Matteo Darmian scored Manchester United’s second in their 2-0 win over Crystal Palace. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United 2 Crystal Palace 0 Louis van Gaal is currently all about the result and not the display as Manchester United try to chase down Ar(...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Upper Bann – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

Sinn Féin is putting a huge effort into getting two MLAs elected in Upper Bann . Former SDLP deputy leader Dolores Kelly is facing a tough battle t(...)

Elaine Stenson (33): “People seem to be more more optimistic now than they were when I left”

As soon as the crash happened, emigration reared its ugly head. Young and not so young people faced with few job opportunities felt they had little op(...)

Alexis Sánchez of Arsenal takes on Dani Alves of Barcelona during their Champions League clash which Barca won 2-0: “What surprised was the level of Barcelona’s superiority.” Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

It was a German managed by a French man but it said something stereotypical about English football: Arsenal versus Barcelona on Tuesday night and as t(...)

Martin Kelly of Crystal Palace is congratulated after scoring at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Tottenham 0 Crystal Palace 1 If only Crystal Palace were as adept at beating Premier League teams in the actual Premier League, their last two months(...)

Danny Welbeck is in line for his first start since April in Arsenal’s FA Cup fifth-round game at home to Hull on Saturday. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters/Livepic

SATURDAY Arsenal v Hull, 12.30pm – Live BT Sport 2 Danny Welbeck could get his first start since April and defender Laurent Koscielny faces a fitne(...)

Former Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes has signed  a three-year extension to his deal with Clermont Auverne. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The list of contenders for the position of Leinster head coach is diminishing by the day following the confirmation that Clermont Auvergne assistant c(...)

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard during his final game at Anfield. Crystal Palace won  the Premier League   encounter 3-1. Photo:  Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Liverpool 1 Crystal Palace 3 Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard’s final appearance at Anfield ended in disappointment as his side could(...)

David Simpson (DUP) criticised what he described as a  ‘ despicable’ attack on my family during the election campaign.

It was a campaign that “slumped to the gutter”, David Simpson declared as he retained his seat in Westminster.After a tough contest, the Democratic Un(...)

Crystal Palace’s Scott Dann (middle) celebrates his first goal during the FA Cup third round match at the Crabble Athletic Ground, Dover. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Dover Athletic 0 Crystal Palace 4Scott Dann, Dwight Gayle and Kevin Doyle ensured Alan Pardew was given a winning start to life as Crystal Palace mana(...)