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# Pre-Season

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Here’s the 19 GAA players who were shown black cards over the weekend
The new disciplinary procedure was in the spotlight as the 2014 season commenced.
Flood hospitalised as Ulster ship 30 points to Leicester Tigers
The northern province were hammered 30-10 in Welford Road.
Ronaldo and Real Madrid get the better of Everton
The Portuguese star was on target with Mesut Ozil while Nikica Jelavic came off the bench to score for the Toffees.
Real Madrid v LA Galaxy gave us these 3 gorgeous goals
Sorry, Karim. Your second of the night was the worst of the four.
John Terry was on the receiving end of a shocking tackle last night
Don’t worry, folks. He’s gonna be okay.
Nani marks his return to pre-season with nice free-kick
The Portuguese winger scored twice for a Manchester United XI against Crewe Alexandra tonight.
Dzeko hits howitzer and a howler in Manchester City mud-fight victory
The Bosnian’s penalty against Sunderland is an awful, awful effort.
Injury-time goal earns Man United a draw against Kagawa's old boys
Wilfried Zaha scored on the stroke of 90 minutes as David Moyes avoided a third defeat of their Asian tour.
Does your pre-season training involve walking on hot coals?
Because Southampton’s does.
Snapshot: Liam Miller faced his old club in Sydney today
The first match of the David Moyes era included six goals and a blast from the past.
11 reasons why pre-season football is worth the hassle
Featuring the Real Madrid lads playing hurling and Lionel Messi at his masterful best.
Liverpool new boy Aspas scores on his Reds debut
Brendan Rodgers’ men recorded a 4-0 win over Preston in their first pre-season outing.
13 reasons why we dread pre-season training
After a month of sitting on your arse, it’s time to get back into the swing of things.
Gavin Henson punched in face during Bath pre-season fracas
The Premiership club are investigating the incident, which was caught on CCTV.
United new boy Wilfried Zaha will join squad for their pre-season tour
David Moyes again insisted that Wayne Rooney is not for sale ahead of Manchester United’s departure for Thailand.
Dan Carter voices support for change to season structure
The IRB Player of the Year says he hasn’t had a proper pre-season in a decade.
You know it’s Gaelic football in January when…
Freezing weather. Small stadiums. Paltry attendances. Here’s 25 images that sum up the 2013 pre-season Gaelic football campaign.
GAA Sunday clockwatch
Across the four provinces there were 22 inter-county games between Gaelic football and hurling pencilled in for today. Here’s how they all unfolded.
Sunday GAA results round-up
There were 17 games on this afternoon as the 2013 Gaelic Football season got underway. Here are the outcomes from across the four provinces.
Let's meet the new men in charge
A dozen Gaelic Football managers will be at the helm of their new counties for the first time in a competitive game tomorrow. Here’s your guide to them.
It's back: The inter-county GAA season returns this weekend
The 2013 campaign begins with the pre-season Gaelic Football fare across the four provinces this weekend.
NFL: Peyton Manning is back but Broncos lose
The veteran managed two touchdown passes from 10 completed. Meanwhile, Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez took it in turns to throw interceptions as the Jets once again failed to score a touchdown.
Rugby round-up: Ulster draw with Tigers on a chastening day for Leinster and Connacht
It was a tough day for two of the provinces in England while Mark Anscombe’s men needed a late try to avoid defeat.
Up and running: Munster register first win of the season against Bristol
A second-half surge saw Rob Penney’s side home at Musgrave Park.
Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination
Howlett starts for the second time in two weeks as James Downey and Casey Laulala get their chance to shine against Bristol.
Madigan and Auva'a get Leinster off to a winning start
Connacht were also victorious against Exeter but Munster were soundly beaten in France.
Player Diary: Adam D'Arcy and Ulster gear up for their first match of the season
“We were all standing round arguing who would carry the hostage out, and didn’t even notice him get up and walk out the door himself.”
Darren Fletcher to train with Scotland team before Australia friendly
The Manchester United midfielder played 45 minutes of a practice match last week.
Gardaí to probe racism claim from Man City player following banana throwing incident
Gael Clichy made the allegation on his Twitter account, saying it was ‘sad to see’.
VIDEO: David Platt rolls back the years to score with stunning bicycle kick
The former Arsenal and Sampdoria man impressed the heck out of Sergio Aguero.
AVB cries foul as Charlie Adam injures Gareth Bale for second time in 15 months
The Spurs manager was livid about the lunge from the Liverpool player that left his star midfielder injured.
Messi starts his pre-season with a hat-trick
Three is the magic number for the diminutive Argentinian against Raja Casablanca.
VIDEO: Rodgers takes charge of Liverpool for the first time
The former Swansea boss watched the Reds play out a 1-1 draw against FC Toronto in Canada.
VIDEO: Vincent Kompany's goal yesterday was seriously stylish
Total football.
Provincial matters: Ulster's Adam D'Arcy with his take on pre-season prep
“Everyone is determined to continue on the success of last season and hopefully bring some trophies back to Ravenhill,” says the full back.
‘Robust’ discussions between Rob Penney and Declan Kidney over Irish stars
The new Munster coach wants to build up a good working relationship with the national team.
Connacht fans get a chance to relive history with pre-season visit to Harlequins
The westerners eliminated the English Premiership side from the Heineken Cup when they beat them at the Sportsground in January.
Moore of that, please: Karl gives Bohs Setanta advantage
There were mixed fortunes for the Airtricity League sides in Setanta Sports Cup action last night, with St Pat’s losing 1-0 away to Cliftonville.
GAA round-up: O'Halloran shines for Cork, Davy Fitz gets the Banner back to winning ways
The weather in Newbridge was a nuisance, but we still had a busy weekend of GAA action to keep us occupied.
Crunch time: here's everything you need to know about today's GAA action
There was pre-season action around the country this afternoon. Luckily for you, we’ve for a handy, post-sized round-up.