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Rory McIlroy moves into strong position at the Open Championship after battling the weather on day two
Rory McIlroy moves into strong position at the Open Championship after battling the weather on day two

Rory McIlroy moves into strong position at the Open Championship after battling the weather on day two

Rory McIlroy finished his second round at the Open Championship just two shots off the lead after a testing day at Carnoustie....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:19:58
Páirc Ui Chaoimh charity match refusal a 'terrible' move - but venue rules can't be changed until 2020 despite outcry
Páirc Ui Chaoimh charity match refusal a 'terrible' move - but venue rules can't be changed until 2020 despite outcry

Páirc Ui Chaoimh charity match refusal a 'terrible' move - but venue rules can't be changed until 2020 despite outcry

The GAA's "terrible" decision to refuse permission for a charity match to be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh has prompted renewed calls to rewrite the rules regarding use of the Association's g...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
The Open Championship Day Two LIVE: McIlroy and Fleetwood move into contention in tough Carnoustie conditions
The Open Championship Day Two LIVE: McIlroy and Fleetwood move into contention in tough Carnoustie conditions

The Open Championship Day Two LIVE: McIlroy and Fleetwood move into contention in tough Carnoustie conditions

Day two of the Open Championship gets underway at Carnoustie this morning, as Rory McIlroy takes to the course at 7.52am for his second round. Click the leaderboard option to see who is le...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:31:47
'Kerry owe Fitzmaurice a big performance' - Tomás Ó Sé gives his predictions ahead of massive Super 8s weekend
'Kerry owe Fitzmaurice a big performance' - Tomás Ó Sé gives his predictions ahead of massive Super 8s weekend

'Kerry owe Fitzmaurice a big performance' - Tomás Ó Sé gives his predictions ahead of massive Super 8s weekend

Tomás Ó Sé expects Kerry to bounce back from their poor display against Galway with a narrow win against Monaghan in the Super 8sthis weekend....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:00:32
Jose Mourinho decides on new Man United club captain after retirement of Michael Carrick
Jose Mourinho decides on new Man United club captain after retirement of Michael Carrick

Jose Mourinho decides on new Man United club captain after retirement of Michael Carrick

Antonio Valencia will be Manchester United’s next club captain following Michael Carrick’s retirement at the end of last season....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:04:39
Smashing the ‘maternity penalty’
Smashing the ‘maternity penalty’

Smashing the ‘maternity penalty’

Taking centre stage on Court One, with biceps bulging and brow furrowed in determination, Serena Williams thrilled the crowds at Wimbledon yesterday as she got back in the game a mere eigh...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:38:38
Son Heung-min signs new contract with Tottenham
Son Heung-min signs new contract with Tottenham

Son Heung-min signs new contract with Tottenham

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min has signed a new contract tying him to the club until 2023, the Premier League outfit have announced....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:48:15
'We will be able to fight for the title' - New signing Fabinho bullish ahead of first Liverpool season
'We will be able to fight for the title' - New signing Fabinho bullish ahead of first Liverpool season

'We will be able to fight for the title' - New signing Fabinho bullish ahead of first Liverpool season

Fabinho was congratulated by Kylian Mbappe on his move to Liverpool this summer - and he says he will try to convince the teenage "phenomenon" to join the club himself....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:04:06
How Alisson’s Liverpool transfer ranks in British and world terms
How Alisson’s Liverpool transfer ranks in British and world terms

How Alisson’s Liverpool transfer ranks in British and world terms

Alisson became the world’s most expensive goalkeeper when Liverpool committed a world record £65million to his capture from Roma....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:57:44
Jim's big call - Gavin facing major Dublin selection decision for Tyrone clash in Omagh
Jim's big call - Gavin facing major Dublin selection decision for Tyrone clash in Omagh

Jim's big call - Gavin facing major Dublin selection decision for Tyrone clash in Omagh

JIM Gavin faces a major decision about whether to keep faith with the team that beat Donegal in Croke Park last Saturday or shuffle his deck as he prepares to bring his team to Omagh....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:52:32
Late Juan Mata goal rescues new-look Man United from defeat in US pre-season opener
Late Juan Mata goal rescues new-look Man United from defeat in US pre-season opener

Late Juan Mata goal rescues new-look Man United from defeat in US pre-season opener

Jose Mourinho expected Club America to put his new-look Manchester United squad through their paces - and his prediction appeared to be realised in the 1-1 friendly....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:17:50
5 Talking Points ahead of the 2018-19 Premier League season
5 Talking Points ahead of the 2018-19 Premier League season

5 Talking Points ahead of the 2018-19 Premier League season

The new Premier League season gets under way on August 10, when Manchester United host Leicester hoping to close the gap to neighbours and reigning champions Manchester City....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:05:55
5 new Premier League signings to watch
5 new Premier League signings to watch

5 new Premier League signings to watch

The Premier League returns in three weeks’ time with some new protagonists to keep an eye on....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:04:59
Manchester City set to be formidable opponents in title defence
Manchester City set to be formidable opponents in title defence

Manchester City set to be formidable opponents in title defence

Manchester City set their stall out to defend their Premier League crown before last season had even finished....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:00:36
Rory hits back at Butch - I'm no robot
Rory hits back at Butch - I'm no robot

Rory hits back at Butch - I'm no robot

Rory McIlroy proved Butch Harmon's "robotic" tag was way off the mark when he opened with an imaginative 69 in The Open at Carnoustie....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
'Speechless' Thomas insists Froome is still the main man
'Speechless' Thomas insists Froome is still the main man

'Speechless' Thomas insists Froome is still the main man

Can he do it? That was the question on all of cycling's lips last night after Geraint Thomas made history by claiming yet another stunning stage victory, this time atop Alpe d'Huez on the ...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Improving Tyrone have found a game to worry Dubs
Improving Tyrone have found a game to worry Dubs

Improving Tyrone have found a game to worry Dubs

We had a long winter in Tyrone trying to figure how last year's All-Ireland semi-final came to pass....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Board must act now or Cork football will get worse - Goulding
Board must act now or Cork football will get worse - Goulding

Board must act now or Cork football will get worse - Goulding

Daniel Goulding has called for a major overhaul of all aspects of Cork football - including a restructuring of the county championship - in a bid to halt the Rebel County's "worrying" decl...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Bench warrants highlight role of 'supersubs'
Bench warrants highlight role of 'supersubs'

Bench warrants highlight role of 'supersubs'

In the early part of 2016, Kevin McManamon made a solemn declaration of intent about the direction his inter-county career needed to take....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Class is permanent for Langer as old craftsmanship endures
Class is permanent for Langer as old craftsmanship endures

Class is permanent for Langer as old craftsmanship endures

You can imagine the scene some years from now. Pádraig Harrington is in one of his reflective moods, regaling his grandchildren about how he finally got to grips with the frightening 18th ...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Woods' pain in the neck fails to halt impressive progress
Woods' pain in the neck fails to halt impressive progress

Woods' pain in the neck fails to halt impressive progress

Whisper it softly, but Tiger Woods is a delicate flower in his dotage. Ten years ago, he won a US Open at Torrey Pines on one leg. And yet here, on a balmy day, he needed to patch himself ...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Sea Of Class looking to spoil Oaks party for Ballydoyle trio
Sea Of Class looking to spoil Oaks party for Ballydoyle trio

Sea Of Class looking to spoil Oaks party for Ballydoyle trio

Magic Wand, Forever Together and Sea Of Class all feature in a field of just seven runners for the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh tomorrow....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Brave Derry fall just short
Brave Derry fall just short

Brave Derry fall just short

Goals from Ally Roy and Ronan Hale saw Derry City claim a famous European win in Belarus, but Dinamo Minsk survived the scare to advance....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Mageean takes big step forward on road to Berlin
Mageean takes big step forward on road to Berlin

Mageean takes big step forward on road to Berlin

It was good night for Ciara Mageean, a bad night for Mark English, but an all-round uplifting night for Irish athletics....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Faugheen vet cleared of any wrongdoing
Faugheen vet cleared of any wrongdoing

Faugheen vet cleared of any wrongdoing

Faugheen's vet Tim Brennan has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority after charges were brought against him relating to bets alleged...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Data expert joins Gunners
Data expert joins Gunners

Data expert joins Gunners

Arsenal have accelerated their sometimes left-field revolution off the pitch with the arrival of the Russian data expert Mikhail Zhilkin, who previously oversaw the launch of the 'Candy Cr...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Kiely to select from full Treaty deck for Cork clash
Kiely to select from full Treaty deck for Cork clash

Kiely to select from full Treaty deck for Cork clash

Limerick manager John Kiely has revealed he will be pulling from a full deck for their All-Ireland semi-final showdown against Cork on Sunday week and praised the way forward Peter Casey h...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Salford ambition sways Rooney
Salford ambition sways Rooney

Salford ambition sways Rooney

Adam Rooney has insisted that Salford's ambition, rather than a £4,000-a-week pay cheque, is the reason behind his decision to swap playing for Aberdeen for life in England's fifth tier....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Pressure on Schmeichel
Pressure on Schmeichel

Pressure on Schmeichel

Liverpool have already moved to recoup some of their initial £53.8m (€60.1m) outlay on Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson by agreeing a £12.5m (€14m) deal with Leicester for Wales international ...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Ireland hopeful Duffy shines in front of O'Neill
Ireland hopeful Duffy shines in front of O'Neill

Ireland hopeful Duffy shines in front of O'Neill

Michael Duffy has expressed a desire to play for the Republic of Ireland and, with Martin O'Neill watching on from the main stand, the Dundalk winger will have done his chances of that no ...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Rovers draw little comfort as misses prove costly not enough
Rovers draw little comfort as misses prove costly not enough

Rovers draw little comfort as misses prove costly not enough

Despite a courageous display, laced with craft and tenacity, Shamrock Rovers fell just short last night in the Friends Arena in Stockholm as they bravely bowed out of the Europa League....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Transfer fee may be eye-watering, but statistics make Alisson look perfect fit between Reds’ sticks
Transfer fee may be eye-watering, but statistics make Alisson look perfect fit between Reds’ sticks

Transfer fee may be eye-watering, but statistics make Alisson look perfect fit between Reds’ sticks

When Jurgen Klopp was asked about Liverpool's troublesome goalkeeping situation in February, he said: "My favourite solution, always, is that we do it with our boys. They step up, they del...
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
'It wasn't pretty off the tee, but I got it done' - McIlroy
'It wasn't pretty off the tee, but I got it done' - McIlroy

'It wasn't pretty off the tee, but I got it done' - McIlroy

Rory McIlroy might be playing like a teenager but there's plenty of mature method to his long-bombing madness at Carnoustie this week....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Bray players call off strike but warn club over payments
Bray players call off strike but warn club over payments

Bray players call off strike but warn club over payments

The Bray Wanderers players called a halt to their strike yesterday but have warned the club that they will consider taking action if future payments of wages are delayed....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
There's no need to fear venue rule change
There's no need to fear venue rule change

There's no need to fear venue rule change

Theory and practice collided yesterday and, almost inevitably, theory was left blackened and bedraggled....
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Dundalk earn crack at AEK Larnaca with hard fought victory over Levadia Tallinn
Dundalk earn crack at AEK Larnaca with hard fought victory over Levadia Tallinn

Dundalk earn crack at AEK Larnaca with hard fought victory over Levadia Tallinn

There was relief for Dundalk as they earned a place in the second qualifying round of the Europa League, and a date with Cypriot side AEK Larnaca next week, but Stephen Kenny's outfit had ...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:15:22
Confirmed: Liverpool announce the world record signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson
Confirmed: Liverpool announce the world record signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson

Confirmed: Liverpool announce the world record signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson

Liverpool have completed the world-record signing of goalkeeper Alisson - and with it their summer transfer business....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:10:14
'Everyone acts like this is the first time I've been bandaged up' - Tiger Woods plays down fitness fears
'Everyone acts like this is the first time I've been bandaged up' - Tiger Woods plays down fitness fears

'Everyone acts like this is the first time I've been bandaged up' - Tiger Woods plays down fitness fears

Tiger Woods dismissed concerns over his stiff neck and expressed his disappointment at letting a good start slip in the first round of the Open at Carnoustie....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:46:36
Shamrock Rovers come agonisingly close to shock Stockholm win but European campaign ends after extra time
Shamrock Rovers come agonisingly close to shock Stockholm win but European campaign ends after extra time

Shamrock Rovers come agonisingly close to shock Stockholm win but European campaign ends after extra time

Despite a courageous display, laced with craft and tenacity, Shamrock Rovers fell just short in the Friends Arena in Stockholm as they bravely bowed out of the Europa League....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:34:56
Fabinho plans to sell Liverpool to Kylian Mbappe
Fabinho plans to sell Liverpool to Kylian Mbappe

Fabinho plans to sell Liverpool to Kylian Mbappe

Fabinho was congratulated by Kylian Mbappe on his move to Liverpool this summer – and he says he will try to convince the teenage “phenomenon” to join the club himself....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:30:23
WATCH: Michael Duffy scores astounding volley for Dundalk against Levadia Tallinn
WATCH: Michael Duffy scores astounding volley for Dundalk against Levadia Tallinn

WATCH: Michael Duffy scores astounding volley for Dundalk against Levadia Tallinn

Dundalk's Michael Duffy produced a sublime moment of magic at Oriel Park tonight....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:10:56
Big money for safe hands – football’s most expensive goalkeepers
Big money for safe hands – football’s most expensive goalkeepers

Big money for safe hands – football’s most expensive goalkeepers

Liverpool have smashed the world record transfer for a goalkeeper by signing Brazilian Alisson from Roma....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:08:25
Liverpool sign goalkeeper Alisson from Roma in world-record deal
Liverpool sign goalkeeper Alisson from Roma in world-record deal

Liverpool sign goalkeeper Alisson from Roma in world-record deal

Liverpool have completed the world-record signing of goalkeeper Alisson – and with it their summer transfer business....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:07:56
Rory McIlroy vows to keep playing aggressively as he tries to reel in Open Championship leader Kevin Kisner
Rory McIlroy vows to keep playing aggressively as he tries to reel in Open Championship leader Kevin Kisner

Rory McIlroy vows to keep playing aggressively as he tries to reel in Open Championship leader Kevin Kisner

American Kevin Kisner took the first step towards joining his housemates as a major champion as Rory McIlroy made an encouraging start to the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:57:57
'He doesn't know what's in my head' - Rory McIlroy responds to Butch Harmon's remarks after carding a 69 at Carnoustie
'He doesn't know what's in my head' - Rory McIlroy responds to Butch Harmon's remarks after carding a 69 at Carnoustie

'He doesn't know what's in my head' - Rory McIlroy responds to Butch Harmon's remarks after carding a 69 at Carnoustie

Rory McIlroy hit back at suggestions from Butch Harmon that he looked robotic after shooting an opening-round 69 at the Open....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:55:44
Alan Brogan: We knew on the bus home after the 'Battle of Omagh' that we had been involved in something serious
Alan Brogan: We knew on the bus home after the 'Battle of Omagh' that we had been involved in something serious

Alan Brogan: We knew on the bus home after the 'Battle of Omagh' that we had been involved in something serious

Firstly, some context. Before we played Tyrone in Omagh in 2006, they beat us in a replay the previous August in the All-Ireland quarter-final....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:33:26
Aberdeen boss bemoans losing Irish striker Adam Rooney to England's fifth tier
Aberdeen boss bemoans losing Irish striker Adam Rooney to England's fifth tier

Aberdeen boss bemoans losing Irish striker Adam Rooney to England's fifth tier

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has been left to rue the departure of Adam Rooney to English non-league side Salford....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:14:30
Derry City claim famous win in Minsk but fail to advance from Europa League qualifier
Derry City claim famous win in Minsk but fail to advance from Europa League qualifier

Derry City claim famous win in Minsk but fail to advance from Europa League qualifier

Goals from Ally Roy and Ronan Hale enabled Derry City to claim a famous European win in Belarus, but Dinamo Minsk survived the scare to advance....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:06:49
Watch: Tour de France spectator hits Chris Froome on the shoulder as Alpe d'Huez stage is marred by unsavoury scenes
Watch: Tour de France spectator hits Chris Froome on the shoulder as Alpe d'Huez stage is marred by unsavoury scenes

Watch: Tour de France spectator hits Chris Froome on the shoulder as Alpe d'Huez stage is marred by unsavoury scenes

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome found himself physically targeted by an angry spectator on Thursday as Team Sky's historic day at l'Alpe d'Huez was overshadowed by boos dire...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:09:54
Geraint Thomas win on Alpe d’Huez to extend Tour de France lead but claims he's still riding for Chris Froome
Geraint Thomas win on Alpe d’Huez to extend Tour de France lead but claims he's still riding for Chris Froome

Geraint Thomas win on Alpe d’Huez to extend Tour de France lead but claims he's still riding for Chris Froome

Geraint Thomas won stage 12 of the Tour de France on Alpe d'Huez to extend his lead in the yellow jersey....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:26:10
Ewan MacKenna: Croke Park has gone from the jewel in the crown to the pain in the a**e
Ewan MacKenna: Croke Park has gone from the jewel in the crown to the pain in the a**e

Ewan MacKenna: Croke Park has gone from the jewel in the crown to the pain in the a**e

There's a wonderful photo from way back, comprising of so many of the contradictions that made the GAA special....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:25:26
Republic of Ireland keeper Colin Doyle moves to Hearts
Republic of Ireland keeper Colin Doyle moves to Hearts

Republic of Ireland keeper Colin Doyle moves to Hearts

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Colin Doyle has signed a two-year deal with SPL side Hearts....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:05:28
Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death
Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death

Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death

Kazakhstan police have launched a murder inquiry after Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten was killed....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:45:54
Outstanding wages due to Bray Wanderers' players to be paid today but the club's long-term future is still in doubt
Outstanding wages due to Bray Wanderers' players to be paid today but the club's long-term future is still in doubt

Outstanding wages due to Bray Wanderers' players to be paid today but the club's long-term future is still in doubt

THE Bray Wanderers players have been brought up to date with their wages....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:24:19
Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos wins substantial libel damages from the Daily Mail over drugs claims
Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos wins substantial libel damages from the Daily Mail over drugs claims

Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos wins substantial libel damages from the Daily Mail over drugs claims

Brazilian football star Roberto Carlos has accepted substantial libel damages over a claim that he used banned drugs to cheat....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:05:17
Chelsea recruit Jorginho plans to treat Premier League fans to new style of play
Chelsea recruit Jorginho plans to treat Premier League fans to new style of play

Chelsea recruit Jorginho plans to treat Premier League fans to new style of play

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho believes he can offer something never seen before in the Premier League as the squad prepare to embrace the “wonderful work” of new boss Maurizio Sarri....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:55:04
Jurgen Klopp denies Jordan Henderson's request to report back for Liverpool training early
Jurgen Klopp denies Jordan Henderson's request to report back for Liverpool training early

Jurgen Klopp denies Jordan Henderson's request to report back for Liverpool training early

Jurgen Klopp had to talk Jordan Henderson into taking a full summer holiday after the Liverpool captain asked to report back to training early....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:40:30
Alisson to Liverpool: What are his strengths and weaknesses and is he worth £67 million?
Alisson to Liverpool: What are his strengths and weaknesses and is he worth £67 million?

Alisson to Liverpool: What are his strengths and weaknesses and is he worth £67 million?

When Jurgen Klopp was asked about Liverpool's troublesome goalkeeping situation in February, he said: "My favourite solution, always, is that we do it with our boys. They step up, they del...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:12:25
Sanchez given all-clear to join Manchester United on US tour
Sanchez given all-clear to join Manchester United on US tour

Sanchez given all-clear to join Manchester United on US tour

Alexis Sanchez has been given the green light to travel to the United States to join up with his Manchester United team-mates....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:31:09
Monchi claims Roma do not ‘lack ambition’ after agreeing to sell Alisson
Monchi claims Roma do not ‘lack ambition’ after agreeing to sell Alisson

Monchi claims Roma do not ‘lack ambition’ after agreeing to sell Alisson

Roma’s sporting director Monchi has stressed selling Alisson “would not show a lack of ambition” as he confirmed the player was in Liverpool on Thursday....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:12:15
'It's a real kick in the you know what' - Shane Lowry rues mistakes at British Open
'It's a real kick in the you know what' - Shane Lowry rues mistakes at British Open

'It's a real kick in the you know what' - Shane Lowry rues mistakes at British Open

Shane Lowry admitted mistakes in the first round of the British Open were "not good enough" as he struggled to an opening day 74....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:20:40
'He's over in Liverpool now' - Roma boss confirms Alisson deal is imminent
'He's over in Liverpool now' - Roma boss confirms Alisson deal is imminent

'He's over in Liverpool now' - Roma boss confirms Alisson deal is imminent

Roma goalkeeper Alisson is in Liverpool to complete his record move to the Premier League, the Italian club's sporting director has confirmed....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:58:24
Jurgen Klopp: Demands of international football too much for players
Jurgen Klopp: Demands of international football too much for players

Jurgen Klopp: Demands of international football too much for players

Jurgen Klopp has warned the increasing demands of international football are putting too much strain on players, saying “we have to collect their bones”....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:00:44
Anger as permission refused for Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host Liam Miller charity match
Anger as permission refused for Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host Liam Miller charity match

Anger as permission refused for Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host Liam Miller charity match

Organisers of the Liam Miller charity match were refused permission to host the game at Páirc Uí Chaoimh....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:23:02
Grasshoppers leap at chance to take Shani Tarashaj on loan from Everton
Grasshoppers leap at chance to take Shani Tarashaj on loan from Everton

Grasshoppers leap at chance to take Shani Tarashaj on loan from Everton

Everton forward Shani Tarashaj has returned to Grasshoppers on a season-long loan deal, the Premier League club have announced....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:25:32
Manchester United eye up bid for Bayern Munich pair as Jose Mourinho looks to kick-start summer spending
Manchester United eye up bid for Bayern Munich pair as Jose Mourinho looks to kick-start summer spending

Manchester United eye up bid for Bayern Munich pair as Jose Mourinho looks to kick-start summer spending

Manchester United are looking to kick-start a frustrating transfer window in the coming week, and are considering deals for Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcántara....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:21:26
'Looking back at the pictures, it is funny' - Rory McIlroy pokes fun at his 2007 Carnoustie appearance
'Looking back at the pictures, it is funny' - Rory McIlroy pokes fun at his 2007 Carnoustie appearance

'Looking back at the pictures, it is funny' - Rory McIlroy pokes fun at his 2007 Carnoustie appearance

Rory McIlroy wants to rediscover some youthful fearlessness during his drive for glory at Carnoustie this week - but not too much....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:43:47
Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola makes return to Stamford Bridge
Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola makes return to Stamford Bridge

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola makes return to Stamford Bridge

Gianfranco Zola has returned to Chelsea as an assistant to new boss Maurizio Sarri, the club have announced....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:38:35
The Open Championship LIVE: Rory McIlroy shoots opening 69, Tiger Woods and Padraig Harrington still out on the course
The Open Championship LIVE: Rory McIlroy shoots opening 69, Tiger Woods and Padraig Harrington still out on the course

The Open Championship LIVE: Rory McIlroy shoots opening 69, Tiger Woods and Padraig Harrington still out on the course

The British Open gets underway at Carnoustie with Paul Dunne (7.30am) and Shane Lowry (7.41am) among the early starters. Darren Clarke is out at 9.36am, Rory McIlroy tees up at 12.53pm and...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:35:51
Maurizio Sarri keen to convince Hazard and Courtois to stick with Chelsea
Maurizio Sarri keen to convince Hazard and Courtois to stick with Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri keen to convince Hazard and Courtois to stick with Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri hopes he can convince Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois to commit to Chelsea and forget about joining Real Madrid....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 03:30:12
Martin Russell has pop at FAI as he steps down as Bray manager
Martin Russell has pop at FAI as he steps down as Bray manager

Martin Russell has pop at FAI as he steps down as Bray manager

Martin Russell last night expressed his "deep regret" as he resigned as manager of embattled Bray Wanderers....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Tyrone-Dubs a volcanic rivalry ready to explode
Tyrone-Dubs a volcanic rivalry ready to explode

Tyrone-Dubs a volcanic rivalry ready to explode

It's the chance all Dublin's opposition have longed for since 2006 and has sent optimism levels soaring in Tyrone ahead of Saturday's 'Super 8s' round robin clash in Omagh....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
The game desperately needs Tiger to win Majors again - Player
The game desperately needs Tiger to win Majors again - Player

The game desperately needs Tiger to win Majors again - Player

Gary Player believes golf would be the big winner if Tiger Woods triumphed in the Open at Carnoustie this week....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Swan on song at Cork Week as fleet's focus now turns to inshore courses
Swan on song at Cork Week as fleet's focus now turns to inshore courses

Swan on song at Cork Week as fleet's focus now turns to inshore courses

With just two days remaining in Crosshaven for Volvo Cork Week, standings across the fleet remain wide open with six races still scheduled as the event switches from long coastal races to ...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Carberry 'getting the hang' of show jumping
Carberry 'getting the hang' of show jumping

Carberry 'getting the hang' of show jumping

For Paul Carberry, nothing may ever replace the rush of the Cheltenham roar but, since stepping away from race riding, he's found a new outlet for his talents: show jumping....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
O'Sullivan aims to kick on in Birr battle
O'Sullivan aims to kick on in Birr battle

O'Sullivan aims to kick on in Birr battle

Cork forward Doireann O'Sullivan says she is ready to put knee injury woes behind her as she prepares for another massive battle with Monaghan in the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC on Saturday...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Irish skipper Mulhall set to realise new dream
Irish skipper Mulhall set to realise new dream

Irish skipper Mulhall set to realise new dream

When Lucy Mulhall won an All-Ireland junior football medal with Wicklow in 2011, she thought she had reached the pinnacle of her sporting career....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
McIlroy and Lowry ready to adapt for challenge of brains and brawn
McIlroy and Lowry ready to adapt for challenge of brains and brawn

McIlroy and Lowry ready to adapt for challenge of brains and brawn

Major championships are as much an examination of intestinal fortitude and mental fitness as golfing ability....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Kelly brothers extend family's proud legacy with Galway
Kelly brothers extend family's proud legacy with Galway

Kelly brothers extend family's proud legacy with Galway

It has been a busy week in the Kelly household in Moycullen with Sean on song for Kevin Walsh's senior footballers in Croke Park, while younger brother Paul played a key role in Galway's C...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
We can't be complacent, insists Kenny
We can't be complacent, insists Kenny

We can't be complacent, insists Kenny

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny says his players are conscious of the pitfalls that come with complacency ahead of tonight's (7.45) Europa League first qualifying round second leg with Levad...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Ambition but no bitterness as Wilshere aims to seize chance
Ambition but no bitterness as Wilshere aims to seize chance

Ambition but no bitterness as Wilshere aims to seize chance

What sort of summer has it been for Jack Wilshere? It rather depends, I suppose, on your perspective. In a parallel universe, Wilshere might have been one of the home-grown jewels in Unai ...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Shiels wants Derry to be 'more competitive'
Shiels wants Derry to be 'more competitive'

Shiels wants Derry to be 'more competitive'

Kenny Shiels believes that the underdog tag can work in Derry City's favour ahead of their Europa League qualifier against Dinamo Minsk this afternoon....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Players' body vows to get tough as Bray set for strike
Players' body vows to get tough as Bray set for strike

Players' body vows to get tough as Bray set for strike

As Bray Wanderers boss Martin Russell resigned last night and strike action by the players moved closer, the squad's union vowed to adopt a similarly strong approach to future cases of Lea...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Greene insists Rovers have chance if they can weather Swedish storm
Greene insists Rovers have chance if they can weather Swedish storm

Greene insists Rovers have chance if they can weather Swedish storm

Coming off the bench to play in the Europa League after serious injury and the traumas at crisis club Bray Wanderers brought welcome relief and delight in equal measure for Aaron Greene la...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Thomas climbs into leader's jersey but Yellow peril awaits for Sky and Froome
Thomas climbs into leader's jersey but Yellow peril awaits for Sky and Froome

Thomas climbs into leader's jersey but Yellow peril awaits for Sky and Froome

Now things get interesting. An absolutely enthralling day of action at the Tour de France ended - as many had predicted - with Geraint Thomas wearing the yellow jersey of the race leader....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Rising stars to get proper test in quality Morton Games line-up
Rising stars to get proper test in quality Morton Games line-up

Rising stars to get proper test in quality Morton Games line-up

After all the airport hugs and handshakes, now it's time for their real homecoming....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Warburton forced to retire at 29
Warburton forced to retire at 29

Warburton forced to retire at 29

Sam Warburton, Wales' record-breaking captain and one of the most successful figures in the history of the Lions, has been forced to retire through injury at the early age of 29....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
‘I’ve plenty of time left to win Majors,’ insists McIlroy
‘I’ve plenty of time left to win Majors,’ insists McIlroy

‘I’ve plenty of time left to win Majors,’ insists McIlroy

Rory McIlroy would love to shut up the doubters and get his Major run back on track in The Open this week....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Roy is keen to take on Martin O'Neill as legends line up to remember Liam
Roy is keen to take on Martin O'Neill as legends line up to remember Liam

Roy is keen to take on Martin O'Neill as legends line up to remember Liam

Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand, Paul Scholes, Louis Saha, Nicky Butt and Denis Irwin are among those who will battle it out on the pitch in memory of Liam Miller....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
'Ox' out for season as Reds close in on Alisson
'Ox' out for season as Reds close in on Alisson

'Ox' out for season as Reds close in on Alisson

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to miss the entire season as he continues his rehabilitation from a knee injury....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Sarri won't call Hazard and Courtois despite transfer fears
Sarri won't call Hazard and Courtois despite transfer fears

Sarri won't call Hazard and Courtois despite transfer fears

MaurIzio Sarri began his unveiling as Chelsea manager by claiming that he is "bored of the transfer market", but the market will still dominate his start in the job before the window close...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp can't bear to look at past as Alisson arrival marks new future at Anfield
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp can't bear to look at past as Alisson arrival marks new future at Anfield

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp can't bear to look at past as Alisson arrival marks new future at Anfield

In cold reflection after the draining heat of Kiev, there was no deeper analysis - no poring over what went wrong. Instead, seemingly, there was only swift conclusion. Jurgen Klopp would r...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Jose Mourinho reveals why he is worried about Manchester United's pre-season and issues challenge to Paul Pogba
Jose Mourinho reveals why he is worried about Manchester United's pre-season and issues challenge to Paul Pogba

Jose Mourinho reveals why he is worried about Manchester United's pre-season and issues challenge to Paul Pogba

Jose Mourinho has challenged Paul Pogba to realise why he was so good at the World Cup as he looks to provoke the midfielder into replicating that form for Manchester United....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Pressure building on GAA to revisit All-Ireland finals dates
Pressure building on GAA to revisit All-Ireland finals dates

Pressure building on GAA to revisit All-Ireland finals dates

Pressure is beginning to mount to review the dates for the All-Ireland senior hurling and football finals, which have been moved from their traditional September slots....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Stephen Cluxton to join legend as most 'capped' Dub in Saturday's Omagh battle with Tyrone
Stephen Cluxton to join legend as most 'capped' Dub in Saturday's Omagh battle with Tyrone

Stephen Cluxton to join legend as most 'capped' Dub in Saturday's Omagh battle with Tyrone

Stephen Cluxton will join fellow goalkeeper John O'Leary as Dublin's most 'capped' player in Saturday's clash with Tyrone....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
Dempsey: Players usually recover from games in three days
Dempsey: Players usually recover from games in three days

Dempsey: Players usually recover from games in three days

Playing five major championship games on successive weekends is physically well within the range of modern-day inter-county players, but it does present psychological challenges which need...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00
David Kelly: Patience, not power, should be Rory's aim at Carnoustie
David Kelly: Patience, not power, should be Rory's aim at Carnoustie

David Kelly: Patience, not power, should be Rory's aim at Carnoustie

The course and conditions will be different for the 147th staging of the British Open at Carnoustie but the challenges demanded of the golfer remain stubbornly unwavering....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:02:55
Brendan Cummins: If they forget the past and stop Cork’s flow, this Limerick side has the goods to go all the way
Brendan Cummins: If they forget the past and stop Cork’s flow, this Limerick side has the goods to go all the way

Brendan Cummins: If they forget the past and stop Cork’s flow, this Limerick side has the goods to go all the way

If we were looking for an insight into the mindset of this Limerick hurling team, we got it shortly after their quarter-final win over Kilkenny last weekend....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:30:00
Liverpool have not revived their interest in Nabil Fekir as they close in on a deal to sign Alisson
Liverpool have not revived their interest in Nabil Fekir as they close in on a deal to sign Alisson

Liverpool have not revived their interest in Nabil Fekir as they close in on a deal to sign Alisson

Liverpool are closing in on a deal to sign Brazil and Roma keeper Alisson, but they have not revived their interest in signing Lyon's Nabil Fekir since the deal fell through last month....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:27:36
Celtic ease into second Champions League qualifying round with easy win over Alashkert
Celtic ease into second Champions League qualifying round with easy win over Alashkert

Celtic ease into second Champions League qualifying round with easy win over Alashkert

Ten-man Celtic cruised into the Champions League second qualifying round as expected with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Alashkert at Parkhead....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:56:22
 
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