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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

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All time
# relentless
Tactics Board: Liverpool suffocate the Gunners with gegenpressing masterclass
Shane Keegan examines how Jurgen Klopp’s side dismantled Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday.
# red v blue
Tactics Board: Hapless Man United have no answers for Man City's fluidity in one-sided derby
Shane Keegan analyses the brilliance of Pep Guardiola’s side in their 2-0 win at Old Trafford.
# Analysis
Tactics Board: What Ireland can learn from last night's draw with Serbia
Shane Keegan looks back at Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.
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Tactics Board: Arteta outsmarted and outgunned by Tuchel and well-oiled Chelsea
Shane Keegan breaks down the big Premier League games every Monday.
# Jokes
This Carlow café used their chalkboard to share the best bad jokes
These chancers.
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Analysis: How the Republic of Ireland can beat Scotland
Gordon Strachan’s side have defensive issues that can be exploited while their shape leads to opportunities.
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Analysis: Defensive concerns for both teams ahead of the Manchester derby
City’s attitude and lack of awareness in recent weeks has seen them struggle while United’s long-standing problems remain.
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Talking Tactics: how football's big guns are lining up in Brazil
Twelve months out from the World Cup, can we learn from the teams’ line-ups in Brazil this month.
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How the south was won: Kerry go the long way round to beat Rebels
It was first blood to the Kingdom at Páirc Uí Chaoimh yesterday afternoon. Here’s why.
# Trap attack
Five things Ireland need to do to win in Skopje
As the Ireland squad prepare to fly out for their crunch qualifier against Macedonia, we suggest five notes Trap should have in his playbook.
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The Bootroom - how did the Irish do in England this year?
As Giovanni Trapattoni prepares for a crucial trip to Skopje next month and the Premier League season winds down – how exactly did our boys do?
# Tactics
The Bootroom: Lacklustre Chelsea out-thought and out-worked by United
Chelsea were blown away by a Man Utd side with more belief, more verve and who were simply better, writes Barry O’Donovan in his tactical analysis of yesterday’s Premier League showdown.
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The Bootroom: how Barca won the battle of Madrid
Barry O’Donovan shakes his tactics at us with this comprehensive examination of how Jose was put in his box last night.
# Backroom
How to throw away a 14-point lead and still win in four easy steps
Emmet Ryan dissects the extraordinary meeting of Dublin and Mayo at GAA HQ yesterday.
# The Bootroom
Stepping out: the death of the flat back four
Defending is not dead, it has simply moved forward, according to John O’Donnell.