Evening Sports Update

Soccer

Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris have both been ruled out of Tottenham’s game with Liverpool on Saturday due to injury.
World Cup winner Lloris, who was sentenced for a drink-driving charge on Wednesday, will be missing for several weeks with the thigh injury he suffered during August’s win over Manchester United.

Dele Alli misses out having picked up a hamstring injury while on international duty with England.


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Arsenal boss Unai Emery (pron: oo-nye em-er-ree) has dismissed reports of a falling out with Mesut Ozil (pron: oh-zill).

The German midfielder has been linked with a move to Turkey.

But Emery says his player doesn’t have his mind on other things.

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Derry City councillors have voted in favour of renaming the Brandywell after the late Ryan McBride.

The 27-year old Candystripes captain died suddenly in March of last year.

The coucil received over 6-and-a-half thousand valid responses in a public consultation process.

And 71 per cent of the vote was in favour of the name-change.

GAA

The Tipperary County Board are expected to name Michael Ryan’s successor as Tipperary senior hurling manager on Tuesday, September 18th when the executive hope to present a candidate for ratification at a meeting of delegates.

Michael Ryan announced his decision to step down from his position as manager of the Tipperary senior hurling team last month after three seasons in charge.

Snooker

Its at the Quarter Final Stage of the Shanghai Masters tournament in China.

Earlier this morning, Ronnie O Sullivan made light work of fellow Englishman Stuart Bingham 6-2. Kyren Wilson had to fight it out to set up a semi final with the rocket, he edged passed Ryan Day 6-5. In the evening session, home favourite Ding Junhui has beaten Mark Selby on a final frame decider 6-5 while Barry Hawkins beat current world champion Mark Williams 6-4.