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Keane urges support for Liam Miller tribute

Roy Keane says the footballing world is still in shock over the death of Liam Miller.

Injury forces Lions captain Warburton to retire

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has retired from rugby union at the age of 29 after failing to overcome persistent injury problems.

New Blues boss coy over futures of Hazard & Courtois

Maurizio Sarri was unable to give guarantees over the futures of Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois amid speculation the Belgian pair could leave Chelsea this summer.

From Cavan to London, Leanne Kiernan joins West Ham

Republic of Ireland international Leanne Kiernan has moved to Super League side West Ham United from Shelbourne.

McIlroy relaxed over length of Major drought

Rory McIlroy is hoping to end a four-year wait for a major title at Carnoustie this week but the 29-year-old is not overly concerned by the length of the drought.

Spain approached Newcastle for Benitez during World Cup

Newcastle were sounded out about the possibility of loaning manager Rafael Benitez to Spain for the World Cup finals.

Sturridge wants to fight for starting role at Liverpool

Striker Daniel Sturridge wants to stay at Liverpool and fight for a starting role under manager Jurgen Klopp at the Premier League club, the 28-year-old has said.

Sheppard rues missed chances after Legia defeat

Cork City strike Karl Sheppard says that his side are disappointed after last night's loss in Poland as he felt they had chances.

Lowry focused on doing his own thing at Carnoustie

Having finished tied for ninth at the Open in 2014, Shane Lowry has followed it up with three successive missed cuts. But the Offaly native says he is close to clicking this weekend.

Woods feared Open visits were a thing of the past

There was a spell not so long ago when Tiger Woods, in the depths of despair over recurring back problems, felt he would never again grace the fairways of a British Open.

Rooney didn't want to be 'dead weight' for Silva regime

Wayne Rooney did not want to be a "dead weight" at Everton and was happy to move Stateside, the new DC United striker said.

Caulfield focus on domestic matters after European loss

Legia Warsaw's superior quality sent Cork City into the Europa League and another possible big-name draw, but manager John Caulfield insists the focus will return to domestic matters.

Buoyant Galway now main challengers to Dublin

After the first weekend of Super 8s action, we can probably now say that Galway are the main challengers to Dublin in 2018. It's something that few would have predicted at the start of the year.

UEFA reject appeals from Zenit and Spartak

UEFA has rejected appeals from Spartak Moscow and Zenit St Petersburg against sanctions over crowd trouble in last season's Europa League.

Legia too strong for battling Cork City in Warsaw

Cork City are out of the Champions League as they were defeated 3-0 by Legia Warsaw in the second leg of their first-round qualifier at the Polish Army Stadium in Warsaw.

Chicago to host Katie Taylor bout in October

IBF and WBA World Lightweight champion Katie Taylor will fight Cindy Serrano in Chicago on 6 October, Matchroom Boxing has confirmed this evening.

'Wexford were flat - and Davy seemed a bit flat too'

Eddie Brennan says that Wexford's lethargic performance during their seven point loss to Clare in Saturday's All-Ireland quarter-final was reminiscent of their Championship exit 12 months ago.

Gerrard 'a bit mixed' as Rangers progress in Europa

Steven Gerrard admitted he has concerns about Rangers' shot-shy strike-force after their stalemate with FK Shkupi in Macedonia.

Liverpool make €70m bid for Roma's Alisson - reports

Liverpool have tested Roma's resolve with a €70m bid for Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson.

Limerick players vote for strike action

Limerick players have voted in favour of industrial action following a ballot this afternoon and notice will be served on the club in the coming days.
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