FC Barcelona’s Argentinian striker Leo Messi grabing a plastic bottle that hit his head during the Primera Division soccer match against Valencia FC. Photogaph: Juan Carlos Cardenas/Epa

(...), rejecting the appeal Barca lodged on Tuesday. Life-time ban The referee said in his match report the(...)

The incident in which Meath’s Mickey Burke and Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara clashed at Croke Park last Sunday. Photograph: Inpho.

(...) incident in his match report, outlining that Burke had alleged he had been bitten during the minor fracas(...)

A section of the crowd at Cork versus Kerry in the 1976 Munster football final.

(...). Paddy Downey, in his match report for the Irish Times, had been told that even though 40,000 people were(...)

 Uruguay’s Luis Suarez has been defended by captain and coach. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

(...).Folha’s match report was titled “Appetite” and noted that: “With more hunger for the ball, Uruguay won 1(...)

Portugal’s Joao Moutinho (left)  after he colliding with Ireland’s Kevin Doyle  in the second half of their international friendly  ahead of the 2014 World Cup in East Rutherford, New Jersey, last night. Photogrraph: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters

Portugal 5 - Republic of Ireland 1: No reprise of the mid-summer glories of 20 years ago as Ireland revisited a favourite old football haunt out in(...)

 Ireland’s Jack O’Donoghue will be hoping to lead the team into the semi-finals. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho

Ireland.The Irish Times will publish a match report on the website soon after the game finishes in the(...)

Armagh and Cavan players become involved in a row before the Ulster championship clash at the Athletic Grounds. Photo: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

(...), but it will be the explosive start to the game which is likely to dominate Duffy’s match report.

Barcelona’s Dani Alves and Villarreal’s Giovani Dos Santos fight for the ball during the match last Sunday.

(...) the referee’s match report of Barcelona’s 3-2 win. Before the arrest Alves, who has criticised the(...)

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini elbows  Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta  during the  Premier League match at Old Trafford.  Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

(...) referee Michael Oliver did not mention the alleged spit in his match report, but the FA could have opted(...)

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini speaks to referee Michael Oliver during the Manchester derby. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

(...) did not mention the alleged spit in his match report, but the FA can retrospectively punish Fellaini(...)