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Rooney reaches landmark but Sterling denies Everton

Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal but Raheem Sterling came off the bench to snatch a 1-1 draw for Manchester City against Everton.

South Sudan refugees don Northern Ireland hockey club colours for peace cup

A Co Down hockey club is helping bring refugees from the civil war raging in South Sudan together.

English rider Gavin Lupton dies from injuries sustained at Ulster Grand Prix

Motorcyclist Gavin Lupton has died from injuries he suffered in an accident at this year's Ulster Grand Prix.

Ulster Rugby sign Australian international on short-term contract

Ulster Rugby have signed Australian international Christian Lealiifano on a short-team deal.

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Rival managers frustrated by red cards in Manchester City-Everton stalemate

Pep Guardiola and Ronald Koeman both struck frustrated figures after being hit by debatable red cards as Manchester City fought back to secure an entertaining draw against Everton.


Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois claims Spurs could be in for more Wembley woe

Thibaut Courtois has warned Tottenham that opposing teams will raise their game at Wembley - and also poked fun at the lack of atmosphere at their temporary home.

Manchester City v Everton: Story of the match

Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal but Raheem Sterling came off the bench to snatch a 1-1 draw for Manchester City against Everton.


Swansea have bid accepted for Clucas

Swansea have had a bid accepted for Hull midfielder Sam Clucas and expect the transfer to be completed within the next 48 hours.

Frampton and McGuigan split: What are the Jackal's next options?

Carl Frampton has confirmed that he has parted ways with Cyclone Promotions.

Samir Nasri swaps Manchester City for Antalyaspor

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has joined Turkish club Antalyaspor on a two-year deal.

The show must go on: Carl Frampton confirms split from McGuigan and Cyclone

Carl Frampton has confirmed that he has parted ways with Cyclone Promotions.


Northern Ireland golf fans smash another Tour record

Northern Irish golf fans have broken yet another record - this time at the recent Northern Ireland Open.

Comment: How streaky Coleraine proved the Irish League title race will lack last season's drama

It's all tied at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership with Linfield, Coleraine and Glenavon protecting their 100% records on Saturday afternoon. But it won't stay like that for long.


Jonny Evans deserves interest from top clubs, insists Chris Brunt

Manchester City's interest in Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans has been met with bemusement by many commentators in England - but not so by those within his national team's set-up.

Manchester United target top trio but face competition from Arsenal and Liverpool: transfer rumours

Manchester United are looking at landing as many as three of the world's top talents - one a familiar face - according to today's rumour mill.

Spain hit Euro jackpot with UEFA Women's U19 win at Windsor

Spain came from behind twice to defeat holders France in the Uefa Women's Under-19 Euro Championship final at Windsor Park last night.


Leicester condemn homophobic chanting that took place against Brighton

Leicester have condemned the homophobic chanting that took place against Brighton after confirming some of the club's supporters were removed from the stadium during Saturday's match.


Linfield should give QPR target Smyth his big chance, says former manager

Former Linfield manager Roy Coyle says he hopes the Blues can strike a deal that will see young star Paul Smyth move to Queens Park Rangers.

Meet the Glenavon star who topped three As with a top grade goal

It was fitting that Glenavon went to the top of the class in the week that students around the country were looking for a different set of results.

Joe Brolly: Mayo must find a way to get the job done in games they ought to win

With two minutes to go and Kerry a point up, it looked as if another movement was to be added to Mayo's symphony of sorrowful songs.

Sunday, Aug 20

No place for sectarianism in football and politics, says Neil Lennon

Hibernian manager Neil Lennon has said there is no place for sectarianism in football and politics.

Saturday, Aug 19

The 20 pictures that tell the day's Irish League story

It was another exciting day in the Danske Bank Premiership as we saw 19 goals across the six matches.

Irish League Round-Up: Linfield continue to cruise while title rivals humbled by Coleraine and Glenavon hit top spot

Linfield continued their comfortable start to their Danske Bank Premiership defence on Saturday afternoon while their biggest title rivals suffered their first defeat.

Evans on standby for £35m City move

West Brom have cleared the way for Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans to join Manchester City in a deal that could reach £35m.

Premier League Live: Tottenham v Chelsea - all the weekend's fixtures, kick-off times, scores, results and the table

The Premier League is back! Follow all the action and all the twists and turns of the season ahead right here.

Friday, Aug 18

Rory McIlroy plays on in pursuit of FedEx Cup glory

Rory McIlroy will try to defend his FedEx Cup title after deciding against sitting out the rest of the season to rest a persistent rib injury.

Footballers' Lives: 'Death of NI legend McDonald hit me hard,' says Andy Waterworth

Kicking off our exclusive new series on life on and off the pitch in Irish League football, Linfield star striker ANDY WATERWORTH talks us through his own story.

Carl Frampton may look to big fight offers from USA after Cyclone split

Carl Frampton's availability is set to send the powerhouses of boxing into a scramble to land his signature. News of the Jackal's impending parting from Cyclone Promotions after two World title wins under their banner has sent matchmakers…

Having once had a father-son like relationship, it's becoming clear a KO blow has been dealt to Barry and Carl

It's the fight that no one wanted to see. The boxing partnership between Carl Frampton and Barry McGuigan was expected to go the distance.

Thursday, Aug 17

Carl Frampton: Cyclone Promotions cancel Gutierrez fight after postponement

The fight between Carl Frampton and Andres Gutierrez has been officially cancelled.

Split with McGuigan could cost Frampton another World title, says McAuley

Former flyweight World champion Dave 'Boy' McAuley says that the split between Carl Frampton and promoter Barry McGuigan has come at a terrible time in the Jackal's career.