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Tony Blair wanted British football league

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTony Blair believed a British football league would help bind the UK together Tony Blair became “obsessed” with creating a British football league as a way of bringing the UK together, the former prime minister has revealed.

Wenger plays down claims he pondered United move

Arsene Wenger insists he was never tempted to quit Arsenal for Manchester United. The Frenchman has been in charge of the Gunners for over two decades but, according to former United chairman Martin Edwards, he came close to leaving for Old Trafford. Alex Ferguson had

Cavanagh & Ó Sé predict their teams for the final

We’re a week out from another All-Ireland SFC final between Mayo and Dublin, and supporters in both camps are already feverishly discussing how the counties’ latest showdown will pan out. Mayo, with nine championship games under their belt in a gruelling summer, take another swing

Tim Duncan’s Hurricane Irma aid plea draws ‘amazing’ response

SAN ANTONIO — Retired San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan called the response to his plea Friday for donations toward Hurricane Irma relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands “amazing,” adding that more than 9,000 donors, including the Spurs, local grocery store chain H-E-B and

Aaron Judge of New York Yankees hits 40th HR for major milestone

ARLINGTON, Texas — New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has become the second major league rookie to hit 40 homers. With his solo shot in the fourth inning Sunday against the Texas Rangers, the 25-year-old joined Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle

Cork dominate Camogie Team of the Year

All-Ireland champions Cork dominated the Sunday Game Camogie Team of the Year after defeating Kilkenny in dramatic fashion at Croke Park. Julia White’s score six minutes into injury-time snatched victory and the O’Duffy Cup. Seven of her team-mates were rewarded for an outstanding summer by