Keiren Westwood needed a cap as Ireland continued their preparations for Saturday Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO
HomeRobbie Keane has signed a new contract with MLS side LA Galaxy to extend his stay in America by another year.He could, however, find himself on the bench on Saturday after Roy Keane admitted the striker is ‘lacking match fitness’.Davy Fitzgerald has cleared the air with a local Clare journalist after the pair clashed last year.There was bad news for Limerick as Sean Tobin will definitely miss the Munster semi-final against Tipperary through suspension after his appeal was dismissed.Sligo Rovers have paid tribute to former striker Carlos Alvarez who passed away at the age of 31.Tipperary captain Colin O’Riordan has been voted the best U21 footballer in 2015.Reports suggest Cork could be set to lose Jamie Coughlan as the player considers spending the summer in America.Noel McGrath returned to the Tipp set-up for a puck-around following recent surgery on testicular cancer.
Ireland’s Emerging Talent squad are in Georgia for this weekend’s Tbilisi Cup Source: GRU/INPHO
AwayJose Mourinho has been slapped with a six-month driving ban after he was caught speeding outside Chelsea’s training ground.The European Games in Baku gets underway tomorrow and here’s all you need to know about the event.The Fifa saga rumbles on with the organisation’s communications chief stepping down after making a joke about Sepp Blatter on live television.Here’s all today’s transfer gossip in one place with news of David de Gea’s future.
The best thing we shared today
Five French-based All Blacks performed this emotional roadside Haka where Jerry Collins and his wife died last week.
On the record
Steven O’Brien comments on that sledging controversy during last week’s U21 football final against Tyrone.
Where we were today
Ben Blake was at Croke Park with Clare Balding, Niall Kelly was enjoying the sun out in Malahide as preparations intensify ahead of Saturday and Fintan O’Toole had a chat with Colin O’Riordan.
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The fixture listThe final round of SSE Airtricity League games before the mid-season break take place on Friday with the Dublin derby between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers the pick of the bunch.There are a host of Euro 2016 Qualifiers on Friday evening with Wales facing Belgium in Cardiff.Showbiz, baby!
This video produced by championship sponsors AIB charts James O’Donoghue’s rise to prominence from his club Legion to being crowned the Footballer of the Year in 2014.
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From Katie to karate – here’s all you need to know about the inaugural European GamesRobbie could be left on the bench v Scotland – but Roy insists he wasn’t ‘dropped’ in Glasgow