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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

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# Friendly
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.
# Friendly
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.
# Friendly
Connacht and Munster to meet in pre-season inter-pro
The provinces will meet in the Sportsground in September.
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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.
# 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.
# Calm
Brazil boss refusing to panic after woeful Panama draw
Tite is not too concerned by the disappointing performance.
# preparations
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.
# Back in action
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.
# Reaction
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.
# coming together
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.
# preparation
'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.
# Back in action
'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.
# Friendly
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.
# emphatic
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.
# Friendly
Mancini's winless run continues with Italy on emotional night as Genoa bridge victims remembered
Ukraine held the Azzuri to a 1-1 draw.
# stand by me
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.
# turmoil
'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.
# Friendly
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.
# Brazil
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.
# second string
Denmark's team of amateurs and futsal players battle gamely but are beaten by Slovakia
They replaced protesting big names for the international friendly.
# Familiar faces
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.
# Friendly
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.
# on fire
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.
# Work to do
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.
# Friendly
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.
# Cork born and bred
'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.
# High five
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.
# Frustrated
'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.
# Friendly
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.
# Friendly
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.
# Friendly
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.
# Stalemate
Alexis Sanchez returns as Man United held by MLS side
The Red Devils produced a disjointed performance devoid of creativity in their second successive draw.
# Potential
Highly-rated English teenager 'had a point to prove' against Man City
Jadon Sancho hopes he performed well enough to make his old club regret letting him go.
# Friendly
Ireland internationals set to return home as Cobh Ramblers announce friendly with Preston
A host of internationals including Sean Maguire and Daryl Horgan are set return to Ireland as Cobh prepare to take on Preston.
# brace
Peru captain grabs two goals just days after World Cup ban for drug use is overturned
Paolo Guerrero was cleared to play at the World Cup after his long legal battle against a 14-month drugs suspension.
# Samba
Neymar and Firmino shine as Brazil sink Croatia at Anfield ahead of World Cup
Brazil defeated Croatia thanks to goals from PSG star Neymar and Roberto Firmino.
# Debut
Ex-League of Ireland defender relishes making long-awaited international debut aged 27
Former St Pat’s and Shamrock Rovers defender Enda Stevens made his Ireland debut against the USA.
# Super Eagles
Nigeria's new World Cup kit sells out after three million pre-orders ahead of England friendly
The Super Eagles are in action at Wembley this evening, with their new kit for the World Cup proving popular with supporters.
# World Cup warm-up
Ireland fit the right 'profile' for France and the talking points ahead of tonight's friendly
The Boys in Green are in Paris to face Didier Deschamps’ men this evening.