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Soccer - Monday 6 July, 2020

Irish international Hayes praised after deferring full salary for a year

The 32-year-old winger made the offer which allowed Aberdeen to sign him following his Celtic exit.

17-year-old sensation Harvey Elliott signs first professional deal with Liverpool

The England underage international made his senior debut for the Reds in September.

Champions League football the objective for Everton captain Seamus Coleman

‘Carlo Ancelotti has not put pen to paper on a contract at this club to be with a mid table team.’

The rise of Kenny, Pat Lam's philosophy and a Mayo warrior: The42 membership this week

Here’s this week’s substantial sports journalism meal.

Newcastle United reward 19-year-old Irish centre-back with new contract

Promising youngster Oisin McEntee has extended his stay with the Premier League club.

Man United reward in-form Matic with new three-year deal

The 31-year-old Serbian midfielder has extended his stay at Old Trafford until 2023.

Celtic to kick off 10-in-a-row bid at home to Hamilton

The Scottish Premiership fixtures were released this morning.

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 2007-08 season?

Can you vividly recall the year when another great Man United side triumphed?

Soccer - Sunday 5 July, 2020

This sensational Griezmann chip was the highlight of Barcelona's win Griez Is The Word This post contains videos

This sensational Griezmann chip was the highlight of Barcelona's win

Barcelona beat Villarreal 4-1 to cut Madrid’s lead at the top.

Che Adams scores 35-yard lob as Southampton shock Man City

City fall to their ninth defeat of the league campaign.

'When I used to play Gaelic football was probably the last time I hit one like that' Blade Of Glory This post contains videos

'When I used to play Gaelic football was probably the last time I hit one like that'

John Egan’s volley earned Sheffield United a valuable point against Burnley.

Inter title hopes in Serie A all but over after Bologna defeat

A 2-1 loss for Antonio Conte’s side today against Bologna.

Liverpool keep chasing Premier League points record with scrappy Villa victory

Champions were far from impressive but extended Anfield record to 57 games unbeaten.

West Brom one point behind leaders Leeds as they move step closer to Premier League

Elsewhere Middlesbrough remain in the bottom three after losing out to QPR.

Jonjo Shelvey strikes as Newcastle twice battle back to draw with West Ham

The Magpies twice came from behind at St James’ Park to claim a point.

As it happened: Liverpool v Aston Villa, Premier League

Liverpool weren’t at their best but still did enough for their 29th win of the season against struggling Villa. Catch up on the action in our minute-by-minute report.

Ramos holds nerve again from penalty spot as Real Madrid beat Bilbao

Real Madrid have a seven-point lead over Barcelona, who play tonight away at in-form Villarreal.

Ireland's John Egan hits first Premier League goal with brilliant finish for Sheffield United COYBIG This post contains videos

Ireland's John Egan hits first Premier League goal with brilliant finish for Sheffield United

Egan’s strike ensured it ended 1-1 between his Sheffield United side and Burnley.

Four Republic of Ireland internationals start as Burnley host Sheff Utd

Both clubs have confirmed their starting teams for the clash at Turf Moor.

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events

Manchester City are due to host Real Madrid in the Champions League in August.

Bayern fighting to keep Liverpool-linked Thiago and defender Alaba

Hansi Flick says the German club is determined to hold on to both players.

Ordinary Roy, a community's wounds and more of the week's best sportswriting

Lockdown’s over, but you don’t have to go anywhere.

Soccer - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Ibrahimovic-inspired AC Milan hamper Lazio's title bid, as Valencia's late season disappointment continues

A wrap of the late kick-offs across Europe this evening between Serie A and La Liga.

Pep Guardiola optimistic City's Champions League ban will be overturned

The Sky Blues are set to find out whether their appeal has been successful on 13 July.

Chelsea bounce back to winning ways with comfortable victory over Watford

Olivier Giroud, Willian and Ross Barkley were on target as the Blues cruised past the relegation-threatened Hornets.


Liverpool put faith in teenager Curtis Jones after breakthrough season

The 19-year-old has been rewarded with a new long-term contract by the Premier League champions.

Arsenal stay in European race as Saka's first Premier League goal helps them past Wolves

Alexandre Lacazette was also on target for the Gunners at Molineux.

'One of the best, if not the best finisher I have seen' - Solskjaer on teen sensation after United run riot

18-year-old Mason Greenwood led the way as Manchester United put five past Bournemouth this afternoon.

Buffon breaks Serie A appearance record and Ronaldo sparkles as Juve move seven points clear Italian Job This post contains videos

Buffon breaks Serie A appearance record and Ronaldo sparkles as Juve move seven points clear

The legendary goalkeeper made history in his 648th Italian top-flight match, as Ronaldo hit the 25-goal mark.

Jose Mourinho 'destroyed inside' by Spurs' lack of fight

‘It’s a problem when my feeling was we could do much more.’

Leeds United take big step towards long-awaited Premier League return

Marcelo Bielsa’s side bounced back from their slip-up against Luton Town to see off Blackburn Rovers.

Greenwood shines as five-star United pile the misery on Bournemouth

The youngster scored twice in another victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side this afternoon.

Vardy joins exclusive club to boost Leicester City's Champions League bid

The striker passed the 100 mark for Premier League goals in his side’s victory against Crystal Palace.

FAI confirm they are seeking more financial support from government

Move comes five months after FAI received a €19.2m package.

As it happened: Manchester United v Bournemouth, Premier League

United can move into the top four – temporarily at least – by beating a struggling Bournemouth side.

'I sought help as I genuinely needed it' - Everton star seeing psychologist after anxiety attack

Brazilian forward Bernard has opened up on his mental health struggles.

Brighton move closer to safety after the post denies Idah a late equaliser

Aaron Connolly started in Brighton’s win over Norwich City, with Shane Duffy coming off the bench.

Curtis angered by play-off 'shambles' after Portsmouth are left frustrated

The Ireland international felt he should have been awarded a penalty against Oxford United.