Pepe and Thomas Muller: not strictly a head-butt but not strictly not a head-butt either.

Day Five. A Monday. You’ve put in a weekend of frankly heroic football watching and then just when you’ve got to go back to work, you realise it’s Day(...)

Tipperary’s Padraic Maher in action against Dublin’s John McCaffrey during the National League clash at Thurles. “Kilkenny are the only team to knock us out of championship hurling since I started playing with Tipp.” Photograph: Inpho

“He slipped. People say it is a mistake. But the man slipped. It is very harsh,” Pádraic Maher says of Steven Gerrard’s spectacularly unfortunate fall(...)

Mick McCarthy won’t rush to sign his former Wolves players if they are relegated. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

Mick McCarthy has played down the idea that he might come to the rescue of some of his former Wolves players if, as is almost certain, the club(...)

Former Republic of Ireland international David O’Leary won nearly €4 million from  his unfair dismissal case against Dubai club Al Ahli. Photograph: Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland international Dave O’Leary has won his long-running unfair dismissals action against Dubai club Al Ahli with a Fifa (...)