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Soccer - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'Sead’s reaction was really, really brave' - Ozil opens up on car-jacking horror

The Arsenal duo were attacked in London earlier this year.

Duffy recognised for his decisive contribution during a 'mad' September

The Dundalk winger has been named SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month.

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Footballer Paul Gascoigne cleared of sexual assault after kissing woman on train

A jury cleared the ex-England footballer today.

Mane reveals Liverpool players ‘took the piss’ over Salah spat

The Senegalese forward aired his frustration towards a team-mate during a meeting with Burnley.

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Christian Eriksen 'too slow' for Bayern Munich

Lothar Matthaus, who took in two spells with the Bundesliga giants, is not convinced by the Danish playmaker.

15 years on from Barca debut, another landmark for Lionel Messi

His efforts helped Barca to successfully defend the La Liga title.

'I'm going nowhere' - Ozil vows to honour contract at Arsenal

Minutes on the pitch have been at a premium for the World Cup winner but he says he will not leave before his current deal runs down.

'The money is there' - Solskjaer ready to buy in January and has no sack fears

The Red Devils boss has seen his position questioned by plenty outside of Old Trafford, but he claims to still have the full support of his board.

Hudson-Odoi slams 'disgusting' racist abuse and supports idea of England walking off the pitch

The young Blues winger said it was right to consider walking off the pitch in light of Monday’s unsavoury scenes in Sofia.

Soccer - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Peamount see off Shelbourne to set-up cup final showdown with Wexford Youths

Peamount United are into the FAI Women’s Senior Cup decider.

Three Irish stars enjoyed Women's Champions League last-16 victories tonight

Katie McCabe and Louise Quinn of Arsenal plus Glasgow City’s Clare Shine helped their teams to important away wins in Europe.

De Gea and Pogba both ruled out of Man United's clash with Liverpool on Sunday

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be without two of his key men for this weekend’s meeting with the league leaders.

Bulgaria legend Stoichkov breaks down in tears due to racist chants aimed at England players Call For Action This post contains videos

Bulgaria legend Stoichkov breaks down in tears due to racist chants aimed at England players

Hristo Stoichkov has suggested ‘heavier punishments’ than stadium closures might be needed in Bulgaria.

Sanchez ruled out for three months after undergoing ankle surgery

The Man United forward, who is currently on loan at Inter Milan, picked up the injury while on international duty with Chile.

Dani Alves hits out at Parisian life: 'They’re f***ing racists'

The ex-PSG star said that life in the French capital was ‘stressful’ and that he preferred the atmosphere in Barcelona or Seville.

Italy's teen sensation plays up Pirlo and Gattuso comparisons

Sandro Tonali made his debut as his team equalled a national team record with a 5-0 win over Liechtenstein.

Liverpool receive double fitness boost ahead of Man United test

Alisson Becker and Joel Matip trained at Melwood on Tuesday ahead of the clash at Old Trafford.

Spanish league wants El Clasico switched to Madrid over Catalan protests

The game is due to take place on 26 October.

Sergio Aguero walks away unscathed after car accident en route to Man City training

The forward walked away unharmed from the incident ahead of this weekend’s match against Crystal Palace.

Here's how Ireland could still qualify for Euro 2020 if they lose to Denmark

The Boys in Green are likely to get another chance even if they fall short at the Aviva Stadium next month.

Major boost for Dundalk as leading goalscorer Hoban commits future LOI

Major boost for Dundalk as leading goalscorer Hoban commits future

The striker has extended his stay at Oriel Park until the end of the 2021 season.

Liverpool full-back Alexander-Arnold enters Guinness World Records

The England international has been included for a record-breaking number of assists in a Premier League season.

Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood becomes board member at non-league side Cheadle Town

The 34-year-old Sheffield Wednesday shot-stopper has joined the Manchester club’s executive board.

'We get written off a lot. The lads are used to it. We use it as motivation'

Goalkeeper Darren Randolph is defiant in the face of deepening doubts over Ireland’s Euro 2020 hopes.

'We played in a wind tunnel' - Kenny critical of conditions after Ireland U21 defeat Setback This post contains videos

'We played in a wind tunnel' - Kenny critical of conditions after Ireland U21 defeat

The Boys in Green boss also believes the penalty decision that won the game for Iceland was ‘very harsh’.

Celtic and Lazio's Europa League clash to be played in partially closed Stadio Olimpico

Uefa has taken action following ‘racist behaviour’ from the Italian outfit’s fans.

Bayern Munich youngster inspires Canada to first win over USA in 34 years

Alphonso Davies opened the scoring as Canada overcame their neighbours for the first time since 1985.

Fifa president calls for stronger fight against racism as Southgate hails his side's reaction to abuse in Bulgaria

‘Join us and think together of new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football,’ Gianna Infantino said.

'Sampdoria are not Fulham' - Premier League-winning boss Ranieri confident of Serie A success

After failing to revive the Cottagers’ fortunes, the Italian dismissed comparisons between that and his new job.

Ireland get another reminder that football from the Charlton era no longer works in the modern game

The Boys in Green were well beaten by Switzerland in Geneva last night.

Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty

The Red Devils look set to be without their goalkeeper for their crunch clash against Liverpool.

Soccer - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I don’t think that system caused us to have an inability to pass the ball to one another'

Mick McCarthy also admitted Aaron Connolly endured a tough night in Geneva.

Georgia overcome Gibraltar in 5-goal thriller

Giorgi Kvilitaia ultimately broke the hosts’ hearts with six minutes to go.

McCarthy concedes Ireland were beaten by 'a considerably better team'

The Republic of Ireland manager saw his side go down 2-0 to Switzerland in Geneva this evening.

Aaron Connolly's big night ruined, as Ireland's lack of quality catches up with them

Mick McCarthy said beforehand that he didn’t feel any great sense of belief from those in the pre-match press conference. This 90 minutes showed why, writes David Sneyd.

Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020

Marcus Berg’s goal had Sweden on the cusp of a memorable triumph over the Spanish this evening.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Switzerland

It was a disappointing night for Ireland, as they were beaten 2-0.

Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat

Seamus Coleman was sent off as Mick McCarthy’s side fell to a 2-0 loss in Geneva.

The Swiss goals that ended Ireland's unbeaten run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers Goals This post contains videos

The Swiss goals that ended Ireland's unbeaten run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers

Haris Seferovic and Edimilson Fernandes gave the home side a deserved victory this evening in Geneva.

England overreacted a bit, says Bulgaria goalkeeper amid racism storm

Racist abuse aimed towards Three Lions players has received widespread condemnation.