# Support

Last year
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Frank Lampard defends Everton youngster against diving claims
Anthony Gordon was booked for simulation in last weekend’s Merseyside derby.
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Ronaldo to miss Liverpool-Man United clash following son's death
The Old Trafford club has confirmed his absence from the squad for the game on Tuesday.
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'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton
Ireland notched a bonus-point win to secure the Triple Crown in Dublin.
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'Can’t speak highly enough of him' - Kane insists Spurs players are backing Conte
The England captain says the club have not given up on a top-four finish.
# feeling the blues
Frank Lampard thinking of friends at Chelsea in ‘tough moment’ for former club
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers, who coached previously in Chelsea’s academy, also offered his sympathy to the Blues players and staff.
# War in Ukraine
Djokovic pledges financial support to Stakhovsky as he returns to fight in Ukraine
Stakhovsky, who famously beat Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2013, last week said he had signed up for Ukraine’s military reserves.
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Premier League captains to wear Ukraine armbands to show solidarity
All 20 skippers in the English top flight will don the yellow and blue armbands for this round of fixtures.
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'It helped me a lot when someone came and asked me how I was' - Carbery
Joey Carbery on taking care of his mental health, challenging Johnny Sexton and working on his leadership.
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Rangnick defends Ronaldo after petulant reaction to substitution
Angrily throwing his coat to the floor, the Portuguese star pointed at his chest while his team-mates on the bench nervously looked away.
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Ronaldo backs Rangnick but admits finishing outside top three is unacceptable
The forward admitted it would take time for the interim manager’s methods to take hold at Old Trafford.
All time
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Klopp insists 'there is only one answer' when it comes to vaccines
Two Premier League games have been postponed in the past week due to multiple cases of Covid.
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'Myth-busting' crucial to combatting relationship abuse, Women's Aid research finds
Three in five young people have experienced or know someone who has experienced intimate relationship abuse.
# out of sorts
'We cannot forget him or kill him or think that he is just any player' - Support for struggling Eden Hazard
Thibaut Courtois has backed his Real Madrid teammate to come good.
# Support
Southgate defends Maguire after Roy Keane criticism
‘I don’t know, is he a Hulk Hogan fan? I don’t know what the celebration was for,’ the England boss said.
# Leader
'We were all disappointed. He apologised in case people took offence to his comments'
Ireland captain Ciara Griffin said the entire squad stands with hooker Cliodhna Moloney.
# Support
Nuno Espirito Santo vows to help Dele Alli
The 25-year-old is hardly excelling as he put in a limp display as Spurs lost 1-0 to Vitesse Arnhem.
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Rugby's men in tights get Pat Lam backing
World Rugby’s Law Four was previously only applicable to the women’s game.
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Bournemouth and Wales midfielder David Brooks diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin lymphoma
Brooks has made nine appearances for Bournemouth this season and withdrew from Wales’ October World Cup qualifiers through illness.
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'He’s one of the most mentally tough guys I've met' - Snyman backed to recover from latest setback
Jean Kleyn says everyone at Munster would like to see RG Snyman extend his stay at the province following his latest injury setback.
# extra support
Irish sport to receive €65m in additional funding this year
The announcement was made today by Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, and the Minister of State for Sport, Jack Chambers.
# Support
'We've always believed in what Stephen's trying to do'
Matt Doherty says the Irish squad are still backing the manager’s methods.
# Mental Health
Isolation and loneliness among key concerns raised by callers to Samaritans last year
Samaritans Ireland’s 2020 report is launching today ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day.
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'She can capitalise on what she's done' - Egan backs Harrington call to stay amateur
The Olympic champion has decided to focus on retaining her title in Paris in 2024.
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‘I am really proud of him’ – Praise for Daniel James after Man United exit
The 23-year-old made a reported £25million move to Leeds on transfer deadline day.
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All Blacks coach backs new rule after controversial send off
New Zealand enjoyed a crushing 38-21 victory over Australia.
# backing
'Amazing' Spurs fans hailed following Harry Kane reaction
The England captain has lost some favour with supporters.
# Misconduct
'Let's put World Rugby on trial' - Sharks owner vows to defend Rassie
Marco Masotti says he has ‘a team of New York lawyers’ ready to support Erasmus.
# Support
Aki 'has been brilliant' in helping Henshaw prepare for first Lions Test start
The Leinster and Ireland centre has overcome a hamstring injury to face the Springboks.
# Support
'He's one of the most honest players in the league and he doesn't go down if he's not hurt'
Shamrock Rovers striker Aaron Greene defended Roberto Lopes, who was at the centre of a controversy in his side’s Champions League exit.
# Racism
'It's appalling... It’s sad we even have to have this conversation in 2021'
Lions lock Maro Itoje called for action over the racist abuse aimed at English footballers.
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Inter await Christian Eriksen with 'open arms'
The player’s prospects of resuming his career are in doubt.
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Seamus Coleman says Everton fans will '100%' back Rafa Benitez
The former Liverpool manager’s appointment was widely viewed as a controversial one.
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'No better man' - O'Mahony backs Murray to step up as Lions captain
O’Mahony led the Lions in the first Test against New Zealand in 2017.
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Belgium to kick ball out of play as mark of respect to Christian Eriksen
Denmark host the Belgians in Copenhagen on Thursday evening.
# Support
Pogba, Diallo display Palestine flag after Man United match
Leicester players Hamza Choudhury and Wesley Fofana also showed support for the Palestinians after Saturday’s 1-0 win.
# Support
Jurgen Klopp puts no blame on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over weakened side
The Reds boss is no stranger to fixture congestion.
# Support
Old Trafford protests ‘just the start’ and Glazers should take note – Roy Keane
The demonstration caused the postponement of Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Liverpool.
# Challenge
'He brings a huge professionalism. We were blown away' - backing club boss to succeed with Déise
Cork star Doireann O’Sullivan on new chapters for Shane Ronayne and Saoirse Noonan, and the Rebels set-up ahead of the 2021 season.
# zeebs
'He's good craic, good energy. I'm delighted it's generating excitement'
Simon Zebo is returning to Munster this summer.
# debrief
Eddie Jones receives ‘full support’ from RFU despite England's disastrous Six Nations campaign
The Australian presided over a fifth-place finish for the second time in his Twickenham reign.