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The Morning Score: Thursday

The Sparrow flies the nest, Cork and Galway name their teams for the weekend and the Scottish Open gets underway.

 Jerry Flannery, Stephen Ferris and Tomas O'Leary relax with bar manager Stephen Weldon at Symths pub in Haddington Road in Dublin.
Jerry Flannery, Stephen Ferris and Tomas O'Leary relax with bar manager Stephen Weldon at Symths pub in Haddington Road in Dublin.
Image: Inpho

1. #RESIGNATION Clare senior hurling manager Ger ‘Sparrow’ Loughlin has this morning resigned his position according to local radio station Clare FM. We’ll have more soon.

2. #TRANSFERS Charlie Adam is expected to confirm his mooted switch to Anfield today. John O’Shea, meanwhile, will take a medical at Sunderland. Wes Brown went through the same process at the Stadium of Light last night.

Samir Nasri meanwhile is on the brink of an Old Trafford switch.

3. #GAA Ronan Curran will start at centre-back for Cork against Galway on Saturday afternoon. Galway keep faith with the side that saw off Clare last time out.

4. #GOLF In the last tournament before the British Open, we’ll keep an eye on the Scottish Open in Inverness. Peter Lawrie has made a blistering start. Follow the live scores here.

5. #COPA Argentina were booed off the pitch last night as they were held to a second successive scoreless draw in the Copa America.

Colombia earned a 0-0 draw against the hosts, throwing their hopes of progression to the quarter-finals into doubt.

6. #YOUTUBE If it’s Thursday, it must be viral video round-up day. Let us know your favourites – sport@theescore.ie.

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