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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Maestro

Last year
Ronnie O’Sullivan breaks two more Crucible records with victory over Mark Allen
O’Sullivan’s 71st career win took him clear for the number of matches won by a single player at The Crucible.
All time
Appreciating every day and trying to work Racing TV: visiting Aidan O’Brien's Ballydoyle yard
The legendary trainer laid out his life philosophy when we called to his famous Tipperary base.
'Let’s not confuse Nutella with sh**': Gattuso claims Pirlo's class made him consider career change
‘In the dressing room? He’s a big son of a… With all due respect to his mother!’
'He will be the standout player in the league' - Cork City tie down key midfielder until 2019
Gearoid Morrissey has committed his future to the champions.
Today Andrea Pirlo showed us why we all still love him, even if his country doesn't
The Italian midfielder conjured a moment of magic in Major League Soccer.
Andrea Pirlo: 'In MLS there's lots of running and too little play'
The Italian playmaker believes more needs to be done to teach young players technical skills before Major League Soccer can properly develop.
21 reasons Andrea Pirlo is the ultimate midfield boss
This is Pirlo’s game face. He’s THAT cool.
Xavi broke down in tears as Barcelona fans said farewell at the Camp Nou
The 35 year-old is leaving the club at the end of the season after seventeen years in the first-team.
'I'm a student of free-kicks', says football's coolest man
The midfield magician scored from open play last Friday but revealed he’s still learning when it comes to set-pieces.
Schmidt errs towards caution with Sexton after concussion issues
Meanwhile, the Ireland head coach is pleased with Luke Fitzgerald’s recent form.
5 qualities that Louis van Gaal will bring to his new role as Man United boss
The Dutch coach was confirmed as the Red Devils’ new manager today.
Baby conducts church choir and gets really, really into it
So much feeling.
All bow before Xavi, who had a 100% pass completion rate against PSG
Imagine playing for 90 minutes and not giving the ball away once.
Yes, Didier Zokora's jersey does say 'Maestro' on the back of it
Emmmm, what?