Oliver Kahn

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Seán Hanley (left) and his Scoil Bhríde team-mates celebrate defeating Lios na nÓg in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol finals at Croke Park in 2018. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

I’ve been blessed down the years. Spoiled rotten. So many big games in Croker. As a 12-year-old, I was there when Séamus Darby scored arguably the mo(...)

Paul Scholes and Roy Keane, who were suspended for the final, lift the European Cup. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Allsport

“When are you travelling,” asked the man in the passport office casually enough, appearing to assume it wouldn’t be for a couple of weeks yet because (...)

Packie Bonner directs his Celtic  team-mates during a game against Aberdeen in 1991. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Allsport

“Then the door opens and in walks Jock Stein.” For a moment Packie Bonner is back in the Ballyraine hotel in Letterkenny. It is May in 1978 and Bonne(...)

Robbie Keane will retire from international football after the Republic of Ireland’s friendly with Oman at the Aviva Stadium next Wednesday. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to Robbie Keane on the announcement of his international retirement, describing the 36-year-old as “a won(...)

Daniel Sturridge celebrates after scoring the late late winner for England against Wales at Stade Bollaert-Delelis inLens yesterday. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

When Roy Hodgson named five strikers and three central defenders in his squad for Euro 2016, it looked a daring selection from a man who has more usua(...)

Jurgen Klopp is close to becoming Liverpool’s new manager with the 48-year-old expected on Merseyside on Thursday to finalise terms with the Anfield club. Photograph: PA

Jurgen Klopp is close to becoming Liverpool’s new manager with the 48-year-old expected on Merseyside on Thursday to finalise terms with the Anfiel(...)

Patrick O’Connell (centre) sits on the bench during his time with Barcelona. He lead an exhibition tour to Mexico in 1937 which helped save the club.   Photograph: FCB

Johan Cruyff wants you to read this. So do Oliver Kahn, Martin O’Neill and Luis Figo. They are just some of the luminaries who have expressed their(...)

 Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer of Germany saves a shot from France’s Karim Benzema of France during their World Cup quarter-final  at Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph:   Marcus Brandt/EPA

In second-half injury time during the France-Germany quarter-final last Friday, Karim Benzema broke free on the left of the German penalty area. My(...)

Thomas Hitzlsperger  has become one of the few high profile sportsmen, and the first well-known German footballer, to publicly reveal that he is gay. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters.

Retired German footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger, dubbed Der Hammer, has earned widespread praise after becoming Germany’s first professional footballer (...)