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Soccer - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Clinton Morrison picks several Irish greats in his Fantasy Football Club XI

The former Ireland and Crystal Palace striker joined Max Rushden, Paul Merson and Rachel Riley on the show last night.

Non-league Lincoln do the unthinkable with 89th-minute winner to reach FA Cup quarter-finals

The Imps got the better of Premier League side Burnley thanks to a late header from Sean Raggett.

Substitute Gameiro saves the day for Atletico Madrid as he hits a five-minute hat-trick On Fire This post contains videos

Substitute Gameiro saves the day for Atletico Madrid as he hits a five-minute hat-trick

It was the second-fastest hat-trick in La Liga history.

Harry Arter and his partner Rachel welcome baby girl into the world Joy

Harry Arter and his partner Rachel welcome baby girl into the world

Football community sends love and congratulations to Ireland international and his partner.

'The Russian Rubberbandits' and a frosty atmosphere in Chile - it's comments of the week

Plus, the three certainties in life — death, taxes and Arjen Robben cutting in on his left foot.

'You go from winning Player of the Season to knowing next week you'll be collecting your dole' Interview This post contains videos

'You go from winning Player of the Season to knowing next week you'll be collecting your dole'

Killian Brennan chats to The42 about the new season ahead with his hometown club.

City boss expresses frustration as key defender departs on eve of new season

Cork City manager John Caulfield has confirmed that Kenny Browne is set to join Waterford FC.

'When I saw the tears in Busby's eyes, I realised the depth of their relationship and what George turned away'

Inside ‘George Best: All By Himself,’ an extraordinary, sobering look at the life and times of George Best.

Soccer - Friday 17 February, 2017

Cork City take the season's first silverware with 3-goal triumph over Dundalk

Goals from Maguire, O’Connor and Sheppard saw the Leesiders retain the President’s Cup.

'I said to my dad I wanted to come home and maybe play football in Ireland' Journey This post contains videos

'I said to my dad I wanted to come home and maybe play football in Ireland'

As he gets set for one of the biggest games of his career, Lincoln’s Alan Power chats to The42 about his struggle to make it as a footballer.

We'll Leave it There So: Sexton on track for France, Dan Carter apologises and all today's sport

Plus, Dublin and Kerry’s showdown in the football league is already sold-out.

As it happened: Cork City v Dundalk, President's Cup

The 2017 domestic football season begins with another meeting of the two rivals at Turner’s Cross.

Gary Neville stays true to his promise by appearing on Arsenal Fan TV Showdown This post contains videos

Gary Neville stays true to his promise by appearing on Arsenal Fan TV

The Sky Sports pundit was grilled by a group of frustrated Gunners supporters.

Former Shamrock Rovers striker returns from Canada to join Dundalk

Thomas Stewart was a league winner with the Hoops in 2010.

Ex-Ireland boss Trapattoni aiming to make international football return

The South African Football Association say the veteran Italian manager is among the applicants for the vacant national team post.

The 10 Irish players set to feature in the FA Cup fifth round this weekend

Burnley’s Stephen Ward is among the Irish-born footballers expected to line out.

'No matter what happens I will manage next season'

Arsene Wenger confirms he does not intend to retire even if he leaves Arsenal at the end of the current campaign.

Alexis out! Thousands of Chileans to march for Sanchez to ditch Arsenal

A Facebook group in the player’s homeland have organised a peaceful protest to try and convince the star that he is wasting his time.

Mourinho slams Man United's lack of concentration in Europa League win

The Portuguese boss criticised his team leading up to kick-off and during the first 45 minutes at Old Trafford.

'Every league needs great rivalries like this' - Cork and Dundalk kick season off with President's Cup

There’s likely to be plenty of needle in tonight’s President’s Cup final.

'They've spoken more to each other tonight than I have to my brothers in five years'

Roy Keane was in great form on ITV’s coverage of the Europa League.

Soccer - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Mesut Ozil has been made a scapegoat for Arsenal's poor form, says his agent

The German has come in for heavy criticism for a while but the humiliating defeat in Munich led to more finger-pointing.

Three and easy! Ibrahimovic treble puts Man United in driving seat

The striker continued his fine run of form in front of goal as Jose Mourinho’s men secured victory in the Europa League at Old Trafford.

We'll Leave It There So: Stokes must pay €230K, Lam hits back at Hansen and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Stokes must pay €230K, Lam hits back at Hansen and today's sport

Elsewhere, Anthony Foley’s widow Olive accepts award on behalf of her late husband, Niamh Briggs is ruled out of the Six Nations and referee Mark Clattenburg is leaving the Premier League to take up a role in Saudi Arabia.

As it happened: Manchester United v St. Etienne, Europa League

We were at Old Trafford to see who would come out on top in a battle between the Pogba brothers.

From TheJournal.ie Footballer Anthony Stokes fined €230k for headbutting Elvis impersonator at Buck Whaleys Leeson Street

Footballer Anthony Stokes fined €230k for headbutting Elvis impersonator at Buck Whaleys

Stokes was not present in court nor was he legally represented at the hearing.

The Brazilian Beckham? Fluminense urge Fifa to consider this rocket for the Puskas Bend It Like Scarpa This post contains videos

Fifa says no 'true evidence' of brain injury risk in football

A British study said professional footballers are at heightened risk of developing a brain disease.

Ireland defender Masterson hoping to impress Klopp in Spain this week

The Dublin teenager has been called up to train with Liverpool’s first team in La Manga.

Scholes expects Rooney to leave Manchester United

The former Red Devils midfielder believes that the captain will be struggling to cope with his place on the substitutes’ bench.

Barca president accused of going into hiding after PSG humiliation

Former Camp Nou chief Joan Laporta has launched a scathing attack on the current man at the helm.

One of the Premier League's top referees is quitting to move to Saudi Arabia

Mark Clattenburg is leaving English football.

Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary Violent Scenes This post contains videos

Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary

Filmmaker Alex Stockley von Statzer travels to the tournament’s host nation to speak to members of notorious firms.

Bailly flourishing at Manchester United after one-on-ones with Mourinho

The centre-back has thanked his manager for helping him to make a seamless transition to Premier League football.

'Guardiola will consider signing Wilshere'

Ex-Barcelona midfielder Xavi has revealed that his former manager is a big admirer of the on-loan Bournemouth star.

'When I see Gibbs with the armband, you're in huge trouble' - Keane slams 'average' Arsenal Straight Talking This post contains videos

'When I see Gibbs with the armband, you're in huge trouble' - Keane slams 'average' Arsenal

Ireland’s assistant boss didn’t mince his words on ITV last night.

Manchester City was 'the right club at the wrong time' for Dubliner Karl Moore

“When I first arrived they were scraping around relegation, and by the time I left Roberto Mancini was splashing the cash.”

Hooliganism, bans and a home game in Plymouth: the last time Man United faced St Etienne

1977 was a pretty interesting year for the club – exemplified by their Cup Winners’ Cup adventure.