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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Soccer - Friday 14 June, 2019

Kilduff double sends Shels clear at the top as Henderson leaves Cobh with a win

It was a big night for Shelbourne as Longford fall prey in Bray.

Stunning effort from Ireland U21 youngster sees Bohs beat Shamrock Rovers again Report This post contains videos

Stunning effort from Ireland U21 youngster sees Bohs beat Shamrock Rovers again

Stephen Bradley’s side have not won against Keith Long’s men since May 2017, with Danny Mandroiu the two-goal hero tonight.

Cork and Sligo both left frustrated after Showgrounds draw

Ronan Coughlan cancelled out an opener from Graham Cummins, but both sides will feel they could have taken maximum points.

Walker's 83rd-minute strike breaks Harps hearts as St Pat's snatch victory late on

Harry Kenny’s side secured all three points with a dramatic late winner to break Finn Harps’ hearts in Inchicore.

Jamaica thwarted by VAR and then thrashed by Girelli-inspired Italy

Italy march on to the knockout stage thanks to the Juventus striker’s hat-trick

One of the dark horses to win the World Cup kickstart their bid Report This post contains videos

One of the dark horses to win the World Cup kickstart their bid

Mana Iwabuchi set Japan on their way to a 2-1 victory over Scotland

'It wasn't easy... I was left out for a few matches'

Jurgen Klopp left Fabinho waiting for his Premier League debut, but the Liverpool midfielder ended the season satisfied.

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Where can I watch it, which star players will be there and all you need to know about the Copa America

Can Lionel Messi finally win a major honour at international level and other questions set to be answered in the coming weeks.

Keane 'grateful' to McCarthy for allowing him to take Boro job, while Ireland boss is 'thrilled'

The country’s record goalscorer has agreed to become assistant manager at the Championship club.

Waterford's Europa League woes keep the spotlight on FAI governance

‘The noise around Abbottstown may have died down, but the impact of their governance has not,’ writes John O’Sullivan in this week’s column.

West Ham pull off coup by landing €27 million Spain midfielder

Pablo Fornals joins the Hammers from Villarreal.

Real Madrid win the race to sign highly-rated Japanese teenager

Takefusa Kubo joins the Spanish club after previously spending time in the Barcelona youth system.

Unbeaten Ireland drop three places in latest Fifa World Rankings

The Boys in Green are now ranked 32nd in the world.

Juventus to appoint Sarri as boss after reaching agreement with Chelsea

Reports in Italy say a sum of €3.5 million has been agreed, with Frank Lampard in line to be Sarri’s successor.

Robbie Keane takes first coaching role in English football at Middlesbrough

The former Ireland striker becomes Jonathan Woodgate’s assistant manager at the Riverside.

Maradona steps down as manager of Mexican side to focus on his health

Diego Maradona’s time with Dorados has come to an end, it was announced on Thursday.

Australia will play at 2020 Copa America after accepting invitation

Australia will feature at next year’s Copa America for the first time in their history.

'If you look at Niall Quinn's document, there’s nothing new in it. I’ve been preaching this for the last 10 years'

Cobh Ramblers manager Stephen Henderson speaks to The42 about Shane Ross’ football forum, Niall Quinn’s grand plans and forming a League Managers Association.

I'm not a Galactico yet, insists new Real Madrid signing Hazard

Real Madrid have a history of signing the best players in the world, but new recruit Eden Hazard does not consider himself a Galactico yet.

Soccer - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Allegri to prioritise personal life and take a year away from football

The Italian was forced out of Turin after pressure mounted on his position following failure in the Champions League quarter-finals against Ajax

China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16 Wwc 2019 This post contains videos

China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16

Li Ying scored the only goal of the game in Paris.

Real Madrid-bound teenager bids Santos emotional goodbye

18-year-old Rodrygo Goes has said goodbye to the Brazilian club.

'I don't know if there are many things that I enjoy' - Arsenal star on life after moving to England

Lucas Torreira impressed during his first season, but the 23-year-old has found it hard to adapt off the pitch.

Hazard unveiled to 50,000 Real Madrid fans at Santiago Bernabeu

The Belgian completed his move to the Spanish giants last week.

'It was such a positive thing for my mental health' - The ex-Irish footballer embarking on a music career

Ex-Shelbourne star Stuart Byrne has just released his debut EP.

Aston Villa sign Brazilian striker Wesley for reported club record fee

The 22-year-old joins the newly promoted Villains for around €25m as they prepare to readjust to life in the Premier League.

England U17s World Cup-winning coach Cooper named new Swansea boss

Steve Cooper will fill the role left by Graham Potter, now at Brighton and Hove Albion.

VAR controversy as stunning comeback sees Australia edge Brazil in 5-goal thriller Resilience This post contains videos

VAR controversy as stunning comeback sees Australia edge Brazil in 5-goal thriller

The South American side surrendered a two-goal lead.

11 Irish internationals who could be on the move this summer

Callum Robinson and others who are being linked with different clubs.

'I don't think I was even at 50% fitness' - Arsenal's Suarez relives nightmare loan spell

The 25-year-old joined the Gunners in January but made only six substitute appearances under Unai Emery.

Ligue 1 orders up €32 million Uber Eats naming rights deal

It is being reported that the ball for every Ligue 1 match will be brought on the pitch by an Uber Eats delivery man.

Maguire 'equal' to Stones, says Neville, as Manchester rivals close in on England defender

The former United full-back says he’s expecting more interest to be shown in the Leicester star this summer.

Southampton snap up Mali winger for reported €16 million

Moussa Djenepo becomes the Saints’ first summer signing.

Bilic back in English football as he takes charge of Championship club

The former Croatian manager takes over at West Brom.

Ireland U21 striker returns to England following loan spell at Waterford

Aaron Drinan is heading back to Ipswich Town after scoring seven goals for Waterford this season.

'It will be an absolute shame if we didn't qualify and there are four games in Dublin'

Robbie Keane says it’s even more important Republic of Ireland qualify for next summer’s European Championships.

'We are going to be fighting for every title around the world' - David Luiz backs Chelsea to challenge

The Blues secured a top-three finish and Europa League glory last season and the defender is looking to build on those foundations.

Huge pay increase sees Zlatan Ibrahimovic set MLS salary record for 2019

The LA Galaxy star now earns more than twice the salary of ex-Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney.

Liverpool begin under Friday Night Lights, United face Chelsea in opener as Premier League fixtures announced

City open their defence at West Ham, with the full 2019/20 schedule confirmed this morning.