Bolton Wanderers are facing liquidation this week unless a late takeover bid comes to fruition. Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty

Bolton face liquidation later this week unless a deal to buy the club which collapsed over the weekend can be resurrected at the 11th hour. Wanderers(...)

 Sheffield United’s John Lundstram celebrates with George Baldockin after scoring against Crystal Palace in their  Premier League game at  Bramall Lane, Sheffield, on August 18th. Photograph:  Reuters/Lee Smith

There was a time when reporters would get overexcited at a game, particularly a feisty derby, and we would whip out the old line that the match had a (...)

Jimmy Hogan during his first spell at Aston Villa, circa 1936. Photograph: Courtesy of the Aston Villa Archives

When the “Mighty Magyars” of Hungary beat England 6-3 at Wembley in 1953, they humbled the team from the self-declared home of football. It was an ear(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy was at the Spar FAI Primary School 5s National Finals pictured with from left, Sarah Fitzgerald, 12, from Kerry, Cahir McDaid, aged 12, from Donegal, Orlandas Jakas, aged 12, from Offaly and Adara Salvo, aged 12, from Galway. Photo: am Barnes/Sportsfile

A week ago Luca Connell’s exit from the Republic of Ireland squad due to injury would not have been headline news; losing a player a great many of the(...)

Luca Connell (centre) at Republic of Ireland squad training in Quinto do Lago,  Portugal, with   Seamus Coleman, Callum O’Dowda, Shane Duffy and Ronan Curtis. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Declan Rice and Jack Grealish have ensured a health warning accompanies dual-eligible players emerging through the Irish ranks, but his grandmother Ma(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy in Faro, Portugal. Photograph: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Basking in the Algarve sun, Mick McCarthy could afford to smile when reflecting on his work to date in his second go at the Republic of Ireland job, a(...)

Keith Long: “Ultimately I’d like to get to a full-time position with the club, or in football, in this country. Bohemians have shown their faith in me by offering me this deal.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inppho

With everything bar the lower mid-table order of things already decided ahead of the final round of Premier Division games, Bohemians have followed S(...)

Jlloyd Samuel tussles with  Cristiano Ronaldo in his Aston Villa days. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Former Aston Villa and Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel has died in a car crash, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association has announced. He was 37. (...)

Neil McNab in his playing days for Manchester City in 1985. He made a total of 260 appearances for the club and was one of their finest players during that decade. Photograph:  Mark Leech/Getty Images

Taking possession near the right-hand touchline, Neil McNab cut in towards the penalty box. As the Huddersfield Town defenders backed off, he switche(...)

 Sam Allardyce  arriving at Goodison Park for  the Premier League match between Everton and West Ham United on November 29th. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

This is a public health warning: some of you should remove any sharp implements nearby because what follows is a defence of Sam Allardyce, football ma(...)

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