Shamrock Rovers captain Conor Kenna receives his marching orders as The Hoops were beaten at Oriel Park

Finn strikes to grab point for Rovers

18 Apr Ronan Finn's last-gasp equaliser gave the ten men of Shamrock Rovers a share of the spoils following an absorbing 2-2 encounter with Dundalk at Oriel Park.

Cork City got their title charge back on track with victory over Drogheda United

Cork see off Drogs to go top

18 Apr Goals from Liam Kearney, Garry Buckley and Billy Dennehy saw Cork City claim all three points at Turner's Cross, beating Drogheda United 3-1.

The Showgrounds has undergone major improvements over the past few years

Sligo see red over Showgrounds snub

18 Apr Sligo Rovers have expressed 'great disappointment' that their home ground, The Showgrounds, was not chosen as the venue for this year's Setanta Sports Cup final.

Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge are both nominated for Player of the Year, and Sturridge is also nominated for Young Player of the Year

Liverpool dominate PFA nominees

18 Apr Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge and Chelsea's Eden Hazard have been nominated for both the PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards, on shortlists featuring heavily Liverpool players.

Luis Suarez scores from a free-kick against the Canaries in December

Barclays Premier League team news

18 Apr It's top versus bottom this weekend, with Liverpool, Man City and Chelsea each up against a side from the bottom four of the table.

Chris Shields celebrates a goal for Dundalk against Shamrock Rovers during the week

SSE Airtricity League preview

18 Apr It's a busy Easter weekend in the SSE Airtricity League with two rounds of Premier Divisions matches and one series of First Division games taking place between Friday and Monday.

Philippe Coutinho's winning goal against City put Liverpool firmly in the driving seat for the title

Rodgers sees the warning signs

17 Apr Brendan Rodgers insists there is no extra pressure on Premier League title favourites Liverpool and that shock results for Manchester City and Everton are a warning sign.

Samir Nasri (R) missed a great chance at the very end

Pellegrini admits City face difficult task

17 Apr Manuel Pellegrini has conceded that Manchester City's title hopes have suffered a serious blow after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by bottom club Sunderland last night.

Leon Osman reacts after defeat

Martinez hurting following Everton defeat

17 Apr Everton boss Roberto Martinez admitted he and his players were hurting after their pursuit of a top-four Barclays Premier League finish was damaged by a 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace.

Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring what proved to be the decisive goal

Bale strike seals Real Rey glory

16 Apr Gareth Bale raced clear to score a stunning late winner as Real Madrid beat arch-rivals Barcelona 2-1 to win the Spanish Copa del Rey.

Damien Duff is hoping for a summer move to the USA or Australia

Duff seeks move to MLS or A-League

16 Apr Damien Duff will end his five-year association with Fulham this summer, with the winger contemplating a move to Australia or the United States before returning home to SSE Airtricity League.

Daniel Sturridge has scored 23 goals for Liverpool this season

Reds hopeful over Sturridge fitness

16 Apr Title-chasing Liverpool are optimistic striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit for this weekend's Barclays Premier League trip to Norwich.