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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

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All time
Shakhtar v Manchester United, Champions League Wednesday
It was another eventful evening of top European football. We went minute-by-minute.
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Ask Moyes why I'm not playing, says Kagawa after hitting cracker for Japan
“Some days the frustration is worse than others — it comes in waves,” says the Manchester United man.
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A Vietnamese Arsenal fan ran next to the team bus for 5 miles, got invited onboard to hang out
The players sang ‘sign him up’.
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Dissatisfied Kagawa vows to improve at Manchester United next season
The Japan forward has won three titles on the trot but wants to show more at Old Trafford.
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Kagawa: I will be better for Manchester United next season
Kagawa scored six goals in 17 Premier League appearances in his debut season with the title holders but also spent a long time on the sidelines through injury.
# hard ball
'We'd love to see him stick around' - Henry urges Ferris to fight on
The emergence of young blindsides Iain Henderson and Peter O’Mahony may see the IRFU balk at his contract demands.
# On Tour
Touch-down: British and Irish Lions arrive for first Asian game
Jamie Heaslip travelled to Hong Kong via the future.
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Kagawa laments below-par first campaign at Old Trafford
Man Utd’s new playmaker didn’t make the impression he expected in the Premier League.
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Champions League: Kiev bid to stay alive but Porto and PSG in driving seat
The equation is quite simple for Kiev — win and their hopes of progressing to the round of 16 remain intact.
Uncaged: China to get its first taste of UFC action
Rich Franklin and Cung Le look to put on a good show in front of a potentially lucrative new Asian market.
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2012 Leinster Club SHC team-by-team guide
Here’s a look at the teams in contention for this year’s senior club hurling crown in the eastern province ahead of the opening clashes next Sunday in Dr Cullen Park, O’Moore Park and Parnell Park,
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Late slip sees Shane Lowry one shot off the lead at Champions event in China
The Offaly man carded two bogeys on the last two holes to relinquish the lead.
# Pipped
Gavazzi beats Ireland's Dan Martin in Beijing sprint finish
It’s not all about Lance Armstrong today, as Dan Martin moved up to third in the general classification.
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Tony Martin dashes to stage win, overall lead in Beijing as Irishman Dan Martin takes sixth
The Irish Garmin-Sharp star was part of a group of seven riders tied for second, 46 seconds behind the winner.
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Poll: Would Roy Keane's proposed move to Turkey be a good one?
Keane has not worked as a manager since his departure from the post at Ipswich Town, where he failed to make a real impression.
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Manchester City to offer Roberto Mancini three-year €18.5m deal
City’s Abu Dhabi owners intend to tie up a fresh agreement irrespective of whether the title favourites win the Premier League on Sunday.
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Boyd and Gonnet lead the way in China
At the other end of the leaderboard, 13-year-old amateur Guan Tian-lang carded a second round 79 to miss the cut.
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FAI score 2,300 more tickets for Euro 2012 group games
Association chief John Delaney says the allocation works out at 700-800 tickets per group game.
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McIlroy roars into the lead in Dubai
Rory McIlroy has set the bar on day two of the Dubai Desert Classic, taking a two-shot clubhouse lead after a round of 65.
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Rory McIlroy lurking but Cabrera-Bello out on his own in Dubai
The US Open champion made a late charge to have a good day at the office in the desert.
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Eamon Zayed hits hat-trick in front of 90,000 in Tehran derby
The treble were Zayed’s first goals for new club Persepolis, coming in his second game, and in front of a crowd of some 90,000 fans.
# Abu Dhabi doo
Good start half the battle as Rory McIlroy paired with Tiger and Donald
‘You’re playing with two of the best golfers in the world in the first two days and you’re up against one of the strongest fields probably that will be assembled this year.’
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Ireland boss Trap happy as it's all change for Keane and Gibson
“Keane can have a new enthusiasm, but it is important that he has no injury because England is a dangerous place,” warns Italian.
# no reservations
It's Gdynia or bust as Ireland confirm Euro 2012 base
Manager Giovanni Trapattoni and asistant Marco Tardelli were in Poland this week to look at prospective locations.
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Hanson takes early lead in Dubai World Championship
The Swede tops the leaderboard after playing his “best ever round of golf”.
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'All is possible' says Giovanni Trapattoni despite tough Euro draw
The Italian will prepare his side for games with his home county, the world champions and Croatia. Easy.
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In pictures: Ireland secure their return to the European Championships
Well they took care of business and booked the seats to Poland and Ukraine next summer. Here’s how it happened.
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Free role for Trap's army as phone company to refund roaming charges
Fans in Tallinn on the Three network can call home without incurring expensive charges.
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G-Mac starts well but PGA champ Bradley opens with a 65
Bradley relied on his power off the tee and enough key putts Thursday for a seven-under 65 in the HSBC Champions to open the final World Golf Championship with a two-shot lead.
# Just business
I'm still close to Chubby, insists Rory McIlroy
Holywood man left Andrew Chandler’s ISM stable for Leeson St-based Horizon Sports Management but he says there’s no hard feelings, on eve of WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
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Rory does his talking on the course as he's out on his own in Shanghai
Paired with former stablemate, Lee Westwood, the Holywood man is leading from the front.
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Shane Long: I'm ready to go against Estonia
West Brom striker wants to shine in absence of Kevin Doyle and possible skipper Robbie Keane.
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Irish one-two in China as Roche and Deignan star
Roche claims first World Tour win at the end of a season that was hampered at times by poor form and ill health.
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Roy Sheehan up-and-running at Worlds
The St Michael’s Athy welterweight beat Bahamas representative Carl Hield 15-10 having trailed 4-3 after the first.
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Watch all nine goals from Liverpool's friendly in Malaysia
The Reds continued their pre-season tour of the Far East with another, high-scoring, victory.
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Forward thinking: Should Trap take the Long road or go with Simon Cox?
Reports from the Ireland camp suggest that the Ireland manager will go for the West Brom man ahead of Shane Long in the Euro qualifier. Is he right?
Rory McIlroy arrives in Malaysia without his clubs but with a new trendy look
Irishman will take the day off ahead after long journey east.
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Ecclestone targets August date for F1's Bahrain GP
Bahrain Grand Prix could be staged during the series’ summer break after being called off due to unrest in the country.
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Harrington back in the swing in Abu Dhabi
Dubliner leads the way at €2million event after time spent tweaking his game.