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Vincent Kompany

Vincent Kompany a Manchester City ‘great’

Premier League
Liverpool v Man City
Tomorrow: Anfield 12pm
TV: Live on Sky Sports 1

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Dundalk FC manager Stephen Kenny at the launch of the SSE Airtricity League at the Aviva Stadium. Picture: Pat Murphy

Conroy to head L of I consultative process

The FAI is seeking feedback from clubs, fans, the media and other interested groups on the future of the League of Ireland. 

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David De Gea

David De Gea: Talk of Louis Van Gaal row ‘lies’

Premier League
Man United v Sunderland
Today: Old Trafford, 3pm
TV: Live on Setanta Sports 1

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Set to be without Jack Wilshere again.

Arsene Wenger keen to erase memories of pain game

Premier League
Arsenal v Everton
Tomorrow: Emirates Stadium, 2.05pm
TV: Live on BT Sport 1

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Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho: This is my biggest final yet

Capital One Cup Final
Chelsea v Tottenham
Tomorrow: Wembley Stadium, 4pm
TV: Live on Sky Sports 1

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Why has the Russian football advance stalled?

The odd eye-catching European result aside, the march of Russian football has been stopped in its tracks. Paul Little investigates the reasons.

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UCC complete first Collingwood-Harding double in style

Trinity College Dublin 1 University College Cork 3

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Berbatov: We expected Arsenal to go wandering

Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov says Monaco fully expected to exploit Arsenal’s wandering defence as they took control of their Champions League last 16 tie with a 3-1 win at the Emirates Stadium.

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I won’t change my style, vows Blues Costa

Chelsea striker Diego Costa believes he is already a victim of his own reputation in England but insists he will never change his aggressive style.

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Deila blasts ref after Bhoys bow out to Inter

Ronny Deila gave a scathing analysis of referee Ivan Kruzliak’s performance following Celtic’s 1-0 defeat by Inter Milan in the San Siro which saw the Hoops exit the Europa League 4-3 on aggregate in the last 32.

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Pochettino ‘no regrets’ despite Soldado error

Fiorentina 2 Tottenham 0 (Fiorentina win 3-1 on aggregate)

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Gunners banking on ‘miracle’

Defender Per Mertesacker hopes Arsenal can produce their own "miracle" night in Monte Carlo next month after admitting poor defending looks to have left them on the brink of crashing out of the Champions League against Monaco.

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No excuses as Liverpool pay the penalty

Besiktas 1 Liverpool 0

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Woe for Wenger as Gunners again hit self-destruct button

Arsenal 1 Monaco 3

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Depleted Liverpool ‘can get the job done’

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers may have left eight players at home but he remains confident what remains of his squad can get the job done against Besiktas.

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Arsenal v Monaco — The moments that mattered

Three key moments from the game and what we learned from them.

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Calhanoglu’s strike puts Atletico under pressure

Atletico Madrid have a mountain to climb if they are to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals after they endured a night to forget at Bayer Leverkusen.

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Kompany: ‘Don’t write us off yet’

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany led the rallying cries as the Premier League champions assessed the damage done by their first meeting with Barcelona.

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After the nostalgia, Arsenal fans return to reality

This was the tie both sides said they had wanted, with each viewing the other as the best bet for a Champions League future, writes Jon West.

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FIFA rules out Qatar redress

FIFA’s general secretary Jerome Valcke claimed Uefa and most of the confederations want December 23 as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup final — but no decision has been made and no compensation will be paid.

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Police ‘identify’ racist seven

Seven men sought by British police investigating racist chanting at a mainline station following a Chelsea Champions League game earlier this month have all been identified, police said.

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Deila: We’ll have to be at out best

Ronny Deila believes it will take Celtic’s best performance of his tenure to get past Inter Milan tonight.

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No let-up as Pochettino aims to get his Spurs into Fiorentina

Tottenham have the Capital One Cup final looming large but that does not mean Mauricio Pochettino will be treating tonight’s Fiorentina match lightly.

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Abbott’s late free-kick sends UCC into Collingwood final

Jason Abbott’s free-kick winner four minutes from the end of yesterday’s Collingwood Cup semi-final sealed University College Cork a place in today’s decider against Trinity College.

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Martinez backs players after ‘cheap talk’ of Toffees sticky form

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has hit back at what he feels has been some "cheap talk" about his players’ efforts of late.

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McGrath and Manning grab brace apiece

Ireland U19s 6 Azerbaijan U19s 0

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