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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

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Thomas Barr gets pushed out of the way, Pochettino's rage and more Tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past week.
Showering with the World Cup trophy, celebrating a Lions cap and more sporting tweets of the week
Here’s what some familiar faces in the sporting world had to say on Twitter over the past week.
Sending good wishes to Alex Ferguson and more tweets of the week
Also featuring Gary Lineker and Brian O’Driscoll.
Italy win good for Ireland and more Euro 2016 day 4 thoughts
Plus, Iniesta’s sumptuous pass the difference as Spain get over the line.
Cyrus Christie is 'not the greatest defender' but insists he's 'learning'
The 23-year-old spoke of his frustration at being left in “two-v-one” situations during the Belarus match.
Ronaldo v the best defence in Europe and more Champions League final talking points
Plus, are Real capable of toppling the best defence in Europe?
'Third place in the group can be enough' - Dutch boss on Ireland's Euro hopes
Danny Blind said his side took 60 minutes to reach “an acceptable level” at the Aviva Stadium.
O'Neill on end to Roy Keane-Celtic speculation, sports psychologists and his love of Meryl Streep
“You asked me a question — did I think he was a good fit for Celtic — and I didn’t realise the implication of what I was saying.”
Long-term concern after Spurs capitulation and more Premier League talking points
Plus, Manchester City stumble over the line while Saints and the Champions keep up a remarkable pace.
Damien Duff on life as a pundit, Jose Mourinho and Ireland's Euro 2016 hopes
The retired Irish footballer on why he feels his former boss would be perfect for Man United.
Are Chelsea back on form and more Champions League talking points
Meanwhile, Arsenal built on their recent momentum with a superb win over Bayern.
Worrying times for Irish stars and more thoughts from the Premier League's finale
Also, Brendan Rodgers left red-faced and Arsenal show their considerable potential.
Tips to keep your mental health in check while dealing with cancer
The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) has devised 10 tips on how to best cope with a diagnosis of cancer.
Column: We could all benefit from a little of Wayne Rooney’s wisdom
The mindset of a professional sportsperson can show us a lot about how to deal with depression, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.
Inspiring Irish animation urges you to be aware of negative thoughts
The cartoons are aimed at promoting positive mental health.
Rafa Benitez thinks Liverpool will qualify for the Champions League ahead of United
The club’s former coach also says Steven Gerrard’s role in their excellent season is being underappreciated.
5 talking points from Saturday's Premier League action
We analyse Luis Suarez’s brilliance and Manchester United’s lack of confidence, among other issues.'s writers review this year's Premier League season
And revisit our somewhat cringeworthy pre-season predictions.
Here's how Twitter reacted to City's defeat of United
Reaction from John NOT Terry, Stan Collymore and others.
10 of the funniest reactions to Rory McIlroy and toothgate
Twitter was, for the most part, unimpressed with the Irish golfer’s decision to withdraw today.
5 thoughts from this weekend's Premier League games
Bad times for Rafa Benitez, a glimmer of hope for Villa and Man City slip further behind United.
Major report explores reasons behind male suicide
The Samaritans report says that when men don’t reach a ‘gold standard’ they can feel a sense of shame, which in turn can lead to suicidal thoughts.