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#Speculation

# speculation - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Richie McCaw looks set to retire after this year's World Cup
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Richie McCaw looks set to retire after this year's World Cup

Feb 19th 2015, 8:27 AM 7,651 Views 23 Comments

The All Blacks captain can’t see himself playing on after this year’s tournament.

# speculation - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Arsenal sign a defender while Ronaldo disappoints Manchester United fans
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# Speculation

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Arsenal sign a defender while Ronaldo disappoints Manchester United fans

Jan 21st 2015, 12:13 PM 12,759 Views 5 Comments

We’ll also have news of Samuel Eto’o and Marco Reus.

# speculation - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Has The Sun stopped publishing photos of topless women on page 3?
# Speculation
# Speculation

Has The Sun stopped publishing photos of topless women on page 3?

Jan 20th 2015, 5:15 PM 28,580 Views 113 Comments

There are lots of reports but the head of PR for the tabloid has called it ‘speculation’.

# speculation - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Yaya Toure's future plunged into further uncertainty as he refuses to commit to City
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# Speculation

Yaya Toure's future plunged into further uncertainty as he refuses to commit to City

Jan 17th 2015, 1:05 PM 5,949 Views 12 Comments

Is this the clearest indication yet that the 31-year-old will leave Eastlands?

# speculation - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Manchester United have left De Gea exit door open
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Manchester United have left De Gea exit door open

Jan 10th 2015, 3:30 PM 12,421 Views 15 Comments

Louis van Gaal’s insistence on fully assessing his Number One means the club could lose the Spaniard.

# speculation - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

14 top-class footballers who could be on the move in the January Transfer Window
# Speculation
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# Speculation

14 top-class footballers who could be on the move in the January Transfer Window

Dec 30th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,261 Views 43 Comments

Gareth Bale, Christian Eriksen, Petr Cech and others.

Martinez dismisses Coleman-to-Manchester United rumours
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Martinez dismisses Coleman-to-Manchester United rumours

Dec 30th 2014, 1:48 PM 4,871 Views 14 Comments

The Ireland right-back has been linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent weeks.

# speculation - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Rodgers dismisses Balotelli exit rumours
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Rodgers dismisses Balotelli exit rumours

Dec 27th 2014, 1:47 PM 4,763 Views 1 Comment

The Italian has struggled to adapt to life at Anfield — scoring only two goals in all competitions since his close-season arrival from Milan.

# speculation - Friday 5 December, 2014

'I'm still contracted with Connacht' - Henshaw denies Leinster transfer rumour
# Speculation
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# Speculation

'I'm still contracted with Connacht' - Henshaw denies Leinster transfer rumour

Dec 5th 2014, 5:00 PM 7,891 Views 34 Comments

The 21-year-old Ireland centre admits recent transfer talk has been ‘a small’ bit annoying for him.

# speculation - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Lionel Messi hints at Barcelona exit
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Lionel Messi hints at Barcelona exit

Nov 18th 2014, 6:51 PM 6,343 Views 5 Comments

The Argentine attacker says he is focused on winning trophies with the Catalan club this season.

# speculation - Monday 17 November, 2014

Here we go: The French media have got the 'Paulie to France' rumour mill rolling
# Non!
From The42
# Non!

Here we go: The French media have got the 'Paulie to France' rumour mill rolling

Nov 17th 2014, 9:03 AM 12,589 Views 20 Comments

They don’t care that our 35-year-old captain is contracted to 2016, they reckon he’d love it in Pau.

# speculation - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Kim Jong-Un mystery latest: Now he's been seen walking without a stick
# Speculation
# Speculation

Kim Jong-Un mystery latest: Now he's been seen walking without a stick

Nov 5th 2014, 11:55 AM 8,048 Views 11 Comments

He briefly disappeared from public view in September.

# speculation - Thursday 2 October, 2014

'I've no idea who makes these things up' - Mats Hummels laughs off Man Utd link
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

'I've no idea who makes these things up' - Mats Hummels laughs off Man Utd link

Oct 2nd 2014, 11:46 AM 3,779 Views 13 Comments

The Germany defender insists he’s going nowhere.

# speculation - Thursday 25 September, 2014

5 value bets to keep you glued to every ball of the Ryder Cup
# Speculation
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# Speculation

5 value bets to keep you glued to every ball of the Ryder Cup

Sep 25th 2014, 7:00 PM 5,025 Views 3 Comments

From the relatively realistic to just chancing our arm.

# speculation - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Ronaldo to United a possibility, says Neville
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Ronaldo to United a possibility, says Neville

Sep 16th 2014, 2:11 PM 25,196 Views 7 Comments

The star is reportedly unhappy at Real Madrid, with the club’s decision to sell both Angel di Maria and Xabi Alonso

# speculation - Monday 8 September, 2014

How much could you have won if you'd backed three All-Ireland hurling final draws in a row?
# Long Shot
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# Long Shot

How much could you have won if you'd backed three All-Ireland hurling final draws in a row?

Sep 8th 2014, 4:41 PM 8,706 Views 5 Comments

It’s probably less than you think.

# speculation - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Tax increases and expenditure reductions of €2.1bn won't be necessary - Howlin
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Tax increases and expenditure reductions of €2.1bn won't be necessary - Howlin

Sep 3rd 2014, 11:19 PM 10,123 Views 53 Comments

He said that the government are not in the giving back phase just yet.

# speculation - Monday 25 August, 2014

Leinster quiet over reports of Jonny Sexton's imminent return
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Leinster quiet over reports of Jonny Sexton's imminent return

Aug 25th 2014, 11:46 AM 17,859 Views 23 Comments

A spokesperson told TheScore.ie they were “unable to confirm” any deal at this current point.

# speculation - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Louis van Gaal: 'Maybe United don't need other players'
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Louis van Gaal: 'Maybe United don't need other players'

Aug 2nd 2014, 4:02 PM 6,717 Views 30 Comments

The Premier League side have been heavily linked with moves for midfielders Kevin Strootman and Arturo Vidal.

# speculation - Friday 18 July, 2014

All is forgiven! Yaya Toure wants to stay at Manchester City again
# Flip-Flopping
From The42
# Flip-Flopping

All is forgiven! Yaya Toure wants to stay at Manchester City again

Jul 18th 2014, 4:53 PM 4,058 Views 12 Comments

The Ivory Coast star scored 20 goals in City’s run to the title last season.

# speculation - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Pat Rabbitte: 'Political writers can say what they want but I'm not accepting I'm out'
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Pat Rabbitte: 'Political writers can say what they want but I'm not accepting I'm out'

Jul 5th 2014, 2:30 PM 8,191 Views 50 Comments

The Communications Minister said the cabinet should have a mix of young people and experience.

# speculation - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Kroos to make Madrid decision post-World Cup as French pressure builds
# Pokerface
From The42
# Pokerface

Kroos to make Madrid decision post-World Cup as French pressure builds

Jul 3rd 2014, 9:11 PM 7,019 Views 10 Comments

The German playmaker is choosing to concentrate on the World Cup quarter-final, rather than transfer talk.

# speculation - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Brace yourself, Roy Keane now linked with Aston Villa assistant manager role
# Roy The Villain
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# Roy The Villain

Brace yourself, Roy Keane now linked with Aston Villa assistant manager role

Jun 3rd 2014, 9:07 AM 4,915 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland midfielder’s lingering over the Celtic job has alerted a number of clubs to his possible availability.

# speculation - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Van Gaal to Spurs is 'done deal' - Gullit
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Van Gaal to Spurs is 'done deal' - Gullit

Mar 29th 2014, 8:20 PM 7,530 Views 9 Comments

Tottenham only gave Tim Sherwood an 18-month contract as head coach in December.

# speculation - Thursday 20 March, 2014

'It must be a different Seamus Coleman' - Martinez dismisses transfer rumours
# Speculation
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# Speculation

'It must be a different Seamus Coleman' - Martinez dismisses transfer rumours

Mar 20th 2014, 12:15 PM 5,875 Views 17 Comments

The Everton boss wants his Irish full-back to remain at the club for many years.

# speculation - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Turns out Google didn't bid for WhatsApp after all
# Speculation
# Speculation

Turns out Google didn't bid for WhatsApp after all

Feb 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,044 Views 12 Comments

The company’s senior vice president, Sundar Pichai, said that reports of it bidding $10 billion for the service were “simply untrue.”

# speculation - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Arafat's death was natural and not caused by radiation says Russian expert
# Death
# Death

Arafat's death was natural and not caused by radiation says Russian expert

Dec 26th 2013, 11:06 AM 5,890 Views 43 Comments

While a Swiss lab report said that Arafat was probably poisoned by polonium, this is the second study to rule it out.

# speculation - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Seamus Coleman linked with Arsenal move
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

Seamus Coleman linked with Arsenal move

Dec 8th 2013, 3:26 PM 10,752 Views 36 Comments

Arsene Wenger is reportedly considering a £10million move for the Ireland star.

# speculation - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Moyes rejects Lawrenson claims of RVP transfer request as ‘absolute nonsense’
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# Speculation

Moyes rejects Lawrenson claims of RVP transfer request as ‘absolute nonsense’

Dec 7th 2013, 6:10 PM 17,362 Views 44 Comments

Speaking on Irish radio, the pundit says losing the Dutchman would be a ‘mess’ for David Moyes.

# speculation - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Top 14 links threaten to cloud Joe Schmidt's early tenure
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Top 14 links threaten to cloud Joe Schmidt's early tenure

Oct 31st 2013, 5:16 PM 12,842 Views 5 Comments

Questions on player contracts and the captaincy are overshadowing the visit of three higher ranked opponents.

# speculation - Friday 27 September, 2013

‘Martin O’Neill would be a good choice’: Roy Keane on the Ireland job
# Ireland Job
From The42
# Ireland Job

‘Martin O’Neill would be a good choice’: Roy Keane on the Ireland job

Sep 27th 2013, 11:45 AM 6,893 Views 41 Comments

The former Sunderland and Ipswich manager was non-committal on his own chances.

# speculation - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Post-mortem on skeletal remains to take place today
# Human Remains
# Human Remains

Post-mortem on skeletal remains to take place today

Sep 15th 2013, 9:03 AM 13,040 Views 44 Comments

The body has been removed and taken to the state morgue.

# speculation - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Wenger admits Arsenal are interested in Juan Mata
# Transfers
From The42
# Transfers

Wenger admits Arsenal are interested in Juan Mata

Aug 28th 2013, 9:06 AM 2,449 Views 15 Comments

The Spaniard’s father and agent was reportedly in attendance at the Emirates as the Gunners secured their Champions League spot last night.

# speculation - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Archbishop Martin denies reports of a move to The Vatican
# Rumour Mill
# Rumour Mill

Archbishop Martin denies reports of a move to The Vatican

Aug 22nd 2013, 12:34 PM 5,997 Views 30 Comments

The Dublin Archdiocese said that rumours that he is leaving for Rome is just “empty speculation”.

# speculation - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Waterford play down speculation linking Donal Óg Cusack with hurling job
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

Waterford play down speculation linking Donal Óg Cusack with hurling job

Aug 13th 2013, 4:05 PM 3,826 Views 7 Comments

The county secretary dismissed a report suggesting the former Cork goalkeeper was being lined up to take over from Michael Ryan.

# speculation - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Wayne Rooney trains with reserves at own request
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Wayne Rooney trains with reserves at own request

Aug 8th 2013, 6:03 PM 20,369 Views 37 Comments

Manchester United have already rejected two bids for the striker.

# speculation - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Suarez could leave for world record fee - Rodgers
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Suarez could leave for world record fee - Rodgers

Aug 3rd 2013, 4:28 PM 4,333 Views 21 Comments

Arsenal are the only team to have tabled a bid for for the striker, according to the Liverpool boss.

# speculation - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Tottenham hit six in Asia Trophy, AVB refuses to deny Real Madrid bid for Bale
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# Speculation

Tottenham hit six in Asia Trophy, AVB refuses to deny Real Madrid bid for Bale

Jul 27th 2013, 3:04 PM 2,432 Views 0 Comments

The coach preferred to focus on his team’s performance in the Asia Trophy friendly today.

# speculation - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Ronaldo dismisses talk of a new contract at Madrid
# Speculation
From The42
# Speculation

Ronaldo dismisses talk of a new contract at Madrid

Jun 13th 2013, 5:25 PM 3,799 Views 5 Comments

So tell us… does that mean you’re leaving?

# speculation - Sunday 26 May, 2013

7 Premier League transfers we'd love to see happen this off-season
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# Speculation

7 Premier League transfers we'd love to see happen this off-season

May 26th 2013, 7:05 AM 5,070 Views 11 Comments

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