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#Influence

# influence - Monday 30 August, 2021

Lionel Messi brought 'calmness' to PSG on debut
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Lionel Messi brought 'calmness' to PSG on debut

Aug 30th 2021, 11:54 AM 5,527 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina international’s arrival was greeted with enthusiastic cheers from the 6,000 travelling fans.

# influence - Monday 19 July, 2021

Furlong looks a certainty but plenty of Irish hopes for Lions' Test 23
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Furlong looks a certainty but plenty of Irish hopes for Lions' Test 23

Jul 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 28,809 Views 5 Comments

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw were pre-tour favourites to start.

# influence - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

'He's top class' - Praise for Ireland's Champions League-winning coach
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'He's top class' - Praise for Ireland's Champions League-winning coach

Jun 8th 2021, 12:01 AM 10,520 Views 0 Comments

John Egan and Stephen Kenny have both hailed the impact of Anthony Barry.

# influence - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
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Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,608 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

# influence - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Former Tottenham boss makes swift impact as Schalke end 30-match winless run
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Former Tottenham boss makes swift impact as Schalke end 30-match winless run

Jan 9th 2021, 5:02 PM 10,760 Views 6 Comments

Christian Gross oversaw their first Bundesliga victory in just under a year.

# influence - Friday 20 November, 2020

England's Itoje seeks solace from 'The Lion King' as Ireland await
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England's Itoje seeks solace from 'The Lion King' as Ireland await

Nov 20th 2020, 10:40 PM 6,990 Views 1 Comment

The animated children’s film is providing the England star with unusual inspiration.

# influence - Monday 2 November, 2020

250-cap lock Devin Toner continues to 'nurture' Leinster's young guns
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250-cap lock Devin Toner continues to 'nurture' Leinster's young guns

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:00 AM 9,018 Views 7 Comments

The 34-year-old remains a key part of the set-up alongside fellow veteran Scott Fardy.

# influence - Thursday 29 October, 2020

James Ryan went to Paris as 'a kid' in 2018 but returns as an Ireland leader
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James Ryan went to Paris as 'a kid' in 2018 but returns as an Ireland leader

Oct 29th 2020, 5:00 AM 4,019 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old has enjoyed taking responsibility for running the Ireland lineout.

# influence - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

More touches, more influence for Stockdale from fullback
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More touches, more influence for Stockdale from fullback

Aug 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,837 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland wing has been getting test runs at 15 for his province.

# influence - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Rooney hopes Irish teen starlet and other youngsters can learn from Man United defeat
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Rooney hopes Irish teen starlet and other youngsters can learn from Man United defeat

Mar 5th 2020, 11:50 PM 13,481 Views 8 Comments

The Derby County player-coach praised Jason Knight for his performance against Manchester United.

# influence - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want'
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'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want'

Updated Mar 4th 2020, 12:19 PM 55,802 Views 6 Comments

David Meyler on being the son of an All-Ireland winner, life after football and signing for his hero.

# influence - Monday 24 February, 2020

'I think he's going to be a big, big player for us this season'
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'I think he's going to be a big, big player for us this season'

Feb 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,858 Views 0 Comments

Ian Morris reserved high praise for Gary Deegan after his eye-catching performance against Dundalk on Friday.

# influence - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

'Milner asked if he could come along' - Critchley
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'Milner asked if he could come along' - Critchley

Feb 5th 2020, 10:34 AM 15,557 Views 14 Comments

The Reds veteran was quick to offer his support despite being stuck on the sidelines during Liverpool’s FA Cup win last night.

# influence - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Van Persie on Greenwood: 'Every game he tries to copy me'
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Van Persie on Greenwood: 'Every game he tries to copy me'

Dec 17th 2019, 9:55 AM 13,884 Views 5 Comments

A former Old Trafford favourite has been impressed with the in-form teenager.

# influence - Sunday 1 December, 2019

The Augustinian brother who became a pioneering figure for women's soccer in Ireland
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The Augustinian brother who became a pioneering figure for women's soccer in Ireland

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 12,114 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Twomey on devoting much of his life to the beautiful game.

# influence - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'Joe has changed the outlook on rugby for young generations'
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'Joe has changed the outlook on rugby for young generations'

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 8:39 AM 15,840 Views 38 Comments

Peter O’Mahony says that Joe Schmidt’s impact on Irish rugby will be felt all the way down to primary school level.

# influence - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Hazard pulls strings as Real Madrid earn vital win
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Hazard pulls strings as Real Madrid earn vital win

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:35 PM 5,971 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, there were victories for Bayern Munich, PSG and Juventus.

# influence - Friday 18 October, 2019

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt
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The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt

Updated Oct 18th 2019, 8:46 AM 18,410 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland head coach and Steve Hansen have had some great battles since 2013.

# influence - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Fabinho reveals the role 'agent' Firmino played in Liverpool transfer
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Fabinho reveals the role 'agent' Firmino played in Liverpool transfer

May 30th 2019, 1:20 PM 8,563 Views 12 Comments

The versatile Brazilian completed a switch to Anfield in the summer of 2018, with a fellow countryman helping to put a big-money move in place.

# influence - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset
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Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset

May 23rd 2019, 2:09 PM 4,940 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster flanker says Nacewa’s attitude around setbacks and rehab opened his eyes.

# influence - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Leinster keen to keep influential Scott Fardy beyond end of season
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Leinster keen to keep influential Scott Fardy beyond end of season

Jan 17th 2019, 7:18 PM 10,924 Views 6 Comments

The 34-year-old is in superb form and has a strong influence within the squad.

# influence - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'He's definitely different to how he played' - The Irish striker thriving under Joey Barton
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'He's definitely different to how he played' - The Irish striker thriving under Joey Barton

Dec 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 22,474 Views 2 Comments

Paddy Madden on how a move to League One outfit Fleetwood Town has reignited his career.

# influence - Friday 19 October, 2018

'The Derry Pele' pulls the strings as Finn Harps advance in First Division play-off
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'The Derry Pele' pulls the strings as Finn Harps advance in First Division play-off

Oct 19th 2018, 10:18 PM 8,798 Views 5 Comments

Paddy McCourt was imperious as he prolonged his playing career for two more weeks.

# influence - Monday 15 October, 2018

'We are still possibly learning the system, to get it to exactly how we want'
# Praise
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'We are still possibly learning the system, to get it to exactly how we want'

Oct 15th 2018, 3:04 PM 5,654 Views 1 Comment

Richard Keogh has suggested it will take Ireland time to adapt to the 3-5-2 formation.

# influence - Friday 23 February, 2018

Snapchat lost €1 billion in value just after Kylie Jenner tweeted she doesn't use it anymore
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Snapchat lost €1 billion in value just after Kylie Jenner tweeted she doesn't use it anymore

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:36 AM 42,978 Views 57 Comments

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star said it to her 24.5 million Twitter followers.

# influence - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Leinster coach Lancaster takes guest session with Ireland U20s
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Leinster coach Lancaster takes guest session with Ireland U20s

Jan 31st 2018, 6:00 AM 9,875 Views 28 Comments

The Englishman has invested into the local coaching scene since moving to Ireland.

# influence - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Here's what you should look out for when deciding if you should trust an influencer
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Here's what you should look out for when deciding if you should trust an influencer

Jan 28th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,955 Views 4 Comments

It’s easy once you know.

# influence - Monday 9 October, 2017

'The advantage of having an All Black beside you': Stockdale reveling in tandem with Piutau
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'The advantage of having an All Black beside you': Stockdale reveling in tandem with Piutau

Oct 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 5,078 Views 13 Comments

The young Ulster star has scored on all four of his appearances this campaign, but he’s eager to deflect the credit.

# influence - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Sexton must lay down marker as Lions get 2017 tour underway
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Sexton must lay down marker as Lions get 2017 tour underway

Jun 3rd 2017, 12:20 AM 8,965 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland out-half will be fighting hard for his spot.

# influence - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'It's part of our DNA' - Cullen excited to see Leinster take on Kiwi spirit
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'It's part of our DNA' - Cullen excited to see Leinster take on Kiwi spirit

May 9th 2017, 7:15 AM 7,078 Views 15 Comments

The eastern province have been thrilling to watch in attack at times this season.

# influence - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Conor McGregor named as one of Time's 100 most influential people
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# The Notorious

Conor McGregor named as one of Time's 100 most influential people

Apr 20th 2017, 3:35 PM 11,985 Views 38 Comments

McGregor is among some illustrious company on the list.

# influence - Friday 7 April, 2017

'Zidane changed everything and makes me feel important'
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'Zidane changed everything and makes me feel important'

Apr 7th 2017, 1:05 PM 6,216 Views 1 Comment

Toni Kroos has been in fine form for the European and world champions and has expressed his gratitude to his current coach.

# influence - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'It’s never ideal losing your 10, but you have to be ready for anything'
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'It’s never ideal losing your 10, but you have to be ready for anything'

Mar 12th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,276 Views 23 Comments

Garry Ringrose felt Ireland adapted well to losing Sexton twice, but Joe Schmidt didn’t quite agree.

# influence - Friday 3 March, 2017

Fardy can add value on and off the field for Leinster -- Cullen
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Fardy can add value on and off the field for Leinster -- Cullen

Mar 3rd 2017, 3:57 PM 5,237 Views 8 Comments

The head coach hopes the veteran Wallaby can help to develop the young talent coming off Leinster’s conveyor belt.

# influence - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

'Animal' Ibrahimovic thanks kids, Mourinho for Man United chance
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'Animal' Ibrahimovic thanks kids, Mourinho for Man United chance

Feb 28th 2017, 9:55 AM 5,301 Views 9 Comments

The Swedish striker has denied his future depends on the club qualifying for the Champions League.

# influence - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Bailly flourishing at Manchester United after one-on-ones with Mourinho
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Bailly flourishing at Manchester United after one-on-ones with Mourinho

Feb 16th 2017, 10:43 AM 6,585 Views 12 Comments

The centre-back has thanked his manager for helping him to make a seamless transition to Premier League football.

# influence - Friday 13 January, 2017

Fletcher: 'I walked on the pitch next to Roy Keane and knew we would be fine'
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Fletcher: 'I walked on the pitch next to Roy Keane and knew we would be fine'

Jan 13th 2017, 11:40 AM 14,008 Views 8 Comments

Darren Fletcher has dismissed the myth that he and Roy Keane did not get along at Manchester United.

# influence - Saturday 23 July, 2016

'I've learnt more in three weeks than in my entire career' - Guardiola's early impact hailed
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'I've learnt more in three weeks than in my entire career' - Guardiola's early impact hailed

Jul 23rd 2016, 3:31 PM 11,423 Views 7 Comments

The Catalan’s City reign might be in its infancy, but one player in particular has been impressed by the ex-Barca coach

# influence - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Trimble hopes for clinical edge against 'Saracens' of the Six Nations
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Trimble hopes for clinical edge against 'Saracens' of the Six Nations

Mar 17th 2016, 7:45 AM 6,121 Views 9 Comments

The 31-year-old wing scored his 17th Test try last weekend against Italy.

# influence - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Ex-Ireland U21 footballer on how Moyes persuaded him to join Preston despite PL offers
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Ex-Ireland U21 footballer on how Moyes persuaded him to join Preston despite PL offers

Jan 10th 2016, 9:00 PM 13,904 Views 5 Comments

Michael Keane chats to The42 about the impact that the former Manchester United manager had on his career.

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