Arsenal and Chelsea will both be among the top seeds when the draw is made for the group stages of the Champions League later this evening. Manchester City will be in pot 2 while Liverpool will be in pot 3 for the draw, which will take place at around 5pm. ========== Meanwhile, Chelsea have confirmed Diego Costa has a minor muscular injury. The striker could now miss this Saturday’s Premier League clash against Everton. ========== Also in football, Wayne Rooney is the new captain of England. Manager Roy Hodgson has named the Manchester United skipper as the player to succeed Steven Gerrard, who has retired from international football. There’s four uncapped players in the squad, Arsenal’s Calum Chambers, Newcastle’s Jack Colback, Tottenham’s Danny Rose and Aston Villa’s Fabian Delph. ========== Later tonight, there’s two Premier League clubs looking to guarantee their progress to the group stages of the Europa League. Tottenham will host Limassol, with the north London side leading 2-1 from the first-leg, while Hull are also at home against Lokeren with Steve Bruce’s men trailing 1-0 from the first-leg. Both games kick-off at 7.45.
There’s a busy schedule of pre-Christmas games in the Kerry School Boys and Girls Leagues this coming weekend.With a preview, here’s Padraig Harnett.
Four GPs at the Ashe Street Clinic in Tralee wrote a letter to the Irish Independent calling for the introduction of a free universal...
Transport Minister Shane Ross is putting proposals before Cabinet, which, if adopted, would lead to more expensive fines and steeper penalties.