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# Looking Back

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'We had some doubts': Emery reveals turning down Salah at PSG
The Arsenal boss now rates Salah as one of the top five players in the world.
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'It must have been television gold for the watching millions. Was I ranting? Yes, I suppose I was'
In an extract from his autobiography, Kevin Keegan recalls the infamous interview he gave amid the dramatic end to the 1995-96 Premier League season.
# proper fan
Quiz: How well do you know your ladies football from 2018?
Test your memory with these 10 questions.
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'I can leave with my head held high and be very proud of everything I've achieved over the years'
Recently-retired Ireland international Karen Duggan looks back on a stellar international career in the green jersey, and much more.
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The Class of '92 Manchester United star who never graduated
Ben Thornley speaks to The42 about tracking down David Beckham, injury problems, the influence of Roy Keane and regrets about his treatment of some of the women in his life.
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'Did you read any philosopher?' Jose Mourinho's fall from grace at Man United in quotes
The 55-year-old’s unhappiness at the club manifested itself even before the season started.
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Bojan reveals his frustrations at being labelled 'the new Messi'
The Stoke forward admits that he struggled to handle the weight of expectation during his time at Barcelona.
# Rivals
Here's what you need to know about Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifying opponents
The Boys in Green were paired with Switzerland, Denmark, Georgia and Gibraltar in Sunday’s Euro 2020 draw in Dublin.
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McCarthy: We wouldn't have got out of the group with Roy Keane at 2002 World Cup
The Ireland manager was in conversation with Eamon Dunphy for Paddy Power’s Head2Head programme.
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Mick McCarthy is sick of talking about Saipan
The subject was brought up for the umpteenth time at the new Irish manager’s unveiling on Sunday.
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Stan Lee’s lost dog, the Madden curse, and your NFL week 11 preview
You probably won’t mind the Browns when they’re angry actually, writes Steve O’Rourke.
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'My background was brought up and there was a thing written about a car I was driving'
Glenn Whelan says ‘personal’ criticism was partially behind his decision to shun the media for years.
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'Feelings were running pretty high... It was the first time the North and Republic had played each other'
Martin O’Neill recalls playing against the Republic of Ireland in two qualifiers for the 1980 European Championships.
# misfortune
'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'
Con McLaughlin, the first Donegal man to score 100 goals in the League of Ireland, looks back on his career.
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Carragher reveals Liverpool 'astonishment' at Chelsea paying £50m for Torres
The former Spain forward struggled to justify a then-record fee upon his arrival at Stamford Bridge.
# frozen in time
It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
Some of the defining moments from a busy week of sporting action.
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'There were low days... You're thinking: "Are you good enough?"'
Ireland’s Shane Duffy is in great form with Brighton, but his career has been far from plain sailing.
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Karius denies fleeing Liverpool after horror Champions League final
The 25-year-old German made two costly mistakes in the second-half of a defeat to Real Madrid in Kiev last May.
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Quiz: How well do you remember this year's football championship?
The curtain has been drawn on another inter-county football summer.
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Luke Shaw: I almost lost my leg and considered quitting football
The Manchester United defender suffered a double fracture in September 2015, with some dark days taken in during a long road to recovery.
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'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'
Ex-Ireland international Noel Hunt on persistent abuse from fans as well as highs and lows at Reading, Leeds and elsewhere in his football career.
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 inter-county hurling summer?
It’s been a memorable hurling season.
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'Sometimes we make the wrong choice' - Vardy reacts to awful tackle on Ireland international Doherty
Claude Puel defended the striker after his red card, but the England international has now given his view of the incident.
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'I was never the dream child back then but camogie was an outlet that let me be myself'
Camogie has shaped four-time All-Ireland champion Mags D’Arcy into the person she is today.
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'Punditry should be about tension' - Gary Neville on the infamous Roy Keane-Ian Wright argument
The ex-Man United star discusses one of the TV moments of the World Cup.
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'We had another bottle of beer. Next thing, the agent came in and said: You have to play a match tonight'
One of the League of Ireland’s all-time top goalscorers, Mick Byrne, reflects on a brilliant career.
# Test
Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?
Almost a week has passed since the tournament ended.
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Spain sent me World Cup SOS, claims Benitez
The Newcastle manager says there was ‘a chance’ he could have replaced Julen Lopetegui.
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How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s?
The action in the GAA’s new format football format finally started last night.
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Croatia star recalls 'great experience' in Premier League
Andrej Kramaric is hoping to start for Zlatko Dalic’s side in Moscow on Wednesday.
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'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'"
After a difficult few years, Mikey Drennan is back playing in the League of Ireland with Sligo.
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'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions'
Roy Keane has revisited the infamous Saipan controversy 16 years on.
# wc memories
'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green'
Charlie Stillitano recalls his involvement behind the scenes at the famous World Cup ’94 match.
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US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory
‘The last couple years have felt like a very long time. A second seemed like 24 hours.’
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‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’
33 years on from representing Liverpool in the European Cup final, Jim Beglin reflects on a career full of highs and lows.
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Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides?
You’ll need to be a hardcore Reds fan to get 10/10 in this.
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'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart'
Pep Guardiola found it difficult to call time on the goalkeeper’s Man City career.
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Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season
Thoughts from a campaign that saw Man City blow away the competition.
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'I knew I was going to play. The only problem was I also knew he didn't want to play me'
Playing for Belgium under Marc Wilmots was not a source of enjoyment for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku.
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Did Man United miss out on Pep Guardiola?
Jordi Cruyff believes the Catalan coach came close to agreeing a move to Old Trafford in 2013.