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#Tactics

# tactics - Monday 27 August, 2012

Patrick Kelly: "Most people wouldn't be fans of it but they're revolutionizing tactics."
# All-Ireland SFC
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# All-Ireland SFC

Patrick Kelly: "Most people wouldn't be fans of it but they're revolutionizing tactics."

Aug 27th 2012, 6:43 PM 2,030 Views 2 Comments

The Ballincollig club man believes that Donegal have to be credited for their winning display in Croke Park yesterday.

Murph’s Sideline Cut: "Tomás Ó Sé said last week that you can’t train yourself for a match against Donegal – you have to experience it."
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# Column

Murph’s Sideline Cut: "Tomás Ó Sé said last week that you can’t train yourself for a match against Donegal – you have to experience it."

Aug 27th 2012, 3:30 PM 3,124 Views 2 Comments

The composure, athleticism and hunger of the Donegal players proved critical in seeing off Cork yesterday, writes Ciaran Murphy.

# tactics - Monday 20 August, 2012

Talking Points: Kilkenny v Tipperary, All-Ireland SHC semi-final
# Post-Match Debate
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# Post-Match Debate

Talking Points: Kilkenny v Tipperary, All-Ireland SHC semi-final

Aug 20th 2012, 12:19 PM 6,848 Views 11 Comments

Here are some of the key issues that arose after yesterday’s All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final.

# tactics - Thursday 16 August, 2012

McGuinness defends Donegal style as they mount All-Ireland challenge
# Tactics
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# Tactics

McGuinness defends Donegal style as they mount All-Ireland challenge

Aug 16th 2012, 10:08 AM 694 Views 0 Comments

It may be derided but the manager of the side that has claimed the last two Ulster titles is perfectly happy with the football philosophy of his team as they gear up for Sunday week’s All-Ireland semi-final.

# tactics - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Darran O'Sullivan: "The best footballers aren’t the best players any more."
# Aesthetics
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# Aesthetics

Darran O'Sullivan: "The best footballers aren’t the best players any more."

Aug 15th 2012, 11:07 AM 2,003 Views 22 Comments

The Kerry attacker is unsure if the changing styles in Gaelic Football are a positive move for the game.

# tactics - Monday 11 June, 2012

Cork v Kerry: why the Kingdom will have to come again
# Tactics
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# Tactics

Cork v Kerry: why the Kingdom will have to come again

Jun 11th 2012, 7:46 AM 505 Views 0 Comments

Emmet Ryan breaks down yesterday’s Munster SFC semi-final which saw the Rebels run out five-point winners on Leeside.

# tactics - Thursday 7 June, 2012

We meet again... who'll come out on top in clash of Cork and Kerry?
# Tactics
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# Tactics

We meet again... who'll come out on top in clash of Cork and Kerry?

Jun 7th 2012, 10:49 AM 222 Views 0 Comments

The Rebels host their Jack O’Connor’s side on Leeside this Sunday. Here’s how Emmet Ryan thinks it’ll pan out in the Park.

# tactics - Monday 4 June, 2012

I might play one up front against Croatia, says Trap
# Tactics
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# Tactics

I might play one up front against Croatia, says Trap

Jun 4th 2012, 10:31 PM 4,588 Views 20 Comments

Ireland were overrun by their hosts in Budapest at times tonight.

# tactics - Friday 16 September, 2011

Tactics board: 6 ways the Dubs can beat Kerry on Sunday
# Plan Of Attack
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# Plan Of Attack

Tactics board: 6 ways the Dubs can beat Kerry on Sunday

Sep 16th 2011, 3:50 PM 488 Views 2 Comments

Ger McCarthy highlights the major dos and don’ts for Dublin ahead of the big dance on Sunday.

# tactics - Friday 5 August, 2011

This is what an NFL playbook looks like
# Booksmarts
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# Booksmarts

This is what an NFL playbook looks like

Aug 5th 2011, 12:17 PM 1,504 Views 0 Comments

Ever wanted to know just what’s in one of those hefty playbooks NFL coaches are always lugging around? Diagrams a quantum physicist would struggle to decipher, is what.

# tactics - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Talkin' tactics: what Waterford must do to beat Galway on Sunday
# Gameplan
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# Gameplan

Talkin' tactics: what Waterford must do to beat Galway on Sunday

Jul 20th 2011, 6:06 PM 580 Views 0 Comments

The Déise are drinking in the last-chance saloon following their humiliation by Tipperary. Here are some the key areas that Davy Fitz and his backroom staff should be looking at.

# tactics - Friday 20 May, 2011

The Bootroom - how did the Irish do in England this year?
# Chalkboard
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# Chalkboard

The Bootroom - how did the Irish do in England this year?

May 20th 2011, 12:11 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

As Giovanni Trapattoni prepares for a crucial trip to Skopje next month and the Premier League season winds down – how exactly did our boys do?

Battle Stations: where this year's Heineken Cup will be won and lost
# Tactics
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# Tactics

Battle Stations: where this year's Heineken Cup will be won and lost

May 20th 2011, 10:00 AM 112 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at five key areas in which this year’s Heineken Cup could be decided.

# tactics - Saturday 14 May, 2011

The Bootroom: where are Ronaldo’s goals coming from?
# Tactics
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# Tactics

The Bootroom: where are Ronaldo’s goals coming from?

May 14th 2011, 9:52 AM 417 Views 0 Comments

The Real Madrid superstar is on course to win his personal league race with Leo Messi for the title of Pichichi – Spain’s top scorer. But how is he doing it?

# tactics - Monday 9 May, 2011

The Bootroom: Lacklustre Chelsea out-thought and out-worked by United
# Tactics
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# Tactics

The Bootroom: Lacklustre Chelsea out-thought and out-worked by United

May 9th 2011, 1:36 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea were blown away by a Man Utd side with more belief, more verve and who were simply better, writes Barry O’Donovan in his tactical analysis of yesterday’s Premier League showdown.

# tactics - Friday 6 May, 2011

The bootroom: what are Fergie and Carlo thinking?
# Tactics
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# Tactics

The bootroom: what are Fergie and Carlo thinking?

May 6th 2011, 12:33 PM 198 Views 0 Comments

As Manchester United welcome Chelsea to Old Trafford this weekend for a game that will go a long, long way to deciding the title, we take a look at how the teams may set up.

# tactics - Thursday 28 April, 2011

The Bootroom: how Barca won the battle of Madrid
# Chalkboard
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# Chalkboard

The Bootroom: how Barca won the battle of Madrid

Apr 28th 2011, 2:23 PM 359 Views 0 Comments

Barry O’Donovan shakes his tactics at us with this comprehensive examination of how Jose was put in his box last night.

# tactics - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

The Bootroom: is Rooney back where he belongs? From The42
Live Apr 12th 2011, 3:17 PM

The Bootroom: is Rooney back where he belongs?

# tactics - Thursday 31 March, 2011

The bootroom: is Trap right to stick with his famous 4-4-2?
# Technically Speaking
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# Technically Speaking

The bootroom: is Trap right to stick with his famous 4-4-2?

Mar 31st 2011, 1:36 PM 298 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland manager has faced criticism for his perceived inflexibility in setting out his side. But are we better off trusting the familiar formation?

# tactics - Friday 25 March, 2011

McCarthy’s inclusion gives me freedom to experiment, says Trapattoni
# Change It Up
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# Change It Up

McCarthy’s inclusion gives me freedom to experiment, says Trapattoni

Mar 25th 2011, 7:03 PM 423 Views 0 Comments

The Republic of Ireland boss has indicated that he will not necessarily stick to 4-4-2 when using the Wigan midfielder.

# tactics - Sunday 2 January, 2011

Stepping out: the death of the flat back four
# The Bootroom
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# The Bootroom

Stepping out: the death of the flat back four

Jan 2nd 2011, 8:05 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

Defending is not dead, it has simply moved forward, according to John O’Donnell.