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# backing - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'Man United were bad under Ferguson as well' - Mourinho defended by Neville
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'Man United were bad under Ferguson as well' - Mourinho defended by Neville

May 16th 2018, 6:40 PM 10,886 Views 15 Comments

The Red Devils have faced criticism this season, but a former defender says memories of the past have become clouded.

# backing - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Shay Given backs Man City star to dominate for a decade
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Shay Given backs Man City star to dominate for a decade

Apr 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,367 Views 8 Comments

The Irishman has been impressed with Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson.

# backing - Friday 9 February, 2018

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy
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Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy

Feb 9th 2018, 12:19 PM 17,034 Views 64 Comments

The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.

# backing - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Montpellier stars Pienaar and Cruden fancy Leinster's Champions Cup chances
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Montpellier stars Pienaar and Cruden fancy Leinster's Champions Cup chances

Jan 21st 2018, 7:40 AM 9,643 Views 16 Comments

The Top 14 side were well beaten at Altrad Stadium yesterday.

# backing - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore
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Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Dec 5th 2017, 7:12 AM 12,129 Views 52 Comments

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

# backing - Monday 6 November, 2017

Patrice Evra thanks 'real fans' after karate kick attack
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Patrice Evra thanks 'real fans' after karate kick attack

Nov 6th 2017, 3:00 PM 15,435 Views 39 Comments

The 36-year-old was suspended by Marseille on Friday after he was red-carded for the assault.

# backing - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Páraic Duffy's comments 'mealy-mouthed and small' - Galvin wades in on Gooch's testimonial debate
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Páraic Duffy's comments 'mealy-mouthed and small' - Galvin wades in on Gooch's testimonial debate

Oct 14th 2017, 5:40 PM 30,002 Views 44 Comments

The former Footballer of the Year says he will fully support his old team-mate’s decision.

# backing - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Liverpool set to offer Jurgen Klopp new deal
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Liverpool set to offer Jurgen Klopp new deal

Jul 7th 2016, 9:33 AM 4,573 Views 12 Comments

The German boss has impressed the club’s American owners since taking over last October.

# backing - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Scholes hopes Mourinho keeps Giggs at Manchester United
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Scholes hopes Mourinho keeps Giggs at Manchester United

May 25th 2016, 1:47 PM 5,983 Views 16 Comments

The former winger’s vast knowledge of the Red Devils should be retained by the Portuguese coach, according to his former teammate.

# backing - Friday 29 April, 2016

Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230 million expansion at DCU
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# Big Build

Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230 million expansion at DCU

Apr 29th 2016, 10:08 AM 14,001 Views 26 Comments

The money is being used for a massive development of the university’s campus.

# backing - Monday 25 April, 2016

Toure warns team-mate Sakho of 'difficult period' to come over alleged anti-doping violation
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Toure warns team-mate Sakho of 'difficult period' to come over alleged anti-doping violation

Apr 25th 2016, 9:29 AM 5,667 Views 17 Comments

The 26-year-old Liverpool defender is being investigated by Uefa.

# backing - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'Tiger can bounce back from injury and continue to win' - Nicklaus
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'Tiger can bounce back from injury and continue to win' - Nicklaus

Apr 6th 2016, 9:48 AM 2,402 Views 5 Comments

Tiger Woods will win more tournaments once he returns from injury, according to Jack Nicklaus.

# backing - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Real Madrid issue support for Rafa Nadal following doping accusation
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Real Madrid issue support for Rafa Nadal following doping accusation

Mar 12th 2016, 4:01 PM 11,784 Views 17 Comments

The club have defended the tennis star after recent allegations about him.

# backing - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Another big name has thrown his support behind Donald Trump

Another big name has thrown his support behind Donald Trump

Feb 28th 2016, 3:47 PM 28,046 Views 53 Comments

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the French National Front party, has gotten behind the candidate.

# backing - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Floyd Mayweather Jr announces support of gay marriage
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Floyd Mayweather Jr announces support of gay marriage

Feb 17th 2016, 10:05 AM 5,654 Views 7 Comments

The American boxer has gone head-to-head with Manny Pacquiao again.

# backing - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Opinion: Martin O'Neill deserves a new contract regardless of the result on Monday
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Opinion: Martin O'Neill deserves a new contract regardless of the result on Monday

Nov 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,049 Views 48 Comments

The Boys in Green earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw in the first leg of their play-off with Bosnia-Herzegovina last night.

# backing - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Dallas Cowboys declare their support for Greg Hardy despite release of disturbing pictures
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Dallas Cowboys declare their support for Greg Hardy despite release of disturbing pictures

Nov 7th 2015, 3:15 PM 15,194 Views 4 Comments

The defensive end continues to be backed by the franchise.

# backing - Thursday 6 August, 2015

'Roy Keane has what it takes to be a top-level manager'
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'Roy Keane has what it takes to be a top-level manager'

Aug 6th 2015, 11:03 PM 9,156 Views 18 Comments

Critics previously questioned whether the Corkonian has the temperament to succeed as a coach.

# backing - Saturday 13 June, 2015

UFC declares 'unconditional support' for Aldo following drug test controversy
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UFC declares 'unconditional support' for Aldo following drug test controversy

Jun 13th 2015, 6:39 PM 6,794 Views 6 Comments

Conor McGregor’s next opponent has the promotion’s backing.

# backing - Friday 15 May, 2015

The EU's proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter
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The EU's proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter

May 15th 2015, 9:47 AM 7,896 Views 12 Comments

Zuckerberg believes such a system would help Facebook and other tech companies in the long run.

# backing - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Cricket Ireland have announced who their sponsor will be for next month's World Cup
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Cricket Ireland have announced who their sponsor will be for next month's World Cup

Jan 22nd 2015, 12:13 PM 11,114 Views 5 Comments

It’s an unusual one.

# backing - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Clarke 'the perfect man' for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy
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Clarke 'the perfect man' for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy

Oct 2nd 2014, 12:05 AM 3,559 Views 3 Comments

The 46-year-old is among the favourites to succeed Paul McGinley as captain of Europe

# backing - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Brendan Rodgers glad to have Mario Balotelli on board
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Brendan Rodgers glad to have Mario Balotelli on board

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:10 AM 2,311 Views 8 Comments

The Reds signed the Italy forward from AC Milan prior to the transfer deadline last month.

# backing - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Bournemouth boss believes Eunan O'Kane can have 'big impact' for Ireland
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Bournemouth boss believes Eunan O'Kane can have 'big impact' for Ireland

Mar 4th 2014, 8:25 PM 4,884 Views 2 Comments

Eddie Howe has praised the 23-year-old for being “good technically and tactically”.

# backing - Friday 11 October, 2013

Guinness approached as Rugby Champions Cup sponsors – French report
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# Rugby Champions Cup

Guinness approached as Rugby Champions Cup sponsors – French report

Oct 11th 2013, 5:00 PM 9,438 Views 42 Comments

Midi Olympique claims the Irish stout producers have been targeted as backers for the new competition.

# backing - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Arsenal stars Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla are supporting Clare today
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Arsenal stars Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla are supporting Clare today

Sep 28th 2013, 11:43 AM 6,771 Views 10 Comments

The duo showed off their hurleys and held up a sign that read ‘up the Banner’

# backing - Friday 20 September, 2013

Everton legend and cancer survivor Alan Stubbs shows support for Drogheda's Gary O'Neill
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Everton legend and cancer survivor Alan Stubbs shows support for Drogheda's Gary O'Neill

Sep 20th 2013, 4:09 PM 2,370 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, half the EA Sports Cup final prize money will be donated to the star.

# backing - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Martin O'Neill would be ideal candidate for Ireland job - Neil Lennon
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Martin O'Neill would be ideal candidate for Ireland job - Neil Lennon

Sep 15th 2013, 1:14 PM 2,372 Views 7 Comments

The Celtic manager previously worked under his fellow Northern Irishman at Celtic and Leicester.

# backing - Monday 29 October, 2012

Fernandes: Stories of impending Hughes sacking are 'rubbish'
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Fernandes: Stories of impending Hughes sacking are 'rubbish'

Oct 29th 2012, 5:04 PM 469 Views 1 Comment

Sounds suspiciously like a ‘welcome vote of confidence’ to us.

# backing - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Bayern to give 'best support' to Franck Ribery in court case
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Bayern to give 'best support' to Franck Ribery in court case

Aug 15th 2012, 11:41 AM 1,179 Views 1 Comment

Paris magistrates yesterday ruled that Ribery, along with Karim Benzema, will stand trial for alleged under-age solicitation.

# backing - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Rescue mission: Green set to takeover at Rangers
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Rescue mission: Green set to takeover at Rangers

May 13th 2012, 2:33 PM 188 Views 1 Comment

The ex-Sheffield United chief executive will outline his plans for the club later today.

# backing - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Liverpool chief insists Dalglish's job is safe
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Liverpool chief insists Dalglish's job is safe

Apr 12th 2012, 4:51 PM 436 Views 0 Comments

Chairman Tom Werner does not see any other senior management departures after Damien Comolli parted company with the club earlier today.

# backing - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

NBA stars to participate in Obama fundraiser
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NBA stars to participate in Obama fundraiser

Nov 23rd 2011, 12:23 PM 126 Views 0 Comments

Players including Carmelo Anthony and Ray Allen are set to compete in the event.

# backing - Friday 18 November, 2011

'I feel sorry for Martin Johnson' - Woodward
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'I feel sorry for Martin Johnson' - Woodward

Nov 18th 2011, 11:06 AM 194 Views 0 Comments

The ex-England manager has attacked the RFU for failing to provide adequate support to the departing boss.