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#Forward Thinking

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

'Dwell on the past, you're going to be stuck there': O'Donnell at peace with World Cup woe
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'Dwell on the past, you're going to be stuck there': O'Donnell at peace with World Cup woe

Jan 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 4,934 Views 4 Comments

The flanker’s healthy mind has helped his body to follow suit after a horrible dislocated hip injury in August.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Manchester United move hard to turn down - Ighalo
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Manchester United move hard to turn down - Ighalo

Jan 7th 2016, 8:49 AM 12,085 Views 23 Comments

The Nigerian said he supported the Old Trafford club as a boy.

# forward-thinking - Friday 31 July, 2015

No Manchester United offer for Pedro, insists Bartomeu
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No Manchester United offer for Pedro, insists Bartomeu

Jul 31st 2015, 4:16 PM 5,273 Views 7 Comments

The 28-year-old is understood to be considering his options at Camp Nou.

# forward-thinking - Friday 5 June, 2015

Is Mourinho's Falcao bid genius or folly?
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Is Mourinho's Falcao bid genius or folly?

Jun 5th 2015, 9:25 AM 6,442 Views 8 Comments

The Blues have identified the Colombia international as a potential signing, despite his struggles at Manchester United, but is the deal doomed to fail or a piece of brilliance?

# forward-thinking - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Thierry Henry is baffled by Van Gaal's use of Rooney and Van Persie
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Thierry Henry is baffled by Van Gaal's use of Rooney and Van Persie

May 3rd 2015, 6:47 AM 7,251 Views 13 Comments

The former Arsenal striker says West Bromwich Albion, who pulled off a shock win at Old Trafford, would have been happy to see the strike duo playing in midfield.

# forward-thinking - Sunday 22 February, 2015

'There's no point avenging yourself in a league game in February. We'll save that motivation'
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'There's no point avenging yourself in a league game in February. We'll save that motivation'

Feb 22nd 2015, 11:50 AM 6,947 Views 0 Comments

Liam Rushe and the Dubs hoping to make it two from two when they face champions Kilkenny this weekend.

# forward-thinking - Friday 16 January, 2015

He's scored on every debut in his career and Niall Quinn fancies Jermain Defoe to do the same against Spurs
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He's scored on every debut in his career and Niall Quinn fancies Jermain Defoe to do the same against Spurs

Jan 16th 2015, 10:24 AM 4,594 Views 6 Comments

The former Sunderland striker love a little ‘un up front.

# forward-thinking - Monday 3 November, 2014

Rodgers admits Liverpool are missing Suarez and Sturridge
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Rodgers admits Liverpool are missing Suarez and Sturridge

Nov 3rd 2014, 8:29 AM 2,481 Views 7 Comments

With the Uruguyuan joining Barcelona and the England striker being out of action since September, last season’s runners-up have lost 52 of the 102 league goals scored last season.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Man United agree permanent €56 million Falcao deal
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Man United agree permanent €56 million Falcao deal

Oct 30th 2014, 10:11 AM 12,252 Views 21 Comments

Terms have been established and signed on the transfer with a €305,000-a-week salary agreed.

# forward-thinking - Monday 20 October, 2014

Rodgers defends woeful Balotelli: He's not here to replace Suarez
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Rodgers defends woeful Balotelli: He's not here to replace Suarez

Oct 20th 2014, 8:42 AM 10,106 Views 34 Comments

The Italian striker again drew a blank for Liverpool in their 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday but was later defended by his manager, despite missing an open goal.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Falcao relishing Di Maria partnership at Man Utd
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Falcao relishing Di Maria partnership at Man Utd

Sep 4th 2014, 10:14 AM 5,556 Views 9 Comments

The Argentina winger was in top form on Wednesday with a stunning performance against Germany, and the striker has added to the plaudits following his loan move to Old Trafford

# forward-thinking - Friday 22 August, 2014

Liverpool offer Eto'o one-year deal
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Liverpool offer Eto'o one-year deal

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:19 AM 10,204 Views 11 Comments

The Reds want to sign the former Chelsea man, who could potentially link up with Mario Balotelli at Anfield

# forward-thinking - Friday 1 August, 2014

From waterboy to key man, Colm O'Neill is relishing being back on the big stage at Croker
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From waterboy to key man, Colm O'Neill is relishing being back on the big stage at Croker

Aug 1st 2014, 12:00 PM 6,635 Views 2 Comments

The Rebels will need their young forward to fire against Mayo this weekend.

# forward-thinking - Friday 30 May, 2014

Rickie Lambert on brink of dream Liverpool deal as Saints prepare for clear-out
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Rickie Lambert on brink of dream Liverpool deal as Saints prepare for clear-out

May 30th 2014, 2:22 PM 7,132 Views 25 Comments

The England striker is expected to undergo a medical tomorrow.

# forward-thinking - Monday 12 May, 2014

Liverpool philosophy will not change, says Rodgers
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Liverpool philosophy will not change, says Rodgers

May 12th 2014, 12:14 PM 3,789 Views 31 Comments

“The style will only be enhanced and improved,” Rodgers said.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 17 April, 2014

New Zealand trip helpful in Leo Cullen's development as a coach -- Gibbes
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New Zealand trip helpful in Leo Cullen's development as a coach -- Gibbes

Apr 17th 2014, 4:32 PM 7,379 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster captain took time out during the Six Nations to go on a fact-finding mission in the southern hemisphere.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

'Big improvers' Ireland key part of Wallabies RWC plan as November schedule is confirmed
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'Big improvers' Ireland key part of Wallabies RWC plan as November schedule is confirmed

Apr 16th 2014, 2:22 PM 7,314 Views 8 Comments

Ewen McKenzie should expect a very different outfit to the one he faced last time out on Lansdowne Road.

# forward-thinking - Monday 7 April, 2014

Liverpool chief confident star man Luis Suarez will stay on
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Liverpool chief confident star man Luis Suarez will stay on

Apr 7th 2014, 2:49 PM 7,890 Views 57 Comments

“We would never wantonly sell Luis Suarez,” says Ian Ayre.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Colm O'Neill glad to be back amongst the goals after long injury lay-off
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Colm O'Neill glad to be back amongst the goals after long injury lay-off

Apr 1st 2014, 6:30 AM 1,863 Views 0 Comments

The classy Cork forward struck a fine three-pointer against Tyrone at the weekend.

# forward-thinking - Monday 31 March, 2014

Former Ireland coach Gert Smal takes control of Western Province
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Former Ireland coach Gert Smal takes control of Western Province

Mar 31st 2014, 6:19 PM 5,370 Views 2 Comments

The forwards coach has been named the new director of rugby with the club he has previously represented as a player and a coach.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Ferris, Ryan and Bowe in Schmidt's thoughts as World Cup planning begins
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Ferris, Ryan and Bowe in Schmidt's thoughts as World Cup planning begins

Mar 18th 2014, 3:06 PM 23,531 Views 53 Comments

The Ireland coach pointed out that he has just 10 games to get his Six Nations champions ready for next year’s rugby showcase.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'We've gathered some real respect from the other teams' - John Plumtree
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'We've gathered some real respect from the other teams' - John Plumtree

Mar 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,020 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland forwards coach is calling on his pack to finish off the Six Nations with two more powerful performances.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

'It has been tough to break through with Robbie there scoring goals every week'
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'It has been tough to break through with Robbie there scoring goals every week'

Mar 4th 2014, 11:01 AM 3,779 Views 1 Comment

Shane Long knows that he will have to shoulder more responsibility at international level.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Brendan Rodgers coy over Suarez talks
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Brendan Rodgers coy over Suarez talks

Dec 19th 2013, 7:14 PM 7,667 Views 23 Comments

“He is maturing, accepting role and responsibility I’ve given him at the club, he is one of the pillars of the group for me,” he added.

# forward-thinking - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Brendan Rodgers plans January transfer business
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Brendan Rodgers plans January transfer business

Dec 14th 2013, 8:20 AM 6,364 Views 15 Comments

Rodgers has utilised the January window to good effect, bringing in Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho earlier this year.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Moyes unsure over Van Persie return
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Moyes unsure over Van Persie return

Dec 5th 2013, 10:56 AM 3,691 Views 5 Comments

And now Wayne Rooney’s suspended for the Newcastle game.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Schmidt looks to build Irish squad to '30 or 35' international class players
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Schmidt looks to build Irish squad to '30 or 35' international class players

Nov 14th 2013, 4:01 PM 4,269 Views 2 Comments

The Kiwi revealed that Gordon D’Arcy and Conor Murray were selfless squad players personified after they were dropped from the starting XV.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Clean slate gives players a chance to impress King -- and the next manager
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Clean slate gives players a chance to impress King -- and the next manager

Oct 8th 2013, 9:35 AM 1,060 Views 0 Comments

David Forde and Sean St Ledger know they need to prove their worth again under new international management.

# forward-thinking - Monday 30 September, 2013

Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge can be the best, says Brendan Rodgers
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Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge can be the best, says Brendan Rodgers

Sep 30th 2013, 12:15 AM 2,352 Views 34 Comments

‘The dynamics look good,’ says Liverpool manager.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Form of New Zealand and McCaw has Schmidt nervous already
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Form of New Zealand and McCaw has Schmidt nervous already

Aug 21st 2013, 4:19 PM 4,087 Views 4 Comments

The new Ireland coach will face Samoa in his first match in charge, followed by Australia and New Zealand.

# forward-thinking - Monday 8 July, 2013

Blanc: Cavani, Ibrahimovic would make a good pairing at Paris Saint-Germain
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Blanc: Cavani, Ibrahimovic would make a good pairing at Paris Saint-Germain

Jul 8th 2013, 11:57 AM 1,391 Views 0 Comments

No kidding, Laurent.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Klopp wants end to Lewandowski speculation
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Klopp wants end to Lewandowski speculation

May 28th 2013, 2:50 PM 1,632 Views 2 Comments

The Polish striker reckons he’s off to Munich.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Alex Ferguson anticipating new arrivals at Old Trafford this summer
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Alex Ferguson anticipating new arrivals at Old Trafford this summer

Apr 30th 2013, 3:27 PM 2,541 Views 7 Comments

“We’re competitive in the market — we’re not Chelsea or Manchester City in terms of money but we’re competitive,” Fergie says.

# forward-thinking - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

'He's not for sale' -- Liverpool rule out Luis Suarez departure
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'He's not for sale' -- Liverpool rule out Luis Suarez departure

Apr 16th 2013, 10:43 PM 1,974 Views 7 Comments

Liverpool chief Ian Ayre insists the Uruguayan is staying put.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Manchester United target Atletico star Falcao
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Manchester United target Atletico star Falcao

Apr 10th 2013, 6:33 PM 2,992 Views 13 Comments

Spanish daily Marca reckon Alex Ferguson has already tabled a €55million bid for the Columbian striker.

# forward-thinking - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Fergie weighs up attacking options ahead of Manchester derby
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Fergie weighs up attacking options ahead of Manchester derby

Apr 4th 2013, 8:23 AM 1,496 Views 2 Comments

Rooney will be back for the clash with their noisy neighbours but RVP is touch and go.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

RVP: United could be my last club
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RVP: United could be my last club

Mar 27th 2013, 5:04 PM 1,762 Views 7 Comments

The Dutch striker thinks he can grow old gracefully at Old Trafford.

# forward-thinking - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Forward thinking: Robbie Keane says he'd like to manage Ireland some day
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Forward thinking: Robbie Keane says he'd like to manage Ireland some day

Feb 13th 2013, 3:18 PM 12,627 Views 51 Comments

“Of course, that’s my next step,” The LA Galaxy man said of coaching.

# forward-thinking - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Arsene Wenger 'not close' to new signings
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Arsene Wenger 'not close' to new signings

Jan 27th 2013, 1:12 PM 888 Views 2 Comments

“You do not find them in the street, strikers who can play for us,” the Arsenal boss says. Where’d he find Chamakh?

# forward-thinking - Friday 28 December, 2012

Roberto Mancini backs City's misfiring strikers
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Roberto Mancini backs City's misfiring strikers

Dec 28th 2012, 10:18 AM 464 Views 0 Comments

Carlos Tevez, Sergio Aguero, Mario Balotelli and Edin Dzeko have scored just three goals in their past eight games.