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Ciaran Kilduff delivers on historic night for Dundalk

Supersub Ciaran Kilduff found the most memorable way to celebrate his 28th birthday by scoring the goal which gave Dundalk a magnificent victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Europa League at Tallaght Stadium.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic settles drab tie for Man United against Zorya Luhansk

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s close-range header secured Manchester United a much-needed win from a flat Europa League clash with Zorya Luhansk.

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Southampton vow to help Football Association

Southampton have pledged to assist the Football Association and Premier League after releasing a statement saying assistant manager Eric Black was to be named in the Daily Telegraph’s ongoing investigations into football.

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The week in Fantasy Premier League: Which of these marauding midfielders do you need in your FPL team?

We’re now almost seven weeks into what’s already shaping up to be a classic Fantasy Premier League season.

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Celtic would be a top-six club in England, claims Brendan Rodgers

English clubs’ wariness over the potential of Celtic makes a move south unlikely, according to boss Brendan Rodgers.

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Chris Coleman: I’m not the man for Three Lions

Wales boss Chris Coleman has emphatically quashed speculation linking him with the England managerial vacancy.

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Dundalk resolve to again prove Euro sceptics wrong

Those thinking that, sooner or later, Dundalk’s bubble would inevitably burst at this level were made to think again when Stephen Kenny’s remarkable team kicked off their Europa League campaign by overcoming a man and goal deficit to draw away from home with AZ Alkmaar, to become the first Irish club to take a point in group stages of European competition.

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Celtic end Man City’s perfect start in breathtaking tie

Manchester City came from behind three times to draw 3-3 with Celtic in a breathtaking Champions League encounter at Parkhead last night.

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Wayne Rooney may not start Europa League clash as Jose Mourinho ‘protects’ star

Jose Mourinho may not start Wayne Rooney against Zorya Luhansk tonight, believing the Manchester United captain cannot afford a below-par display as he recovers fro a back problem.

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Contrite Sam Allardyce takes time out after 'error of judgment'

Sam Allardyce has not ruled out a return to management after an “error of judgment” brought his dream job with England to an embarrassingly early end.

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Theo Walcott wings in with a double as Arsenal delight in win over Basel

Theo Walcott’s epiphany, 10 years after first arriving at the club and at the grand old age of 27, that he is a winger not a striker inspired Arsenal to a Champions League victory over Basel and, coming just three days after a fine victory over Chelsea, has raised levels of positivity at the Emirates to new levels.

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Cork City deliver in eight-goal thriller against Galway United

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Dave Mulcahy was the unlikely two-goal hero as a rampant Cork City moved to within four points of leaders Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League premier division after putting five past a poor Galway United at Turner’s Cross last night.

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers gears up for 'difficult night' against Man City

Brendan Rodgers is under no illusions as to the task his Celtic side face when free-scoring Manchester City visit Parkhead tonight and admits the Hoops are facing a “difficult night”.

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Arsene Wenger determined to get Arsenal beyond last 16 of Champions League

Arsene Wenger is aiming to take another step towards guiding Arsenal to the top of their Champions League group when they welcome Basle to the Emirates Stadium tonight.

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Cork City U19 boss confident ahead of Uefa Youth League tie

Cork City U19 manager Stephen Bermingham is confident the Rebel Army young guns can claim victory as they become the first Irish side to compete in the Uefa Youth League.

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Gone in 67 days: All over for Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce’s brief tenure as England manager ended in embarrassment and recrimination last night after just one game in charge.

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