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FIFA backs down in poppy row

FIFA has backed down in its row with the home nations over the wearing of poppies by players in international matches.

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Who is the current Premier League top scorer?

A look at who leads the race for the Premier League Golden Boot
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Stephen Craigan

WATCH: Ex-NI defender Stephen Craigan's bizarre slide tackle on fellow BT Sport pundit Chris Sutton

Former Northern Ireland defender Stephen Craigan wasn't one to shirk a tackle in his playing days and, as this bizarre video shows, he hasn't lost an ounce of his trademark determination.

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Coleraines Eoin Bradley tries to get his shot away during the game with Glentoran at the Oval. Photo Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Late drama at The Oval as it ends all square

Glentoran 0 Coleraine 0

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Portadown manager Niall Currie. Pics by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Knockbreda stay top as Ports suffer another defeat

Championship pre-season promotion favourites Portadown suffered a second successive league defeat as leaders Knockbreda cemented top spot courtesy of an early goal at Shamrock Park.

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Craig Livingston

FOOTBALL: Craig’s journey takes him from Greenisland to Shanghai

When Craig Livingston began his soccer coaching career at Greenisland FC in 2005, he had a dream that one day he would coach football all over the world.

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Linfield's Aaron Burn scores

IRISH LEAGUE: Healy’s Linfield go top after seeing off Warrenpoint Town

Linfield moved top of the Danske Bank Premiership - for just under 24 hours at least - after they eventually saw off a stubborn Warrenpoint side at Milltown on Friday night.

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A dejected Derry City manager, Kenny Shiels after his side's defeat to Bray Wanderers.

DERRY CITY: City suffer biggest defeat of season at hands of rampant Bray

Derry City 0, Bray Wanderers 5

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Rangers Wes Foderingham

SCOTTISH FOOTBALL: Rangers keeper Wes Foderingham says Celtic are not a good team

Wes Foderingham admits the last Celtic team his Rangers side managed to beat were “not a great side”.

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Glenavons Andrew Mitchell scored against Cliftonville last weekend

IRISH LEAGUE: Kris Lindsay knows Ards will not come to make up the numbers

Glenavon coach Kris Lindsay knows his side cannot rest on their laurels when they face Ards this weekend.

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Ballymena United skipper Jim Ervin

IRISH LEAGUE: Sky Blues skipper Jim Ervin expects a tough battle at Mallards

Ballymena United skipper Jim Ervin would take an ‘ugly win’ at Ballinamallard United on Saturday afternoon.

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Finn Harps and ex-Derry City start, Paddy McCourt netted another magical goal in the North West derby against Sligo Rovers last week.

McCourt plays down his latest wonder goal!

PADDY McCOURT has scored many a magical goal in his career but he’s unwilling to take the plaudits for his latest wonder goal scored in the dying moments of last Saturday’s relegation derby against Sligo Rovers!

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Northern Ireland players, from left to right, Gareth McAuley, Chris Brunt and Steven Davis as they appear in FIFA 18. (Photo: FutHead.com)

REVEALED | Top 10 Northern Ireland players in FIFA 18

The official ratings for Northern Ireland players in video game, FIFA 18, have been unveiled.

Football

Arsene Wenger denies making an example of Alexis Sanchez

Arsene Wenger insists there is no ulterior motive to starting Alexis Sanchez in minor competitions and leaving him out of Arsenal's Premier League side.

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic don't need to provoke Rangers striker Morelos

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers believes Alfredo Morelos will not need the provocation that Rangers counterpart Pedro Caixinha expects when the teams meet this weekend.

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Northern O'Neill manager Michael O'Neill

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland will learn Nations Cup fate in January

UEFA has announced the draw for the new Nations League will take place in January.

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Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Carabao Cup, Third Round match at Old Trafford, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday September 20, 2017. See PA story SOCCER Man Utd. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications

CARABAO CUP: Plain sailing for Man United

Carabao Cup Third Round

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Manchester City's Leroy Sane celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Carabao Cup, Third Round match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich Albion. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday September 20, 2017. See PA story SOCCER West Brom. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

CARABAO CUP: City win marred by Gundogan injury

Carabao Cup Third Round

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VIDEO: Manchester United v Burton: Carabao Cup preview

Burton manager Nigel Clough will try to cause a Carabao Cup upset at Jose Mourinho's Manchester United on Wednesday when he faces a manager who reminds him of his father Brian.

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