John Aldridge

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 Wimbledon caused one of the biggest shocks in football history in the 1988 FA Cup final. Photograph: Ben Radford/Getty Images

National League Lincoln knocked Premier League Burnley out of the FA Cup on Saturday — becoming the first non-league team to reach the quarter-finals (...)

Adam Lallana went off injured against Swansea City. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is facing the prospect of being without two of his successful midfield trio for Monday’s visit of Manchester United. (...)

Robbie Brady celebrates with his family after Ireland’s 1-0 win over Italy. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Ireland’s participation in the European Championships has thus far been bookended by two of the greatest moments in Irish sporting history. In 1988 J(...)

Skoda Superb: proved enormously popular with fleet buyers

The glory days of Euro ’88 were recalled at the official launch of Skoda dealer Pilsen Auto’s new purpose-built premises at the M50 Business Park in D(...)

Paul McGrath celebrates his goal with Liam Brady, Mark Lawrenson and Ray Houghton during the European Championship qualifier at Lansdowne Road on October 14th 1987. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

In the era of the “what if...” novel, it may be only a matter of time before somebody revisits Jack Charlton’s time as Republic of Ireland manager an(...)

Liverpool supporters trying to escape the crush on the Leppings Lane terrace at Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield, on April 15th, 1989. Photograph: Hillsborough inquest /EPA

Former Liverpool and Republic of Ireland star Ray Houghton has welcomed the verdicts in the Hillsborough inquest and expressed hope that those found t(...)

Scott Williams leaves England’s Mike Brown and Sam Burgess trailing in his wake at Twickenham. Burgess showed all the attributes of his rugby league background in what was England’s biggest game for eight years. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I only started playing centre in 2004. It took until the 2007 World Cup before I felt properly attuned to the nuances of the position and comfortable (...)

Niall Quinn celebrates his equalising goal against the Netherlands.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Jack Charlton was never a man to covet the kind of adulation normally reserved for film stars and athletes of less obvious physical attraction, who ca(...)

Raheem Sterling is “definitely not signing” a new contract with Liverpool, his agent Aidy Ward has told the London Evening Standard. Photograph: PA

The man at the centre of Raheem Sterling’s contract debacle has rarely spoken in public, but comments regarding his player’s impasse with Liverpool h(...)

Still green: Jack Grealish celebrates scoring for Ireland Under-21s in 2013. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Try walking in Jack Grealish’s shoes this week. True, he wears the best quiff of any English-born youngster with Irish heritage since Johnny Maher fir(...)

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