return to football with Cosmos

Jan 19th 2011, 10:34 AM 740 Views 1 Comment

Manchester United legend lands director of football role with famous Big Apple franchise.

For your consideration: five essential football reads
# Book Worm
# Book Worm

For your consideration: five essential football reads

Jan 19th 2011, 9:45 AM 490 Views 1 Comment

Got any of those book vouchers left from Christmas? Paul Ring has a handful of suggestions.

# soccer - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Transfer window swings open at last with stunning Bent move to Villa
# January Sales
# January Sales

Transfer window swings open at last with stunning Bent move to Villa

Jan 18th 2011, 6:12 PM 495 Views 0 Comments

Steve Bruce is not a happy man tonight despite the big cheque that’s in the post from Randy Lerner.

Steven Pienaar confirms Spurs switch on Twitter
# January Sales
# January Sales

Steven Pienaar confirms Spurs switch on Twitter

Jan 18th 2011, 3:24 PM 491 Views 0 Comments

C U L8r: Everton bid farewell to tech-savvy South Africa midfielder.

Plea for investment from supporters as Drogheda on the brink
# Money Problems
# Money Problems

Plea for investment from supporters as Drogheda on the brink

Jan 18th 2011, 2:24 PM 317 Views 0 Comments

The United Park club will cease to exist after this month if €200,000 is not found.

No direction home: where next for Robbie?
# January Sales
# January Sales

No direction home: where next for Robbie?

Jan 18th 2011, 10:22 AM 569 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland skipper needs to get out of Tottenham. But what are his options?

# soccer - Monday 17 January, 2011

Goal of the weekend: which is your favourite?
# Gooooooalllll!
# Gooooooalllll!

Goal of the weekend: which is your favourite?

Jan 17th 2011, 4:01 PM 671 Views 0 Comments

There was plenty to pick from but this is our super-fave.

Irish Eye: it's the Long way up for Reading
# Greenscene
# Greenscene

Irish Eye: it's the Long way up for Reading

Jan 17th 2011, 12:21 PM 459 Views 0 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni has a ready-made, in-form striking partnership at his disposal at the Madejski Stadium, writes Ronan Hunt-Murphy.

The Watercooler: five talking points from the weekend's football
# Big Talk
# Big Talk

The Watercooler: five talking points from the weekend's football

Jan 17th 2011, 9:58 AM 418 Views 0 Comments

Paul Ring rakes over a busy weekend of football action throughout Europe.

# soccer - Friday 14 January, 2011

Andrew Cole column: Don't write off my old friend Roy Keane, despite failure at Ipswich
# Inside Track
# Inside Track

Andrew Cole column: Don't write off my old friend Roy Keane, despite failure at Ipswich

Jan 14th 2011, 1:08 PM 864 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Cole says he was sorry to see his former Manchester United team-mate lose his Ipswich Town job. But he’ll be back.

Fantasy Football: plenty of eastern promise from City new boy Dzeko
# Unfair Advantage
# Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: plenty of eastern promise from City new boy Dzeko

Jan 14th 2011, 10:00 AM 520 Views 0 Comments

They’re back! Our Fantasy Football experts return from a too-long absence to run the rule over the weekend’s points potential.

# soccer - Thursday 13 January, 2011

John Rooney, brother of Wayne, drafted into MLS
# Soccerball
# Soccerball

John Rooney, brother of Wayne, drafted into MLS

Jan 13th 2011, 8:01 PM 1,207 Views 0 Comments

John Rooney is plucked from relative obscurity at Macclesfield Town to play with the New York Red Bulls.

Never go back: six managers who tried to rekindle that old flame
# Many Happy Returns?
# Many Happy Returns?

Never go back: six managers who tried to rekindle that old flame

Jan 13th 2011, 2:58 PM 814 Views 0 Comments

Kenny Dalglish and Darren Ferguson this week returned to former clubs. But is it a good idea?

# soccer - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

'It’s not what you know' - Five unlikely football board members
# Blazers
# Blazers

'It’s not what you know' - Five unlikely football board members

Jan 12th 2011, 1:42 PM 546 Views 0 Comments

David Miliband has been invited to join Sunderland’s top brass. We take a look at few more unusual football board members.

# soccer - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Grant working on borrowed time
# Merry-go-round
# Merry-go-round

Grant working on borrowed time

Jan 11th 2011, 1:20 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

Rumours of Avram Grant’s imminent departure from Upton Park began to gather pace this morning.

Messi takes Ballon D'Or as Matty Burrows misses out on goal award
# Golden Boy
# Golden Boy

Messi takes Ballon D'Or as Matty Burrows misses out on goal award

Jan 11th 2011, 11:25 AM 940 Views 0 Comments

Irish vote is cast by Jimmy Magee and Paul Kelly. Do you agree with their decision?

Ireland invited to take part in new 'home nations' tournament with England, Scotland, the North and Wales
# Friends Reunited
# Friends Reunited

Ireland invited to take part in new 'home nations' tournament with England, Scotland, the North and Wales

Jan 11th 2011, 10:26 AM 558 Views 0 Comments

The Boys in Green may be included in a new tournament including the so-called home nations.

# soccer - Monday 10 January, 2011

How an Irish part-timer is battling Messi for world's best goal of 2010
# Northern Exposure
# Northern Exposure

How an Irish part-timer is battling Messi for world's best goal of 2010

Jan 10th 2011, 3:33 PM 1,172 Views 0 Comments

Glentoran striker Matty Burrows is the centre of attention ahead of the Puskas Award announcement tonight.

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