Five stories you might have missed from the weekend

David Bowie tributes on the streets of New Orleans, Brendan Rodgers reveals what went wrong at Liverpool, and Fianna Fail's Ard Fheis.

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Rodgers reveals Liverpool came close to getting Sanchez, but transfer committee signed Balotelli instead

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers appeared on Goals on Sunday on Sky Sports this week, and offered an insight into the way the transfer committee at the club works.

While he thought they would be signing Alexis Sanchez, they ended up with Rickie Lambert and Mario Balotelli instead.

WATCH: Arcade Fire and local jazz band take to the streets of New Orleans with David Bowie tribute

Arcade Fire and the Preservational Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans organised a tribute on the streets of the city to the late David Bowie. 

Both groups of musicians came together to organise the event, which encouraged people to take to the streets in their best David Bowie costumes to celebrate the life and music of the singer.

Making a Murderer: Steven Avery's ex-fiancée claims he was a violent and abusive "monster"

You may remember Jodi Stachowski from the Making a Murderer documentary on Netflix. If you don't, she was the ex-fiancée of Steven Avery who stood by his side while he was imprisoned for allegedly raping and killing Teresa Halbach.

Despite apparently supporting Avery during the documentary, Jodi gave this exclusive interview to HLN where she claimed that she was going to testify against Steven and that her relationship was abusive.

Minister for Sport to take "closer look" at reports John Delaney canvassed with Alan Kelly

The Minister for Sports says he would like to establish what happened in relation to reports that FAI boss John Delaney was canvassing with Labour deputy leader Alan Kelly.

The Sunday Times reports John Delaney was out on the hustings in Tipperary with Environment Minister Alan Kelly last Friday. The newspaper claims Mr Delaney - who is from the county - visited a number of clubs and towns in the constituency with the Labour TD.

What did we learn from the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis?

Fianna Fáil held its Ard Fheis in Dublin on Saturday - the party's last major gathering before the election campaign. The party's annual gathering was being held at the Citywest Hotel.

At the event, Micheál Martin insisted Fianna Fáil will offer a real choice to voters, and told them a Fine Gael government is not inevitable.