Jack Charlton and Maurice Setters lead the Ireland team across the tarmac on arrival at New York for their 1994 World Cup match against Italy. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Former Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton has died aged 85. He had been diagnosed with lymphoma in the last year and was also battling dementi(...)

A 19-year-old teenager has been jailed for two years for repeatedly attacking a teenager with a knife and slashing him across the face with the blade, resulting in the victim being permanently scarred.

A 19-year-old teenager has been jailed for two years for repeatedly attacking a teenager with a knife and slashing him across the face with the blade,(...)

The Ireland team for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France. Back Row (L-R) Nick Popplewell, Gary Halpin, Eric Elwood, David Corkery, Paddy Johns, Neil Francis, Gabriel Fulcher, Paul Wallace and Simon Geoghegan Front Row (L-R) Brendan Mullin, Darragh O’Mahony, Niall Hogan, Conor O’Shea and Jonathan Bell. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

On June 10th, 1995, 25 years ago this week, Ireland were beaten 36-12 by France in a Rugby World Cup quarter-final in King’s Park, Durban becoming the(...)

Chris Hughton during his time as Brighton manager. ‘When the game is played by such a high percentage of black and ethnic minority players and we’re looking at the percentage of managers and coaches, at the top level it is minimal.’ Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Chris Hughton is midway through an answer about the lack of black managers at the top of English football when he stops and draws on a quote from Karu(...)

 Newcastle United’s  St James’ Park. The club is subject to a Saudi-Arabia funded takeover bid. Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA

The controversial £300m Saudi Arabia-funded takeover of Newcastle United appears to be in serious doubt after the World Trade Organisation (WTO) rule(...)

Epsom racecourse: racing was last staged in Britain on March 17th. Photograph:  Mark Trowbridge/Getty Images

Brant Dunshea, chief regulatory officer at the British Horseracing Authority, has expressed his confidence that racing will be able to resume in Brita(...)

Former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino: ‘Always, you dream of the perfect club. The perfect project.’ Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino is ready to manage again and has said returning to the Premier League is his “priority”. The Argentinian was relieved of his duti(...)

Racing at Newcastle, England, in December 2018. File photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Newcastle is set to host the opening fixture if racing in Britain is able to resume as hoped behind closed doors on June 1st. Racing last took place (...)

Tom Williams of Harlequins walks off with physio Steph Brennan to be replaced by team-mate Nick Evans in the closing stages of the 2009 Heineken Cup quarter-final at The Stoop. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Heineken Cup quarter-final: Harlequins v Leinster, The Stoop, Sunday, April 12th, 2009. The stain of ‘Bloodgate’ may never be removed from Harlequins(...)

Accused is to appear again at Clonmel District Court on June 23rd.

A 74-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged with the manslaughter of a 22-year-old Englishman and six other offences following a (...)

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