Ireland striker Troy Parrott  reacts after  receiving a red card from referee Sascha Stegemann in the Under-21 European Championship qualifier against Italy at  Tallaght stadium. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Republic of Ireland U21 0 Italy U21 0 Troy Parrott saw red against Italy at Tallaght stadium on Thursday night but the Republic of Ireland’s Under-21(...)

Juventus have confirmed the signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for a fee of €75m. Photograph: Alessandro Di Marco/EPA

Juventus have confirmed the signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for a fee of €75m (£67.8m), with the 19-year-old defender agreeing a five-year contr(...)