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Soccer - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Wayne Rooney makes 120th and final appearance as Three Lions ease past USA

Goals from Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Callum Wilson saw England see off the USA.

Croatia set up make-or-break showdown with England after last-gasp win over Spain Scenes This post contains videos

Croatia set up make-or-break showdown with England after last-gasp win over Spain

The 2018 World Cup finalists remain in the hunt for a finals place in the Nations League.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Northern Ireland

Martin O’Neill’s side produced an uninspired display against the North tonight.

Brilliant Randolph ensures Ireland avoid Dublin defeat to the North

The goalkeeper produced a couple of outstanding saves in a goalless draw at the Aviva Stadium.

As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland welcomed Michael O’Neill’s men to the Aviva Stadium.

First Ireland start for Blackburn defender as O'Neill names side to face the North

Robbie Brady also returns after his injury absence, with Glenn Whelan wearing the captain’s armband.

Outgoing Premier League chief's approved £5 million 'golden handshake' condemned

The Football Supporters’ Federation has criticised to turn down the plan to reward Richard Scudamore with a bumper pay-off.

Roma club president to make €150,000 donation towards family of Sean Cox

The 53-year-old father of three was left in a coma after being attacked outside Anfield in April.

€105 million Barcelona star being sued by ex-landlord over late rent and damaged flat

Ousmane Dembele has reportedly irritated the Catalan club’s hierarchy, but he has found himself in legal trouble in Germany.

Former Wolves goalkeeper Aaron McCarey rules out GAA return

McCarey, who was a Monaghan minor footballer for two years, is focusing on his career in another code.

Gerrard: Klopp will deliver title for Liverpool and I don't want his job... yet

The Anfield legend has impressed in a first managerial post at Rangers but insists he is in no rush to return to Merseyside and take the Reds’ reins.

Ribery apologises in video message for reportedly slapping TV pundit

The Bayern Munich star met with Patrick Guillou yesterday.

Video Assistant Referees to be used in Premier League from next season

The vote was held at a shareholders’ meeting on Thursday, as clubs reached an agreement.

'100% committed to Ireland' - Southampton teen releases statement on international future

18-year-old Michael Obafemi, who was called up to Martin O’Neill’s squad this week, is also eligible to line out for Nigeria and England.

Cork City capture star midfielder from UCD's 2018 league-winning side

21-year-old Dáire O’Connor has signed on a two-year deal.

Why Glenn Whelan should be a role model to footballers everywhere

The Irish midfielder is set to represent his country for the last time against Northern Ireland tonight.

More injury problems for Mendy as Man City full-back undergoes surgery

The Frenchman is having the cartilage in his left knee repaired.

'Even if he does declare... Do I really want to go and do that, and then he changes his mind later?'

Martin O’Neill has emphasised the importance of not pressurising Michael Obafemi into making a decision on his international future.

'My background was brought up and there was a thing written about a car I was driving'

Glenn Whelan says ‘personal’ criticism was partially behind his decision to shun the media for years.

Soccer - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'I always knew I had the quality to play for Manchester United. I know what I'm capable of'

Adnan Januzaj believes he was not given an opportunity to display his quality under Jose Mourinho.

Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka Swiss Leaks This post contains videos

Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka

They’re separated by 88 places in the Fifa rankings.

'I remember coming out for the warm-up and the chants were 'Kill the Fenian bastards''

Joe Waters was part of the Republic of Ireland side that faced Northern Ireland at Windsor Park at the height of The Troubles in 1979.

'Sometimes you have to go down the minor road to get back on the main road'

Irish goalkeeper Aaron McCarey explains the ‘calculated decision’ behind his latest career move.

Gary Neville on Fred: Does he look like what you'd expect for £50m?

The Man Utd midfielder has made just seven league appearances since his arrival from Shakhtar Donetsk.

'For me, he certainly has the attributes to work outside of the League of Ireland and at international level as well'

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill praised the success of Stephen Kenny, who many see as a potential future Ireland boss.

18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future

Martin O’Neill says he spoke to the youngster about his eligibility during the week.

Referee suspended for using 'rock, paper, scissors' instead of the coin toss

The English FA has suspended official David McNamara after his actions in a WSL game between Manchester City and Reading.

Michael O'Neill insists 'Jimmy Dunne is no different to Northern Ireland than Declan Rice is to the Republic'

The manager admitted he did not expect the Dundalk-born defender to declare for Northern Ireland.

'The phone hasn't stopped. There are people coming from everywhere. My little lad is going to be mascot'

Glenn Whelan is set to make his final Ireland appearance on Thursday.

Ireland's Windsor Park hero says FAI made 'genuine' apology over non-invitation

Alan McLoughlin has accepted an FAI invite to attend future games after the ‘oversight’ for tomorrow’s meeting with Northern Ireland.

'Hopefully the player, at 24 years of age, would be able to pick the phone up'

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill would like to hear from Dundalk star Michael Duffy about his desire to represent the Republic of Ireland.

Gerrard reveals he had a back injection before infamous slip which cost Liverpool in 2014 title race

The Rangers boss says he won’t use that injury as an excuse for his error which led to a Chelsea goal.

'I'm at the stage in my career where I want to be winning medals': St Pat's complete deal for Waterford defender Webbie This post contains videos

'I'm at the stage in my career where I want to be winning medals': St Pat's complete deal for Waterford defender

Dubliner David Webster has agreed to join St Patrick’s Athletic following one season at the RSC.

In-form Ireland defender Doherty ruled out of clashes with the North and Denmark

Wolves player Matt Doherty sustained a facial injury at the weekend.

Premier League-winning boss Ranieri takes over at struggling Fulham

In a dramatic switch-up, the former Leicester City manager replaces Slaviša Jokanović at Craven Cottage.

Omagh bombing, a united cause and Griffin’s 30-yard strike: when Northern Ireland came to Dublin in 1999 Coming Together This post contains videos

Omagh bombing, a united cause and Griffin’s 30-yard strike: when Northern Ireland came to Dublin in 1999

In May 1999, a charity match was organised to raise funds for victims of the Omagh bombing. Former defender Danny Griffin recalls the game and his winning goal.

Ireland striker Callum Robinson: 'I've been in the best form of my life'

The Preston star has already matched his Championship tally from last season, and is hoping to do similar damage on the international stage.

Soccer - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Galway-born striker Connolly scores brilliant hat-trick for Brighton in Checkatrade Trophy

Aaron Connolly moved to Brighton from Mervue United in the summer on 2016 on a two-year deal.

'He likes to run with the ball, he's a powerful lad for his age'

Richard Keogh says 18-year-old Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has settled in well to the Ireland squad.

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Referee who was assaulted at football game says he forgives those who attacked him

The FAI has begun an investigation into the attack.