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Soccer - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Guardiola makes heartwarming gesture to Ireland's Arter over loss of his child A Touch Of Class This post contains videos

Guardiola makes heartwarming gesture to Ireland's Arter over loss of his child

“I’m so sorry for what happened, I wish you all the best,” the Man City boss said after the full-time whistle.

Soccer - Monday 13 February, 2017

City move from fifth to second to close the gap on Chelsea

Three league wins in a row have reignited the season for Pep Guardiola’s side.

A complicated relationship in a rivalry like no other

“What was frustrating was that I was jealous… I really wanted that to be us.”

Another blow amid an indifferent season for Germany's World Cup hero

Mario Goetze has been left out of Borussia Dortmund’s squad for Tuesday’s Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Benfica.

'I asked about Van Dijk but Liverpool said no'

Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool originally passed up on the chance to sign the in-demand defender.

'We had a lot of good memories together' - New Ireland boss hoping to channel Klopp's influence Friends In High Places This post contains videos

'We had a lot of good memories together' - New Ireland boss hoping to channel Klopp's influence

Colin Bell discusses his role managing the women’s team.

There's more to Liverpool than Mane, claims Wijnaldum

The Liverpool midfielder has played down the importance of the Senegalese striker.

'I was just being clever' - Ajax's Joel Veltman defends shameless injury stunt Unsporting Behaviour This post contains videos

'I was just being clever' - Ajax's Joel Veltman defends shameless injury stunt

The Netherlands international made headlines over the weekend for all the wrong reasons.

New era begins as Bell names first Ireland squad ahead of Cyprus Cup clashes

An injury to Chelsea’s Niamh Fahey has ruled her out of the games, but the coach has otherwise named a strong squad

Celtic star has potential of Coutinho and Sterling, says Rodgers

The coach believes Moussa Dembele is capable of emulating those at Anfield.

There's nothing done yet - Ibrahimovic unsure about United future

Manager Jose Mourinho is keen for the Swedish striker to stay at Old Trafford.

Mental skills: Your journey to becoming more resilient starts here

Jason Brennan is back with an examination of the factors that go into being a resilient competitor.

Soccer - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Some remarkable statistics illustrate Leicester City's dramatic Premier League collapse

Relegation is becoming a real possibility as Claudio Ranieri’s side continue to slide.

Torres scores fabulous overhead kick then blasts peno off the crossbar in La Liga thriller El Nino This post contains videos

Torres scores fabulous overhead kick then blasts peno off the crossbar in La Liga thriller

The Atletico Madrid striker rolled back the years this evening with a top class finish.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From a remarkable Super Bowl catch to Paddy Jackson sitting in Francesco Totti’s chair, it’s been a pretty good seven days.

A full debut to remember for Brady and more Premier League talking points

Plus, how Liverpool exploited Tottenham’s vulnerable left side.

Relegation worries deepen for champions Leicester with defeat to resurgent Swansea

The Foxes are now just one place and a solitary point above the relegation zone.

These alternative Premier League tables show Burnley's incredible Jeckyll and Hyde season

There is a remarkable and costly difference between the Clarets’ home and away form.

Magical Brady strike earns Burnley a point against leaders Chelsea

The Clarets were rewarded for a strong defensive showing at Turf Moor.

Ireland U19s striker scores cracking individual goal in win over Portugal COYBIG This post contains videos

Ireland U19s striker scores cracking individual goal in win over Portugal

Birmingham City teenager Ronan Hale hit the winner in La Manga.

Boost for Wales ahead of Ireland showdown as Bale returns to training early

The Real Madrid superstar has been out of action since November with an ankle injury.

Robbie Brady bags his first goal for Burnley with beautiful free-kick against Chelsea

Pedro had opened the scoring for the champions-elect.

Watch: Daryl Horgan scores his first goal in English football Impact This post contains videos

Watch: Daryl Horgan scores his first goal in English football

Aiden McGeady also impressed for Preston, scoring a brilliant brace.

'In Ireland, nobody knows who I am, but I have to get used to being recognised now' Wing Wizard This post contains videos

'In Ireland, nobody knows who I am, but I have to get used to being recognised now'

Aymen Ben Mohamed speaks to The42 about swapping the League of Ireland for Tunisia and his shock call-up to their national team.

'It's all about timing' - Ferdinand reaches out to Pogba after social media criticism

The France international should time his social media posts better, says the former Manchester United star.

The man balancing the turbulent life of a League of Ireland manager with a Masters in UCD

Shane Keegan chats to The42 about the challenges that await his Galway side this season.

'Very defensive' Chelsea will win Premier League, says Mourinho

The Red Devils have maintained their strong run of form, but the manager chose to aim a dig at the current league leaders.

Alan Shearer goes denim on denim and more in our sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Marc Ó Sé missed out on Tom Brady’s historic Super Bowl comeback.

Pulis blasts 'absolutely disgraceful' Shawcross voicemail talk Row

Pulis blasts 'absolutely disgraceful' Shawcross voicemail talk

The West Brom boss is not at all happy with the latest episode in the simmering feud between himself and Mark Hughes’ Stoke City.

Anything is possible if a broken heart can be mended on a miserable Monday at Tolka Park

It’s time for football to put the League of Ireland in perspective.

Soccer - Saturday 11 February, 2017

The Main Mané: Sadio's Spurs double gives Liverpool first league win of 2017

Two goals in three minutes gave the Reds the points at Anfield.

Wes Hoolahan scored an outrageous goal today for Norwich Wessi This post contains videos

Wes Hoolahan scored an outrageous goal today for Norwich

A bit of absolute magic from the Ireland playmaker against Nottingham Forest at Carrow Road.

Wenger clears up Arsenal future talk after Wright comments

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was adamant he gave no indication of his future plans to Ian Wright when he spoke after the 2-0 win against Hull.

Long and Gabbiadini make Sunderland suffer, Boro frustrate Toffees

Elsewhere, Jonny Evans salvaged a point for West Brom against West Ham.

As it happened: Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute for the big Premier League clash of the day as Liverpool hosted Spurs at Anfield.

Martial Law at Old Trafford as United put pressure on their top-four rivals

United move to within a point of the Champions League places after 2-0 win against Watford.

Daryl Horgan's superb form continues as he scores his first Preston goal

Aidan McGeady was also impressive at Deepdale.

Referee Clattenburg apologised for Alexis handball goal at half-time

Andrew Robertson says the referee admitted he’d been wrong to allow the Chilean’s controversial opening goal to stand at the Emirates Stadium