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Ireland’s Andrew Omobamidele has made quite an impression since coming into the senior Ireland ranks. Photo: Ben Brady/Inpho

All the Paul McGrath mentions sail slightly over Andrew Omobamidele’s head. It’s like asking a young Roy Keane how he feels about Johnny Giles. Or qui(...)

Atalanta goalkeeper Juan Musso is beaten by Cristiano Ronaldo a second time during the Champions League match at the Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo. Photograph: Paolo Magni/EPA

You’d be worn out from the drama – and the week had barely started. Monday night, Succession. Tuesday night, Manchester United. Two empires in a spot (...)

 England supporters celebrate their win over  Germany at Wembley. Photograph: Getty Images

Jürgen Klinsmann did his best to calm the BBC lads down, urging them not to get carried away because there was still a long, long way to go, but they (...)

French fans cheer before the Portugal v France match at the in Ferenc Puskas Arena in Budapest. Photograph: Zsolt Szigetvary/EPA

It was back in 2012 that a group of 400 Athletic Bilbao fans chartered a flight to take them to the Europa League final between Bilbao and Atlético Ma(...)

Cork’s Kevin Flahive celebrates Mark Keane after they beat Kerry to win the Munster title last year. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Predictions are the stock in trade of the modern professional pundit, as Rio Ferdinand discovered to his cost last week. On the eve of England-Scotlan(...)

 Andrew Omobamidele in action for the Republic of Ireland U-21s against Wales in Wrexham. He has now been called up by  Stephen Kenny   senior squad. Photograph: Andrew Dowling/Inpho

It is nothing short of irresponsible to overhype an 18-year-old athlete. Even considering the one-way ticket Andrew Omobamidele just booked to play Pr(...)

Trent Alexander-Arnold scores Liverpool’s winner against Aston Villa. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/EPA

Are you watching Gary Neville! ” shouted Jamie Carragher. Has any brilliant injury-time winner ever been greeted quite like that? People got annoyed. (...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during the 1-0 Premier League defeat to Fulham at Anfield which extended the club’s extraordinary losing run at home to six games. Photograph: Phil Noble/PA Wire

Liverpool’s surprise bid to become the worst defending champions in Premier League history continues to gather momentum. Yesterday’s defeat to Fulha(...)

Mohamed Salah scores Liverpool’s   opening goal during the Champions League round of 16 first leg game against RB Leipzig at Puskas Arena in Budapest. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP via Getty Images

We shouldn’t grumble, of course, we need to be just grateful for the very lovely midweek distraction from bad things that is the Champions League. Y(...)

Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes struggled in his team’s 2-1 defeat. Photograph: PA

Manchester United are being held back by inconsistent performances from their top players, former defender Rio Ferdinand said after their 2-1 defeat b(...)

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