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VIDEO: NI heroes celebrate career 'pinnacle'

Northern Ireland defender Gareth McAuley says qualifying for Euro 2016 is "ridiculous" as he and team-mates and the county's all-time record goal-scorer David Healy give their reactions to securing a final spot in France.

Mats Hummels Is Borussia Dortmund Player Who Must Produce After Internationals

Borussia Dortmund are without a win in four competitive matches after a run of 11 successive wins to start the season, leaving the positive atmosphere around the club in peril. It's up to the entire squad to regain the form shown during...Show More Summary

Eamon Dunphy accuses Germany of being ‘arrogant’ after Ireland defeat (Video)

Pundit-polemicist Eamon Dunphy was at his barbed best in the RTE studio last night. The former Milwall player prides himself on his straight-talking, and he cut Germany apart after they slumped to defeat against Ireland in Dublin last night. Show More Summary

Jurgen Klopp's Arrival Heaps Pressure on Manchester United and Louis van Gaal

Jurgen Klopp's arrival as Liverpool manager will strengthen the Premier League and provide stiff competition for Louis van Gaal and Manchester United at a time when they can ill afford any additional challenges. The spectre of doingShow More Summary

Lionel Messi Looks Pretty Happy on Instagram, Even with Leg in Knee Brace

A cheerful-looking Lionel Messi took to Instagram on Friday to share a photo of his leg in a knee brace along with the message, "And so I am H," followed by several kissing emojis. The forward injured his left knee in the early stages of Barcelona's 2-1 win over Las Palmas on September 26. Show More Summary

Pierluigi Collina offers his expert opinion on tackle that broke Luke Shaw’s leg

Pierluigi Collina has offered his opinion on Hector Moreno’s tackle which broke Luke Shaw’s leg last month. And considering the clout Collina carries in the football world – he was widely regarded as the world’s best referee during his career – his opinion is very much worth paying attention to. Show More Summary

Jurgen Klopp pledges to win a title within 4 years at Liverpool (Video)

Jurgen Klopp was at his charming best at his first Liverpool press conference this morning, cracking several gags that had the press pack in stitches. Having won back-to-back Bundesliga titles at Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool have brought Klopp to Anfield with trophies at the forefront of their minds. Show More Summary

What Jurgen Klopp said in his first Liverpool press conference

12 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp charmed a huge group of assembled media with an entertaining 26-minute press conference. Here are some of the highlights: On cutting short his year-long sabbatical. "I'm back in the race and it's the biggest honor I can imagine. It is the perfect next step for […]

VIDEO: NI's last goals at a major tournament

As Northern Ireland secure qualification for the 2016 Euros, BBC Sport takes a look at the last two goals they scored at a major tournament.

How Bayern Munich Can Get the Most from 'Elder Statesman' Franck Ribery

Franck Ribery returned to Bayern Munich training on Thursday, literally taking his first steps towards a comeback as he dribbled the ball briefly with rehabilitation trainer Andreas Schlumberger (via, in German). The Frenchman has struggled with ankle problems for months, his last appearance for Bayern coming in March. Show More Summary

Diego Costa admits he returned to Chelsea pre-season overweight, defends Jose Mourinho

Diego Costa has launched a strong defence of manager Jose Mourinho, insisting the current crisis the club is going through is down to the players. After his brilliant debut season in the Premier League, the Brazilian-born Spanish international has looked out of sorts this season, and is currently serving a 3-match suspension for violent conduct. Show More Summary

Mesut Özil nearly breaks Jeff Hendrick’s ankles without even touching him (Video)

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil was on the losing side last night, but he was one of Germany’s better players as they slumped to defeat in Ireland. Ozil probably should have scored with a couple of decent chances, but he pulled the creative strings in midfield as he tied the Irish players up in knots. Show More Summary

Liverpool Transfer News: Philippe Coutinho Rumours Ease After Jurgen Klopp Joins

Jurgen Klopp's appointment as Liverpool manager has not only raised the spirits at the Merseyside club, but it has also reportedly persuaded star player Philippe Coutinho to stay on at Anfield. Per Spanish outlet Fichajes (h/t Metro's...Show More Summary

Is Dirk Kuyt Transfer Link a Sign of Desperation for Barcelona?

Are Barcelona trolling their own fans? Dirk Kuyt as a summer transfer target? According to Sport, via ESPN, the 35-year-old Feyenoord marksman is a realistic transfer target for the Catalans who are looking for a "new Henrik Larsson." A...Show More Summary

3 Areas for Juventus' Alvaro Morata to Improve on in 2015/16 Season

Juventus fans have been enthralled by Alvaro Morata over the last week. The young Spaniard grabbed a clutch opener right before halftime of Juve 's Champions League clash with Sevilla last Wednesday, then fired in a goal and an assist...Show More Summary

Jurgen Klopp promises Liverpool fans ‘Wild’ football in 1st club interview (Video)

Jurgen Klopp gave his first exclusive interview to Liverpool TV last night, shortly after being unveiled as the club’s new manager alongside chief executive Ian Ayre. And the German gave Reds fans a taste of what to expect, as he said he hopes to bring ‘wild’ football to Anfield. Show More Summary

Sir Alex backs Jurgen Klopp to succeed, Van Gaal’s brutality revealed

12 hours agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Sir Alex backs Jurgen Klopp to succeed, Van Gaal’s brutality revealed - originally posted on Manchester United legend, Sir Alex Ferguson has backed the new Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp to succeed in the Premier League. Show More Summary

Free burgers, wigs & 'priceless' entry

BBC Sport takes a look at life outside the Football League before Non-League Day on Saturday, 10 October.

Jurgen Klopp Press Conference: Key Takeaways, Comments from Liverpool Unveiling

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp addressed the assembled media for the first time on Friday, revealing he will have the final word on transfers. The German also branded himself as the "Normal One" and insisted he is not looking toShow More Summary

Why Bertolacci Is the AC Milan Player Who Must Produce After International Break

Arriving for a fee of €20 million, Andrea Bertolacci was one of AC Milan’s three big-money acquisitions in the summer of 2015. In terms of transfer-fee expenditure, only Alessio Romagnoli (€25 million) and Carlos Bacca (€30 million) cost more than him. Show More Summary

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