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Tactics Board: Liverpool suffocate the Gunners with gegenpressing masterclass
# Relentless
From The42
# Relentless

Tactics Board: Liverpool suffocate the Gunners with gegenpressing masterclass

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 9:34 PM 28,500 Views 13 Comments

Shane Keegan examines how Jurgen Klopp’s side dismantled Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday.

Tactics Board: Hapless Man United have no answers for Man City's fluidity in one-sided derby
# Red V Blue
From The42
# Red V Blue

Tactics Board: Hapless Man United have no answers for Man City's fluidity in one-sided derby

Nov 9th 2021, 9:50 AM 3,170 Views 0 Comments

Shane Keegan analyses the brilliance of Pep Guardiola’s side in their 2-0 win at Old Trafford.

Tactics Board: What Ireland can learn from last night's draw with Serbia
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From The42
# Analysis

Tactics Board: What Ireland can learn from last night's draw with Serbia

Sep 8th 2021, 5:16 PM 3,521 Views 2 Comments

Shane Keegan looks back at Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

Tactics Board: Arteta outsmarted and outgunned by Tuchel and well-oiled Chelsea
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From The42
# Chalkboard

Tactics Board: Arteta outsmarted and outgunned by Tuchel and well-oiled Chelsea

Aug 23rd 2021, 1:07 PM 5,495 Views 8 Comments

Shane Keegan breaks down the big Premier League games every Monday.

# chalkboard - All time

This Carlow café used their chalkboard to share the best bad jokes
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From The Daily Edge
# Jokes

This Carlow café used their chalkboard to share the best bad jokes

Apr 26th 2016, 9:51 PM 11,118 Views 5 Comments

These chancers.

Analysis: How the Republic of Ireland can beat Scotland
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From The42
# Chalkboard

Analysis: How the Republic of Ireland can beat Scotland

Nov 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 11,820 Views 15 Comments

Gordon Strachan’s side have defensive issues that can be exploited while their shape leads to opportunities.

Analysis: Defensive concerns for both teams ahead of the Manchester derby
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From The42
# Chalkboard

Analysis: Defensive concerns for both teams ahead of the Manchester derby

Nov 2nd 2014, 8:30 AM 8,012 Views 5 Comments

City’s attitude and lack of awareness in recent weeks has seen them struggle while United’s long-standing problems remain.

Talking Tactics: how football's big guns are lining up in Brazil
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From The42
# Chalkboard

Talking Tactics: how football's big guns are lining up in Brazil

Jun 20th 2013, 10:43 AM 1,536 Views 0 Comments

Twelve months out from the World Cup, can we learn from the teams’ line-ups in Brazil this month.

How the south was won: Kerry go the long way round to beat Rebels
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From The42
# Chalkboard

How the south was won: Kerry go the long way round to beat Rebels

Mar 19th 2012, 1:13 PM 385 Views 1 Comment

It was first blood to the Kingdom at Páirc Uí Chaoimh yesterday afternoon. Here’s why.

Five things Ireland need to do to win in Skopje
# Trap Attack
From The42
# Trap Attack

Five things Ireland need to do to win in Skopje

Jun 2nd 2011, 1:43 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

As the Ireland squad prepare to fly out for their crunch qualifier against Macedonia, we suggest five notes Trap should have in his playbook.

The Bootroom - how did the Irish do in England this year?
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From The42
# Chalkboard

The Bootroom - how did the Irish do in England this year?

May 20th 2011, 12:11 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

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?

The Bootroom: Lacklustre Chelsea out-thought and out-worked by United
# Tactics
From The42
# Tactics

The Bootroom: Lacklustre Chelsea out-thought and out-worked by United

May 9th 2011, 1:36 PM 236 Views 0 Comments

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.

The Bootroom: how Barca won the battle of Madrid
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From The42
# Chalkboard

The Bootroom: how Barca won the battle of Madrid

Apr 28th 2011, 2:23 PM 367 Views 0 Comments

Barry O’Donovan shakes his tactics at us with this comprehensive examination of how Jose was put in his box last night.

How to throw away a 14-point lead and still win in four easy steps
# Backroom
From The42
# Backroom

How to throw away a 14-point lead and still win in four easy steps

Mar 21st 2011, 1:18 PM 570 Views 0 Comments

Emmet Ryan dissects the extraordinary meeting of Dublin and Mayo at GAA HQ yesterday.

Stepping out: the death of the flat back four
# The Bootroom
From The42
# The Bootroom

Stepping out: the death of the flat back four

Jan 2nd 2011, 8:05 AM 260 Views 0 Comments

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