Paul Scholes

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Après Match: Gary Cooke, Barry Murphy and Risteard Cooper. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

His lunch mates consider diving for cover when Risteard Cooper launches into his Shane Horgan impression, the hand movements so violent everyone at th(...)

John O’Shea: vastly experienced defender has proven a stalwart for the Republic of Ireland over a long career.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

John O’Shea’s senior international career may not have got off to the greatest of starts but Roy Keane says he saw something a little special in the (...)

Jamie Vardy during an England training session at St Georges Park in Burton-upon-Trent. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Jamie Vardy’s remarkable rise continues at this summer’s World Cup, where Hollywood script writers are hoping for a “fairytale ending” to the England (...)

Rory McIlroy  walks with former Manchester players Michael Carrick,  Teddy Sheringham and Paul Scholes during the Pro-Am for the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Former champion Rory McIlroy hopes a second victory in the BMW PGA Championship can spark a repeat of the best season of his career. McIlroy admits h(...)

Manchester United missed the aerial presence of Romelu Lukaku and Marouane Fellaini in the FA Cup final. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho was “curious today, tomorrow, the next couple of days, to read, to watch, to listen, to your opinions,” because he wanted to see whether(...)

Arsene Wenger of Arsenal argues with Alex Ferguson of Manchester United during a clash in 2004. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

The Premier League is the richest league in the world but money cannot buy hate. English football is crying out for an immense, sprawling rivalry betw(...)

 Sunderland’s Darron Gibson: in 2015 he  was a mainstream Ireland international and Premier League footballer with Everton. Photograph: Getty Images

His club played on Friday night, but he was not there. His teammates trained all week, but he was not there. A brutal relegation looms, but he has not(...)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho gestures on the sidelines during  the Champions League round of 16 second leg against Sevilla at Old Trafford. Photograph:  David Klein/Reuters

Jose Mourinho attempted to play down the significance of Manchester United’s exit from the Champions League as former players turned television pundit(...)

Celtic fans stand for a minute’s silence in memory of Liam Miller at Parkhead. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

On January 25th 1976, when Paul Ferris was a 10-year-old boy in Lisburn, there was an explosion at the Hibernian Club in the town. The UDA planted the(...)

Manchester United line up before their 1958 European Cup quarter-final second leg against Red Star Belgrade. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

In the first week of February 1958 a syndicated bulletin from Yugoslavia hit newspaper offices across England. It began: “A crowd of autograph hunters(...)

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