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Soccer - Today’s News

Two blue ticks from Ronaldo and 'whatever the f**k you do, don't shut your eyes' - it's tweets of the week

The best sporting offerings on Twitter from the past seven days.

Despite the rumours of a lucrative PSG move, Neymar was on fire for Barcelona tonight Samba Magic This post contains videos

Despite the rumours of a lucrative PSG move, Neymar was on fire for Barcelona tonight

The Brazilian scored twice and the second was a thing of considerable beauty.

Soccer - Yesterday’s News

10-man Sligo earn valuable point as battle against relegation continues

Limerick were held by Ger Lyttle’s men at Markets Field.

'Even the most beautiful marriages end - I don't feel like a traitor or a mercenary'

After his highly unexpected move to AC Milan, Leonardo Bonucci has denied suggestions of bad blood with former club Juventus.

Despite £72m Barca bid, Phil Coutinho put on a show for Liverpool in friendly win over Leicester In Demand This post contains videos

Despite £72m Barca bid, Phil Coutinho put on a show for Liverpool in friendly win over Leicester

The Brazilian showed no signs of distraction as the Reds picked up some pre-season silverware.

Ruud van Nistelrooy explains why Lukaku will thrive at Manchester United

Ruud van Nistelrooy recalls facing a young Romelu Lukaku and has no doubt the powerful striker will be a hit at Manchester United.

Alexis Sanchez nearing move after spending Friday with PSG's sporting director

PSG are getting closer to completing the biggest double-swoop in football history.

FAI boss insists Bray turmoil was 'unforeseeable', defends current licensing system

The association’s director of competitions Fran Gavin says they will meet with the club next week to receive assurances on its financial stability.

Ireland manager out to avoid last-minute transfers clashing with crucial World Cup qualifier

Martin O’Neill will urge his players to get their business done before they depart for Tbilisi next month.

Europe's most exciting club last season, Monaco are battling hard to keep hold of key youngsters

The club are trying to fend off the super-rich and aren’t doing a bad job.

Ireland's number one goalkeeper Darren Randolph has found a new club

West Ham have agreed to sell the 30-year-old to Middlesbrough, subject to a medical and personal terms.

Soccer - Friday 21 July, 2017

League leaders Waterford deliver emphatic win as familiar face returns to haunt Cobh

Shane O’Connor was central to the south-east club’s big victory.

Another spectacular League of Ireland strike but Bray's crisis still goes from bad to worse Wandering Lonely This post contains videos

Another spectacular League of Ireland strike but Bray's crisis still goes from bad to worse

Gary McCabe conjured a magnificent free-kick to give the Seagulls the lead but St. Pat’s rallied to pick up a second successive win.

Holohan hits superb hat-trick against former club as Galway breathe some life into staying up

The midfielder joined from Cork City earlier in the campaign but spent the 2014 season with Drogheda.

Stellar McNamee fires Derry back into European spot as Bohs suffer third straight defeat

Barry McNamee scored his eighth goal of the season as Derry overtake Bray Wanderers into third spot.

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Confirmed: Alvaro Morata is a Chelsea player after club-record £70m deal

The 24-year-old had been heavily linked with a move to Manchester united earlier in the summer.

Irish striker Murphy joins Nottingham Forrest

The former Newcastle man joins on a three-year deal.

After Liverpool 'tapping up' scandal, Virgil van Dijk tells Southampton he wants to leave

The Reds publicly dropped their pursuit of the centre-back but could they go back on their word?

Anthony Stokes on the move after terminating contract with Blackburn

The Republic of Ireland international striker was just one year into a three-year deal.

Liverpool seal €9 million deal for left-back Robertson

The Scottish international moves to Anfield after three years at Hull.

Court case may have affected Hendrick's Ireland performances, says O'Neill

The Burnley midfielder was cleared of violent disorder earlier this month.

Coutinho staying at Anfield, Ross Barkley to Arsenal and all of today's transfer gossip

Liverpool have rejected Barcelona’s £72 million bid for the Brazilian playmaker, with Jurgen Klopp stating Coutinho is not for sale.

Newcastle complete signing of former Liverpool defender from Atletico

Javier Manquillo was on loan at Sunderland last season.

Man United launch new fan-designed grey third kit for 2017/18 season

It features a a silhouette of the ‘Holy Trinity’ statue.

Here's how much the 4 League of Ireland clubs earned from Europe this season

The journey was short and sweet compared to 2016, but relatively lucrative nevertheless.

U2 help pay for Berlin pitch to be relaid ahead of Liverpool friendly

Bono and the lads played the Olympic Stadium last week.

Cork City handed difficult draw to start their FAI Cup defence

Featuring 32 clubs, the draw for the first round of the competition was made this morning.

'The bid for Mahrez was politely declined': Roma look to swoop for Premier League duo

The Serie A club want to bring in Riyad Mahrez and Aleksandar Kolarov.

Murphy leaves Newcastle's Dublin training camp to finalise move to Championship club

The 23-time capped Ireland international is set to join Nottingham Forest.

Booze in sport: blamed too much for defeat and enjoyed too much in victory

“Drink is both Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde when it comes to sport, with winning the transformational potion between the two,” writes Tommy Martin.

Hands off Coutinho, Klopp warns Barcelona after reports of €80 million bid

‘We’re not a selling club’, the Liverpool boss insisted.

Mourinho demands United wrap up transfer business after watching win over City

Lukaku was on the scoresheet again in Houston.

'I didn’t really stand out because there were a lot of boys bigger, stronger and quicker than me'

We speak to Derry City midfielder Barry McNamee about his career to date and dealing with the loss of a friend and team-mate.

Soccer - Thursday 20 July, 2017

‘Some players are only 16 and they've nothing to come back to. Some don't even have a Junior Cert’

Conor O’Malley is proving to be one of Ireland’s most talented goalkeepers, but like many young players has shown a dedication towards getting his education while playing football.

No fairytale ending for Maguire and O'Connor as Cork City bow out of Europe

The runaway SSE Airtricity League Premier Division leaders lost 1-0 on the night to AEK Larnaca.

Shamrock Rovers' European campaign ends with a whimper in Czech Republic

Stephen Bradley’s men were unable to overturn the first leg deficit as they lost 2-0 tonight.

Celtic striker Griffiths slapped with one-match ban for 'provoking' Linfield fans

The Scottish international has been punished for tying a Celtic scarf around the goalposts.

Chicharito is on his way back to the Premier League

West Ham have agreed a fee with Bayer Leverkusen for Javier Hernandez.

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