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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.

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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.

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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.

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Portadown's Adam Foley celebrates his goal against Larne

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

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Crusaders Declan Caddell celebrates after heading in to make it 2-2
 at the Bangor Fuels aAena. (Photograph byStephen  Hamilton/Presseye)

IRISH LEAGUE: Four goal Crusaders fight back to stun Ards

Danske Bank Premiership

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Glentoran's Nacho Novo (right) celebrates with his teammates after scoring to make it 0-2 at Shmrock Park. 

(Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com)

IRISH LEAGUE: Portadown no match for rampant Glens

Danske Bank Premiership

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Larne boss David McAlinden.

IRISH LEAGUE: McAlinden proud of his players

Larne manager David McAlinden was proud of his players following their hard fought draw at Institute, on Friday night.

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Institute defender Ryan Morrow was sent-off against Larne.

IRISH LEAGUE: Stute boss hopes Morrow learns

Institute gaffer Kevin Deery was fuming that another rash decision by Ryan Morrow resulted in him receiving his second dismissal of the season.

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Institute manager Kevin Deery.

IRISH LEAGUE: Deery annoyed with third draw in a row

Institute boss Kevin Deery was a frustrated man following their third draw in a row, this time Larne secured a share of the spoils, at Drumahoe, on Friday night.

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FOOTBALL: Ballyclare Comrades take Championship bragging rights over Larne

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Larne's Chris Rodgers
 in action during last Saturday's 3-2 win over Dergview. Photo: Presseye

IRISH CUP: Can Larne’s fortress help deliver an upset?

If there’s one place Irish Cup enthusiasts look to for a shock on January 7, it will likely be to Inver Park.

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Pictured left to right are Irish FA Chief Executive, Patrick Nelson; Ulster University Executive Dean, Professor Carol Curran; Ulster University Chancellor, Dr James Nesbitt; and Irish FA Chairman, Gerry Mallon at the National Football Stadium, Windsor Park.

IRISH FOOTBALL: Ulster University and Irish FA link-up

Ulster University and the Irish Football Association (IFA) have announced plans to create the island of Ireland’s first ever football coaching degree, which will inspire and shape the next generation of leaders within the multi-billion pound football industry.

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Glentorans Calum Birney tangles with Linfield's Sammy Clingan as he gets sent off during todays game at the Oval in Belfast.
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Glentoran to host Linfield in Irish Cup

The fifth round tie of the Tennent’s Irish Cup has thrown up a mouthwatering ‘Big Two’ clash.

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Historic child sex abuse allegations have been linked to NI football clubs

PSNI have confirmed they are looking at allegations of child sex abuse linked to football clubs in Northern Ireland.

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Could Amuneke be set for Linfield?

Could Amuneke be set for Linfield?

It seems Linfield are in the box seat to sign Kevin Amuneke.

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Brazil's Chapecoense players pose for pictures during their 2016 Copa Sudamericana semifinal second leg football match against Argentina's San Lorenzo held at Arena Conda stadium, in Chapeco, Brazil, on November 23, 2016.

I.F.A. to observe minute’s silence in memory of Chapecoense

The Irish Football Association (I.F.A.) will take part in a worldwide minute’s silence for the members of a Brazilian football team who died when the plane they were travelling in crashed earlier this week.

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Michael McGovern and Josh Magennis

WATCH: FaceTime surprise for Northern Ireland fans

Football stars from Northern Ireland picked up their phones to give dedicated members of the green and white army a special treat.

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Larne Youth and Larne Tech Old Boys' Johnny Hastings collects his Wes Gregg Coach of the Year award from Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill (right) and Pete Snodden (left).

Larne clubs boast their Coach of the Year

Two Larne clubs can now boast having the Wes Gregg Coach of the Year amongst their ranks.

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Midfielder Sammy McIlveen is set to return to Ballyclare Comrades from Larne.  Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

FOOTBALL: McIlveen is ‘one of the best’ says Comrades boss

Manager Stephen Hughes has already started beefing up his squad to ensure that Ballyclare Comrades will sustain their promotion charge throughout the second half of the season.

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Carrick manager Aaron Callaghan.  Picture by Peter Morrison/Press Eye

FOOTBALL: Callaghan ready for Linfield test

A relieved Aaron Callaghan was pleased with his side’s Danske Bank Premier League win on Saturday but there will be no time to celebrate as they face Linfield on Saturday at the National Stadium at Windsor Park.

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