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Soccer - Friday 3 December, 2021

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Listings
# Listings

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

Updated Fri 12:39 PM 26,989 Views 6 Comments

There’s plenty to choose from if you’re not planning to move from the couch for the next few days.

Connolly in line for Brighton return, as Potter hails 17-year-old striker Evan Ferguson
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Connolly in line for Brighton return, as Potter hails 17-year-old striker Evan Ferguson

Fri 11:11 AM 9,792 Views 0 Comments

The Seagulls boss has urged patience though, as Ferguson hits prolific heights with the academy.

Irish international Clark banned for Newcastle's clash with Burnley
# Seeing Red
# Seeing Red

Irish international Clark banned for Newcastle's clash with Burnley

Fri 10:35 AM 3,156 Views 0 Comments

The defender was sent off just nine minutes into Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw with Norwich and must sit out as a result.

'It's been a phenomenal year for Irish women in sport'
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'It's been a phenomenal year for Irish women in sport'

Fri 10:00 AM 2,093 Views 2 Comments

Leona Maguire was one of many to excel on the world stage in 2021.

Ralf Rangnick keen to bring balance and defensive solidity to Manchester United
# Unwreck It Ralf
# Unwreck It Ralf

Ralf Rangnick keen to bring balance and defensive solidity to Manchester United

Fri 9:51 AM 4,714 Views 2 Comments

The German met the media for the first time since taking over as interim manager until the end of the season.

It was the right time for me to leave Manchester United, says Michael Carrick
# Exit Strategy
# Exit Strategy

It was the right time for me to leave Manchester United, says Michael Carrick

Fri 8:15 AM 8,174 Views 11 Comments

The former midfielder stepped down as a coach at Old Trafford after overseeing the 3-2 win over Arsenal.

From the stands to a first start in five days - 'I was thinking am I not good enough'
# Ziuuuuu
# Ziuuuuu

From the stands to a first start in five days - 'I was thinking am I not good enough'

Fri 7:00 AM 2,307 Views 3 Comments

Ireland 19-year-old Jess Ziu has a bright future ahead – and she’s aiming for a move to England.

Soccer - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Carrick to leave Man Utd after spell as caretaker manager
# Moving On
# Moving On

Carrick to leave Man Utd after spell as caretaker manager

Thu 10:47 PM 11,244 Views 8 Comments

Carrick joined the first team coaching staff when he retired in 2018 and served under both Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Ronaldo hits 800th career goals as Man United come from behind to beat Arsenal
# That Man Again
# That Man Again

Ronaldo hits 800th career goals as Man United come from behind to beat Arsenal

Thu 10:22 PM 37,307 Views 57 Comments

New interim manager Ralf Rangnick was watching from the stands as United recorded a 3-2 win.

Controversial Kyogo Furuhashi goal earns Celtic narrow victory over Hearts
# Tight Call
# Tight Call

Controversial Kyogo Furuhashi goal earns Celtic narrow victory over Hearts

Thu 9:58 PM 5,198 Views 3 Comments

The Japan forward looked like he might be offside but the goal stood.

Son sinks Brentford as Spurs close gap on top four
# Finding Form
# Finding Form

Son sinks Brentford as Spurs close gap on top four

Thu 9:37 PM 3,609 Views 0 Comments

The South Korean scored his 75th top-flight goal since joining the club from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015.

St Pat's confirm appointment of Tim Clancy in LOI merry-go-round
# Musical Chairs
# Musical Chairs

St Pat's confirm appointment of Tim Clancy in LOI merry-go-round

Thu 7:49 PM 5,685 Views 0 Comments

He is replaced at Drogheda by his assistant Kevin Doherty.

European clubs seek urgent Fifa talks over Africa Cup of Nations safety concerns
# AFCON
# AFCON

European clubs seek urgent Fifa talks over Africa Cup of Nations safety concerns

Thu 7:18 PM 5,197 Views 0 Comments

The European Club Association is understood to be desperate to avoid a repeat of the problems which surrounded the September international window.

Younger brother of Getafe's John Patrick Finn makes debut for Ireland U15s in Mexico draw
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

Younger brother of Getafe's John Patrick Finn makes debut for Ireland U15s in Mexico draw

Thu 6:40 PM 6,614 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish-born midfielder followed in the steps of his elder brother by wearing an Irish shirt this year.

Tactics Board: Ruthless Ireland show extra attacking intent and blow minnows Georgia away
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Tactics Board: Ruthless Ireland show extra attacking intent and blow minnows Georgia away

Thu 5:52 PM 1,311 Views 0 Comments

Shane Keegan looks at the senior women’s team’s record-breaking performance at Tallaght Stadium.

Morrissey announces LOI retirement and Beattie also departs Cork City ahead of 2022 season
# New Chapters
# New Chapters

Morrissey announces LOI retirement and Beattie also departs Cork City ahead of 2022 season

Thu 5:43 PM 3,545 Views 0 Comments

Manager Colin Healy was effusive in his praise as he bid farewell to both players.

'Underperformance largely due to injuries' - Benitez backed by Everton owner to turn things around
# Dreaded Vote Of Confidence
# Dreaded Vote Of Confidence

'Underperformance largely due to injuries' - Benitez backed by Everton owner to turn things around

Thu 4:48 PM 2,263 Views 3 Comments

A 4-1 thumping in last night’s Merseyside derby marked Everton’s worst run of form since 1999.

Denmark's Eriksen back in training after Euro heart-attack
# Return
# Return

Denmark's Eriksen back in training after Euro heart-attack

Thu 3:51 PM 5,047 Views 0 Comments

Eriksen’s plight shook the football world in June.

Ireland's Megan Campbell in line for competitive Liverpool debut after latest injury setback
# Boost
# Boost

Ireland's Megan Campbell in line for competitive Liverpool debut after latest injury setback

Thu 1:48 PM 2,398 Views 0 Comments

The injury-plagued defender could feature for the Reds this month.

Rangnick granted work permit to take charge of Man United
# Green Light
# Green Light

Rangnick granted work permit to take charge of Man United

Thu 1:12 PM 5,810 Views 4 Comments

The 63-year-old’s first game at the helm will be at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Ireland U21 assistant boss Alan Reynolds appointed to Derry City role
# LOI
# LOI

Ireland U21 assistant boss Alan Reynolds appointed to Derry City role

Thu 1:10 PM 3,954 Views 2 Comments

Reynolds is making a return to the club where he previously served as assistant to Stephen Kenny.

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool have set a new mark with Everton victory
# Perfect
# Perfect

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool have set a new mark with Everton victory

Thu 11:45 AM 3,899 Views 1 Comment

The Reds cruised to a 4-1 win.

Ireland women's team donate jerseys to raise funds for sick children
# Brilliant
# Brilliant

Ireland women's team donate jerseys to raise funds for sick children

Thu 11:15 AM 1,151 Views 0 Comments

‘This is just a small gesture, but we hope it can make a difference.’

Managing Spurs is Antonio Conte's 'biggest challenge'
# Work Cut Out
# Work Cut Out

Managing Spurs is Antonio Conte's 'biggest challenge'

Thu 10:56 AM 1,777 Views 1 Comment

The Italian was left chastened by an embarrassing Europa Conference League defeat.

Sydney to host 11 games, Auckland nine at 2023 Women's World Cup
# Land Down Under
# Land Down Under

Sydney to host 11 games, Auckland nine at 2023 Women's World Cup

Dec 2nd 2021, 9:31 AM 1,601 Views 0 Comments

Stadium Australia will host the final on 20 August 2023.

Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure working with Tottenham
# YAYA-YA-YAYAYA
# YAYA-YA-YAYAYA

Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure working with Tottenham

Dec 2nd 2021, 8:26 AM 4,889 Views 3 Comments

The 38-year-old is gaining more experience with the academy as he works towards his coaching badges.

'I'm just glad he saw me in an Irish shirt. I know how proud he was' - Quinn dedicates first goal to late grandfather
# Tribute
# Tribute

'I'm just glad he saw me in an Irish shirt. I know how proud he was' - Quinn dedicates first goal to late grandfather

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:30 AM 5,401 Views 4 Comments

The English-born attacker was on target in the 11-0 record win over Georgia.

'It's a proud moment to get a hat-trick for my country. To give that football to my nephew was really special'
# Perfect 10
# Perfect 10

'It's a proud moment to get a hat-trick for my country. To give that football to my nephew was really special'

Dec 2nd 2021, 6:30 AM 2,801 Views 0 Comments

Tuesday night’s record-breaking win was one to remember for hat-trick hero Denise O’Sullivan.

Rafael Benitez defiant as Everton fans chant 'sack the board'
# Keep Calm And Carry On
# Keep Calm And Carry On

Rafael Benitez defiant as Everton fans chant 'sack the board'

Dec 2nd 2021, 12:01 AM 5,499 Views 5 Comments

Two goals from Mohamed Salah were sandwiched between Jordan Henderson’s opener and Diogo Jota’s 79th-minute strike as the hosts were outclassed.

Soccer - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Arsenal defender Gabriel fends off robbers armed with baseball bat
# Scare
# Scare

Arsenal defender Gabriel fends off robbers armed with baseball bat

Dec 1st 2021, 11:48 PM 4,684 Views 6 Comments

The Brazilian had just returned to his home in Barnet, north London.

Messi shows off 7th Ballon d'Or as PSG slip up
# Superstar
# Superstar

Messi shows off 7th Ballon d'Or as PSG slip up

Dec 1st 2021, 11:29 PM 5,421 Views 3 Comments

The Ligue 1 leaders were held by Nice.

Milan giants close gap in Serie A title race as leaders Napoli slip up
# Tough At The Top
# Tough At The Top

Milan giants close gap in Serie A title race as leaders Napoli slip up

Dec 1st 2021, 11:26 PM 2,823 Views 0 Comments

Napoli threw away a two-goal lead as they played out a 2-2 draw against Sassuolo.

Real Madrid extend lead to seven points as fans salute match winner 'Karim, Ballon d'Or'
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Real Madrid extend lead to seven points as fans salute match winner 'Karim, Ballon d'Or'

Dec 1st 2021, 10:59 PM 3,009 Views 0 Comments

Benzema’s 20th goal in 24 games proved to be the difference against Athletic Bilbao.

Carrick criticises 'myth' over claims Ronaldo can't press
# Versatility
# Versatility

Carrick criticises 'myth' over claims Ronaldo can't press

Dec 1st 2021, 10:59 PM 4,449 Views 1 Comment

Michael Carrick says the star reacted in the perfect way to being named on the bench for Manchester United’s draw with Chelsea.

Chelsea beat Watford to stay top after medical emergency delays game
# Leaders
# Leaders

Chelsea beat Watford to stay top after medical emergency delays game

Dec 1st 2021, 10:39 PM 2,824 Views 1 Comment

Mason Mount and Hakim Ziyech scored for the Blues.

Late penalty fires Rangers to victory as van Bronckhorst maintains perfect start
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

Late penalty fires Rangers to victory as van Bronckhorst maintains perfect start

Dec 1st 2021, 10:33 PM 1,788 Views 0 Comments

The spot kick was awarded after Ryan Kent was fouled by Ryan Porteous.

Grealish booed on return as Man City hand Gerrard first defeat as Premier League manager
# Mixed Emotions
# Mixed Emotions

Grealish booed on return as Man City hand Gerrard first defeat as Premier League manager

Dec 1st 2021, 10:26 PM 8,732 Views 5 Comments

It leaves Pep Guardiola’s side just a point behind leaders Chelsea.

Wexford Youths captain Murphy scoops Player of the Year award to cap off FAI Cup success
# Award Award Award
# Award Award Award

Wexford Youths captain Murphy scoops Player of the Year award to cap off FAI Cup success

Dec 1st 2021, 10:25 PM 5,236 Views 0 Comments

Kylie Murphy edged out Peamount’s Karen Duggan and Galway’s Savannah McCarthy for the top gong.

Liverpool beat Everton to increase pressure on Rafa Benitez
# Bragging Rights
# Bragging Rights

Liverpool beat Everton to increase pressure on Rafa Benitez

Dec 1st 2021, 10:09 PM 27,014 Views 22 Comments

A Seamus Coleman error proved costly as the Reds earned a convincing win.

Shane Duffy makes early appearance off the bench as Brighton snatch last-gasp point
# Relief
# Relief

Shane Duffy makes early appearance off the bench as Brighton snatch last-gasp point

Dec 1st 2021, 9:51 PM 6,562 Views 1 Comment

Neal Maupay’s spectacular late equaliser ensured West Ham’s Seagulls hoodoo struck again.