Frank Lampard appears to be closing in on the Everton manager's job after Wayne Rooney turned down the chance of a return to Goodison Park.
Former Bohemians striker Georgie Kelly has completed his move to League One Rotherham United while Ireland international Ciara Grant has left Shelbourne to sign for Scottish Women's Premier League side Rangers.
Liverpool are trying to beat Premier League rivals Manchester United and Tottenham to the signing of Porto winger Luis Diaz.
Brentford have launched an investigation after a video of striker Ivan Toney appearing to say "f*** Brentford" was published on social media.
A stampede that led to the deaths of eight people outside an Africa Cup of Nations stadium was caused by a "reckless" decision to open a gate in the face of a "flood of people", Cameroon's sports minister said.
Kyle Walker has been banned for Manchester City's next three Champions League matches for a foul deemed by UEFA as "assault".
Juventus have signed Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic with the deal worth up to a maximum of €80million, making it the biggest transfer of the January window so far.
Wayne Rooney has turned down an interview for the vacant manager's job at Everton.
Republic of Ireland defender Diane Caldwell has joined Manchester United.
Republic of Ireland midfielder Megan Connolly was forced off after 22 minutes as Brighton lost 2-1 at Women's Super League leaders Arsenal.
Liverpool have rejected initial approaches from Monaco and Leeds for forward Takumi Minamino.
Barcelona are in talks with Wolves over a surprise move for Adama Traore while Manchester United winger Amad Diallo has joined Rangers on loan.
Ex-LOI referee Alan Kelly chats to Raf Diallo about his decision to retire from refereeing after 27 years, life in the MLS, his new role, the VAR process and what could be done to stamp out abuse towards referees.
Anthony Pyne also joins Raf to talk Ireland's March friendlies and LOI transfers.
Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley says that SSE Airtricity League clubs are going to struggle to get higher fees for players until they offer them longer contracts.
The English Football Association and Professional Footballers' Association have agreed a change to contracts that will see players in the English women's game guaranteed maternity and long-term sickness cover.
Finn Harps have cast their net to far away places once again with the signing of former Croatian underage international striker Filip Mihaljevic from the Cambodian top flight.
Derby's administrators and the English Football League have agreed a one-month extension to the deadline set to provide proof of funding.
Kylie Murphy remembers changing inside "rat-infested" containers in the early stages of her football career, but the Wexford Youths star believes domestic football in Ireland is on an upward curve - with a huge reservoir of potential still untapped.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino controversially suggested on Wednesday that changes to football's calendar might make Africans less likely to migrate to Europe and risk death in the Mediterranean Sea.
Mohamed Salah fired seven-times winners Egypt into the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as they edged past Ivory Coast in a dramatic penalty shoot-out after a goalless draw.