Former Ireland international Kevin Kilbane is in advanced negotiations with the FAI about taking up a coaching role with the Ireland’s youth teams.More
Martin O’Neill will have five friendly games in which to fine-tune Ireland’s preparations for the start of their European Championship qualifying campaign in September.More
Stephen McPhail has urged his fellow former Irish international Damien Duff to join him at Shamrock Rovers.More
Man City 2 Sunderland 2
Manchester City looked anything like Premier League champions in the making as they only just avoided an embarrassing defeat to bottom club Sunderland and allowed Liverpool to tighten their grip on the title race.
Everton 2 Crystal Palace 3
Whether it was nerves, or a rare off-day, Everton are back to playing catch-up in the battle to qualify for the Champions League.
Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 2
Gareth Bale showed just what €100 million gets you these days with a stunning solo goal to decide last night’s Copa del Rey final.
The world of soccer joined in unison with the people of Liverpool yesterday at a memorial service at Anfield to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool football fans.More
Arsenal 3 West Ham 1
Arsenal’s Faustian pact to give up a place in the Champions League in order to win a trophy this season may not, after all, be signed in blood following a crucial victory over West Ham that moved them back into the top four and above nearest rivals Everton.
Marc Wilson breezes into the media room at Stoke City’s plush Clayton Wood training ground sporting an Easy Rider T-shirt and feeling every bit the man with a lot of road to travel and time to do it.More
Tonight’s Copa del Rey decider between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Valencia will be very different from their last final meeting.More
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may be powerless to stop star striker Diego Costa joining Chelsea in the summer.More
Celtic striker Anthony Stokes feels he has brought new elements to his game beyond goals this season — and is hopeful it will improve his Republic of Ireland chances.More
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is convinced his side are still firmly in the Premier League title race.More
Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson is set to be available for this summer’s friendly internationals after Everton manager Roberto Martinez labelled his recovery from knee surgery as “remarkable.”More
Everton boss Roberto Martinez is all too aware of the threat Crystal Palace pose to his side’s top-four dreams.More
Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given has been temporarily promoted to Aston Villa’s coaching staff in a shake-up at the troubled Premier League club.More
The prospects of Stephen Ireland returning to the international fold would appear to have improved further after the player’s immediate future at club level was settled.More
David Meyler has admitted Hull City nearly gave manager Steve Bruce a heart attack in Sunday’s topsy-turvy FA Cup semi-final before the Cork man’s goal put the icing on the cake of a 5-3 win over Sheffield United.More
Arsenal v West Ham
Tonight: Emirates Stadium 7.45
Referee: K Friend
TV: Sky Sports 1
Manchester City and Paris St Germain will learn this week whether they are deemed to be in serious breach of UEFA’s financial fair play rules.More