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Gordon Strachan refuses to talk about position and is 'proud' of Scotland despite heavy loss against Slovakia

MARK WILSON IN TRNAVA: Gordon Strachan insisted that Scotland could still achieve second place in the section and hinted he was already planning for the trip to Wembley.
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How often do you look at someone on the TV, in the newspapers or just walking down the street and think: I wish I had THAT job. Who, after all, wouldn’t want to do something they love… an
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Roger Federer admits his Australian Open comeback was harder than he expected after the 17-time grand slam champion battled past Jurgen Melzer to reach the second round.
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The morning after Leinster’s destruction of Montpellier in the Champions Cup the night before and Rory O’Loughlin is being introduced to the concept of fame as he looks on at a Junior Cup
Former Ulster favourite Stephen Ferris has again rounded on his former team after they were bounced out of Europe with a dismal 31-19 defeat at the hands of Exeter on Sunday.
Munster Rugby are confident they gave Conor Murray the best possible care following the scrum-half’s clash of heads with Glasgow’s Tim Swinson during their Champions Cup game at Scotstoun
CJ Stander warns that Munster cannot afford to take a victory over down and out Racing 92 for granted when the French champions visit Thomond Park on Saturday.
Connacht full-back Tiernan O’Halloran believes their shock Heineken Cup win in Toulouse three seasons ago will instil confidence as they head back to Stade Ernest Wallon this weekend.
Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster has dismissed the idea that teams single out opposing players for malicious treatment after a weekend of Champions Cup rugby which saw both of Ireland’s fi
“There is too much football,” said Brian Clough — and that was almost 40 years ago.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic says his determination to help restore Manchester United to glory brings more pressure than any external force can exert.
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet believes the fact they are not reliant on one player means the club are better prepared for a title challenge than the last time they were in this situation.
Neither David Moyes or Sam Allardyce are prepared to risk Premier League status in pursuit of FA Cup glory.
West Ham remain adamant on the future of wantaway playmaker Dimitri Payet after turning down an improved offer from his former club Marseille.
Cork chairman Ger Lane insists there “hasn’t been a murmur of discontent” among the current senior football management and panel about their temporary training facilities in Fermoy.
Limerick’s returning star James Ryan has backed manager John Kiely’s scathing assessment of Sunday’s 21-point hammering by Cork.
“Hurling people feel everything happening with Croke Park is football-orientated.”
Connacht Council secretary John Prenty has called for third-level teams to be pulled from the province’s FBD league.
Kilkenny midfielder Michael Fennelly has acknowledged that his latest serious injury could rule him out for all of 2017, placing his hurling career in jeopardy.
Mickey Harte has hit out at the suggestion that modern inter-county managers are making unreasonable demands of their players.
Dermot Earley will be revealed as the new GPA chief executive at a press conference in Dublin today.
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Alan Davidson’s conversion from Irish League footballer to Down’s hottest prospect has had instant results.
Frank Flannery has performed a dramatic U-turn and agreed to return as joint-manager of Wexford senior hurling champions Oulart-the-Ballagh for a third successive year.
THE Unlimited Sports Performance Center (USPC) Athletic Performance Conditioning Camp by Nico D’ Haenen will conduct another seminar to assess and elevate the coaches and student-athletes of Bacolod C
The Warriors snapped a four-game losing streak to the Cavaliers on Monday.        
The Warriors beat the Cavs 126-91 on Monday night to improve to 35-6, the best record in the NBA.        
The New York Jets are off to a quick start in what's expected to be a busy offseason        
The Boston Bruins haven’t played great hockey at home this season, but they had the chance to reverse that trend... Read More »
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Frank Mason III had 16 points, Landen Lucas scored 14 and No. 2 Kansas held off Iowa State 76-72 for its 17th straight win        
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