Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish celebrates his side’s second goal in the FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool at Wembley Stadium last April. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP Photo

There is a story that does the rounds among the compact Gaelic football community in Warwickshire of Jack Grealish’s first match for his local club, J(...)

Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring his side’s goal against Tottenham at the King Power Stadium. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

Leicester 1 Tottenham 1 Late goals from Dele Alli and Riyad Mahrez lit up an otherwise largely forgettable 1-1 draw between Leicester and Tottenham, (...)

John Terry: Chelsea’s long-serving captain  struggled at Manchester City last weekend and was substituted  at half-time by manager Jose Mourinho. Photograph: Carl Recine/Livepic/Reuters

1 A test of City’s mettle: Manchester City’s 3-0 victory over Chelsea was a statement performance. The message was received loud and clear by José (...)

Roses arrive into the Dome in Tralee as Dathi Takes to the stage. Photograph: Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD

Meath Rose and cancer survivor Elysha Brennan was last night crowned Rose of Tralee winner 2015. “Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart,” was (...)

Martin O’Neill says talks with Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish were fruitful. Photograph: Inpho

Martin O’Neill expects Jack Grealish to make clear his international intentions within a matter of weeks after having met with the player, his father,(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure in action with West Brom’s Craig Gardner. City look a different side when the midfielder is firing on all cylinders. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

As a declaration of presence, as a reminder of a forceful personality – even as a motto – Yaya Touré’s statement on Monday night following Manchester (...)

Adnan januzaj’s first half goal gave Manchester United all three points away at Aston Villa. Photograph: EPA

Aston Villa 0 Manchester United 1 Louis van Gaal has talked about how away victories can be the cornerstone of Manchester United’s success this season(...)

Adama Traore has completed his move to Aston Villa. Photograph: Getty Images

Aston Villa have completed the signing of Adama Traore from Barcelona. The 19-year-old has penned a five-year deal, Villa announced in a statement, an(...)

 Goalkeeper David de Gea has been excluded for Manchester United’s trip to play Aston Villa in Friday’s Premier League game. Photograph:   Oli Scarff/AFP

Louis van Gaal has said David de Gea will continue to be frozen out at Manchester United and challenged his team to improve their away record after in(...)

Joey Barton, who was released by QPR at the end of last season, has made no secret of his desire to return to the Premier League. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

West Ham have withdrawn their interest in Joey Barton after their fans made clear their displeasure at any potential deal. The club had been keen to b(...)