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# Underdogs

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# Underdogs
Relegation favourites Huddersfield go top of the Premier League
Elsewhere, there were wins for Everton and West Brom in this afternoon’s 3pm games.
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10-man Sligo stun Shamrock Rovers to pick up first league win in almost two months
John Russell’s fourth-minute goal was enough to seal a crucial three points.
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Andorra secure the biggest result in their history
Marc Rebés was the hero as the European minnows stunned Hungary.
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Spurs struggling to compete on wages - Pochettino
Despite their highest Premier League finish, Tottenham cannot mix it with the big boys in the transfer market, says Mauricio Pochettino.
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Crystal Palace stun Premier League leaders Chelsea to give title rivals hope
Despite the setback, the Blues are still seven points ahead of second place Tottenham with nine games to play.
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The Bundesliga could have its own equivalent of Leicester City this year
RB Leipzig continued their stunning form on Friday with a 4-1 win at Freiburg.
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Jamie Barron on facing Dr Crokes: 'You have to think they can be beaten'
The All-Star hurling midfielder has turned his sights to football and facing the Kerry champions in the Munster club final.
# Underdogs
O'Loughlin Gaels cause an upset to claim Kilkenny senior hurling title
A powerful second half performance saw them past Ballyhale Shamrocks.
# Going Well
Are Mario Balotelli and Nice set to be this season's great underdog story?
The former Liverpool striker looks rejuvenated since moving to Ligue 1.
# Underdogs
'Are you trying to suggest Ireland are favourites? I think you've been drinking'
Roy Keane has been enjoying the physicality on show at Euro 2016 so far.
# Rio Dream
This weekend sees Ireland get a final shot at qualifying for the Olympic 7s
Both the Ireland men and women face qualifying tournaments over the next two weekends.
# Underdogs
10-man Albania's brave performance not enough to avoid Swiss loss
Switzerland played the majority of the game with a man advantage after Lorik Cana was sent off.
# Mul
'The other Irish provinces have been so successful, of course I’ve been jealous'
John Muldoon and Pat Lam were in confident form at Murrayfield.
# Underdogs
How Leicester went from 5000/1 outsiders to Premier League winners
Within 25 minutes of the new season getting underway, it became apparent something special was brewing.
# Underdogs
Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League
The Foxes need just three points from their remaining three league games this season to be crowned champions.
# Underdogs
'Faroe Islands inspired Leicester's title bid'
Former Denmark international Lars Olsen says his side are the inspiration for Claudio Ranieri’s team.
# Underdogs
Can Leicester follow in the footsteps of these 10 unexpected champions?
A look at other teams who shook up the established order and claimed surprise titles.
# Underdogs
The best Irish sports team you've never heard of
Ailsa Anderson chats to The42 about her side’s unlikely success story.
# Underdogs
8 unlikely league champions that Leicester will be hoping to emulate
The Foxes were made Premier League title favourites after a sensational victory over Man City at the weekend.
# Underdogs
Analysis: How are Leicester still top of the Premier League?
We look at the reasons behind the Foxes’ unlikely rise this season.
# Underdogs
Ex-Ireland international hoping to propel Salford City and Class of 92 into FA Cup third round
We spoke to Stephen O’Halloran about life at the club and working under its famous owners.
# Underdogs
Wales will be officially better than Brazil if they win tomorrow
Chris Coleman’s men could also go third in the world if they win their pivotal match tomorrow.
# chariot
England take top spot in Six Nations despite lacklustre display against Scotland
It could have been much worse for Ireland’s Championship hopes.
# looking ahead
Sabella still hopeful over Di Maria fitness, says Argentina need 'perfect match'
“We have to remain very concentrated and close all the spaces open to them,” he says.
# Underdogs
Kenya take major step towards first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification
The east Africans pulled off an impressive victory over Namibia in Madagascar.
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We're not great with the favourites' tag, says Westmeath boss Bealin
Westmeath manager Paul Bealin thinks the qualifier draw with Cavan suits his team.
# Underdogs
'Sure what have we won?' - why Cork weren't complacent against Waterford
Cork Goalkeeper Anthony Nash is sure that complacency was not an issue at the weekend.
# Underdogs
All you need to know about Italy ahead of the Six Nations
With just two home games to target, 2014 could be a lean year for the Azzuri.
# Underdogs
Cratloe boss: 'We're sickened - I thought we'd the game won'
The Clare club nearly pulled off a massive shock in yesterday’s AIB Munster SFC club final.
# Pool 6
Scout's report: Edinburgh looking to catch Munster out at Murrayfield
Alan Solomons’ side are bottom of the Pro12, but will welcome a fresh start in Europe.
# underdog's tale
In pictures: London outclassed in 1st ever Connacht final appearance
Mayo steamrollered their way to a third Connacht title in a row.
# underdog story
6 reasons why Tahiti's footballers are your new favourite team
One player climbs coconut trees for a living.
# confed cup
Tahiti: A true underdog story
The tiny South Pacific islanders paddle into uncharted waters when they take on Nigeria at the Confederations Cup in Brazil tonight.
# Tennis
Berdych keeps Czech Davis Cup hopes alive
The world number six levelled the final against much-fancied Spain with a win over Nicolas Almagro this evening.
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Glamour tie: Pub team of ex-pats takes on Sweden's most successful side
A number of Irish and British amateur players will line out for Langholmen FC against IFK Gothenburg in the Swedish Cup tonight.
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Micheal McDermott: “You don’t want to have fear going into this game, you want to enjoy it.”
They may be rank outsiders but the Cavan native is looking forward to leading Clare into their first provincial senior football final in 12 years next Sunday.
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Pro12 final: Ospreys make just one change for Leinster trip
Steve Tandy has stuck with 14 of the team which felled Munster in the semi-final, scrum half Rhys Webb is the only change.
# Underdogs
WATCH: The Andorran football team's only ever competitive victory, plus 4 other shocks they (nearly) produced
Ahead of Friday’s game, we look at the minnows record in international football, and find that they are capable of producing the odd surprise result.