Saoirse Noonan and Ciara Grant battle for the ball during a training fixture. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

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 Liverpool’s Alisson before the Premier League match against Spurs at Anfield on October 27th, 2019. Photograph:  Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

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Dundalk head coach Vinny Perth at a press conference at the Hilton Baku in Azerbaijan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Son Heung-Min  of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his team’s  during the Champions League quarter-final first leg  against Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

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 Alexis Sanchez training ahead of Arsenal’s Champions League match with PSG. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Arsène Wenger has insisted playing Alexis Sánchez in Arsenal’s weekend draw at Manchester United did not constituted a risk and stressed he had never(...)

Christy Fagan of St Patrick’s Athletic scores during last night’s Champions League qualifier in Poland. Photograph: Inpho

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Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund players celebrate on the last occasions they won the Uefa Champions League in 2001 and 1997 respectively. Photographs: Reuters

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