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One more Ulster player ruled out for second half of Harlequins Champions Cup double-header

Tommy Bowe will miss out on Ulster's Champions Cup clash with Harlequins at Kingspan Stadium on Friday evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

Tennent's Irish Cup fifth round draw in full: Holders Linfield face home tie at Windsor Park

Holers Linfield will host Ballymena & Provincial Intermediate League side Glebe Rangers in the Irish Cup fifth round.

Pep Guardiola defends Manchester City celebrations at Old Trafford

Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City's celebrations after Sunday's derby victory at Old Trafford were not excessive.

Watch: Rory McIlroy gets in some snowy practice at Belfast club

There's a reason the best players in the world are where they are. Well there ae several, but a significant one is hard work.

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Bournemouth to be respectful if they beat Man United at Old Trafford

Bournemouth will not look to be "disrespectful" and "rub people's noses in it" if they pull off a shock win at Manchester United, according to manager Eddie Howe.


Wilfried Bony hopes insider knowledge can help Swansea stun Manchester City

Wilfried Bony feels his Manchester City experience can help Swansea shock the runaway Premier League leaders on Wednesday night.


Arsene Wenger: Football celebrations can be offensive, unlike in sumo wrestling

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes over-celebrating victories can be "a little bit offensive" and offered the example of sumo wrestling as the right way to do it.


Arsenal without Mustafi and Ramsey for trip to West Ham

Arsenal will be without Shkodran Mustafi and Aaron Ramsey for Wednesday's Premier League trip to West Ham.

Manchester City charting a course towards holding biggest mid-season lead

Manchester City could be on course to hold the biggest mid-season lead in Premier League history.

Watford's appeal over Marvin Zeegelaar's red card rejected

Watford's appeal against the red card shown to Marvin Zeegelaar against Burnley has been rejected.


Premier League LIVE scores: Huddersfield v Chelsea, Burnley v Stoke, Crystal Palace v Watford - plus tables and fixtures

Select the game you want to follow from our interactive graphic below - it has every goal, red card, twist and turn. You can also keep on top of every match, all the fixtures, results and a real-time Premier League table.

Mixed emotions for our Kearney as she calls time on judo career

Lisa Kearney has reflected on "an incredible journey" after bringing the curtain down on her judo career.


We will give our all for the Erne cause, vows Gallagher

Fermanagh selector Ronan Gallagher admits the new county management team are under pressure as they gear up for the 2018 season.

Leali'ifano wants to wrap up a knockout present for Ulster

When Ulster's Operations Manager Bryn Cunningham first tried to sell a short-term stay in the northern hemisphere to Christian Leali'ifano, it's unlikely that days like Sunday will have featured heavily in his sales pitch.

Ambitious Malone keen to lift PSNI up into the Premiership

For most of us, a call from the PSNI to interrupt a hard-earned holiday would be a most unnerving experience.

Hutchy and Johnston hope to be a winning combination for Honda

The worst kept secret in motor racing has finally been made public - Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston will line up for Honda Racing next year and contest the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and Ulster Grand Prix aboard the Honda Fireblade…

Celtic boss Rodgers relishing Mancini reunion and another crack at Zenit

Celtic's Europa League draw against Roberto Mancini's Zenit St Petersburg has provided familiar territory for Brendan Rodgers.

Manchester United will be licking their lips at chance to take on porous Sevilla

Sevilla's 3-3 comeback against Liverpool is one of the moments of this season, and the news that came out of that game that manager Eduardo Berizzo has prostate cancer outweighs any football, but none of that takes away from the fact this…


City celebrations showed 'diversity in behaviour and education', claims Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has questioned Manchester City's behaviour in the wake of the post-derby fracas.


Larne fire out real warning by signing quartet of ex-Cliftonville stars

In another major statement of intent, Larne has confirmed the signings of former Cliftonville players Ciaran Caldwell, Martin Donnelly, Paul Finnegan and Chris Ramsey.

Monday, Dec 11

BOTH Bet McLean League Cup semi-finals postponed due to adverse weather

Ballymena United's Bet McLean League Cup semi-final against Cliftonville has been postponed with the second semi-final set for a review on Tuesday morning.

Lee Johnston joins Honda for 2018 Road Racing season

Northern Ireland's Lee Johnston will ride for Honda Motor Europe for the 2018 Road Racing season it has been announced.

UEFA Champions League draw in full: Chelsea and Tottenham handed tough ties while Manchester United, City and Liverpool given favourable draws

The five English teams in the last 16 of the Champions League have discovered their opponents while Celtic and Arsenal will find out their Europa League fate at 12 noon.

Reaction: 'Immense' Henderson leads Ulster to make a case for the defence

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss hailed his side's character after they overcame Harlequins, and the elements, at Twickenham Stoop yesterday to breathe new life into their European Champions Cup campaign.

Sunday, Dec 10

Irish League talent linked with FOUR Premier League clubs including Manchester United and Liverpool

He only made his senior debut last month but already an Irish League teenager is being linked with the biggest clubs in English football.

Giants Down Steelers To Claim Four Point Weekend

The Stena Line Belfast Giants made it back-to-back wins this weekend thanks to Sunday’s 3-2 road win in Sheffield.

Ulster rejuvenated with 17-5 win over Harlequins at Twickenham

Ulster breathed new life into their European campaign with a hard-fought 17-5 win over Harlequins at a snowy Twickenham Stoop.

Saturday, Dec 9

Irish League Round Up: McCauley delivers for Coleraine while comeback Crusaders sink Warrenpoint

Coleraine and Crusaders kept up the pace at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership with all other matches postponed due to the weather.

Four Danske Bank Premiership matches OFF: Which games have survived the weather across the NI Football League?

So far, four Danske Bank Premiership matches are definitely called OFF due to the weather.

League-leading Coleraine will work for every win, says O'Donnell

Coleraine defender Stephen O'Donnell is expecting a 'tough game' when the Bannsiders host Dungannon Swifts at The Showgrounds this afternoon.

Watch: Ulster are going in the right direction, explains Rory Best

Ulster captain Rory Best has assured supporters that his team are moving in the right direction.

Friday, Dec 8

Arsenal and Manchester City set for £30 million fight for Jonny Evans

Arsenal and Manchester City are set to embark on a bidding war for West Brom defender Jonny Evans when the transfer window opens next month.

Irish FA confident Michael O'Neill will stay with Northern Ireland as Scotland sanction approach

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill is set for one of the biggest decisions of his football career after the Scottish FA agreed to move forward in their bid to make him their manager.

Thursday, Dec 7

Derek McInnes snubs Rangers to stay at Aberdeen

Derek McInnes is to remain as Aberdeen manager after Rangers failed to prise him away from Pittodrie.

'Exceptionally positive' Ulster support appreciate our efforts, insists Les Kiss

If the "noise" which Les Kiss spoke of as he faced the media yesterday has not quite reached deafening levels, there is no denying that Ulster's natives are as restless as they have been for some time.

Scotland ready to spark international tug-of-war with move for Michael O'Neill

Michael O'Neill's managerial future is set to take a new twist with Scottish Football Association bigwigs ready to meet Irish FA terms that will allow them to speak to the Northern Ireland manager.

Alastair Seeley signs with EHA Racing as he sets eyes firmly on North West 200

BSB and road racing star Alastair Seeley has announced he will race for England based EHA racing team for the 2018 season.