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FAI to look for a 10pc ticket allocation for World Cup play-off but it will mean fewer Irish fans at the Aviva
FAI to look for a 10pc ticket allocation for World Cup play-off but it will mean fewer Irish fans at the Aviva

FAI to look for a 10pc ticket allocation for World Cup play-off but it will mean fewer Irish fans at the Aviva

FAI chief executive John Delaney has said he will offer the Danish FA a 10pc allocation of the tickets for the second leg of their World Cup play-off if they reciprocate....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:55:48
The Left Wing podcast: Luke Fitzgerald and Neil Francis on why you need a defibrillator to watch Leinster
The Left Wing podcast: Luke Fitzgerald and Neil Francis on why you need a defibrillator to watch Leinster

The Left Wing podcast: Luke Fitzgerald and Neil Francis on why you need a defibrillator to watch Leinster

On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Irish and Sunday Independent columnist Neil Francis to discuss how the Irish provinces fared in the...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:27:37
Comment: Lukewarm job description for new head coach undermines the legacy of Women’s World Cup
Comment: Lukewarm job description for new head coach undermines the legacy of Women’s World Cup

Comment: Lukewarm job description for new head coach undermines the legacy of Women’s World Cup

When Ireland lost their third successive World Cup match to Wales in August, culminating in an eighth-place finish in a home tournament from which many had reasonably expected a last-four ...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:00:00
Neil Francis: James Ryan could be the next Nathan Hines - but Adam Byrne should be on the Leinster A team
Neil Francis: James Ryan could be the next Nathan Hines - but Adam Byrne should be on the Leinster A team

Neil Francis: James Ryan could be the next Nathan Hines - but Adam Byrne should be on the Leinster A team

Leinster secured a bonus point win in their first Champions Cup game against Montpellier last weekend, but Neil Francis thinks they will need to be much improved to triumph in Glasgow this...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:57:19
Martin O'Neill: We must stop Christian Eriksen
Martin O'Neill: We must stop Christian Eriksen

Martin O'Neill: We must stop Christian Eriksen

Martin O'Neill has highlighted the influence of Christian Eriksen as the main threat to Ireland's Russian ambitions after the World Cup play-off draw set up a two-legged showdown with Denm...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
FA chief executive Martin Glenn denies asking female player to write statement saying association is not racist
FA chief executive Martin Glenn denies asking female player to write statement saying association is not racist

FA chief executive Martin Glenn denies asking female player to write statement saying association is not racist

Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn has denied asking Eni Aluko to put out a statement saying the governing body is not institutionally racist....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:07:36
Jack Conan was a lot braver than most of his team-mates when Leinster visited a haunted house
Jack Conan was a lot braver than most of his team-mates when Leinster visited a haunted house

Jack Conan was a lot braver than most of his team-mates when Leinster visited a haunted house

What's scarier, facing down a rampaging Louis Picamoles or entering a haunted house? It turns out that neither prospect fazes Leinster star Jack Conan....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:59:09
Leicester start drawing up list of contenders to replace Craig Shakespeare
Leicester start drawing up list of contenders to replace Craig Shakespeare

Leicester start drawing up list of contenders to replace Craig Shakespeare

Leicester have started drawing up a list of potential candidates to replace Craig Shakespeare as manager....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:41:21
Ronald Koeman: I've retained Everton board's backing - dependent on results
Ronald Koeman: I've retained Everton board's backing - dependent on results

Ronald Koeman: I've retained Everton board's backing - dependent on results

Ronald Koeman feels he has retained the Everton board's backing having met with majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri on Friday, though the Dutchman accepts his position is dependent on resu...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:16:29
Tommy Seymour looking to nullify Leinster's 'world class individuals'
Tommy Seymour looking to nullify Leinster's 'world class individuals'

Tommy Seymour looking to nullify Leinster's 'world class individuals'

Glasgow wing Tommy Seymour is wary of facing a Leinster side packed with "world class individuals" at Scotstoun this weekend....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:49:06
Ulster dealt a blow ahead of La Rochelle trip as Rory Best and Jared Payne set to miss out once again
Ulster dealt a blow ahead of La Rochelle trip as Rory Best and Jared Payne set to miss out once again

Ulster dealt a blow ahead of La Rochelle trip as Rory Best and Jared Payne set to miss out once again

Rory Best’s involvement in Ulster’s Champions Cup tie in La Rochelle on Sunday is likely to extend no further than waterboy, according to head coach Jono Gibbes....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:40:00
WATCH: Kevin De Bruyne - My row with David Silva was like arguing with my wife
WATCH: Kevin De Bruyne - My row with David Silva was like arguing with my wife

WATCH: Kevin De Bruyne - My row with David Silva was like arguing with my wife

Kevin De Bruyne has likened his row with Manchester City captain David Silva during the Champions League victory over Napoli to bickering with his wife after television cameras caught them...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:21:03
Good news on the injury front for Ireland as James McCarthy makes return to action
Good news on the injury front for Ireland as James McCarthy makes return to action

Good news on the injury front for Ireland as James McCarthy makes return to action

James McCarthy has made his long-awaited return from injury by playing the first half of the Everton under-23s 3-1 defeat to VfL Wolfsburg in a Premier League International Cup match....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:37:17

Ireland line up three-Test tour of Australia next summer

Ireland will play their first three-Test series against Australia next year....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:16:15
WATCH - Gruesome ankle injury to Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward mars return of NBA
WATCH - Gruesome ankle injury to Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward mars return of NBA

WATCH - Gruesome ankle injury to Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward mars return of NBA

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered a horrific ankle injury just six minutes into his debut with the team as they lost 102-99 to the Cleveland Cavaliers....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:15:01
Connacht set sights on 'alternative signing' after confirming that Eroni Vasiteri move won't happen
Connacht set sights on 'alternative signing' after confirming that Eroni Vasiteri move won't happen

Connacht set sights on 'alternative signing' after confirming that Eroni Vasiteri move won't happen

Fijian centre Eroni Vasiteri will not be moving to Connacht....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:06:04
WATCH - Alan Bennett pays classy tribute to Derry City for reaction to Ryan McBride tragedy after league triumph
WATCH - Alan Bennett pays classy tribute to Derry City for reaction to Ryan McBride tragedy after league triumph

WATCH - Alan Bennett pays classy tribute to Derry City for reaction to Ryan McBride tragedy after league triumph

Cork City skipper Alan Bennett has heaped praise on Derry City for the manner with which they bounced back from Ryan McBride's tragic death to secure European qualification....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:41:51
WATCH - Furious Coventry City supporter invades pitch to confront players and is removed by their Irish captain
WATCH - Furious Coventry City supporter invades pitch to confront players and is removed by their Irish captain

WATCH - Furious Coventry City supporter invades pitch to confront players and is removed by their Irish captain

His team may be pushing for the a promotion spot in League Two, but one furious Coventry City supporter took matters into his own hands with Mark Robins' side 1-0 down to lowly Forest Gree...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:10:46
Comment - Irish rugby players could follow Cora Staunton to Australia to escape IRFU's quest to belittle them
Comment - Irish rugby players could follow Cora Staunton to Australia to escape IRFU's quest to belittle them

Comment - Irish rugby players could follow Cora Staunton to Australia to escape IRFU's quest to belittle them

I've had a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach since the IRFU announced they were downgrading the role of the Irish Women's head coach to a part-time role....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:44:31
Kevin De Bruyne agent plans to use Neymar salary at PSG as negotiating tool to get Man City star huge pay rise
Kevin De Bruyne agent plans to use Neymar salary at PSG as negotiating tool to get Man City star huge pay rise

Kevin De Bruyne agent plans to use Neymar salary at PSG as negotiating tool to get Man City star huge pay rise

Kevin De Bruyne’s representatives plan to use Neymar’s eye-watering £32 million-a-year deal with Paris St-Germain as a negotiating platform when they sit down with Manchester City for talk...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:30:55
Harry Winks shines at Real Madrid as midfielder proves he has the most important thing - Mauricio Pochettino's trust
Harry Winks shines at Real Madrid as midfielder proves he has the most important thing - Mauricio Pochettino's trust

Harry Winks shines at Real Madrid as midfielder proves he has the most important thing - Mauricio Pochettino's trust

Mauricio Pochettino has always had trust in Harry Winks, but this was the night that he would show it....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:23:45
Mayo's Cora Staunton signs professional contract with Greater Western Sydney Giants in the AFLW
Mayo's Cora Staunton signs professional contract with Greater Western Sydney Giants in the AFLW

Mayo's Cora Staunton signs professional contract with Greater Western Sydney Giants in the AFLW

Mayo star Cora Staunton will feature in the AFLW in 2018....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:49:51
James Milner's dominant performance in the heart of Liverpool's midfield gives Jurgen Klopp plenty to ponder
James Milner's dominant performance in the heart of Liverpool's midfield gives Jurgen Klopp plenty to ponder

James Milner's dominant performance in the heart of Liverpool's midfield gives Jurgen Klopp plenty to ponder

A transfer story lost to the summer: the one about James Milner and the discussions Liverpool had with Newcastle United over a move. Milner was not up for sale but when one of your highest...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:38:06
Ireland to face Wallabies in three Test summer tour in 2018
Ireland to face Wallabies in three Test summer tour in 2018

Ireland to face Wallabies in three Test summer tour in 2018

Ireland will go head to head with the Wallabies in a three Test series next June....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:23:49
Football rumours from the media
Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

WHAT THE PAPERS SAY...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:26:22
Craig Shakespeare sacked after failing to fulfil early promise at Leicester
Craig Shakespeare sacked after failing to fulfil early promise at Leicester

Craig Shakespeare sacked after failing to fulfil early promise at Leicester

Craig Shakespeare was sacked as Leicester boss because the club did not consistently fulfil their early promise under his management, according to vice chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:36:09
Contenders for the Leicester manager's job
Contenders for the Leicester manager's job

Contenders for the Leicester manager's job

Leicester are on the hunt for a new boss having sacked Craig Shakespeare on Tuesday....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:36:08
Timeline of events from Leicester's title win to Craig Shakespeare's sacking
Timeline of events from Leicester's title win to Craig Shakespeare's sacking

Timeline of events from Leicester's title win to Craig Shakespeare's sacking

Leicester will begin the search for their third manager since being crowned Premier League champions in 2016 after sacking Craig Shakespeare just eight games into the current season....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:36:07
Reds run riot with magnificent seven
Reds run riot with magnificent seven

Reds run riot with magnificent seven

JUrgen Klopp said it himself. As soon as his Liverpool side started taking their chances, they would punish whichever poor, unlucky opponents happened to be standing in their way....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Cahill looking forward to Barrett resurrecting his Tipp career
Cahill looking forward to Barrett resurrecting his Tipp career

Cahill looking forward to Barrett resurrecting his Tipp career

Tipperary defender Michael Cahill would love to see Cathal Barrett return to the squad after he was dropped following the Munster Championship defeat to Cork for a disciplinary issue....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
O'Brien stands by 'honest opinion' of Lions
O'Brien stands by 'honest opinion' of Lions

O'Brien stands by 'honest opinion' of Lions

Sean O'Brien has responded to Warren Gatland's claims that he had been hurt by the Irish player's comments about the Lions coaching staff on last summer's tour of New Zealand....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
City almost pay penalty despite fantasy football
City almost pay penalty despite fantasy football

City almost pay penalty despite fantasy football

The only regret during a first half of fantasy football was that Malcolm Allison did not live to see it....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Ronaldo penalty denies Spurs triumph in Bernabeu showdown
Ronaldo penalty denies Spurs triumph in Bernabeu showdown

Ronaldo penalty denies Spurs triumph in Bernabeu showdown

Hugo Lloris wanted to "show the face of Tottenham" here at the Santiago Bernabeu, and he did exactly that, inspiring a night of personality, bravery and individual brilliance as Spurs earn...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Leesiders make point to finally secure league crown
Leesiders make point to finally secure league crown

Leesiders make point to finally secure league crown

Cork City have finally secured the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division title after securing the point they needed at Turner's Cross last night....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Rodgers steels Celtic to repel Heynckes' Bayern bounce
Rodgers steels Celtic to repel Heynckes' Bayern bounce

Rodgers steels Celtic to repel Heynckes' Bayern bounce

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is wary of the Bayern bounce ahead of their Champions League encounter at the Allianz Arena tonight....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Mourinho: Spending rest of career at United 'impossible mission'
Mourinho: Spending rest of career at United 'impossible mission'

Mourinho: Spending rest of career at United 'impossible mission'

Jose Mourinho has insisted he has no plans to leave Manchester United but admitted there had been no talks over a new contract....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Conte admits he's faced with 'thin' resources for Roma visit
Conte admits he's faced with 'thin' resources for Roma visit

Conte admits he's faced with 'thin' resources for Roma visit

There was a sense of symmetry in the fact that Antonio Conte was asked about Chelsea's failed pursuit of Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan in between complaining that his squad is too "thin...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Sevilla's Mosow nightmare boosts Liverpool
Sevilla's Mosow nightmare boosts Liverpool

Sevilla's Mosow nightmare boosts Liverpool

Liverpool's Champions League hopes received a second boost when Sevilla, who began the night leading Group E, were stunned 5-1 by Spartak Moscow....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
'I always felt Dublin football was going to dominate like they have' - Gilroy
'I always felt Dublin football was going to dominate like they have' - Gilroy

'I always felt Dublin football was going to dominate like they have' - Gilroy

Pat Gilroy always sensed that the Dublin football squad he handed over to Jim Gavin would go on to dominate Gaelic football like they have done....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Classy 'Bristol' set for Stratford return
Classy 'Bristol' set for Stratford return

Classy 'Bristol' set for Stratford return

As the covers continue to be taking off the jumping stars on both sides of the Irish Sea, Nigel Twiston-Davies is praying for rain to allow Bristol De Mai the opportunity to make his seaso...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
De Bromhead chases debut win for 'Petit'
De Bromhead chases debut win for 'Petit'

De Bromhead chases debut win for 'Petit'

Irish Champion Hurdle hero Petit Mouchoir kicks off his career over fences on a quality card at Punchestown today....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Nothing but Ulster's best will do to beat La Rochelle, warns Kiss
Nothing but Ulster's best will do to beat La Rochelle, warns Kiss

Nothing but Ulster's best will do to beat La Rochelle, warns Kiss

Ulster may have won six of seven games in all competitions so far this year but director of rugby Les Kiss believes it will take their best effort of the season to come away with the spoil...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Warriors' Hogg boost
Warriors' Hogg boost

Warriors' Hogg boost

Glasgow Warriors have been boosted by news Lions full-back Stuart Hogg will be back from injury for their clash with Leinster on Saturday....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
'I won't be talking to anyone behind Jim Gavin's back' - Pat Gilroy
'I won't be talking to anyone behind Jim Gavin's back' - Pat Gilroy

'I won't be talking to anyone behind Jim Gavin's back' - Pat Gilroy

Pat Gilroy has promised a friction-free future relationship with the Dublin football management with the capital's new hurling boss indicating that there will be no pressure on players wit...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Rassie Erasmus: Johann van Graan is used to massive pressure
Rassie Erasmus: Johann van Graan is used to massive pressure

Rassie Erasmus: Johann van Graan is used to massive pressure

Munster's players met their soon-to-be boss yesterday morning, before the current supremo began preparing them for Saturday's must-win meeting with Racing 92 at Thomond Park....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Home-grown stars can drive Leinster forward - Jack Conan
Home-grown stars can drive Leinster forward - Jack Conan

Home-grown stars can drive Leinster forward - Jack Conan

European rugby is all about contrasting styles and that extends beyond the pitch....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Diarmuid Connolly to miss out on International Rules series
Diarmuid Connolly to miss out on International Rules series

Diarmuid Connolly to miss out on International Rules series

Diarmuid Connolly and Con O'Callaghan look set to join Dublin colleague James McCarthy in making themselves unavailable for International Rules duty next month....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
'It's a kick in the teeth' - Ireland star Jenny Murphy slams IRFU over part-time coach
'It's a kick in the teeth' - Ireland star Jenny Murphy slams IRFU over part-time coach

'It's a kick in the teeth' - Ireland star Jenny Murphy slams IRFU over part-time coach

Ireland star Jenny Murphy has hit out at the IRFU's decision to advertise the national women's coach job as a six-month, part-time position....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Martin Breheny: Hurling vote shows up faults in GAA version of democracy
Martin Breheny: Hurling vote shows up faults in GAA version of democracy

Martin Breheny: Hurling vote shows up faults in GAA version of democracy

Something unusual happened at last month's Special Congress which, depending on your stance, was either a triumph for democracy or a blatant disregard for those who will be most affected b...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:00:00
Comment: Kind draw will show if Ireland deserve to make Russia
Comment: Kind draw will show if Ireland deserve to make Russia

Comment: Kind draw will show if Ireland deserve to make Russia

Two games with Denmark to make a World Cup. For Martin O'Neill's Ireland, it is a fair and attractive test....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:00:00
Jose Mourinho responds to Liverpool's Dejan Lovren after he threw accusations at Romelu Lukaku
Jose Mourinho responds to Liverpool's Dejan Lovren after he threw accusations at Romelu Lukaku

Jose Mourinho responds to Liverpool's Dejan Lovren after he threw accusations at Romelu Lukaku

Manchester United Jose Mourinho has snapped back at Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren, after he suggested Romelu Lukaku had deliberately kicked him in Saturday’s Premier League game at Anfie...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:40:58
Mark Selby recovers to defeat Scott Donaldson in English Open in Barnsley
Mark Selby recovers to defeat Scott Donaldson in English Open in Barnsley

Mark Selby recovers to defeat Scott Donaldson in English Open in Barnsley

World number one Mark Selby was given a tough ride by Scott Donaldson in his first-round match of the English Open in Barnsley before coming through 4-3....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:26:13
'The best ever' - Man City boss Pep Guardiola dedicates Man City win to Catalan independence movement
'The best ever' - Man City boss Pep Guardiola dedicates Man City win to Catalan independence movement

'The best ever' - Man City boss Pep Guardiola dedicates Man City win to Catalan independence movement

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola made a somewhat unfathomable claim after his side secured a tense 2-1 Champions League win against Napoli at the Etihad Stadium....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:04:41
Jurgen Klopp lays down the gauntlet to his Liverpool players after 7-0 Champions League win in Slovenia
Jurgen Klopp lays down the gauntlet to his Liverpool players after 7-0 Champions League win in Slovenia

Jurgen Klopp lays down the gauntlet to his Liverpool players after 7-0 Champions League win in Slovenia

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp urged his team to use their 7-0 Champions League rout against Maribor as a springboard to kick-start their season, as they finally took advantage of their ch...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:40:46
Ronaldo penalty earns Madrid a draw as Spurs leave the Bernabeau with impressive point
Ronaldo penalty earns Madrid a draw as Spurs leave the Bernabeau with impressive point

Ronaldo penalty earns Madrid a draw as Spurs leave the Bernabeau with impressive point

Harry Kane was the headline act but Hugo Lloris stole the show as the Frenchman's stunning save helped earn Tottenham a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:03:59
Man City maintain ominous run as early double sees off Napoli
Man City maintain ominous run as early double sees off Napoli

Man City maintain ominous run as early double sees off Napoli

Early goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus saw Manchester City maintain their winning start in the Champions League with a 2-1 victory over Napoli....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:57:23
Liverpool crush Maribor in record European away win to move top of Group E
Liverpool crush Maribor in record European away win to move top of Group E

Liverpool crush Maribor in record European away win to move top of Group E

Liverpool finally found their form in front of goal in a record-breaking 7-0 European away victory against hapless Maribor and finally kick-start their Champions League campaign....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:51:08
Cork City finally clinch Airtricity Premier Division title with draw at damaged Turners Cross
Cork City finally clinch Airtricity Premier Division title with draw at damaged Turners Cross

Cork City finally clinch Airtricity Premier Division title with draw at damaged Turners Cross

Cork City have finally secured the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division title after securing the point they needed at Turner’s Cross....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:14:15
'I said what I said to try and make it better going forward' - Sean O'Brien responds to Warren Gatland
'I said what I said to try and make it better going forward' - Sean O'Brien responds to Warren Gatland

'I said what I said to try and make it better going forward' - Sean O'Brien responds to Warren Gatland

Ireland flanker Sean O’Brien has responded to Warren Gatland who said that he was hurt by comments that O’Brien had made about the Lions coaching staff on the summer tour of New Zealand....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:54:33
Contenders for the Leicester manager's job
Contenders for the Leicester manager's job

Contenders for the Leicester manager's job

Leicester are on the hunt for a new boss having sacked Craig Shakespeare on Tuesday....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:56:23
Gareth Southgate pep talk helped Nathan Redmond get over penalty heartache
Gareth Southgate pep talk helped Nathan Redmond get over penalty heartache

Gareth Southgate pep talk helped Nathan Redmond get over penalty heartache

Nathan Redmond has revealed a summer pep talk from England boss Gareth Southgate helped him overcome his penalty heartache....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:21:11
John Aldridge: Liverpool have let Jurgen Klopp down with transfer stance
John Aldridge: Liverpool have let Jurgen Klopp down with transfer stance

John Aldridge: Liverpool have let Jurgen Klopp down with transfer stance

LIVERPOOL supporters are loyal to manager Jurgen Klopp and I don’t see that changing any time soon, but question marks over the direction the club is moving in are growing by the week....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:56:59
'It would be a huge ask' - Pat Gilroy weighs in on Diarmuid Connolly's potential hurling switch
'It would be a huge ask' - Pat Gilroy weighs in on Diarmuid Connolly's potential hurling switch

'It would be a huge ask' - Pat Gilroy weighs in on Diarmuid Connolly's potential hurling switch

New Dublin hurling manager Pat Gilroy says it would be a 'huge ask' for Diarmuid Connolly to switch codes in 2018....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:50:44
Timeline of Mike Ashley's ownership of Newcastle
Timeline of Mike Ashley's ownership of Newcastle

Timeline of Mike Ashley's ownership of Newcastle

Mike Ashley's tenure as Newcastle owner has been nothing if not eventful....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:31:10
Timeline of events from Leicester's title win to Craig Shakespeare's sacking
Timeline of events from Leicester's title win to Craig Shakespeare's sacking

Timeline of events from Leicester's title win to Craig Shakespeare's sacking

Leicester will begin the search for their third manager since being crowned Premier League champions in 2016 after sacking Craig Shakespeare just eight games into the current season....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:16:21
Michael O'Neill warning for Switzerland ahead of World Cup play-off tie
Michael O'Neill warning for Switzerland ahead of World Cup play-off tie

Michael O'Neill warning for Switzerland ahead of World Cup play-off tie

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has warned Switzerland they face a mental examination in Belfast next month in the first leg of their World Cup play-off tie....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:16:03
Jose Mourinho clarifies position after rumours of PSG switch
Jose Mourinho clarifies position after rumours of PSG switch

Jose Mourinho clarifies position after rumours of PSG switch

Manchester United Jose Mourinho has dismissed claims that he is considering his future at the club, after several days of reports casting doubt over his future....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:02:58
Olympic Council of Ireland cuts ties with firm linked to Rio ticket-touting case
Olympic Council of Ireland cuts ties with firm linked to Rio ticket-touting case

Olympic Council of Ireland cuts ties with firm linked to Rio ticket-touting case

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) and THG, the firm at the heart of the Rio 2016 ticket-touting allegations, have mutually agreed to terminate their business relationship....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:56:03
'We started to overthink everything' - Brendan Maher on why Tipperary came up short in All-Ireland race
'We started to overthink everything' - Brendan Maher on why Tipperary came up short in All-Ireland race

'We started to overthink everything' - Brendan Maher on why Tipperary came up short in All-Ireland race

Tipperary senior hurling captain Brendan Maher has said that his side overcomplicated their preparation for their All-Ireland title defence in 2017....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:50:20
Denmark in focus
Denmark in focus

Denmark in focus

The Republic of Ireland have been drawn against Denmark in the play-offs for next summer's World Cup....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:46:05
Irish fans in ticket scramble for trip to Denmark as Green Army guaranteed just 5% allocation
Irish fans in ticket scramble for trip to Denmark as Green Army guaranteed just 5% allocation

Irish fans in ticket scramble for trip to Denmark as Green Army guaranteed just 5% allocation

The scramble for tickets will soon begin after Denmark were today confirmed as Ireland's opponents in next month's World Cup playoff....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:18:58
Jose Mourinho: Finishing my management career at United is impossible mission
Jose Mourinho: Finishing my management career at United is impossible mission

Jose Mourinho: Finishing my management career at United is impossible mission

Jose Mourinho has no intention of leaving Manchester United any time soon, but admits it will be an "impossible mission" to end his management career at Old Trafford....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:16:08
Leicester sack manager Craig Shakespeare after slow start to Premier League season
Leicester sack manager Craig Shakespeare after slow start to Premier League season

Leicester sack manager Craig Shakespeare after slow start to Premier League season

Leicester have sacked manager Craig Shakespeare, with the Foxes currently in 18th in the Premier League table and with just six points from eight matches....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:51:48
Newcastle for sale - Q&A
Newcastle for sale - Q&A

Newcastle for sale - Q&A

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley sparked a flurry of speculation when he let it be known that the club was formally up for sale....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:41:08
Pat Gilroy sets ambitious target as Dublin hurlers begin new era
Pat Gilroy sets ambitious target as Dublin hurlers begin new era

Pat Gilroy sets ambitious target as Dublin hurlers begin new era

Pat Gilroy wants the Dublin hurlers to be consistently among the the top four teams in the game....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:28:55
No price gouging of Ireland fans - Fianna Fáil TD sends warning to airlines after World Cup play-off draw
No price gouging of Ireland fans - Fianna Fáil TD sends warning to airlines after World Cup play-off draw

No price gouging of Ireland fans - Fianna Fáil TD sends warning to airlines after World Cup play-off draw

AIRLINES must avoid "price gouging" of Irish fans looking to travel to Denmark for Ireland's World Cup qualifier next month, a senior Fianna Fáil TD has warned....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:43:37
Newcastle fans boosted by Mike Ashley's decision to sell the club
Newcastle fans boosted by Mike Ashley's decision to sell the club

Newcastle fans boosted by Mike Ashley's decision to sell the club

Newcastle fans are hoping Mike Ashley's decision to formally put the club on the market will finally allow it to fulfil its potential....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:41:08
Key man, where do they play and what's the verdict? All you need to know about Denmark
Key man, where do they play and what's the verdict? All you need to know about Denmark

Key man, where do they play and what's the verdict? All you need to know about Denmark

Ireland will face Denmark in the World Cup play-offs. Here is all you need to know about the Danes....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:36:10
Republic and Northern Ireland relieved to avoid World Cup giants Italy
Republic and Northern Ireland relieved to avoid World Cup giants Italy

Republic and Northern Ireland relieved to avoid World Cup giants Italy

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill and Northern Ireland counterpart Michael O'Neill were pleased to avoid four-time winners Italy in Tuesday's World Cup play-off draw....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:31:02
Ireland's World Cup play-off dates with Denmark confirmed as Martin O'Neill reacts to draw
Ireland's World Cup play-off dates with Denmark confirmed as Martin O'Neill reacts to draw

Ireland's World Cup play-off dates with Denmark confirmed as Martin O'Neill reacts to draw

The Republic of Ireland have been drawn against Denmark in the World Cup play-offs....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:17:31
Ireland v Denmark: All you need to know about World Cup play-offs
Ireland v Denmark: All you need to know about World Cup play-offs

Ireland v Denmark: All you need to know about World Cup play-offs

Join us for live coverage of the World Cup play-off draw as Ireland learn who they must beat to make it to Russia next summer....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:22:54
Olympic Council of Ireland and agency at centre of Rio ticketing scandal terminate contracts
Olympic Council of Ireland and agency at centre of Rio ticketing scandal terminate contracts

Olympic Council of Ireland and agency at centre of Rio ticketing scandal terminate contracts

The Olympic Council of Ireland and THG, the agency at the centre of the Rio ticketing scandal, have agreed to terminate contracts....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:14:44
Joe Schmidt and four other candidates who could take over as Lions boss from Warren Gatland
Joe Schmidt and four other candidates who could take over as Lions boss from Warren Gatland

Joe Schmidt and four other candidates who could take over as Lions boss from Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland has ruled himself out of contention to coach the British and Irish Lions in 2021, revealing that he ''hated the press and negativity'' during this summer's drawn series in N...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:55:26
'What the women of Ireland did was incredible' - US Olympian Hope Solo stands by Irish women's team protest
'What the women of Ireland did was incredible' - US Olympian Hope Solo stands by Irish women's team protest

'What the women of Ireland did was incredible' - US Olympian Hope Solo stands by Irish women's team protest

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Hope Solo said that the Irish women's team protest against the FAI earlier this year was incredible....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:33:37
Ryan Tubridy slams Dan Brown for depicting Irish soccer fans as hooligans in fictional book
Ryan Tubridy slams Dan Brown for depicting Irish soccer fans as hooligans in fictional book

Ryan Tubridy slams Dan Brown for depicting Irish soccer fans as hooligans in fictional book

Ryan Tubridy has questioned author Dan Brown's decision to portray two Irish soccer fans as hooligans in a chapter of his new book, The Origin....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:20:01
Craig Shakespeare sacked by Leicester
Craig Shakespeare sacked by Leicester

Craig Shakespeare sacked by Leicester

Leicester have announced the sacking of manager Craig Shakespeare....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:56:07
Boost for Liverpool as Adam Lallana on track for return
Boost for Liverpool as Adam Lallana on track for return

Boost for Liverpool as Adam Lallana on track for return

Adam Lallana remains on track for a return to the Liverpool side next month....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:47:06
Liverpool boost as Adam Lallana closes in on return to fitness
Liverpool boost as Adam Lallana closes in on return to fitness

Liverpool boost as Adam Lallana closes in on return to fitness

Adam Lallana remains on track for a return to the Liverpool side next month....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:26:08
Lawyers argue for rape case against Ireland rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding to be dropped
Lawyers argue for rape case against Ireland rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding to be dropped

Lawyers argue for rape case against Ireland rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding to be dropped

Lawyers for two Ireland and Ulster rugby stars accused of rape are to argue the case should not proceed to trial....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:40:33
Tiger Woods gets green light to 'resume full golf activity'
Tiger Woods gets green light to 'resume full golf activity'

Tiger Woods gets green light to 'resume full golf activity'

Tiger Woods has been given the green light by his doctor to step up his rehabilitation from back surgery with no restrictions, according to his agent....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:57:35
What time is it on and how can I watch it? Everything you need to know about today's World Cup play-off draw
What time is it on and how can I watch it? Everything you need to know about today's World Cup play-off draw

What time is it on and how can I watch it? Everything you need to know about today's World Cup play-off draw

Ireland will find out their World Cup play-off opponents today with Italy, Croatia, Switzerland and Denmark all on the opposite side of the draw to Martin O'Neill's men....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:43:31
'Anthony's death brought family to our knees' - Olive Foley in poignant tribute to her late husband Axel
'Anthony's death brought family to our knees' - Olive Foley in poignant tribute to her late husband Axel

'Anthony's death brought family to our knees' - Olive Foley in poignant tribute to her late husband Axel

Olive Foley has paid an emotional tribute to her late husband Anthony one year after he tragically lost his life....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:20:41
Football rumours from the media
Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

WHAT THE PAPERS SAY...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:56:08
Paulie Malignaggi confirms he is in talks to fight Conor McGregor
Paulie Malignaggi confirms he is in talks to fight Conor McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi confirms he is in talks to fight Conor McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi has confirmed that his team are in talks over a potential fight with Conor McGregor....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:44:43
Craig Shakespeare praises Riyad Mahrez's hard work as goal drives Foxes to draw
Craig Shakespeare praises Riyad Mahrez's hard work as goal drives Foxes to draw

Craig Shakespeare praises Riyad Mahrez's hard work as goal drives Foxes to draw

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare praised recalled midfielder Riyad Mahrez after his goal earned the Foxes a point against West Brom....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:36:09
Newcastle takeover approaches emerge as Turkish billionaire rules out bid
Newcastle takeover approaches emerge as Turkish billionaire rules out bid

Newcastle takeover approaches emerge as Turkish billionaire rules out bid

The man tasked with finding a buyer for Newcastle has already been inundated with enquiries....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:36:08
'David has made a bad mistake and Donal Og has made a bad mistake' - Paul Kimmage on those who wrote character references for Tom Humphries
'David has made a bad mistake and Donal Og has made a bad mistake' - Paul Kimmage on those who wrote character references for Tom Humphries

'David has made a bad mistake and Donal Og has made a bad mistake' - Paul Kimmage on those who wrote character references for Tom Humphries

Sunday Independent journalist Paul Kimmage has said that Sunday Times sportswriter David Walsh and Cork hurling legend Donal Og Cusack made 'very bad mistakes' in writing character referen...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:07:58
Munster must gear up to get Carter threat
Munster must gear up to get Carter threat

Munster must gear up to get Carter threat

Quite a feat for all Pool Four sides to be laden with regret after a thrilling weekend's action on the continent....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Henderson aims to build on '100pc record' as Ulster captain in France
Henderson aims to build on '100pc record' as Ulster captain in France

Henderson aims to build on '100pc record' as Ulster captain in France

It says a lot about the captaincy potential that Les Kiss sees in Iain Henderson that he turned to him to lead Ulster in their Champions Cup opener last Friday....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:30:00
O'Brien and Sexton hopeful of facing Glasgow
O'Brien and Sexton hopeful of facing Glasgow

O'Brien and Sexton hopeful of facing Glasgow

Leinster were forced to cancel yesterday's planned training session as a result of ex-Hurricane Ophelia but there was some good news at UCD as coach Girvan Dempsey was upbeat about the cha...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:30:00
 
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