Stephen Kenny promises Dundalk won’t travel for a point

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny believes his side still have work to do to regain the league title this season but knows they can take a huge step towards completing ...

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Paul Pogba grateful for Mourinho penalty backing

Paul Pogba thanked Jose Mourinho for keeping faith with him after he inspired Manchester United to victory at Young Boys.

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Ireland shower Turkey with goals in rain-swept Tallaght

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Mauricio Pochettino: Winning the only way to stop criticism

Mauricio Pochettino knows the only way to stop people focusing on Tottenham is to get back to winning ways.

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Uefa unlikely to extend Cristiano Ronaldo Champions League ban

Uefa has opened disciplinary proceedings over Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card against Valencia in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

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Unai Emery starts another Euro quest on winning note

Arsenal 4 Vorskla 2

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Rangers battle back for draw in Spain

Villarreal 2 Rangers 2

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Morata misses annoy Maurizio Sarri but Chelsea start with a win

PAOK Salonika 0 Chelsea 1

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The week in Fantasy Premier League: Essential Eden Hazard and the problem with Salah

As we search for some certainty in this short life, Fantasy Premier League is really the last place any of us should be looking.

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Super-sub Leigh Griffiths heads dramatic late Celtic winner

Celtic 1 Rosenborg 0

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Caulfield needs crisp finish to keep title race alive

What John Caulfield would give for a Tayto sandwich in front of the Shed tonight.

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Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino knows increased scrutiny will end with victories

Tottenham have lost their last three matches.

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Leigh Griffiths the difference as Celtic leave it late to beat Rosenborg

Brendan Rodgers’ side appeared to be heading for a frustrating draw.

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Arsenal hit four as Unai Emery’s Europa League charge begins in style

The Gunners eased to victory over Ukrainian Premier League side Vorskla Poltava.

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Watch Jimmy Bullard attempt to recreate Ronaldinho’s famous crossbar video

The Nike advert was the first video to reach one million views on YouTube.

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Gerrard: Rangers deserved a point at Villarreal

Gers twice came from behind before claiming an impressive point in Spain.

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Willian strike enough as wasteful Chelsea struggle to see off PAOK Salonika

The Blues missed a host of chances in Greece.

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Rangers fight back twice to earn a point against Villarreal

Carlos Bacca and Gerard Moreno twice had LaLiga side Villarreal ahead but the Light Blues refused to buckle.

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Brighton boss Chris Hughton wary of wounded Tottenham

Spurs have endured a difficult time in September.

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Dele Alli in frame to return as Pochettino says anxious time could help Spurs

Tottenham will bid to avoid a fourth straight loss when they face Brighton.

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UEFA opens proceedings over tearful Ronaldo’s Champions League red card

The Portuguese star’s case will be heard on September 27.

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The crying game – five sports stars who could not hold back the tears

Cristiano Ronaldo was the latest to let the tears flow after his dismissal in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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Paul Pogba thanks Jose Mourinho for keeping faith with his spot-kick skills

Pogba responded to his penalty miss against Burnley by burying a penalty in the win over Young Boys.

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Watch: After strike against Manchester City, here are more Nabil Fekir goals

Look away City fans.

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Chelsea fans attacked in Greece before Europa League match

Two men were attacked by three assailants ahead of the PAOK-Chelsea group game.

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UEFA waiting to receive referee’s report before deciding Cristiano Ronaldo’s fate

Ronaldo will definitely miss Juve’s Champions League match against Young Boys next month.

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Football rumours from the media: Arsenal eye Argentinian duo

The Gunners’ new head of football Raul Sanllehi looks to be getting to work on possible new signings .

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Paul Pogba turns on style as Man United win opener

Young Boys 0 Manchester United 3

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More European misery for Manchester City as Lyon shock Blues

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Ireland interested in joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

It’s very early days but the possibility of Ireland staging games at the World Cup Finals has moved at least one step closer to becoming reality, with confirmation ...

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Are Spurs falling victim to the fatal third season?

Tottenham’s defeat at Inter on Tuesday, their third in succession, has prompted a wave of reactions from inside and outside the club, mostly negative, understandably, ...

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Unai Emery challenges Bernd Leno to seize opportunity

Bernd Leno will make his Arsenal debut against Vorskla Poltava tonight with head coach Unai Emery challenging him to oust Petr Cech as his first-choice goalkeeper.

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Maurizio Sarri gives ‘tired’ Eden Hazard a break

Eden Hazard was excused from Chelsea’s Europa League trip to PAOK after twice telling Maurizio Sarri he was tired.

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Brendan Rodgers ahead of Europa League opener: We need ruthless streak

Brendan Rodgers wants his players to demand more of themselves in front of goal when Celtic take on Rosenborg in their opening Europa League Group B game on Thursday. ...

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Cork City's Steven Beattie: ‘If you can’t get yourself up for Dundalk, you’re at the wrong place’

Hours after a late-night trip home from Dublin, the players regrouped on Saturday for their morning recovery session, and Steven Beattie recalls a low atmosphere.

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Dundalk's Patrick Hoban eyes record — and Ireland call

Patrick Hoban hopes that by firing Dundalk FC to the title he can also land himself a place in the Republic of Ireland senior panel.

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Van Dijk determined to win trophies at Liverpool

The defender is having a good time at Anfield and wants that to continue.

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Isco excels as Real Madrid get their Champions League defence off to a flyer

Gareth Bale and Mariano were also on target for the Spanish side.

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City’s Champions League opener makes unpleasant viewing for Guardiola

Pep Guardiola could only watch as Manchester City slipped to a surprise 2-1 defeat in their Champions League opener against Lyon.

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Cristiano Ronaldo sent off for Juventus and could miss United games

Ronaldo was stunned to be dismissed against Valencia.

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Tired Hazard excused Europa League duty by Chelsea manager Sarri

The Belgium playmaker led his country to third place at the World Cup.

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Ireland set to join bid to host the 2030 World Cup

The FAI are to join a feasibility study for the 2030 FIFA World Cup bid.

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Battle of the Irish as Inter U19 captain and Spurs striker in penalty incident before bizarre red card

Irish players have been in UEFA Youth League action for Inter Milan, Spurs, Bayern Munich and Man United this week.

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Lichtsteiner ‘hungry’ to return Arsenal to Champions League

The summer arrival from Juventus is set to start his first match for the Gunners against Vorskla Poltava on Thursday.

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Video: Diego Maradona v Lionel Messi

Watch some amazing goals from the two Barcelona greats.

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Liverpool are equipped for twin challenge: 5 things we learned from win over PSG

Jurgen Klopp’s men have a 100% record this season.

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Lionel Messi’s Champions League hat-tricks

Messi has set a new record of hat-tricks scored in Europe’s premier club competition.

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Sadio Mane: I told Firmino he’s good enough to play with one eye

The Brazilian came off the bench to net a late winner for Liverpool against Paris St Germain.

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Kane is not a machine and doesn’t need to score every game – Lamela

The England captain has gone five games for club and country without scoring.

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Rafa Benitez ‘deeply saddened’ by Stephen Darby’s retirement

Defender Darby was given his Liverpool debut by Benitez in 2008.

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