The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has unveiled its proposals to the GAA’s competition structures review. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has unveiled its new “Champions League” type football proposal, which will now go before Croke Park as part of th(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal smiles during a press conference ahead of Wolfsburg’s visit to  Old Trafford. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

There was a moment as Louis van Gaal held court with Bastian Schweinsteiger, contemplating what it would need to add another Champions League to th(...)

Wolfsburg’s Maximilian Arnold, Dante and Josuha Guilavogui  react after their side lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, with Robert Lewandowski scoring five goals in nine minutes. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

One of the phrases we reach for increasingly often is football’s “bubble”. This is not in the innocent sense of West Ham and Upton Park; rather, it(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said his history with Arsène Wenger and Arsenal will have no bearing on  latest meeting with the Gunners at Stamford Bridge today. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho has said his history with Arsène Wenger and Arsenal will have no bearing on Chelsea’s latest meeting with the Gunners at Stamford Bridge(...)

Vincent Kompany: his absence breaks up a defence that has kept five clean sheets in the five Premier League matches. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manuel Pellegrini believes Vincent Kompany’s intensity makes the Manchester City captain vulnerable to injury. Kompany will miss today’s game against(...)

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw is stretchered off injured during the Uefa Champions League match between PSV Eindhoven and Manchester United in Eindhoven. Photograph: EPA

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw is set to undergo a second operation on Friday after breaking his right leg in two places in Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to PSV (...)

TV3 director of content Lynda McQuaid: ‘I’ve sort of created my own genre, which is wanting to make people cry.’ Photograph: Brian McEvoy

The Rugby World Cup might be kicking off on Friday, but it’s already been a sporting- flavoured week for TV3 thanks to the PSV Eindhoven v Manchester (...)

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw grimaces in pain after being injured during the Champions League Group B  match against PSV Eindhoven at Philips Stadium. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP Photo

Luke Shaw was still in tears yesterday as he began his recovery from a double leg break that left his former manager Mauricio Pochettino “sick”. Shaw (...)

Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of Manchester United’s Champions League opener. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester United have confirmed that captain Wayne Rooney will miss Tuesday’s Champions League game against PSV. United fly out to Holland on Monday (...)

Gibraltar coach Jeff Wood and captain Roy Chipolina at a press conference in Faro ahead of the Euro 2016 qualifier against the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters.

Gibraltar’s players could be forgiven for thinking that international football was more fun before Uefa granted them official status and they left be(...)