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December 2022
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Magnificent Morocco shock toothless Spain in penalty shoot-out
Morocco won 3-0 on spot kicks after a tense, goalless 120 minutes.
Last year
2022
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Gareth Bale's instinct from penalty spot more impressive than on LGBTQ+ rights
Wales skipper breathes life into country’s World Cup campaign after USA had looked set to get off to winning start.
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'Absolutely ludicrous, farcical, unfair' - Gallagher against penalty shootouts in Gaelic football
The Derry manager would prefer replays or a next score wins policy.
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Fernandes won't shy away from penalty duty for United after costly Villa miss
The Portuguese playmaker was given the chance to level proceedings in yesterday’s game at Old Trafford.
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Deeney ensures Watford beat Stoke to close gap on promotion places
The talismanic skipper scored from the spot and provided the assist for Ismaila Sarr against James McClean’s Stoke.
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Penalties viewed as cruel by some but what is the just way to conclude a GAA championship tie?
Shootouts in Tyrone and Offaly football brought the system into focus again.
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Laois U20s edge Westmeath in dramatic penalty shoot-out
The O’Moore county have set up a Leinster semi-final with Kildare.
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5 ways to brush up on your key interview skills
From how to arrive to what to prepare.
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Panenka: 'Sometimes I'd go to sleep thinking of ways of getting the better of him'
It’s 40 years since the attacking midfielder conjured a moment of absolute genius at the European Championships.
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Ronaldo penalty miss proves costly as Real Madrid held to draw
Zinedine Zidane’s side are now 10 points behind arch rivals Barcelona.
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Should Ron Vlaar's penalty have counted against Argentina?
Was the ball still in play? Did it cross the line? Where was that goal-line technology graphic that plagued us during the group stages?
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Penalty analysis: 'Why didn't Cillessen stop Messi's kick?
Expert Ignacio Palacios-Huerta dissects last night’s semi-final shoot-out.
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VIDEO: Because it’s probably raining where you are… here’s an awful, awful penalty
Direction, check. Power, check. Elevation…