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Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Hours after threatening to sue club, Victor Osimhen stars for Napoli
A Udinese side featuring Irish international Festy Ebosele were well beaten.
This year
Kane 'totally committed' to Tottenham, Postecoglou says
Kane has entered the final 12 months of his six-year Spurs contract.
'ROG tried to get him to La Rochelle, but this is why Crowley stuck around'
Munster’s 23-year-old out-half had a big game in the URC final.
Iain Henderson on Ireland's plan to contain Finn Russell
The Ireland lock feels Gregor Townsend’s team are playing a more exciting brand of rugby this year.
Ronaldo starts with a win after becoming best-paid footballer in history
The 37-year-old moved to Saudi Arabia for deals totalling more than €400 million.
Last year
Lionel Messi revels in 'crazy' Argentina success
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner set his team on their way to the World Cup final.
Kylian Mbappe misses France training ahead of England clash
The Paris St German star has scored five times in Qatar.
'I’ve been really surprised at his mentality' – Pep Guardiola hails Erling Haaland’s impact
Manchester City striker Haaland has scored 20 goals in 13 appearances for the club.
Neil Lennon backed to give Cypriots edge against Man United
Erik ten Hag’s side travel to Nicosia in the Europa League on Thursday.
Sexton declares himself fit for next week and says 'this is a special day for everyone in Ireland'
The Ireland captain limped off with a knee injury towards the end of Ireland’s 23-12 win in Dunedin.
Johnny Sexton set to return as Ireland captain against Italy
Joey Carbery started Ireland’s last Six Nations game against France.
'I'm excited to see Joey just being himself. He's one hell of a player'
The 26-year-old will make his first Six Nations start for Ireland tomorrow.
Mohamed Salah says he’s ‘not asking for crazy stuff’ in new Liverpool contract
The 29-year-old Egypt international has less than 18 months remaining on his Anfield deal.
Rafael Benitez defends decision to play Seamus Coleman on the left
The Irish international started the defeat to Brighton in an unfamiliar role.
All time
Newcastle targeting Unai Emery
The Spaniard is due to lead his Villarreal side into Champions League battle on Tuesday evening.
Graeme Mulcahy stars as Kilmallock land Limerick hurling title against Patrickswell
Oisin O’Reilly hit the only goal of the game as Kilmallock won out.
Gareth Bale’s hat-trick snatches Wales victory
The Real Madrid forward had not scored for his country since October 2019.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells Man United forwards to expect Cristiano Ronaldo to start
Mason Greenwood’s late strike earned the Red Devils a narrow win at Wolves.
Romelu Lukaku rejoins Chelsea for club record fee of £97m
The Belgian has signed a five-year contract.
Haaland wins Bundesliga Player of the Year award
Erling Haaland beat Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski to the top prize.
David Moyes puts West Ham's recent defensive issues down to 'not having Declan Rice'
The Hammers have conceded 11 goals in their last five matches.
Wales boss Pivac applauds ‘exciting’ 20-year-old wing Rees-Zammit after Scotland win
The Gloucester man was the hero with two tries in a stunning performance.
'The last 3 or 4 years have gone almost perfect for me'
Matt Doherty reflects on a whirlwind few weeks as he prepares to face Slovakia tomorrow night.
Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway
The Ireland centre scored two tries as Connacht delivered some stunning rugby in the second half.
'There is only one contender for player of the year. It has to be Jordan Henderson'
Liverpool great Ronnie Whelan explains why the Reds’ skipper is more important than Van Dijk, Mane or Salah, and why he must be allowed lift the Premier League trophy.
'Do you believe me now?' - Gerrard marvels at '£50million' Morelos
Rangers’ superstar striker has repeatedly been linked with moves to the Premier League.
De Bruyne sees himself as leader at Manchester City
After kick-starting City’s comeback against Chelsea, Kevin De Bruyne knows he is now one of the leaders for Pep Guardiola.
'You get to a point where you just put the team first'
With injury problems behind him, Tyler Bleyendaal is hoping to be part of a bright new future at Munster.
'It has taken a while but it was worth the wait and I’m incredibly proud'
Johnny Sexton has been named Ireland captain for the first time at the age of 34.
Mane scores and misses penalty as Senegal nudge into AFCON quarter-finals
The Liverpool forward made the difference to set up a last-eight clash with surprise package Benin.
Maradona had better Argentina team-mates than 'extraordinary' Messi
The Barcelona talisman remains without a major international trophy, but Fabio Capello feels he is not to blame for that failure
'He's just a real leader. He brings so much to the group in terms of that leadership quality'
Declan Bonner hailed the influence of Murphy after yesterday’s Division 2 final win over Meath.
'Public uproar' - critics round on Cannavaro over China role
Former players and state media questioned the credentials of the 2006 World Cup winner and world player of the year, who is yet to claim a major trophy as a coach.
'Right now it's Bernardo and 10 more players'
Pep Guardiola is not short of talent in his Man City squad, but believes the midfielder has made himself nearly impossible to drop.
Lionel Messi comes off the bench to rescue below-par Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde’s decision to rest the Argentina international almost backfired.
Johnny Sexton crowned World Rugby Player of the Year
What an achievement.
Cristiano Ronaldo keeps Juventus perfect in Serie A
The Portuguese star erased the frustration of his Champions League red card midweek.
Sensational Sexton shows his class and composure for Ireland
The 32-year-old was instrumental in the series success in Australia.
Can Ronaldo drag workmanlike Portugal to World Cup glory?
With four goals in two games, the 33-year-old has started the tournament in formidable form.
Schmidt: 'We really wanted to get Joey out there at 10 at some stage'
The 22-year-old is set for the biggest start of his career as he guides Ireland against the Wallabies.