Simon Church

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Gareth Bale is hoping to put months of frustration in Madrid behind him when Wales take on Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Carlo Hermann/Getty Images

Gareth Bale is set to extend his proud international record as Wales boss Chris Coleman considers a World Cup call-up for Liverpool’s rising star Ben (...)

Celtic celebrate their fifth consecutive league title. Photograph: Getty

Celtic 3 Aberdeen 2 Celtic survived an Aberdeen fightback to win 3-2 at Parkhead and clinch their fifth successive Premiership title. There was litt(...)

Northern Ireland’s Gareth McAuley (centre) concedes a penalty by fowling Wales’ Simon Church in the area. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

In many respects it was one of those international friendlies that confirmed what most people already suspected. While Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ire(...)

Aberdeen’s Dublin-born winger Jonny Hayes celebrates scoring his side’s first goal during the Scottish Premiership match against Celtic at  Pittodrie. Photograph:   Jeff Holmes/PA

Aberdeen 2 Celtic 1 With the treble now gone, even the most certain of certainties are now being questioned at Celtic. Ronny Deila needed a domestic (...)

 Ciaran Clark celebrates after  scoring Aston Villa’s opening goal in the   FA Cup third-round replay against Wycombe Wanderers at Villa Park. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

FA Cup replay round-up: Late goals from Republic of Ireland defender Ciaran Clark and Idrissa Gana spared Aston Villa’s blushes for a second time as t(...)