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

Feb 10th 2016, 3:50 PM 9,068 Views 12 Comments

*According to Labour MP for Tottenham, David Lammy.

'Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football'
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'Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football'

Jan 15th 2016, 3:07 PM 20,225 Views 52 Comments

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

'Pep Guardiola is the greatest coach in history'
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'Pep Guardiola is the greatest coach in history'

Jan 3rd 2016, 7:12 PM 11,751 Views 19 Comments

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

LVG: United fans are the best I've ever seen
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LVG: United fans are the best I've ever seen

Jan 1st 2016, 9:40 AM 4,322 Views 12 Comments

Under-pressure manager heaps praise on vocal supporters ahead of Swansea showdown.

'Complete Mesut Ozil has shades of Dennis Bergkamp'
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'Complete Mesut Ozil has shades of Dennis Bergkamp'

Dec 29th 2015, 12:05 AM 7,959 Views 51 Comments

The former Real Madrid man set up one of the Gunners’ goals and scored the other.

Steven Gerrard on the Premier League's best attacking midfielder on current form
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Steven Gerrard on the Premier League's best attacking midfielder on current form

Dec 10th 2015, 9:30 AM 9,502 Views 14 Comments

“Mentally, I don’t think he’ll be happy himself playing out wide.”

Seamus Coleman compares Everton team-mate Deulofeu to Ronaldo
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Seamus Coleman compares Everton team-mate Deulofeu to Ronaldo

Dec 6th 2015, 10:09 AM 6,047 Views 5 Comments

The Irish international said Deulofeu’s stepover skills remind him of a young Cristiano Ronaldo.

Van Gaal likens 'nasty' Vardy to Bergkamp, says possible interest is 'none of your business'
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Van Gaal likens 'nasty' Vardy to Bergkamp, says possible interest is 'none of your business'

Nov 27th 2015, 5:49 PM 9,546 Views 7 Comments

Man United’s boss admitted that the Foxes forward is difficult to deal with and also defended his decision to send James Wilson out on loan.

Vardy reveals secrets behind goalscoring record, Ranieri compares him to Batigol
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Vardy reveals secrets behind goalscoring record, Ranieri compares him to Batigol

Nov 23rd 2015, 12:06 PM 7,644 Views 10 Comments

The Leicester City forward has regular cryotherapy treatment and analyses defenders’ weaknesses before matches.

O'Shea has left Tipp legacy "that will be seen for the next 10 years" - Fanning
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O'Shea has left Tipp legacy "that will be seen for the next 10 years" - Fanning

Nov 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 7,847 Views 29 Comments

Declan Fanning is full of praise for departed former Tipperary boss Eamon O’Shea.

Evans hails "great appointment" of former sidekick as new Tipperary manager
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Evans hails "great appointment" of former sidekick as new Tipperary manager

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:00 AM 5,214 Views 0 Comments

Kerry natives John Evans and Liam Kearns worked together with Roscommon this year.

Thierry Henry on the Premier League's 'greatest ever' player
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Thierry Henry on the Premier League's 'greatest ever' player

Oct 29th 2015, 11:49 AM 8,741 Views 25 Comments

The Arsenal legend feels a certain midfielder does not get the credit he deserves.

Here's how one Irish singer got Ed Sheeran to tweet him some serious praise
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Here's how one Irish singer got Ed Sheeran to tweet him some serious praise

Sep 30th 2015, 7:14 PM 5,793 Views 0 Comments

A chance encounter in New York and a CD was all it took.

'Coutinho has the class to play for Barcelona'
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'Coutinho has the class to play for Barcelona'

Sep 21st 2015, 10:39 PM 7,331 Views 23 Comments

The former Santos man believes his Brazil international team-mate has the quality to follow Luis Suarez to the Nou Camp.

'It's a massive blow for Tipp but I have no doubt that he will make it in Australia'
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'It's a massive blow for Tipp but I have no doubt that he will make it in Australia'

Sep 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,495 Views 5 Comments

Tipperary football legend Declan Browne has backed Colin O’Riordan to be a smash hit Down Under.

Gerrard has high praise for one-time rival Roy Keane
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Gerrard has high praise for one-time rival Roy Keane

Sep 11th 2015, 5:20 PM 15,956 Views 18 Comments

The LA Galaxy player admitted his body could no longer sustain the demands of playing every Premier League game.

'He’s the best hurler in the country, without a doubt the best I’ve seen'
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'He’s the best hurler in the country, without a doubt the best I’ve seen'

Sep 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 15,128 Views 5 Comments

Colm Bonnar is full of praise for the Kilkenny players he manages at club level with Ballyhale Shamrocks.

'He wasn't quite Maradona but he was close'
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'He wasn't quite Maradona but he was close'

Aug 24th 2015, 9:27 AM 6,062 Views 10 Comments

The midweek arrival from Barcelona scored one and assisted another on his first outing for the Premier League champions.

Robbie Keane impressed by 'sharp' Gerrard
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Robbie Keane impressed by 'sharp' Gerrard

Jul 8th 2015, 12:07 AM 5,714 Views 4 Comments

The former England captain is expected to make his debut in a friendly against Club America.

'United did not pay so much money for nothing' - Guardiola denies interest in Di Maria
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'United did not pay so much money for nothing' - Guardiola denies interest in Di Maria

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:49 PM 4,950 Views 6 Comments

The Bayern Munich boss is a huge admirer of the Argentine attacker, though.

'The skill levels of Bubbles I've never seen anyway' says former All-Ireland winning captain
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'The skill levels of Bubbles I've never seen anyway' says former All-Ireland winning captain

Jun 19th 2015, 6:27 PM 10,107 Views 4 Comments

Eoin Kelly says that he has never seen a player with the same technique as O’Dwyer.

Lionel Messi hails 'exceptional' Wayne Rooney
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Lionel Messi hails 'exceptional' Wayne Rooney

Jun 13th 2015, 5:37 PM 5,853 Views 2 Comments

The Argentine has praised the England captain’s technical ability.

Jim McGuinness has made quite the impression on a former Premier League player
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Jim McGuinness has made quite the impression on a former Premier League player

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:53 AM 11,658 Views 17 Comments

The former Chelsea player was highly impressed by McGuinness’ motivational talk.

Gigi Buffon has given Lionel Messi one of the strangest compliments we've ever heard
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Gigi Buffon has given Lionel Messi one of the strangest compliments we've ever heard

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:33 AM 10,986 Views 7 Comments

It beats just saying ‘he’s good a football’ mind.

3 Irish internationals have made the Championship team of the year
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3 Irish internationals have made the Championship team of the year

Apr 26th 2015, 3:20 PM 11,017 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, former League of Ireland player Eoin Doyle makes the League One best XI.

Two Irish players have made one Australian site's rugby world XV
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Two Irish players have made one Australian site's rugby world XV

Mar 8th 2015, 10:58 AM 23,830 Views 25 Comments

The Roar’s team was prompted by a list of the Telegraph’s ‘Top 100 rugby union players’.

Sports Illustrated name Robbie Keane best MLS import ever
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Sports Illustrated name Robbie Keane best MLS import ever

Mar 6th 2015, 10:03 AM 7,731 Views 14 Comments

The Irish international is set to feature, as LA Galaxy take on Chicago Fire at 3am Irish time tomorrow.

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw
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Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

Feb 17th 2015, 11:22 PM 7,420 Views 0 Comments

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena: 'Robbie Keane is the most valuable MLS player of all time'
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LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena: 'Robbie Keane is the most valuable MLS player of all time'

Feb 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 6,604 Views 7 Comments

The 34 year-old has won three championships in his four seasons in North America.

Aaron Paul called The Walworth Farce 'one of the most amazing things' he has ever witnessed
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Aaron Paul called The Walworth Farce 'one of the most amazing things' he has ever witnessed

Jan 14th 2015, 8:54 PM 6,819 Views 2 Comments

He basically wants to marry the Gleesons.

Low: Forget Ballon d'Or, Lahm is best player of the decade
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Low: Forget Ballon d'Or, Lahm is best player of the decade

Jan 14th 2015, 8:15 AM 4,662 Views 5 Comments

The Germany coach believes the defender deserves more credit for his talent.

Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen'
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Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen'

Dec 26th 2014, 1:15 PM 4,427 Views 3 Comments

The legendary manager also heaped praise on Paul McGinley’s Ryder Cup ‘brilliant’ plan.

You might be surprised by who Fergie thinks is the Premier League's best midfielder
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You might be surprised by who Fergie thinks is the Premier League's best midfielder

Dec 24th 2014, 12:05 AM 12,526 Views 22 Comments

It’s not Tom Cleverley.

How good is Aguero? Frank Lampard puts him 'in that bracket' with Messi and Ronaldo
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How good is Aguero? Frank Lampard puts him 'in that bracket' with Messi and Ronaldo

Nov 27th 2014, 9:15 AM 3,342 Views 9 Comments

Lampard praises Argentine striker as “different class”, though he still has a soft spot for old team-mate Didier Drogba

Tomás Mulcahy, Frank Murphy and Gerald McCarthy pay tribute to the late Canon O'Brien
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Tomás Mulcahy, Frank Murphy and Gerald McCarthy pay tribute to the late Canon O'Brien

Nov 17th 2014, 5:56 PM 4,201 Views 0 Comments

Cork’s 1990 All-Ireland winning manager was laid to rest today.

'They make your breakdown very slow': Matfield credits Ireland's ruck work while seeking solace in history
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'They make your breakdown very slow': Matfield credits Ireland's ruck work while seeking solace in history

Nov 10th 2014, 4:56 PM 11,024 Views 7 Comments

The out-of-retirement lock compared the loss to a 2006 defeat at home to France.

Roberto Martinez: 'James McCarthy is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League'
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Roberto Martinez: 'James McCarthy is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League'

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 4,141 Views 7 Comments

The Everton boss has heaped praise on the Republic of Ireland international.

Rooney: Ferguson is the best manager there has ever been
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Rooney: Ferguson is the best manager there has ever been

Sep 17th 2014, 2:47 PM 4,315 Views 5 Comments

The striker was brought to Old Trafford by the Scot in 2004 and 10 years on believes his achievements can’t be bettered.

Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach
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Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach

Jun 29th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,553 Views 5 Comments

“For me, special talents are those who do things that are completely out of the ordinary,” he explained.

Costa Rica coach says Ireland display was on a par with draw against Spain
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Costa Rica coach says Ireland display was on a par with draw against Spain

Jun 7th 2014, 3:52 PM 5,250 Views 4 Comments

“It did not seem that we had 10 (players), more that they did,” the coach said.