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# statement - Today’s News

Gaelic games players' bodies could come together with vote to follow on possible merger

The GPA and WGPA have released a statement, with members to ‘make the final decision on whether or not they want to become part of one new players’ association’.

# statement - Friday 27 November, 2020

Dundalk hit out over 'vile comments' aimed at players on social media

It comes in the wake of the team’s 3-1 defeat to Rapid Vienna last night at the Aviva Stadium.

# statement - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Tipperary will revert to blue and gold jerseys for All-Ireland semi-final

The Premier County will take on Mayo in their final-four clash.

# statement - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue

The association says it holds a “clear and unwavering commitment” to battling the illness.

# statement - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

One member of senior men's Republic of Ireland team tests positive for Covid-19

There are no close contacts of the player and the rest of the staff and squad have tested negative.

# statement - Monday 9 November, 2020

Former champion Sergio Garcia ruled out of Masters after testing positive for Covid-19

The 40-year-old will miss his first major championship since 1999.

# statement - Friday 6 November, 2020

Hunt for new football boss begins as Louth GAA 'will not be offering' Kierans a third year

The Wee county has released a statement, while Kierans says his involvement was ‘a real privilege’.

# statement - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Cabinteely express disappointment after being controversially denied a play-off spot

Originally, the club’s 0-0 draw with Wexford had been awarded as a 3-0 win to the Dublin side.

# statement - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Roscommon player tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of clash with Cavan

The Rossies, who are on the cusp of securing promotion, have committed to playing Saturday’s game.

# statement - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

CPA hit out at 'unfair' suspension of club fixtures and call on GAA to reverse decision

The club players’ body is pleading with the GAA to allow outstanding adult championships to be completed behind closed doors.

# statement - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Waterford GAA to continue investigation into Dungarvan Covid controversy at management exec meeting

A full meeting of the management executive of Waterford county board has been set for tomorrow night.

FAI confirms level 3 plans with all adult amateur and underage fixtures ceased from midnight

Elite football matches – those in the SSE Airtricity League, the Women’s National League and all five underage National Leagues – can continue.

Dungarvan club apologise for fielding player in Waterford final who was awaiting Covid test results

Dungarvan won Saturday’s intermediate decider by four points.

# statement - Monday 5 October, 2020

GAA suspends all club games with immediate effect until further notice

Training will continue as per the safety guidelines in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.

# statement - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Rangers 'bemused' by 'bizarre charge' handed to Gerrard over Morelos incident

The Colombian was stretchered off with a nasty gash after a tackle by Dundee United’s Ryan Edwards.

# statement - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Newcastle slam Premier League after rejection of Saudi-backed takeover

Owner Mike Ashley is taking legal advice after accusing the league of not acting ‘appropriately’.

# statement - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'We've unfairly paid a price for playing it safe' with Covid, say Dublin club after decision not to reschedule fixture

Clanna Gael Fontenoy pulled out of a championship quarter-final tie after a Ballyboden St Enda’s player tested positive, and ‘Boden now progress.

# statement - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Antonio Conte to continue as Inter Milan manager

The former Chelsea and Juventus boss threw his future into doubt after Europa League final defeat.

# statement - Friday 21 August, 2020

From Leo Varadkar: 'The event organised by the Oireachtas Golf Society should not have happened' Statement

Leo Varadkar: 'The event organised by the Oireachtas Golf Society should not have happened'

Varadkar confirmed that the party whip has been removed from three of his party’s senators.

# statement - Thursday 20 August, 2020

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards

Counties were also asked to double down in their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

# statement - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Stade Francais cancel friendly as some players who tested positive for Covid-19 have lung damage

The Top 14 side were due to face RC Toulon later this month.

# statement - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

CPA: 'Circumstances have presented the GAA with a golden opportunity to trial a clear split in the season'

The CPA have backed the GPA’s proposal as the GAA’s Fixture Calendar Review Task Force prepare to make their decision.

# statement - Monday 17 August, 2020

Dublin chief informs clubs they will press ahead with plans after Covid-19 case

Raheny’s Dublin SFC game against St Oliver Plunkett/Eoghan Ruadh was postponed at the weekend.

# statement - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

From Coveney labels violence against Belarus protesters 'unacceptable' as opposition leader flees to Lithuania Statement

Coveney labels violence against Belarus protesters 'unacceptable' as opposition leader flees to Lithuania

One demonstrator was killed last night during protests against election results in the country.

# statement - Thursday 6 August, 2020

FAI chief Roy Barrett responds to directors' claims on eve of special meeting

The statement has since earned a reply from Deputy Marc MacSharry. who stands by his criticisms of Barrett.

# statement - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Leeds United defend open-top bus celebration outside Elland Road

Leeds had their Championship trophy presentation tonight after a 4-0 win over Charlton Athletic.

# statement - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Crisis-hit Wigan's 12-point penalty to be enforced after final Championship game

The 2013 FA Cup winners may soon find themselves in the relegation zone after entering administration.

# statement - Saturday 18 July, 2020

'We deserve to win a trophy' - Luiz revels in redemption as Arsenal upset Man City

The defender was outstanding having endured a nightmare against the same opponents last month.

# statement - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Champions League matches to be played behind closed doors and last-16 second legs at home stadiums

Uefa confirmed the news in a statement this evening.

# statement - Thursday 2 July, 2020

FAI board approves format for League of Ireland restart on 31 July

Some Premier Division clubs were against the relegation plans in particular.

'Deflating,' 'disappointing' and 'step backward' - London hit out after All-Ireland championship exclusion

Exiles boss Paddy Bowles and player Niamh Lister discuss the situation with The42 as they call on the LGFA to ‘reconsider the decision.’

# statement - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'Utterly wrong’ - call for player insurance if GAA county training takes place before September start date

The Gaelic Players Association have again called for players knocked out early from club championships to be allowed return to county training.

# statement - Sunday 28 June, 2020

'This is a most serious issue' - Anger at London Irish as Kidney's forwards coach poached by Gloucester

‘Surprised and disappointed’ Gloucester have since hit back with a statement of their own.

# statement - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

'We have been suppressed by various people in the GAA over the years in the hope that we would go away'

The CPA have warned that if the rules are not applied, it will “cause damage to the future of the Association.”

# statement - Monday 15 June, 2020

Umbro will not promote Linfield kit that has come under scrutiny over UVF resemblance

‘We apologise unreservedly for any offence we have unintentionally been party to,’ the company said.

# statement - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Irish rugby players' group 'very disappointed' in reports about possible salary cuts

Rugby Players Ireland released a statement today.

# statement - Friday 12 June, 2020

Linfield insist new kit's UVF resemblance is 'coincidental and unintentional'

In a statement, the football club from Belfast has ‘robustly and vigorously rejected’ claims to the contrary.

# statement - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Bundesliga footballers Thuram and Sancho join US killing protests Statement This post contains videos

Bundesliga footballers Thuram and Sancho join US killing protests

Marcus Thuram took a knee after scoring while Jadon Sancho marked one of his goals by unveiling a ‘Justice for George Floyd’ T-shirt.

# statement - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Ireland teenager Troy Parrott set to miss Premier League restart after appendix surgery

The Spurs striker has had his appendix removed and will resume training later in June.

# statement - Friday 22 May, 2020

LGFA suspends injury fund following reports of groups planning to train in non-GAA facilities

Individuals who participate in such training sessions will be ‘personally responsible’ for any injury costs incurred.

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