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15 January 2019 16:20 Cork ladies football team to play in Páirc Uí Chaoimh for the first time

History will be made next month when Cork play Tipperary in the Ladies National Football League at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. It is the first time that Cork have ever played a game at the famous Leeside stadium. Ephie Fitzgerald’s Munster champions host the Premier county on Saturday, February 23rd (5pm) with the tie followed by Cork’s Allianz League Division 318

15 January 2019 11:41 Martin O’Neill appointed Nottingham Forest maanger

Nottingham Forest have announced the appointment of Martin O’Neill as their new manager. The 66-year-old, a former Forest player who won two European Cups with the club, replaces Aitor Karanka in the job after the Spaniard’s departure last week. O’Neill becomes the club’s 11th full-time boss since 2011 and his first game in charge will be at home against 217

14 January 2019 05:30 Galway and Leitrim account for Connacht's spending hike

Connacht counties increased their spending on inter-county team preparations by 8% to €4.88m in 2018, audited figures show. Warnings from Connacht Council secretary John Prenty in early 2017 that counties were “living beyond their means” saw a collective tightening of the pursestrings that year, reflected in the total spend for 2017 which showed a 9% decrease 97

07 January 2019 00:29 Wayne Rooney’s intoxication arrest ‘due to sleeping tablet disorientation’

Wayne Rooney has said his public intoxication arrest came when he was left “disorientated” by prescribed sleeping tablets he took on a flight while drinking. It emerged on Sunday that the former Manchester United and England captain was taken into custody in the US after a flight from Saudi Arabia touched down. Police said the 33-year-old was arrested 110

05 January 2019 19:57 Matt Ritchie spares Newcastle’s blushes against Blackburn

Matt Ritchie got Newcastle out of jail as his late penalty secured an FA Cup third-round replay against Sky Bet Championship Blackburn. The midfielder struck from 12 yards with six minutes remaining to secure a 1-1 draw just when it looked as though Bradley Dack’s 56th-minute header had condemned the Premier League Magpies to a seventh third-round exit of Mike Ashley’s 85

05 January 2019 14:41 Arnautovic helps Hammers into fourth round of FA Cup

Marko Arnautovic helped fire West Ham into the FA Cup fourth round with a 2-0 win over Birmingham. But the Austrian forward was far from happy at being substituted after only 20 minutes at the London Stadium. Andy Carroll, who had replaced Arnautovic, eventually sealed West Ham’s passage with his first goal of the season in stoppage time. It had taken 80

05 January 2019 09:34 Fernandinho: Manchester City will maintain focus and intensity

Fernandinho insists there will be no let-up in intensity from Manchester City as focus switches to domestic cup action in the coming days. The Premier League champions host Championship Rotherham in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday before taking on League One Burton in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final on Wednesday. Coming after Thursday’s 84

19 December 2018 12:49 Solskjaer must improve on Cardiff record to be a caretaker hit at United

Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has been appointed caretaker manager at Manchester United until the end of the season. The 45-year-old found success in two spells in charge of Norwegian side Molde, securing 1.82 points per game on average in his first reign and a just as impressive 1.80 points per game in his most recent tenure. However, Solksjaer did not have as successful 72

18 December 2018 11:30 Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United signings

A turbulent summer saw United fail to land his desired transfer targets, with reports at the time suggesting the board did not trust him with more funds. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at the signings he made during his time in charge. The first signing of the Mourinho era, arriving from Villlareal for a reported fee of £30million in June 2016. Was probably 189

12 December 2018 05:30 2017 Galway U21 final to be played a year behind schedule

The 2017 Galway U21 hurling final takes place on Saturday, as poor fixture-planning and a condensed calendar has resulted in the competition running 12 months behind schedule. Having failed to run off their U21 championship by the end of 2017, Galway County Board officials decided to shelve the competition until October of this year. Knockout games continued 75