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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C


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Damien Delaney denies any training-ground fight with Roy Keane
Stories of a row between manager and player are ‘complete nonsense’, says Corkman.
Between hackers and hoggers: life in the AUL
Paul Ring thaws out as his side get back to action. Keep the champagne on ice though.
Stephen Ireland ponders texting Trap... again
Stephen Ireland has been to the shop for phone credit and is thinking about texting Trap as he considers an international return.
Ipswich deny training-ground fight between Roy Keane and Damien Delaney
Tractor Boys seek legal advice after some newspapers say manager and player came to blows.
Big Sam leaves Rovers in shock move
Blackburn part ways with Sam Allardyce this afternoon.
Irish Eye: Roy Keane on the brink of Ipswich Town exit after latest defeat
No Irish names on the Championship’s score-sheets again this week.
Irish Eye: all quiet on the Premier League front
It was a low-key weekend for the Boys in Green in the Premier League as even Dickie Dunne was benched.
Wantaway Tevez has City transfer request turned down
The famously homesick striker wants to leave Eastlands and move back to Argentina – but City won’t let him go.
FAI confirms talks over England Aviva friendly
The FAI admits it’s looking to bring England to Dublin for the first time since the infamous abandoned game in 1995.
Fantasy Football: stay away from the big boys
He’s a head case but Mario Balotelli would make a good captain. Our Fantasy Footballs experts look forward to a weekend where’s there’s plenty of points on offer.
The Magnificent Seven: Arsenal versus Manchester United
Arsenal’s trip to Old Trafford on Monday evening will be the latest installment of a rivalry which has been fierce and often excessive, but always entertaining.
Guess who's coming to visit...
The FAI are lining up a high-profile and lucrative meeting with England next summer in Dublin. That’d be fun.
Paul Gascoigne avoids jail for drink driving
Former England midfielder handed a suspended sentence and banned from driving for three years.
Pardew not any more experienced than Hughton, says Kerr
Former Ireland boss can’t see sense in decision to replace Hughton with Pardew. But Matt Holland says give the new man a chance.
Watch: Spurs keep the goals coming in Europe
It was another fun night on the road with Tottenham.
Between hackers and hoggers, life in the AUL
Paul Ring rolls with the punches as another game is victim to the weather. And we get to hear about THAT goal at last.
Is this the next Newcastle United manager?
Mike Ashley is a man in a hurry as he tries to find the right man for the Magpies hot-seat.
Irish eye: Seamus Coleman makes his case for the defence in the Premier League action
Michael Maher wraps up another weekend for the Irish in the Premier League as Seamus Coleman gets a gallop on Ashley Cole
Irish eye: Andy Keogh steals the show for Cardiff in championship action
Dubliner came off the bench to nod in a late, late equaliser in a quiet weekend for Irish stars.
Sacked Chris Hughton bids farewell to Newcastle job
Chris Hughton loses his job as the club say they need a boss with more experience.
Keane on the brink of Tractor Boys exit
It’s like Groundhog Day admits under-pressure Corkman. But Keane takes full responsibility for worst league run in Ipswich Town’s history.
There may be trouble ahead: World Cup host choices bring plenty of challenges
Emmet Ryan explains what we can expect after this week’s controversial decisions in Zurich.
Lessons for Roy to take on the road
Paul Ring explains why Keane should look to his former boss Alex Ferguson for inspiration.
Fantasy Football Friday: Don’t fear the weatherman
Will the weather play as much havoc with your team as it will with Carlos Tevez’ neckwear?
Golden boy Lineker: ‘I pooed on the pitch against Ireland’
First losing 2018 to Russia, now a second World Cup shocker grips England: the famously mild-mannered star crapped mid-match.
World Cup decision: the Twitter reaction
The decision to award the tournaments to Russia and Qatar has set a million keyboards tapping.
Maybe this is why Qatar won: five incredible stadiums
OK, so it might be 50°C there all day, every day. But just look at where the matches will be!
Heartbreak for England as Russia wins 2018 World Cup
Football isn’t coming home – Russia gets football’s biggest tournament in 2018, and Qatar will host it in 2022.
Guus is a believer...
Watch the best video from this morning’s World cup presentations. Football evangelist Guus Hiddink packs his bags.
Ireland and Manchester United: painful recent pasts and fuzzy futures
American blogger Elliott says there are real parallels between Ireland’s economic ‘situation’ and goings-on at Old Trafford. And it has nothing to do with the whole Wayne Rooney-Ivor Callely thing.
Between hackers and hoggers: life in the AUL
There’s no under-soil heating beneath theses pitches. As Paul Ring learned this weekend.
'No regrets' says Limerick man despite ban for Wayne Rooney goal celebration
Corbally United striker misses cup game on Shannonside because of Glasgow court appearance.
Three FIFA World Cup officials took bribes, says BBC
Investigative report claims officials involved in voting for hosts of 2018 and 2022 World Cups took bribes.
Irish eyes: pressure grows on Keane as Delaney sees red in derby rout
Roy Keane is left ploughing a lonely furrow as his Tractor Boys stall – after fellow Leesider Damien Delaney is sent off.
Irish eyes: Ciaran Clark takes the headlines after top-flight double
It was a good weekend for the Boys in Green in England and Scotland’s top flights.
The Morning Score: Monday
Brian O’Driscoll may miss Clermont games, De La Salle seal a historic win and Aiden McGeady has a spectacular end to his first Russian season.
El Clasico preview: Jose back to haunt Barca
The biggest game in club football is on a Monday this time around. It promises to be manic, writes Paul Ring.
Maynooth students to represent Ireland in Turkey at Football Tennis world championships after ‘drunken email’
Ireland will be represented by an unlikely gang in Turkey next week.
Fantasy Football Friday: give Drogba the armband
There’s plenty points up for grabs as usual. Here’s how to claim them.
Ireland hints at return to international fold - or is just bored on Twitter
Exiled midfielder looks to Trap to give him a game as Houllier thinks he’s rubbish