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# Rivals

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Morocco demands Adidas withdraw Algeria football jersey
It has been alleged that the training jersey appropriates Moroccan culture.
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Oleksandr Usyk vows to beat Tyson Fury after the Briton criticises Jeddah show
The Gypsy King was unimpressed by both the Ukrainian and Anthony Joshua.
# LOI
10-man Shels and Bohs share the spoils after feisty Dublin derby at sold-out Tolka
Shane Farrell’s second-half penalty cancelled out Tyreke Wilson’s early opener in a game that saw nine yellows and a red card.
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Arnold ready to 'lock horns' with fellow Wallaby Skelton in Top 14 play-offs
Toulouse take on La Rochelle in the play-offs.
# new chapter
Change aplenty but rivalry remains as Cork and Dublin gear up for Croke Park clash
The Division 1B Lidl Ladies National Football League tie throws in at 5.15pm, and is live on TG4.
All time
# pinching herself
'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''
A day after claiming Paralympic silver for Ireland in the 50m butterfly, Nicole Turner reflects on the achievement and discusses her rivalry with friend Ellie Robinson.
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Wexford Youths keep National League title hopes alive with late winner
Lynn Marie Grant snatched an unlikely victory over Shelbourne at the death.
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Paisley Park and Thyme Hill to clash in Long Walk
Top stayers re-oppose in field of 10 at Ascot.
# Rebel Yell
Noonan goal the difference as Cork overcome Kingdom
10 points from Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh almost carried Kerry into the knock-out stages.
# Quiz
Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's rugby rivalry with England?
We’re putting your knowledge to the test ahead of their Guinness Six Nations showdown this weekend.
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Riquelme and Maradona carry old feud into Boca election
The vote on Sunday is also shaping as a rematch of the recent Argentine presidential election.
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Klopp: 'We know we are still here, we can still play proper football'
Manchester City won the Community Shield on penalties but Jurgen Klopp was still very encouraged by Liverpool’s performance.
# Old Enemies
Nadal sets up Federer semi-final showdown after Querrey victory
The 33-year-old Spaniard will face Federer at Wimbledon for the first time since their epic 2008 final.
# Rivals
Stack relishing potential Cork-Dublin showdown
There’s lots of football yet to be played but the counties are on course to clash in the All-Ireland semi-finals.
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'Rangers should have been down to 9' - Celtic boss wanted more dismissals in Old Firm derby
Neil Lennon feels that the referee should have awarded a second red card to their bitter rivals.
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Here's what you need to know about Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifying opponents
The Boys in Green were paired with Switzerland, Denmark, Georgia and Gibraltar in Sunday’s Euro 2020 draw in Dublin.
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Valencia crank up the pressure on Man United as they go second in Group H
The La Liga side were too good for Swiss opponents, Young Boys, this evening.
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North London derby the highlight of League Cup quarter-final ties
Meanwhile, Chelsea face Bournemouth for a place in the last four.
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'I have a sneaky feeling Munster are going to pick them off'
Can the southern province take advantage of their ‘free shot’ this weekend?
# Mixed Fortunes
Gerrard's Rangers move ahead of embattled Celtic
“When you are a huge club, the demand is to win,” said manager Brendan Rodgers
# finale
Leinster and Munster set up thrilling inter-pro decider in Donnybrook
Leinster have yet to concede a point in this year’s championship.
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Kilkenny and Cork set up All-Ireland final rematch in camogie league decider
Cork defeated the Cats in last September’s final at Croke Park with a last-gasp winner.
# Rivals
Mourinho claims United don't spend enough to match City
The Red Devils’ draw with Burnley prompted their manager to decry an unfair transfer market and more poor goals conceded
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Ranking the 4 teams Ireland could face in the play-offs in order of difficulty
Portugal’s win over Switzerland tonight means Martin O’Neill’s side could face the latter.
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Kerry claim Munster U17 honours in fiery clash with Cork
The Kingdom will now progress to the All-Ireland semi-finals
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Real Madrid's title hopes dealt a blow by brilliant Griezmann in Madrid derby
The Frenchman earned Atletico Madrid a 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.
# dethroning
Last year's All-Ireland U21 champions Mayo knocked out of Connacht by Galway
Eoin Finnerty scored a goal from the bench and sealed the win.
# you'll do nothin'
McGregor has no chance of beating Mayweather - Aldo
The Brazilian doesn’t rate the UFC lightweight champion’s chances in the boxing ring.
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Pogba: Liverpool clash bigger than Manchester derby
The world-record signing is aware of the significance of the weekend’s clash, putting it ahead of his team’s traditional grudge match against City
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Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic remain on Qatar Open collision course
Both tennis stars are through to the semi-finals.
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Liverpool and Man United kept apart in League Cup semi-finals draw
Jurgen Klopp’s side have been handed a tricky game against Arsenal’s conquerors Southampton.
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Souness fears 'scary' Chelsea could end Liverpool title bid
The Merseysiders, who were last crowned champions of England in 1990, before the start of the Premier League, are second in the table.
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Sky Sports' Jeff Stelling had a cheeky dig at BT Sport today
The Soccer Saturday host made light of his competitors in witty fashion opportunity.
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Analysis: 5 key points on how Ireland can beat Sweden at Euro 2016
How to stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic and more challenges for Martin O’Neill’s side.
# Derby
'Axel sat us down and he said, 'Remember this feeling' and walked out'
CJ Stander has returned from Ireland camp eager to help Munster end their season on a high.
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Debuchy 'annoyed' with Wenger for blocking move to Manchester United
“I was disappointed, obviously. If I had the chance to go to Manchester United it would have been magnificent.”
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Mourinho in subtle dig at Casillas after Porto's Champions League exit
The Chelsea manager has pointed out that his former goalkeeper now has the ability to win the Europa League.
# in control
Munster's pool rivals Leicester wrap up bonus-point win in Italy
The back-to-back meetings with the Premiership side next month will be pivotal for Anthony Foley’s men.
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Ireland's Jack McGrath ready for monumental battle with Cian Healy
The two players are set to compete for the loosehead prop spot in the coming weeks.
# bleuwatch
Dusautoir returns from injury as France count down to big World Cup opener
“This team could very well be like the one that will take on Italy,” says PSA.