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# 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.

# statement - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

2020 Dublin Marathon cancelled due to coronavirus crisis

All entries will be valid for the 2021 race.

# statement - Monday 11 May, 2020

FAI seeks Government advice on return to play protocols for amateur adult and underage games

The association’s Steering Group has highlighted three key areas which have been submitted to Government officials.

# statement - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Strugglers Watford the latest to slam Premier League's 'distorted' neutral venue plan

Chairman Scott Duxbury released an explosive statement today.

# statement - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Carlow footballer filed appeal to reduce anti-doping ban before accepting four-year suspension

Ray Walker yesterday confirmed his acceptance of the ban.

# statement - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From Courts Service 'disappointed and appalled' at large crowd that turned out at Four Courts Statement

Courts Service 'disappointed and appalled' at large crowd that turned out at Four Courts

It said the people endangered themselves, gardaí, court staff and court users to infection.

# statement - Friday 10 April, 2020

FAI committed to June return for domestic leagues as ban on all activity extended until May

The news comes following the announcement that Covid-19 restrictions are to remain in place until next month.

# statement - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Rangers take aim at 'abhorrent' proposals to end Scottish season early

Plans were unveiled on Wednesday to terminate the divisions below the Scottish Premiership.

# statement - Monday 6 April, 2020

Liverpool make furlough u-turn following backlash

Having been criticised for a decision to furlough some non-playing staff, Liverpool have now changed their approach.

# statement - Friday 27 March, 2020

Camogie Association extend suspension of activities to mid-April - at earliest

A fixture plan update amidst the Covid-19 crisis, with Congress also postponed.

# statement - Friday 20 March, 2020

RFU cancels entire English rugby season apart from the Premiership

The union says it remains in ‘active discussions’ with the top-tier league.

# statement - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Olympic qualification plan to be outlined 'by early April,' and those qualified already have place guaranteed

The Olympic Federation of Ireland released a lengthy statement this evening.

# statement - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

'No need for any drastic decisions at this stage,' as IOC 'remains fully committed' to 2020 Olympics

The organisers released a statement this afternoon.

# statement - Friday 13 March, 2020

'We are disappointed at the level of sanction applied' - Harlequins on Joe Marler ban

The England prop was handed a 10-week ban for grabbing Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones’ genitals.

AFL and AFLW seasons to go ahead for now - behind closed doors

There are 18 Irishmen and 18 Irishwomen contracted to clubs in Oz.

# statement - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Meath GAA fixtures unaffected after coronavirus case confirmed in club

A player in the Simonstown club has tested positive for the virus while a second player is currently self-isolating.

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