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Soccer - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Leeds go top of Championship by hammering O'Neill's Stoke

Leeds are on the verge of ending their 16-year absence from the top flight as they move six points clear of the play-off spots with four to play.

LOI clubs' European qualifiers to be held behind closed doors

The games have already been reduced to one-legged ties.

Explainer: Here's all you need to know about tomorrow's Champions League draw

Explaining the new format, and recalling the clubs still in contention. With added Europa League content.

Pogba says Man United’s form is making him enjoy his football after injury struggles

The Frenchman is enjoying playing in the much-improved side.

Boost for Cork City ahead of season restart as Arsenal allow Olowu to return

The 20-year-old centre-back made a good impression on Leeside before the campaign was paused.

Irish striker Madden charged with abusing official during play-off defeat

The Fleetwood Town striker was sent off as his side’s hopes of promotion from League One were dashed.

The Ultimate 90s Football Quiz – Part 2

Keep yourself occupied on the bus to Féile by putting your retro football knowledge to the test.

Norwich City boss explains why he has limited Adam Idah's involvement

The 19-year-old Irish striker has had to be content with substitute appearances for the Canaries.

Former City and West Ham boss Pellegrini returns to management in La Liga

The 66-year-old Chilean has been out of the game since his departure from West Ham United last December.

Jurgen Klopp hails ‘exceptional’ scoring ability of Liverpool’s front trio

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have contributed a combined 250 goals in all competitions under Jurgen Klopp.

Alan Reynolds confirmed as assistant manager of Ireland U21 side

The former Waterford manager will double up as Irish U21 assistant and coach at Dundalk.

Irish striker Doyle on the move after leading Swindon Town to promotion

Bolton Wanderers have made an offer that’s ‘very hard to turn down,’ says Swindon boss Richie Wellens.

Liverpool's Henderson fear as captain's knee injury takes shine off win

Klopp’s runaway champions require a further nine points from their remaining four fixtures to break the Premier League points record.

John Egan a strong contender for Irish player of the season - and it could be about to get even better

The Sheffield United centre-back has been a key figure amid a remarkable season for the club.

Soccer - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

FA to investigate after Wycombe striker claims he was abused

Adebayo Akinfenwa alleges he was called a ‘fat water buffalo’ by a Fleetwood representative.

Luiz Suarez the match-winner as Barcelona send rivals Espanyol down

A cagey contest at Camp Nou exploded into life for six frantic minutes at the start of the second half.

Spurs defender Dier met with fan who he confronted in the stands, says Mourinho

The 26-year-old will serve a four-match ban for his actions in March’s FA Cup tie.

United boss Solskjaer sets 'realistic' transfer targets in bid to launch title tilt

The Norwegian is pitching sensible targets to Ed Woodward – and hopes Paul Pogba will sign a new deal.

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Liverpool loanee on target in Swansea victory

Rhian Brewster, Ben Cabango and Jay Fulton scored for the Welsh side, as they strengthened their play-off claims.

'Two in two, prolific now so!' - Ireland defender Egan basks in glory after late, great winner

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder claims he pulled his calf celebrating the Corkman’s all-important goal.

Liverpool close in on Premier League record points tally

The Reds were too good for an error-prone Brighton tonight.

Five-star Man City crush Newcastle while Burnley leave West Ham in relegation trouble

Jesus ends City goal drought and Rodriguez scores all-important winner for Burnley.

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Ireland's John Egan scores again as Sheffield United boost European hopes

The last-minute winner dealt a blow to Wolves’ Champions League ambitions.

Irish youngster on target as West Brom take a step closer to Premier League

Dara O’Shea helped the Baggies overcome Derby 2-0.

As it happened: Brighton v Liverpool, Premier League

Brighton faced Liverpool, as they sought to ensure their Premier League safety.

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Lazio defender given four-match ban for biting an opponent

Patric will sit out four games for biting a Lecce opponent and showing little regard for social distancing.

Ex-Irish international John Sheridan appointed Waterford manager LOI

Ex-Irish international John Sheridan appointed Waterford manager

Owner Lee Power has also scotched ‘silly rumours’ doubting his family’s commitment to the club.

Middlesbrough boost survival hopes with win at Millwall

Neil Warnock has made an instant impact, albeit this win was not without controversy.

Stephen Kenny distances himself from Director title at revamped FAI

Kenny also confirmed James McCarthy is available for international selection, although the prospect of a return for Stephen Ireland looks unlikely.

RB Leipzig sign South Korean striker for reported €9 million following loss of Werner to Chelsea

Hwang Hee-chan comes into the side from sister club Red Bull Salzburg.

Chelsea in pole position to sign €100m-rated Havertz, Rice also on their radar

Bayer Leverkusen’s 21-year-old star is set to leave this summer, with the Londoners leading the race for his signature.

'I'm president, coach and player' - Ibrahimovic declares after igniting Milan's comeback over Juve

The 38-year-old Swedish striker claims the Rossoneri would have won the Scudetto this season had he returned earlier.

FAI begin eligibility process after Ogbene expresses desire to represent Ireland

The form of the 23-year-old winger helped Rotherham United to achieve promotion back to the Championship.

Ex-Man City and Liverpool keeper James seeking first manager's job in English football

The former England player lined out for five different Premier League clubs during his career.

Jamie Vardy should have been sent off, says Arsenal boss Arteta

The Leicester star caught Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi with a stray boot in the first period.

'Looking back at Italia '90 was all about those key stories and digging deeper into them'

Today is the 30th anniversary of the final at Italia ’90 and a podcast series this month has closely examined that tournament.

Soccer - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Juventus implode against Milan on night of remarkable Serie A drama

Juventus’ wasn’t the only collapse of the night, as second-placed Lazio lost to lowly Lecce and saw their defender Patric sent off for biting an opponent.

Klopp says Adam Lallana will not play for Liverpool again

The 32-year-old will leave at the end of the season and boss Jurgen Klopp respects the player enough to not jeopardise his next move.