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(...)

Chelsea’s Gary Cahill is congratulated by teammates as he pauses on the ground with a bloody nose after scoring during the second half of an International Champions Cup soccer match in Washington. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

(...) traditional season-opening match between the Premier League champions and FA Cup winners, has lacked spark on(...)

Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match in May 2015.  BT Sports will have exclusive coverage of the tournament in 2015. (Photograph: PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE/Getty Images)

(...) broadband and its new Champions League pay-TV offering. The British broadband market leader, which is(...)

Peter O’Sullevan, the voice of racing, has died aged 97. Photograph: PA
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  • July 30, 2015, 08:31

Dedryck Boyata goal saved Celtic’s blushes andgave them a slender first leg advantage in their Champions(...)

Former  Cork manager Brian Cuthbert looks dejected at Semple Stadium during his side’s loss to Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) being crowned Munster champions to making our All-Ireland championship exit at the hands of Kildare at(...)

Rafael Benitez and Jose Mourinho: “I think she needs to occupy her time, and if she takes care of her husband’s diet she will have less time to speak about me,” said Mourinho.   Photo: Gareth Copley/PA

Champions League football. Stones, who has four England caps, would be considered as homegrown in terms of(...)

Celtic’s Dedryck Boyata scores his side’s  goal during the Uefa Champions League third round qualifying match against Qarabag FK at Celtic Park. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA

Celtic 1 Qarabag 0 Celtic’s Champions League prospect became a whole lot brighter after Dedryck(...)

Everton’s John Stones has attracted the attention of Chelsea and Manchester United. Photograph:  Andrew Milligan/PA

(...) the club. Chelsea and United, however, could offer him Champions League football. Stones, who has four(...)