Morning Sports Update


Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique will leave the club at the end of the season.

The former Spain international made his announcement after a 6-1 thrashing of Sporting Gijon in La Liga.

Since taking charge in 2014 he’s won several trophies, including two league titles and the Champions League.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says Sergio Aguero’s performance in their 5-1 FA Cup win over Huddersfield last night was the best he’s ever seen from him.

The Argentine striker scored twice as they came back from a goal down in their fifth round replay to secure a quarter-final tie with Middlesbrough.

Guardiola says it wasn’t just his goals that were impressive………….

Celtic are now just seven points away from winning the Scottish Premiership title.

Moussa Dembele scored twice in a 4-nil win at bottom side Inverness that stretched their lead at the top.

Third placed Rangers beat St Johnstone 3-2.

Partick are into the top half after their 1-nil victory at Dundee, while Hearts lost 1-nil to Ross County.


All Ireland Junior Club Champions Glenbeigh/Glencar have announced that their management team of Aidan O’ Shea, Peter O’ Sullivan and John Dorgan are staying in place for the forthcoming season.

Glenbeigh/Glencar’s first game in The Credit Union County Senior Football League will be a home tie against John Mitchels.

Reigning champions Dublin are through to the semi finals of the Eirgrid Leinster Under-21 Football championship after beating Westmeath 2-14 to 0-6 in Mullingar.

The Dubs will face Longford in the semi finals after they beat the beaten finalists of the past two years Kildare 2-6 to 0-10.

Offaly are the other side to secure a semi final berth following their 1-6 to 0-6 victory over Wexford.

Louth set up a quarter final with Laois courtesy of a 1-13 to 0-9 victory over Wicklow.


Roger Federer has suffered a shock defeat at the 2.6 million dollar Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship
leaving Andy Murray with a great chance of winning the title.

From Dubai Dave Luddy reports…………….