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# Soap Opera

Last year
# Test Yourself
Quiz: How much do you know about Neighbours?
The long-running soap opera will be gone from our screens.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you watch the soaps?
Fun fact: the term ‘soap opera’ comes from radio dramas that were sponsored by soap manufacturers.
All time
# future plans
Claudio Ranieri to end managerial 'soap opera'
The veteran manager announced on Friday he will not coach Serie A club Sampdoria next season.
# Soap Opera
Dundalk refuse to address reports coach Filippo Giovagnoli set for exit after day of turmoil
Fans protested that the club is ‘run like a circus’ and manager Shane Keegan resigned earlier today with the club amid a wretched run of results.
# Manchester
Coronation Street actor fired over series of "racially offensive" tweets
Marc Anwar has played the character of Sharif Nazir on the soap since 2014.
# Soap Opera
Chaotic, shambolic and humiliating pre-season is an ominous sign for Manchester United
Preparation has been far from ideal for an easily-irritated Jose Mourinho.
# cushty
Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog
Two characters were half naked in a funeral parlour.
# everybody needs...
Now you can stay on Ramsey Street thanks to Airbnb
A new competition even includes the opportunity to have dinner with Dr Karl Kennedy.
Everyone's talking about THAT final scene on tonight's Red Rock
Adrijan, our love :(
# deirdre barlow
9 of the greatest Deirdre Barlow moments from Coronation Street
# Drama
Can Red Rock become a staple in Irish households?
We look into what makes a soap worth watching.
# red rock
9 things we learned behind the scenes of TV3's new soap Red Rock
The first new Irish-produced soap in years begins in January.
# fair sh*tty
An ode to Fair City, Ireland's longest-running (and most reviled) soap
The soap turns 25 this week. Let’s give it a break, for once.
# closer each day
Every important TV soap theme tune, ranked from worst to best
# Ottoman
Turkish soap opera bringing Suleiman back from the dead
Here’s one way to reconcile people to a controversial period in history – make it into a smash TV hit.
# cesc please
David Moyes hoping for good news on Fabregas bid but Rooney not for sale
The Manchester United manager confirmed the club’s official bid for the former Arsenal midfielder.
# up in flames
The funniest soap opera moment of all time
It involves a urinating doll being thrown onto a flaming barbecue.
# romeo is heaving
Home & Away’s Romeo loves Waterford, heavy winds cancel Minor match
The two incidents may not be linked.
# Soap Opera
Ferguson relieved at Rio's England omission
Roy Hodgson ignored Ferdinand in his latest selection and the United manager is clearly happy that he will not be playing additional games.
# Fair City
Fair City finally reaches RTÉ Player after negotiations with union
The soap has been running for so long that actors’ contracts did not include the possibility of showing it online.
# Soap Opera
Shake on it... Tiger and Steve Williams face off at President's Cup
But it’s Adam Scott’s bagman that has the last laugh as Woods and Striker suffer heavy defeat.