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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -3°C


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# Unstoppable
The joy of six: After a superb campaign under Brendan Rodgers, Celtic are Scottish champions
With eight games left, the Bhoys can’t be caught after an incredible unbeaten run.
# Formula One
Rosberg pips Hamilton to pole position at Japanese Grand Prix
For the third year in a row, the Mercedes driver has secured top spot ahead of his team-mate at Suzuka.
# Rollercoaster
He found out he was DQ'd on TV, but Chelimo gets silver medal back on appeal
Disqualifications for Paul Chelimo and another runner had bumped American Bernard Lagat up to bronze, but he was happy to give it back.
# Eager to impress
Swansea skipper Williams seals rare win in front of new boss
Francesco Guidolin was treated to a win at the Liberty Stadium as Ashley Williams’ header saw off Watford.
# What could have been
Klopp: I spoke to Ferguson about replacing him at Man United
Ahead of Sunday’s meeting between the clubs,the Reds boss has revealed he was sounded out about managing at Old Trafford.
# eventful
Monaco striker nets four goals and then gets sent off in crazy French Cup tie
The Ivorian saw red as the five-time winners put 10 goals past St Jean Beauliu.
# No regrets
Moyes: I'd only have done Man United differently if I’d known it was 10 months instead of 6 years
The Scot says he would gladly take on the challenge again, but he’d like to see Louis van Gaal given time to turn things around
# War of Words
Ex-Liverpool striker Diouf lays into 'egotist' Gerrard and 'turkey' Carragher
El Hadji Diouf has reignited his feud with two old team-mates by giving another bizarre interview.
# Where the goals at?
'He's a guy I know well' - Villa boss wants Chelsea striker Remy to rescue their season
The France international remains a peripheral figure at Stamford Bridge despite the champions’ dismal title defence.
# Protest
Leeds forced to back down after banning Sky TV cameras from Elland Road
The Championship club were facing a ‘range of sanctions’ over attempts to deny the channel access to broadcast their meeting with Derby County.
# Change in fortunes
Wenger reveals the defeat that became Arsenal's crucial turning point
The Frenchman believes defeat to Southampton on New Year’s Day prompted his players to raise their game.
# Cheeky
Sporting Lisbon striker steals referee's vanishing spray to celebrate his mammy's birthday
Teo Gutierrez was booked for his antics after scoring against Besiktas.
# Preferences
I enjoy watching rugby more than football - Beckham
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star has revealed he prefers the atmosphere at Twickenham.
# Late Drama
The final seconds of tonight's Serie A top-of-the-table clash was bonkers
Napoli issued statement of intent regarding their Scudetto aspirations as Gonzalo Higuain’s double against Inter sent them top.
# High praise
Van Gaal likens 'nasty' Vardy to Bergkamp, says possible interest is 'none of your business'
Man United’s boss admitted that the Foxes forward is difficult to deal with and also defended his decision to send James Wilson out on loan.
# Thanks but no thanks
Peterborough not willing to 'take a risk' on League of Ireland star
Former Sunderland forward Patrick McEleney has seen his proposed move to the League One club fall through.
# High praise
Vardy reveals secrets behind goalscoring record, Ranieri compares him to Batigol
The Leicester City forward has regular cryotherapy treatment and analyses defenders’ weaknesses before matches.
# One to Watch
West Ham star Lanzini 'honoured' by Liverpool link after super start to life in England
The midfielder has reportedly caught the eye of the Reds after impressing for the Hammers so far this season.
# Future Skipper
Van Gaal backs Smalling to become Man United captain
The English defender has been endorsed by his manager after a superb start to the season.
# Behaviour
'He's a good lad but he needs to be careful' - Pulis warns McClean
The Baggies boss has urged the Ireland winger to keep cool during matches after last weekend’s controversy.
# free agent
Former England striker Cole signs 2-year deal with Celtic
The ex-Chelsea forward has secured a contract with the Scottish champions until 2017.
# Criticism
Klopp hits out at FA for treating Liverpool player 'like a horse'
The Reds manager has been angered by the mistreatment of youngster Jordan Rossiter while on England U19 duty.
# fresh start
'I want to see more bravery, more fun in their eyes. Play like in your best dream' - Klopp
The Liverpool boss has outlined his hopes as he prepares for his first game in charge against Tottenham.
# Speculation
'You should ask my agent that' - De Gea tight-lipped on Man United release clause
The Spanish goalkeeper also believes he is in the best form of his career right now.
# No reunion
Klopp: I won't poach Dortmund's players for Liverpool
The Reds boss has denied suggestions that he is keen to sign Marco Reus and Ilkay Gundogan from his former club.
# Really?
Cech: Chelsea are still favourites for the Premier League title
The Blues have had a horrendous start to the season, but the Arsenal shot stopper believes they will prevail at the end of the season.
# No Grazie
'I'll be back next season' - Ancelotti out of the running for Liverpool job
The former Real Madrid coach is planning time away from management for the rest of the season as Jurgen Klopp edges closer to Anfield.
Verstappen passes driving test six months after F1 debut
He’s been in 14 F1 Grands Prix, but Max Verstappen is now legally permitted to drive on public roads.
# Bragging Rights
Who needs strikers? Flamini proves Arsenal's unlikely hero in North London derby
The French midfielder scored twice as Arsenal edged past rivals Tottenham in the League Cup third round.
# cech yo'self
Petr Cech redeems himself after debut howler in cracking goalless draw
Somehow Arsenal and Liverpool finished scoreless.
# Quantity over quality?
Premier League team have 'too many' players but will 'probably' sign even more
Watford manager says his squad is too big, but the club will still make more additions.
# shut down
Karim Benzema had an emphatic response to those Arsenal rumours
Well that settles that.
# Sigh of relief
Celtic battle through to final stage of Champions League qualifying
Celtic through, but Robin Van Persie’s Fenerbahce crash out.
# Reprieve
Danny Cipriani back in World Cup contention after being re-bailed
Out-half re-bailed until November following drink-driving arrest
# Free Man
Hooper free to face All Blacks after SANZAR appeal dismissed
Michael Hooper has been given the green light to play for Australia in the Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand.
# Money be green
Russell Wilson becomes second highest earning QB in the NFL
Wilson will make almost $90m over four years.
# Early scare
Celtic power through in Champions League despite an early scare
Celtic conceded early, but ran out comfortable winners.
# developments
Lahm: Manchester United target Muller not guaranteed to stay at Bayern Munich
Manchester United fans will like what Lahm had to say.
# Blow it up ref!
Fiji set new record for the biggest scoreline with whopping 38-0 win
The Pacific Games have provided a steep learning curve for the Federated States of Micronesia after shipping 68 goals in two matches.
# wwc2015
England finally get the better of Germany at a World Cup... and a penalty decided it
The Lionesses made history last night, securing their best World Cup finish by beating the number one-ranked team.