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On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home from Ireland’s World Cup squad

On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home from Ireland’s World Cup squad

Keane criticised the Football Association of Ireland and the team’s World Cup preparations in an astonishing interview. Read full article: On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home...→

On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home from Ireland’s World Cup squad

On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home from Ireland’s World Cup squad

Keane criticised the Football Association of Ireland and the team’s World Cup preparations in an astonishing interview. Read full article: On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home...→

Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 World Cup goes ahead

Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 World Cup goes ahead

The International Cricket Council on Wednesday rejected claims a decision had been made to postpone the tournament from its original slot of 18 October to 15 N [...] Read full article: Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 W...→

Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by former world champion Roy Jones Jr

Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by former world champion Roy Jones Jr

Mike Tyson has been teasing a comeback to boxing with his latest comments and shredded look in workout videos – and he could be joined in the ring return by Ro [...] Read full article: Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by...→

Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

English football’s top flight conducted tests on 1,008 individuals over the course of Monday and Tuesday. Read full article: Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home staff ‘wore painters’ overalls and goggles’ in PPE shortage

Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home staff ‘wore painters’ overalls and goggles’ in PPE shortage

The chief medical officer defended the state’s handling of Covid-19 in nursing homes last night after a committee was told some staff had to wear painters’ ove [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home sta...→

'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Dance at the 2022 World Cup'

'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Dance at the 2022 World Cup'

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi can seal a dream finale to his superb career like basketball legend Michael Jordan in The Last Dance, AC Milan midfielder Lucas [...] Read full article: 'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Danc...→

Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to consider England needs ahead of World Cup

Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to consider England needs ahead of World Cup

EXCLUSIVE: John Bateman is targeting World Cup glory with England but their chances rest on decisions being made by rugby league bosses to include the national [...] Read full article: Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to con...→

Cheika: I should have quit as Australia coach before 2019 World Cup

Cheika: I should have quit as Australia coach before 2019 World Cup

Cheika stayed in the job until the World Cup in Japan later in the year and quit after the Wallabies were thrashed 40-16 by England in the quarter-finals Read full article: Cheika: I should have quit as Australia ...→

World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Borussia Dortmund

World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Borussia Dortmund

The 27-year-old midfielder, a Germany international, has managed only six starts for the club this season. Read full article: World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Bo...→

How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland earned a shock win at 1980 Home Internationals to begin road to World Cup heroics

How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland earned a shock win at 1980 Home Internationals to begin road to World Cup heroics

When moments of sporting glory come along, in the midst of the excitement, euphoria and celebrations those telling the story of the success begin the search fo [...] Read full article: How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland ear...→

Great food for staying at home: Restaurants across Northern Ireland offering food and drink for delivery and collection

Great food for staying at home: Restaurants across Northern Ireland offering food and drink for delivery and collection

Restaurants across Northern Ireland have adapted after they were forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic, with many now offering meals, food kits, wine [...] Read full article: Great food for staying at home: Restaura...→

Further fall in number of Covid-19 care home deaths in Northern Ireland

Further fall in number of Covid-19 care home deaths in Northern Ireland

The number of coronavirus-related deaths at care homes in Northern Ireland has fallen again, official figures show. Read full article: Further fall in number of Covid-19 care ...→

Michael Cheika: I should have resigned before the World Cup

Michael Cheika: I should have resigned before the World Cup

Michael Cheika says that he should not have led the Wallabies to the World Cup in Japan and that he should have resigned as Australia coach six months before i [...] Read full article: Michael Cheika: I should have resigned b...→

The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Keegan's bubble to secure European Cup win

The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Keegan's bubble to secure European Cup win

Hamburg dominated the game but Keegan cut a lonely figure, gradually playing deeper and deeper after a couple of brutal tackles - one which left him clutching [...] Read full article: The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Ke...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Swann urges caution after day of no reported Covid-19 deaths

Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Swann urges caution after day of no reported Covid-19 deaths

Robin Swann said Tuesday was a day “we have all been waiting for” after no new coronavirus deaths were reported in Northern Ireland. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Sw...→

Rory McIlroy: World number one believes Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021

Rory McIlroy: World number one believes Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021

World number one Rory McIlroy believes this year's Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021 because players are not keen on playing in it without fans. Read full article: Rory McIlroy: World number one believes ...→

Ireland reports 'milestone' first day with no new coronavirus deaths

Ireland reports 'milestone' first day with no new coronavirus deaths

Ireland has reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first day since the first fatality in the country.   So far, 1,608 people have died after testing positi [...] Read full article: Ireland reports 'milestone' first day wi...→

Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with World Cup winner to leave for nothing

Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with World Cup winner to leave for nothing

The man who scored Germany's winner in the final of the 2014 World Cup will leave Borussia Dortmund this summer when his contract at the Westfalenstadion expir [...] Read full article: Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with W...→

Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolation by returning to UK via Ireland

Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolation by returning to UK via Ireland

HOLIDAYMAKERS could be set to avoid the UK’s 14-day quarantine period for people coming into the country by arriving via Dublin. Travel companies have already [...] Read full article: Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolati...→

Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutter-free home

Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutter-free home

Since lockdown, tidying has become a national pastime. If you’re wrestling with mess, this plan broken into in bite-sized chunks will help Read full article: Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutte...→

When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1.5m for World Cup winner

When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1.5m for World Cup winner

Aston Villa transfers - The defensive midfielder starred for Brazil at the 2002 World Cup and, that summer, instead signed for Arsene Wenger's Arsenal. The res [...] Read full article: When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1....→

Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup with busy schedule and 'mini World Cup'

Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup with busy schedule and 'mini World Cup'

JAMIE CARRAGHER wants to see the FA Cup given a starring role in a “World Cup” style tournament after the Premier League season ends. Talk of how the cup compe [...] Read full article: Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup wi...→

When is World Hunger Day and how can you get involved?

When is World Hunger Day and how can you get involved?

Aim of event is to raise ‘awareness to the more than 820 million people living in chronic hunger during an unprecedented global crisis’, The Hunger Project sta [...] Read full article: When is World Hunger Day and how can you...→

Seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day 

Seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day 

A leading sports scientist who has worked with Olympians and NRL players has revealed the seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day to [...] Read full article: Seven moves everyone who works from home...→

Former RFU boss urges union to back plans for £250m World Cup-style tournament in the UK and Ireland in 2021

Former RFU boss urges union to back plans for £250m World Cup-style tournament in the UK and Ireland in 2021

Exclusive: The ‘Coronavirus Cup of World Rugby’ could raise money for cash-strapped unions around the world struggling through the pandemic Read full article: Former RFU boss urges union to back plan...→

Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogba after Roy Keane comparison

Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogba after Roy Keane comparison

The Frenchman has one year left on his contract at Old Trafford although United have the option to extend his deal by a further year. Read full article: Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogb...→

The day I discovered the true home of cricket’s soul

The day I discovered the true home of cricket’s soul

Most of the time, cricket writing focuses on the players: their character, quirks, flaws and style. Yet, sport is about place as well as people. The environmen [...] Read full article: The day I discovered the true home of cr...→

Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal SLAPPED him at 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal SLAPPED him at 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie revealed that former Holland manager Louis van Gaal slapped him during the 2014 World Cup after he refused to come off the pitch with cramp. Read full article: Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal ...→

On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home from Ireland’s World Cup squad

Roy Keane was a proven leader with a history of success and easily the Republic of Ireland’s biggest star heading into a World Cup he would not play a match in [...] Read full article: On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home...→

The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': Remembering the 2011 Heineken Cup final

The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': Remembering the 2011 Heineken Cup final

Looking back nine years to Northampton Saints' stunning start, a legendary team-talk from Johnny Sexton and a one-sided second half Read full article: The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': R...→

Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy's infamous 2002 World Cup bust-up

Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy's infamous 2002 World Cup bust-up

The Republic of Ireland's campaign got off to an explosive start when Keane was sent home from the tournament after he fell out with manager McCarthy Read full article: Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy'...→

What FA Cup final day means to those who played their part

What FA Cup final day means to those who played their part

Glenn Hoddle Two-time winner with Tottenham Hotspur, runner-up as Chelsea managerWhen I was a kid I watched the final on television every year. In those days, [...] Read full article: What FA Cup final day means to those who...→

Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 World Cup goes ahead

Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 World Cup goes ahead

The International Cricket Council on Wednesday rejected claims a decision had been made to postpone the tournament from its original slot of 18 October to 15 N [...] Read full article: Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 W...→

When is World Hunger Day and how can you get involved?

When is World Hunger Day and how can you get involved?

Aim of event is to raise ‘awareness to the more than 820 million people living in chronic hunger during an unprecedented global crisis’, The Hunger Project sta [...] Read full article: When is World Hunger Day and how can you...→

The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Keegan's bubble to secure European Cup win

The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Keegan's bubble to secure European Cup win

Hamburg dominated the game but Keegan cut a lonely figure, gradually playing deeper and deeper after a couple of brutal tackles - one which left him clutching [...] Read full article: The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Ke...→

Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by former world champion Roy Jones Jr

Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by former world champion Roy Jones Jr

Mike Tyson has been teasing a comeback to boxing with his latest comments and shredded look in workout videos – and he could be joined in the ring return by Ro [...] Read full article: Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by...→

Seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day 

Seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day 

A leading sports scientist who has worked with Olympians and NRL players has revealed the seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day to [...] Read full article: Seven moves everyone who works from home...→

'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Dance at the 2022 World Cup'

'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Dance at the 2022 World Cup'

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi can seal a dream finale to his superb career like basketball legend Michael Jordan in The Last Dance, AC Milan midfielder Lucas [...] Read full article: 'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Danc...→

Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogba after Roy Keane comparison

Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogba after Roy Keane comparison

The Frenchman has one year left on his contract at Old Trafford although United have the option to extend his deal by a further year. Read full article: Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogb...→

Rory McIlroy: World number one believes Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021

Rory McIlroy: World number one believes Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021

World number one Rory McIlroy believes this year's Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021 because players are not keen on playing in it without fans. Read full article: Rory McIlroy: World number one believes ...→

Ireland reports 'milestone' first day with no new coronavirus deaths

Ireland reports 'milestone' first day with no new coronavirus deaths

Ireland has reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first day since the first fatality in the country.   So far, 1,608 people have died after testing positi [...] Read full article: Ireland reports 'milestone' first day wi...→

Cheika: I should have quit as Australia coach before 2019 World Cup

Cheika: I should have quit as Australia coach before 2019 World Cup

Cheika stayed in the job until the World Cup in Japan later in the year and quit after the Wallabies were thrashed 40-16 by England in the quarter-finals Read full article: Cheika: I should have quit as Australia ...→

Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal SLAPPED him at 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal SLAPPED him at 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie revealed that former Holland manager Louis van Gaal slapped him during the 2014 World Cup after he refused to come off the pitch with cramp. Read full article: Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal ...→

Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with World Cup winner to leave for nothing

Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with World Cup winner to leave for nothing

The man who scored Germany's winner in the final of the 2014 World Cup will leave Borussia Dortmund this summer when his contract at the Westfalenstadion expir [...] Read full article: Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with W...→

How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland earned a shock win at 1980 Home Internationals to begin road to World Cup heroics

How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland earned a shock win at 1980 Home Internationals to begin road to World Cup heroics

When moments of sporting glory come along, in the midst of the excitement, euphoria and celebrations those telling the story of the success begin the search fo [...] Read full article: How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland ear...→

The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': Remembering the 2011 Heineken Cup final

The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': Remembering the 2011 Heineken Cup final

Looking back nine years to Northampton Saints' stunning start, a legendary team-talk from Johnny Sexton and a one-sided second half Read full article: The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': R...→

Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutter-free home

Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutter-free home

Since lockdown, tidying has become a national pastime. If you’re wrestling with mess, this plan broken into in bite-sized chunks will help Read full article: Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutte...→

Further fall in number of Covid-19 care home deaths in Northern Ireland

Further fall in number of Covid-19 care home deaths in Northern Ireland

The number of coronavirus-related deaths at care homes in Northern Ireland has fallen again, official figures show. Read full article: Further fall in number of Covid-19 care ...→

What FA Cup final day means to those who played their part

What FA Cup final day means to those who played their part

Glenn Hoddle Two-time winner with Tottenham Hotspur, runner-up as Chelsea managerWhen I was a kid I watched the final on television every year. In those days, [...] Read full article: What FA Cup final day means to those who...→

Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup with busy schedule and 'mini World Cup'

Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup with busy schedule and 'mini World Cup'

JAMIE CARRAGHER wants to see the FA Cup given a starring role in a “World Cup” style tournament after the Premier League season ends. Talk of how the cup compe [...] Read full article: Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup wi...→

Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

English football’s top flight conducted tests on 1,008 individuals over the course of Monday and Tuesday. Read full article: Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Swann urges caution after day of no reported Covid-19 deaths

Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Swann urges caution after day of no reported Covid-19 deaths

Robin Swann said Tuesday was a day “we have all been waiting for” after no new coronavirus deaths were reported in Northern Ireland. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Sw...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home staff ‘wore painters’ overalls and goggles’ in PPE shortage

Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home staff ‘wore painters’ overalls and goggles’ in PPE shortage

The chief medical officer defended the state’s handling of Covid-19 in nursing homes last night after a committee was told some staff had to wear painters’ ove [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home sta...→

Former RFU boss urges union to back plans for £250m World Cup-style tournament in the UK and Ireland in 2021

Former RFU boss urges union to back plans for £250m World Cup-style tournament in the UK and Ireland in 2021

Exclusive: The ‘Coronavirus Cup of World Rugby’ could raise money for cash-strapped unions around the world struggling through the pandemic Read full article: Former RFU boss urges union to back plan...→

Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to consider England needs ahead of World Cup

Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to consider England needs ahead of World Cup

EXCLUSIVE: John Bateman is targeting World Cup glory with England but their chances rest on decisions being made by rugby league bosses to include the national [...] Read full article: Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to con...→

The day I discovered the true home of cricket’s soul

The day I discovered the true home of cricket’s soul

Most of the time, cricket writing focuses on the players: their character, quirks, flaws and style. Yet, sport is about place as well as people. The environmen [...] Read full article: The day I discovered the true home of cr...→

World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Borussia Dortmund

World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Borussia Dortmund

The 27-year-old midfielder, a Germany international, has managed only six starts for the club this season. Read full article: World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Bo...→

On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home from Ireland’s World Cup squad

Roy Keane was a proven leader with a history of success and easily the Republic of Ireland’s biggest star heading into a World Cup he would not play a match in [...] Read full article: On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home...→

Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolation by returning to UK via Ireland

Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolation by returning to UK via Ireland

HOLIDAYMAKERS could be set to avoid the UK’s 14-day quarantine period for people coming into the country by arriving via Dublin. Travel companies have already [...] Read full article: Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolati...→

Great food for staying at home: Restaurants across Northern Ireland offering food and drink for delivery and collection

Great food for staying at home: Restaurants across Northern Ireland offering food and drink for delivery and collection

Restaurants across Northern Ireland have adapted after they were forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic, with many now offering meals, food kits, wine [...] Read full article: Great food for staying at home: Restaura...→

Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy's infamous 2002 World Cup bust-up

Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy's infamous 2002 World Cup bust-up

The Republic of Ireland's campaign got off to an explosive start when Keane was sent home from the tournament after he fell out with manager McCarthy Read full article: Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy'...→

When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1.5m for World Cup winner

When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1.5m for World Cup winner

Aston Villa transfers - The defensive midfielder starred for Brazil at the 2002 World Cup and, that summer, instead signed for Arsene Wenger's Arsenal. The res [...] Read full article: When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1....→

Michael Cheika: I should have resigned before the World Cup

Michael Cheika: I should have resigned before the World Cup

Michael Cheika says that he should not have led the Wallabies to the World Cup in Japan and that he should have resigned as Australia coach six months before i [...] Read full article: Michael Cheika: I should have resigned b...→

Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 World Cup goes ahead

Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 World Cup goes ahead

The International Cricket Council on Wednesday rejected claims a decision had been made to postpone the tournament from its original slot of 18 October to 15 N [...] Read full article: Eoin Morgan will be 'surprised' if T20 W...→

When is World Hunger Day and how can you get involved?

When is World Hunger Day and how can you get involved?

Aim of event is to raise ‘awareness to the more than 820 million people living in chronic hunger during an unprecedented global crisis’, The Hunger Project sta [...] Read full article: When is World Hunger Day and how can you...→

The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Keegan's bubble to secure European Cup win

The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Keegan's bubble to secure European Cup win

Hamburg dominated the game but Keegan cut a lonely figure, gradually playing deeper and deeper after a couple of brutal tackles - one which left him clutching [...] Read full article: The day Nottingham Forest burst Kevin Ke...→

Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by former world champion Roy Jones Jr

Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by former world champion Roy Jones Jr

Mike Tyson has been teasing a comeback to boxing with his latest comments and shredded look in workout videos – and he could be joined in the ring return by Ro [...] Read full article: Mike Tyson sent cryptic fight message by...→

Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

English football’s top flight conducted tests on 1,008 individuals over the course of Monday and Tuesday. Read full article: Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Swann urges caution after day of no reported Covid-19 deaths

Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Swann urges caution after day of no reported Covid-19 deaths

Robin Swann said Tuesday was a day “we have all been waiting for” after no new coronavirus deaths were reported in Northern Ireland. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland updates: Sw...→

Seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day 

Seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day 

A leading sports scientist who has worked with Olympians and NRL players has revealed the seven moves everyone who works from home should be doing every day to [...] Read full article: Seven moves everyone who works from home...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home staff ‘wore painters’ overalls and goggles’ in PPE shortage

Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home staff ‘wore painters’ overalls and goggles’ in PPE shortage

The chief medical officer defended the state’s handling of Covid-19 in nursing homes last night after a committee was told some staff had to wear painters’ ove [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Nursing home sta...→

Former RFU boss urges union to back plans for £250m World Cup-style tournament in the UK and Ireland in 2021

Former RFU boss urges union to back plans for £250m World Cup-style tournament in the UK and Ireland in 2021

Exclusive: The ‘Coronavirus Cup of World Rugby’ could raise money for cash-strapped unions around the world struggling through the pandemic Read full article: Former RFU boss urges union to back plan...→

'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Dance at the 2022 World Cup'

'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Dance at the 2022 World Cup'

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi can seal a dream finale to his superb career like basketball legend Michael Jordan in The Last Dance, AC Milan midfielder Lucas [...] Read full article: 'Lionel Messi can have his own Last Danc...→

Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogba after Roy Keane comparison

Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogba after Roy Keane comparison

The Frenchman has one year left on his contract at Old Trafford although United have the option to extend his deal by a further year. Read full article: Manchester United told to sell Paul Pogb...→

Rory McIlroy: World number one believes Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021

Rory McIlroy: World number one believes Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021

World number one Rory McIlroy believes this year's Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021 because players are not keen on playing in it without fans. Read full article: Rory McIlroy: World number one believes ...→

Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to consider England needs ahead of World Cup

Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to consider England needs ahead of World Cup

EXCLUSIVE: John Bateman is targeting World Cup glory with England but their chances rest on decisions being made by rugby league bosses to include the national [...] Read full article: Bateman urges rugby league chiefs to con...→

Ireland reports 'milestone' first day with no new coronavirus deaths

Ireland reports 'milestone' first day with no new coronavirus deaths

Ireland has reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first day since the first fatality in the country.   So far, 1,608 people have died after testing positi [...] Read full article: Ireland reports 'milestone' first day wi...→

The day I discovered the true home of cricket’s soul

The day I discovered the true home of cricket’s soul

Most of the time, cricket writing focuses on the players: their character, quirks, flaws and style. Yet, sport is about place as well as people. The environmen [...] Read full article: The day I discovered the true home of cr...→

Cheika: I should have quit as Australia coach before 2019 World Cup

Cheika: I should have quit as Australia coach before 2019 World Cup

Cheika stayed in the job until the World Cup in Japan later in the year and quit after the Wallabies were thrashed 40-16 by England in the quarter-finals Read full article: Cheika: I should have quit as Australia ...→

Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal SLAPPED him at 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal SLAPPED him at 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie revealed that former Holland manager Louis van Gaal slapped him during the 2014 World Cup after he refused to come off the pitch with cramp. Read full article: Robin van Persie reveals Louis van Gaal ...→

World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Borussia Dortmund

World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Borussia Dortmund

The 27-year-old midfielder, a Germany international, has managed only six starts for the club this season. Read full article: World Cup winner Mario Gotze to leave Bo...→

Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with World Cup winner to leave for nothing

Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with World Cup winner to leave for nothing

The man who scored Germany's winner in the final of the 2014 World Cup will leave Borussia Dortmund this summer when his contract at the Westfalenstadion expir [...] Read full article: Dortmund confirm Mario Gotze exit with W...→

On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home from Ireland’s World Cup squad

Roy Keane was a proven leader with a history of success and easily the Republic of Ireland’s biggest star heading into a World Cup he would not play a match in [...] Read full article: On this day in 2002: Roy Keane sent home...→

How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland earned a shock win at 1980 Home Internationals to begin road to World Cup heroics

How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland earned a shock win at 1980 Home Internationals to begin road to World Cup heroics

When moments of sporting glory come along, in the midst of the excitement, euphoria and celebrations those telling the story of the success begin the search fo [...] Read full article: How Billy Bingham's Northern Ireland ear...→

Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolation by returning to UK via Ireland

Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolation by returning to UK via Ireland

HOLIDAYMAKERS could be set to avoid the UK’s 14-day quarantine period for people coming into the country by arriving via Dublin. Travel companies have already [...] Read full article: Holidaymakers could avoid 14-day isolati...→

The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': Remembering the 2011 Heineken Cup final

The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': Remembering the 2011 Heineken Cup final

Looking back nine years to Northampton Saints' stunning start, a legendary team-talk from Johnny Sexton and a one-sided second half Read full article: The day Leinster 'flicked the switch': R...→

Great food for staying at home: Restaurants across Northern Ireland offering food and drink for delivery and collection

Great food for staying at home: Restaurants across Northern Ireland offering food and drink for delivery and collection

Restaurants across Northern Ireland have adapted after they were forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic, with many now offering meals, food kits, wine [...] Read full article: Great food for staying at home: Restaura...→

Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutter-free home

Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutter-free home

Since lockdown, tidying has become a national pastime. If you’re wrestling with mess, this plan broken into in bite-sized chunks will help Read full article: Your 14-day plan to a permanently clutte...→

Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy's infamous 2002 World Cup bust-up

Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy's infamous 2002 World Cup bust-up

The Republic of Ireland's campaign got off to an explosive start when Keane was sent home from the tournament after he fell out with manager McCarthy Read full article: Remembering Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy'...→

Further fall in number of Covid-19 care home deaths in Northern Ireland

Further fall in number of Covid-19 care home deaths in Northern Ireland

The number of coronavirus-related deaths at care homes in Northern Ireland has fallen again, official figures show. Read full article: Further fall in number of Covid-19 care ...→

When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1.5m for World Cup winner

When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1.5m for World Cup winner

Aston Villa transfers - The defensive midfielder starred for Brazil at the 2002 World Cup and, that summer, instead signed for Arsene Wenger's Arsenal. The res [...] Read full article: When Aston Villa refused to bid over £1....→

What FA Cup final day means to those who played their part

What FA Cup final day means to those who played their part

Glenn Hoddle Two-time winner with Tottenham Hotspur, runner-up as Chelsea managerWhen I was a kid I watched the final on television every year. In those days, [...] Read full article: What FA Cup final day means to those who...→

Michael Cheika: I should have resigned before the World Cup

Michael Cheika: I should have resigned before the World Cup

Michael Cheika says that he should not have led the Wallabies to the World Cup in Japan and that he should have resigned as Australia coach six months before i [...] Read full article: Michael Cheika: I should have resigned b...→

Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup with busy schedule and 'mini World Cup'

Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup with busy schedule and 'mini World Cup'

JAMIE CARRAGHER wants to see the FA Cup given a starring role in a “World Cup” style tournament after the Premier League season ends. Talk of how the cup compe [...] Read full article: Carragher reveals plan to save FA Cup wi...→