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#Looking Back

# looking-back - Friday 7 January, 2022

'I'm still dealing with inflammation around the heart' - US Ryder Cup captain on frightening illness
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'I'm still dealing with inflammation around the heart' - US Ryder Cup captain on frightening illness

Jan 7th 2022, 2:41 PM 5,308 Views 1 Comment

Steve Stricker says in an interview with Wisconsin Golf that he feels lucky as he slowly recovers.

# looking-back - Sunday 2 January, 2022

'Christy Ring unleashed a devastating display of hurling to score 3 goals in a 4-minute spell'
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'Christy Ring unleashed a devastating display of hurling to score 3 goals in a 4-minute spell'

Jan 2nd 2022, 7:30 AM 7,386 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from Semple Stadium: Field of Legends by Liam Ó Donnchú.

# looking-back - Friday 31 December, 2021

'Everybody was having a laugh. Those were indeed the days when you could enjoy yourself with the players'
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'Everybody was having a laugh. Those were indeed the days when you could enjoy yourself with the players'

Dec 31st 2021, 7:00 PM 29,090 Views 2 Comments

George Hamilton recalls a trip to Bulgaria in his early days as a commentator.

# looking-back - Thursday 30 December, 2021

'We wouldn’t wear the club colours and if the ‘parkie’ came along we’d disappear'
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'We wouldn’t wear the club colours and if the ‘parkie’ came along we’d disappear'

Dec 30th 2021, 7:30 AM 18,952 Views 9 Comments

Terry Palmer remembers his time at Shamrock Rovers.

# looking-back - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

N’Golo Kante reveals his humility stems from string of ‘setbacks’ as a youngster
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N’Golo Kante reveals his humility stems from string of ‘setbacks’ as a youngster

Dec 28th 2021, 4:44 PM 3,862 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea’s French maestro earns global accolades as much for his midfield supremacy as his low-key demeanour and lifestyle.

# looking-back - Sunday 26 December, 2021

'I probably thought I didn't belong there' - Raised in hurling country but prospered in Galway football
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'I probably thought I didn't belong there' - Raised in hurling country but prospered in Galway football

Updated Dec 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 39,870 Views 1 Comment

Gary O’Donnell retired from the Galway footballers this year after 13 seasons.

# looking-back - Sunday 14 November, 2021

'I don’t remember the World Cup final' - Sinckler feels KO has made him a better person
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'I don’t remember the World Cup final' - Sinckler feels KO has made him a better person

Nov 14th 2021, 10:40 PM 8,898 Views 5 Comments

Eddie Jones’ side were crushed 32-12 by South Africa in the 2019 global showpiece.

# looking-back - Thursday 28 October, 2021

'Ferguson told me I was good enough to play for Man United' - What it means to win the Premier Division
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'Ferguson told me I was good enough to play for Man United' - What it means to win the Premier Division

Oct 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 33,632 Views 2 Comments

With Shamrock Rovers on the verge of winning the title, two former champions Paul Carlyle and Mark Rossiter recall their respective triumphs.

# looking-back - Sunday 17 October, 2021

'This is what saved my life – I was dead for 12 minutes' - David Ginola on CPR
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'This is what saved my life – I was dead for 12 minutes' - David Ginola on CPR

Oct 17th 2021, 8:25 PM 7,232 Views 0 Comments

Newcastle’s game against Tottenham was delayed while a spectator received medical attention.

# looking-back - Saturday 9 October, 2021

'We were an international team sitting on our suitcases preparing for a game two days later'
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'We were an international team sitting on our suitcases preparing for a game two days later'

Oct 9th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,854 Views 2 Comments

Remembering the other time the Irish football team went on a lengthy winless run

# looking-back - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Olympic hero Simone Biles says everything came to a head in Tokyo
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Olympic hero Simone Biles says everything came to a head in Tokyo

Sep 28th 2021, 8:38 AM 2,453 Views 0 Comments

‘If you look at everything I have gone through the past seven years… I should have never made another Olympic team. I should have quit way before Tokyo.’

# 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 4,912 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 17,622 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 6,816 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 26,956 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 9,836 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 32,562 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 4,280 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 6,960 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 7,036 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 38,112 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 11,232 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 10,082 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 7,418 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 8,866 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 6,298 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 6,240 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 12,186 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 5,122 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 13,497 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 42,793 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 6,156 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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'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 10,545 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 37,635 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 45,603 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 21,006 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 13,702 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 9,504 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 7,315 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 14,522 Views 0 Comments

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

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