Sunday sport: Liverpool suffer FA Cup defeat; McIlroy leads in Dubai

There are eight games across the four divisions as the first round of the National Football League continues
Sunday sport: Liverpool suffer FA Cup defeat; McIlroy leads in Dubai

Updated: 6.45pm

Here's the latest from today's sporting action...


Following Saturday's 11 matches in the FA Cup, there are three more matches on Sunday's agenda.

Liverpool suffered a misfortune away to Brighton after a late goal from Kaoru Mitoma gave the homeside a 2-1 win.

Elsewhere, Stoke City beat Stevenage 3-1, thanks to goals from Jacob Brown, Josh Laurent and a penalty from Lewis Baker.

In the last game of the day, Wrexham and Sheffield United's meeting ended 3-3 despite a red card for Sheffield's Daniel Jebbison. The visitors left it late, but a goal in the 95th minute from John Egan was enough to secure the draw.


The opening weekend of the Allianz National Football League continues today, again with eight games across the four divisions.

Waterford took a heavy defeat against Leitrim, ending 3-18 to 0-11 in their Division Four meeting, while Meath got the better of Cork with a tally of 3-14 to 0-19 in Division Two.

In the first of the day's Divison One fixtures, three goals for Roscommon set them off on the right foot, beating Tyrone 3-11 to 1-12.

The second fixture in the top division between Donegal and Kerry was a closer encounter, ending 0-13 to 1-9 in Donegal's favour.

There was a similar winning margin down in Ennis, where Clare saw off Louth 0-13 to 1-9 in Division Two, while Division Four's match-up saw Laois best Sligo 2-11 to 0-11.

In Division Four, Offaly took a two-goal win over Antrim, finishing 2-12 to 0-12, and Westmeath fell to Cavan on 1-6 to 0-12.

In Division One of the Lidl Ladies National Football League, Waterford and Cork drew in Piltown, each scoring 2-9, while Galway took a 1-13 to 0-7 win over Dublin.


Rory McIroy's the man to catch at the Dubai Desert Classic.

The world number one is on 15 under par - and three shots clear of the chasing pack - after shooting a seven-under-par round of 65.

The event will finish on Monday as a result of several weather delays.


Novak Djokovic beat Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets this morning to win the Australian Open for a record-extending 10th time.

The victory in Melbourne marked Djokovic's 22nd Grand Slam title which sees him return to World Number One and equal Rafa Nadal's record.

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