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Dublin: 1 °C Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Today’s News


Friday 3 October, 2014

5 reasons to watch the League of Ireland and FAI Cup semi-finals this weekend

There are three league fixtures tonight and two cup semi-finals on Sunday.

Thursday 2 October, 2014’s Champions League power rankings after week 2

Who are the movers and shakers in Europe’s premier cup competition after the second round of games?

Conor McGregor claims he’s fighting Diego Sanchez next, Dana White says he’s not

‘The Notorious’ tweeted this morning that he is heading to Mexico, but it seems unlikely.

O’Brien praises top marksman Fagan as he closes in on Saints milestone

The St Patrick’s Athletic hitman is two goals away from 20 in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division for the season.

Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Ireland’s adopted son Nelson ‘honoured’ to headline UFC Stockholm

Having trained in Dublin since he was 18, the Icelandic welterweight has strong connections with the country he calls his ‘second home’.

Tuesday 30 September, 2014

As it happened: Manchester City v Roma, Champions League

City were aiming for a win after their opening night defeat to Bayern Munich.

Ireland’s Neil Seery heading Down Under for latest UFC fight

’2 Tap’ is off to Sydney to face Richie Vaculik in November.

Paddy Holohan gets a change of opponent for second UFC bout

The 26-year-old SBG fighter features on the main card of Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night in Canada.

Monday 29 September, 2014

Adnan Januzaj scored a terrific free-kick tonight

The talented Belgian curled in from a difficult angle for the Manchester United U21s.

He gave us ‘The Robot’ and now Peter Crouch has unveiled ‘The Crab’

The rangy striker has scored against Newcastle on 15 minutes at the Britannia Stadium.

Sunday 28 September, 2014

Kilkenny and Tipp well represented in Sunday Game team of the year

Richie Hogan has been named Player of the Year by the panel, meanwhile.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Europe’s Ryder Cup win

Featuring Paul McGinley, Tommy Petty and Jamie Donaldson’s crazy eyes.

Nemanja Vidic has been having a nightmare at Inter Milan

And Manchester United thought they had defensive problems…

McIlroy and McDowell lead the way for Europe with wins in Ryder Cup singles

The Irish pair earned victories over Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth.


Patrick Reed is riling some Europe fans with his celebrations in today’s singles

What do you make of his passionate fist-pumping?

Supplements expert: ‘We want to make sure people don’t see it as a magic pill’

We speak to top nutritionist Lynn Clay about how supplements can work alongside a balanced diet.

Saturday 27 September, 2014

Man United reduced to 10 men as Rooney shown straight red card for kicking out

The Manchester United captain wasn’t exactly leading by example with this petulant foul.

Gerrard curls home a terrific free-kick in Merseyside derby

Liverpool have gone 1-0 up against city rivals Everton thanks to their captain.

As it happened: Liverpool v Everton, Premier League

It was the Reds v the Blues at Anfield in this afternoon’s early kick-off.

Rickie Fowler chips in beautifully from the bunker

This could turn out to be a big putt.

What’s the only thing better than Miguel Angel Jimenez? FIVE of them

We’re struggling to tell which one’s the real Miguel.

Irish fans take over MGM Grand at UFC 178 weigh-ins

It looks like Conor McGregor will have a strong following for tonight’s bout with Dustin Poirier.

McGregor faces biggest test yet as Poirier awaits in Sin City

Ireland’s top MMA fighter has heaped more pressure on himself ahead of UFC 178 tonight. He talks the talk but will he continue to walk the walk?

Friday 26 September, 2014

The new FIFA is out today, so here’s the last 15 covers in one vine

The memories come flooding straight back.

Diego Costa drives Chelsea team-mates around training in a buggy

Didier Drogba, Filipe Luis and Thibaut Courtois were chauffeured through Cobham by the striker this afternoon.

McGregor and Poirier in heated face-off as UFC 178 fight night nears

The pair are the talk of Las Vegas ahead of Saturday’s event.

Where can you watch Conor McGregor’s fight this weekend?

We’re planning to stay up extra late on Saturday. Will you be doing the same?


5 reasons to go watch League of Ireland football this weekend

With five rounds of matches left to play, there is plenty up for grabs around the country.

Thursday 25 September, 2014

Barry Murphy and Richie Towell are alongside Messi on the new FIFA 15 cover

You would understand if Leo was a little star-struck.


‘I’ve never disliked someone that much’ – McGregor and Poirier have intense staredown

The fighters crossed paths soon after arriving at the MGM Grand on Tuesday.

Who is Conor McGregor’s opponent Dustin Poirier?

All you need to know about the man who goes head-to-head with ‘The Notorious’ this weekend.

Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Frank Lampard had his scoring boots on for Man City again tonight

The former Chelsea midfielder grabbed a brace as the Premier League champions hammered Sheffield Wednesday 7-0.

We’ll Leave It There So: Mickelson’s dig at European team and the rest of today’s sport

There’s also the latest from the Mayo football fall-out, Luis Suarez’s first goals for Barca and Bradley Wiggins wins world time trial title.

Saturday 20 September, 2014

Danny Higginbotham tells a tale about one of Roy Keane’s rants

The former Sunderland defender wasn’t a fan of Keane’s management style, it seems.

Tubes asks Ashley Young about the time a bird pooed in his mouth

Sure thing Ashley, we believe you…

McEntee: Dromintee embarrassed themselves and disrespected us

The Crossmaglen boss was highly critical after crazy scenes in last night’s Armagh senior football championship.

‘I didn’t think it went in’ – Watch Chris Forrester’s spectacular 30-yard strike

The St Patrick’s Athletic attacker had the referee’s assistant to thank at the Carlisle Grounds last night.

Friday 19 September, 2014

4 reasons to go watch League of Ireland football this weekend

The EA Sports Cup is up for grabs while Cork City and St Patrick’s Athletic can make up ground on Dundalk.

Thursday 18 September, 2014

Solskjaer steps down as Cardiff manager after nine months in charge

The 41-year-old has decided to vacate the role after a poor start to the season with the Bluebirds.

Nottingham Forest’s Michail Antonio scores a goal worthy of Dennis Bergkamp

Stuart Pearce’s side are top of the Championship after a 5-3 win over rock bottom Fulham.