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# 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 5,303 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 16,271 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 8,420 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 7,968 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 3,848 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 4,583 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 10,476 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
# Disadvantage
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# Disadvantage

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

Dec 27th 2019, 2:28 PM 9,955 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 17,199 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 17,162 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 11,042 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 29,594 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 6,193 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 30,557 Views 13 Comments

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

# looking-ahead - Monday 18 November, 2019

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'
# Durable
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# Durable

'His running stats and his ability with high-speed running are always really exceptional'

Nov 18th 2019, 6:41 PM 20,983 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Kenny has praised Zack Elbouzedi ahead of Ireland’s clash with Sweden at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow evening.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'Joining Barcelona is a possibility' - Koeman
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'Joining Barcelona is a possibility' - Koeman

Nov 13th 2019, 9:18 PM 6,144 Views 2 Comments

The Dutch boss has confirmed he could return to Camp Nou after Euro 2020 if the Catalan giants activate a release clause in his contract.

# looking-ahead - Thursday 10 October, 2019

The likely Ireland starting XI to face Georgia on Saturday
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The likely Ireland starting XI to face Georgia on Saturday

Oct 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 15,208 Views 17 Comments

Who to play up front and other big calls for Mick McCarthy.

# looking-ahead - Monday 23 September, 2019

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA
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Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:58 PM 8,779 Views 8 Comments

The English side have just a four-day turnaround from their opening 35-3 win over Tonga.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing'
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'There is no anxiety because Shaqiri is missing'

Sep 4th 2019, 4:00 PM 6,291 Views 5 Comments

Switzerland insist they can cope with the absence of key players ahead of tomorrow’s crunch Ireland clash.

# looking-ahead - Friday 9 August, 2019

Worst signing? Surprise package? Our writers' Premier League predictions
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Worst signing? Surprise package? Our writers' Premier League predictions

Aug 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,721 Views 26 Comments

We also consider who will finish in the top four and which sides will be relegated.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan
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Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan

Jun 19th 2019, 8:16 PM 2,572 Views 0 Comments

The upcoming AIBA-run world championships in Russia in September and October will not, as is usually the case, offer places to the event.

# looking-ahead - Monday 20 May, 2019

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster
# Taking Stock
From The42
# Taking Stock

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

May 20th 2019, 12:00 PM 21,228 Views 87 Comments

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Neil Lennon confident Rangers loss won't affect his Celtic future
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Neil Lennon confident Rangers loss won't affect his Celtic future

May 12th 2019, 7:17 PM 8,369 Views 13 Comments

Steven Gerrard, meanwhile, said that he is aiming to knock the reigning champions “off their perch”.

# looking-ahead - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Pochettino says 'stupid' to stay at Tottenham with no plan
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Pochettino says 'stupid' to stay at Tottenham with no plan

May 11th 2019, 12:53 AM 9,718 Views 4 Comments

The manager this week guided Spurs to the Champions League final.

# looking-ahead - Monday 15 April, 2019

Heavy rain forecast around the country today... but Easter looks set to be warm and sunny
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Heavy rain forecast around the country today... but Easter looks set to be warm and sunny

Apr 15th 2019, 7:16 AM 24,785 Views 15 Comments

Temperatures could climb as high as 20 degrees by the end of the week, Met Éireann said.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more'
# Let The Kids Play
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# Let The Kids Play

'Traditionally we don't think we're good enough as a nation. To me, that's unacceptable. We must demand more'

Apr 10th 2019, 5:33 PM 5,082 Views 4 Comments

Stephen Kenny believes the 2019 Toulon Tournament represents a big opportunity for his players.

# looking-ahead - Monday 8 April, 2019

Toner and Henshaw set for return as Cullen plans for Toulouse
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# Managing Bodies

Toner and Henshaw set for return as Cullen plans for Toulouse

Apr 8th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,884 Views 17 Comments

The Leinster head coach says he will re-integrate players back into his side for Saturday’s Pro14 game against Glasgow.

# looking-ahead - Friday 5 April, 2019

O'Brien unsure if Tottenham starlet will feature for Ireland in Euros
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# Doubt

O'Brien unsure if Tottenham starlet will feature for Ireland in Euros

Apr 5th 2019, 5:45 AM 6,795 Views 1 Comment

The U17s boss is looking forward to the country’s hosting of the European Championships.

# looking-ahead - Monday 1 April, 2019

Where do Waterford now sit in the Munster hurling pecking order?
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Where do Waterford now sit in the Munster hurling pecking order?

Apr 1st 2019, 12:11 PM 14,891 Views 15 Comments

“You will see the best of us,” said defiant Deise boss Paraic Fanning. “Trust me, we’ll be back again.”

# looking-ahead - Sunday 31 March, 2019

A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change
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A former Ireland international on why the FAI needs drastic change

Mar 31st 2019, 12:00 PM 29,321 Views 36 Comments

Gareth Farrelly believes there are institutional issues within the organisation.

# looking-ahead - Friday 29 March, 2019

5 challenges facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United manager
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5 challenges facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United manager

Mar 29th 2019, 2:23 PM 7,211 Views 8 Comments

The 46-year-old was a popular choice to become full-time successor to Jose Mourinho.

The big talking points for all this weekend’s football and hurling league finals
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The big talking points for all this weekend’s football and hurling league finals

Mar 29th 2019, 10:24 AM 4,274 Views 0 Comments

Croke Park hosts the matches this Saturday and Sunday.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

England keep Jones succession plan on hold until after World Cup
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England keep Jones succession plan on hold until after World Cup

Mar 26th 2019, 11:58 PM 2,545 Views 1 Comment

The coach is under contract until 2021 but has hinted he may leave after the tournament in Japan

# looking-ahead - Monday 25 March, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Georgia?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Georgia?

Mar 25th 2019, 7:58 PM 13,619 Views 23 Comments

Mick McCarthy has some tough calls to make after Saturday’s unconvincing win over Gibraltar.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'
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'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'

Jan 27th 2019, 7:45 AM 2,989 Views 0 Comments

Clare native Liam Jegou has been making waves in the world of canoeing from his French base, yet he yearns to return home some day.

# looking-ahead - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Solskjaer keen for first 'proper test' against Tottenham
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Solskjaer keen for first 'proper test' against Tottenham

Jan 6th 2019, 11:18 AM 7,327 Views 10 Comments

Things could have been much tougher for the caretaker boss as far as fixture lists go, with a higher quality of opposition lying in wait.

# looking-ahead - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019
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# Magic Plane

3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019

Jan 1st 2019, 7:00 PM 15,751 Views 4 Comments

Who will join the likes of Graham Burke and Ronan Curtis abroad next year?

# looking-ahead - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Here's what Ireland's team to start the Euro 2020 campaign should be
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Here's what Ireland's team to start the Euro 2020 campaign should be

Dec 29th 2018, 8:30 AM 12,368 Views 19 Comments

Mick McCarthy has some tough selections calls to make ahead of the first game of his second spell as manager.

# looking-ahead - Monday 26 November, 2018

'It's in writing' - Stephen Kenny says nothing will stop him becoming Ireland boss in 2020
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'It's in writing' - Stephen Kenny says nothing will stop him becoming Ireland boss in 2020

Nov 26th 2018, 2:12 PM 21,818 Views 34 Comments

The outgoing Dundalk boss added that it was a privilege to be offered the opportunity to manage his country.

# looking-ahead - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future
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# Doubt

18-year-old Ireland striker unlikely to feature against Denmark as he considers international future

Nov 14th 2018, 5:00 PM 33,558 Views 71 Comments

Martin O’Neill says he spoke to the youngster about his eligibility during the week.