The Reds boss spent upwards of £80million recruiting Christian Benteke, Roberto Firmino, James Milner, Nathaniel Clyne, Danny Ings, Joe Gomez and Adam Bogdan.

Who the hell is Son Heung-min?

Tottenham’s newest acquisition looks incredibly promising. But then again, so did Erik Lamela.

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Tough draws for Spurs and Celtic in Europa League

Tottenham have been handed a daunting group in the Europa League including a long haul trip to Azerbaijan.

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WATCH: Stunning triple save by a teenage keeper in the Europa League

The 19-year-old pulled off an outstanding series of saves during the game, blocking three separate shots in less than six seconds.

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Premier League in numbers: Why Newcastle will need to batten down the hatches against Arsenal

Here’s why you should expect shots aplenty at the Newcastle goal, and why Swansea v Man Utd could be a game of two halves.

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WATCH: Schmidt talks squad positions and tough decisions

The New Zealander says telling players who have trained so well that they haven’t made the squad is the hardest part of his job.

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Jason Ryan steps down as Kildare football manager

Jason Ryan last night left his role as manager of the Kildare footballers.

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Spurs sign Son Heung-Min from Bayer Leverkusen

Son, a South Korea international, scored 29 times in 87 appearances for Bayer Leverkusen after joining the club in 2013 from Hamburg.

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VIDEO: What tactics can we expect to see from Mayo and Dublin this weekend?

Should we be expecting an all out shooting match on Sunday?

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Seven talking points to come out of the Champions League draw

Jose Mourinho’s hat-trick at Porto, Zlatan’s homecoming and all the other talking points from the Champions League draw.

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WATCH: Beckham, Giggs and Scholes among footballing greats who paid their respects at the funeral of Neville Neville

Football turned out to pay their respects to the man arguably responsible for the success of Man United’s “Class of ’92.

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Ronald Koeman blames ref after Southampton exit Europa League

Koeman vented his frustrations at what he perceived to be poor decisions that hampered Southampton’s chances.

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China walks to first gold in Beijing Championships

China won their first gold medal of their home World Athletics Championships by sweeping a 1-2 finish in the women’s 20k walk in Beijing.

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VIDEO: Schmidt to tinker with squad for Wales clash

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will use Saturday’s warm-up clash with Wales as a last chance to tinker with his World Cup squad.

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WATCH: Joe Schmidt has good news for Irish fans on Healy-watch

Looks like the big man from Clontarf is going to make the World Cup squad.

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Limerick FC sign 16-year-old Neymar lookalike

No, that's not a certain Barcelona player in an Irish U17 football team.

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Tough Champions League draws for Arsenal and Man City

Group D sees Manchester City facing Juventus, Sevilla and Borussia M’gladbach.

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Hoey in group one behind leaders in Czech Masters

English duo Matt Fitzpatrick and Sam Hutsby, along with Swede Pelle Edberg, set the early pace on the opening morning of the Czech Masters.

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WATCH: ‘Greatness Awaits’ Mayo in this spine-tingling clip

Just the thing to get Mayo fans fired up - as if they needed it!

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Daniel Sturridge returns to training on Merseyside

The 25-year-old returned to Merseyside after spending most of the last four months in the United States

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Norwegian fan spends £5k to watch Derby County - then game is switched

Finn Steen and his party of 11 had booked flights, hotels and tickets to see the Rams take on Burnley in the Championship on Saturday, September 19.

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WATCH: Bolt taken out by a cameraman on a segway moments after winning gold

He successfully saw off Justin Gatlin, but was upended by a passing TV cameraman.

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Usain Bolt wins 200 meters duel with Justin Gatlin in Beijing

Usain Bolt beat two-time drug cheat Justin Gatlin to secure the World Championship sprint double.

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57 Manchester United fans arrested in Bruges, Belgian police report

Chief Constable of Bruges Police Dirk van Nuffel said glasses and chairs were thrown in a clash between English and Belgian “hooligans”.

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Fitzgerald named at centre as Ireland field strong side for Wales clash

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named a strong side to start against Wales in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

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Stevie McDonell resigns role as Armagh U21 manager

Armagh football legend Stevie McDonnell has stepped down from his role as manager of the county U21 side, it has been announced this morning.

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Boxing coach Billy Walsh set to leave Ireland’s High Performance unit for US role

Irish boxing is reportedly set to lose the High Performance programme’s head coach due to a contract dispute centred around how the unit is run.

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WATCH: Van Gaal’s memorable reaction to Hernandez penalty miss

Not an expression anyone would like to see on their boss’s face.

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Man United have qualified for Champions League, here's how they did in previous years

We trace the club’s history in the league from 1992.

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Dublin to contest proposed €10,000 fine from challenge-game melee

Just three days out from the All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo, Dublin will this evening contest the proposed €10,000 fine handed down to them arising from a melee ...

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Ian Harte announces retirement

"The time has come to hang the boots up. I have had over 20 years playing football and loved every minute of it!!! Now to the next chapter”

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Kevin Doyle’s late goal lifts Colorado Rapids to victory in MLS

Kevin Doyle’s late goal helped the Colorado Rapids take another step towards the post-season with a 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night.

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WATCH: Eamon Dunphy labels Louis van Gaal a bullsh****r

Dunphy couldn't resist teeing up another on-air blooper tonight…

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Wayne Rooney made everyone eat their words tonight…

He bounced back from a 10 game goal drought with a cool hat-trick.

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Rooney ends goal-drought with hat-trick as United progress to Champions League

Wayne Rooney ended his 878-minute goal drought with a fine hat-trick as Manchester United destroyed Club Brugge.

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One change for Mayo ahead of Dublin clash

Chris Barrett takes over the number six jersey for Mayo.

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Tom Dumoulin takes over Vuelta lead as Irish remain in touch

Despite the change in leader, Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin remain in third and fourth places respectively.

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WATCH: Has recent GAA commentary crossed a line?

GAA punditry is back on the agenda after Joe Brolly’s comments about referee Maurice Deegan.

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World javelin champion says Kenyan athletes can still be trusted

On the news two of his compatriots had failed tests, Yego said: “I can’t dwell on that, it’s a shame."

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Everything you need to know ahead of the Champions League draw

Football fans across the nation, rejoice – the Champions League group stages are just around the corner.

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Danny Cipriani misses out on England World Cup Squad

Cipriani mounted a late challenge for inclusion in the 31-man party that will be announced on Thursday lunchtime, but has found his path blocked at fly-half and ...

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History made at Beijing 400m as Van Niekirk becomes 4th-fastest man ever

An astonishing tearing up of the track by Wayde van Niekirk made massive history in the men’s 400 metres at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.

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Van Dijk open to offers after Celtic's failure to reach Champions League

“But if the right opportunity comes and it’s the right opportunity for me then I’ll consider it. But I think that’s what any player would do.”

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Two Kenyan athletes fail pre-competition drug tests in Beijing

Kenyans Joyce Zakary and Koki Manunga have become the first athletes to fail drugs tests at the World Championships in Beijing.

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VIDEO: Munster’s Johne Murphy announces rugby retirement

The former Pro12 and English Premiership winner calls time on his ten year playing career.

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Chelsea could face Real Madrid due to UEFA's new seeding system

"Logic is not being respected. Logic for me when you play in Europe is results in Europe."

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Mayo’s Tom Parsons, Seamus O’Shea and Aidan O'Shea can punish Dublin

Jim Gavin said yesterday that Dublin will not be specifically attempting to counter the attacking threat of Aidan O’Shea at Croke Park on Sunday.

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WATCH: Superb long range strike from the Capital One Cup

Charlton’s Ahmed Kashi scored an early contender for goal of the season last night.

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WATCH: AFL club's Irish Twitter parade to announce Tyrone footballer's debut

Forget paddywhackery, Essendon FC reminded their fans of some of Ireland’s greatest exports.

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