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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Jurgen Klopp almost turned off TV before ‘Miracle of Istanbul’
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Jurgen Klopp almost turned off TV before ‘Miracle of Istanbul’

Sep 14th 2021, 6:20 PM 4,896 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool take on AC Milan on Tuesday in their opening Champions League group game.

# looking-back - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Taoiseach says 'evaluation' into handling of Covid-19 pandemic in Ireland will be carried out
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Taoiseach says 'evaluation' into handling of Covid-19 pandemic in Ireland will be carried out

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 2:10 PM 17,543 Views 30 Comments

However, he said it’s his “preference that we manage the pandemic first with all hands on deck”.

# looking-back - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

'Crazy, unbelievable, beyond my expectations' - Phil Healy's historic Olympic exploits
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'Crazy, unbelievable, beyond my expectations' - Phil Healy's historic Olympic exploits

Aug 17th 2021, 7:30 PM 6,785 Views 3 Comments

The Cork star’s in-depth reflection on Tokyo 2020.

# looking-back - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

'The other side of the bench was Modric, Bale and Harry Redknapp' - A historic moment for Irish football
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'The other side of the bench was Modric, Bale and Harry Redknapp' - A historic moment for Irish football

Aug 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 26,895 Views 5 Comments

Enda Stevens, Karl Sheppard, Ciaran Kilduff and Macdara Ferris remember Shamrock Rovers’ Europa League group run 10 years on.

# looking-back - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Brooks Koepka reveals origin of feud with Bryson DeChambeau
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Brooks Koepka reveals origin of feud with Bryson DeChambeau

Jul 13th 2021, 4:53 PM 9,826 Views 0 Comments

The golf star held court at Royal St George’s on Tuesday.

# looking-back - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Ranking the 10 best games of Euro 2020
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Ranking the 10 best games of Euro 2020

Jul 11th 2021, 8:00 AM 31,778 Views 21 Comments

We also choose our favourite pundit, best goal and biggest disappointment.

# looking-back - Friday 25 June, 2021

'I really didn't like myself in 2020' - Women's PGA leader recalls mental struggles
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'I really didn't like myself in 2020' - Women's PGA leader recalls mental struggles

Jun 25th 2021, 1:11 PM 4,275 Views 1 Comment

American Lizette Salas fired a bogey-free five-under-par 67 to seize a one-stroke lead.

# looking-back - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Childhood coach reveals pace problems almost saw England star slip through the net
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Childhood coach reveals pace problems almost saw England star slip through the net

Jun 24th 2021, 3:23 PM 6,957 Views 0 Comments

Kalvin Phillips is making a huge impact for club and country.

# looking-back - Saturday 19 June, 2021

'I was seven years old, my Mam had died earlier that year. It was really tough and the Laois ladies became a second family to me'
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'I was seven years old, my Mam had died earlier that year. It was really tough and the Laois ladies became a second family to me'

Jun 19th 2021, 7:45 AM 6,995 Views 0 Comments

Mo Nerney was the team mascot when Laois won the All-Ireland title for the only time in 2001. Now, she is a key player as they bid to win the Division 3 league title next week.

# looking-back - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

The unlikely pairing of a former judo athlete and an Italian football icon in Ireland
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The unlikely pairing of a former judo athlete and an Italian football icon in Ireland

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 8:31 AM 37,993 Views 9 Comments

Manuela Spinelli on her abiding memories of working with Giovanni Trapattoni.

# looking-back - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Worst signing? Best player? Our writers review the Premier League season
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Worst signing? Best player? Our writers review the Premier League season

May 23rd 2021, 7:30 AM 11,221 Views 13 Comments

Manchester City prevailed as the pandemic wreaked havoc on the fixture schedule.

# looking-back - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Frank Lampard claims he 'laid foundations' for Chelsea success
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Frank Lampard claims he 'laid foundations' for Chelsea success

May 20th 2021, 2:07 PM 10,053 Views 8 Comments

The club’s all-time top goalscorer was sacked in January with the Blues languishing ninth in the Premier League.

# looking-back - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Eddie Jones faces 'brutally honest analysis' after England's Six Nations flop
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Eddie Jones faces 'brutally honest analysis' after England's Six Nations flop

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:51 PM 7,411 Views 7 Comments

RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney said on Tuesday no stone would be left unturned during the inquest.

# looking-back - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Tottenham star denies January exit desire
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Tottenham star denies January exit desire

Mar 10th 2021, 9:24 PM 8,860 Views 0 Comments

Davinson Sanchez found himself out of Jose Mourinho’s Premier League team during the autumn.

# looking-back - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'
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'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 6,259 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Byrne on his new song reflecting on the nostalgia of playing football on the street as a child.

# looking-back - Friday 26 February, 2021

Thomas Tuchel reveals Man United defeat left him in a 'dark place'
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Thomas Tuchel reveals Man United defeat left him in a 'dark place'

Feb 26th 2021, 11:58 PM 6,231 Views 2 Comments

The German did not speak to anybody for two days after.

# looking-back - Sunday 21 February, 2021

'Suddenly, Liverpool was having a pint. Even more of a pint than normal'
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'Suddenly, Liverpool was having a pint. Even more of a pint than normal'

Feb 21st 2021, 9:00 AM 12,132 Views 1 Comment

Read an extract from the book ‘From the Jaws of Victory: A History of Football’s Nearly Men.’

# looking-back - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Quitting the Irish team at 27 to set up a business and the 'obsession' required to be an elite footballer
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Quitting the Irish team at 27 to set up a business and the 'obsession' required to be an elite footballer

Jan 30th 2021, 6:45 AM 5,087 Views 0 Comments

Former Ireland star Marie Curtin reflects on her distinguished career.

# looking-back - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Crawley boss opens up about Bournemouth ‘betrayal’
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Crawley boss opens up about Bournemouth ‘betrayal’

Jan 26th 2021, 9:22 AM 13,488 Views 0 Comments

John Yems is aiming to secure another FA Cup scalp.

# looking-back - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack
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Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack

Jan 17th 2021, 9:30 PM 42,704 Views 3 Comments

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player Peter Eccles is the latest to feature in our League of Ireland Legends series.

# looking-back - Friday 1 January, 2021

'I certainly know what this disaster means to people' - Steven Gerrard on 50th anniversary of Ibrox tragedy
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'I certainly know what this disaster means to people' - Steven Gerrard on 50th anniversary of Ibrox tragedy

Jan 1st 2021, 4:13 PM 5,496 Views 0 Comments

The Rangers boss can relate to their loss as his cousin Jon-Paul Gilhooley, 10, was the youngest victim of the Hillsborough disaster

# looking-back - Monday 28 December, 2020

'You'll think it's the end of your business - but it won't be': Two sisters write a letter to their pre-pandemic selves
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# A LETTER TO MYSELF

'You'll think it's the end of your business - but it won't be': Two sisters write a letter to their pre-pandemic selves

Dec 28th 2020, 7:00 AM 10,509 Views 1 Comment

Sisters and business partners Masindi Phiriga and Denga Phiriga look back on launching a small business during the pandemic.

# looking-back - Sunday 27 December, 2020

'He had turned down Aston Villa but decided Cardiff was the correct choice'
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'He had turned down Aston Villa but decided Cardiff was the correct choice'

Dec 27th 2020, 3:54 PM 37,597 Views 9 Comments

A look at the turbulent early days of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s managerial career.

'He felt good about Ireland without thinking about the consequences. He was very poorly at the time'
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'He felt good about Ireland without thinking about the consequences. He was very poorly at the time'

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 AM 45,563 Views 6 Comments

Author and journalist Bob Harris discusses Bobby Robson’s career, including his ill-fated stint with Ireland.

# looking-back - Friday 25 December, 2020

‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer
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‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 20,983 Views 6 Comments

Former Peamount star Ruth Comeford on the influences that shaped her career.

# looking-back - Thursday 24 December, 2020

'As I walked into the room, Paisley says, ‘Grobble-de-jack, would you like to play for Liverpool?’'
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'As I walked into the room, Paisley says, ‘Grobble-de-jack, would you like to play for Liverpool?’'

Dec 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 13,669 Views 3 Comments

In an extract from ‘Life in a Jungle,’ Bruce Grobbelaar recalls how he signed for Liverpool.

# looking-back - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

'We had just been in close contact with the Atlético players and probably 60 others'
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'We had just been in close contact with the Atlético players and probably 60 others'

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:00 PM 9,496 Views 2 Comments

Andy Robertson recalls the surreal backdrop for Liverpool’s clash with Atletico Madrid.

# looking-back - Sunday 29 November, 2020

'He said, 'The Curragh was off today but then again, horses are valuable'' - preparing for Christmas in Croker
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'He said, 'The Curragh was off today but then again, horses are valuable'' - preparing for Christmas in Croker

Nov 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 7,306 Views 1 Comment

Mick Bohan’s Dublin booked their seventh All-Ireland final appearance in-a-row yesterday – but this one will be very different.

# looking-back - Saturday 14 November, 2020

'When things weren’t working out for him at Liverpool, he showed his real character'
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'When things weren’t working out for him at Liverpool, he showed his real character'

Nov 14th 2020, 11:00 PM 14,513 Views 0 Comments

Conor Masterson is set to captain Ireland U21s when they meet Iceland on Sunday.

# looking-back - Monday 9 November, 2020

'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama
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'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama

Nov 9th 2020, 5:23 PM 40,004 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland star missed last month’s crucial play-off against Slovakia in frustrating fashion.

# looking-back - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Lewis Hamilton recalls the death of Ayrton Senna ahead of first F1 race at Imola
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Lewis Hamilton recalls the death of Ayrton Senna ahead of first F1 race at Imola

Oct 31st 2020, 10:30 AM 7,263 Views 3 Comments

Five days on from his record-breaking 92nd victory at last Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix, the six-time champion was back at work.

# looking-back - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'You've a bit of imposter syndrome beside Cian Healy or Johnny Sexton, guys you've been watching for years'
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'You've a bit of imposter syndrome beside Cian Healy or Johnny Sexton, guys you've been watching for years'

Oct 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,484 Views 2 Comments

From Ballina to Blackrock, Gaelic football and soccer to stunning rugby exploits with Leinster and Ireland, Caelan Doris maps his rise.

# looking-back - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management
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Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management

Sep 20th 2020, 9:30 PM 49,003 Views 7 Comments

Martin Russell recounts his career on both sides of the water.

# looking-back - Thursday 17 September, 2020

'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan''
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'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan''

Sep 17th 2020, 12:19 PM 70,969 Views 12 Comments

Athlone Town earned a famous draw when the Italians played them at St Mel’s Park in 1975.

# looking-back - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"
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'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"

Sep 5th 2020, 10:00 AM 67,011 Views 29 Comments

Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.

# looking-back - Friday 4 September, 2020

'As I got older, I felt English, I felt like I could get into the England team' - Jack Grealish
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'As I got older, I felt English, I felt like I could get into the England team' - Jack Grealish

Sep 4th 2020, 9:02 PM 12,542 Views 17 Comments

The midfielder explained his decision to switch nationalities from Ireland to the Three Lions in an interview with Sky Sports.

Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session
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Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session

Sep 4th 2020, 10:49 AM 13,512 Views 20 Comments

The now-Inter Milan player wanted out after just one session.

# looking-back - Sunday 23 August, 2020

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
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‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’

Aug 23rd 2020, 9:00 AM 11,668 Views 1 Comment

Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.

# looking-back - Friday 21 August, 2020

'This is a goal that probably changes the history of Irish football'
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'This is a goal that probably changes the history of Irish football'

Updated Aug 21st 2020, 8:31 AM 26,361 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of ‘Rise of Kenny’ looks at the manager’s unforgettable stint at Dundalk and a famous win over BATE.

# looking-back - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

I needed Jose Mourinho’s help to escape Tottenham ‘torture’, reveals Luka Modric
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I needed Jose Mourinho’s help to escape Tottenham ‘torture’, reveals Luka Modric

Aug 18th 2020, 11:55 PM 17,338 Views 5 Comments

The Croatian midfielder was desperate to leave Spurs for Real Madrid in 2011.

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