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#Best XI

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Dundalk have more players than champions Cork City in PFAI Team of the Year
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# Best XI

Dundalk have more players than champions Cork City in PFAI Team of the Year

Nov 9th 2017, 11:59 AM 5,893 Views 12 Comments

Four Dundalk players and three from Cork City in team selected by players’ vote.

One Irishman makes our Euro 2016 best XI from the first round of games
# Standing Out
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# Standing Out

One Irishman makes our Euro 2016 best XI from the first round of games

Jun 15th 2016, 6:59 PM 12,436 Views 11 Comments

We select the most impressive players from the tournament’s opening matches.

No room for Wes Hoolahan in our Irish team of the 2015-16 club season
# Form Players
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# Form Players

No room for Wes Hoolahan in our Irish team of the 2015-16 club season

Apr 29th 2016, 6:18 PM 10,337 Views 14 Comments

Do you agree with our selection?

Is this the best XI never to win the Champions League?
# Best Of The Rest
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# Best Of The Rest

Is this the best XI never to win the Champions League?

Apr 13th 2016, 6:01 PM 16,375 Views 34 Comments

These players ended illustrious careers without lifting European club football’s most coveted trophy.

Premier League snubbed in Uefa team of the year
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# Best XI

Premier League snubbed in Uefa team of the year

Jan 8th 2016, 3:46 PM 9,510 Views 16 Comments

European powerhouses Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid dominate the fans’ selection.

Four Irish players make the best XI Ian Harte has played with
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# Best XI

Four Irish players make the best XI Ian Harte has played with

Dec 19th 2015, 1:10 PM 13,141 Views 6 Comments

The former Ireland left back also gave an interesting insight into the Roy Keane fear factor.

A best XI of Premier League summer signings so far
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

A best XI of Premier League summer signings so far

Aug 11th 2015, 9:29 PM 13,836 Views 32 Comments

Xherdan Shaqiri’s move to Stoke from Inter was confirmed earlier today.

What do you think of Robbie Keane's best Ireland XI?
# Selection
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# Selection

What do you think of Robbie Keane's best Ireland XI?

Jul 28th 2015, 9:50 AM 14,368 Views 25 Comments

The LA Galaxy striker gave his selection to Today FM.

Do you agree with our combined Ireland-Scotland XI?
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Do you agree with our combined Ireland-Scotland XI?

Jun 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 6,635 Views 8 Comments

We’ve decided to assess the merits of the two respective sides and come up with their joint-best team.

Here are the best and worst XIs of the 2014 World Cup
# Stars
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# Stars

Here are the best and worst XIs of the 2014 World Cup

Jul 14th 2014, 8:45 PM 32,855 Views 53 Comments

Philipp Lahm, Toni Kroos, Lionel Messi and more players who stood out.

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup’s third round of games
# Heroes And Villains
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# Heroes And Villains

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup’s third round of games

Jun 27th 2014, 5:08 PM 9,546 Views 12 Comments

Lionel Messi, Rafael Marquez and James Rodriguez are among the players to have caught our eye.

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup’s second round of games
# Heroes And Villains
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# Heroes And Villains

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup’s second round of games

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 9,285 Views 13 Comments

Luis Suarez, Karim Benzema and James Rodriguez are among those who have caught the eye.

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup's first round of games
# Heroes And Villains
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# Heroes And Villains

Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup's first round of games

Jun 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,108 Views 15 Comments

Arjen Robben, Oscar and Andrea Pirlo all feature in our team of the tournament so far.

Seamus Coleman makes Neville and Carragher’s Premier League Best XI
# Recognition
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# Recognition

Seamus Coleman makes Neville and Carragher’s Premier League Best XI

Dec 24th 2013, 3:00 PM 23,651 Views 44 Comments

The Sky Sports pundits chose line-ups of the finest performers of the season so far.

Starting XI: The best Aries footballers to play the game
# Horned Gods
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# Horned Gods

Starting XI: The best Aries footballers to play the game

Mar 23rd 2013, 8:30 AM 6,317 Views 3 Comments

You share your star sign with a 4-4-2 of footballing excellence, with a Donegalman in nets.

The snub goes on: No Premier League players included in latest Team of the Year
# Don't Look
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# Don't Look

The snub goes on: No Premier League players included in latest Team of the Year

Jan 16th 2013, 1:17 PM 2,765 Views 7 Comments

5.3m votes were counted and the likes of Rooney, Hart and Drogba were nowhere to be seen.

Keane misses Premier League as he prepares for the MLS Cup final
# Major League
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# Major League

Keane misses Premier League as he prepares for the MLS Cup final

Nov 28th 2012, 10:08 AM 1,417 Views 0 Comments

Or, as Sky Sports are calling it, Beckham’s Last Game.

Robbie Keane named on Major League Soccer Best XI
# Awards Season
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# Awards Season

Robbie Keane named on Major League Soccer Best XI

Nov 27th 2012, 10:01 AM 5,896 Views 13 Comments

The Irish striker has been selected up front alongside old buddy Thierry Henry.

The Premier League team of the week
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# Best XI

The Premier League team of the week

Sep 4th 2012, 5:17 PM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

We swear, we haven’t just chosen the star men from the Fantasy Football League site.

Top performers: Here's our team of Round One
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

Top performers: Here's our team of Round One

Jun 12th 2012, 5:15 PM 1,202 Views 10 Comments

We’ve picked out our winners after the first set of fixtures.

Legends of yore: here's our European Championships Best XI
# Stars
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# Stars

Legends of yore: here's our European Championships Best XI

Jun 7th 2012, 11:02 AM 561 Views 2 Comments

We’ve picked what we consider to be the greatest eleven players to ever grace the tournament. Do you agree?