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# Looking Back

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'As I walked into the room, Paisley says, ‘Grobble-de-jack, would you like to play for Liverpool?’'
In an extract from ‘Life in a Jungle,’ Bruce Grobbelaar recalls how he signed for Liverpool.
'We had just been in close contact with the Atlético players and probably 60 others'
Andy Robertson recalls the surreal backdrop for Liverpool’s clash with Atletico Madrid.
'He said, 'The Curragh was off today but then again, horses are valuable'' - preparing for Christmas in Croker
Mick Bohan’s Dublin booked their seventh All-Ireland final appearance in-a-row yesterday – but this one will be very different.
'When things weren’t working out for him at Liverpool, he showed his real character'
Conor Masterson is set to captain Ireland U21s when they meet Iceland on Sunday.
'How was I meant to know where someone who tested positive was sat?' - Aaron Connolly on plane drama
The Ireland star missed last month’s crucial play-off against Slovakia in frustrating fashion.
Lewis Hamilton recalls the death of Ayrton Senna ahead of first F1 race at Imola
Five days on from his record-breaking 92nd victory at last Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix, the six-time champion was back at work.
'You've a bit of imposter syndrome beside Cian Healy or Johnny Sexton, guys you've been watching for years'
From Ballina to Blackrock, Gaelic football and soccer to stunning rugby exploits with Leinster and Ireland, Caelan Doris maps his rise.
Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management
Martin Russell recounts his career on both sides of the water.
'It came on BBC News: 'In Ireland today, a team of postmen, butchers and bakers drew 0-0 with AC Milan''
Athlone Town earned a famous draw when the Italians played them at St Mel’s Park in 1975.
'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"
Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.
'As I got older, I felt English, I felt like I could get into the England team' - Jack Grealish
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
The now-Inter Milan player wanted out after just one session.
‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.
'This is a goal that probably changes the history of Irish football'
The latest episode of ‘Rise of Kenny’ looks at the manager’s unforgettable stint at Dundalk and a famous win over BATE.
I needed Jose Mourinho’s help to escape Tottenham ‘torture’, reveals Luka Modric
The Croatian midfielder was desperate to leave Spurs for Real Madrid in 2011.
'As soon as I made that choice for America, my ambition to wear the Irish shirt was taken off me'
Linda Greene on going to America at 17 and falling out of favour at international level.
Dylan Hartley: ‘I’d had enough of being governed by Eddie Jones’
The former England captain has recalled the brutal way he was told he would not be going to the World Cup.
Quiz: How well do you recall the 2012-13 Premier League season?
How much do you remember about Alex Ferguson’s final year in charge of Man United?
'Stephen Kenny was always available to call into an 80th-birthday party... Down-to-earth things like that'
In Episode 5 of Rise of Kenny, Kevin Brannigan chats to Arthur Duffy about the Irish manager’s second coming at Derry.
'As time goes by, a lot of Dunfermline fans are thinking: "We should have given him more time'"
In Episode 4 of Rise of Kenny, Kevin Brannigan chats to Tam McManus about Stephen Kenny’s spell in Scotland.
Best moment? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2019-20 Premier League season
The42′s reporters have their say on a campaign that saw Liverpool win their first league title in 30 years.
The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics
‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.
‘I put the phone down three times’: Crazy Gang at Wimbledon, Big Jack and Phelan's Ireland break
The ex-Premier League defender remembers the Charlton era and pays tribute to an Irish icon.
Hirings, firings and boardroom rows: The rise and fall of Ireland's version of The Apprentice
We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.
'When I found rugby, I found my self-esteem, my sense of worth'
Former Connacht head coach Pat Lam is this week’s guest on the How To Win At Dominoes podcast.
'Now let's go live to the Mullingar one-legged race': Whatever happened to the RTÉ People in Need Telethon?
We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarrre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.
'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'
Ex-Ireland international Dolores Deasley on the various highs and lows of her career, and her new life coaching in America.
'We lost because we were so dazzled by the wonder of their kit that we couldn’t possibly concentrate'
In an extract from his book ‘Boy Wonder,’ Dave Hannigan recalls some of his sport-related childhood memories.
'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary
The first of the two-part documentary will be available on ESPN Player from 25 May.
5 big picture takeaways from the 2013 All-Ireland Final between Dublin and Mayo
The clash was featured on TG4′s All-Ireland Gold series today.
Rory McIlroy 'probably wouldn't' golf again with Trump
The 31-year-old star has not been impressed with the US President’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
'The rush home after school to read Ceefax pages 302–312... This was my generation’s internet'
In an extract from his book, Daniel Geey looks at how football has changed dramatically over the years.
Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1999-2000 season?
Looking back on when Man United won the league by 18 points and Roy Keane was named Player of the Year.
'The FA have a lot to answer for. It was very naive of them to say that women couldn't play football'
It’s 50 years since a seminal match took place between Dundalk Ladies and Manchester Corinthians.
'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom
League of Ireland legend and former Cobh Ramblers boss Alfie Hale recounts the ex-Man United player’s early days, 30 years on from his move to English football.
'I raced the entire year with that broken foot, and had no surgery until after the season'
In an extract from his book, Formula One legend Nigel Mansell recalls winning the World Championship.
Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at the Olympics through the years?
Let’s test your knowledge on Team Ireland at the summer Games.
When a 20-year-old kid from Tallaght joined 'one of the best teams in the world'
As part of our year 2000 week, we look back on Robbie Keane’s ill-fated move to Inter Milan.
Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1997-98 season?
Recalling the campaign where Arsenal won the double.
5 big picture takeaways from Galway's 2017 All-Ireland hurling win over Waterford
The Tribesmen ended a 29-year-wait to lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup that day.