Dublin’s goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton and Jack McCaffrey block  a goalbound effort from Mayo’s Andy Moran in  yesterday’s All-Ireland Football Championship semi-final in Croke Park. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

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Crystal Palaces defender Joel Ward heads home the winning goal against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP

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Dublin’s Philly McMahon clashes withMayo’s Aidan O’Shea during an often fraught All-Ireland semi-final  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko celebrates with his team mates after scoring against Juventus. Photograph: Alberto Lingria/Reuters

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Swansea City’s Bafetimbi Gomis celebrates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester United at The Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photo: Paul Ellis/AP

(...) the back of their thumping Champions League qualification victory over Club Brugge in midweek it was(...)

Celtic’s Tom Rogic scores their second goal St Johnstone at Celtic Park. Photograph: Reuters

Tom Rogic admits Celtic needed to banish their Champions League blues with a win over St Johnstone(...)

Dusan Tadic celebrates with team mates after scoring the second goal for Southampton. Photo: Matthew Childs/Reuters

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Charlie Mulgrew scored Cletic’s third in their 3-1 win over St Johnstone. Photograph: Reuters

Champions League play-off on a 4-3 aggregate to Malmo in Sweden on Tuesday night and, on their return to(...)

Joel Ward’s goal gave Crystal Palace a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Getty

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Richie Towell of Dundalk celebrates scoring his side’s equaliser in injury time. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

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