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Shaw feels 'wanted' by England as he opens up on United struggles
“When I come here it is about enjoyment and playing games with a smile on my face. Here, when I come here, I always do that.”
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Townend's rollercoaster of emotions on a St Patrick's Day he will never forget
The 31-year-old came to grief at the final fence in the opening race, the Novices Chase, when clear on Galopin des Champs.
All time
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'Ireland just want us to make a mistake... I haven't got the patience to play like that'
Denmark boss Age Hareide expects his side to be dominant again in Dublin tomorrow night.
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'We're bringing on Jordan Jones - at Kilmarnock. They're bringing on a £20 million player'
Michael O’Neill admitted the manner of the play-off defeat to Switzerland was tough to take but he was quick to praise his side’s campaign.
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Frustration for Rory McIlroy but Paul Dunne is well in contention at Alfred Dunhill Links
The Wicklow native is just two shots off the lead heading into the weekend.
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This Carlow bride wanted an elegant stately home on Don't Tell The Bride but got 'gangster Peaky Blinders' instead
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'Some people are motivated by money, I'm not one of them'
Harry Kane says the wages on offer in professional football are “a bonus”.
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International Paralympic Committee issues outright ban on Russian athletes for this month's Games
It represents a complete contrast to the International Olympic Committee’s heavily-criticised decision.
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What can Ireland take from Iceland and Wales' success?
The so-called ‘small’ footballing nations have had a big few days in France.
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Fewest games, worst win record - how did Benitez compare to Real Madrid's last 5 bosses?
Following the sacking of the Spanish manager at Real Madrid, we look at the key Opta stats from his reign.
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Rugby referee Nigel Owens has some interesting thoughts on officiating in soccer
The Welshman says there is a big difference between the way players are dealt with in the two sports.
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Is there a big difference between doing football punditry on British and Irish TV?
John Hartson and Connor Morris of Setanta Sports give their takes on this oft-discussed topic.
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Diego Costa on the differences between playing in England and Spain
The Chelsea striker says that opponents can get away with more in the Premier League.
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Rugby referee Nigel Owens on 'the one issue that soccer needs to address'
The sport has been continually criticised, with players and officials consistently coming under the spotlight.
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Rodgers: Stop comparing Henderson to Gerrard
The Irishman is playing down the similarities between the two midfielders.