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# Looking Back

All time
'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'
'I thought we would win it in my time... From there on you would have expected to go forward'
'Barry John was in the bath when the intruder entered his bedroom'
'There were tears in his eyes... That was unusual for him'
"I don't think anyone really remembers it, or would watch back and think that it was 'hilarious' or 'legendary'"
Matic reveals how Aimar and Saviola made him a £40m holding midfielder
Karl Sheppard says he 'couldn't really trust' Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny
'Too many people spread stupid stories on why I left United, about gambling and the mafia'
Benzema demanded respect from Mourinho in hour-long showdown
"Fergie told me: ‘Why would you turn down United?'"
The forgotten story of Ireland's record-breaking hat-trick hero 50 years on
'He was waiting for me at the top of the tunnel': Shearer on that Keane punch
Anfield the scene of most Alex Ferguson 'hairdryer' rants - Gary Neville
Revealed: How Man United missed out on Gascoigne, Shearer, Zidane and Lineker
'You went out and you played, you got injected and then you played again'
15 games, 15 wins, 3 titles: A remarkable year for unbeaten All-Ireland champions Tipperary
I told Rafa that Barry couldn’t replace Alonso at Liverpool – Gerrard
Man United defender 'wasn't strong enough' for Birmingham
'It’s still raw, hugely disappointing' - Coping with Waterford's All-Ireland setback
'Something just hit me on the shoulder - I looked down and it was an open flick knife'
Neymar stays tweet a bluff, admits Pique
Tracing the marginalisation of Irish players in the Premier League
Rory McIlroy meets Pep and more of our favourite sports pics from the past week
'Marcus Rashford wanted to be like Andrea Pirlo'
I didn't want to leave Real Madrid - Ronaldo
David Luiz 'took a risk and a pay cut' to return to Chelsea
Best player? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2016-17 Premier League season
Celta inspired by Bilbao's 2012 victory over Man United
‘Nutsy said: I don’t think Luque will be travelling - Real Madrid put in an £18m bid for him’
'It's a place we'll never forget': Pat Lam reflects on his time with Connacht
100 Days of Trump: 'There has been a great betrayal of vulnerable voters'
Larry Donnelly
Quiz: How well do you remember the GAA football league campaign that just finished?
The story behind one of sport's biggest scandals
'He wouldn’t have made the Ireland U15 team - I was always astonished by that'
McGuinness on his IRA past: 'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry'
'I have loads of different pictures of the goal, paintings and all sorts'
Much more than Robbie Keane and Kevin Doyle: the Irish history in Major League Soccer
'I cried when I left Chelsea' - Damien Duff airs Stamford Bridge regret
'We couldn't afford to lose a third All-Ireland' - Galway legend reflects on famous win in stirring video