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# Analysis

All time
Why Ireland's Tadhg Furlong is the best tighthead prop in the world
Can Steven Gerrard become a great manager?
Tactics Board: Despite Chelsea result, Rangnick faces a massive challenge at Man United
Paul O'Connell's influence continues to grow as Ireland's pack dominates
Tactics Board: Liverpool suffocate the Gunners with gegenpressing masterclass
Analysing all 20 Ireland games of the Stephen Kenny era
Tactics Board: Cullen the catalyst as Ireland show more progress under Kenny
Lowe's tackle, Ringrose and Conway's save, and Gibson-Park's rescues
Ireland's attack flourishes as it becomes less reliant on Johnny Sexton
Ireland's dynamic midfield duo turn heads against Ronaldo, Fernandes and co
Tactics Board: Hapless Man United have no answers for Man City's fluidity in one-sided derby
Ireland's offloads, Furlong the playmaker, and 1-3-2-2 attack shape
What will Ireland have picked out from Japan's only game since July?
Tactics Board: Man United bounce back against awful Spurs... but it may have come at a cost
Tactics Board: Colossal work rate and sticking to the game plan earns Ireland superb away win
Tactics Board: Man United's press goes from bad to worse as Liverpool show them how it's done
Anti-vaxx groups' claims about Covid deaths among the vaccinated are misleading
Can a manager and a pundit be too close?
Journalists and football fans must continue to highlight why Newcastle takeover is not right
Stephen Kenny is building something exciting and deserves a new contract
How teams are creatively using the 50:22 kicking law in rugby
Tactics Board: It's Robinson's movement that makes him such a key player for this Ireland team
Ireland legends should not interpret Stephen Kenny's philosophy as a slight on them
Wasteful and sloppy - Leinster come through a bad day in Newport
Tactics Board: The genius of Salah and Man City target Milner as Anfield serves up a classic
Analysis: Sexton and Leinster start the season in slick, sharp form
'He was exceptionally good and picked up where he left off'
Tactics Board: Tuchel gets it badly wrong as pressing game pays off for Man City
5 tactical trends that emerged in the 2021 championship
Is this the strongest Premier League ever?
Scoring statistics continue to haunt Mayo on the biggest stage as they chase All-Ireland title
Tactics Board: What Ireland can learn from last night's draw with Serbia
By now, debating who the Irish manager should be feels almost beside the point
Tactics Board: Ireland's youngsters did enough in Portugal to suggest there's more to come
Portugal performance shows plenty of reasons to keep faith with the Kenny project
What's next for Afghanistan after the US withdrawal and the Taliban's takeover?
Tactics Board: 18-year-old Elliott excels for Liverpool but Klopp frustrated by 10-man Chelsea
What now for Harry Kane?
Can Ireland's Shane Duffy maintain his status as a Premier League regular?
Shane Keegan's Tactics Board: Espirito Santo's Spurs capitalise on Pep’s tactical inflexibility