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Duff on Robbie Keane in the Ireland set-up: 'He would bring a spark and a bond back with the fans'
The former Chelsea winger also suggested both Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny would be good choices for the vacant Boys in Green role.
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'James is entitled to do what he wants... It's entirely his choice and I think we should respect it'
Martin O’Neill has backed the winger, who has been the subject of more controversy recently.
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'He's an exceptional person': Guardiola backs Lopetegui for future success
The Man City boss believes his former Barcelona team-mate will be given another chance to prove his quality as a manager.
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Ramos: Real Madrid players are with Lopetegui 'to the death'
A 5-1 thumping at Camp Nou has left Julen Lopetegui on the brink of the sack.
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Juventus president supports Cristiano Ronaldo over rape allegation
Andrea Agnelli has offered his backing to the Portuguese player.
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Inter-county players now in favour of two-tier All-Ireland football championship
A GPA survey has revealed that the majority that of inter-county footballers now support a move to a tiered structure.
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Rooney backs Mourinho and tells Man Utd players to do better
The Red Devils’ all-time leading goalscorer believes underperforming players at Old Trafford should be taking more blame than the manager.
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Ryder Cup organisers 'offer support' for spectator left blinded in right eye by Brooks Koepka tee shot
Corine Remande is currently recovering from treatment on a fractured eye socket and a damaged eyeball.
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Mario Balotelli backed by team-mate amid overweight claims
The former Manchester City striker has been supported by Pierre-Lees Melou after reports emerged that he reported for training weighing over 100kg
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Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry
NBA star Stephen Curry is backing Serena Williams following a dispute with an umpire in the US Open final.
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WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism'
The American superstar claimed that chair umpire Carlos Ramos meted out penalties for infractions that male players could have gotten away with.
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'He's been fantastic with me' - Ireland players back Roy Keane after Arter/Walters argument
Conor Hourihane and Graham Burke have both reserved praise for the assistant boss.
Opinion: 'Fussing about low breastfeeding rates reeks of mother-shaming'
World Breastfeeding Week should be about promoting existing supports, not questioning our rates writes Adrienne Corless.
# Green army
Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ
Graham Shaw’s side will hope to add to their incredible journey on Thursday evening.
# Full Support
Arsenal boss Emery says Ozil has 'respect of every player' and will have 'a big season'
The German recently quit the national team claiming racism.
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'Surreal someone who has done so much for his country on and off the pitch has been treated with such disrespect'
Mesut Ozil has been applauded by Hector Bellerin for “standing up” to the injustices he believes he has faced in Germany.
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'Stay strong Karius, ignore those who hate' - Salah offers support to Liverpool keeper
Loris Karius must remain strong despite receiving criticism on social media after his latest Liverpool display, says Mohamed Salah.
# Presidential Race
'He deserves a second term': Fine Gael to support Michael D Higgins' bid for re-election
Fianna Fáil has also said it will support the incumbent president.
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'To me he's not an actor... Neymar in the future will be the best in the world'
Romelu Lukaku has some sympathy for the under-fire Brazil star.
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Neymar 'entitled to feel upset', says Brazil team-mate
Fagner has backed the world’s most expensive player, who scored the second goal in the 2-0 victory over Costa Rica.
# Disappointment
Around 400 Argentina football fans were left heartbroken in Temple Bar last night
Jorge Sampaoli’s side saw their World Cup hopes suffer a blow amid a loss to Croatia.
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Galway United owners vote in favour of Saudi Arabian investment
The club are currently sixth in the First Division, 12 points behind leaders UCD.
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'Balotelli's earned Italy call-up,' says team-mate
The Nice forward is in line to win his first cap in four years when Mancini takes charge of his first game against Saudi Arabia
# keep fighting boss
Messages of support pour in for Sir Alex Ferguson following brain haemorrhage
The former Manchester United manager underwent emergency surgery yesterday.
# stepping down
Sean Canney quits the Independent Alliance
He announced the move this morning.
# Poll
New poll shows Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country
Trailing the party is Fianna Fáil, which has 25% support (up one point).
# Sorry
Shania Twain apologises for saying she would have voted for Donald Trump
Twain made the comments in an interview with The Guardian over the weekend.
# home comforts
'You're not supporting the women, you're supporting Ireland'
Colin Bell’s WNT ‘want to upset’ in their back-to-back crucial World Cup qualifiers at Tallaght Stadium.
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Aviva announce sponsorship of Ireland WNT ahead of crunch World Cup qualifiers
They’ve agreed a three-year deal.
# rally
Protesters gather around the country over treatment of women in criminal justice system
Solidarity-PBP TD Bríd Smith says the turnout represents an anger women in Ireland are feeling over issues of consent and their bodies.
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'He’s a fantastic coach. He’d be a great addition to have if he was to stay on'
Ireland head coach Adam Griggs is coming to the end of his contract and his position will be reviewed after the Six Nations.
# Storm Emma
Bank of Ireland establishes €50 million storm relief fund for businesses and homeowners
Many businesses and homeowners have been financially impacted by Storm Emma.
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'It was not his best performance but Roy Keane knows that can happen to everybody'
Arsene Wenger has backed Jack Wilshere following the former Man United player’s comments.
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'To sit on the bench one day is not the end of the world'
Paul Pogba was only named as a substitute for Saturday’s game between Man United and Huddersfield.
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Luis Suarez defends subbed Coutinho after first La Liga start
Philippe Coutinho experienced a relatively quiet match at Camp Nou on Sunday but Luis Suarez defended the Barcelona recruit.
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Wenger: Sanchez 'not a mercenary' for joining Manchester United
The Chilean’s decision to leave Arsenal has been defended by his former manager
Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day
Some got in touch because they were worried about abuse while others simply needed company.
# Helpline
'There's no problem too small to call about': Childline expecting over 1,000 calls today
A team of Childline volunteers are giving up their own Christmas to offer support to hundreds of children who will need to talk to someone.
# Support
'We send him our prayers and strength, and hope that Liam can get back to a normal way of life'
John Hartson says his former Celtic team-mate is “feeling determined” as he battles cancer.
# Survivors
'Now, I can tell my stories. I've been silenced my whole life': Tuam survivors network launches
Survivor Peter Mulryan was born in the Tuam mother and baby home in Galway and lived in the institute for four and half years.