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#High praise

# high-praise - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From The42 Guardiola after beating Napoli: Maybe best team I've ever faced High Praise

Guardiola after beating Napoli: Maybe best team I've ever faced

It would have been “impossible” for Man City to win if they had not delivered a flawless performance, according to the Spanish manager.

# high-praise - Monday 16 October, 2017

From The42 'Harry Kane is the complete forward' – Real Madrid boss Zidane an admirer of Spurs talisman High Praise

'Harry Kane is the complete forward' – Real Madrid boss Zidane an admirer of Spurs talisman

Speculation linking the England star with a move to the European champions is unlikely to go away after the Frenchman’s comments ahead of their Champions League clash.

# high-praise - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From The42 'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry High Praise

'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry

The young French forward has often been compared to his countryman, but the Arsenal legend feels he can be ‘world class’.

# high-praise - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From The42 'The only one who is world class, or has been world class, is Aguero' High Praise

'The only one who is world class, or has been world class, is Aguero'

Thierry Henry is a big admirer of the Man City attacker.

# high-praise - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From The42 De Bruyne one of the best I've ever seen, says Guardiola High Praise

De Bruyne one of the best I've ever seen, says Guardiola

The Man City boss has nurtured top players, including Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta.

# high-praise - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The42 'I felt like standing up and applauding': Isco's performance against Italy was just stunning High Praise This post contains videos

'I felt like standing up and applauding': Isco's performance against Italy was just stunning

The Real Madrid player scored twice but it was his overall contribution that stood out.

# high-praise - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From The42 €40m Ederson's performance against Real Madrid a sign of things to come High Praise

€40m Ederson's performance against Real Madrid a sign of things to come

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes his new goalkeeper will soon become Brazil’s number one.

# high-praise - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From The42 Tottenham star Eriksen talked up for Barcelona move High Praise

Tottenham star Eriksen talked up for Barcelona move

The Denmark international has been linked with a transfer to Camp Nou after catching the eye in the Premier League.

# high-praise - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From The42 Jaap Stam sings youngster's praises after first Ireland senior call-up Royals This post contains videos

Jaap Stam sings youngster's praises after first Ireland senior call-up

The Reading boss says his attacking midfielder has earned the international recognition.

# high-praise - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From The42 'He did really well' - Andy Boyle hailed after Preston debut High Praise This post contains videos

'He did really well' - Andy Boyle hailed after Preston debut

The Dubliner had a 26th birthday to remember last night, as he completed 90 minutes against Derby.

# high-praise - Monday 6 March, 2017

From The42 Silva one reason I joined Man City - Guardiola High Praise

Silva one reason I joined Man City - Guardiola

The manager says the opportunity to work with the Spaniard was one of his motivations behind heading to the Etihad Stadium.

# high-praise - Sunday 29 January, 2017

From The42 'The best thing I've seen in 2017' - Federer-Nadal hailed as tennis classic High Praise

'The best thing I've seen in 2017' - Federer-Nadal hailed as tennis classic

The two tennis legends competed in a mesmerising five-set affair earlier.

# high-praise - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

From The42 'Only Messi and Ronaldo have been better than Rooney' High Praise

'Only Messi and Ronaldo have been better than Rooney'

Stan Collymore believes that the Manchester United and England frontman has had a decade that compares with the world’s best.

# high-praise - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From The42 James Milner the second-best performing full-back in Europe - study High Praise

James Milner the second-best performing full-back in Europe - study

Meanwhile, Man City’s Kevin de Bruyne is the highest-rated attacking midfielder.

# high-praise - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From The42 'Outstanding' Ireland youngster Manning hailed by QPR boss Holloway after making debut High Praise

'Outstanding' Ireland youngster Manning hailed by QPR boss Holloway after making debut

The former Mervue United and Galway youth started for the Championship club in yesterday’s victory.

# high-praise - Monday 5 December, 2016

From The42 'You haven't seen the best of Joey yet. He is the future of Leinster Rugby' High Praise

'You haven't seen the best of Joey yet. He is the future of Leinster Rugby'

The young out-half is primed to take centre stage for Leinster in Europe later this week after another standout performance against Dragons.

# high-praise - Monday 21 November, 2016

From The42 'He's an incredible athlete and we didn't have the legs to stay with him' High Praise

'He's an incredible athlete and we didn't have the legs to stay with him'

Glen Rovers captain Graham Callanan and his team-mates were in Tony Kelly’s slipstream at Semple Stadium.

# high-praise - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 'If Martin O'Neill left the job tomorrow, Stephen Kenny would rightly be the favourite for Ireland manager' High Praise

'If Martin O'Neill left the job tomorrow, Stephen Kenny would rightly be the favourite for Ireland manager'

RTÉ pundits Eamon Dunphy and Dietmar Hamann sit down to discuss Dundalk, Ireland and next week’s World Cup qualifier with Austria.

# high-praise - Saturday 29 October, 2016

From The42 Carragher: Coutinho is good enough for any team High Praise

Carragher: Coutinho is good enough for any team

The 24-year-old Brazilian is reportedly attracting interest from Spanish giants Real Madrid.

# high-praise - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The42 Spurs boss says teenager Edwards reminds him of a young Messi High Praise

Spurs boss says teenager Edwards reminds him of a young Messi

The 17-year-old has been compared to two Argentina stars by Mauricio Pochettino.

# high-praise - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The42 'We played like hell' - Klopp revels in Liverpool show High Praise

'We played like hell' - Klopp revels in Liverpool show

“I told the lads before the game anything can happen, but if we lose we must lose in our way.”

# high-praise - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From The42 'That's why he's the best player of all time... He is total football' High Praise

'That's why he's the best player of all time... He is total football'

Luis Enrique says Barcelona star Lionel Messi is history’s greatest player because he can adapt to any role in the team.

# high-praise - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From The42 'Luis Suarez is one of the most beautiful men you could come across' High Praise

'Luis Suarez is one of the most beautiful men you could come across'

Ahead of their reunion in Tuesday’s group stage clash, Brendan Rodgers said the Uruguayan was peerless.

# high-praise - Friday 2 September, 2016

From The42 Aiden McGeady signing 'a real coup' for Preston High Praise

Aiden McGeady signing 'a real coup' for Preston

The former Celtic and Spartak Moscow midfielder has moved away from Goodison Park in search of first-team football.

# high-praise - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From The42 'Best player in the country' Daryl Horgan should be playing in England and for Ireland, says Dunne High Praise

'Best player in the country' Daryl Horgan should be playing in England and for Ireland, says Dunne

The 23-year-old winger has been a crucial part of Stephen Kenny’s side.

# high-praise - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From The42 Martin O'Neill visited the Dundalk dressing room to hail their Champions League victory Nice Touch This post contains videos

Martin O'Neill visited the Dundalk dressing room to hail their Champions League victory

The Ireland manager labelled their performance last night as “phenomenal”.

# high-praise - Monday 1 August, 2016

From The42 Messi is better than Pele and Maradona, says Pope Francis High Praise

Messi is better than Pele and Maradona, says Pope Francis

The San Lorenzo supporter was not shy when quizzed on football’s greatest player.

# high-praise - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

From The42 'He has a real brain for football' - Rodgers impressed by Celtic's Irish defender O'Connell High Praise

'He has a real brain for football' - Rodgers impressed by Celtic's Irish defender O'Connell

The Cork native is hoping to nail down a place in the Hoops’ first team this season.

# high-praise - Monday 18 July, 2016

From The42 'Hopefully Paddy Kelly can stay fit. This guy is a genius' High Praise

'Hopefully Paddy Kelly can stay fit. This guy is a genius'

Cork selector Eoin O’Neill was thrilled with the 30-year-old’s influence in only his second game of 2016.

# high-praise - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 'I've never been prouder of a group of players' High Praise

'I've never been prouder of a group of players'

The manager joked that Wes Hoolahan would have “lost his head” if Ireland hadn’t won.

From The42 'I told Tottenham to sign him years ago!' - Keane hails Hendrick as one of Euro 2016's best midfielders High Praise

'I told Tottenham to sign him years ago!' - Keane hails Hendrick as one of Euro 2016's best midfielders

The Ireland skipper believes his team-mate could play at much higher level than the Championship.

# high-praise - Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 'Shane Long at the same level as Belgium's strikers' High Praise

'Shane Long at the same level as Belgium's strikers'

The Ireland striker has scored against Thibaut Courtois once already this season.

# high-praise - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 'Kane can be as good as Ibrahimovic and Ronaldo' High Praise

'Kane can be as good as Ibrahimovic and Ronaldo'

A Tottenham great has backed the England international to make a big impact in years to come.

# high-praise - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From The42 Ronaldo tops Uefa's player rankings, Milner in top 5 High Praise

Ronaldo tops Uefa's player rankings, Milner in top 5

The barometer “tracks players’ form in the build-up to and during the tournament.

# high-praise - Monday 4 April, 2016

From The42 Ireland's Keiren Westwood 'the best goalkeeper in the Championship' High Praise

Ireland's Keiren Westwood 'the best goalkeeper in the Championship'

The Sheffield Wednesday stopper has earned 11 clean sheets this season.

# high-praise - Monday 28 March, 2016

From The42 'Daniel Sturridge is one of the best players in the world' High Praise

'Daniel Sturridge is one of the best players in the world'

A Liverpool legend doesn’t think it would be wise for his former club to cash in on the injured-plagued marksman.

# high-praise - Friday 4 March, 2016

From The42 McGregor: 'Muhammad Ali is a special man, I cannot accept comparisons to him' High Praise

McGregor: 'Muhammad Ali is a special man, I cannot accept comparisons to him'

“He changed culture, period.”

# high-praise - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From The42 Alex Ferguson thinks Pochettino is the ‘best manager in the Premier League’* High Praise

Alex Ferguson thinks Pochettino is the ‘best manager in the Premier League’*

*According to Labour MP for Tottenham, David Lammy.

# high-praise - Friday 15 January, 2016

From The42 ‘Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football’ High Praise

‘Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football’

Jurgen Klopp had his say on past and present Manchester United managers today.

# high-praise - Sunday 3 January, 2016

From The42 ‘Pep Guardiola is the greatest coach in history’ High Praise

‘Pep Guardiola is the greatest coach in history’

The former Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti will replace the Spanish coach at Bayern in June.

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