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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Return

All time
# Zlat's back
Ibrahimovic back in Sweden squad after five-year gap
‘The return of the God,’ he tweeted.
# fresh start
2016 All-Star and Carnacon midfielder re-joins Moyles' Mayo set-up
Fiona McHale – who’s one of four Carnacon players to return – had been absent since 2018.
# Return
Stockdale recalled to Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash
He’ll replace the injured Munster man Shane Daly.
# Return
Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time
One of his main tasks will be to convince Lionel Messi to sign a new contract.
# Joey
Munster urge patience with Carbery but back him to return to his best
The 25-year-old made his return from a long-term injury last Friday in Cardiff.
# Comeback
'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'
Joey Carbery made his Munster return last night, kicking an excellent conversion.
# Return
Joey Carbery makes first appearance in over a year as Munster prevail
The Irish side edged past Cardiff Blues in the Guinness Pro14.
# good news
Carbery a step closer to Munster return as he increases training load
The 26-year-old last played for the province in January 2020.
# Return
Wayne Pivac welcomes ‘form player’ Dan Lydiate back into the Wales fold
The Ospreys flanker will feature as Wales launch their Six Nations campaign against Ireland in Cardiff.
# Return
Cavanagh: 'Could I go back for 2021? I'm keeping myself in good nick here, who knows?’
Colm Cavanagh says a Tyrone comeback has been on his mind in recent weeks.
# Return
Cork reappoint McCarthy for further two years
Ronan McCarthy has brought two new selectors on board.
# Return
Jurgen Klopp excited by return of ‘difference-maker’
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is poised to make his first appearance in a matchday squad at Fulham.
# Boost
Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland
The 35-year-old out-half has been missed by Andy Farrell’s side.
# mentality
Dan Leavy's successful return is good news for Leinster and Ireland
The 26-year-old impressed as he got through 57 minutes of action for the province last night.
# Return
McDonald links up with fellow Louth man Rob Kearney at the Western Force
The 21-year-old scrum-half previously played for the Perth-based club.
# future plans
Barcelona presidential candidate wants Pep Guardiola return
Victor Font believes the best way to keep Lionel Messi at the club will be to entice the former boss back.
# Return
'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'
Dan Leavy nearly grabbed a late try as he made his Leinster comeback at the RDS.
# Comeback
'People need to be patient and have realistic expectations' - Leavy set for Leinster return
The 26-year-old has been sidelined for 19 months after a horrific knee injury.
# Return
Southampton send Ireland U21 international on loan to League One side
Thomas O’Connor is set for a second spell at Gillingham, where he impressed while on loan last season.
# Return
Danny Ings haunts Burnley to ruin Sean Dyche’s landmark night in management
Sean Dyche’s 400th game in management saw former Burnley striker Danny Ings grab the only goal of the match.
# Return
Tottenham in talks over Bale signing
The Welshman’s agent Jonathan Barnett said they ‘are talking’ to the London club.
# Return
West Brom sign ex-Chelsea defender from Zenit
Branislav Ivanovic arrives at the Hawthorns on a free transfer.
# Big Boost
James Ryan has been passed fit to play for Leinster in the Pro14 final
The 24-year-old has overcome his shoulder injury and is set to face Ulster on Saturday.
# Return
Irish striker Anthony Stokes is back in the Scottish Premiership
The 32-year-old Dubliner has joined Livingston, having most recently played for Iranian side Persepolis.
# Jack Is Back
'He looks like he's itching to get going' - Conan returns for Leinster
The number eight hasn’t played since last year’s World Cup.
# Ambition
Ex-Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge keen on Premier League return
The star has based himself in Los Angeles to continue his training.
# sbw
Cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams confirms return to NRL's Roosters
The two-time World Cup-winning former All Black is returning to Sydney.
# Return
‘It’s nearly a drug for me, especially as you get older and you have kids'
Therese Scott is back in the Monaghan fold.
# reinforcements
'It's great to have guys of this calibre being signed' - POM welcomes Munster additions
The province’s captain is excited about the fresh faces in the squad.
# exit plan
PSG's all-time leading scorer set to leave club ahead of Champions League return
Edinson Cavani will depart the Parc de Princes at the end of the campaign with his current contract up, according to media reports.
# Comeback
Beauden Barrett to make Blues debut at 15 as Savea returns for Hurricanes
The two-time World Rugby player of the year hasn’t played since the World Cup.
Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia
The 33-year-old played in two Tests for the Lions in 2017.
# Back in the Saddle
'Netflix wore off after a few weeks' - Champion jockey Murphy welcomes return of British racing
The Kerry native has three rides at Newcastle tomorrow as action gets back underway.
# Return
'We’ve repaired our differences' - Nathan Jones returns to Luton after controversial exit
The former Stoke boss has returned to the club he departed 16 months ago.
# out of the wilder-ness
'Light at the end of the tunnel' for Premier League as contact training must resume soon, says Sheffield United boss
Contact training proposals will be put to a vote of Premier League clubs on Wednesday.
# Return
Antrim boss says it's 'logical' to resume county game before club
Lenny Harbinson believes the fewer numbers involved make the return of the inter-county game easier to manage.
# Fussball
Germany's Bundesliga will be first of Europe's 'big five' to return next weekend as fixture list revealed
Borussia Dortmund face Schalke in the Ruhr derby on Saturday, while Bayern Munich take on Union Berlin the following day.
# on hold
Premier League matches could return on free-to-air TV
‘It wouldn’t send the best signal if they were one of the first major sports to resume behind closed doors and the public at large couldn’t have access to it,’ said UK culture secretary Oliver Dowden.
# Up In The Air
Premier League return no clearer as key questions must be answered - West Ham chief Brady
The 20 top flight clubs met yesterday to discuss the possibility of resuming matches.
# Return
Pogba 'hungry to come back' from injury
The Frenchman has played just eight games for Man United this season.