Seamus Coleman has urged his Republic of Ireland team-mates to end a difficult year on a high by gaining revenge on Denmark for their World Cup heartache.
Brian O’Driscoll and Tana Umaga insist any lingering scars from the 2005 British and Irish Lions tour have finally healed.
Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck has had two successful operations to repair his broken ankle, the Premier League club have announced.
Jonny Evans revealed he often still thinks of “big inspiration” Roy Keane when he is on the pitch ahead of Northern Ireland’s meeting with the Republic of Ireland in Dublin.
Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri admits being left behind for last week’s Champions League defeat to Red Star Belgrade just made him keen to impress on his return to the side.
Ryan Giggs hopes Kasper Schmeichel is able to focus on football after the Leicester helicopter tragedy as the Denmark goalkeeper prepares to make a poignant return to Cardiff.
Ben Foakes will keep his place as England’s wicketkeeper in the second Test against Sri Lanka – regardless of Jonny Bairstow’s fitness.
Sam Billings was reinvigorated by captaining Kent this year after revealing that attempting to force his way into England’s limited-overs sides had taken its toll.
Novak Djokovic made short work of towering American John Isner to win his opening match at the ATP Finals.
Wayne Rooney joined the rest of the England squad at St George’s Park on Monday ahead of his one-off comeback against the United States.
LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named the MLS Newcomer of the Year.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association’s betting rules, the governing body has announced.
The Nations League has reached its fifth round of matches and there are a handful of sides who can seal qualification and promotion with positive results in their next games.
Marin Cilic suffered more misery at the ATP Finals after a straight-sets defeat to Alexander Zverev.
New Zealand hooker Dane Coles has admitted he found it “weird” facing his former Hurricanes captain Brad Shields in England colours.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has defended Max Verstappen’s wild outburst by declaring: “we don’t want robots in Formula One”.
Manchester City’s victory over Manchester United means that there are still three sides boasting unbeaten records in the Premier League.
Johnny Sexton has backed Conor Murray’s “smart” decision not to make Saturday’s New Zealand clash his first match in five months.
The Football Association has sought an explanation from Pep Guardiola following his comments about referee Anthony Taylor prior to Sunday’s Manchester derby.
Max Verstappen squared up to driver Esteban Ocon and shoved him three times after a collision with the Force India driver cost him the race.