Harry Kane’s hat-trick helps England hammer Panama

Harry Kane’s hat-trick inspired England to their biggest ever World Cup win as Gareth Southgate’s men sealed progress to the last 16 with a 6-1 demolition of Panama that puts their rivals on notice.

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Ten-man Germany sink Sweden with injury-time winner

Toni Kroos scored deep into stoppage time to revive Germany’s fading World Cup hopes with a dramatic 2-1 win over Sweden this evening.

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WATCH: Seven goal thriller sees Belgium top Group G after demolition of Tunisia
Belgium have sent a statement of intent to the World Cup after they destroyed Tunisia by five goals to two in the second game of their group campaign. Belgium will take on England next who play Panama first and a victory for the Three Lions will... Read more
This is the food that fuelled Ireland’s historic win over Australia

Ireland claim a first series win in Australia since 1979 today with a win over the home team to end their Grand Slam season on a high.

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WATCH: Argentinian TV station holds minute silence after 3-0 defeat to Croatia
Argentina’s TyC Sports held a minute’s silence in the studio after their 3-0 defeat to Croatia in the World Cup. It’s safe to say the people of Argentina didn’t take the result well. Argentina’s TyC Sports held a minute’s silence in the studio after their 3-0... Read more
WATCH: Christian Eriksen scores sublime volley to open scoring against Australia
With 13 goals and 5 assists Christian Eriksen has been directly involved in 18 goals in his last 15 games for Denmark. This goal is up there with his best. It was a clever reverse ball from Jorgensen in the 18-yard box finds Eriksen steaming in... Read more
Ireland international Ciaran Clark hospitalised following attack in Spain

Police have confirmed that Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark was attacked in a Spanish bar at the weekend.

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FIFA fines Mexican football federation over ‘insulting chants’ at World Cup

Mexico have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (€8,672) after their supporters were found guilty of making “discriminatory and insulting chants” during the first half of their 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday.

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Luis Suarez goal sinks Saudi Arabia as Uruguay qualify for last 16

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez scored the only goal of the game in his 100th appearance for the national side.

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No one was impressed with Pepe after his World Cup dive

Oh dear.

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Ireland and UK could host 2030 World Cup, says Sepp Blatter

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has suggested the idea of Ireland co-hosting the World Cup with the UK.

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‘He plays for himself’: Damien Duff hits out at Brazil star Neymar

“He’s gone to Paris Saint-Germain, I don’t like the way he plays there. He’s selfish, he plays for himself.”

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Three League of Ireland teams learn of Europa League qualifier opposition

The former Liverpool and England skipper will take his first steps in senior management when Gers host the Macedonian minnows at Ibrox on July 12.

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West Ham sign Lukasz Fabianski  from Swansea

The 33-year-old joins the Irons on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee following the Welsh club’s relegation from the Premier League.

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Mad About Cork paint beautiful tribute to Bill O’Herlihy

World Cup 2018 hasn’t been quite the same without Billo.

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Stephen Gleeson becomes Aberdeen’s second Irish summer signing

“I haven’t met him (the manager) face to face yet, but we’ve had numerous phone calls and it was really impressive the way he sold the club to me.”

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Cork City to face Legia Warsaw in Champions League qualifiers

City are embarking on their first Champions League campaign in 12 years.

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WATCH: Australia awarded penalty after outrageous handball by Umtiti
Australia were ‘handed’ their first goal of the 2018 World Cup by France’s Samuel Umtiti after the Barcelona man was punished for a blatant handball in the 61st minute of their Group C clash with the Socceroos in Kazan. Miles Jedinak converted from the spot. The... Read more
The reason Sergio Ramos was wearing Mesut Özil’s shirt after his Mourinho fallout has been revealed
In September 2012 there was a peculiar moment in the second half of Real Madrid vs Deportivo. In a game that Real Madrid would go on to win 5-1 there was one moment that quickly caught peoples attention and that was Sergio Ramos wearing Mesut Ozil’s... Read more
WATCH: Footage of Roy Keane analysis after England’s World Cup 2010 exit is peak Keano
Footage of Roy Keane giving his thoughts on why England players can’t gel for the national team has emerged following their exit at the 2010 World Cup. England were knocked out of the tournament after being battered 4-1 by Germany and following the defeat Sky Sports... Read more