Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of next week’s USPGA Championship at Valhalla due to a shoulder injury. Photograph:  Kenny Smith/PA

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has withdrawn from the USPGA Championship due to a(...)

Then Middlesbrough manager Bryan Robson introduces new signing Fabrizio Ravanelli of Italy at the Riverside Stadium in July 1996. Photograph: Allsport.

(...) ecstatic local support. So began a winter of sensory overload for Boro fans. They reached the FA Cup final(...)

Sportsfile photographer Ray McManus won second prize Sports Singles in the World Press Photo Contest 2011 with this action study of a scrumhalf in the AIL First Division match between Old Belvedere and Blackrock played in heavy rain at Anglesea Road in Dublin.

(...). Camera angles “Just look at the recent soccer World Cup on telly and the number of camera angles on(...)

(...) opening game of his team’s European Championship qualifier in Georgia in six weeks’ time and says that the(...)

Irish soccer manager Martin O’Neill attended the FAI Cup draw in Mullingar. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

European qualifying campaign but admits that the team he picks to play Georgia in early September will have(...)

 Ronan Rafferty:  “It is a stunning course to look at and equally great to play. I am raring to go although year one in the Seniors is a case of learning the ropes again.” Photo: Phil Inglis/Getty

(...).And Rafferty, from Warrenpoint, Co Down, who retired from the European Tour in 2003 is particularly delighted(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny. “It’s a tough ask but all we can do is prepare well, make sure we are more compact in midfield and try our utmost to win the game. We won’t be throwing in the towel.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Reykjavik in the 1981-82 European Cup Winners Cup.The odds may be stacked against them but Kenny insists his(...)

Sligo Rovers manager John Coleman will ensure his side maintain the attacking edge that brought their first  away European  victory  in  Rosenborg last week, when the Norwegian side run out at the Showgrounds for this evening’s Europa League Second Qualifying Round  second leg tie. Photograph: INPHO/LFF

(...) did when they beat Shelbourne and Bohemians comfortably in European ties but they are still formidable(...)

Joachim Löw will remain as Germany manager. Photograph:  Markus Gilliar - Pool /Getty Images

Germany World Cup-winning coach Joachim Löw remains committed to leading the side through to the(...)

FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

England will not bid again to host a World Cup until Fifa and its bidding processes have been(...)