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Quiz: Can you identify these football clubs by their old badges?

Italian giants Juventus' iconic black and white badge has received a makeover, and football fans around the world have wasted no time in giving their views on the Serie A club’s new look.

Former Northern Ireland defender, 
Peter Kennedy
 has paid his tributes to his late Watford boss, Graham Taylor.

Graham Taylor was a football father to ex-Northern Ireland defender Peter Kennedy

Former Northern Ireland defender, Peter Kennedy (right) insists Graham Taylor was like a ‘father figure’ to him and was largely responsible for re-igniting his professional football career.

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Coleraine v Portadown - Danske Bank Premiership
Coleraine's Brad Lyons celebrates his goal during today's game at Coleraine Showgrounds, Coleraine.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Bradley injury mars Coleraine win

Coleraine 4 Portadown 2

The 3G pitch at Brownstown Park. INPT07-251.

Council and clubs clash over cancelled matches

Local football clubs have told of their frustration as weekend fixtures were postponed early on Friday morning.

Matthew Hazley - celebrating a goal at Shamrock Park with Dungannon Swifts - will now be playing for Portadown. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Hazley counting the days to Portadown debut

Matthew Hazley has spent much of this season counting time - from clocking how many minutes he is getting on the pitch to how many days he is facing on the treatment table due to back trouble.

Coleraine's Eoin Bradley scored a hat-trick against Carrick Rangers in the Irish Cup.

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine’s striking options boosted ahead of Portadown clash

Oran Kearney was delighted with his side’s quickfire blitz of Carrick Rangers last week, but he wants to see it more often.

Linfield manager David Healy.

IRISH LEAGUE: Co. Antrim Shield venue confirmed

This year’s County Antrim Shield final between Crusaders and Linfield will be staged at Ballymena Showgrounds on Tuesday, February 7th at 7.45pm.

Matthew Hazley - celebrating a goal at Shamrock Park with Dungannon Swifts - will now be playing for Portadown. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Portadown confirm deal for Dungannon Swifts’ Hazley

Portadown have secured Matthew Hazley from Dungannon Swifts - with the playmaker opting to cancel his professional contract at Stangmore Park and switch to amateur status.

The Jules Rimet World Cup trophy

FIFA unanimously backs plans for a 48 team World Cup from 2026 onwards

The FIFA Council has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 onwards.

David Miskelly.

Miskelly names his all-time ‘Dream Team XI’

David Miskelly confirmed his retirement from football in the closing stages of 2016, having spent over a decade on the books at Portadown.

Linfield manager David Healy celebrates following his side's victory over Glentoran.

IRISH CUP: Sixth round draw

Linfield will play an away tie against Institute in the sixth round of the Tennent’s Irish Cup after defeating rivals Glentoran 2-1 in extra time at The Oval on Saturday.

Portadown's Adam Foley celebrates his goal against Larne

IRISH CUP: Dream debut for Adam Foley as Portadown get past stiff Larne challenge


Tiarnan Mulvenna celebrating success during his time with Glenavon. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Portadown confirm double deal before Irish Cup trip to Larne

Portadown have wrapped up a double deal for former Glenavon players Tiarnan Mulvenna and Adam Foley ahead of Saturday’s Irish Cup test at Larne.

Richhill AFC at the Irish Cup fifth-round draw. Representing the Mid-Ulster Intermediate League Section B club are Neil McCartney (fifth right), Gareth Wilson (vice-chairman, fourth right), Ryan Harper (third right), Neil Megaw (chairman, second right) and Neil Rowntree (manager, right). Also included are, from left, David Martin (Irish Football Association president), Marty Hughes (Dollingstown) and Nathan McConnell (Dollingstown). Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH CUP: Richhill ready for Dollingstown visit on landmark day in village

The history of Richhill AFC may date back mere months but January 7 will mark a landmark occasion for the village club.

Callum Ferris celebrates after scoring for County Down at last year's SuperCup NI. Picture by Brian Little/Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Portadown record-breaker Ferris keen to learn

Northern Ireland youth international Callum Ferris secured a spot in Portadown history books on Tuesday as the youngest player to ever represent the club at senior level.

Portadown manager Niall Currie. Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye

IRISH LEAGUE: Currie urges Portadown to capitalise on points bonus

Niall Currie has set down a challenge for his Portadown players to maximise the extra points awarded to the Danske Bank Premiership’s basement club by the Irish Football Association.

Aaron Canning, in action here for Loughgall against Ballyclare, has become Gary Hamilton's second signing of the transfer window.

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon confirm Aaron Canning signing

Glenavon have completed their second signing of the January transfer window after the club confirmed the capture of Aaron Canning from Loughgall.

Glenavon's David Elebert.  Photographer - Matt Mackey / Press Eye

BREAKING: Portadown awarded points from Boxing Day derby against Glenavon

Portadown have been awarded the points and a 3-0 win from the Boxing Day derby against Glenavon.

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