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  • Injury forces Dele Alli to withdraw from England squad for Switzerland friendly

    10 September 2018 11:08

    Dele Alli has withdrawn from England’s squad for the friendly against Switzerland on Tuesday with a “minor muscle strain”. The Tottenham midfielder, who picked up the problem in Saturday’s 2-1 Nations League defeat to Spain, will be treated by his club rather than joining the Three Lions at Leicester’s King Power Stadium. Manager Gareth Southgate had already

  • Paul Boyle's brace leads Connacht to bonus-point win

    08 September 2018 18:46

    Paul Boyle's first-half brace of tries put Connacht on course for a 32-13 bonus-point win over Zebre at a rain-hit Sportsground. The 21-year-old back-rower scored twice on only his second Guinness PRO14 start for Connacht, who led 17-3 at half-time with Jack Carty kicking seven points and his opposite number Carlo Canna landing a penalty. A first competitive

  • Watch this trick shot golfer nail a shot while doing a back flip

    08 September 2018 12:18

    Gymnastics and golf are both Olympic sports, but until now that’s just about the only thing they had in common. Thanks to US trick-shot golfer Garrett Clark, the two have been brought together at least. Clark, from Kansas, wants to earn a living from his social media accounts before playing on the PGA Tour. If he ever does make it, he’s going to have to play a little

  • Kieran Sadlier rises to the challenge as holders Cork City march on

    08 September 2018 03:05 1

    Kieran Sadlier’s hat-trick was the centre-piece as Cork City safely advanced to the semi-finals of the FAI Cup with victory over Longford Town. A year ago, John Caulfield’s had triumphed 4-1 at the City Calling Stadium at the same stage but, before a crowd of 1,181, this was even more of a procession as five second-half goals were scored against a Longford

  • Jon Walters to miss Ireland's friendly against Poland

    07 September 2018 16:14 1

    Jon Walters is set to miss the Republic of Ireland's friendly against Poland next Tuesday. The veteran forward has been allowed to return to his club Ipswich as he bids to regain full fitness having recovered from a knee injury this summer. Walters played the full 90 minutes in last night's 4-1 defeat to Wales. Meanwhile, teenage Liverpool goalkeeper

  • 'Unfaithful and incomprehensible': Spanish Football Federation president hits out at plans to take LaLiga overseas

    07 September 2018 15:11 1

    Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales has described LaLiga plans to stage a game in America next January as “an invasion of that country”. Girona said on Thursday they were “working with the league and Barcelona” about what is thought to be a match in Miami on January 27. Last month, the Spanish players’ union (AFE) held a meeting with a host of top stars

  • Kyle Walker is on a one-man mission to nutmeg all of his England teammates

    07 September 2018 14:30 1

    Aside from actually winning a game of football, the nutmeg is the next best victory a footballer can earn, as Kyle Walker will attest. The Manchester City and England player is a key member of Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate’s defence, but ahead of games against Spain and Switzerland, he’s been finding other ways to entertain himself. That’s fellow

  • 'Worth the admission fee alone': Cork hurler scores sensational hat-trick of overhead strikes

    07 September 2018 13:23 1

    The overhead pull is a dying art in hurling, but not in Kilbrittain, Co Cork. Their full-forward Maurice Sexton produced a sensational performance under the high ball last weekend, scoring a magnificent hat-trick of overhead strikes. He scored Kilbrittain's second, third and fifth goals, as well as setting up the fourth, in their Cork IHC round 3 replay

  • All-Ireland winner Richie McCarthy suffers serious knee injury

    07 September 2018 12:04 2

    Limerick have confirmed that All-Ireland winner Richie McCarthy has suffered a serious knee injury. The 30-year-old defender ruptured his cruciate ligament while playing for his club Blackrock last weekend. The injury occurred just two weeks after the 2013 All-Star helped the Treaty County lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup. "Following a scan this week we can confirm

  • Per Mertesacker launches coaching programme at Za’atari Refugee Camp

    07 September 2018 11:31 1

    Per Mertesacker has helped Arsenal and Save The Children launch a coaching programme at Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. The former Gunners captain and current Arsenal academy manager visited the camp to help set up the new initiative, that has been 18 months in the making. Arsenal and Save The Children’s new scheme is being piloted in Jordan and Indonesia