# case for the defence

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Defence coach Edwards' new France deal 'excellent news' for Ibanez
Raphael Varane excited by Erik ten Hag arrival and sees better times for Man Utd
Ulster show their mettle to survive late Edinburgh onslaught
Jurgen Klopp confirms he is looking for a new defender - but says it will not be easy
Clark set for new deal at Newcastle as Bruce sings Irish international's praises
Harry Maguire included in England squad despite ongoing trial in Greece
Ex-Cork City defender returns to Hull City after successful Scottish Premiership stint
Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?
Clare joint-manager and forward to have appeals against Munster final bans heard on Saturday
The 10 most expensive defenders in world football, led by £75m Virgil van Dijk
Klopp: 'If these problems could be solved by one player, we would have put all our money into it'
Drogheda hold out at Dalymount to frustrate Bohs
Mourinho insists United won't sign a defender despite Fonte and Lindelof links
'It happens in many games and it's not just the All Blacks' - Lam on claims of dirty play
Mourinho hails makeshift defence
Ringrose seeking defensive improvements against high-flying Ospreys
Why Bailly might be the new Nemanja Vidic for Man Utd
'Refereeing is a very pressurised job, he has a split second to make a decision'
Rodgers has solved Liverpool's problems, says Lovren
'We're up for it': Ireland in steely mood before toughest Test
In From The Side: Forget the Heineken Cup, Jackson will thrive in 6 Nations
Stepping out: the death of the flat back four