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Gonzalo Higuain has been left out of AC Milan's squad for their match against Genoa on Monday amid reports of an imminent move to Chelsea.
Gonzalo Higuain has been left out of AC Milan’s squad for their match against Genoa on Monday amid reports of an imminent move to Chelsea.
Mind and body. At the ripe old age of 31, Cian Healy seems to have both sides of the house talking to each other in a language that is clear and easy to understand.
Diogo Jota hailed his special treble after he scored Wolves’ first top flight hat-trick for 42 years.
Marcos Alonso insists Chelsea must use their defeat at Arsenal as motivation – after Blues boss Maurizio Sarri slammed his players following their performance at the Emirates Stadium.
Roger Federer's chances of winning a third consecutive Australian Open title were ended as 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas came of age on Rod Laver Arena.
John Aldridge says that Liverpool's title challenge could come up short if Jurgen Klopp's side concede goals as cheaply as they did in the 4-3 win over Crystal Palace at Anfield.
Mauricio Pochettino “ticks every box” to be the next long-term manager of Manchester United, according to club record goalscorer Wayne Rooney.
Stephen Hunt has thanked Arsenal star Petr Cech for not taking an “easy shot” at him after his challenge left the goalkeeper with a fractured skull.
WITH streetfighter grit, a short game as cultivated as a van Gogh brushstroke and a sunburst smile, Shane Lowry transformed the Arabian Desert into his palace of atonement.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson admits it was crucial they found a way to win and maintain the pace in the title race on Saturday despite not being at their best.
Nemanja Matic has his sights trained on the top four after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s record-breaking start turned the improbable into the possible for Manchester United.
A seething Maurizio Sarri launched an extraordinary attack on his Chelsea players after Saturday's limp 2-0 Premier League loss at Arsenal.
England must decide whether to call up injury cover for Owen Farrell after their captain for the opening rounds of the Guinness Six Nations underwent thumb surgery.
Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic responded like an “ultimate professional” after being dropped for the Premier League victory over West Ham, according to manager Eddie Howe.
BRISTOL CITY manager Lee Johnson believes that 'fantastic human being' Callum O'Dowda has the potential to play at the very highest level - and asserted that the club have no intention of selling him.
A late penalty from Joey Carbery squeezed Munster home at the top of Pool 2 in the Champions Cup at Thomond Park last night but their chances of staying at home in the quarter-finals looks very slim.
Jose Mourinho has hit back at claims from Gary Neville that he tried to change the image of Manchester United before he was sacked as the club's manager last month.
Pep Guardiola has refused to be drawn into suggestions the title race between Manchester City and Liverpool could be decided by trips to Old Trafford.
A seething Maurizio Sarri launched an extraordinary attack on his Chelsea players after Saturday’s limp 2-0 Premier League loss at Arsenal.
Munster coach Johann van Graan hailed match-winning hero Joey Carbery, whose 20/20 vision maintained his remarkable kicking success since the lowest point of his brief career in Castres last December.
Harry Arter’s loan spell at Cardiff may come to premature end, with a few options now on the table for the Republic of Ireland midfielder in this month's transfer window.
Mohamed Salah revealed the Liverpool players staged a dressing room summit that sparked a second half revival against Crystal Palace at Anfield.
JAMES McCLEAN is Martin O’Neill’s first target as Nottingham Forest manager and the pair could be reunited before the end of the transfer window if O’Neill can secure a deal with Stoke City.
Arsenal reinvigorated their hopes of finishing in the Premier League's top four with a deserved 2-0 victory over London rivals Chelsea.
Cardiff have confirmed the signing of Argentinian striker Emiliano Sala from Nantes for a club-record fee in the region of £15million.
Arsenal reinvigorated their hopes of finishing in the Premier League’s top four with a deserved 2-0 victory over London rivals Chelsea.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer extended his winning start as Manchester United manager to seven matches with a 2-1 victory at home to Brighton.
Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-0 in Saturday’s Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium to enliven the race for Champions League qualification.
Manchester United caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was full of praise for Marcus Rashford after the 2-1 win over Brighton.
MUNSTER edged their way nervously into the quarter-final of the Champions Cup with three penalties from Joey Carbery guaranteeing them an 18th last eight appearance in 21 seasons.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed a “world-class” Mohamed Salah after the Egypt international brought up his 50th Premier League goal in a 4-3 win over Crystal Palace.
Sean Dyche believes Burnley should have taken all three points at Watford after Chris Wood’s injury-time strike was controversially chalked off for offside.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez praised unlikely hero Fabian Schar after the defender struck twice to help secure a vital 3-0 Premier League victory over Cardiff.
Manuel Pellegrini claimed Marko Arnautovic “has his head on another issue” after the player was left out of West Ham’s squad for the 2-0 defeat at Bournemouth.
Cardiff replaced Newcastle in the bottom three after two goals from Fabian Schar helped Rafael Benitez's men cruise to a 3-0 win over the Bluebirds on Tyneside.
Ralph Hasenhuttl hailed James Ward-Prowse’s never-say-die spirit to muscle his way back into a pivotal role at Southampton.
Connacht will meet Sale Sharks for the third time this season in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup after staging a dramatic victory at Stade Chaban Delmas.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's record-breaking start to life in the Manchester United dugout continued as Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford struck against Brighton to secure a seventh straight win in all competitions.
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni's error gifted Liverpool the win to keep them on track in the title race after the Premier League leaders had almost squandered their advantage in a 4-3 victory at Anfield.
Ulster came into this afternoon’s meeting with Leicester Tigers needing a losing bonus point to ensure their place in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2014 and for 50 minutes it looked utterly beyond them.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s record-breaking start to life in the Manchester United dugout continued as Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford struck against Brighton to secure a seventh straight win in all competitions.
Watford failed to deliver a fitting tribute to their former chairman Graham Taylor after they were held to a goalless draw by Burnley at Vicarage Road.
Munster host Exeter Chiefs in Thomond Park in their final Champions Cup pool stage and there is still plenty to play for. Follow all the action in our live blog.
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni’s error gifted Liverpool the win to keep them on track in the title race after the Premier League leaders had almost squandered their advantage in a 4-3 victory at Anfield.
Martin O'Neill's Nottingham Forest return fell flat as promotion rivals Bristol City killed the good vibes at the City Ground.
West Ham struggled in the absence of unsettled forward Marko Arnautovic as Callum Wilson underlined his value to Bournemouth by setting them on course to victory at the Vitality Stadium
Fabian Schar scored the first goals of his Newcastle career to drag Rafael Benitez’s men out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-0 victory over Cardiff.
Four players were sent off as Galway won their first Walsh Cup in four years at Bellefield, Enniscorthy, dethroning the holders Wexford.
Simon Zebo has opened up on the alleged racist abuse he suffered while playing against Ulster at Kingspan Stadium last weekend, saying that he made the incident public because he wanted to set an example for his children.
Boss Nuno Espirito Santo admitted he got caught up in the moment after he was dismissed for celebrating Wolves’ late show in their thrilling 4-3 win over Leicester.
Shane Lowry ended his three-and-a-half year wait for a tournament win today after claiming the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Diogo Jota was Wolves' hat-trick hero as his last-gasp strike stole a thrilling 4-3 win over Leicester.
Ulster can qualify for the Champions Cup quarter-finals at Welford Road this afternoon, as they take on Leicester. Follow all the action in our live blog:
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is not going to “cry” about his side’s injury problems.
Diogo Jota was Wolves’ hat-trick hero as his last-gasp strike stole a thrilling 4-3 win over Leicester.
England's preparations for their Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland have been thrown into disarray by a thumb injury to captain Owen Farrell.
Mike Ashley is resigned to having to foot the bill for Newcastle’s January transfer business as takeover talks have stalled.
The GAA's Central Council has opted to spike the contentious three-handpass rule for the forthcoming Allianz Football league by a narrow margin.
Ireland's Shane Lowry won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after a see-saw final-round battle with South African Richard Sterne.
Serena Williams continued to steamroll her way through the Australian Open draw but Naomi Osaka and Elina Svitolina both survived serious scares to reach the fourth round.
Fulham will be the first team to test Tottenham’s mettle without Harry Kane, but manager Claudio Ranieri is taking nothing for granted.
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has expressed his delight at signing a new long-term contract with the club.
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has expressed his delight at signing a new long-term contract with the club.
Katie Taylor remains on course to take on Puerto Rican born Amanda Serrano in a super fight in the autumn after the latter claimed an unprecedented world title in a seventh weight division in Madison Square Garden on Friday night.
Portlaoise native TJ Doheny has successfully defended his IBF World super-bantamweight title. He stopped Japanese opponent Ryohei Takahashi in the 11th round in the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden in the early hours of this morning.
Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted a shift in player power in the modern game has forced managers to change their approach, as he suggested 'old school' management may now be redundant.
Pep Guardiola claims he has no idea what to expect from Huddersfield this weekend.
New Kerry boss Peter Keane will be forced to shuffle his pack for at least the first two or three league games through injures, club commitments and the Sigerson Cup as they prepare to face last year's beaten All-Ireland finalists Tyrone tomorrow week.
Stuart McCloskey has enjoyed some big European nights and contributed at pivotal moments, yet the 'Bangor Bulldozer' has yet to experience knock-out rugby in the Champions Cup.
In December, a letter was slipped through Steven Colvert's door in Inchicore.
For the last few years, the Ireland U-20s captain has been voted for by his fellow players but in a move away from that model, David Hawkshaw has been chosen by the coaching group to lead the country in the upcoming Six Nations.
Maria Sharapova will need to call upon her patented persona as the ice woman when she faces Ashleigh Barty - the 15th seed and biggest home hope - in the Rod Laver Arena tomorrow.
The sweeper system is one of hurling's great debates with pundits falling on different sides of the fence but former Wexford star Rory Jacob believes it is here to stay under Model boss Davy Fitzgerald.
Connacht play their 30th Challenge Cup game on French soil today, and victory at Stade Chaban-Delmas will give them as many wins as losses out there, while sending Andy Friend's side into the quarter-finals of the competition.
If recent runnings of the Grade Two Horse & Jockey Hotel Chase (2.10) are anything to go by then all eyes will be on Thurles tomorrow.
Shane Lowry knows he must remain "aggressive" and kill off the opposition after a joint best-of-the-day 67 gave him a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
A year ago this month, Martin O'Neill was linked with the vacant managerial posts at Nottingham Forest and Stoke City.
Having outlasted most of his contemporaries, Roger Federer is now in the business of educating the next generation - not just with the tennis he plays, but his clear-eyed analysis, which he used yesterday to gently chide Nick Kyrgios.
Jurgen Klopp had not given it a moment's consideration: not how Anfield would react, nor even the wider community in Liverpool but rather, the rest of the country and the supporters of all the other teams from all of the other towns and cities, should he steer the side he manages so well to their first league title in 29 years.
And then there were four. Not just any four, either - the four highest-scoring teams in the NFL are also the last ones left standing. That's never happened before.
Today is D-Day and officials remain "confident" that Irish golf will vote in favour of the landmark formation of one governing body for men and women and bury forever that notion that golf is stuck in the Dark Ages.
There's been a few notable extremely short-priced horses down through the years, the first of which was probably Eclipse, priced 1/70 when beating a horse named Corsican for a 150-Guineas plate race at Newmarket in 1770.
It was a nip-and-tuck affair the last time Brighton and Hove Albion visited Old Trafford in the Premier League 15 months ago, a game that, in Ashley Young's opinion, swung on one moment in the 55th minute.
All roads lead to the Cheltenham Festival for Lisnagar Oscar after he opened his account with a thrilling victory at Chepstow.
DCU held off a spirited second-half showing from IT Carlow last night to book a spot in the third round of the Sigerson Cup.
Pep Guardiola has admitted he was complicit in European football's culture of spying while at Barcelona and Bayern Munich but insisted it was not a practice he would be repeating in England with Manchester City.
If Armagh needed any reminding of the county's poor record in the Dr McKenna Cup, they will find it with their manager, who was only 23 years old the last time the title dropped in the Orchard.
When Unai Emery took over at Arsenal, we wondered what legacy he had been left. Now it is clear. He inherited a shambles.
Cork star Amy O'Connor is frustrated that camogie is "turning into a game of free-takers" and called for rule changes before the small ball slips further behind their football counterparts.
A winter storm is raging at Arsenal, where off-field trouble has combined with an on-field wobble to make this the most testing period of the post-Arsene Wenger era.
In the end, Westmeath proved just too strong. Whatever else happens this year in terms of their pursuit of history, Dublin, or at least this version of the Dubs, won't have it all their own way in the province this year.
West Ham United will let Marko Arnautovic leave the club and move to China for €40 million (£35.2m) if they can sign a replacement before the January transfer window closes.
Six weeks into an eight-week losing spell as interim coach that matched their worst losing streak in 44 years, Geordan Murphy was sitting in the Leicester Tigers' boardroom, expressions of glum determination staring back at him.
Ten months ago, ahead of Ireland's Grand Slam decider in London, there was something very different in the air.
Despite opposition from players and managers, the controversial restriction on the Gaelic football handpass is likely to continue in the league.
If I had a euro for every time I have been asked since last Friday's showing at Gloucester if Munster can now win a third star on the red jersey, I'd be doing very nicely indeed. Suddenly, there is a buzz in the air down south and a real feeling of expectation.