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# soccer - Monday 16 December, 2013

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7 of Monaghan’s best sporting moments in 2013

Ulster titles, All-Stars and Tommy Bowe’s stunning powers of recovery; it was a pretty good year for the Farney.

# soccer - Sunday 15 December, 2013

VIDEO: Harry Kewell is really, really bad at penalties

The Australian’s miss ultimately cost his side a point.

# soccer - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Standing ovation for hat-trick hero Soldado as Spurs thrash Anzhi

The European dream is over, however, for James McLean and Wigan.

# soccer - Sunday 8 December, 2013

As it happened: Arsenal v Everton, Premier League

With Chelsea and Manchester City dropping points, the Gunners could go seven points clear with a win.

# soccer - Saturday 7 December, 2013

John O’Shea own goal gifts Spurs win after Hugo Lloris strikes again

Andre Villas Boas has guided Tottenham to the brink of the Champions League spots.

# soccer - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Chelsea battle back after Michael Essien’s backpass from hell

Jay Rodriguez put Southampton ahead early on at Stamford Bridge.

# soccer - Thursday 28 November, 2013 readers pick their cruellest moments in Irish sporting history

Warning – this makes for tough reading for Irish fans.

# soccer - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Gareth Bale hits brilliant free-kick as Real Madrid reach Champions League last 16

The Welsh international was in action against Galatasaray in the Champions League tonight.

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Perfect Ten – Bayern Munich set new Champions League record for victories

Arjen Robben, Mario Goetze and Thomas Muller were all on the mark against CSKA Moscow.

# soccer - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

VIDEO: The amazing OG that gifted Zenit a draw this evening

Not Toby Alderweireld’s finest moment.

# soccer - Monday 25 November, 2013

17 of the cruellest moments in Irish sporting history

Yesterday was not the first time there was heartbreak for Irish sports fans.

Sublime Shane Long fizzes in Baggies double but Villa snatch draw

The Irish striker’s touch for his first goal was reminiscent of Denis Bergkamp at his best.

# soccer - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Diego Costa scored a gravity-defying overhead kick last night

The Brazilian-born Spanish international netted the pick of Atletico Madrid’s seven goals.

# soccer - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Roddy Collins is back…as manager of Derry City

Collins had guided Athlone Town to the Airtricity League Division 1 title in September.

‘DO IT’ orders French newspaper before World Cup playoff tonight

France attempt to overturn a 2-0 deficit in tonight’s playoff second leg against Ukraine.

‘This is the ground zero of adversity’ — check out the trailer for RTÉ’s ‘Underdogs’ documentary Doc

‘This is the ground zero of adversity’ — check out the trailer for RTÉ’s ‘Underdogs’ documentary

The likes of Irish wheelchair rugby team will feature in the Reality Bites film.

# soccer - Monday 18 November, 2013

NBA star James in talks with Beckham on Miami MLS bid

They may not be good, but they’ll have cool gear.

Is this the greatest own goal of all time?

What was Steven Gardener thinking?

# soccer - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Flashback – Who were your childhood soccer heroes?

Paul McGrath, Roberto Baggio, Niall Quinn and Matthias Sammer are selected by our writers. But who was your favourite?

# soccer - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Superman’s Paulie PJs and Keano’s Diadoras: It’s the week in comments

Don’t worry Georgia Salpa fans, she’s in there for a second week running!

# soccer - Friday 15 November, 2013

Sligo manager Ian Baraclough signs extension until end of 2014

Rovers have secured the Englishman’s services for another season.

# soccer - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

8-year old is better at football than any of us

Stop being so good kid.

# soccer - Sunday 10 November, 2013

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Easy now Peter! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Dan Carter plays the match-maker while Brendan McVeigh asks Paul Galvin for fake-tan tips.

# soccer - Friday 8 November, 2013

Enda Kenny proposes an all-Ireland soccer team to play against England

Taoiseach raises idea of 32-county side to take part in occasional charity matches.

# soccer - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

‘I don’t understand why O’Neill brought Keane back’ – Liam Brady

The former Ireland midfielder expressed his doubts about Keane’s appointment but Eamon Dunphy trusts the new Ireland boss.

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Goalkeeping howler gifts Chelsea win but Celtic’s hopes up in smoke

Timo Hildebrand, take the rest of the week off!

# soccer - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Keane was O’Neill’s choice reveals Delaney ahead of Saturday unveiling

John Delaney, the association’s chief executive, spoke at length with Newstalk about the new management duo.

Sligo Rovers cup winners sign jersey for Spina Bifida charity auction

Alan Keane was inspired to the deed after meeting a young Bit O’Red supporter

# soccer - Saturday 2 November, 2013

‘Just one of those things’ admits modest Begovic after 90-yard goal

The Stoke City goalkeeper felt for his opposite number in the Southampton goal.

‘I want to go to the press conferences’ – Dunphy on Keane’s Irish link

The controversial football pundit told RTÉ’s Saturday Sport that Martin O’Neill would be a good choice as Ireland manager.

The horrific stamp that left Irish midfielder David Meyler in agony

The former Cork City player was on the receiving end of a poor tackle by Andrea Dossena.

Bizarre Championship goal as Leicester striker scores with his face

There will be less joy in the world on the day Manuel Almunia hangs up his gloves.

Van Persie blows roof off Craven Cottage as United consolidate 8th spot

Goals from the Dutchman, Antonio Valencia and Wayne Rooney put David Moyes’ men in charge at Fulham.

# soccer - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Januzaj earns soft penalty as Hernandez double sends United through

The Canaries were doing a good job of keeping the league champions at bay until the Belgian teenager made something happen.

Zola fumes as ‘ghost goal’ denies Watford away win

No goalline technology or common sense in the Championship, it seems.

# soccer - Monday 28 October, 2013

# soccer - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Sunderland’s newest fan may not be welcome in Newcastle for a while

If the Pope is infallible, does that mean we should all support the Black Cats?

Moyes eyes low-key title challenge after late rally stuns Stoke

The league champions were in danger of dropping 11 points behind Arsenal before late goals at Old Trafford.

# soccer - Saturday 26 October, 2013

# soccer - Friday 25 October, 2013

Roy Keane at Turner’s Cross as Cork City beat the champs

The former Ireland midfielder is enjoying his time back in the Rebel County.