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Last month
November 2023
'I heard what I heard' - England's Curry stands by racial abuse claim against Mbonambi
World Rugby found ‘insufficient evidence’ to back up Curry’s claim against South Africa’s Bongi Mbonambi.
'He went for the ball... The red card changes everything' - Ten Hag
The Man United boss insists that Marcus Rashford was harshly sent off in their defeat to Copenhagen.
Last year
Lee Keegan: 'Unfair to start criticising. Judge Kevin next year on how things go'
Lee Keegan says he’s confident that the management team will work well with Mayo in 2023.
All time
'Eddie can't play for us' - Itoje defends coach Jones after Six Nations flop
The England head coach is facing calls for his dismissal.
'My heart goes out to him. He's being persecuted' - Tennis great Court defends Folau over anti-gay post
The Wallabies star is facing the sack by Rugby Australia for saying that ‘hell awaits’ homosexuals.
'Van Gaal's football was the worst I've seen' - Neville slams ex-United boss for Solskjaer jibe
The Dutch coach previously questioned the playing style at the Old Trafford club.
'There have been captains in different sports who have been on that edge'
Johnny Sexton isn’t involved against Ulster tonight – but the Leinster captain still dominated yesterday’s pre-match press conference.
Ozil is 'a warrior' for Arsenal but frustrated over lack of signings, says club legend Pires
Ozil is approaching the final six months of his deal at Arsenal.
Bejaysus is a sacred Irish word and we’re glad the world knows about it
It’s a way to sound pissed off that’s both poetic and quintessentially Irish.