John Barnes: The former Liverpool star’s last managerial job was at Tranmere in 2009.

John Barnes claims he is struggling to get a job in management because he is black.The former Liverpool star’s last managerial job was at Tranmere in (...)

Newcastle United have announced record profits for the 2013/14 season. Photograph: PA

Newcastle United have announced record profits of €26 million last season due to increases in television income and new deals with sponsors. The club (...)

Leaving Cert student Michael O’Connor: ‘The sight I have isn’t a huge amount of use but it does help with mobility, together with my cane. I can tell day from night, shadows and shapes, that sort of thing’. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) ahead.I’m doing six subjects: English, maths, French, business, biology and music. I didn’t opt to do(...)

SOCCER Setanta, 8.30pm-10pm BBC 1, 10.30pm-11.55pm Highlights English Premier League RUGBY TG4, 10(...)

New stadia, like The Emirates above, have helped transform England’s football tradition from a national embarrassment to an international phenomenon. Photograph: Ian Kington/Getty Images

(...) quarter of a century on, what happened at Hillsborough still pricks at the conscience of English society(...)

‘The fact that a host of former Americanisms are now deemed respectable makes this situation no less horrible.’ Photograph: Getty Images

(...) unrecognisable to the one spoken today. Anglo-Saxon sounded as much like English as English sounds like a tractor(...)

John Terry has signed a new contract with Chelsea until the end of the 2015/16 Premier League season. Photograph:  Eddie Keogh/Reuters/Livepic

John Terry has signed a one-year contract extension at Chelsea, committing to the Premier League leaders until the end of next season.The Blues announ(...)

Stephen Ward: played for Bohemians in the League of Ireland after finishing with Home Farm. He later moved to Wolves. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho 1:18

(...).Considering soccer is the most played sport around the country, it is quite remarkable that Home Farm, Belvedere(...)

Southampton have announced that England goalkeeper Fraser Forster will miss the rest of the season after “successful surgery” on his left knee. Photograph: John Walton/PA

(...) since his transfer last summer, earning a place in the English squad which now looks set to be filled by(...)

Martin Skrtel’s appeal against an FA violent conduct charge for stamping on Manchester United ’keeper David de Gea has been rejected. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has failed in his bid to overturn a three-match suspension for standing on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.(...)