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# Looking Back

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'It’s nice to see your son or daughter receive an All-Ireland cup in Croke Park. That was very special for him'
Former Kerry ladies captain Eileen Lawlor (Dardis) is the holder of 10 All-Ireland senior medals and a member of the Kingdom nine-in-a-row winning team.
Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1995-96 season?
Test your memory of the campaign where Man United got the better of Newcastle in a thrilling title race.
5 big picture takeaways from Donegal's 2012 All-Ireland football final win over Mayo
Jim McGuinness’s finest hour arrived eight years ago.
'To go to the very top with your club, nothing tops it' - through the years with Galway's Hopper McGrath
The Galway and Sarsfields great recently steered his beloved club – and his four daughters – to a first All-Ireland senior camogie title, having done it all as a player himself.
Quiz: How well do you remember ladies football and camogie from through the 2000s?
A trip down memory lane as we test your knowledge.
'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'
In part four of our series, Olive Loughnane discusses life after the Olympics.
'That's the great thing about this Irish team, it's about an island performing'
As he reflects on his career, Rory Best takes pride from squeezing every drop out of the potential he had.
'I'm acutely aware of the danger': When Ireland entered crisis mode for Foot and Mouth disease in 2001
19 years ago it was livestock and farmers’ livelihoods at stake.
'I tried to buy a gun' - Rugby star Danny Cipriani on his severe depression
He posted on Instagram just days after the death of his ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack.
Quiz: How close were you paying attention to the general election campaign?
It must be still fresh in your head, mustn’t it?
Kobe Bryant's relentless spirit inspired fans and players alike through his illustrious career
The basketball icon and his daughter, Gianna, were among nine killed in a helicopter crash yesterday.
'The senior guys, they didn't like me, they didn't want an Irish guy coming over'
Waterford legend Alfie Hale reflects on his remarkable career in Irish and British football.
'My heart will always want to play and that's the problem' - Reflecting on a rollercoaster 19-season career
Waterford great Michelle Ryan called time on her Déise duty this week – but would love nothing more than to be starting out again.
Liverpool winning Premier League would help me move on from Chelsea slip - Gerrard
The Reds look set to win their first top-flight crown in 30 years this season.
Wayne Rooney opens up on gambling struggle and how it threatened his career
‘It sucks you in,’ the Derby County player admitted.
'Our culture was still ingrained with the idea that Real Men don’t show their feelings'
Former Liverpool star Robbie Fowler expresses regret about how Stan Collymore was treated during his time at Liverpool.
Guardiola: I tried to convince Kompany to stay
The defender ended an 11-year association with the club by captaining them to an unprecedented domestic treble in England last season.
From Tallaght to Cape Verde: A League of Ireland star's remarkable 12 months
Roberto Lopes on a year in which he won the FAI Cup with Shamrock Rovers and made his international debut.
Lucas Moura was ‘very close’ to Man United move
The Brazil international winger, who is now enjoying a spell in England at Tottenham, held talks with the Red Devils before leaving Sao Paulo.
'I couldn't have asked for a better year' - Tiger Woods completes road to redemption
“It’s been an amazing year… I’m speechless.’
'I wasn't living the way I should,' admits Sterling
The forward feels he was not always 100% dedicated to football as he is now.
'I would have been very unhappy' - Mourinho explains why he lived in hotel while at Man United
It was suggested that his unusual living situation contributed to his unhappiness at Old Trafford, the new Spurs boss strongly disagrees.
In pics: Jim Gavin's best moments as Dublin manager
The five-in-a-row-winning boss stepped down today.
'You've got to respect the decision that David Nucifora made' - Ruan Pienaar
The 35-year-old is now back in South Africa after the IRFU performance director forced him to leave Ulster in 2017.
'Jim McGuinness introduced me to the panel and said, ‘He’ll be playing for the next 20 years''
As Naomh Conaill prepare for Sunday’s Ulster final, Leo McLoone reflects on his career with the Glenties club.
It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
We look back on a busy seven days of action
'You could never see him being one of the greatest goal scorers ever, you just couldn’t'
Ryan Giggs on Cristiano Ronaldo’s remarkable rise to become one of football’s all-time greats.
'United belongs to those of us who go every bloody week and not to people with big bank balances'
Thirty years ago, fans weren’t just furious with Alex Ferguson’s team but with the club’s decision-makers too.
Dani Alves hits out at Parisian life: 'They’re f***ing racists'
The ex-PSG star said that life in the French capital was ‘stressful’ and that he preferred the atmosphere in Barcelona or Seville.
Messi: I almost left Barcelona five years ago
The Argentine star was unhappy after he and his father were charged with tax fraud.
The Irishman who wasn't there
Lee Carsley on his bittersweet international career and his belief that his country never saw the best of him.
'I was very p****d off' - Gnabry reveals father’s ban on Bayern Munich move
The 24-year-old hit the headlines this week by scoring four against Tottenham – but his route to Bavaria has been a circuitous one.
‘£25m, tiny, slow, only left footed and didn't know his position’ – The transformation of David Silva
Joe Hart admits to being underwhelmed by the Spaniard when he arrived at Manchester City.
‘They said: We don’t think you’re ready... I knew I wasn’t going to be playing a lot of games’
Bohemians’ Keith Buckley on how patience with his development at underage level ultimately paid off.
My family were concerned when Mourinho joined Man United - Mata
The playmaker says people close to him were worried when the Portuguese coach followed him to the Theatre of Dreams.
'I nearly gave up football when I was 12' - Man United star James
The winger has impressed with three goals in five Premier League games for the Red Devils.
'Sanchez always seemed a sad man' - Mourinho
The Chile attacker failed to impress at Old Trafford, but his former manager hopes he can find happiness following a loan move to Serie A.
Details of Spurs' failed €65 million Fernandes bid revealed - including Premier League title bonus
The midfielder looked set for a big-money switch during the off-season but has stayed with the Liga NOS side.
'Tottenham probably got rid of me at the wrong time' - Trippier
The Atletico Madrid defender believes the Premier League side made a mistake in selling him.
Tipperary celebrate but how will counties review their 2019 hurling season?
Tipperary completed an All-Ireland hurling double but there was disappointment in 2019 for others.