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# Vision

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# Vision
Sancho hails Ten Hag's United vision - 'There's a clearer plan of what to do.'
The attacker has played under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Ralf Rangnick since joining from Borussia Dortmund last summer.
# Vision
'It is clear – he is not for sale' - Ten Hag vows to restore glory at Man United with Ronaldo
The Dutchman takes over the Old Trafford side at a time when there is palpable fan anger against the owners.
# Vision
The Second Coming of Keith Fahey
On the eve of another Ireland game in Armenia, the last goal scorer in Yerevan opens up about moving on from football and a life-changing experience through faith.
All time
# Vision
Jurgen Klopp says ‘perfect signing’ Diogo Jota was smart enough to see Reds role
The Portuguese international scored twice in today’s thumping win against Southampton.
Voices
I remember texting my friend: 'Not to scare you, but I think I'm going blind'
Singer NC Grey describes what it was like to lose sight unexpectedly in one eye – and how it has impacted her life.
# Attack
Watching Tuisova, Radradra and Kolbe the RWC highlights for elusive Larmour
The 22-year-old starts at fullback for Ireland against Samoa today.
# Vision
Sports minister Griffin says Niall Quinn's proposal for Irish football is a 'matter for the FAI'
Quinn has ambitions of attracting state funding for his proposal, but he must first meet with the FAI.
# Vision
'When you watch our games, you might see some new stuff that has come from sevens'
Andy Friend hopes to introduce some ideas from the sevens game into Connacht’s play this season.
# Vision
Connacht must make progress across the board after Keane sacking
The westerners haven’t performed as expected on the pitch but have strides to make off it too.
# Injury problems
I'll never 'feel great' again, says Tiger Woods
But the former world number one says he still hopes to be able to compete for titles.
# Interview
'We want whole people; we don't just want obsessive robots'
Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss tells The42 about being the boss.
# Vision
Top 14 returns as Jackman's Grenoble look to homegrown future
The Irishman is now director of rugby at the French club.
# Thinking Big
Pat Lam's Connacht plan for Pro12 victory to be only the beginning
The western province’s head coach feels they will handle personnel losses.
# Ambition
'It's realistic' - Pat Lam targets back-to-back Pro12 titles for Connacht
The western province’s head coach is already thinking of next season.
# Grassroots to Green Shirts
'What fuels blind faith?': Connacht's video marking their long-term vision is brilliantly spine-tingling
There’s just something in my eye…
# Vision
This remarkable season is only the beginning of Connacht's ambition
Yesterday, the western province presented their strategy for the next four years.
# Vision
Connacht's new vision includes plans for a 10,000-capacity stadium
CEO Willie Ruane wants a concrete plan in place by the end of the summer.
# sponsored by specsavers
6 optical illusions that'll take you a minute to work out
Seeing is believing – but not always.
# i can see clearly now
13 struggles only people who wear contact lenses will understand
You pay a price for perfect vision.
# New York
"There is hope": This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever
Patrick Hardison was burned in a blaze in 2001.
# Exiles
New look London Irish begin Premiership season full of hope and expectation
Bob Casey has been at the heart of a period of root and branch change at the Exiles.
# Vision
He's at it again! Conor McDonald pulls off another super flick for Wexford U21s
The forward must have eyes in the back of his head.
# Vision
Maturing Paddy Jackson trusting his instincts ahead of World Cup
The Ulster out-half says the game is slowing down more for him as he gains experience.
# Joint Venture
DoneDeal.ie, Adverts.ie and Daft.ie will now be owned by the same company
This comes as a result of a joint venture between Distilled Media Group and Schibsted Media Group.
# Vision
Niall Quinn has an idea to fix Irish football and it involves selling TV rights to Africa
The Sky Sports pundit says the League of Ireland needs to be re-energised.
Voices
Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all?
Is becoming ‘The Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business By 2016′ really the best ambition Ireland can have for the centenary year of the Rising?
# Vision
This classy chip from Beauden Barrett helped the All Blacks to beat Wales
Warren Gatland’s men were 16-15 ahead until the Kiwi out-half’s timely intervention.
# blue light
Did you stay up on your phone last night? It could be ruining your sleep and vision
Switch off before you nod off.
# Blindness
'Exciting step forward' as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients
No safety concerns were detected up to 22 months after the transplant.
Voices
Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way
What my sight loss has shown me is that we can’t control what happens to us – we can only control how we deal with it.
# Vision
Lam's infectious energy setting the tone for reinvigorated Connacht
The western province’s head coach explains the philosophy that drives his work in Galway.
# MY EYES!
16 optical illusions that will melt your brain like an ice-pop
Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
# eyes wide open
These are the sights Irish people would miss most
Sightsavers asks people to take snaps of things they would miss being able to see were they to lose their vision… this is the result.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Vision
More to come from United, says bullish Moyes
Robin van Persie scored on his return from injury as Juan Mata enjoyed a wining debut.
# all an illusion
This T-Rex optical illusion will have you rubbing your eyes in confusion
It’s actually slightly creepy.
Voices
Column: Why are over two thirds of blind people in the world women?
It’s unimaginable to many in the developed world that a person could be last in line for medical care and education simply because of gender – but for millions of women this is the stark reality, writes Michael Marren.
# Vision
Dublin's not-so-secret weapon -- and his mission to get the best out of Ireland's athletes
Martin Kennedy on the success of his National Athlete Development Academy, his work with Dublin’s All-Ireland winners, and the coaching philosophy that ties it all together.
Voices
Column: I went blind at 14 – but my guide dog Miles has changed my life
Kevin Kelly was plunged into a world of darkness when he went completely blind at just 14, but thanks to his companion Miles he has been able to obtain a Master’s degree and pursue the career he wanted.
# HALO HALO HALO
This optical phenomenon was spotted in Dublin this morning
Some may have thought it was a vision from above, but it’s actually called a ‘sun halo’.