Wales boss Giggs advises Woodburn to put difficult season behind him

The teenager became Liverpool’s youngest ever goalscorer at the age of 17 years and 45 days in 2017.

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Houghton: ‘Pool’s dual ambitions can be a plus’

Former Liverpool player Ray Houghton has changed his mind on his old club’s participation in both the Champions League and the Premier League this season.

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Pogba targets top spot in Group H ahead of Moldova opener

France begin their Euro 2020 qualification campaign in Chisinau on Friday.

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Marcus Rashford misses England training

The Manchester United striker has an ankle injury.

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I’m Keane to take up goalscoring mantle – Maguire

The Preston star believes he will improve from working with the Republic of Ireland’s record goalscorer in training.

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Football rumours from the media

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly ruled out a Premier League return for Jadon Sancho.

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Stuart Dallas wants Northern Ireland to gain early momentum

Northern Ireland take on Estonia and Belarus before facing Germany and Holland.

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Happy Jack Byrne: 'I’m just grateful to have this chance this week'

Up to last weekend, Jack Byrne would have been expecting to complete his football duties this week by heading north to Ballybofey to face Finn Harps.

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Stubborn Gibraltar will rely on set-pieces and breakaways to snatch a goal

Two cuts sent to visual Qualification for Euro 2020 gets under way this evening, and the big boys have been limbering up in their own inimitable way.

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Free spirit Doherty shooting from the lip

Matt Doherty in full flight is a wonderful sight.

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Midleton suffer second heartbreak in three days

Losing an All-Ireland semi-final is usually enough of a penance in itself but to follow that up with defeat in a national decider just two days later is a whole ...

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Sharp Blades form pushes Stevens’ starting claims

Enda Stevens is putting his dreams of Premier League football to one side as he targets a key role in Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.

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Michael Keane feels for Declan Rice over England switch

The Everton defender played for Ireland at youth level.

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Tributes after Sky Sports journalist who covered Ireland dies aged 47

Fraser Robertson covered Ireland games regularly during Mick McCarthy's first stint in charge of the national team.

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Pogba wants Solskjaer to stay at Man Utd

Pogba said Solskjaer is making United’s players happy.

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Leave the kids alone — it’s their journey, not yours

When I was starting my journey in sport, I had the good fortune to be personally guided by an All-Ireland winner, something very few people get to say.

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5 talking points ahead of Northern Ireland v Estonia

Northern Ireland begin their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign this week with back-to-back home games.

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Northern Ireland boss O’Neill wants two ‘essential’ wins

The games at Windsor Park on Thursday and Sunday are the most winnable of the eight fixtures facing Northern Ireland.

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Matt Doherty believes first two games under McCarthy 'could make all the difference'

Wanderers beat Manchester United in the quarter-finals and now face Watford.

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Sophie Jones handed five-match ban for racial abuse

The Sheffield United forward has had her contract terminated by the club.

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Midleton CBS suffer second national heartbreak in three days

Midleton CBS's dreams of All-Ireland glory came to naught for the second time in three days on Wednesday afternoon with an agonising loss to Carndonagh CS in the ...

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Chelsea forward Giroud hints at possible return to France

The Blues are set to return to Japan.

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See all five goals from Ireland's U-19s win

The Republic of Ireland Under-19s began their UEFA Under-19 European Championship Elite Round campaign with an outstanding 5-0 win over Romania in Krasnodar, Russia. ...

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Bolton given two weeks to find buyer and settle debts

The High Court heard the Championship strugglers have a potential buyer lined up.

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Spot the Premier difference

The parallels are striking. For Liechtenstein in Vaduz almost 23 years ago read Gibraltar in the Victoria Stadium on Saturday.

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Danny Rose can sympathise with Declan Rice over decision to play for England

Rose could have played international football for Jamaica.

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has full faith in Mohamed Salah

Salah has not scored in his last seven matches.

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FAI to answer Sport Ireland's 'urgent clarification' request over Delaney loan at 'earliest opportunity'

The FAI have said they will respond to Sport Ireland at the "earliest opportunity" after being asked about a 2017 'bridging loan'.

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Ryan Giggs: Wales can’t be reliant on Gareth Bale

The Real Madrid forward completed his first 90 minutes of 2019 on Saturday.

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Bolton due in High Court to face winding-up petition

Owner Ken Anderson, the 94.5% shareholder, is looking to offload the Championship strugglers.

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Don’t judge me on my accent, I’m Irish and proud, says Cullen

Josh Cullen is a London-born midfielder and West Ham United employee and he has just been called up to the senior Ireland senior set-up for the first time as a late ...

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Football rumours from the media

Griezmann, Manolas and Suarez are all being talked about.

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Kenny outlines ‘fluid’ approach

New Ireland U21 boss Stephen Kenny insists he’ll put a stylish stamp on his team when they start the Euro campaign against Luxembourg on Sunday.

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Houghton: Rice saga is now history

Former Republic of Ireland Ray Houghton says the Declan Rice furor is “now part of Ireland’s history” and believes the team should be looking forward. ...

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Injured Long makes way for O’Brien

Shane Long was a new injury casualty for Mick McCarthy yesterday, the Southampton striker having to withdraw from the Irish squad with a groin strain.

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If it’s broke, don’t fix it: Keogh focused on task at hand

When Richard Keogh sits before you with his right hand almost totally encased in a protective cast and bandaging, he looks for all the world like a player who is ...

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Declan Rice says he is ‘bursting with pride’ after England call-up

The 20-year-old could make his England debut against the Czech Republic.

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Bolton takeover talks fall through ahead of winding-up petition

A High Court hearing takes place on Wednesday.

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Everton investigate after object allegedly thrown onto pitch against Chelsea

No-one was hit by the object and Everton are looking into the matter.

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CAS upholds PSG's request to shut down UEFA's reopened FFP investigation

Paris St Germain's appeal against UEFA's decision to reopen an investigation into the Ligue 1 club's finances has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. ...

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BBC reach deal with FA to keep FA Cup on free-to-air TV until 2025

The BBC and the Football Association have agreed a new four-year deal to show the FA Cup on free-to-air television until 2025, they have announced.

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Everton boss Silva fined over behaviour following defeat at Newcastle

The Portuguese has been fined £12,000.

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Ryan Giggs hits back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic criticism

The former United and Sweden striker spoke out to defend Paul Pogba.

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Robertson ruled out of Scotland’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier

The Liverpool left-back required surgery on a dental issue.

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Stevens puts Blades’ promotion push on back-burner to target key Ireland role

The wing-back is hoping his club form will earn him a start for Ireland.

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Xherdan Shaqiri withdraws from Switzerland squad with groin injury

The 27-year-old has been a bit-part player at Anfield of late.

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Man City face Brighton in opening FA Cup semi-final

The other last-four clash between Wolves and Watford will take place a day later on Sunday, April 7.

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Alexis Sanchez determined to find best form for Manchester United

The Chilean has so far failed to make a major impact at Old Trafford.

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Richard Keogh prepared to face Gibraltar despite nursing broken hand

Richard Keogh is ready to play with a broken hand as the Republic of Ireland attempt to launch their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with victory in Gibraltar.

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Football rumours from the media

Andreas Pereira, Denis Suarez and Mason Mount feature among Tuesday’s back-page speculation.

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