WATCH - Taunts, expletives, chaos and a lot of whiskey chat at Conor McGregor's press conference
Conor McGregor made a predictably colourful return to the UFC on Thursday night, as he took centre stage in an expletive-laden press conference...
Conor McGregor made a predictably colourful return to the UFC on Thursday night, as he took centre stage in an expletive-laden press conference...
Robbie Keane believes Liverpool are ready to win the Premier League title this season, as he suggested Jurgen Klopp’s men have developed a...
Former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can plunged himself into a sexism storm after he attempted to defend his new Juventus team-mate Cristiano...
Graeme Souness has long been one of Paul Pogba's biggest critics and he didn't hold back in his...
Paul Ince believes Liverpool have moved to the next level and are ready to win trophies, after Jurgen Klopp's started the season with six straight wins.
Liverpool's front three of Mohamed Salah, Saido Mane Roberto Firmino are suffering from a World Cup hangover and need to click into top gear in Saturday's Premier League game against Tottenham, according to Reds goal scoring great John Aldridge.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has offered up a passionate defence of his use of young striker Marcus Rashford, after he scored in back-to-back games for England in the last week.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has claimed modern days players need to learn how to accept criticism, as insisted he has a strong relationship with his manager Jose Mourinho.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock has spoken to Harry Arter about his fall-out with Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane and described the midfielder as 'a gem of a lad'.
We can all imagine how a Jurgen Klopp dressing room briefing might look, but now we have been given a glimpse of seeing the Liverpool manager in action in the relaxed setting to a charity game at Celtic last week.
FEW have stood up to Roy Keane and emerged with their pride and dignity intact down the years,...
Ireland legend Paul McGrath has called on Martin O'Neill to resolve the training ground bust-up...
Justin Rose will take a lead into the final round of the BMW Championship in Philadelphia, with his Ryder Cup team-mate Rory McIlroy just behind him.
Serena Williams had an extraordinary on-court meltdown as she lost the US Open final against Naomi Osaka, after umpire Carlos Ramos...
Ireland captain Seamus Coleman apologised to Ireland fans after the 4-1 defeat in Wales, as he...
The UEFA Champions League explodes back into action this week and there are some notable changes to look out for as Europe's big-hitters lock horns once again.
Liverpool goal-scoring great John Aldridge believes Reds manager Jurgen Klopp will not tolerate the kind of selfish forward play displayed by Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in the 2-1 win over Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted his star strikers are 'not greedy' after they wasted a host of chances in Saturday's 2-1 win against Tottenham at Wembley.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 500th career goal as his LA Galaxy side lost to Toronto FC and it may just have been one of his most inventive yet.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has urged Paul Pogba and his high profile agent Mino Raiola to end the speculation over the future of the French World Cup winner after admitting he is 'completely in the dark' over whether the club's record signing wants to make a move.
Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has been in contact with Harry Arter over his possible return to Martin O'Neill's squad for next month's games against Wales and Denmark in Dublin.
Martin O'Neill confirmed he hopes to have Declan Rice and Harry Arter back in his squad for next month's UEFA Nations League games against Denmark and Wales in Dublin, as he hailed his back-up players after a spirited 1-1 draw in Poland.
Former Ireland midfielder Matt Holland believes the Ireland players confirmed they are still behind the under-fire management duo of Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane in tonight's spirited 1-1 draw in Poland.
Ireland take on Poland in a friendly tonight as they look to bounce back from last Thursday's heavy defeat in Wales.
Former Ireland striker Tony Cascarino has launched a withering attack on his former team-mate Roy Ke ane and suggested he has 'never been a good professional'.
Former Ireland defender Phil Babb lashed into Martin O'Neill's Ireland side as he suggested they were 'outclassed, outplayed, out-thought' in the 4-1 UEFA Nations League opener against Wales in Cardiff.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is among the high-profile voices calling for the away goals rule to be scrapped in European club football.
Harry Maguire has insisted he is happy to still be a Leicester City player, after confirming he was the subject of transfer interest in the summer transfer window.
Luke Shaw has revealed the full horror behind the double leg break that nearly ended his career, as he has revealed he nearly lost his leg after the incident in September 2015.
"I don't want to sound like I'm brown nosing him here, but Roy Keane is a footballer everyone should look up to for a variety of reasons. We can all aspire to be as good a player as he was."
Stephen Ward has told Independent.ie that there may be some painful days ahead as Martin O'Neill embarks on a transitional period for the Ireland team.
Ryan Giggs has admitted there were regular bust-ups at the Manchester United training ground featuring Roy Keane and a host of his feisty team-mates, as he suggested he steered clear of the big personalities in Alex Ferguson's dressing room.
Roger Federer produced one of the greatest shots seen at Arthur Ashe stadium at the US Open on Saturday night and it left his opponent Nick Kyrgios in awe of his legendary rival.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was asked to respond to comments from Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho suggesting he should get criticism for his lack fo trophy success at Anfield.
Arsenal manage Unai Emery has strongly denied reports that he has had a falling out with German midfielder Mesut Ozil, after insisting he remains a part of his long-term plans.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has insisted the strength of a manager cannot be judged by the number of trophies he has won, as he responded to the comments of Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Tennis umpire Mohamed Lahyani has come under-fire after he appeared to give Aussie tennis star Nick Kyrgios a passionate pep talk during a four-set victory over Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the US Open.
John Barnes has told Independent.ie the FAI will be spurning a huge opportunity if they continue to miss out in their efforts to attract English-born players to declare for Ireland.
Bobby Madley was removed from the list of Premier League officials after sending an inappropriate message on social media featuring a picture of a disabled man, according to reports.
John Barnes believes that Jose Mourinho's failure to produce harmony in the Manchester United dressing room is undermining his hopes of success at Old Trafford.
JOHN Aldridge has admitted Declan Rice’s decision to pull out of the Ireland squad is a hammer blow to Martin O’Neill’s plans as he looks to kick-start a new era with the national team.
Jose Mourinho will shake hands with the manager tipped to succeed him as Manchester United manager on Monday night and the Old Trafford landscape may be shifting at the perfect moment for Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettinho to inherit his throne.
Confirmation that Martin O'Neill will speak with West Ham's Declan Rice to discuss his international future this weekend should set alarm bells ringing for those hoping to see the teenager commit his future to Ireland.
Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has revealed that Roy Keane was involved in 'altercations' with players during the recent summer friendlies - but that the disagreements have been 'defused'.
Jose Mourinho has refused to be drawn on the confession from Paul Pogba that his attitude was poor in Manchester United's 3-2 defeat against Brighton last Sunday.
Nabil Fekir needed additional time to recover from the collapse of his transfer to Liverpool, according to Lyon boss Bruno Genesio.
The draw for the group stages of the Champions League will take place next Thursday in Monaco and the four English teams waiting to hear their fate are getting a clearer picture of who they could be drawn against.
Jose Mourinho appears to have been given a vote of confidence from Manchester United after a turbulent 48 hours following the 3-2 home defeat by Brighton on Sunday.
Paul Pogba's outspoken agent Mino Raiola has entered the debate over the future of the France midfielder and urged Manchester United to sell his client.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp suggested his side need to improve after their 2-0 win at Crystal Palace, as he reserved his greatest praise for defender Virgil van Dijk.
Liverpool goalscoring great John Aldridge believes there is a new-found belief inside Jurgen Klopp's dressing room that could help to turn them from contenders into title winners this season.
Gary Neville has challenged his Sky Sports colleague Jamie Carragher to wear a Manchester United shirt as Monday Night Football returns for the new season, after agreeing to wearing a Liverpool jersey as part of the deal.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has rejected claims from Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho that his club showed disrespect to their rivals in their recently released behind the scenes documentary.
Former England manager Sam Allardyce believes Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho should shoulder much of the blame for the trouble he has run into at Old Trafford.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was philosophical in his Sky Sports interview after his side's 3-2 defeat at Brighton on Sunday, but he was not so composed when he spoke to Arab network beIN Sports.
Carl Frampton turned on the style in front of his home crowd in Belfast as he beat Australian Luke Jackson to defend his WBO interim World featherweight title.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery and his Chelsea counterpart Maurzio Sarri admitted huge defensive problems were exposed in their side amid a pulsating London derby at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at Manchester City after a documentary charting their record-breaking title-winning season poked fun at the style of football promoted by their local rivals.
Initiation songs have become a standard ritual for any new signing in the modern game and Cristiano Ronaldo didn't hold back as he took centres stage in front of his Juventus team-mates on Friday evening.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Paul Pogba will retain the captain's armband for Sunday's Premier League game against Brighton, as he insisted he has 'never been so happy' with the French midfielder than he is now.
Toni Kroos has hit out at his former international team-mate Mesut Ozil, after he called time his career with the national team and claimed racism existed within German football.
Paul Ince has backed Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho in what appears to be an ongoing battle with his midfielder Paul Pogba, as he suggested the French World Cup-winner should leave the club if he continues to agitate for a move.
Manchester United are "angry and incensed" by claims manager Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba had a bust-up in training earlier this week.
Spanish football officials are hoping to stage a La Liga game in America this season, with organisers keen to bring either Real Madrid or Barcelona to Florida in early 2019.
IT may be seen as the equivalent of a vote of confidence for manager Jose Mourinho.
The chief-executive of Barnsley FC has sent a classy letter to a supporter who had been going through a tough time his life and invited him to the club's stadium in a bid to cheer him up.
When Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson hired Chris Barnes to front up his club's sports science department back in 1997, more than a few suspicious eyebrows were raised.
Tiger Woods has made a big leap in the world golf rankings after his second place finish in the US PGA Championship on Sunday.
Gary Neville believes Liverpool's brand of high energy football will see them emerge as Manchester City's biggest rivals in this season's Premier League title race.
Manchester United legend Paul McGrath has urged Jose Mourinho to embrace the talents of Paul Pogba and find a way to get the best out of the France World Cup winner.
Paul Pogba has served up some comments that are certain to cast fresh doubt over his future at Manchester United, after claiming he cannot reveal his true feelings over his future for fear of getting fined.
Gary Neville believes Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho 'feels let down' by the club's board after a summer of transfer disappointment.
Paul Pogba posted a cryptic message on Instagram shortly after he led Manchester United to victory against Leicester on Friday night, with many observers suggesting his comments were a sly dig at manager Jose Mourinho.
Jose Mourinho claimed he should no longer be recognised as Manchester United manager after his side opened the new Premier League season with a 2-1 win against Leicester.
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has admitted it was 'vary hard' for him to give the green light to Harry Arter's loan move to Cardiff, eight years after he signed him for just £4,000.
The transfer deadline closes for Premier League clubs today at 5pm, with teams scrambling to close deals ahead of the fast approaching deadline. Keep up to date with all the moves in our live blog:
Manchester United were linked with a surprise move for Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin on transfer deadline day, but Independent.ie understands their interest in the Uruguay centre-back was rebuffed several days ago.
Chelsea have confirmed the loan signing of Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic, in a loan deal that was linked to the move that will see goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois move in the other direction.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he is 'not confident' of making a major signing ahead of the 5pm transfer deadline on Thursday.
WHEN Jose Mourinho inserted the name of Anthony Martial on his extensive transfer wish-list, he knew he was playing with fire.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has predicted his former club will not finish in the top two positions in the Premier League this season and has cast doubt over manager Jose Mourinho's long-term future at Old Trafford.
Tottenham and Manchester United have yet to find a breakthrough in the long-running talks over the sale of defender Toby Alderweireld, but Spurs finally appear to have given up on signing Anthony Martial.
Chelsea midfielder Willian has been linked with a move to Manchester United throughout this summer and now the Brazilian has gone public in his ambition to play for United boss Jose Mourinho.
Manchester United are believed to have rejected Barcelona's stunning swap deal that would see Paul Pogba seal a move away from Old Trafford.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri failed to stage a planned meeting with unsettled keeper Thibaut Courtois on Monday, as the Belgian keeper continues to make efforts to force through a move to Real Madrid ahead of Thursday's transfer deadline.
Nabil Fekir has insisted he is 'happy' at Lyon, despite reports suggesting Chelsea have made a late bid to sign the France World Cup winning midfielder who was close to joining Liverpool in June.
Less than a month into his reign as Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri may be asking himself why he ignored the warning signs flashing above Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho used his appearance on the club's own television channel to send a firm message to his CEO Ed Woodward ahead of Thursday's transfer deadline.
IRELAND shoot-out hero Gillian Pinder is struggling to believe she will play in hockey's World Cup final in London this afternoon.
Ireland coach Graham Shaw struggled to contain his overflowing emotions as he tried to sum up his side’s historic achievement of reaching hockey’s World Cup final.
This was always going to be an historic afternoon for Irish sport, but we could not dare to believe it would be as glorious as this.
Liverpool striker Danny Ings looks set to leave Liverpool in the final days of the transfer window and a clutch of clubs are now chasing the 26-year-old forward's signature.
Brazil midfielder Willian has vowed to take legal action after a letter emerged that claims to show he has authorised an agent to negotiate his move away from Chelsea.
Phil Mickelson has failed to make headlines for the right reasons in recent months as he has struggled to challenge for golf's top honours, but now he has become a social media hit for very different reasons.
The Champions League qualifying rounds are reaching a key stage and Liverpool fans may be in the unfamiliar position of cheering on Turkish side Fenerbahce in their tie against Benfica next week.
Republic of Ireland international Harry Arter is hoping to battle his way back into the plans of Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe, but admits he is not prepared to spend another season on the sidelines.
Leicester City manager Claude Puel has suggested his England World Cup duo of Harry Maguire and Jamie Vardy will not play in next week's Premier League opener against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Manchester United striker Anthony Martial has broken his silence after his manager Jose Mourinho questioned his decision not to return to the club's US tour following the birth of his child.
Conor McGregor has revealed he is very close to confirming his return to the UFC octagon, with a fight set to be scheduled for later this year in Las Vegas.
Liverpool appear to be the big winners in this summer's transfer market so far and time is running out for their Premier League rivals to recruit fresh talent ahead of the August 9th deadline in England.
Manchester City and England winger Raheem Sterling has used his social media reach to try and help a stick young football fan fighting for his life.
We are a matter of days away from discovering whether the Manchester United hierarchy are still fully behind Jose Mourinho and if the mood of the manager who has chosen to place himself in the eye of the storm is any guide, it appears he may already know the answer to that question.
Katie Taylor has admitted the politics of professional boxing could halt her ambitions to become an undisputed world champion.
Wayne Rooney has made his mark in America's Major League Soccer, after he scored his first goal for D.C. United in their 2-1 win against Colorado Rapids.
Katie Taylor has paid tribute to her latest opponent Kimberley Connor, after the American paid a visit to her dressing room following their fight at London's 02 Arena.
Xherdan Shaqiri scored a sensational debut goal for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp's side piled on the pre-season misery for Manchester United in front of a crowd in excess of 100,000 in Michigan.
It was the reaction to Katie Taylor’s arrival in the ring for her tenth professional fight that will live long in the memory as the golden girl of Irish boxing recorded her latest stunning victory.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp helped to create a social media viral hit as he took part in a video singing with Reds fans hours after their Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid sun May and now he has repeated the trick on the club's tour of America.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp offered up his first public comments on the performance of Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in last May's Champions League final, as he branded the defender's tackle on Reds talisman Mohamed Salah as 'brutal'.
Tottenham are refusing to alter their stance on the future of defender Toby Alderweireld and remain reluctant to sell the Belgian defender to a domestic rival unless their £70m valuation is met.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has refused to rule out the prospect of making additional signings in the final two weeks of this transfer window, as he offered his first comments on the club's aborted attempts to sign Lyon and France midfielder Nabil Fekir.
Despite their incredible joint fame, the life Andre Agassi enjoys with his wife Stephanie and their son Jaden and daughter Jaz is remarkably discrete.
Liverpool are closing in on a deal to sign Brazil and Roma keeper Alisson, but they are not planning to revive their interest in Lyon's Nabil Fekir in this transfer window.
Depending on your perspective, Roy Keane was either biggest joke of the World Cup or a model for television punditry in a digital media age.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he did not send Paul Pogba any messages during the World Cup finals, as he suggested he did not want to distract the midfielder as he helped France to glory in Russia.