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Bale returns as Real Madrid beaten by Roma
It was the club’s seventh and final warm-up fixture ahead of the start of La Liga.
Bale back in Real Madrid squad after being snubbed by Zidane for four matches
The Wales international’s last appearance for the Spanish side was in July.
Ireland underage international impresses for Bayern Munich against Tottenham in Audi Cup
Ryan Johansson played 60 minutes for Bayern while Troy Parrott was an unused substitute for Spurs.
Ireland without a new manager for friendly against world champions
Colin Bell’s former assistant Tom O’Connor takes interim charge for the trip to California.
Irish striker relishes 'surreal' experience playing against Ronaldo and Buffon in front of 50,000
Dubliner Troy Parrott started Tottenham’s pre-season friendly against Juventus in Singapore on Sunday.
Promising 20-year-old forward Nketiah scores twice to help Arsenal see off Fiorentina
Eddie Nketiah netted a brace as Unai Emery’s side saw off the challenge of Fiorentina last night.
Hazard makes Real Madrid debut as Bundesliga champions Bayern steal the show
Ireland underage international Ryan Johansson was an unused substitute for the German champions.
17-year-old Mason Greenwood scores winner to help Man United overcome Inter in Singapore
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side ran out 1-0 winners against the Italians at Singapore’s National Stadium.
Milner on the double as Liverpool beat Bradford in charity friendly
The sides met to raise funds for the charity co-founded by former Liverpool and Bradford defender Stephen Darby.
Olivier Giroud scores twice in Inchicore as Chelsea bag friendly win against St Pat's
Frank Lampard’s side secured a comprehensive win at Richmond Park after drawing with Bohemians midweek.
Connacht and Munster to meet in pre-season inter-pro
The provinces will meet in the Sportsground in September.
Burke, O'Reilly and Browne involved as Preston ease to Cork City win
1,470 were in attendance at Turner’s Cross for Monday’s friendly.
Chelsea coming to Dublin as Bohemians and St Pat's confirm summer friendlies
The Londoners last visited Ireland in August when they faced Arsenal at the Aviva Stadium.
Brazil boss refusing to panic after woeful Panama draw
Tite is not too concerned by the disappointing performance.
Ireland fall short against Finland as preparations for U17 European Championships continue
Colin O’Brien’s side will face Finland again in their final international friendly on Monday in Tallaght.
Man City star returns to Ireland international duty after 16-month ACL injury nightmare
Campbell has not played for Ireland since rupturing her ACL during a Champions League game for Man City.
Disappointed Martin O'Neill admits Ireland not good enough going forward
The hosts struggled to create chances of note amid a lacklustre 0-0 draw at the Aviva Stadium.
Omagh bombing, a united cause and Griffin’s 30-yard strike: when Northern Ireland came to Dublin in 1999
In May 1999, a charity match was organised to raise funds for victims of the Omagh bombing. Former defender Danny Griffin recalls the game and his winning goal.
'If James had been in top form then maybe things wouldn’t quite go the way they have'
Stoke boss Gary Rowett is unsure whether the club’s fans will continue to support McClean, while Martin O’Neill has said he will talk with the player.
'It's good to have him back' - Apologetic Kyle Lafferty returns to Northern Ireland squad for Dublin friendy
Michael O’Neill’s men take on Ireland next Thursday before rounding off their Nations League campaign against Austria.
Dutch midfielder scores first international goal to end Belgium's winning run
Arnaut Groeneveld’s goal ensured the friendly between Belgium and the Netherlands ended in a draw.
Wales suffer crushing defeat to Spain ahead of Nations League clash with Ireland
The Republic of Ireland will host Wales at the Aviva Stadium next Tuesday.
Mancini's winless run continues with Italy on emotional night as Genoa bridge victims remembered
Ukraine held the Azzuri to a 1-1 draw.
O'Neill: 'Roy Keane has never let me down. I'll take responsibility, because that's my job'
The Ireland boss has stood by his assistant and reaffirmed that morale in the Irish camp was not low.
'It's not the first altercation between players and staff' - O'Neill responds to leaked WhatsApp audio
The Ireland boss identified Stephen Ward when asked about the message, as his side prepares for tomorrow’s friendly with Poland.
Bayern prospect Johansson makes debut as Ireland U19s fall to friendly defeat against Wales
A first-half strike from Cardiff’s Sion Spence against the run of play saw Ireland taste defeat on Sunday.
Captain fantastic: Neymar and Firmino on target as Brazil cruise to victory over USA
PSG star Neymar scored on his first outing as national team captain on Friday night.
Denmark's team of amateurs and futsal players battle gamely but are beaten by Slovakia
They replaced protesting big names for the international friendly.
Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol
Andy Friend has recalled Tiernan O’Halloran at fullback for Connacht’s final friendly game.
17-year-old winger Sexton makes his debut as Ulster slip to pre-season defeat
Gloucester’s power up-front proved crucial in this evening’s friendly at Kingspan Stadium.
Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone
Andy Friend’s men ran in seven tries in an impressive performance at Dubarry Park.
Out-of-sorts Leinster blown away by rampant Falcons in final pre-season outing
It was a difficult night for Leo Cullen’s side as they leaked six tries at Donnybrook.
O'Donnell leads Munster for clash with Kidney's London Irish in Cork
JJ Hanrahan is first up in Munster’s number 10 shirt tomorrow night.
'He's an outstanding talent' - Klopp heaps praise on Cork goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp acknowledged the performances and talent of the Cork-born goalkeeper in Dublin on Saturday.
Friendly delight as Liverpool slam five past sorry Napoli before 51,000 supporters in Dublin
Jurgen Klopp’s side made light work of Napoli with a comfortable win on Saturday.
'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'
After their friendly defeat to Arsenal in Dublin, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri revealed his frustration at the Brazilian star’s delayed return.
Gunners prevail on penalties as Arsenal and Chelsea entertain 46,000 fans in Dublin
Alex Iwobi’s successful penalty in sudden-death saw Arsenal come away with a win in the International Champions Cup on Wednesday.
17-year-old midfielder scores stunning goal but Arsenal go down to Atleti on penalties
The Gunners lost out to the Europa League champions in a shootout after playing out a 1-1 draw.
19-year-old Cork goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher plays as Liverpool snatch 94th minute win
Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane were on the scoresheet as the Reds secured a late friendly win over Manchester City.
10 Irish players feature as Burnley edge Preston at Deepdale
Sean Maguire produced two assists, while Callum Robinson was on target.