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Soccer - Wednesday 30 November, 2022

Ronaldo reportedly offered 'mammoth contract' by Saudi Arabian club
# CR7
# CR7

Ronaldo reportedly offered 'mammoth contract' by Saudi Arabian club

Wed 10:53 PM 15,056 Views 4 Comments

Uncertainty reigns over the 37-year-old’s club future as he focuses on the World Cup.

More drama leaves Mexico heartbroken despite win over Saudi Arabia
# Exit
# Exit

More drama leaves Mexico heartbroken despite win over Saudi Arabia

Wed 9:43 PM 5,463 Views 0 Comments

They last suffered group-stage elimination in 1978, having reached the knockout phase in each of their previous seven World Cups.

Messi's mixed night a good sign for Argentina in win over dismal Poland
# Evolution
# Evolution

Messi's mixed night a good sign for Argentina in win over dismal Poland

Wed 9:30 PM 28,285 Views 26 Comments

Messi missed a penalty but his side topped their World Cup group with a 2-0 win.

England defender Ben White leaves World Cup squad for 'personal reasons'
# Departure
# Departure

England defender Ben White leaves World Cup squad for 'personal reasons'

Wed 7:30 PM 18,809 Views 2 Comments

A statement from the English FA confirmed that the Arsenal star is not expected to return for the remainder of the tournament.

'There is no emergency' - Pele’s daughter allays fears over Brazil great’s health
# Update
# Update

'There is no emergency' - Pele’s daughter allays fears over Brazil great’s health

Wed 6:15 PM 3,669 Views 3 Comments

The 82-year-old continues to be treated for colon cancer.

Derry City sign Ireland U21 international Whelan from UCD
# Candy Shop
# Candy Shop

Derry City sign Ireland U21 international Whelan from UCD

Wed 6:00 PM 3,583 Views 1 Comment

The promising striker joins the FAI Cup champions on a two-year deal.

Tunisia stun much-changed France but bow out of World Cup
# Shock
# Shock

Tunisia stun much-changed France but bow out of World Cup

Wed 5:23 PM 6,142 Views 1 Comment

French-born Wahbi Khazri scored the only goal of the game.

Australia qualify for World Cup knockouts for second time, as Denmark suffer shock exit
# Upset
# Upset

Australia qualify for World Cup knockouts for second time, as Denmark suffer shock exit

Wed 5:00 PM 20,606 Views 11 Comments

Winger Mathew Leckie scored the winner on the hour with a smart run and finish.

'Some outlets in Belgium are quite happy to jump on fake news' - Martinez
# Angry
# Angry

'Some outlets in Belgium are quite happy to jump on fake news' - Martinez

Wed 4:49 PM 5,582 Views 7 Comments

The coach has denied reports of a bust-up in his team’s changing room.

Shamrock Rovers announce latest WNL signing as arrivals from Peamount continue
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Shamrock Rovers announce latest WNL signing as arrivals from Peamount continue

Wed 4:37 PM 2,926 Views 0 Comments

Alannah McEvoy follows Áine O’Gorman and Summer Lawless to the Hoops.

Croatia fans punished for 'xenophobic behaviour'
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Croatia fans punished for 'xenophobic behaviour'

Wed 4:35 PM 5,797 Views 1 Comment

Canada goalkeeper Milan Borjan was targeted for his ethnic Serb roots.

'Why don’t you write you think it is terribly boring' - Van Gaal
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

'Why don’t you write you think it is terribly boring' - Van Gaal

Wed 4:21 PM 7,898 Views 2 Comments

The Oranje topped their World Cup group on seven points after easily beating hosts Qatar 2-0.

FAI to introduce professional contracts for players in Women's National League
# Historic
# Historic

FAI to introduce professional contracts for players in Women's National League

Updated Wed 1:51 PM 7,638 Views 4 Comments

The professional contracts will be introduced from 1 December, 2022.

Wales defend decision to allow Neco Williams to play on after head injury
# Contentious
# Contentious

Wales defend decision to allow Neco Williams to play on after head injury

Wed 9:54 AM 5,201 Views 1 Comment

The Nottingham Forest full-back was dazed after blocking a powerful Marcus Rashford shot.

Bale: I'll continue playing for Wales as long as I'm wanted
# Down But Not Out
# Down But Not Out

Bale: I'll continue playing for Wales as long as I'm wanted

Wed 8:27 AM 7,755 Views 2 Comments

‘It’s a difficult moment now but we go again in March,’ said the Welsh skipper.

Soccer - Tuesday 29 November, 2022

Marcus Rashford dedicates goals against Wales to friend who recently died
# Two For You
# Two For You

Marcus Rashford dedicates goals against Wales to friend who recently died

Tue 10:37 PM 9,626 Views 3 Comments

The Manchester United forward said his friend passed away a couple of days ago after a long battle with cancer.

Stephanie Frappart to become first woman to referee match at men’s World Cup
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

Stephanie Frappart to become first woman to referee match at men’s World Cup

Tue 9:59 PM 8,015 Views 4 Comments

The Frenchwoman will take charge of Germany’s meeting with Costa Rica.

Rashford stars as England sink Wales to set up Senegal clash
# Making His Marc
# Making His Marc

Rashford stars as England sink Wales to set up Senegal clash

Tue 9:15 PM 11,365 Views 17 Comments

Rashford hit a brace to ensure Wales’ first World Cup since 1958 ended in disappointment.

Pulisic's first-half goal sends USA through and ends Iran's extraordinary World Cup
# Christian Victory
# Christian Victory

Pulisic's first-half goal sends USA through and ends Iran's extraordinary World Cup

Tue 9:14 PM 20,660 Views 7 Comments

The USA will face the Netherlands in the last-16 after a 1-0 win.

As it happened: Wales v England, World Cup
Live Tue 6:22 PM

As it happened: Wales v England, World Cup

Koulibaly the hero as Senegal progress to potential last-16 clash with England
# Koul As You Like
# Koul As You Like

Koulibaly the hero as Senegal progress to potential last-16 clash with England

Tue 5:33 PM 6,921 Views 2 Comments

Watford forward Ismaila Sarr and Chelsea defender Kalidou Koulibaly gave Senegal a 2-1 win over Ecuador.

Cody Gakpo strikes again as Netherlands top group with win over Qatar
# A Grade
# A Grade

Cody Gakpo strikes again as Netherlands top group with win over Qatar

Tue 5:24 PM 7,801 Views 9 Comments

Louis van Gaal’s Dutch top Group A to set a last-16 date against the runners-up in England’s group.

Qatar World Cup chief: Migrant worker death toll 'between 400 and 500'
# CONSEQUENCES
# CONSEQUENCES

Qatar World Cup chief: Migrant worker death toll 'between 400 and 500'

Tue 5:02 PM 22,215 Views 17 Comments

Hassan Al-Thawadi gave the figures during an interview on TalkTV’s Piers Morgan Uncensored.

Adidas technology confirms Ronaldo did not touch ball for Portugal goal
# Close But No Cigar
# Close But No Cigar

Adidas technology confirms Ronaldo did not touch ball for Portugal goal

Tue 1:53 PM 10,149 Views 8 Comments

Bruno Fernandes’ cross did not meet the striker’s head before finding its way into the net.

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released and banned from future matches

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released and banned from future matches

Updated Tue 1:36 PM 12,318 Views 3 Comments

Protester was on the field for about 30 seconds during the game between Portugal and Uruguay.

Kolo Toure named new Wigan manager
# Kolo... Kolo Kolo
# Kolo... Kolo Kolo

Kolo Toure named new Wigan manager

Tue 9:47 AM 4,405 Views 5 Comments

The former Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool defender succeeds Leam Richardson, who was sacked earlier this month.

Southgate wary of pressure and expectation on Foden, Bale and Ramsey could be benched
# England V Wales
# England V Wales

Southgate wary of pressure and expectation on Foden, Bale and Ramsey could be benched

Tue 8:22 AM 4,963 Views 3 Comments

England and Wales face off in a World Cup Group B showdown tonight.

Bruno believed Ronaldo had scored, but no interest in who bagged opener against Uruguay
# Portugoal
# Portugoal

Bruno believed Ronaldo had scored, but no interest in who bagged opener against Uruguay

Tue 8:01 AM 5,625 Views 2 Comments

The Manchester United star’s double sent Portugal marching on last night.

Soccer - Monday 28 November, 2022

Andrea Agnelli among entire board of directors stepping down at Juventus
# Resign
# Resign

Andrea Agnelli among entire board of directors stepping down at Juventus

Mon 11:03 PM 5,888 Views 0 Comments

Juventus vice-president Pavel Nedved, a former midfielder for the club, is among those who are stepping down.

Shamrock Rovers set to sign Burt from Bohemians
# Transfer Talk
# Transfer Talk

Shamrock Rovers set to sign Burt from Bohemians

Mon 10:05 PM 9,913 Views 5 Comments

Liam Burt poised to become the latest member of Stephen Bradley’s squad.

Man with rainbow flag invades pitch during World Cup game
# Qatar 2022 News
# Qatar 2022 News

Man with rainbow flag invades pitch during World Cup game

Mon 9:53 PM 10,604 Views 9 Comments

The man was on the field for about 30 seconds during the second half.

Bruno Fernandes stars as Portugal beat Uruguay to reach World Cup knockout phase
# Job Done
# Job Done

Bruno Fernandes stars as Portugal beat Uruguay to reach World Cup knockout phase

Mon 9:28 PM 10,103 Views 22 Comments

Fernandes’ 54th-minute goal, followed by a penalty in added time, proved enough to turn a tight and tense contest Portugal’s way.

Man City to face Chelsea and Man United to host Everton after FA Cup draw
# Third Round
# Third Round

Man City to face Chelsea and Man United to host Everton after FA Cup draw

Mon 8:20 PM 8,068 Views 1 Comment

The London club have lost at Wembley in the last three finals.

Michael Beale named Rangers boss on contract running to 2026 after leaving QPR
# Taking Charge
# Taking Charge

Michael Beale named Rangers boss on contract running to 2026 after leaving QPR

Mon 7:04 PM 5,894 Views 5 Comments

The Ibrox club confirmed the appointment on Monday evening, a week after sacking Giovanni van Bronckhorst.

Brazil seal last-16 progression with controlled win over Switzerland
# Marching On
# Marching On

Brazil seal last-16 progression with controlled win over Switzerland

Mon 6:15 PM 17,789 Views 3 Comments

Casemiro was the unlikely matchwinner.

US coach apologises for Iranian flag furore in tense press conference
# Geopolitical Football
# Geopolitical Football

US coach apologises for Iranian flag furore in tense press conference

Mon 6:14 PM 10,161 Views 1 Comment

Gregg Berhalter and captain Tyler Adams were peppered with questions unrelated to football by Iranian journalists.

Ghana hold off South Korea fightback in five-goal battle to revive World Cup hopes
# Tight
# Tight

Ghana hold off South Korea fightback in five-goal battle to revive World Cup hopes

Mon 3:12 PM 3,439 Views 1 Comment

Two goals from Mohammed Kudus helped Ghana to a vital win.

Glazers must ‘engage with the fans’ over possible Man United sale – Gary Neville
# Hope
# Hope

Glazers must ‘engage with the fans’ over possible Man United sale – Gary Neville

Mon 2:02 PM 3,394 Views 6 Comments

The owners are ‘exploring strategic alternatives’ for the club.

Spain boss Luis Enrique's thoughts with late daughter at World Cup
# Tribute
# Tribute

Spain boss Luis Enrique's thoughts with late daughter at World Cup

Mon 1:20 PM 9,226 Views 0 Comments

Xana died from bone cancer in 2019, aged nine.

Netherlands star flattered by Man United interest
# Wanted
# Wanted

Netherlands star flattered by Man United interest

Mon 12:58 PM 10,083 Views 1 Comment

Cody Gakpo has been the star for the Dutch so far, scoring in each of their first two Group A games.