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#case for the defence

# case-for-the-defence - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Raphael Varane excited by Erik ten Hag arrival and sees better times for Man Utd
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Raphael Varane excited by Erik ten Hag arrival and sees better times for Man Utd

May 3rd 2022, 5:20 PM 5,130 Views 6 Comments

Ajax boss Ten Hag will take over at Old Trafford this summer.

# case-for-the-defence - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Ulster show their mettle to survive late Edinburgh onslaught
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Ulster show their mettle to survive late Edinburgh onslaught

Apr 30th 2022, 9:46 PM 9,574 Views 7 Comments

Ulster lost captain Iain Henderson to an early injury but rallied to secure crucial victory.

# case-for-the-defence - Friday 29 January, 2021

Jurgen Klopp confirms he is looking for a new defender - but says it will not be easy
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Jurgen Klopp confirms he is looking for a new defender - but says it will not be easy

Jan 29th 2021, 1:56 PM 7,010 Views 27 Comments

Liverpool currently have zero fit senior centre-backs, with the deputising Fabinho also sidelined.

# case-for-the-defence - Friday 1 January, 2021

Clark set for new deal at Newcastle as Bruce sings Irish international's praises
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Clark set for new deal at Newcastle as Bruce sings Irish international's praises

Jan 1st 2021, 3:34 PM 5,366 Views 9 Comments

After a nine-month absence, the defender has now made seven consecutive starts in the Premier League.

# case-for-the-defence - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Harry Maguire included in England squad despite ongoing trial in Greece
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Harry Maguire included in England squad despite ongoing trial in Greece

Aug 25th 2020, 2:11 PM 6,072 Views 13 Comments

The defender has been selected in the 24-man squad to face Iceland and Denmark.

# case-for-the-defence - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Ex-Cork City defender returns to Hull City after successful Scottish Premiership stint
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Ex-Cork City defender returns to Hull City after successful Scottish Premiership stint

Jan 1st 2020, 1:36 PM 6,781 Views 0 Comments

Sean McLoughlin impressed during his time at St Mirren.

# case-for-the-defence - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?
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Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?

May 18th 2019, 10:01 PM 21,720 Views 78 Comments

Claims around the potential for an EU army have been prominent in the election debate

# case-for-the-defence - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Clare joint-manager and forward to have appeals against Munster final bans heard on Saturday
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Clare joint-manager and forward to have appeals against Munster final bans heard on Saturday

Jun 21st 2018, 6:45 AM 6,855 Views 0 Comments

Donal Moloney was involved in a sideline altercation against Tipperary and David Reidy was sent-off against Limerick.

# case-for-the-defence - Thursday 28 December, 2017

The 10 most expensive defenders in world football, led by £75m Virgil van Dijk
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The 10 most expensive defenders in world football, led by £75m Virgil van Dijk

Dec 28th 2017, 12:51 PM 15,942 Views 29 Comments

There are a few Man City players there, as you might expect.

# case-for-the-defence - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Klopp: 'If these problems could be solved by one player, we would have put all our money into it'
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Klopp: 'If these problems could be solved by one player, we would have put all our money into it'

Sep 14th 2017, 11:41 AM 6,212 Views 17 Comments

Liverpool’s defensive problems haunted them again last night.

# case-for-the-defence - Friday 2 June, 2017

Drogheda hold out at Dalymount to frustrate Bohs
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Drogheda hold out at Dalymount to frustrate Bohs

Jun 2nd 2017, 10:27 PM 1,765 Views 0 Comments

Two of the league’s lowest scoring teams lived up to their billing.

# case-for-the-defence - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Mourinho insists United won't sign a defender despite Fonte and Lindelof links
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Mourinho insists United won't sign a defender despite Fonte and Lindelof links

Jan 7th 2017, 8:49 AM 3,125 Views 1 Comment

Despite being without Eric Bailly, Jose Mourinho says Manchester United won’t add to their defensive options.

# case-for-the-defence - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'It happens in many games and it's not just the All Blacks' - Lam on claims of dirty play
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'It happens in many games and it's not just the All Blacks' - Lam on claims of dirty play

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:45 AM 8,604 Views 7 Comments

The Connacht boss is preparing for a Pro12 clash against Cardiff.

# case-for-the-defence - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Mourinho hails makeshift defence
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Mourinho hails makeshift defence

Nov 6th 2016, 7:26 PM 7,236 Views 1 Comment

Manchester United’s defence earned the praise of Jose Mourinho following a 3-1 win at Swansea City.

# case-for-the-defence - Friday 23 September, 2016

Ringrose seeking defensive improvements against high-flying Ospreys
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Ringrose seeking defensive improvements against high-flying Ospreys

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:45 AM 5,094 Views 4 Comments

The Leinster centre admits it’s been an adjustment trying to implement Stuart Lancaster’s philosophies.

# case-for-the-defence - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Why Bailly might be the new Nemanja Vidic for Man Utd
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Why Bailly might be the new Nemanja Vidic for Man Utd

Aug 17th 2016, 8:10 AM 6,019 Views 19 Comments

Jose Mourinho appears to have unearthed a gem in the fearless Cote d’Ivoire defender.

# case-for-the-defence - Sunday 17 April, 2016

'Refereeing is a very pressurised job, he has a split second to make a decision'
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'Refereeing is a very pressurised job, he has a split second to make a decision'

Apr 17th 2016, 12:05 AM 12,562 Views 13 Comments

Mayo manager Michael Solan has defended the performance of referee Niall Cullen in yesterday’s EirGrid All-Ireland U21 semi-final victory over Dublin.

# case-for-the-defence - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Rodgers has solved Liverpool's problems, says Lovren
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Rodgers has solved Liverpool's problems, says Lovren

Feb 26th 2015, 4:43 PM 3,401 Views 7 Comments

The Croatian feels that the Reds have put their poor start to the 2014-15 campaign firmly behind them and says that their Irish coach deserves all the credit for the turnaround.

# case-for-the-defence - Saturday 23 November, 2013

'We're up for it': Ireland in steely mood before toughest Test
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'We're up for it': Ireland in steely mood before toughest Test

Nov 23rd 2013, 1:32 PM 10,455 Views 25 Comments

Les Kiss is looking for a massive improvement after last week’s defensive horror show.

# case-for-the-defence - Thursday 21 February, 2013

In From The Side: Forget the Heineken Cup, Jackson will thrive in 6 Nations
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In From The Side: Forget the Heineken Cup, Jackson will thrive in 6 Nations

Feb 21st 2013, 2:01 PM 2,124 Views 8 Comments

Seven weeks after his 21st birthday, Ulster’s out-half deserves a little respect for how much he has achieved.

# case-for-the-defence - Sunday 2 January, 2011

Stepping out: the death of the flat back four
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Stepping out: the death of the flat back four

Jan 2nd 2011, 8:05 AM 258 Views 0 Comments

Defending is not dead, it has simply moved forward, according to John O’Donnell.