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Soccer - Yesterday’s News


Soccer - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Man City's Jesus avoids surgery for eye socket fracture

The 20-year-old’s recovery progress will be reassessed in two weeks.

Tottenham and Man United target has 'several clubs' chasing him

Cengiz Under is drawing interest from a number of teams around Europe.

Ireland international closes in on Celtic move

Jonny Hayes looks on the verge of completing a £1.3 million switch from Aberdeen.

Footballer facing expulsion from club for poking opponents with needles

Federico Allende admitted to his dark tactics during a radio interview.

A £45m Chelsea bid is 'low' for Napoli star

Despite Lorenzo Insigne being linked with a move to the Londoners, the player’s agent has played down the speculation.

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Robbie Keane and Man United stars turn out for Berbatov v Figo legends match

A host of footballing greats featured in the charity fundraiser in Sofia.

Southampton sack Claude Puel after just one season in charge

The Saints boss has been relieved of his duties just a year into a three-year deal with the Premier League club.

Soccer - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Legendary sports broadcaster Fred Cogley has died at 82 RIP

Legendary sports broadcaster Fred Cogley has died at 82

He covered 11 Olympics’, 12 World Cups and no fewer than 49 rugby seasons for RTÉ.

Confederations Cup games in Russia can be abandoned via anti-discrimination measures

The tournament kicks off this weekend Saint Petersburg.

16 players from the 1997 World Youth Championships who became stars

20 years ago this month, the world caught a glimpse of some prodigious talents.

Bayern break transfer record to sign French midfielder Tolisso from Lyon

Corentin Tolisso is on his way to the Allianz Arena for a reported €47.5 million.


Man United complete deal to make Swedish defender their first summer signing

Victor Lindelof moves to Old Trafford from Benfica.

Five months after suffering fractured skull, Hull's Ryan Mason is back in training

The midfielder was involved in a sickening clash of heads with Chelsea’s Gary Cahill.

'We are not a supermarket' - Roma warns clubs over bid for Liverpool target Salah

The Serie A club have confirmed that “an English club” has made an offer for the Egyptian attacker.

Ireland international's future in doubt as Rafa Benitez eyes move for familiar face

Rob Elliot could be set to depart Newcastle, with the Magpies preparing a transfer for Pepe Reina.

Juventus open talks for €45m-rated Bayern Munich star

Brazil international Douglas Costa has emerged as a target for Massimiliano Allegri’s side.

Ireland's Glenn Whelan could be set for Championship move

Aston Villa are attempting to sign the player, according to reports.

'He's got everything' - Pogba tipped for big second season at Man United after bossing England friendly Settling In This post contains videos

'He's got everything' - Pogba tipped for big second season at Man United after bossing England friendly

The world’s most expensive player faced criticism in his first year back in England, but shone for France last night.

Sven-Goran Eriksson is looking for a new job after being sacked in China

After an eight-match winless run in the league, Shenzhen have parted ways with the Swedish boss.

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Do you agree with this controversial video referee decision from the France-England match?

Raphael Varane was sent off after some deliberation, much to the dismay of his team-mates.

Here are all the opening-day fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League season

Brighton v Man City is among the standout matches set for 12 August.

Soccer - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

France edge thrilling friendly against England

The video referee played a central part in the drama.

‘Brian always believed in us. We slowly started to believe in him as the tournament went on’

Colin Hawkins recalls his memories of the 1997 FIFA U20 World Cup.

Watch: Stade de France sings 'Don't Look Back in Anger' to honour terror victims

France host England in an international friendly in Paris this evening.

The nominees for May's League of Ireland Player of the Month have been announced

Six nominees have been announced with the winner chosen on Friday.

Athletic Bilbao defender leaves Spain U21 squad for chemotherapy treatment

Yeray, who was treated for cancer last year, needs surgery after an anomaly was detected during medical checks.

Griezmann ends speculation by signing new Atleti deal with €100m buy-out clause

The 26-year-old Frenchman had been heavily linked with a move away from the Spanish side.

'It would be a sea of green' - McClean on prospect of Ireland and Northern Ireland qualifying for World Cup

The 28-year-old maintains his number one priority remains Ireland’s qualification for next summer’s World Cup and no-one else’s.

Everton set to make Pickford the most expensive British goalkeeper of all-time

The Toffees have reportedly agreed to spend €34m on the 23-year-old Sunderland stopper.

Ronaldo accused of €14.7m tax fraud via companies based in Ireland and the British Virgin Islands

Spanish authorities have filed a lawsuit against the Real Madrid superstar today.

Dunphy criticises Keane for the 'war' talk before Austria qualifier

The RTÉ pundit also suggested that Martin O’Neill could have picked a better team by putting all the players’ names into a hat.

How Daryl Murphy put aside bad news at club level to produce his most influential display in a green jersey

The Newcastle star made a big impact after being introduced in the second half against Austria.

Claudio Ranieri set for return to management

The man who guided Leicester City to the Premier League title is expected to be confirmed as Nantes boss shortly.

Soccer - Monday 12 June, 2017

PSG star demands exit as Barcelona prepare bid for €100m-rated transfer target

Marco Verratti wants to play for a team who can compete with the very best in Europe.

Preston-bound defender on target as Cork City claim first Munster Senior Cup since 2008

Kevin O’Connor scored as the Leesiders earned an extra-time victory.

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Explainer: What Ireland now need to do to qualify for World Cup 2018

Group D remains tight with each team having four games to play.

Argentina set to experiment with two-man defence

New boss Jorge Sampaoli is aiming to build on his debut win over Brazil


3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week

After an indifferent opening, the Boys in Green ultimately earned a deserved point against Austria on Sunday.

As Ireland's 23-year association with Umbro ends, we pick our 10 favourite jerseys

The Boys in Green wore the brand for the last time yesterday ahead of the switch to New Balance.

Former Rangers defender among trio of new Derry City signings

Darren Cole made his first-team debut for Rangers in a Champions League group match in December 2010.