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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Closing In

This year
City survive late scare against Allardyce's Leeds to extend lead at the top
City were comfortable for long periods but missed a penalty and conceded a late goal to set up a nervy final few minutes.
Andy Friend insists pressure is on Ulster as he nears Connacht exit
Return of key internationals also give province cause for optimism.
Last year
Rickie Fowler confident of ending title drought ahead of final round in Japan
Leona Maguire is tied-25th in the individual competition at the Aramco Team Series, while Team Maguire finished in a tie for fifth place.
Birthday boy Verstappen rates himself 'long shot' to clinch F1 title in Singapore
The Dutchman, who turns 25 tomorrow, can potentially wrap up back-to-back world championships on Sunday.
Derry City now just a point off the top after Duffy's magic strike seals win
Candystripes march into second spot above Dundalk.
Chelsea make breakthrough in bid to sign Wesley Fofana from Leicester
The club is also understood to be continuing its pursuit of Everton winger Anthony Gordon and former Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Late Witsel winner helps Dortmund cut Bayern's lead in Bundesliga
A 1-0 win against Mainz has reignited the Bundesliga title race.
All time
Di Maria goal puts Argentina on verge of World Cup qualification as Messi starts on bench
Argentina will qualify if they beat Brazil and any one of Colombia, Chile or Uruguay fail to win.
Spurs in advanced talks with Antonio Conte
The former Inter Milan and Chelsea boss is understood to be the top target for the London club.
Peamount United two wins away from third title on the spin
Peamount are now seven points clear of Shelbourne, who play Treaty United tomorrow, with three games to play.
Sheffield United complete club-record deal for Liverpool youngster Brewster
As part of the deal, Liverpool will have a buy-back option for the next three years.
Goretzka's late goal leaves Bayern one win away from another Bundesliga title
Even without the suspended Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Müller, Bayern earned their 13th straight win.
Donovan underlines European title credentials with dazzling display
‘Lilywhite Lightning’ moved to 12-0(7KOs) as he inflicted a first stoppage defeat over an opponent who had previously fought Ryan Burnett.
Joint-second McIlroy one shot off leader Koepka at Tour Championship halfway mark
The Northern Ireland man is alongside Justin Thomas on 12-under heading into the third round.
Carapaz still in pink as Chaves wins Giro 19th stage
Esteban Chaves claimed victory in today’s penultimate mountain stage.
O'Gara ‘ready to sign’ with Les Bleus for World Cup — French report
The former Munster man’s contract with the Crusaders expires this summer.
Residents evacuated as 'monster' Hurricane Florence approaches US east coast
Forecasts indicate that the storm will strengthen before making landfall later this week.
Champions elect! Man City set up potential title party against United
Pep Guardiola’s side made light work of Everton at Goodison Park.
'Our character was questioned but I never doubted these guys'
John Caulfield was full of praise for his Cork City side after they edged closer to the Premier Division crown.
Liverpool agree potential club record package for Roma star
The extras of the deal for Egypt international Mohamed Salah could ultimately reach £39m.
Swansea agree fee to bring Spanish World Cup winning striker to the Premier League
The arrival of Fernando Llorente would be a real coup for the Premier League side.
Great day for Leicester complete as Selby wins World Championship final
It was the second time in three years that the Englishman had won snooker’s most important prize.
Warriors bounce back from shock loss to close in on wins record
The Golden State Warriors have to win four of their remaining five games to beat the Chicago Bulls’ NBA record.
Open Thread: Who would you pick in Ireland's starting XV to face England?
Do we hold some big guns in reserve against England or go out and meet fire with fire?
11 sure signs the Irish summer is truly done
Say goodbye :(
11 sure signs the Irish summer is truly done
Say goodbye :(
Chelsea can win the title on Sunday after tonight's victory at Leicester
They had to come from behind at the break.
British IS executioner 'Jihadi John' reportedly injured in air strike
The British man is believed to have been responsible for the murders of US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and British aid workers David Haines and Allan Henning.
Daniel Martin increases his Volta a Catalunya lead
The Garmin Sharp rider holds a 17 second lead with just one stage remaining.