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Soccer - Monday 29 November, 2021

Messi wins 7th Ballon d'Or, says Lewandowski deserved 2020 award during speech
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Messi wins 7th Ballon d'Or, says Lewandowski deserved 2020 award during speech

Nov 29th 2021, 9:53 PM 50,433 Views 30 Comments

Midfielder Alexia Putellas took home the women’s Ballon d’Or after starring in a league, cup and Champions League treble for Barcelona.

Man United v Young Boys may switch to neutral venue due to Swiss Covid rules
# Omicron
# Omicron

Man United v Young Boys may switch to neutral venue due to Swiss Covid rules

Nov 29th 2021, 5:37 PM 5,358 Views 1 Comment

New restrictions have created doubts around the staging of the match.

Portuguese club's Covid outbreak likely to be Omicron variant
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# Misfortune

Portuguese club's Covid outbreak likely to be Omicron variant

Nov 29th 2021, 1:29 PM 4,970 Views 0 Comments

Belenenses players had recently travelled in South Africa.

Marcelo Bielsa has no issue with Leeds 'idol'
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# Nothing To See

Marcelo Bielsa has no issue with Leeds 'idol'

Nov 29th 2021, 1:17 PM 9,199 Views 0 Comments

Kalvin Phillips was substituted in Saturday’s draw at Brighton.

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager
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# CONFIRMED

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager

Nov 29th 2021, 11:42 AM 31,985 Views 22 Comments

‘The squad is full of talent and has a great balance of youth and experience,’ said the German.

‘Genuinely frightening’ - Stokes feared for life after choking on tablet
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# Close Call

‘Genuinely frightening’ - Stokes feared for life after choking on tablet

Nov 29th 2021, 10:18 AM 8,401 Views 1 Comment

The England all-rounder is preparing for the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.

James McCarthy took step forward with 90 minutes against Aberdeen – Postecoglou
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# Jimmy Mc

James McCarthy took step forward with 90 minutes against Aberdeen – Postecoglou

Nov 29th 2021, 8:11 AM 6,471 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old has taken time to get up to the speed of Celtic’s play.

'Pressure is a privilege' for Ireland's US-born striker and Danish club's captain
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

'Pressure is a privilege' for Ireland's US-born striker and Danish club's captain

Nov 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,709 Views 1 Comment

The door could be opened for Kyra Carusa against Georgia, with Heather Payne back in the US due to college commitments.

'He'd be proud' - Andy Myler guides UCD to promotion a day after burying his father
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# RIP

'He'd be proud' - Andy Myler guides UCD to promotion a day after burying his father

Nov 29th 2021, 6:45 AM 5,387 Views 1 Comment

The manager was speaking in the aftermath of his side’s big win over Waterford on Friday.

'All of my dreams came through in a weekend' - New father Bermingham toasts Pat's Cup success
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# Captain Fantastic

'All of my dreams came through in a weekend' - New father Bermingham toasts Pat's Cup success

Nov 29th 2021, 6:00 AM 2,343 Views 1 Comment

The Pat’s captain became a father for the first time ahead of leading Pat’s to the FAI Cup.

Soccer - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Watch: Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher have heated Cristiano Ronaldo debate
# Difference Of Opinion
# Difference Of Opinion

Watch: Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher have heated Cristiano Ronaldo debate

Nov 28th 2021, 11:33 PM 14,795 Views 7 Comments

The former Ireland star was critical of Man United’s decision to leave the Portuguese superstar out of the starting XI.

Tottenham fans who travelled from Dallas for postponed game get Harry Kane offer
# Classy Gesture
# Classy Gesture

Tottenham fans who travelled from Dallas for postponed game get Harry Kane offer

Nov 28th 2021, 11:08 PM 14,431 Views 4 Comments

Ken and Brandi Saxton made it to Burnley before the Premier League game was called off.

Vinicius Junior's remarkable season continues amid Real Madrid win
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# Hot Prospect

Vinicius Junior's remarkable season continues amid Real Madrid win

Nov 28th 2021, 10:40 PM 5,224 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old scored a stunning goal in the defeat of Sevilla.

Former England striker Carlton Cole apologises for using Holocaust analogy
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# Sorry

Former England striker Carlton Cole apologises for using Holocaust analogy

Nov 28th 2021, 10:29 PM 7,216 Views 13 Comments

The pundit made the remark on BBC Radio 5 Live ahead of the Manchester City-West Ham game on Sunday.

AC Milan crash to shock loss
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# Upset

AC Milan crash to shock loss

Nov 28th 2021, 9:55 PM 8,466 Views 3 Comments

Sassuolo emerged worthy winners at the San Siro after recovering from Alessio Romagnoli’s 21st-minute header.

Graham Potter quips he needs Brighton ‘history lesson’ after fans' boos
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# Unimpressed

Graham Potter quips he needs Brighton ‘history lesson’ after fans' boos

Nov 28th 2021, 9:46 PM 10,130 Views 1 Comment

The Seagulls’ winless streak has been extended to eight Premier League games.

Michael Carrick refutes suggestion Ralf Rangnick picked Man United team
# Reaction
# Reaction

Michael Carrick refutes suggestion Ralf Rangnick picked Man United team

Nov 28th 2021, 9:16 PM 9,224 Views 6 Comments

Gary Neville suggested the expected incoming interim boss had selected the starting XI.

'As a player it’s absolute jubilation...It’s a big sigh of relief when you’re a coach'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'As a player it’s absolute jubilation...It’s a big sigh of relief when you’re a coach'

Nov 28th 2021, 8:34 PM 5,624 Views 3 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell reacts to leading Saint Patrick’s Athletic to FAI Cup victory.

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United
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# Honours Even

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United

Nov 28th 2021, 8:01 PM 35,169 Views 33 Comments

Jadon Sancho had given the visitors the lead in this evening’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Benson keeps his nerve to win dramatic FAI Cup final for Saint Patrick's Athletic
# Spot On
# Spot On

Benson keeps his nerve to win dramatic FAI Cup final for Saint Patrick's Athletic

Nov 28th 2021, 7:01 PM 29,113 Views 84 Comments

Pat’s were winners on penalties after a 1-1 draw against Bohemians.

James McCarthy has first 90-minute outing for Celtic as Scott Brown endures unhappy return
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# Report

James McCarthy has first 90-minute outing for Celtic as Scott Brown endures unhappy return

Nov 28th 2021, 6:01 PM 10,749 Views 0 Comments

Celtic ran out 2-1 winners against Aberdeen.

Gardaí respond after violent clashes ahead of FAI Cup final
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Gardaí respond after violent clashes ahead of FAI Cup final

Nov 28th 2021, 5:33 PM 82,995 Views 0 Comments

Investigations are ongoing. There are no reports of any arrests.

Man City reclaim second place while Brentford increase pressure on Benitez
# Summary
# Summary

Man City reclaim second place while Brentford increase pressure on Benitez

Nov 28th 2021, 4:28 PM 4,862 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere today, Watford boss Claudio Ranieri suffered defeat on his return to former club Leicester City.

Ronaldo left on the bench for Manchester United's meeting with Chelsea
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# Team News

Ronaldo left on the bench for Manchester United's meeting with Chelsea

Nov 28th 2021, 4:03 PM 8,152 Views 0 Comments

Michael Carrick has opted to ‘freshen things up’ for this afternoon’s game at Stamford Bridge.

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final
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As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final

Livingston keeper pelted with snowballs as Rangers chalk up a routine victory
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# Too Good

Livingston keeper pelted with snowballs as Rangers chalk up a routine victory

Nov 28th 2021, 3:00 PM 6,844 Views 3 Comments

The second half was delayed 10 minutes as Max Stryjek helped clear the artificial playing surface.

Messi-inspired PSG victory marred by nasty Neymar injury
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# Here Come The Men In Black

Messi-inspired PSG victory marred by nasty Neymar injury

Nov 28th 2021, 2:33 PM 9,671 Views 2 Comments

Sergio Ramos made his long-awaited debut as PSG came from behind to overcome Saint-Etienne.

Snow forces postponement of Burnley's clash with Tottenham
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# Turf Fuar

Snow forces postponement of Burnley's clash with Tottenham

Nov 28th 2021, 1:32 PM 6,591 Views 3 Comments

Ireland international Nathan Collins was due to make his fourth Premier League start for Burnley.

'It was just a sense of relief. I feel like a whole weight has been lifted off my shoulders'
# Off The Mark
# Off The Mark

'It was just a sense of relief. I feel like a whole weight has been lifted off my shoulders'

Nov 28th 2021, 10:13 AM 10,703 Views 0 Comments

Olamide Shodipo scored his first goal for Sheffield Wednesday during their 2-2 draw against Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday.

Roy Keane 'living the dream' and more of the week's best sportswriting
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# Recommended

Roy Keane 'living the dream' and more of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 12,461 Views 0 Comments

Enjoy a selection of some of our favourite pieces published elsewhere over the last seven days.

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'
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# James Talbot

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'

Nov 28th 2021, 8:00 AM 11,164 Views 8 Comments

Bohemians goalkeeper James Talbot talks to The42 about falling back in love with football after leaving Sunderland, Cristiano Ronaldo, and playing GAA for Ballymun.

Versatile Ireland star 'needs to keep pushing on' - but misses must-win Georgia clash
# House Of Payne
# House Of Payne

Versatile Ireland star 'needs to keep pushing on' - but misses must-win Georgia clash

Nov 28th 2021, 7:15 AM 2,694 Views 0 Comments

Heather Payne had to return to Florida for college commitments after Thursday’s draw with Slovakia.

Soccer - Saturday 27 November, 2021

Barcelona leave it late to beat Villarreal, register first La Liga away win
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# Right Track

Barcelona leave it late to beat Villarreal, register first La Liga away win

Nov 27th 2021, 11:02 PM 4,767 Views 3 Comments

They’re two for two under Xavi in La Liga.

Benfica see Portuguese league game abandoned in second half as Covid chaos decimates opponents
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# Blow It Up Ref!

Benfica see Portuguese league game abandoned in second half as Covid chaos decimates opponents

Nov 27th 2021, 10:49 PM 53,157 Views 9 Comments

Belenenses could name only nine players in their starting line-up, including two goalkeepers.

Sane fires Bayern back to top of Bundesliga after Dortmund's Haaland hits milestone on return from injury
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# Hotshot

Sane fires Bayern back to top of Bundesliga after Dortmund's Haaland hits milestone on return from injury

Updated Nov 27th 2021, 7:50 PM 8,157 Views 5 Comments

The return of the youngster is a huge boost for Dortmund, who host Bayern next weekend in a top-of-the-table clash.

Wasteful Brighton rue missed chances as Leeds cling on for point
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# Profligate

Wasteful Brighton rue missed chances as Leeds cling on for point

Nov 27th 2021, 7:45 PM 3,663 Views 2 Comments

Tariq Lamptey tormented Leeds all afternoon.

Atalanta inflict more pain on Juventus after police raid over suspect player transfers
# Nightmare Day
# Nightmare Day

Atalanta inflict more pain on Juventus after police raid over suspect player transfers

Nov 27th 2021, 7:40 PM 6,065 Views 1 Comment

Duvan Zapata consigned Juve to a 1-0 loss that leaves them 11 points from the top of the table after 13 games.

Jurgen Klopp says ‘perfect signing’ Diogo Jota was smart enough to see Reds role
# Vision
# Vision

Jurgen Klopp says ‘perfect signing’ Diogo Jota was smart enough to see Reds role

Nov 27th 2021, 7:16 PM 6,768 Views 1 Comment

The Portuguese international scored twice in today’s thumping win against Southampton.

Steven Gerrard finally tastes success at Crystal Palace as Aston Villa win
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# Happier Hunting Ground

Steven Gerrard finally tastes success at Crystal Palace as Aston Villa win

Nov 27th 2021, 5:38 PM 8,138 Views 5 Comments

The former midfielder had failed to win on six outings as a player at Selhurst Park.

Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton
# Freescoring
# Freescoring

Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton

Updated Nov 27th 2021, 5:37 PM 25,612 Views 8 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side were 4-0 winners at Anfield.