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# defensive - Monday 12 March, 2018

Analysis: A moment that shows Johnny Sexton's crucial defensive brilliance
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Analysis: A moment that shows Johnny Sexton's crucial defensive brilliance

Mar 12th 2018, 5:00 PM 57,033 Views 33 Comments

The Ireland out-half did superbly to contribute towards Scotland butchering a clear try-scoring chance.

# defensive - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Conte defends negative tactics as Chelsea fail to register one single shot on target in Man City defeat
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Conte defends negative tactics as Chelsea fail to register one single shot on target in Man City defeat

Mar 4th 2018, 7:29 PM 6,091 Views 17 Comments

The Italian coach also insists his selection decisions were correct after their limp display today.

# defensive - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence
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Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

Aug 23rd 2017, 7:09 AM 15,038 Views 41 Comments

Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

# defensive - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

We are not completely stupid! Wenger defends decision not to start Walcott
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We are not completely stupid! Wenger defends decision not to start Walcott

Feb 1st 2017, 8:25 AM 6,286 Views 9 Comments

The Arsenal boss was adamant his attacker’s fitness situation did not allow him to start against Watford.

# defensive - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Despite heaviest league defeat of his career, Guardiola refuses to blame City players
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Despite heaviest league defeat of his career, Guardiola refuses to blame City players

Jan 15th 2017, 5:32 PM 5,724 Views 9 Comments

‘In football you sometimes don’t need to do many things to score. They arrive once and score a goal.’

# defensive - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Defensive master Trimble to lead the line for Ireland against les Bleus
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Defensive master Trimble to lead the line for Ireland against les Bleus

Feb 13th 2016, 7:30 AM 4,659 Views 10 Comments

The 31-year-old explains the intricacies of defending the wide channels with Ireland.

# defensive - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

'Do you want to let Alain Rolland know that?' - Penney's pride in Munster scrum
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'Do you want to let Alain Rolland know that?' - Penney's pride in Munster scrum

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 14,821 Views 33 Comments

The province’s Kiwi head coach is confident his forwards can deal with the ‘behemoth’ Toulouse pack this weekend.

# defensive - Monday 29 October, 2012

Kompany fends off City criticism
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Kompany fends off City criticism

Oct 29th 2012, 10:20 AM 444 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester City captain has dismissed suggestions his team is struggling for form.

# defensive - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

'Football is a cruel sport sometimes' says grateful McShane after call-up
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'Football is a cruel sport sometimes' says grateful McShane after call-up

May 30th 2012, 11:58 AM 2,137 Views 13 Comments

The Hull City defender was conscious that his fortune meant disappointment for his friend, Kevin Foley.

Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad
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Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad

May 30th 2012, 8:31 AM 1,922 Views 23 Comments

The Wolves defender insists he was fit to play against Bosnia but was told to rest until he reached the training camp in Italy.

# defensive - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Getting the Hump: Bell insists fly-half jersey is still up for grabs
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Getting the Hump: Bell insists fly-half jersey is still up for grabs

May 17th 2012, 11:02 AM 1,244 Views 1 Comment

Ulster must choose between youthful strength and experienced flair in the Heineken Cup final.