Dedryck Boyata is mobbed by team-mates after scoring against  Qarabag in the home leg. His goal is all that separates the two sides. Photograph: Steve Welsh/Getty Images

Qarabag’s bumpy pitch. Uefa has confirmed Celtic’s Champions League qualifier in Azerbaijan will go ahead(...)

Jake Keegan was on target from the spot for Galway as they dumped holders Dundalk out of the League Cup. Photograph: Getty

(...) the champions. Both sides had opportunities to break the deadlock in regulation time but when extra(...)

 Chelsea manager José Mourinho  and Arsenal’s manager Arsène Wenger (patrol the sideline during the  FA Community Shield at Wembley stadium. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

(...) couple of irritants in the last week before the league kicks off. The main one is that Chelsea have not(...)

SOCCER Sky Sports 1 from 7.30pm International Champions Cup - North America (8.00) Chelsea v Fiorentina(...)

Ross County’s Richard Foster reacts as the pitch sprinklers are turned on midway through the Scottish  Premiership match at Celtic Park. Photograph:  Jeff Holmes/PA

(...) for the second leg of the Hoops’ Champions League third qualifier against Qarabag in Azerbaijan on(...)

Jose Mourinho: If the Chelsea manager bought the title last year he bought it for loose change as Costa and Fabregas arrived for a net spend of €7 million. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP

(...) last Premier League champions to retain the title were Manchester United in 2009, tribute both to the(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly will be in action for the Leinster champions against Fermanagh at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...)-Ireland champions are. Only six teams will still have a shot at Sam, each with varying degrees of intent and belief(...)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila starts his second season in charge at Celtic Par. Photograph: PA.

(...) at the Premiership’s third footballing force, Billy McKay, exited for League One-bound Wigan Athletic(...)

Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic signs an autograph for an Inter Milan supporter upon his arrival in Italy. Photograph: Luca Bruno/AP

(...) left out of manager Manuel Pellegrini’s Champions League squad, underlining his place in the pecking(...)

The Ulster Bank League fixtures have been announced for the 2015 season. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Ulster Bank League fixtures for the 2015 season were announced on Friday, with the first round(...)