Robbie Keane wants smiles on the faces of Middlesbrough’s players next season – but has warned them they will be told if their work is not up to scratch.
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Sheffield United defender Enda Stevens regrets his side will not be launching their first season back in the Premier League with an opening-day fixture at Bramall Lane.
The latest round of Euro 2020 qualifiers produced mixed results for the British and Irish nations.
Mark Travers had only one regret after his stunning Premier League debut – that he forgot to ask World Cup winner Hugo Lloris for his shirt.
Former Manchester United defender John O’Shea will retire after the final match of the Sky Bet Championship season on Sunday, his club Reading have announced.
Neymar has been hit with a three-match European ban by UEFA for his expletive social media post about the penalty awarded to Manchester United in their Champions League victory over Paris St Germain last month.
Police in Fife are appealing to members of the public in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to assist with their ongoing investigation into a robbery in Crossford, near Dunfermline.
The £10,000 Goldsmiths’ Prize for experimental fiction will be open to all nationalities for a “broader and richer” range of literary voices.