Lukas Podolski believes Wayne Rooney deserves a warm Wembley send off when his England days come to an end.

Rory McIlroy's fate remains out of his hands at WGC-Dell technologies match play

Rory McIlroy's fate remained out of his hands despite being gifted victory in his second match in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

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Team Ireland celebrates four more Special Olympic medals in good company

Team Ireland have added four more medals to their treasure chest at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria, bringing their current total to eight.

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Ireland v Wales - talking points

Martin O'Neill could be forgiven for cursing his luck after seeing player after player ruled out of his plans by injury and suspension.

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Ireland ready to do a Zlatan on Bale to boost qualification chances

Much of the talk in the days building up to Friday night's showdown with Wales in Dublin has surrounded the Real Madrid star.

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FA chairman comdemns 'inappropriate, disrespectful' behaviour of some England fans

England's 1-0 defeat in Dortmund was marred by supporters booing the German national anthem and singing distasteful songs referencing the First and Second World ...

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Everton agree deal to buy land for new stadium

The club have agreed Heads of Terms to acquire the site, two miles from Goodison Park on the banks of the River Mersey.

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WATCH: An iguana stole the show at the Miami Open

The tennis-loving lizard first perched himself on the scoreboard in the corner of the court, all the better to get a good view of the layout.

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Roy Keane’s tribute to deceased former teammate

Roy Keane recently paid tribute to his former teammateat Rockmount Paul McCarthy, who died suddenly last month, writes Stephen Barry.

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This clip sums up why Ireland fans love Robbie Keane

If Martin O’Neill’s men are looking for any extra motivation ahead of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier on Friday, watching this clip of their former colleague should ...

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Stuart Hogg wins Six Nations Player of the Championship for second year running

The full-back secured 24.6% of the public vote.

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Charlton plan tribute to season-ticket holder PC Keith Palmer who was killed in Westminster attack

The League One club have revealed Palmer was a long-standing season-ticket holder at The Valley.

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James McCarthy's fitness still in doubt ahead of Wales game

Martin O'Neill said he is improving.

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Tearful Jason Day withdraws from Dell Match Play to be with seriously ill mother

Defending champion Jason Day broke down in tears after withdrawing from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play

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Jonas Olsson quits West Brom to join Swedish club Djurgarden

Jonas Olsson is returning to his homeland.

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Alex Ferguson: Players not properly prepared to become managers

Ferguson thinks players must start planning earlier for their career off the field

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Ireland v Wales: The game in numbers

All the figures ahead of Friday's game

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Ex-Gunner on Arsene Wenger: 'I don't know who the guy is that can replace him. He is Arsenal'

'Arsene Wenger is a good guy and a good coach.'

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'Extraordinary' that people questioned Brian Cody early in season, says Eddie Keher

Keher says some have long been sharpening their blades for Cody and Kilkenny.

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Over half of Premier League clubs fail to meet disabled toilet promise

Only seven Premier League clubs have so far met a pledge made in August 2015 to provide a fully accessible toilet for disabled fans

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Ryan McBride funeral: ‘Our Brandywell boy’ Derry City manager holds back tears as he reads poem

At the funeral Mass of Ryan McBride, Fr Aidan Mullan referred to the Derry City captain an athlete in his prime.

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Irish Rugby release superb stadium showcase video ahead of RWC bid

Four stadiums, four legends.

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Andy Murray set for tests on injured elbow after Miami Open withdrawal

Andy Murray is to undergo tests following his withdrawal from the Miami Open

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Spurs stopper Hugo Lloris says his future depends on Mauricio Pochettino

"I feel good at Tottenham, but in football everything's fragile and can change. "

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Joe Ledley a doubt for Wales against Ireland with wife expecting third child

Joe Ledley could miss the World Cup qualifier.

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Conor McGregor's punishment for bottle-throwing incident reduced

Conor McGregor has had his punishment for a bottle-throwing incident at a press conference reduced.

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Sports Direct owner in High Court battle with Rangers over merchandise deal

Sports Direct and Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is embroiled in a High Court fight with Rangers over a merchandise deal said to result in the Scottish club ...

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Plans for England to play New Zealand in November fall through

England had hoped to play the All Blacks in a hastily arranged November Test.

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Welsh Rugby Union take closer step to assuming ownership and control of Newport Gwent Dragons

Chief executive Martyn Phillips insisted its intervention is necessary to safeguard the future of Newport Gwent Dragons.

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Stephen Ward: 'We feel we can go into any game now with the confidence to win'

Stephen Ward has challenged the Republic of Ireland to pile pressure on Wales

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Liverpool boss Klopp hails Ronnie Moran as 'perfect role model'

Moran died on Wednesday morning aged 83 having served the club for 49 years.

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Arsene Wenger: Sanchez and Ozil contract talks on hold until summer

Arsene Wenger has revealed contract negotiations with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have been put on hold until the summer.

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Former Barcelona president Agusti Montal dies, aged 82

Former Barcelona president Agusti Montal, the man who signed Johan Cruyff, has died at the age of 82.

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Kevin O'Brien defies injury to inspire Irish cricketers to victory

Kevin O'Brien produced a brave and outstanding all-round performance

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Ireland not giving up on James McCarty's fitness battle yet

James McCarthy remains with the Republic of Ireland squad as he battles to prove his fitness

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Tributes for Ronnie Moran flood in from former Liverpool players

Former players were quick to pay tribute to Liverpool legend Ronnie Moran

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Ex-football coach Barry Bennell denies 20 child sex offences

Former football coach Barry Bennell has denied 20 child sex offences.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic still motivated by feud with Pep Guardiola at Barcelona

'The problem wasn't with me, it was with him'

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Eddie Jones: Lions should take four captains to New Zealand

Are four captains better than one?

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'Ronnie Moran is one of the greats of Liverpool' says former manager Roy Evans

Former Liverpool manager Roy Evans said Ronnie Moran will be remembered "with great love and affection"

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John O'Shea warns Ireland not to focus too much Gareth Bale

John O'Shea has warned the Republic of Ireland not to be blinded by Gareth Bale's superstar status

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Liverpool legend Ronnie Moran dies aged 83

Former Liverpool captain, coach and caretaker manager Ronnie Moran has died at the age of 83.

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Premier League rumours: Is Wayne Rooney heading home?

The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online.

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So Shaquille O'Neal believes the world is flat...

He’s pretty tall, so maybe he has a better perspective than the rest of us?

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Speculation: Rooney to return to roots with possible Everton offer

Is Rooney packing his Manchester bags?

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Roy Keane's advice to schoolgirl footballer raises a smile

Roy Keane raised a smile when he offered a schoolgirl footballer a little advice on her future career.

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Dad thanks Dr Crokes for letting cancer battling daughter lift All-Ireland club football trophy

A moment that captures the spirit of the GAA

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Punch thrown at Crystal Palace's eagle mascot Kayla, court told

Crystal Palace's American bald eagle football mascot faced a punch by a rival fan, a court has heard.

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