Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match in May 2015.  BT Sports will have exclusive coverage of the tournament in 2015. (Photograph: PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE/Getty Images)

BT Ireland said on Thursday that underlying revenues rose by 6 per cent in the first quarter of its financial year, as the broadband provider benefit(...)

Chelsea supporter Richard Barklie, 50, who has been banned from football matches for five years for racially abusing and shoving a black commuter off a Paris Metro train. Chelsea later banned him and four others for life for their part in the incident.  Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

A former policeman and human rights activist has been banned from football matches for five years for racially abusing and shoving a black commuter of(...)

Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths looks dejected after seeing his penalty saved during the Uefa Champions League Second Qualifying Round, First Leg, at Celtic Park. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA

Celtic’s Norwegian manager Ronny Deila accused his team of lacking professionalism after two of them argued over who should take a crucial penalty in (...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny shakes hands with his Drogheda United counterpart Johnny McDonnell earlier this season. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk will begin their Champions League campaign in Belarus tonight looking to become only the third team in history to beat BATE Borisov on thei(...)

Gaelic Players Association chief executive Dessie Farrell. Photograph: Sportsfile

Although the Gaelic Players Association emphasise that the blueprint for change in the GAA football championship, which has emerged online, is mere(...)

Phil Neville: worked as a coach during David Moyes’s ill-fated spell in charge at Old Trafford.

Phil Neville is in talks with Valencia but has not been appointed despite the Spanish club claiming the former England defender is their new assistant(...)

Steven Gerrard sits on the bench during Liverpool’s clash with Real Madrid at the Bernebeu last season. His omission from the team that night was the runing point in his decision to leave, he’s said. Photo: John Powell/Getty Images

Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has pin-pointed his omission against Real Madrid in the Champions League as the moment he decided it was ti(...)

Neymar: “It was a case of me letting myself go and I got myself into a bad situation.”

Brazil have decided not to appeal against the four-game ban that will keep Neymar out of the Copa America and the Barcelona star left the team hotel o(...)

Dundalk play BATE Borisov in the Champions League second qualifying round. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dundalk had a one in six chance of meeting Celtic, but must instead be content with BATE Borisov as their opposition in the Champions League second qu(...)

Former Sampdoria manager Sinisa Mihajlovic is the new AC Milan coach, reports. Photo: EPA

AC Milan dismissed manager Filippo Inzaghi on Tuesday after a disappointing season in which they finished 10th in Serie A and failed to qualify for Eu(...)