Graeme Souness on the big transfer mistake that may cost Manchester City in the title race
Graeme Souness believes Manchester City will be regretting their decision to pull out of the race to sign Harry Maguire, after suggesting the Premier...
Graeme Souness believes Manchester City will be regretting their decision to pull out of the race to sign Harry Maguire, after suggesting the Premier...
Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed he was ‘one step away’ from joining Arsenal, before he opted to make a switch to Manchester United in 2003.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp joked that he needed to upgrade the prescription on his glasses, as he offered up a damning assessment of the...
Michael Owen believes Liverpool are blessed with a magic ingredient that could take them to a seventh Champions League title in Istanbul next May.
The Champions League is back and here is your guide to the challenges facing England’s four competitors on Matchday 1.
Gary Neville wants Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to 'weed out the weeds' in his dressing room, as he urged the club's hierarchy to give his former team-mate two seasons to make progress as Manchester United manager.
Michael Owen believes Roy Keane's brand of brash honesty may be outdated in the modern game, even though the former Liverpool and Manchester United striker admits he loves listening to the Irishman's unfiltered comments.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Harry Maguire is emerging as a future club captain after the England centre-back made a huge impression on and off the pitch since his £80m move from Leicester last month.
Vincent Kompany has sparked a huge debate after naming Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk as the best defender of the Premier League era.
Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has confirmed Manchester United held talks over the signing of England starlet Jadon Sancho, but the insisted they are not interested in selling the teenager.
Roy Keane offered up one of his typically withering assessments of England after a disappointing...
Serena Williams paid tribute to Bianca Andreescu after the Canadian teenager produced a stunning...
Troy Parrott says he is 'loving his football' as his rapid rise up the game's ladder continued with a...
David McGoldrick admitted the wait for his first international goal was weighing on his mind before he broke his duck with the crucial late equaliser to salvage a 1-1 draw in Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifier.
Here are the main talking points from Ireland's dramatic 1-1 draw with Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium.
Sadio Mane has insisted his feud with Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah has been resolved, after suggesting the duo were ‘good friends’ once again.
Jurgen Klopp’s agent Marc Kosicke has raised fresh doubts over his client’s eagerness to continue as Liverpool manager once his current contract expires in the summer of 2022.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola urged his players to bounce back after they slumped to their first Premier League defeat since January at Norwich.
Jeff Hendrick marked his 100th Premier League appearance with a dramatic injury-time goal as Burnley scrambled a point at Brighton with a dramatic late equaliser.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer saluted the performance of defensive talisman Harry Maguire as he turned in a majestic display against his former club in a tense 1-0 victory at Old Trafford.
Ireland manager Mick McCarthy suggested he should take some of the credit for a thrilling win by Stephen Kenny's under-21 side in Sweden on Tuesday, after he opted not to take some of the nation's brightest prospects to play in the senior international against Bulgaria.
Kevin Long saluted Ireland's second-half showing as they blew Bulgaria away with a 3-1 win that continued to the momentum for Mick McCarthy's side.
As Adrian Dunbar contemplates the one character that he believes will define his career, he wastes little time in nominating police superintendent Ted Hastings.
World Cup humiliation was always likely to be a catalyst for change in the Germany team and now coach Joachim Low has called for patience as he looks to a new future.
Rafael Nadal could not hold back the tears as he was pushed to the brink by Russia's Daniil Medvedev in a remarkable US Open final in New York.
Roy Keane has come under fire for taking a public swipe at Jonathan Walters for displaying emotion following a series of family tragedies and the Ireland striker appears to have offered up a swift response.
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has claimed manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be under pressure if his side fail to challenge for the Premier League title this season, as he also revealed he has had words with his boss over his omission from the United team.
You will experience a joyous slice of paradise as you sit on the idyllic Lindos beach and watch the sun creep behind the ancient hills that have played host to this magnificent spectacle since time began.
Premier League clubs are set to vote on proposals to end the early closure of their transfer window next week, with calls growing for English clubs to bring their date in line with other major European leagues.
A private feud between former England strike partners Michael Owen and Alan Shearer has become very public after the duo were embroiled in a war of words on Twitter.
Alexis Sanchez has insisted he has no regrets over his move to Manchester United, despite a disastrous run of form since his switch from Arsenal in January 2018.
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville predicted last month that his old club may win the Premier League title once again before Liverpool end their long wait to lift the trophy, but he admits that prophecy may be undermined by the end of this season.
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen has admitted he is subjected to daily abuse on social media channels from Liverpool fans who refuse to forgive him after he signed for their rivals Manchester United.
Novak Djokovic admitted he 'felt sorry' for the crowd after he was jeered off court by the New York fans as his defence of the US Open crown ended in unexpected fashion as he withdrew from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka.
Harry Maguire has urged Manchester United's players to show more belief in their abilities after a 1-1 draw with Southampton on Saturday.
Rory McIlroy came up agonisingly short in his efforts to win back-to-back tournaments as his missed putt on the play-off hole handed Sweden's Sebastian Soderberg claimed his maiden European Tour title at the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre.
CELESTINE Pépé rolled the dice in a bid to give his family the best shot in life and how his son Nicolas has rewarded that sacrifice.
Former Ireland midfielder Kevin Kilbane believes there will be a route back into the game for Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane after a few months that have left their reputations battered and bruised.
Having worked so hard to climb the Premier League mountain, John Egan will relish his shot at the big-time more than most.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has offered up his most passionate defence yet of midfielder Paul Pogba, after a week when he was plunged into spotlight for all the wrong reasons.
Rory McIlroy put himself in prime position to challenge for the FedEx Cup and the $15m end-of-season jackpot after a sparkling end to his second round at the PGA Tour Championship, but it is Brooks Koepka who heads into the third round with a one-shot lead.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has dismissed suggestions that has blocked Paul Pogba from taking penalties after his miss at Wolves on Monday night.
An audience with actor Joe Gilgun is an experience like no other.
Romelu Lukaku has fired a few parting shots at Manchester United after claiming he felt isolated as the club refused to deny rumours they were trying to sell him.
Ireland manager Mick McCarthy named a provisional 40-man squad for Ireland's upcoming Euro 2020 qualifier with Switzerland and the friendly with Bulgaria a few days later, yet he will trim that pool of players down substantially before the squad meets up in Dublin at the start of September.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted he doesn't know how long he will remain in charge of the Anfield club, as he confirmed he has yet to consider his options beyond his current contract that expires in 2022.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted for the first time that Alexis Sanchez may be allowed to leave the club this month, after he confirmed several clubs have expressed an interest in signing him this month.
Gary Neville admitted he was 'fuming' as he hit out at Manchester United's policy of allowing their players to decide who takes penalties during matches, after Paul Pogba missed a second half spot kick in Monday night's 1-1 draw at Wolves.
A LONG and hitherto impassable road has acted as a dividing wall between the two Chelseas at their Cobham training base in recent years.
AS introductions go, Damien Molony's first morning working with Michelle Keegan could not have been more revealing.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp urged his players to avoid the 'biggest banana skin in history' ahead of their game at Southampton and they responded with a battling 2-1 win.
Tory Parrott received a call-up to the Ireland squad from manager Mick McCarthy on Friday and the young Dubliner toasted the moment in the grand manner with a stunning goal for Tottenham's under-23 team.
Philippe Coutinho appears to be ready to leave Barcelona after club director Guillermo Amor confirmed his club have agreed a loan deal for the Brazilian midfielder to join Bayern Munich.
Nick Kyrgios has been fined $113,000 after his latest on-court meltdown, as he engaged in another battle with umpire Fergus Murphy that saw him lash out at the Irish official as he called him 'worst ref in the game'.
Paul Pogba's brother Mathias has appeared on Spanish television and suggested the Manchester United midfielder could still seal a move to Real Madrid ahead of the Spanish transfer deadline on September 2nd.
Graeme Souness has cast doubt over the appointment of French referee Stephanie Frappart in Wednesday night's UEFA Super Cup game between Liverpool and Chelsea in Istanbul.
Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian was the hero of the hour as his penalty save secured UEFA Super Cup glory for his new club in Istanbul on Wednesday night, yet video evidence has emerged that confirms he had left his goal line before the decisive spot kick.
Adrian's remarkable rise from West Ham outcast to Liverpool hero was completed in double quick time, as his penalty shoot-out save from Tammy Abraham secured victory in the UEFA Super Cup against Chelsea in Istanbul.
Liverpool and Chelsea are certain to collect €3.5m each from Wednesday night's UEFA Super Cup match in Istanbul, with an extra €1m on offer to the team that lifts the trophy.
Paul Scholes and Phil Neville believe a 'culture shift' has taken place at Manchester United in recent months, as they backed manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to find a winning formula by promoting youthful players into his first team.
Paul Merson has offered up an apology to Harry Maguire, after he was highly critical of Manchester United's new £80m signing in his role as a Sky Sports analyst.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has given a strong hint that he sees Irishman Caoimhin Kelleher as his second choice goal keeper, after it was confirmed Alisson Becker faces a spell on the sidelines with a calf injury.
Graeme Souness believes Liverpool needed to inject a killer instinct to their make-up to turn promise into glory, as he paid tribute to Jurgen Klopp's Champions League heroes.
Rory McIlroy produced an erratic final round at The Northern Trust tournament in New Jersey, as Patrick Reed stormed to victory to collect the $1,665,000 top prize.
Paul Pogba has cast fresh doubts over his future at Manchester United after refusing to confirm he is content to remain at the club for the rest of this season.
Jose Mourinho believes Frank Lampard made some mistakes on his first day as a Premier League manager, as he suggested the novice coach picked too many youthful performers in his line-up as his side were hammered 4-0 by Manchester United.
Rory McIlroy will head into the final round of The Northern Trust event four shots off the lead as he declared 'common sense prevailed' after his two shot penalty from Friday was rescinded by tournament officials.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted he is taking a risk by putting his faith in the club's rising stars, as he insisted his side are ready to silence their doubters this season.
Harry Kane came to Tottenham's rescue with two late goals to see off Aston Villa last night, as Spurs were reminded of just how significant genuine home advantage can be when the chips are down.
Caoimhin Kelleher could be set to emerge as a key figure in the first month of Liverpool's season, after Reds manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed the young Irish goalkeeper returned to training in recent days.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskajer has revealed he decided not to sign a replacement for departed striker Romelu Lukaku as he is keen to promote the development of young striker Mason Greenwood.
The transfer window closes at 5pm this evening and you can follow all the latest news in our live blog.
Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy has completed a move to Crystal Palace, in a deal that could be worth up to £8.5m to Everton.
Romelu Lukaku is expected to end his bizarre summer with Manchester United by sealing a move to Inter Milan, with the revived negotiations over the transfer not affected by Thursday's transfer deadline in England.
THE financial explosion in the Premier League has created a cash windfall for the top players and their agents, with players becoming brand ambassadors in an era when football became so much more than a game.
The transfer window has moved into overdrive ahead of the 5pm deadline on Thursday and most of the attention has now fallen on three players who could make or break this season for Tottenham and Manchester United.
James McCarthy's stay at Everton appears to be coming to an end, with Independent.ie understanding the Republic of Ireland midfielder is close to agreeing a deal to join Crystal Palace.
PAUL McGRATH was named the first PFA Player of the Year in the Premier League in 1993, with all the Irishmen who have followed in his exalted footsteps striving to reach the levels of excellence set by the legend.
Wayne Rooney will join Derby as a player-coach from January, the Championship side have announced.
Wayne Rooney is expected to meet with officials at Derby County on Tuesday in a bid to finalise a surprise move to become player-coach at Pride Park.
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Carl Frampton has confirmed that his fight against Mexican Emmanuel Dominguez at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia on Saturday night has been cancelled after the Belfast featherweight suffered a freak injury in a hotel.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince has launched a stinging attack on some of the club's biggest names, with Ed Woodward, Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard coming in for especially fierce criticism.
European champions Liverpool have confirmed the signing of former West Ham keeper Adrian, as they look to fill the void left by the departed Simon Mignolet.
Manchester United sources have confirmed that they have ended their interest in signing Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, after several days of negotiations over a swap move that would have seen Romelu Lukaku move to Turin failed to reach a conclusion.
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet said his farewells to his team-mates after Sunday's Community Shield game and Wembley and has completed a move to Club Brugge.
Nick Kyrgios was up to his old tricks in Washington on Saturday night, as he booked his place in the final of the Citi Open with a win against top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Graeme Souness believes Harry Maguire will be an 'outstanding' signing for Manchester United, with his £80m transfer from Leicester set to be confirmed imminently.
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that his club are in the market to replace Harry Maguire, after an £80m deal was agreed with Manchester United for the England centre-back.
Ireland legend Kevin Kilbane has accused Manchester United CEO Ed Woodward of masterminding a failed transfer policy, as he suggested manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer could become the latest victim of his 'scattergun' approach to player recruitment.
Harry Maguire has been left out of the Leicester City squad that will play Atlanta on Friday, amid intense speculation that he could be about to make a move to Manchester United.
Juventus Sporting Director Fabio Paratici flew to London on Wednesday for talks with Manchester United officials over the potential swap deal for strikers Paulo Dybala and Romelu Lukaku.
Republic of Ireland midfielder Harry Arter could still leave Bournemouth in the final week of the transfer window, with Premier League side Sheffield United among those expressing an interest in the 29-year-old midfielder.
Mauricio Pochettino has left little doubt that he is unimpressed with the Tottenham's transfer activity this summer, after suggesting he is not in control of any facet of the club's player recruitment plans.
Manchester United insiders have confirmed that they have reached agreement with Juventus over a swap deal that will see Paulo Dybala move to Old Trafford and Romelu Lukaku make the switch to Turin.
Manchester United would have to pay a fee as part of any potential swap deal involving their striker Romelu Lukaku and Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, according to the latest reports emerging from Italy.
He is the shy kid blessed with film star looks, a superstar in the making who is already being talked about as the next big thing in Irish soccer.
Romelu Lukaku has been left out of the 26-man Manchester United squad for this week's pre-season friendly with Kristiansund in Norway, sparking speculation that his time at the club may be coming to an end.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp warned his players that they need to rediscover their winning mentality quickly after a worrying 3-0 defeat against Napoli in a pre-season game in Edinburgh on Sunday.
Rory McIlroy struggled to contain his frustration as he was no match for playing partner Brooks Koepka at the WGC-St. Jude Invitational in Memphis.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has questioned the spending power of some of his side's biggest rivals, as he admits he is not in a position to target big money transfers this summer.
UFC chief Dana White has confirmed that he expects Conor McGregor to make a return to the sport next year, despite his own claims that he has retired.
Arsenal are ready to shatter their transfer record after making a breakthrough in talks with Lille to sign their Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe in a £72m deal.
Juventus have joined the race to sign Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku, with Maurizio Sarri's side reportedly ready to offer Paulo Dybala as part of the deal, according to Sky in Italy.
Gareth Bale's advisers are believed to be close to finalising a deal that will see the Welshman move to Chinese side Jiangsu Suning and earn upwards of £1m-a-week.
The contract clause allowing clubs to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld for a cut-price £25m has expired, meaning anyone looking to sign the Belgian international will now have to negotiate what is likely to be a more inflated fee.
WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has called for boxing to get to grips with the scourge of performance-enhancing drugs, as he launched a stinging attacking on British fighter Dillian Whyte.
Philippe Coutinho has been persistently linked with a switch to Liverpool in recent weeks, but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp appears to have ended any prospect of the Brazilian midfielder making a return to Anfield.
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped praise on defender Harry Maguire, as he insisted his club are in no rush to sell the England centre-back who is a target for Manchester United and their local rivals Manchester City.
They are the big names who have changed football on and off the field in the last few years and that explains why moves for the biggest stars in football have become so much more than a transaction between two sporting organisations.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has rejected Real Madrid's offer to take Gareth Bale at a knock-down price as part of a deal that would see Paul Pogba move to the Bernabeu.
Former BBC’s The Apprentice winner Dr Leah Totton has warned that "cosmetic cowboys" working in the unregulated beauty industry are ruining the lives of vulnerable young men and women.
Virgin Media Discovers judge Grainne Humphreys has urged all who have been inspired by Phoebe Waller-Bridge to 'seize the opportunity' as the deadline approaches in the search to find Ireland's next great short filmmaker.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been seeking advice from his former captain Roy Keane, as he looks to revive the club's fortunes in his first full season in the Old Trafford hot-seat.