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# looking-ahead - Thursday 12 November, 2020

The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career
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The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career

Nov 12th 2020, 11:00 PM 10,684 Views 0 Comments

Nathan Collins is set to feature in a crucial qualifier against Iceland on Sunday.

# looking-ahead - Friday 11 September, 2020

Worst signing? Top four? Our writers' Premier League predictions
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Worst signing? Top four? Our writers' Premier League predictions

Sep 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,929 Views 9 Comments

Can Liverpool retain their title, plus which teams will get relegated?

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Celtic, Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers discover opponents for Europa League third qualifying round
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Celtic, Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers discover opponents for Europa League third qualifying round

Sep 1st 2020, 1:38 PM 9,047 Views 3 Comments

The Scottish champions face a trip to Latvia or San Marino, while the League of Ireland sides must first come through second qualifying round ties.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Liverpool-linked Thiago set to leave but Bayern 'cautiously optimistic' of keeping Alaba
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Liverpool-linked Thiago set to leave but Bayern 'cautiously optimistic' of keeping Alaba

Aug 11th 2020, 6:15 PM 8,906 Views 1 Comment

Alcantara, 29, has long since signalled to the club that he wants to leave.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Champions League
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Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Champions League

Aug 9th 2020, 12:10 AM 85,813 Views 60 Comments

Man City, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid are among the contenders.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars
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Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars

Jul 29th 2020, 11:59 PM 2,950 Views 0 Comments

The Irish side meet Eoin Morgan’s men in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday at Southampton.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Xavi hits out at 'unfounded criticism' of Qatar, expresses Barca ambition
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Xavi hits out at 'unfounded criticism' of Qatar, expresses Barca ambition

Jul 28th 2020, 7:03 PM 9,279 Views 10 Comments

The former Spain international also said he was ‘fine’ after testing positive for coronavirus.

# looking-ahead - Friday 24 July, 2020

Details confirmed for Premier League 2020-21 season
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Details confirmed for Premier League 2020-21 season

Jul 24th 2020, 3:11 PM 8,352 Views 8 Comments

The new campaign’s final round is set to be played on 23 May, 2021, while it will begin on 12 September.

# looking-ahead - Friday 17 July, 2020

Planning underway for fans in Britain to return to sports stadiums in October
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Planning underway for fans in Britain to return to sports stadiums in October

Jul 17th 2020, 1:08 PM 2,506 Views 0 Comments

The World Snooker Championship, the Glorious Goodwood horse racing festival and two county cricket friendly matches will be among pilot events.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 12 July, 2020

‘I prefer to play Europa League than to not play’ – Jose Mourinho
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‘I prefer to play Europa League than to not play’ – Jose Mourinho

Jul 12th 2020, 8:33 PM 5,838 Views 1 Comment

The Portuguese coach has won Europe’s second-tier competition twice before.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Will Paul Pogba end his barren run? Saturday's Premier League talking points
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Will Paul Pogba end his barren run? Saturday's Premier League talking points

Jul 2nd 2020, 3:57 PM 4,040 Views 0 Comments

Plus a crucial game for Arsenal, and the latest betting odds.

Klopp forecasts four-team Premier League title race next season
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Klopp forecasts four-team Premier League title race next season

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:34 AM 10,220 Views 29 Comments

Tonight’s result at the Etihad Stadium won’t matter as a marker for next season, says the Liverpool boss.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Liverpool can stay on top without major signings, says Klopp
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Liverpool can stay on top without major signings, says Klopp

Jul 1st 2020, 12:49 AM 5,733 Views 24 Comments

The Reds were last week crowned English champions for the first time in 30 years with a record seven games to go.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 14 June, 2020

No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star
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No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star

Jun 14th 2020, 5:08 PM 23,620 Views 2 Comments

Louise Quinn on leaving the Gunners and her search for a new club.

# looking-ahead - Monday 18 May, 2020

Toddler to teen: 9 design tricks to future-proof your child's bedroom for a space that lasts
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Toddler to teen: 9 design tricks to future-proof your child's bedroom for a space that lasts

May 18th 2020, 5:04 PM 11,646 Views 4 Comments

From the storage to the bedding, some forward planning can save you time and money later.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain
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Padraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain

May 5th 2020, 9:43 PM 3,365 Views 0 Comments

The biennial event between Europe and the United States is scheduled to take place from 25-27 September.

# looking-ahead - Friday 1 May, 2020

Neutral venues required to complete Premier League season
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Neutral venues required to complete Premier League season

May 1st 2020, 9:58 PM 7,062 Views 7 Comments

Clubs were presented with Project Restart plans on Friday.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Could this be Stephen Kenny's Ireland XI to face Slovakia?
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Could this be Stephen Kenny's Ireland XI to face Slovakia?

Apr 7th 2020, 6:31 PM 15,633 Views 22 Comments

The incoming manager will have some tricky decisions to make in the coming months.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis
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AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis

Mar 31st 2020, 11:59 AM 2,542 Views 0 Comments

Several Irish players have been impacted by the massive pay cuts.

# looking-ahead - Friday 27 March, 2020

Premier League and other English clubs prepared to make difficult decisions over coronavirus
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Premier League and other English clubs prepared to make difficult decisions over coronavirus

Mar 27th 2020, 6:05 PM 6,505 Views 16 Comments

Uefa previously said they were committed to ending the season by 30 June.

# looking-ahead - Monday 23 March, 2020

Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training
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Olympic Federation of Ireland considering whether athletes should suspend Tokyo 2020 training

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:16 PM 1,796 Views 1 Comment

They also believe the Olympics is ‘likely to be postponed’.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Uefa and clubs commit to ending season by 30 June
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Coronavirus: Uefa and clubs commit to ending season by 30 June

Mar 17th 2020, 7:05 PM 9,358 Views 9 Comments

Earlier on Tuesday, it was announced Euro 2020 would be postponed by 12 months.

# looking-ahead - Friday 13 March, 2020

Solskjaer hints at Man United stay for Ighalo
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Solskjaer hints at Man United stay for Ighalo

Mar 13th 2020, 12:58 PM 7,177 Views 5 Comments

The Nigerian striker joined the Red Devils in January on an initial loan agreement, but he is playing his way into contention for a permanent transfer.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 5 March, 2020

'We've just sorted out the province and it's time to knuckle down again' - Kerry's All-Ireland aim
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'We've just sorted out the province and it's time to knuckle down again' - Kerry's All-Ireland aim

Mar 5th 2020, 6:25 PM 6,657 Views 0 Comments

Kerry U20 boss John Sugrue on the challenges ahead after last night’s Munster final win.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season
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Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season

Feb 18th 2020, 1:10 PM 2,703 Views 0 Comments

Treaty United, Bohemian FC and Athlone Town AFC are all competing for the first time.

# looking-ahead - Friday 14 February, 2020

Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions
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Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions

Feb 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,540 Views 12 Comments

Can Dundalk retain their title or could Shamrock Rovers usurp them?

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?
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Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

Feb 11th 2020, 2:00 PM 5,373 Views 0 Comments

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

# looking-ahead - Monday 10 February, 2020

'Don't think that because they're doing well in the Championship, they're going to come in and play against Slovakia'
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'Don't think that because they're doing well in the Championship, they're going to come in and play against Slovakia'

Feb 10th 2020, 4:45 PM 16,295 Views 15 Comments

Mick McCarthy is likely to stick with ‘tried and tested’ players for the vital play-off clash.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Football's most intriguing division already shaping up as dogfight to avoid Tier 2
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Football's most intriguing division already shaping up as dogfight to avoid Tier 2

Feb 4th 2020, 7:16 PM 8,434 Views 1 Comment

The rise of Mike Quirke’s Laois has been the story of Division 2 so far.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Matt Doherty says Wolves can end Liverpool's undefeated streak
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Matt Doherty says Wolves can end Liverpool's undefeated streak

Jan 23rd 2020, 11:35 AM 7,984 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland international feels his side can cause an upset.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 19 January, 2020

The prodigious Irish teens with Olympic medal ambitions
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The prodigious Irish teens with Olympic medal ambitions

Jan 19th 2020, 9:30 AM 3,963 Views 1 Comment

Chris and Sean McCarthy are two of Irish karate’s best prospects, and they aim to qualify for this year’s Olympics.

# looking-ahead - Monday 6 January, 2020

'When they can run they are one of the best teams, and not just in England' - Guardiola on Man United
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'When they can run they are one of the best teams, and not just in England' - Guardiola on Man United

Jan 6th 2020, 2:46 PM 4,586 Views 5 Comments

The Red Devils produced an exhilarating display of counter-attacking football to beat City last month.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

3 League of Ireland players who moved abroad in 2019 and 3 who could follow in 2020
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3 League of Ireland players who moved abroad in 2019 and 3 who could follow in 2020

Dec 31st 2019, 9:00 PM 10,481 Views 2 Comments

Jack Byrne and others who could potentially make the switch.

# looking-ahead - Friday 27 December, 2019

'I started with minus 12 here' - Mourinho on Spurs' Champions League hopes
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'I started with minus 12 here' - Mourinho on Spurs' Champions League hopes

Dec 27th 2019, 2:28 PM 9,969 Views 10 Comments

The Portuguese manager is realistic about his side’s top-four ambitions this year.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Here's what Ireland's starting XI for the crucial play-off with Slovakia should be
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Here's what Ireland's starting XI for the crucial play-off with Slovakia should be

Dec 25th 2019, 10:00 PM 17,265 Views 27 Comments

The Boys in Green are set for a big game in March as they bid to qualify for Euro 2020.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Ex-Manchester United striker ready to put doping controversy in the past
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Ex-Manchester United striker ready to put doping controversy in the past

Dec 22nd 2019, 8:39 PM 17,169 Views 1 Comment

Giuseppe Rossi tested positive for a banned substance in May 2018 but escaped a ban.

# looking-ahead - Monday 16 December, 2019

Man United target Haaland 'knows what he wants to do'
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Man United target Haaland 'knows what he wants to do'

Dec 16th 2019, 2:30 PM 11,065 Views 18 Comments

The prolific teenage forward has made a decision on his future, which many think lies alongside his compatriot at Old Trafford.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Here are the teams the 4 English sides could face in the Champions League last 16
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Here are the teams the 4 English sides could face in the Champions League last 16

Dec 11th 2019, 9:57 PM 29,613 Views 23 Comments

Liverpool, Man City, Tottenham and Chelsea have all progressed to the knockout stages.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Confident Joshua expects third bout with Ruiz
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Confident Joshua expects third bout with Ruiz

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:44 PM 6,202 Views 4 Comments

The British star lost his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles when he was shocked by the Mexican-American.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 1 December, 2019

What the timing of Gavin's exit tells us and the challenge facing his successor
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What the timing of Gavin's exit tells us and the challenge facing his successor

Dec 1st 2019, 5:15 PM 30,571 Views 13 Comments

Some veterans may follow him into the sunset, but the core of the team is young enough to continue dominating.