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Last month
January 2023
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'Now it is a period Manchester United didn’t win trophies and it is too long'
Erik ten Hag determined to end club’s worst silverware drought in 40 years.
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After four All-Ireland losses, the Antrim club aiming to take down Kilkenny giants
Dunloy will be hoping to make history against Ballyhale Shamrocks
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Galway captain out to recreate All-Ireland club glory 15 years after last triumph
Seán Kelly is hoping to help Moycullen to victory in their All-Ireland semi-final this weekend.
Last year
2022
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Cody Gakpo admits he would consider Man Utd if club make January transfer move
The PSV Eindhoven attacker has lit up the World Cup with his dazzling displays for the Netherlands.
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Peter Dooley hoping to step out of the shadows with Connacht silverware
Loosehead prop has headed west after a decade with his native Leinster.
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Chelsea leading race to sign €59 million-rated RB Leipzig hotshot
Christopher Nkunku is thought to have already undergone medical tests for the Blues.
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Dave Rennie insists a new-look Wallabies 'can knock over' buoyant All Blacks
Australia are looking to bring home the Bledisloe Cup from New Zealand for the first time since 2002.
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Dortmund set to secure €31 million deal for Haaland's replacement
Ajax forward Sebastien Haller flew to Germany on Thursday to complete a medical.
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PSG deny Zidane talks as they close in on Pochettino's replacement
Nasser Al-Khelaifi insisted he ‘never spoke’ with the France legend, while confirming talks with Nice boss Christophe Galtier.
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Dylan Watts turned down Stephen Kenny once before. He won’t do it again.
Shamrock Rovers midfielder has taken his game to a new level over the past year but insists there is more to come with an Ireland call-up on his radar.
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Everton-linked Russian billionaire Usmanov sanctioned over Ukraine invasion
Alisher Usmanov and Igor Shuvalov were being sanctioned after the move was signed off by Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, the PA news agency understands.
All time
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'If we want to be that team that gets through, we have to learn to win away from home'
After their superb win over Stade Francais today, Connacht are eyeing up a place in the last 16 of the Champions Cup.
# rollout
80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine
Two out of every three adults are fully vaccinated.
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EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults, says von der Leyen
The European Commission President said “the EU has kept its word.”
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Man United 'must do better' despite ending home drought
Even Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted he thought the Baggies’ penalty should have stood.
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Edinson Cavani set to join Man United - reports
The Uruguay forward has been without a club since leaving Paris Saint-Germain at the end of June.
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'We know it's there to be won' - Farrell's Ireland hungry for Six Nations shot
The national team head coach is excited about the new ‘Eight Nations’ tournament this autumn.
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'We're going to kill Mesut Ozil and kill you' - Two men in court over threatening Arsenal star
The alleged incident happened outside Ozil’s north London home just weeks after the former World Cup winner was targeted by moped attackers while driving in the area.
# aims
Three home wins the target for Ireland Women in important 2020 Six Nations
After a very poor championship in 2019, Ireland have hopes of a big improvement.
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Huddersfield Town investigating sectarian abuse directed at James McClean
The club’s game against Stoke City was paused momentarily after the Ireland winger reported the abuse.
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Man United's Irish coach admits new signings are required to get Red Devils back where they belong
Kieran McKenna believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are heading in the right direction.
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Anthony Joshua: Fight with Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury 'has to happen in 2020'
The British boxer won back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles from Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last week.
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Crystal Palace have 'taken action' after Zaha was racially abused on social media
The Ivorian has been the subject of online harassment and the club are threatening legal action.
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Scotland intend to smash Johnny Sexton if he plays to the line for Ireland
The Scots will also be flagging illegal ruck play from Ireland with referee Wayne Barnes.
# Transfer News
Tottenham target sees future at PSG
Julian Draxler insists he is happy to remain at the Ligue 1 club.
# Investigation
'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target
The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation.
# fatphobia
Instagram's shopping feature is - inadvertently - highlighting brands who add a 'fat tax'
Caught rapid.
# interest
Chelsea and Liverpool target Pulisic won't be leaving in January says Dortmund director
The 20-year-old USA international has been linked with a January switch to England.
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Man United and Real Madrid rumours no distraction for Lewandowski
The Bayern Munich striker maintains that he has given no thought to a summer transfer.
# investigations
Gardaí probe whether Pete Taylor was the target of triple shooting in Bray
Gardaí are also investigating if the attack was linked to the Kinahan/Hutch feud.
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Sadio Mane excited about potential Liverpool link-up with €70m-rated Lyon midfielder
The French international is reportedly being eyed as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho.
# Transfer News
Stuttgart 'wouldn't even open door' to €30m bid for Spurs and Liverpool target
The versatile 21-year-old has drawn plenty of interest with his displays for the Bundesliga side this term.
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Realistic Klopp claims top-four would be success for Liverpool
While the Reds boss dreams of winning the Premier League, he said a top-four finish was a success for his club this season.
# shiite cultural centre
Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people
Some anguished relatives were so distraught they crawled on the ground pulling their hair.
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'Man United should be in for Alexis Sanchez' - Gary Neville
The former Red Devils defender believes Jose Mourinho’s side need to be in the market for players of the Chilean’s quality.
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Kenny refuses to be drawn on Connolly transfer speculation ahead of Bray showdown
Dundalk are reportedly in talks to sign the 22-year-old winger.
# MUFC
Man United reportedly cool interest in Griezmann as they turn to other targets
The French forward has dropped hints about wanting a move to Old Trafford in recent weeks.
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France 'don't really care' that Sexton's fit, they're worried about Ireland's back row
The Ireland out-half has been rather unfortunate against the French in recent years.
# success
Christmas FM raised more than €360,000 for Focus Ireland
The station is entirely funded through sponsorship and more than 100 volunteers.
# in the crosshairs
'It's waffle, tackling high has nothing to do with getting hit in the head' - Sexton
The Ireland out-half says he would prefer outspoken pundits to call him before commenting.