Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal looks on during   the  Premier League match against Southampton at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester United fans vented their anger towards Louis van Gaal after watching their team slump to a hugely disappointing 1-0 defeat to Southampton. (...)

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has insisted that striker Shane Lon will not be leaving the club during the transfer window. He has been linked with Liverpool. Photo: Adrian Dennis/Getty Images

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman insists he will not be selling anyone this month despite the arrival of Charlie Austin from QPR. The signing of the 26(...)

Shane Long of Southampton scores his team’s first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Watford at St. Mary’s Stadium. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

“No, no, no, no, no.” Danny Murphy’s reaction on TalkSport to reports that Liverpool are interested in signing Shane Long could not have been clearer.(...)

West Brom’s James McClean scores his side’s late equaliser in the Premier League game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Second-placed Leicester joined Arsene Wenger’s side on 43 points thanks to a 1-0 win at Tottenham. Centre back Robert Huth headed home from a corner (...)

Thanks to Katie Taylor, things are looking up for Ireland at the Olympics.   Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

“It’s like déjà vu all over again” is a quote attributed to the famous American baseball player and coach Yogi Berra and, for everyone looking back wi(...)

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane and manager Martin O’Neill celebrate after beating Bosnia and Herzegovina to qualify for Euro 2016. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Martin O’Neill refused to be drawn on whether or not he will remain in the role as Ireland manager for the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign, and (...)

I left Dublin in September 2007 to go to the Berkshire town of Reading, and complete my final two years of university in London. Before the days of Sk(...)

Andy Carroll of West Ham United celebrates with Angelo Ogbonna Obinza after scoring his side’s winner. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

West Ham 2 Southampton 1 Southampton only have themselves to blame. Their supporters had to wait a long time to see the side whose stylish play mad(...)

Shane Long scores the fourth goal for Southampton against Arsenal. Photograph: Alan Walter/Reuters

Southampton 4 Arsenal 0 Arsène Wenger had complained bitterly about the referee, Jon Moss. He had sniped at Southampton for being overly physical. A(...)

Chelsea’s Spanish striker Diego Costa receives a yellow card from referee Andre Marriner against  Watford at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Getty Images

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink is without Diego Costa for Monday’s trip to Old Trafford after the striker picked up a suspension in the 2-2 draw(...)