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Five things we learned from West Ham's FA Cup victory over Liverpool

If West Ham’s league ambitions falter then it could become all about the FA Cup for Slaven Bilic’s men.

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West Ham’s 121st-minute winner ends Liverpool's FA Cup hopes

The fourth-round replay was heading for penalties when centre-half Ogbonna headed in the winner.

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Five concerns for England ahead of the Six Nations clash against Italy

Eddie Jones’s men go to Rome after claiming victory against Scotland at Murrayfield.

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Everyone's telling Jurgen Klopp to take it easy *if* he has reason to celebrate

The Liverpool manager had his appendix removed on Saturday but was back on the touchline for the FA Cup fourth round replay.

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Paris commuter who was racially abused by Chelsea fans accepts invite to PSG rematch

“He has decided to go to the match as life must carry on.”

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Here's why Baby Murray could improve Andy's tennis

Some of the most famous players from the world of tennis have seen their careers flourish during fatherhood.

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Ireland unlikely to call on recovering front-rowers for French battle

“We will be picking the best team to go to war with France at the weekend.”

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Northern Ireland fans get extra tickets after Euro 2016 allocation mix-up

The Irish FA held emergency talks with UEFA today to resolve the furore over the allocation process.

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Leicester's title charge on course to be tightest ever Premier League battle

As it stands, the gap between first and fourth is just six points.

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Richie Murphy tackles Sexton concerns

Suggestions that Jonathan Sexton should radically alter his tackling technique, or even reduce his exposure to physical harm for the good of the national team, have ...

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Bereft rugby fans will get to see Paul O’Connell this weekend - as a pundit

The former Ireland and Munster captain will appear on the BBC’s coverage of the game between Ireland and France on Saturday.

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Keith Earls main concern for Ireland ahead of Paris match

”It is a six-day turnaround so we will have to assess that later in the week and see where he is at.”

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Can Mesut Ozil's patience spoil the Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez show?

It’s a battle between the three favourites for the PFA Player of the Year award – but who’ll come out on top at the Emirates?

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Angry Northern Ireland fans vent at Euro 2016 ticket 'shambles'

Some fans seem to have missed out on tickets despite a loyalty scheme which should have ensured they got priority.

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Tennis Federation bans Kazakh official for life in new tennis scandal

Two tennis officials have been banned for corruption offences and four more are currently suspended, the International Tennis Federation has announced.

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Jamie Vardy urges Leicester to remain calm ahead of Arsenal showdown

The Foxes’ 18-goal top scorer insists they must ignore the hype surrounding their shock challenge for the Barclays Premier League.

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Northern Ireland fans' anger over Euro 2016 ticket allocation 'shambles'

While some supporters celebrated, others were left fuming after a Euro 2016 loyalty scheme apparently failed to prioritise those who had attended past games.

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The new Premier League logo: Cecil the lion or upside down Lemmy?

Or is it just another kick in the teeth for long-suffering fans sick of high ticket prices?

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One Irish Liverpool fan's reaction to £77 tickets was absolutely glorious

This one’s probably best avoided if you’re a fan of James Milner, Jordan Henderson or clean language.

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Real Madrid contract for David de Gea revealed by leaks website

It shows the Spain international would have received a figure of €11,818,182 (£9.2m) for each season from 2015-16 to 2020-21.

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Best Twitter jokes as Andy Murray and Kim Sears welcome baby girl

"Andy Murray’s wife has given birth to a baby girl. She immediately becomes number three in the British women’s tennis rankings."

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Man United fans call for Will Keane to be given first team start after scoring FIVE last night

Manchester United fans are keen for the young striker to be given a chance to shine in the senior squad.

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Tennis ace Andy Murray and wife Kim Sears 'welcome baby girl'

The Dunblane tennis star’s wife is understood to have given birth on Sunday night, the BBC reported.

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Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma out for six months

Zouma landed awkwardly early in the second half of the drawn Premier League contest and was carried off on a stretcher.

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Rugby says farewell to ‘superman’ Paul O’Connell

"I have been blessed to be a professional rugby player for over 14 years and to be part of Munster and Ireland teams that have experienced success."

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Paul O'Connell announces rugby retirement

"It is with deep regret that I have decided to retire from professional rugby following medical advice."

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This is the new Premier League logo. What do you think?

The design “acknowledges everyone who plays a part in one of the most exciting leagues in the world” apparently.

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Report: Man United talking to representatives of Mauricio Pochettino

Manchester United could be planning to make a move for Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.

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Schmidt wary of ‘audacious’ French challenge

Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt has admitted his side will have to rethink their defensive strategy for their second Six Nations outing.

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Watch as the Scottish Cup draw goes terribly wrong

Things really didn’t go well for officials as they attempted to make the William Hill Scottish Cup quarter-final live on Sky Sports News tonight.

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Paul Clement sacked by Derby

Paul Clement has been sacked as head coach at Derby, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced.

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Daniel Sturridge, Philippe Coutinho and Divock Origi set for West Ham trip

Liverpool strikers Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi and playmaker Philippe Coutinho are all set to be included in the squad for the FA Cup fourth-round replay at ...

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Are Leicester really on course to win the Premier League? Here's what the stats say...

We’ve heard from the experts, the fans and the bookies – but what do the numbers say?

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Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool want to find solution to ticket prices row

Thousands joined a 77th-minute exodus – timed to relate to the £77 it will cost for the most expensive match ticket next season – during Saturday’s 2-2 draw at home ...

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Twelve year racing ban for Irish jockey Darren Egan

Egan, who has not ridden in Britain since October 2013, declined the BHA’s invite to provide details of any mitigating circumstances which could have reduced the ...

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Eli Manning didn't react the way you would expect after his brother won the Super Bowl

The sibling rivalry is real between professional American footballers Eli and Peyton Manning.

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Laurent Koscielny knows Arsenal v Leicester now a season-defining fixture

Laurent Koscielny has urged Arsenal to kick on from their vital win at Bournemouth and put themselves firmly back into the Barclays Premier League title picture.

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Juan Mata: It's a pity we couldn't beat Chelsea but Man United are improving

The former Chelsea playmaker praised United’s attacking intent, but was frustrated as Diego Costa’s stoppage-time goal cancelled out Jesse Lingard’s opener.

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Aqib Talib's spectacular Super Bowl fall puts Beyonce's stumble in the shade

The fall was good, but the way he bounced back up was even better.

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Jack Carty could be out for season after rupturing spleen in freak waterslide accident

The out-half, who has featured in 17 of Connacht’s 19 games this season, was on holiday with three other Connacht players when the incident happened at the weekend.. ...

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League talking points: Dynamic Donegal; Roscommon’s work-ethic; Kerry’s support acts

Peter McNamara takes a look at the key talking points from the weekend's Allianz League action.

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Michael Owen is mad as hell and he's not going to take it any more

That ‘obvious’ reputation isn’t doing him any favours…

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Watch Robbie Keane and Steven Gerrard prank LA Galaxy teammate Dos Santos

Looks like living the life of a millionaire footballer in California is just as much craic as you’d expect.

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Rhys Ruddock hails Ireland strength in depth to secure draw against Wales

Ireland have proved they can still set the RBS Six Nations standard, even without a raft of injured frontline stars, according to Rhys Ruddock.

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Premier League rumours: City keen on Aguero extension and Leicester mull Musa move

Manchester City are keen to hold on to Sergio Aguero ahead of Pep Guardiola’s arrival, but hopes of landing Robert Lewandowski from Bayern may be dented.

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Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane went to the Super Bowl together; Twitter cannot cope

Wait, what? They go on holiday together?

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Jurgen Klopp hoping to return to work today after appendix operation

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes to be able to return to work today less than 48 hours after an operation to remove his appendix.

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Here's our Premier League team of the week

There’s a lot of Leicester City players in our weekend XI but that’s to be expected from the current league leaders.

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Wales await news of Dan Biggar

Wales could know more in the next 24 hours or so about fly-half Dan Biggar’s prospects of facing RBS 6 Nations opponents Scotland next Saturday.

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