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Last year
'Federico has everything he needs to reach Gerrard's level' - Ancelotti
The Italian was asked about the comparison between the Uruguayan and the current Aston Villa manager.
Joe Brolly apologises to Kolkata after Monaghan Council demands apology for Clones comparison
Monaghan County Council demanded a written apology after the GAA analyst compared Clones to Kolkata.
The good, the bad and the alright: Ireland's healthcare system compared to the rest of the EU
Our interactive graphs showing where Ireland ranks compared to other EU countries.
Q School success ranks higher than beating Ronnie O’Sullivan for 20-year-old Corkonian
Aaron Hill was seen as one of those potential bright young things when he beat the English star 5-4 in the last 64 of the European Masters in 2020.
All time
Lampard questions Sterling comparison on chances for black managers
The Man City forward has been a leading voice in the fight against racial prejudice.
Salah has shades of Messi - Wenger
The Egypt international has won the Premier League’s Golden Boot award for the past two seasons.
'Maguire to Man City could be like Van Dijk to Liverpool', says ex-Leicester team-mate
The England defender’s proposed switch to the Premier League champions has been backed by former Foxes midfielder Vicente Iborra.
Rafa Benitez says current Liverpool side 'much better' than 2005 team
The Newcastle boss says the current group is stronger than the one that secured Champions League glory.
Salah or Hazard? Graeme Souness explains why Chelsea star gets the nod
The former Reds midfielder is a big fan of the Egyptian forward, but feels his Premier League rival is a more complete player at present.
'I am Mesut Ozil and I’m not finished yet' - Arsenal star reacts to Bergkamp comparisons
The Gunners star has expressed a desire on his part to become an iconic Dutch creative influence.
Jose Mourinho similar to 'no-nonsense' Brian Clough, says legend's son
The Derby and Nottingham Forest legend is akin to the Portuguese coach, according to one of the people that knew him best.
'Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott, they're no different from Brian O’Driscoll'
Former England rugby coach Clive Woodward says top athletes are always obsessive regardless of the sport they compete in.
We put these four top smartphone cameras to the test. Here's how it went
Four smartphones, one camera test, but who wins?
This Mauricio Pochettino story is not a Waterford Whispers outtake
Under the Argentine manager, Tottenham are on course for a first top-four finish since 2012.
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.
Here's how the two most infamous drug barons in history compare with each other
Colombia’s Pablo Escobar and Mexico’s Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman proved to be a law unto themselves.
Mourinho: One mistake cost Chelsea, like Scotland in rugby
The coach likened referee Damir Skomina to rugby official Craig Joubert.
Ranking all Liverpool's Premier League managers from worst to best
From Graeme Souness to Brendan Rodgers, we rate each of the Anfield club’s modern-day coaches.
Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O'Sullivan's mantle
The 28-year-old Olympic lightweight champion eased to victory over promising young French boxer Estelle Mossely
5 reasons why Man United have improved under Louis van Gaal
The Red Devils secured their target of a top-four finish this season.
11 places that have the same name in Britain and America but look very different
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…
Is Van Gaal doing any better than Moyes at United? Here are 7 interesting stats
Some critics and fans have suggested that LVG has failed to improve matters since taking over.
HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'
Denis Naughten TD has reacted to a HSE report that finds Ireland is too rural for the service to meet its targets.
'Lionel Messi worth €87m more than Cristiano Ronaldo'
The Argentine has topped a research group’s findings which tallied the 120 highest-valued footballers in the world.
UFC analysis: A comparison of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier
An in-depth look at the skills sets of the men headlining UFC 182.
10 reasons why Ronan O’Gara and Robbie Keane are practically the same person
Have you ever seen them in the same room?
Ferguson likens Van Persie to Eric Cantona
The veteran manager says the Dutchman could be “the last piece of the jigsaw” for his team.