Merseyside Police are hoping Liverpool supporters on their way to the club’s Champions League tie with Roma will come forward with footage and eyewitness accounts of an attack which left a Co Meath father in a critical condition.
Roma have joined those condemning the "abhorrent behaviour" by a group of their fans before Tuesday's Champions League semi-final in Liverpool that has left a home fan, believed to be from Ireland, in a critical condition.
Antonio Conte could never be accused of overhyping Chelsea’s chances of retaining their Premier League title, but the manager’s reaction to Saturday’s defeat at Crystal Palace only underlined the scale of the task confronting the defending champions.
Had things turned out slightly differently you’d be reading about the darts as you, ahem, read. After all, if social media is anything to go by – and occasionally it is – half the nation appeared to be glued to it over Christmas. More drama than a Shakespeare festival and all of that.
Aaron Drinan’s penalty, two minutes into the second half, created history at Turner’s Cross as Cork City became the first ever League of Ireland side into the playoff stages of the Uefa Youth League after their 1-0 second-leg win against HJK Helsinki last night.