Football or golf, Mark Travers happy to go it alone

Spoiler alert for Mark Travers and, more particularly, the other Irish players who will spend part of their day off from training tomorrow by taking to one of the ...

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Even if England call, Luca Connell ready to bloom in green

At Ireland’s training camp in Portugal, Luca Connell is telling us how his unexpected call-up has disrupted his summer holiday plans. Not that he’s complaining, ...

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Ben Thornley: ‘There are many things I loved about Roy Keane’

Manchester United starlet Ben Thornley’s burgeoning career was derailed by a tackle that resulted in the Bury native having knee ligaments looking like a ‘book ...

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Double joy for UCC and manager Healy with defeat over Ringmahon

UCC clinched the Munster Senior League Premier Division crown after a three-way title-deciding night of action.

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FIFA scraps plans for 48-team World Cup in Qatar

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be a 32-team tournament as originally planned, FIFA has announced.

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Arsenal head of football insists he has ‘ammunition’ to convince targets to join

Unai Emery’s squad are currently preparing for next week’s Europa League final against Chelsea.

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Celtic's Kieran Tierney fit to play in Scottish Cup final

Kieran Tierney boosted Celtic's triple treble hopes by declaring himself fit for the William Hill Scottish Cup final against Hearts at Hampden Park on Saturday.

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Under-23s boss Ricky Sbragia leaves Manchester United

The Scot returned to the club in 2017 to lead the Under-23s.

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Ross taking inspiration from Roman leaders in Sunderland’s promotion bid

Sunderland face Charlton in the League One play-off final.

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If my future depends on Europa League final, then I want to go now – Sarri

The Italian has two years remaining on his contract at Stamford Bridge.

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Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide its human rights abuses behind football

Baku is preparing to host the Europa League final between Arsenal and Chelsea.

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Sterling keen to speak to authorities over ‘harder punishments’ for racism

The Manchester City striker believes the FA and Premier League are not doing enough to stamp racist abuse out of the game.

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Manchester United linked with move for Longstaff

The Newcastle midfielder is wanted as part of Solskjaer’s summer overhaul at Old Trafford.

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Pulisic hopes for chance to play alongside Hazard

The United States international will arrive at Stamford Bridge this summer after spending the second half of the season on loan at Borussia Dortmund.

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Winding-up petition against Bolton suspended

Bolton still owes more than £1m to Revenue and Customs.

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Luca Connell relishing 'surreal' Irish call-up

“It’s crazy, it’s surreal to be honest. Especially meeting Seamus Coleman, you know. Being from Liverpool but supporting Everton and supporting ...

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Chris Hughton admits shock at Brighton dismissal

The manager was sacked a day after the season ended.

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Thorgan Hazard signs for Borussia Dortmund

Hazard scored 40 goals in 176 appearances during his five years with Borussia Moenchengladbach.

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Arsenal plan UEFA meeting over Henrikh Mkhitaryan absence in Europa League final

The Armenian’s safety is a concern because of the dispute between his country and Azerbaijan.

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Mick McCarthy not phased by lack of top-flight performers

Ireland face Denmark and Gibraltar in Euro 2020 qualifiers next month.

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Football rumours from the media

Daniel Sturridge and Daniel James are among the names on Wednesday’s back pages.

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Ireland boss Mick McCarthy guarding against cabin fever

Robbie Keane will be the manager’s key ally.

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Mick McCarthy has no concerns about threat of cabin fever for players

As the majority of the Irish squad for next month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers begin work at their training camp in Portugal today, Mick McCarthy says he has no ...

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Ireland goalkeeping coach Alan Kelly: Mark Travers has the mark of quality

That Irish ’keeper Mark Travers played in midfield and upfront as a youngster before opting to go between the posts is now standing to him in his burgeoning ...

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St Pat's revive European ambitions with win over Derry

St Patrick's Athletic have breathed new life into their European ambitions.

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Spurs ban three fans who tried to sell on Champions League final tickets

Tottenham have handed "indefinite" bans to three supporters who tried to sell their Champions League final tickets on a secondary ticketing platform.

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Travers tipped to be the best for Republic of Ireland

The 20-year-old made his Premier League debut in a 1-0 win over Tottenham.

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Bolton staff told they will be paid by administrators

Non-playing staff at the club and those from the Bolton Whites hotel have gone without pay for six weeks.

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Mick McCarthy keen to see Luca Connell in training

Although it appeared initially as if Luca Connell was already in the final squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Denmark and Dublin, Mick McCarthy ...

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Chris Powell: Black managers aren’t fired sooner, there just aren’t enough of us

The ex-Southend boss on the need to grow the pool of BAME managerial candidates, his next move and his ambassadorial work for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Emery respects Mkhitaryan decision but calls it ‘bad news’ for Arsenal

Arsenal’s Armenia international will not play in the Europa League final against Chelsea in Azerbaijan.

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Hard work and ‘a bit of fortune’ led Potter to the Premier League

The former Ostersund coach left Swansea for Brighton on Monday.

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West Brom in talks with Lincoln boss Cowley

Albion have a shortlist of four, including Cowley and Chris Hughton.

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Fit-again Firmino returns to Liverpool training in Marbella

The Brazilian missed Liverpool’s last three matches with a thigh injury.

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New faces among Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad for Toulon Tournament

It will be the first time since 2002 that Ireland have competed in the tournament.

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Tottenham ban fans who attempted to sell on Champions League final tickets

Spurs face Liverpool in Madrid on June 1.

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Giroud signs new Chelsea deal

The Frenchman was due to be out of contract this summer.

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Steve Clarke feels accepting Scotland challenge is ‘pinnacle’ of career

Clarke has signed a contract running until 2022.

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'Hurt' Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety concerns

Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not be involved in the Europa League final after Arsenal confirmed he would not travel with the squad.

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Wickham hoping to repay Palace faith after signing new deal

The injury-hit 26-year-old is now tied to the club until 2021.

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Barnsley striker Moore among several new faces in Wales training squad

The 26-year-old scored 17 goals as the Tykes won promotion from Sky Bet League One this season.

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Brighton chairman: Graham Potter was the outstanding candidate

Potter joined the Seagulls on his 44th birthday.

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Football rumours from the media

Leroy Sane and Paul Pogba are among the names being linked with moves.

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Hoban strikes late to break Bohs hearts again

James Rogers SSE Airtricity League

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Victory sees Rovers keep pace with Dundalk

Shamrock Rovers kept hot on the heels of Dundalk at the summit of the Premier Division with a deserved victory over relegation-threatened Finn Harps at Finn Park.

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Dream debut as teenager Bargary bags City winner

Teenager Cian Bargary enjoyed a memorable league debut when scoring the only goal of the game to get Cork City back to winning ways at the UCD Bowl.

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Klose signs on for three more years at promoted Norwich

The Switzerland international will stay at Carrow Road until 2022.

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Airtricity League wrap: Dramatic night sees Dundalk stay top

Dundalk have managed to stay ahead in their battle with Shamrock Rovers for the SSE Airtricity Premier Division title this evening.

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Departing Vincent Kompany tells Manchester City: ‘I have given everything’

Captain is leaving after 11 glorious years

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FAI awaiting UEFA report on betting patterns around First Division game

The FAI have said they are waiting on a UEFA report on betting patterns surrounding Limerick's 3-2 win over Cobh Ramblers on Saturday.

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