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# Case for defence

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Owner Reynolds voices support for Elliott - ‘The scars of this week are his ultimate punishment’
Reynolds has eight horses at the Meath yard, including top staying chaser Presenting Percy
Chelsea are not the only team with defensive difficulties, insists Frank Lampard
The Blues kick off their Champions League campaign at home to Sevilla this evening.
Lampard heaps praise on Chelsea as United boss Solskjaer defends keeper De Gea
The Spaniard somehow let through a long-range Mason Mount strike early in the second half.
Hallett 'enjoying every minute' with improving Ireland as World Cup qualification the big goal
New defence coach pleased with progress being made as Wales come as next Six Nations assignment.
Solskjaer warns of centre-back cull if Man United sign Maguire
The England defender would command a record-breaking fee.
Five-star Morgan says 'every goal counts' with USA's 13-0 hammering of Thailand 'part of growing the game'
The United States showed no mercy, and they’ve been widely criticised for it.
Geaney: 'People might be surprised at how good Kerry are in the tackle this year'
Paul Geaney believes coach Donie Buckley will have a major impact on the Kingdom this summer.
'You have to match that level every day' - Dublin star eager to continue stellar form
Eoghan O’Donnell had a brilliant league campaign at full-back.
Sergio Ramos red card an 'occupational hazard' after 20th dismissal
Real Madrid suffered a surprise home defeat to Girona on Sunday.
Scotland out to end under-pressure Ireland's 'title dreams', warns Horne
All focus switches to the Murrayfield showdown on Saturday.
Clare star Kelly set to fight to avoid ban after red card against Tipperary
The Ballyea man was sent-off last Saturday night in Semple Stadium.
Klopp defends changes as Wolves prove too good for Liverpool
Liverpool bowed out of the competition with a 2-1 loss to Wolves last night.
'People shouldn’t attack the holiday or the game itself': Fennelly defends Wild Geese trip
The Ballyhale Shamrocks forward was part of the Kilkenny squad that faced Galway in Sydney.
'There was definitely self-doubt': Cooper on overcoming obstacles early in his Dublin career
The Na Fianna defender is chasing his fifth All-Ireland medal on Sunday.
Alderweireld 'all day' over Maguire, says Man Utd legend Ferdinand
The former Red Devils defender would favour a move for a Tottenham defender over Leicester’s England international.
Corofin forward cleared for football decider after red card but Na Piarsaigh duo banned for hurling final
Martin Farragher is free to play but Thomas Grimes and Conor Boylan are set to miss out.
Wenger explains why Arsenal didn't spend big on defensive additions
The Gunners spent big on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but failed to land a new centre-half in January despite being linked with several options.
Evans not world class but the right addition for Arsenal - Keown
The West Brom defender is a man in demand with Manchester City also said to be keen, but the Gunners have been urged to get a January deal done.
'Repetitive' and 'misinformed' - Dublin GAA chief hits out at criticism of All-Ireland winners
John Costello has pulled no punches in his annual report.
Man United target Dier was warned over Mourinho conversations
The England international was spotted chatting with the Red Devils boss last season.
Lindelof is losing Mourinho's trust with mistakes, says Hargreaves
The Sweden international was at hand for both Huddersfield goals on Saturday as United fell to a shock first defeat of the season.
'Surely there are better centre-backs?!' – Liverpool favourite Riise slams Lovren
Despite victory on Wednesday, the former Reds full-back was not happy with what he saw from one of the current crop at Anfield.
Guardiola wants new centre-back but 'Man City can't afford it'
They’ve got enough full backs though.
Two down, one to go: Man City add to their full-back collection with £26.5m Danilo signing
The 26-year-old right-back joins from Real Madrid and follows Kyle Walker to the club.
Cork likely to appeal Fitzgibbon red card before Munster final as Meade set for fitness test
Cork take on Limerick in next Wednesday night’s U21 decider.
'No option but to react' - Gavin stands by criticism of TV coverage of Connolly incident
The Dublin manager was speaking at a press event this morning.
Kerry football boss: 'I think that's a huge question - why and how and who leaked it?'
The Kerry manager has spoken for the first time about the Brendan O’Sullivan case.
'A comment was passed, I didn't like it, simple as - Declan doesn't dive'
The Limerick manager defended his player after yesterday’s Munster semi-final.
Tipperary appeal against 'severe injustice' of Forde ban to be heard next week
Forde was handed the proposed suspension after the clash with Wexford boss Davy Fitzgerald.
'The seriousness of a two-match ban for any player, is horrendous to be honest'
Tipperary boss Michael Ryan is backing his player Jason Forde.
Uefa denies Dortmund and Monaco did not want to play after bomb attack on bus
Both teams had criticised the decision.
'Surprised', 'strange' and 'contradictory' - GAA response to club player group request
Director-General Páraic Duffy addresses the criticism by the club players body.
'We are ready to spend the money we have' - Wenger on Mustafi signing
The Gunners are actively looking to sign a central defender, according to the Frenchman, though he has refused to discuss details of any potential deals
Cooper to miss out for Kerry as Fitzmaurice hits out at 'lack of respect' for Clare and Tipp
Johnny Buckley and Mikey Geaney also out for Kerry next Sunday.
GAA video championship analysis: how Kerry stumbled onto a winning formula in defence
Not everything is black and white.
Offaly boss slams 'cowards' for outburst of abuse in wake of Westmeath defeat
Eamonn Kelly made his feelings clear following his side’s three-point win against Carlow on Saturday.
Conor O'Shea defends Joe Marler over kick
He’s just back after his ‘gypsy boy’ comment ban.
'I thought it was weird what he said' - Kilkenny forward Fennelly on Loughnane's comments
There’s been plenty of reaction to Loughnane’s assertion that the current Kilkenny team should not be going for three-in-a-row.
Limerick boss hits out at 'vultures' and critics with 'hidden agendas' against his squad
TJ Ryan stood up for his side in the wake of recent criticism.
'The amount of people who are aware of it now, it's just amazing' - LGFA defend Ladyball ad
LGFA President Marie Hickey defends the controversial campaign.