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#Analysis

# analysis - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Analysis: How Cork were the architects of their own downfall against Tipperary Expert View

Analysis: How Cork were the architects of their own downfall against Tipperary

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne starts his new column by taking a closer look at how his native Tipp got the better of Cork.

# analysis - Monday 23 May, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Teams talk about fast counter-attacks - but Tyrone are walking the walk Expert View

Analysis: Teams talk about fast counter-attacks - but Tyrone are walking the walk

GAA analyst Rob Carroll breaks down yesterday’s Ulster SFC quarter-final in Celtic Park.

# analysis - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The42 John Gardiner: Cork went out in hope - and hope is not a strategy Analysis

John Gardiner: Cork went out in hope - and hope is not a strategy

Tipp will feel that there’s still plenty of room for improvement, writes John Gardiner in the first of this summer’s columns.

# analysis - Friday 20 May, 2016

From The42 Will victory be enough to save Van Gaal and more FA Cup final talking points Analysis

Will victory be enough to save Van Gaal and more FA Cup final talking points

Plus, can Crystal Palace stop Wayne Rooney from dictating the play?

# analysis - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Crusaders' classic shape allows individual skill to shine Fluidity

Analysis: Crusaders' classic shape allows individual skill to shine

We take a look at the Kiwis’ 2-4-2 shape, which has been adopted by Pat Lam’s Connacht.

# analysis - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From The42 Liverpool's weaknesses badly exploited and other Europa League final talking points Analysis

Liverpool's weaknesses badly exploited and other Europa League final talking points

Also, Sevilla’s incredible achievement shouldn’t be lost in the haze of what happened Jurgen Klopp’s side.

From TheJournal.ie President Trump? Here's how it could happen Opinion

President Trump? Here's how it could happen

He’s been written off thus far, but he’s still around and could become President.

# analysis - Monday 16 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Renua was branded as 'Fine Gael Lite' - we are a centralist party" Taking Stock

"Renua was branded as 'Fine Gael Lite' - we are a centralist party"

Lucinda Creighton has stepped down as the party leader. What’s next for the party?

# analysis - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From The42 Shane Long developing into top-class striker and 6 other lessons from the Premier League season Analysis
From The42 Man United need Swansea favour and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Man United need Swansea favour and more Premier League talking points

Plus, how Liverpool and West Ham could have to face off in a Europa League play-off.

# analysis - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'No town, village or parish will be left behind' for broadband rollout - but for how long? Analysis

'No town, village or parish will be left behind' for broadband rollout - but for how long?

The new Programme for Government tells a familiar tale in the story of bringing high-speed broadband to the country.

# analysis - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Big hits and power plays keep Connacht's good times rolling New Ground

Analysis: Big hits and power plays keep Connacht's good times rolling

Pat Lam will, however, pick out many areas for improvement ahead of the Pro12 semi-finals.

From TheJournal.ie Here are eight headaches the new government is going to have to deal with straight away Problems Problems Problems

Here are eight headaches the new government is going to have to deal with straight away

There isn’t going to be much time for resting on laurels in Leinster House anytime soon.

# analysis - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie An unprecedented challenge or an unprecedented opportunity? How long will it last? Tick Tock

An unprecedented challenge or an unprecedented opportunity? How long will it last?

After 70 days we finally have a government – but who will pull the plug first?

# analysis - Friday 6 May, 2016

From The42 Must-win game for Man United and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Must-win game for Man United and more Premier League talking points

Plus, can Arsenal capitalise on Manchester City’s European hangover?

# analysis - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From The42 Liverpool a joy to watch under Klopp and more Europa League talking points Analysis

Liverpool a joy to watch under Klopp and more Europa League talking points

The Reds blew Villarreal away with another energetic performance at Anfield.

# analysis - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

From The42 An abject Manchester City performance and more Champions League talking points Analysis

An abject Manchester City performance and more Champions League talking points

After a sparkling display, is Luka Modric the most underrated midfielder in the game?

# analysis - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From The42 Guardiola's time at Bayern is tainted now and other Champions League talking points Analysis

Guardiola's time at Bayern is tainted now and other Champions League talking points

We should ignore the hyperbole about the masterful Munich boss but it’s perfectly fair to question him – he’ll be doing the same.

From The42 Analysis: Why Atletico Madrid's defence is the best in Europe Rearguard

Analysis: Why Atletico Madrid's defence is the best in Europe

Diego Simeone’s men are not the sort of team that’s supposed to knock Barcelona out of Europe.

From The42 How Claudio Ranieri and Leicester renewed our faith in football Profile

How Claudio Ranieri and Leicester renewed our faith in football

Leicester were crowned Premier League champions for the first time ever last night.

From The42 Tottenham lose their heads and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Tottenham lose their heads and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why you shouldn’t damn newly crowned champions Leicester with faint praise.

# analysis - Monday 2 May, 2016

From The42 Marcos Rojo's nightmare and more thoughts from Sunday's Premier League action Analysis

Marcos Rojo's nightmare and more thoughts from Sunday's Premier League action

Plus, why Southampton and Ireland striker Shane Long must start at the Euros.

# analysis - Saturday 30 April, 2016

From The42 Controversial Wes Hoolahan substitution and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Controversial Wes Hoolahan substitution and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why Roberto Martinez’s position at Everton now looks untenable.

# analysis - Friday 29 April, 2016

From The42 Liverpool needed to be braver and more Europa League talking points Analysis

Liverpool needed to be braver and more Europa League talking points

In addition, Spanish sides’ incredible record in European games continues.

# analysis - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From The42 Europe's next star is born, Pep under pressure and more Champions League talking points Analysis

Europe's next star is born, Pep under pressure and more Champions League talking points

Saul Niguez is sure to be at the centre of plenty of transfer rumours over the coming weeks and months.

# analysis - Monday 25 April, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Better defence, better movement, better decisions - it all added up for ruthless Dublin Expert View

Analysis: Better defence, better movement, better decisions - it all added up for ruthless Dublin

Rob Carroll breaks down the Division 1 football final to discover how Dublin steamrolled Kerry.

# analysis - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The42 Origi's season in doubt after horror challenge and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Origi's season in doubt after horror challenge and more Premier League talking points

Plus, is Wayne Rooney’s best position now in midfield?

# analysis - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

From The42 Dele Alli the new Frank Lampard and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Dele Alli the new Frank Lampard and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Shay Given gets a Euro 2016 boost as he makes his Premier League debut for Stoke.

# analysis - Monday 18 April, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Connacht's 2-4-2 a symbol of their collective drive under Lam Tactics

Analysis: Connacht's 2-4-2 a symbol of their collective drive under Lam

We take a look at the unity behind the western province’s continuing rise.

# analysis - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From The42 Jamie Vardy unlucky and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Jamie Vardy unlucky and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why Jurgen Klopp was right to give Liverpool’s youngsters a chance.

# analysis - Saturday 16 April, 2016

From The42 Will there be a dramatic twist in the relegation race and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Will there be a dramatic twist in the relegation race and more Premier League talking points

Leicester’s freshness could see them move 10 points clear again while Bournemouth inch closer to a remarkable top-10 finish.

# analysis - Friday 15 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bums on seats: What ministries do independents have their eye on? Day 49

Bums on seats: What ministries do independents have their eye on?

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael met again today. They’re due to meet again on Monday.

# analysis - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From The42 Analysis: The Chiefs' brilliant 'tackle only' tactic backfired against the Blues No Ruck

Analysis: The Chiefs' brilliant 'tackle only' tactic backfired against the Blues

The ingenious defensive tactic has made a return in Super Rugby this year.

From The42 Lionel Messi out of sorts and more Champions League talking points Analysis

Lionel Messi out of sorts and more Champions League talking points

Plus, master strategist Diego Simeone enhances reputation following another impressive win.

# analysis - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From The42 Massive investment pays dividend and more Champions League talking points Analysis

Massive investment pays dividend and more Champions League talking points

Man City’s game-maker was Kevin de Bruyne – the man they paid £55 million for.

From The42 Will Lionel Messi end his goal drought and more Champions League talking points Analysis

Will Lionel Messi end his goal drought and more Champions League talking points

Plus, why Bayern Munich can’t afford to be complacent in Portugal.

# analysis - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The42 Analysis: How Dublin beat the blanket defence - and why Donegal couldn't find a way through Expert View

Analysis: How Dublin beat the blanket defence - and why Donegal couldn't find a way through

Leading GAA analyst Rob Carroll starts his new column for The42 with a closer look at the second of yesterday’s league semi-finals.

# analysis - Friday 8 April, 2016

From The42 Will Manchester United do Leicester a massive favour and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Will Manchester United do Leicester a massive favour and more Premier League talking points

Arsenal still have plenty to play for while the pressure is growing on Everton’s Roberto Martinez.

# analysis - Thursday 7 April, 2016

From The42 3 talking points as Liverpool get the job done in Germany Analysis

3 talking points as Liverpool get the job done in Germany

Origi, Sakho and Lovren shine for the Reds on Klopp’s Dortmund reunion.

# analysis - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

From The42 Should Suarez have been sent off and more Champions League talking points Reaction

Should Suarez have been sent off and more Champions League talking points

Plus, Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres goes from hero to villain.

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