Chris Jones

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 Frank Lampard is the overwhelming favourite to take over as Chelsea manager. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire.

Frank Lampard’s widely anticipated move to Chelsea has edged towards its completion after Derby granted him permission to open talks with the London c(...)

Petr Cech says he feels ‘privileged’ to rejoin the club. Photograph: Chelsea FC via Getty Images

Petr Cech has returned to Chelsea as technical and performance adviser with the intention of working closely with the director Marina Granovskaia and(...)

Tadgh Furlong is one of three Leinster players in the running for European Player of the Year. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Sean Cronin, Tadhg Furlong and Garry Ringrose have been shortlisted for the EPCR European Player of the Year award. The trio are aiming to emulate th(...)

One Building on Lower Grand Canal Street, Stripe’s European HQ, will be sold for nearly €50m to an international investor

The sale of the European headquarters of Stripe at the One Building on Dublin’s Lower Grand Canal Street has been agreed in an off-market transaction (...)

Frnak Lampard takes his Derby County side to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA

It will feel nice,” says Frank Lampard, chuckling a little sheepishly when asked about the inevitable moment when the Chelsea supporters sing his name(...)

Shay Given has taken his first step into coaching. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Derby County has confirmed that Shay Given has agreed to join Frank Lampard’s backroom staff ahead of the 2018/19 season. Given - the most capped goa(...)

Edward O’Grady: his late wife, Maria, passed away  after sustaining fatal injuries in a hunting accident on Saturday.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It will be a poignant moment at Punchestown on Wednesday should the Edward O’Grady-trained The West’s Awake win. The horse is set to line up for a n(...)

Noble Endeavor ridden by Davy Russell wins the Paddy Power Steeplechase during day two of the Christmas Festival at Leopardstown Racecourse.  Photograph: PA Wire

Willie Mullins’s Christmas domination had his rival Gordon Elliott feeling the pressure but Noble Endeavor’s gambled-on success in the Paddy Power Ch(...)

Rachel and Aoife Wallace from Stillorgan pictured at Leopardstown races. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It started so well. The thunder of hooves, the excitement, the roar of the crowds as the trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Ruby Walsh stamped their au(...)

Bryan Keane has enjoyed his most consistent year and believes the course in Rio plays to his strengths. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Not many people choose a life of blind ambition, which is a good thing, because for the most part, it’s neither safe nor always comfortable. In many(...)

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