The 70-year-old has been confirmed as Gianfranco Zola’s successor, and will be assisted by former Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill as he bids to preserve their Championship status.
Sam Allardyce toasted another unexpected scalp for Crystal Palace by claiming his tactics “exposed Liverpool’s weaknesses time and time again” at Anfield.
Greetings from a sunny Paris — and thus not Turf Moor — where your correspondent is covering the French presidential election.
Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney, strikers at contrasting stages of their Manchester United careers, emerged from the shadow cast by the injury to Zlatan Ibrahimovic and invigorated their team’s
Cork GC’s Gary O’Flaherty claimed victory for the second time at the Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup yesterday, finishing the 54-hole event in four-under par.
Not for the first time, the ‘unbelievable’ Mark McCall stands out on his own in Europe this morning which makes a change from being out on his ear in Ireland.
Although the Triton Showers National Rally Championship hasn’t reached the halfway mark, Monaghan’s Sam Moffett is showing real championship form.
The cycling world was plunged into mourning over the weekend following the tragic death of Italian professional Michele Scarponi.
There is no doubt Mauricio Pochettino has assembled a good team at Tottenham, the strongest challengers to the best in the country this season.
So now Spurs have two FA Cup records that are unlikely to be broken. The only non-league team to win the cup, and now seven consecutive FA Cup semi-final defeats, stretching back to 1993.
I must admit that following the United game I suffered a real crisis of confidence which left me a nervous wreck in the run-up to the cup semi-final.
We all know that The Singularity is coming. I just didn’t expect my first sighting of it in Nowlan Park after a National Hurling League game.
So now Rassie Erasmus knows the size of the task facing him over the remaining two seasons of his Munster contract and perhaps beyond.
Moments that mattered. Turning points. Key plays. We love the drama of a game decided by a spark of magic or, failing that, a blooper.
There was a distinctly Irish flavour to Aberdeen’s 3-2 win over Hibernian in Saturday’s Scottish Cup semi-final.
Christy Ring CupEoin McCormack’s 73rd minute point secured a thrilling Christy Ring Cup opening day win for Wicklow in Joule Park, Aughrim.
Laois withstood a late barrage from Westmeath to claim a crucial three-point win in the opening round of the Leinster Round Robin series at O’Moore park yesterday.
Kerry went into this Leinster SHC qualifier favourites to overcome the emerging Royals but their poor form this year continued with defeat at Páirc Tailteann.
Rassie Erasmus is definitely staying on as Munster director of rugby having finally ended the speculation he was about to leave the province just a season into his three-year contract.
From boom to bust in the space of 24 hours.
Kilkenny retained their Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 title with a fine all-round performance that augurs well for the Championship.
POOR STARTLeinster came into this semi-final topping most of the attacking stats for the four remaining teams in the competition.
Champions CupClermont Auvergne 27 Leinster 20If failure can ever be glorious then this was it.
On the way home from the Gaelic Grounds yesterday, I was snaking my way out the Ennis Road in my car when I saw Conor Hayes at the side of the road.
Davy Fitzgerald’s exuberance last weekend may have belied his own “chill the beans” advice, but Micheál Donoghue was recommending similar caution after this victory.
Michael Ryan wasn’t blaming the proposed suspension of Jason Forde for Tipp’s defeat in yesterday’s League final, but his unhappiness with the sanction was clear.
This side of Galway we’ve seen before. Two years ago, they amassed 50 scoring opportunities against Cork in an All-Ireland quarter-final, scoring 30 of them.
Arsene Wenger’s reaction at the full-time whistle said it all.
The All-Ireland senior hurling championship began yesterday in earnest. Not in Limerick, technically speaking. There were round robin games in Leinster last weekend which form the foothills for the tr
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Hazard, who came off the bench to score a superb goal for Chelsea on Saturday, said the FA Cup win could be just the boost they needed after a galling defeat in the league against Manchester United t
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Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar turns 44 today. Widely regarded as the greatest batsman to have played the game, the Mumbai batsman remains to be the only batsman in the world cricket to hav
CHICAGO -- After watching Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas dominate his team to the tune of 33 points in a 104-95 Game 4 loss on Sunday night, the frustration that has been buil