Pep Guardiola loses cool with opposition manager as Man City exit FA Cup

Pep Guardiola was involved in a furious row with Wigan boss Paul Cook as Manchester City's quadruple bid was sensationally derailed by their FA Cup bogey team.

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Will Grigg strikes again as Wigan stun Man City in thrilling FA Cup tie

Will Grigg's second-half strike secured a stunning 1-0 victory for Wigan which sent 10-man Manchester City crashing out of the FA Cup.

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Cork star Aidan Walsh out for up to 12 weeks with shoulder injury

Former Young Footballer of the Year Aidan Walsh is facing “8 to 12 weeks“ on the sideline and may require surgery on his shoulder injury, Cork football ...

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The new tactical Cody could just pull off his greatest trick

I had to ask myself coming out of Walsh Park last Sunday: had I just witnessed Kilkenny playing a short ball possession game? Or were my eyes just deceiving me?

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Reidy: Clare rebuilding a winning habit

The pressure is off, David Reidy declared.

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Wallace slams ex-GAA players’ negativity

Offaly football manager Stephen Wallace has hit out at the negativity of recently retired inter-county players, accusing them of “throwing stones” at former teammates.

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Barcelona causing Conte sleepless nights

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revealed he has suffered sleepless nights plotting the downfall of Barcelona and Lionel Messi.

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Blaugrana beef and bitter Blues: Europe’s fiercest cross-border rivalry

Chelsea hosting Barcelona in tonight’s Champions League last 16 first leg brings back memories of what must be the hottest cross-border rivalry in modern European football.

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Conte must find a way of nullifying Messi magic

Champions League talking points with Ger McCarthy

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Zebo aiming for perfect Cork farewell with Munster

Ever since his youngest days at PBC, Musgrave Park has been a favourite venue for Simon Zebo.

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Cardiff nightmare finally in the rearview mirror

The last Rugby World Cup seems like a page from a dim if not-too-distant past to most of us by now, but Peter O’Mahony carries a constant reminder of the tournament in the shape of the knee he damaged in Ireland’s cause.

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Williams: Ireland don’t have many faults but Gatland finds a way

With 58 tries from 87 test appearances for Wales, Shane Williams has an unquestionable reputation as one of rugby union’s most lethal finishers.

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For GMac, that light at the end of the tunnel is confidence

During the Christmas break of the PGA Tour’s wraparound season, Graeme McDowell toiled for seven hours at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, his home track in Orlando, working on his game. 

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Bubba: My wife told me to quit whining and play golf

Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about his golf. It reached a point that he wondered if he would ever win again, and he says he talked with his wife on a dozen occasions about retiring.

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Even for the best, golf is littered with headwrecking frustrations

In every sport, there’s a team, or a venue, or an event, or a player that proves to be someone’s nemesis. Sometimes it just gets in the player’s head but it proves to be a complete bogeyman… and golf is littered with them, says Kevin Markham

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Sara Bradstock defiant as injury curse strikes Coneygree again

Sara Bradstock is “not giving up” on Coneygree despite ruling the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero out for the rest of the season due to a stress fracture of his tibia.

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Ireland hope to repeat last year’s nations cup success in Florida

Ireland has two show jumping teams in action this weekend for the first of this year’s nations cup fixtures. Michael Blake takes charge of affairs for the five-star meeting in Ocala, Florida, while Taylor Vard will be overseeing matters at Abu Dhabi’s five-star contest in the UAE.

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Douvan ‘not far away’ from return

Douvan is “not far away” from returning to action after being entered in the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday.

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Jigsaw pieces falling into place for in-form English

For Mark English the 800m is like a jigsaw, and it’s one he’s been trying to piece together for several years, often with varying results.

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Christie ‘desperate’ to keep Olympic dream alive

Elise Christie is “desperate” to overcome an ankle injury to make a final bid for Winter Olympics glory in Pyeongchang.

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PaperTalk GAA Show: Dalo's joy in Cusack Park, Tipp dismantle sweeper, Monaghan squeeze Kerry and Kingdom ladies row

At times in Ennis yesterday, Clare made Cork look like an U16 team up against a minor team, says Anthony Daly, but are the Rebels shadow boxing?

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