● New boy Diogo Jota fierce about forming fantastic four up front for Liverpool The Portuguese forward is not looking to dislodge Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino or Sadio Mane from the Anfield front line
● Champions Celtic bounce back to beat Livingston Dundee United enjoyed a first home win while Ross County and Kilmarnock were also victorious
● Tottenham confirm signing of Gareth Bale on a season-long loan The 31-year-old returns to Spurs from Real Madrid seven years after he moved in the opposite direction in a then world-record transfer.
● Tour de France: Sam Bennett on course for green jersey with Pogacar set to win overall Primoz Roglic had been vying to arrive in Paris triumphant but Pogacar now has the clear upper hand.
● Coronavirus: 274 new cases and no further deaths There have now been 32,538 confirmed cases of the disease in the Republic, and 1,792 Covid-related deaths.
● Leeds edge seven-goal thriller against Fulham Five different players scored for the promoted teams as United held on to claim all three points at Elland Road
● Champions Cup: Leinster lose out on semi-final place to Saracens The holders march on as Leinster experience their first defeat of the season.
● Half-time: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final Unbeaten Leinster welcome the European champions to the Aviva Stadium with a place in the semi-finals at stake.
● Cyclist killed in collision with car in Dublin The incident took place at about 11.45am this morning
● Second World War munitions recovered from Co Down harbour Ardglass Harbour was sealed off for several hours while Army bomb experts worked to remove the munitions.
● 3-0 defeat for Republic of Ireland against Germany The Republic of Ireland women are 3-0 down away to Germany
● Everton thump 10-man West Brom Dominic Calvert-Lewin hat-trick as James Rodriguez starred for Everton in their comprehensive win
● Belfast politician apologises after photos emerge of her dressing up as Mr T Paula Bradshaw, who represents South Belfast in the Assembly, said 10 years ago she dressed up as the actor.
● Ryanair reiterates threat to close Cork and Shannon bases due to Government 'inaction' Ryanair says Cork and Shannon base closures expected to go ahead, says government travel policies "devastated" consumer confidence
● Pandemic unemployment payment could be extended for a year, Taoiseach says The Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) could be extended for as long as the next year, the Taoiseach has suggested
● HT: Mountain to climb for Republic of Ireland in Essen The Republic of Ireland women are 3-0 down away to Germany
● Russian opposition leader recovering after suspected Novichok poisoning Alexei Navalny is being treated in a German hospital after falling ill last month.
● Two killed after gunfire erupts at party in New York state Fourteen other people were hurt during the incident in Rochester.
● President Michael D Higgins' dog, Síoda, dies after short illness Síoda and the President's second Bernese mountain dog, Bród have welcomed many dignitaries to the Áras
● Ashley Banjo: Diversity have never been prouder after ITV backed performance He also thanked “everyone that supported us” over their Britain’s Got Talent performance.
● Two dead, one missing after storm hits central Greece Flooding struck the region of Thessaly overnight.
● Michael D Higgins' dog, Síoda, dies after short illness Síoda and the President's second Bernese mountain dog, Bród have welcomed many dignitaries to the Áras
● Two dead and 14 injured in US shooting The incident is said to have taken place in Rochester, New York
● Viable explosive device found in Galway Gardaí requested the Army Bomb Disposal Team following the discovery on Friday night