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Sam Allardyce's former assistant named as new Limerick boss
Neil McDonald, who previously managed Blackpool, takes over at the Blues on a two-and-a-half year deal.
# infamous
Portuguese 'thug' hit with four-year ban for breaking referee's nose with knee to face
Many opponents are too afraid to play against Canelas and instead have chosen to give them walkovers.
Ireland book US friendly against Mexico ahead of crucial World Cup qualifier
The game will take place on 1 June at the MetLife Stadium.
Confirmed! Jose Aldo will fight Max Holloway for the title stripped from Conor McGregor
The title unification bout will take place at UFC 212 on 3 June in Rio de Janeiro.
Marc Wilson signs for West Brom as Dundalk get Everton youngster on loan
It’s been confirmed that Stephen Kinsella will link up with the Lilywhites.
Fifa Council unanimously approve 48-team World Cup proposal
The new format will be introduced in 2026.
Date confirmed for Tyson Fury's world title rematch with Wladimir Klitschko
An initial fight between the two had been arranged for 9 July.
'The Welsh Xavi' leaves Liverpool in €15.5 million deal
Joe Allen has joined Mark Hughes’ Stoke City on a five-year deal.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms Man United move via Instagram
He is set to become new manager Jose Mourinho’s second signing.
Sorry Man United fans, Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed he's staying with Spurs
The north London club are now virtually assured of a Champions League place next season.
Carl Frampton to face Santa Cruz for WBA featherweight crown
The 29-year-old will move up a division to face his next opponent with a date to be announced shortly.
# Freed
Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters
The incident began after two Navy patrol boats drifted into Iranian territory late yesterday.
# Web Summit
Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance
The Web Summit founder’s name had appeared on a list of guests due to appear on the show tomorrow.
# Happy Days
Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg in Manchester is officially happening
The much-anticipated fight has been confirmed for 27 February.
Here are the 7 candidates who will run for the Fifa presidency
Former Trinidad and Tobago footballer David Nakhid saw his application rejected.
Jürgen Klopp confirmed as the new Liverpool manager
The Reds currently sit 10th in the table, with Brendan Rodgers sacked last weekend.
Joe Schmidt's Ireland drop to sixth in the world after England defeat
The Kiwi head coach probably won’t mind too much.
# busy day
It's official! Schweinsteiger and Schneiderlin are Man United players
The club confirmed the news on Twitter today.
Andy Lee's first world title defence confirmed for Thomond Park
The boxer will take on Billy Joe Saunders of England.
# Ready to go
James Milner announced as Liverpool's first major signing of the summer
The player has opted to leave Manchester City for the Reds at the end of his contract.
# Flying the flag
Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup
The Wexford official has been chosen for this summer’s finals in Canada.
# we've all been there
Japan official sacked for faking funerals
Shigenori Natori had 12 relatives die in a five-year period, supposedly.
# Adelaide
Australian archbishop charged with concealing child abuse
This relates to offences that were committed during the 1970s.
Ireland have 'no gripes' with Wayne Barnes after Wales defeat
Joe Schmidt said his side have to take responsibility for ‘what happens in our ruck’.
A Frenchman has been appointed to referee Leinster's Champions Cup quarter-final
Jérôme Garcès will be in charge when Bath come to Dublin.
# Global Game
10-game winning streak sends Japan into world rugby's top 10
Eddie Jones has led the Brave Blossoms to major improvements ahead of the 2015 World Cup.
# Outranked
France move above Ireland in IRB rankings before Six Nations clash
Philippe Saint-André’s men are one place above Joe Schmidt’s on the official list.
# Ready to go
It's official: Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic to leave club
The Serbian international central defender has spent eight years at Old Trafford.
# Anger
73-year-old Bastia official goes on hunger strike over stadium ban
The league’s disciplinary committee previously ordered the Corsican club’s Armand-Cesari stadium to be closed.
# Accident
Javelin spears official's throat at German meet
The 75-year-old man has been left in critical condition following the incident earlier today.
# Debate
Now it's official: Rooney's overhead kick voted Premier League's best
Papiss Cisse was not included in the list. What’s your favourite Premier League goal?