As the top four prepare to battle it out, here is what you should expect from each Premier League game this weekend.

Giant billboard pays tribute to ‘Limerick born and red’ Paul O’Connell

Paul O’Connell is respected throughout Ireland and beyond, but nowhere is he more loved than in his native Limerick.

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People are freaking out over Floyd Mayweather's ENORMOUS bodyguard

The former world champion is currently on holidays in Italy and the pictures of him and his bodyguard were taken as he took a stroll round Milan.

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Rusty Rafael Nadal advances in Buenos Aires

Top seed Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of the Argentina Open after a rusty 6-4 6-4 victory over Juan Monaco in Buenos Aires.

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Arsene Wenger on planned protest: A football match should be a 'moment of happiness'

Wenger has said any protests on Sunday should take place either side of what could prove to be a pivotal 90 minutes in the title race.

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Meet Ireland's sole representative at the Youth Winter Olympics

Ever hear the one about the lad from Dublin representing Ireland as a competitive skier at the Youth Winter Olympics?

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O'Sullivan retained as Cork captain and insists there's no reason to panic

Cork suffered defeat at the hands of Cora Staunton-inspired Mayo in the first round before Munster rivals Kerry came from behind to beat them last Sunday in Brosna. ...

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Premier League rumours: Could Wayne Rooney be joining the Chinese football revolution?

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson claims the striker is the latest player to be targeted.

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Louis van Gaal urges Paul Scholes to be 'more positive about Manchester United'

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has suggested former midfielder Paul Scholes should be "more positive" in his comments about the club.

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Man Utd players could be sold to China in the summer: Ed Woodward

Ed Woodward believes Manchester United could sell some of their unwanted players to China this summer.

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Premier League managers plead for 'balance' on ticket prices

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew joined his West Ham counterpart Slaven Bilic in hoping Premier League clubs do not end up with empty stadia as a result of rising ...

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Connacht regain top-spot in Guinness Pro12.

Connacht have regained the top-spot in the Guinness Pro12.

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This might be the most ridiculous tennis shot you've ever seen

Dustin Brown’s done it again…

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Adam Johnson sacked by Sunderland after admitting sexual activity with 15-year-old

The midfielder’s contract was terminated with immediate effect.

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Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play Laois announced

The Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play Laois in the Allianz Hurling League Round 1 at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise on Sunday next at 2pm, contains 9 of the side that ...

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Sexton raring to play but warns France 'are never beaten, it’s a tough place to go'

“We’ve only had one chance to see France under their new management, but some of the new individuals they’ve thrown in have impressed.“

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Arsenal v Leicester: How does the cost of the two teams compare?

Spoiler alert: Arsenal’s team cost a lot more than Leicester’s did.

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Dele Alli's goal-of-the-season contender looks more beautiful than ever in this hand-drawn animation

You know the one, where he flicks the ball over his shoulder, turns, and volleys into the corner.

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Leeds fans send a very personal message to club owner Massimo Cellino

It’s “time to go Massimo” according to a big poster that’s been put up outside Elland Road.

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Will Ferrell: I'm responsible for Jose Mourinho sacking

“Jose Mourinho, keep playing defence man!” he yelled from the stage at the GQ Awards.

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Adam Johnson to miss Sunderland's game against Manchester United

Manager Sam Allardyce confirmed Johnson's omission from the squad at his pre-match press conference

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Joe Schmidt warns of French danger ahead of Paris clash

Joe Schmidt has warned that Ireland will be facing a much-improved French side at the Stade de France this Saturday.

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Five facts to prove weightlifting is the most interesting sport at the Olympics

Turns out the longest name to win an Olympic gold medal could also be the luckiest.

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Cian Healy and Mike Ross both to line out for Leinster

Leinster Rugby head coach Leo Cullen has made five changes to the team that lost out to the Dragons last time out for tomorrow evening’s game against Zebre.

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Zebo and Earls not risked against France; Sean O’Brien starts

Joe Schmidt has made three changes to his starting XV for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with France.

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Where could your team end up following this weekend's Premier League fixtures?

Whatever happens, it’s looking good for Leicester.

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Guy Noves makes changes in pack for Ireland game in Paris

France head coach Guy Noves has rebuilt his pack for the task of stopping Ireland after it proved a weak link in the nervy opening win against Italy.

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Ulster sign Springboks back row Marcell Coetzee

“His age profile, positional versatility, leadership ability and character were some of the key ingredients as to why he was such an important target for us.“

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Not a dive - Spanish footballer accused of cheating suffers serious injury

His club confirmed last night that Pascual Ruiz suffered a serious injury and will be out for six months.

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Mannion insists Galway have moved on from management row: ‘It’s just another year’

All-Star Cathal Mannion said that Galway are looking ahead and that issues over team management have been put to bed.

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Premier League rumours: Liverpool eye up Schalke's Joel Matip and who's next for China

We check out the latest rumours from the world of football.

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Coe vows not to accept Nestle decision to end IAAF sponsorship

Sebastian Coe has vowed the IAAF will not accept a decision by food giant Nestle to abruptly terminate its sponsorship deal with world athletics’ governing body.

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Ed Woodward faces a grilling from Manchester United investors

Manchester United’s performance on and off the pitch will come under the spotlight today when executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward faces questions from the club’s ...

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There's been a lot of love tonight for Peterborough defender Michael Bostwick's beard

Has facial hair ever won the man-of-the-match award?

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Ben Foster saves West Brom from FA Cup exit

West Brom survived a major scare to edge past Peterborough on penalties.

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This American footballer is making waves at Gaelic football training in Mayo

Perhaps he could help return Sam Maguire to Mayo!

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All the key facts in the Liverpool ticket row as FSG make a surprise U-turn

What was proposed in the first place? And what’s changed now FSG have backed down?

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West Brom's Darren Fletcher took some stick for his goal celebration against Peterborough

The lad was excited to score – and who can blame him? Twitter can.

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Kieran Marmion left out of Schmidt’s plans as Ireland prepare to exploit French defence

It’s been a rest day for the Irish squad, with the players returning to the camp in Carton House tonight.

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Liverpool supporters hail victory for fan power on Twitter

Fenway Sports Group have made a U-turn – and even apologised – about those controversial £77 tickets.

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Liverpool's U-turn on tickets hailed as ‘remarkable and unprecedented’ by supporters' groups

“It is a sobering lesson in listening to your supporters properly.”

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Five managers who proved winning a relegation battle doesn't guarantee your job

Ronnie Moore’s not the first, and he won’t be the last.

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Munster’s Scottish trip moved out of Glasgow due to wet weather

Glasgow have already sold about 6,650 tickets for the league match.

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A nine-year-old with cerebral palsy won Everton's goal of the month competition - here's how he reacted

George Shaw won the poll by an absolute landslide – and he’s got a special treat coming up in May.

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‘Message received’: Liverpool owners apologise and back down on proposed ticket increases

Liverpool’s owners have performed a U-turn on proposed ticket increases.

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Nestle ends sponsorship deal with IAAF over 'negative publicity'

The IAAF has suffered a new blow after Nestle announced it has terminated its sponsorship of the world athletics’ governing body.

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JLT favourite Killultagh Vic ruled out of Cheltenham Festival

Killultagh Vic has been ruled out of Cheltenham and is set to miss the rest of the season after suffering an injury setback.

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Claudio Ranieri building to repeat Leicester's 'strange year'

Leicester have been installed as Barclays Premier League title favourites after opening up a five-point gap at the top following last weekend’s 3-1 victory at Manchester ...

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Basketgolf! Bubba Watson pulls off top-notch trick shot on the green

He probably shouldn’t try to reproduce it on the tour though.

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