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Last year
Irish stars suffering in Premier League limbo
5 problems Erik ten Hag needs to solve
Still far too early to be comparing Ferguson with Kane
Liam Brady's RTÉ departure marks the end of a certain style of punditry
Irish football must decide on its identity before making a call on the manager
Stephen Kenny the easy scapegoat amid Irish football's delusions of grandeur
Still no mention of elephant in the room as Man City close in on treble
Despair but no shame for Man United in defeat to their much-superior rivals
The key decision facing Ten Hag as Man United bid to end City's treble hopes
Lack of match sharpness a worry in Irish squad picked for Greece and Gibraltar qualifiers
This Man City side won't be remembered as fondly as United's treble winners
Is the Premier League becoming Ligue 1?
Frustrating times for Ireland's great Premier League hopes
Big Sam's return the latest episode in the dumbest Premier League season ever
Season of triumph and woe a reminder of football's fickle nature for Ireland's shining lights
Evan Ferguson better off ignoring Man United advances for now
Shades of Brentford debacle as Man United implode again
Toothless Chelsea's €350 million worth of benchwarmers says it all
The unsung hero of Man United's renaissance
The astonishing ineptitude of Premier League giants
The biggest myth of the Stephen Kenny era was exposed last night
Duff's Shelbourne impress with Mourinho-esque display
Are Manchester United back?
Real Madrid deliver the final, brutal blow to Liverpool's broken team
Guardiola rescues City from his own tactical fumble in huge win over Arsenal
Liverpool must prove Everton win is not just another false dawn
What has happened to Liverpool?
Is another Premier League club set to become a sportswashing project?
All time
Difficult spell for Gavin Bazunu but he has the temperament to come through it
The bittersweet feeling of watching Lionel Messi
Why England's latest World Cup exit feels at once familiar and unprecedented
The big decision facing Gareth Southgate ahead of France showdown
The simple reason why Southgate is succeeding where past England managers failed
Watching English media cover their team through Irish eyes can be baffling - but it's far from an anomaly
Ronaldo only has himself to blame for ignominious Man United departure
Groundhog day at the Aviva
Has Cristiano Ronaldo changed or is it football that has moved on?
Is the old Matt Doherty back?
Amber Barrett interview epitomises why sport matters
For the first time, Liverpool will face Man City more in hope than expectation