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Koeman ridicules Wenger for blaming loss on officials

Ronald Koeman ridiculed Arsène Wenger for claiming the referee Mark Clattenburg was responsible for Arsenal’s defeat at Everton as the visitors missed the chance to overtake Chelsea at the top…

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Marco Reus strikes late to condemn Real Madrid to second place

Real Madrid failed to win their Champions League group for the first time in four years when a late goal by substitute Marco Reus allowed Borussia Dortmund to equalise and…

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West Ham striker Andy Carroll held up at gunpoint

West Ham striker Andy Carroll was held at gunpoint after training on Wednesday, Sky sources understand. A club statement said later on Wednesday night that the police were investigating an…

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Dundalk duo named in Irish squad as Shane Long misses out

Dundalk duo Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan have received their first call-ups in Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill’s provisional squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Austria in…

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Liam Toland: It was Anthony’s intelligence that stood out most

The first time I played against Anthony ‘Axel’ Foley was in 1989. I was at number eight for St Clement’s and Anthony was at number eight for St Munchin’s. It…

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O’Gara ‘heartbroken’ as rugby world mourns Foley

Ronan O’Gara has spoken about the loss of an “incredible man” as the rugby world struggles to come to terms with the sudden death of Anthony Foley. The 42-year-old coach…

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Champions Dundalk take huge step towards retaining title

Their stadium’s shortcomings mean Dundalk have enjoyed almost all of their best nights this season away somewhere, whether Dublin or abroad, but the old place still rocks with a big…

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Freak goal jolts Ireland from Georgia horror show

When you are standing on the pitch at the Aviva on a chilly October evening, waiting to kick off in front of a less-than-capacity crowd, it’s probably not that easy…

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Dundalk claim historic Europa League win against Maccabi

Ciarán Kilduff marked his 28th birthday in style as Dundalk moved into second place in Europa League Group D after an historic win over Maccabi Tel Aviv in Tallaght. The…

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The whole thing is a mess, but did this really merit ditching Sam Allardyce?

The cartoonist Mike Stokoe neatly sums up the madness of the England job with a wonderful little sketch that hangs from one of the walls of the National Football Museum…

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Golf Ryder Cup Moore added to US team

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III completed his line-up for this weekend’s matches on home soil with Europe when he named Tour Championship runner-up Ryan Moore as his…

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All-Ireland SFC final: Five key moments from Dublin and Mayo’s draw

1: An own goal by Mayo’s Kevin McLoughlin: Eight minutes in and Dublin are creaking out loud, Mayo hitting them with two early punches – a point from Tom Parsons,…

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From Shamrock Rovers to the NFL: the tale of Neil O’Donoghue

Neil O’Donoghue was 17 years old when he was working as a ticket collector in Heuston station, Dublin, while playing part-time for Shamrock Rovers. Never much of a student, prospects…

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Two Irish Paralympians to compete for medals in Rio after sensational start to games

Two Irish Paralympians, James Scully and Greta Streimikyte, will be competing for medals in Rio tonight after a blistering start to the games. Meath native James Scully posted a season…

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Fergal O’Donnell steps down from Roscommon job

Fergal O’Donnell has resigned as joint-manager of the Roscommon senior football team, along with selectors David Casey and Stephen Bohan. In a statement issued last night by three members of…

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Top-class Tipp leave no room for argument

Brian Cody conceded that his side were “comprehensively” outplayed by Tipperary as the Premier County outgunned Kilkenny with a tremendous second-half performance to regain the Liam MacCarthy Cup. It’s Tipp’s…

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Jose Mourinho ‘furious’ after Bastian Schweinsteiger rejects transfer

Bastian Schweinsteiger’s insistence at remaining at Old Trafford is reportedly angering Man United manager Jose Mourinho. With five established central midfielders in his squad, Mourinho has made it clear –…

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Dubs weather Kerry storm to stay on course for Sam

Stoppage-time points from sub Eoghan O’Gara and Diarmuid Connolly finally saw Dublin past Kerry in an enthralling All-Ireland senior football semi-final at Croke Park this afternoon. In front of a…

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Farewell to an Irish legend: Robbie Keane

Striker never stopped giving during an exemplary 18-year international career. One of the great love affairs of Irish sport has finally been ended. It’s not us, just to be clear…

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Dundalk hold their own and more but Legia end Champions League dream

Legia Warsaw 1 Dundalk 1 (Legia Warsaw win 3-1 on aggregate) Brave Dundalk made their exit from the Champions League in Poland on Tuesday night but went out with their…

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Olympic Council of Ireland appoints crisis management team

The Olympic Council of Ireland has appointed a three-person crisis management sub-committee to lead the council’s response to a controversy over Rio Olympics tickets. The decision was taken at the…

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Dundalk lose in Aviva Stadium clash to Legia Warsaw

Dundalk gave themselves a mountain to climb by losing the first leg of their campaign at home to Legia Warsaw. Stephen Kenny named one change to the team who triumphed…

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TV screens to go blank for an hour in bid to get viewers outside exercising with Olympians

ITV will suspend all broadcasting for the first time in its history for an hour on Saturday, August 27, as 2,000 sports clubs throw open their doors to anyone who…

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Olympic Council President of Ireland Pat Hickey ‘arrested in Rio’

PAT HICKEY, the President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, has reportedly been arrested in Rio de Janeiro this morning, according to local media. Mr Hickey was arrested this morning…

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