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Glen to seek 'clarification from GAA' over Kilmacud extra players on pitch
There was controversy over the amount of Kilmacud players on the pitch during injury-time.
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Everton board ordered not to attend match due to safety threat
Fans are understood to be planning a protest at Saturday’s game against Southampton.
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Forest investigating reports of alleged homophobic chanting during Chelsea match
The game took place at the City Ground today.
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Police probe coin attack on 15-year-old girl at Man City-Liverpool tie
Earlier today, the clubs released a joint statement condemning ‘wholly unacceptable’ incidents during last night’s Carabao Cup clash.
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Players involved in LIV Golf will not be barred from Masters
Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia and Bubba Watson are among the top players to have joined LIV.
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EPCR investigating Ulster venue switch as Burns and Herring ruled out
The northern province played State Rochelais at the Aviva Stadium last Saturday.
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David Beckham makes first statement on his Qatar World Cup deal
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid player had appeared very little in public during the tournament.
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'They're truly the favourites. The defeat to La Rochelle was positive for them'
Leinster showed the full array of their qualities in Le Havre yesterday.
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Pat Hickey resigns from IOC due to 'health reasons'
The International Olympic Committee announced the news in a statement this evening.
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Ferrari boss Binotto to step down
Rumours had been swirling about Binotto’s future.
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Derry legend Paddy Bradley joins Donegal backroom team
The management set-up is ’90% complete,’ a statement from Donegal GAA confirmed.
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Manchester United Supporters Trust demands stake for fans as Glazers ponder sale
MUST welcomed news that the unpopular American owners might be on their way out after 17 years of control at Old Trafford.
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European nations scrap One Love armbands plan due to fear of Fifa sanctions
Seven teams have abandoned plans to wear a rainbow-themed armband in support of LGBTQ rights.
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Louth GAA respond to 'certain rumours' regarding Mickey Harte's future
The county’s manager has been linked with Derry club Slaughtneil.
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Manchester United release statement in wake of Ronaldo claims
Meanwhile, Jamie Carragher believes the Portugal star ‘wants to be sacked’ by the club.
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FAI to review 'structural issue' and stand evacuation at Markets Field
The incident occurred during last night’s SSE Airtricity League First Division play-off final at the Limerick venue.
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Ten Hag to exclude Ronaldo from squad to face Chelsea after tunnel exit
The Portuguese forward, an unused substitute, exited United’s impressive 2-0 win over Tottenham before full-time.
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Lifetime bans for fans guilty of throwing coins towards Pep Guardiola at Anfield
City manager Guardiola revealed he was a target for missiles hurled from the crowd after the visitors had a goal disallowed during the second half.
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'I woke up angry' - Ivan Toney reveals he was racially abused after Brighton clash
Toney scored both goals in his side’s 2-0 win on Friday night.
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Ireland squad apologise for any offence caused by song in World Cup celebrations
Ver Pauw’s side secured a historic qualification with last night’s 1-0 win over Scotland.
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Football unions prepared to accept possible punishment for wearing OneLove armband in Qatar
Fifa has yet to give approval to the captains of nine European nations to wear an anti-discrimination armband at the World Cup.
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Wexford GAA to propose life bans for referee abuse
Following recent incidents of alleged abuse of referees, all clubs in Wexford will have to hold workshops for mentors or see their fixtures postponed.
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Wexford GAA to investigate incident in football game and will support gardaí in inquiries
The match officials involved have been wished a speedy recovery by Wexford GAA.
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Springbok Jantjies apologises, but denies affair with team dietician
South African media reported Jantjies spent time at a guesthouse with a woman when the team was in Mbombela to play New Zealand last month.
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Limerick reduce cost of new warm-up jersey to €100 for senior team holiday fund
The All-Ireland champions launched the training shirt yesterday, and have since released a statement after coming under fire.
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Galway WFC 'reluctantly decide' not to apply for 2023 WNL inclusion
The club released a statement this evening.
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Roscommon GAA and gardaí looking into incident that led to referee receiving medical attention
The incident occurred during an underage game in Ballyforan.
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Keith Long speaks of 'great pride' after Bohs exit - 'I'll forever be in your debt. Thank you'
The Dubliner was dismissed following a 3-1 defeat to St Patrick’s Athletic at Dalymount Park on Monday night.
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'Difficult decision' - Cycling Ireland not sending team to World Championships
Australia hosts the 2022 UCI Road World Cycling Championships next month.
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Sunderland head coach Alex Neil in talks with Stoke over managerial vacancy
The 41-year-old Scot took charge at the Stadium of Light in February.
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Larne player leaves the club after controversy over pro-IRA slogan
John Herron has departed ‘by mutual agreement’.
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St Pat's confirm two players racially abused amid CSKA loss
The incidents have been reported by the club to Uefa, the Football Association of Ireland and Sport Against Racism Ireland.
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Sabina Higgins issues statement explaining why Ukraine letter was placed on Áras website
The wife of president Michael D Higgins courted controversy after she wrote a letter in the Irish Times calling for ceasefire negotiations.
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Cobh Ramblers 'thankful' no injuries caused by pitch fence collapse
Sunday’s FAI Cup match was halted temporarily following the incident.
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Nora Quoirin’s parents settle lawsuit against Facebook but vow to continue 'quest for truth'
A number of distressing posts relating to the search for Nora were posted on Facebook.
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'The people in Ireland, everyone made such an effort' - Vera Pauw grateful for Irish support
Pauw revealed she was raped as a young player in Holland.
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'Extremely disappointed' - Bonnar hits back after Tipperary manager decision
The Cashel native was ‘relieved of his duties’ this morning in a statement by the Tipperary county board.
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Al Porter plans to return to comedy after five-year absence amid allegations
The comic – who had a sexual allegation raised against him in 2017 – said today that he wants to make a comeback.
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Sport Ireland cut IABA's core funding for 2022 by 15% in the wake of EGM
Dr Una May, the Sport Ireland chief executive, expressed her disappointment at the conduct of the IABA.
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RTÉ pundit and Wexford legend hits back at 'tasteless comments from faceless cowards'
‘Enough is enough,’ Ursula Jacob wrote on social media this evening.