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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 23 October, 2014

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We’ll Leave It There So: Keane lashes United, Schmidt on Irish squad and all of today’s sport

Dessie Farrell, John Caulfield, Chris Ashton, Ched Evans and Steven Gerrard are all in the news as well.

This diet will make you feel less tired, more energetic

Warning: there is absolutely no coffee in this diet.

Man jailed for four years for impersonating Chelsea youngster Kakuta

Medi Abalimba was convicted of multiple fraud offences totalling €67,000 after assuming the Blues starlet’s identity to help maintain a lavish lifestyle.

Stevie G: ‘I may regret turning down Real Madrid’

The Liverpool captain twice rejected a move to the Bernabeu.

Alex Ferguson: Moyes era wasn’t my fault

The veteran manager says his successor did not appreciate the size of the club.

How to put on five kilos of muscle

Devour the carbs after training and more useful nuggets of information.

Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Redknapp: Taarabt the worst professional I have ever come across

“The only reason he has lost weight is because he has had tonsillitis.”

Drop Balotelli and play Sterling as a striker, Carragher urges Liverpool

The Reds legend believes that the Italian would not be able to offer the aggressive pressing that Brendan Rodgers’s side will need

Monday 20 October, 2014

Ronaldo ’100% certain’ not to rejoin Manchester United – Ancelotti

The Real Madrid coach is certain that his star man will not return to England.

Podolski: Hell will freeze over before I leave Arsenal for Tottenham

The German didn’t hold back in his response to the rumours.

Luis Enrique shrugs off Messi sub snub controversy

The Argentina star appeared to ignore calls to be withdrawn against Eibar but the former midfielder insists he will often consult players before deciding on substitutions

Well he would say that: Messi better than Cristiano Ronaldo insists Suarez

The Uruguayan striker is full of praise for his team-mate.


How much protein do sportspeople need?

Jean Murphy, a Dublin-based dietitian, has some advice for athletes.

Van Gaal: Three month comment was stupid LVG

Van Gaal: Three month comment was stupid

The Dutchman said he’d be judged after 12 weeks. Time’s up, Louis.

Bad management turns wonderkids into has-beens – Liverpool must be careful with Sterling

Ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League clash against Real Madrid, the England winger has been in the headlines after missing an England game due to being “tired”.

‘He’s about three stone overweight’ – Redknapp in astonishing rant over QPR misfit Taarabt

The former Tottenham boss slammed the 25-year-old after he was once again conspicuously absent from the QPR squad to face Liverpool at Loftus Road today.

Rodgers defends woeful Balotelli: He’s not here to replace Suarez

The Italian striker again drew a blank for Liverpool in their 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday but was later defended by his manager, despite missing an open goal.

Van Gaal: Rooney won’t walk back into Manchester United starting XI

The England striker is currently suspended following his red card against West Ham last month and the Dutchman insists that he may not call upon the captain when available.

‘Beating Madrid more important than Messi record’ – Zubizarreta

The former Spain goalkeeper has warned the Argentine to focus on next weekend’s result against their arch-rivals rather than his own personal goals tall.

Stop and think about how far you’ve come on road to success

Measuring improvements in your fitness levels is vital, writes John O’Regan.

Sunday 19 October, 2014

Ryan cousins ease Templederry past Burgess in Tipperary SHC

There was extra-time required to separate Nenagh Eire Og and Thurles Sarsfields in the day’s other quarter-final.

Richie Hogan’s goal helps Danesfort topple Tullaroan in Kilkenny SHC

While St Martin’s got the better of Dicksboro.

Former giants Toulouse start with a win as Ospreys’ strong form continues

Elsewhere, the Ospreys won their seventh consecutive match after running five tries past Treviso.

Saturday 18 October, 2014

Great Keith Hogan tweet after playing against Kilkenny senior brother Brian in club game

Keith’s club Clara defeated Brian’s club O’Loughlin Gaels while Carrickshock finished level with Rower Inistioge.

Eoin Kelly hits 2-7 in Tipp quarter-final win while champions Loughmore survive

The first two Tipperary senior hurling championship quarter-finals took place today.

Connacht only needed 40 minutes to secure a try bonus point against La Rochelle

The western province scored seven tries against beleaguered French opposition today.

Alexis Sanchez saves Arsenal from defeat against Hull

Steve Bruce’s side had to settle for a 2 – 2 draw at the Emirates.

Saracens warm up for Thomond Park with four-try win against Clermont

Chris Ashton and David Strettle scored braces for Mark McCall’s men in a 30-23 victory.

Seamus Coleman goal helps Toffees to Goodison win over Villa

It’s Everton’s first home win since beating Manchester United in April.

Scotland shock Ireland in Hurling/Shinty International Series opener

Ireland lost despite having Patrick Horgan and Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher.

Referee awards four penalties as City see off Spurs in Premier League early kick off

Sergio Aguero has grabbed a four for the champions.

36-year old John Miskella will play his first county senior football final tomorrow

The 2010 All-Ireland winner lines out for Ballincollig in the Cork SFC final on Sunday after 19 attempts.

‘I don’t see why Roy can’t manage Ireland’ – Martin O’Neill

The Ireland boss has tipped his assistant to lead the national team.

Roy Hodgson is Mike Bassett and Ireland as world champions; it’s the week’s best comments

Also, a commenter gets to the bottom of Luke Fitzgerald’s injury.

Friday 17 October, 2014

Red wine baths help this NBA star’s dodgy knees

When athletes turn to alcohol, they usually don’t bathe in it.

Hit this number of miles and you need to buy yourself a new pair of runners

One of the country’s top middle-distance athletes on when to buy new footwear.

Thursday 16 October, 2014

Four exercises you can do during the ad break

Work on your core instead of getting the kettle on during Homeland.

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