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Red Star Belgrade vs Arsenal Europa League LIVE
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:19:19 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Arsenal resume their Europa League campaign when they visit Red Star Belgrade hoping to reach the halfway point of the group stage with a 100 per cent record. Follow live here.


Paul Scholes admits he 'lost out' on Oldham job
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:03:57 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Paul Scholes had his managerial interest piqued by Oldham and has not ruled out applying for more jobs in the future. The boyhood Latics fan missed out to caretaker boss Richie Wellens.


Nemanja Matic insists boss Jose Mourinho is the best
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:59:45 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Jose Mourinho's appetite for success means 'sometimes it isn't easy to work with' the Manchester United manager, but Nemanja Matic has never played under a better boss.


Paul Pogba uses Instagram post to show he nears return
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:57:17 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The French midfielder and former world-record signing has been out of action since September 12 after suffering a hamstring injury against Basle in the Champions League.


F1 news: Fernando Alonso confirmed as McLaren driver
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:54:11 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The news was confirmed ahead of this weekendas American Grand Prix. It is no surprise given that the 36-year-old had no other options if he wished to stay in Formula One.


Manchester and Merseyside Derbies televised on same day
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:48:28 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
United and City will now meet on Sunday December 10, with the game kicking off at 4.30pm, a little more than two hours after Everton and Liverpool face-off in the Merseyside Derby.


Carlos Bacca: I played for worst AC Milan side in history
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:45:16 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Though Bacca enjoyed himself in front of goal in two years at Milan, scoring 34 times in 76 games, they were far from successful in his time there, finishing seventh and sixth in Serie A.


Manchester United boost from big away win - Paul Scholes
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:44:49 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Paul Scholes believes Manchester United should push to beat their title rivals away from home to give themselves a psychological advantage.


Paul Merson's comeback ends early due to floodlights
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:40:26 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The 49-year-old saw his return to the pitch halted after his side had taken a 3-2 lead against Pontyclun due to faulty floodlights at Caerau Athletic Ground.


Ronnie O'Sullivan lets invader try to pot black ball
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:35:32 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Ronnie O'Sullivan's English Open showdown with outsider Zhang Yong ended in bizarre fashion when he let an invader attempt to pot the black ball.


Sir Alex Ferguson opens new Salford City stadium
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:35:00 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The National League North club have unveiled a new 5,000 capacity ground, entitled the 'Peninsula Stadium', with Ferguson joined by members of the Class of 92.


PSG star Neymar hopes to emulate Messi with Kylian Mbappe
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:34:07 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The two summer signings look worth every penny of their combined APS364m price tag a once Mbappe's move is made permanent next summer a by netting 13 times between them.


Karim Benzema wants Real Madrid stay over Arsenal move
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:33:58 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Karim Benzema has no desire to swap Real Madrid for suitors Arsenal despite being linked with a move to north London during the past few weeks.


Clarke Carlisle tweets thanks for messages of support
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:31:35 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Clarke Carlisle has broken his silence over his mystery disappearance that sparked a Police manhunt in September, taking to Twitter to thank all well-wishers.


Abraham will not be recalled by Chelsea, insists Clement
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:17:39 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Abraham's five goals in 10 Swansea games - four of them coming in the Premier League - has led to speculation that the champions will recall their striker for the second half of the season.


Will English club win the Champions League? - TACKLE KEOWN
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:04:25 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Sportsmail columnist Martin Keown answered your questions ahead of this weekend's Premier League action. Among the items on the agenda this week were Tottenham's draw at Real Madrid.


Two Premier League players to join Common Goal project
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:01:00 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The two Premier League stars have come forward in recent weeks after learning of Mata's campaign to donate one percent of his salary to help underprivileged children


Bayern Munich vet Thomas Muller back on form - Heynckes
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:55:11 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The interim manager saw Thomas Muller, who has struggled since the start of this campaign and over the entirety of last season, open the scoring against Celtic on Wednesday night.


Newcastle for sale: 'Number of parties' have come forward
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:46:59 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Amanda Staveley, one of the City's leading dealmakers, has mounted a APS300million bid to buy Newcastle United that would see her become the new face of the club.


Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City eye Lenny Pintor
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:45:21 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The Brest teenager impressed for France U17s during the World Cup in India, scoring against Spain. He also caught the eye of staff from Premier League duo Arsenal and Chelsea.


MARKO ARNAUTOVIC on Mourinho, Balotelli, West Ham and more
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:41:50 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY IAN LADYMAN: At 28, Marko Arnautovic is West Ham's record signing but is not yet the footballer he wants to be or feels he should be. Not this season, not ever.


Man Utd's Nicky Butt slams youth recruitment process
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:27:09 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
There is a growing concern within the game over the age at which kids are recruited by clubs and the manner in which many are set up for an inevitable fall when they are released.


Michael Appleton: New Leicester manager will be British
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:25:01 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Appleton, who left Oxford to become Leicester's No 2 this summer, said he had spoken to Shakespeare since the shock sacking on Tuesday and offered consolation.


Newcastle Utd bid: Who is the tycoon Amanda Staveley?
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:23:05 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
British businesswoman Amanda Staveley has launched a APS300million bid to purchase Newcastle from current owner Mike Ashley, so who is the workaholic desperate to own a football club?


Roy Hodgson trying to keep Crystal Palace grounded
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:22:55 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The Eagles visit Newcastle on Saturday hoping to build on last weekend's 2-1 win over champions Chelsea, where they put their first points and first goals on the board at the eighth attempt.


Real Madrid star Gareth Bale could see return to Tottenham
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:11:12 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Gareth Bale could be set for a sensational return to Tottenham Hotspur, with Real Madrid ready to offload the Welsh winger according to don balon, with the Spanish club frustrated by his injuries.


Team GB taekwondo star Jade Jones eyes third Olympic gold
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:08:29 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
INTERVIEW BY DAN RIPLEY: The Welsh taekwondo star will head to Japan as a double Olympic champion having followed up her stunning 2012 success by defending her title in Rio.


Red Star Belgrade guide ahead of Arsenal Europa League tie
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:02:51 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
They are one of Eastern Europe's more well-known teams but have been out of the eye of the majority of football fans across Europe for much of the last two decades since their European Cup win.


FA set to hand first ever 'retrospective ban' for diving
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:56:18 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The 30-year-old has been charged with 'successful deception of a match official', a new offence which came into force from the start of the season and carries a two-match suspension.


James deletes tweets about Aluko after Stormzy attack
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:47:00 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
David James has deleted tweets about Eni Aluko after rapper Stormzy launched a scathing attack on the former England goalkeeper and the Football Association over the racism scandal


Arsenal face a daunting walk through intimidating tunnel
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:35:30 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
If the Arsenal players are not aware of what they will be up against at this stage, they certainly will be when they take a walk down the stadium's lengthy tunnel before entering the stadium bowl.


Ramires will swap from Chinese Super League to Inter Milan
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:24:01 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Inter are set to sign former Chelsea player Ramires in January, after agreeing a loan swoop for the Brazilian midfielder. The 30-year-old left Chelsea in 2016 to seal a move to CSL side Jiangsu Suning.


Tottenham star Hugo Lloris: I was right to staying at club
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:19:43 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Hugo Lloris joined Spurs from Lyon in 2012 but after two turbulent seasons, which included the sackings of Andre Villas-Boas and Tim Sherwood, he was considering his future.


Manchester City star Garbiel Jesus reveals new tattoo
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:10:00 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
First came his goal celebration, 'Hello, mother', then his mother. The Brazilian has become notorious for his unique tattoo inspirations and goal celebrations since his APS27million in 2016.


Australia and All Blacks train ahead of third Test
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:01:35 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Lima Sopoaga will be in the All Blacks starting XV for the first time since his Test debut, picked to replace injured pivot Beauden Barrett for Saturday's third Bledisloe Cup test against Australia.


Indians' Brantley undergoes ankle surgery
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:19:22 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Update on medical status of Michael Brantley.

Hot clubs meets as Blue Jackets host Lightning
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:06:32 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The 5-1-1 Lightning visit the 5-1 Blue Jackets.

Big Ten increases conference schedule, Happ makes preseason all-Big Ten team
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:15:19 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The Big Ten is increasing its conference schedule to 20 games in men's basketball and 18 in women's basketball, starting in the 2018-19 season.

Preview: Lightning look to finish road trip with win against Blue Jackets
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:00:09 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The Tampa Bay Lightning finish up their road trip when they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Blues visit Avalanche team already looking to shake things up
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:17:54 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
St. Louis Blues-Colorado Avalanche preview

Blazers hand Suns worst loss ever in season opener
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:10:28 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Phoenix had the league's second-worst record last season at 24-58 and looked at least that bad throughout the opener.

Smith impressive in debut, Mavs fall to Hawks 117-111
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:15:41 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Hawks, Schroder spoil Smith's debut, top Mavericks 117-111

Aldridge's double-double leads Spurs by Timberwolves, 107-99
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:08:55 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Aldridge's double-double leads Spurs by Timberwolves, 107-99

Pelicans drop opener to Grizzlies 103-91
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:05:51 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Conley, rookie Brooks lead Grizzlies past Pelicans 103-91

Wolves come up short, fall to Spurs in opener
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:17:06 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Jimmy Butler scored 12 points in his Timberwolves debut, a 107-99 loss to the Spurs

Antetokounmpo drops 37 in opener, leads Bucks past Boston
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:20:27 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 37 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 108-100 win over the Boston Celtics in their season opener

No. 9 Oklahoma can't afford a slip at Kansas State
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:59:59 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
No. 9 Oklahoma can't afford a slip at Kansas State

Suspension on hold again, Cowboys' Elliott returns to team
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:57:42 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Suspension on hold again, Cowboys' Elliott returns to team

Cowboys set to face new 49ers QB Beathard
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:54:13 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Rookie C.J. Beathard ready to take over as 49ers starting QB

Magic withstand massive game from Hassan Whiteside, beat Heat in season opener
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:12:26 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Hassan Whiteside turned in a 20-20 performance in the first game of the season but the Heat come up short against the Magic.

Kaepernick fires back at Roger Goodell without opening his mouth
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:15:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Colin Kaepernick hasnat said much publicly since he stopped being employed as an NFL quarterback.


Florida DE Jordan Sherit out for season after hip surgery
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:03:06 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Florida defensive end Jordan Sherit had season-ending hip surgery, the latest setback for coach Jim McElwain's team.

Sam Allardyce reveals why he is ruling himself out of the Leicester City job
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:30:11 +0100
From independent.ie
Sam Allardyce has ruled himself out of becoming the next manager of Leicester City, despite having an interest in the former Premier League champions, because he is enjoying life away outside the dugout.

John Giles: I was extremely surprised with how Jose Mourinho dealt with Alberto Moreno last weekend
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:00:44 +0100
From independent.ie
JOSE Mourinho will have plenty on his mind after Manchester Unitedas Champions League win over Benfica last night.

Man United sent scouts to watch 16-year-old Benfica star while they were in Portugal
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:28:59 +0100
From independent.ie
Manchester United are interested in 16-year-old Benfica forward Umaro Embalo.

Premier League scraps idea for Christmas Eve games this year
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:57:53 +0100
From independent.ie
The Premier League has opted against staging fixtures on Christmas Eve.

Paul Scholes: Man United would get psychological boost from a big away win
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:01 +0100
From independent.ie
Paul Scholes believes Manchester United should push to beat their title rivals away from home to give themselves a psychological advantage.

Mauricio Pellegrino says anxiety to be expected as Saints target rare home win
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:11:01 +0100
From independent.ie
Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino believes it is only "normal" for his players to feel anxiety at not being able to produce winning performances at home.

Premier League opts against Christmas Eve matches
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:51:12 +0100
From independent.ie
The Premier League has opted against staging fixtures on Christmas Eve.

Swansea boss Paul Clement is confident Tammy Abraham will stay all season
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:41:10 +0100
From independent.ie
Paul Clement is adamant that Chelsea will not recall Tammy Abraham from his loan deal at Swansea.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche plays down Leicester talk
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:36:09 +0100
From independent.ie
Burnley boss Sean Dyche said speculation linking him with the Leicester vacancy was "a paper story" and that no approach had been made to his club.

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic refutes lack of discipline suggestions
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:16:14 +0100
From independent.ie
Slaven Bilic has denied there is a lack of discipline at West Ham.

Manchester United interested in 16-year-old Benfica forward Umaro Embalo
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:06:07 +0100
From independent.ie
Manchester United are interested in 16-year-old Benfica forward Umaro Embalo, Press Association Sport understands.

Michael Appleton urges Leicester to appoint another British manager
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:06:06 +0100
From independent.ie
Caretaker boss Michael Appleton hopes Leicester's owners appoint a British manager to replace Craig Shakespeare.

Hodgson guards against highs and lows of life at Palace
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:56:06 +0100
From independent.ie
Roy Hodgson says it is crucial his Crystal Palace players find the right balance after comparing the weekly ups and downs of life in the Premier League to "a succession of parties and funerals".

Ashley talking to credible potential buyers for Newcastle, says owner's lawyer
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:31:02 +0100
From independent.ie
Mike Ashley's lawyer says the Newcastle owner is engaging with a number of new and credible parties regarding to a prospective buy-out of the Premier League club.

WATCH - The terrifying tunnel walk awaiting Arsenal players in their Europa League tie versus Red Star Belgrade
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:28:40 +0100
From independent.ie
Arsenal players will have their mettle tested to the max before a ball is even kicked on Thursday evening.

English pair to join Juan Mata by making Common Goal charity commitment
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:31:02 +0100
From independent.ie
The first two English players to join Juan Mata's Common Goal project are set to be announced on Friday.

Brighton boss Chris Hughton says West Ham should give Slaven Bilic more time
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:11:05 +0100
From independent.ie
Brighton boss Chris Hughton believes under-fire West Ham manager Slaven Bilic deserves more time to turn things around as the pair prepare to meet at the London Stadium.

LOI WEEKLY - Brian Kerr and Johnny McDonnell discuss Cork City's title success and bridging the gap to the top two
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:09:00 +0100
From independent.ie
On episode 35 of LOI Weekly, even after Ophelia toasted our studio, our equipment and our sound engineer we managed to rustle up two tin cans and an iString to record a highly entertaining if somewhat retro sounding Brian Kerr chat.

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill given lengthy ban after pleading guilty to drink-driving
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:57:02 +0100
From independent.ie
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill has pleaded guilty to drink-driving.

Antonio Conte faces selection crisis as injury concerns mount at Chelsea
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:32:05 +0100
From independent.ie
Antonio Conte faces a selection crisis at Chelsea after Tiemoue Bakayoko and David Luiz both picked up knocks in the sideas 3-3 draw with Roma on Wednesday night.

Jose Mourinho in the dark over Marcus Rashford's knee injury after Man United's match-winner limps off in Lisbon
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:31:06 +0100
From independent.ie
Jose Mourinho is hoping for the best after Marcus Rashford limped off with a knee injury but admits his Champions League's match-winner diagnosis remains firmly up in the air.

Chris Hughton delivers the Shane Duffy injury news every Irish fan was waiting for
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:07:26 +0100
From independent.ie
THE Republic of Ireland's World Cup hopes have been boosted as Brighton manager Chris Hughton says that defender Shane Duffy should be fit to play for the Seagulls this weekend.

Steven Gerrard is impressed by Ben Woodburn's attitude
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:06:16 +0100
From independent.ie
Wales star Ben Woodburn's professional attitude has impressed Steven Gerrard, who is benefiting from the teenager's input at youth team level.

Lionel Messi scores 100th goal in Europe but what was mysterious pill he took mid-match?
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:17:37 +0100
From independent.ie
The milestones keep coming for Lionel Messi, who became the second player to score 100 goals in all European competitions.

Arsene Wenger hits back at Troy Deeney after Watford captain claims Arsenal 'lack cojones'
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:52:24 +0100
From independent.ie
Arsene Wenger has hit back at Troy Deeney after the Watford captain claimed Arsenalas players lack acojonesa.

Stormzy calls former England keeper David James an 'absolute d*******' after Eni Aluko ruling
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:44:36 +0100
From independent.ie
Stormzy has slammed the ex-England goalkeeper David James on Twitter after the Football Association ruled that the former manager of the Englandas womenas team made racist comments to Eni Aluko.

Romelu Lukaku shows his class by comforting Benfica's teenage goalkeeper after howler
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:38:01 +0100
From independent.ie
Romelu Lukaku showed his compassionate side after Manchester United's 1-0 away win over Benfica in the Champions League, taking the time to check on 18-years-and-52 days old - a Champions League record for youngest goalkeeper - Mile Svilar, whose mistake handed all three points to Jose Mourinho's side.

Football rumours from the media
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:21:05 +0100
From independent.ie
WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

Jose Mourinho is the best because he is never satisfied - Nemanja Matic
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:36:04 +0100
From independent.ie
Jose Mourinho's appetite for success means "sometimes it isn't easy to work with" the Manchester United manager, but Nemanja Matic has never played under a better boss.

Roy Keane sounds the rallying cry ahead of Ireland's World Cup showdown with Denmark
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:05:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane has warned against over-optimism ahead of next month's World Cup play-offs against Denmark.

Roy Keane slams Arsenal with one of his killer snipes and Lee Dixon doesn't know where to look
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:48:55 +0100
From independent.ie
Roy Keane left former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon speechless as he served up one of his killer condemnations as he reflected on the Gunners poor form at the start of this season.

Roy Keane gives his verdict on Jose Mourinho's Manchester United....and it is not as harsh as you might expect
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:15:03 +0100
From independent.ie
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane believes manager Jose Mourinho is laying the foundations to win trophies at the club this season, despite persistent criticism of what are perceived to be the negative tactics he is deploying.

Bennett craving more Cork success
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Alan Bennett is ready to play on for another year after helping Cork City get across the line to become the new League of Ireland champions.

Wilshere rejects deeney's 'cojones' insult
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Jack Wilshere said it was "horrible" to hear accusations from Watford striker Troy Deeney that Arsenal lacked "cojones" after their defeat at Vicarage Road on Saturday, but insisted that it was unfair to question the side's character.

Messi scores 100th European goal
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Lionel MessiI scored his 100th goal in European competition as Barcelona moved close to qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages by outclassing Olympiakos 3-1 despite playing the second half with 10 men.

'I really miss not being able to pick up the phone and call Axel'
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Far away from the glamour of the Champions Cup, Ian Costello was preparing his Nottingham side for a British and Irish Cup game when his phone rang.

Ulster duo Best and Payne in Ireland fitness race
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
The chances of Rory Best and Jared Payne getting any meaningful game-time before the November internationals are receding as it appears neither will be involved for Ulster against La Rochelle on Sunday.

Ronan O'Gara receives 10-week touchline ban and fine but it won't affect trip to Thomond Park
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:48:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Ronan O'Gara has received a 10-week touchline ban and a a!15,000 for remarks be made about Top 14 match officials earlier this month.

Mentor Rennie aiming to quench fire in Cullen's belly
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Before Leo Cullen decided to take the next journey in his professional rugby career, he decided that he needed to take another journey to the part of the world where the sport is number one.

Connacht announce the signing of centre Pita Akhi
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:49:58 +0100
From independent.ie
Connacht have bolstered their options in the back division by signing Pita Ahki.

Costello relishing 'Notts' challenge
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Now in his second year as Nottingham head coach, Ian Costello believes that the club is making steady progress.

O'Mahony taking enjoyment from 'savage pressure' on Munster in Europe
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Fuelled by tragic defiance, Thomond Park was restored to its former glories last season.

Dempsey hails Carbery's potential in full-back role
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Famously, when Graham Henry spotted Joey Carbery running lines at Leinster's pre-season training last year, the former All Black coach instantly turned to Leo Cullen and said: "There's your out-half for the next 10 years".

Neil Francis: Frightening how quickly cheating has become the norm in rugby
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Not exactly a "one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, now go cat go" start to the competition. Quality in the Champions Cup is as scarce as sponsors. The Irish teams all did better than could be expected but the gloss really has come off this competition.

Basketball: Injured Lin set to miss season, say Nets
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:07:16 -0400
From feeds.reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the entire 2017-18 NBA season after suffering a serious right knee injury in the Brooklyn Nets' regular-season opener on Wednesday night, his team said.


Motor racing: Alonso staying at McLaren in 2018
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:08:57 -0400
From feeds.reuters
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Double world champion Fernando Alonso will stay with McLaren in 2018, the team said on Thursday in a long-expected announcement that finally ended one of the sagas of the Formula One season.


Tennis: Berdych cuts season short with back problem
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:13:44 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Czech Tomas Berdych is the latest player to end his season early after announcing he would miss tournaments in Vienna and Paris because of a back injury.


Challenger Takam ready to give Joshua a 'proper fight'
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:26:16 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - France-based Cameroonian Carlos Takam believes he can take the fight to world champion Anthony Joshua when the duo battle for the Briton's IBF, IBO and WBA (Super) heavyweight titles in Cardiff on Oct. 28.


Golf: Thomas surges clear as PGA Tour makes Korea debut
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:18:56 -0400
From feeds.reuters
SEOUL (Reuters) - Justin Thomas made a slow start to the PGA Tour's CJ Cup in South Korea on Thursday with a bogey at his opening hole but the FedExCup champion soon caught fire, carding seven birdies and a pair of eagles in a nine-under round of 63 to lead the way.


Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:13:59 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Wednesday:


Garcia and Rahm take centre stage at Valderrama but Irish can upset odds
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Shane Lowry and PA!draig Harrington will get a close-up view of the welcome accorded to Spanish golf heroes Sergio Garcia and Jon Rahm in the Andalucia Valderrama Masters today.

Elliott hopes Death Duty will continue to pay way
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
High-class hurdler Death Duty continues his education over fences in the Buck House Novice Chase at Punchestown today.

Petit Mouchoir makes a huge leap into chasing game
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Irish Champion Hurdle winner Petit Mouchoir made a solid debut over fences by making all the running to land yesterday's two-mile beginners chase at Punchestown.