Republic of Ireland’s versatile player Niamh Fahey helped Chelsea win the English league and cup double this year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Republic of Ireland manager Sue Ronan admits a point would be a good return from Ireland’s European Championship qualifier against Spain this afternoo(...)

Chelsea striker Diego Costa and boss Jose Mourinho made up with ‘kisses and cuddles’ following a half-time row during their 4-0 win away at Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Photograph: Afp

José Mourinho said he and the Chelsea striker Diego Costa made up with “kisses and cuddles” after a half-time row during the 4-0 Champions League win (...)

Uefa have ordered Dynamo Kyiv to play their next three European home games behind closed doors. Photograph: Getty

Uefa has ordered Dynamo Kyiv to play their next three European home games in an empty stadium as punishment for offences including racist behaviour by(...)

Jose Mourinho has insisted his players were happy to travel to Haifa ahead of tonight’s Champions League fixture against Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Photograph: Afp

José Mourinho has claimed he had no “Graeme Le Saux” in his Chelsea squad as he confirmed none of his players had expressed reluctance to travel to (...)

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho scores his team’s second goal during the Premier League match against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City 1 Liverpool 4 Jürgen Klopp stated the next challenge for Liverpool was to dismantle a team at Anfield as convincingly as they did Man(...)

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy equalled a Premier League scoring record with his goal just before half-time against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Human beings shut inside deep freezers traditionally face unhappy endings but there are exceptions to every rule. Rather than proving the subject of a(...)

Eden Hazard of Chelsea and Youssouf Mulumbu of Norwich City in action  during the  Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty

Chelsea 1 Norwich City 0 There was something novel about Eden Hazard being able to leave this arena with a smile of satisfaction plastered acr(...)

Harry Kane scores the third goal for Tottenham Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Tottenham 4 West Ham 1 Predictions have been pretty pointless so far in this topsy-turvy Premier League season but much more of this and people are go(...)

Above: camel trench coat, €675, Orla Kiely; printed silk scarf, €125, Susannagh Grogan; pleated black dress with collar, €295, Peter O’Brien

‘We don’t always have to look abroad now to fit gaps in categories,” says Deirdre Devaney, head of womenswear at Arnotts as the store celebrates Ir(...)

Everton manager Roberto Martinez: “I’m not worried at all – our best players will not be leaving in January.”  Photograph:Ben Stansall/AFP

Roberto Martinez has moved swiftly to quell renewed speculation over John Stones’ future by insisting Everton’s position on their coveted defender (...)