St Patrick’s Athletic Sean Hoare and Derry’s Ciaran O’Connor battle for possession. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Derry City 1 St Patrick’s Athletic expect to confirm on Saturday that Chris Forrester has joined Peterborough United af(...)

Manchester City last met Juventus in the Europa League group stages five years ago. Photo: Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images

There may be no group of death in this season’s Champions League but the one containing last year’s beaten finalists, Juventus, and the Europa Leag(...)

Drogheda United managerJohn McDonnell: his side have taken just two points from the last 22 on offer. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Limerick defender Robbie Williams has targeted winning five of their remaining eight games in the hope of completing their great escape. While they re(...)

Markus Rosenberg celebrates with team mates after scoring the first goal for Malmo against Celtic. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Malmo 2 Celtic 0 (Agg: 4-3) Malmo’s success story continues apace. This small club have no rightful place among football’s aristocracy but will(...)

John Caulfield’s Cork City side will play Derry away in the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Cork City’s reward for their cup win over St Patrick’s Athletic is a trip to the Brandywell in mid-September with Peter Hutton’s side now standing bet(...)

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 (...)

West Ham’s Argentinian striker Mauro Zarate celebrates scoring their second goal during the  Premier League  match against  Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  AFP Photo/Ikimages

Arsenal 0 West Ham 2 The last time that Slaven Bilic tasted an away win on English soil, it was 2007, he was in charge of Croatia and there was a blok(...)

David de Gea will not play for Manchester United against Tottenham Hotpsur in the opening game of the Barclay’s Premier League season tomorrow. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

SATURDAY Bournemouth v Aston Villa Max Gradel and Lee Tomlin are in line for their Bournemouth debuts. Manager Eddie Howe expects a challen(...)

Louis van Gaal came up against Club Brugge in the Champions League during his time in charge of FC Barcelona. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal is looking forward to a reunion with old foe Club Brugge after Manchester United were pitted against the Belgian side in the Champions (...)

Graziano Pelle of Southampton scores  against Vitesse  during the Uefa Europa League third qualifying round, second leg  in Arnhem. Photograph: Olaf Kraak/EPA

Europa League round-up: Slaven Bilic watched from the stands as his Europa League gamble ended with West Ham losing 2-1 away to Astra Giurgiu and 4-3 (...)