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Ireland to learn Nations League opponents on Wednesday

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:55:11 +0000

Ireland's first competitive fixture of 2018 will take place in early September and Martin O'Neill will find out his side's opponents on Wednesday at the draw for the inaugural UEFA Nations League.

Blackpool legend Jimmy Armfield dies, aged 82

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:32:35 +0000

World Cup winner, ex-England captain and Blackpool great Jimmy Armfield has died at the age of 82.

Pochettino refuses to blame virus for sloppy Spurs draw

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:23:19 +0000

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham's players were hit by a virus last week but insisted that was no excuse for their sloppy display against Southampton.

James McCarthy to undergo surgery on broken leg

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:51:02 +0000

Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy will undergo surgery on Monday as he begins a long road to recovery from his horrific leg break against West Brom.

'A dream come true' - Irish striker makes Saints debut

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:07:06 +0000

Republic of Ireland U19 striker Michael Obafemi made his Premier League debut for Southampton against Tottenham Hotspur.

Barcelona blitz Betis to move 11 points clear at top

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:22:59 +0000

Barcelona rode further away from their crumbling title rivals on Sunday as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice each in a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis which opened up an 11-point gap at the top of the La Liga standings.

Kiernan shines as Ireland earn victory over Portugal

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:13:24 +0000

Goals from captain Katie McCabe, Leanne Kiernan and Louise Quinn secured victory for the Republic of Ireland women's team against Portugal.

Watford act swiftly to appoint Javi Gracia as manager

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:05:05 +0000

Javi Gracia has been named head coach of Watford, succeeding Marco Silva who was sacked earlier today.

Celtic to face Partick Thistle in Scottish Cup last 16

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:15:37 +0000

Holders Celtic will take on Partick Thistle in the last 16 of the Scottish Cup.

Kane on the mark as Spurs held at Southampton

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:53:39 +0000

Tottenham missed the chance to move into the Premier League's top four as Southampton delivered a battling 1-1 draw for their under-pressure boss Mauricio Pellegrino.

Euro wrap: Real on fire, Mueller hits 100th Bayern goal

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:38:49 +0000

Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Nacho all scored twice as Real Madrid got back to winning ways with a crushing 7-1 victory over Deportivo La Coruna.

Sanchez boards jet as United move edges ever closer

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:08:46 +0000

Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United is inching closer after the Chilean posted video on Instagram of him boarding a private jet.

Watford sack manager Marco Silva

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:37:44 +0000

Watford have sacked manager Marco Silva, the club have announced.

Mourinho expects Sanchez will sign for United soon

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:40:51 +0000

Jose Mourinho expects Manchester United will soon sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez after he missed the Gunners' win over Crystal Palace to travel north to discuss the switch.

'I thought we were staring down the barrel of a gun'

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:43:07 +0000

Roy Hodgson feared Crystal Palace would concede seven or eight after Arsenal's blistering start left the Eagles "staring down the barrel of a gun".

James McCarthy suffers broken leg

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:00:55 +0000

Republic of Ireland and Everton midfielder James McCarthy suffered an double fracture of his leg during Everton's home game against West Brom.

La Liga wrap: Griezmann on the mark but Atletico held

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:36:53 +0000

Atletico Madrid failed to make up ground on LaLiga Leaders Barcelona as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Girona.

Martial goal enough for United to beat Burnley

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:12:07 +0000

Anthony Martial's goal early in the second half proved enough to give Manchester United a battling 1-0 win at Burnley and close the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Championship round-up: Hogan grabs brace for Villa

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:06:47 +0000

Scott Hogan was Aston Villa's match winner with two goals in two minutes to pave the way to a 3-1 Championship home win over Barnsley.

Premier League wrap: Arsenal trounce Palace, Stoke win

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:31:35 +0000

Arsenal showed little sign of missing Sanchez as they beat Crystal Palace 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium, while Paul Lambert got his first win as Stoke City manager.