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#Best of Enemies

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Mourinho: 'I have better feelings for Pep than you can imagine'

The Tottenham boss says that, despite the rivalry, he has nothing but respect for Man City’s manager.

# best-of-enemies - Friday 20 December, 2019

'We need to restore the integrity of the presidency': Democrat candidates target Trump in debate

Only a day after Trump’s impeachment, seven candidates gathered for another debate.

# best-of-enemies - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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'You want to come?!' - Birmingham hit back at ex-boss Monk after Clotet blast

The Sheffield Wednesday manager was surprisingly sacked by the Blues in June.

# best-of-enemies - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Manchester United v Liverpool: The memorable Premier League meetings in their storied rivalry

The heavyweight clubs have served up a few treats in the Premier League era, even if recent meetings have been mostly forgettable.

# best-of-enemies - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Ronaldo will be 'fired up' by Messi's success

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri also spoke about Aaron Ramsey’s imminent move from Arsenal.

# best-of-enemies - Friday 22 February, 2019

Jose Mourinho pays tribute to 'sweet enemy' Wenger

The Frenchman deserves more recognition for overseeing Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ season, according to his former bitter rival.

# best-of-enemies - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'

Lionel Messi says he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid.

# best-of-enemies - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'While Messi and Cristiano are in form, he will have to settle for third place'

Roberto Carlos has suggested Neymar is still a long way off a Ballon d’Or success.

# best-of-enemies - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Mourinho comes to Conte and Chelsea's defence after 'ridiculous' criticism

The Blues came in for intense criticism after losing to Manchester City, but the rival manager doesn’t believe the harsh talk is warranted.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Michael Breen bags 2-9 but finishes on losing side as Kilkenny edge Tipperary in thriller

Richie Leahy scored the winning point for Brian Cody’s side in stoppage-time.

# best-of-enemies - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'Mourinho said serious words and used serious words. I won't forget this'

Antonio Conte refused to cede ground in his ongoing row with his Man United counterpart.

# best-of-enemies - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'There was a lot of rubbish said and certain things were totally lies': Caulfield slams Dundalk

The Cork City boss had little time for Stephen Kenny’s comments ahead of the FAI Cup final.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'What he does has nothing to do with me': Conan not prepared to step aside when Heaslip returns

The Leinster number eight was man of the match again on Friday night.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 27 August, 2017

We go again! Dublin and Mayo to meet in a repeat of the 2016 All-Ireland final

They played out two thoroughly entertaining contests 12 months ago.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Gloves are off for Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel and a bitter rivalry is badly needed in F1

The pair – involved in a proper battle for the championship – were involved in a high-profile incident in Baku today.

# best-of-enemies - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Sergio: Nothing but respect for Harrington after 'great' chat at McIlroy's wedding

Garcia and Harrington kissed and made up at Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll’s wedding last month.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'I hope Wenger keeps his job at Arsenal' - Mourinho

Two old adversaries are set to lock horns once again at Emirates Stadium on Sunday as both sides chase down a top-four finish.

# best-of-enemies - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Novak Djokovic feared Andy Murray payback in Qatar Open thriller

Murray’s 28-match winning streak came to an end in the Qatar Open final.

# best-of-enemies - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

War of words between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones continues as England's scrum criticised

The England boss. riled his native Australia by calling for a pre-match meeting with referee Jaco Peper.

# best-of-enemies - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Moving in together! Bohemians and Shelbourne to share redeveloped Dalymount Park

An agreement has been reached with Dublin City Council for the clubs to become co-anchor tenants.

# best-of-enemies - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Celtic and Rangers to meet in League Cup semi-final

The Scottish League Cup semi-final will pit fierce Glasgow rivals Rangers and Celtic against one another.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 18 September, 2016

'O'Shea and McManamon were swinging at each other' - Dublin and Mayo's pre-match fracas

Tensions between the two sides threatened to boil over on a couple of occasions.

# best-of-enemies - Friday 15 July, 2016

Business as usual - or bright new dawn? Ulster final an existential battle for Donegal and Tyrone

“Tyrone have the firepower, but Donegal have the guile, and a punch of their own,” writes Tommy Martin.

# best-of-enemies - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Ronaldo and Bale showed each other the respect they deserve after the final whistle tonight

Much has been made of the pair’s rivalry, but their post-match actions suggested there were no personal problems between the two.

# best-of-enemies - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Defensive issues, kick-out battle and more Donegal-Monaghan talking points

Plenty of to discuss as Donegal and Monaghan meet in the Ulster semi-final.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Mercedes team-mates Hamilton and Rosberg crash within seconds of Spanish GP start

Teenager Max Verstappen seizes chance in Barcelona to become the youngest-ever winner of an F1 Grand Prix.

# best-of-enemies - Thursday 14 April, 2016

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On this day in 1999, one of the greatest FA Cup ties took place

The semi-final replay between Manchester United and Arsenal will live long in the memory.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Clinical Kerry send 14-man Cork packing down to Division 2

Colm Cooper kicked six points as the Kingdom took a well deserved victory in Tralee.

# best-of-enemies - Monday 25 January, 2016

'He drove me to become better' - Roy Keane pays glowing tribute to 'immense' Vieira

The Irishman admits himself and his former playing rival will never be “bosom buddies”.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 14 June, 2015

5 talking points ahead of Galway and Mayo's Connacht showdown

It’s been seven years since Galway have beaten Mayo in the championship, but Sunday presents as good a time as any.

# best-of-enemies - Saturday 23 May, 2015

'When you're with him, he'll back you': Davy Fitzgerald's Limerick connection

Fitzy’s role with Limerick IT means he knows a lot of the Treaty stars.

# best-of-enemies - Friday 22 May, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo hails 'fantastic' Steven Gerrard

The Real Madrid forward has paid tribute to the outgoing Liverpool captain.

# best-of-enemies - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ferdinand set to miss clash with 'biggest idiot' Terry

The QPR defender is unlikely to be available for Sunday’s game with Chelsea.

# best-of-enemies - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Tyrrell cleared, Carolan sticks to winning plans - Here are the Ireland Women and U20 teams

The Women and the Wolfpuppies will hope to get the weekend off to a perfect start.

# best-of-enemies - Friday 2 January, 2015

The most passionate rivalries in world sport

They’re gonna get it on cos they don’t get along.

# best-of-enemies - Sunday 14 December, 2014

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Resurgent Man United stalk hurting Liverpool

Hostilities resume this afternoon between two sides desperately seeking to return to former glories.

# best-of-enemies - Friday 24 October, 2014

Opinion: Irrelevant Keane and Ferguson should find dignity in silence

The ex-United duo have been trading digs for a number of years now.

# best-of-enemies - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy rivalry just beginning

The two 25-year-olds will be on opposite sides as Europe prepares to defend the trophy against United States at Gleneagles.

# best-of-enemies - Friday 5 September, 2014

Martin Comerford recalls his winning goal in 2009 as Kilkenny and Tipp renew their rivalry

The O’Loughlin Gaels man says Brian Cody’s approach doesn’t change when it comes to playing the Premier County.

# best-of-enemies - Monday 1 September, 2014

Five of the best: The greatest Kilkenny - Tipperary games in the modern era

The games that defined hurling’s greatest rivalry.

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