Liverpool 2 Ludogorets 1
It was almost just like the old days as Steven Gerrard scored an added-time winner to get Liverpool’s Champions League return off to a winning start.
As part of the All Ireland Final build up, Electric Ireland, proud sponsor of the GAA All Ireland Minor Football and Hurling Championships, met up with Minor Football stars, Barry O’Sullivan, Kerry, and Tony McCleneghan, Donegal to get their thoughts ahead of this Sunday’s Final.
Champions League Group B
Liverpool v Ludogorets
Tonight: Anfield, 7.45pm
Munster welcome back more heavy artillery for Friday’s Guinness Pro12 clash with Zebre at Thomond Park, but coach Anthony Foley may have to wait longer than expected for Peter O’Mahony and Donnacha Ryan.
On a wall in the pro shop at Carnoustie Golf Club hangs the putter that Jean van de Velde used in the 1999 British Open.
Jonathan Burke is fancied to continue his rise up the ladder by guiding Bally Longford to success in the John F McGuire Novice Chase at Listowel this afternoon.
Ask Paul Durcan what swung the All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin in favour of Donegal and he will plump for what he terms his side’s "exceptional attacking play", but the goalkeeper was the lead character in the passion play’s seminal moment.
An embattled NFL, reeling from off-field brutality issues, received more bad news with numerous injuries to key players in the second week of an already tumultuous campaign.