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# water-cooler - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Long wait, Welsh World Cup woe and more big match talking points
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The Long wait, Welsh World Cup woe and more big match talking points

Oct 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,674 Views 8 Comments

Can Ireland keep their bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup on track tonight in Cardiff?

# water-cooler - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'Street thuggery has not won' - Just seven TDs in the Dáil to talk about water charge refunds
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'Street thuggery has not won' - Just seven TDs in the Dáil to talk about water charge refunds

Sep 28th 2017, 9:18 AM 22,997 Views 121 Comments

Just seven TDs attended last night’s late-night discussion of a Bill for the refund of water charges.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

The complete chancer’s guide to getting through the Cheltenham Festival
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# Sharpen Up

The complete chancer’s guide to getting through the Cheltenham Festival

Mar 14th 2017, 10:00 AM 4,577 Views 3 Comments

This is not the week to be making a fool of yourself at the water cooler.

# water-cooler - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Rooney off the pace, City sharpen Chelsea's pain and more Premier League talking points
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Rooney off the pace, City sharpen Chelsea's pain and more Premier League talking points

Aug 16th 2015, 8:34 PM 9,166 Views 23 Comments

We look back on another absorbing weekend of top-flight action.

# water-cooler - Friday 24 July, 2015

Analysis: How will Liverpool line up this season?
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Analysis: How will Liverpool line up this season?

Jul 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 24,642 Views 47 Comments

Brendan Rodgers is under pressure but needs to figure out what his best XI looks like.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Analysis: How will Schweinsteiger & Schneiderlin fit at Man United?
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Analysis: How will Schweinsteiger & Schneiderlin fit at Man United?

Jul 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,919 Views 31 Comments

There are lots of midfielders that need to be accommodated so where will they all fit?

# water-cooler - Saturday 2 May, 2015

It's a crucial weekend in the relegation scrap and here's 5 Premier League talking points
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# The Business End

It's a crucial weekend in the relegation scrap and here's 5 Premier League talking points

May 2nd 2015, 9:25 AM 6,307 Views 2 Comments

Can Leicester put the ostrich antics behind them and edge closer to safety?

# water-cooler - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Is there a better SSE Airtricity League player than Richie Towell? Our midweek talking points
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Is there a better SSE Airtricity League player than Richie Towell? Our midweek talking points

Apr 22nd 2015, 7:50 AM 4,349 Views 3 Comments

The Premier Division table is starting to take shape.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Could an underdog go all the way and rest of the Champions League talking points
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# On The Continent

Could an underdog go all the way and rest of the Champions League talking points

Apr 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 6,724 Views 4 Comments

Europe’s premier club competition returns with four fascinating ties down for decision over the next fortnight. Who will book their place in the last four?

# water-cooler - Monday 13 April, 2015

3 talking points as United restore order in Manchester with big win over City
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3 talking points as United restore order in Manchester with big win over City

Apr 13th 2015, 12:00 PM 24,099 Views 27 Comments

The Louis van Gaal revolution continues at Old Trafford with Fellaini, Mata and Young to the fore.

# water-cooler - Saturday 11 April, 2015

It's squeaky bum time and here's 5 Premier League talking points ahead of the weekend
# Main Issues
From The42
# Main Issues

It's squeaky bum time and here's 5 Premier League talking points ahead of the weekend

Apr 11th 2015, 10:25 AM 5,798 Views 1 Comment

Could Manuel Pellegrini’s job be on the line at Old Trafford?

# water-cooler - Monday 23 March, 2015

Red cards and protests - 6 talking points from the SSE Airtricity League weekend
# Domestic Matters
From The42
# Domestic Matters

Red cards and protests - 6 talking points from the SSE Airtricity League weekend

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:30 PM 4,491 Views 0 Comments

Gameweek three has come and gone as Bohs and Dundalk lead the way.

# water-cooler - Sunday 22 March, 2015

3 talking points from Manchester United's win over Liverpool
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3 talking points from Manchester United's win over Liverpool

Mar 22nd 2015, 5:50 PM 14,486 Views 34 Comments

Steven Gerrard’s final few months on Merseyside is turning into a spiralling nightmare.

# water-cooler - Thursday 12 March, 2015

3 talking points from last night's epic Champions League clash
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3 talking points from last night's epic Champions League clash

Mar 12th 2015, 10:45 AM 3,941 Views 4 Comments

Bjorn Kuipers had a game to forget while PSG have finally arrived.

# water-cooler - Monday 9 March, 2015

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival
# Giddy Up
From The42
# Giddy Up

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival

Mar 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 16,077 Views 19 Comments

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from your Ruby Tuesdays, we’re here to help.

# water-cooler - Saturday 28 February, 2015

5 talking points from today's Premier League action
# Main Issues
From The42
# Main Issues

5 talking points from today's Premier League action

Feb 28th 2015, 8:01 PM 6,746 Views 10 Comments

United stutter, Big Sam booed and Crouch’s record-equalling goal.

5 talking points ahead of another crucial Premier League weekend
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5 talking points ahead of another crucial Premier League weekend

Feb 28th 2015, 9:00 AM 6,291 Views 4 Comments

Can City close the gap at the top and how will disappointment in Europe affect Arsenal and Liverpool?

# water-cooler - Sunday 22 February, 2015

3 talking points from Liverpool's 2-0 win over Southampton
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3 talking points from Liverpool's 2-0 win over Southampton

Feb 22nd 2015, 9:00 PM 10,159 Views 5 Comments

Referee Kevin Friend was at the centre of proceedings while Southampton were reminiscent of Man United under LVG.

# water-cooler - Saturday 14 February, 2015

It's FA Cup weekend and here are five talking points to digest before the action
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It's FA Cup weekend and here are five talking points to digest before the action

Feb 14th 2015, 8:40 AM 6,153 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool’s Selhurst demons, United’s tactical conundrum and what will change at Villa?

# water-cooler - Saturday 7 February, 2015

5 talking points ahead of this weekend's Premier League action
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From The42
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5 talking points ahead of this weekend's Premier League action

Feb 7th 2015, 9:05 AM 6,277 Views 2 Comments

Spurs’ fire-power, Gerrard’s last derby and new faces.

# water-cooler - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Five talking points from this weekend's FA Cup action
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From The42
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Five talking points from this weekend's FA Cup action

Jan 25th 2015, 8:53 PM 6,536 Views 5 Comments

It was a weekend of cup shocks to say the least.

# water-cooler - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Five talking points from today's Premier League action
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From The42
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Five talking points from today's Premier League action

Jan 10th 2015, 9:30 PM 32,991 Views 21 Comments

There were big wins at the top and the bottom of the table today.

# water-cooler - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Managerial changes and fatigue - 5 New Year's Day Premier League talking points
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Managerial changes and fatigue - 5 New Year's Day Premier League talking points

Jan 1st 2015, 9:25 AM 18,918 Views 18 Comments

There’s eight straight hours of top-flight football to kick-start 2015.

# water-cooler - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Five talking points from today's Premier League action
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From The42
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Five talking points from today's Premier League action

Dec 28th 2014, 9:12 PM 6,613 Views 2 Comments

There were stalemates at the top while all three relegation zone teams picked up points.

# water-cooler - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Analysis: Why Wayne Rooney is excelling in midfield role
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Analysis: Why Wayne Rooney is excelling in midfield role

Dec 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 17,866 Views 20 Comments

The attacker impressed against Newcastle in an unfamiliar role.

# water-cooler - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Bojan, the Tyne-Wear derby and Rodgers' Reds - this weekend's Premier League talking points
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From The42
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Bojan, the Tyne-Wear derby and Rodgers' Reds - this weekend's Premier League talking points

Dec 20th 2014, 10:49 AM 3,963 Views 3 Comments

We’re set for another bumper weekend of top-flight action as the festive period gets into full swing.

# water-cooler - Saturday 13 December, 2014

5 Premier League talking points ahead of another crunch weekend
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From The42
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5 Premier League talking points ahead of another crunch weekend

Dec 13th 2014, 9:32 AM 3,876 Views 4 Comments

Arsenal’s latest injury crisis, bragging rights are on the line in the Midlands and Hull could be in for a Stamford Bridge hiding.

# water-cooler - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Five talking points from this week's Champions League action
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From The42
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Five talking points from this week's Champions League action

Dec 10th 2014, 9:53 PM 12,426 Views 25 Comments

Liverpool bowed out, Manchester City went through and Real Madrid strolled in an interesting two nights of Champions League football.

# water-cooler - Saturday 6 December, 2014

5 talking points from today's Premier League action
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From The42
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5 talking points from today's Premier League action

Dec 6th 2014, 9:00 PM 18,194 Views 20 Comments

Chelsea’s unbeaten record went down the drain, there was another feeble display by Arsenal and Sergio Aguero could be set for a lengthy lay-off.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Five questions to be considered before the midweek Premier League action
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From The42
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Five questions to be considered before the midweek Premier League action

Dec 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 6,901 Views 7 Comments

Who doesn’t love a midweek Premier League programme?

# water-cooler - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Five questions to be considered before this weekend's Premier League action
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From The42
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Five questions to be considered before this weekend's Premier League action

Nov 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 12,236 Views 11 Comments

Roy Keane-less Villa, Liverpool’s poor form and Robin van Persie are just a few of the things to be considered this weekend.

# water-cooler - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United: 5 talking points
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Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United: 5 talking points

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:45 PM 13,467 Views 19 Comments

The Gunners failed to take their chances and Van Gaal’s gamble paid off – just about.

# water-cooler - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea: 5 talking points
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From The42
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Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea: 5 talking points

Oct 26th 2014, 8:58 PM 17,886 Views 19 Comments

Fellaini’s renaissance continues while Thibaut Courtois is getting better and better.

# water-cooler - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Analysis: Problems mount for Liverpool ahead of crucial Champions League clash
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From The42
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Analysis: Problems mount for Liverpool ahead of crucial Champions League clash

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:15 PM 9,998 Views 20 Comments

Brendan Rodgers’ side are in serious danger of being knocked out of the tournament by early November.

# water-cooler - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Arsenal's offensive issues and 4 more talking points from this weekend's Premier League
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Arsenal's offensive issues and 4 more talking points from this weekend's Premier League

Oct 5th 2014, 9:08 PM 19,427 Views 24 Comments

Yaya Toure proves why he’s still a crucial cog in the Manchester City machine while David de Gea is consistently calm amid general United chaos.

# water-cooler - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Analysis: Costa key for Chelsea but so too is sorting out defensive concerns
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Analysis: Costa key for Chelsea but so too is sorting out defensive concerns

Sep 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,614 Views 6 Comments

As Jose Mourinho begins another quest for Champions League glory against Schalke tonight, he still has plenty to work on.

# water-cooler - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Analysis: As Ozil continues to struggle, Kagawa rekindles his romance with Dortmund
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Analysis: As Ozil continues to struggle, Kagawa rekindles his romance with Dortmund

Sep 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,168 Views 4 Comments

Arsenal visit the German side for their first Champions League assignment with their most expensive signing ripe for criticism.

# water-cooler - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Analysis: What can we expect from Liverpool this season?
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From The42
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Analysis: What can we expect from Liverpool this season?

Aug 13th 2014, 9:30 PM 20,961 Views 94 Comments

Brendan Rodgers must build on last season’s superb league performance while also manage a European odyssey.

# water-cooler - Monday 4 August, 2014

Analysis: More questions than answers for Van Gaal as certain United players impress
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From The42
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Analysis: More questions than answers for Van Gaal as certain United players impress

Aug 4th 2014, 8:00 PM 34,185 Views 58 Comments

With pre-season displays exuding confidence, will the new manager stick to tried and tested players?

# water-cooler - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Analysis: Does Jose Mourinho give young players enough of a chance?
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Analysis: Does Jose Mourinho give young players enough of a chance?

Jul 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 5,276 Views 20 Comments

Romelu Lukaku was afforded no opportunities to impress the Chelsea manager. Is there something bigger at play?

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