Tommie Hoban

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Burnley’s Sam Vokes equalises for  Burnley in the  Europa League second qualifying round first leg  match against Aberdeen  at Pittodrie Stadium. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Aberdeen 1 Burnley 1 Burnley substitute Sam Vokes struck a crucial late away goal to deny Aberdeen a famous Europa League win at Pittodrie. The Dons(...)

Sean Maguire in action for his new club Preston North End. Photograph: Getty Images

The first time I heard the “magical power of airplanes” gag, in relation to a player called into an Ireland squad I laughed out loud. It was October (...)

 Anthony Knockaert celebrates scoring his  second goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match against Wolves at Molineux. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Brighton’s promotion to the Premier League could be secured on Monday after they beat Wolves, while Chris Wood’s stoppage-time leveller for Leeds at N(...)

Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated) Aston Villa (19) v Swansea (14) - Live Setanta Sports 1 Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has a fully-fit squad f(...)

West Ham midfielder Josh Cullen scored on his debut in  the Republic of Ireland under-21’s victory away to Andorra. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Andorra U21 0 Republic of Ireland 2 Josh Cullen’s dream couple of weeks continued with a goal on his competitive debut as Republic of Ireland under-(...)

 Noel King: “Goals change games and, after Norway got the first one, they grew in confidence and didn’t look back.”

Norway U-21 4 Republic of Ireland U-21 1Noel King admitted his Republic of Ireland Under-21 side learned a harsh lesson in tonight’s heavy defeat to N(...)