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Wycombe Wanderers manager  Gareth Ainsworth  celebrates after the  League One playoff final against  Oxford United at Wembley Stadium. Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

“I’m not sure many managers know the inner workings of a sprinkler system and can fix it by bending wires and with bits of coat-hanger,” Gareth Ainswo(...)

Lydia Gratis, Nick Reynolds, Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle, Aghogho Sophie Okpara and Nubi Kay. Photograph: Tom Honan

GINA AKPE-MOSES Gina Akpe-Moses is a 21-year-old athlete who came to Ireland from Nigeria at the age of three. From a very early stage, Akpe-Moses sh(...)

Robinson in action for Ireland in 1984. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Michael Robinson won. It is important to remember that in the week he lost his life to cancer. Robinson won at football – the medals on the table, cap(...)

Keith Andrews and Stephen Kenny are the new face of Ireland’s coaching staff. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Keith Andrews says he is honoured to be Ireland’s assistant manager after what has been a “whirlwind” week for everyone associated with Stephen Kenny’(...)

Paul Scholes celebrates a goal for Manchester United against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League, at Old Trafford on October 18th, 2000. Photograph: John Giles/PA

Scott McTominay is the latest poster boy of a remarkable Manchester United academy that has produced the Busby Babes, George Best, and the Class of ’9(...)

The Borg-Warner Trophy

1 Borg Warner Trophy Awarded to the winner of the Indianapolis 500, the trophy – made of sterling silver – stands 1.63m tall and weights in at 69kg. (...)

Former police chief superintendent David Duckenfield arriving at Preston Crown Court on Thursday. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The former South Yorkshire police chief superintendent David Duckenfield has been found not guilty of gross negligence manslaughter more than 30 years(...)

Martin Braithwaite of Denmark scores against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Rep of Ireland 1 Denmark 1 A decade to the day after Thierry Henry and now we have to deal with this. By 2029 a glance at the record books might sugg(...)

Ireland’s Darren Randolph makes a save against Switzerland. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Switzerland 2 Republic of Ireland 0 No famous victory in the end then, nor even the draw that would have left the Danes with a day off to look forwar(...)

A view of the pitch ahead of the game between Switzerland and the Republic of Ireland. Photo: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.

Aaron Connolly gets his first start for the Irish senior team in Geneva where Mick McCarthy has made three changes for the potentially decisive Europe(...)

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