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# Looking Back

All time
Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?
Spain sent me World Cup SOS, claims Benitez
How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s?
Croatia star recalls 'great experience' in Premier League
'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'"
'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions'
'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green'
US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory
‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’
Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides?
'People ask me about the toughest decision and it's Joe Hart'
Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season
'I knew I was going to play. The only problem was I also knew he didn't want to play me'
Did Man United miss out on Pep Guardiola?
'It's those little things - my first game, and him not being there on the sideline'
Mourinho regrets 'negative episodes' with Wenger
Roma midfielder denies being close to Man United deal
The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger
Juventus icon Buffon has no referee rant regrets: ‘I’d say it all again’
Dzeko 'very happy' to have rejected Chelsea after Champions League heroics
'I only spoke with him twice:' De Bruyne reflects on 'distant' relationship with Jose Mourinho
"He just said: 'At the moment we are not going to be offering you a contract'"
'For a lad coming over from Dublin at 15 to say you'd be at Arsenal for 20 years... I got very lucky really'
'There were doubts' - Rio Ferdinand admits Man Utd team-mates' uncertainty over David de Gea
Duffer's brilliance, controversial refereeing calls and Rivaldo magic - 5 classic Chelsea-Barcelona ties
'I left the training ground crying... It's only when you leave Juventus that you realise what you had'
Alexis recalls Messi crying after Chelsea defeat
Luka Modric on Tottenham regret, Real Madrid struggles
'He told us nothing. If he had done, PSG would have been able to buy him for less money'
'I was thinking about what I was going to do if I wasn't going to be a footballer'
Tottenham defender admits to having snubbed Barcelona switch
'A great servant' - Multi All-Ireland winner pulls curtain down on illustrious career
'Going through that experience opened my eyes to how cutthroat football can be'
'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic'
Catalonia, Ophelia and Dublin's three-in-a-row: The most read articles on this year
‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’
'This was '80s Ireland... It was felt a man couldn’t possibly bring 6 children up on his own'
‘As a group of players, we knew things had to change’
'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic'
'I switched social media off during some of the stupid stuff that happened earlier in the year'