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Soccer - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Conte commits to Chelsea as he signs new two-year deal

‘Now we must work even harder to stay at the top,’ the Italian said after signing the deal.

Lucas writes emotional letter to Liverpool fans after completing Lazio move

The midfielder leaves after 10 years at Anfield.

One more year: Antonio Cassano dramatically un-retires hours after stepping away from football

The 35-year-old signed for Verona eight days ago, announced his retirement earlier today and hours later revealed his un-retirement at a press conference.

Joe Hart looks to resurrect career after sealing loan move to West Ham

The England ‘keeper says he cannot wait to play in the Premier League again.

PSG eye €222 million Neymar, Mahrez to Roma and all of today's transfer gossip

The Barcelona forward is being heavily linked with a record-breaking move to Ligue 1.

'We did not sign James Rodriguez to replace Thomas Muller' - Ancelotti

Muller struggled in front of goal last season.

Report claims PSG will smash the world record and pay Barcelona €222m for Neymar

Barca director Jordi Mestre insists a deal won’t be happening, however.

Klopp explains why Liverpool ignored Salah's struggles at Chelsea

The Reds manager insists the Egyptian’s previous spell in the Premier League counts for little.

'It's important to have male role models promoting wellness' - St Pat's announce partnership with Pieta House

Pieta House provides free counselling services to people in suicidal distress or engaging in self-harm.

Sean Russell may have wrapped up the goal of the season award with a debut screamer Foot Like A Traction Engine This post contains videos

Sean Russell may have wrapped up the goal of the season award with a debut screamer

Not a bad start to life at Drogheda United.

Man City sizing up former Liverpool goalkeeper as Claudio Bravo's future remains uncertain

Pepe Reina could be returning to the Premier League where he spent nine years at Liverpool.

Mourinho hints at adopting 3-4-3 system used by Chelsea

Manchester United have given themselves more options with their summer transfer business.

Arsenal goalkeeper arrives in Turin to seal €11m Juventus switch

Wojciech Szczesny will undergo a medical ahead of his move to the Serie A champions.

Head of Spanish football arrested on corruption charges

Angel Maria Villar, who is also vice president of Fifa and Uefa, has been detained along with his son as part of a police probe.

Extra police drafted in as Celtic hope for trouble-free Linfield visit

1,500 away fans are expected to make the trip to Glasgow for tomorrow’s Champions League qualifying second leg.

Lukaku bags his first goal for Man United as Valencia sees red Up And Running This post contains videos

Lukaku bags his first goal for Man United as Valencia sees red

The Belgian striker was on target in a 2-1 friendly win over Real Salt Lake.

From TheJournal.ie Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation ECHR

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation

On 10 October 2009 138 ‘hooligans’ were arrested in Copenhagen.

Soccer - Monday 17 July, 2017

Totti opts to call time on glittering playing career to take up new role at Roma

After rejecting a move to Tokyo, the Italian legend has confirmed his retirement but he will remain on at the club.

'Incredible' Maguire needed less than two-thirds of the season to equal club record

“The thing you must remind Pat Morley of is that there’s still 12 games to go,” said John Caulfield.

Dembele to Arsenal, AC Milan €70 million swoop for Morata and all of today's transfer gossip

Arsene Wenger is confident of keeping Alexis Sanchez but sees the in-form Celtic forward as a possible replacement.

Uefa charge Celtic after Griffiths ties scarf around Linfield goalpost

European football’s governing body has opened proceedings into the incident involving the Hoops striker.

'To come from the LOI to playing regularly in the Championship, it’s something I'm definitely proud of'

Ireland U21 midfielder Ryan Manning has been rewarded with a contract extension by QPR.

Sky Sports is rolling out new channels tomorrow but what does it mean for Irish viewers?

The 10-channel package will debut on Tuesday.

Liam Buckley: 'Somebody joked in the dressing room that we're only 13 points off Europe'

St Pat’s won their first league game in two months last Friday night against Derry City.

Lucas heads for the Liverpool exit after 10 years at Anfield

The midfielder is in Rome completing his move to Lazio.

Randolph's West Ham future uncertain as Hart undergoes Hammers medical

The Ireland international’s hopes of regaining the number one jersey may be set to receive a massive blow.

Bale: No offer from Man United but I'm happy at Real Madrid

“I signed a long contract at Madrid and I’m happy here.”

Liverpool launch new luminous orange third kit for 2017/18 season

The design is inspired by the signs of the Kop, apparently.

Soccer - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'It was weeks before I realised that it was actually Eusebio' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'It was weeks before I realised that it was actually Eusebio'

Brendan Bradley on his remarkable League of Ireland legacy and playing alongside a footballing icon.

Another Maguire masterclass as the City striker waves goodbye to the League of Ireland

The Preston-bound attacker put on a show against Bray Wanderers.

The baffling case of Marco van Ginkel: the player Chelsea don't want but don't want to lose

The Dutch midfielder has signed another contract extension but will spend the 2017/2018 season on a fifth loan in four years.

Ander Herrera denies Barca approach amid reports of huge new contract

The appointment of Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona raised speculation the midfielder may reunite with the former Athletic Bilbao coach.

Walking shirtless through New York City and World Para Athletic joy - it's tweets of the week

Also featuring Steven McDonnell and Brian O’Driscoll.

'I wanted out of Ireland - it's been night and day compared to back home'

Former Derry City and St. Pat’s defender Shane McEleney is enjoying his new life in the Canadian capital.

Mourinho: Cristiano Ronaldo's Man United return is 'mission impossible'

The United manager says the club have never considered a move for their former player.

Harry Redknapp wants to bring Robbie Keane and Ashley Cole to Birmingham

Stewart Downing is also on Redknapp’s wish list ahead of the new season.

Lukaku makes Man United debut as Rashford nets brace in win over LA Galaxy

Jose Mourinho’s side kicked off their pre-season tour of the United States last night.

The right-wing revolt against 'liberal' ESPN and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Boil the kettle. It’s time for your weekly dose of the good stuff.

Soccer - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Romelu Lukaku signing was Jose Mourinho stopping Chelsea - Phil Neville

The chance to stop Chelsea from replacing Diego Costa may have played a part in Mourinho’s signing of Lukaku.

Sligo Rovers rescue draw against fellow strugglers Drogheda

Rhys McCabe’s first goal for the club handed them a 1-1 draw.