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# expectation

Last year
# weight of history
Pressure and expectation comes with the territory at 'big European club' Munster
Denis Leamy has encountered plenty of support and understanding among the Munster fans.
All time
# expectation
U20 boss McNamara unfazed and unsurprised by superb win over England
The head coach paid credit to his side’s mental toughness as they twice faced 11-point deficits in the first half.
# expectation
'Some players, it will really affect them when they see their name in the papers'
Ray Parlour believes certain England players will be feeling the pressure at the World Cup in Russia.
# expectation
Jose Mourinho confident Alexis Sanchez will sign
United will reportedly pay £35 million (€39.6 million) for the Chile international.
# expectation
Foley memory remains a 'reality check' as Munster shrug off sporting pressure
“This should be a hell of an opportunity for you to express yourself and enjoy it,” The South African boss
# expectation
Munster wary of pitfalls after magnificent 7 wins
Peter O’Mahony was critical of himself and some aspects of his team’s performance despite the 38 – 0 win over Leicester.
# Show Me The Money
So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?
What Irish students REALLY want it seems is stability. That, and to work for Paddy Power…
# expectation
Gary Neville on why Man United's new signing is different from most other wingers
The former defender says he is “excited” by the prospect of the winger’s arrival.
# expectation
O'Connell confident in Ireland's 'outside chance' of World Cup glory
Joe Schmidt’s policy of short-term focus is the right approach for the Ireland captain.
# detail attention
Schmidt's focus on 'the small jobs' to get Ireland through Cardiff test
Paul O’Connell says his side still haven’t wasted time thinking about a potential Grand Slam.
# belief
Keith Wood: Expectation on Ireland 'not as much of a danger as in times past'
The legendary hooker is finding it difficult to pick out a winner for Sunday’s clash with England.
# Different Team
Best proud of Ireland's mental strength to avoid All Blacks defeat repeat
After three wins in November, the Ireland hooker recalled a similar situation back in 2006.
# Growth
Turns out investors are really happy about Twitter's latest earnings call
The site saw its stock price rise by over 30% less than an hour after its second quarter earnings were announced.
# the kids table
Being a grown-up: expectation versus reality
Remember what you thought being an adult was like as a kid? Yeah. About that…
# expectation
Heineken Cup: McLaughlin calls for Ulster 'perspective'
Brian McLaughlin has gratefully accepted the ‘favourites’ tag, but warned his players that anything less than their full potential will not be good enough.