FC Midtjylland’s Morten Duncan Rasmussen celebrates with team amtes after scoring the 1-0 during the UEFA Europa League playoff second leg soccer match between FC Midtjylland and Southampton FC in Herning, Denmark. Photo: Bo Amstrup/PA

Southampton were sent crashing out of Europe on Thursday evening courtesy of a strike from FC Midtjylland’s very own ‘Big Dunc’. Former Celtic striker(...)

The Irish Fish Producers’ Organisation  said Ireland is the only EU member state implementing the penalty points system within its fleet, while other vessels fish with “impunity” in Irish waters. File photograph:  Marcel Mochet/AFP/Getty Images

One of the largest fishing industry organisations in the country intends to support a judicial review of an EU penalty points system for fishing vesse(...)

Malmo coach Age Hareide celebrates after Jo Inge Berget scored their second goal at Celtic Park. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Malmo boss Age Hareide has attacked the Scottish media amid controversy over the “pigs” jibe aimed at Celtic following the first leg of their Champion(...)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila says the club do not need to sell central defender  Virgil van Dijk to Southampton. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters/Livepic

Ronny Deila has described Celtic’s Champions League play-off clash with Malmo on Tuesday night as a cup final. The Hoops are 3-2 up from last week’s f(...)

Celtic’s Callum McGregor celebrates scoring his sides third goal during their 3-1 win over Dundee United at Tannadice. Photograph: PA

Dundee United 1 Celtic 3 Ronny Delia saw his selection gamble pay off as Celtic beat Dundee United 3-1 despite making nine changes. Deila rested most (...)

Neil Lennon has struggled this season at Bolton Wanderers. The club are bottom of the Championship and the prospects of a revival look bleak, with £160m owed to silent owner Eddie Davies. Photograph: Clint Hughes/Getty Images

‘I take full responsibility,” he said. “I apologise to the supporters,” he said. “Middlesbrough won the 50/50s,” he said. And on he went: “We were off(...)

Simon Coveney is also getting it in the neck for over-hyping the potential of the US beef market. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Dairy farmers have spent the last two years ramping up production ahead of the ending of milk quotas. Egged on by Government, they’ve expanded herd nu(...)

Ronald Koeman brings his Southampton team into Europa League action tonight. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has said his squad will take time to gel this season after a busy transfer window that saw a number of key players (...)

Malmo’s Jo Inge Berget (second right) scores his side’s second goal deep into injury time in the Uefa Champions League qualifying play-off  first leg against Celtic at Celtic Park. Photograph:   Jeff Holmes/PA

Celtic 3 Malmo 2 Ronny Deila’s hopes of taking Celtic to the group stage of the Champions League, thereby offering the biggest endorsement yet of his (...)

Martin O’Neill seemed exasperated over the fitness of Everton’s Aiden McGeady. Photograph: Inpho

While the Jack Grealish saga rumbles on, the fitness of Martin O’Neill favourite Aiden McGeady is probably at least as pressing a concern for the man(...)