'Do you want me to go for their beautiful face?' - Jose Mourinho ready to drop Manchester United's star names
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hinted he is ready to drop some of his star...
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hinted he is ready to drop some of his star...
World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has told Independent.ie that would like to stage one of his huge title defences the Aviva Stadium or...
Manchester City's newly crowned Premier League champions started their title celebrations in earnest on Sunday night as they gathered in a...
Ken Doherty is closing in on a return to The Crucible for this year's World Championships, as he moved to within one win on a place in the main...
LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp urged his players to ‘stay angry’ as they completed a sparkling week with a fine 3-0 win against Bournemouth at Anfield.
Former England striker Gary Lineker has urged Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon to help to end a stream of abuse flowing in the direction of English referee Michael Oliver and his wife after he awarded a controversial late penalty to Real Madrid in Wednesday night's Champions League quarter-final.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted he is not relieved to have avoided Bayern Munich and Real Madrid in the draw for the Champions League semi-finals.
Bayern Munich have confirmed that Niko Kovac will replace Jupp Heynckes as the club's head coach this summer.
Jamie Carragher has saluted Liverpool's battling qualities in their Champions League quarter-final victory against Manchester City, as he suggested the oft-maligned Dejan Lovren has emerged as a star performer in Jurgen Klopp's team.
Roy Keane has rarely held back in his criticism of Arsenal in recent years and he was pretty brutal in his assessment of Arsene Wenger's side after they plotted a route to the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday night.
Roy Keane suggested Europe's top teams would be 'laughing at Liverpool' in the latter stages of the Champions League earlier this season, but he has been forced to change his tune after they sealed their place in the semi-finals of the competition.
Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon offered up an outspoken interview after his side's Champions...
The race for the Premier League's golden boot took an somewhat surprising twist as Spurs striker...
Liverpool have arrived at they Etihad Stadium for their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Manchester City, with their entry to the stadium far more sedate than the greeting that faced City a week ago at Anfield.
Anthony Martial's future at Manchester United has been the subject of plenty of debate over the last couple of seasons and the latest rumours suggest the Frenchman may look to make a move away from Old Trafford this summer.
All eyes are on the Etihad as Liverpool look to protect a three-goal lead against Manchester City and progress to the last four of the Champions League. Here is all you need to know about this week's games.
The lack of strength in depth in Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool squad will be exposed if Mohamed Salah is not fully fit for Tuesday night’s Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City, according to Reds goal-scoring great John Aldridge.
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has been linked with a shock move to Liverpool, as he edges closer to a decision over his future.
Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed are set for a repeat of their epic Ryder Cup showdown as damp conditions failed to prevent spectacular fireworks in the third round of the Masters.
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville hit out at Paul Pogba for sporting a haircut featuring a streak of Manchester City blue, but he was forced to revise his opinion on his performance in an extraordinary Manchester derby.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho vowed to change the perception of his management style and his players after a they came from 2-0 down to halt Manchester City's title party at the Etihad Stadium.
Conor McGregor has been granted bail at $50,000 after being ordered to return to the dock later this year after being charged with assault and criminal mischief.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince suspects Manchester City are on course to dominate English football for years to come, as he believes United boss Jose Mourinho is facing up a huge rebuilding job as he looks to close the gap on his local rivals.
Jose Mourinho has suggested that the points total his Manchester United side have collected over the course of this Premier League campaign would have been enough to put them firmly in the title race in any other season in recent years.
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has assured Jurgen Klopp that the injury he suffered during the Champions League quarter-final clash with Manchester City at Anfield is not serious, yet the Reds boss admits he is concerned about the groin problem reported by his leading scorer.
Roy Keane believes Manchester City are 'a long way from being a great team' after their Champions League ambitions were shattered in a 3-0 quarter-final defeat against Liverpool.
Steven Gerrard hailed Liverpool’s performance against Manchester City as 'perfect' as he suggested manager Jurgen Klopp produced a tactical masterclass against Pep Guardiola after the Reds won the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final 3-0 at Anfield.
With the Champions League quarter-finals kicking off this evening, Independent.ie's Kevin Palmer previews the four big ties getting underway this week:
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has urged his players to ‘write their own history’ as they look to follow in some iconic footsteps by winning this season’s Champions League.
Ronnie O'Sullivan racked up a record 14th maximum break of his career in his first round match at the China Open, but it was not enough to avoid a shock exit in Beijing.
The world's best golfers are gathering at Augusta for the start of The Masters on Thursday and Si Woo Kim has already provided a viral video highlight with a stunning shot in practice.
Manchester City are set be crowned as Premier League champions in the most glorious fashion imaginable on Saturday, but a harsh reality has long since bitten their manager Pep Guardiola and the club's owners.
Sadio Mane has given his verdict on his booking for diving at Crystal Palace on Saturday and insisted he should not have been sent off for a deliberate handball in the second half at Selhurst Park.
Barcelona star Samuel Umtiti has revealed Manchester United are keen to sign him in this summer's transfer window.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has claimed that Liverpool's attacking trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino are "unstoppable" ahead of Wednesday's all-English Champions League quarter-final at Anfield.
Jose Mourinho criticised his players once again after their 2-0 win against Swansea at Old Trafford, but he suggested they had a valid reason for a second half dip in form.
Premier League star Charlie Adam has offered up an insight into the widespread use of a supplement that has been banned from sale in the UK since 1992.
Jurgen Klopp has insisted the prospect of a Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City next week will not affect his team selection in Saturday's game at Crystal Palace.
Luke Shaw could be back in the Manchester United starting line-up against Swansea on Saturday, after manager Jose Mourinho confirmed he was ready to use the full-back he has criticised in public once again over recent weeks.
Liverpool have been persistently linked with a move to sign Napoli midfielder Jorginho in recent months and now the Italian international has dropped a hint that he is ready to move to the Premier League.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is being linked with the imminent vacancy at Bayern Munich once again and his agent has given his views on a story that could gather momentum in the coming weeks.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is believed to have taken a 95 per-cent pay cut to seal a move to LA Galaxy, with reports in America suggesting he will be paid €1.2m-a-year to play in Major League Soccer.
Mohamed Salah's spectacular first season at Liverpool may end up being problematic for the Anfield club, with Real Madrid rumoured to be interested in making a move for the Egyptian star this summer.
French World Cup winner Christophe Dugarry has launched a stinging attack on Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann and suggested they are more interested in promoting their celebrity lifestyle than playing football.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk toasted his appointment as Holland captain by scoring as his side recorded a thumping 3-0 win against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Geneva.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho thrives on confrontation, according to Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal.
Thirteen years have passed since Naby Keïta was honing his football skills on the streets of the Guinean capital Conakry and even then, this boy wonder was wearing a Liverpool shirt.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill was joined by captain Seamus Coleman in hailing the contribution of debutant Declan Rice in the 1-0 defeat against Turkey in Antalya.
A Twitter post from an travelling Irish fan who watched the 1-0 defeat against Turkey in Antalya has caused a stir, with the cage holding in the travelling supporters a blast from the game's past.
England fans have been creating headlines for all the wrong reasons once again in Amsterdam ahead of the friendly international against Holland, with visiting supporters clashing with police heading into the stadium.
Former Republic of Ireland Richard Dunne believes international debutant Declan Rice could be a 'huge plus for Ireland' in the next few years.
Liam Kelly is open to the prospect of playing for the Republic of Ireland in the future and was not fit enough to meet up with Martin O'Neill's squad for this week's game in Turkey, Independent.ie understands.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to leave Manchester United and sign for Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy in the coming days, according to reports in America.
Tottenham officials have given little hint that they will yield to the wage demands of defender Toby Alderweireld over the last few months, with his departure from the club now appearing to be inevitable this summer.
Daryl Horgan has backed his Preston team-mate Seanie Maguire to make a big impact in the Ireland team in 2018, as he suggested his in-form team-mate is ready to start international matches.
Gary Neville believes Jose Mourinho is using the furore he has created around his exiled full-back Luke Shaw to deflect attention away from a disappointing season for Manchester United.
Ireland legend Liam Brady has suggested Jose Mourinho's public outbursts in recent days may be a sign that he wants to leave Manchester United, as he declared he hoped the Portuguese tactician fails at Old Trafford.
Former Ireland striker John Aldridge believes Jose Mourinho may be looking to plot a route out of Manchester United after his latest round of explosive comments to the media following his side’s FA Cup quarter-final win against Brighton on Saturday.
Sean Maguire has revealed he came close to walking away from football in late 2015, after a series of setbacks made him consider an alternative career.
Rory McIlroy returned to winning ways as a sensational final round of 64 secure him a stunning victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
Brighton defender Shane Duffy has been named as Ireland's Senior Players of the Year at the FAI awards after a stellar year for club and country.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill has trimmed down his Ireland squad ahead of the trip to Turkey next week, with Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter forced to pull out with a calf injury.
Jose Mourinho launched an extraordinary attack on his players after their 2-0 FA Cup win against Brighton, accusing most of his team of lacking 'personality, desire and class'.
Sunderland midfielder Darron Gibson was involved in a car crash hours before his side were due to play Preston, with his manager Chris Coleman confirming there was 'an incident' involving his Irish midfielder.
Brian O'Driscoll hailed Ireland's Grand Slam heroes as they secured a famous win against England to wrap up a clean sweep of victories in this year's Six Nations championship.
Rory McIlroy has revealed that he was found a new love for golf, as he moved into contention at the Arnold Palmer Invitational with a second round 70 at Bay Hill.
Ireland winger Daryl Horgan has urged critics of Martin O'Neill and his Ireland team to 'get some perspective' when they offer analysis of the team's performance after some stinging abuse at the back end of last year's World Cup qualifying campaign.
England's Rugby Football Union are unlikely to begin disciplinary proceedings against head coach Eddie Jones, despite being forced to issue a very public apology after video emerged of him offering up disparaging comments towards Ireland and Wales, according to widespread reports.
Roy Keane believes Chelsea talisman Eden Hazard cannot be compared to the best players in the game, after his latest disappointing performance against Barcelona at the Nou Camp on Wednesday night.
Roy Keane admitted he wasn't surprised by Manchester United's shock Champions League defeat at the hands of Sevilla on Tuesday night, as he offered a damning critique of what he views as Jose Mourinho's second-rate squad.
Katie Walsh was gripped by mixed emotions as she tried to sum up her victory on Relegate in the final race of the day on Day 2 at the Cheltenham Festival.
England coach Eddie Jones has apologised unreservedly for comments made last summer about Wales and Ireland.
Jamie Carragher will not face any action from Greater Manchester Police after he was caught on camera spitting at a Manchester United fan who had taunted him.
Tottenham has confirmed that striker Harry Kane suffered ankle ligament damage in last Sunday's game against Bournemouth, but have confirmed they expect him to return to training next month.
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah didn’t waste any time rubbing salt into Manchester United’s wounds after their shock Champions League against Sevilla.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refused to criticise his players after their shock Champions League exit at the hands of Sevilla at Old Trafford.
Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes hit out at Alexis Sanchez's performance after Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League at the hands of Sevilla at Old Trafford.
Eamon Dunphy has described the video of Jamie Carragher spitting at a fan who was taunting him in his car as 'pretty shocking', as he gave his verdict on the incident that has put the pundit's position at Sky Sports in real peril.
Jamie Carragher will not be in the Sky Sports studio to take up his role on Monday Night Football for the game between Stoke and Manchester City, but one of his former managers will be taking centre-stage.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at Frank De Boer, after the former Crystal Palace manager suggested he was not handling Marcus Rashford in the most effective manner.
Gary Neville has offered words of support for his under-fire Sky Sports colleague Jamie Carragher and suggested he hopes to work once again with the pundit who has been suspended after he was caught on camera spitting at Manchester United fans.
An emotional Jamie Carragher has broken down on air as he offered a full apology after being caught on camera spitting at a young girl, with Sky Sports suspending the former Liverpool star after the shocking incident last Saturday.
Football bad boys Joey Barton and Vinnie Jones have hit out at Jamie Carragher after he was caught on camera spitting at a 14-year-old girl, with both suggesting the former Liverpool defender could be sacked from his role as a Sky Sports pundit.
Jamie Carragher has issued a full apology after he was involved in an ugly incident following the Manchester United v Liverpool game on Saturday that resulted in him being accused of spitting at two United fans.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hit out at referee Craig Pawson after he claimed his side were denied a clear penalty in a 2-1 defeat against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Manchester United withstood a second half fightback to beat Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Chelsea boss Antonio Conte have served up veiled attacks on opinionated television pundits, as the duo were asked to respond to comments made by Sky Sports pundits in recent weeks.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rejected suggestions that his side's 2-0 win against AC Milan in the Europa League kept him in his job, after his players ended a miserable four-game losing run with a fine win at the San Siro.
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has revealed how his wife and children were given a chilling experience when burglars invaded their home last October.
Manchester United and Ireland legend Roy Keane never shied away from a tackle in his explosive career and now he has revealed how he used to deploy some dark arts to inflict pain on his opponents.
Roy Keane offered some sympathy to Tottenham's crestfallen players after they crashed out of the Champions League following a 4-3 aggregate defeat at the hands of Juventus.
Wales coach Warren Gatland has claimed Ireland could wrap up the Six Nations title this weekend, as he continued to lament his side's narrow defeat in Dublin.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger suggested last week that he has turned down a host of jobs to stay loyal to Arsenal for the last 21 years and it seems he may be offered a final chance to leave the north London club according to the latest reports emerging from his native France.
Everything you need to know ahead of tonight's Champions League encounters.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side's run to the quarter-finals of the Champions League should banish the notion that he has struggled to move the club forward in his third season at Anfield.
UK government officials have dismissed claims that England's place in this summer's World Cup finals is under threat, after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson made his latest gaff in the House of Commons.
GARY Neville has snapped back at Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s suggestions that he is a ‘stupid’ pundit after he accused the outgoing Premier League champions of turning in an ‘embarrassing’ performance in their 1-0 defeat at Manchester City on Sunday.
Arsenal legend Sol Campbell has urged the club’s angry supporters to give Arsene Wenger one final chance to save his crumbling season in Thursday’s Europa League clash against AC Milan at the San Siro.
Martin Glenn, the Football Association chief executive, has warned Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola that he needs to stop wearing a yellow ribbon to show his support for imprisoned Catalan politicians.
It was the fall from grace that cemented the suspicion that Eden Hazard’s is destined to be an outsider looking in on football’s big show, the moment that confirmed Chelsea’s No.10 as one of the game’s nearly men.
Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has admitted he was disappointed by comments made by Gary Neville and Thierry Henry following his move from Arsenal last summer.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard was named as PFA Player of the year back in 2015 and now he has revealed who he believes should claim the award this year.
Liverpool made it 200 Premier League goals in just 89 games under the guidance of manager Jurgen Klopp as they strolled to a victory at Anfield that fired them into second place in the table.
Brendan Rodgers has suggested he could revive Arsenal’s fortunes if he was offered the chance to take over from Arsene Wenger, while insisting he is happy in his current role as Celtic boss.
Real Madrid star Luka Modric faces up to five years in jail after being charged with perjury in his Croatian homeland.
Jose Mourinho has confirmed that he expects Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United in the coming months, with the Swedish veteran yet to decide whether he will continue his career beyond this season.
It is hard to believe Arsene Wenger can weather the latest storm that has developed around him in recent days, but who can Arsenal turn to as they search for a replacement?
Virgil van Dijk has suggested the real story behind his big money move from Southampton to Liverpool in January has yet to be told.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gave no hint that he was preparing to step down as the club’s manager after one of the most humiliating nights of his 21-year reign saw Manchester City record a 3-0 win at Emirates Stadium.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has vowed to pick a full-strength team for next week’s Champions League clash against FC Porto, even though his side have a massive game against Manchester United a few days later.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has proposed a Premier League all-stars games between players based in the north of England their rivals in the south and now former Ireland captain Andy Townsend and ex-Arsenal striker Ian Wright have picked teams that could take part in the match.
A little over three months have passed Ryan Delaney played his part in Cork City’s FAI Cup Final win at the Aviva Stadium and tonight, he will stroll out at Wembley Stadium to take on some of the most valuable players in world football.
Eamon Dunphy has sarcastically claimed Paul Pogba should sign for Arsenal, after claiming it would be 'funny' to see him signing up with the Arsene Wenger's crumbling Gunners side.