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Sepp Blatter: ‘There is no place for corruption of any kind in football’

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UEFA leaders want to postpone the Fifa elections for at least six months amid the current chaos.

Spare a thought for the woman who owns the @fifa Twitter account

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Babel on Rafa’s Madrid move: ‘He’ll make Ronaldo a great defender’

1 hour ago

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The Dutchman, who was signed by Benitez at Liverpool, isn’t expecting fireworks from his former manager in the Spanish capital.

Major injury setback for Cork hurling captain after he sustains broken fibula

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Minor captain Shane Kingston has sustained the serious injury.

FIFA 16 will allow you to play as women for the first time ever

1 hour ago

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Sadly, Ireland do not feature among the 12 national teams included in the computer game.

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This Fiji squad could do some serious damage at the World Cup

2 hours ago

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The backline options for head coach John McKee are particularly exciting.

How did it get to this? Here’s the events which led to this week’s Fifa arrests

3 hours ago

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From World Cup announcements to high-profile arrests, Wednesday was another dark day for the sport.

Rafa Benitez is a step closer to one of the most coveted jobs in football

3 hours ago

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The Spanish coach has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Carlo Ancelotti.

France wing Yoann Huget might be in major trouble for this stamp

3 hours ago

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The video evidence doesn’t look good for the Toulouse wide man.

Rory McIlroy had an absolute nightmare at the Irish Open

4 hours ago

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Michael Hoey and Graeme McDowell are the best of the Irish on day one.

We’re going to get our dream Steph Curry v LeBron James NBA final

4 hours ago

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The only problem is that we’ve to wait a whole week…

UFC legend demonstrates how to stop Conor McGregor from stealing your belt

4 hours ago

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Bas Rutten shows Jose Aldo how it’s done.

‘I am still cringing about it’ – Joe Brolly on those comments about Marty Morrissey

5 hours ago

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Brolly has addressed the issue in his weekly Gaelic Life column.

There was good and bad news for two Irish internationals at Hull today

5 hours ago

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Liam Rosenior, Yannick Sagbo, Maynor Figueroa, Steve Harper and Joe Dudgeon are among those released.

‘I want to show my kids that Dad still is a great player as opposed to used to be’

5 hours ago

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Can G-Mac lift the dark clouds over his season at this week’s Irish Open?

‘Mario Balotelli to stay at Liverpool’

5 hours ago

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Despite a difficult season, the agent of the Italian international says the player will stay at the club.

Is he Zlatan? Ibrahimovic author says he made up quotes

6 hours ago

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“I tried to get an illusion of him, to try and find the story.”

What would a Pro12 title mean for Anthony Foley’s Munster?

6 hours ago

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It’s four years since Munster last claimed silverware, and it’s time for their young stars to make their mark.

Massive blow for Laois as hurling boss Cheddar Plunkett resigns

6 hours ago

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Ger Cunningham is the new interim manager.

‘World Cup of fraud’ – Today’s front pages haven’t held back on the latest Fifa storm

7 hours ago

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The notoriously hard-hitting British media have had their say, and unsurprisingly, they are largely unimpressed.

Guess how many official complaints RTÉ received after Joe Brolly’s ‘ugly’ comments

8 hours ago

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We asked Montrose about the calls they took since Sunday.

Gopperth plans to go out in style after ‘tough’ last months with Leinster

8 hours ago

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The Kiwi out-half will line up against his Leinster friends with the Barbarians this evening.

A dozen McDonald points gets Wexford’s Leinster three-in-a-row bid off to great start against Kildare

8 hours ago

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The sides clashed at St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge tonight.

‘No love is wrong!’ – Check out this brilliant League of Ireland video

8 hours ago

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The promo uses clever allusions to the recent same-sex marriage referendum.

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals

8 hours ago

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Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.

A good night for the Offaly and Carlow U21 hurlers in their opening Leinster ties

8 hours ago

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The sides clash in Tullamore on Wednesday night.

Australian import Smith looks to end Munster stint with Pro12 title

9 hours ago

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The former Brumbies midfielder says adapting to European rugby took some time.

Some Kilkenny hurling greats are taking part in a 24-hour cycle for suicide awareness

9 hours ago

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Organiser John Flynn chats to The42 about the upcoming event.

Wexford native Furlong keen to impress Schmidt in Ireland’s green

9 hours ago

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The 22-year-old Leinster tighthead has earned his shot at international honours with an impressive season.

‘I won’t be surprised if Bernard Jackman gets the Leinster job’

10 hours ago

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Gio Aplon talks about life under the former Ireland hooker at Top 14 outfit Grenoble.

‘The Jack Grealish situation doesn’t sit well with me’ – Alan McLoughlin

10 hours ago

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“It’s opportunistic and I doubt he’ll make a huge impression playing for England.”

‘Having it described as ugly and all of that, that’s upsetting and that’s nasty’

10 hours ago

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The GAA President has called for objectivity amongst pundits.

Joe Rokocoko recalls the 2008 night he broke Munster hearts at Thomond

10 hours ago

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The All Blacks wing scored a try in the closing minutes to deny Munster another famous win.

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Explainer: What on earth is going on at FIFA?

17 hours ago

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Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?

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